The & # 39; most influential & # 39; List of the TIME magazine shows who is on whose side in Washington
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi, president of the California minorities, meet at the House Democratic Caucus on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, on Capitol Hill, Washington. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)
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The TIME Magazine's Top 100 Influential People in the 2019 List reveal exactly who is in Washington, DC, behind the former Democratic Presidential Candidate and presidential presidential presidential candidate, Nancy, says Pelosi and Brett Kavanaugh's accuser Christine Blasey Ford.
Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State, briefly praised Pelosi for recovering the house and facing President Trump.
Excessive excitement in our national policy and a lack of action. But then there's spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi, "Clinton wrote.
"There is a saying:" If you want to do something, ask a busy woman to do so. "The spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi is the living proof that they do the work, mostly not, does it take one Madam, "she added, noting that under her leadership" the first major security decisions on weapons security have been passed by the Democrats for a generation.
Warren refers to AOC
Clinton chose a firm decision for the establishment. In 2020, presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren opted for Ocasio-Cortez, the newcomer New York Democrat, who has recently been the target of Pelosis' mockery of her presumed influence on Congressional Democrats.
Power in the hands of the people is forged by fire, "Warren wrote of the self-described Democratic Socialist. "When she came from a crisis-ridden family and graduated from high school with a debt mountain, she resisted a rigged system and became the fearless leader of a movement dedicated to demonstrating what an economy, a planet and a government are all about that work for everyone should be what it looks like. "
ELIZABETH WARREN DEFENS CAPITALISM AS A" POWER FOR GOOD & # 39; "SPLITTING WITH OCASIO-CORTEZ
" … she defended herself against a rigged system and acted as a fearless leader in a dedicated movement to showcase how an economy, a planet and a government, for all People should work, should look.
Warren added that "millions of people have just looked over Ocasio-Cortez just a year ago to accept orders in a bar."
"It reminds us all that greed and Corruption slows our progress even as lobbyists in Washington swarm, in our democracy the true power is still with the people. And it's just beginning, "she wrote.
The senator has embraced Ocasio-Cortez since her arrival in Congress, although she seems to have a completely opposite view of capitalism and she's a" force for good "during the congresswoman's Called it "irrevocable."
Despite the disagreement, Warren was co-sponsor of the Green New Deal, a radical overhaul of the economy to cut emissions, which is estimated to cost up to $ 93 trillion or $ 600,000 per household she dissociated herself somewhat from the official launch of the proposal and said she supported only the "idea" of the proposal.
Christie discovers the love of Trump
On the republican side, the former New Jersey governor, Chris Christie, his in praise of President Trump for his foreign policy achievements.
"Every modern US president is trying to influence the world, President Donald Trump has done so by turning against NATO countries that are not paying their fair share, pushing China and our North American neighbors to fairer trade agreements and withdrawing from the Iranian nuclear deal, "Christie wrote. President Donald Trump shakes hands with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie during a session on interception of opioids and drug abuse. “/>
President Donald Trump shakes the hand of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during a listening session on opioid and drug abuse.
"His bravest step in this direction is probably his personal involvement in North Korea's question. In fact, President Trump has used the past year to shape a problem of more than six decades. "
" President Trump deserves great recognition for daring to convince Chairman Kim personally to join the family of nations. This approach has the potential to change history on the Korean peninsula to make us all safer. "
" President Trump deserves great credit for daring to personally persuade Chairman Kim to join the Family of Nations. This approach offers the possibility of changing history on the Korean peninsula to make us all safer. "
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Christie's recent praise consolidates his support for the president. Initially a vicious critic of Trump during the 2016 campaign – even calling him a potential "entertainer" – he became one of the president's leading deputies.
Despite this, he dropped out during the government's transitional process following the election, accusing Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner of engineering. Later, he criticized the government over its negotiating tactics and staff.
Earlier this year, when appearing on Stephen Colbert's Late Show, he said he was a better president than Trump.
Colbert asked Christie about his relationship with President Trump saying, "He'll throw somebody under the bus," to which the former governor replied, "You think I do not know? I was fired from transition."
McConnells fiery praise for Kavanaugh
Mitch McConnell, chairman of the Senate majority, wrote a fiery tribute to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, whose affirmation was made last year following turbulent hearings and alleged sexual abuses of "undisguised partiality" for attempting to make his nomination
July 2018 in Washington, DC. US President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
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"When Brett Kavanaugh became the president's choice for succeeding Secretary of Defense Anthony Kennedy, he was one of the Supreme Court's most qualified candidates in modern history. He had an excellent academic record, impeccable legal evidence, and over ten years of thoughtful and impartial jurisdiction in the DC Court of Appeals, "McConnell wrote.
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He added, "But if blatant partiality and special interests prevent the Senate from doing so Kavanaugh's character also seems to be emphasized
"But as blatant partiality and special interests prevented the Senate from considering these qualifications, we also saw other facets by Justice Kavanaugh's character.
"The country saw its resilience and commitment to the civil service. We saw his faithful devotion to family and friends. We saw his full reverence for the law, its precedents and the highest traditions of our country. "
McConnell was instrumental in making the Supreme Court more conservative when he stood behind Kavanaugh, even as the allegations of inappropriateness were last revealed moments of ratification.
Kamala Harris & # 39; s Point of View for Christine Blasey Ford
As a controversy, the presidential candidate of 2020, Kamala Harris, the first prosecutor to take a step forward with allegations of misconduct against Kavanaugh.
"Her tale-like story shook Washington and the country. Their courage in the face of those who wanted to silence them set the Americans on fire. And their unfathomable sacrifice evoked from a sense of civic duty how we deal with survivors of sexual violence, "wrote Harris.
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" Christine Blasey Ford's goal was not to become or become a household name, she had a good life and a successful career – and risked everything to deliver a warning in a moment of grave consequences. "
During the confirmation hearing of Kavanaugh, praising Harris Ford, said she believes her allegations of allegedly attacking Kavanaugh in the 1980s at a high school party.
"I want to thank you for your courage and I want to tell you that I am yours believe, "said the senator to her:" You have acted courageously and I would like to thank you. History will show that you are a true courage profile.
The Russia-Russia Accord
The TIME list also includes dueling honors among current and former Deputy Attorney Generals, one of which is awarded the "Principles" of Attorney General William Barr and others "A Non-Political" Service by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
"Barr is a brilliant, conservative attorney who makes the challenge of working at the interface of law and politics unique," writes Rod Rosenstein.
History, he understands the problems, he respects the staff, and he will defend the principles. With Bill Barr at the helm, the rule of law is secure. "
" He knows the story, he understands the problems, respects the employees and will defend the principles. With Bill Barr at the helm, the rule of law is secure. "
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Sally Yates Deputy Attorney General, who was dismissed by Trump after acquiring refused to defend the government's immigration policy, saying that Müller's life was "not regulated by a sense of entitlement but by duty".
"He is clearly apolitical, he confuses those who can." I understand a person driven by their overly unusual values: honor, integrity, humility, service. He is the opposite image of the man he would eventually come to investigate, "Yates wrote.
"He is clearly apolitical and confuses those who can not understand a person driven by their overly unusual values: honor, integrity, humility. Service. He is the opposite image of the man he would eventually examine.
"Soldier, prosecutor, director of the FBI, and when our country needed someone to reunite the blandish in Russia. He took fire daily and did not resist. He just did his job. For Müller, it's always about work and never about him.
"While he held his breath collectively for almost two years, Mueller did not say a single public word. And when he finished, he called it when he saw it. He has done his duty. "