A producer on The Rachel Maddow Show, blogger at MaddowBlog, and author of THE IMPOSTORS https://t.co/hUSrMzd4SJ
Joined on 29 March, 2009
President Trump is the leader of the Republican Party.
There's a lot to declarations like these, but I'm struck by the recent history: when Carter and HW Bush lost after one term, their parties had no interest in treating them as conquering heroes to be celebrated.
But after Trump lost by 7 million votes...
Republican Ron Johnson just finished reading excerpts from a column that blamed the insurrection on antifa, saying that it was staged by "provocateurs." That is a lie. A senator is spreading disinformation in a Senate hearing.
Occasional reminder: Senate Republicans thought it'd be a good idea to put Ron Johnson in charge of the Senate Homeland Security Committee for six years.
That was ... unwise.
JUST IN: Sen. Manchin says he opposes Neera Tanden's nomination to lead OMB:
"I believe her overtly partisan statements will have a toxic and detrimental impact on the important working relationship between members of Congress and the next director of [OMB]."
Among the Trump nominees Manchin voted to confirm, indifferent to their "overtly partisan statements":
Ric Grenell (who was effectively a professional online troll for quite a while)
Protecting and defending the Constitution doesn’t mean trying to rewrite the parts you don’t like.
Boebert is currently co-sponsoring two constitutional amendments - banning abortion and imposing term limits - suggesting she's OK with rewriting parts of the Constitution she doesn't like.
"He is the kind of politician whose reputation rests almost entirely on tone. His brand of "moderation" is one in which the senator rarely actually does anything moderate."
Every time someone celebrates Ohio's Rob Portman as a "moderate," an angel loses its wings.
End of content
No more pages to load