Former Senator Joe Lieberman on "The Takeout" — 1/29/2021
Former Senator Joe Lieberman on "The Takeout" — 1/29/2021 Former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman joins Major to talk about the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Trump, the domestic terror threats across America, and his thoughts on the Democrats' hopes to eliminate the filibuster on this week's episode of "The Takeout with Major Garrett."cbsnews.com
Joe Lieberman: Eliminating filibuster wouldn't be good for the nation
Former Senator Joe Lieberman believes that eliminating the legislative filibuster, a move that some congressional Democrats support, ultimately "won't be good for our country." "I think the House was right to impeach President Trump and I do think it's right for the Senate to hold a trial." Even though Mr. Trump is no longer in office, Lieberman agreed that a trial should be held to hold Mr. Trump accountable. "I think the House was right to impeach President Trump and I do think it's right for the Senate to hold a trial," Lieberman said. He added that he supports the idea of passing a censure resolution against Mr. Trump as a "bipartisan, unifying statement against his behavior."cbsnews.com
Cramer says a Biden presidency with a GOP Senate would be 'so boring' — and that's great for stocks
CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday that investors are cheering the prospect of Democrat Joe Biden becoming president because Biden would provide more stability than President Donald Trump. Stocks were surging Thursday, building on Wednesday's post-election rally despite the absence of a winner in the presidential race. At present, Biden holds an advantage in the Electoral College, with 253 votes compared with Trump's 214. NBC News has not made an official call in the presidential race or on the balance of power in the U.S. Senate. However, should Biden win the White House while the Republicans maintain control of the Senate, Cramer said on "Squawk on the Street" that the day-to-day machinations of Washington will be less of a focus for Wall Street.cnbc.com
Ex-VP nominee Joe Lieberman: Trump must follow Gore's lead if he loses election fight in court
Former Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Lieberman told CNBC on Thursday that President Donald Trump's campaign has the right to file lawsuits challenging state election outcomes. Lieberman has endorsed Democrat Joe Biden in the 2020 race against the incumbent Trump. The Trump campaign is pursuing legal action over vote counting in a number of closely watched states, including Michigan, Georgia and Pennsylvania. NBC News projects Biden as the winner of Michigan's presidential contest, but it has not made a call yet for Georgia and Pennsylvania. The Trump campaign also wants a recount in Wisconsin, where Biden is the apparent winner, according to NBC News.cnbc.com
Former President Barack Obama announces final 2020 candidate endorsements
WASHINGTON --- Former President Barack Obama released his second and final slate of 2020 election endorsements on Friday, backing a total of 111 Democrats in state legislature and congressional elections across 21 states. Among his endorsements are seven Democrats running for the U.S. Senate, including several in this year's most competitive races, and 29 House candidates. Ralph Warnock in the two Georgia Senate races. The result is typically a runoff between the top two candidates, and in Georgia this would occur in January. Former gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams is one of several prominent Democrats in Georgia who are pressuring Lieberman to exit the race.cnbc.com
Black Lives Matter supporters disrupt Loeffler event
The protesters began to chant Black lives matter! after one of them shouted questions critical of Loeffler's description of Black Lives Matter. Loeffler's tangle with Black Lives Matter had already made headlines last month in connection with her co-ownership of the WNBA's Atlanta Dream. The last words of Loeffler's never-completed speech to about 60 people discussed her brush with Black Lives Matter, with her saying I had to draw the line." When we're talking about Black Lives Matter, were not talking about some Marxist organization. Like we said, were talking about Black lives, like real Black Lives.
Which nations will join U.S. in coalition against ISIS?
Which nations will join U.S. in coalition against ISIS? A panel on the fight against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, with former Sen. Joe Lieberman; Director, President and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Jane Harman; Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Robert Kagan; and former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell.cbsnews.com