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EXCLUSIVE — Sen. Raphael Warnock on Grusch: “Not on my radar"
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EXCLUSIVE — Sen. Raphael Warnock on Grusch: “Not on my radar"

Ep. 124 — Sen. Raphael Warnock (7-19-2023)
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Sen. Raphael Warnock addresses voters in Atlanta in the 2022 midterms. Photo: Matt Laslo

Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) doesn’t serve on the committees with main jurisdiction over UAPs (Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena — or UFOs), so he was a little surprised by Ask a Pol’s question on UFO whistleblower David Grusch.

Not on my radar, no,” Warnock laughed. “No pun intended.”

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Warnock readies to address local Atlanta reporters (and Matt Laslo…).

Below find a rough transcript of Ask a Pol’s interview with Sen. Raphael Warnock, slightly edited for clarity.

Matt Laslo: “I’ve got a random question. Have you heard of this UPA or UFO whistleblower David Grusch?”

RW: “No.”

ML: “It’s interesting, but I’m not surprised that you haven’t heard of it.”  

Warnock chuckles.

RW: “Nah.”

ML: “I guess Gillibrand’s investigating it on Armed Services and then Intel. Committee is also looking into it, so…”

RW: “Not on my radar, no. No pun intended.”

Both chuckle.

ML: “Have a good one, sir.”

RW: “Let me know if you need anything else.”

Camila Aponte and Noah Kolenda contributed to the production of this transcript. Take typos up with Congress (or ping us, please! Our apologies in advance).

Matt Laslo is a veteran congressional correspondent and founder of Ask a Pol—a people-powered press corps. Find him on most social media @MattLaslo. We’re @Ask_a_Pol or @askpols on Insta.

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Listening to lawmakers with Laslo, UAPs
I cover Congress different. I listen. Learning daily. Even while throwing stones at all the glass houses. This will be a stream of my noteworthy interviews. They're conducted at the US Capitol, if not otherwise noted. Matt Laslo is a veteran congressional reporter, Johns Hopkins University lecturer, fmr. Vice News Tonight/HBO correspondent, etc.