Lisa Murkowski

Dems won the House, let the investigations begin!

Dems won the House, let the investigations begin!

Now that the Democrats have won the House, but not the Senate, a chorus of smarty-pants will insist the president faces only nuisance House investigations, no real check. That is not true, and here’s why.

If the new Democratic House acts responsibly, holding responsible hearings — and looking carefully at the Mueller report when it arrives — they can and they will obtain Republican senators’ support. But the new Democratic House must be responsible. They must lay out facts and evidence that will be persuasive to Republican senators who are not in Mr. Trump’s pocket. These senators exist and include Ben Sasse, Thom Tillis, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Rand Paul, Cory Gardner and...

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