'The View': Calling a Woman 'Hysterical' Is Sexist

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Not a peep of reproach was heard from men on the committee as her colleague and fellow Democrat, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., interrupted in a way that her counterparts had not experienced.

The voice of conservatism/sensibility on the panel, Jed Bila, pointed out the blatantly obvious fishing involved in suggesting that interrupting Harris is tantamount to sexism, particularly when she herself interrupts anyone whom she questions.

Sessions then went into an extended explanation while avoiding the "yes or no" question of whether the department had a written policy preventing him from discussing his conversations with the president.

Harris: that you would be asked these ... Same question, simple words, different targets.

Harris had been aggressively questioning Sessions about whether he had contacts with any Russian businessmen or Russian nationals, causing him to become visibly flustered. So I need to be correct as best I can and I'm not able to be rushed this fast.

"Sir, I'm not asking about the principle".

A CNN video of the hearing shows Harris pushing Sessions for a yes-or-no answer as to whether he'd based his decision to invoke executive privilege on any concrete, written policy or rule, until McCain broke in and addressed Burr, saying, "Chairman, the witness should be allowed to answer the question".

"Sir, I am not asking you about the principle", Harris interjected.

Previously a federal prosecutor, Harris is knowledgeable in tactics of witnesses (and criminals) in an attempt to delay proceedings, by delaying their answers to questions, or potentially not answering questions at all.

McCain complained that Harris was not letting Rosenstein answer, and Burr subsequently chastised her and cut her off. Harris, however, will not be seen creating moments of candor; she will instead continue to be a woman who is passionate about her role in America, and a woman that deserves our respect.

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She was in the midst of striking a major blow to Sessions' testimony, a move that would have brought Sessions' credibility to its knees.

"I think she was hysterical", Miller said on an nearly entirely male panel of political pundits.

"It's happened to me, Elizabeth Warren, and countless others, " a fundraising page for Harris says. Kamala Harris is a refreshing, truth-seeking voice.

Unsurprisingly, this still garnered a non-answer, although her question was relatively straightforward and she's still very clear about it.

DAVID GREGORY: Can I just say I know a little something about this from my wife who is a, as you all know, a top trial lawyer and who faces this in court all the time.

Miller said he thought there was no real effort to get a real question answered. "Wyden was trying to get to the bottom of answers either", Miller said.

In addition to being called hysterical, Harris has been interrupted several times by Republican congressmen during public hearings over the past week.

"Hysteria is a neutral quality", Lord said.

Hostin said, "Calling a woman hysterical is sexist".

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