Appearing on MSNBC with Alex Witt, a lawmaker who has been deeply involved in the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian influence with White House officials bluntly “went on the record” and declared, “People are going to jail.”
Speaking with the MSNBC host, Rep. Denny Heck (D-WA) got right to the point when it came to what he heard after testimony from GPS founder Glenn Simpson about Trump and the Russians despite Simpson reportedly refusing to answer key questions from lawmakers during his seven-hour, closed-door appearance.
“Alex, I left that meeting thinking I had just spent the most unbelievable — I don’t know how many hours we were in there together — it was many that I have thus far in this year,” Heck began with a smile.
“Look, I’m going to take you back to something I said, I think on your program in the spring, that was a little controversial at the time, but I’m going to reiterate it today: people are going to go to jail” he statedbefore repeating himself to get his point across, “People are going to go to jail and, in fact, when I said that, I came in for some criticism for it. But now of course we’ve seen several indictments.”
“I’m also going to go on record today and say additional people are going to be indicted,” the Democratic lawmaker asserted. “I’ve also said,and will reiterate today, that where there’s smoke there’s fire, and there’s so much smoke you can’t see the hand in front of your face.”
Heck also took some shots at Attorney General Jeff Sessions over his public testimony, saying, “He is suffering from some of the most profoundly selective amnesia of any human being I’ve ever met in my life. He seems just never to quite remember the things that might incriminate him.”
“The other thing that i would say about him is that he’s clearly on the the firing watch list,” he said with a laugh. “In Washington, D.C., there’s kind of like this inside game of who’s going to get fired first: [Secretary of State] Rex Tillerson or Jeff Sessions.”
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Stephen Colbert mocks Eric Trump in a way that must be seen to be believed
Stephen Colbert mocked Eric Trump so badly it has to be seen to be believed.
The moment came after Colbert played a clip of the young Trump child saying that 95 percent of the United States supports him, the camera cut to Colbert doing his Eric impression.
"I've got big gums, and I cannot lie," Colbert said.
"Yeah, 95, guys, I'm tellin' ya," Colbert said, pretending to be Eric with his lips curled up.
Black Pennsylvania Trump voter wonders if he’s still welcome in the GOP
Tuesday, CNN released interviews with Texas Trump supporters who defended his racist attacks on four Congresswomen of color. Wednesday night, Van Jones showed his panel of supporters of both President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama. But things got tense when a Black Trump supporter was asked about the president's racially charged statements.
Two men, one white one Black, in the group said they supported Trump and probably would again because business was good. Two women in the group lamented that Trump's racism was hurtful for the country.
"I just go back to values," the older women said. "I value treating people with dignity. And if there is anything that is incongruent with those values, then I'm not for that. So I'm not going to put profit over my values."
Don Lemon lists ‘manipulative garbage’ Trump uses to exploit his supporters’ ignorance
CNN host Don Lemon thinks that President Donald Trump is using issues like race to manipulate his voters into voting against their own interest.
In his opening commentary, Lemon showed the clip of Trump's supporters chanting "send her back" at Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), who is a Somali immigrant who came to the U.S. when she was just 12 years old.
He then cited a tweet that Trump sent out earlier Wednesday.
"New Poll: The Rasmussen Poll, one of the most accurate in predicting the 2016 Election, has just announced that "Trump" numbers have recently gone up by four points, to 50 percent. Thank you to the vicious young Socialist Congresswomen. America will never buy your act! #MAGA2020," Trump tweeted.