As Katie wrote, the Democrats' impeachment report is out. It’s 300 pages long—and it’s a work of pure fiction. It’s partisan trash. We all know it is; Democrats have admitted it. This is about them trying to reverse the results of the 2016 election. It was grounded in Russian collusion nonsense, which turned out to be a pure myth. Now, we have this Trump-Ukraine phone call drama, where Trump reportedly tried to shake down the Ukrainians into investigating corruption allegations into Hunter Biden’s position at Burisma or risk having military aid withheld. We’re onto quid pro quo now.
Oh, and this all came to light thanks to a CIA agent, who is also a registered Democrat and had worked with a 2020 candidate, filed a whistleblower report about this despite not having heard the call. It’s all second-hand information. And this person had contacted Rep. Adam Schiff’s (D-CA) staff prior to filing the report. Schiff probably knows this person, he wants Trump out, and as chair of the House Intelligence Committee, he has set this in motion. He’s spearheading the push, already getting things together to weaponize this report in order to execute this impeachment push Democrats have been lusting to do for years.
Impeachment is not a legal battle. It’s a political maneuver, but you still need facts and evidence. Impeachment based on dislike or political disagreement is not considered something that meets the vague “high crimes and misdemeanors” benchmark, but this is where we are. What happened to that aspect? The Trump-Ukraine whistleblower report was supposed to be the smoking gun. The guns are smoking when it comes to booting Trump, right? Yet, once again, Democrats got a face-full of buckshot. The witnesses Schiff dragged onto the Hill offered nothing earth-shattering. There were no bombshells, which is why Democrats waited so long to bring this effort out of the basement. They know torpedo-sized holes will tear this narrative apart, just like Russian collusion. Why? There is no smoking gun. Hence, why Democrats and Trump haters are saying that they don’t need such evidence to impeach the president. Sounds like mission creep, huh? It sounds like a partisan witch hunt. It sounds like the Democrats perverting American institutions (via Washington Examiner):
Words missing from Adam Schiff's 300 page impeachment in search of a crime report:— Elizabeth Harrington (@LizRNC) December 3, 2019
"I want nothing. I want no quid pro quo."
And with 611 mentions of Amb. Sondland, NOT ONCE do Dems mention that not a single person on the planet told him there was a quid pro quo regarding aid
Florida Rep. Val Demings maintained that President Trump should be impeached even if the alleged quid pro quo with Ukraine never took place.
Demings, a Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, was asked during an interview on This Week whether it was relevant to the impeachment proceedings that Trump’s request for an investigation into Joe Biden never came to fruition. Host Martha Raddatz noted that no investigation into the Bidens ever happened and Ukraine received its military aid anyway, but Demings maintained that it was irrelevant.
“You’re going to make me go back to my law enforcement experience. I had an opportunity in 27 years to deal with a lot of people who attempted to rob a bank, attempted to burglarize a house, attempted to carjack an individual,” Demings said. “We didn’t say, ‘Well, since you weren’t successful, we caught you, you weren’t successful so let’s just let you go and forget it.”
Well, talk about a 180-degree turn since September at least with the 2020 candidates. Like with Russian collusion, I think we have a lot to suggest that there is no solid evidence of the so-called quid pro quo. I mean even the witnesses in this circus, like Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman who listened in on the call, said that the president could legally withhold aid.
In all, it was a series of career bureaucrats who disagreed with Trump on Ukraine policy. That’s not a crime. This being framed as the crime of the century is absurd. The Democrats needed smoking guns in September. And now, with no evidence, no movement in the polls regarding support for impeachment—the Left decided to forgo evidence in order to get Trump. That’s fine. They only look like bigger clowns and battleground state voters, who already are sour on this whole fiasco, will only be less inclined to vote Democratic in 2020. The Trump agenda has helped these states. They’re the ones who will decide the next election—and they’re not all that impressed with the 2020 Democratic field. And just like in 2016, a lot of these folks are former Obama voters.
Democrats tried to lay down the foundation of this impeachment game in the basement. They released selective transcripts that only favored their narrative and for good reason. When this thing entered the public arena, it ended with an underwhelming thud. There’s been nothing new that would be considered a game-changer, but Democrats need to keep this impeachment theater open—even if it’s solely run on snake oil. No evidence is needed to go after your enemies, huh? And people think Trump is the one who is mentally ill and sick in the head.
Oh, and this entire impeachment acid trip Democrats are forcing us all to participate in only helps Russia. Russia wanted division in the U.S.. The Democrats are doing a fine job with that because...'orange man, bad.'