Democratic Rep. Eric Stalwell (CA) of the House Judiciary Committee slammed President Donald Trump’s Friday press conference with the president of Romania as a “clownish performance” from a “reality show star.”
Mediaite.com said that CNN’s Jim Sciutto was interviewing Swalwell when he delivered the scathing critique.
“It’s a sad time in America. You compare what we saw yesterday — a sobering, serious testimony from James Comey about his interactions with the president — and then a clownish performance by a reality show star who isn’t acting presidential, didn’t sound presidential, and didn’t look presidential,” Swalwell said.
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GOP senator flops hard when CNN’s Tapper asks him to name one case where Trump cared about foreign corruption
Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) on Friday furiously tried to deflect when CNN's Jake Tapper asked him to name one instance other than Ukraine where President Donald Trump held up foreign aid to a country because he was concerned it was not fighting corruption.
During an interview, Tapper asked Lankford if he agreed that Trump's primary concern in holding up military assistance to Ukraine was because he sincerely wanted to root out corruption in the country rather than urge it to investigate his political opponents.
"Yes, I do actually think he's concerned about corruption and the people of Ukraine," the senator replied.
Fox & Friends audience revolts after Geraldo Rivera hammers ‘diminished’ Rudy Giuliani
"Fox & Friends" hosts were shocked by Geraldo Rivera's blunt assessment of Rudy Giuliani -- who had appeared on the show a short time earlier.
President Donald Trump's attorney spun wild claims about Joe Biden's dealings in Ukraine, as the Senate considers impeachment charges involving Giuliani's own actions there and the president's pressure scheme against its government, and Rivera expressed shock and alarm.
New report blows the lid off a shadowy Christian nationalist group’s effort to re-write the law
Bills that that are popping up in Tennessee and other states which seek to discriminate against LGBTQ people and bring religion into the public sphere are no coincidence; they're the result of a coordinate effort by Project Blitz -- a consortium of three Christian nationalist groups: the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation, the National Legal Foundation, and the Wallbuilders.
Washington Monthly spoke to Fred Clarkson, who's been studying the Christian right for decades, and he says that these bills "reflect the theocratic vision that’s animated a meaningful portion of the Christian Right for some time." According to Clarkson, Project Blitz's strategy is to divide their "model legislation" into three categories, depending on how much opposition each bill is expected to receive: