Do you really want Donald Trump selecting him or her, Republicans?
The Reid Standard:
— Leader McConnell (@SenateMajLdr) February 19, 2016
They’ve made their bed.
“Damn it feels good.”
As usual, those predicting chaos and blood running in the streets are proven wrong. But they never learn.
And Mia Love wants to simplify legislation.
The latter is a great idea, but it’s going to be really hard to come up with a way to enforce single-issue that the porkers and get-along-to-go-alongers won’t find a way to circumvent.
SCOTUS is going to review the “take care” clause. This is huge, and a potential opportunity to finally rein in a tyrannical executive.
[Update a couple minutes later]
More at the WaPo from Fred Barbash:
In the view of Texas and others, Obama admitted both that he had no power under the law and that he thus, in his words, “changed the law” while pretending that he wasn’t. Bad faith.
“There generally wouldn’t be any evidence of bad faith,” Georgetown University Law Professor Randy Barnett, who formulated the winning Commerce Clause argument in the Supreme Court challenge to the Affordable Care Act, said in an interview. “But here we have public declarations [from Obama] that ‘I don’t have the authority, I don’t have the authority, I don’t have the authority’ and that ‘Congress won’t act, Congress won’t act, Congress won’t act’ and then you also have the enactment of what looks like legal rules, not just discretion, but whole classes of people who are exempt from the law, the very same law the president was urging Congress to pass….it suggests that he’s not acting in good faith.”
You don’t say.
So her staff cut and pasted data off a top-secret server so they could send it in the clear to Hillary’s email address on her unsecured server?
Someone will be or is being threatened by the FBI with a long vacation in Club Fed over this. I suspect that someone isn’t going to be willing to take the fall for Her Highness.
I haven’t read the whole symposium yet, but I agree with the Beck And Boaz. I understand, and even share the rage that fuels his campaign. I don’t understand the notion that someone as completely lacking in principles as him is the solution.
..had emails on it containing information beyond top secret.
After what happened to Petraeus (and is currently happening), if she isn’t indicted for this, it will be beyond a travesty. And the end of the rule of law in this country.
[Update a few minutes later]
And the State Department has “found” thousands of new documents under FOIA from Judicial Watch.
[Update a while later]
Good lord, the IG had to be read into the program in order to read the emails.
I’m sure that the media is thrilled that Sarah Palin is endorsing Trump today, so they don’t have to report on this.
Michael Mukasey’s take: A criminal charge is justified. More than one, I’d say.
Hillary’s unsecured server may have exposed a human intelligence asset.
It’s time to claim your piece. An interesting read on space property rights at Aeon, with a lot of quotes from your humble correspondent. [H/T to Paul Dietz]
I’ve found a silver lining, over at National Review.