Skip to comments.CNN's Van Jones: Impeachment is 'a lose-lose situation' for Democrats
Posted on 10/04/2019 1:07:40 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
CNN contributor Van Jones told Democrats the President Trump impeachment issue was a no-win situation.
"Its a tricky thing, the impeachment process, because for some Republicans, it makes them want to rally around the flag," Jones said Thursday on CNN.
"When I was anti-Bill Clinton from the Left in the '90s, and then they tried to impeach him, suddenly Clinton was my best friend. I was like, 'Leave Bill Clinton alone.' So, I think you get crosscurrents in this thing, and at the same time, the Democrats are in a lose-lose situation," he said.
Jones, 51, also warned that Democrats risked disappointing their base if they did not pursue impeaching Trump.
"If they dont do something, their own base is going to feel disappointed and feel like maybe Trump gets away too much," he said. Jones concluded that the whole issue was "a big mess."
The CNN contributor was a special adviser to President Obama. In March, Jones told Democrats they should not pretend the Mueller investigation was a magic wand "that's going to fix everything."
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RUSH talked about this, what is really funny is the media keeps pushing the Dems towards impeachment right alongside the radical Lefties, in effect pushing them onto the train tracks- amazing. Once again they are so blinded by their hatred for Trump their actions are helping him significantly.
They don't even have anything to work with now!
The lost Van Jones...ha!
The inveterate commie does get it right now and then, and when Van Jones is the voice of sanity on the Left you know they’ve got problems. It’s slightly worse than he’s saying, though - not only do the Dems manage to promote Trump by continuing this shrieking charade (witness the sudden influx of contributions as evidence) but they manage to make themselves look hateful, extremist, insane...and lazy. Because not only do they not disappoint their base by pursuing a chimeric impeachment, they disappoint them by not pushing their programs. Where would we be politically had they focused this passion and determination on, say, Medicare for All? Student Loan Amnesty? Their absence has placed Trump in the driver’s seat on their own issues. Jones is saying that’s poor politics and he’s right.
... another lib backtracking.
So far, aoc’s is the funniest.
They are idiots. They bid shoot the moon and half the cards hadnt been dealt yet.
Van Jones is a flaming racist... his rant on election night was the most unmitigated racist thing EVER to broadcast on any news network... and not a single word was said about it.
He is right that this bogus impeachment nonsense is a loser... but the reality is this impeachment has nothing to do with Trump..
This is about the Dems trying to destroy the left wing of their own party.
If Biden runs and losses 35-15 which is the best case scenario of any dem, then the left wing just keeps climbing see we didnt go far enough left... however of Biden is taken out by thr Ukraine crap of his Son, and they wind up with a die hard leftist and then lose 40-10 or worse that argument falls flat and the less radical folks say see the far left is a losers game and they moderate the party for the 2024 election.
By pushing impeachment over Ukraine they ensure Bidens demise, almost guaranteeing warren of someone like her thr nomination and turn up their opponents suppprt to defcon 5 ensuring their nominee gets slaughtered.
This impeachment is all about cutting thr AOC loonies off at thr knees. They know this wont remove Trump from office.
Hell they wont even hold a whole floor vote on whether impeachment investigation is warranted.
This is political theater to appease and undercut the whackadoo left wing of thr party by giving them exactly what they want. Trump has nothing to do with any of this political theater
So far, aocs is the funniest.
Democrats are caught between the Scylla of their partys Hate Trump base and the Charybdis of the swing voters they need to court to win the White House.
Its who they can afford to alienate the least and still remain viable. They have no wiggle room not to impeach when their own folks are clamoring for it.
Yet doing that will turn off swing voters. What to do?
See post 9. This whole passion play has nothing to do with Trump..
“the media keeps pushing the Dems towards impeachment right alongside the radical Lefties, in effect pushing them onto the train tracks- amazing. Once again they are so blinded by their hatred for Trump their actions are helping him significantly. “
indeed. the media helped elect trump in 2016 by attacking him relentlessly, and the media has quadrupled down since then, so i expect Trump’s victory margin to be even bigger in 2020 ... an if Trump wins the House, it won’t matter at all what the media says about him anymore as he transforms our country beyond anything any of us here can imagine ...
Another commie realizes what is at stake for the Marxist left and wants to cut their loses early on.
Van Jones is no dummy. In fact, he is a leading Marxist strategist in all of what the Dems/Soros ops people are doing to destroy democracy in America.
We should listen to him for hints as to which way the Marxist Left wants to go or should go.
That used to be the requirement for a person to be considered a whistleblower.
Well, it looks like the requirements were CHANGED to accomodate this particular person's second or third hand account as this CIA8 agent was not a first hand witness.
The big problem lies with the anti trumper in congress...I hope RNC is planning on new reps for every state and any possible retirees that may crop up in the next twelve months. Be prepared to replace loser republicans at the last minute with hot, vibrant pro-trump conservatives....better to be prepared than get caught off guard, after seeing how many jumped ship in 2018!
CNN is ATT.
You loyal ATT subscribers aren’t helping. Pathetic.
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