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More Questions, Less Answers.

Not what I would call an "upbeat" session.

Tuesday wasn't what I would call a particularly "upbeat" session. More questions were raised than answered both on the political front and in markets. Jeff Sessions' testimony before the House Judiciary Committee did not go swimmingly which isn't particularly surprising. It is now abundantly clear that the Attorney General knowingly misled lawmakers in previous testimony on the Trump campaign's ties to Moscow although really, it's probably not accurate to say he "misled" lawmakers because that implies anyone believed him the first place. Additionally, Sessions claimed that his Justice Department has not been improperly influenced by Trump, a laughable proposition, especially in light of recent tweets from the President who has all but demanded that Sessions open an investigation into Hillary Clinton. That all came just hours after The Atlantic revealed that Donald Trump Jr. had an ongoing (if largely one-sided) dialogue with WikiLeaks both during and after the campaign via Twitter DMs. On the tax front, there were more headlines on state and local property tax deductions, the fate of the Obamacare individual mandate, and on and on. Chuck Schumer is irritated. "The Republicans
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5 comments on “More Questions, Less Answers.

  1. Murphy says:

    About Sessions… he is either incompetent, has Alzheimer’s, just too stupid for words, shyster — all of which should result in his immediate removal as AG. No longer qualified. What a sham that was today. And the few that loved him and the ass kissing made me puke. Can you tell it truly pissed me off!

  2. ed says:

    The Heisenberg: Your equity and bond market expertise is enlightening. Your political commentary sucks! wax eloquent on those subjects you can be pragmatic about but stop the crap on your slanted views of politics.

    • Spunky McGregor says:

      You know, I don’t want to take the fun out of H’s job, but I think he’ll probably keep posting whatever he likes on his site.

      Just my two cents.

      ~SM

  3. ed says:

    Spunky,
    I think your’e right. Hate for him to stop & Probably not a chance. I was just whining I guess. Mea Culpa.
    Me and the other conservative speak out from time to time!

    • Tom Swift Jr. says:

      It’s his east coast way of writing (an echo of his talking) – lotta scatological hyperbole.
      Strip all the adjectives out and it flows better.

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