Blumenthal: Whitaker Replacing Sessions ‘a Break the Glass Moment’ – ‘Democracy Is under Attack’

Posted on November 7, 2018 5:16 pm
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On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) stated that the departure of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his replacement by Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is “a kind of slow-motion Saturday Night Massacre,” and “a break the glass moment.” Blumenthal said, “It’s a break the glass moment. Our democracy is under attack because the president has completely broken the norms of the normal succession process. It’s a kind of slow-motion Saturday Night Massacre, as occurred under President Nixon. And the man he’s chosen is someone who provided a roadmap for how to stifle and strangle the special counsel investigation.

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