Sunday, September 27, 2020

MixedTimes - Pam Key

Blumenthal on Packing SCOTUS: 'Nothing Is off the Table'

Blumenthal on Packing SCOTUS: 'Nothing Is off the Table'

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said on Sunday's broadcast of MSNBC's "AM Joy" that Democrats were willing to end the filibuster and add more justices to the Supreme Court if they take the Senate majority in November's election.

Biden: Trump's Election Rhetoric Could Spark Violence

Biden: Trump's Election Rhetoric Could Spark Violence

Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden said Friday on MSNBC that President Donald Trump's comments about not committing to a peaceful transfer of power could cause "some kind of violence.

Bob Woodward: Trump Is 'Putting a Dagger in the Constitution'

Bob Woodward: Trump Is 'Putting a Dagger in the Constitution'

Veteran journalist and author Bob Woodward said on Thursday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Deadline" that President Donald Trump was "putting a dagger in the Constitution" with his comments about not committing to a peaceful transfer of power.

MSNBC's Jason Johnson: White Nationalists Will Riot Tonight and BLM Will Be Blamed

MSNBC's Jason Johnson: White Nationalists Will Riot Tonight and BLM Will Be Blamed

MSNBC analyst Jason Johnson said potential violent protests in reaction to the grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case charging former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment earlier would be a "whole bunch of interlopers and white nationalists and three-percenters and terrorists battling it out in the street.

Heilemann: The Republican Party Has Become Trump's 'Death Cult'

Heilemann: The Republican Party Has Become Trump's 'Death Cult'

MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann said on Tuesday's broadcast of "Deadline" that President Donald Trump had turned the Republican Party into a "death cult" by politicizing wearing masks to combat coronavirus.

CNN's Navarro: Trump, GOP Being So 'Disrespectful' of RBG -- 'It Leaves Me Pained'

CNN's Navarro: Trump, GOP Being So 'Disrespectful' of RBG -- 'It Leaves Me Pained'

CNN contributor Ana Navarro said Monday that by attempting to vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the November election, both the president and Republican lawmakers were disrespectingSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dying wish not to be replaced until after the next presidential inauguration.

AOC: McConnell 'Playing with Fire' -- We Must 'Act in Unprecedented Ways'

AOC: McConnell 'Playing with Fire' -- We Must 'Act in Unprecedented Ways'

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Sunday night at a joint press conference with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) he is "playing with fire" by attempting to vote on President Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the November election.

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment of AG Barr, Trump on the Table to Stop SCOTUS Pick

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment of AG Barr, Trump on the Table to Stop SCOTUS Pick

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Sunday night at a joint press conference withSenate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on Democrats to buy time with procedural tools which she said could include impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr.

FNC's Wallace Says GOP Position on Supreme Court Vacancy in 2016 Versus Now 'Hypocrisy'

FNC's Wallace Says GOP Position on Supreme Court Vacancy in 2016 Versus Now 'Hypocrisy'

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace pressed Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) on this week's broadcast of "Fox News Sunday" on whether there was "hypocrisy" betweenthe Cotton's 2016 comments to avoid a Supreme Court justice confirmation during a presidential election year and his current call to move forward with a nomination after Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Pelosi on Using Impeachment to Stop SCOTUS Nomination: 'We Have Arrows in Our Quiver'

Pelosi on Using Impeachment to Stop SCOTUS Nomination: 'We Have Arrows in Our Quiver'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said on Sunday's broadcast of ABC's "This Week," that Democratic lawmakers have "arrows in our quiver," when asked if impeachment was a possibility to stop a lame-duck Supreme Court nomination should President Donald Trump lose the White House in November and the vacancy following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has not been filled.

Bill Clinton: McConnell, Trump 'Hypocritical' -- 'Their First Value Is Power'

Bill Clinton: McConnell, Trump 'Hypocritical' -- 'Their First Value Is Power'

Former President Bill Clinton said on Sunday's broadcast of CNN's "State of the Union" that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and President Donald Trump were "hypocritical" for vowing to fill the vacancy following the passing of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

CNBC's Cramer Calls Pelosi 'Crazy Nancy'

CNBC's Cramer Calls Pelosi 'Crazy Nancy'

CNBC's Jim Cramer called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) "Crazy Nancy" on Tuesday during a discussion on a new coronavirus relief package on "Squawk on the Street.

Bill Gates Questions Whether FDA Can Be Trusted on Vaccine

Bill Gates Questions Whether FDA Can Be Trusted on Vaccine

Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates questioned whether a Food and Drug Administration-approved coronavirus vaccine would be trusted in an interview Tuesday on Bloomberg Television.

John Bolton: Trump Is a 'Useful Idiot' to Many Foreign Dictators

John Bolton: Trump Is a 'Useful Idiot' to Many Foreign Dictators

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Monday's broadcast of CNN's "The Situation Room" that President Donald Trump has been a "useful idiot" in his dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, and North Korean Kim Jong-un.

Fauci: Return to Pre-Coronavirus Normality Will Be 'Well into 2021'

Fauci: Return to Pre-Coronavirus Normality Will Be 'Well into 2021'

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" thatit will be "well into 2021" before the country returns to a "degree of normality" of pre-coronavirus times.

Kasich: Abortion Issue 'Dwarfed' by Need to Stop Trump's 'Division'

Kasich: Abortion Issue 'Dwarfed' by Need to Stop Trump's 'Division'

Former Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) addressed ABC's "The View" co-host Meghan McCain's concerns over a potential Biden-Harris administration's abortion policies by arguing stopping the "division" President Donald Trump was causing is a higher priority on Friday.

McCaskill: Trump Is 'Too Dumb to Lead this Country'

McCaskill: Trump Is 'Too Dumb to Lead this Country'

Former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), now an MSNBC political analyst, said President Donald Trump was too stupid to be president on Wednesday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Deadline."

Peter Strzok: Trump Is a National Security Threat

Peter Strzok: Trump Is a National Security Threat

Disgraced former FBI agent Peter Strzok accused the president of being a threat to national security on Monday's broadcast ofMSNBC's "Live" during an interview with network correspondence Hallie Jackson.

Schiff: The Russians Know 'Coward' Trump Will Never Call Out Putin

Schiff: The Russians Know 'Coward' Trump Will Never Call Out Putin

House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) saidSunday on CNN that the Russians will continue to meddle in the U.S. election because they know President Donald Trump is too cowardly to call outPresident Vladimir Putin.