Hillary Clinton’s Zombie Impeachment Memo That Could Help Fell Trump – POLITICO Magazine

You know how they say you don’t forget important moments in your life, well I vividly remember that November morning in 2016 when I realized that Donald Trump was going to be in the white house. I was crushed. I have been crushed for almost three years now. All of my fears about this man have come true and some of them I could have never imagined. The never-ending barrage of scandals coming out of this White House it’s nauseating.

Perhaps Hillary Clinton will have the last word after all. She wrote 45 years ago when she wasn’t Hillary Clinton a memo that has become the blueprint on whether or not Congress has grounds for impeachment. It was used and Watergate then again against her husband in 1998. And now perhaps the impeachment gods will have their last laugh. Many people say that it’s a little late for Congress to impeach him but the Republicans started impeaching Bill Clinton in 1998 and it did not end until late 1999. I remembered that. Hand, honestly, it was ugly. But in this case, with Trump, it’s not about having an affair with an intern it’s about so much more. Weather his allegiance to Putin or his love of white supremacist or just his love of money and trying to make the most of it while in the White House. He is violating the Constitution domestic emoluments clause which says that the president cannot make money from his office. He gets his salary and nothing else not even gifts that come from dignitaries that are worth more than $50. Nothing but we know that he has been using his office to try to bolster his failing properties. Doral used to be a beautiful place but industry has surrounded it and its proximity to Miami International Airport makes it a nightmare to stay there. My mom and dad are buried in the cemetery that’s just outside of Doral country Club. And now he wants to make world leaders pay him to stay at his property.

I hope Hillary Clinton has the last laugh, and the majority of American people can finally take a breath.

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I spent a decade addicted to opioids: Here’s why Pete Buttigieg gives me hope – TheHill

I have used recreational chemicals in the past, that’s no secret. I am lucky though I never got addicted to anything. That being said I have been affected by the opioid crisis.

One of my best friends of 39 years became addicted while I was living in a different city and I knew nothing about it. When I returned to my so-called hometown it became obvious that I was meant to be as his ATM machine. I just thought that’s the recession had hit him hard and whenever he asked for money I would give it to him if I could.

It wasn’t until after my assault that I found out that in fact he was addicted to heroin. I feel so sorry for him and his family. I remember him telling me that he had gone skiing in Aspen and it hurt his knee. He never talked about it again. Turns out it’s the same old story oh, he was giving opioids and when the supply was cut off he went on to heroin.

Peter Buttigieg is a refreshing change from the politics of today. He is bright, charismatic, intelligent and most importantly he does not seem erratic. We have this creature in the White House. Has taken over our lives I think we need somebody like Peter to calm everything down. Look, I like Joe Biden but Joe Biden is too old. I like Elizabeth Warren but she’s going to be painted as a socialist. Kamala Harris hasn’t taken off and Amy klobuchar just doesn’t seem to have the temperament.

At the end of the day I hope and pray that Peter will be our nominee and I think he can take us to the finish line. We need to end this nightmare.

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MSNBC Host Appears to Suggest Donald Trump’s Youngest Son Isn’t His – Newsweek

Look, I truly believe that the children of those living in the white house should be off limits. That being said I never heard either Presidents Clinton, bush or Obama forgetting they have a child.

If you read some of the stuff coming out of The West Wing, and one is to believe it, then it seems that the current occupant of the White House does not have a very good relationship with his son who lives with them. It seems that ever since Baron became taller than Trump trump resents him. I have no doubt that Baron is Trump’s child, just look at the hair. but this is a father who allegedly, allegedly, doesn’t like taking pictures with his daughter Tiffany because he thinks she is overweight. Look one is the product of one’s upbringing. And maybe that’s why Don Jr and Eric need to go out and shoot helpless animals to make them feel like men. I don’t know, I’ve never shot an animal and at 65 I don’t think I’m going to start anytime soon. It’s a very special, Disturbed individual to shoot beautiful lion and sit on top of its carcass, I don’t think that’s an opinion I think that’s a fact.

I hope Barron grows up to be a wonderful young man and perhaps growing up in the white house will give him the opportunity to do so. Certainly growing up in Trump tower did not help any of the other children.

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Juan Williams: McConnell’s Supreme Court hypocrisy – TheHill

When the history of our country is written in 50 years, if there is a country like we know right now, historians will talk about how Mitch McConnell almost destroyed our democracy. In the other scenario, there will be no historians, and for that you can thank Mitch McConnell.

Mitch McConnell doesn’t like being called Moscow match. Mitch McConnell should stop being such a vile creature the kind of politician that everyone despises even those on his own side. I hope the people of Kentucky will select a different Senator but I’m not very hopeful, it is Kentucky.

Mitch McConnell is the kind of politician that makes those who know nothing about politics hate politics. Politics has gotten dirty name in our country and you can thank Mitch McConnell for much of that. His refusal to even bring Merrick Garland supreme Court nomination to vote was despicable. What what is more despicable is the fact that his so-called McConnell Rule doesn’t apply when there’s a republican in the oval Office.

I’ll boil it down to one word, he’s a liar.

He should be ashamed of himself.

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Democrats blast Trump’s Epstein conspiracy theory retweet as Conway defends the president – TheHill

I have a simple question. Who do you think has more power? a president who has not been in office for almost 20 years or the current president of the United States?

I find it hysterical how he is tweeting about this because he knows that the spotlight is going to shine on him. it’s been documented that he attended a party with Jeffrey Epstein we’re the only two men wear them and there were 28 women and girls some of them underage. Have you ever been to a party where there’s only two men and 28 women? I’m sure there’s much more dirt that we know nothing about.

attorney general Barr was very quick yesterday and saying that he could not understand how this happened. He’s the Attorney general of the United States and this man was in his custody. Why was it taken off of suicide watch? He try to commit suicide two weeks ago and then Just five days ago they took him off of suicide watch. Was he seen by a psychologist and if so did they not realize that this man is a master manipulator? Psychologists are not magicians and they can’t see into our minds so keeping him on a suicide watch especially for such a high-value prisoner would have made sense. The Attorney-general failedand his duty and this whole investigation needs to have a separate special prosecutor one completely independent from the fake Attorney general.

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Once again this White House tells us not to believe our lying eyes

Chris Wallace presses Stephen Miller on ‘send her back’ chant at Trump rally – TheHill

I’m not calling Stephen Miller a Neo-Nazi but other neo-nazis think that he is a Neo-Nazi.

I’m not sure why they put Stephen Miller on the firing line with an interviewer like Chris Wallace who will not hold back. Is he falling out of grace? I don’t think so, I think they do this to show strength against the backlash of sentiments against the words in that infamous tweet saying that if the congresswomen were not happy they should go back to the countries they came from.

I don’t believe that the chant was organic in nature. If it had been organic in nature it would have been send them back just like the tweet but instead it said send her back because they knew saying send them back was not defendable. I’ve been in rallies and experienced how a crowd behaves, It was easy for the Trump campaign to plant a few people in the crowd to start the chant that they wanted and not the one the crowd wanted to start with. Not that asking a sitting member of Congress, a naturalized American citizen to go back to her country is okay, let’s not forget that Melania Trump came from Slovenia, with a genius Visa, overstayed that visa and now is first lady. A terrible one at that.

It turns out that Trump does have a campaign strategy for 2020 and that strategy is dividing the country as much as possible. I think he’s looking for a repeat of the summer of 1968. That was an ugly time in the United States and that Convention in Miami Beach for the Democrats was why we have in historya President Nixon as opposed to a president Hubert Humphrey.

Stephen Miller reminds me of Paul Joseph Goebbels, the propaganda Minister for adults Hitler. The man was very violently anti-semitic and was instrumental in the death of over eight million Jews.

Take the uniform off and you’ve got Stephen Miller.

The Wikipedia page says is best :

The ironic thing is that Stephen Miller is Jewish and should know better. But I guess racism is a disease that infiltrates the mind and does not see religion, color of the skin, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.

I’m not looking forward to the next five hundred or so days. It’s going to be an ugly time in our country hope and pray that we will survive Trump.

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After Donald Trump Declared Arnold Schwarzenegger ‘Died’ the ‘Terminator’ Star Said ‘I’m Still Here. Want to Compare Tax Returns?’ – Newsweek

Arnold Schwarzenegger was the only Republican I have ever voted for. I regretted doing it but I thought he was a different kind of Republican. In office he was not. but out of office he is taking on a different persona. Gone is the guy who built a tent in front of the state house so he could smoke his cigars and instead he is the guy sticking daggers into the bull coming out of the White House.

I have a conundrum. I know that’s Trump is hiding something in his tax returns but the Democrats in the house are mounting what seems like a half-hearted way of trying to get them. Are they afraid that they are going to show nothing wrong? Come on this man worked real estate in New York for umpteen years there are going to be skeletons and that proverbial tax returns closet. so why are the Democrats not pushing as hard as they should? I’ll let my readers comment on that.

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Kamala Harris Is Surging and Birtherism Is Back – The Daily Beast

When Donald Trump jr. Was told that Russia wanted to give him a dirt on Hillary Clinton he said that he loved it especially this summer referring to the summer of 2016. You would think this idiot would have learned his lesson. But he has not. The first breath of birtherism around Kamala Harris and he jumps to attention. Retweeting the false allegations that the native of Oakland California is not an American.

If you thought that Trump’s birtherism was just political theater think again, it’s racism that has been demonstrated in generations of the trumps. I can only hope and pray that Barron Trump will not inherit the racist gene but I’m not too sure.

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Kellyanne Conway Just ‘Disregarded’ The Law, Trump-Appointed Watchdog to Testify – The Daily Beast

I wonder how long this Trump appointee has left in his job. I wonder what sort of absolute immunity Trump is going to say this man has. He doesn’t have any, let’s cut to the chase.

The epitome of an oxymoron is Trump ethics. This is the most unethical White House we’ve ever had and I’m including Richard Nixon in this mix. sure Nixon did some terrible things and I was very happy to see him resign but compared to what this administration is doing Nixon was an angel.

We have members of the justice department testifying in front of three federal judges telling them that young children don’t need soap, toothbrushes or any kind of toiletries while they’re in the care of the US government. Nicole Wallace on her show today said that if a president of the United States we’re going to a country that did this to asylum seekers the president would cancel the visit. Trump is leaving for the G20 and I hope he is ostracized. Of course Putin is going to come and get his briefing but I hope that the leaders of the Allies at the G20 will tweet Trump to why he should be treated, like a war criminal.

As far as Kellyanne Conway is concerned you have to wonder what is in her head. Lust for power? wanted to be next to the so-called leader of the Free world? I don’t understand and this comedy routine between her and her husband his even more baffling. May she go away and never be seen again on the public arena.

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Nonpartisan ethics watchdog claims Ivanka Trump has violated the Hatch Act – Salon

The problem with the United States is that we have been lulled into a sense of security by Presidents who, even those like Richard Nixon, followed ethics recommendations. The Hatch act was written into law in 1939 and basically says that anyone who is a paid member of an Administration other than the President, vice president and a couple of other people cannot use their position to promote their political views. This worked until Donald Trump. So when you have a President that brings in his daughter and son-in-law into the White House and has his campaign adviser and/or campaign pollster working in the White House one would expect that an act that has no teeth would not work. Basically the Hatch Act expected that the President would follow ethics rules. That obviously doesn’t work with this man he has not a single bit of ethics and his DNA. So it’s a useless act right now and with a person like Mitch McConnell in the Senate don’t expect it to have any teeth anytime soon. This is is sad for those seeing the headlines would seem to make people feel like something is being done but in actuality nothing can be done because it has to come from the Oval Office and he’s not going to fire or reprimand or anything his daughter, the daughter that he seems to have weird feelings for.

Oh by the way if Tiffany were in the job maybe the Hatch Act would work.

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