Stephen Colbert’s Late Show takes Lindsey Graham up on his offer, uses his words against him

A lot of Republicans agreed on a somewhat arbitrary rule in 2016 that the Senate should not confirm a Supreme Court nominee during an election year. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the current Judiciary Committee chairman, was so convinced by the righteousness of his argument that he said he would hold off on considering a nominee put forward by President Trump if it occurred during an election year — and he urged people to keep the tape and use his words against him if he changed his mind. Well, now he’s changed his mind, and The Lincoln Project rolled the tape. The Late Show used an earlier iteration of Graham’s “use… Read More

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Trump sidesteps question about poisoning of Putin critic Alexei Navalny: ‘We’ll talk about that at another time’

Summary List Placement   Q: Who do you think poisoned Alexey Navalny in Russia? TRUMP: Uhhhh … we’ll talk about that at another time. pic.twitter.com/WSgyjuwN54 — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 21, 2020   SEE ALSO: ‘Hi, this is Navalny’: Poisoned Putin critic posts photo from hospital as his aide says he plans to return to Russia Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: How the suicide hotline saved my life …read more Source:: Business Insider       

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Betsy DeVos is under investigation for potentially violating the Hatch Act when she slammed Joe Biden in a Fox News interview

Summary List Placement Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is being investigated by the Office of the Special Counsel for potentially violating the Hatch Act when she slammed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during an interview with Fox News, Politico reported.  The Hatch Act is a federal law that bars top-level government employees, excluding the president and vice-president, from partaking in political activity. Politico reported that OSC Hatch Act attorney Eric Johnson told Scott Peterson, the head of investigative watchdog blog Checks and Balances about the investigation during an interview.  In an interview with Fox News, DeVos criticized Biden for saying he would roll back her school choice policies.  “Today he’s… Read More

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