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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 09:28 PM

To weather impeachment hearings, White House looks to put witnesses on trial

Source: msnbc.com

Some GOP allies of President Donald Trump are looking to the Kavanaugh hearings as a model for what they view as a successful effort to chip away at a potentially damaging witness's credibility.

WASHINGTON Ahead of the first public testimony of the impeachment inquiry next week, the White House and key Hill Republicans are discussing a defense of President Donald Trump that is heavy on offense, with a focus on dismissing and discrediting witnesses whose testimony may be damaging to the president.

If folks question the motivations and credibility of the president as we go through this, its possible that the same standard could apply to them, said an administration official involved in the process granted anonymity to speak candidly about strategy, who said the approach had been used during past impeachment defenses.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/trump-impeachment-inquiry/weather-impeachment-hearings-white-house-looks-put-witnesses-trial-n1079041

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Reply To weather impeachment hearings, White House looks to put witnesses on trial (Original post)
Wednesdays Friday OP
PSPS Friday #1
chillfactor Friday #2
Iliyah Friday #3
sprinkleeninow Friday #5
truthisfreedom Friday #4
DallasNE Saturday #6
NBachers Saturday #7
Bernardo de La Paz Saturday #8
crickets Sunday #11
Scarsdale Saturday #9
Wuddles440 Saturday #10
SKKY Sunday #12

Response to Wednesdays (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 09:37 PM

1. Yeah except, in this case, serious adults will be in control. No kavanaugh circus this time, clowns.

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Response to Wednesdays (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 09:47 PM

2. I have been watching Rachel go through

the released depositions,,these witnesses in the open hearings are not going to be pushed around or be intimidated.....these are professional patriots who have guts.....the WH will see their strategy blow up in their faces. Fiona Hill really made the Republican lawyer look like a fool.

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Response to Wednesdays (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 09:58 PM

3. Same old same old shit . . .

GOPers constantly attack. Only ones who eat up this crapola are the diehard supporters who from my understanding are dwindling in numbers.

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Response to Iliyah (Reply #3)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 11:12 PM

5. 'Someone' appears to be bouncing checks in his effective attack vocabulary account

"...not gonna give credibility to a [this] corrupt hoax."

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Response to Wednesdays (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 10:45 PM

4. True to form... bribery and intimidation are his modus operandi

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Response to Wednesdays (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2019, 12:27 AM

6. How Do They Make That Work

The House will not permit chaos to take over and the Chief Justice presides over the Senate trial. Yes, motivations will be presented as state of mind questions so they will look at party of registration but that still doesn't establish a state of mind. If that was the case then every government worker is suspect on that grounds because they could not be trusted to be professional on the job. That preposterous. Even in the case of the two FBI agents having the extramarital affair that sent text messages negative to Trump there was no evidence in their professional conduct that they were anything but professional in all ways. They followed the evidence. (Can Barr say that?). I just see problems with the Republicans getting much traction going after "motivations and credibility" because that would be an attack on our entire federal system.

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Response to Wednesdays (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2019, 12:27 AM

7. Planning another brownshirt putsch

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Sat Nov 9, 2019, 07:09 AM

8. It's an admission of guilt by tRump that they can't attack the facts, so attack the fact bringers.nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #8)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 12:58 PM

11. +1

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Response to Wednesdays (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2019, 07:16 AM

9. For cry sake,

people such as Gym "I protect sex deviants" Jordan, Matt "How many DUI"S" Goetz, Devin "I sue cows" Nunes and other creepy gop members are going to attack other people's reputations??? What a JOKE. When will the voters in their districts start waking up to these complete frat boy clowns?

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Response to Scarsdale (Reply #9)

Sat Nov 9, 2019, 10:25 AM

10. Sadly....

they actually reflect the mentality and character of a majority of their constituents.

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Response to Wednesdays (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 01:11 PM

12. Good! Let Gym Jordan question the integrity of an active duty officer...

...war-time veteran and Purple Heart recipient. That will be a great look. Let me know how that works out for him.

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