And certainly these Senate committee hearings have stressed to me how important it is that we continue to make our voices heard.
SHAPIRO: Well, why wouldn't he just say, I'm claiming executive privilege?
If you missed Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, you didn't miss much. Check back next Tuesday to see which white, male, over-60 Republican senator will be serving Kamala Harris her scolding of the week!
This isn't the first time Harris has been reprimanded by her male colleagues.
Several Democrat Senators continued to push for answers regarding those conversations, accusing Sessions of stonewalling the investigation.
JEFF SESSIONS: I can not and will not violate my duty to protect the confidential communications I have with the president.
Harris: Sir, I'm not asking about the principle.
But apparently the last few months in D.C. have done little to blunt Harris's sharp prosecution style - which she turned on Sessions yesterday with little remorse.
SESSIONS: I'm unable to answer the questions. John McCain, R-Arizona, interrupted her as she spoke.
That got the Senate Intelligence Committee chairman, Richard Burr, involved.Читайте также: Trump ally who lost tight Va. gov primary weighs Senate run
"It's not a short answer, Senator", Rosenstein responded.
That's when Cotton asked the question that called into question the sanity of those who believe there is anything to the question Sessions colluded with Russian officials.
Here's the entire awkward exchange. He was referring to a similar situation during a Senate hearing last week where she was reprimanded for not allowing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to answer.
This week, it was deja vu all over again, as Harris questioned Sessions about his role as a campaign stand-in for Trump and contacts he had had with the Russians.
Former President Obama once described her as "brilliant ... dedicated and tough", following that up with a statement about her looks during a fundraising stop in San Francisco four years ago. Again, the witness filibustered and again the questioner was repeatedly interrupted.
Harris: majority of questions that have been asked of you.
McCain stepped in to tell Burr, who is the chairman of the committee, that Sessions "should be allowed to answer the question".
Later on Tuesday night, Harris sent another Twitter missive: "The women of the United States Senate will not be silenced when seeking the truth", she wrote, before asking her supporters to donate.
Harris: Did you ask that it would be shown to you?
Before you get super excited about the possibilities of further clarity into these American issues because Sessions might have said something, we're glad to let you know that Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions (why's his middle name "beauregard" though) said nothing particularly new or helpful. Wyden (D-Oregon) also had a contentious moment with Sessions during his line of questioning. But this time, many women were outraged to watch a senator be treated like women are every day.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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