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National Memo Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason appeared alongside David Axelrod, former senior advisor to President Obama, on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday to discuss calls from the GOP for Attorney General Holder to resign following the Associated Press “scandal.” Conservatives have tried making comparisons between the Department of Justice’s recent actions and the Nixon/Watergate scandal — Conason and Axelrod challenged these claims and explained why such comparisons are altogether inaccurate.

Watch the segment below, via Morning Joe: 

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Rep. Louie Gohmert

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is demanding the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department tell Congress what they know about their own alleged "participation" in Donald Trump's January 6 insurrection, which led to at least seven deaths. Gohmert falsely claims the attack on the U.S. Capitol – which in reality was an attempted coup designed to overturn a free and fair election – was instead a "monumental entrapment scheme used as a pretext to imprison otherwise harmless protestors" and used to "frame the entire MAGA movement as potential domestic terrorists."

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