Tag Archives: Chris Coons

Dem Senator Condemns “Lock Him Up” Chants [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Christopher Coons (D-Del.) on Monday criticized the crowd at Game 5 of the World Series, played Sunday in Washington, for booing President Trump and chanting “lock him up.” “Well, forgive me, I’m enough of a sort of traditionalist about our institutions that even at a time when there is a lot that our president does that …

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Biden Quickly Racks Up Trio Of Senate Endorsements

The Week reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden already racked up three Senate endorsements within an hour of entering the 2020 race. Biden’s long-awaited announcement that he is running for president in 2020 was quickly followed by an endorsement by Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), whose Senate seat was formerly held by Biden. Coons in a statement says that Biden “doesn’t …

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Sen. Chris Coons: Trump Sounds Like A “Mob Boss”

The Hill reports: Delaware Sen. Chris Coons (D) on Monday said that President Trump is “clearly going after the rule of law” by attacking the FBI and the Department of Justice over investigations into him. “The president is clearly going after the rule of law and our criminal justice system. And he’s undermining it,” Coons said in an appearance on …

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Coons: Too Soon To Talk About Impeaching Kavanaugh

“Frankly, we are just less than a month away from an election. Folks who feel very strongly one way or the other about the issues in front of us should get out and vote and participate. There’s only ever been one justice that’s been impeached and I think talking about it at this point isn’t necessarily healing us and moving …

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Dem Senator Wants Open Hearing With Junior About His “False Testimony” On Meetings With Foreigners

NBC News reports: Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., says the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., may have provided “false testimony” to the Senate Judiciary Committee when he was asked about the Trump campaign’s involvement with foreign governments and foreign nationals. In a two-page letter Thursday to Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the panel, Coons said that information in recent …

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Pompeo Lacks Votes To Clear Senate Committee

The Hill reports: CIA Director Mike Pompeo is officially short of the votes needed to clear the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) said Friday that “after carful consideration” he will oppose Pompeo’s nomination to lead the State Department. “I remain concerned that Director Pompeo will not challenge the President in critical moments,” he said in …

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Senate Judiciary Committee Member Sends Out Statute On Lying To Congress After Trump Junior’s Testimony

SNAP: Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) emailed the U.S. statute outlining punishments for lying or withholding information from Congress on Thursday just hours after Donald Trump Jr. testified before the committee. “Below is a statue to keep in mind in regards to Donald Trump Jr.’s testimony today,” Coons wrote in the email before sharing the rules of …

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Senators Move To Protect Mueller From Trump’s Axe

The Associated Press reports: Two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are moving to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s job, putting forth new legislation that aims to ensure the integrity of current and future independent investigations. Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware plan to introduce the legislation Thursday. The bill would allow …

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