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California Is Stealing Congress

Let’s be very clear about what this is; this is stealing from states that actually enforce immigration law. States that actually follow the law are getting screwed by not getting the number of seats in Congress they would otherwise deserve under our laws.

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Do the math. California has between two and a half and three and a half million illegal aliens living there depending on what source you trust. Some claim the number could be higher. Even the most conservative estimates mean the state is home to millions of illegal residents. Recently Governor Jerry Brown moved to make the whole state a so-called sanctuary, meaning instead of following federal laws on immigration the state is actively ignoring the law of the land and giving the green light to millions to snub their nose at the rest of us as well.

How far are they willing to go to protect these people?

Well it seems they will do anything they can to thwart the law. They will go to great lengths because it means they will also retain greater power than they should. The problem is they are violating our rights and the rights of tens of millions of American citizens in the process. They are taking your representation in favor of non-citizens violating the laws of our land.

California and 17 other states are currently suing the Trump Administration to prevent the 2020 Census from asking a simple question about citizenship status and therefore guarding their secret of how many millions of illegal aliens are actually living in the Golden State. The reason is clear; they want them counted in #2020Census so they can keep the extra 3 to 5 members of Congress they have based on #IllegalAliens and keep the additional political power that comes with them.

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To fully appreciate how we are getting the short end of the deal you need to understand the math. You see each member of Congress represents about 733,000 Americans on average but California is gaming the system and stealing from other actual citizens of the United States by getting several extra seats in Congress and a disproportionate number of votes in the Electoral College too. Counting people living here illegally and then counting them in the Census gives California more political clout than they should have. In fact counting people in the country illegally disenfranchises American citizens in several other states. Those states might otherwise be apportioned Congressional seats they rightfully deserve. Several states stand to lose seats in Congress following the upcoming headcount. States like Michigan, Ohio and Minnesota will likely see seats leave for warmer climes like Florida, Texas and California.

According to a study by Pew Research about 130,000 illegal aliens were living in Michigan in 2016. That is far short of the number needed to swing political power to the Great Lakes State. Now if the northern border allowed three or four million illegal residents in from Canada, Michigan could become an Electoral College Powerhouse. I’m quite sure however if millions of Canadians began living in Michigan prior to the 2020 Census California and others would cry foul far and wide.

And it’s not just California that has it’s undocumented thumb on the political scale. If you dig deeper you realize that Texas has an estimated 1.7 million illegal residents that are being counted toward their Congressional delegation as well. Consider for a moment this scenario; what if California, New York and Illinois, all states with large numbers of illegal residents determine the outcome of a very close Presidential Election but between them they delivered 8 or 10 Electoral Votes they would not have if those here illegally had not been counted. This is by definition illegal voting. What else would you call it? If states are awarded Electoral Votes based on counting people violating Federal Immigration Law and living here unlawfully and as a result their residency some states have more influence on the outcome of elections, that is fraud. It is citizenship fraud that leads to voter fraud and that fraud is being perpetrated on you and me because we live in a state that follows immigration laws.

Why should we allow states that ignore the rule of law to benefit from those blatant violations? The answer is we should not, period. We must stand up for the rule of law or it is you and I that are being disenfranchised by non-citizens. My Constitutional right to full participation in our Republic is being diluted by states like California and Texas that are failing to enforce immigration laws. Houston is Sanctuary city and it’s estimated more than 750,000 illegals live in and around the city. That is enough to earn Texas a seat in Congress. So while you and I are losing our voice in Washington, some states are artificially expanding their influence by allowing illegal aliens to call those places home.

And lets not forget that the Census is also the basis for Federal funding of just about everything under the sun, which means in addition to getting a disproportionate amount of power in Congress and the Electoral College, billions of additional dollars would flow back to California that it would otherwise receive. The whole argument over whether or not to ask people if they are legal residents of the United States comes down to political power and money. Gee, that’s a surprise.

Let’s be very clear about what this is; this is stealing from states that actually enforce immigration law. States that actually follow the law are getting screwed by not getting the number of seats in Congress they would otherwise deserve under our laws. This is not ok. #BuildTheWall

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Timing of Joe Biden’s 2014 Ukraine Trip Renews Concerns Over Corruption and Nepotism

The mainstream media can shout “debunked conspiracy theory” until they’re blue in the face, but it won’t change the facts of the situation.

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There is a very distinct reason why the House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff doesn’t want to preside over a deep dig into the matter of the Bidens’ business in Ukraine; namely, that the disclosure of the facts in the case would completely eviscerate the Democrats’ impeachment narrative.

As of right now, the Democratic angle on impeachment is that President Trump’s insistence on investigating corruption within Ukraine was somehow inappropriate or uncouth, and based on the Commander in Chief’s desire to drum up damaging dirt on Joe Biden ahead of the 2020 election.

For this narrative to be effective, Joe Biden will need to come out of this investigation unscathed and squeaky clean.  Otherwise, the President’s concerns would then be completed warranted, thus eradicating the plausible deniability the the Democrats are hiding behind.

That’s why Adam Schiff has attempted to forbid the GOP from calling Hunter Biden, son of Joe, as a witness in the UkraineGate impeachment inquiry.

In the mainstream media, the canned line about the Joe-Hunter-Ukraine connection being a “debunked conspiracy theory” is just that:  A canned line.  A soundbite meant to detract from the President’s defense.

But here are the facts:

Nepotism?  Check.

Continued use of hard drugs?  Check.

Then, just a month after this meeting…

As we can clearly see, the “debunked conspiracy theory” regarding Hunter Biden riding nepotism into his cushy Burisma gig is anything but debunked, regardless of the mainstream media’s incessant repetition of that talking point.

Furthermore, it would be highly detrimental to the Democrats for this information to become widespread, as it then vindicates the President’s concerns over American political involvement in Ukrainian corruption.

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Republicans Sink Their Claws into Impeachment with Plans to Subpoena Hunter Biden

Adam Schiff’s ‘make it up as you go along’ rules could put a kibosh on these plans, however.

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For much of its infancy, the impeachment of Donald Trump was something that the Republican Party was just not that into, and understandably.  From their prospective, and the perspective of a great deal of the American people, this entire ruse was nothing more than an attempt to reverse the 2016 election simply because the Democrats lost.

Even some of the nation’s most senior leaders are calling shenanigans on the entire process, with Senator Lindsey Graham even going so far as to call it “BS”, and admit that he’s just written the whole thing off as a stunt.

But other Republicans are seeing an opportunity in impeachment – one that would allow them to bring to light the controversy that got this ball rolling in the first place:  Whether or not Vice President Joe Biden’s position in the White House led to his son Hunter’s sweetheart business deals in Ukraine.

House Republicans plan to call Hunter Biden, the Ukraine whistleblower and a range of other witnesses to testify in the upcoming public Trump impeachment hearings, according to a witness list obtained exclusively by Fox News.

It is unclear, at this point, how many of the Republicans’ proposed witnesses will be approved by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff and the Democrats, because the newly-approved resolution governing the impeachment inquiry give the approval power to the chairman and the members of the majority.

And that’s not all:

Republicans also plan to call the younger Biden’s former long-time business partner, Devon Archer, who also sat on the board of Burisma. Republicans claim Archer can help the public to understand “the nature and extent of Ukraine’s pervasive corruption information that bears directly on President Trump’s longstanding and deeply-held skepticism of the country.”

Fox News has also learned that Republicans plan to call the whistleblower—whose identity remains anonymous—to testify publicly as part of the inquiry. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said in September the whistleblower would appear before Congress “very soon,” but in recent weeks has suggested that testimony is unnecessary.

Schiff has also installed rules regarding the witnesses to be brought forth in the case, releasing a number of questions that those on the stand would need to have reasonable knowledge of before being allowed to appear.  These questions have limited the scope of the witnesses to essentially just the July 25th phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky – something that Hunter Biden may not have.

 

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Non-Doctor Anthony Scaramucci Comments on President’s Mental Health

We, again, have an anti-Trump voice pretending to diagnose the President on cable television.

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As we move ever closer to Donald Trump’s inevitable reelection, the attacks being leveled at him by his political opponents have grown ever more bizarre.

For instance, the left is currently embroiled in an impeachment process that is certain to fail in the Senate.  Their hope is not to actually removed the President from office, since they simply don’t have the votes for it, but instead to conjure up enough negative news coverage regarding Donald Trump to put a dent in his 2020 plans.  This abuse of the process will likely go down in history as one of the most egregious acts of partisan politicking of the modern day.

Outside the walls of the Capitol, however, the insults and insinuations don’t end with impeachment.  Increasingly, we find anti-Trump voices turning to speculative hyperbole to cast doubt on The Donald.

Such is the case with former White House staffer Anthony Scaramucci.

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time,” former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci discussed a new book by an anonymous administration official that is critical of President Donald Trump’s leadership.

Scaramucci said, “Some of it is hyperbolic, but some of it is also prima facie. Go to the president clippings today on the South Lawn. It’s not stable. It’s not normal. It’s not even inside of a bell curve of what people would describe as real mental health. He’s having a hard time putting sentences together. He’s repeating himself. He’s lost a lot of the sharpness he had in ’15 and ’16.”

For the record, Anthony Scaramucci is neither a psychiatrist nor a psychologist.

The former Trump insider would go on to label the President’s behavior as “incompetent” as well, making certain that there was no doubt about where he stands on the subject.

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Adam Schiff Readjusts Impeachment Rules Regarding GOP Witnesses

Talk about shady.

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The American people are growing restless, straining to bear yet another week of this political catastrophe occurring within the clandestine corners of Capitol Hill.

We have derelict Democrats elected and sent to Washington whom we trusted to do right by us.  We are, after all, their masters.  These are public servants, not the ruling class they appear to emulate on any given day.

We wanted healthcare reform.  We wanted our immigration rules enforced.  We wanted to rest assured that our Second Amendment rights would remain intact.

Most of all, we just wanted to have some semblance of normalcy on Capitol Hill.  Instead, what we have received are months of stagnation thanks to a “formal impeachment inquiry” that is doomed to fail in the Senate anyway.

What’s worse; the Democrats are using the entire process as a 24/7 anti-Trump campaign advertisement being played out on CNN and beyond.

And, just to make sure that this marketing stunt stays on-brand, House Intel Committee Chairman Adam Schiff is changing the rules…again.

House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) issued a set of restrictions on Thursday morning limiting Republicans to calling witnesses that can respond to three questions, all of which reflect Democrats’ views.

The questions, detailed in a letter Wednesday from Schiff to ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) are:

  1. Did the President request that a foreign leader and government initiate investigations to benefit the President’s personal political interests in the United States, including an investigation related to the President’s political rival and potential opponent in the 2020 U.S. presidential election?

  2. Did the President — directly or through agents — seek to use the power of the Office of the President and other instruments of the federal government in other ways to apply pressure on the head of state and government of Ukraine to advance the President’s personal political interests, including by leveraging an Oval Office meeting desired by the President of Ukraine or by withholding U.S. military assistance to Ukraine?

  3. Did the President and his Administration seek to obstruct, suppress, or cover up information to conceal from the Congress and the American people evidence about the President’s actions and conduct?

This move is no doubt in response to the possibility of having either Joe Biden or Hunter Biden called to testify by the Republican party during the process – a move that would have allowed House GOP members to grill the former Vice President and his son regarding their alleged corruption in Ukraine.

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Jim Jordan Says Whistleblower Will Be Served Subpoena in Impeachment Fiasco

The Republicans won’t be taking this one lying down.

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The impeachment proceedings currently embroiling our nation’s capital will soon be exposed as a bit of a double-edged sword for the Democrats, and the GOP is making no attempt to hide that fact.

The shenanigans themselves began with an anonymous whistleblower who made an official complaint regarding President Trump’s behavior on a July 25th phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.  The substance of concern was in regard to the alleged holdup of US aid to the tiny European nation, believed by the whistleblower to be directly related to the announcement of an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter’s business dealings.

Of course, it must be noted that this whistleblower’s information came to them second and third-hand, and, as such, has about all the validity of a well-worn ghost story.

But herein lies the beauty of impeachment:  The Republicans will be able to bring all of this nonsense to light in the coming weeks.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) said Thursday Republican lawmakers plan to subpoena the so-called “whistleblower” to testify publicly as part of the House Democrats’ partisan impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, according to The Hill.

Jordan’s remarks come as lawmakers on Capitol Hill are battling over whether to identify the so-called “whistleblower,” […]. Democrats claim the so-called “whistleblower” is no longer a key witness to their impeachment inquiry and must not be named due to the Whistleblower Protection Act. However, some Republicans, including Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) have dismissed those concerns and are mulling revealing the individual’s name.

“I’m more than willing to, and I probably will at some point,” Paul told reporters on Tuesday. “There is no law preventing anybody from saying the name.”

Previous to Jordan’s comments, the anonymous whistleblower offered to submit testimony to Congress via writing – a possibility that was quickly dismissed by House Republicans who are demanding something more conducive to a proper investigation.

 

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GOP Mulls Idea of Calling Hunter and Joe Biden to Testify in Impeachment Probe

Justice is often portrayed as a scale, but it is sometimes better represented as a pendulum.

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Impeachment is a double-edged sword, it seems, as the Democrats are about to find themselves moving swiftly to avoid the back edge of their own blade.

They believed that they had sprung a trap of great complexity, where they would get to eviscerate the White House live, in public for all to see.  The coming public impeachment hearings would be a spectacle to behold, at least in the minds of the Democrats, who likely had fantasies of their big, scripted moment being played ad nauseam for a night on CNN.

This fantasy could come crashing down soon, however, under the weight of the Senate’s impeachment trial, where lawmakers from both sides will have their chance to call witnesses.

House Democrats passed a partisan impeachment inquiry resolution last week aimed to outline the procedures in their inquiry moving forward – an inquiry that was never officially authorized by a full House vote. While House Democrats are moving forward with the inquiry under what Republicans say is the guise of transparency, Senate Republicans are quietly preparing for the possibility of a trial in the Senate and weighing if they should call the Bidens as witnesses, if it comes to that point.

Per the Washington Post:

Among a group of Trump’s allies inside and outside Congress, there is intense and growing interest in countering the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry with their own scrutiny of Hunter Biden’s overseas business dealings in Ukraine and China. Because his father was vice president at the time, these allies believe it could be a way of explaining why Trump pressed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a July 25 phone call to “look into” the Bidens, who have denied any wrongdoing.

This could allow for Republicans to examine Biden in a public setting, drawing more attention to he and his son’s business dealings in the Ukraine – a matter at the heart of this impeachment inquiry.

 

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Nationals Player Says He Didn’t Snub Trump At White House; Here’s The Proof

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Nationals Player Says He Didn’t Snub Trump At White House; Here’s The Proof

No, Stephen Strasburg didn’t snub President Donald Trump during a visit to the White House.

The video was deceptively trimmed by Rudy Gersten and called “fake news” by Stephen Strasburg on Twitter.

TDW:

On Monday, Washington Nationals player Stephen Strasburg used his Twitter account for the first time in 18 months to tweet those iconic words: “Fake News!”

Strasburg was reacting to a short video clip posted by Rudy Gersten, who is often published in The Washington Post’s D.C. Sports Blog. The clip shows the World Series MVP turning away from President Donald Trump’s outstretched hand.

“Strasburg left Trump hanging,” Gersten captioned the clip, adding a cry-laughing emoji.

“#FakeNews!” Strasburg quote-tweeted the post three hours later:

A longer clip of the interaction shows Strasburg coming back to embrace Trump after turning away the first time. More

Another incident of fake news. Gotta love how the media creates the news instead of reporting it. Why do they all want to be like National Enquirer? The news media in the US is a complete joke.

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