Tuesday, December 10, 2019

MixedTimes - Ian Hanchett

Brooks: Biden's Confrontation with Voter 'Showed Vigor, Showed Toughness'

Brooks: Biden's Confrontation with Voter 'Showed Vigor, Showed Toughness'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks argued 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden had “one of the best weeks of the campaign” and Biden’s confrontation with a voter in Iowa “showed vigor, showed toughness,” and

Clyburn: I 'Expect to Lose Some' Democrats on Impeachment Vote

Clyburn: I 'Expect to Lose Some' Democrats on Impeachment Vote

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) stated that he expects “to lose some” Democrats on an impeachment vote. Co-host John Berman asked, “How many Democrats do you expect to lose on the impeachment

Warren: Harris Would Be on my VP Shortlist

Warren: Harris Would Be on my VP Shortlist

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) stated that if she gets the Democratic nomination former 2020 presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) would be on her shortlist as a running mate,

Juan Williams on Impeachment Hearing: 'This Is a Distraction'

Juan Williams on Impeachment Hearing: 'This Is a Distraction'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Guy Benson Show,” Fox News Political Analyst and co-host and columnist for the Hill Juan Williams criticized that day’s impeachment hearing as “a distraction.

Booker: 'I'm a Little Angry,' 'It's a Damn Shame' Harris Is out

Booker: 'I'm a Little Angry,' 'It's a Damn Shame' Harris Is out

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) stated that he is “angry,” and it’s “a damn shame” that former 2020 candidate Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) dropped out and that the party is “spiraling”

Julian Castro: Harris Was Held to 'A Double Standard' by Some Outlets

Julian Castro: Harris Was Held to 'A Double Standard' by Some Outlets

During an interview with CBS on Tuesday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former HUD Secretary and former San Antonio MayorJulián Castro stated that some media outlets held former 2020 candidate Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) “to a different standard, a double standard,”

Schiff: 'The Integrity of the Next Election Is Still at Risk'

Schiff: 'The Integrity of the Next Election Is Still at Risk'

During a press conference on Tuesday, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) stated that the integrity of the 2020 election “is still at risk.” Schiff said that due to the White House’s stonewalling, “we don’t have all the answers,

Dem Rep. Casten: 'The Climate Crisis Is the Greatest Test We Have Ever Faced'

Dem Rep. Casten: 'The Climate Crisis Is the Greatest Test We Have Ever Faced'

During Saturday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Representative Sean Casten (D-IL) stated that climate change “is the greatest test we have ever faced, but it’s also an opportunity.” Transcript as Follows: “Hi, I’m Congressman Sean Casten from Illinois’ 6th district.

Dem Rep. Kelly: Trump's Statement on Taliban Peace Talks 'a Ploy'

Dem Rep. Kelly: Trump's Statement on Taliban Peace Talks 'a Ploy'

On Friday’s “MSNBC Live,” Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL) stated that President Trump’s statement about re-opening peace talks with the Taliban is “a ploy” by the president and “I just don’t trust why he does the things that he does.

Gaetz: Hunter Biden and Whistleblower Would Likely Be Witnesses

Gaetz: Hunter Biden and Whistleblower Would Likely Be Witnesses

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” House Judiciary Committee member Matt Gaetz (R-FL) stated that if Republicans on the committee can do so, Hunter Biden and the whistleblower would likely be witnesses before the committee.

GOP Rep. Collins: Judiciary Committee Impeachment Hearing 'a Rerun'

GOP Rep. Collins: Judiciary Committee Impeachment Hearing 'a Rerun'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Brian Kilmeade Show,” House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) criticized the forthcoming House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing as a “rerun” of a previous hearing the committee had in June.

Tester: Trump Administration Has 'Turned Their Backs' on Veterans

Tester: Trump Administration Has 'Turned Their Backs' on Veterans

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) stated that the Trump administration has “turned their backs” on veterans by “blocking benefits for those who suffered from illnesses related to the exposure to Agent Orange.

Gaetz to Conway on Marijuana: 'OK Boomer'

Gaetz to Conway on Marijuana: 'OK Boomer'

On Saturday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Smerconish,” Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) criticized White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway for having a “very boomer approach” on marijuana. Gaetz responded to a clip of Conway discussing marijuana by stating, “To my friend, Kellyanne Conway,

Espaillat: I Think 'We Will Impeach' Trump in the House

Espaillat: I Think 'We Will Impeach' Trump in the House

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Up,” RepresentativeAdriano Espaillat (D-NY) predicted that the House Judiciary Committee will “draft articles of impeachment” against President Trump, “and we will impeach him in the House of Representatives.

Brooks: Impeachment Case 'Is Legally Stronger,' 'Not Politically Stronger'

Brooks: Impeachment Case 'Is Legally Stronger,' 'Not Politically Stronger'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks stated that the case for impeaching President Trump has strengthened legally, but not politically. Brooks said, “Well, the case is legally stronger, but it’s not politically stronger.

Lieu: We'll Decide on Impeachment Articles in December

Lieu: We'll Decide on Impeachment Articles in December

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) stated that a decision on whether to file articles of impeachment will be made in December. Lieu said, “[W]hat we know now, based on the facts, is that the president

Perry: Burisma or Bidens Were Never Mentioned to Me

Perry: Burisma or Bidens Were Never Mentioned to Me

During a portion of an interview with the Fox News Channel released on Thursday, Energy Secretary Rick Perry stated that neither Burisma, nor the Bidens were ever mentioned to him, “Not by the president, not by Rudy Giuliani, and not

W.H. Spox Gidley: If House Impeaches, Trump 'Wants a Trial in the Senate' and to Call Schiff, Whistleblower, and Bidens

W.H. Spox Gidley: If House Impeaches, Trump 'Wants a Trial in the Senate' and to Call Schiff, Whistleblower, and Bidens

On Thursday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "The Story," White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley stated that if the House moves forward on impeachment, President Trump "wants a trial in the Senate" and to bring up witnesses like House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), the whistleblower, and Hunter and Joe Biden.

Dem Rep. Heck: 'The Facts Are in' on Impeachment

Dem Rep. Heck: 'The Facts Are in' on Impeachment

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Denny Heck (D-WA) stated that if the impeachment proceedings were a criminal proceeding, the jury would come back with a quick, unanimous verdict, and “The facts are in.

McConnell: 'Inconceivable' Senate Votes to Remove Trump

McConnell: 'Inconceivable' Senate Votes to Remove Trump

During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that it is “inconceivable” that 67 members of the Senate will vote to remove President Trump.

Zeldin: 'Heck No' Trump Shouldn't Testify Before Congress

Zeldin: 'Heck No' Trump Shouldn't Testify Before Congress

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Representative Lee Zeldin (R-NY) argued that President Trump should not testify before Congress. Zeldin said, “I wouldn’t encourage the president at all.

Dem Sen. Brown: 'Some Republicans' Will Vote to Remove Trump

Dem Sen. Brown: 'Some Republicans' Will Vote to Remove Trump

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) predicted that some Republicans in Congress will vote to remove President Trump. Brown said, “[N]ext year, impeachment will be over.

Pelosi: Trump Attacked Yovanovitch Partly Because of His 'Insecurity as an Impostor'

Pelosi: Trump Attacked Yovanovitch Partly Because of His 'Insecurity as an Impostor'

During a portion of an interview with CBS released on Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that President Trump's tweet aboutformer U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch was designed to "undermine" Yovanovitch and that President Trump's "insecurity" means that "he has to diminish everyone else.

GOP Sen. Johnson: I'll Subpoena Bidens, Schiff, and Whistleblower if Necessary

GOP Sen. Johnson: I'll Subpoena Bidens, Schiff, and Whistleblower if Necessary

During an interview with WSAU’s “Feedback with Ben Armstrong” released on Thursday, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) stated that once he gets the information that he needs, he will, if necessary, subpoena the Bidens,

McCarthy: Schiff Is Lying About Not Knowing Whistleblower

McCarthy: Schiff Is Lying About Not Knowing Whistleblower

During a press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) accused House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) of lying about not knowing the identity of the whistleblower.

McConnell: If House Impeaches, 'We'll Have to Have a Trial'

McConnell: If House Impeaches, 'We'll Have to Have a Trial'

During a press conference on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that if the House impeaches President Trump, the Senate must have a trial. McConnell said, “I don’t think there’s any question that we have to take up

Turley: House Dems Going on 'Narrowest Basis for Impeachment' in U.S. History

Turley: House Dems Going on 'Narrowest Basis for Impeachment' in U.S. History

During CBS’ coverage of the impeachment hearing on Wednesday, George Washington University Law Professor Jonathan Turley stated that while there is plenty in President Trump’s conduct to be upset over, House Democrats are “proceeding on the narrowest basis for impeachment

Pelosi: 'Sad' That Trump Doesn't Understand He Isn't 'Above the Law'

Pelosi: 'Sad' That Trump Doesn't Understand He Isn't 'Above the Law'

While speaking on Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that she is “sad” that President Trump “doesn’t understand that Article II does not say that he can do whatever he wants, that he is not above the law, and

Pelosi: 'We Don't Know' that Senate Won't Move on Impeachment

Pelosi: 'We Don't Know' that Senate Won't Move on Impeachment

During a “Noticias Telemundo” exclusive released on Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said that “We don’t know” that the Senate won’t move on impeaching and removing President Trump and that the Senate failing to act shouldn’t deter the House

Biden on Deported Veterans: 'Bring Them Back'

Biden on Deported Veterans: 'Bring Them Back'

During a town hall on CNN on Monday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stated that he would bring veterans who were deported to their native countries after serving back to the United States.

Biden: 'I Don't Buy' that Senate Will Never Remove Trump

Biden: 'I Don't Buy' that Senate Will Never Remove Trump

During a town hall on CNN on Monday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stated that he doesn’t believe that the Senate will never move to remove President Trump from office, and whether they act will depend

Cornyn: 'I Expect' Sessions to Be the Nominee, I'll Help any way I can

Cornyn: 'I Expect' Sessions to Be the Nominee, I'll Help any way I can

On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Brian Kilmeade Show,” Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) stated that he expects former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be the Republican nominee in the Alabama Senate race and stated that he’ll try to help

Cornyn: 'Republicans Have Gotten a Little Lazy in Texas'

Cornyn: 'Republicans Have Gotten a Little Lazy in Texas'

On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Brian Kilmeade Show,” Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) warned that “Republicans have gotten a little lazy in Texas.” Cornyn said, “I think Republicans have gotten a little lazy in Texas.

Brooks: Warren Is 'The Happiest Person' over Bloomberg's Entry

Brooks: Warren Is 'The Happiest Person' over Bloomberg's Entry

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks stated that 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is “the happiest person” over former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s reported entry into the 2020 race and that Bloomberg jumping in

Maher: Facebook Shouldn't Be Fact-Checking Political ads

Maher: Facebook Shouldn't Be Fact-Checking Political ads

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher defended Facebook refusing to fact-check political ads by stating he doesn’t want “political speech policed by the accuracy regulation departments” at social media companies.

Dem Sen. Brown: Bloomberg Candidacy 'Probably Doesn't Change Much'

Dem Sen. Brown: Bloomberg Candidacy 'Probably Doesn't Change Much'

On Thursday’s broadcast of “CNN Tonight,” Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) stated that he thinks former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s reported entry into the 2020 presidential race “probably doesn’t change much.

Nadler: 'Possibility' Senate Will Vote to Remove Trump from Office

Nadler: 'Possibility' Senate Will Vote to Remove Trump from Office

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated that he thinks there is a “possibility” that the Senate will vote to remove President Trump from office, and said some Republicans in the Senate

Connolly: Warren's Medicare for All Plan Needs 'More Details'

Connolly: Warren's Medicare for All Plan Needs 'More Details'

On Thursday’s “CNN Right Now,” Representative Gerry Connolly (D-VA) stated that Democrats “threaten” private health insurance “at their own peril.” Connolly also stated that 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) plan needs more detail.

McConnell: Twitter Political Ad Ban Clears the Field for Elites

McConnell: Twitter Political Ad Ban Clears the Field for Elites

During a speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) reacted to Twitter’s ban on political ads by stating that “Twitter will either have to ban opinion journalists and the press from advertising their own

FNC's Kurtz: 'Not the Media's Job' to 'Out' Whistleblower

FNC's Kurtz: 'Not the Media's Job' to 'Out' Whistleblower

On Tuesday’s “Media Buzzmeter” podcast, FNC host Howard Kurtz reacted to Senator Rand Paul’s (R-KY) call for the media to release the name of the whistleblower by stating that it isn’t the media’s job to release the name of someone

Romney: Whistleblowers 'Should Be Allowed to Remain Confidential'

Romney: Whistleblowers 'Should Be Allowed to Remain Confidential'

While speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) reacted to calls to reveal the whistleblower’s identity by stating that whistleblowers, especially those speaking about government action, “should be allowed to remain confidential.

Harris: Transcripts Show Trump Using Power Solely for 'Self-Service'

Harris: Transcripts Show Trump Using Power Solely for 'Self-Service'

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) reacted to the release of the transcripts of former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch’s and former aide to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Michael McKinley’s

Zeldin: Pelosi Was 'Rolled' into Pursuing Impeachment

Zeldin: Pelosi Was 'Rolled' into Pursuing Impeachment

On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Representative Lee Zeldin (R-NY) stated that part of the House Democratic conference “rolled” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) into pursuing impeachment of President Trump.

Biden: Warren Is 'Making it up' on Paying for Medicare for All

Biden: Warren Is 'Making it up' on Paying for Medicare for All

During a portion of an interview with “PBS NewsHour,” released on Friday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden accused fellow 2020 Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) of “making it up” on how to pay for her Medicare

Raskin: All Impeachment Evidence That Can Be Made Public Will Be

Raskin: All Impeachment Evidence That Can Be Made Public Will Be

While speaking to reporters on Saturday, Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) stated that Democrats will make evidence in the impeachment inquiry available to the public “at the right time,” if it is legally possible to do so.

Brooks: Taylor's Testimony 'Was the Smoking Gun'

Brooks: Taylor's Testimony 'Was the Smoking Gun'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks stated that acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor’s Congressional testimony “was the smoking gun.” Brooks said, “I think we have learned this was a three-month coordinated campaign, with a whole series

Thomas: 'Different Sets of Rules' for Criticizing Black Conservatives

Thomas: 'Different Sets of Rules' for Criticizing Black Conservatives

During an excerpt from “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words,” Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas stated that there is a double standard where black conservatives can be attacked in any manner and it’s accepted “Because you’re not really

Maher: The Clintons Have 'To Go Away'

Maher: The Clintons Have 'To Go Away'

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher urged both former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton to “go away” and argued that neither of them can be at the 2020 DNC Convention.

Maher: 'Squad' Members Endorsing Sanders Good for Warren

Maher: 'Squad' Members Endorsing Sanders Good for Warren

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued that multiple members of the House “Squad” endorsing 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is actually good for fellow 2020 candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).