CNN's Michael Smerconish and former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson attack the Democrats for filibustering Gorsuch and pretend that Mitch McConnell wouldn't have used the nuclear option to get another right wing judge on the Supreme Court later on if the Dems had just kept their powder dry this time around.
CNN's Michael Smerconish and former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson attack the Democrats for filibustering Gorsuch and pretend that Mitch McConnell wouldn't have used the nuclear option to get another right wing judge on the Supreme Court the next time around no matter what they did.
And bragged about it! Really!
Former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson (R-WY) called out wealthy companies and conservative leaders as hypocrites over the weekend for refusing to support a $15 minimum wage even though corporations showed billions in profits each year.
Lynne Cheney, wife of Dick told old GOP Stalwart Alan Simpson to shut his mouth during a reception.
Looks like talks about a Grand Bargain have resurfaced.
From this Saturday's Up With Chris Hayes, panel member and Hayes' fellow contributor at The Nation brought up a topic at the end of the show that we unfortunately don't hear too often on MSNBC, which is the fact that the "Fix the Debt" campaign is not really interested in "fixing" anything. They're funded by a bunch of billionaires that are pushing for austerity measures and who are really just interested in lowering their taxes.
The new Simpson-Bowles plan looks a lot like the old Simpson-Bowles plan, but more heavily tilted towards cuts and as Greg Sargent pointed out, represents a major shift to the right.
For anyone that missed it, former Sen. Alan Simpson, one of the co-chairs of the President's now defunct deficit commission, appeared on The Daily Show earlier this month and as Sam Seder rightfully pointed out in the clip above, the interview
It seems this ongoing feud between former Sen. Alan Simpson and anti-tax lobbyist Grover Norquist isn't going to end any time soon. Simpson went after Norquist again on Hardball this Tuesday while doing his usual fearmongering over the "fiscal
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