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Wed Jun 17, 2020, 11:12 PM

Republicans are more worried about Michael Flynn than police brutality

House Republicans, their consciences stirred by the brutal unfairness they’ve seen, came before the Judiciary Committee on Wednesday and let their righteousness flow like a mighty stream as they pleaded their cause: Michael Flynn Matters!

The Black Lives Matter movement may have gripped the nation since George Floyd died under a police officer’s knee. But the GOP hijacked the committee debate over the Democrats’ Justice in Policing bill Wednesday to revisit complaints about the treatment of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

“Before there was even a basis for this embarrassing hoax, you had Jim Comey telling the FBI to go and entrap General Flynn,” complained Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.).

“The director of the FBI," said Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), told "the agents, ‘No, no, no don’t drop the case, we’re going after Michael Flynn.’”

Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) wanted "the FBI held accountable for the gross misconduct that it engaged in with investigating the Trump campaign.”

Again with this? Nearly a month of national unrest has put race in the spotlight, and Republicans talk about a Trump aide’s perjury? For the record, Flynn is a white guy — and Trump’s attorney general is working hard to dismiss the case against him.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/06/17/republicans-are-more-worried-about-michael-flynn-than-police-brutality/

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2naSalit Jun 2020 #1
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ck4829 Sep 18 #3

Response to Zorro (Original post)

Wed Jun 17, 2020, 11:19 PM

1. I think they are just following the script...

It's just that the world has changed and the scriptwriter is on furlough right now.

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Thu Jun 18, 2020, 12:00 AM

2. It's a big win to them

and they haven’t one of those in a while

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Fri Sep 18, 2020, 07:10 AM

3. K&R

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