GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy utterly unloaded on Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday; calling out the Democrat’s recent speech where he publicly stated he opposed Trump’s judicial nominee because of his skin color.
Schumer found himself in hot-water this week after he said he would “vote no” on a Trump nominee because he was a white male replacing two “scuttled” African-American candidates; adding that the courts should represent the racial diversity of the “America it represents.”
“I hate to interrupt Senator Schumer with facts. But one nominee was withdrawn because of a significant bond issue, while the other became the Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court,” tweeted Gowdy.
I hate to interrupt Senator Schumer with facts. But one nominee was withdrawn because of a significant bond issue, while the other became the Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court.https://t.co/Hoj9e1xWhs
— Trey Gowdy (@TGowdySC) March 1, 2018
“In addition, Senator Schumer did not oppose a recent white nominee in South Carolina also nominated by President Trump,” he added. “Marvin Quattlebaum is uniquely well qualified for the bench and universally respected by all in South Carolina. Hopefully Senator Schumer can find a way to look at really unusual factors (like qualifications) in the future.”
Watch Schumer’s strange remarks below:
GOWDY GOES OFF: Rep. Gowdy RIPS Rod Rosenstein Over Mueller Witch Hunt
Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Rep. Trey Gowdy unloaded on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Tuesday night, blasting Rosenstein for his role in Robert Mueller’s never-ending witch hunt into the Trump campaign’s alleged ties with Russian officials during the 2016 election.
Gowdy was speaking with Fox News when he went off on the Deputy Attorney General, saying his probe into the Trump team has “wandered” from its intended goals and was now investigating any and all accusations against the President.
“Do I have fear that jurisdiction may wander a bit? I think it already has,” said Gowdy. “It has already wandered a little bit. But I would not blame Bob Mueller. I would blame whoever drafted the jurisdiction and the charter that empowered him. If you look at it, it says matters that may arise from the investigation. What the heck heck does that mean? Is that a bank robbery in Topeka, Kansas?”
Watch Rep. Gowdy call-out Rod Rosenstein below:
h/t Daily Caller
GOWDY UNCHAINED: The GOP Rep. Demands to Know 'What the Hell is Going On' at the FBI
GOP Congressman Trey Gowdy called-out Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein during a fiery exchange Wednesday afternoon, asking the senior administration official, “What the hell is going on with the Department of Justice?”
Rosenstein was speaking with the House Judiciary Committee over allegations special counsel Robert Mueller’s office was riddled with conflicts of interest and anti-Trump bias.
What in the hell is going on with the DOJ and the FBI?
“When I go home to South Carolina this weekend […] they’re going to ask me, What in the hell is going on with the Department of Justice and the FBI?” said Gowdy.
“The reason we have special counsel is because of a conflict of interest. The regulation itself specifically makes reference to a conflict of interest,” he added. Those who are supposed to make sure there are no conflicts of interest seem to have a few of their own. There’s a senior prosecutor who’s sending emails to a fact witness.”
“She may be the most important fact witness in an obstruction of justice case,” said the lawmaker.
“Then we have a prosecutor assigned in this ‘conflict of interest free’ team who attended what was supposed to be a victory party for Secretary Clinton. We have a senior DOJ official with an office that used to be two-doors down from yours meeting with Fusion GPS,” he added.
Gowdy’s harsh words come as Rosenstein bucked GOP calls to remove Robert Mueller from the DOJ probe of Russian “collusion,” claiming he has “no good reason” to dump the special counsel “as of yet.”
Watch Gowdy’s comments above.