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'Nancy Pelosi's in the clutches of a
left-wing mob': McConnell
vows to stop impeachment

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Posted By: M2, 10/6/2019 6:46:31 AM

In a digital campaign ad that first aired last week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell accused Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of being "in the clutches of a left-wing mob" and forced to proceed with impeachment proceedings against President Trump. McConnell, 77, is seeking his seventh consecutive term as a Republican Kentucky senator with the hope of remaining the majority leader of the Senate, a post he has held since the midterm wave of Republicans were elected in 2014. McConnell, who recently referred to himself as the "grim reaper" of socialist Democratic legislation passed by the House of Representatives,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rinktum 10/6/2019 7:25:52 AM (No. 199018)
I don’t trust McConnell. If push comes to shove, I am not sure he would stand with the President. His family’s ties with the Chinese gives me pause. If the President goes after public servants who have enriched themselves because of the positions they hold, Myrtle the Turtle may have some ‘splainin’ to do. Access and influence is the grease that makes the wheels of government move and I am sure many people are cashing in one way or another. I do appreciate the job McConnell has done on the President’s judicial appointments. Would he remain loyal? You just never know. The President has done excellent things for the country but some Republicans would rather stick with the status quo. I fear McConnell is one of those.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: rusino 10/6/2019 8:29:12 AM (No. 199058)
I am often suspicious of Senator McConnell and where he stands...although he is all we have...and he usually comes through! A big question is why aren’t our Elected Republicans NOT out there defending The REPUBLICAN President of the United States, Donald’s J. Trump?...they disgust me! We aren’t called the Stupid Party for nothing!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 10/6/2019 8:31:26 AM (No. 199059)
The reason I was drawn to Trump was that he did not need the money of rich people to win. Now we are finding out that bribes by rich people was only part of the corruption, and only part of their increase in wealth. They need rich Americans to contribute to their campaign so they can get elected. But the foreign aid kick back was where the real money was. Our Congress has had a "for sale" sign out front, and we are the ignorant goobs who pay our tax bills to facilitate all of this. Now we know that you would have to look at their extended family wealth before going into office and compare that to today. If only we had an uncompromised press with curiosity. If only they were not hired because of their family connection to politicians.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter 10/6/2019 8:35:25 AM (No. 199064)
Senator McConnell should get more credit for a lot of things, foremost holding firm against giving Obama a shot at a Supreme Court Justice Merrick Garland. By doing so, we got Gorsuch and then Kavanaugh. He'll herd his cats sufficiently to prevent a Senate conviction if it comes to that.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Strike3 10/6/2019 8:43:23 AM (No. 199068)
Pelosi has lost all traces of fairness, sanity, dignity and common sense. She, like McConnell, is a good argument for term limits. So many senior senators and house members have enriched themselves by their positions but so have the freshmen members, corruption is easy when you hold all the cards. The Obamas and the Clintons are probably the extreme examples of corruption and thievery in government but there is also far too much at the lower levels. As long as they are entrusted to police themselves it will never change.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: grampus 10/6/2019 8:48:22 AM (No. 199070)
I agree with #4.....but if several senators switch from R to D (or grandstand), McConnell might not have the votes to do what he intends.. The certainty or uncertainty of impeachment by the Senate is unclear.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: BarryNo 10/6/2019 8:59:21 AM (No. 199080)
If she's in their clutches, unwillingly, she fell there due to her incompetence.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Luandir 10/6/2019 9:40:13 AM (No. 199115)
We can trust Mitch through October 2020, maybe longer.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 10/6/2019 9:48:04 AM (No. 199122)
It's hard to believe that McConnell would want to be memorialized in history as the guy who turned America to the dark side by not standing with the President and supporting an impeachment vote. I understand the concern of L.Dotters here. But, at the end of the day, if it ever came to a Senate vote, McConnell will do the right thing in his own way - either not allow the vote or make sure his pubbie colleagues tow the line and successfully vote for no impeachment. Even if Mittens bails out and declares his true dim party affiliation.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: HotRod 10/6/2019 10:19:27 AM (No. 199157)
I appreciate McConnel's position to stop impeachment, but I didn't like this statement: ''His call to action is simple. "But I need your help," he said. 'Please contribute before the deadline.'' Why must we contribute for him to do his job? Is that a quid pro quo? I think it would be better for him to do what is right, and then maybe people will be convinced to contribute their votes, come election time!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 10/6/2019 10:26:35 AM (No. 199163)
I'm sorry. Nancy Pelosi is part of that mob. Why is Mitch McConnell sticking up for her?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Chuzzles 10/6/2019 10:53:02 AM (No. 199183)
In this day and age of curious people with access to the internet, how Pelosi thought her own son's ties to Ukraine, along with her's, would escape detection baffles me. Not to mention her legislative aide who happens to be a Ukrainian national with dodgy ties.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: NotaBene 10/6/2019 11:19:48 AM (No. 199197)
It is good that McConnell came out. He has used the Senate leadership well. 150 judges. He can keep President Trump the Great in the saddle.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Chiritwo 10/6/2019 11:25:11 AM (No. 199201)
Does the Democratic Party realize how foolish they look. "Let's try this one to see if it sticks". They are bringing down America. Where is the law when you need it? This is complete corruption and stealing money from the American people to support it.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Alecto2 10/6/2019 11:34:12 AM (No. 199211)
Dims in the know realize they are effed for the 2020 election and are therefore counting on their fallback plan: the "great white hope" Milquetoast Mittens. Create enough chaos and they hope he'll oust DJT in the primaries. Then it's back to party time - the Washington DC Uniparty corruption as usual.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bighambone 10/6/2019 11:36:04 AM (No. 199215)
Are the Democrats working with the RINO Mitt Romney to try to get the wimpy Republicans to nominate Romney for President through the Republican primaries next year? As the Democrats know that they can kick the weak holier than thou Romney into the gutter and easily defeat him in the 2020 general election. Even the TV talking head Candy Crowley was able to do that in a presidential debate. In contrast the Democrats recognize that their weak presidential candidates don’t have a chance to defeat the street smart junkyard dog President Trump. Any wimpy Republicans who would go along with such a Democrat scenario would be committing political suicide as very few Trump supporters would ever vote for those Republicans again, and Trump supporters make up the majority of the Republicans who actually vote.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DVC 10/6/2019 11:57:42 AM (No. 199236)
Boy, the first four words of #1's comment are EXACTLY what I was going to start with. Ultimately, #1's comments pretty much cover it for me, too. McConnell has done well on judges, but I would love to have a REAL, PRINCIPLED conservative in his place. I think that if he saw his opening, he'd gladly stab Trump in the back.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: DVC 10/6/2019 11:58:57 AM (No. 199237)
I hope you are right, #4, but he is married to a Chinese infiltrator, and I trust him very, very little.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Smart11344 10/6/2019 12:30:23 PM (No. 199273)
Sluggo would have never let Nancy drift this far evil and defiant.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: JediJerry 10/6/2019 2:37:26 PM (No. 199405)
Mitch has a Constitutional duty to check down the runaway impeachment train engineered by Pignasty and Pencil Neck Shifty. If he does not stop it then the credibility of the Senate will be compromised and weakened forever. However with Mitch getting pressured by Romney Snowe and the rest of the Rino Squad of The Dark Side he could be turned against Trump. Mitch looks for the runaway mob then jumps in front of it to lead.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Dino Sayer 10/6/2019 8:24:58 PM (No. 199645)
The Democratic Party and its media toadies are Skynet. They abandoned the US system of government four years ago and want to Terminate all of us. The Squad are now the heart and soul of the Democratic Party.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: judy 10/6/2019 9:32:26 PM (No. 199687)
I have to see it to believe it. McConnell is weak. The only time I ever saw him awake was during the Kavanaugh hearings. McConnell is like Cavuto on Fox... all mouth.
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