Skip to comments.Trump encounters GOP resistance to investigating Hunter Biden
Posted on 11/08/2019 10:49:04 AM PST by rintintin
A push by President Trump and conservatives to dig into Hunter Bidens work in Ukraine is running into stumbling blocks from an unusual corner: congressional Republicans.
Some Republicans believe Trumps impeachment trial or a separate Senate committee inquiry could lay the groundwork for investigating former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, who have both emerged as a fixation for Trump and his top allies as they look for a foothold in the impeachment battle.
Trump escalated the effort on Thursday when he tweeted that the Bidens must testify raising the specter that the presidents lawyers or GOP senators could try to drag them into the public impeachment trial.
What did Hunter Biden do for the money? @SenJohnKennedy A very good question. He and Sleepy Joe must testify! Trump tweeted.
But a push to focus on the Bidens as part of an impeachment trial quickly received a cool reception from Republicans on Capitol Hill.
His lawyers, I presume, can ask for any witnesses they want. But I think we ought to keep focus on the articles of impeachment and not go down any rabbit trails, said Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) told The Hill.
Asked about Trump floating that the Bidens should testify, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he didnt understand it as a "defense to the president. Well make that decision, not the president, Graham added.
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This is the sort of muck Trump continues to have to work through to get things done.
The GOP is the problem!
The Ukrainian cookie jar was very very large.
I wonder which Romney, er, Republican is behind it?
“””””A push by President Trump and conservatives to dig into Hunter Bidens work in Ukraine is running into stumbling blocks from an unusual corner: congressional Republicans.”””””
Because many Republicans are just as dirty as Hunter. They don’t want this can of worms opened.
translation: Some Republicans were in on his scam.
ALL U$ contributions to the Ukraine over the last 20 years need to be investigated.
That the Ukraine has been a pit of funds misappropriation over the decades is likely the reason for reluctance on the part of the corrupt [on average] Congress to allow investigation/sunshine.
...Because the GOP is JUST AS DIRTY.
Many GOP congresscritters are involved in pludering Ukraine. McCain and Graham were given medals by the President of Ukraine. Ukraine: Poroshenko awards Orders of Ukraine to US Senators McCain and Graham
That’s because half or more of the republicans have sweetheart deals with various countries and companies for themselves or their kids. It’s all part of the swamp and the swamp doesn’t want to be drained.
Let me see.... can I pencil in October 2023 for completion of the Senate inquiry? On second thought, that seems kind of fast
No, genuine Republicans, acting like Republicans.
It’s Trump who’s the RINO, because he doesn’t act like a Republican.
Nobody has answered the question I posed:
SHOULD TRUMP GO INDEPENDENT AND RUN THIRD PARTY?
That’s because most of the GOP is complicit with criminal actions and treason.
Some in the GOP are up to their eyeballs in similar crap.
December 31, 2016
Yup! Biden and his son are keeping quiet so far, Im sure they can implicate a lot of others.
What Trump should do is demand that Republican officials who oppose investigating the Bidens take a lie detector test about whether they or members of their family are also on the take.
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