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Pelosi ‘sure as hell’ won’t decide
resignation, Conyers lawyer says

Politico, by Heather Caygle and John Bresnahanhnan

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 11/30/2017 6:22:40 PM

Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) has not decided whether to resign, his lawyer said Thursday, despite calls from congressional leaders to step down amid several allegations of sexual harassment. “Nancy Pelosi did not elect the congressman, and she sure as hell won’t be the one to tell the congressman to leave,” said Conyers’ attorney, Arnold Reed, referring to the House minority leader. Conyers, 88, was hospitalized after suffering chest pains and dizziness Wednesday night. Reed also suggested that the calls for Conyers’ resignation are racially motivated. “I would suspect that Nancy Pelosi is going to have to explain what is the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/30/2017 6:34:09 PM     (No. 11466756)

Played the race card right out of the starting gate! Cool!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dwa, 11/30/2017 7:03:05 PM     (No. 11466783)

Guess this lawyer doesn´t understand that if Pelosi wanted to she could take away all Conyers committees and censor him. Doubt she will, but she has a lot of power short of forcing him to resign.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno, 11/30/2017 7:31:57 PM     (No. 11466809)

Pelosi´s iConyers will be kicked off the plantation and have his lantern thrown out after him!.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: CaptainLibra, 11/30/2017 8:21:28 PM     (No. 11466850)

Unbelievable. "Those people" can´t wait to drop the "racially motivated" card. What is it about them? Only way they can get ahead is to use this wedge. No ability, but guilt moves them up the ladder. Guilt and a voter base that´s 99% dark and supports them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 11/30/2017 8:24:24 PM     (No. 11466857)

There are few better political joys than reading about the dems eating their own. Three things I look forward to with my morning coffee 1. is reading about another PT win and 2. reading about another dem icon being exposed (pun intended) for naughty behavior and 3. the dems having to take out the trash. Nice.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Smart11344, 11/30/2017 9:22:45 PM     (No. 11466900)

I´m loving it!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/1/2017 12:32:00 AM     (No. 11467079)

Fight amongst yourselves.
Pass the popcorn.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JimBob, 12/1/2017 3:49:10 AM     (No. 11467140)

Dang it #7!
You Beat Me To It!

Time to make ANOTHER BATCH!

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