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Trump Legal Team Takes Over

This morning, the legal team for President Donald John Trump took over center stage at the Senate impeachment trial.  Being a Saturday, the session was brief, lasting just over 2 hours.  Trump's defense lawyers opened with setting the stage for how they intend to rebut the endless droning we heard from the House managers for over 22 hours.  While some of the presentation was low key, wrapped in technicalities, it was effective and informative.  For example, we learned that the reason why the White House rejected any subpoenas from the House on Ukraine was because the House NEVER VOTED to allow for subpoenas during the first 71 days of their 78 day sham.  Even then, after they passed H.R. 660 guiding the House Judiciary Committee's hearings, Nancy Pelosi closed the hearings down after just two days of hearings.  

 

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Rudy Giuliani Podcast, High Noon For Biden

At noon today, Rudy Giuliani will launch a podcast, which, over the course of the next few weeks, will detail the true level of corruption of Joe Biden, his family, Ukraine and other nations.  Appearing on Fox & Friends this morning, Giuliani gave a short version of what we can expect.  Basically, according to Rudy, the whole Democrat impeachment of President Trump is a "projection" of actual corruption begun by Joe Biden amd the Obama administration.  How, in mid January, 2016, Obama's National Security team held a meeting.  Giuliani believes that the alleged whistleblower in the Trump impeachment may have been present.  During this meeting, Obama officials decided to ask the Ukraine government to dig up dirt on then candidate Donald Trump, his son, Don Jr., and on Paul Manafort.  Why ask Ukraine?  Because,according to Giuliani, there is a long connection of corruption between the Ukraine government and the Democrat Party.

 

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Tulsi Sues Hillary $50M

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) has filed a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, suing Hillary for $50 Million dollars.  Gabbard claims that Hillary defamed her when Hillary appeared on a podcast on October 17, hinting that Gabbard and Jill Stein were being groomed by the Russian government.  Hillary did not name Gabbard at first, though she did allude to her, while naming Jill Stein explicitly.  Gabbard believes that Hillary Clinton accused her of being a Russian agent and a traitor at worst.  At best, merely a stooge which Russia is using to stir up trouble.  Hillary thinks that Stein, and allegedly Gabbard, are both being groomed tobecome 3rd Party candidates.  Some of this goes back to 2016.  Gabbard was one of the few elected Democrats who endorsed Bernie Sanders over Hillary.  As for Jill Stein, Hillary considers Stein as one of the 50 or so reasons why Trump defeated her.  Stein was the Green Party presidential candidate and in some battleground states, got enough votes which, had they went for Hillary, would have put Hilldog in the White House.

 

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Day 1 Of Impeachment Trial

Day 1 of the impeachment trial ended Thursday at 2am, Eastern.  The 13-hour session was filled with Senate votes on amendments to the trial rules.  Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did concede to some changes prior to the beginning of the session.  Instead of only giving each side 2 days to complete their 24 hours of argument,they now have 3 days.  McConnell also allowed for the paperwork from the House hearings to be admitted into the record without a reading.  Then Chuck Schumer began submitting amendments to be considered.  Both House managers and Trump's defense team argued on each.  Of the 11 amendments offered, 10 were tabled with strict, party-line votes of 53-47. Only one vote had a Republican defection, Susan Collins of Maine over allowing some briefs entered into the record.  So that one got voted down and tabled, 52-48.  At one point, about 1am Thursday, Chief Justice John Roberts injected himself into the discourse, admonishing both the House managers and defense team for the rhetoric.  Things had gotten nasty as Jerry Nadler and Adam Schiff accused Republican Senators of being part of a cover-up.  The leader of the Trump defense team, Whoite House legal counsel Pat Cipollone, called out Nadler by name for this.

 

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Impeachment Trial To Begin

Today, the impeachment trial of Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America, begins on the Senate floor.  Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will first present the rules to manage how the trial will unfold.  These rules are nearly identitical to those used in the impeachment trial of then President William Jefferson Clinton.  Even Trump-hater, Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), agrees with that!  So, the odds are that McConnell's set of rules will pass a Senate floor vote.  The rules will give House managers prosecuting President Trump 24 hours to present their case starting at 1pm Eastern on Wednesday.  This upsets Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), because it means that much of the 'evidence' will take place at night, unseen by most Americans.  Of course, the so-called 'evidence' consists entirely of hearsay and personal opinion.  There is no actual physical evidence, no 'smoking gun', that any crime was committed.

 

 

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WAR, MSNBC vs CNN

The purity tests of the Woke Generation has reached a boiling point.  We now have a war brewing between Liberal news media giants, MSNBC and CNN.  This was bound to happen.  Both play to the same audience, Far-Left conspiracy, Trump haters.  For most of the past 3 years, both have been anticipating the collapse of the Trump presidency.  First they pushed the Russian-collusion hoax, which failed miserably.  Now, both are pushing the Ukraine story, which is even flimsier.  This story got even more weak with the introduction of Lev Parnas.  A Ukrainian former associate of Rudy Giuliani, Parnas is currently out on bail facing federal charges of fraud, lying to investigators, and other crimes.  Yet, the Trump haters have trotted him out becuase Parnas claims to have evidence of the Trump White House trying to force the Ukrainian government to launch criminal investigations against the Biden family and their ties to the oil and natural gas company, Burisma.  As well as activitoes of a Ukrainian company, Cloud Strike, and the DNC and Hillary Clinton campaign coordinating with the former Ukrainian administrationin 2016.

 

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Dutch Intelligence On Russian Hacking

A new story from the New York Times indicates that the FBI and DOJ are taking a closer look at James Comey for leaking documents.  The former head of the FBI was harshly criticized in the DOJ Inspector General report last year for several issues, including leaking his memos on private talks with President Trump.  Now, it seems that hackers working for Dutch intelligence picked up information on Russian hackers concerning the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.  One intercept appears to be an email between former DNC Chairwoman, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) with Leonard Bernardo of the George Soros funded Open Society Foundation.  The email allegedly shows Wasserman-Schultz assuring Bernardo that then Attorney General Loretta Lynch would never prosecute Hillary Clinton for using her private email server to send and receive classified material.  However, there is no confirmation that this communication is authentic.

 

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Impeachment Moves To Senate

The articles of impeachment finally moved to the U.S. Senate yesterday.  First, Nancy Pelosi held an 'engrossment ceremony', where she signed the documents which were to be carried across the Rotunda.  A gaggle of House Democrat committee leaders attended, each getting a custom pen with Pelosi's name on it.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell accepted the paperwork and informed the Senate floor as to what lies ahead.  Today, around noon, the House Democrats named as prosecutors for the trial will visit the Senate.  Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, John Roberts, will also visit to be sworn in as the presiding judge for the impeachment trial.  He will then take the Senate chair and swear in all 100 senators to be jurors.  The trial will officially begin next Tuesday.

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US-China Trade Deal Signed

President Donald J. Trump signed Phase One of the new US-China trade deal today.  An elaborate ceremony at the White House marked the occasion.  A bevy of official Washington, Big Business, and a delegation of Chinese led by their Vice Premier attended the signing.  President Trump was in a jovial mood, poking fun at many of the American politicians and business leaders in the room.  He even had some fun with Fox Business Channel star, "The Great Lou Dobbs"!  Phase One of the new US-China Trade Deal will guarantee upwards of $225 Billion dollars of China purchasing U.S. exports.  About $50 Billion dollars worth of agricultural products, energy, and services, along with some $75 Billion in manufactured goods.  China will also crackdown on intellectual theft, counterfieting and ease forced technology transfers.  They will also reduce their currency devaluation.  America will maintain a 25% tarfiff on some $250 Billion dollars worth of Chinese imports into the United States.  On another $350 Billion in imports, the current 10% tariff will be lowered to 7.5%.  These tariffs will remain in place until the Phase Two trade deal is reached, which may not be till next year.

 

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Media Ignores Iran Protests

The American news media is ignoring the latest Iran protests.  They have been ignoring plenty of news.  A new study of what the major broadcasters have been talking about on their evening news programs has been shocking.  Media networks ABC, CBS and NBC have recently aired some 890 minutes of news about the Congress trying to impeach President Donald Trump.  Under 200 minutes about the drone strike which killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.  Hardly any coverage on the protests following Iran's admission to shooting down a Ukrainian air liner.  Only 9 minutes of coverage about our splendid economy.  Media bias did cover demonstrations in Iran protesting the death of Soleimani.  But when the people of Iran got angry at their own government instead of America and Trump, the Fake News Media went silent.

 

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