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Hillary Clinton doesn’t have much patience for critics who say that decades-old allegations against her husband by Kathleen Willey and Juanita Broaddrick should now be “investigated” — or who compare those accusations to the dozens of similar charges lodged against Donald Trump and Brett Kavanaugh.

In a new interview with CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour, the former Secretary of State notes crisply that those charges were examined at great length (and a cost of millions) by independent counsel Kenneth Starr — who turned up insufficient evidence to pursue anything beyond Bill’s consensual liaison with Monica Lewinsky.

As Hillary says, “there’s a very significant difference” between now and then — namely, “the intense, long-lasting, partisan investigation that was conducted in the 90s.”

So she adds,  “If the Republicans, starting with President Trump on down, want [to make] a comparison, then they should welcome such an investigation themselves.”

 

Oh snap.

 

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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.

Reps. Matt Gaetz, left, and Marjorie Taylor Greene on their "America First" tour.

Photo from Rep. Matt Gaetz's verified Twitter

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

At a time when Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida is facing a federal sex trafficking investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia has jumped to his defense and joined forces with him for a fundraising tour. The far-right MAGA Republicans are both aggressive fundraisers, repeatedly stressing their unwavering devotion to former President Donald Trump. But according to Daily Beast reporter Roger Sollenberger, the Gaetz/Greene tour has "spent four times as much as" it has raised.

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