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Douglas Brinkley: Let us celebrate patriots who put country over party
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Douglas Brinkley: Let us celebrate patriots who put country over party

By U.S. presidential historian and author Douglas Brinkley:With Independence Day upon us, let's celebrate an underappreciated type of American archetype: the hyperpartisan defender of democracy. That is, politicians who put country over party in times of crisis.Charles Thomson was the Secretary of the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1789. Along with John Hancock, his was one of only two names to appear in the original printing of the Declaration of Independence. Thomson wrongly thought that the new country couldn't survive a two-party system, that polarization would reign supreme, and that the new nation would inevitably devolve into two mobs vying for power every four years.Thomson didn't know then that the federal government could produce inc...
Rep. Jamie Raskin says anyone wanting to address Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony can do so under oath
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Rep. Jamie Raskin says anyone wanting to address Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony can do so under oath

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, a Democratic member of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, said he found former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson to be a "100% credible witness," and encouraged anyone who disagrees with her to also testify under oath. "Ms. Hutchinson testified under oath in front of millions of people," Raskin said. "All we've heard is some anonymously sourced reports that someone disagrees with that. We encourage anybody who's got any evidence that's relevant to our investigation to come forward and testify under oath."Raskin made the remarks in an interview with CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane Wednesday, the day after Hutchinson testified that former President Donald Trump was aware some of his supporters we...