Dianne Feinstein, Hunter Biden, and Eric Swalwell are all having a terrible week.
Feinstein didn't undermine a successful Democratic strategy against Amy Barrett. The strategy had failed before the hug.
The two cases contrast in important ways.
Feinstein to Step Down as Ranking Judiciary Dem after Progressive Disappointment with Barrett Hearings
The move comes after she received criticism from progressive groups and some colleagues during the confirmation process of Justice Barrett.
Rabid partisans often can’t seem to grasp that personal decency isn’t a sign of being “in decline” and just so happens to be good in life and politics.
Dianne Feinstein Thanks Lindsey Graham for ‘One of the Best Set of Hearings That I’ve Participated In’
The moment of bipartisanship comes after weeks of Democrats decrying the hearings and criticizing Republicans for moving forward with the confirmation process.
Husband of Sen. Dianne Feinstein Admits to Helping Well-Connected Applicants Gain Admission to University of California: ‘No One Ever Told Me It Was Wrong’
The California State Auditor issued a scathing report that found the University of California system admitted 64 students based on connections.
The Justice Department has dropped insider-trading investigations into three senators but remains focused on Senator Richard Burr.
Feinstein said the allegations were “totally different” than those against Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh.