On her weekly press call today, Nebraska U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, responding to a question, noted that were she in a similar situation as Donald Trump, Jr., she would NOT have taken the meeting with the Russian attorney regarding campaign information.
This was about as far as Fischer would go, noting that she was waiting for the results from the Special Counsel Investigation before passing any judgment on the matter further.
She did also note that there has been no facts presented by anyone that Russia affected the voting procedures in any state, or otherwise tampered with the voting process. She did not argue that Russia did or likely did attempt to influence the election.
And just as long as everyone is going to dive in on the subject, here are a couple of interesting notes:
1) From National Review’s Dan McLaughlin: “It’s Not Treason, but It’s Not Defensible, Either”
2) Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz: “Dershowitz slams New York Times op-ed for broaching Trump Jr. treason charge”
A couple reviews from legal scholars about legal things.
Brad Ashford finally decided to take that big step and move away from his 2016 Twitter account.
He snatched up @BradAshford18 — dropping the “@BradAshford16” account altogether.
Ashford had been hanging on to that “16” account for some time, awkwardly using it as his 2018 campaign Twitter handle.
Alas, about 20 minutes after I followed him on the Twitter…
And, then his Twitterati reached out to my personal Twitter account, and blocked that too.
(Not to worry readers, he can’t block ALL of my accounts….MMWUHAHAHahahahhahhaha!)
Hey, FWIW, his opponent isn’t afraid of me:
Fischer v Hack
And as long as we are discussing Senator Fischer, note that there is conflict in the Senator’s Washington office:
Both Senator Fischer, and her Chief of Staff, Joe Hack, have conflicting campaigns up right now…in the “Cutest Dogs on the Hill” competition.
Senator Fischer has her dog, Fred, in the running.
Hack has his dog, Rocco, in the competition.
In this election, it should be remembered that there are two outcomes for one’s pooch:
When asked how people should vote, Senator Fischer simply replied:
(We wait to see what their FEC and COH numbers look like…)
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