Skip to comments.Democrats Weigh Whether to Pursue New Investigations as Election Looms
Posted on 02/16/2020 1:35:28 PM PST by Libloather
WASHINGTON - House Democrats are grappling with whether to pursue further investigations of President Trump following his acquittal in the Senate, facing both an election in nine months and fresh White House actions that they say demand scrutiny.
Democrats want to look into whether the president improperly influenced the Justice Departments sentencing recommendation for a Trump confidant, casting Mr. Trump as emboldened by the end of the impeachment process. At the same time, party leaders are eager to focus on pocketbook issues for voters, such as health care, and Democrats are wary of launching another drawn-out fight with the White House that could backfire in November.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) staked out a middle ground Thursday. She said the House should investigate any role Mr. Trump played in federal prosecutors decision to reduce the initial sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone, who was convicted of lying to Congress and witness tampering. Mrs. Pelosi called such alleged meddling an abuse of power, echoing the charge in the first of the two impeachment articles.
But Mrs. Pelosi also said House Democrats arent going to spend all of our time going after every lie that the administration henchmen make, and emphasized that one priority is working with the administration on lowering prescription-drug costs. She signaled no new probes, instead pointing to testimony by Attorney General William Barr scheduled for March and a request made by Senate Democrats for an investigation by the Justice Department inspector general.
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It's all they have as their party crumbles. Wanna really hear RATS squeal? Make Pelosi the minority leader.
Nancy, however you want, we will make him/her President. We will give you majorities in both houses. But just one thing before we do that. What are you going to DO?
They are not weighing anything. There is no doubt they will. Theyve got nothing else.
compelled to do it later
just get it on, you know you can't resist the draw to make
even bigger fools out of yourselves.
late night, light, bug...
The difference between lemmings and Democrats is that lemmings go over the cliff only once.
Can Nancy ever even mention the president without pure and utter hatred and slander gushing out of her trap?
This is why Congress has a 13% approval rating. Pelosi is running the House like a third grade classroom.
If the house tries impeachment again. The Senate should just declare that any impeachment trial will be after the election. So the House should just make its point directly to the people who will decide for themselves. If the Senate needs to hold a trial they can do it after the election.
Come on Nanzi and Chuck, shoot yourself in the other foot!
NANZI is abusing the powers of government to try to influence an election and overturn the last one.
Now would be a good time to appoint another judge to the USSC. Oh wait....
LoL Good one.
What fun would it be without seeing how much this is killing the Leftists?
They’re waiting for a call on his tax returns. So this is just jibberish.
I heard Nancy ripped one...
LOLOLOL. They should investigate their own Iowa election.
Ha ha, that’s my thought exactly, and I would wager the impulse is too much for either of them to resist.
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