House GOP Investigations ‘Waste of Time’ – Trying to ‘Score Political Points’
Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) said Monday on MSNBC’s “All In” that the House Republicans’ upcoming investigations were “a waste of time” and an attempt to “score political points.”
Anchor Chris Hayes said: ‘Congressman, having been through this many times now, having gone majority over minority, having seen Republicans launch a series of investigations when they get the hammer, what are your expectations? and your position towards these various investigations that they are preparing to do? ”
Clyburn said: “I think they’re very, very unnecessary. They really are a waste of time. I think they proved it with Benghazi. We know what the result was, two and a half years. I don’t know how much money was spent, and it was for nothing. It may have hurt Hillary Clinton, but that’s not why we run the government. The government is there to really take care of the things that are really responsible and the things that really move the country, put people, put their lives in order. Not to score political points. If we are going to lead this government to score political points, I think the result will be the same. We have seen it many times when they were in power before, and I think that will be the end result this time too. But then a lot of money will have been spent and wasted, and a lot of time, but we could spend it improving people’s lives.
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