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Dershowitz: 'Needs To Be' an FBI or IG Investigation Into Rosenstein Reports

Dershowitz: 'Needs To Be' an FBI or IG Investigation Into Rosenstein Reports

On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz called for an investigation by either the FBI or the inspector general into the reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and recording the president.

Brooks: Trump's Dropping Approval 'Should Be Very Alarming News' to GOP

Brooks: Trump's Dropping Approval 'Should Be Very Alarming News' to GOP

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks stated that the drop in President Trump’s approval rating “should be very alarming” to Republicans. Brooks said, “Donald Trump had been sitting around 43 for the longest of times, an incredibly stable poll.

Maher, Kerry: Florence Coverage Overblown, 'The Stupidest Thing' on TV

Maher, Kerry: Florence Coverage Overblown, 'The Stupidest Thing' on TV

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher and former Secretary of State John Kerry mocked the media coverage of Hurricane Florence. Kerry characterized reporters standing out in the storm as “thestupidest thing” on TV today.

Beto O'Rourke: We Can Free DREAMers from Deportation by Granting Citizenship - I Wouldn't Trade Wall for DREAM Act

Beto O'Rourke: We Can Free DREAMers from Deportation by Granting Citizenship - I Wouldn't Trade Wall for DREAM Act

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CBS’ “The Late Show,” Democratic Senate nominee Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) stated he would not take a deal trading a border wall for passage of the DREAM Act and said, “we can free DREAMers from the fear of deportation by making them US citizens today, so they can contribute to their maximum capacity, to their full potential.

Brooks: Why Don't Republicans Just Release Kavanaugh Docs? Democrats 'Overwrought'

Brooks: Why Don't Republicans Just Release Kavanaugh Docs? Democrats 'Overwrought'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks stated that the process around Supreme Court nominations gets worse every time. He wondered why Republicans won’t just release the documents about nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and criticized the Democrats for turning the hearings “into a silly arguing about the paper release.

Kavanaugh: Special Counsel System 'Consistent with Our Traditions'

Kavanaugh: Special Counsel System 'Consistent with Our Traditions'

During his confirmation hearing on Thursday, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh stated that the special counsel system that is currently in place is something that he has “specifically, repeatedly, and expressly said is consistent with our traditions.

Watch: Kavanaugh Hearing Interrupted at Beginning

Watch: Kavanaugh Hearing Interrupted at Beginning

During the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday, various Democrats on the committee interrupted the beginning of the hearing to protest the availability of documents on Kavanaugh.

GOP Rep Costello: GOP Experiencing 'Shrinkage' in Suburbs - 'Not Speaking Out' About Trump Not 'Sustainable'

GOP Rep Costello: GOP Experiencing 'Shrinkage' in Suburbs - 'Not Speaking Out' About Trump Not 'Sustainable'

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Representative Ryan Costello (R-PA) stated the GOP is experiencing “shrinkage” among suburban voters and that if the GOP struggles in 2018, more GOP members of Congress will “realizethat just standing in line behind Trump — or not speaking out…is not going to be sustainable for our party.

Giluiani: Mueller Getting Involved Every Time a Trump Donor Gets a Speeding Ticket

Giluiani: Mueller Getting Involved Every Time a Trump Donor Gets a Speeding Ticket

On Friday, Trump legal team member Rudy Giuliani reacted to Samuel Patten’s guilty plea and admission that he used straw donors to donate foreign money to President Trump’s Inauguration Committee by stating the indictment was “irrelevant” and “there are about 500,000 people that donated to President Trump — every time they get a speeding ticket, the special prosecutor is going to do it.

VandeHei: If Democrats Win House, They'll Try To Impeach Trump

VandeHei: If Democrats Win House, They'll Try To Impeach Trump

During a discussion of White House Counsel Don McGahn’sdepartureon Thursday’s edition of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Axios CEO and Co-Founder Jim VandeHei predicted that if Democrats re-take the House, they will try to impeach President Trump.

Gillum: Florida Voters Looking for a Unifier, 'Not Racists, Not Bigots'

Gillum: Florida Voters Looking for a Unifier, 'Not Racists, Not Bigots'

On Wednesday,Tallahassee Mayor and Florida Democratic Gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum responded to his Republican general election opponent, Congressman Ron DeSantis,saying voters“shouldn’t monkey this up” by voting for Gillum by stating that DeSantis and President Trump are “scraping from the bottom of the barrel.

Manafort Juror: One Holdout Kept Manafort From Being Convicted on All Counts

Manafort Juror: One Holdout Kept Manafort From Being Convicted on All Counts

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox News @ Night,” Manafort juror Paula Duncan stated that one holdout among the 12 jurors kept Paul Manafort from being convicted on all of the 18 counts he was charged with and that this one holdout did so because “she had a reasonabledoubt.

GOP Sen Collins: Kavanaugh Said He Thinks Roe Is Settled Law

GOP Sen Collins: Kavanaugh Said He Thinks Roe Is Settled Law

While speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) stated that during her meeting with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Kavanaugh said he agreed with Chief Justice John Roberts thatRoe v.

Dem Rep Castro: If Trump Moves to Fire Mueller, Trump Should Be Impeached

Dem Rep Castro: If Trump Moves to Fire Mueller, Trump Should Be Impeached

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Beat,” Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) responded to President Trump’s remarks during a Reuters interview that he could “run” Special Counsel Mueller’s probe if he wanted to by stating that if the president moves to fire Mueller, “the Congress should move immediately to impeach the president of the United States.

Sharpton: I'm Worried Brennan Revocation Is Move Towards 'An Almost Totalitarian Type of State'

Sharpton: I'm Worried Brennan Revocation Is Move Towards 'An Almost Totalitarian Type of State'

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton stated that what frightens him about the removal of former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance is the creation of a precedent that people in intelligence can’t speak their minds and this is “where we’re going toward an almost totalitarian type of state.

Maher on Masterpiece Cakeshop: 'Is There Only One Bakery in Colorado?'

Maher on Masterpiece Cakeshop: 'Is There Only One Bakery in Colorado?'

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher remarked on the newest litigation involving Masterpiece Cakeshop by wondering if there is only one bakery in Colorado and suggesting opening his own bakery, “Bang Whoever You Want Cakes.

McCarthy: Democrats 'Will Abolish ICE' - 'Want to Impeach' Trump

McCarthy: Democrats 'Will Abolish ICE' - 'Want to Impeach' Trump

On Friday’s “Brian Kilmeade Show” on Fox News Radio, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated Democrats “will abolish ICE. They want to impeach this president. When they say they don’t, they voted on it twice on the floor.

Brennan: Revoking My Clearance to 'Suppress' Criticism - Behavior of 'Tyrants an Despots'

Brennan: Revoking My Clearance to 'Suppress' Criticism - Behavior of 'Tyrants an Despots'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” former CIA Director John Brennan reacted to the revocation of his security clearance by stating he believes the action is intended to “intimidate and suppress” criticism of the Trump administration and that “I’ve seen this type of behavior and actions on the part of foreign tyrants and despots…I never, ever thought that I would see it here in the United States.

Perez on Ohio Special Election: 'What Won Yesterday Was Gerrymandering'

Perez on Ohio Special Election: 'What Won Yesterday Was Gerrymandering'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” DNC Chairman Tom Perez commented on the special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District and stated that the district was “heavily gerrymandered” in favor of Republican candidate Troy Balderson, and “what won yesterday was gerrymandering.

Watch: Balderson Declares Victory in Ohio, Thanks Trump and Pence

Watch: Balderson Declares Victory in Ohio, Thanks Trump and Pence

During a speech on Tuesday night, Troy Balderson,the Republican candidate in the special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District, declared victory in the race and thanked President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

Dershowitz: Manafort Will 'Probably' Be Convicted

Dershowitz: Manafort Will 'Probably' Be Convicted

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz argued that Paul Manafort will “probably” be convicted. Dershowitz said, “Look, Manafort was smart not waiving venue because he’s much better off with Judge Ellis and a Virginia jury than he would be with a judge who revoked his bail in Washington, DC, and a DC jury, which is going to be largely Democrat.

Brooks: 'Clouds of Behavior' Make Trump-Russia Collusion Seem 'More Plausible'

Brooks: 'Clouds of Behavior' Make Trump-Russia Collusion Seem 'More Plausible'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks stated that he has moved from a 3 to a 5 or 6 on a scale from 1-10 on whether he believes there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia because there have been “clouds of behavior that make it seem a little more plausible.

Swalwell: 'We Always Knew' Trump Knew About Trump Jr. Meeting

Swalwell: 'We Always Knew' Trump Knew About Trump Jr. Meeting

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) stated that Michael Cohen saying that President Trump knew about Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians is “like telling us that the sun sets in the west.

Harris: Trump-Cohen Tape 'Certainly Raises Questions'

Harris: Trump-Cohen Tape 'Certainly Raises Questions'

While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) stated that she expects federal investigators are looking at the Michael Cohen-Trump tape and the tape “certainly raises questions that should be answered.

Kaine: I Won't Make Decision on Kavanaugh Until After Committee Hearing

Kaine: I Won't Make Decision on Kavanaugh Until After Committee Hearing

During an interview with “PBS NewsHour” released on Monday, Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) stated he will not make a final decision on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination until after the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on Kavanaugh.

Dem Rep Connolly: Trump's Iran Tweet a 'Distraction' - 'Wag the Dog Time'

Dem Rep Connolly: Trump's Iran Tweet a 'Distraction' - 'Wag the Dog Time'

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Gerry Connolly (D-VA) stated President Trump’s tweet about Iran is an attempt to distract from the president’s performance in Europe and said, “This is wag the dog time in Washington, DC.

Schiff: Trump 'Gravest Threat to Our Democracy' I've Seen in My Life - 'Quite Possible' Russia Has Dirt on Him

Schiff: Trump 'Gravest Threat to Our Democracy' I've Seen in My Life - 'Quite Possible' Russia Has Dirt on Him

During an interview with Yahoo News’ “Skullduggery” podcast released on Friday, House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) stated Schiff said,“Why would the president undermine NATO? Why would the president undermine Europe? Why would the president talk about bringing Russia back into the G8, when they still occupy their neighbor?Why would the president do all these things?Why would the president deny the obvious, that the Russians intervened in our election? You know, it could be that there is just some pathology at work with him, that he is so terrified that his election was illegitimate that he is responding in this way.

Pelosi: 'The Russians Must Have Something' on Trump

Pelosi: 'The Russians Must Have Something' on Trump

During a press conference on Tuesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that President Trump’s “eagerness to sell out America” shows that Russia “must have something” on the president.

Nelson: Pompeo Should Say What Putin 'Has Hanging Over' Trump - Trump Claim He Misspoke 'Not Believable'

Nelson: Pompeo Should Say What Putin 'Has Hanging Over' Trump - Trump Claim He Misspoke 'Not Believable'

On Tuesday’s “CNN Newsroom,” Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) stated President Trump’s statement that he misspoke about Russian interference in the 2016 election during his press conference in Helsinki isn’t believable and that he wants Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to “come forward and tell us what it is that Putin has hanging over the head of Donald Trump.

FBN's Regan: Trump 'Should Have Defended Us' - 'Unpatriotic'

FBN's Regan: Trump 'Should Have Defended Us' - 'Unpatriotic'

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Intelligence Report,” host Trish Regan criticized President Trump’s statements after his summit with Vladimir Putin, arguing Trump, “should have defended us.

Schumer: Trump Putting Russia's Interests over America's, Millions of Americans Will Wonder if Putin Has Dirt on Trump

Schumer: Trump Putting Russia's Interests over America's, Millions of Americans Will Wonder if Putin Has Dirt on Trump

During a press conference on Monday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated President Trump has put Russia’s interests over America’s and “Millions of Americans will continue to wonder if the only possible explanation for this dangerous behavior is the possibility that President Putin holds damaging information over President Trump.

Giuliani: Agreement to Talk With Mueller 'Probably Further Away'

Giuliani: Agreement to Talk With Mueller 'Probably Further Away'

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” Trumplegal team member Rudy Giuliani stated that an agreement with Special Counsel Mueller for President Trump to answer questions is “Probably further away.

Rubin: If Roe Is Reversed, 'In Essence, We Go To 50 Civil Wars'

Rubin: If Roe Is Reversed, 'In Essence, We Go To 50 Civil Wars'

On Wednesday’s “MSNBC Live,”Washington Postcolumnist and MSNBC Contributor Jennifer Rubin stated that if Roe v. Wadeis overturned,“In essence, we go to 50 civil wars in each of the states, plus the District of Columbia.

Brooks: I Don't Think There Will Be 'Massive Overturn of Roe v. Wade'

Brooks: I Don't Think There Will Be 'Massive Overturn of Roe v. Wade'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Times columnist David Brooks stated he doesn’t believe that there will be a “massive overturn” ofRoe v. Wade. Brooks said, “I don’t think it’s — the nightmare scenario on either side [the overturn of Roe], I don’t think is probably going to happen.

Durbin: 'We Don't Have the Power' to Play Hardball on SCOTUS Nominee

Durbin: 'We Don't Have the Power' to Play Hardball on SCOTUS Nominee

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Senate MinorityWhip Dick Durbin (D-IL) stated that Senate Democrats “don’t have the power” to play “hardball” on the nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Bolton: Trump Determined 'Direct Communication' With Putin Was Best Option

Bolton: Trump Determined 'Direct Communication' With Putin Was Best Option

During a news conference on the planned summit between President Trump and Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, John Bolton stated Trump determined that “direct communication” between Trump and Putin is in the best interest of both countries and the peace and security of the world.

Waters: Trump 'Calls for More Violence Than Anybody Else'

Waters: Trump 'Calls for More Violence Than Anybody Else'

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) stated she didn’t call for anyone to harm anyone else and that the president “calls for more violence than anybody else.

Pompeo: I Think China Poses 'The Most Serious Threat'

Pompeo: I Think China Poses 'The Most Serious Threat'

During an interview with Hugh Hewitt broadcast on MSNBC on Saturday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated he thinks China poses “the most serious threat, and frankly, an opportunity for America if we can get it right.

Maher: 'A Recession Is a Survivable Event,' What Trump's Doing Isn't

Maher: 'A Recession Is a Survivable Event,' What Trump's Doing Isn't

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher responded to the controversy over his earlier commentsthat a recession would be worth going through if it undermined President Trump’s popularity by stating his critics should “take a course in perspective.

Hillary: 'Outcry' During 'Dark Hour' Forced Trump to Take a Step to Stop Family Separation

Hillary: 'Outcry' During 'Dark Hour' Forced Trump to Take a Step to Stop Family Separation

During a speech on Friday, former Secretary of State and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton stated that the “outcry” during the “dark hour,” of families being torn apart and children being treated as “political pawns” “forced” the Trump administration “to take at least a step toward ending family separation.

Sanders: Trump EO 'Didn't Go Anywhere Near Far Enough'

Sanders: Trump EO 'Didn't Go Anywhere Near Far Enough'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) argued that President Trump’s executive order on immigration “didn’t go anywhere near far enough.” Sanders cited the lack of understanding on when children who were already separated from their families will be reunited with their families and stated the Trump administration’s solution to family separation is presumably “to provide indefinite detention.

Swalwell: Ending Separations Is Good, But Trump EO 'Could Lead to Family Internment Camps'

Swalwell: Ending Separations Is Good, But Trump EO 'Could Lead to Family Internment Camps'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) stated that ending the separation of families is the right thing to do, but President Trump’s executive order “could lead to family internment camps,” and there need to be more resources devoted to ensure asylum cases are adjudicated quickly.

Warren: DHS Secretary Nielsen Should Be Fired

Warren: DHS Secretary Nielsen Should Be Fired

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) called on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to be fired by President Trump before Nielsen has the opportunity to resign.

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