Male senators accused of interrupting Kamala Harris because of her gender
Male senators accused of interrupting Kamala Harris because of her gender
People keep interrupting Sen. Kamala Harris
17 June, 2017, 11:25
As my Slate colleague Christina Cauterucci noted of the Twitter reaction at the time, "two long-serving white male legislators working together to stop a new female senator of color from getting an answer to a simple question was not a good look".
Not a peep of reproach was heard from men on the committee as her colleague and fellow Democrat, Sen.
There's no denying Kamala Harris is a powerful force in Congress despite being a freshman senator.
At both hearings, Harris was the only committee member so admonished for demanding short answers to questions posed during her five-minute allowance, even though others had made the same demand.
Sessions: The policy is based on the principle that the president ...
Harris asked if the policy was written down, to which Sessions gave no clear answer but instead explained the "principle" of it. "She was interrupted for asking tough questions".
"Chairman, the witness should be allowed to answer the question", McCain said when Harris repeated her question to Sessions, who was evading an answer.
On Tuesday evening during an Anderson Cooper 360° segment on CNN, the panel featuring Powers and Jason Miller, the former adviser, discussed Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony on Russian interference of the 2016 election. "But when we rush to say "this is sexist" immediately, all the time, or 'this is racist, ' I think we demean those actual instances where it happens".
Harris: Sir, I'm just asking you about the DOJ policy you referred to.
"Senators will allow the chairs to control the hearing" Burr said to McCain. She pressed Sessions on his basis for declining to answer questions about his conversations with Trump. John McCain, R-Ariz., interrupted and chided her to let Sessions answer her questions. Harris let him answer. One of her questions, she tweeted, would be, "Did Sessions violate the terms of his recusal from the Russian Federation investigation by being involved in the firing of James Comey?" I don't really under that.
But apparently the last few months in D.C. have done little to blunt Harris's sharp prosecution style - which she turned on Sessions yesterday with little remorse.
Sessions was asked pointed questions by Harris about policies from the Department of Justice he was citing as the reason he was unable to answer certain questions during his testimony. And I know Kamala Harris.
Her dogged attempts at Tuesday's hearing into Russian-Trump connections to get Sessions to share what he knew and when he knew it once again turned a congressional session into a less than decorous brouhaha. And like those millions of people, I witnessed Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) nor Sen. Kamala Harris - and they like what they see. It didn't seem like he made any effort to try to get to the bottom of things.
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