Sen. Patrick Leahy

Dem Sen Leahy: Trump Orwellian ‘Doublespeak’ Makes No Sense at All

Monday on CNN’s “The Lead,” Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) apparently likened President Donald Trump’s tweets, speeches and policies to “doublespeak” from George Orwell’s “1984.” Partial transcript as follows: TAPPER:  Joining me now is Senator Pat Leahy of Vermont, former Chairman of


Democrats Drag Out Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation Fight

Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats forced debate on the confirmation of Jeff Sessions for the position of Attorney General into Wednesday with belabored speeches over Sessions’ qualifications and President Donald Trump’s firing of Obama Administration holdover, acting Attorney General Sally Yates, the night before.

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