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GOP’s Andy Biggs Admits Democratic Colleagues are Looking for a Way to Abandon Impeachment

Biggs believes that the liberals are looking for an ‘exit ramp’.

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Simply put:  The Democrats blew it.

This entire impeachment fiasco was supposed to be a slam dunk for the likes of Adam Schiff, after he and his fellow Democrats attempted to stave off the whimsical beliefs of their party’s radical wing.  For months and months, established Democrats refused the idea of impeaching Donald Trump and refuted those who insisted that it was the only way forward.

Only after liberal starlets such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez began beating the impeachment drum did House Speaker Nancy Pelosi give in, announcing that there would be a “formal impeachment inquiry”.

Now, as that fiasco fizzles out on account of weak, hearsay “evidence”, a number of Democratic legislators are running for the exits.

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Democrats, especially those in swing districts, are looking for an “off ramp” to move away from impeachment because they’re “feeling the heat” from their constituents, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Andy Biggs said Friday.

“They’re a little bit feeling some heat, some discomfort about pursuing the impeachment, and especially in light of what came out in the last two weeks of… the open hearings,” the Arizona Republican said on Fox News’ “Hannity.”

“Nobody can really explain what the charges are. … That’s why I think they’re looking for an off ramp in some respects.”

Biggs continued…

“First of all, it will be every day, six days a week, from noon until they finish in the evening. That’s a requirement of the Senate rules,” Biggs said. “Second of all, it’s gonna be open. And thirdly, Republicans will be able to bring in witnesses … like Hunter Biden, Joe Biden, Adam Schiff, the whistleblower, the Schiff team of staff who… worked with the former whistleblower.”

The fatigue of these marathon hearings will only compound the confusion of the electorate, and annoy those who are still waiting for Congress to address issues such as healthcare costs, immigration, and prison reform.

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Nancy Pelosi Snaps at Reporter, Scolds Him for Saying She ‘Hates’ the President

Where there was once a calm confidence with Nancy Pelosi, there is now little more than angst-ridden finger wagging and invocations of past patriots whom she has never met.

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After years of “resistance” to the very idea of President Donald J. Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now insisting, in no uncertain terms, that she doesn’t “hate” him.

Yesterday’s impeachment hearings were a bit of a sideshow.  With no fact witnesses present, the entire affair was reduced to little more than an attempt by the left to somehow justify the thin evidence they’ve gathered so far.  By stacking the deck with three Democratically-called witnesses to the Republicans’ single scholar, the hearing appeared to be nothing more than a maneuver meant to convince the nation that they hadn’t been working to impeach the President simply because they wanted to.

That didn’t work, however, with Georgia Rep. Doug Collins openly and loudly demonstrating that the Democrats have been looking to impeach Donald Trump for years, based solely on their disdain for him personally.

When confronted with Collins’ words this morning, Nancy Pelosi lost her cool.

Sinclair reporter James Rosen had asked Pelosi: “Do you hate the president?”

“I don’t hate anybody,” she initially shot back. She wagged her finger and pointed at Rosen, telling him not to accuse her of hating someone. Rosen denied doing so.

Pelosi wasn’t done there.

“As a Catholic, I resent your using the word hate in a sentence that addresses me. I don’t hate anyone. I was raised in a way that is a heart full of love and always pray for the president. And I still pray for the president. And I pray for the president all the time, so don’t mess with me when it comes to words like that,” she said.

President Trump even weighed in on Pelosi’s tantrum.

Where there was once a calm confidence with Nancy Pelosi, there is now little more than angst-ridden finger wagging and invocations of past patriots whom she has never met.

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Pence Pushed to Fire Flynn Say Newly Released Notes from Mueller and FBI

These documents demonstrate a great deal of drama occurring on Pennsylvania Avenue.

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President Trump’s arrival in Washington DC will likely serve as an historical marker for future generations.

Trump, in a stunning rebuke of the status quo, was elected President by We The People after promising to “drain the swamp” in Washington DC – a metaphor that has come to encapsulate a very broad and determined attempt to root out political corruption and collusion that, left unchecked, would tips the scales of power away from the people and into the hands of the public servants they’ve selected to serve them.

Of course, this Deep State cabal hasn’t yet been vanquished.  Rather, they are squirming ever more violently, writhing even, under the thumb of a political newcomer who is ready to tear it all down and start from scratch.

This flailing has been readily apparent throughout Trump’s first term, with a number of politicians and political appointees finding themselves at odds with one another, even in the White House itself.

Now, newly released documents from the FBI show that these conflicts went all the way to the top.  In these documents, former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates described infighting between one of the President’s most valuable advisers, General Michael Flynn, and Vice President Mike Pence.

Gates pinned some of the decision to fire national security adviser Michael Flynn on Vice President Mike Pence.

“Gates said Pence went to Trump about firing Flynn and he thought it was one of the few times Pence pushed Trump hard like that,” Mueller’s team wrote in the summary of Gates’ April 2018 cooperation interview.

Investigators also noted that Gates thought Trump and Flynn had had a good relationship, and that Trump didn’t want to fire his national security adviser but “felt like he had no choice” after Flynn lied to Pence about his contact with the Russian ambassador.

General Flynn is currently embroiled in a legal scandal surrounding his conservations with the FBI during their involvement in the Special Counsel investigation by Robert Mueller, in which he and his legal team claim that Flynn was being treated unfairly by the Bureau during his original questioning.

 

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Rudy Heads to Ukraine to Expose Corruption Being Ignored by Democratic Impeachment Circus

Rudy is finding facts while the House Democrats are simply attempting to shoehorn Trump’s actions into an ever-changing definition of “high crimes and misdemeanors”.

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Today’s impeachment hearing has so far accomplished one thing and one thing only:  Exposing the Democrats’ desire to railroad the President’s actions into some malleable definition of “high crimes and misdemeanors”.

Todays’ witnesses are a cadre of Constitutional scholars, three who agree with the “resistance” that Donald Trump has committed such improprieties and should be impeached, and one who dissents from that stance.  The questioning today has been notoriously fact-less, instead focusing on the process itself, and how the Democrats can squeeze Donald Trump into this mold.  The left has already decided that impeachment will move forward, and this is just their attempt at convincing the American people of what they’ve been insinuating all along.

In order to get to the actual bottom of this UkraineGate malarky, President Trump’s personal lawyer is on the ground in Europe, finding facts.

Giuliani met Tuesday with a former Ukrainian prosecutor, Yuriy Lutsenko, in Budapest, The New York Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

On Wednesday, Giuliani traveled to Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, hoping to meet with other ex-Ukrainian prosecutors, including Viktor Shokin and Kostiantyn Kulyk, The New York Times reported.

Giuliani reportedly is also helping right-wing news network One America News produce episodes of a documentary series promoting his arguments against Democrats’ impeachment inquiry in the House.

Giuliani has been at the center of the impeachment controversy for some time, having been named by many of the Democrats’ fact witnesses as an integral piece of the UkraineGate puzzle.  President Trump has staunchly defended Rudy, however, indicating that any involvement the former NYC Mayor had with Ukrainian authorities was in the interest of rooting out corruption pursuant to the terms of America’s agreement with Kyiv regarding what it necessary for them to receive American aid money.

 

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French President Issues Scathing Statement on ‘Stolen’ Footage Meant to Embarrass Trump

Macron was incensed that the videotape was even recorded.

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President Trump’s trip to London this week was a strange one, to say the least.  Not only was he away from Washington DC at a time in which the House Judiciary Committee could very well be deciding his political fate, but he found himself a participant in a number of confrontations, both willingly and unwillingly.

The first indication that this wasn’t your ordinary NATO summit came when Trump sat down for a joint public appearance with French President Emmanuel Macron in which the two world leaders seemed at odds, bickering over the reality on the ground as it pertains to the current strengths and weaknesses of the radical Islamic terror group ISIS.

Then, at a reception later in the day, Macron was seen speaking to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who himself was making some uncouth observations regarding President Trump.

Now, Macron is speaking out about the incident, and railing against those who used the footage to embarrass the US President.

FURIOUS French President Emmanuel Macron today hit out a “stolen” clip of him gossiping about Donald Trump.

Macron, 41, was caught on a hot mic chatting about Trump with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau at a Buckingham Palace gala last night.

When asked about the footage, he blasted: “I am not going to comment on stolen videos.

“That video wasn’t supposed to be filmed in that room”.

President Trump had earlier responded to the incident by asserting that Trudeau was “two-faced” and promptly announcing that he will be returning to Washington earlier than originally planned.

 

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Jonathan Turley Destroys Democrats Claims Of An Impeachable Offense

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Jonathan Turley Destroys Dems Claims Of An Impeachable Offense

Rep Andy Biggs tweeted an important video: “In less than 10 minutes, Jonathan Turley destroys the Democrats’ flailing, poll-tested claims that @POTUS @realDonaldTrump committed bribery. This is a must-watch discussion.”

Professor Jonathan Turley is a nationally recognized legal scholar who has written extensively in areas ranging from constitutional law to legal theory to tort law. He has written over three dozen academic articles that have appeared in a variety of leading law journals at Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Northwestern, University of Chicago, and other schools.

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Impeachment Report Hypocrisy: POTUS ‘Undermined National Security’ by Investigating Corruption

After the release of the report, White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham offered her own take on the summary.

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House Intel Chair Adam Schiff certainly has it out for President Donald Trump, this much is known, but just what lengths he would go to in order to smear the Commander in Chief in his impeachment report remained a bit of a mystery until today.

Schiff was responsible for the first bit of this latest impeachment debacle, which is now headed to the House Judiciary Committee for further hearings, and the report he has compiled from his piece of the investigation is wildly hyperbolic.

“President Trump’s scheme subverted U.S. foreign policy toward Ukraine and undermined our national security in favor of two politically motivated investigations that would help his presidential reelection campaign,” the report said.

It said the inquiry “uncovered a months-long effort by President Trump to use the powers of his office to solicit foreign interference on his behalf in the 2020 election.”

The President and the Republican Party have tried in vain to explain to Schiff and Co. that the President’s attempts to root out corruption in Ukraine were well within the bounds of his authority.

After the release of the report, White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham offered her own take on the summary.

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham swiftly hit back in a statement slamming the nature of the Intelligence Committee’s inquiry and claiming it failed to prove any wrongdoing on Trump’s part.

“At the end of a one-sided sham process, Chairman Schiff and the Democrats utterly failed to produce any evidence of wrongdoing by President Trump,” Grisham said. “This report reflects nothing more than their frustrations. Chairman Schiff’s report reads like the ramblings of a basement blogger straining to prove something when there is evidence of nothing.”

Earlier this week, a statement by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reiterated that he felt no pressure or “quid pro quo” when speaking with President Trump, thoroughly blowing a hole in the entire Democratic narrative.

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Steele Dossier Firm was Already Working on Manafort Dirt When Trump Came into Crosshairs

Steele was already knee deep in Kremlin contacts by the time the DNC hired him.

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During the 2016 presidential election, we as Americans learned a whole lot more about the Deep State than we had ever planned.

Sure, we had an inkling of what could go on behind the closed doors of our federal government, particularly when it came to the clandestine work of the intelligence community, but the election of Donald Trump exposed schemes beyond our wildest dreams.  His promise to “drain the swamp” sent the rats and roaches scurrying, and leaving behind their tangled nests of deceit for all to see.

One such despicable den of dastardly deeds has now been exposed as being far more complicated than we originally thought.

Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind the infamous “pee dossier” on then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, was first hired by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele to obtain damaging information on Paul Manafort — weeks before the firm hired him to produce his now-discredited, conspiracy-weaving dossier.

The explosive admission was made by Fusion GSP co-founders Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch in the pair’s recently-released book — Crime in Progress — and highlighted in a Monday report by American Greatness.

“Weeks before Trump tapped Manafort to run his campaign, Christopher Steele had hired Fusion for help investigating Manafort,” write Fritsch and Simpson. “The matter had nothing to do with politics and was a typical commercial assignment.”

Steele’s Manafort expedition had the UK spy traveling in some of the same circles that we would later hear about in the Steele Dossier.

The Fusion GPS co-founders say their firm cut a nominal agreement to “research Manafort’s finances” for a client of Steele, now infamous for authoring a dossier alleging collusion between President Trump and the Kremlin.

Fritsch and Simpson contend that the retired Secret Intelligence Service MI6 agent’s client was Oleg Deripaska, an oligarch and close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Deripaska sought to determine whether Manafort had stolen money from him, according to the book.

The contents of the now-infamous “Steel Dossier” have been lambasted by observers as both unverified and unverifiable, and perhaps were nothing more than rumors originally alluded to by the Wall Street Journal.

 

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