“Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough on Tuesday criticized former Whitewater special prosecutor Ken Starr after he delivered a solemn lecture during President Donald Trump’s Senate trial about American lawmakers impeaching presidents too frequently.
As Scarborough explained, this was particularly rich coming from Starr, whose impeachment report against former President Bill Clinton included detailed accounts of oral sex between Clinton and former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
He also slammed Starr for arguing that no president should ever be impeached for abuse of power.
“It is preposterous, especially on the legal merits, saying that there is no way that a president can be impeached because of abuse of power when he called that ‘the capstone’ of his impeachment argument against Bill Clinton,” Scarborough said.
Guest Benjamin Wittes concurred with Scarborough’s assessment and told him that a colleague watching Starr’s opening statement on Monday turned to him and said, “Does Ken Starr know he’s Ken Starr?”
“There was so little self-awareness in that pious presentation of the dangers of hyperactive impeachment,” he said. “And you kind of watch that saying, ‘Do you know who you are in this conversation? Do you have any understanding of the role you played?’ If there’s a single person in the country who stands for defining impeachment down, it is Ken Starr.”
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Former acting CIA director explains why Trump’s inaction on Russian bounty scandal will make things worse
It was revealed nearly two weeks ago that the Russian government is paying a bounty to the Taliban for killing American soldiers.
Since then, President Donald Trump has denied that he and his administration didn't know anything about it. Then he claimed it was a hoax. Now it has become clear that the stories are not only true but that if Trump read his presidential daily briefing in 2019, he would have been aware of the problem.
Speaking to the House Thursday, Trump's former acting CIA director Michael Morell explained that things are being made far worse by the president's denial.
Here are 7 hilarious videos about wearing COVID-19 masks to send people who won’t wear them
While late-night shows are off for a Summer break, Americans are glued to TikTok and Twitter for their humor and every folks have delivered.
The latest trend is to mock fools who refuse to wear masks. While many people who refuse to wear a mask tuck their tails and sulk as they walk away, some take it to a whole new level of fury. Those precious souls are being mocked and shamed all around the world.
Here are seven videos that are hilarious or adorable that encourage wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic:
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Trump tells Fox News the ‘Black Lives Matter’ sign on Fifth Avenue is like he’s being ‘prosecuted’
President Donald Trump appeared to reveal another quid pro quo during an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity.
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell pointed it out during an interview with Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA).
"I was very nice to Mayor de Blasio. I got him ventilators when he needed them... I got him the gowns. I got him the masks. I got him everything. Then he throws a big Black Lives Matter sign right down in the middle of Fifth Avenue. I was so good to him and to Gov. Cuomo, like nobody's ever been good. And then all you end up doing out of that place is getting prosecuted."