Category: Brooks

Brooks: In ‘Ideal World,’ Presidents Should Be Able to Nominate Justices Whenever, But GOP ‘Set a Standard’
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Brooks: In ‘Ideal World,’ Presidents Should Be Able to Nominate Justices Whenever, But GOP ‘Set a Standard’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that, ideally, presidents should be able to nominate justices to the Supreme Court “until Inauguration Day.” And “in an ideal world, Trump is right. You should be able to nominate somebody.” He added that the problem is that Republicans created a standard with Judge Merrick Garland’s…

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GOP Rep. Brooks: Expect ‘Sometime Soon’ Significant Number of Arrests Related to Rioters, Vandals Damaging Federal Property
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GOP Rep. Brooks: Expect ‘Sometime Soon’ Significant Number of Arrests Related to Rioters, Vandals Damaging Federal Property

Friday, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) said he anticipated a more proactive response to those committing acts of vandalism to federal statues and monuments based on interactions he had with Trump administration officials. Brooks told Mobile, AL radio’s FM Talk 106.5 the feds were limited in what they could do on the local levels. He explained…

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Brooks: Coronavirus Not Being Handled ‘Competently’
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Brooks: Coronavirus Not Being Handled ‘Competently’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that the coronavirus outbreak is not being “competently” handled. Brooks said, “I don’t think we can say things are competently being handled. The — what’s happening to the Comfort, the Naval medical ship in New York state, is something of a regulatory travesty.” After discussing problems…

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Watch: Mel Brooks and Son Max Urge Social Distancing in Hilarious PSA
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Watch: Mel Brooks and Son Max Urge Social Distancing in Hilarious PSA

Max Brooks, son of legendary actor-comedian-producer Mel Brooks, released a friendly PSA featuring his 93-year-old father as part of an effort to encourage the practice of “social distancing,” demonstrating that he could be responsible for wiping out a “whole generation of comedic legends” if he did not follow social distancing guidelines himself. MaxBrooks delivered the…

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Brooks: Get Trump and Pence ‘off the Air’ on Coronavirus – Trump ‘Like an Unwell Person’
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Brooks: Get Trump and Pence ‘off the Air’ on Coronavirus – Trump ‘Like an Unwell Person’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that President Trump and Vice President Pence shouldn’t be on the air discussing the coronavirus, “because it just seems hyperpolitical.” Brooks stated, “The most important thing is to give out honest information that does not seem political. And this happens to be an area of government…

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Brooks: I Expect Impeachment Trial Will Be ‘Pretty Clean and Pretty Quick’ | Breitbart
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Brooks: I Expect Impeachment Trial Will Be ‘Pretty Clean and Pretty Quick’ | Breitbart

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks predicted a “pretty clean and pretty quick” impeachment trial without witnesses, partially because he believes “a lot of Democrats secretly would like to get this over with.” Brooks stated, “I expect it to be quick. Mitch McConnell seems to be wanting it to be quick. I suspect…

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Brooks: Iran Situation ‘Looks a Lot Calmer’ | Breitbart
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Brooks: Iran Situation ‘Looks a Lot Calmer’ | Breitbart

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that the situation in Iran “certainly looks a lot calmer than it did a week ago.” Brooks stated, “A week ago, we didn’t know where we were going. And it certainly looks a lot calmer than it did a week ago. And it looks more like…

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Mo Brooks: We Can Collapse Iran Economy Without Boots on the Ground
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Mo Brooks: We Can Collapse Iran Economy Without Boots on the Ground

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) said the United States could likely destroy Iran’s war-making capabilities by collapsing the Persian Gulf state’s economy without “boots on the ground,” offering his remarks in a Tuesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with host Rebecca Mansour and special guest host John Hayward. President Donald Trump’s foreign policy and national…

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Brooks: Delaying Articles Makes Impeachment Look ‘More Political’ – The House Doesn’t Control the Process | Breitbart
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Brooks: Delaying Articles Makes Impeachment Look ‘More Political’ – The House Doesn’t Control the Process | Breitbart

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) decision to delay transmitting the articles of impeachment to the Senate makes the process “look a little more political” and that Pelosi doesn’t have much leverage because the House has “essentially lost control of the process.” Brooks said, “I think…

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Brooks: Horowitz Report ‘Vindicates a Lot of’ What Nunes Said | Breitbart
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Brooks: Horowitz Report ‘Vindicates a Lot of’ What Nunes Said | Breitbart

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued that DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report “vindicates” many of the things that House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) said. Brooks said, “[F]rankly, this vindicates a lot of the — not everything, but a lot of the stuff Devin Nunes was saying…they weren’t playing…

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