Rep. Cartwright: I don’t have an enemies list
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Rep. Matt CartwrightMatthew (Matt) Alton CartwrightPETA asks DOJ to stop conducting training that harms animals Lawmakers express concern to DOJ over training involving 'stabbing, burning and shooting' animals Assault weapons ban picks up steam in Congress 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 ClintonDemocrats ask judge for quick ruling on McGahn subpoena Hillary Clinton: 'Every day Stephen Miller remains in the White House is an emergency' The Memo: Centrists change tone of Democratic race 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.

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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 HollenOvernight Defense: Erdoğan gets earful from GOP senators | Amazon to challenge Pentagon cloud contract decision in court | Lawmakers under pressure to pass benefits fix for military families Senate Foreign Relations chair: 'Best' not to pass Turkey sanctions bill 'at this moment' On The Money: Retirement savings bill blocked in Senate after fight over amendments | Stopgap bill may set up December spending fight | Hardwood industry pleads for relief from Trump trade war 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.