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LetMyPeopleVote's Journal
LetMyPeopleVote's Journal
September 6, 2019

Biden was spotted wearing a Moms Demand Action lapel pin

I really like the Moms Demand Action people. This makes me smile

September 6, 2019

Rachel Maddow-Sanctions against Russia...dismantled by the Trump admiminstration

Putin is getting a great return on his investment in trump. trump is following his master's orders

September 4, 2019

High-powered Democratic lawyer Gregory Craig found not guilty of lying to investigators about 2012 w

Source: Washington Post

In a case spun off from the Mueller special counsel probe, the former White House counsel to President Barack Obama was charged with lying to investigators who were determining whether he needed to register as a foreign agent for trying to shape American public opinion on behalf of a foreign government.
This is a developing story. It will be updated

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2019/09/04/high-powered-democratic-lawyer-gregory-craig-found-not-guilty-of-lying-to-investigators-about-2012-work-to-aid-ukraines-president/

September 4, 2019

Washington Post-Opinion: Democrats want to beat Trump. Biden wants to be the one to do it.


“As president,” asked a young boy in gray jeans and matching T-shirt, “how will you fix the damage Donald Trump has caused?” The gym exploded, as if the Clinton College Golden Bears basketball team had scored a buzzer beater in a championship game. And Biden relished the moment to remind the gathered, “It’s time we lift our heads up and remember who we are. … I refuse to postpone the opportunity” to change the direction of the country.

As a raft of polls have shown, Biden is the front-runner for the Democratic nomination for president. Still, I couldn’t shake the impression that the passion on that basketball court was more about defeating Trump than supporting anyone specifically. When I sat down with Biden for an interview on my Cape Up podcast last week, I asked him whether my impression was right; that what Democrats want most is to send Trump packing. They don’t care who it is as long as they are convinced that “who” will succeed.

“There is a real passion for getting rid of Donald Trump,” Biden told me. “But I think there is a lot of passion for electing somebody who they think can, in fact, repair the damage that Trump has done, and to actually bring the country back together and unite the country on the basic fundamental things that make America America.” Sure, Biden thinks he is that person, and that’s why he’s leading the crowded Democratic field. “That’s why I think you see the response to the soul-of-America argument I’m making,” he continued, “because they know how deeply I feel it.”....

Eugene Robinson got it right. “Voters are making up their own minds about what’s important in Biden’s performance and what’s not,” Robinson wrote in his Monday column. “I think they’re looking for ‘electability,’ whatever that means; they’re looking for a fighter who won’t back down; and they’re looking for leadership.

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