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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) listens to a question during a news conference to discuss U.S. President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration, on Capitol Hill, December 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Obama traveled to Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday, where he defended his actions on …

Dem Sen Hirono: ‘The Noose Is Closing’ on Trump

Monday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) said President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani was arguing collusion is not a crime because “the noose is closing.” Partial transcript as follows: BLITZER: You know President Trump has repeatedly claimed

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Dem Sen Hirono: Trump ‘Thinks He Is a Dictator and King’

Tuesday on CNN’s “Wolf,” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) said President Donald Trump “should put a crown on his head” because he was acting like a king. When asked about the president’s criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Hirono said, “It shows

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Democrats Try to Block Trump’s Judicial Nominees with Blue Slips

Democrats are trying to resurrect a way to block President Trump’s judicial nominees with “blue slips” as the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares for a hearing Wednesday on the nomination of Ryan Bounds to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.