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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at dsherfinski@washingtontimes.com.

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Republican U.S. Rep. Steve King of Iowa speaks in Des Moines, in this Jan. 23, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Steve King: Michael Flynn subjected to a 'political assassination'

Rep. Steve King said Wednesday that there are clearly people within the intelligence community who don't want to see President Trump succeed and that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was subjected to a "political assassination." Published February 15, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, joined by Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., left, and Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this Feb. 6, 2017, file photo. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Pelosi: Flynn resignation 'a reflection of the poor judgment of President Trump'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that the resignation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is a reflection of the "poor judgment" of President Trump and said the FBI needs to "accelerate" its investigation into possible ties between Russia and Mr. Trump's administration. Published February 14, 2017

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, Illinois Republican (Associated Press) **FILE**

Adam Kinzinger: 'Cover-up was worse than the crime' for Michael Flynn

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, Illinois Republican, said Tuesday that the "cover up" was worse than any crime former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn might have committed when he spoke to Russia's U.S. ambassador last year before President Trump was sworn into office. Published February 14, 2017

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Team Clinton taunts Michael Flynn and his son after resignation

Hillary Clinton cheered a former top aide early Tuesday for essentially saying former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and his son got what was coming to them after the elder Mr. Flynn resigned his position Monday evening. Published February 14, 2017

National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ** FILE **

Michael Flynn talked sanctions with Russia before Trump took office: Reports

National Security Adviser Michael Flynn discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with the Russian ambassador before President Trump took office, according to new reports that prompted the top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee to call for Mr. Flynn's immediate firing. Published February 10, 2017

President-elect Donald Trump's adviser Kellyanne Conway speaks with members of the media as she arrives for a dinner at Union Station ahead of Friday's presidential inauguration, in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) ** FILE **

Kellyanne Conway: 'Go buy Ivanka's stuff'; I'm giving a 'free commercial'

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway's openly plugging Ivanka Trump's products on national television Thursday has earned her a strong rebuke from the House oversight committee chairman and complaints from outside groups that Ms. Conway violated federal ethics guidelines with the pitch. Published February 9, 2017

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., holds a thumb drive during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, with petitions calling for the Senate to reject Attorney General-designate Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Richard Blumenthal: Judge Gorsuch should condemn Trump publicly

Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Thursday said he accurately depicted what Judge Neil Gorsuch told him privately about President Trump's recent attacks on a federal judge and called on Judge Gorsuch to make his criticisms public. Published February 9, 2017