Democrats march in unanimous hyperbole. @monicacrowley, London Center for Policy Research



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Democrats march in unanimous hyperbole. @monicacrowley, London Center for Policy Research

Call for ‘special prosecutor' or similar

000 R Republicans

125 D Democrats or I Independents

I Sen. Angus King Me.

“necessary to appoint a Special Counsel”

D Sen. Tammy Baldwin Wis.

“need a special prosecutor to lead a comprehensive and independent investigation”

D Sen. Michael Bennet Colo.

“need for an independent special prosecutor”

D Sen. Richard Blumenthal Conn.

“catastrophically compromised the FBI’s ongoing investigation”

D Sen. Cory Booker N.J.

“should set off alarm bells”

D Sen. Maria Cantwell Wash.

“need a special independent prosecutor”

D Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin Md.

“I'm calling for a #SpecialProsecutor and an independent commission”

D Sen. Bob Casey Pa.

“this is Nixonian”

D Sen. Chris Coons Del.

“it may well be time for us to have a special counsel appointed”

D Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto Nev.

“Americans deserve to know the truth”

D Sen. Joe Donnelly Ind.

“the American people deserve answers”

D Sen. Richard J. Durbin Ill.

“an independent counsel and a special commission”

D Sen. Dianne Feinstein Calif.

“the appointment of a special counsel”

D Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand N.Y.

“we need an independent special prosecutor”

D Sen. Kamala Harris Calif.

“this cannot wait”

D Sen. Maggie Hassan N.H.

“a special prosecutor as well as a thorough Congressional investigation”

D Sen. Martin Heinrich N.M.

“smacks of President Nixon's Saturday Night Massacre”

D Sen. Heidi Heitkamp N.D.

“raises far more questions than it answers”

D Sen. Mazie K. Hirono Hawaii

“a special prosecutor and an independent investigation”

D Sen. Tim Kaine Va.

“inescapable comparisons to the Nixon era”

D Sen. Amy Klobuchar Minn.

“we need an independent commission and a special prosecutor”

D Sen. Patrick J. Leahy Vt.


D Sen. Joe Manchin III W.Va.

“This person would allow report directly to Congress on their investigation and findings”

D Sen. Edward J. Markey Mass.

“reminiscent of the Saturday Night Massacre during the Watergate scandal”

D Sen. Claire McCaskill Mo.

“important we have an independent prosecutor”

D Sen. Christopher S. Murphy Conn.

“it simply defies logic”

D Sen. Patty Murray Wash.

“the public deserves the truth”

D Sen. Gary Peters Mich.

the firing is “latest in long list of reasons why”

D Sen. Jack Reed R.I.

“shocking and disturbing”

D Sen. Brian Schatz Hawaii

“every patriotic American should demand a Special Prosecutor”

D Sen. Chuck Schumer N.Y.

“appoint special prosecutor”

D Sen. Jeanne Shaheen N.H.

“very disturbing”

D Sen. Debbie Stabenow Mich.

“a potential threat to our national security”

D Sen. Tom Udall N.M.

“special counsel” and “independent, bipartisan investigation”

D Sen. Chris Van Hollen Md.

“immediately appoint a special prosecutor”

D Sen. Mark Warner Va.

“deeply troubling”

D Sen. Elizabeth Warren Mass.

“we need an independent prosecutor”

D Sen. Ron Wyden Ore.

“special counsel must be appointed”

D Rep. Alma Adams N.C.

“troubling sequence of events”

D Rep. Pete Aguilar Calif.

“enough is enough”

D Rep. Nanette Barragán Calif.

“stunning and troubling”

D Rep. Karen Bass Calif.

“a special prosecutor," “an independent investigation”

D Rep. Don Beyer Va.

“an abuse of power”

D Rep. Earl Blumenauer Ore.

“we need an independent prosecutor NOW!"

D Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester Del.

“suspect to say the least”

D Rep. Brendan F. Boyle Pa.

“a Special Prosecutor” and “formal independent investigation”

D Rep. Robert A. Brady Pa.

“we need an independent special prosecutor more than ever”

D Rep. Anthony G. Brown Md.

“special counsel and independent commission”

D Rep. Julia Brownley Calif.

“the very foundation of our democracy is at stake”

D Rep. Cheri Bustos I...

May 11, 04:40 AM
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