David Brooks

Brooks: Democrats ‘Paid a Political Price’ for Impeachment

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that Democrats “paid a political price” for pursuing impeachment. Brooks said, “I do think they paid a political price.” He added, “When this started … Gallup had Trump approval at 39%.

David Brooks on PBS, 6/14/2019

Brooks: Iran Situation ‘Looks a Lot Calmer’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that the situation in Iran “certainly looks a lot calmer than it did a week ago.” Brooks stated, “A week ago, we didn’t know where we were going. And it certainly

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Brooks: Pelosi Has ‘Very Little Leverage’ over Senate

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said Democrats don’t have much leverage over Republicans in the Senate on impeachment because “it’s not leverage to tell somebody who doesn’t want to do something they can’t do something.” Brooks stated,

David Brooks on 2/15/19 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: Not Holding Long Impeachment Trial Helps Democrats

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that Republicans who oppose a longer Senate impeachment trial are “helping” Democrats because it is best for Democrats to “get rid of this” and move to the campaign. Brooks argued that

David Brooks on 6/22/18 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: Horowitz Report ‘Vindicates a Lot of’ What Nunes Said

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued that DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report “vindicates” many of the things that House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) said. Brooks said, “[F]rankly, this vindicates a lot of the

David Brooks on 6/1/18 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: Taylor’s Testimony ‘Was the Smoking Gun’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor’s Congressional testimony “was the smoking gun.” Brooks said, “I think we have learned this was a three-month coordinated campaign, with a whole series

David Brooks on 8/24/18 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: Impeachment Will ‘Go On’ Through South Carolina Primary

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks predicted that impeachment will continue through South Carolina’s primary and possibly through California’s primary. Brooks predicted that impeachment will overshadow the campaign “in the extreme. I mean, we’re barely talking about the

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