Today, recriminations between Democrats and Republicans continue unabated despite what appears to be a clear path to confirmation by the end of the week for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Biden’s Supreme Court nominee. Democratic National Committee chairman Jaime Harrison called Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) a “little maggot-infested man” in response to Cotton’s suggestion Tuesday that Jackson might have defended Nazis accused of war crimes. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) later dubbed Jackson a “liberal activist” during a floor speech, and Cotton told reporters he stands by his comments.
Meanwhile, the Democratic-led House voted to cite two more former Trump officials with contempt of Congress for refusing to cooperate with the probe of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.
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