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Fmr. Sen. McCaskill says the president should invoke his executive power to set prices on masks and ventilators, but hasn't because his admin. is reluctant to interrupt commerce.
Rep. Connolly during House Oversight and Reform Cmte. hearing: "You can talk all you want about whether the poor Border [Patrol] is overwhelmed that makes no excuse for how we are treating children...Is there no limit to what you will justify in this administration?"
@RichardEngel : "This is a virus that came from the territory of China but came from bats. This is a bat virus, not a China virus. It doesn't speak Chinese. It doesn't target Chinese people. It targets human beings who happen to touch their eyes, nose or mouth."
In 1989, AG Barr refused to release a DOJ legal opinion, choosing to release a summary report instead. It was later revealed that Barr mischaracterized parts of the opinion in that summary.
@NicolleDWallace . cuts away from President Trump's news conference: "We hate to do this, but the president isn't telling the truth ... what Trump appears to be trying to do is to turn his own impeachment into a big deflection. "