Skip to comments.The Fake News is Flying Over the Senate Impeachment Trial
Posted on 01/14/2020 4:44:30 AM PST by EyesOfTX
BS was the Deep States choice to run with the Monday narrative-setting piece. The Democrat/Media/Deep State pressure campaign on several GOP senator related to the upcoming Senate trial of President Donald Trump continued to mount on Monday. CBS News became the chosen vessel to run with yet another story based on an anonymous source designed to pressure not only the Usual Suspects among the Republican caucus, but also to add to their numbers.
From the CBS fake report:
Washington The White House is preparing for some Republican senators to join Democrats in voting to call witnesses in President Trumps impeachment trial, which could get underway in the coming days.
Senior White House officials tell CBS News they increasingly believe that at least four Republicans, and likely more, will vote to call witnesses. In addition to Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Susan Collins of Maine, Mitt Romney of Utah and possibly Cory Gardner of Colorado, the White House also views Rand Paul of Kentucky as a wild card and Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee as an institutionalist who might vote to call witnesses, as one official put it.
Last week, Collins said she was working with a fairly small group of GOP senators to allow new testimony, adding that her colleagues should be completely open to calling witnesses. Romney has expressed an interest in hearing from former national security adviser John Bolton, who has said he would testify under subpoena. Murkowski said last week that the Senate should proceed as it did during the 1999 Clinton impeachment trial.
Note the story leads by naming the Usual Suspects who everyone knows are the most likely RINOs to go off the rails on any issue: Mitt Romney, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski, the three who can most often be relied upon to go squishy whenever the going gets tough. But the media knows that they need to pressure at least one more Republican squish to side with their Democrat buddies in order to get anything done, so now they are moving to add to the list. In fact, they may even need more than four GOP traitors, since Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Doug Jones of Alabama would both pay dearly back at home for supporting this impeachment scam.
So, first Republican name up? Cory Gardner of Colorado, who is facing a tough re-election campaign against former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. Oh, hey, and its purely a coincidence that, on the day on which this unsourced CBS story is published, Gardner suddenly gets attacked by a group led by Kellyanne Conways piggish husband George:
A group run by anti-Trump conservatives has released an advertisement targeting one of the most vulnerable Republican senators, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner.
Gardner, 45, has one of the toughest reelection campaigns in the nation as the centrist Republican attempts to maintain his seat with President Trump on the ballot next to him. Trump lost Colorado in 2016 by 4.9%, and the Cook Political Report listed Gardners seat as a toss-up.
The Lincoln Project, a group led by George Conway, the husband of Trumps counselor Kellyanne Conway, Steve Schmidt, John Weaver, and Rick Wilson, targeted Gardner for siding with Trump on several issues. The advertisement opens with the question, Why are you losing? and proceeds to blame Gardners tight reelection race on his relationship with Trump.
Now, Conways group doesnt have much of a budget to pay for running the ad, but boy is it getting tons of free play in the corrupt news media. Funny how that happens.
Next up on the list of potential GOP turncoats is Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, who we just saw last week tossing a hissy fit with his libertarian buddy, Utah Senator Mike Lee, coming out a White House briefing on the situation with Iran. Oddly, the CBS article does not mention Sen. Lee as another potential Democrat ally. Frankly, I think hes more likely to go rogue than Sen. Paul.
Finally, CBS goes after Lamar Alexander of Tennessee because hes supposedly an institutionalist, whatever that means in the demented minds of corrupt reporters and editors. Honestly, thats probably because the corrupt media always goes after Sen. Alexander in situations like this. They did the same thing during the Democrat fiasco over the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, and failed. I honestly dont see Sen. Alexander as a problem here.
And think about this where Alexander the institutionalist is concerned: No one in the history of the U.S. Senate was more of an institutionalist than the current Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell. Funny, we dont see any corrupt media articles speculating about Cocaine Mitch, do we?
So, at the end of the day, what we have here is yet another narrative-setting piece for the Deep State. Its a fake report based on zero named sources, and most likely no real source with any knowledge of the situation at all. The only facts on which it is based are a couple of off-hand comments made by Collins and Murkowski to local reporters in their home states. The one statement by Collins that is recounted by CBS could mean nothing more than that she ran into Senators Murkowski and Paul in the Hallway of Hart Senate Office Building and chatted with them for a couple of minutes about whether or not they wanted to hear testimony from Hunter Biden about the various illegitimate children he has fathered in several different states.
Here is what we do know:
Mitch McConnell completely rolled Nancy Pelosi in the political gamesmanship leading up to this trial; Lacking any leverage whatsoever, Pelosi will transmit the articles of impeachment over to the Senate in the coming days; McConnell has the 51 votes he needs to proceed with the trial using the same Senate rules that were employed during the trial of Bill Clinton; Pelosis house managers most likely Adam Schiff and Jabba the Nadler, which will be a hoot will present the Democrats sham case; After that part of the trial has been completed, then and only then will there potentially be a vote to call witnesses who did not testify during the Houses Soviet-style hearings; Nobody not CBS, the senators or anyone else knows how any of these Republican senators will vote when that time comes. So, get used to this kind of sham story from the corrupt media. With the Senate trial set to begin early next week, the pressure campaign on these and possibly additional GOP senators will only continue to mount. Its going to be like the Kavanaugh fiasco all over again: The hit pieces will only become increasingly shrill as the Democrats become increasingly desperate as they see their impeachment scam failing to change minds.
Yes, its all despicable. Yes, its demented, and depraved, and disgusting. But hey, this is Democrats and their corrupt media toadies were talking about here you expected something else?
That is all.
Get used to hearing “cover up” There is no There There but the dems will claim the “truth” is being “covered up”.
Don’t worry Mitch will stab Trump in the back and we can act surprised
Can Schiff be a House Manager if he is also a fact witness?
Anyone who thinks Mitch will let Trump hold a Trump Rally in the Senate is delusional.
No worries. The sunshine pumpers have told us over and over impeachment will never get to the Senate.
According to the article in the following link, Rand Paul is threatening to force a vote on calling Hunter Biden if the Dems win the vote to call John Bolton.
Your criticism of Senator Paul is off the mark.
Democraps are like Pavlov's dogs.....Nanzi trained them well.....the word "Trump" gets them salivating.
Watch the Dems' tongues hanging out, drooling all over the upper house.
She'll be in court pitching the Democrat party lawsuit against Iran.
Dems want exclusive rights to use "Death to America" in campaign ads.
The problem is that 95 Senators want to hear John Bolton (and you can bet they've all been told EXACTLY what he is going to say), ZERO Senators want to hear Hunter Biden (because they are terrified of what he might say).
Pelosi warns senators will pay a price if impeachment witnesses are blocked...
Watcha gonna do Nanzi.....stop using Botox and scare the pants off Mitch and the gang?
Well I definitely fit that description especially pre coffee but they should have already killed this. Mitch has president Trump over a barrel of he wants and Mitch is the swamp. This is one of the reason president Trump campaigned so hard for the senators in 2018. Mitch is a snake careful. There will be concessions extracted because Mitch knows once aquitted president Trump will be heading in to the zenith of his power. I trust Mitch as much as trust Paul Ryan
It’s the “way they do things” in Baltimore.
If they do call witnesses, then I hope that the Senate Republicans have the balls to call all of the witnesses that the DNC would not allow in the House Impeachment Inquiry. I have a sneaking suspicion that Trump is crying like “Brer Rabbit”, “Don’t throw me in that briar patch”.
So, if Mitt Romney wants to hear from John Bolton, he has to vote to also allow President Trump to call any witness that he wants to call including the Bidens, the whistleblower, ICIG, Schiff, Schiff's staff, etc.
CBS News is giving NBC and CNN some competition in the most corrupt news category. Ever since they hired the Leftist activist feminist to run the news they have moved to the activist Left like none other.
Hunter Biden's Political Gifts To Several Senate Dems Are Raising Concerns-----
This Triggers Recusal Requirements During Impeachment Voting.......
Hunter Bidens political gifts to several Senate Dems include donations to:
Sens Leahy, Menendez, Whitehouse, Cardin, Cantwell.....and onetime presidential candidate, Sen Cory Booker.
BTW, did Hunter's donations come from the money he made from his and Joe's Ukrainian shakedown.....
........or did Hunter use money gleaned from the billion-dollar China shakedown?.....cackle......
DEMOCRAT RECUSAL HISTORY-----USAG Eric Holder, in private practice, represented the Swiss private bank UBS.
Because of this, he recused himself from participating in DOJ's investigation of UBS's abetting
of tax evasion by US account-holders and the prosecution of Brad Birkenfeld.
As AG, Holder also recused himself from baseball's Roger Clemens'
contempt of Congress prosecution because the pitcher was once a client of his law firm.) WIKI
Hopefully, Senator McConnell will only allow one vote, and that vote will contain a list of all additional witnesses.
Yep. Load up the witness list with all kinds of “poison pills.” Even the Dems will vote against that list.
Schumer’s final gambit will be to try and get an up/down vote on a per witness basis, but I think McConnell will have enough power to keep the GOPe squishes in line.
If there are any refusals (and that is as likely as finding an honest man in Versailles on the Potomac), the entire Senate must be recused. There are no impartial people.
AMERICANS DEMAND ANSWERS TO THESE QUESTIONS:
<><> How many documents went from Hunter Bidens legal team going to Burisma Holdings and others?
<><> Does it show a cover-up?
<><> Does it show the vice presidents involvement at a deeper level than previously known?
REFERENCE:Joe Biden was made Obama's point man in the Ukraine; shortly thereafter,
Hunter Biden was given a lucrative seat on the Burisma board.......to increase Ukraine's pull with the Obama admin.
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