Wednesday, May 22, 2019

MixedTimes - Ian Hanchett

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.

Hickenlooper: 'Trump Is a Form of a Natural Disaster'

Hickenlooper: 'Trump Is a Form of a Natural Disaster'

During a portion of an interview with MSNBC broadcast on Saturday’s “Up,” 2020 presidential candidate former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D) stated that “President Trump is a form of a natural disaster, in very real ways.

Schweizer: The Left Is Just Attacking Me and the NYT, Not Refuting the Facts

Schweizer: The Left Is Just Attacking Me and the NYT, Not Refuting the Facts

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” Breitbart News senior editor-at-large and Government Accountability Institute President Peter Schweizer stated that no one is refuting the facts about his andthe New York Times‘ reporting about 2020 Democratic presidential

Brooks: Warren's Student Debt Forgiveness Plan 'A Very Terrible Idea'

Brooks: Warren's Student Debt Forgiveness Plan 'A Very Terrible Idea'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks said 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) student debt forgiveness plan is “a very terrible” policy that is “helping people who are going to be doctors and lawyers.

Brooks: I Like the Way Biden 'Made This About Values'

Brooks: I Like the Way Biden 'Made This About Values'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks said that he likes the way former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign announcement “made this about values.” Brooks stated, “I actually like the way he made this about values.

Maher: Biden Owes Hill 'a Real Apology'

Maher: Biden Owes Hill 'a Real Apology'

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden owes Anita Hill “a real apology.

Giuliani: 'It Would Be Good' if Mueller Testified

Giuliani: 'It Would Be Good' if Mueller Testified

During an interview with the Fox News Channel on Thursday, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani stated that it “would be good” if Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified. Co-host Sandra Smith asked, “Do you expect Robert Mueller to testify?” Giuliani responded, “I

Sekulow: Mueller Report Is 'a Very Good Win'

Sekulow: Mueller Report Is 'a Very Good Win'

During an interview with MSNBC on Thursday, Trump attorney Jay Sekulow stated that he believes the Mueller report is “a very good win.” Sekulow said, “[P]age 181, ‘The investigation did not establish that the contacts described in Volume I, [Section

Perez: Trump's Attempting to 'Distract' From Other Issues by Going After Omar

Perez: Trump's Attempting to 'Distract' From Other Issues by Going After Omar

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” DNC Chair Tom Perez reacted to President Trump’s tweeted video about Representative Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) comments about September 11th by stating Trump wishes to “distract people” and “talk about one or two members

Trump: Mueller Report Release 'Up to the Attorney General'

Trump: Mueller Report Release 'Up to the Attorney General'

During an interview broadcast on Saturday’s edition of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” President Trump stated that the release of the Mueller report is “up to the attorney general, whatever he wants to do.

Dem Judiciary Rep. Raskin: Barr's New Letter 'Inscrutable, but Disturbing'

Dem Judiciary Rep. Raskin: Barr's New Letter 'Inscrutable, but Disturbing'

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “MTP Daily,” House Judiciary Committee member Jamie Raskin (D-MD) commented on Attorney General William Barr’s letter about the release of the Mueller report by saying, “it’s somewhat inscrutable, but disturbing what the attorney general has

Booker: 'I Want to Know How You're Going to Pay for' Free College

Booker: 'I Want to Know How You're Going to Pay for' Free College

During a town hall on CNN on Wednesday, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) stated that when he hears people talking about free four-year public college, “I want to know how you’re going to pay for that.

Trump: 'I Have Plans' to Release FISA Applications

Trump: 'I Have Plans' to Release FISA Applications

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” President Trump said he does have plans to release the FISA applications related to the Russia probe. Host Sean Hannity asked,“Do you have plans to release those FISA applications, Gang of

Trump: 'I Don't Want to Talk About Pardons Now'

Trump: 'I Don't Want to Talk About Pardons Now'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” President Trump stated that he doesn’t “want to talk about pardons” at the moment. Trump said, “Well, as I told you, many, many people were hurt, incredibly hurt by this whole

Swalwell: 'We're Going to Subpoena' Mueller

Swalwell: 'We're Going to Subpoena' Mueller

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) stated that Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be subpoenaed by Congress. Swalwell said,“[P]eople are on their way to jail, have gone to jail.

Dershowitz: Nunes 'Has No Case at All'

Dershowitz: Nunes 'Has No Case at All'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz said that Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA) “has no case at all” against Twitter.

Trump: 'I Don't Mind' Mueller Report Being Public - 'Let People See It'

Trump: 'I Don't Mind' Mueller Report Being Public - 'Let People See It'

While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, President Trump said he doesn’t mind the public seeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, and stated, “Let people see it.” Trump responded to a question on whether the public has the right to see

Nunes: Twitter Lawsuit 'The First of Many'

Nunes: Twitter Lawsuit 'The First of Many'

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA) stated that his lawsuit against Twitter is “the first of many” lawsuits. Nunes said,“So, this is the first of many, Sean.

Jeb: 'Our Friends No Longer Believe That They Can Trust the U.S.'

Jeb: 'Our Friends No Longer Believe That They Can Trust the U.S.'

During a portion of an interview set to air on Saturday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Axe Files,” former Florida Governor and 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush praised some of President Trump’s policies, but criticized his foreign policy approach as a “really dangerous” one that has undermined trust in the U.S.

Dem Rep. Castro: 'Cost' of Trump's 'Intolerance' Is 'Part of What We See Today' with NZ Terror Attack

Dem Rep. Castro: 'Cost' of Trump's 'Intolerance' Is 'Part of What We See Today' with NZ Terror Attack

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) stated that there is a “cost” to President Trump showing “intolerance,” and that cost is “part of what we see today, that there are people out there, who are unstable, that will be inspired by that and then take action,and in this case, shoot people and kill people.

O'Rourke: 'Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt' That Trump Attempted to Collude and Obstruct

O'Rourke: 'Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt' That Trump Attempted to Collude and Obstruct

During an interview broadcast on Friday’s “CBS This Morning,” 2020 presidential candidate former Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) stated that it is “beyond the shadow of a doubt” that President Trump at least attempted to collude and to obstruct justice, but that the election is “perhaps…the best way for us to resolve these outstanding questions.

Sanders: Cohen 'Kind of Confirmed What Many of Us Had Known'

Sanders: Cohen 'Kind of Confirmed What Many of Us Had Known'

On Thursday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Late Night,” Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated that former Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s testimony “kind of confirmed what many of us had known.

GOP Sen. Alexander: National Emergency Declaration 'Unnecessary and Unwise'

GOP Sen. Alexander: National Emergency Declaration 'Unnecessary and Unwise'

During a speech on the Senate floor on Thursday, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) stated that he does not support President Trump’s emergency declaration. Alexander said, “I support what the president wants to do on border security, but I do not support the way he has been advised to do it.

Coons: I 'Absolutely' Will Endorse Biden if He Runs

Coons: I 'Absolutely' Will Endorse Biden if He Runs

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) said he will endorse former Vice President Joe Biden if Biden runs for president in 2020.

McCabe: Trump 'Similar' to Mob Boss in Obsession With Loyalty

McCabe: Trump 'Similar' to Mob Boss in Obsession With Loyalty

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe stated President Trump is “similar” to mob bosses in “constantly assessing the loyalty of those soldiers and people around him because it’s essential to his own existence.

McCabe: 'It's Possible' Trump Could Be a Russian Asset

McCabe: 'It's Possible' Trump Could Be a Russian Asset

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said it is “possible” that President Trump could be a Russian asset. Host Anderson Cooper asked, “Do you still believe the president could be a Russian asset?” McCabe answered,“I think it’s possible.

Klobuchar: Medicare for All 'Could Be a Possibility in the Future'

Klobuchar: Medicare for All 'Could Be a Possibility in the Future'

During a town hall on CNN on Monday, 2020 presidential candidate Senator AmyKlobuchar (D-MN) stated that Medicare for all “could be a possibility in the future.” Klobuchar stated,“I think it’s something that we can look to for the future, but I want to get action now.

Brooks: Democrats Have Made It 'Hard For a Lot of Moderates to Support Anything'

Brooks: Democrats Have Made It 'Hard For a Lot of Moderates to Support Anything'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks argued that Democrats have made it difficult “for a lot of moderates to support anything.” Brooks stated,“As Donald Trump makes it extremely hard to think about supporting somebody like that, I find the Democrats have done an outstanding job of making it hard for a lot of moderates to support anything.

Meadows: 'I Don't Support' Immigration Deal, 'I Expect' Trump to Sign It

Meadows: 'I Don't Support' Immigration Deal, 'I Expect' Trump to Sign It

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” House Freedom Caucus Chair Mark Meadows (R-NC) expressed opposition to the immigration deal reached by the conference committee and said he expects the president to sign it and then take some executive action.

Schumer: Trump 'Must Sign' Immigration Agreement

Schumer: Trump 'Must Sign' Immigration Agreement

During a speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) urged President Trump to sign the agreement reached by the immigration conference committee.

Hoyer: ICE Is 'An Absolutely Essential Agency'

Hoyer: ICE Is 'An Absolutely Essential Agency'

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) criticized calls to abolish ICE and stated that the organization is an “absolutely” necessary one.

Dem Rep. Barbara Lee: Trump Has 'Presided Over the Most Corrupt Administration in History'

Dem Rep. Barbara Lee: Trump Has 'Presided Over the Most Corrupt Administration in History'

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) stated that President Trump has “presided over the most corrupt administration in history.” Transcript as Follows: “Hi, I’m Congresswoman Barbara Lee, and I’m proud to represent the beautiful 13th District of California in Congress.

Dem Judiciary Rep. Jayapal: I Got the Sense Whitaker 'Wasn't Truthful'

Dem Judiciary Rep. Jayapal: I Got the Sense Whitaker 'Wasn't Truthful'

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” House Judiciary Committee member Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) said she got the sense that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was not truthful during his testimony before the committee earlier in the day.

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