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Pelosi’s Impeachment Dilemma

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Posted By: Ken M., 5/24/2019 6:55:56 AM

The progressives in her party are lining up to demand an impeachment spectacle. They hail from uber-liberal districts, their constituents want Trump’s scalp, and they fear inaction will earn them a primary challenge. Even Mrs. Pelosi’s wingmen—those who’ve had her fake-impeachment back—are starting to break. The Washington Post reports that Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler is arguing for a formal impeachment inquiry, as are “five members of Pelosi’s leadership team.”

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Anyone posting an Outline be very careful. It has started leaving out text again. You also may get a message from the site that your article has been rejected, when it has actually been posted. It happened to me last night, and I mistakenly made four posts of the same article.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ken M. 5/24/2019 6:57:31 AM (No. 83211)
Here are the missing paragraphs; Outline begins with the third. These are the first two in Kim's article: It wasn’t with a heavy heart that Virginia Democratic Rep. Don Beyer on Tuesday endorsed initiating formal impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. And it was with unvoiced alarm that his fellow Virginia Democrat Rep. Abigail Spanberger ran from the impeachment question the same day. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a wicked impeachment dilemma, and Virginia captures it perfectly. It’s been one month since Congress got its hands on the Mueller report, and Mrs. Pelosi has spent that time scrambling to balance competing demands in her caucus. Her approach—call it pseudo-impeachment—has involved accusing the president of all things impeachable (to appease the left) while not engaging in a real impeachment process (to appease moderates). That strategy is now hitting a wall.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: voxpopuli 5/24/2019 7:04:44 AM (No. 83220)
Not sure if it is only me, but I can't seem to get more than one page of articles on Lcom
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Reply 3 - Posted by: winnie1 5/24/2019 8:08:39 AM (No. 83282)
When Pelosi was speaking yesterday her speech sounded like she might have had a small stroke. The Democrat's are tearing her apart.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: winnie1 5/24/2019 8:11:46 AM (No. 83285)
#2 same here. And I have that huge ad on the right of the page that I have to x out every time I post.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ToryWhite 5/24/2019 8:18:41 AM (No. 83292)
This is good but what about Pelosi's biggest dilemma: respecting her biological clock.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: HotRod 5/24/2019 8:28:14 AM (No. 83301)
I think the democrats missed the boat on impeachment. Now that President Trump has ordered declassification of documents- going back as far as 2009- some of the democrat leadership are going to have problems that will make them forget impeachment! We are in for a fascinating show, between now and 2020!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Strike3 5/24/2019 9:08:58 AM (No. 83330)
The mistake that most of the dims make and the MSM vultures also believe is that the people who are screaming for impeachment actually believe that the President has committed impeachable offenses. That is not true. The ones with half a brain know that the charges are being made out of personal hatred and it's about the only way that they can bring Donald Trump down now that Russia Russia has backfired and the actual guilty parties are in the crosshairs. Pelosi knows this and if charges are formally made then it is up to her to bring the fight forward. She knows that she can't do it before the 2020 election, which is why she backed off earlier and what's left of her brain is malfunctioning. It sucks to be them.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: felixcat 5/24/2019 9:28:58 AM (No. 83349)
Rep Beyer's district in Northern Virginia - full of federal bureaucrats who have probably been doing everything they can to obstruct President Trump's agenda at their respective federal agencies. A pox on all of them.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: StormCnter 5/24/2019 9:41:04 AM (No. 83352)
Thanks to the OP for working so hard to get a Strassel piece up for us. And boo to Outline for making it harder than necessary.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: padiva 5/24/2019 10:12:57 AM (No. 83382)
And the world will know that the BO administration was not transparent.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 5/24/2019 2:59:24 PM (No. 83604)
"Then again, where did Mrs. Pelosi think all her rabble-rousing was headed?" The reason Pelousy felt she could rabble rouse with impunity is because that's what dems always do and they have paid no price for it except at the ballot box. Dems fake it up. The media stands at their side. BO did this all throughout his presidency. Every time there was a racial issue, he jumped on it and distorted it as proved later. The dems even do this with the hard Left. They make promises and never deliver. The problem is, BO told the Left they deserved to get what they wanted. Now they are demanding action, even very stupid action. Dems created these monsters and their "off switch" is no longer working.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Pepper Tree 5/24/2019 7:13:45 PM (No. 83698)
Nancy’s party has gotten away from her because she's not up to the job. She likely never was. When Dubya was President, Nancy was able to run congress like it was the middle school mean girls’ club because W wouldn’t say crap if he had a cheek-bulging mouthful. But this time around, Donald Trump is President and Karl Rove isn’t pulling the strings.
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