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‘Reclaiming my time’: Tensions soar as Jim Jordan rips Democrats for repeatedly interrupting Barr (Washington Examiner)
Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan condemned Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee for what became a pattern of asking questions of Attorney General William Barr only to interrupt and not allow him to answer.
Jordan, the top Republican on the panel, noted hours into the hearing that Democratic members had repeatedly cut off Barr while shouting that they were “reclaiming my time.” He asked why Democrats even invited Barr to testify if they were not going to allow him to fully answer their queries. [Read More]
The NFL’s Washington football team has hired Julie Donaldson to oversee all of its broadcasts as senior vice president of media, becoming the team’s highest-ranking female executive, it was announced Tuesday. [Read More]
This is a big moment for Big Tech. A House antitrust committee will soon question the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google about their market dominance. The Senate will hold a hearing this week on reforming Section 230—a law that confers special protections on social media companies. And today, the Trump administration, citing concerns that large online platforms like Twitter and YouTube are censoring speech in ways that do not align with their public representations, will file a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asking the agency to clarify the scope of Section 230’s protections. [Read More]
Attorney General Bill Barr clashed with Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday over accusations that he is carrying out President Trump’s political wishes, as he appeared for a long-awaited hearing where tensions also flared over protests and riots following George Floyd’s death in police custody.
The hearing, originally scheduled for 10 a.m. local time, was delayed after committee chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., was in a car accident. Nadler did not suffer any injuries. [Read More]
Former Vice President Joe Biden will soon have a potential vice president of his own.
Biden will announce his running mate next week, he said in a Tuesday press conference. “I’m going to have a choice in the first week in August,” Biden said, promising reporters “I’ll let you know when I do.” Biden has said he will pick a woman as his running mate, and protests over systemic racism in America have raised arguments that he should select a Black woman. [Read More]
Despite polling data that favors presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, enthusiasm for President Trump is higher than it was in the 2016 presidential election, Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel said on Monday.
“I’m traveling the country, I’ve seen it through our volunteers. I’ve seen it through our donations,” McDaniel told “Fox & Friends.” [Read More]