Skip to comments.Jarrett: 'If Democrats were serious about impeachment Pelosi would dump Adam Schiff'
Posted on 10/07/2019 3:49:05 PM PDT by jazusamo
On Fox Nations Deep Dive, Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett warned that Democrats are pursuing an impeachment process that the authors of the U.S. Constitution would have opposed. As evidence, Jarrett pointed to the man that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi D-Calif., has empowered to lead the inquiry.
Nancy Pelosi knows this, said Jarrett. In January of this year, she said we cannot impeach for political reasons and now she is doing precisely that. And the person that she has handled the gavel to, Adam Schiff, has a long and distinguished record of not just hatred of President Trump but lies and deceptions and false claims.
This is exactly what the framers feared: that an opposing party would seek to remove a president under impeachment for purely, political, partisan reasons or personal animus, Jarrett argued.
On Friday, The Washington Post awarded House Intelligence Committee Chairman Schiff Four Pinocchios for misleading the media over his advanced knowledge of a whistleblowers concerns regarding the now-infamous phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Jarrett said he listed a litany of instances raising concerns over Schiffs integrity in his new book, Witch Hunt: The Story of the Greatest Mass Delusion in American Political History.
[Schiff] pretended he had information he never had, he lied about Carter Page, he lied about the dossier, he lied about saying he had evidence of collusion with President Trump and Russia
He is absolutely the worst person to be presiding over this and if Democrats were serious about impeachment Pelosi would dump Adam Schiff, he said.
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Pelosi: So Schiff is crooked,obnoxious,a liar, someone who conspires with witnesses to shape false testimony to build a case against an innocent victim-——what’s not to like?
He hates Trump and that counts for a lot.
Plus, well, he’s kinda cute isn’t he? Love that pencil neck and those bulging AOC eyes. On him it looks good.
The founders envisioned impeachment for anything the House could muster a majority for, and the Senate could muster 67 votes for removal.
It was designed as a political remedy for the country to remove a President, his officers and Judges.
And designed to be abused by those willing to suffer the penalty of the people.
The Founders were not ignorant of the folly of man.
That’s why Representatives stand for election every two years. To keep them in synch with the will of the people, and when they lose synch to quickly remove them.
I still say Democrats do not have the votes, or don’t WANT to have the votes to pass articles of impeachment.
I’m with you on the Dems not wanting a vote on this before next years election and they may not have the votes for the inquiry.
They’re happy to keep slinging mud and have the three committees tied up with this fiasco.
true about Schifty but only as a first step.. the D’s have a whole lot more swamp-draining to do ... including Pelousi
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The way this procedure - extra-judicial but with judicial effect - is being conducted violates everything in the Constitution relating to judicial certainty, due process, a right to a defense, etc.
That said, I think its backfiring on them in a big way. For one thing, its called attention to Bidens misdeeds and also to Obamas continuing involvement in disruption.
So I think Trump is absolutely right to just go back to concentrating on governing - for example, getting us out of at least one part of the ME quagmire, working on the replacement for NAFTA, etc.
If he files suit at some point, I cant believe any of Pelosis maneuvers to make herself President would be found even remotely constitutional. Also, I think he has an ace up his sleeve and probably knows something that is going to make the Dems wish theyd never even heard the name Nancy Pelosi.
It seems Pelosi WANTS Schiff to remain where he is. That she DOESN’T want a vote towards Impeachment or even a legitimate inquiry. This madness seems to be working for them better than any other thing they’ve tried. All they want to do is orchestrate the media to turn up the heat and confusion enough in the eyes of the people to make them think twice about voting for Trump. It’s all they have now, to keep these hit and run tactics in motion. It gives them cover for their own failures and inaction, helps them to cloke and spin the sins of their allies into nothing more than ‘conspiracy theories’. It’s too bad there aren’t any adults in the room who can nip these tantrums in the bud. Someone who can spank these babies raw to make them stop their incessant whining. There has to be some simple, brilliant idea that no one has thought of yet, but is right in front of us.
Pelosi ain’t no dummie.
She put Shifty at point so that when it blows up, she has a sacrificial goat to throw to her base.
“Schiff messed it all up. I really wanted it to work, but Schiff....
When it blows up, she blames him, the base forgives her.
I have a hunch you’re right and think she’d enjoy seeing him shafted.
the Ds have a whole lot more swamp-draining to do ... including Pelousi . FHC Is this what you’re talking about ?
It should be 2/3rds for the house too.
Dont worry, there will be 80 fewer Democrats in the house Jan 2021
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