esquire.com – The staff at the Café spotted the lopheaded customer with the weary look on his face and decided to give him some space. He clearly was someone with a lot on his mind, as he lingered over his coffee and tried to decide whether he’d have that second piece of pie.
It’s left the usually cheerful South Carolina lawmaker sounding frustrated — and, at times, even defeated. Weary of the drumbeat of criticism, Gowdy says he’s stopped watching the news and reading the newspaper. During a Sunday morning TV appearance, Gowdy, usually quick to joke, seemed solemn as he fended off another round of accusations that the committee is a partisan exercise. Gowdy believes the criticism has been demonstrably unfair—an attempt to “delegitimize” his panel and discredit his personal reputation ahead of Clinton’s high stakes testimony on Thursday.
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