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Eleanor Holmes Norton
Eleanor Holmes Norton
An elderly community organizer and tax cheat, Eleanor Holmes Norton was selected by Washington DC as a delegate to the House of Representatives.
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Appearing on Hannity, Eleanor Holmes Norton claimed she hadn't read the Ferguson Grand Jury evidence and wasn't interested in doing so, but still wanted to make it an issue.
Im a lawyer, I have not read the transcript, I havent read the transcript because my interest is not in what happened, my interest is in what should happen, where we go forward from here. That is my interest, thank you very much.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, December 4, 2014

Appearing on Hannity, Eleanor Holmes Norton claimed she hadn't read the Ferguson Grand Jury evidence and wasn't interested in doing so, but still wanted to make it an issue.
I did not [read the evidence], and that is not a concern.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, December 4, 2014

In questioning Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, Eleanor Holmes Norton raised eyebrows when she tried to blame White House security breaches on the 2013 sequester.
I do think that Congress has to take some responsibility when the sequester went across the board, including police agencies like the Secret Service.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, October 1, 2014 Audio and/or video clip available

Appearing on MSNBC, Eleanor Holmes Norton tried to fan the flames on the Ferguson racial riots.
Here you have mostly white police force in a mostly black community, but Im really perplexed about why most of the elected officials are white as well. Is there something about the way elections are done in Missouri or in the county? Thats troublesome. Usually, when you get a minority community, or a community that becomes mostly minority, you get some diversity of representation. So, you may have elected leadership as well as a police force that does not feel that they are truly representative of the community and thats poison.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, August 19, 2014

Appearing on MSNBC, Eleanor Holmes Norton tried to fan the flames on the Ferguson racial riots.
Hey, black community! You see what happens when you don't have your own elected officials out there, people who have had experiences similar to your own. I don't understand that. Again, there may be something about the way the elections are conducted in that county. But if I were in that community, the first thing I would be doing is organize voters to go to the polls in November.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, August 19, 2014

Speaking in Congress, Eleanor Holmes Norton claimed Americans do not have the right to know what's going on in the White House.
You don't have a right to know everything in a separation-of-powers government, my friend. That is the difference between a parliamentary government and a separation-of-powers government.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, July 25, 2014 Audio and/or video clip available

Speaking in the House, Eleanor Holmes Norton claimed the Iraq war was more catastrophic than World War I, World War II, and Vietnam.
And of course in Iraq, clearly one of the unintended consequences surely would have been renewed conflict between the Sunni and Shia, and yet we went in, we went in headfirst, perhaps the most catastrophic war of the 20th century invasion by the United States of America.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, May 1, 2014 Audio and/or video clip available

Responding to a question about a hostile exchange regarding DC funding during the government shut down with President Obama, Eleanor Holmes Norton had an interesting response.
Hes a big boy and Im a big girl.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, October 9, 2013

Responding to a question about a hostile exchange regarding DC funding during the government shut down with President Obama, Eleanor Holmes Norton had an interesting response.
I wasnt picking a fight with the president, I think the people of the District would expect me to have a conversation with him rather than just asking a question.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, October 9, 2013

Speaking on the Bill Press Show, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton claimed the only reason she would vote for an attack on Syria would be out of loyalty to Democrats and to not see President Obama shamed and humiliated.
Oh, and Id like to say, Bill, that if he gets saved at all, I think itll be because, itll be because of loyalty of Democrats. They just dont want to see him shamed and humiliated on the national stage. At the, at the moment, thats the only reason I would vote for it if I could vote on it.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, September 3, 2013 Audio and/or video clip available

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