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Top Democrats Concede They're
Losing The Impeachment Battle

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Posted By: StormCnter, 11/15/2019 5:21:04 PM

CNN reported Thursday evening that top Democrats are privately acknowledging that the impeachment hearings will do little to persuade the vast majority of the public that President Trump committed an impeachable offense. According to CNN, in a private meeting earlier this week, "House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants were skeptical about the prospects of a dramatic shift in opinion even as public impeachment hearings began this week, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter." Nevertheless, they intend to carry on, in the hopes that things might change. Democrats have tried various shifts in narratives in order to find something that would stick,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Omen55 11/15/2019 5:34:31 PM (No. 236172)
Nevertheless, they intend to carry on, in the hopes that things might change. Hey Nancy. Hope is NOT a plan.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: janjan 11/15/2019 5:47:37 PM (No. 236179)
Today’s hearing consisted of a butt hurt diplomat telling her sob story about being fired over and over. She had left the Ukraine two months before Trump’s infamous phone call and brought absolutely zero information except to admit that Trump provided far more help to Ukraine than Obama ever did. There was no valid reason for her to be there. Would Schiff like to hear about the time I got fired? I think not.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: EQKimball 11/15/2019 5:50:26 PM (No. 236181)
The Democrats are the boy who cried "Wolf." The village has lost interest.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 11/15/2019 6:09:41 PM (No. 236186)
In the dem's minds, abuse of power is not doing things the dem way. They have been used to mostly being in charge no matter who was elected. If dems were elected, they were all set. If Republicans were elected, the dems used the bureaucracy and media and the courts to get what they want. Along comes Trump and he is inserting some spine into Republicans, going around the bureaucracy, remaking the courts with solid Conservatives, and mocking the media into ineffectiveness. On top of that, he is being wildly successful and the American People KNOW it. THAT is abuse of power, the successful circumvention of the liberal control of the government. They HATE, HATE, HATE Trump for it and they are terrified of him as they are exposed and see their power evaporating. I eagerly await November 2020 and the dems conceding that they are officially LOSERS, again!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Right Time 11/15/2019 6:26:32 PM (No. 236195)
Aw, C'mon Nancy. Toughen Up and Push On. I still have half a carload of popcorn
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Miss Ann Thrope 11/15/2019 6:50:36 PM (No. 236208)
The purpose of the impeachment hearing is to tarnish Trump even if he is absolved of any wrongdoing. If the House votes to send articles of impeachment to the Senate, who then votes not to impeach, the damage is done. The Dems can then say that the Republican Senate voted against impeachment even though the House found him guilty. So why support the Republicans in the next election. Do the Dems realize that what works for them, may work against them if the Republicans maintain leadership in both houses? They have set a precedent.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: EQKimball 11/15/2019 6:56:22 PM (No. 236212)
Ambassadors are political appointees of the President should he care to exercise it. Ambassadorships not appointed by the President are filled by career diplomats. Before the inauguration he should have asked his transition team to advise which of them, if any, deserved to stay on. He should have fired Comey on day one and immediately appointed an acting AG. Trump was a highly successful businessman, but he did not understand Washington, how government works, the history of the presidency and the extent of his powers. His HR skills are attested to by the often acrimonious, revolving-door nature of his personal staff. When he should have spent the first year building relationships, learning his job and filling out his administration to the point that there was at least a nominee for every position sent to the Senate, instead, he often publicly humiliated his own appointees, while politically skewering Republican members of Congress who showed any independence of thought. For reasons best known by himself, few leaders emerged on the cabinet. Almost all important announcements were made by the President, many of them by tweet, and occasionally to the surprise of his own department heads. Meanwhile, showered by Presidential attention shown to them at scores of rallies and through a tweet deluge of now more than 11,000 messages and counting, his well-entertained loyal base assured itself he was playing four-dimensional chess while others were playing checkers. Really? I wish he had learned to play even checkers. All of that said, the good news is that the Senate correctly will find that none of his errors and omissions is an impeachable offense. The bad news is that for reason of the above, he has opened the door to the possibility of being defeated by a socialist, in which case a politically divided America may never recover.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: jfodoch 11/15/2019 6:58:24 PM (No. 236214)
Is what shitf doing actually legal? Surely there are rules /guidelines to prevent this kind of behavior from being tolerated, especially since it has become so obvious that this is all hot air. Is there a provision for limiting frivolous accusations, and a legal remedy for it? I'm barely hanging on to the last shred of faith I have in our government.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Phantomll 11/15/2019 7:06:06 PM (No. 236216)
Hey 'Rats - have you ever heard the definition of insanity?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: davew 11/15/2019 7:59:19 PM (No. 236259)
We've seen this movie before. It was "Thelma and Louise". It didn't end well for either of them.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 11/15/2019 8:01:25 PM (No. 236261)
#8, the voted in new, special "Rooles" for Schifty Schifferbrains. The "Rooles" basically are "whatever Schiff says goes, and no Republicans can do or say anything that he doesn't approve of".
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 11/15/2019 11:17:38 PM (No. 236359)
Nan, did you have your come to Jesus meeting with Pencil Neck this afternoon like you had planned and issued the order to scale back and suspend the hearings?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: NotaBene 11/16/2019 12:25:53 AM (No. 236374)
I stand on the side of the Great Donald Trump. The Socialist Democrats can go hose Schiff down into the San Francisco Bay environment. Even Greta Thurnberg and Pope Francis Bergoglio will end up condemning then for their crimes against Gaia.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: The Kansas Cowboy 11/16/2019 12:28:00 AM (No. 236375)
Why, oh why, do these Democratic Socialists keep flogging the dead horse? Masochism, maybe?
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