Sep 27, 2019 ~ Nancy Pelosi in 1998 on Clinton's impeachment. 'We are here today because the Republicans in the House are paralyzed with hatred ... and until the Republicans free themselves of this hatred our country will suffer.'
Sep 27, 2019 ~ Jerry Nadler in 1998 on Clinton's impeachment. 'I find that astonishing and appalling. Is this a permanent inquisition against the president?' Sounds like he is talking about a witch hunt. Nadler also called the Starr report 'partisan coup d'etat.'
Sep 27, 2019 ~ Andrew McCarthy reminds that 'the Obama administration's law-enforcement agencies pressured their Ukrainian counterparts to revive a dormant corruption investigation of Paul Manafort' in the middle of the 2016 presidential election.' Ok for Obama, not Trump. Big double standard.
Sep 27, 2019 ~ Andrew McCarthy details 'extensive evidence that in 2016, the Obama administration's law-enforcement agencies pressured their Ukrainian counterparts to revive a dormant corruption investigation of Paul Manafort.' I.e. pressured Ukraine to investigate 2016 political opponents.
Sep 27, 2019 ~ Brit Hume, 'Current media terminology: Looking into Trump = investigating. Looking into Biden = dirt digging.' Its not Trump's fault that Biden is a political opponent. If the US was contributing to corruption in Ukraine and China, the US has a duty to investigate those involved.
Sep 27, 2019 ~ We now have fake news ABOUT fake news. The 'whistleblower's' attorney criticizes 60 minutes for 'literally making stuff up' '60 Minutes completely misinterpreted contents of our letter.' The 'whistleblower' misrepresents the phone call, 60 Minutes misrepresents the 'whistleblower'
Sep 27, 2019 ~ The Ukraine 'whistleblower' who has 0 firsthand knowledge is rumored to be an intelligence agent. And mysteriously the intelligence community recently eliminated the requirement that whistleblowers have firsthand knowledge. Entire section 'FIRST-HAND INFORMATION REQUIRED' removed
Sep 29, 2019 ~ Flashback, Adam Schiff tried to get the same kind of information he now claims is an impeachable offense for Trump. Pranksters posing as Russians told Schiff they had compromising recordings and photos of Trump. 'Well obviously we would welcome a chance to get copies of those.'
Sep 30, 2019 ~ More fake news associated with the Ukraine Hoax. New York Times reports that Trump asked the Australian government to cooperate with the DOJ investigation. NYT spins it as a DOJ 'inquiry that Mr. Trump hopes will discredit the Mueller investigation'. Also ties it to Ukraine.
Oct 1, 2019 ~ Joe Biden's claim that he never talked to Hunter about his work in Ukraine with Burisma is unravelling. 2014 photo surfaces of Joe and Hunter Biden posing with Burisma board member Devon Archer after golfing together.
Oct 2, 2019 ~ Biden's view in 1998. 'While the founders included impeachment powers in the Constitution, they were concerned by the potential partisan abuse. We should be no less aware of the dangers of partisanship... The process functions best when there is a broad bipartisan consensus'
Oct 2, 2019 ~ Adam Schiff gets Four Pinocchios from the Washington Post for claiming he and his office had not been in contact with the 'whistleblower'. 'This is flat-out false... Schiff simply says the committee had not spoken to the whistleblower. Now we know that's not true.'
Oct 3, 2019 ~ Pelosi lies claiming that Adam Schiff's fabricated Trump dialog to Ukraine was actually true. She said 'it's using the president's own words'. Stephanopoulos says 'But those weren't the president's words? They're saying he made this up.' Pelosi responds, 'He did not make it up.'
Oct 3, 2019 ~ Derek Hunter, 'How Real Corruption in DC Works'. Its gotten more sophisticated than 'direct cash payments' to politicians. Kids of politicians receiving 'Board seats and sweetheart "consulting" and lobbying contracts are the new bags of cash.' Hugh salaries, big loans, etc.
Oct 3, 2019 ~ Trump calls on China to also 'start an investigation into the Bidens, because what happened in China is just about as bad as what happened with Ukraine.' Hunter Biden's firm landed a $1.5 billion investment from banking entities connected with China's government while Joe was VP.
Oct 4, 2019 ~ Rich Lowry, 'If you accept the premise that any information developed in a foreign country and used in American politics is election interference' Politico reported in 2017 Ukraine govt officials "helped Clinton's allies research damaging information on Trump and his advisers."'
Oct 5, 2019 ~ Trump says China also 'should start an investigation into the Bidens' Marco Rubio says he's just trolling the press and dems. However The NY Post shows billions of dollars flowing from China to Hunter's companies. Asks was that 'to curry favor with his vice-president father'?
Oct 5, 2019 ~ Trump who has nicknames for everyone starts to call Adam Schiff 'Shifty Schiff' after Schiff reads a fake transcript of Trump's phone call with Ukraine. Its obvious the name is a play on the name Schiff but AOC says calls it 'deliberate, atrocious, targeted Anti-Semitism'. Absurd.
Oct 6, 2019 ~ Rudy Giuliani paraphrased, Why does the Biden family make big money wherever in the world Joe Biden is put politically in charge? Decades of examples. About 30 situations.
Oct 9, 2019 ~ Pelosi defies precedent and refuses to hold Impeachment Inquiry vote. Just declares it happening. Then Schiff conducts the inquiry in secret. Trump administration defies subpoenas under these conditions. Dems outraged though they applauded Eric Holder defying similar 'fishing'.
Oct 10, 2019 ~ Zelensky reiterated, 'There was no blackmail.' regarding call with Trump. 'I had no idea the military aid was held up. When I did find out, I raised it with Pence at a meeting in Warsaw. I told him please help to resolve it. And after our meeting America unblocked the aid.'
Oct 16, 2019 ~ George Kent who worked in Obama admin testified 'he worried that Hunter Biden's position at the firm Burisma Holdings would complicate efforts by US diplomats to convey to Ukrainian officials the importance of avoiding conflicts of interest' 'raised the issue with Biden's office'
Oct 20, 2019 ~ Republicans very upset with the way democrats conduct the Impeachment Inquiry. No vote on the inquiry breaking precedent. Schiff holds secret inquisition. No Republicans, no Trump lawyer, GOP gets no copies of the transcripts, selective leaks to press to influence public opinion.
Oct 30, 2019 ~ Congressman Matt Gaetz filed an ethics complaint against Adam Schiff. Schiff keeps conducting interviews behind closed doors, GOP not allowed to question or call witnesses, transcripts not released, selective leaks of untrue information to damage Trump's reputation etc.
Nov 1, 2019 ~ John Daniel Davidson, 'House Democrats Were Always Going To Impeach President Trump'. Article reminds that this is the 4th impeachment vote. 2017 58 dems voted to impeach regarding Trump's NFL comments. Then 66 dems and 95 dems vote on 2 more impeachments for silly reasons.
Nov 6, 2019 ~ Whistleblower lawyer Mark Zaid 2017 tweets reveal the impeachment farce has been part of the plan since 2017. 'Coup has started? Impeachment will follow ultimately' 'We will get rid of him' 'I predict @CNN will play a key role in @realDonaldTrump not finishing out his full term'
Nov 10, 2019 ~ Alan Dershowitz accuses democrats of 'making up crimes'. 'Whether you're a Democrat or a Republican you should be frightened by efforts to try to create crimes out of nothing' 'the Democrats are now making up crimes' Beria to Stalin, 'Show me the man, and I'll find you the crime'
Nov 12, 2019 ~ Victor Davis Hanson article 'Ten Reasons Impeachment Is Illegitimate' Unlike previous impeachments, this is not based on a special council investigation. Also, dems have been trying to impeach since 2016. Unless they were psychic in 2016, this can't be about a Ukraine phone call.
Nov 13, 2019 ~ First day of public impeachment hearings goes very badly for the democrats. Like the so called 'whistleblower', the two star witnesses had nothing but hearsay. But don't worry, Democrat Mike Quigley explains, 'Hearsay can be much better evidence than direct'. Pelosi panicking.
Nov 13, 2019 ~ Sondland hearsay example 'Ambassador Taylor recalls that Mr. Morrison told Ambassador Taylor that I told Mr. Morrison that I conveyed this message to Mr. Yermack on Sept 1, 2019 in connection with Vice President Pence's visit to Warsaw and a meeting with President Zelensky.'
Nov 14, 2019 ~ George Kent testified that he pushed to reopen the Burisma investigation. So Obama Admin asked to do the very thing Trump is being impeached for asking to do. 'I raised my concern that Hunter Biden's status as a board member could create the perception of a conflict of interest.'
Nov 14, 2019 ~ Ukrainian foreign minister Vadym Prystaiko destroys the dems impeachment narrative. 'I have never seen a direct relationship between investigations and security assistance. Yes, the investigations were mentioned.... But there was no clear connection between these events.'
Nov 15, 2019 ~ Former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch testified that she knows of no crimes including bribes that Trump has committed. Was upset that he fired her. MSM and dems were outraged. Called it 'unprecedented'. However, its actually so routine that Obama fired ALL of Bush's ambassadors.
Nov 15, 2019 ~ Schiff not only has denied Republicans from calling witnesses, he won't allow them to question his witnesses. 'The gentlewoman will suspend.' 'You're gagging the gentlewoman from New York?' 'That is accurate. The gentlewoman will suspend, you're not recognized.' What a farce.
Nov 15, 2019 ~ Rush Limbaugh's theory for why the Democrats are going forward with such a weak impeachment case: they gambled that Trump would not release the transcript so that they could characterize the call the way they and the whistleblower wanted. Then he released but they were committed.
Nov 16, 2019 ~ AG Bill Barr, "Immediately after President Trump won election, opponents inaugurated what they call 'The Resistance' and they rallied around an explicit strategy of using every tool and maneuver to sabotage the functioning of the executive branch? undermining the rule of law."
Nov 16, 2019 ~ Andrew McCarthy 'The 3-year Democratic campaign to impeach Trump has never been about impeaching Trump.' They knew the facts would not convince the Senate. 'The Democrats' real objective is to render the president so battered and bruised that his reelection becomes inconceivable'
Nov 17, 2019 ~ Roger Stone, another person convicted by the Russia Hoax on 'process crimes', not real collusion. AP, 'faces a prison sentence for a collection of crimes that essentially amounts to exaggerating how much he knew, then lying and scrambling to keep those boasts from being exposed.'
Nov 17, 2019 ~ Nancy Pelosi says that letting the people decide who will be the President in 2020 is 'dangerous'. "The weak response to these hearings has been, 'Let the election decide.' That dangerous position only adds to the urgency of our action" This is too important to be left to voters.
Nov 17, 2019 ~ Francis Menton, 'Biden v. Trump: Which One Is The "Bribe"?' Makes the case that the way Pelosi defines bribery, all politicians are guilty. Example promising money or services in exchange for votes. But further shows that Biden's actions meet the definition far more than Trump's.
Nov 18, 2019 ~ Brit Hume explains the rules of the game, 'Unproven claims against Trump are simply described as "unverified." Similar claims against Biden are said to be based on "no evidence."' 'It's similar with inquiries. Those into Trump = investigations. Those into Biden = dirt digging.'
Nov 18, 2019 ~ CBS News legal analyst Jonathan Turley "That's where we're seeing this shift toward bribery. The problem is that it is a very sketchy basis. I have to tell you I don't believe they've made out a case for bribery either under the modern definition or how the framers understood it"
Nov 20, 2019 ~ Day 3 of impeachment hearings are another bust for democrats. No Quid Pro Quo says Zelensky, Ukraine Foreign Minister, Kurt Volker, Tim Morrison, Ambassador Sondland. Yovanovitch knows of no crimes incl. bribery. @RealDonaldTrump says 'If this were a prizefight, they'd stop it!'
Nov 21, 2019 ~ California fails to keep Trump's name off the ballot! CA Supreme Court strikes down the "Presidential Tax Transparency and Accountability Act" that was passed solely to keep Trump's name off the ballot if they are not able to conduct a 5 year fishing expedition into his taxes.
Nov 21, 2019 ~ Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland exonerates President Trump. Sondland testified that he asked Trump 'What do you want from Ukraine?' Trump responded. 'I want nothing. I want nothing. I want no quid pro quo. Tell Zelensky to do the right thing.' Case Closed.
Nov 21, 2019 ~ Fiona Hill testifies that the idea that Ukraine might have interfered in the 2016 election is a 'fictional narrative' because Russia interfered. But no one said Russia didn't. Politico article 2017 'Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire' 'quietly working to boost Clinton.'
Nov 21, 2019 ~ Rep. Mike Turner did not appreciate Fiona Hill claiming that 'Some of you on this committee appear to believe that Russia and its security services did not conduct a campaign against our country'. Turner showed her the report on Russian Interference 'was voted on by all of us.'
Nov 21, 2019 ~ Rep Maloney said to Fiona Hill 'that was some epic mansplaining that you were forced to endure by my colleague Mr. Turner'. Maloney basically held the woman's hand and said so sorry you had 'to endure' the same treatment that the men received and had to listen to a man's opinion.
Nov 21, 2019 ~ Rob Reiner is ranting like a lunatic. ' If he is not thrown out of office, Putin will have been successful in destroying our 243 year Democratic Experiment.' 'Trump & the GOP have become a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kremlin.' Wait, the TDS loons still believe the Russia Hoax?
Nov 21, 2019 ~ The New York Post editorial board said the Impeachment Hearings were a total waste of time. 'Not one witness offered any direct evidence that President Trump did anything clearly impeachable. No one heard him order a quid pro quo in which Ukraine would gin up "dirt" on Joe Biden'