Tag Archives: John Cornyn

Hurricane Harvey has taken me to a dark place

I think I’m suffering from outrage overload. I just don’t want to write about anything anymore. There’s too much that needs to be said, and I have too little time, energy and talent to do it justice. I find myself just sitting here, staring at my screen, paralyzed by the thought that, as soon as […]

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Sally Yates, called in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify about Russian interference in American politics, is asked instead why she didn’t support Trump’s Muslim ban as acting Attorney General, the national security threat posed by Secretary Clinton’s email security, and who she thinks might have leaked news of Michael Flynn’s treason to the press.

A few quick things about this afternoon’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee by former acting Attorney General Sally Yates. 1. There weren’t any real bombshells. Yates pretty much said what people thought that she’d say… that it was brought to her attention that Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor Michael Flynn had lied about his […]

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What did Trump know, and when did he know it? We need to demand an investigation into Russia’s ties to Trump and his associates.

I’m hesitant to write anything more about the situation unfolding right now in D.C., as things are happening so quickly. I did, however, want to share this timeline with you from today’s Washington Post, as I think it might be something that we return to in the future as we try to determine what Trump […]

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The President’s budget

Obama shared his budget with Congress today. For the most part, he didn’t address the big problem, which is our ever increasing spending on entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security, choosing instead to nibble around the more politically expedient edges, cutting things like summer Pell grant programs for college students and home heating initiatives […]

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