Tag Archives: Richard Blumenthal

Sen. Richard Blumenthal Blasts Sessions For Ending Asylum: The Blood Of Refugees Is On Your Hands

“Once again, an administration that claims to be tough on crime is actually just tough on crime victims. Today’s shameful decision by the Attorney General slams the door in the face of women fleeing brutal violence, LGBT refugees fleeing persecution, and thousands of others seeking safety in the United States. America is better than this, but apparently Attorney General Jeff ...

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Dem Senator Compares Nunes To Joseph McCarthy

The Hill reports: Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) compared House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes’s (R-Calif.) move to make a memo on surveillance at the Department of Justice (DOJ) public to former Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s (R-Wis.) aggressive probe of suspected communists in the 1950s. “The release of this memo is really reminiscent of the darkest days of the McCarthy era, with ...

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal: More Indictments Are Coming

Mediaite reports: Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said on Monday that more convictions and indictments can be expected from Robert Mueller’s special investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. Appearing on Morning Joe, the Connecticut Democrat predicted that President Donald Trump will have a face-to-face interview with Mueller (to be a fly on that ...

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Dem Senator Calls For Junior To Be Subpoenaed

The Hill reports: Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) is urging the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee to subpoena Donald Trump Jr. to testify publicly before the panel. The Democratic senator, a member of the committee, sent a letter to Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on Tuesday asking him to “immediately issue a subpoena for public testimony and documents from Donald Trump, ...

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WORKING VACATION: Trump Fires Out Another Attack Minutes After CNN Panelist Calls Him A “Draft-Dodger”

Late this afternoon CNN’s Jake Tapper reported on Trump’s early morning tweetstorm, which included a three-tweet rant against Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal. And since today’s soggy weather has kept Trump off the golf course, he was obviously watching television and therefore just HAD to fire out another attack on Blumenthal after one of Tapper’s panelists said, “By any objective standard, ...

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Trump Accuses Senator Of Lying About Gorsuch

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday contradicted a spokesman for his Supreme Court nominee in a tweet blasting Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), who told reporters that Judge Neil Gorsuch called Trump’s tweets attacking federal judges “demoralizing.” Blumenthal said Wednesday that Gorsuch called Trump’s tweets attacking federal judges “disheartening” and “demoralizing.” In a later statement, Blumenthal urged Gorsuch to make ...

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