January 24th – 2020 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1100

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638 Responses to January 24th – 2020 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1100

  1. littleanniefannie says:

    Don’t know if it is pure coincidence or if someone at Showtime has a real sense of humor but Showtime has been running Groundhog Day during the Democrat presentations!

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  2. This thing ends after the President’s turn. Senators would rather stab their ear-drums than do this for another month. There is no way they can get Bolton without Biden–who could be compelled to testify with transactional immunity. The Uni-Party WILL NEVER ALLOW THIS.

    Your party’s over, girls.

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    • wildsailor2018 says:

      I could care less at this point about Biden. As a defense you cannot point at someone else and say ‘he did it so what’s the big deal?’

      I want the heart of the matter on a stick….I want the whistleleaker to testify and be questioned under oath. How did Schiff get that glorious lie of the phone call?

      I want Vindman back under oath. When he testified that he was trying to edit the original transcript of the call to make sure it reflected what he ‘felt’ was said or implied, how many other official documents has he meddled with?

      I want Yavonovich back under oath. What happened to the $5.2 billion in aid that went missing between getting to her and not getting to Ukraine? Out of the blue Ukraine was asking about it and it that caused Trump to order an accounting from the OMB. What is the explanation? Why were terrorists living in apartments that she paid for? Where did that money come from? I want an explanation as to why she was monitoring US citizens’ social media and phones against the law.

      I want an accounting of every penny that went through the Embassy in Kiev. Aid, expenses, living costs, taxes, phone bills, etc. I want a balance sheet. I want a summary of phone numbers associated with the Embassy and whether they are legit or not. I want to know who had access to the internet in the Embassy and what they searched for on a daily basis.

      Biden is easy….his litter and path of destruction from his wrecking ball style of existence is easy to trace. I want Yavanovitch and the rabbit hole in the State Department exposed and decimated. I want some butts!

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      • Zippy says:

        “I could care less at this point about Biden. As a defense you cannot point at someone else and say ‘he did it so what’s the big deal?”

        It would expose the farce for what it is, a move to distract and cover up from ACTUAL malfeasance which PDJT was merely touching upon. As detailed in the Laura Ingraham and Bongino material I posted a page or two back, it’s HUGE, with new and incredibly damning evidence coming out. Most of the key players in the impeachment farce are intimately involved.

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    • smartyjones1 says:

      Nothing Uniparty about any of this. It’s the Democrats trying to further their coup efforts, protect their collective criminal rear ends and undermine President Trump and flip Senate seats this November.

      Sen. McConnell has stayed true toward working for a clear decisive victory. All the gaslighting that he would throw in with the “UniParty” and overthrow President Trump proved to be a) false b) stupid c) both.

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  3. Reserved55 says:

    Just finished listening to Rudy’s first podcast. It’s about impeachment.

    He made one mistake, he said ‘me’ instead of do ‘us’ a favor.

    30 something min.

    http://rudygiulianics.com/

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  4. cow wow says:

    Another reason to love our America first President. It’s good to have positive enforcement news from our State Department!

    https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2020/01/24/u-of-missouri-closes-confucius-institute-after-criticism-from-state-department/

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    • jeans2nd says:

      Of course he did. Scam Graham is just as dirty as Biden Inc.
      Allowing either Biden to testify would implicate Scam Graham and McCain.

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    • jx says:

      Linda doesn’t want any attention on Ukraine.

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    • sunnyflower5 says:

      Why doesn’t Lindsey Graham want to investigate that?

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      • gsonFIT says:

        Cipollone et al. should play above Biden loop continuously as they present their case next week. Every 3 -10 minutes they should CC a positive message about PDJT and his Admin. Repeat throughout their 24 hours.

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    • Joebkonobi says:

      Hmmm, IIRC, wasn’t the switcheroo btw Grassley & Graham as chair of the judicial committee about the time Ukraine came into focus?

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    • Graham’s high emotion the other day at his press conference, coupled with his impassioned defense of the right for a court order recognizing Executive Privilege may indicate the following:
      1. Knowledge that the Senate may currently have insufficient votes to recognize Executive Privilege IN THE SENATE.
      2. That if Team Trump appeals to the Supreme Court, the motion may be returned to the Senate (which
      I believe is the correct call) for adjudication since the Senate has original
      jurisdiction).
      3. Without Executive Privilege, witnesses are inevitable.

      4. There is a brand new bottle of Southern Comfort whisky on Graham’s night table.

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      • sunnyflower5 says:

        🧐 Lindsey Graham 2.0 has returned and he’s coming for Hunter Biden. https://www.facebook.com/dan.bongino/videos/178338946562527/

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      • There is now much debate about original jurisdiction in impeachments and Executive privilege.
        I can only pose a rhetorical question: If a conviction and removal of a President were to stem from a patently corrupt decision, which branch of government would be more accountable to the voting public for its corrupt decision? The Judiciary, with its protected, lifetime appointments? Or the Senate, that interacts directly with voters and must face their wrath in elections?
        By giving original jurisdiction to the Senate, I believe the Founders understood that a travesty of justice from a rogue government conspiracy would be more likely validated by the permanent ruling class (judges) than by a deliberative, elective class (the Senate), who, by a two-thirds will render justice, and no reviewability by the permanent rulers (the judges) who could rule by pure majority.
        An amazingly wise decision!

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        • And if a Senate acquittal by two-thirds vote could be overruled by a simple, majority vote in the Supreme Court, the United States would assume an entirely vertical structure common to totalitarianism:
          Supreme Court
          Senate
          House
          Executive
          Each member would have authority over lower levels: House impeaches, Senate tries and acquits or convicts, Supreme Court overrules, or affirms: acquits or convicts.
          Our Founders did not want a VERTICAL STRUCTURE!

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    • rozelave says:

      this is the scam that politicians don’t want uncovered. They send family members in as consultants to siphon off tax dollars to themselves. It’s not a coincience that offspring of Biden, Pelosi, Kerry have been mentioned in connection to Ukraine tax dollars.

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  5. Hakeem Jeffreys (Moron- NY) now badmouthing Barr for not investigating this non-existent crime.
    This too shall boomerang.

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  6. JG3 says:

    What would happen if, like releasing the transcript, POTUS team makes them think they’re going to call Bolton, Mulvaney, Pompeo, etc. first.

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  7. Liberty Forge says:

    Interesting video from Glenn Beck’s show.

    The good stuff starts around 13:30. There’s a short interview with Peter Schweizer (Profiles in Corruption), which is followed by Glenn exposing & discussing an outrageous letter Joe Biden’s campaign sent to all media outlets.

    Biden has given the media their marching orders, and the coordination of the media needs to be exposed.

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    • bofh says:

      It must be killing the LSM to not be able to run wild with the virus story, but it would take shampeachment right off the front page, which they can’t allow.

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      • wildsailor2018 says:

        They will wait until the Demonrats are done presenting their case. Then they will switch to the virus story instead of covering the defense. Nobody wants to hear the defense side, right George Stephanoplulis?

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  8. Reserved55 says:

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    • Judge Sullivan should have set that plea aside as soon as he received this case. I believe Flynn has good cause to sue for malicious prosecution.

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      • wildsailor2018 says:

        He is just trying to hold on to it and delay as much as possible because as soon as it is out of his control it will just be appealed based on the fact that the good Judge would not consider the evidence doctoring as a reason to dismiss.

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      • Bogeyfree says:

        Question……

        If Flynn does sue then via discovery does he get access to all communications that Jessie Liu received from others within the FIB, DOJ, prior counsel, including peers, subordinates and supervisors?

        And can any of those peers, subordinates and supervisors be called to testify under oath what they knew about the Flynn case?

        I hope the answer is a big YES as it could make for a very interesting scenario IMO.

        Go for it Sidney!

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    • L4grasshopper says:

      That appears to me to be a positive development.

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    • dwpender says:

      Powell should request an evidentiary hearing and subpoena Strozk and Pientka. The Government cannot make its case on the merits without them.

      I greatly look forward to Powell’s cross-examination of these witnesses. I suspect their credibility may be called into question.

      I will also go out on a limb and predict that, if forced to testify, Strozk will invoke the 5th.

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    • Barnestormer says:

      Is this the epic event that Sidney Powell foretold would occur today? Did I miss something?

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  9. Good gravy. There should be an FCC Regulation that requires EVERY network that broadcasts the Senate Impeachment Trial to include a “Completion Countdown Clock” in the upper right hand corner. The public DESERVES to know when the bloviating blowhard Dems will be DONE.

    Rep John Kennedy was right: “Very few souls are saved after the first 20 minutes of the sermon.”

    ( Ditto for eulogies)

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  10. Reserved55 says:

    Fredo never disappoints

    Liked by 4 people

  11. Guyski says:

    Yesterday some people were worried about comments Louisiana Senator Kennedy said. Well, today he says about impeachment trial: ‘Very few soles are saved after the first twenty minutes of the semon’. 😃🤣

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  12. Reserved55 says:

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  13. Reserved55 says:

    LuLu means Killary Chalupa

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  14. Reserved55 says:

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  15. Bogeyfree says:

    Think about it.

    Why is Rudy having to do podcasts to get the truth out on Ukraine?

    After all he said he turned all his evidence over to Pompeo right?

    We also have Barr saying they haven’t even begun to look at Ukraine.

    By the way, who wouldn’t want to at least look at Rudy’s evidence?

    So is the possible conclusion simply that the DOJ and Dept of State don’t want it, don’t want to know it or don’t want it public?

    I find it interesting that with an AG and a Sec of State appointed by PT, does it appear that no one wants this packet or wants this packet out to the public?

    So thus does it falls back on Rudy to get it out?

    IMO Americans need to press Barr, Pompeo and Wray 1,000 times more demanding answers.

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    • FofBW says:

      IMHO, based on Rudy’s actions, he does not trust them.

      PT is going to let them dangle and get exposed.

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    • freespeechfanatic says:

      Forget Barr and Pompeo. Just put them out of your mind. They are completely useless in this war. Just be grateful they’re not total fools and Quislings like Sessions and Tillerson.

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    • Joemama says:

      I’m beginning to think that the “plan” is not to prosecute the corrupt politicians, but to out them publicly and let the public ostracize them, once their numerous crimes are common knowledge.

      Liked by 1 person

    • Teresa's Daughter says:

      Yes, I came to exactly the same conclusion. Eventually it is something else that the people will have to push forward.

      So sad that Mayor Giuliani has to take it to the public in order for it to be heard. I hate that this case has to be tried in public opinion, but at some point the rumble from us hoi polloi will cause some action in Congress. (After the next election when we have both houses!)

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    • smartyjones1 says:

      “We also have Barr saying they haven’t even begun to look at Ukraine.”

      Not what AG Barr said. He did not say “they.” He said he hadn’t looked at anything on Ukraine.

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  16. Reserved55 says:

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  17. margarite1 says:

    Rats teaching illegals to vote in Arizona:

    AZ Blue 2020, a Democratic action group, was caught by our undercover journalist @JoeBasrawi
    SHOWING ‘illegals’ how to vote!

    THIS NEEDS TO BE SHARED AT ALL LEVELS OF MEDIA!

    FULL VIDEO HERE: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0qg3ZM

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  18. Nick the Deplorable says:

    Someone at CNN getting fired

    Liked by 2 people

  19. Reserved55 says:

    Thread on CON INC. Lowry, Goldberg, Kristol etc.

    No reader.

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  20. Buckeyes take note!

    https://theohiostar.com/2020/01/24/fact-check-ohio-gop-chairwoman-timken-spreads-falsehoods-on-refugees-in-letter-to-party-members/?fbclid=IwAR3X8YxJE6-nGt0AudanIUtavpo3M1ZCckXBaCjji-SpaHQq09g8C6lXDio
    FACT CHECK: Ohio GOP Chairwoman Timken Spreads Falsehoods on Refugees in Letter to Party Members
    Ohio Republican Party Chairwoman Jane Timken wrote an error-riddled apologetics letter sent by email on Thursday to party members defending Gov. Mike DeWine’s refugee resettlement policy.

    It is highly unusual for the chairman of a state’s Republican Party to defend the politically unpopular decision of the state’s governor. In most states, the chairman of the Republican Party focuses on building the party organization by raising money and focusing on getting out the vote at precinct level.

    But in Ohio, apparently, the Republican Party chairwoman defines her primary objective as protecting the left flank of the sitting governor from grassroots opposition among the conservative base.

    At a policy level, Timken’s defense was flat out wrong in a number ways.
    https://theohiostar.com/2020/01/06/gov-dewine-tells-trump-administration-to-bring-on-the-refugees-despite-foreign-born-residents-in-the-state-having-high-rate-of-tb/
    Gov. DeWine Tells Trump Administration to Bring on the Refugees, Despite Foreign-Born Residents in the State Having High Rate of TB
    Gov. Mike DeWine’s Christmas gift to Ohio residents was a letter to the U.S. Department of State inviting refugees to keep on coming in, including from countries with “high burdens” of tuberculosis.

    DeWine sent a letter Dec. 24 to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo giving permission for refugees to be placed in or resettled in Ohio, The Plain Dealer reported.

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    • BuckNutGuy says:

      The WalMart at Easton already resembles the market in Marrakech. This is your faith-based NGO’s chasing Gov’t dollars because nobody is in the pews anymore to fund their social justice programs.

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  21. decisiontime16 says:

    Warren: At least 1/2 of Cabinet will be ‘women and nonbinary people’

    (FOX NEWS) Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., vowed in a new campaign policy paper that if she is elected president in November, she will fill out at least half of her Cabinet with “women and nonbinary people.”

    What are non-binary people?

    https://www.wnd.com/2020/01/warren-least-1-2-cabinet-will-women-nonbinary-people/

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  22. Reserved55 says:

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  23. Reserved55 says:

    Party of Death Lies

    The replies are mostly the video of KKK Northam saying exactly that.

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  24. Tiffthis says:

    The Chinese virus will probably die very soon because it’s made in China 🤣 -saw that in a meme

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  25. Reserved55 says:

    How Communist of you, Tyler

    Brian Tyler Cohen
    @briantylercohen
    On-camera political host. Past: managing editor
    @OccupyDemocrats
    . Instagram
    @briantylercohen
    .

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  26. WeThePeople2016 says:

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  27. linda4298 says:

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  29. linda4298 says:

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  30. sunnyflower5 says:

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  31. linda4298 says:

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  32. dilonsfo says:

    Non-binary, or genderqueer, is a spectrum of gender identities that are not exclusively masculine or feminine‍—‌identities that are outside the gender binary.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-binary_gender

    Who knew? Now we know and wish we didn’t.

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  33. Reserved55 says:

    I guess Ivan Tarlov is living proof guys can get pregnant.

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    • Bill says:

      Pretty sure that’s the same girl I saw arguing on fox one night saying people that are literally just visiting the US on vacation should be able to vote in our elections. She actually said this. To which the host said back to her, “What if a bunch of Russians came here on vacation for elections”. To which she had no reply. Just a stupid laugh and shrugged shoulders.

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    • Landslide says:

      Guess she’s never seen a sonogram of a baby or heard it’s heart beating. Exceedingly ignorant person. Satan uses all kinds.

      Speaking off sonograms of babies……they should be mandatory viewing beginning in 5th grade.

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    • Dekester says:

      Tarlov…was one of the reasons Faux in our house is seldom on.

      Tarlov really is a smarmy …….

      Obscenely obnoxious..

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    • decisiontime16 says:

      Like Sundance says, they have to pretend not to know things.

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  34. Reserved55 says:

    Schiffty melts down over Rudy

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  35. Reserved55 says:

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  36. MaineCoon says:

    This is a Chinese run paper. Numbers are increasing rapidly. With hospitals full in some areas, people have been turned away. Many probably not included in the couns.t

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  37. Reserved55 says:

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  39. MaineCoon says:

    BNO chart breaks down how many cases per country and by country (?) within China. this is rapidly expanding.

    FTA: The table below shows confirmed cases of coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China and other countries. To see a distribution map and a timeline, scroll down. There are currently 1,125 confirmed cases worldwide, including 41 fatalities.

    https://bnonews.com/index.php/2020/01/the-latest-coronavirus-cases/

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  40. sunnyflower5 says:

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  41. trialbytruth says:

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  42. Reserved55 says:

    Burisma hacked the election

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  43. getfitnow says:

    FTA – On the eve of New Hampshire’s first-in-the nation primary, the president plans to throw a ‘Keep America Great’ campaign rally for his supporters. President Trump took to Twitter to double down on his reelection team’s announcement that he will be returning to the Granite State on February 10th. (Tweet) According to reports, he may not be traveling to Manchester alone. It has been suggested that an appearance from Vice President Mike Pence is also in the works.The event will be held at the Southern New Hampshire University Arena, which the president packed with thousands of supporters back in August of last year.
    https://www.oann.com/president-trump-to-host-n-h-rally-day-before-primary/

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  44. Reserved55 says:

    Anyone heard of this?

    First paragraph

    “Backed into a corner and influence waning, the United States has in recent weeks been promoting a plan to create an autonomous Sunni region in western Iraq, officials from both countries told Middle East Eye.

    The US efforts, the officials say, come in response to Shia Iraqi parties’ attempts to expel American troops from their country.

    Iraq represents a strategic land bridge between Iran and its allies in Syria, Lebanon and Palestine.

    Establishing a US-controlled Sunni buffer zone in western Iraq would deprive Iran of using land routes into Syria and prevent it from reaching the eastern shores of the Mediterranean.”

    https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/us-seeking-carve-out-sunni-state-its-influence-iraq-wanes

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  45. soozword says:

    DeploraPalooza event in Las Vegas on March 5-7 in Las Vegas. Looks like fun!!! I’m thinking seriously of going. https://deplorapalooza.com

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