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What if Pelosi, et al. can build Trump & the GOP's misdeeds into our road to the Senate?

How long did the Watergate Hearings take? I think a year or more. Note I didn't say Nixon Impeachment Hearings, but Watergate Hearings. The crimes are being revealed daily now to those willing to dig...soon they will all become major narratives as long as investigative hearings continue. Pelosi will continue pounding Dem's message on the great legislation they're writing and the Republican Senate is refusing to take up. Pretty soon the evidence piles up to the point until it's drowned out all other conversation. But Pelosi doesn't give McTurtle the opportunity to create a kangaroo trial in the Senate and vindicate Trump, as he would do. Then Dems make sure every eligible voter in America knows that the tool necessary to remove Trump and the racists and the anti-abortion lunatics from control is to take back the Senate. Just my thought (fantasy) for the day...

#GOTV #Talibama

'Why Were You Loaning Trump Money When No Bank Would Touch Him?'

During #DeutscheBank arguments in Manhattan federal court yesterday. Attorney for Congress asked Deutsche Bank officials who were there, 'Why Were You Loaning Trump Money When No Bank Would Touch Him?'


https://twitter.com/sandibachom

Would love to be in that courtroom. I wonder if the great State of New York has any money laundering statutes on the books...I believe they do.

.@maddow in Federal Court yesterday during the Deutsche Bank arguments, according to Mr Leonard, it's not just Trump, Jared and his whole family, there are NINE other redacted cases of Russian oligarch money laundering nobody knows about yet, if I heard that correctly.


*I just happened to catch this on the feed from this post

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100212122754

don't have any more info than that...looking forward to hearing more.

Update *

I was in the courtroom yesterday during the Deutsche Bank arguments. They pretty much said Russian Oligarchs money laundered through Trump and Jared, I think he will act crazier and crazier to get out of this, he knew the argument was WEAK and what was coming. It's over


US Elections Commission Member Helped With Sketchy Fraud Report

Court Docs: US Elections Commission Member Helped With Sketchy Fraud Report


Before he was named by President Trump to the U.S. Elections Assistance Commission, Donald Palmer, a former GOP-appointed secretary of the Virginia State Board of Elections, assisted in the creation of sensational voter fraud reports that prompted a defamation lawsuit, documents released in the litigation Friday revealed.

Palmer helped devise an approach to collecting certain voter registration data, which was then used to claim that there were thousands of noncitizens on Virginia’s voter rolls and that many of them had voted, according to the documents. He also helped edit a draft of the report, and he additionally flagged for his collaborators that a Virginia state election official who was resisting turning over the data had previously worked for a civil rights organization.


read more at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/muckraker/voter-fraud-report-aliens-invasion-donald-palmer

DCCC Chair bails on Lipinski fundraiser

DCCC Chair Cancels Appearance At Anti-Abortion Dem’s Fundraiser After Backlash


read more at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/dccc-chair-bustos-cancels-appearance-lipinski-fundraiser

*sorry about the botched title...fixed

Trump admin seeks to limit Congress' access to DoD info

Internal memo orders military to restrict information it shares with Congress


read more at https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/lawmakers-bristle-at-new-rules-for-sharing-pentagon-information-with-congress/2019/05/21/79315df9-d792-41df-a42e-10df9af7306e_story.html?utm_term=.82a17b9d34ca

Lovely...

North Carolina GOP looks to self-immolate with Born Alive Bill

Looks like they're just waiting for a Dem or two to be absent and they will override Gov. Cooper's veto.

https://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/north-carolina-republicans-abortion-restrictions

a blue wave will wash over North Carolina from Nag's Head to Asheville...

#GOTV #Talibama

I don't know about y'all, but the boxer in me just saw Pelosi rock Trump's world

with an opening left jab. Just my opinion...I like seeing Dems fight.

I bet Harry Reid smiled.

I'm feelin' good

No Terrorism charges for Coast Guard Officer...this really pisses me off

'White Nationalist Coast Guard Officer Isn’t Facing Terrorism Charges'

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists is seeking his release from federal custody since prosecutors haven’t charged him with any terrorism-related offenses.

Christopher Hasson, 49, has remained in custody since his Feb. 15 arrest and subsequent indictment in Maryland on firearms and drug charges. Hasson’s attorney, Liz Oyer, wrote in a court filing Monday that prosecutors recently disclosed that they don’t expect to seek any additional charges.


During a Feb. 21 detention hearing, U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles Day agreed to keep Hasson held in custody but said he was willing to revisit his decision if prosecutors didn’t bring more serious charges within two weeks. Oyer, an assistant federal public defender, is asking Judge Day to schedule another detention hearing for Hasson “at the earliest agreeable date for all parties.”



Oyer said her client’s alleged domestic terrorism activities were “the heart of the government’s case for detention.” A prosecutor wrote in the February court filing that the drug and firearms charges were the “proverbial tip of the iceberg.”

“No other crimes have been charged,” Oyer wrote. “Moreover, during a recent status call, government counsel advised the Court and defense counsel that it does not expect to file a superseding indictment in this matter.”


Hasson pleaded not guilty last month to charges of illegal possession of firearm silencers, possession of firearms by a drug addict and unlawful user, and possession of a controlled substance. He faces a maximum of 31 years in prison if convicted of all four counts in his indictment.


Gotta love this country...



read more at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/white-nationalist-coast-guard-office-no-terrorism-charges

Both Parties Are Addicted to Dark Money. Only One Is Trying to Quit.

After House Democrats passed a major overhaul of campaign finance, Mitch McConnell is blocking the bill in the Senate.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), like many other Republicans in Congress, has been aggressively bashing HR 1, the sweeping anti-corruption bill that Democrats passed in the House last week. McConnell has called the bill a “radical, half-baked socialist proposal” and a “political power grab” by Democrats, and has made it clear he won’t bring the measure up for a vote in the Senate.

But when it comes to campaign finance, both parties have their hands dirtied by dark money, and it’s not a given that closing loopholes on disclosure of campaign spending would prove more beneficial to Democrats. Although conservative groups have spent significantly more dark money (political spending that doesn’t reveal where the funds originated) than liberal groups over the past decade, liberal groups have not been shy about exploiting the current campaign finance system for their own benefit. Conservative groups have spent approximately $763.2 million in dark money over the past decade, while liberal groups spent approximately $235.8 million during the same time frame.


But recently, dark money has favored Democrats. In the 2018 midterms, almost double the amount of undisclosed funds was spent to boost liberal candidates than conservatives. This also reflected the fact that the Democratic candidates in the House and Senate greatly out-raised their Republican counterparts.


Some Democratic presidential candidates, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), have in the past spoken out against the use of dark money in politics. Although most of the 2020 Democratic candidates have expressed their desire not to have any super-PACs supporting their campaigns, there is not quite a consensus among Democratic candidates on how to deal with dark money, as there is regarding corporate PACs.


“Unfortunately, Democrats and Republicans alike have long been beholden to big money in politics, blocking meaningful reform and benefitting from weak enforcement by the FEC,” says Paul S. Ryan from Common Cause, a nonprofit government watchdog group. But he also highlighted that McConnell’s attempts to paint HR 1 as a Democratic power grab is stretching the truth. “Sen. McConnell’s not fooling anyone with his self-serving rhetoric. America knows he’s only protecting his fat-cat friends.”

read more at https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/03/dark-money-democrats-republicans-mitch-mcconnell/

*Edit...sorry for lack of link...still asleep

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