July 3, 2022

Raskin: ‘Not My Principle Interest’ Trump Criminally Charged

Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that it was not his “principle interest” that former President Donald Trump be criminally charged for his actions surrounding the January 6, 2src21 riot on Capitol Hill. Partial transcript as follows: RADDATZ: Given this week’s testimony, will you be – all the testimony really, will you…

Raskin: GOP ‘Operates Like an Authoritarian Political-Religious Cult’

Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “All In” that former President Donald Trump had “only consolidated his control” over the Republican Party, which now operates like “an authoritarian political-religious cult.” Anchor Chris Hayes said, “There are hundreds of elected Republicans across the states and a relatively small amount that were actively plotting along…

Raskin: Trump ‘Owes’ January 6 Probe ‘His Testimony’

Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) said Friday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that former President Donald Trump owed his testimony to the House Select Committee investigating the riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2src21. Raskin said, “Well, first of all, the public record as you’ve just shown it with the tweets, with his statements makes…

Biden Appoints Sarah Bloom Raskin as Vice Chair for Supervision at Federal Reserve

President Joe Biden announced on Friday his appointment of Sarah Bloom Raskin to serve as vice chair for supervision at the Federal Reserve, continuing a series of appointments that cumulatively signal a balance of continuity and change in the ideological constitution of the Fed. Raskin has a long history in the Fed…

Raskin: ‘Insurrection’ Was ‘Most Serious Presidential Crime in the History of the United States’

Lead impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that the riot on January 6 at the Capitol was the “most serious presidential crime in the history of the United States of America.” Jamie Raskin said, “Well, the Constitution talks about conviction removal and disqualifications from holding further public office.…

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