MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough mocked Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for debasing himself once again to serve President Donald Trump — who apparently believes he can undo constitutional rights by executive order.
Graham cheered on Trump’s suggestion that he could eliminate birthright citizenship guaranteed by the 14th Amendment with the stroke of a pen, and the South Carolina Republican promised to introduce legislation that would do the same thing.
In addition, I plan to introduce legislation along the same lines as the proposed executive order from President @realDonaldTrump.
— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) October 30, 2018
“Another example of Lindsey Graham degrading himself for Donald Trump, he came out yesterday and was excited that Donald Trump was going to amend the Constitution with an executive order which, of course, even (Rep.) Paul Ryan said you can’t do that,” Scarborough said. “(Rep.) Justin Amash said you can’t do that. George Conway, constitutional scholar, Kellyanne Conway’s husband, said you can’t do that.”
The “Morning Joe” host said Graham — an attorney — should know better.
“I just wonder, what does the University of South Carolina School of Law think right now,” Scarborough said. “What do they think that a guy that graduated from their program really thinks that you can tear up the 14th Amendment by signing an executive order?”
Scarborough said the senator likely does know better, but was just flattering the president for political gain.
“I don’t think Lindsey thinks that, but it shows you how shameful he has become in (Sen.) John McCain’s passing and how stupid Donald Trump thinks the American people are,” he said. “It is a clear call to racists to come out and vote for his candidates.”
“It’s like Charlottesville every day,” he said.
‘You never cover this’: Giuliani has fresh meltdown on Fox News over Biden’s ‘drug addict’ son
President Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, went on a conspiratorial rant on Sunday involving Joe Biden's son and billionaire George Soros.
During an appearance on FOX News Sunday, Biden tried to smear Hunter Biden as a corrupt "drug addict" was doing illegal business in the Ukraine.
According to the president's attorney, Biden tried to cover up his son's business dealings in a conspiracy that involves Soros.
Guest host John Roberts asked Giuliani if it was "appropriate" for him to try have to the Bidens investigated.
"This began with someone saying, this information can clear your client," Giuliani opined. "The corruption in Ukraine about the corruption in Ukraine between the Ukraine and the Democratic Party, the ambassador and the FBI agent who investigated."
Will Trump peacefully vacate the Oval Office if he loses the presidential election in 2020? A lesson from 1800
As primary season heats up in the United States, the Democrats are anxiously debating the best path to unseat Donald Trump in 2020. But the question of how to beat Trump is perhaps less urgent than the issue of whether he will accept defeat.
Trump has already questioned his loss of the 2016 popular vote with baseless accusations of voter fraud. He has also repeatedly toyed with the idea of extending his presidency beyond the eight-year limit enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, even trumpeting Jerry Falwell Jr.’s assertion that his first term be extended by two years to compensate for the Russia investigation. Perhaps most ominously, Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen warned while testifying before the House Oversight Committee in February 2019:
Something is killing galaxies — and science is on the case
In the most extreme regions of the universe, galaxies are being killed. Their star formation is being shut down and astronomers want to know why.
The first ever Canadian-led large project on one of the world’s leading telescopes is hoping to do just that. The new program, called the Virgo Environment Traced in Carbon Monoxide survey (VERTICO), is investigating, in brilliant detail, how galaxies are killed by their environment.
As VERTICO’s principal investigator, I lead a team of 30 experts that are using the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) to map the molecular hydrogen gas, the fuel from which new stars are made, at high resolution across 51 galaxies in our nearest galaxy cluster, called the Virgo Cluster.