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kentuck

(111,499 posts)
Sun May 10, 2020, 12:20 PM May 2020

Where Republicans failed?

Almost everywhere.

First of all, they saw no need for Donald Trump to show his tax returns. What could he be hiding?

Neither did they want to know anything about who he was doing business with, even though all the evidence pointed toward oligarchs and money-launderers. They saw over 500 shell companies, off-shore accounts for Donald Trump. But they did not see the need to know more?

How could it affect our foreign policy? Would Donald Trump favor himself over the interests of the country? I think people can now see that the answer is obviously yes.

Then, when all the evidence was uncovered for them, such as negotiating with the Russians to build a Trump Tower in Moscow and keeping all his conversations with Putin secret. They were OK with not knowing. Perhaps they assumed Mr Trump was a "patriot"?

Then when the evidence was uncovered about his phone call and request for the Ukrainian president, the Democrats could wait no longer. They had no choice but to act. They impeached.

Republicans were still blind to the seriousness of what was happening.

They offered no oversight whatsoever. They simply did not do their job of oversight. As if, by faith alone, they could trust Donald Trump.

As he broke every rule and law, they sat on their hands. They did nothing.

As he failed the nation by putting his personal politics above the health of the people of this country, the Republicans played along. If he didn't wear a mask, then they would not wear a mask either. Total negligence and incompetence during a pandemic, as Americans died by the tens of thousands.

And now, they want to be re-elected.

Get f*ckin' real!

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Where Republicans failed? (Original Post) kentuck May 2020 OP
GOP don't believe government can work Pantagruel May 2020 #1
They are proving it, in spades. kentuck May 2020 #2
Party over country kimbutgar May 2020 #3
Just say, They are with Trump? is how we defeat them all. pwb May 2020 #4
Failed??? Grins May 2020 #5
Is the pandemic and the massive unemployment going "according to plan". kentuck May 2020 #6
I completely agree with your prognosis. What will it take? not_the_one May 2020 #7
In TrumpWorld failure is winning. Baked Potato May 2020 #8

kentuck

(111,499 posts)
2. They are proving it, in spades.
Sun May 10, 2020, 12:24 PM
May 2020

They know nothing, and do not wish to know anything, about governing. That is what Democrats do. They fight government.

kentuck

(111,499 posts)
6. Is the pandemic and the massive unemployment going "according to plan".
Sun May 10, 2020, 12:36 PM
May 2020

I don't know about that,

They like the tax cuts and judge appointments and doing away with regulations but they have to take all that comes with it.

They may have thought that they love it, but I doubt that very much.

 

not_the_one

(2,227 posts)
7. I completely agree with your prognosis. What will it take?
Sun May 10, 2020, 12:41 PM
May 2020

Sadly, your definition of failure is the rePootiecan's definition of winning.

Thy are NOT blind, and they apparently are NOT tired of winning. They know EXACTLY what they are doing.

When Putin says to create chaos, the treasonous traitors take absolute delight in doing just that.

Now all they have to do is gain complete control of the election process.

Oh, wait....... Done, and done.

WE will never re-elect them. We will just never KNOW that we didn't.

The tree of liberty is on its deathbed.

Baked Potato

(7,733 posts)
8. In TrumpWorld failure is winning.
Sun May 10, 2020, 12:41 PM
May 2020

Our messaging must correct that error. We need to point out failure is failure, and Republicans have failed America at every turn.

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