Rep. Cartwright: I don’t have an enemies list
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Rep. Matt CartwrightMatthew (Matt) Alton CartwrightHouse passes bill seeking to shield veterans from fraud Dems introduce cyber workforce bill Dem to Michigan gov: ‘Plausible deniability only works when it’s plausible’ MORE on Monday made it clear he doesn’t have an enemies list.

 The Pennsylvania Democrat was asked about the hit list that Bill and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Pelosi blasts California Republicans for supporting tax bill MORE kept during the 2008 election cycle. The existence of the manifest is detailed in a new book written by The Hill’s Amie Parnes and Politico’s Jonathan Allen titled, HRC: States Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton.

Cartwright said on MSNBC, “I can tell you, I don’t have an enemies list. First time I heard that term was I think, Richard Nixon, and they gave him a bad time over that, as I recall.”

The freshman member noted he’s only been in politics for one year. So we’ll check back with Cartwright in about a decade, because it takes time to attract enemies.

Meanwhile, Rep. Chris Van HollenChristopher (Chris) Van HollenSenate Democrats introduce bill to block Trump's refugee ban 15 Dems urge FEC to adopt new rules for online political ads Dem senator on recent election wins: Voters were motivated after GOP tried to take away their health care MORE (D-Md.) on Monday expressed shock that his name showed up on the Clinton list. He said in an earlier interview on MSNBC that “it’s an unsolved mystery, and maybe someone will pick up the phone and tell me.”

Van Hollen added that he would be a supporter of Hillary Clinton, if she runs. Uh oh. That could get Van Hollen on Vice President Biden’s list — if he has one, of course.