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Romney: 'It's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses' in Trump impeachment trial

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Posted By: tisHimself, 1/26/2020 8:00:42 AM

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney (R) said Saturday that it is “very likely” he will be in favor of calling witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial against President Trump. However, the GOP lawmaker said he will hold off on making his final decision until after Democratic impeachment managers and the president’s defense lawyers conclude their opening arguments."I think it's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses, but I haven't made a decision finally yet and I won't until the testimony is completed," the Utah Republican said Saturday after the first day of the Trump team’s opening arguments, CNN reported.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: udanja99 1/26/2020 8:12:45 AM (No. 298498)
Someone needs to have a “Come to Jesus” chat with Mittens.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: FunOne 1/26/2020 8:13:21 AM (No. 298500)
I proudly voted against Obama twice. But the pain I have to carry because of it is that in doing so I recorded a vote for McCain and Romney. The outcome of those two presidential elections was not destined to advance America in any way.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Texpub 1/26/2020 8:23:09 AM (No. 298511)
This grown man still has hurt feelings and a vendetta against our President. I can't even look at him. What a giant baby.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Chabis 1/26/2020 8:24:50 AM (No. 298514)
This is the man Republican Party People thought capable of leading our great nation. What does that tell us? GO TRUMP!!!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Gently 1/26/2020 8:29:24 AM (No. 298520)
, ...says the only presidential candidate to lose an election to a moderator (Candy Crowley) in the most disgusting display of political cowardice I’ve ever seen. BTW, in deference to religious tolerance, I would say that what Mitt really needs Is a “come to Joseph“ meeting. He is our version of Hillary the loser.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: glasslass 1/26/2020 8:33:59 AM (No. 298525)
The man is one sandwich shy of a picnic- basket! If he truly could not glean enough information to convince himself from just the initial republican presentation yesterday, he is lost...Utah, what the heck?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: anniebc 1/26/2020 8:35:47 AM (No. 298529)
Attention whore.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 1/26/2020 8:42:22 AM (No. 298538)
There is a poster of Mitt's son, Pelosi's son, Kerry's son and Hunter Biden. All makes big money in Ukraine. As Rudy said last night on Judge Jeanine, "Biden was involved in bribes. Joe Biden is a crook and he sold out the United States of America." So that means that all of the parents of these four are dirty too.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Jean123 1/26/2020 8:51:24 AM (No. 298549)
Maybe he's taking advice from Pierre Delecto
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 1/26/2020 8:54:38 AM (No. 298553)
Mittens needs a date with a blindfold and cigarette.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 1/26/2020 9:00:48 AM (No. 298564)
Romney is going the full McCain. The difference is that McCain didn’t live long enough to get voted out. Romney will!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: MickTurn 1/26/2020 9:01:13 AM (No. 298567)
Mitt is total SOS...Schiff on a Shingle!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: moebellini3 1/26/2020 9:06:27 AM (No. 298574)
Mitt Romney, another RINO looking to get back at Trump. Witnesses for what. What more evidence does one need to hear to show that this whole impeachment trial is a scam, a fraud only meant to harass and undermine the president. That's it. There is no case. Got it Mitt. The guy's a freakin Mutt.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: TundraStan 1/26/2020 9:09:37 AM (No. 298578)
Mitty needs to properly align with his friends, like Schiff, Pelosi and Schumer.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: msjena 1/26/2020 9:21:00 AM (No. 298592)
Go away, Mitt. You are betraying all of the people who voted for you in 2012.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bighambone 1/26/2020 9:32:25 AM (No. 298608)
The possibility of Romney running again for national office as a Republican is now nonexistent as most “Trump Supporters” who make up a big majority of Republican voters will never vote for him. So if the establishment Republicans were to nominate Romney as their Presidential nominee they would be effectively ceding the following general election to the leftist and liberal Democrats. Who knows if Romney could even get re-elected in Utah if the Republicans put up a competent primary challenger.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 1/26/2020 9:49:43 AM (No. 298631)
Willing to bet everyone in the Senate already knows how they are going to vote. The outcome is already known. There is no need for further testimony. There is no need for further witnesses. This is all a show for a coup, and Mitt is going along with it. Please Utah! Kick this creep to the curb! End it now!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: DVC 1/26/2020 10:03:45 AM (No. 298651)
Well, of course he will. Any opportunity to stab Trump in the back will ALWAYS be taken. Always. Romney is totally despicable.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: mean Gene 1/26/2020 10:04:47 AM (No. 298654)
Top Romney Adviser, Cofer Black, Worked With Hunter Biden On Board Of Ukrainian Energy Company.....look it up. But Pierre won't vote for witnesses IF he's a deciding vote....he's too chicken for that. And quit blaming "Utah." We voted two different men for the GOP primary THEN the Mormons changed the rules and added Mitt via a new way: a petition. Mitt merely got 7 more than the minimum of signatures to make the ballot in that way, he's so unpopular. BUT he was the GOP candidate so many GOP voted for him and he won. I voted for the Dem just because it was Mitt and he's a loser. Utah is a really weird place to live in terms of politics and power plays. If he votes for witnesses Mitt can look forward to assignments in the Senate such as cleaning the bathrooms and cloakrooms. He will never head a committee.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: jacksin5 1/26/2020 10:12:04 AM (No. 298670)
Typical Northeast Republican. For years he has won support from the voters who believed "At least he's better than a Democrat" So, is it really better? When issues of real importance come up and these RINO's are always on the other side? We are now engaged in a battle for the heart and soul of this Constitutional Republic. "Better than" is not good enough. If the Party cannot find the best candidates, then the rank and file must.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: LadyHen 1/26/2020 10:28:30 AM (No. 298687)
What a shock! not. If Utah doesn't wake up and vote out Pierre Delecto, I have to question their mental competence as a state.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 1/26/2020 10:35:12 AM (No. 298696)
Thanks so much, Utah. You elected this fool, Pierre Delecto.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: stablemoney 1/26/2020 10:39:10 AM (No. 298700)
Trump should make all of Utah a national park and force its citizens to move to Ca. for their stabbing him in the back by electing Romney, that after Trump reversed the nationalization of Utah lands.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: IdahoJoe 1/26/2020 10:39:15 AM (No. 298702)
It's as if Trump were brought up on charges of bank robbery, and while he was in court being tried on that, the prosecution complained that Trump has an air-tight alibi proving he was elsewhere and proof that he was not involved, so the prosecution wants his tax records and some accountants brought into the trial so see if they can find some charges that will stick, and while they are at it, there is a homeless guy living out in the woods that swears he saw Trump hunting and fishing without a license and one of Trump's adversaries wants the judge to allow testimony that Trump was littering. The Senate is not the place where new articles of impeachment are hatched and new witnesses that were not listed in the original charges are brought forward. If the Democrats are ill-prepared to try their case, it is not the responsibility of the judge and jury to find new charges and new witnesses. The Democrats had their chance to call these witnesses and make it a part of their case and their charges. Instead, they examined all evidence in secret. As far as I know, Trump's lawyers still do not have access to the testimony of the Democrat hearsay / gossip witnesses.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: JediJerry 1/26/2020 10:57:56 AM (No. 298717)
Well of course he will. He will vote to convict too. He could be the only one to cross over and vote with democrats to remove from office. That’s because he’s Special.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: bigfatslob 1/26/2020 11:00:37 AM (No. 298720)
Mitt you just go ahead and cross the aisle to be like John McCain. The Senate is not the place to extend the democrat's impeachment proceeding they had their chance in the House but played footsie in their star chamber now it's too late. It's all but over moving ahead presenting witnesses is just giving this sham witch hunt legitimacy and you, Mitt, would be part of it. Shut up Mr. Brylcream (that's a men's hair cream) and sit down. I could chew my right hand off like a coyote in a trap for pulling the lever for you in the election that you lost to a low IQ idiot like Obama.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: hammondb3 1/26/2020 11:07:19 AM (No. 298726)
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Reply 28 - Posted by: starboard 1/26/2020 11:10:58 AM (No. 298731)
Romney suffers from President envy. He grew up with advantages and privileges, being the son of the governor of Michigan. Perfect, life, perfect wife, perfect family, perfect Bryl Cream hair, everything perfect, perfect, perfect. After he lost in 2012 he decided to run for Senator in Utah a very Republican state. His ticket back into the game.He knew his being Mormon would be an advantage there. So he packed up his MA home and moved to a Park City Utah ski chalet to make it his permanent residence. He could care less about Utahans. He and he wife wanted to join the ruling class in Washington DC as the new Senator, former GOP Presidential nominee and new resident Senator from Utah. My guess is, it kills him to think President Trump won the state of Michigan in 2016. A state that he, the former governor's son could not do in 2012. His demeanor reeks with envy and jealousy that President Trump won so well in 2016 and will win reelection in 2020.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Kate318 1/26/2020 11:28:12 AM (No. 298748)
Mittens, I despise you. I am sorry I ever voted for you—although Obama left me no choice. I pray that I live long enough to see you get what you deserve.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: pmcclure 1/26/2020 11:34:15 AM (No. 298756)
Romney is just as full of himself as is Adam Schiff, Congress's version of Andy Kaufman.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Chuzzles 1/26/2020 11:39:43 AM (No. 298764)
If Romney was not convinced of the truth of what has been going on under his very nose for three years, then he is beyond redemption. He is a fraud, a liar, and has no principles to guide him other than sleaze and whatever is good for him personally. He proves the Founders were right. Religion has no place in our government, it needs to stay separate from government. The state of Utah should hang their heads in shame for continuing to support such evil and sleaze as Romney. Anyone still willing to entertain the railroading of an innocent man, simply based on hurt feelings of Nancy Pelosi is not worthy of being in our congress.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: janjan 1/26/2020 11:55:22 AM (No. 298786)
Witnesses to what? The call transcript was released. Bolton and Mulvaney are not witnesses to anything. They would be asked for their personal opinions. Who cares.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: MickinPhoenix 1/26/2020 12:31:09 PM (No. 298817)
RINO !!!!!!!.......Mick
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Jethro bo 1/26/2020 12:31:54 PM (No. 298819)
Someday, Romney will need allies in the senate like Cotton, Kennedy, Cruz to help him. Why is he trying to cury favor with Snaders, Warren and Schumer? They will not help him. The age of the RINO are over.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: cor-vet 1/26/2020 1:30:41 PM (No. 298847)
Surprise, surprise, surprise!!!
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Reply 36 - Posted by: NYbob 1/26/2020 1:41:37 PM (No. 298857)
From the rooftops #8. What a wonderful world it would be IF those family members got the justice they deserve and along the way take their infamous family members, like Mitt, with them.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: qr4j 1/26/2020 2:24:51 PM (No. 298879)
Romney is a tool. A pathetic POS tool.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: tom7 1/26/2020 3:01:11 PM (No. 298913)
It's very likely that if Romney will not return to the Senate as a Republican.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Tet Vet 68 1/26/2020 3:51:45 PM (No. 298953)
Where can I send a donation to the candidate who will primary him?
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 1/26/2020 4:20:58 PM (No. 298970)
Witness's about what? The Dems never proved anything.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Phantomll 1/26/2020 4:47:24 PM (No. 298977)
The Republicans always have to cope with RINOs screwing up the works whereas the 'Rats always vote in lockstep.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: broken01 1/26/2020 5:08:09 PM (No. 298986)
Poor pathetic Willard. He had the stuttering dolt Obama on the ropes after their first debate. Then for whatever reason he wimped out. Then the other idiot Ryan got trounced by The Groper Mister Withhold Ukraine Funds Biden. He will take every opportunity the slam a man who did what he couldn’t do. Win against a corrupt democrat for the top job. Expect this petty, jealous and very small man to continue being what he’s always been. A gutless feckless coward.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry 1/26/2020 6:10:32 PM (No. 299020)
Pierre, I have never contributed to a political campaign in another state outside the one in which I was living. So help me, if you vote for witnesses, or against POTUS Trump in any way, though my contribution might be relatively small, I WILL CONTRIBUTE to your Republican opponent in a primary and will encourage my friends and family to do the same. You could have won the presidency in 2012, but you refused to campaign as though you actually intended to win. Thus you did not. You could have handed that know-nothing witch from CNN, Candy Crowley, her head when she "fact-checked" you with a lie, but you simply wussed-out and that was the moment you lost the election.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Muncsdad 1/26/2020 6:38:30 PM (No. 299036)
Screw you Mitt. I have you a lot of money in 2012. I want my money back! Utah, why did you do this to America????
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Reply 45 - Posted by: leonardo 1/26/2020 7:04:44 PM (No. 299053)
Romney has revealed himself as the Paul Ryan of Utah ... anyone who EVER voted for him deserves him.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: BigTimeTrumper 1/26/2020 8:47:19 PM (No. 299092)
If I were a Senator I would be all for one witness for each side...Mine as a Republican would be Rudy Giuliani ….to expose the Burisma 4...Bidens...Pelosis..Romneys and Kerrys….Shine the light of day on those cockroaches for the whole world to see...UNLESS there is confidence that Durham and Burr are going to....
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Reply 47 - Posted by: DVC 1/26/2020 10:52:13 PM (No. 299140)
#8. There is one online "fact finder" who writes that he has investigated the sons of Romney, and no connection could be found to Ukraine. One son of Theresa Heinz is reported to have been in an equity firm with Hunter Biden, but left that firm before Biden went with Burisma, and the souce claims that the Heinz son recommended against the Burisma job. The source also says that Pelosi's kids have no connection. I'd like to see some validation of this claim before I just buy it. Solomon has all sorts of solid proof of Hunter Biden's connection, that is certain. Why no evidence of the others?
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Reply 48 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 1/27/2020 10:45:13 PM (No. 299983)
This man is hopeless and a scab on the Republican Party. Shame on Utah for your votes of support.
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Berkeley—Just after 8 on a warm evening in September, Janae Bell was shooting the breeze with two friends at the Hearst Avenue railroad crossing, sharing some pastries and talking bikes. Over the clanging bells of a Union Pacific freight train rumbling past on the opposite track, they didn’t hear the Amtrak barreling toward them. With seconds to spare, Bell, 41, looked up, screamed “Train!” and dove off the tracks. But when he turned to look for his friends, he said, “They were gone.”(Snip) California’s railroad tracks are now lined with men and women sleeping in tents or under cardboard boxes,
Helicopter was operating under special
flight rules when it crashed
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Posted by earlybird 1/27/2020 11:32:57 AM Post Reply
The helicopter that crashed yesterday in Calabasas, California, was operating under “Special Visual Flight Rules,” according to an air traffic control audio conversation with the pilot, captured by website What that means: A SVFR, Special Visual Flight Rules, clearance is given to pilots to allow them to fly in weather conditions worse than those allowed for standard Visual Flight Rules (VFR). The Burbank Airport control tower allowed the helicopter to proceed northeast following the I-5 highway using the SVFR clearance. “Maintain special VFR at or below 2,500” the pilot confirmed to the controller. Later in the flight, the pilot apparently asked for “flight following,” a service where controllers
She Begged Him For Sex And
Then Accused Him Of Sexual
Assault. Columbia Expelled Him
Despite Audio Proving His Side.
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Posted by MissMolly 1/27/2020 4:52:09 AM Post Reply
Columbia University continues to deny students accused of sexual assault their due process rights, going out of their way to ignore exculpatory evidence in order to find accused men responsible no matter how thin the allegations. The latest example is Ben Feibleman, who is using his real name to fight the allegations against him, made by a woman who, as usual, gets to keep her anonymity and is only referred to as Jane Doe in court documents. The Daily Caller’s Betsy Rothstein recently published an exclusive interview with Feibleman regarding the $25 million lawsuit he filed against the university last May. I encourage you to read her full story
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