Skip to comments.LIVE THREAD: House Impeachment Hearing
Posted on 11/13/2019 6:11:24 AM PST by Pilgrim's Progress
An opportunity to watch the kangaroo democrats attempt to cover themselves from the coming firestorm of the IG report by wounding our sitting president. Watch this coup against our Commander-in-Chief.
In a pillared House chamber at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, in the shadow of the 2020 presidential and congressional elections, House Democrats are set to host the first public hearing involving the potential impeachment of a president since November 19, 1998 -- and, they insist, they aren't happy about it.
"Its a sad day," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, told Fox News on Tuesday. "A calm day. A prayerful day." For his part, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., called the hearings a "solemn undertaking" in a letter to colleagues.
Behind the scenes, House Democrats were predicting a "phenomenal week," Fox News is told. At the same time, Republicans have been preparing a methodical and vigorous cross-examination of Democrats' witnesses, whose accounts of President Trump's alleged wrongdoing have been based largely on hearsay and intuition.
Capitol Hill security officials told Fox News they're not anticipating the kinds of organized protests that rocked the Supreme Court confirmation hearings of Brett Kavanaugh last year, but sources on both sides of the aisle have cautioned that the day will be unpredictable. The proceedings are to be held in the cavernous House Ways and Means Committee hearing room at the Longworth House Office Building.
With the bang of a gavel, Schiff will open the impeachment hearings Wednesday into Trump's alleged pressure on Ukraine to investigate 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden's dealings in the country. The former vice president, a Democrat, has boasted about pressuring Ukraine to fire its top prosecutor, as his son Hunter Biden held a lucrative role board of a Ukrainian natural gas company despite having little relevant expertise.
A whistleblower's complaint about Trump's July 25 telephone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky ignited the impeachment investigation. During the hearing Wednesday, a key exchange during that 30-minute call, which has been outlined in a Sept. 24 transcript released by the White House, could take center stage. Zelensky has said he felt no pressure during the call.
"I would like you to do us a favor though," Trump said at one point in the call, after a mention of U.S. military aid to Ukraine. Ukraine apparently was not aware that the U.S. was withholding new military aid until August, approximately two weeks before the U.S. ultimately released the aid and well after Trump's phone call with Zelensky.
So Mr. Witness, we have been told you have the goods on Trump. Could you please tell us what you know?
Well yes, but first I want you to know I have been very troubled by this. It has been a heavy load on my shoulders. My whole family has been affected by the pressure for me to testify. I am sure the presidents henchmen are waiting to pounce.
Mr. Witness, as a democRat Congressman I can assure you well take care of you.
So please tell us what you know.
Just seven short weeks ago I was talking to my Barber, and during our conversation I learned of something that could result in President Trump being kicked out of office.
My barbers third cousin has a friend whose uncle knows an auto mechanic whose wifes boyfriends sons ballet teachers aunt had consulted with a Caribbean psychics massage therapist.
That therapist told her she also services a certain congressman in Washington, D. C. That congressman told her this top secret information, with the instruction to never tell anyone.
On March 17th, 2017, he was invited to the White House for an event. He attended. In a room filled with 128 people, he sat half way from the front.
You can verify Trump was there.
About the seven minute point in Trumps comments that day, it became evident to him that someone had passed gas. It seemed like it wasnt someone near him, but who can really know those things.
Still, there were 128 people in the room and one of them was Trump. Everyone knows how crass he is. He states Trump was likely the person who did it.
Further, he states they odds were 1 in 128. Everyone else there had impeccable character. It had to be him.
Ah thank you Mr. Witness. Its good citizens like you with an obvious dedication to your civic duty, that make this nation great.
Nothing further Mr. Chairman. These grave charges reflect what an incompetent evil fool we have for a president. He must be impeached and convicted, removed from office. I yield back the remainder of my time.
I will not watch this , but will rely on the good people here to keep me informed.
Exactly. I expect more of the same as the witnesses all verbally pass gas and stink up the chamber. I do have my knife and fork out, and my popcorn popped, for the time when Jim Jordan rips into their credibility and impeaches the witnesses right and left . . . that is . . . if Shifty doesn’t use the whole time admonishing him to be civil to the false witnesses.
The “solemn undertaking” will turn into a Schitt Show about 2 minutes after Nunes starts his opening statement.
he’ll say something that Lil’ Schitt doesn’t like and the fur will start flying
I doubt the thing goes more than a couple of hours before it goes back behind closed doors in the basement
No doubt Nunes and Jordan will make Shifty look like the anti-American shill that he is within minutes of their rounds. I don’t see any option other than moving the hearings out of the hearing of the jury . . . the American people.
Treasonous Bullsh!t hasn’t changed my vote one iota, TRUMP 2020. I encourage all free thinking Americans to vote for President Donald J. Trump. I am a non-white supporter of the President. Hope all Americans of minority persuasion vote for President Trump and show the real Haters, he is fighting for US.
Of all the Trump Curses, this one should be the most epic. Is it wrong of me to be so giddy?
I am on a total mainstream news embargo. I’m listening to Hayes Requiem until Rush comes on. It’s in Latin and very soothing.
That's the only part worth tuning in for.
They need to read his made up statement in the last hearing to illustrate how he lies and ask him why he lied.
That would be awesome! Of course, he’ll respond with, “I’m not the witness here.”
Youre on a baseball team.
Their pitcher turns 180 degrees and starts pitching to the second baseman.
The media call it the best pitching theyve ever seen.
The umpire calls them all strikes.
Do you think something might be up?
Wake me when the Repubs march out of the House chamber enmasse in protest. Otherwise it’s just another day in the death of the American Republic as the GOP and the People stand by and watch.
Manu Raju Verified account @mkraju 14m14 minutes ago
Republican props set up for hearing , railing on Schiff, Al Green on impeachment and whistleblowers attorney
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