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The Democrat Impeachment Circus

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Posted By: earlybird, 10/13/2019 7:53:52 AM

House Democrats are taking to their fainting couches over the impeachment of President Trump. They’re underscoring the “seriousness” of their effort, speaking in hushed tones of a “constitutional crisis,” or raging about the need for the president to be “held accountable” and “order to be restored.” They do all of this, meanwhile, against a backdrop of an “impeachment inquiry” that effectively is tossing parliamentary order out the window, upending every impeachment precedent on the books. Even the New York Times has admitted that “Democrats are deviating in key ways from the way the House launched the two presidential impeachment inquiries of the modern era.”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 10/13/2019 8:59:01 AM (No. 206077)
Bovard scathingly presents all the many ways that the Democrats are cutting the full House and the President and his counsel out of this so-called “impeachment inquiry”, conducted with secret witnesses, in secret sessions, with no transcripts, and by “rules” concocted at the last minute to suit this particular farce. Worth a read… but have bp meds handy… This stuff is infuriating.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird 10/13/2019 8:59:55 AM (No. 206081)
Re #1, I got carried away. I am sure there are transcripts, but they are not being released.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: bpl40 10/13/2019 10:58:19 AM (No. 206212)
When you look at it. The legislature is one third of the government. The House is half of that - one sixth. Pelosi's razor thin majority makes that a little over a tenth. And many of that caucus are reluctant. That makes it one twelfth of the tail trying to wag eleven twelfth of the dog. Why are we going through this??
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