Republicans should be 'concerned' if Kevin McCarthy is forced to testify about Trump and the Capitol riot: MSNBC analyst
With multiple Republicans going on the record calling for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to appear before the recently agreed-upon House commission to investigate the Jan 6th Capitol riot, one MSNC analyst said that what McCarthy might be forced to divulge while under oath should be of concern to the GOP.
Appearing with "The Sunday Show" host Jonathan Capehart, Jake Sherman said whatever comes out of the commission could be used as a weapon against the Republicans in the next election cycle.
"In the next, you know, week or so, there's going to be this commission that is going to be on the floor" Sherman began. "And you talked about subpoenaing -- Fred Upton, Republican of Michigan said this morning McCarthy would be subpoenaed -- he said it on CNN or one of the Sunday shows."
"If I were Kevin McCarthy or a Republican I would be concerned about what might come out here and Republicans, if they don't support this commission, that would be a dangerous precedent," he continued before adding, "I think many will, if they don't support it, they're handing Democrats a talking point [that] they don't want to get to the bottom of this."
"It's a straightforward commission. they have gotten all of their asks -- Republicans have for the most part -- and it would be a statement if they did not support this," he warned.
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CBS host John Dickerson on Sunday pressed Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about his motivations for using disproportional force to kill Palestinian people, including civilians and children.
"You are under investigation for bribery, fraud, breach of trust," Dickerson noted. "You've also had some difficult -- four failed attempts to put together a government in the last 23 months. This leads to the criticism that your current actions are basically an effort to stay in power."
"That's preposterous," Netanyahu insisted before telling a story about a soldier who "died in my arms."
"A few years later, my brother died while leading a rescue mission to release Israeli hostages," he continued. "I've seen comrades fall, I've seen my brother fall. And I think anybody who knows me knows that I've never, ever subordinated security concerns, the life of our soldiers, the life of our citizens for political interests."
"That's just hogwash," Netanyahu added.
"But this is a persistent criticism, Mr. Prime Minister," Dickerson explained.
"It persists because I've been reelected five times," Netanyahu remarked. "It persists because I beat every other candidate."
Watch the video below from CBS.
'Don't start that': NBC's Chuck Todd shuts down GOPer Dan Crenshaw for attacking reporting on Trump's election lies
"Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd shook himself out of his normal complacency on Sunday morning after Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) objected to reporting on Donald Trump's continual complaints the 2020 presidential election was stolen from him.
With the conservative Crenshaw saying questions about the election need to be left behind, host Todd brought up the former president's statement on Saturday calling the election the "Crime of the century."
That is when the battle began.
With Todd accusing the Republican of previously questioning the election results and adding "what you did gets weaponized by the former president," Crenshaw fired back.
"He's one of many leaders," Crenshaw stated before asserting, "You guys in the press love doing this -- and I get it. The press is largely liberal…"
That was when the NBC host cut him off and talked over him.
"Don't start that. There's nothing lazier than that excuse," Todd lectured as Crenshaw whined, "I'm not going to take the bait."
"I'm not trying to bait you," Todd shot back.
Dan Crenshaw doesn't like Chuck Todd bringing up the fact that he signed onto the Texas lawsuit to toss out swing s… https://t.co/HUWWPBUaXk— Justin Baragona (@Justin Baragona)1621172356.0
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