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Second Impeachment of Donald J. Trump: Viewing Thread

Remove this mentally ill daughter-fucker now!

by Anonymousreply 446Last Sunday at 6:21 AM

I love that CNN just cut away from that midget, Gym Jordan.

These Republican representatives are so full of shit with their “WhY dOn’T dEmOcRaTs WaNt To UnIfY tHe CoUnTrY?” There’s overwhelming public consensus that Trump incited the insurrection. Why don’t fucking Republicans unify the country around impeaching the cocksucker? I don’t understand why they’re trying to appeal to his ever-dwindling base. Cunts.

by Anonymousreply 1Last Wednesday at 5:10 AM

FAT PIG REFUG Rep is still sticking to the lies. And lisping. Seems to have an IQ of 90 at best. But claims to have been a Navy defense attorney. YIKES. stupid pigs

by Anonymousreply 2Last Wednesday at 5:15 AM

Gym Jordan is a real cocksucker.

by Anonymousreply 3Last Wednesday at 5:15 AM

“This will lower the bar of impeachment” ... these repugs are mentally ill.

by Anonymousreply 4Last Wednesday at 5:16 AM

These retarded REFUGS can't even wear a face mask correctly. Unfuckingbelievable.

by Anonymousreply 5Last Wednesday at 5:18 AM

Who is this fashion victim granny from CT.

by Anonymousreply 6Last Wednesday at 5:21 AM

Why does this old bag from Connecticut have purple hair?

by Anonymousreply 7Last Wednesday at 5:22 AM

CT Rep. Rosa DeLauro

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by Anonymousreply 8Last Wednesday at 5:25 AM

The Republicans arguing that Trump had 1st Amendment right to incite violence

by Anonymousreply 9Last Wednesday at 5:26 AM

none of these people can put on a damn surgical mask that covers the nose and mouth and is as simple as pie? for crissakes.

by Anonymousreply 10Last Wednesday at 5:26 AM

Miss Ilhan needs a new mask

by Anonymousreply 11Last Wednesday at 5:26 AM

That’s an interesting legal argument that punishing protected speech with impeachment is unconstitutional. I wonder whether SCOTUS would rule that Trump’s speech was protected.

by Anonymousreply 12Last Wednesday at 5:28 AM

yada yada yada - don't look at us for being spineless scum. let's look forward.

by Anonymousreply 13Last Wednesday at 5:31 AM

Someone needs to do something about Jim Jordan.

by Anonymousreply 14Last Wednesday at 5:31 AM

ZERO acknowledgement that trumptards did the coup. It's all so abstract. a free-floating evil un attached to anything came and hurt us but lets move on.

by Anonymousreply 15Last Wednesday at 5:32 AM

Why don't they wait til the investigations are done? I'm sure by then they can add an 's' to 'article of impeachment'.

by Anonymousreply 16Last Wednesday at 5:32 AM

It needs to proceed because it is the right thing to do on principle, but I feel like I may have just figured out McConnell's game. He wants Trump ruined and then he will exploit the Dems rush of the process in the midterms. I'm wrong if it makes the Senate and he votes to convict but if he wiggles out somehow - abstains, gets the flu - this was his scam.

by Anonymousreply 17Last Wednesday at 5:37 AM

Eric should shave his neck. ew

by Anonymousreply 18Last Wednesday at 5:39 AM

Further to my R17... if there's truth to the inside job theory Mitch may be making a run for it. It appears to be far worse than we know, at this point.

by Anonymousreply 19Last Wednesday at 5:42 AM

FWIW, Cruz's communications director resigned in protest of... well, Cruz, really. Happened yesterday. Saw a tweet about it

by Anonymousreply 20Last Wednesday at 5:53 AM

this brunette is smooth but a total cunt in her "both siderism". CUNTING CUNTING CUNTING

by Anonymousreply 21Last Wednesday at 5:59 AM

Nancy Mace. Cunt

by Anonymousreply 22Last Wednesday at 6:00 AM

wants to slither out of her party's responsibility

by Anonymousreply 23Last Wednesday at 6:00 AM

evade evade evade evade.

by Anonymousreply 24Last Wednesday at 6:00 AM

she wants to slow walk it and diffuse responsibility on everyone til its meaningless

WE ARE NOT STUPID

by Anonymousreply 25Last Wednesday at 6:01 AM

[quote]“This will lower the bar of impeachment”

Yes, if you'll impeach a president for garden-variety incitement of insurrection, what's next?

by Anonymousreply 26Last Wednesday at 6:03 AM

"we are so divided"

"so be calm. slow walk everything. due process. oh this is very very unconstitutional... and trump will be gone"

by Anonymousreply 27Last Wednesday at 6:03 AM

evil garbage people

by Anonymousreply 28Last Wednesday at 6:04 AM

they are not taking the event as a good moment to drop their hypocrisy

by Anonymousreply 29Last Wednesday at 6:04 AM

What channel are you all watching on? CNN is just gabbing rather than showing the proceedings.

by Anonymousreply 30Last Wednesday at 6:05 AM

I’m so tired of cutting to these idiots on Zoom, my god the fuzzy skipping

by Anonymousreply 31Last Wednesday at 6:09 AM

MSNBC r30

by Anonymousreply 32Last Wednesday at 6:13 AM

[quote]Yes, if you'll impeach a president for garden-variety incitement of insurrection, what's next?

I know, right? Next thing you know, they'll impeach for asking a foreign government to interfere in an election!

by Anonymousreply 33Last Wednesday at 6:15 AM

pbs.

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by Anonymousreply 34Last Wednesday at 6:18 AM

POTUS has a right to say what he said. DUH. But what he said and DID led to a coup d'etat at his urging. its the actions that he incited. Chrissakes.

by Anonymousreply 35Last Wednesday at 6:19 AM

[quote]Who is this fashion victim granny from CT.

Regardless of what you think of her looks, Rosa DeLauro is someone you probably want in Congress promoting sensible policy and funding on health care, education, energy, etc. She is chair of the House Appropriations Committee, and will wield an enormous amount of power in this new Congress working with new Administration.

by Anonymousreply 36Last Wednesday at 6:25 AM

Reported on CNN: House Republicans say they're under enormous pressure from the White House not to vote for impeachment, and some fear for the safety of their families.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Wednesday at 6:28 AM

218 votes for impeachment.

Done!

by Anonymousreply 38Last Wednesday at 6:29 AM

Sorry, this vote is just on the rules for debate. OK, so the rules for debate have 218 votes. Done . . . and onward!

by Anonymousreply 39Last Wednesday at 6:30 AM

"let's not do anything. let's investigate. and then there will be a report! and then we will understand! we must unite and work together! we must be bipartisan. for the love of god we must do nothing because we are spineless slimeballs!!!"

by Anonymousreply 40Last Wednesday at 6:53 AM

[quote] Reported on CNN: House Republicans say they're under enormous pressure from the White House not to vote for impeachment, and some fear for the safety of their families.

Waaaah! They had the chance to shit-can this lunatic last year, but chose party over country.

by Anonymousreply 41Last Wednesday at 6:57 AM

Politico's Tim Alberta:

Numerous House Rs have received death threats in the past week, and I know for a fact several members *want* to impeach but fear casting that vote could get them or their families murdered.

Not spinning or covering for anyone. Just stating the chilling reality.

This is why Republicans should have asserted themselves and held Trump accountable from Day One. Their silence in the face of his manifest abuses contributed to the formation of a cult that now threatens their lives. Never should have come to this.

by Anonymousreply 42Last Wednesday at 7:12 AM

Don Lemon addresses flip-flopping Miss Lindsey.

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by Anonymousreply 43Last Wednesday at 7:14 AM

Josh Hawley surpassed Miz Lindz for being the most ludicrous Senator.

I say Ted Cruz.

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by Anonymousreply 44Last Wednesday at 7:20 AM

Is DJT using LG to get is his "messages" out?

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by Anonymousreply 45Last Wednesday at 7:27 AM

Why does this woman sound like one of those YouTube robo-narrators?

by Anonymousreply 46Last Wednesday at 7:29 AM

Yeah, I'm pretty sure everything that Lindsay tweeted was at least suggested by Trump, if not dictated to him verbatim.

by Anonymousreply 47Last Wednesday at 7:29 AM

I love her robotic voice!

And yay, here’s Nancy again, impeaching Trump for the second time. God damn.

by Anonymousreply 48Last Wednesday at 7:31 AM

R42 Yeah, well...that's what happens when you aid, abet, cover for and indulge a lunatic for four years. SMH. They need to do the right thing for the COUNTRY, and THEN figure out how they can stay alive in the fallout of their own nightmare creation.

by Anonymousreply 49Last Wednesday at 7:31 AM

R45 -- I reported the tweet for "impersonation"!

by Anonymousreply 50Last Wednesday at 7:33 AM

How little of you think Gym Jordan’s erect penis is? I’m guessing 3 inches.

by Anonymousreply 51Last Wednesday at 7:34 AM

Morbidly obese. That's what they say...

by Anonymousreply 52Last Wednesday at 7:35 AM

Nancy's clothes are always on point.

Is this going to go on all day? When is the final vote to impeach?

by Anonymousreply 53Last Wednesday at 7:36 AM

Nance, your one minute is up, love.

by Anonymousreply 54Last Wednesday at 7:36 AM

R52 "People are saying...." If I never here that phrase again, it will be TOO SOON!

by Anonymousreply 55Last Wednesday at 7:37 AM

Nancy in all black, because this is a "tragic" day for Congress!

Hope she wears a red party dress for the inauguration.

by Anonymousreply 56Last Wednesday at 7:37 AM

Ah, shut up, Gym...

by Anonymousreply 57Last Wednesday at 7:38 AM

R45, yes, Lindsay is bent over for him. Her ability to judge the direction of the wind is fading in her dotage. All those smelling salts have damaged her olfactory senses.

by Anonymousreply 58Last Wednesday at 7:38 AM

Gym Jordan is such a cunt. How has no one punched his lights out yet?

by Anonymousreply 59Last Wednesday at 7:39 AM

Is she wearing black or Navy blue?

by Anonymousreply 60Last Wednesday at 7:39 AM

Gym Jordan is beyond description.

by Anonymousreply 61Last Wednesday at 7:40 AM

I thought navy blue. She was all in black the last time.

by Anonymousreply 62Last Wednesday at 7:41 AM

what the hell is this one talking about? moon shots?

by Anonymousreply 63Last Wednesday at 7:41 AM

God Gym Jordan has a rare deviousness. Craven. Vile.

by Anonymousreply 64Last Wednesday at 7:42 AM

Her speech was statesman like and elegant

by Anonymousreply 65Last Wednesday at 7:42 AM

Fine this putz for not wearing his mask correctly,

by Anonymousreply 66Last Wednesday at 7:42 AM

2 inches max hard for hysteric Gym Jordan.

by Anonymousreply 67Last Wednesday at 7:45 AM

If these Republican congresspeople are truly "fearing for their lives" if they want to impeach but are afraid to impeach, they need to RESIGN IMMEDIATELY. Problem solved.

by Anonymousreply 68Last Wednesday at 7:47 AM

Lol this guy really believes Trump encouraged peaceful "protest" ..

by Anonymousreply 69Last Wednesday at 7:48 AM

I'm weeping tears for those poor Republicans threatened by their own voters, as Democrats never get threatened at all!

by Anonymousreply 70Last Wednesday at 7:48 AM

He and Trump have the same "keep screaming" technique of communication. It creates a panic in the listener that is somewhat hypnotic. If you respond quietly, they shout you down again. If you shout back, it's 2 people screaming. They never lose an argument because it always ends in a draw, at worst.

by Anonymousreply 71Last Wednesday at 7:49 AM

Dems need to start quoting the president's bullshit. Start laying out the fucking facts of how he incited this stuff. It's all out there. Fuck, we look like little weaklings. "Show up on 1/6, it'll be wild," "We love you," "we will not win with weakness," "Pence must do the right thing, etc." Talk about his glee after the attack, his silence, his lack of lowering the flag at the WH, his continued lies. Fuck, BUILD THE CASE!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 72Last Wednesday at 7:54 AM

this is depressing because the Republicans are so corrupt and dishonest.

by Anonymousreply 73Last Wednesday at 8:08 AM

"I'm frustrated with the president. He will have to do better in the future."

by Anonymousreply 74Last Wednesday at 8:09 AM

This is just as frustrating as I thought it would be.

by Anonymousreply 75Last Wednesday at 8:11 AM

weasel Dustin Johnson "He will have to do better in the future."

by Anonymousreply 76Last Wednesday at 8:13 AM

"How DARE the Democrats impeach a president who's leaving in ONE WEEK?!"

Oh, so now they're acknowledging Biden's win? How convenient.

by Anonymousreply 77Last Wednesday at 8:13 AM

R71 All Right wing radio is the same. I drove from Chicago to Seattle once and all across the country you pick up RW Radio and that's all they do. Scream lies on the top on their lungs in a way that creates panic and stirs up fear. It's very easy to see how you would end up in a constant state of fury if you listen to this and all over the country people listen to this all day.

by Anonymousreply 78Last Wednesday at 8:14 AM

GOP Rep. Jim Jordan says he will move to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her role as House Republican Conference Chair after she announced she will vote to impeach President Trump.

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by Anonymousreply 79Last Wednesday at 8:14 AM

GOP Rep. Jim Jordan says he will move to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her role as House Republican Conference Chair after she announced she will vote to impeach President Trump.

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by Anonymousreply 80Last Wednesday at 8:14 AM

R60 -- It looks black on my TV.

by Anonymousreply 81Last Wednesday at 8:14 AM

Remove her? What about all his colleagues that participated in a coup attempt? What should happen to them?

by Anonymousreply 82Last Wednesday at 8:16 AM

R75 Actually, the Republican arguments are less toxic than usual. There is little "he's Perfect!!!", much more "Tourette's blabbermouth" but no purpose when "the peaceful transfer of power" is but days away.

At least they are admitting that Trump is done, and Biden will be president. The congress members false claims that Trump could remain President energized the mob.

He's going to be impeached. Historic shaming of the worst President in history.

by Anonymousreply 83Last Wednesday at 8:17 AM

Kathy!

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by Anonymousreply 84Last Wednesday at 8:18 AM

Is Ken Buck really equating Huckabeast's restaurant "harassment" to a cop getting his skull cracked by a fire extinguisher?!

by Anonymousreply 85Last Wednesday at 8:18 AM

Who this Jeff Van Drew queen? Says he's married to a woman.

by Anonymousreply 86Last Wednesday at 8:18 AM

Of course he is. That's what they do.

by Anonymousreply 87Last Wednesday at 8:19 AM

Thank you r83. Tourette Blabbermouth is now my new drag name.

by Anonymousreply 88Last Wednesday at 8:20 AM

Dems need to mention the shit and piss left behind in the Capitol.

by Anonymousreply 89Last Wednesday at 8:20 AM

Cheney should counter-move to have Gym ousted for sedition and allowing child-rape.

by Anonymousreply 90Last Wednesday at 8:20 AM

Matt Gaetz "The Biden Crime Family". - It's Opposite Day again. Upside Down Land.

by Anonymousreply 91Last Wednesday at 8:21 AM

[quote]Who this Jeff Van Drew queen

He was the one from New Jersey who switched to the Republican party because the FIRST impeachment *wounded* him so much.

by Anonymousreply 92Last Wednesday at 8:22 AM

Yeah, Matt, except the libs didn't kill anyone over Nancy tearing up the SOTU speech.

Now sit yo' drunk ass down.

by Anonymousreply 93Last Wednesday at 8:23 AM

[quote]Cheney should counter-move to have Gym ousted for sedition and allowing child-rape.

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by Anonymousreply 94Last Wednesday at 8:23 AM

Gaetz comes on... press the mute button.

by Anonymousreply 95Last Wednesday at 8:23 AM

that Matt dude was disgusting.

by Anonymousreply 96Last Wednesday at 8:24 AM

Daddy?

by Anonymousreply 97Last Wednesday at 8:24 AM

Uh-oh...Swalwell's gonna kick Matt's ass!

by Anonymousreply 98Last Wednesday at 8:24 AM

Gaetz is involved in this, I'd bet my last dollar on it. Tiny-faced little shit.

by Anonymousreply 99Last Wednesday at 8:24 AM

Eric, SHAVE YOUR NECK!

by Anonymousreply 100Last Wednesday at 8:24 AM

r86, He's your typical closet queen that can be found sucking dicks under a stall at the Vince Lombardi rest area, exit 16 on the NJ turnpike.

by Anonymousreply 101Last Wednesday at 8:25 AM

this is going no where.

by Anonymousreply 102Last Wednesday at 8:25 AM

So basically the Republicans are voting in Trump’s favor under duress.

by Anonymousreply 103Last Wednesday at 8:25 AM

Gaetz or members of his staff were involved in 1/6. Mark my words. Anyone who was at Mar a Lago over Christmas break should be viewed as a suspect.

by Anonymousreply 104Last Wednesday at 8:25 AM

Matt Gaetz needs to just die. He's disgusting

by Anonymousreply 105Last Wednesday at 8:26 AM

Does Gaetz scream this loudly while bottoming for Nestor?

by Anonymousreply 106Last Wednesday at 8:26 AM

If they’re afraid to vote for what they think and know is right then they should resign.

by Anonymousreply 107Last Wednesday at 8:27 AM

There are some dishy guys in this room, though.

by Anonymousreply 108Last Wednesday at 8:27 AM

LOL at Gaetz’s 90210 hair.

Does his son prefer it that way?

by Anonymousreply 109Last Wednesday at 8:27 AM

Swalwell is ballz

by Anonymousreply 110Last Wednesday at 8:28 AM

There's always at least one really hot aide in the background during hearings or an impeachment.

by Anonymousreply 111Last Wednesday at 8:28 AM

#kathieleegriffin

by Anonymousreply 112Last Wednesday at 8:30 AM

[quote]Waaaah! They had the chance to shit-can this lunatic last year, but chose party over country.

The House Republicans didn't have that ability. All they can do is vote to impeach. It's up to the Senate to remove.

by Anonymousreply 113Last Wednesday at 8:31 AM

republicans are so very very concerned about a divided nation.

and yet they almost all supported 2 months of a great lie. TRUMP DID NOT CONCEDE until after the coup detat

by Anonymousreply 114Last Wednesday at 8:32 AM

Trump did NOT work with Biden for 2 months.... what bullshit.

by Anonymousreply 115Last Wednesday at 8:32 AM

Tom Nichols:

I have no doubt that Gaetz's future is on late night television selling catheters and testosterone supplements, but first he's going to do as much damage as possible to the Republic.

by Anonymousreply 116Last Wednesday at 8:33 AM

we must unite as Americans!!!! we must ignore this.... for the moment.... And please do not look at MOI

by Anonymousreply 117Last Wednesday at 8:34 AM

"Nearly half the country supports our current President. This takes their voice away," says Jeff Van Drew, who voted to throw out election results from Pennsylvania and Arizona.

by Anonymousreply 118Last Wednesday at 8:34 AM

Love how the Repigs are crying about Dump being impeached with only a week left in office. Remember how they thought it was perfectly fine to jam through a SCOTUS judge mid-election.

I'm sure there was much Repig high-fiving when RBG died.

by Anonymousreply 119Last Wednesday at 8:34 AM

its extremely dismal to realize republicans with this mindset are in government.

by Anonymousreply 120Last Wednesday at 8:35 AM

I love how now they are all now acknowledging Biden will be president as if they had never questioned it before. It's so transparent they NOW want to "heal" because they know how many among them are facing a potential outing of complicity. Squirm away you slithering snakes. You are getting found out no matter how much you try to stop it.

by Anonymousreply 121Last Wednesday at 8:35 AM

Why does McCarthy get to ramble on and on when everybody else gets one minute?

by Anonymousreply 122Last Wednesday at 8:35 AM

they are so so so so so sleazy in their rhetoric. did they learn this in HS debate club?

by Anonymousreply 123Last Wednesday at 8:35 AM

oh christ his oratorial affections are VOMITOUS

by Anonymousreply 124Last Wednesday at 8:36 AM

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let's be clear Joe Biden will be sworn in.

So let bygones be bygones

by Anonymousreply 125Last Wednesday at 8:37 AM

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by Anonymousreply 126Last Wednesday at 8:38 AM

When should this be finished?

by Anonymousreply 127Last Wednesday at 8:39 AM

Republican ops have been so easy to see from a mile away, it's all classic moves. Over the weekend we started to see a lot of folks saying, "watch the Republicans come out with a 'unity and healing' platform next week." Sure enough, here comes those pleas on the House floor. "We *must*...." 🤮 It's like they got a handouts with bullet points. Like puppets.

by Anonymousreply 128Last Wednesday at 8:39 AM

this is the q anon freak right?

by Anonymousreply 129Last Wednesday at 8:40 AM

she's HORRIFIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 130Last Wednesday at 8:40 AM

Lauren Boebert is up now. Trying out the Kimberly Guilfoyle vocal inflections and hand gestures.

by Anonymousreply 131Last Wednesday at 8:40 AM

Is this that gun-nut cunt who gave the deplorables a tour of the Capitol building?

by Anonymousreply 132Last Wednesday at 8:41 AM

Want a laugh? Gaetz is trending on Twitter and he's being destroyed.

by Anonymousreply 133Last Wednesday at 8:41 AM

Jesus the screaming. Screaming something does not make it true.

by Anonymousreply 134Last Wednesday at 8:41 AM

R134 Unfortunately it works on the poorly-educated Trumpies.

by Anonymousreply 135Last Wednesday at 8:43 AM

That woman is insane. What an embarrassment to congress.

I genuinely think if they vote to expel her the vast majority would vote in favor.

by Anonymousreply 136Last Wednesday at 8:43 AM

Sarah Palin version negative .0000002

by Anonymousreply 137Last Wednesday at 8:43 AM

Rep. Dan Whitehouse (R-WA) will vote for impeachment.

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by Anonymousreply 138Last Wednesday at 8:44 AM

hey weren't we talking about this Auchincloss's brother or something?

by Anonymousreply 139Last Wednesday at 8:45 AM

Finally, a Republican with some balls

by Anonymousreply 140Last Wednesday at 8:45 AM

Are snap impeachments as terrible as snap Supreme Court appointments?

by Anonymousreply 141Last Wednesday at 8:46 AM

here - yes Jake

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by Anonymousreply 142Last Wednesday at 8:46 AM

the republicans all have the same dull talking points

by Anonymousreply 143Last Wednesday at 8:47 AM

Jake Auchincloss

Jacob Daniel Auchincloss is an American politician, businessman, and Marine veteran who is the Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district. He assumed office on January 3, 2021.

Auchincloss was born to Laurie Glimcher, the CEO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Hugh Auchincloss, Anthony Fauci's principal deputy at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Auchincloss's paternal great-grandfather, Harvey Bundy, was one of the architects of the Marshall Plan; his paternal great-uncle, McGeorge Bundy, served as John F. Kennedy's National Security Advisor.

by Anonymousreply 144Last Wednesday at 8:47 AM

I HATE her blazer

by Anonymousreply 145Last Wednesday at 8:48 AM

Will our dreamy boyfriend Adam be speaking?

by Anonymousreply 146Last Wednesday at 8:49 AM

oh this blonde bitch - YOUR president caused this Covid catastrophe

by Anonymousreply 147Last Wednesday at 8:49 AM

What’s with Republicans and these lipstick blonde Bull Dyke-ish angry whores?

by Anonymousreply 148Last Wednesday at 8:50 AM

[quote]Matt Gaetz "The Biden Crime Family". - It's Opposite Day again. Upside Down Land.

Gaetz clearly conspired in the attack on the Capitol and needs to be ousted pronto.

by Anonymousreply 149Last Wednesday at 8:51 AM

"Democrats have objected to every election of the 21st century, 2000, 2004..."

Now this asshole is straight up lying. And 2000 was still the 20th century.

by Anonymousreply 150Last Wednesday at 8:56 AM

Dr. Ronny "Orange weighs 280 Pounds" Jackson!

by Anonymousreply 151Last Wednesday at 8:56 AM

Chimp Jordan will soon be seen wearing a jacket--a strait jacket!

Is that the infamous Dr. Ronny Jackson?

by Anonymousreply 152Last Wednesday at 8:56 AM

[quote]Rep. Dan Whitehouse (R-WA) will vote for impeachment.

Oh, dear. His name was RIGHT THERE in the tweet.

by Anonymousreply 153Last Wednesday at 9:03 AM

Well, Mitch has pulled the plug on getting Trump out before his term expires, so let's see how many pardons he can cram in in a week.

by Anonymousreply 154Last Wednesday at 9:04 AM

James Langevin (age 56)

In 1980, at age 16, he was seriously injured in an accidental shooting. He had been working in the Boy Scout Explorer program at the Warwick Police Department when a firearm was accidentally discharged, leaving him paralyzed.

by Anonymousreply 155Last Wednesday at 9:05 AM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has rejected holding an emergency session for a trial in the Senate if the House votes to impeach President Trump, making a delay until the Biden presidency all but certain, according to a spokesman for McConnell.

The Senate is in recess until Jan. 19, the day before Biden's inauguration.

by Anonymousreply 156Last Wednesday at 9:06 AM

R138, the Representative is Dan Newhouse, think you've got the name confused with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse.

by Anonymousreply 157Last Wednesday at 9:07 AM

Lucy with the football, that Turtle.

by Anonymousreply 158Last Wednesday at 9:07 AM

I do like this Jason Crow. He is investigating what happened at the Pentagon on January 6.

by Anonymousreply 159Last Wednesday at 9:08 AM

Yes, I don't know how I got Newhouse's name wrong -- I mean, not even close. Mea culpa.

by Anonymousreply 160Last Wednesday at 9:08 AM

There's no way McConnell wants his name on the conviction, if he waits until Biden is in office and the GA senators are sworn in, his hands are clean.

The good news is that I think we're going to be seeing more and more shocking evidence that will make it difficult for GOP Senators to vote against conviction.

by Anonymousreply 161Last Wednesday at 9:08 AM

Eshoo is my congresswoman. Maybe not wear a cocktail dress mask for this?

by Anonymousreply 162Last Wednesday at 9:10 AM

What time do they vote?

by Anonymousreply 163Last Wednesday at 9:11 AM

Why are Republicans all wearing masks when they insisted on spreading their disease in the "safe room?"

by Anonymousreply 164Last Wednesday at 9:12 AM

You’re all pretending like the MAGAs aren’t going to create unfathomable chaos soon, so Trump can enforce Martial Law before January 20th. They’re fucking insane.

by Anonymousreply 165Last Wednesday at 9:14 AM

Because they got caught spreading the virus during a crisis r164, and are now trying to pretend that they're totally, like, responsible n stuff.

by Anonymousreply 166Last Wednesday at 9:14 AM

Hey, WHET the eyepatch guy?

by Anonymousreply 167Last Wednesday at 9:15 AM

Greg Steube-R FL

I never knew a Greg that was a cocksucker and a bottom

by Anonymousreply 168Last Wednesday at 9:16 AM

R168 *wasnt

by Anonymousreply 169Last Wednesday at 9:16 AM

Is it Gentlewoman or Gentlelady?

by Anonymousreply 170Last Wednesday at 9:17 AM

Is Gym reserving so they can bluster at the end?

by Anonymousreply 171Last Wednesday at 9:19 AM

[quote]I do like this Jason Crow. He is investigating what happened at the Pentagon on January 6.

He called Q-Tard Marjorie Taylor Greene "morally bankrupt" and "depraved" on CNN.

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by Anonymousreply 172Last Wednesday at 9:19 AM

Madison’s speech has got no legs.

by Anonymousreply 173Last Wednesday at 9:21 AM

"I'm willing to take the first step." I don't think so, Madison.

by Anonymousreply 174Last Wednesday at 9:21 AM

[quote]Is it Gentlewoman or Gentlelady?

I answer to either.

by Anonymousreply 175Last Wednesday at 9:21 AM

Lil Madison Cawthorn would like us to put people ahead of politics.

Also, he said "I am willing to take the first step" which made me spit out my water, and I am going to hell.

by Anonymousreply 176Last Wednesday at 9:21 AM

R172 I wish Jason Crow was my daddy

by Anonymousreply 177Last Wednesday at 9:21 AM

Madison “Dingleberry” Cawthorne

by Anonymousreply 178Last Wednesday at 9:21 AM

Madison droops his mask below his nose, and pretends he didn't inflame the mob by claiming dishonestly over and over that the election was a fraud and that Trump would still be president if they fought hard enough. A seditionist collaborator.

by Anonymousreply 179Last Wednesday at 9:22 AM

What a pageant this is!

by Anonymousreply 180Last Wednesday at 9:22 AM

R176 The comedy writes itself

by Anonymousreply 181Last Wednesday at 9:23 AM

Wheelchair Barbie gave a decent speech...if only he meant a damn word he said.

One of the best things about it: The tone indicates he’s been beat pretty badly this past week and he’s already at risk of not getting reelected.

by Anonymousreply 182Last Wednesday at 9:23 AM

So many craven and specious arguments coming from some of these House Republicans.

They lost the houses of government because they did not push back against the months long campaign of lies Trump led.

Now they want unity.

No unity without accountability.

by Anonymousreply 183Last Wednesday at 9:23 AM

No justice, no peace!

by Anonymousreply 184Last Wednesday at 9:25 AM

I thought we voted that Dolley Madison's nickname would be Sitler.

by Anonymousreply 185Last Wednesday at 9:25 AM

I liked when Hank Johnson said, "I'm sure everyone here would say they would have joined John Lewis on the Pettis Bridge. Let's see today if you will be on the right side of history."

by Anonymousreply 186Last Wednesday at 9:26 AM

You can tell which house members have talked to lawyers and which ones haven’t

by Anonymousreply 187Last Wednesday at 9:26 AM

Only 6 Repubs for impeachment? Is that it? Still it makes it bipartisan.

by Anonymousreply 188Last Wednesday at 9:26 AM

It's the Q-Anon lady!

by Anonymousreply 189Last Wednesday at 9:28 AM

John Beohner -- yes that John Boehner -- said to Paulson during the financial crisis that half the House are knuckle-draggers. I would say that his summation is also true today.

Having 6 republicans in the House, where so many Trumpists and nutjobs roam those halls is actually a big deal.

by Anonymousreply 190Last Wednesday at 9:29 AM

Who’s this cornpone cunt? “CENSORED”

Oh the QAnon Cunt Marjorie Taylor Greene

by Anonymousreply 191Last Wednesday at 9:29 AM

Who was that Republican crime defender who stood up and spoke in The Joker's purple suit?

by Anonymousreply 192Last Wednesday at 9:30 AM

The house GOP has always had its share of far right nuts, but this newest congress takes the cake. They also pose an actual physical threat to other members. I was glad to hear Jason crow say they are looking at all options, including expulsion, to get rid of the Qanon ladies and the other conspiracy theorists

by Anonymousreply 193Last Wednesday at 9:31 AM

! What's happening outside the Capitol?

by Anonymousreply 194Last Wednesday at 9:31 AM

R194 nothing it’s blocked off for blocks with chain link fences and National Guard, you can’t get close

by Anonymousreply 195Last Wednesday at 9:33 AM

Defending the president, Rep Steube just cited the Brandenburg v Ohio case of 1969 in which the US Supreme Court held that an Ohio Klan leader’s conviction for advocating for violence was a violation of his Free Speech rights.

by Anonymousreply 196Last Wednesday at 9:34 AM

Who’s the “race to the bottom “ guy?

by Anonymousreply 197Last Wednesday at 9:37 AM

I feel like I've seen Blake Moore (R-UT) before, on his back in a bathhouse cubicle sniffing poppers.

by Anonymousreply 198Last Wednesday at 9:38 AM

"Only 6 Repubs for impeachment? Is that it?"

Wasn't it just 25 short years ago that every Republican in both houses, but especially professional philanderer Newt Gingrich were pontificating about the necessity to impeach Clinton for perjuring himself over consensual sex between two adults?

Where is Ken Starr and all of his self righteous wrath now? Surely sedition/treason is more important (even to pervy Republicans) than a blow job.

by Anonymousreply 199Last Wednesday at 9:38 AM

Jake Tapper throws some shade:

Rep. Tom Tiffany -- speaking after Jim Jordan, Debbie Lesko, Matt Gaetz, Louis Gohmert, Ken Buck, Lauren Boebert, and Andy Biggs -- says the House under Pelosi "is not a serious place."

by Anonymousreply 200Last Wednesday at 9:38 AM

r196 So we're equating 45 w/a KKK leader - well, if the shoe fits

by Anonymousreply 201Last Wednesday at 9:40 AM

People named Tom Tiffany don't have a lot of credibility as a judge of seriousness.

by Anonymousreply 202Last Wednesday at 9:40 AM

[quote]Who’s the “race to the bottom “ guy?

I don't know, but point him in my direction.

by Anonymousreply 203Last Wednesday at 9:41 AM

These Republicans like to stir shit up and they don’t want the precedent of inflammatory political speech being impeachable.

by Anonymousreply 204Last Wednesday at 9:41 AM

Whos this cunt?

by Anonymousreply 205Last Wednesday at 9:43 AM

Who’s the Russian MAGA CUNT?

by Anonymousreply 206Last Wednesday at 9:43 AM

The Brandenburg test is interesting but to compare a KKK leader speaking in Hamilton County and advocating a march later in the year vs. a sitting President who spoke on the Capital the very day of certification after a months-long campaign of inciteful lies against it is no contest in my book.

by Anonymousreply 207Last Wednesday at 9:44 AM

Moving right along. Vote should be soon.

by Anonymousreply 208Last Wednesday at 9:44 AM

The weasel way out: "The president deserves to be impeached but the Democrats wrote a flawed bill of prosecution."

by Anonymousreply 209Last Wednesday at 9:46 AM

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by Anonymousreply 210Last Wednesday at 9:49 AM

Surprising how much you can pack into 30 secs.

by Anonymousreply 211Last Wednesday at 9:49 AM

Do you think Republicans who are wearing their masks under their noses doing so on purpose?

by Anonymousreply 212Last Wednesday at 9:51 AM

Of course they are R212. They’re assholes. First, last, and always.

by Anonymousreply 213Last Wednesday at 9:52 AM

Wonder what Trump is doing now. Probably chewing the carpet.

by Anonymousreply 214Last Wednesday at 9:53 AM

[quote]Wonder what Trump is doing now. Probably chewing garlic fries.

Fixed

by Anonymousreply 215Last Wednesday at 9:58 AM

Pathetic drama queen thinks his "moment of silence" was powerful.

The terrorists brought Trump signs into the riot and all those Congresspeople witnessed it..

So, YES, they witnessed the rioters themselves showing and shouting they were doing it for Trump.

Trying to pretend the riot wasn't for the purpose of Trump's reinstatement is the ultimate tryory!

by Anonymousreply 216Last Wednesday at 9:59 AM

Oh, god, this is boring

by Anonymousreply 217Last Wednesday at 10:04 AM

Madam Speaker has a tedious job

by Anonymousreply 218Last Wednesday at 10:05 AM

I think every Democrat there should state that Trump's exhortation led to MURDER. ACTUAL MURDER IN THE CAPITOL BUILDING---and not in a Lifetime movie!

by Anonymousreply 219Last Wednesday at 10:07 AM

At LeAsT hAlF oF tHe AmErIcAn pEoPlE.

Get fucked.

by Anonymousreply 220Last Wednesday at 10:07 AM

Republicans attributing impeachment to Democratic "hate" of Trump conveniently ignore the Republicans who supported Trump and are voting to impeach anyway.

by Anonymousreply 221Last Wednesday at 10:07 AM

I want Trump gone tomorrow. But I have a shameful rubberneckers fascination for the hideous Trump pardons. How low will we go?

by Anonymousreply 222Last Wednesday at 10:08 AM

So, Doug LaMalfa is gross... 🤮

by Anonymousreply 223Last Wednesday at 10:08 AM

He’s already trending.

by Anonymousreply 224Last Wednesday at 10:12 AM

What is this fuckety fuck?

My nerves can’t take this much longer.

IMPEACH THE BASTARD!

by Anonymousreply 225Last Wednesday at 10:15 AM

Are they almost done yet?

by Anonymousreply 226Last Wednesday at 10:16 AM

Watching these characters trying to deliver a Lincoln or Kennedyesque speech would almost be comical if it weren’t so tedious.

by Anonymousreply 227Last Wednesday at 10:17 AM

VOTE ALREADY

by Anonymousreply 228Last Wednesday at 10:17 AM

I wish the rules of debate required each speaker to begin with "I [DID/DID NOT] vote to reject certified Electoral College votes last week." It would certainly help frame center whatever they said next, unity, work together, etc.

by Anonymousreply 229Last Wednesday at 10:17 AM

Why isn't Nancy in the Speaker's seat. I didn't watch the last vote but I remember seeing a clip of her reading out the result of the vote.

by Anonymousreply 230Last Wednesday at 10:18 AM

another 89 IQ on display

by Anonymousreply 231Last Wednesday at 10:19 AM

his voice has the quality of Bobby Brady in puberty

by Anonymousreply 232Last Wednesday at 10:20 AM

Come on now.

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by Anonymousreply 233Last Wednesday at 10:20 AM

whaaaaa. EXPIRED!

by Anonymousreply 234Last Wednesday at 10:21 AM

This is very tedious and getting old on both sides. Everything that needs to be said, has been said.

R230 she's probably saving her voice. This lady in the speakers seat has probably said "the gentleman/gentlewoman from...." hundreds of times.

by Anonymousreply 235Last Wednesday at 10:22 AM

why don't all these TWITS simply wear a mask that stays on.

by Anonymousreply 236Last Wednesday at 10:22 AM

Who is this sycophantic douche?

by Anonymousreply 237Last Wednesday at 10:22 AM

WaPo's Paul Kane:

McConnell ends his silence:

“while the press has been full of speculation, I have not made a final decision on how I will vote and I intend to listen to the legal arguments when they are presented to the Senate.”

To be clear, he leaves possibility of voting to convict. Or not.

by Anonymousreply 238Last Wednesday at 10:23 AM

they should have let a couple reps on each side speak, for longer time periods. this is repetitive.

by Anonymousreply 239Last Wednesday at 10:24 AM

wtf was that argument?

by Anonymousreply 240Last Wednesday at 10:26 AM

Gee, r238, do you think he'll allow witnesses or evidence?

by Anonymousreply 241Last Wednesday at 10:26 AM

The idea is to let every member speak. Zzzz

by Anonymousreply 242Last Wednesday at 10:26 AM

Tom Nichols:

If I ever decide to move from Rhode Island, I guess I should go on a total crime spree and then say "look, in just a few days, I'll be living in Massachusetts. What's the point, really, of this farce here in Providence District Court, I ask you?"

by Anonymousreply 243Last Wednesday at 10:27 AM

I would like to apologize, on behalf of Constitutional process, to all the people who have been so terribly inconvenienced by the length of today's proceedings--and to suggest you tune out, since you already know the outcome and this episode may be too traumatic for your gentle nerves.

by Anonymousreply 244Last Wednesday at 10:27 AM

Mitch is, as ever, playing a game.

by Anonymousreply 245Last Wednesday at 10:27 AM

Good ol Mitch can be depended upon to do the wrong thing. He won’t vote to convict I bet.

by Anonymousreply 246Last Wednesday at 10:28 AM

What is the procedural point of the reserves of time?

by Anonymousreply 247Last Wednesday at 10:29 AM

How does the country survive these Republicans? Look at the people chosen by Republican voters to represent them in Congress. Feral, stupid, ignorant, fascist. How do we come through this while the right wing in this country is getting dumber by the minute?

by Anonymousreply 248Last Wednesday at 10:29 AM

[quote]I have not made a final decision on how I will vote

As usual, I'm more interested in if he's going to SCHEDULE a vote or just let something die, than in how he, himself, votes.

by Anonymousreply 249Last Wednesday at 10:29 AM

R248 What bothers me is that the people who vote R and apologize for Trump aren't just white trash idiots. A friend's parents live in Naples, Florida. Retired, golfers. He says all the wealthy retirees down there are all in for Trump and think these Q loons are a great development. If only it was as easy as improving the school system.

by Anonymousreply 250Last Wednesday at 10:32 AM

Is there any more proof needed for term limits.

by Anonymousreply 251Last Wednesday at 10:33 AM

I just missed it...why was there a long applause just a second ago?

by Anonymousreply 252Last Wednesday at 10:33 AM

Exactly, R251

by Anonymousreply 253Last Wednesday at 10:34 AM

It seems like high school hell all over again.

by Anonymousreply 254Last Wednesday at 10:34 AM

the mentality and shitty rhetoric

by Anonymousreply 255Last Wednesday at 10:35 AM

Scalise gets three minutes. Has said "anarchist" twice in the first twenty seconds.

by Anonymousreply 256Last Wednesday at 10:35 AM

R248 there have always been dumb ass R congresspeople. It’s just the way the country is laid out. Some seats are R +80 and are never gonna change.

by Anonymousreply 257Last Wednesday at 10:35 AM

R252 some grandstanding Repug asked for applause for the Capitol police

by Anonymousreply 258Last Wednesday at 10:35 AM

R254, the difference is that in high school I would have knocked most of them out cold by now.

by Anonymousreply 259Last Wednesday at 10:35 AM

Now Hoyer will put everyone to sleep with the final minute left.

by Anonymousreply 260Last Wednesday at 10:36 AM

We need statehood for DC and PR, ASAP!

by Anonymousreply 261Last Wednesday at 10:37 AM

This whole charade is fucking embarrassing. He should have been removed the day after the event. Instead, they are just grandstanding and we look like complete fools to the rest of the world. This country is over. Has been for a long time. Let the Trumpers have it. I no longer care and I wish I could leave this cesspool.

by Anonymousreply 262Last Wednesday at 10:37 AM

It won't be up to him r241, thankfully, because he won't call a special session before inauguration. By the time this gets voted on he won't be Senate Majority Leader anymore.

by Anonymousreply 263Last Wednesday at 10:38 AM

R250: Poor White trash/rich White trash - same turd mentality, different cesspools.

by Anonymousreply 264Last Wednesday at 10:38 AM

Someone pass r262 the arsenic so the adults can keep talking.

by Anonymousreply 265Last Wednesday at 10:38 AM

[quote]What bothers me is that the people who vote R and apologize for Trump aren't just white trash idiots. A friend's parents live in Naples, Florida. Retired, golfers. He says all the wealthy retirees down there are all in for Trump and think these Q loons are a great development. If only it was as easy as improving the school system.

They are still white trash idiots...just white trash with money. Much like their cult leader.

by Anonymousreply 266Last Wednesday at 10:39 AM

R249, McConnell said a couple hours ago he won't call a special session to vote. I don't think it'll be up to him when the Senate goes back into session regularly, so we can assume there WILL be a vote then.

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by Anonymousreply 267Last Wednesday at 10:40 AM

Trump can remain POTUS until Biden is sworn in, as long as he’s POTUS in prison.

LOCK HIM UP NOW!

by Anonymousreply 268Last Wednesday at 10:40 AM

"Donald Drunk -- Trump..."

by Anonymousreply 269Last Wednesday at 10:42 AM

So. Did some of these representatives aid in the planning of the attack on the Capitol?

by Anonymousreply 270Last Wednesday at 10:44 AM

Be mindful of your wishes R261. Chances are Puerto Rico would be a red state inhabited by formerly stateside-dwelling republican Hispanics.

by Anonymousreply 271Last Wednesday at 10:45 AM

Mitch won't be Majority Leader after the noon hour next Wednesday.

Oh, my God. Just one week and then that DEMENTED FREAK TRUMP and his DEMENTED SYNTAX and COVFEFE will no longer be on MSNBC every damn day.

by Anonymousreply 272Last Wednesday at 10:45 AM

Wow that's a looooong minute for Steny Hoyer.

by Anonymousreply 273Last Wednesday at 10:46 AM

Not enough Republicans spoke about the lie behind this all - that the election was fair and called within a few days.

by Anonymousreply 274Last Wednesday at 10:47 AM

enough about Liz fucking Cheney

by Anonymousreply 275Last Wednesday at 10:49 AM

Ginger Peter pulls thru & voting to impeach

by Anonymousreply 276Last Wednesday at 10:50 AM

[quote] I intend to listen to the legal arguments when they are presented to the Senate.

I mean, it’s certainly a 180 from his position at the last impeachment trial, where he openly stated that he had no interest in hearing evidence and refused to allow witnesses to be called.

by Anonymousreply 277Last Wednesday at 10:51 AM

r270 I would guess Biggs, Gosar, Boebert, Greene, Cawthorn, Gaetz, and Jordan at the very least.

by Anonymousreply 278Last Wednesday at 10:52 AM

[quote] He should have been removed the day after the event.

He should have never gotten the GOP nomination. But you know how that goes.

by Anonymousreply 279Last Wednesday at 10:53 AM

Regarding R274 - ... Nevermind. I would be wasting my daily allotment of "Oh Dears."

by Anonymousreply 280Last Wednesday at 10:53 AM

As my relative overseas said after Wednesday night 'The only States they allege are fraud are ones Trump lost? Couldn't they have said Hawaii was also a fraud just to hide their tracks? And the people who were elected say their election is fair but the presidential election was false, did the 20,000 alleged dead people vote for them when alive and then tick Biden once dead'

by Anonymousreply 281Last Wednesday at 10:53 AM

I'd lecture those Fascists and their "Kathy Griffin! Madonna! Same as an attempted violent overthrow of our government, complete with assassinations!"

"You want UNITY?! JUSTICE BRINGS UNITY! The scales must be balanced! Comparing a violent insurrection incited by President Trump to a Show-Business stunt?! HOW DARE YOU BE SO CRAVEN AND SHAMELESS!"

by Anonymousreply 282Last Wednesday at 10:54 AM

[quote]I would guess Biggs, Gosar, Boebert, Greene, Cawthorn, Gaetz, and Jordan at the very least.

Don't forget Louie "You gotta go to the streets" Gohmert

by Anonymousreply 283Last Wednesday at 10:56 AM

I thought of Louie, but is he smart enough to help plan anything?

by Anonymousreply 284Last Wednesday at 10:56 AM

They aren't voting fast enough IMO

by Anonymousreply 285Last Wednesday at 10:57 AM

So confused. Where is Nancy Pelosi. Shouldn't Madame Speak be the one to announce the result and his impeachment?

by Anonymousreply 286Last Wednesday at 10:58 AM

[quote]I would guess Biggs, Gosar, Boebert, Greene, Cawthorn, Gaetz, and Jordan at the very least.

+ Nunes

by Anonymousreply 287Last Wednesday at 10:58 AM

Hitler had more a more competent, presentable looking government. We have nearly survived four years of beelzebub. There was hope. Until this. The craven, amoral gutter trash I just witnessed has shocked me back into reality. They do not even try to hide what they are, they do not have to because there is no accountability and they know this. This is the end my friend. Welcome to the Apocalypse. I weep.

by Anonymousreply 288Last Wednesday at 11:02 AM

Tapper:

There are basically four types of Republican speeches given--

1) Those voting to impeach

2) Those who hold orange responsible, but don't want impeachment for reasons

3) [By far the largest group] The whatabouters. (Sarah Huckabee Sanders had to leave a restaurant!)

4) Kevin McCarthy, who (only now) says Joe Biden was legitimately elected, and we all need to work together

by Anonymousreply 289Last Wednesday at 11:03 AM

Unbelievable so many repugs are voting nay. Crazy

by Anonymousreply 290Last Wednesday at 11:04 AM

30 seconds left and we're at 150 who haven't voted yet. Geez.

by Anonymousreply 291Last Wednesday at 11:08 AM

Why was the Nancy Pelosi bangin ass thread deleted? It was fun.

by Anonymousreply 292Last Wednesday at 11:12 AM

I don't think the timer is accurate r291, they get more time now so they don't crowd the floor and potentially expose people to the virus.

by Anonymousreply 293Last Wednesday at 11:15 AM

Daddy Dan Goldman on MSNBC right now

by Anonymousreply 294Last Wednesday at 11:17 AM

It's still active for me

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by Anonymousreply 295Last Wednesday at 11:19 AM

9 Republicans now. Who is number 9? MSNBC showed 8 a few minutes ago

by Anonymousreply 296Last Wednesday at 11:19 AM

Question. If there's been 0:00 time remaining for several minutes, why are there people still voting?

by Anonymousreply 297Last Wednesday at 11:21 AM

So we were expecting 7 yea votes from Republicans & it's up to nine. Cool.

by Anonymousreply 298Last Wednesday at 11:21 AM

Tom Rice of South Carolina is one

by Anonymousreply 299Last Wednesday at 11:22 AM

Well, r290, at least they're on the record for having done so.

by Anonymousreply 300Last Wednesday at 11:22 AM

Again, R297:

[quote]The 15 min time is off because the House is voting according to COVID protocols.

[quote]Normally, we have 15 mins for all members to run over to the floor to vote (sometimes they leave it open a few mins longer).

[quote]Due to social distancing, members vote in groups so votes can take ~1hr.

by Anonymousreply 301Last Wednesday at 11:22 AM

10 Republicans now

by Anonymousreply 302Last Wednesday at 11:24 AM

Now ten Republicans voted yes.

by Anonymousreply 303Last Wednesday at 11:24 AM

The number of Republicans is outstanding considering how factionalized they are.

by Anonymousreply 304Last Wednesday at 11:25 AM

Even w/outstanding NVs, Trumpy is officially impeached . . . again

by Anonymousreply 305Last Wednesday at 11:25 AM

First person in his position to be impeached twice. Sadly, you know he's probably happy about that. He loves nothing more than being the first and only of something!

by Anonymousreply 306Last Wednesday at 11:26 AM

Means nothing. He will pardon himself and walk away unscathed.

by Anonymousreply 307Last Wednesday at 11:29 AM

Nancy already named the impeachment managers from the House that will work with the Senate on the trial, Raskin is the lead of the team.

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by Anonymousreply 308Last Wednesday at 11:30 AM

So he has no power?

by Anonymousreply 309Last Wednesday at 11:30 AM

You can't pardon an impeachment, for the love of god. Impeachment is an indictment, not a conviction.

Trump being convicted after he's out of office means no pardon for him. That's one of the perks of convicting him later instead of now.

by Anonymousreply 310Last Wednesday at 11:30 AM

Impeachment is an indictment. He's only been indicted. He retains all his powers unless he's convicted.

by Anonymousreply 311Last Wednesday at 11:31 AM

he should have been removed on the 7th. We are a joke to the world.

by Anonymousreply 312Last Wednesday at 11:32 AM

Nobody bit the first three times you tried trolling with that, R312, so cut it out.

by Anonymousreply 313Last Wednesday at 11:33 AM

four Republicans don't seem to have voted at all.

by Anonymousreply 314Last Wednesday at 11:38 AM

R290 don't forget how many of them would just like to go away and be forgotten because 1) they are scared to be censured/expelled/forced to resign 2)fear of exposure to their involvement 3)Both

by Anonymousreply 315Last Wednesday at 11:38 AM

Impeachment #2!

Plus, it's his second Impeachment! Haha! ;-)

by Anonymousreply 316Last Wednesday at 11:38 AM

[quote] Means nothing. He will pardon himself and walk away unscathed.

You don’t know what you’re talking about.

by Anonymousreply 317Last Wednesday at 11:43 AM

Now if Trump does the self-pardon before the Senate trial, he's setting himself up for a conviction.

by Anonymousreply 318Last Wednesday at 11:44 AM

White woman calling into C-SPAN right now saying Democrats didn't call for impeachment after BLM riots and of course she says there were bad actors there on Wednesday. Jesus these white assholes are an embarrassment.

by Anonymousreply 319Last Wednesday at 11:44 AM

I saw that, r314. Don’t know why they wouldn’t vote one way or another. Maybe they’re in very red districts but think personally he should be impeached.

by Anonymousreply 320Last Wednesday at 11:45 AM

[quote] Is there any more proof needed for term limits.

Considering the last election gave us new members Lauren Boebert, Marjorie Taylor Greene and Madison Cawthorn you might want to rethink that proof.

by Anonymousreply 321Last Wednesday at 11:59 AM

That's gotta hurt!

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by Anonymousreply 322Last Wednesday at 12:00 PM

I can't remember which Republican House member it was, but some guy put out a statement he wasn't going to vote for impeachment, but he'll probably regret that vote after more facts come out. Real profile in courage.

by Anonymousreply 323Last Wednesday at 12:01 PM

Yes I think that a rotating door where the loonies of the day come in, achieve nothing and do great damage is far worse than having people there too long.

by Anonymousreply 324Last Wednesday at 12:02 PM

Dems have the Squad, Republicans have the Scrod.

by Anonymousreply 325Last Wednesday at 12:03 PM

Officially the worst president in the history of the United States.

by Anonymousreply 326Last Wednesday at 12:06 PM

The 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach:

Liz Cheney (WY) Anthony Gonzalez (OH) Jamie Herrera Beutler (WA) John Katko (NY) Adam Kinzinger (IL) Peter Meijer (MI) Dan Newhouse (WA) Tom Rice (SC) Fred Upton (MI) David Valadao (CA)

by Anonymousreply 327Last Wednesday at 12:08 PM

Politics is Showbiz for Ugly People

by Anonymousreply 328Last Wednesday at 12:10 PM

Who were the four that didn’t vote, r327?

by Anonymousreply 329Last Wednesday at 12:12 PM

The real winner is Mitt Romney. He took a chance a few years ago and went anti-Trump and it paid off- all the nightmares came true. He may be a tough contender against Biden in 2024, with Republicans anxious for a stable, known candidate

by Anonymousreply 330Last Wednesday at 12:12 PM

It needs to proceed because it is the right thing to do on principle, but I feel like I may have just figured out McConnell's game. He wants Trump ruined and then he will exploit the Dems rush of the process in the midterms. I'm wrong if it makes the Senate and he votes to convict but if he wiggles out somehow - abstains, gets the flu - this was his scam.

I don't disagree that this is a political calculation on McConnell's part, however, since Dump went out in public earlier this week & clearly threatened violence again (and god knows what the fuck else he & Pompeo are up to), I think the dems had to act clearly to demonstrate that were at least*attempting* to put some sort of restraint on the president, unlike the repigs who seemed to be content to just hide his phone and duck his calls.

I realize this is just who he is, but I wish for once McConnell could drop the *calculation* bullshit - he's an old man at the end of the anyway - and do what's right for the country as oppose to devising the best method to fuck over Chuck Schumer. Yes, I realize, this is who he is, but you think almost being killed by a mob by the man you've supported the last 4 years might give you some perspective

by Anonymousreply 331Last Wednesday at 12:14 PM

[quote]He wants Trump ruined and then he will exploit the Dems rush of the process in the midterms.

Except that by the time the midterms roll around Trump will be in the thick of a trial(s) in New York State, and probably DC as well. That "rushed impeachment" argument won't fly.

by Anonymousreply 332Last Wednesday at 12:21 PM

That will not work. If they try that the dems can ask them why an attack on our Capitol resulting in murder should have been ignored. ( the danger)

by Anonymousreply 333Last Wednesday at 12:29 PM

Lady G must be *soaking wet* from the heady smell of National Guard musk wafting through the halls of the Capitol at the moment.

by Anonymousreply 334Last Wednesday at 12:35 PM

The senatorial muzzy ain’t parched no longah!

by Anonymousreply 335Last Wednesday at 12:40 PM

[quote] He may be a tough contender against Biden in 2024, with Republicans anxious for a stable, known candidate

Except for the small detail that republicans still overwhelmingly support Trump.

by Anonymousreply 336Last Wednesday at 12:42 PM

R336 I respect your informed posts. Please summarise what's happened tonight?

by Anonymousreply 337Last Wednesday at 12:45 PM

Has any president in the past had the cult of personality around him that Trump has? I cannot think of one. I wonder if the Rs will try to capture that kind of devotion to a strongman (just in a less boorish and vulgar package) rather than move back to a moderate or even to a more 'modern' candidate like a woman of POC?

by Anonymousreply 338Last Wednesday at 12:46 PM

[quote] Has any president in the past had the cult of personality around him that Trump has?

President Reagan did, conservatives worshiped the ground he walked on, but Reagan didn't use that worship to the level that Trump has.

by Anonymousreply 339Last Wednesday at 12:49 PM

Nancy Pelosi about to make a speech from the Adam Johnson Lectern®.

by Anonymousreply 340Last Wednesday at 12:50 PM

Adam Johnson Lectern®.

LOL

by Anonymousreply 341Last Wednesday at 12:54 PM

Let Trump continue to spill his vile rhetoric well into the next elections. He has so divided the Republicans that the big winners will certainly be the Dems in 2022 and no way can a highly fractured GOP defeat a united Democratic party in 2024.

by Anonymousreply 342Last Wednesday at 12:56 PM

How is it that gun nut Boebert, who was tweeting out Pelosi's whereabouts on the day of the insurrection, and the Congressmen who were giving tours to the MAGAts the day before, are not immediately ousted from Congress?

by Anonymousreply 343Last Wednesday at 12:57 PM

^Because IRL justice doesn't move like a Law and Order episode, unfortunately. Still, everyone of them should have already been arrested and charged like Democrats are at protests. From Occupy Wall Street where 8,000 people were easily arrested.

Among those arrested in the raid was New York City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez. He was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest and then held in a police van alone for two hours. Rodriguez’s arrest came just a week after he helped organized an 11-mile march from the his district in the Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights, a largely immigrant community, to Occupy Wall Street.

by Anonymousreply 344Last Wednesday at 1:08 PM

Love the idea of am engorgement ceremony!

by Anonymousreply 345Last Wednesday at 1:08 PM

[quote]How is it that gun nut Boebert, who was tweeting out Pelosi's whereabouts on the day of the insurrection, and the Congressmen who were giving tours to the MAGAts the day before, are not immediately ousted from Congress?

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by Anonymousreply 346Last Wednesday at 1:10 PM

Do we think Nancy is really so serene and solemn about all this at home. Does she go about with a sad face praying for the president or do we think she lets rip and calls him for what he is? There's no way she got where she is without being a tough cookie and I just don't buy that ladylike act.

by Anonymousreply 347Last Wednesday at 1:12 PM

Let's Celebrate!

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by Anonymousreply 348Last Wednesday at 1:12 PM

Trump right about now

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by Anonymousreply 349Last Wednesday at 1:12 PM

I really thought Mace was going to do the right thing. Sad for her.

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by Anonymousreply 350Last Wednesday at 1:15 PM

Did Dump release his video response? No violins! (Wink wink)

by Anonymousreply 351Last Wednesday at 1:17 PM

Junior's tits are revolting. Cover'em up, shitbag.

by Anonymousreply 352Last Wednesday at 1:17 PM

Trump released his video response forcefully condemning violence AFTER the impeachment vote.

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by Anonymousreply 353Last Wednesday at 1:20 PM

Rep. Peter Meijer (on CNN rn) is one hot ginge daddy

by Anonymousreply 354Last Wednesday at 1:21 PM

This administration began with an emergency motorcade to the CIA, where the new President threatened senior officials, forced federal employees to come in on a Saturday to be an audience, and then gave a self-congratulatory political speech, attacking the media, in the sacred memorial honoring people who had lost their lives in the line of duty.

And here we are.

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by Anonymousreply 355Last Wednesday at 1:23 PM

More on the video:

Haberman: [quote]The president has been told by advisers repeatedly that he has potential legal exposure over the violence by his supporters last week, which followed a speech in which he repeatedly called on them to "fight" for him.

[quote]I think this is the first time Trump has recorded a video FOR an audience of one (McConnell), as opposed being the audience of one himself.

by Anonymousreply 356Last Wednesday at 1:25 PM

No true Scotsman.

Jesus.

by Anonymousreply 357Last Wednesday at 1:25 PM

Here is the rebuttal to Trump

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by Anonymousreply 358Last Wednesday at 1:27 PM

R358 that gave me some needed levity thanks

by Anonymousreply 359Last Wednesday at 1:31 PM

Wolf Blitzerr: "Do you believe him?"

Dana Bash: "No! Give me a break!"

by Anonymousreply 360Last Wednesday at 1:33 PM

GOP US Senator Mike Rounds (SD) says he believes there was an insurrection at the Capitol and that Trump could be criminally liable.

But he stopped short of signaling he'd support the impeachment article introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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by Anonymousreply 361Last Wednesday at 1:57 PM

Well, that was some weird shit. -GWB

The new video is basically a prep for the coming riots, when the MAGA QAnon psychos do something insane, the Republicans do a bait & switch to blame ANTIFA, then Trump implements Martial Law and won’t leave office. America had a good run.

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by Anonymousreply 362Last Wednesday at 1:59 PM

Is there a transcript of this video message somewhere? I've sat through enough of his rants.

by Anonymousreply 363Last Wednesday at 2:07 PM

[quote]GOP Rep. Jim Jordan says he will move to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her role as House Republican Conference Chair

Adam Kinzinger in response:

Liz has more support now than she did two days ago. She has gained immeasurable respect. Since the discussion is opened though, we may have to also have a discussion about who in our party fomented this, and their roles as ranking members.

by Anonymousreply 364Last Wednesday at 2:07 PM

I'd guess the majority of Repubs in the Senate will vote NOTE to convict Orange... their excuse will be that his term is already over and there's no point.

I'll bet McConnell is one of those people that says that.

by Anonymousreply 365Last Wednesday at 2:14 PM

Honestly? I hope he slinks off the last 7 days. What I REALLY want is criminal charges for inciting a riot. I want him eventually handcuffed and thrown into a DC jail.

by Anonymousreply 366Last Wednesday at 2:15 PM

The videos he put out as the riot was ongoing are him. The tweets are him. This and the last video are all written by staffers who coaxed the toddler Don to film them. He's got to know now that he is in deep shit so he have even been the one to demand a damage control script.

by Anonymousreply 367Last Wednesday at 2:17 PM

Trump is effectively neutered due to legal exposure. Wait until they confirm his and Rudy’s roles as architects of the insurrection. The only thing he can declare is “I need a new diaper.”

by Anonymousreply 368Last Wednesday at 2:19 PM

GOP Rep. Jim Jordan says he will move to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her role as House Republican Conference Chair

In his dreams; Liz demonstrated she has a way bigger dick than Jordan or Nestor's Mom. By this summer, those two will be parking her car & getting her groceries just to keep her from crushing them.

by Anonymousreply 369Last Wednesday at 2:19 PM

Where is Rudy now, anyway? Has he been seen since last week? It's well past time to lock him up.

by Anonymousreply 370Last Wednesday at 2:23 PM

That's my girl.

by Anonymousreply 371Last Wednesday at 2:23 PM

I feel like I missed something important...why is he called “Gym” Jordan on the DL?

by Anonymousreply 372Last Wednesday at 2:25 PM

Nikki Haley just formed a PAC to support her 2024 Presidential bid. This is going to be the new look Republican Party -- the Nikki Haleys, Liz Cheneys, Nancy Maces. I'm glad to see them do the right thing now, but they're not going to be our friends for long.

by Anonymousreply 373Last Wednesday at 2:26 PM

I'm wrestling with whether or not to tell you, r372.

by Anonymousreply 374Last Wednesday at 2:28 PM

Let's see if they can win back white women and young white and latino men. Whatever it was that drew those people to Trump, and fanatically like teen girls to a boyband, likely will not be satiated with old school female Republicans. They could lose them to a Trump party or Trump political movement going to third party candidates in the short term. They could just lose young males who will stay home. It will be interesting to see how all this settles but no Republican is going to be able to come in and take up where Trump left off. They are very fractured.

by Anonymousreply 375Last Wednesday at 2:30 PM

"18 U.S. Code § 2381 - Treason: Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less than five years and fined under this title but not less than $10,000; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States."

This is a discussion by a US Justice official and a Professor of Law on its interpretation: "The offense of “levying war” against the United States was interpreted narrowly in Ex parte Bollman & Swarthout (1807), a case stemming from the infamous alleged plot led by former Vice President Aaron Burr to overthrow the American government in New Orleans. The Supreme Court dismissed charges of treason that had been brought against two of Burr’s associates—Bollman and Swarthout—on the grounds that their alleged conduct did not constitute levying war against the United States within the meaning of the Treason Clause. It was not enough, Chief Justice John Marshall’s opinion emphasized, merely to conspire “to subvert by force the government of our country” by recruiting troops, procuring maps, and drawing up plans. Conspiring to levy war was distinct from actually levying war. Rather, a person could be convicted of treason for levying war only if there was an “actual assemblage of men for the purpose of executing a treasonable design.” In so holding, the Court sharply confined the scope of the offense of treason by levying war against the United States. "

I also read that the reason hardly anyone is indicted for Treason is that the law specifies conviction can only come from confession in open court or the testimony of at least two witnesses. It's normally hard to find the two witnesses. Well...

by Anonymousreply 376Last Wednesday at 2:30 PM

No rest for the wicked

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by Anonymousreply 377Last Wednesday at 2:43 PM

R377 wow she's crazier than I imagined her and I already thought she was like a stone's throw from Aileen Wurnous territory.

by Anonymousreply 378Last Wednesday at 2:46 PM

Marjorie Whatsit is going to have a very short career in the House.

Welcome to expulsion, babe. It'll be WILD!

by Anonymousreply 379Last Wednesday at 2:48 PM

She has not taken into account she might be expelled or forced to resign before she can do a damn thing.

by Anonymousreply 380Last Wednesday at 2:48 PM

She's beyond the fucking pale. Trump wouldn't let this rough old low class broad into the lobby of Trump tower. Something about Trump triggered every mentally unstable person in the country. It's as fascinating as it is terrifying. She's not going to last the 2 years.

by Anonymousreply 381Last Wednesday at 2:50 PM

Video.

Also, hasn't Greg Kelly been on television most of his adult life? Why is he so bad?

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by Anonymousreply 382Last Wednesday at 2:56 PM

Is she trans?

by Anonymousreply 383Last Wednesday at 2:59 PM

Why do 95% of deplorable women all look the same, with bad bleached blonde hair and horsey, masculine faces?

by Anonymousreply 384Last Wednesday at 3:10 PM

R358 Thank you so much for that. That is the hardest I've laughed in ages. What. A. Trip. When Lishza does a Danny Thomas spit take as the young caller man begins saying "I'm a Theater Major..." Fucking hilarious!

by Anonymousreply 385Last Wednesday at 3:11 PM

R373, Nancy Mace did not do the right thing: she voted against impeachment.

by Anonymousreply 386Last Wednesday at 3:16 PM

Hey, he could have a heart attack from all of this stress...oh, wait...

by Anonymousreply 387Last Wednesday at 3:20 PM

Because Gym was a wrestler and works out. Sublimates his gay tendencies.

by Anonymousreply 388Last Wednesday at 3:27 PM

It wasn't the real Gym on the House floor today. I could tell because the imposter wore a fucking sport coat. The real Gym is strictly a shirtsleeves manly man of the people and the locker room where he does NOT see any teenage wrestlers being sexually assaulted - ever!

by Anonymousreply 389Last Wednesday at 3:33 PM

McConnell can’t agree to a quick trial but can anoint a Supreme Court justice in eight days.

He’s Francis urqhuart.

by Anonymousreply 390Last Wednesday at 3:46 PM

Oh I loved the original BBC version with Ian Richardson so much better than Kevin Spacey's.

by Anonymousreply 391Last Wednesday at 4:00 PM

Gym is short for Gym Shorts, he's known to be attracted to them.

by Anonymousreply 392Last Wednesday at 4:00 PM

[quote]I'll be filing Articles of Impeachment against Joe Biden.

I imagine the Speaker of the House has a drawer for things.

There can't be working across the aisle with cray.

by Anonymousreply 393Last Wednesday at 4:01 PM

[quote]I'll be filing Articles of Impeachment against Joe Biden.

Wasn't she the one giving reconnaissance tours to fellow Q's before the insurrection? I hope she's enjoying her brief tenure in the House.

by Anonymousreply 394Last Wednesday at 4:07 PM

This video was out before the primary and she still won...

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by Anonymousreply 395Last Wednesday at 4:09 PM

You might very well think that, r390; I couldn't possibly comment.

by Anonymousreply 396Last Wednesday at 4:11 PM

Op, I want this nut...

by Anonymousreply 397Last Wednesday at 4:12 PM

And Ima get it, too.

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by Anonymousreply 398Last Wednesday at 4:27 PM

What’s the singlet, I’m mean SINGLE most thing he’s known for r372 ?

by Anonymousreply 399Last Wednesday at 4:28 PM

*I mean

by Anonymousreply 400Last Wednesday at 4:29 PM

Marjoram is like the majority of Republican Women, especially the QAnon’ers... Incest Survivors with Stockholm Syndrome who need to protect Daddy & his/their secrets at all costs while slamming “fags” & “sluts” as deviants and seeing “PEDOS!” around every corner, while ignoring the fox in the henhouse. They hate Democrats who represent the mommy that didn’t save them and is who they project all their blame onto. From Ivanka to this trailer trash whore they are all the same Freudian sluts, little Electras running around trying to get power & protect Daddy to make sure the past never catches up to either of them.

by Anonymousreply 401Last Wednesday at 4:30 PM

How do republicans explain their long campaign to impeach Bill Clinton and remove him from office over being dishonest about a blowjob but think impeaching Trump over instigating a violent insurrection at the heart of their democracy should not happen because it is divisive and time to unite? The moral logic is lacking and the brazen hypocrisy is aplenty.

by Anonymousreply 402Last Wednesday at 4:33 PM

R402 see R401

by Anonymousreply 403Last Wednesday at 4:35 PM

[quote]The new video is basically a prep for the coming riots, when the MAGA QAnon psychos do something insane, the Republicans do a bait & switch to blame ANTIFA, then Trump implements Martial Law and won’t leave office. America had a good run.

And you STILL couldn't get 67 senators to vote to remove him.

by Anonymousreply 404Last Wednesday at 4:44 PM

Let’s make love

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by Anonymousreply 405Last Wednesday at 4:44 PM

Trump is Impeached Again. But What of the 197 Republicans Who Stood by Trump rather than Democracy?

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by Anonymousreply 406Last Wednesday at 5:00 PM

Thank you r403!!

by Anonymousreply 407Last Wednesday at 5:01 PM

r388 Thats an interesting theory in general. i wonder if some of that thinking is applicable to wider society and the explosion in men going the gym in recent years and trying to perfect their bodies masculinity?

by Anonymousreply 408Last Wednesday at 5:05 PM

Now that Orange has basically been charged with inciting violence... he can't pardon his co-conspirators, aka the Terrorrists, right?

by Anonymousreply 409Last Wednesday at 5:11 PM

He could but it would look very very bad, and it would imply guilt.

It would also increase his chances of being convicted in The Senate and increased litigation for him in the states. It could lead to challenges of those pardons in court, too.

Essentially it would be a shitstorm for him.

And God forbid he try to pardon himself (see above)

by Anonymousreply 410Last Wednesday at 5:37 PM

Mea culpa to all the “Gym Jordan” responders. All I can say is...DUH!!! I think I may finally have lost my damn mind this week being aggravated with how stupid this world is! As you were. And THANK YOU because I have been wondering for a while!

by Anonymousreply 411Last Wednesday at 6:21 PM

What is Miss Lindsey doing frantically calling Senators to reject impeachment before the trial? Did Trump tell him the Russians will expose all his gay secrets if he doesn’t fall in line?

by Anonymousreply 412Last Wednesday at 6:32 PM

I hope the impeachment trial includes all the collusion with the WH, Trump, Rudy, R Congress members etc to plan the insurrection. THEN if Republicans vote no they will just deal their own doom.

by Anonymousreply 413Last Wednesday at 8:01 PM

I know people are angry that McConnell won't call the Senate back for an emergency session, but we WANT the vote to be after the new senators are sworn in and with a different Majority Leader. It increases our chances of conviction, and convicting him after his term means he will not get a pardon. It also means there will likely be evidence shown toward prosecution, which didn't happen during the last trial.

by Anonymousreply 414Last Thursday at 2:46 AM

[quote]What is Miss Lindsey doing frantically calling Senators to reject impeachment before the trial?

Senators don't impeach, they convict.

Lindsey calling senators now is a waste of time, if some of that shocking evidence that comes out in the trial turns out to be bad for the GOP, they're going to want to get rid of Trump and distance themselves from him even more than they already are.

by Anonymousreply 415Last Thursday at 2:48 AM

At this point, I think it's 50-50 whether there will even be a trial in the Senate -- Joe would prefer it not happen, and there will be a battle over whether the Senate has jurisdiction to try a former president. Could that question end up in the Supreme Court if Republican senators press the issue?

by Anonymousreply 416Last Thursday at 3:44 AM

[quote] Trump implements Martial Law and won’t leave office. America had a good run.

JFC, will you stop with this bullshit?

This. Cannot. Happen.

by Anonymousreply 417Last Thursday at 4:10 AM

[quote] It increases our chances of conviction, and convicting him after his term means he will not get a pardon.

What is with everyone on this thread talking about pardons?

Nobody can pardon an impeachment conviction.

by Anonymousreply 418Last Thursday at 4:11 AM

Pardon my conviction!

by Anonymousreply 419Last Thursday at 4:16 AM

R418, Trump is reportedly threatening to pardon himself prior to his last day. If he does, it'll be a battle in the courts after he's out of office to decide whether he can or not. SCOTUS probably will ultimately say no, but with a stacked SCOTUS, that's not guaranteed.

Also, we want to avoid Trump dragging us down further if we can, and a legal battle after he's out of office won't do anyone any good.

by Anonymousreply 420Last Thursday at 4:31 AM

That still wouldn’t have anything to do with the impeachment. Let him try to pardon himself until the cows come home. It’s zero to do with impeachment.

If he pardons himself he’s legally wide open if SCOTUS rules he can’t do that. He would no longer have the 5th Amendment protection.

Regardless of what he wants to do and the optics of it, no lawyer worth his salt will advise him to try it.

by Anonymousreply 421Last Thursday at 4:34 AM

Lovely

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by Anonymousreply 422Last Thursday at 4:45 AM

[quote]That still wouldn’t have anything to do with the impeachment... It’s zero to do with impeachment... no lawyer worth his salt will advise him to try it.

His pardon wouldn't have anything to do with the crime he's just been indicted for? Ridiculous.

No one said he had attorneys who were advising him to do this. He rarely listens to his attorneys.

Don't say stupid things just to try to win an argument, it's not worth it.

by Anonymousreply 423Last Thursday at 4:55 AM

[quote]Don't say stupid things just to try to win an argument, it's not worth it.

Holy shit, the irony!

[quote] His pardon wouldn't have anything to do with the crime he's just been indicted for? Ridiculous.

No, you fucking muppet, it wouldn’t. Nobody has the power to overturn an impeachment. It’s the only way to oust a sitting president after being convicted for high crimes or misdemeanors.

How the fuck do you think impeachment works? The House impeaches, the Senate convicts but the president can just pardon himself and remain in power? That doesn’t make any sense at all.

JFC.

by Anonymousreply 424Last Thursday at 4:59 AM

Hillary needs to be convicted for treason!

by Anonymousreply 425Last Thursday at 5:05 AM

Why Remove Trump Now? A Guide to Trump's Impeachment

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by Anonymousreply 426Last Thursday at 5:13 AM

[quote]a legal battle after he's out of office won't do anyone any good.

Personally, it would do me a fuckton of good.

by Anonymousreply 427Last Thursday at 5:14 AM

Off topic, but I'll just leave this right here:

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by Anonymousreply 428Last Thursday at 5:23 AM

He's worth $50 million so I trust he'll be able to figure it out.

But still...

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by Anonymousreply 429Last Thursday at 5:32 AM

Enough to make the heart sing r428.

by Anonymousreply 430Last Thursday at 5:42 AM

Mr. Colbert:

"The 15,000 mobilized for Inauguration equals 3 times the number of US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan combined."

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by Anonymousreply 431Last Thursday at 5:53 AM

I think Batman would have been a better analogy, but...

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by Anonymousreply 432Last Thursday at 6:32 AM

CNN's John Harwood:

965K first-time unemployment claims over the last week, up from 784K the previous week

on top of everything else, Trump ends his disgraced presidency with deteriorating job market because of the pandemic he has stopped even trying to control

flaming wreckage everywhere you look

by Anonymousreply 433Last Thursday at 6:34 AM

I have to watch myself on Facebook and other webpages discussing all of this insurrectionist twaddle. I am so afraid of saying something odious myself. I don't want to get into trouble myself; I've already been in FB jail twice last year for saying things that went against policy. But like so many of you here, I'm so fucking angry and afraid, I can't help but think these faults. And I am sure the right wing wants to get a reaction out of us so we can really start a civil war.

by Anonymousreply 434Last Thursday at 12:13 PM

thoughts, not faults. This is what happens when you post online and watch porn at the same time

by Anonymousreply 435Last Thursday at 12:21 PM

It's not as if you had your hands full r435.

by Anonymousreply 436Last Thursday at 1:14 PM

Not long after Trump's inauguration, some MAGA types talked about impeaching Obama. I thought that was pretty fucking crazy since he was already out of office. Did any politicians promote that idea? When I've searched the web about this, I've come up with stories about impeaching Obama during his term. I don't how to separate out post-term calls for impeachment.

by Anonymousreply 437Last Thursday at 2:19 PM

[quote]Joe would prefer it not happen,

I don't give a fuck. I've got shit to do.

by Anonymousreply 438Last Thursday at 2:55 PM

[quote]flaming wreckage everywhere you look

Leave Miss Lindsey out of this!!!

by Anonymousreply 439Last Thursday at 3:24 PM

Thanks, R426. That's a good guide. I found this part worth noting:

[quote]Conviction in an impeachment trial would not automatically disqualify Mr. Trump from future public office. But if the Senate were to convict him, the Constitution allows a subsequent vote to bar an official from holding “any office of honor, trust or profit under the United States.”

[quote]That vote would require only a simple majority of senators. Such a step could be an appealing prospect not just to Democrats, but also to many Republicans who either have set their sights on the presidency themselves or are convinced that it is the only thing that will purge Mr. Trump from their party. Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, is said to hold the latter view.

I think the determining factor will be the info that's coming out daily about the extent of the danger to Pence et al, the level of violence aimed at individual police who were trying to stop the rioters, and most important, the degree of collusion by individual congress members/their staff and Federal officials. The worse the picture gets, the more R senators will want to distance themselves from Trump and throttle his influence on the party.

by Anonymousreply 440Last Friday at 11:25 AM

My pillow guy spotted in the Oval Office.

Notes seem to indicate that they are still working on a plot.

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by Anonymousreply 441Last Friday at 11:50 AM

Christ on a stick, R441. Does this bozo have national security clearance?? Looks like his notes include sensitive intelligence and nat sec details.

by Anonymousreply 442Last Friday at 12:32 PM

Senator positions on conviction

[quote] 40 Support

[quote] 19 Open to conviction

Richard Burr NC

Shelley Moore Capito WV

James Lankford OK

Mitch McConnell KY

Lisa Murkowski AK

Rob Portman OH

Mitt Romney UT

Mike Rounds SD

Ben Sasse NE

Richard C. Shelby AL

Dan Sullivan AK

Patrick J. Toomey PA

Catherine Cortez Masto NV

Tim Kaine VA

Mark Kelly AZ

Amy Klobuchar MN

Joe Manchin III WV

Robert Menendez NJ

Jacky Rosen NV

[quote] 21 Unknown

John Barrasso WY

John Boozman AR

Mike Braun IN

Bill Cassidy LA

Susan Collins ME

John Cornyn TX

Mike Crapo ID

Deb Fischer NE

Josh Hawley MO

James M. Inhofe OK

John Neely Kennedy LA

Mike Lee UT

Roger Marshall KS

Jerry Moran KS

James E. Risch ID

John Thune SD

Thom Tillis NC

Todd C. Young IN

Jon Ossoff GA

Kyrsten Sinema AZ

Raphael Warnock GA

20 Oppose

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by Anonymousreply 443Last Friday at 4:00 PM

The fat lady hasn't sung yet, R443. With all the insanely incriminating news that's coming out daily, there'll be more lining up on the Convict side before the senate brings this to trial.

As Frank Figluzzi ( former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI, frequent talking head) said today, the Federal Government was under attack - how come Trump wasn't immediately brought to the Presidential bunker?

by Anonymousreply 444Last Friday at 5:29 PM

Because he was the leader of the attack, R444, and therefore in no danger himself.

by Anonymousreply 445Last Saturday at 9:57 AM

My goodness! A Republican who actually cares about integrity?!?

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