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Chris Stewart takedown of Yovanovitch
shows Democrats have 'no case,' GOP says

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Posted By: StormCnter, 11/16/2019 4:17:11 AM

From the view of the White House and some top Republicans, U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart's questioning of former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on Friday was the point where House Democrats' impeachment argument showed the party had "no case" against President Trump. During Friday's public hearings, Yovanovitvh told Stewart, a Utah Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, that she could supply the panel with no information regarding criminal activity or bribes that President Trump may have been involved with. Stewart: "I would now feel compelled to ask you, Madam Ambassador, as you sit here before us, very simply and directly, do you have any information

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Sunhan65 11/16/2019 8:44:55 AM (No. 236536)
Good article. Thanks for posting, OP. Putting aside the Biden bribery scandal, where the sitting Vice President of the United States threatened to withhold aid to a foreign government unless a prosecutor investigating his son's company was fired... and then was stupid enough to brag about it to journalists. And passing over the question of what exactly President Trump did or did not want on the call, despite clear proof that any requests he made were not directly related to the Biden issue. Even if President Trump had done everything he is being falsely accused of, there is no crime or misdemeanor in any of it. The President of the United States can ask for anything he wants in discussions with a foreign country. He is our head of state and manages our foreign policy. Making deals with foreign governments to secure the best interests of our country and, by extension his administration, is his job. That includes quid pro quos during negotiations and putting pressure on foreign leaders. Withholding foreign aid is probably the single most common way presidents get what they want from foreign governments. Every president has done it. No other president has even been questioned about it. The closest we've come to a concern was when President Obama told Putin on a live mic to lay off until after the election when Obama could give him more concessions. I don't recall impeachment proceedings from the Republicans, and I do recall very active defenses from the Democrats about that incident. This whole thing is sedition. It is a coup. It is a lie inside a conspiracy wrapped in hypocrisy. When this is over, the perpetrators behind this need to lose their jobs, their media access, and in some cases, their freedom. Bureaucrats and journalists who want to undo our election and nullify my vote need to go to prison. Deep-six the Deep State.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: edgar 11/16/2019 8:54:41 AM (No. 236550)
Not one MSM or non-Fox cable broadcast will share Rep. Stewart's Q&A with Yovanovitch. It is now, all about the tweet.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney 11/16/2019 9:29:36 AM (No. 236581)
These are very damming responses elicited by Mr. Stewart from this witness. The first 3 witnesses called by the Democrats have shown what a total farce this is.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 11/16/2019 10:34:29 AM (No. 236642)
Yovanovitch never met the President, has nothing whatsoever to "testify" (testi-lie?) about other than being a whiner about being reassigned to a different State Dept job, NOT GETTING FIRED.
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