EMBARRASSING: Dem Senator Grills Kavanaugh About Mueller, Ends Up With Egg On Her Face

All signs point to Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) running for president in 2020.

The Democrat field will be crowded, as Joe Biden, Eric Holder, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Cory Booker, and others are all rumored to bid for the Democrat nomination.

What Republicans got in 2016 with 18 candidates, Democrats will see in 2020.

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During Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate hearings to be appointed to the Supreme Court, Harris spent numerous minutes grilling the judge about his interactions with Special Counsel Bob Mueller.

Harris was left with egg all over her face, simply because she wasn’t well prepared.

Here’s the deal, per Gateway Pundit:

On Thursday Harris grilled Judge Brett Kavanaugh for 7 minutes on Robert Mueller and the law firm Kasowitz Benson Torres law firm. Kamla Harris wanted to know if Judge Kavanaugh ever spoke with someone at Kasowitz Benson Torres law firm or anyone at the firm about the Mueller special counsel.

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After being asked about Bob Mueller Kavanaugh replied, “You ask if I ever had a discussion about Bob Mueller, I used to work in the administration with Bob Mueller.”

WATCH:

D’oh! Kamala clearly didn’t do her homework on this one.

If she was prepared, she would’ve known Kavanaugh worked with Mueller in the past.

On Harris 2020, via National Review:

[…] With three possible candidates for the presidency among the Democrats on the committee, the confirmation hearings were not so much a test of the minority’s inability to thwart the nomination as a competition that might be best described as among the first cattle calls for 2020 hopefuls. Senators Amy Klobuchar, Cory Booker, and Kamala Harris all got a leg up in the race just because of their presence on the committee, and each performed according to his or her reputation. But while their speeches and questions didn’t do them any harm, there was no doubt that Harris emerged as the winner of the Democrats’ Kavanaugh primary.

Although Senator Mazie Hirono matched her for sheer hostility, with a prosecutorial style that seemed more in place at a Stalinist show trial than at a confirmation hearing, among the 2020 contenders Harris was the toughest questioner of the trio. And by deliberately insinuating that Kavanaugh was somehow connected to the Trump administration’s efforts to defend itself against the Russia-collusion probe led by Robert Mueller, Harris not only gained the kind of publicity that is fundraising gold for a potential candidate, she also made it clear that she would stop at nothing in her efforts to smear opponents. If Democrats are looking for someone who is willing to be ruthless enough to take on President Trump even if that means engaging in gutter politics — and that seems to be exactly what their base is longing for — then Harris’s approach may give her the boost she needs to fuel interest in her presidential prospects.

Klobuchar’s interest in the presidency is well known, but if she has gotten the least buzz among the many Democratic senators thinking about 2020, the reason for that was seen in the hearings. Her approach to questioning was entirely conventional. Though her barbs aimed at Kavanaugh and attempts to get him to declare his opposition to liberal legal sacred cows was intended to spark controversy, she didn’t succeed. In a forum in which demonstrating hostility to the nominee and all things conservative and Trump was the objective, Klobuchar was just too “Minnesota nice” to make much of an impact.

Is Harris a solid choice for Dems in 2020?

John S.
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