Listen: Paul Manafort, Nancy Pelosi And Senator Richard Blumenthal discussed on First Light
"Responsibility for docked. I think most importantly, there's absolutely no evidence of Paul Manafort was involved with any collusion with any government official from Russia democratic member of the judiciary committee Senator Richard Blumenthal. Suggesting Manafort got quite a pass, the American people would be justified in feeling that there has been some miscarriage of Justice here in the leniency of this sentence. The recommendation of nineteen to twenty five years is an assessment of the severity of these crimes manafort's attorneys. He said he would never turn against President Trump leading to ongoing speculation Manafort is looking for a presidential pardon, and Mr. Trump has been sympathetic. All right. Thanks, bob. Bob Costantini reporting. For first light that forty seven months, by the way, includes time already served Manafort faces and other sentencing in Washington next week for other criminal convictions. Nine minutes past the hour now. Well, the house has passed a resolution that broadly condemns anti-semitism Islam, a phobia and other forms of hatred. Linda Kenyon, tells us it wasn't easy. Getting it done. Michael the resolution which passed by a vote of four zero seven two twenty three came in response to recent remarks by Representative Ilhan, Omar that were deemed to be antisemitic. The remarks by the freshman democratic congresswoman a Muslim who represents Minnesota unleashed a torrent of debate in the democratic caucus prior to the vote house speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters she was convinced Omar Mateen, no malice when she made her statements about US Israel relations. I've competent at her words for not based on any. Attitude, but that she didn't have a full appreciation of how they landed on other people where this these floors have a history Republican Doug Collins of Georgia wasn't buying it. And we say, we see something that is anti semitic. But we say, well, they may not have known. It was it's anti semitic. The broad anti-hate resolution was both praised for its inclusiveness and condemned all at once New York Democrat Eliot Engel supported the resolution, even as he decried the general nature of its language. No member of congress should be making anti-semitic statements, Texas, Republican Louie Gohmert, one of the twenty three Republicans who voted against the resolution said it didn't go far enough any shamateurism hatred for the children of Israel is a very special kind of Adrian that should never be watered down and Republican Lee Zeldin of New York who also voted against the anti hade resolutions decried what he described as a double standard in the house in January. We all came to this chamber.."