Time To Clean House?

Thom plus logo Trump's Ukrainian extortion scandal is metastasizing across his administration. It's now apparent that his Chief of Staff played a role in stopping the money that Congress had appropriated for Ukraine to defend itself, and that Mike Pence communicated part of the implied threat, to the Ukrainian president. If impeachment goes forward, it should not be limited to Trump.

It's time for a major house cleaning, and that means impeaching Pence as well., which, according to the Constitution, puts the Speaker of the House in the White House.

-Thom

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deepspace's picture
deepspace 3 weeks 3 days ago
#1

In my neck of the woods, Trump zealots outnumber sane people two to one. One of the easiest ways to shut them down is simply to ask how Republicans would have dealt with Obama or Hillary had either of them sounded and acted even a little bit like Trump. (Fill in the blanks for examples; the list of King Joffrey's abhorrent behavior is long.)

Of course, any real answer requires a modicum of intellectual honesty, which Trumpsters famously lack. But it's fun to watch squinty eyes dart around vacantly as a Fux News zombie-brain searches futilely for a coherent response.

Tinhip's picture
Tinhip 3 weeks 2 days ago
#2

Thom, If we substituted the name Trump for Biden and Don Jr. for Hunter, What would be your reaction? Just curious.

Meanwhile, in the real world, Trump has raked in whopping $5 million during less than 24 hours since Pelosi went full Squad.

The NRCC fundraising is up 600%. Well done dems, your hail mary is clearly paying off... for Trump

deepspace's picture
deepspace 3 weeks 2 days ago
#3

"It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." - Mark Twain

"Meanwhile, in the real world" ...Tinhip is deflecting from the real issue.

This sad state of affairs is not about Biden or his son. Unfortunately for Trump trolls trying to defend the indefensible, there is Z-E-R-O evidence of either criminal wrongdoing or the more amorphous charge of corruption on the part of the Bidens -- despite the desperate and pathetic attempts by His Grace, The Orange, and the Hand of the King, Ser Giuliani, to manufacture such evidence for self-serving political purposes by blackmailing (in effect by threatening to withhold much-needed, Congressionally-approved aid for) a fledgling democracy, our ally, fighting for its life against a murderous totalitarian regime, our enemy.

Sorry; the Democrats didn't make this up, as the purveyors of big lies and half-truths are forever wishin' and hopin' in their most fevered wet dreams.

"In the real world," there is ample evidence of traitorous unpatriotism, criminal wrongdoing, and systemic corruption by King Trump and his court of fools -- so much so that it finally triggered a much-deserved impeachment inquiry, the gravest undertaking of Constitutionally mandated oversight responsibility. (Whereas, hypocritical Republicans tried to impeach Bill Clinton's penis.)

And to reduce the discussion down to a "gotcha" by bragging gleefully about fund-raising off such despicable behavior only demonstrates the depths of depravity to which Republicans have sunk.

Thanks for making that abundantly clear to everyone, Tinhip.

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