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Hakeem Jeffries Says Steele Dossier Doesn’t
Count As Foreign Interference Because
It Was ‘Purchased’

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Posted By: Imright, 1/31/2020 4:06:25 AM

Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, one of the House impeachment managers, argued Thursday that Democrats’ hiring of a former British spy to collect dirt from Russian sources about the Trump campaign does not constitute foreign interference in the 2016 presidential election.The New York congressman’s argument was based on the puzzling logic that Democrats paid for the information from the retired spy, Christopher Steele, rather than simply obtaining it.“The analogy is not applicable to the present situation

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Reply 1 - Posted by: chance_232 1/31/2020 5:25:12 AM (No. 302766)
Oh..... so if Trump PAYS for a Biden investigation, that would be just peachy?? Well.....at least the dems finally admitted the dossier was bought.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Petronius 1/31/2020 5:47:26 AM (No. 302775)
Then Judas Iscariot's betrayal wasn't really a betrayal because it was purchased for 30 pieces of silver.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: BruceInWorcester 1/31/2020 6:45:47 AM (No. 302807)
Then congressman Jeffries would be wise to look carefully at the campaign finance laws that say a campaign cannot give or receive any money or thing of value to or from a foreigner. I really don’t think hiring a law firm to launder the transactions gets you clear. Maybe he’ll start a big inquiry. Or not.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: cThree 1/31/2020 7:14:52 AM (No. 302818)
Jeffries wants to be Speaker, according to Politico and elsewhere. I guess he figures Pelosi has set the bar on dumb so low he might sneak in, but I'm hoping the Speaker will be Republican for the foreseeable future.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 1/31/2020 7:45:49 AM (No. 302844)
Jeffries is the token black male amongst the Impeachment Managers, and his incompetent remark is par for the course for tokens.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: planetgeo 1/31/2020 7:50:58 AM (No. 302849)
Classic "Democrat logic." Displays complete lack of self-awareness.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: JrSample 1/31/2020 8:06:20 AM (No. 302861)
That is one of the most stupid statements that any of the house managers has uttered, and that is saying quite a bit. The paid-for opposition research is illegal under campaign finance laws and it is even worse that the "research" was then used by the intelligence/investigative apparatus of the US Government as an excuse to spy on their political opposition candidate and campaign.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Clinger 1/31/2020 8:12:19 AM (No. 302870)
They aren't that good at being bad because they have been deprived of the learning that comes from oversight and accountability. Conservatives are used to every little thing they say and do being picked over by the media like a buzzard on roadkill. Funny how everything they hang their little propeller beanies on proves to be false in spectacular fashion and they carry on as though their credibility is rock solid.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: gone2pot 1/31/2020 8:31:04 AM (No. 302894)
I think this might be cover for the Carter Page lawsuits. The Marxists are going to argue that any American can be spied upon if it's paid for by other Americans and done for opposition research. A Chicago judge will probably agree. Remember, Carter Page MIGHT be able to enforce discovery. If he does, ALL the deep state Marxist illegal activity will be found out and revealed. Now, the ONLY ones who will reveal the truth about it sell sheets, pillows and strawberries because the Marxist media will NEVER reveal the truth about it and the GOP will do their fake bravery dance with Lindsey as the lead ballerina. The Marxists have to obfuscate their crimes with more lies and more made up legal theories that they know their owned Chicago judge will sustain and Carter will have to appeal all the way to the Supremes. IF, and it's probably NOT going to happen but IF the law is followed correctly in Carter Page's lawsuits, there are literally billions of dollars at stake if he wins, possible real indictments that Barr and Durham are NOT going to issue (because they ARE deep state as well), political careers and political crimes totally exposed, and HUGE tort claims against the federal government. His lawsuit is the ONLY thing that will bring down the deep state. You're dreaming if you think Barr and Durham are going to indict the criminals.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Strike3 1/31/2020 8:48:01 AM (No. 302904)
They would have to put Hillary on the witness stand to find out the exact price. Messenger boy McCain is unavailable for comment.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/31/2020 8:57:11 AM (No. 302908)
Well, one morning I woke up and there was a dossier attached to a 50 dollar bill. I needed money for breakfast and a taxi so I took it. Did I do something wrong? ''To him who needs from him who has.'' Furthermore, from the Democrats' point of view, if a Hussein can be president, then a Hakeem can be a speaker. They will stop just shy of letting an ancient red flag waving Communist take them over.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: IdahoJoe 1/31/2020 9:18:31 AM (No. 302942)
So Jeffries says that President Trump illegally acted because there was no Quid Pro Quo. That is an interesting argument. Jeffries was arguing that PDT was innocent of the charges.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 1/31/2020 9:19:13 AM (No. 302943)
Christopher Steele is not a foreigner. He speaks English better than we do. Foreigners are those creepy people with those weird accents.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: qr4j 1/31/2020 9:28:03 AM (No. 302953)
Now let's get this right . . . To use Jeffries' logic, Team Trump could PAY Russians to generate fake news on social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. That's fine and dandy. But just asking another head of state to look into corruption involving your own citizens . . . that's treasonous. WHAT?! Dude be stupid.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Chuzzles 1/31/2020 9:29:10 AM (No. 302956)
That is some impressive stupid right there by Hakeem. Did he practice for that one in front of his office mirror before saying it in session? Pelosi sure knows how to pick them doesn't she? You guys provided some much needed humor today with the comments and I thank you for it. Jeffries would be the worst possible choice from a selection of bad choices by democrats for Speaker. I would think that if they ever got the chance to do so, somebody like Steny Hoyer would be a more responsible choice. But then, we the voters are gonna try our best to make sure that the democrats don't get that chance again for quite awhile. Pelosi did indeed set the bar for dumb on low, but one thing I have observed about her, is that politically in the House, she has always been a little more astute before the Trump presidency. Now her arrogance has allowed the dumb in her to run amok to the detriment of the democrat party.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bigfatslob 1/31/2020 9:45:47 AM (No. 302977)
I love it when a weasel tells on all his weasel friends, the democrats. I couldn't believe I heard him say that but then the man wasn't the brightest bulb in the Senate well.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: lakerman1 1/31/2020 9:49:32 AM (No. 302980)
The dimocrats were in a tough position. They needed at least two blacks as managers. And there two - Hakeem not the dream, and frumpy Valerie Demings, a former police chief, were the best they could do. Who else could they have selected? Al Green, a hideous creature, Jim Clyburn, the shakedown artist, Doc Hastings, an impeached and removed federal judge, Barbara Lee, a marxist, Hank Johnson, who believes islands tip over, Sheila Jackson Lee, who believes we landed men on Mars, each of them would have been a bigger embarrassment, but the biggest joke of all would have been Maxine Waters.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: earlybird 1/31/2020 9:52:57 AM (No. 302988)
Hakeem aspires to be Speaker of the House. Meanwhile Fancy Nancy was so angry yesterday, it appeared that her face was going to crack into pieces and fall off. Her Chinese embroidered jacket failed to distract.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: peebster 1/31/2020 9:55:30 AM (No. 302991)
When you think of garbage...think of Hakeem!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: bighambone 1/31/2020 10:32:47 AM (No. 303036)
In essence President Trump obviously did pay and probably is still paying his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani to look into the obvious Biden Family involved official corrupt activities in Ukraine, that the Democrats are claiming was OK since Joe Biden was working towards official US and Obama Administration goals at the time in Ukraine. A low corrupt country receiving US foreign aid money that could have been “laundered” and ended up in the pockets of corrupt participants, both US persons and foreigners. For looking into that suspected official corruption the Democrats are trying to impeach and remove Trump from office. So that kind of turns Hakeem’s logic on its head and makes him look like a joke to any street smart person outside the DC beltway who has been paying attention. There are reports that some leftist Democrats are touting Hakeem to be the next Democrat Speaker of the House!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: volksford 1/31/2020 10:50:20 AM (No. 303051)
I suspect the old Vulcan Mind Meld has occurred between Jeffries and Hank Johnson. Oh well, this shoots the hell out of the old saying two minds are better than one.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Arby 1/31/2020 11:25:30 AM (No. 303103)
This doofus is the perfect representative of the contemporary democrat party.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Hugh Akston 1/31/2020 11:56:45 AM (No. 303131)
#17 - Don't forget the rhinestone cowgirl Frederica Wilson. Yee haaaa.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: pensom2 1/31/2020 12:04:29 PM (No. 303138)
I feel sorry for Hakeem. He seems to be a relatively gentle, non-beligerent person, unlike most dem leaders or race hustlers like Obama and Sharpton. He's being used by the dems as a token and doesn't realize it. Because of his race, he has risen to a level of responsibility that exceeds his capacity to function credibly. I've heard him commenting on FOX. He comes across as completely scripted, as if he has been studiously prepped for every appearance with strict talking points. He's like a robot with about a dozen scripts; when he is asked to speak or opine on any topic, his mind reaches in and retrieves one of the scripts and he repeats it, whether or not the script responds to the question. I feel sorry for him.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: earlybird 1/31/2020 12:54:04 PM (No. 303186)
Hakeen Jeffires is as racialist as his uncle Leonard. Hakeem surely believes it is time for a black Speaker. Leonard Jeffries Jr. (born January 19, 1937) is a former professor of Black Studies at the City College of New York, part of the City University of New York. He was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. Known for his Pan-African Afrocentrist views that the role of African people in history and the accomplishments of African Americans are far more important than commonly held, Jeffries has urged that public school syllabi be made less Euro-centric.[2][3] His claims that Jewish businessmen financed the Atlantic slave trade and used the movie industry to hurt black people, and that whites are "ice people" while Africans are "sun people," received national publicity in the early 1990s. Jeffries was discharged from his position as chairman of the Black Studies Department at CUNY, leading to a lengthy legal battle[4][5][6] ending in the courts supporting the college's right to remove him from the position due to his incendiary remarks.[7] He should never get near the Speaker’s gavel...
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Reply 26 - Posted by: earlybird 1/31/2020 12:56:26 PM (No. 303189)
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonard_Jeffries
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Reply 27 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 1/31/2020 2:22:36 PM (No. 303252)
Every once in a while, one of them slips up and speaks the truth!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: MickTurn 1/31/2020 7:05:21 PM (No. 303550)
This Clown just admitted to a FELONY...Nice touch moron!
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