Skip to comments.Flimsy Impeachment Imploding on Democrats
Posted on 12/10/2019 12:47:38 PM PST by Kaslin
RUSH: My God. Based on everything weve heard leading up to today and we get two of the flimsiest articles of impeachment that dont even specify any crimes. What happened to bribery? What happened to the quid pro quo? What happened to the whistleblower? What happened to all of the shocking abuses of power? Theyre all gone.
And then one hour after Pelosi signals this she then calls a press conference with the rest of her geriatric Democrat committee chairmen to claim that they have just passed the NAFTA upgrade. Theyve been sitting on it for a year. She goes ahead and authorizes the Democrats to vote for it as a means of protecting the 31 Democrats in Trump districts who won in 2018 in the midterms.
Now, Im gonna tell you something, and its gonna fly in the face of what you may be thinking on your own and what you no doubt are seeing if youre watching any cable news. Im telling you this is all imploding on the Democrats, and they know it. And the Trump people are very happy and theyre very content today. Their White House Christmas partys going on this week, and they are filled with revelry and good cheer.
Rush, youre smoking something. What do you mean the Democrats are imploding? They are imploding! Im gonna go through all of this as the program unfolds before your very eyes and ears today. This is one of these days where I cant even get close to getting to all of it in the first segment here. So its not a trick to tell you its gonna take me some time to go through this. But folks, I try to do this as thoroughly and with as much anticipation of questions you might have as you to listen me as I can, because the objective here is to make the complex understandable.
By the way, have you noticed, there were a couple TV ads I saw last night watching the football game. (interruption) No, no, no, no. I was channel surfing around and it came on. I did not target the game to watch, especially that thing last night. But Ive noticed a couple of TV ads now with the slogan, Making the complex simple or Making the complex understandable. And then theres another ad that uses one of my phrases, the relentless pursuit of excellence, the relentless pursuit of the truth.
RUSH: Now, whats Trump doing about all this at this time?
Trump is like the adult in the room here. I dont know if youve noticed, but to me Trump seems calmer now. Hes letting the economy speaks for itself and for his administration. The result of the impeachment fraud and the Horowitz report is (chuckles) I dont know. Hes just letting it sit there as it is. It is sinking of its own weight, what happened yesterday in the impeachment hearings, among other things. Can you imagine lawyers testifying and then questioning other lawyers?
They had no witnesses! They had nothing. They had lawyers giving statements and then lawyers interrogating those same lawyers. This is all a show. Every bit of this is a show! They had to make a mad dash to get this done. Theyve got it done. Now theyve got the blemish of impeachment on Trump, but they dont have a case. What happened to bribery? What happened to extortion?
What happened to all of these horrible things? What happened to the whistleblowers first reaction to the phone call? (imitating whistleblower) It was shocking, it was terrifying, oh, my God. I have to tell somebody what I heard in that phone call, it was outrageous. Now we got the transcript of the phone call.
Folks, do not doubt me. They are not winning this thing. They are not prevailing in this. They have not made a persuasive case. I dont care how much assistance they have from the Drive-By Media. I mean, Nadler, when he is awake, is reduced to having lawyers cross-examine lawyers. Schiff is the guy spying on people, not Trump. Schiff and the Democrats. Biden is the guy that engaged in bribery and extortion with Ukraine, not Trump.
Bidens melting down on the campaign trail insulting 83-year-old liberals. Pelosi is nuts because shes realizing they cant stop Trump. The more they try, the more theyre losing it. All Trump has to do is somehow keep enduring all of this. He can really come out on top from what is a genuine, real coup attempt. The inspector general report confirms that this was and is an ongoing coup attempt.
Nadler and Schiff essentially are impeaching Trump for getting elected in 2016 and because theyre afraid hes gonna do it again in 2020. I know what some of you are asking yourselves. You watch these things, like the impeachment hearings yesterday. And youre watching these two Democrat lawyers, Goldman, and it turns out theyre both gigantic donors to Hillary and Obama and the DNC, and theyre both cable news network analysts and commentators.
So they get hired by Schiff and Nadler to go up and make the case rather than actual members of the committee. And some of you sit there and you watch this, and you ask, Why are you people doing this? The American people are sitting around minding their own business, bothering nobody, American conservatives are sitting around minding their own business, bothering nobody, as we always are, and here come a bunch of spoiled brat little nincompoops upset that they lost an election trying to delegitimize us because we won.
And they might claim, Well, look at what you did to Obama. We didnt do anything to Obama. Everything we had with Obama was policy related. We opposed socialism, for crying out loud. We dont like a guy lying to us about what hes gonna do to health care. We dont like him lying to people about keeping their doctors and keeping their plans. We dont like him lying to us about his stimulus plan. We dont like hearing a president say the countrys in permanent decline.
Of course we want to defeat that, but you didnt see us taking Obama to court, you didnt see us drumming up fake this and fake that, trying to impeach him or any of that stuff. We did it at the ballot box, or tried to. Didnt concoct some elaborate scheme to accuse Obama and then try to disqualify his election victory. And we certainly didnt do anything to damage the integrity of the American electoral process, which is what the Democrats have done.
It is unconscionable. I despise these people. Do not misunderstand me when I tell you theyre imploding.
RUSH: I got an email. Rush, how can you sit there and say that the Democrats are imploding? Let me try to explain this to you. I think I would be safe in saying here that I understand a significant percentage of the American people. I wouldnt have this program and it wouldnt be as successful as it is if I didnt.
And this isnt hard. Folks, what are we even talking about here today? What are we talking about? Impeachment and the Horowitz are we talking about 2016? Are we talking about 2020? The American people still dont know. Do you know theres still no evidence for anything that has propelled any of this? And whenever people are asked to raise their hands, Can you identify an impeachable offense? nobody can raise their hand.
When theyre asked to say, Name the crime, they cant name the crime. The American people are not dense, and certainly you in this audience are not dense. You know full well that despite all of this that the Democrats are running in circles, that theyre throwing things up against the wall hoping against hope that something is gonna stick. And nothing is sticking to the walls. Its like slime, and it hits the wall, it just slimes all the way back down to the floor.
Wait. So Trump colluded with Russia to steal uh, okay. Well, three years of an investigation and nobodys seen any evidence of it. Now we got the Horowitz report out and the only thing it says is there was no bias in the investigation, but it nevertheless turns up confirmation of everything that we know that happened in what was a biased investigation. That investigation didnt show one bit of evidence that Trump colluded or cheated or stole anything.
The Democrats have not made the case that he did anything illegal, cheated or stole or whatever else in Ukraine. And, by the way, the American people are perfectly capable of understanding, Wait a minute. I thought this was all about Russia. Now youre saying that the guy committed an impeachable offense in a phone call to Ukraine, and weve seen the transcript, and still in all of this, you cant go ask anybody, what did Trump do and have anybody tell you.
Im telling you, this has been a giant bomb, because all it has been is an effort to convince the American people that Trump didnt deserve to win in 2016, and they havent made that case. They havent made the case that the election of 2016 should be overturned. They were never gonna be able to make that case, and they havent even come close to it. Theyre flailing, folks. Its embarrassing.
RUSH: Now, on this impeachment business Folks, Ive never seen something so flailing and Im not disagreeing with the idea that you dont want it on your resume. But Im telling you, its nothing more than a political attempt to blacken and darken the resume for the 2020 campaign. Theres no crime mentioned. Its just absurd. It literally is absurd.
You know, Barr talks about the IG investigation as basically bogging down the country for three years. Thats exactly what this impeachment thing has been. Ill give an example. Paul Sperry has a tweet here: Nadler says Article 1 of impeachment and, by the way, theres only two articles. Theres not a crime in any of them. Theres nothing about bribery and you know why? The reason theres not a bribery article is so that Joe Biden and a bunch of Democrats dont get ensnared with it.
Theyre not gonna turn bribery into a high crime and misdemeanor, even though it is specified in the impeachment clause in the Constitution. Trump did not engage in bribery, but Biden did, and who knows how many others? So they leave that out. Article 1 of impeachment will charge abuse of power by the president, abuse of power, and Article 2 will charge him with concealing evidence about how he abused his power.
This is the famous obstructing Congress by going to the courts to protect his own documents and stuff, which presidents have done since George Washington. But the real thing here: [I]f Article 2 will charge [Trump] with concealing evidence about how he abused his power, then it means they dont have it. They couldnt get it. So how do they know he abused power?
Article 1 of impeachment will charge abuse of power by the president, and Article 2 will charge him with concealing evidence Well, if he concealed the evidence that he abused his power, how the hell do these people know how he abused his power? How can you even have Article 1? Doesnt matter. They just wanted to get this done and then, an hour later, Pelosi goes out and acts like the Democrats have passed the new NAFTA bill that theyve been holding up for a year.
If youre suffering whiplash, it makes total sense.
They dropped ‘bribery’ specifically to avoid the Biden issue.
The DEMs retook the House on less than flimsy evidence, so what should they stop? The country by and large is letting them get away with it because they really don’t care. And the justice system seems hell-bent on not punishing anyone other than a bunch of small players, at best.
Its never been about impeaching President Trump.
This has always been a Democrat stall and smokescreen operation to try and keep Democrat leaders from being brought to trial for their criminal actions.
We keep on hearing how the impeachment hearings are going to backfire on the RATs but where is the evidence? Wishful thinking, I guess.
Its not the 12 Days of Christmas for the Democrats and alas - impeachment didnt bring them their true love.
“He has transgressed The Unwritten Law”.
I think you guess correctly.
The phrase “in the national interest” is the one that blows me away, but is getting very little play.
So it is in the national interest to cover up massive fraud engaged in by highly placed Democrats and their family?
And it is only the purview of the Democrats to determine what is in the national interest. Supremely dangerous arrogance on parade.
Just because the House Democrat majority balked at the use of “bribery”, does not mean that the boomerang is not coming right back at them.
Probably not going to close that can of worms, once opened.
Anyone doubting that the dems are imploding just needs to look at what happened to the USMCA agreement. They held up for spite until they suddenly realized they needed something they could claim that they did for the rust belt. They didn’t do this out of kindness, they did it because their own internal polling shows a wipeout.
I agree, Biden(s) is(are) toast, but the dems are dense enough to think that they can put this toothpaste back in the tube.
Very illustrative graphic.
They should be having a party! Why not? I thought this was mission accomplished, a slam dunk for the Democrats.
Judging from the crestfallen look on their faces, its not. Oh well.
It is not finished until key Democrats go to prison.
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