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Napolitano: Trump’s Behavior is ‘Criminal
and Impeachable’ — And His ‘Allusions to
Violence are Palpably Dangerous’

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Posted By: Harlowe, 10/3/2019 3:57:32 PM

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano argued in a column and video published on FoxNews.com Thursday morning that President Donald Trump’s “criminal behavior” with regard to Ukraine is impeachable, and that his threats against the whistleblower are dangerous. The column opens by noting that “the criminal behavior to which Trump has admitted is much more grave than anything alleged or unearthed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and much of what Mueller revealed was impeachable,” before outlining the specifics of the Ukraine scandal currently presenting an existential threat to his administration.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: john56 10/3/2019 4:00:20 PM (No. 196861)
Fine. Judge Nap has gone off the deep end, too. In the words of that great philosopher, Bugs Bunny, "What a maroon!"
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Words have Meaning 10/3/2019 4:04:54 PM (No. 196867)
Judge (Eddy Munster) Nap is no impartial judge. He is bitter because he did not get a Supreme Court nomination. He is also a Trump-hater of the first order and if he was not at FOX, he would be at CNN.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: chance_232 10/3/2019 4:06:06 PM (No. 196868)
Napolitano started issuing strange opinions several years ago. Once upon a time, he was spot on more often than not.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: MattMusson 10/3/2019 4:08:55 PM (No. 196870)
Watching Napolitano is like watching a Pro Wrestler go over to the Dark Side. It's like when Hulk Hogan went bad.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ming 10/3/2019 4:13:37 PM (No. 196874)
Like most never-Trump rumpsters, Nap is exhibiting late-stages of syphilis infection of the brain--also known as TDS (not to be confused with STD).
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Reply 6 - Posted by: cirrus50 10/3/2019 4:18:02 PM (No. 196878)
Joe DeGenova was right, the "judge" is a fool. Since he didn't get what he wanted from Trump, he says anything and everything is impeachable. He's become a joke!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: hoopsfan 10/3/2019 4:18:04 PM (No. 196879)
Judge Nap has become as predictable as George Conway in his reflexive anti-Trump pronouncements. As as tiresome.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Bona Fides 10/3/2019 4:21:13 PM (No. 196882)
Whoa! A sit-down comedian! I just clicked to a NHK documentary.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero 10/3/2019 4:21:40 PM (No. 196883)
Napolitano wanted Trump to promise to give him the nod to be a candidate for the next opening on the Supremes, and Trump said no and this is the get even gesture. Got on the talk sessions, said nice things about Trump and then turned ugly. Who would want a dog like this on the Supreme Court? Lets face it if he would do this to Trump he would do it to anybody. It all boils down to a matter of "if you will turn on your friends to get what you want, how can I believe that you wouldn't turn on me?"
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ravenhaven 10/3/2019 4:23:57 PM (No. 196886)
Get this fool off my screen.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: starboard 10/3/2019 4:25:12 PM (No. 196888)
After saying that Blasey Ford woman was credible, I refuse to call him judge. He says he's an Independent but he's always been a flaming libera. Moreover, his credentials are nothing to brag about.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: earlybird 10/3/2019 4:29:45 PM (No. 196891)
Nap was for a few years a local judge in New Jersey best known for being the guy to see if you needed a traffic ticket fixed. I don’t know that firsthand…. but I read it posted by a poster from New Jersey. Since he decided there was more $$$$ out there, he went commercial and began promoting his product. Himself. He ended up as “senior legal analyst” at Fox, which says even more about Fox than it does about him. I cannot stand the little creature.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: TJM 10/3/2019 4:30:05 PM (No. 196893)
If Fox wants to destroy its brand by keeping this loon on, that's their business. I rarely bother with Fox any more. Other than Carlson, Hannity, Ingraham, and Dodd, their line up is pretty worthless and not much better than CNN
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 10/3/2019 4:30:42 PM (No. 196895)
Judge Nap has clearly flipped his wig. There is absolutely NOTHING that the President has done which is even SLIGHTLY off kilter, let alone rising to 'high crimes'. Judge Nap has clearly taken Paul Ryan's directions to go after Trump or lose his cushy job to heart.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 10/3/2019 4:34:01 PM (No. 196898)
Ever since tiny judge Nappie got that hairline lift - - his brain has deteriorated. Hey Goombah - - it's time to go back to the "natural" neanderthal look - - and also time to go back to Hackensack - - you hackenhack!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: rabblerouser 10/3/2019 4:35:06 PM (No. 196901)
'Fess up, who has the dirt on the "Nappy"?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Evocatus 10/3/2019 4:38:01 PM (No. 196903)
I used to have respect for Judge Napolitano. No longer. He must have really, really, really wanted to be on the Supreme Court to act out his disappointment in this way.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Omen55 10/3/2019 4:43:00 PM (No. 196912)
Prof D towers over Nap in his love & respect for The Law.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: davew 10/3/2019 4:45:39 PM (No. 196915)
Napolitano does not cite any criminal statute because there isn't one. The President or anyone else for that matter can speak with foreign persons just like they can speak with US persons to receive evidence of criminal acts about anyone. Its called the First Amendment. Joe Biden has no special immunity for his past criminal deeds just because he is running for office. What is a crime is to use campaign funds as Hillary and the DNC did to pay for this information which becomes a thing of value and must be reported legally under the campaign finance laws. They laundered this payment through their law firm to avoid reporting it which is a crime. It is also a crime to use unverified evidence to mislead a judge and get a FISA warrant .to conduct surveillance on US citizens under false pretenses.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: DCGIRL 10/3/2019 4:46:49 PM (No. 196917)
Apparently, the hair dye is getting into his brain. Can't stomach to watch him because he is clueless. How in the world did this man get a judicial position.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: stablemoney 10/3/2019 5:00:28 PM (No. 196932)
Fox needs to get rid of Nap!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Falconer 10/3/2019 5:08:01 PM (No. 196937)
Little Judge Nappy.........sounds just like hillary......a butthurt fool!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: JediJerry 10/3/2019 5:27:03 PM (No. 196948)
Nappy is a complete legal know-nothing self-proclaimed know-it-all on all matters in the law and a brain dead democrat Trump hater. Obviously The Nappster has not read the actual transcript and believes that Piece Of Schiff's statement was the absolute undeniable truth as to what was said.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Right Time 10/3/2019 5:32:38 PM (No. 196950)
Judge Nap is still sore that Trump didn't pick him for the High Court and is bitter. Boy, did Trump make the right assessment of this loon!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: lisa belanger 10/3/2019 5:39:52 PM (No. 196962)
imus one time told him his hair look like he put shoe polish
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Reply 26 - Posted by: judy 10/3/2019 5:44:14 PM (No. 196969)
The so called Judge has been wrong about everything for years. When he comes on I flip the channel. He is more bidder than Shep & Chris Wallace. The Trump rejects Comey, Cohen, Scaramucci are very hostile. Why does Fox keep the Judge?
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Reply 27 - Posted by: MickTurn 10/3/2019 5:45:03 PM (No. 196971)
WOW, Nappy has gone off the rails since Trump refused to give him a SCOTUS Seat...talk about a POS!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Butch 10/3/2019 5:45:52 PM (No. 196974)
I used to have some respect for this man´s opinions, but it´s become crystal-clear that he´s hopelessly out of his depth. He should keep his mouth shut and let people guess whether he´s a fool, rather than opening it and proving that he is.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Rumblehog 10/3/2019 5:47:04 PM (No. 196975)
"Judge" Neapolitan has just opined that it's not OK to duck while Demonrats through bricks at you.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Moritz55 10/3/2019 6:09:09 PM (No. 197003)
I want to hear what Dershowitz has to say
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Bur Oak 10/3/2019 6:16:45 PM (No. 197009)
Thanks the heavens that he is no longer a judge.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: seamusm 10/3/2019 6:23:28 PM (No. 197013)
Nap is getting further from Trump's 'short list' every day.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Scout Finch 10/3/2019 6:29:54 PM (No. 197022)
If it's true that Napolitano radically changed his stripes because he didn't get the nod from Trump for SCOTUS, then he's not the rock solid conservative Trump needs on that bench. But I'm sure that as a consolation prize for throwing his ethics and morals aside, he finds himself attending more insipid DC cocktail parties. Lol.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Vesicant 10/3/2019 6:32:06 PM (No. 197026)
Geez, the Fredos are coming out of the woodwork.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Newtsche 10/3/2019 6:40:01 PM (No. 197036)
vacuous putz
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Reply 36 - Posted by: italianlooks 10/3/2019 6:43:31 PM (No. 197040)
The Judge is violating his experience as as judge of facts.. if he has them present them if not, Publish a disclosure to the effect “ I don’t like President Trump, and support the unprecedented impeachment conducted by the Democrat controlled House of Representatives ” Signed as mister not judge
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Reply 37 - Posted by: BarryNo 10/3/2019 6:47:18 PM (No. 197044)
Its really sad to see this man flush his career and reputation down the tubes. I wonder what the Left finally got on him? Or are they holding an legal headman's ax over a family member?
4 people like this.

Reply 38 - Posted by: EQKimball 10/3/2019 6:54:23 PM (No. 197048)
How did a guy who served seven years as a judge in New Jersey 25 years ago become such an expert on all things legal?
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Reply 39 - Posted by: rochow 10/3/2019 7:04:58 PM (No. 197057)
The little judge with the half an inch forehead shows that he should be removed from any and all judicial 'advice'. He lost his moorings , his raging lefty interpretations should get him removed from Fox. However with Lachlan Murrdockkkkk's own kissing the dem's rear it's rather sad to see how quickly he is destroying something that his father created and made a lot of Murrdockkkk's very rich!
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Reply 40 - Posted by: DanvilleBill 10/3/2019 7:49:06 PM (No. 197073)
This article prominently featured currently on Drudge. Who is yet another disappointment.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Chuzzles 10/3/2019 9:17:38 PM (No. 197108)
Judge Nappy done filled his knicker good and full today. I hope nobody puts him near a judge's bench. With this kind of mentality, he would be a terrible judge again.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: msavalla 10/3/2019 9:37:28 PM (No. 197116)
Judge Nap is demonstrating what a poor looser does when he is not nominated for a SCOTUS job. Grow up.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: anniebc 10/3/2019 9:52:11 PM (No. 197125)
Talk to the hand, Eddie.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Geoman 10/3/2019 9:56:26 PM (No. 197127)
Any judge would be expected to name the specific offense(s) the president is accused of committing, as well as listing the elements of the offense(s) in detail. Without such specificity, how can a "judge" claim impeachable conduct. I never see specific accusations, much less credible evidence, of the president's supposed criminal conduct.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan 10/3/2019 11:28:55 PM (No. 197162)
Judge Napolitano predicted PIAPS would be indicted in May 2016. Wrong! After so many times, when he cries "wolf!", nobody listens.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 10/4/2019 12:05:35 AM (No. 197179)
Andrew gets more like his 'sister' Janet every day. (Not really related.... But they should be)
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Reply 47 - Posted by: bobn.t 10/4/2019 12:07:34 AM (No. 197180)
And Napolitano, like Shep, tilts left and is a rabidTrump hate. His hatred for Trump is quite evident. Fox needs to dump him, Shep, Juan, Donna, Geraldo and about a dozen others. Trump is correct: What's happening at Fox News?
4 people like this.

Reply 48 - Posted by: Heraclitus 10/4/2019 12:48:32 AM (No. 197195)
For quite a while I've been hitting the mute button or turning the channel when this roly-poly man rolls out onto the platform. He has been wrong again and again.
2 people like this.

Reply 49 - Posted by: PChristopher 10/4/2019 1:44:02 AM (No. 197207)
I used to like him. He sold out in every possible way and it's disgusting.
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters he has no control over how long the Senate would take to conclude a trial if the House votes to impeach President Trump.“I have no idea how long this will go on,” said the Kentucky Republican.McConnell’s words appear to contradict a suggestion he made last month when he said that while the Senate would have to take up impeachment, “how long you are on it is a different matter.”If the House passes articles of impeachment, the Senate would have to follow existing rules for conducting the trial unless 100 senators agreed to change the rules.The trial would take place every afternoon except Sunday,
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