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‘This won’t be credible’: Chris Coons says FBI interviewing only four Kavanaugh witnesses ‘is not enough’

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Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), who helped orchestrate an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, said on Monday that current limits on the probe are not acceptable.

In an interview on SiriusXM, host Michael Smerconish asked Coons about the news that Senate Republicans and the White House had hamstrung the FBI by limiting the witnesses and subjects that it could investigate.

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“A number of press reports out yesterday suggest at least the initial investigation is limited to witness interviews of just four individuals,” Coons explained. “I was reassured yesterday that it will not be limited just to four individuals, but that the FBI will follow up whatever leads or additional information is developed in those four interviews.”

Coons added, “But I continue to be concerned that without active engagement from Republicans and Democratic members of the Judiciary Committee to say, ‘This investigation needs to follow all reasonable leads from the hearings we had on Thursday and additional information that’s come in to the committee.'”

The Delaware Democrat, however, made it clear that four witnesses “is not enough.” For example, Coons argued that the FBI should interview the people listed on Kavanaugh’s high school calendar.

“This initial list of four, although they are relevant and should be questioned and it’s a good starting place, if that’s all they do, that’s unacceptable,” Coons insisted. “I was reassured today that the committee will promptly receive the notes of the interviews that are being conducted and that there will be further conversations with Senate leadership about changing, growing or adding to the scope.”

“If it isn’t expanded beyond those four, this won’t be credible,” the senator said.

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Listen to the audio of Coon’s interview at SiriusXM.


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WATCH: Trump looks on as Turkey’s Erdo?an denies the Armenian Genocide ever occurred

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President Donald Trump looked on as Turkish President Recep Erdo?an denied the Armenian Genocide during a joint press conference at the White House.

Trump allowed Erdo?an's visit despite Turkey's ethnic cleansing of America's Kurdish allies in northern Syria.

Onlookers were shocked that Erdo?an did this in front of the president and multiple Republican senators.

From the White House, Erdogan is ranting about the Armenian Genocide, saying it didn’t happen and that he wants to set up a “history commission.”

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‘The country got an education’: Nicolle Wallace explains why impeachment could move public opinion

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MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace offered her analysis after the day of televised hearings in the impeachment inquiry.

Wallace, who served as White House communications director under President George W. Bush, drew upon her experience as a top Republican strategist.

"Listen, I haven’t spent a nanosecond in a courtroom, but I’ve spent my career in the court of public opinion. And if you look at what the Democrats have set out to do and you look at why this has swung public opinion in a way the Mueller probe never did is that they have laid brick on top of brick on top of brick," Wallace explained.

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Room erupts in laughter as Democrat Peter Welch destroys Jim Jordan during impeachment hearing

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There was a moment of levity four-hours into the first televised hearing in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), the bombastic Freedom Caucus member who was added to the committee at the last moment by Republicans, had argued that the White House whistleblower started the scandal.

"There’s one witness, one witness that they won’t bring in front of us, they won’t bring in front of the American people, and that’s the guy who started it all, the whistleblower," Jordan argued.

Unfortunately for the wrestling coach turned politician, Jordan was followed by Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT).

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