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Pete Buttigieg’s Hollywood Fundraiser is Hosted by a Man Who Called Every Trump Supporter ‘a Low-Life Piece of S***’

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Democratic 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg is set to make a splash at his own Hollywood fundraising event Thursday, hosted by a dude who definitely doesn’t think much of you.

Film director Sam Greisman’s helming the event, and part of his pedigree is his abject disdain for, it would seem, most all of conservative America.

Submitted for your approval:

Well. That’s indubitably clear.

There was also this one:

I have to think that, had anyone said such things of Obama, they’d have been dismissed by media as extreme far-left wackos. It doesn’t seem to work so much the same in the opposite direction.

Hence, host.

More:

And Merry Christmas to you:

So this is who’s operating as Democratic fundraising Master of Ceremonies.

On a personal level, though, I think perhaps Sam can be granted a bit of leeway. There’s at least a chance he’s spent his entire life in a left-wing bubble and simply knows nothing of the world outside of Democratic Hollywood: He’s the son of actress Sally Field, who I absolutely, positively love.

Other hosts for Pete while he’s in town: Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert F. Kennedy’s daughter-in-law, Vicki Kennedy.

As director, according to IMDB, 32-year-old Sam has yet to direct anything beyond a comedy short. Nothing wrong with that — Quentin Tarantino didn’t make his directorial debut ’til he was 29. But what is sad: Unbeknownst to Sam, he’s walking around in a world filled with flaming turds.

Burn on, readers.

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Oh Look – Even More Amazon-Defense Department Cronyism

One would have to be deaf, blind…and living in a cave in a cliff on a remote Pacific atoll – to miss the obnoxious amounts of incestuous cronyism that exists between monstrously huge tech company Amazon and the Department of Defense (DoD).

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking to crony its way into a $10 billion DoD cloud computing contract.

The now-thankfully-former Barack Obama Administration – appears to have gone above and beyond to ensure Amazon got the deal.

Uber-Crony Amazon – Is About to Get the Biggest Crony Deal in DC’s Awful History

Most influentially, the Obama DoD hired an AWS employee – a huge Obama fan by the name of Deap Ubhi.  Who oversaw – and rigged for AWS – the DoD contract process.

Cronyism: Having Your Ex-Employees Award Government Contracts…:

“…makes it much more likely you’ll get government contracts.”

Then when caught…

Amazon’s Defense Dept Cronyism Comes Under Trump Administration Review

…the once-AWS employee quits the DoD – and goes back to AWS.

Not very crony at all.

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But we’ve just discovered – crony staffing turnabout was foul play.

Amazon Gave Jobs to DOD Staff Working on Cloud Bid:

“At least two Pentagon employees were offered jobs at Amazon.com Inc. while working on the Defense Department’s $10 billion cloud contract, a lawsuit filed by Oracle Corp. alleges.”

One was the aforementioned Ubhi:

“(O)ne of the employees, Deap Ubhi, received ‘significant’ job and bonus offers from AWS for shaping the JEDI procurement in a fashion favorable to the cloud giant.”

The other(s)?:

“The name of the other person who allegedly received an offer from AWS is redacted in the filing.”

That’s just how it goes with lawsuits filed about cronyism-infested $10 billion government contracts.

Ubhi – and other(s)’ – two greatest crony contributions?  They transmogrified the DoD cloud computing deal from one for multiple backup providers – to but one provider.  And then crafting the deal in such a way – that only Amazon could get it.

And just to remind how dumb and dangerous the DoD’s looming crony decision to hire Amazon – and only Amazon – is.

Our Nation’s Defense Is Too Important to Hire but One Cloud Storage Company:

“One would think when a government agency like the Department of Defense (DoD) looks to get into the cloud storage business – they would absolutely look to have multiple redundancies for the things they are looking to store.

“This is our nation’s defense, after all….

“We have hundreds of thousands of men and women deployed all over the planet – oh-so-many of them in harm’s way.  And they are counting on getting access to the data the DoD is storing – in many instances to survive.

“So it would be a very good idea for the DoD to hire multiple companies – each with overlapping responsibilities for different portions of the DoDs backup needs….

“Unfortunately, that is not at all what the DoD is currently considering doing….

“‘(B)ehind the scenes, some Department of Defense agencies are so sure that Amazon will be awarded the contract that they are preparing for a transition to GovCloud, which is Amazon’s cloud infrastructure designed specifically for government use, according to this source.

“‘“I can’t imagine any possible way that the deal could be stopped,” (a source with knowledge of the deal) said, adding that it was only a matter of “waiting for the contract start date to be officially announced.”’”

“Go back and read that brief excerpt – and count the number of companies receiving the DoD deal.

“The correct answer is: one.  The DoD is going to give a ten-year-$10 billion contract to Amazon – and only Amazon.

“Which means the entirety of the Defense Department – will have one less backup of everything they produce…than I do of this document I am writing about the Defense Department and its backup plans.

“This seems to me to be…highly insufficient.  And not very intelligent at all.”

Indeed it is – highly insufficient…and really quite stupid.

Which are just the sort of awful results you expect – when a government deal is this corrupted by cronyism.

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AOC and Bernie Have a Brilliant New Idea for Banking

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There are dumb ideas and then there’s whatever this is.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders have teamed up to introduce the idea of “non-profit banking services” done via the post office, where sub-prime loans would be given out to people who are terrible credit risks, thereby causing high default rates. Because absolutely nothing bad could come of that.

Wait, didn’t we have a financial crisis the last time this was tried?

This is simply moronic and I don’t use that term lightly.

No one “discriminates” against people of color when it comes to loans. Banks want to turn a profit, full stop. That’s their only motivator. They don’t care if you are purple. The reason minority groups have a harder time getting loans is because they include higher rates of individuals who do not have the credit nor capital to be lent to. Loans are not handouts or a right. They exist with the sole supposition being that the person given the loan must pay it back with interest. Handing out loans to high credit risks is how you get a crash like we had in 2008.

Yet, here’s AOC and Bernie suggesting that not only should banks give out junk loans, but that the Postal Service should be doing the lending. That’s the same Postal Service that lost $3.6B last year alone. Now these two socialists want them to take on even more losses via giving out bad loans? It’s completely insane.

Never mind how big of an invasion of privacy it would be for the government to have round the clock, full access to everyone’s banking records.

What’s happening here is obvious though. AOC is just a crazy person, but Bernie is doing this to help bolster his floundering Presidential campaign. Biden has stepped in and cleaned his clock since announcing. Bernie is now losing to Elizabeth Warren in some polls. He needs to get back in the news and this is his way of doing so.

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Pelosi: Nadler’s right, this is a constitutional crisis

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My hot take for today is that this cynical strategy of shouting “constitutional crisis!”, which is clearly aimed at appeasing pro-impeachment progressives, will backfire by stoking their desire for impeachment instead. Even friendly outlets like CNN have taken to asking Democratic guests why, if the White House’s refusal to comply with subpoenas is really a “constitutional crisis,” they don’t just impeach Trump already. Democrats seem to have no good answer except to mumble vaguely that “we’re not there yet” or that “there are other options.” Pelosi was asked about it in her presser today too. Quote: “Impeach or nothing — it’s not that. It’s a path that is producing results and gathering information.”

She’ll get back to you. In the meantime, please enjoy some complimentary heavy breathing about a “constitutional crisis” instead.

Are there other options besides impeachment if Democrats are serious about this? Here’s one, I guess:

Among the options they are considering is to bundle contempt citations for multiple Trump administration officials into one overarching package that could be referred to the Federal District Court here, in much the way Congress looked to the courts to compel President Richard M. Nixon to turn over tape recordings of his Oval Office conversations. Nixon’s refusal to do so prompted impeachment proceedings…

Mr. Cummings also said Democrats should consider “inherent contempt” — the congressional power, last used in the 1930s, to jail officials who defy subpoenas. Mr. Connolly, who leads an oversight subcommittee, agreed.

“We should be putting people in jail,” Mr. Connolly said.

Would throwing Bill Barr and Don McGahn in a dungeon be considered more or less draconian than impeachment by most of the public? We’ve reached a point of such relentless partisan rancor that I’m not sure impeachment would be viewed as that extraordinary a development; imprisoning cabinet officials definitely would. If nothing else, it’d be hard to reconcile the crocodile tears that were shed in 2016 over Trumpers chanting “Lock her up” about a political opponent with literally jailing the Attorney General of the United States for making the sort of executive privilege claim that every presidential administration eventually ends up making.

Keith Whittington, a Princeton professor who’s writing a book on constitutional crises, knows a stunt when he sees one:

[Nadler] feels the need to elevate a relatively routine dispute over the scope of executive privilege into the last gasp of democracy. Only if the House gains access to the last few sentences under redaction in the Mueller report can America be spared the collapse of the republic and the ascension of a “monarchy.” Only if Attorney General William Barr can be cross-examined by committee staff in a public hearing will we be able to avoid Donald Trump making “himself a king.” Someone has been watching too much Game of Thrones.

Politicians have become incentivized to declare constitutional crises because it enhances their own importance as saviors and demonizes their opponents as illegitimate. The rhetoric of constitutional crisis attempts to short-circuit routine constitutional processes and justify extraordinary and extraconstitutional responses. Donald Trump has played this game as well.

Andrew Napolitano is right, I think. It’s a real constitutional crisis once one branch or the other starts disobeying court orders. Until then it’s two co-equal branches asserting their constitutional prerogatives.

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Democrat Voters are Over Beto O’Rourke, His Popularity Is Fading Drastically

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The Monmouth Poll of New Hampshire is one that determines whether or not a Democrat progresses to the debate stage, and it has some very interesting things to show us about the current standing within the 2020 Democrat contenders for the White House.

For one, Democrats seem to be tossing Robert “Beto” O’Rourke into the trashcan.

The former Democratic Texas congressman who challenged Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for his seat was the left’s “it boy” while he battled the Lone Star State’s most popular incumbent. However, he lost the fight, and though excitement that he hit the 2020 presidential trail may have put him back in the spotlight temporarily, O’Rourke is now fading into the background.

According to the Monmouth Poll, O’Rourke currently sits at two percent. He’s not alone. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and New Jersey Sparticus Sen. Cory Booker also sit at a meager two percent.

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This is a steep fall. O’Rourke was one of the few people to actually overtake former VP Joe Biden in the polls as early as last December.

Even in terms of being a second choice, New Hampshire voters only put O’Rourke at four percent.

It should be noted that O’Rourke has less of a profile in New Hampshire than he does in other states, but regardless, this is a steep fall for O’Rourke who at one point had national recognition and support from the Democratic party as the left tried to turn Texas, a Republican stronghold, into a blue state.

Sadly for O’Rourke, his usefulness to Democrats ended with his defeat at the hands of Cruz. His residual popularity may have carried him into the 2020 race, but it would appear that his momentum is now disappearing.

Meanwhile, Biden has now doubled his numbers and sits comfortably in first with a 36 percent approval rating. There’s no doubt that Biden’s entry as the clear favorite amongst Democrat voters brought numbers from O’Rourke, as well as the other candidates in the field.

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Woke: Cal Poly Faculty Votes to Kick 25-Year-Old Chick-Fil-A off Campus, but University Officials Struck Back

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The loony left’s war on Chick-fil-A continues, and this time it has hit the campus of Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports:

Faculty that make up the campus organization point to Chick-Fil-A Foundation’s history of donating to anti-LGBT causes, noting that its values are not consistent with those of the university.

In a vote Tuesday, the vast majority of the academic senate (38 out of 44) opted to recommend getting rid of the chicken chain’s location despite its 25-year tenure on campus.

According to the campus newspaper Mustang News, academic Senate Vice Chair Thomas Gutierrez argued passionately in favor of the restaurant’s removal, comparing it to Hooters and porn magazines:

Gutierrez said Cal Poly already filters their vendors based on their values and there is no reason Chick-fil-A should be an exception.

“We don’t sell pornography in the bookstore and we don’t have a Hooters on campus — we already pre-select those kind of things based on our existing values,” Gutierrez said. “This is a similar thing, the difference is we’re actually profiting from this. So our money, every dollar a student is spending at Chick-fil-A, is going to these causes that are in violation of our values.”

Though the faculty’s vote was overwhelmingly in favor of removing Chick-fil-A, a university spokesman said that fighting intolerance with intolerance is not the best way to handle the situation:

While university administration passionately disagrees with the values of some of the organizations the president of Chick-fil-A has chosen to make personal donations to, we do not believe in responding to intolerance with intolerance. Rather, we must model our values of inclusion – that means upholding the rights of others to have different perspectives and ensuring there is space in our community for differing viewpoints and ideologies, even those that may be in direct conflict with our own. – Matt Lazier

He also stated that the restaurant was popular with students (it had record sales numbers last year) and did not have a history of discrimination on campus.

In fact, the restaurant chain is on track to become the “third-biggest U.S. restaurant chain by sales” in the country, as Red State‘s Brandon Morse noted yesterday.

Ultimately it will be up to Cal Poly SLO university President Jeffrey Armstrong to decide if the restaurant stays or goes. Based on the university spokesman’s statements, though, it doesn’t appear the restaurant has anything to worry about.

Besides, the school really has more important things to worry about – like how their new logo resembles a hammer and sickle:

Cal Poly spent $340,000 on rebranding and, as often happens with such efforts, the new logo is being ridiculed.

Unveiled last week at the campus — California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo — the logo was revamped partly so it would look better on small digital screens.

The simplified academic shield drops three of previous images, keeping only the one depicting a quill and a hammer. The items are intended to represent the motto “learn by doing” (which is now in English rather than Latin).

To some, the icon resembles the hammer and sickle on the old Soviet flag. And the added element, a sunset behind Bishop Peak, has been criticized as reminiscent of the Imperial Japanese Army’s Rising Sun flag.

Oops.

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Left Cool With Murdering Human Babies, but Get Sad About Death of Baby Eels

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Just to show you where the left is at in terms of what it feels sad about versus what it doesn’t, the comfort, safety and well-being of baby eels — yes, the flat, snake-like aquatic animals that look like every wicked witch from the movies — currently rank higher on the list of importance than human babies do.

As first highlighted by the Resurgent, a couple of left-leaning academics decided to get down to the important task of ranking cookbooks, rating them on how many animals die in the course of the preparation of the meal.

According to the academics, Paula Dean actually placed first as the safest cookbook but in last was Mario Batali with his cookbook “Molto Gusto,” which calls for the use of 567 baby eels in one of its recipes.

The disturbing part is just how the two academics talk about their concern for the pain the baby eels experience as they are killed for the dish:

By far the deadliest cookbook was Batali’s Molto Gusto, with 620 deaths (5.25 per recipe) driven by its use of 567 baby eels. Eels might not be high on your list of animals whose welfare we should care about, but like most species of fish, they probably experience pain and deserve animal welfare consideration.

I just picture a lot of people on the left reading this report and nodding along sympathetically, thinking sadly of all the baby eels that are being murdered just so unappreciative humans can have their delicacies.

Meanwhile, at the end of 2017 when Planned Parenthood was celebrating their 101st birthday, their kill count of human children was at 7,132,130. For reference, that’s more confirmed kills than the Vietnam War, the American Civil War, the Korean War, and the Iraq war combined.

Planned Parenthood also kills roughly 300,000 babies every year.

It’s sad that the left seems more concerned about the “pain” of baby eels and give more thought to the “welfare consideration” of eels than actual human children.

Tl;Dr: Baby eels > baby humans, at least to the left.

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The White House Staff H. R. McMaster Fingers as “Dangers to the Constitution” Will Surprise You

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Yesterday, retired Lieutenant General and former National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster spoke at before the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. His speech was wide-ranging and touched on how long wars can be managed, how the media has fed the nation a “war weariness” narrative that artificially constrains our ability to carry out an effective foreign policy, and his basic coolness:

The one item that has caught the media’s attention though is McMaster characterizing some of his former White House colleagues as a “danger to the Constitution.”

The first group, of which he said he belonged to, was a number of White House officials whose priority was giving the president honest options and advice on issues that warranted his attention.

“The second group of people…[are those] who are not there to give the president options — they’re there to try to manipulate the situation based on their own agenda, not the president’s agenda,” McMaster said.

There was a third group of people, too, that McMaster warned about — those who “cast themselves in the role of saving the country, even the world, from the president,” he said.

McMaster was actually critical of both groups of which he didn’t belong. “I think those latter two categories of people are actually a danger to the Constitution of the United States,” he said, arguing that even those trying to keep Trump from hurting the country were doing a disservice, as they were not supposed to behave in such a manner.

While McMaster is spot-on in his taxonomy, I’m not sure that I agree with him in all regards.

Advisers pushing their own agendas is an phenomenon that has existed since the first Neanderthal strongman collected a court of sycophants around him. Pushing your own agenda only works when you are also pushing the boss’s agenda and your agenda is dovetails with his. For instance, while I don’t know the guy at all and don’t mean to unfairly malign him, Stephen Miller is perceived as being a guy who is pushing hard on his own agenda, that being to radically change immigration policy. That may or may not be true but, arguendo, he is able to do that because Trump campaigned on cracking down on illegal immigration and while Miller’s proposals might be more extreme than anything Trump would have come up with they complement the President’s policy goals. I’m hard pressed to think of an example of someone being able to press their own agenda without using the cover of the President’s agenda to do so.

The real danger to the Constitution are the Resistance (burrowed in Democrats who want to sabotage the President’s administration) and Vichy Republicans (the Chamber of Commerce and country club types who think pushing a partisan agenda is something so déclassé that they’d never consider doing it) who act deliberately to thwart the administration’s goals. The National Security Council that McMaster inherited was filled to the gills with people who were known to be hostile to the administration and who leaked and dragged their feet to hinder the policies of the new administration. And these people didn’t just exist in the White House. James Comey is a prime example of a man who, through his personal disloyalty, damaged both his agency and a lot of processes. The damage inflicted by Resistance members in the CIA and other intelligence agencies is as yet unknown because we have not yet reached a point where the President has to trust the advice he is receiving from people who have an established track record of trying to damage him.

Oddly enough, for all the whining and mewling the NeverTrump and Resistance people do about the alleged damage Trump is doing, it is those of them who are actively sabotaging the Trump administration who are actually the greatest danger to the nation and Constitution they disingenuously profess to love.

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Nadler’s Wrong, The U.S. Is NOT In A Constitutional Crisis, But Democrats Are In An Existential Crisis

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler’s press conference following the vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt of Congress was a sight to behold. The words coming out of his mouth were disingenuous and surreal and I wondered if even he believed what he was saying.

Among many other false statements, Nadler repeatedly declared that the U.S. is now in a constitutional crisis.

Four investigations have been conducted and none have found evidence that President Trump broke the law. This includes the Mueller Investigation, in which Democrats once placed great confidence until it, too, failed to deliver.

In desperation, they are trying to float the canard that Trump would not have exercised executive privilege if he had nothing to hide.

Just as the FBI’s initial counterintelligence probe was intended to distract from their mishandling of Midyear Exam, the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information, Democrats are attempting to deflect voters’ attention from the unfolding of their coup against the President.

The Attorney General’s statement that “spying did occur” sent shockwaves throughout Washington and turned William Barr into their new target. Democrats are in panic-mode. They are bracing for the hit they know is coming.

Democrats are painfully aware that Barr has knowledge of the whole story by now. He needs time to organize it, obtain the necessary evidence, and so on, but he knows what went down and who was involved.

On his radio show yesterday, Rush Limbaugh weighed in with his opinion of how far along Barr is in his own investigation of the conspiracy. He said:

We know everything. We know everything that happened here. There are just some I’s that we need to dot and some T’s we need to cross. We know where the dossier came from. We know who bought it and paid for it. We know what its purpose was. They know that the Trump campaign was spied on. All of this is known. The idea that we need an investigation for this is kind of convoluted. Yeah, you need to formalize it. You need to provide the actual evidence, get witness interviews and try to get people to flip on each other and all that. Yeah. But we know what happened. This is not an investigation to find out what happened. It’s an investigation to get to the bottom of it in a way that can be demonstrated with proof that it happened.

Once Barr begins the prosecution stage of his investigation, it will have the effect of a Cat 5 hurricane running through the Democratic Party. The party may not be gone, but it will be devastated which it so richly deserves.

Thus, like a drowning man flailing about prior to death, the Democrats are trying anything and everything to thwart what is now inevitable.

Which brings us to Nadler’s pathetic press conference…

Rush delivered a synopsis (excerpts below) which begins with Mueller’s appointment to the special counsel and takes us through Nadler’s press conference after his committee voted on Wednesday to hold Barr in contempt. I’ve condensed his original monologue for the sake of brevity. But I highly recommend taking a minute to read it.

There was no Mueller investigation. It was a coup. When Mueller showed up at his office on the first day, there was no evidence of Trump-Russia collusion. The FBI never had any.

All of that was made up by whoever in the Obama administration. We know the people that played in it. We know Comey, Clapper, Brennan, McCabe, Strzok, Christopher Steele…Glenn Simpson…Hillary Clinton.

It was a hoax! It was part of the process to get Donald Trump’s approval ratings down to the twenties and thirties so he could be impeached. It was ongoing to provide a never-ending media narrative that Trump is a skunk, that Trump is a cheat, that Trump colluded. But there was never any evidence.

You have been witness to a two-year scam! That’s why we call it a coup. These two years were an attempt to entrap people in lies and perjury. It was an attempt at the outset to put spies in the Trump campaign who would then make contact with Russians they knew, so that they could then claim the Trump campaign was colluding. They couldn’t even pull that off! You know the George Papadopoulos story where they tried to put information in his head that he would repeat — and did repeat — that the Russians had dirt on Hillary Clinton.

This thing is… It’s why this is one of the greatest injustices and outrages that has taken place from the high levels of this government against a single citizen, Donald Trump, and related persons in his campaign and his administration. There’s been nothing like this that we’ve ever known of.

People have been ruined! They have been financially wiped out — supposedly by people with impeccable honor and integrity in our government. I mean Mueller.

That’s why Barr is hell-bent to find out what happened.

That’s why everything the Democrats are doing now — demanding to see what’s redacted, demanding to see what Barr “misrepresented”?

Barr didn’t misreport anything because there wasn’t any collusion ever…They can look at it all day long. They can pretend it says things it doesn’t say all day long. They are scared to death that Barr is actually gonna follow through on this and he’s gonna find out — in provable ways, demonstrably provable ways — what happened, and that’s when the people who do deserve to have a whole lot of bad things happen to ’em are gonna have it happen to ’em.

And they’re trying to foreclose [sic, forestall] it, they’re trying to deflect it, they’re trying to make sure it doesn’t happen. And that’s what Nadler and his crew here are all about by holding Barr in contempt.

All of this is a smoke screen to cover up the fact that there never was any collusion. There only was a coup from the highest levels of the Obama administration to deny Trump the election and then after he won it, to force him out of office.

 

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Senate Intel Committee Subpoenas Don Jr. and People Have Questions

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This came out of left field yesterday and Republicans are still trying to figure out exactly what’s going on.

The Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. in a move that belays the fact that he has already provided 27 hours of testimony to Congress.

This is especially odd because the Senate is controlled by Republicans. No other committee has sought another interview with the President’s son precisely because Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that the case is now closed because he’s going to respect Mueller’s findings for what they are.

Now the Senate Intel committee wants a do-over? Why? Who’s pushing this?

The current chairman is Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina. He’s shown a penchant in the past for getting run over. That appears to be what’s happening here. Sen. Mark Warner, the ranking Democrat, has been pushing for this for a while. It looks like Burr has capitulated.

This isn’t sitting well with some people, for obvious reasons.

The first sentence is important. Trump Jr. is indeed a private citizen, which means Congress has no “oversight” role regarding him. To drag him back in front of the committee to ask him for the hundredth time about the Trump tower meeting, which the Mueller report found was an irrelevant nothing-burger, is bordering on abuse of subpoena power.

If it’s true that there was an agreement not to call him back, that’s even worse.

This has, of course, got Adam Schiff over in the House drooling, as he’s now been green-lighted by a Republican to keep pushing this.

Mitch McConnell needs to put a stop to this now. I don’t care how bi-partisan Burr desires to be, the stakes are too high to play along with a partisan hack like Warner’s games. They got to speak to Trump Jr. for nine hours already. Time to move on.

If Mark Warner or any other Democrat has further evidence necessitating more questioning, they can provide that as a pre-requisite. Otherwise, there’s no reason a Republican Senator should be helping to keep this charade going.

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