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  • President Trump Disrupted DC’s Ability to Monetize Government…

    11/21/2019 2:05:05 PM PST · by a little elbow grease · 16 replies ^ | 11/21/1/19 | sundance
    Listening to the pearl-clutching from State Department foreign service officers; and looking at the circular laundry operation where DC politicians send taxpayer funds overseas and then use networks, friends and families to capture those same funds for their own personal financial benefit; while overlaying how much Hillary Clinton corruption the U.S. Justice Department, State Department and intelligence community hid in the 2016 election; the big picture emerges. When politicians in Mexico or Afghanistan accept bribes we call it corruption, but when DC politicians participate in the exact same process we call it “lobbying”. It is no wonder the Clinton Foundation...
  • Game's over for Pelosi and Schiff

    11/20/2019 9:29:12 PM PST · by voveo · 71 replies
    The Market Ticker ^ | 11-20-2019 | Karl Denninger
    The government of Ukraine just announced an indictment of the owner of Burisma, and in addition the laundering of $7.4 billion through an American investment company.
  • Adam Schiff comes under fire for having his own connection to Ukrainian businessman...

    11/20/2019 1:04:59 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 28 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | October 4, 2019 | Valerie Edwards
    Adam Schiff comes under fire for having his own connection to Ukrainian businessman whose company manufacturers airships and weapons for both the US and Ukraine Schiff reportedly is connected to Igor Pasternak, CEO of Worldwide Aeros Corp Pasternak's company makes airships for the military and commercial markets Schiff, who has a leading role in Congress' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, is now facing questions about his link to the businessman House intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff has come under scrutiny for reportedly having his own connection to a Ukrainian businessman. Schiff, who has a leading role in Congress' impeachment...
  • Trump may hope Schiff's impeachment carnival never stops

    11/19/2019 7:52:08 AM PST · by knighthawk · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 19 2019 | Gregg Jarrett
    Rep. Adam Schiff’s, D-Calif., impeachment carnival enters a new week with a gaggle of hearsay witnesses offering endless speculation and opinion about an imaginary “quid pro quo” of non-corruption corruption. Like the title of Herman Wouk’s 1965 comedic farce, “Don’t Stop the Carnival,” President Trump may hope that the impeachment idiocy continues in perpetuity. Or at least until we are well into the presidential election season next year. It will all but guarantee his continued residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Schiff, who serves as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and Grand Poobah of the impeachment circus, is strikingly reminiscent...
  • WaPo Busts Adam Schiff Again, Gives Him ‘3 Pinocchios’ for Lying

    11/20/2019 10:03:37 AM PST · by sickoflibs · 13 replies
    RedState ^ | November 20, 2019 | Nick Arama
    When even the Washington Post is calling a Democrat for lying not only once but a second time, you know that that Democrat must be setting a new standard for falsehoods that the WaPo just canÂ’t avoid reporting. They nailed House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA), but good. Schiff has a long history of not telling the truth. He famously claimed that there was evidence of which he was aware that proved conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russians. He of course never produced such evidence and the Mueller report concluded that there was no conspiracy. He opened...
  • REVEALED: Adam Schiff Connected to Both Companies Named in $7.4 Billion Burisma-US-Ukraine...

    11/21/2019 2:00:19 PM PST · by blueyon · 39 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | 11/21/19 | Jim Hoft
    """REVEALED: Adam Schiff Connected to Both Companies Named in $7.4 Billion Burisma-US-Ukraine Corruption Case""" As reported on Wednesday the head of Burisma Holdings was indicted this week in Ukraine! Ukrainian Prosecutor General indicted Burisma owner Nikolai Zlochevsky The claim alleges that Hunter Biden and his partners received $16.5 million over several years for their ‘services’ in Ukraine. Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden took a lucrative post on the Burisma Board in 2014. Hunter Biden was making millions from the corrupt Ukrainian oil and gas company.
  • Nunes Invokes The “Minority Witness Rule”

    11/21/2019 10:41:28 AM PST · by wrrock · 80 replies
    butasforme ^ | 11/21/2019 | none
    In an stunning development, Ranking Member Devin Nunes invokes an obscure House rule that appears to allow Republicans to schedule a special hearing and call any witness. The “Minority Witness Rule” states: When a House committee or subcommittee holds a hearing, the minority party members of the panel have the right to call witnesses of their choosing to testify on at least one day of that hearing. Read Nunes’ letter HERE
  • Dems finally got something they can use for impeachment

    11/20/2019 11:37:59 PM PST · by knighthawk · 37 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 20 2019 | Michael Goodwin
    Years ago, a friend in the public relations business shared with me his approach to dealing with journalists. “You don’t have to give them what they want,” he said confidently. “Just give them something they can use.” The trick-of-the-trade insight came back as I watched Rep. Adam Schiff savor Wednesday’s hearing. Ambassador Gordon Sondland’s testimony didn’t give Schiff everything he wanted, but did give him something he can use. “The veneer has been torn away,” Schiff crowed to reporters during a break. Later, he added: “This is a seminal moment in our investigation.”
  • Peanut Gallery: Democrat Presidential Debate [Live Thread]

    11/20/2019 6:03:42 PM PST · by Reno89519 · 253 replies
    MSNBC ^ | November 20, 2019 | Reno89519
    Let’s have some fun!
  • FBI has reportedly sought interview with Ukraine whistleblower

    11/20/2019 2:49:43 PM PST · by Magnatron · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | 20 November 2019 | Andrew O'Reilly
    President Trump addresses the testimony of Ambassador Sondland. The FBI last month reportedly requested an interview with the whistleblower who made the complaint about President Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and sparked the ongoing impeachment inquiry in the House. A source familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday that an agent from the bureau's Washington field office reached out to the whistleblower’s lawyers. The source added that it was clear from the FBI that the whistleblower was not regarded as the target of any investigation but rather a potential witness. It was...
  • Rep Mike Turner Gets Witness To Admit Bombshell, Debunks CNN Headline In Real Time

    11/20/2019 5:48:29 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 34 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | 11/20/2019 | Ryan Saavedra
    Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH) hammered U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland on Wednesday during Democrats’ impeachment inquiry hearing on the House Intelligence Committee. Hill got Sondland to admit that “no one on this planet” told him that financial assistance to Ukraine was connected to any investigations. “After you testified, Chairman [Adam] Schiff ran out and gave a press conference and said he gets to impeach the president of the United States because of your testimony and if you pull up CNN today, right now, their banner says ‘Sondland ties Trump to withholding aid,'” Turner said. “Is that your...
  • I've Seen Schiff's Hearings before: Monty Python And the Wisdom of Crowds

    11/20/2019 6:09:12 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 10 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 11-20-19 | MOTUS
    I have never been a huge fan of Monty Python but I have grudgingly come to admire the timeless genius of silly sketches conceived nearly 50 years ago that still skewer modern culture as freshly as if they were written yesterday. Or perhaps that says more about modern culture…still subject to the wisdom of crowds after all these millennia. Either way, look at this week’s ongoing “impeachment investigation” and tell me that Monty Python and the Holy Grail didn’t capture its essence in this scene titled, appropriately enough, “Burn the Witch!” No further explanation seems necessary. VILLAGER #1: We have...
  • Morrison, Volker undercut claims of 'quid pro quo,' 'bribery' and 'cover-up' [Tr]

    11/19/2019 7:42:07 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/19/2019 | Gregg Re, Alex Pappas
    Republicans sounded a celebratory note as House Democrats' impeachment inquiry wrapped up another day of public hearings Tuesday evening, saying the day's witnesses had served only to highlight fundamental problems in the case against President Trump. “Did anyone ever ask you to bribe or extort anyone at any time during your time in the White House?" House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., asked at one point in Tuesday's afternoon hearing. Former National Security Council (NSC) aide Tim Morrison: "No." Former U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker: “No." Later, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., hit the same notes in...
  • Schiff scrambles to stop whistleblower from being named, after Vindman reveals intel contact

    11/19/2019 6:39:52 PM PST · by Libloather · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/19/19 | Tyler Olson
    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and the committee's ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes. R-Calif., clashed during Tuesday's impeachment inquiry hearing after Schiff suggested Nunes' questions could lead to the outing of the anonymous whistleblower who filed the complaint about President Trump. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, an Army officer at the National Security Council, told Nunes that he spoke with two people outside the White House about Trump's July 25 call with Ukrainian President Voldomyr Zelensky in the immediate wake of the interaction, including State Department official George Kent and one member of the "intelligence community." Nunes then...
  • Rep. Ratcliffe: Trump’s Alleged Bribery Mentioned ‘Zero Times’ In Impeachment Sworn Testimony

    11/19/2019 10:33:21 PM PST · by TigersEye · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 19, 2019 | David Krayden
    Republican Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe said during Tuesday’s impeachment hearing that the use of the accusation of “bribery” has only recently been leveled against President Donald Trump. Ratcliffe said it was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who started to refer to the president’s alleged bribery because it was more comprehensible to Americans than “quid pro quo.”(snip)Ratcliffe noted that the word bribery does appear once in the testimony — but not in relation to Trump. “In fact, in these 3,500 pages of sworn testimony in just these ten transcripts released thus far, the word bribery appears in these 3,500 pages exactly one...
  • Rep. Adam Schiff To Ukraine: Don’t Investigate Bidens

    11/19/2019 9:02:07 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 126 replies
    OANN ^ | 11/19/2019 | OANN Newsroom
    House Intel Chair Adam Schiff appears to be threatening Ukraine over its ongoing corruption probe of the Biden family. During the impeachment hearings on Tuesday, Schiff claimed Ukraine’s investigations into the Bidens could influence U.S. politics. He suggested Ukraine should leave the Bidens alone. “The real message to Ukraine — our U.S. policy message is: don’t engage in political investigations,” stated Schiff. Republican lawmakers have suggested Democrats, rather than President Trump, have tried to pressure the foreign government. “If the Democrats and the media are suddenly so deeply concerned about bribery, you would think they would take some interest in...
  • Vindman Just Lied Under Oath…

    11/19/2019 10:59:19 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 96 replies
    Citizens Free Press ^ | 11/19/19 | Kane
    Vindman outs himself as source for whistleblower complaint Vindman says he does not know the whistleblower’s identity, which conflicts with earlier testimony. More on this issue coming in subsequent stories. Adam Schiff stops Nunes from completing his question. Nunes originally asked Vindman about whether he had shared the contents of the phone call between Trump and Ukraine President Zelensky with anyone outside the White House. In response Vindman stated “two people” and then named George Kent, and a person from the intelligence community. Then things get interesting. Vindman refuses to name the intelligence agency.
  • Vindman said he talked to a "properly cleared individual with a need to know"

    11/19/2019 8:06:38 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 75 replies
    Twitter ^ | November 19, 2019 | Shem Horne
    "Vindman then gave the game away. He said he talked to a "properly cleared individual with a need to know." He talked to AN INDIVIDUAL in the INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY meaning he talked to the whistleblower and he knows it. Lawyer and Schiff refuse to let him answer the question."
  • Vindman says Ukrainians offered him defense minister position

    11/19/2019 8:56:01 AM PST · by gandalftb · 101 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 11/19/19 | Trump impeachment inquiry: Vindman and Williams testify – watch live Joan E Greve
    GOP counsel Steve Castor’s questioning to Lt Col Alexander Vindman about whether he considered an offer to become Ukraine’s defense minister
  • Ukraine whistleblower may have liaised with Vindman over Trump call

    11/19/2019 7:18:29 AM PST · by bitt · 21 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 11/16/2019 | carlin becker
    The whistleblower whose complaint about President Trump's communications with Ukraine launched House impeachment proceedings was still attending White House meetings recently and may have spoken to Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman prior to filing the complaint, according to the Washington Post. On Saturday, the outlet published details about the steps a CIA analyst took to blow the whistle after the president urged Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a July 25 phone call to start an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden, who is also leading the pack of 2020 Democrats. Notably, the Post was clear that the whistleblower is male....