MSNBC host Ari Melber asked former Watergate prosecutor Nick Ackerman on Thursday for his thoughts on former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s on-again and off-again decisions about testifying before Congress and the Mueller investigation.
Ackerman said that he believes Bannon’s claims of executive privilege are specious since he is claiming the protection for times before President Donald Trump was sworn in.
“There’s no such thing a ‘president-elect privilege,'” he said. “I’m extremely skeptical, here. To me, it all looks like a coverup.”
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Math explains why the Democrats may have trouble picking a candidate
With 24 declared candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination (and counting), many Americans are likely wondering how the party will ultimately make up its mind and settle on the best candidate.
As mathematicians, we wondered whether there might not even be a best candidate. In fact, this is an established mathematical paradox. The more candidates there are, the greater the chance there is no clear favorite.
‘It’s a disaster — and it’s getting worse’: House GOP members in a frenzy over 2020 prospects as fundraising flounders
According to a report in Politico, GOP House members are angry with their own National Republican Congressional Committee, claiming it is doing a poor job of fundraising and is making horrible decisions that could impact the party in the run-up to the 2020 election.
The reports states that Chairman Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) was forced to attempt to calm the waters at private caucus meeting Wednesday and allay members' fears by saying the internal problems were being inflated by Democrats and the press.