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Kyle Griffin
Senior Producer. MSNBC's . Opinions mine. Not as outlandish as I could be.
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Kyle Griffin 29m
WaPo-ABC poll: National: Likely voters Joe Biden 54% Donald Trump 44%
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Kyle Griffin 8h
Sen. Leahy: "Yesterday, I stood by Justice Ginsburg as she lay in state at the U.S. Capitol, honoring her life ... Today, barely a week after she passed, Pres. Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill her seat ... Justice Ginsburg hasn't even been laid to rest yet."
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Kyle Griffin 9h
Trump took 3.5 years to release a health care plan and a main component is an executive order claiming to protect pre-existing conditions that (1) doesn't have the weight of law and (2) means nothing as the Trump admin fights to repeal Obamacare in court. 3.5 years for that.
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Kyle Griffin 10h
DHS: White supremacists have become the "most persistent and lethal threat" to the U.S. from within the country.
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Kyle Griffin 11h
Trump's stump speech is becoming a bunch of lies and misleading claims. There are so few facts. Even the statements that could be true are exaggerated or skewed to the point that they're lies.
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Kyle Griffin 11h
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Katie Porter have proposed a bill to require members of Congress, high-ranking staff and those in the judicial and executive branches who apply for a financial benefit from the government to report it.
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Kyle Griffin 12h
Kyle Rittenhouse, charged with fatally shooting two people and injuring a third last month in Kenosha, got a standing ovation at a Waukesha County Republican event this week.
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Kyle Griffin 13h
Sen. King: "I will not vote to support her nomination before the election results are clear, and I will not vote to support her nomination if there will be a new President in January ... We servants of the public should pause and let the voices of the American people be heard."
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Kyle Griffin 13h
Sen. Dianne Feinstein: "The Senate should not consider any Supreme Court nominee until the American people have spoken in November and the next president has been inaugurated."
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Kyle Griffin 13h
Sen. Cortez Masto: "This is a lifetime appointment to the highest court in our nation and nothing less than access to quality, affordable health care is on the ballot. I will vote 'no' on this nomination to try to stop this latest Republican attempt to rip away health care."
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Kyle Griffin 13h
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: "The awesome power of the presidency is in the hands of a man who spits on our Constitution. We cannot stand down when Donald Trump tries to hand our highest court - and the rights and liberties of the American people - over to extremists."
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Kyle Griffin 13h
Pelosi: "Every vote to confirm this nominee is a vote to dismantle health care.  The American people will hold every Senator responsible for their vote at the ballot box."
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Kyle Griffin 14h
Speaker Pelosi: "If this nominee is confirmed, millions of families' health care will be ripped away in the middle of a pandemic that has infected seven million Americans and killed over 200,000 people in our country."
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Kyle Griffin 14h
Sen. Gillibrand: "Even if this process had been legitimate, Barrett's anti-choice views, opposition to the Affordable Care Act, and hostility to immigrant rights and civil rights make her completely unfit to serve on the Supreme Court. I vehemently oppose Barrett's nomination."
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Kyle Griffin 14h
Sen. Kaine: "Senator McConnell should follow his own precedent from 2016: this vacancy should be filled by the winner of the ongoing election. I intend to follow that precedent and will not support anyone's confirmation until we know the election results."
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Kyle Griffin 14h
Joe Biden: "[Barrett] has a written track record of disagreeing with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding the Affordable Care Act." ... "The Senate should not act on this vacancy until after the American people select their next president and the next Congress."
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Kyle Griffin 14h
Sen. Blumenthal: "I will oppose the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, as I would any nominee proposed as part of this illegitimate sham ... as Americans are already casting their votes." "I refuse to treat this process as legitimate and will not meet with Judge Barrett."
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Kyle Griffin 14h
Schumer: "The American people should make no mistake—a vote by any Senator for Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a vote to strike down the Affordable Care Act and eliminate protections for millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions." "I will strongly oppose this nomination."
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Kyle Griffin 14h
Kamala Harris: "With the next Supreme Court Justice set to determine the fate of protections for those with preexisting health conditions, and reproductive health options, I will continue to fight on behalf of the people and strongly oppose the president's nomination."
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Kyle Griffin 14h
Jeffrey Toobin: "There should be no doubt about why Barrett has been chosen." "McConnell's career has been the deregulation of political campaigns ... He wants the money spigot kept open so that he can protect his Senate majority."
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