Careful What You Wish For? Judicial Watch Files Complaint Against Cory Booker
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker — aka “Spartacus” — found himself on the receiving end of a filed complaint Wednesday.
Conservative government watchdog Judicial Watch hand-delivered a letter to leaders of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics against the organization’s co-chair.
The catalyst for the complaint came in the form of the congressman’s perpetual and hilariously unprompted claim of having violated Senate rules by releasing confidential committee documents amid Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing. The initial batch of documents had actually been previously declassified.
Booker’s grandstanding over the issue was one of the silliest things I’ve seen in politics. He came across as an eighth grader telling his classmates he’d had his first beer.
In addition to making a goob of himself during the hearings with all the unnecessary bluster, he boasted about his rule-breaking daring on social media. On September 9th, the Democrat posted to Facebook, “And the classification of many documents as ‘Committee Confidential’ is a sham. … I willfully violate these sham rules. I fully accept any consequences that might arise from my actions including expulsion.”
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