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The Most Important Parts of Gordon Sondland’s Impeachment Inquiry Testimony

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The Democrats have hailed the impeachment inquiry testimony of Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, as “proof” that Trump is evil. But his testimony does not really stand up to close scrutiny.

Indeed, Sondland’s testimony is very contradictory. On one hand he said he believed there was a “quid pro quo” but then in other comments he said there was not.

Sondland initially said that Trump demanded that Ukraine’s new president would have to announce that his government was to launch an investigation into the Biden’s in order to be afforded a meeting with Trump in the White House.

Sondland added that he “assumed” that Trump was also demanding a quid pro quo so that Ukraine would get its $400 million in military aid that Congress had approved.

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But then, Sondland admitted in the hearings that Trump actually told him that there was no quid pro quo.

This is a direct contradiction.

But it also shows that Sondland’s “testimony” is based on his assumptions, not his actual knowledge.

This fact demolishes the Democrat’s claims that Sondland is a reliable witness because it proves that he didn’t actually witness anything at all. He just assumed it all. Essentially, he invented it in his head.

So, what were the main points in Sondland’s testimony?

His first point — the one the Democrats went wild over — that Trump did impose a quid pro quo on Ukraine for the foreign nation to get a White House meeting.

“I know that members of this committee have frequently framed these complicated issues in the form of a simple question: Was there a ‘quid pro quo?’” Sondland said. “As I testified previously, with regard to the requested White House call and White House meeting, the answer is yes.”

Despite the breathless proclamations by Democrats, though, Sondland also admitted he had no firsthand knowledge of this supposed requirement.

Another point that Sondland made that undermines the Democrat’s claims is that the president said he wants nothing.

“I finally called the president. I believe I just asked him an open-ended question, Mr. Chairman,” Sondland said in his testimony.

Sondland said he asked Trump, “What do you want from Ukraine? I keep hearing all these different ideas and theories and this and that. What do you want?”

“It was a very short, abrupt conversation. He was not in a good mood. He said, ‘I want nothing. I want no quid pro quo,” he said Trump told him.

Sondland also said that all the right administration personnel knew about what Trump was doing with Ukraine. That also defeats the Democrat’s claims that Trump has gone rogue.

Democrats have tried to claim Trump was carrying on an “irregular” foreign policy.

But Sondland knocked that down saying, “I’m not sure how someone could characterize something as an irregular channel when you’re talking to the president of the United States, the secretary of state, the national security adviser, the chief of staff at the White House, the secretary of energy. I don’t know how that’s irregular.”

The media is not really reporting all this, but the truth is, what Sondland actually said during his testimony totally demolishes everything the Democrats have been claiming.

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AOC Compares Raising Children To Dog Breeding In A Bizarre Analogy

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez compared paid family leave to dog breeding on Twitter and in congressional hearings, claiming that dogs are granted more time with their puppies than parents are given with their newborn babies.

“Uh, eight weeks,” AOC said with an attitude. “So, the market has decided that women and people who give birth deserve less time with their children than a dog and I think that that at its core has shown that the market has failed to treat people with dignity and with basic respect.”

“And so when that happens, I think it’s our job as the public to redefine the rules of society and to peep, and to treat people who give birth with the dignity that they deserve,” AOC concluded.

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Timeline of How Democrats and Obama’s Corrupt FBI Sabotaged Trump’s 2016 Election

Sharyl Attkisson has an extensive review of the way the Democrats tried to sabotage Trump’s 2016 election that is a must read.

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Investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson has an extensive review of the way the Democrats tried to sabotage Trump’s 2016 election that is a must read.

Democrats have denied that any of them coordinated with Ukraine to meddle in the Trump campaign and the U.S. elections, but facts seem to say otherwise.

Attkisson laid out the whole month-by-month timeline and her review sends a disturbing signal of just how corrupt the Democrats really are.

The reporter points out, “the alleged efforts by Democrats and Ukraine to ‘sabotage’ the Trump campaign in 2016 did impact the race, even though Trump won in the end.”

The first bit of evidence comes in the actions of Democrat operative Alexandra Chalupa.

Democrats have repeatedly claimed the reporting on Chalupa, her work for the DNC, her meetings with Ukrainians, and her meetings with reporters in Ukraine and the U.S., is “debunked” and a “conspiracy theory.” In public accounts since the original news articles, Chalupa has claimed her role and intentions have been misrepresented.

A Ukrainian-American, Chalupa reportedly acknowledged in a 2017 interview with Politico that she worked as a consultant for the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 campaign to publicly expose Trump campaign aide Paul Manafort’s links to pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine.

Chalupa has claimed that she was tracking Manafort since 2014, long before there was a Trump campaign. The FBI was also tracking Manafort during that time, again, long before he worked for Trump.

This is where Ukraine came in:

The Ukrainian embassy proceeded to work “directly with reporters researching Trump, Manafort and Russia to point them in the right directions,” according to an embassy official (though other officials later deny engaging in election-related activities.)

Then the DNC got in on the action:

On March 30, 2016, Chalupa reportedly briefed Democratic National Committee (DNC) staff on alleged Russian ties to Manafort and Trump. It was the day after the Trump campaign hired Manafort to manage the July Republican convention.

With the “DNC’s encouragement,” Chalupa reportedly asked the Ukrainian embassy to arrange a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to discuss Manafort’s lobbying for Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovych. The embassy reportedly declined to arrange the meeting but became “helpful” in trading info and leads, according to Politico’s reporting.

Attkisson went on to note that Ukrainian embassy officials and Chalupa “coordinat[ed] an investigation with the Hillary team” into Manafort, according to a source in Politico. This effort reportedly included working with U.S. media.

Well. The Democrats have been screeching about “collusion” to affect the U.S. election for three years, now.

Turns out Democrats are right… only it was the Democrats who were doing the colluding, not Trump.

If you want the full timeline, check out Attkisson’s timeline. It has much, much more.

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MARK LEVIN: The Next Democrat President Must be Impeached

“I am of the opinion that the next Democrat president must be impeached. That’s the only way to stop this,” Mark Levin wrote last week.

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“I am of the opinion that the next Democrat president must be impeached. That’s the only way to stop this,” constitutional expert and talk show host Mark Levin wrote last week.

Levin goes on to lay out his excellent reasoning for impeaching a president who isn’t even known yet…

If the Republicans control the House, they must impeach the next Democrat President to ensure this sort of thing is never repeated.

The next Democrat President must be impeached? What are grounds? It doesn’t matter.

With Trump, they were talking impeachment when he was a candidate. They were talking impeachment the day he got elected. I told you, this is all sham. It’s a scam. It’s a ruse.

The only way to stop them is to turn the political and impeachment guns on them.

The next Democrat president must be impeached.

The Republican Congress can take a page from Nadler, from Waters, from Engel, from Schiff and all the rest.

They should issue scores and scores of subpoenas. Scores of subpoenas, for financial information, for bank records, for tax information; all kinds of communications with, around and about the president; issue subpoenas for the president’s White House Counsel, Chief of Staff, National Security Adviser, and other people who are closest to the president so he ceases to function.

You want to burden this Democrat president as much as possible. You want to undermine him as much as possible.

And you can wave around the Pelosi doctrine, the Schiff doctrine, the Nadler doctrine, and all the rest of them. Use their rules and take him down.

Do the Republicans have the guts to do so? I doubt it, but they must.

It is the only way to fix the Constitutional order when it comes to impeachment, because the Democrats are creating this precedent.

Now let them eat it.

Joe Biden would be the perfect Democrat president to be impeached.

Start subpoenaing all of his records; all of his phone calls with Ukraine, all of his phone calls with Red China.

You bring Hunter Biden in for 30 hours of secret testimony, like they brought Don Jr. in.

You create a special counsel, the way they created a special counsel against President Trump.

You demand Joe Biden testify in person and, when he refuses, you claim he has something to hide.

Imagine using their tools and their rhetoric against their guy. Or gal, it could be Elizabeth Warren, another liar. She’s another one with interesting finances. Well, we want to get to the bottom of it.

The next Democrat president must be impeached.

And Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff and Nadler and the others; CNN, the Washington Post, the New York Times, ABC and the others; they have all laid the foundation.

And the only way to stop this is to destroy their foundation with their guy or their lady.

He is right, as always.

Levin is host of a highly popular radio talk show as well as Internet entrepreneur and Fox News host. He can be found at marklevinshow.com.

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Rep Al Green: Impeachment Must Address The Original Sin Of Slavery

You just can’t make this stuff up.

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Al Green: Impeachment Must Address The Original Sin Of Slavery

On MSNBC’s “Weekends,” Rep. Al Green (D-TX) said the issues of slavery and racism needed to be addressed in the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

When asked about impeachment articles, Rep. Al Green said: “I believe that the American people understand that this is something that we must do at this point. I don’t speak for all of the American people. About a majority seem to think so. And I think that we’re moving forward in a very cautious and prudent way, which is what is expected. But I also think that if we don’t include some of the things that are important to people of color, then I think that our business won’t be finished. I do believe, ma’am, that we have to deal with the original sin. We have to deal with slavery. Slavery was the thing that put all of what President Trump has done lately into motion.”

Rep. Al Green continued: “The president has played on racism, and he’s used that as a weapon to galvanize a base of support, to mobilize people. We cannot overlook what happened when he came down the escalator and just demeaned people of color — when he talked about the s-hole countries. He has found a way to use ugly words to his benefit and to the detriment of the people who are the object of his words.”

Rep. Al Green added: “So I appreciate whatever we will do, but until we deal with the issue of invidious discrimination as it relates to LGBTQ community, the antisemitism, the racism, the Islamophobia, the transphobia, and also the misogyny that he has exemplified, I don’t think our work is done.”

Slavery has existed worldwide for millennia. It has been abolished from America for over 150 years. No one in America has lived under ‘slavery.’ President Donald Trump had nothing to do with it.

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Democrats Say They’ll Impeach Trump All Over Again Even if He’s Re-Elected

Democrats are now saying that even if they impeach President Trump and the Senate does not remove him from office, they will impeach Trump all over again.

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Leading Democrats are now saying that even if they impeach President Donald Trump and the Senate does not remove him from office, they will impeach Trump all over again, even if he is re-elected.

You read that right. Democrats say they will impeach Trump all over again even if he wins re-election.

These same ignoramuses are crowing this week that there is legally no limit to the number of times the House of Representatives can impeach the same president (if the Senate does not vote to convict and remove him), so they are vowing to keep impeaching Trump until his second term is up, or until the U.S. Senate finally votes to remove him from office.

(As a reminder, the way impeachment works is that the House of Representatives votes to impeach, but the trial then moves to the U.S. Senate to convict and remove him. In both past impeachments — Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1998 — the U.S. Senate failed to convict and remove.)

This really is obscene, but Democrats intend to spend the next five years impeaching Trump. Over. And. Over. Again.

Per the Daily Wire:

Rep. Al Green (D-TX), who has long pushed for impeaching the president, told C-SPAN that there was “no limit” to the number of times that Democrats could impeach the president.

“A president can be impeached more than once,” Green advised. “So, we can do this, we can move forward with what we have on the table currently, we can take this before the Senate and we can still investigate other issues and when the president has committed additional offenses, and my suspicion is that he will, we can take those before the Senate.”

“There is no limit on the number of times the Senate can vote to convict or not a president, no limit to the number of times the House can vote to impeach or not a president,” Green continued. “So, my belief is that the speaker will probably say we’re going to move forward with what we have now, but we’re not going to end investigations and that there may be possible opportunities to do other things at a later time.”

Green’s proclamation was echoed by Neal Katyal, an acting solicitor general under former Democrat President Barack Obama.

Katyal tweeted: “[Important] note on future: If the Senate doesn’t vote to convict Trump, or tries to monkey w his trial, he could of course be retried in the new Senate should he win re-election. Double jeopardy protections do not apply. And Senators voting on impeachment in the next months know this.”

What we have here is proof positive that radical, anti-American, leftist, Democrats are admitting that the will of the people and elections mean nothing to them.

What a surprise.

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Poll: Half of Sanders and Warren Supporters Reject Free Speech

In a shocking new poll, half of supporters of Senators Warren and Sanders oppose the American right of free speech.

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In a shocking new poll, half of supporters of Senators Warren and Sanders oppose the American right of free speech.

One-quarter of upcoming voters say “offensive” speech should be banned in US, 24% said “not sure”

A new poll by The Heartland Institute and Rasmussen Reports finds voters are split on the issue of fundamental free speech.

When asked, “Should federal or state governments ban speech by individuals that a majority of Americans believes to be offensive, including speech considered to be racist or sexist,” 50% of voters said “no,” 27% said “yes,” and 24% were “not sure.”

It gets worse…

Further, 51% of those who say they have a “very favorable” view of Bernie Sanders said federal or state governments should “ban speech by individuals that a majority of Americans believes to be offensive, including speech considered to be racist or sexist.”

Even more disturbing, many of those who said certain kinds of “offensive” speech should be banned also said offenders should face harsh punishments. When asked if offenders should face jail time, 48% answered “yes,” 35% said “no,” and 17% answered “not sure.”

When asked if those who say offensive things should be barred from public office, 38% said “yes,” 44% said “no,” and 18% said “not sure.”

The poll has a margin of error of +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. See the full results of the poll below, including some of the key data from the crosstabs, which you can review in more detail at Rasmussen Reports.

The Heartland Institute is a conservative think tank based in the Chicago, Illinois, suburbs.

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Trump’s Approval Rating Soars to 52% Despite Democrat’s Hate-Filled Impeachment Drama

Despite the Democrat Party and the media’s avalanche of daily hate, President Donald Trump’s approval rating has jumped to 52 percent.

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The Democrat Party has been doing its level best to nullify the 2016 election, but it continues to look like their hate is bouncing right off Teflon Donald Trump. And now, his approval rating has jumped to 52 percent.

The media has been nearly 100 percent negative against President Donald Trump since before his inauguration, and the left’s impeachment drumbeat has been resounding since the first few minutes he took office (literally).

With all the hate heaped upon this president for every minute of his first term, one would think that everyone in the nation would hate the man.

Yet, Donald Trump’s approval rating has either held steady, or has gone up. And this week he has hit 52 percent.

Trump’s staying power is remarkable considering the deep state forces aligned against him.

The number comes from Rasmussen’s daily tracking poll reported on Thursday.

“The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 52% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-seven percent (47%) disapprove,” the pollster reported on December 5.

Rasmussen adds, “The latest figures include 38% who Strongly Approve of the job Trump is doing and 40% who Strongly Disapprove.”

Amazingly, that puts Trump six points higher than Barack Obama at the same point in their presidencies.

On December 6, 2009, Barack Obama had only earned 46 percent approval.

Also, remember that the media was 100 percent positive in its “reporting” on Obama and almost never published a bad story about him.

The numbers are amazing.

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