The Squad: America’s Worst, Dumbest Reality Show

Americans love reality TV. Oh sure, we can post our own families’ dirty laundry on social media, or find the truly weird in our own daily lives, but watching the antics of other peoples’ sketchy, eye-rolling, family dramas is way more appealing.

Perhaps it affirms for us that we are not alone in having to corral and deal with the less-than-desirable elements in our lives. It makes us feel better about our own circumstances.

But for those who have relatively normal and boring family lives, America has its very own reality show: the latest episode of the Democrat politicians and the wacky things they say and do that they think Americans will actually embrace whole heartedly.

To be more specific, I am talking about American politics’ First Family of reality TV. No not the Bidens, although they do have quite a few reality TV show elements – just look at Hunter.

No, the first family of political reality TV is of course, “The Squad.”

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The Origins Of America’s Reality TV

Most average Americans, if there is any weirdness to be found in their family tree, have a pretty good idea of how it got there. When it comes to politics, the conventional wisdom is that it takes a special kind of person to run for office.

What that usually means is a person who isn’t overly-caring of their fellow citizens. What it usually means is the kind of person with an ego big enough to think they are the only ones who can save the district, state, country from impending doom.  

The newest Squad reality TV show started in New York City. (Where else?) A 29-year old bartender named Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat out a long-time incumbent for her congressional seat. At the time of her election, she was the youngest member of the U.S. House of Representatives. 

But then things started to happen. Things on Twitter that made conservatives cringe and liberals giddy. She described herself, like Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, as a “Democratic Socialist.” 

What the hell is a “democratic socialist,” you ask? It is a Socialist who is too afraid to come right out and say they are a Socialist. 

Behold:

And if that wasn’t enough to make you scratch your head, there’s the “Green New Deal.” Trillions of dollars for things like “net zero” emissions, choo-choo trains, and solar panels. 

After all, don’t forget, we will all be dead in 12 years if we don’t Save the Planet.

The 12 year deadline never seems to come, does it?

Rational people dared to ask, “But who will pay for all of this?” Ocasio-Cortez’s answer: “Some people are like, ‘Oh, it’s unrealistic, oh it’s fake, oh it doesn’t address this little minute thing. And I’m like, ‘You try! You do it.’ ‘Cause you’re not. ‘Cause you’re not. So, until you do it, I’m the boss. How ’bout that?”

The boss? Perhaps Boston University should have required a course on Civics as well.

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Reality TV Has To Keep Uping The Ante

Just when you get used to a certain level of crazy, it gets better. Reality TV requires new and absurd drama to keep viewers locked in.

Now AOC had buddies in the form of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI). For those old enough to remember, it’s starting to look like those old “Road To” movies with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope, or even the Three Stooges, only without the ensuing hilarity.

At a Counsel On American-Islamic Relations event in 2019, Omar famously described the attacks on 9/11 thusly, “CAIR was founded after 9/11 because they recognized that some people did something.” 

Tlaib is no better. After being sworn into Congress in January 2019, Tlaib said that when her young son asked her if bullies win, her answer to him was that they don’t, and speaking of President Donald Trump continued, “Baby, they don’t,’ because we’re gonna go in there and we’re going to impeach the motherf****r.”

Hey Rashida, do you kiss your son with that mouth? 

The recent attacks by the terrorist group Hamas on Israel have also brought out the “best” of Omar and Tlaib.

Unfortunately sometimes, the crazy isn’t just wacky, it’s downright dangerous.

Does it get better you ask? Oh yes it does. Not wanting to let decent crazy go to waste, a fourth Squad member, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), when recounting the riot on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6, told MSNBC’s Joy Reid that she felt “deep ancestral fear.”

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The Craziest Of All?

But perhaps nowhere in the history of political instability is the crazy more on display than the newest member of the Squad, Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO).

An in-your-face Black Lives Matter activist, Bush is famous for standing outside the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey with a bullhorn with a group of 300 or so protesters who came through a gate of their private street.

The McCloskeys now-famously stood in front of their house armed with a pistol and rifle. 

The cherry on this crazy cake comes from a report in the Washington Free Beacon that reveals that Bush has worked as a “faith healer” for a group that claims to have cured AIDS, cancer, and yes even COVID-19. Apparently, they have also claimed to resurrect the dead.

The report continues, with the head of the “church,” Charles Ndifon describing a phone call with Bush. Ndifon claims to have cured her of COVID within 30 minutes through the phone.

Bush also started a chapter of the church in St. Louis in 2011.

Kingdom Embassy Churches are headquartered in Rhode Island, and while Ndifon says he does not take a salary, he does mange to stay in luxury hotels and wear designer suits. Praise Jesus.

Ironically, curing COVID over the phone is far more realistic and plausible than the Squad’s economic ideas.

Bush also recently made headlines when she referred to mothers on the eve of Mother’s Day as “birthing people.”

What will she call fathers next month? “Impregnating people?”

The examples are far too numerous to chronicle here. One merely needs to plug in a Squad members name into the Twitter search bar to find countless instances ranging from the bizarre and absurd to downright silly.

One thing is for certain: the Squad reality show will go on. All are in deep-blue, safe Democrat districts.

You’ll have to keep tuning in to see what new preposterous drama they’ll cook up next!

 

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CBO Warns $15 Minimum Wage Will Kill 1.4 Million Jobs, House Dems Are All For It

House Democrats on the Education and Labor Committee voted to approve a $15 minimum wage proposal as part of the coronavirus relief package, despite warnings from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that it would put 1.4 million Americans out of work.

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) celebrated the passage of a proposal to more than double the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 per hour by the year 2025.

“It’s a wrap,” she tweeted. “$15 #MinimumWage passes the [Education and Labor] committee after more than 13 hours of debate.”

CNBC reports that it is unclear if the minimum wage provision would survive inclusion in the final $1.9 trillion aid package due to strict Senate rules.

Still, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is hoping to get it through.

“We’re trying to work as well as we can with the [Senate] parliamentarian to get minimum wage to happen,” he told reporters.

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$15 Minimum Wage Would Cut 1.4 Million Jobs – CBO

The vote supporting a $15 per hour federal minimum wage comes within days of a CBO report indicating such a move would cost 1.4 million American jobs.

Raising the minimum wage would lift 900,000 Americans out of poverty, the report adds, but 1.4 million would presumably dip down in take-home pay considering they’d be out of work.

“Young, less educated people would account for a disproportionate share of those reductions in employment,” the CBO states.

Worse, they’d likely be out of the workforce for quite some time.

“In 2021, most workers who would not have a job because of the higher minimum wage would still be looking for work and hence be
categorized as unemployed,” they write.

“By 2025, however, half of the 1.4 million people who would be jobless because of the bill would have dropped out of the labor force.”

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President Biden Supports Raising the Minimum

If House Democrats don’t get their $15 minimum wage wish with this coronavirus relief package, President Biden has vowed to push for the pay hike at a later time.

“I put it in but I don’t think it’s going to survive,” Biden told CBS News in an interview this past weekend. “My guess is it will not be in [the stimulus bill].”

That doesn’t mean he’s about to give up.

“I’m prepared as the president of the United States on a separate negotiation on minimum wage to work my way up from what it is now,” Biden argued.

“No one should work 40 hours a week and live below the poverty wage and you’re making less than $15 an hour, you’re living below the poverty wage.”

A recent post by Factcheck.org indicates the numbers could end up being better than the CBO estimates, but they could just as easily be worse.

“There also is a 33% chance that between zero and 1 million jobs would be lost, and a 33% chance that the decrease would be between 1 million and 2.7 million jobs,” they write.

A Biden adviser dismissed concerns about jobs being lost due to a $15 minimum wage.

White House Counsel of Economic Advisers member Jared Bernstein said “we have a tendency to focus on some of the big negatives.”

Being jobless would seem like a pretty big negative for most Americans.

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Rand Paul Roasts Hypocrisy Of Impeaching Trump, Doing Nothing About Chuck Schumer, Waters, And Omar

On Sunday, Republican Sen. Rand Paul said that if Democrats insist on claiming that former President Donald Trump’s rally speech incited the January 6th Capitol Hill attack as a basis for impeachment, then Senator Majority Leader Chuck Schumer along with Democratic Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Ilhan Omar should be held accountable for similar language.

Paul made his comments on “Fox News Sunday.”

Watch his entire interview below.

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Sen. Paul: Democrats Have Used Violent Language With No Consequences

The GOP senator referenced Schumer’s rhetoric before a protest at the U.S. Supreme Court in early March 2020.

“I opposed the notion of — which I think was a misguided notion, a voting to overturn the election either with Congress or with the vice president,” Paul told Fox News Chris Wallace.

Paul continued, “But I think if we are going to criminalize speech and somehow impeach everybody who says, oh, ‘go fight to hear your voices heard,’ really we ought to impeach Chuck Schumer then.”

“He went to the Supreme Court, stood in front of the Supreme Court, and said specifically, ‘hey Gorsuch, hey Kavanaugh, you’ve unleashed a whirlwind, and you’re going to pay the price,'” Paul reminded viewers.

“You won’t know what hit you if you continue with these awful decisions,” Paul recalled Schumer saying.

Sen. Paul wanted to know why this speech did not qualify for potentially inciting violence.

“This inflammatory wording, this violent rhetoric of Chuck Schumer was so bad that the chief justice, who rarely says anything publicly, immediately said this kind of language is dangerous as a mob tried to invade the Supreme Court,” Paul continued.

Paul added, “So if people want to hold President Trump accountable for language, there has to be a consistent standard, and to my mind, it’s a partisan farce because they’re not doing anything to Chuck Schumer, not doing anything to Representative Omar, not doing anything to Maxine Waters.”

“It’s just not fair,” Paul finished. “It’s just partisan politics under a different name.”

Chief Justice Roberts Chastised Schumer’s Violent Rhetoric

The senator has a point, and Schumer was even accused of trying to incite physical violence at the time he made his controversial remarks.

As the Supreme Court was weighing a case about abortion, Schumer said at a rally in March 2020, “I want to tell you, Gorsuch, I want to tell you, Kavanaugh, you have released the whirlwind and you will pay the price.”

“You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions,” Schumer said.

Chief Justice John Roberts publicly rebuked Schumer, saying: 

“Justices know that criticism comes with the territory, but threatening statements of this sort from the highest levels of government are not only inappropriate, they are dangerous.

All Members of the Court will continue to do their job, without fear or favor, from whatever quarter.”

Some Senate Republicans called on Schumer to apologize or face possible censure.

Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Barrasso said, “To me, this sounds like he is talking about a physical price, violence.’

Waters Encouraged Physical Intimidation Against Trump Administration

Rep. Maxine Waters appeared to encourage physical violence and intimidation against members of the Trump administration at a political rally in June 2018.

“Let’s make sure we show up wherever we have to show up,” Waters told a crowd. “And if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd.”

“And you push back on them,” Waters added. “And you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere.”

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Omar appeared to endorse further violence when she retweeted Hollywood actor Tom Arnold’s comments about an incident in which Rand Paul’s neighbor severely injured him in an attack in 2017.

Paul told Fox News Sunday that Omar was “wishing and celebrating the violence that happened to me when I had six ribs broken and part of my lung removed.”

Watch Rand Paul’s comments below:

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Ilhan Omar Says If Republicans Won’t Remove ‘Dangerous And Violent’ Marjorie Taylor Greene, Then ‘We Must Do It’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) spoke out on Thursday to say that if Republicans do not remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene(R-GA) from office, then “we must.”

Omar said this during an interview on SiriusXM’s “The Dean Obeidallah Show.”

“Today, Speaker Pelosi just a short time ago at a press conference talking essentially about the ‘enemy within’ the House, and she slammed congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has made comments about Muslims if you’re a practicing Muslim you shouldn’t serve in government, and that you and Rashida Tlaib are part of an Islamic insurrection, I mean more and more despicable stuff,” said host Dean Obeidallah.

“In Congress, should the Republican Party not be the ones leading to remove her?” he asked.

Omar Attacks Greene As ‘Dangerous And Violent’

“They should be. This person, as you’ve stated, is dangerous and violent,” Omar replied.

“She has not only posed what many of us would consider a threat against myself and many of my colleagues, but she’s harassed people who have survived violence, children who have survived violence, and is lying about the deaths of so many children, and is really victimizing their families,” she said. 

“This is not somebody that should be in office, you know, someone said yesterday instead of being in Congress, this person needs to be on a watch list,” Omar added.

“And if the Republican Party and its leadership is not going to do the work of removing her from Congress, we must do it,” she concluded. 

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Pelosi Attacks Republicans Over Greene

This came after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) slammed Republican leaders for ignoring alleged past extreme statements that Greene had made.

“What I’m concerned about is the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives, who is willing to overlook, ignore those statements,” Pelosi said, according to CNN.

“Assigning her to the Education Committee when she has mocked the killing of little children at Sandy Hook Elementary School, when she has mocked the killing of teenagers in high school at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school — what could they be thinking?” Pelosi added.

“Or is thinking too generous a word for what they might be doing? It’s absolutely appalling, and I think the focus has to be on the Republican leadership of this House of Representatives for the disregard they have for the death of those children,” she concluded. 

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Greene Fires Back

Greene has also spoken out to defend herself in the face of this backlash.

“Over the years, I’ve had teams of people manage my pages,” she said in a statement.

“Many posts have been liked. Many posts have been shared,” Greene added. “Some did not represent my views. Especially the ones that CNN is about to spread across the internet.”

This piece was written by James Samson on January 29, 2021. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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The ‘Squad’ Issues Brutal Impeachment Warning – ‘Dangerous Precedent’

The radically liberal “Squad” teamed up on Monday to issue a major warning about what will happen if the effort to impeach former President Donald Trump is not successful.

‘Squad’ Speaks Out On Impeachment

Various members of the “Squad” took to social media to remind their followers about how important they feel it is to impeach Trump in the Senate.

“Nobody is above the law, no matter the person or the timing. Failure to hold those who would incite terror on others to overthrow an election process that has worked for over 230 yrs would set a dangerous precedent,” tweeted Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).

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Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO), who is the newest member of the “Squad,” got in on the action as well on her own Twitter page.

“The article of impeachment has been delivered to the Senate,” she wrote. “They need to convict Donald J. Trump — and the House needs to pass my resolution to investigate and expel the GOP members of Congress who sabotaged our democracy and incited the insurrection.”

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) posted a quote from the late Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), writing, “‘When we’re dancing with the angels, the question will be asked…what did we do to make sure we kept our democracy intact?’”

Ilhan Omar Chimes In

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), one of the leaders of the “Squad,” responded to a tweet by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) that read, “impeachment is the zenith of cancel culture.”

“Yes, inciting and participating in an insurrection against the US government should get you cancelled, impeached, expelled and jailed,” Omar tweeted in response.

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Trump was impeached by the House for a second time earlier this month for supposedly inciting the Capitol riots before leaving office. An impeachment trial is expected to happen in the Senate in the coming weeks.

AOC Speaks Out

Earlier this month, “Squad” leader Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) talked about why she wants Trump to be impeached.

“We have to understand that what happened on Wednesday was insurrection against the United States. That is what Donald J. Trump engaged in, and that is what those who stormed the Capitol engaged in,” she said.

“When we talk about healing…the process of healing is separate, and, in fact, requires accountability,” Ocasio-Cortez added. “And so, if we allow insurrection against the United States with impunity, with no accountability, we are inviting it to happen again. That is how serious it is.”

This piece was written by James Samson on January 26, 2021. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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AOC And Her ‘Squad’ Celebrate Biden And Harris – We Must Begin ‘Healing Our Planet’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and her radically liberal “Squad” were quick to celebrate the inaugurations of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on Wednesday, undoubtedly hoping that this new administration will help them inflict their radical agenda on our nation.

AOC Praises Biden And Harris

As per usual, Ocasio-Cortez led the charge among her “Squad” in praising Biden and Harris.

“A historic day,” she tweeted. “Congratulations to our new President @JoeBiden and our new Vice President @KamalaHarris. Now we must begin creating justice, healing our planet, and improving the material conditions for all people. The work is on all of us to organize and build a better future.”

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Ilhan Omar Gets In On The Action

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) got in on the action as well, tweeting, “Today, we begin a new chapter in America. President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris will build back a better world for all Americans. I can’t wait to work with the Biden-Harris administration to implement meaningful change for the people.”

Omar went on to lay out exactly what she wants to see Biden do as president.

“I’m excited about Biden’s promises to end the Muslim ban, reenter the Paris Climate Agreement, reinstate DACA and increase refugee admissions by over 100,000 in 2021. These executive orders will help undo the damage of the last four years,” she wrote.

“We cannot be too bold in responding to this pandemic. People don’t just need $2K checks, but recurring payments until the end of this pandemic,” Omar added. “We don’t just need a rent moratorium, we need rent cancellation so people aren’t shackled with debt when the moratorium ends.”

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“There is so much the president can do through executive orders that would have a tangible impact on millions of people’s lives—from student debt, to lowering drug prices, to a $15 minimum wage,” Omar concluded.

We will have the opportunity to carry out the most progressive agenda our country has ever seen,” she said. “This is our chance to create the America I dreamed about as a refugee—a country where anything is possible. We are rooting for you, @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris.

Rest Of ‘Squad’ Weighs In

Not wanting to be left out, Rep. Ayanna Pressley tweeted the Psalm 30:5 Bible verse, “Weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning.”

“After drinking from a firehose of contempt for the American people, we now have leaders committed to compassion & empathy. For that, I am joyful,” she dramatically added. “Congratulations @POTUS & @VP.”

“Today, we will witness President @JoeBiden repeal the #MuslimBan, a racist policy, that left so many families separated & set a tone of hate,” Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) wrote on her Twitter page.

Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO), the newest member of the “Squad,” let her voice be heard as well.
“Congratulations on making history, Madam Vice President @KamalaHarris,” she tweeted. “I’m excited to partner with you and President @JoeBiden to get our communities the help we need.”

The “Squad” has been open in the past about wanting to pressure Biden to carry out their radical agenda. It remains to be seen just how successful they will be in this endeavor.

This piece was written by James Samson on January 21, 2021. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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Ilhan Omar Says House ‘Will Impeach This Week’ If Pence Doesn’t Act On Trump

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) took to Twitter on Monday to say that the House of Representatives “will impeach this week” if Vice President Mike Pence does not invoke the 25th Amendment against President Donald Trump.

Omar Discusses Impeaching Trump

“Where things stand: I just introduced my impeachment resolution,” she wrote. “The full House will now vote on a measure calling on VP Pence and the cabinet to remove Donald Trump under the 25th amendment. If Pence does not act, the House will move to impeach this week.”

This comes days after Omar said she was “drawing up Articles of Impeachment,” claiming that Trump “should be impeached by the House of Representatives & removed from office by the United States Senate.”

“We can’t allow him to remain in office, it’s a matter of preserving our Republic and we need to fulfill our oath,” she continued.

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Omar’s tweet on Monday included various bills and letters that she has pledged to support.

“Together, we will hold this president accountable and restore our democracy,” Omar concluded.

Omar Leading The Charge To Impeach Trump

Omar has been leading the charge to impeach Trump in the days since the riots at the Capitol.

“We must impeach and remove him from office immediately so he cannot threaten our democracy and the world any longer and hold public office ever again,” Omar said, according to Newsweek. “Congress should reconvene immediately to carry out this constitutional duty.”

She added that she has no confidence in Trump’s cabinet actually invoking the 25th Amendment.

“It would be really quite fascinating to have the ability to trust those individuals who have been part of his administration, who have been complacent in his activities to take the lead and invoke the 25th Amendment,” Omar said. “As we’ve just learned moments before I got on with you, Vice President Mike Pence has said he has no interest in invoking the 25th Amendment.”

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“So we are left with figuring out what it means for us as members of Congress, how to fulfill our oath to protect our nation,” she added. She was then asked what had changed since the last time Trump was impeached that might lead to a Senate conviction.

“A lot has changed,” Omar continued. “We have just witnessed the president take part in an attempted coup and there is a clear understanding that he poses an imminent threat to not just our democracy but to our republic and to the world and having him remain in office any longer is not in the best interests of our nation.”

This piece was written by James Samson on January 11, 2021. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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James Clyburn Admits House Democrats May Not Send Articles Of Impeachment To Senate Until After Biden’s First 100 Days In Office

House Majority Whip James Clyburn admitted Sunday that House Democrats may wait until Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office to send articles of impeachment for President Trump to the Senate.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said lawmakers are indeed moving forward with impeachment, referring to the President as an “imminent threat” to “our Democracy.”

The imminent part seems to be in question after Clyburn’s comments.

“We’ll take the vote that we should take in the House, and [Pelosi] will make the determination as to when is the best time to get that vote and get the managers appointed and move that legislation over to the Senate,” Clyburn (D-SC) told his media ally, Jake Tapper.

“It just so happens that if it didn’t go over there for 100 days, it could – let’s give President-elect Biden the 100 days he needs to get his agenda off and running, and maybe we’ll send the articles sometime after that,” he added.

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Dems Will Wait to Send Articles of Impeachment to the Senate

What exactly does this mean?

“In protecting our Constitution and our Democracy, we will act with urgency, because this President represents an imminent threat to both,” Pelosi said in a letter to her colleagues.

But, despite Pelosi’s assertion that President Trump’s behavior is an “imminent” matter that must be handled with “urgency,” Clyburn suggests they may stall the process of sending articles of impeachment to the Senate. Why?

In our opinion, it isn’t about letting Biden’s agenda get off the ground, as Clyburn asserts. It’s more about assuring Trump doesn’t run again in 2024.

Pelosi all but admits that in a “60 Minutes” interview that aired Sunday night.

Correspondent Leslie Stahl, during her interview with the House Speaker, makes note that Trump could leave the office and run again for President.

Pelosi replied that the idea of Trump running for president again is one of the motivations “that people have for advocating for impeachment” and conveyed that she’d prefer using the 25th Amendment “because it gets rid of him.”

“There is strong support in the Congress for impeaching the president a second time,” the California Democrat added. “This president is guilty of inciting insurrection. He has to pay a price for that.”

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It’s About Stopping Trump, Not Biden’s First 100 Days

Articles of impeachment for President Trump won’t simply be about his perceived role in the Capitol riots, of which there is little evidence since he repeatedly urged “peaceful” protests.

It’s about eliminating any chance the President has of ever coming back to the White House.

“Removal is not the only sanction available if Trump is convicted,” Vox reports. “The Constitution also permits the Senate to permanently disqualify Trump from holding ‘any office of honor, trust or profit under the United States.'”

Worse, Vox alleges that the idea of keeping Trump from running again makes it more likely for Republicans to get on board with impeachment.

“Impeachment is still very likely to hit a wall in the Senate, but there are vague reports that the Senate’s ability to permanently lock Trump out of power may make impeachment more attractive to congressional Republicans,” they write.

Last week, Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) indicated he would “definitely consider” a vote to impeach President Trump or support having him removed from office through the 25th Amendment.

“If they come together and have a process, I will definitely consider whatever articles they might move, because … I believe the president has disregarded his oath of office,” said Sasse.

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), one of the first Democrats to say she would draft articles of impeachment, indicated last week that she was confident President Trump would be convicted.

“He will be impeached,” she predicted. “Justice will be served.”

It isn’t about justice at all, it’s about making sure an outsider never again sits in the people’s house.

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GOP Sen. Ben Sasse Will Consider Impeachment, Ilhan Omar Predicts President Trump WILL Be Removed

Republican Senator Ben Sasse indicated he will “definitely consider” a vote to impeach President Trump or support having him removed from office through the 25th Amendment.

Sasse (R-NE) made his comments during an appearance on “The Hugh Hewitt Show.”

He said President Trump has “a deep brokenness in his soul” and accused him of telling the crowd at a rally earlier in the day to “go wild.”

When Hewitt asked if he should be “impeached and removed,” Sasse replied that he had much to consider but that the President was “derelict in his duty.”

In an interview with CBS This Morning, the Republican lawmaker acknowledged he would “definitely consider” articles of impeachment.

“If they come together and have a process, I will definitely consider whatever articles they might move, because … I believe the president has disregarded his oath of office,” said Sasse.

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Ben Sasse Considers Impeaching Trump, Ilhan Omar Predicts It’s Going To Happen

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) was the first Democrat lawmaker to announce a push to impeach President Trump on Wednesday.

“We can’t allow him to remain in office, it’s a matter of preserving our Republic and we need to fulfill our oath,” she tweeted.

In a newly published tweet, Omar seems even more confident about the possibility that she will succeed.

“He will be impeached,” she predicted. “Justice will be served.”

“Thank you to the millions who responded to this attack on our democracy,” Omar continued. “Thank you to the hundreds of members who heard their calls.”

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Democrats Are Looking To Fast-Track A Vote On Impeachment

CNN reports Democrat lawmakers will consider fast-tracking an impeachment vote if Vice President Mike Pence declines to utilize the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office.

“Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team are considering a lightning-quick impeachment process if Vice President Mike Pence and the Cabinet refuse to take unprecedented steps to remove President Donald Trump from office in less than two weeks’ time,” they write.

They said the swift move to try and remove Trump from office has been confirmed by multiple Democrat sources.

CNN also advises that President Trump’s impeachment would need “significant bipartisan support to succeed in the Senate.”

Sasse is signaling he might have the desire to impeach Trump. Certainly, Romney (R-UT) would.

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), the highest-ranking Senate Republican to weigh in on the impeachment discussion, quickly dismissed the idea.

“The Speaker knows this is not going to happen. Sen. Schumer knows this isn’t going to happen,” he said.

“You don’t have the time for it to happen, even if there was a reason. So there’s no reason to debate this except just pure politics.”

Sasse and Omar are pretending they’re adhering to principles when in reality, they are engaged purely in politics that will continue to divide the country. It’s a disgrace.

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Ilhan Omar, Squad Members Call For Trump’s Impeachment, Expulsion Of Republican Lawmakers

Rep. Ilhan Omar said she is drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump and Rep. Cori Bush drafted a resolution calling on the expulsion of Republican lawmakers after the protests at the Capitol Wednesday.

Washington D.C. police report that four people are dead – including Ashli Babbit, an unarmed 14-year Air Force veteran who was shot by Capitol Police – and 52 arrested following demonstrations that eventually breached the Capitol building.

Omar, who called for President Trump’s impeachment earlier in the week over a phone call he had with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, is renewing that call following the protests.

“I am drawing up Articles of Impeachment,” Omar (D-MN) tweeted. “Donald J. Trump should be impeached by the House of Representatives [and] removed from office by the United States Senate.”

She added, “We can’t allow him to remain in office, it’s a matter of preserving our Republic and we need to fulfill our oath.”

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Calls For Trump’s Impeachment, Expulsion Of Republican Lawmakers

Meanwhile, one of the newer members of the Squad, Cori Bush (D-MO) sought to hold Republican lawmakers responsible for the violence at the Capitol for the crime of challenging the Electoral College results.

“I believe the Republican members of Congress who have incited this domestic terror attack through their attempts to overturn the election must face consequences,” Bush tweeted.

“They have broken their sacred Oath of Office. I will be introducing a resolution calling for their expulsion.”

First of all, challenging the integrity of the election isn’t inciting violence.

Second, if ‘inciting violence’ were grounds for removing lawmakers from office Bush would be the first to go, having led protests in Ferguson, Missouri over the justified shooting of Michael Brown.

Bush’s actions exemplify the perils of casting one’s vote for a completely unprepared, completely unknowledgeable person to a crucial office in Congress. 

The one-page resolution is no more impressive an attempt than one might expect from a juvenile and has little chance of moving anywhere.

Interestingly, it appears Bush’s resolution was drafted on January 5, the day before the protests.

President Trump’s impeachment, on the other hand, could very well move through the new Democratic Congress despite the short time he has remaining in office.

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Motivated By Emotions, Not Reason

The violence that took place at the Capitol on Wednesday was distressing for people on both sides of the political aisle.

Assigning blame to President Trump and pursuing impeachment, or blaming Republicans contesting the election and threatening with expulsion is the work of people motivated by emotion, not reason.

During Trump’s speech at the rally, the President encouraged his supporters to march to the Capitol and protest, but simultaneously posted multiple messages against violence.

“Please support our Capitol Police and Law Enforcement,” he tweeted. “They are truly on the side of our Country. Stay peaceful!”

In a follow-up message, Trump wrote, “No violence! Remember, WE are the Party of Law [and] Order – respect the Law and our great men and women in Blue.”

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