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Democratic senator floats subpoena for Mueller report

ㅤô¿ô …Even if the DOJ honors a subpoena for info by Congress, which it rarely does, this subpoena would be unconstitutional.

Full story at The Hill.
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Negotiating with Trump is like trying to talk to Jello

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) uttered this gem on CNN January 4, 2019.  The context is regarding the recent Government shutdown over Trump’s proposed wall.  This is a conflation of “like talking to a wall” (a futile conversation because the other party is not listening) and “like nailing Jello to a wall” (a futile attempt at something).  32 more words

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Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test -- Native American Claims Misled The Public

She’s the Richard Blumenthal of intersectionality, minus the apology.

Do you want to know what media bias looks like?

Earlier today, Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren released DNA test results that confirmed that she misled employers, students, and the public about her Native American heritage for years.

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Christine Blasey Ford's Friend: Witness Tampering?

The Wall Street Journal reports:

A friend of Christine Blasey Ford told FBI investigators that she felt pressured by Dr. Ford’s allies to revisit her initial statement that she knew nothing about an alleged sexual assault by a teenage Brett Kavanaugh, which she later updated to say that she believed but couldn’t corroborate Dr.

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Blumenthal: The FBI Participated In "A Cover-Up"

Earlier today, I wrote that the Democrats would slag the FBI in order to spin the results of their supplemental background check on Brett Kavanaugh. I assumed it would take the form of criticism of their performance, which it has. 55 more words

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