We don’t know everything Pelosi knows, which makes it hard to predict what she will (or should) do.
But the delay is clearly helping the Democrats. Unlike in the Clinton impeachment, Trump’s numbers are currently on a downward slope. On Dec. 17, his approval was 43.8 on the 538 aggregate. Now it is at 41.9%, a long way from Clinton’s 73%.
I can stand by this as a true statement: The way to win a national election is for people across the country to vote in large enough numbers to offset the inevitable mishaps, unintentional blips, and outright cheating.
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John Bolton, who refused to testify in the House proceedings, said he’d testify at the Senate trial, if subpoenaed.
This puts Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a tight spot.
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McConnell can’t win this. A fair trial will decimate the GOP by showcasing Trump’s crimes. A sham trial will be obvious to everyone.
McConnell can pick between two bad choices.
Removing Trump won’t save democracy. A 2020 GOP landslide loss will.
We know how to deal with ultra-conservative courts and the damage they do, because we’ve been through this before.
We push forward.
Reactionaries push backwards.
It never ends.
George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four showed us why Trump is doing this.
“Without truth, we can’t speak truth to power, so there is only power.”
Once you start looking for victimization, you see all through the statements of Drumpf, Faux News, and the Grand Oligarchy Party.
Here is how both of the above can be true at the same time.
That the Mueller report leads inexorably to the conclusion that Trump obstructed justice is no surprise to anyone who actually read the report
Trump’s entire “legal defense” is to torpedo truth itself.