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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Danziger: Swamp Thing

Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.com.

Leaked Memo: Scandal Probes If Democrats Win House

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.

 

A new memo circulating in GOP circles shows Republicans are “getting ready for hell” if Democrats take control of the House of Representatives.

What has Republicans so scared? Democrats are planning to investigate the rampant scandals of the Trump era.

In other words, Democrats want Congress to actually do its job.

“Thanks to their control of Congress, Republicans have blocked most of the Democrats’ investigative requests,” notes Axios, which first reported on the Republican memo.

Republicans made a list of issues they expect Democrats to investigate if a “blue wave” returns the Democratic Party to power in November.…

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Pro-Trump Juror Warns Him Against Manafort Pardon

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.

 

Paula Duncan is a steadfast supporter of President Donald Trump. She considers Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation to be a “witch hunt.” When she was selected as a juror in the case of Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort, which stemmed from Mueller’s investigation, she even brought her “Make America Great Again” hat to the federal courthouse for the Eastern District of Virginia and kept it in her car during the proceedings.

But even she could see, once the trial got going and Mueller’s prosecutors presented their evidence, that Manafort was guilty of money laundering and tax fraud.…

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