Victoria Toensing, Charles Hurt & Kira Davis on The Larry O’Connor Show 12.04.19


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‘It’s your abuse of power’: Impeachment witness rips Congress for obstruction of justice claim (Washington Examiner)

Professor Jonathan Turley criticized Congress for implying that President Trump was obstructing justice by going to the Supreme Court for rulings about impeachment.

Turley was asked about the recent court ruling where White House counsel Don McGahn was ordered to testify after questioning whether members of the Trump administration had immunity from testifying in the impeachment hearings. Democrats alleged that Trump was obstructing justice by turning to the courts for a ruling on the issue.

The George Washington University professor swatted down the allegation that asking for a court ruling was obstructing justice. [Read More]

Matt Gaetz Gets in Wild Shouting Match With Impeachment Witness: Barron Joke ‘Makes You Look Mean!’ (Mediaite)

The House Judiciary impeachment hearings ignited Wednesday afternoon went Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) went on a rampage against one of the witnesses — Pamela Karlan.

In a heated confrontation, the Florida Congressman — after establishing that Karlan, a law professor at Stanford, had donated money to several prominent Democrats — tore into Karlan for holding views not relatable to common folk.

“When you talk about how liberals want to be around each other and cluster, and conservatives don’t want to be around each other, and so they have to spread out, it makes people — you may not see this from the ivory towers of your law school, but it makes actual people in this country feel like—” [Read More]

Maryland College Cancels Anti-Racist Play, Says Seeing KKK Depicted Could “Upset” Some Students (RedState)

A Maryland college has decided to cancel a production of an anti-racist play on the grounds that it may “upset” some students.

The Washington College theater department had planned a performance of Larry Shue’s The Foreigner, an anti-racist farce that satirizes and ridicules the KKK. It seems like that would be a well-received production in today’s campus climate. However, Reason (pulling from The College Fix) reports that the theater department was forced to cancel the play two days before a scheduled dress rehearsal. [Read More]

 

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