McConnell blocks two election security bills – TheHill

This is not breaking news in anyway.

Everyone already knows that Mitch McConnell has done this but what is more irksome to me is the reason he’s used for blocking this. Despite hearing from Robert Mueller yesterday in front of two house committees, Robert Mueller a lifelong Republican, saying that Russia is continuing its assault our election systems. Despite a bipartisan Senate intelligence report saying that Russia Target election systems in all 50 states and actually was able to go and change voter rolls into jurisdictions, after all this Mitch McConnell has the gall to say that this is just a democratic push to rig an election.

Yesterday I heard several members of the Senate judiciary committee claiming that Russia actually meddled in the election to help Hillary Clinton win the election!Why not go on Prime aphasia evidence here. Russia paid Facebook in Russian currency to run ads against Hillary Clinton’s candidacy. That’s a weird way that Russia is trying to get her to win.

No, Mitch McConnell you want to rig the election. You want it to be up in the air whether or not Russia is interfering in the election for our next president. You wanted up in the air because if there’s a recount and you know there may be there were even recounts in 2018 that lasted for months, Mitch McConnell and his Republican cohorts are going to use this as an excuse to invalidate the election results and throw our country into turmoil. These people are not Patriots as far as I’m concerned they are on the verge of being traitors.

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DOJ tells Mueller to limit testimony to his report – POLITICO

For someone who claims that the Mueller report completely exonerates him the current occupant of the white house surely is afraid of what Robert Mueller could say in testimony before Congress.

When the Mueller report was preemptively released by attorney general Barr, the good attorney general made sure that the facts we’re twisted around to make Trump look innocent. Then when the actual Mueller report came out the good attorney general flanked by his two henchmen stood there and lied to the American people again. And when Robert Mueller, the boy scout, in an unprecedented move made a 9 and 1/2 minute press briefing once again all the false fact people came out to make it all seems so cloudy. It’s not cloudy, there are 10 count of obstruction of justice that the president would be charged with if he were not the president. 1000 former state’s attorney’s law experts have said this in a letter. Just like climate change deniers the obstruction of justice deniers will lie and lie to make Trump look innocent. He is not innocent and all of the obstruction that attorney general Barr is doing now will come back at him with a Vengeance unless we become a dictatorship. look at attorney general Mitchell and how many months he spent in jail for lying to protect President Nixon.

But even if Robert Mueller sticks only to what he reports in his document it will be doesn’t the stating to Trump because the American people are still not aware of all the malfeasance this man has committed.

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As a private citizen, former special counsel Robert Mueller is not bound by assertions of presidential privilege, but he is known as a rule follower who is unlikely to defy the administration’s directions to limit his testimony. | Alex Wong/Getty Images

Lawmakers to decide on Mueller testimony this week, Schiff says – POLITICO

Robert Mueller has been the disappointment of the decade. The problem is that his investigation was ruled and run by the Republican Department of Justice. The Department of Justice used to have quasi independence from the political parties but that has slowly been chipped away. Even if Independence was the goal Republicans wanted you to think that it wasn’t. Case in point when attorney general Loretta Lynch met with President Clinton on board a plane during the 2016 campaign the Republicans made it seem that it was some sort of conspiratorial meeting. There was nothing to conspire about. Benghazi? The emails? My God these so-called scandals pale in comparison to what Trump does on a daily basis.

Everyone thought that Rod Rosenstein was some kind of non-partisan hero. That was so wrong. It was best illustrated on the day that he stood behind attorney general Barr wild bar lied about what was reported in the Mueller report. Mueller’s boss has made sure that he could not do his job. He never interviewed Trump nor did he ask him any questions other than the ones that did not involve obstruction of justice and even those were sent to an attorney and you know that Trump never even looked at them.

I will set the record straight, Republicans cheat and that’s how they win. I am so worried that they are going to win again.

to the members of the House judiciary committee. Subpoena Mueller and make sure that his testimony is open and not in a closed session. The American people need to hear the 10 times that Trump obstructed Justice from Mueller’s mouth. Remember that’s lady who was at the Town Hall that Justin amash did last month. When asked she said that she had never heard Trump had done anything wrong in the Mueller report. She clearly said that it’s because she watches nothing but conservative news outlets. Even Fox won’t be able to hide Mueller’s testimony. And that’s why it needs to be open and televised.

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Rep. Adam Schiff said time is getting short for Robert Mueller to testify. | Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo

Read the Mueller Report: Searchable Document and Index BY THE NEW YORK TIMES

In 1966 Robert F. Kennedy delivered a speech that included an instance: There is a Chinese curse which says “May he live in interesting times.” Like it or not, we live in interesting times. They aretimes of danger and uncertainty; but they are also the most creative of any time in the history of mankind.

Two days ago special counsel Robert Mueller made a 9 1/2 minute report to the country. Whether you like him or you don’t like him this man is a patriot and I believe he wanted to warn us not just about the abuses in the white house but also the threat to our democracy by foreign actors, especially Russia, but with thanks to this Administration to others including China and Iran.

he urged that all Americans read the reports that he and his team put together. It’s not a dry read but it’s certainly not a John Grisham novel I’m posting this because I’m hoping that my followers on this blog will take the time to download this and read the part they are interested in if not the whole 485 pages.

Our democracy is at stake here. I think it is our civic duty to read this report that took two years in the making. Yesterday the report paid for itself. Paul manafort’s for securus of his properties including a condominium on the 43rd floor of Trump Tower are now the properties of the United States of America and its citizenry. The Marshal Service will be posting these properties for sale and they’re value is considered to be conservatively at 42 million dollars. The whole power investigation cost $22, 000,000.

Let TV commentators be TV commentators but it’s time for us to get on the saddle and read the report itself.

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Judge Napolitano: Barr’s ‘Foolish Attempt’ to Sanitize Mueller Report Was ‘Dumb and Insulting’ – The Daily Beast

You hear the word Patriot and you think of something old-fashioned. Or some people think of football, but I think about country over party. When I was a kid and I was against what the Democratic president was doing in Vietnam I protested. I have basically voted straight democratic but I have eyes and ears and if my party was doing the things that the Republican party is doing right now I would jump ship.

So we see people like George Conway and judge Napolitano spit starting to speak out.Republican senator Richard Burr sent out a full subpoena to Don Jr because the Mueller report says that Don Jr refuse to answer questions but that there were questions in their minds as to whether or not he had lied to Congress. He lied to Congress the Apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. These little cracks in the Fox network will start making larger and larger fissures because this is not sustainable. watching a president dismantle our country, put the worst people into positions and attack his opponent is not America it’s the dictatorship that Trump wants to create.

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‘COUPLE OF FACEBOOK ADS’: JARED KUSHNER DOWNPLAYS RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE AS HE BLASTS INVESTIGATIONS – Newsweek

Let us not forget who we’re dealing with here. This is the guy who is friends with the guy that murdered an American journalist and then cut him up into pieces. have we ever heard a single disparaging remark about Muhammad Bin Salman from the Trump White House?

My favorite is watching Secretary of State pompeo testifying all regarding the Jared Kushner Middle East peace plan.when asked when we will see this peace plan he refused to give a timeframe and said it could take as long as 10 years. I’m hoping in 10 years we don’t hear Trump’s name everyday because he’ll be in jail with his son-in-law.

How convenient that he’s pooping the fact that Russians make sure that his father-in-law got into the White House. Russia if you’re listening please look into Jared kushner’s emails, as if they would ever since they have their guy in the White House and Putin is so happy.

The last time we had a Jared this famous it didn’t end well, ask Subway sandwiches.

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BFFs: a murderer and a pipsqueak

White House and Justice Dept. Officials Discussed Mueller Report Before Release – New York Times

Yes, I am a partisan Democrat and very proud of that. When my dad came to this country he saw which side was good and talk me the same.

Republicans win because they cheat. Democrats lose because they’re good at it.

I have watched a litany of amazing people who ran for president and did not win because Republicans cheat

Let’s start with Nixon, Hubert Humphrey was the vice president under Lyndon Baines Johnson and would have been a wonderful president of the United States but Nixon had to cheat it’s called Watergate.

George McGovern who ran in 1972 and who received my first vote in a presidential election. He ran against Nixon cheats.

After the Fall From Grace that Nixon suffered Gerald Ford immediately pardon him when he became president. A move I’m sure that Mike Pence would emulate in a second if he got to be president. Jimmy Carter 1 in 1976 when the United States needed a change from all of this cheating.

But never fear Ronald Reagan came to the scene and went and negotiated behind Jimmy Carter’s back to release the Iranian hostages. he made Jimmy Carter look weak and one of the best presidents we ever had lost in his re-election bid. You all know Jimmy Carter has one of the most amazing ex-presidents who even had his current age is building homes for the needy.

Al Gore won the election against George W Bush, but the Republicans cheat and because of the mess that the State of Florida is we got the wrong man to be president and we got to Wars that we still are in because of that. Think about what an Al Gore presidency would have done for our planet, instead of making videos he would have been able to actually make policy that would have reversed climate change in time for all of what’s happening right now not to have happened.

In 2004 John Kerry a military hero was Swift boated by the cheating Republicans and made to look like a deserter. This is coming from a president who had never done anything except to avoid military service. George W Bush came from a family of military service but he had nothing to do with it.

They try to cheat against President Obama but he was good and he had moderately honorable opponents.

Which takes us to present day and the cheater in Chief who currently occupies the White House. He colluded with Russians, wikileak, and anyone else he could get to cheat himself into the White House.

so it’s not surprising that tomorrow when the Mueller report comes out they would have already cheated. They are going to try to eclipse the Mueller Report with news coverage of their own but the American people are smarter than that and I think they’re going to see through it.

Always remember Republicans win because they cheat.

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Attorney General William Barr should be looking over his shoulder for the rest of his life because he can look at history books and see. Attorney General Mitchell went to jail for what he did for Nixon during Watergate. May William Barr suffer the same fate.

Justice Department’s findings a ‘complete and total exoneration,’ Trump responds – NBC News

It’s funny how Trump who was the fake news guy all of a sudden when the news is in his favor he embraces it.

Let’s get some things clear here.

Robert Mueller is a Republican

Rod Rosenstein is a Republican

Attorney general Barr is a Republican

They are all partisans

did you really think we’re going to get a clean report from Robert Mueller a Republican?

I’m so tired of hearing that he’s a boy scout. The boy scouts don’t allow gays in their midst. I don’t want to be a boy scout.

The resistance job this next 18 months is to make sure that we register everyone to vote and we make sure they have the right to vote and don’t have voter suppression in their area. That is our job we need to make sure that this man does not get reelected.

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Look at the cabal of Republican partisans scurrying around Trump telling him all the things he wants to hear so sad

This was the desert at Trump’s dinner at Mar-A-Lago last night, Lincoln is now doing a spin cycle in his grave

Trump Slams Russia Investigation And Green New Deal At CPAC – NPR

If it wasn’t CPAC I would think they were all on drugs, on second thought maybe they are.

Between railing about the green New deal and how they’re going to take away our cheeseburgers, SUVs and for God’s sakes airplanes they had a clown come to the show.

Unfortunately the clown is the President of the United States.

They are so outside of the mainstream of American thought that it has become akin to going to a NRA convention. both organizations are outside of the mainstream of American soft, both organizations have people desperately clinging onto power for power’s sake and both organizations should be dismantled.

and there are people out there that are buying this Hook Line & sinker. I’ve got to put in a little word hear about Joe Biden’s comment that Mike Pence is a decent guy. to me it is indicative of the fact that Joe Biden should not be the nominee of the democratic party. Mike Pence is not a decent guy, Mike Pence hates the lgbtqi community and Mike Pence was in charge of the transition. You can tell me that the governor of Indiana comes to Washington and sees all these Russians running around and doesn’t ask a single question. It’s not believable and therefore it can’t be true.

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President Donald Trump hugs the American flag before his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. How can one man be so pathetic?

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Manafort’s lawyers taunt Mueller for not tying him to Russian interference in 2016 election – CNNPolitics

First a little bit of editorial comment.

Bravo CNN, once again you prove to be anything but the leader in news. Instead of showing disc traders mugshot you instead show him with Cadillacs in the background. I’m not doing that. So mugshot it is.

Mr. Manafort when you signed the plea agreement with the special council you waived your rights to plead for a lighter sentence. You agreed that if you did not meet the requirements are the plea agreement that the book would be thrown at you. If I had my way I would throw the whole library at you. Your traitor and saying that you were trying to make these bad people better did not work out. everyone that you did business with was a bad person and they remain bad to the core and were thrown out of office except for Putin who is your good friend.

your plea agreement clearly stated that you are not to do anything illegal while you are waiting for sentencing. I guess a criminal to the Core cannot stop himself. So a life sentence is I hope what you are going to get.

Traitor!

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Traitor Paul Manafort Photo credit Alexandria Virginia detention center