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The Impeachment Hearings Have Been Useless
National Review / Yahoo News ^ | November 21, 2019, 9:47 PM UTC | David Harsanyi

Posted on 11/21/2019 9:39:30 PM PST by cba123

Democrats on the Intelligence Committee have spent the vast majority of their impeachment hearings trying to persuade voters that bureaucrats believe Donald Trump is impulsive, self-serving, and misguided — all of which is unsurprising, and completely irrelevant to the matter at hand.

Quite often, in fact, the most breathless coverage of these tedious hearings has absolutely nothing to do with the allegedly impeachable offenses of quid pro quo or “bribery” — or whatever focus group-tested terminology Democrats are deploying today. Take the newest blockbuster witness, Fiona Hill, a Russia expert whose testimony nearly every outlet promised would be “explosive.” She “lashes Rs for siding w Russian theory instead of us on 2016,” Politico’s Jake Sherman informs us.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: democrats; fionahill; useless
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To: metmom

He’s setting you up to accept the false narrative that Trump will be ok in the senate because of partisan politics. The truth is Trump did nothing wrong. The Deep State has been relentlessly undermining this president since before he was elected

21 posted on 11/22/2019 12:04:49 AM PST by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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To: MrEdd

“...bodies were buried and exposing those who were robbing the Ukraine blind.”

Wow, you are right on!

Actually, the Ukraine was used by Obama and HRC’s State Department, in what can only be described as criminal, and almost no one is connecting the dots yet.

Even conservative media/press outlets are heavily focussed on the Biden/Kerry/Heinze type connections to the Burisma umbrella. But these are truly “small fry”.

Maybe even unknowing fall guys in a pinch.

And the Obama/Clinton Administration efforts always benefit Moscow, as well as the Clinton Foundation.

Additionally, some of these Ukrainian contacts served to create the conduit for further joint Kremlin/”U.S.Deep State” involvement in behalf of trying to take down the Trump Presidency.

I received a tip(per) from a company guy/ expert I used to work with, regarding Russian and U.S. exploitation of the Ukraine, during the Ukraimian Crisis. Especially since “0” took office.

He was pretty adamant, it was actually believed the Clinton Foundation probably profitted $75-$100 Million dollars, through their exploits in Ukraine alone.

Just doing an initial cursory open source inquiry at home, it becomes pretty clear the Clinton’s made at least $25 Million Dollars from the Ukraine in a short period of time, and it happened when the Ukraine could least afford it. Specifically in reference to Ukraine, even the $25 Million dollar figure dwarfs the Ukraine/Biden cash infusion.

However, this goes well beyond just a mere Clinton machine “pay for play”.

It is now coming to light in some places around DC, the Clintons created “special anti-corruption law enforcement organization” in Ukraine, bullied the Ukrainian government at different levels, and deliberately running interference for Russian interest.

Some of these Russian friendly poc’s are now back in Russia.

Lukeshenko for example, is now wanted for treason in Ukraine.

This “law enforcement” organization served to align a number of Clinton “POCs” in Ukraine, (who were given cover by HRC’s U.S. State Department), which were actually involved in diverting Ukrainian energy and metals to Russian state owned/run companies, which were in some cases subsidiaries of Russian state owned giants, like Rosneft and Gazprom. In a nutshell, the Russians have taken exploited Ukrainian energy, and sold it to the EU, simultaneously weakening the Ukrainian economy, and reducing the importance of the Ukraine to the EU. And they did this while taking the Crimean Peninsula and large (recently discovered) Ukrainian energy deposits across the Northern Black Sea, as well as Ukrainian energy rigs.

More importantly, this was a strategic move by Moscow, to militarily lock up the Black Sea region, which is the heart of Russia’s primary military supply lane for reestablishing a dominant military control of the Eastern Med shipping lanes, and more importantly, reetablishment of control of Middle East energy lanes (and pipelines) into Europe.

As well, from several sources, some of these “Ukrainian officials” being given cover by the Obama/Clinton State Department, pushed/influenced the Obama Administration not to give the agreed upon “lethal aid” to Ukraine, more proximal to when it was needed most.

It’s late and I am tired, so need to stop.

It may be a little hard for some to follow, but if people were paying attention, there is criminal Clinton linkage not being circulated or spoken of.

I probably mare a lot of mistakes, as this is sent from my phone.

22 posted on 11/22/2019 12:11:26 AM PST by patriotfury ((May the fleas of a thousand camels occupy mo' ham mads tents!))
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To: Nifster


23 posted on 11/22/2019 12:23:17 AM PST by timestax
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To: Right_in_Virginia

“I hope we don’t allow this to go to the Senate.”

And how do WE stop this from happening.

24 posted on 11/22/2019 1:18:32 AM PST by billyboy15
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To: metmom

Most of the Dems on the committee are Soro”s stooges.

25 posted on 11/22/2019 2:05:04 AM PST by chopperk (ms)
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To: billyboy15

Less than 2/3 vote in the House?

They have not even drafted any articles of impeachment.

This has been a huge waste.

26 posted on 11/22/2019 3:15:57 AM PST by Adder (Mr. Franklin: We are trying to get the Republic back!)
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To: cba123

But Dems held a party to celebrate...

27 posted on 11/22/2019 3:28:12 AM PST by combat_boots (TGod bless Israel and all who protect and defend her! Merry Christmas! In God We Trust! Hi)
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To: Oscar in Batangas

Just think about ambassadors’ pay and perks:
Free meals
Free housing
Free medical
Free international schools for their kids
Expensive wardrobes to look the part
Free body guards in the USMC
Free limo service to and from wherever
Comped travel up the wah, likely 1st class
Fancy meetings/affairs on our dime, either given or attended
Other ‘gifts’ and trinkets we don’t know about

I saw those multi-thousand $ clothes and makeup they were wearing.

And then there’s each and every member of Congress. The size of the jewels around Pelosi’s neck is just a teaser.

28 posted on 11/22/2019 3:36:01 AM PST by combat_boots (TGod bless Israel and all who protect and defend her! Merry Christmas! In God We Trust! Hi)
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To: patriotfury

Bongino on Hannity....

two + minutes connecting the dots

29 posted on 11/22/2019 3:42:30 AM PST by combat_boots (TGod bless Israel and all who protect and defend her! Merry Christmas! In God We Trust! Hi)
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To: cba123

Oh contraire. They have illustrated that we do not have ethical people running our government who think they are in charge. These are by large unelected arrogant punks with spoiled third grader temperments.

30 posted on 11/22/2019 3:46:13 AM PST by blackdog
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To: Cedar

Ping me if you get an answer, please.

I have some relatives who hate Trump and are probably believing every bit of this crap, but may still be open to listening to reason.

I could use it, too.

31 posted on 11/22/2019 3:50:09 AM PST by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith...)
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To: Cedar

It is called a coup. A palace coup specifically.

A palace coup = the nonviolent overthrow of a sovereign or government by senior officials within the ruling group.

32 posted on 11/22/2019 3:51:24 AM PST by Swarthy Greek Immigrant (MAGA! Deep State Delenda Est.)
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To: cba123

Impeachment Hearings = Hearsay & Gossip

33 posted on 11/22/2019 4:17:44 AM PST by BuffaloJack ("Security does not exist in nature. Everything has risk." Henry Savage)
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To: Oscar in Batangas

That isn’t their final option. Watch what might happen when actual arrests and exposures of intelligence officials and politicians of both parties come into the picture over the Ukraine mess.....the thing is, will any of us besiege the democrats in their lairs if anyone tries to physically destroy our president?

I do worry about his safety!

34 posted on 11/22/2019 4:22:06 AM PST by mdmathis6
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To: cba123

Reads like a modified limited hangout to me.

The Deep State would rather cop to partisanship than be hung for sedition.

35 posted on 11/22/2019 4:24:48 AM PST by mewzilla (Break out the mustard seeds.)
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

They can keeping doing these stunts, while he reshapes the judiciary.

36 posted on 11/22/2019 4:47:43 AM PST by italianquaker
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To: cba123

They have NOT been USELESS....they have ENLIGHTENED us as to HOW AWFUL the DEEP STATE REALLY IS!!!!!

37 posted on 11/22/2019 4:51:09 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: cba123
1) (Further) exposed the Deep state. Even I was shocked when Yovanovitch received applause at a DC restaurant after her testimony. They don't even care who knows how corrupt they are. They think they are our rulers.
2) Moved the polls in favor of Trump. Not all the people are entrenched in their opinions.
3) Exposed the Ukraine pipeline for channeling US tax dollars to Democrats/DNC.
4) Exposed the extreme bias of alphabet media. In some cases they don't even care how obvious it is that they are DNC operative liars.
5) Exposed Ukraine interference on behalf of Dems. More will be exposed by Senate Intelligence investigations.

1) Wasting taxpayer money and precious Congressional time that should be spent elsewhere on the new trade deal and other higher priorities.
2) Massive distraction to the President and his staff.

38 posted on 11/22/2019 5:26:18 AM PST by Missouri gal
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To: cba123

The hearings have been helpful. Shif is now branded. Pelosi is weakened more. And Republicans have displayed the faces of some very sharp representatives on their side.

39 posted on 11/22/2019 6:05:50 AM PST by lurk
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To: cba123
How in the world did an article like this, actually end up getting published? Good job.

Umm... not so much. From the article:

To me, there’s little question such a call from the president — whether he was explicitly favor trading or not — is at the very least unethical and at most an abuse of power

It’s not unethical or an abuse of power if there’s a strong likelihood of corrupt behavior on the part of those needing investigation — regardless who they are or what they’re running for.

40 posted on 11/22/2019 6:16:56 AM PST by Magnatron
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