Merriam-Webster defines 'kangaroo court' after GOP uses it as impeachment defense

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WASHINGTON – Merriam-Webster defined “kangaroo court” after it became a GOP talking point to defend President Donald Trump during the impeachment inquiry into him. The dictionary explained that "kangaroo court" was among their “top lookups on ...

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No, Captain Kangaroo didn't preside over kangaroo courts

4 months ago by Press Herald

At a news conference Tuesday morning, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., had this to say about the latest developments in the impeachment inquiry being led by House Democrats: “What we see in this impeachment is a kangaroo court, and Chairman Schiff is acting ...

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No, Captain Kangaroo didn't preside over kangaroo courts
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Merriam-Webster defines "kangaroo court" after GOP uses it as impeachment defense

4 months ago by USA TODAY

The dictionary explained that "kangaroo court" was among their “top lookups on October 8th” after President Trump and the State Department blocked European Union Ambassador Gordan Sondland from appearing before a trio of Congressional committees ...

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Merriam-Webster defines "kangaroo court" after GOP uses it as impeachment defense
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Rep. Matt Gaetz Thinks Kangaroo Courts Are Run by Captain Kangaroo

4 months ago by ELLE.com

Gaetz, don't feel like doing a Wikipedia search, let me explain what a kangaroo court is. The term refers to tribunals that ignore due process and judicial standings, proceeding by great leaps. You know, like a kangaroo does with its hind legs and such.

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Rep. Matt Gaetz Thinks Kangaroo Courts Are Run by Captain Kangaroo
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The internet's kangaroo court has sentenced Matt Gaetz to be mocked for his Captain Kangaroo zinger

4 months ago by Fast Company

Gaetz addressed the media regarding a key witness being blocked from testifying in House Democrats' impeachment probe, and he seems to believe that kangaroo court and Captain Kangaroo are related. Let's start at the beginning. Ambassador Gordon ...

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The internet's kangaroo court has sentenced Matt Gaetz to be mocked for his Captain Kangaroo zinger
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Gaetz Apparently Thinks 'Kangaroo Court' Comes From Kid TV Show 'Captain Kangaroo'

4 months ago by TPM

After President Donald Trump claimed the House's planned deposition with Ambassador Gordon Sondland would be a “totally compromised kangaroo court,” Trump loyalists such as Gaetz faithfully fell in line with the President's attacks — or tried to, anyway.

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Gaetz Apparently Thinks 'Kangaroo Court' Comes From Kid TV Show 'Captain Kangaroo'
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GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz says Adam Schiff is 'a malicious Captain Kangaroo' running a 'kangaroo court'

4 months ago by The Week Magazine (blog)

isn't happy with where Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) is taking it. In fact, Gaetz declared, somehow unflinchingly, on Tuesday that House Republicans see impeachment as "a kangaroo court, and Chairman Schiff is acting like a malicious ...

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GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz says Adam Schiff is 'a malicious Captain Kangaroo' running a 'kangaroo court'
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Ambassador barred from testifying before House panel that Trump calls 'kangaroo court'

4 months ago by Stars and Stripes

"I would love to send Ambassador Sondland, a really good man and great American, to testify, but unfortunately he would be testifying before a totally compromised kangaroo court, where Republican's rights have been taken away, and true facts are not ...

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Ambassador barred from testifying before House panel that Trump calls 'kangaroo court'
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Trump Justifies Blocking Sondland's Testimony: Impeachment Inquiry Is 'Kangaroo Court'

4 months ago by TPM

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the House's impeachment inquiry into his actions as president a “kangaroo court.” That, Trump said, justified the State Department's move to block the ambassador to the European Union from testifying to Congress.

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Trump Justifies Blocking Sondland's Testimony: Impeachment Inquiry Is 'Kangaroo Court'
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Trump-supporting GOP congressman Matt Gaetz mocked for apparent belief that 'kangaroo court' is a reference to ...

4 months ago by Daily Mail

Matt Gaetz appeared to link the term kangaroo court with children's TV show Captain Kangaroo; 'What we see in this impeachment is a kangaroo court and Chairman Schiff is acting like a malicious Captain Kangaroo,' Gaetz said; The GOP congressman ...

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REP. GAETZ: Impeachment is a 'Kangaroo Court' and Adam Schiff is 'Captain Kangaroo'

4 months ago by Sean Hannity (blog)

“I would love to send Ambassador Sondland, a really good man and great American, to testify, but unfortunately he would be testifying before a totally compromised kangaroo court, where Republican's rights have been taken away, and true facts are not ...

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REP. GAETZ: Impeachment is a 'Kangaroo Court' and Adam Schiff is 'Captain Kangaroo'
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This article is for congressmen who think Captain Kangaroo presided over kangaroo courts

4 months ago by Washington Post

At a news conference Tuesday morning, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) had this to say about the latest developments in the impeachment inquiry being led by House Democrats: “What we see in this impeachment is a kangaroo court, and Chairman Schiff is acting ...

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Trump defends blocking witness before 'kangaroo court'

4 months ago by The Hill

... his administration's decision to block a key State Department witness from testifying before Congress as part of the House impeachment inquiry, claiming European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland would have been testifying before a “kangaroo court.”.

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Trump defends blocking witness before 'kangaroo court'