Tuesday, June 25, 2019

MixedTimes - Ian Hanchett

Trump: I Don't Need Congressional Approval Before Striking Iran

Trump: I Don't Need Congressional Approval Before Striking Iran

During a portion of an interview with Hill.TV released on Monday, President Trump said he doesn’t need approval from Congress before launching strikes against Iran. Trump said, “I like the idea of keeping Congress abreast, but I wouldn’t have to

John Lewis: I Don't Think Biden's Remarks Are Offensive

John Lewis: I Don't Think Biden's Remarks Are Offensive

While speaking to reporters on Friday, Representative John Lewis (D-GA) stated that he doesn’t think 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden’s comments about working with segregationist senators are offensive.

Booker: If Biden Is the Nominee, 'Everybody' Should Support Him

Booker: If Biden Is the Nominee, 'Everybody' Should Support Him

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) discussed his dispute with fellow 2020 Democrat former Vice President Joe Biden and said that “everybody should join ranks and support” whoever the Democratic nominee

McConnell: 'There Is Not Much Support' in GOP Conference for Tariffs

McConnell: 'There Is Not Much Support' in GOP Conference for Tariffs

During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that there “is not much support” in the Republican conference for tariffs and that he hopes that the tariffs President Trump has threatened to impose on Mexico

Holder: OH, MO, and GA Abortion Laws 'A Very Tangible Result of Gerrymandering'

Holder: OH, MO, and GA Abortion Laws 'A Very Tangible Result of Gerrymandering'

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” National Democratic Redistricting Committee Chairman and former Attorney General Eric Holder stated that the abortion bills that were recently passed in Ohio, Missouri, and Georgia are “a very tangible result of gerrymandering.

Maher: Supporting Impeachment ‘Becoming the Politically Smart Thing’

Maher: Supporting Impeachment ‘Becoming the Politically Smart Thing’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued that the impeachment debate has changed and supporting impeachment is “becoming the politically smart thing.” Maher said, “I think the debate on impeachment is finally different.

Nadler: I 'Urged' Pelosi 'to Consider an Impeachment Inquiry'

Nadler: I 'Urged' Pelosi 'to Consider an Impeachment Inquiry'

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated that he “urged” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) “to consider an impeachment inquiry.

Dem Sen. Blumenthal: Trump Surveillance Order Seems 'Like an Effort to Distract'

Dem Sen. Blumenthal: Trump Surveillance Order Seems 'Like an Effort to Distract'

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) reacted to President Trump’s orderthat the intelligence community cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation into surveillance during the 2016 election by stating that “it seems much more like an

Cummings: 'I'm Getting There' on Supporting Impeachment Inquiry

Cummings: 'I'm Getting There' on Supporting Impeachment Inquiry

While speaking with CNN on Tuesday, House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) stated that he is “getting there” on supporting an impeachment inquiry. Cummings said, “I think what the president has done has put us in a position where

O'Rourke: 'I Don't Have Complete Confidence' That Trump Was Fairly Elected

O'Rourke: 'I Don't Have Complete Confidence' That Trump Was Fairly Elected

During an interview broadcast on Saturday's edition of MSNBC's "AM Joy," 2020 presidential candidate former Congressman Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) said that he doesn't have "complete confidence" that voting systems weren't breached in 2016 and President Trump's election was fair.

McDaniel on Alabama Abortion Ban: 'I Would Have the Exceptions'

McDaniel on Alabama Abortion Ban: 'I Would Have the Exceptions'

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel stated that she doesn’t agree with the Alabama abortion ban’s lack of exceptions. McDaniel said, “Listen, personally, I would have the exceptions.

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