Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell set a very, very high bar for shameless lying, but that doesn’t mean Kevin McCarthy is going to just lay down:
This level of victim blaming is….something.
Given his comorbidities, Grijalva and his staff told me they saw this as a childish taunt — a dare. He agreed anyway, because he thought investigating what happened is important.
Guess who else is on that committee, and attended the hearing in person?
2/6— Radley Balko (@radleybalko) August 1, 2020
Here’s Interior Sec. David Bernhardt, telling Grijalva’s committee that he’ll only debrief him in person, and that the flight from Arizona to DC is an “easy trip.” 4/6 pic.twitter.com/418sKJwwcJ— Radley Balko (@radleybalko) August 1, 2020
No electoral defeat these assholes suffer in November could be large or humiliating enough.