Sunday shows - Democrats attack, Trump allies defend tweets hitting Cummings

 

Mulvaney defends Trump's 'infested' remarks in grilling from Chris Wallace
BY IAN SWANSON
 
White House chief of staff Mick MulvaneyJohn (Mick) Michael MulvaneyDemocrats gear up for high-stakes Judiciary hearing Gaetz defends Ukraine call: Trump acted on 'sincere' concerns of corruption Judiciary Democrat says House should focus on Ukraine, avoid Mueller report in articles of impeachment MORE defended President TrumpDonald John TrumpLawmakers release defense bill with parental leave-for-Space-Force deal House Democrats expected to unveil articles of impeachment Tuesday Houston police chief excoriates McConnell, Cornyn and Cruz on gun violence MORE's remarks calling a black congressman's district a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess," stating during an interview with Fox News's Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceChris Wallace: Allegations against Trump 'far broader than the Clinton impeachment' Fox's Chris Wallace: IG report headline is 'It didn't find the things that Bill Barr and Donald Trump alleged' Trump: Fox News 'panders' to Democrats by having on liberal guests MORE on "Fox News Sunday" that there was nothing racist about the president's comments.
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Nadler: Resolution condemning Trump's Cummings tweets 'wouldn't be a bad idea'
BY ZACK BUDRYK 
 
House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerGOP lawmaker criticizes Democratic counsel over facial expression: 'Be very careful' Watchdog report finds FBI not motivated by political bias in Trump probe Judiciary fireworks: GOP accuses Democratic counsel of impugning Trump's motives MORE (D-N.Y.) said he was unsure whether the House would introduce a resolution condemning President Trump’s attacks on Oversight Committee Chair Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsImpeachment can't wait Adam Schiff's star rises with impeachment hearings Tucker Carlson calls Trump 'full-blown BS artist' in segment defending him from media coverage MORE(D-Md.) but said it “wouldn’t be a bad idea.”
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Schiff: Mueller testimony about Russian interference was 'chilling'
BY REBECCA KLAR 
 
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffHouse Democrats expected to unveil articles of impeachment Tuesday Tempers flare at tense Judiciary hearing on impeachment Overnight Defense: Bombshell report reveals officials misled public over progress in Afghanistan | Amazon accuses Trump of 'improper pressure' in Pentagon contract decision | House Judiciary holds final impeachment hearing MORE (D-Calif.) said the most "chilling" portion of former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTrump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts House impeachment hearings: The witch hunt continues Speier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump MORE's testimony was his confirmation that Russia never stopped interfering in U.S. politics. 
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GOP rep on Trump's Cummings tweets: 'I wouldn't be tweeting this way'
BY ZACK BUDRYK
 
Rep. Will HurdWilliam Ballard HurdCNN's Bianna Golodryga: 'Rumblings' from Democrats on censuring Trump instead of impeachment Republicans preview impeachment defense strategy Davis: Congressman Will Hurd, If not now, when? MORE (R-Texas), the only African American Republican in the House of Representatives, said Sunday that he viewed President Trump’s attacks on House Oversight Committee Chair Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) as distinct from his attacks on four minority congresswomen but added, “I wouldn’t be tweeting this way.”
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Nadler: Mueller testimony 'broke the lie' on collusion and obstruction
BY ZACK BUDRYK
 
House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony last week “broke the lie” that Mueller's report cleared President Trump of collusion or obstruction of justice.
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Warner: 'Common sense' election security bills 'would get 75 votes' if brought to the Senate floor
BY ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerTikTok chief cancels Capitol Hill meetings, inflaming tensions Watchdog report finds FBI not motivated by political bias in Trump probe Ex-Rep. Scott Taylor to seek old Virginia seat MORE (D-Va.), the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Sunday that “common-sense” election security measures would get a supermajority on the Senate floor if a vote was allowed.
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Mulvaney: 'We're doing everything necessary' on election security
BY ZACK BUDRYK
 
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney insisted Sunday that the White House takes election security seriously, saying the executive branch is “doing everything necessary” ahead of 2020.
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Sanders: Cummings fights every day to improve life in this country
BY REBECCA KLAR 
 
Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersLawmakers release defense bill with parental leave-for-Space-Force deal Gabbard says she won't participate in next debate even if she qualifies Overnight Health Care — Presented by That's Medicaid — Deal on surprise medical bills faces obstacles | House GOP unveils rival drug pricing measure ahead of Pelosi vote | Justices to hear case over billions in ObamaCare payments MORE (I-Vt.), a 2020 presidential hopeful, defended House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md). Sunday morning following President Trump's attack on the high-ranking Democrat. 
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Tlaib: Trump's 'hate agenda' seeping into policymaking
BY REBECCA KLAR
 
Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by UANI — GOP, Democrats square off at final impeachment hearing Live coverage: Democrats, Republicans seek to win PR battle in final House impeachment hearing Sanders, Omar to hit campaign trail in New Hampshire MORE (D-Mich.) said her constituents tell her President Trump's "hate agenda" is affecting their day-to-day lives.
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Ex-Virginia governor: Trump could 'rob a bank' and Senate wouldn't convict him
BY REBECCA KLAR
 
Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) said there's no way the Republican-controlled Senate would impeach President Trump even if House Democrats started an inquiry. 
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Schiff wishes Mueller had testified in 'more narrative fashion'
BY REBECCA KLAR
 
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday he wished former special counsel Robert Mueller had testified in a "more narrative fashion" during his appearances in the House last week.
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Castro: Trump 'thinks he's going to win in 2020' through 'racial priming'
BY ZACK BUDRYK
 
Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian CastroJulian CastroTop Sanders official on Harris: There's a lot of 'unfairness baked into the system' Democrats voice frustrations at plight of black, Hispanic presidential candidates Krystal Ball: What Harris's exit means for the other 2020 candidates MORE blasted President Trump’s attacks on House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), saying they were part of a broader “racial priming” strategy to shore up the president's re-election support.
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De Blasio: Democratic debates should address 'why did we lose and what do we do differently'
BY ZACK BUDRYK 
 
New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioMayor accuses de Blasio of dumping New York's homeless in Newark Conservatives must absolutely talk politics at the Thanksgiving table Booker campaign announces six-figure ad buy to qualify for December debate MORE (D), one of the two dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls, said Sunday that the Democratic primary debates should focus on "why did we lose [in 2016] and what do we do differently?"
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