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  1. Judge Napalitano is a strict consitutionalist, like all judges are supposed to be, and few are. These twists are making this crazier than the fiction of a soap opera. but it's real life. Also of interest is the last minute, where it's explained a gag order has kept him from being able to earn income for a long time. Sad, very sad. By Ben Bowles February 14, 2020 Democrats may be on the verge of discovering what happens when justice is really served. For the past several days they have been squawking about the president’s and AG’s interference in the sentencing of Trump confidante Roger Stone. But now, much to their chagrin, Roger Stone may get a new trial. And Tomeka Hart, the jury foreperson in the trial, may be looking at jail time. Former Judge Andrew Napolitano was a guest on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight” where he laid out the scenario that may now play out in light of new facts that have emerged. Among these are that Hart, who swore under oath during voir dire that she hadn’t paid “close attention” to the Russia investigation and that Stone’s affiliation with President Donald Trump would “absolutely not” color her views of the Stone, appears to have lied. A tweet by Hart from 2017 in which refers to Trump as the #KlanPresident has surfaced. 20 people are talking about this Trending: The Jessie Liu clue: A D.C. cover-up that IS Spygate So has the information that she ran for Congress as a Democrat in 2012. These and other potential indicators of bias suggest Hart was something other than a disinterested observer, as she let on during the jury selection. So what could and should happen next? Here is Napolitano: The chief takeaway from the interview is that, in Napolitano’s opinion, Stone is “absolutely entitled to a new trial.” Judge Amy Berman Jackson, he added, is “going to have to call those jurors back in and interrogate them or make a decision on the spot.” And what would happen to Hart? The Democrats should study this case hard. It may help them get a sense of what a real “smoking gun” and miscarriage of justice look like. https://libertyunyielding.com/2020/02/14/judge-napolitano-if-stone-juror-lied-she-could-face-jail-time-and-stone-should-get-a-new-trial/
  2. I find it rather amazing that people pretend they care about any particular matter when it's Trump being accused, yet when Kerry and Biden(or anyone else) brazenly admit similar wrongdoings, they either don't say a word or even try to defend them. Kerry even ties it to the main play, which was the globalist coup over the duly elected leader having lasting effect, after the globalist puppet was installed(he certainly wasn't going to mention the looting of US aid that he and others took part in). I believe this is part of the real reason Biden's numbers are dropping. For what it's worth, globalist Republican John McCain did his part to help the violent coup by traveling to the Ukraine to rile up the globalist funded rent a mob, and fellow globalist Republican Mitt Romney is said to have joined in with the looting of US aid. These foreign adventures are not a partisan issue, but an issue of globalists controlling our politicians, and of overthrowing elected leaders to install their puppets. I highlighted the last sentence of the article, which sums it up. Published Feb 5, 2020 By Shane Trejo While appearing at a recent presidential campaign event for former Vice President Joe Biden, former Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed that the entire Obama administration was plotting to depose Ukrainian Prosecutor Viktor Shokin. “I will tell you, because as Secretary of State I was deeply involved in this, all of us in the administration were trying to get rid of that prosecutor, from Obama to the Secretary of State to the Vice President, all of us were working on that, the Ambassador,” Kerry explained. “And… and… We knew if Ukraine was going to survive and win the revolution in the end – the maidan – they had to get rid of that prosecutor, and they did,” he added. The entire clip can be seen here: 4,748 people are talking about this Biden once admitted during a meeting of the globalist Council of Foreign Relations that he used an illicit quid pro quo, holding $1 billion in loan guarantees over the head of the former Ukraine President, in order to destroy Shokin’s career. 2,916 people are talking about this ‘ Shokin has attested in a sworn affidavit that he was looking into Burisma holdings, the Ukrainian gas company that put Biden’s son Hunter on the board with a $50,000 monthly salary despite having no experience in the industry as well as his history as an unstable drug addict: Because of Kerry’s words, it is clear the entire Obama administration were in on this illicit quid pro quo to peddle influence in Ukraine. This leaves them all subject to potential prosecution, based on the standards set up by the Democrats themselves. https://bigleaguepolitics.com/video-john-kerry-says-entire-obama-regime-conspired-to-eliminate-ukrainian-prosecutor-viktor-shokin/
  3. Huh... this specifically refers to the "Black Ledger" that was used to prosecute Paul Manafort who I believe is still in solitary confinement for some arbitrary reason. I'm not Manafort flunkie but isn't this a travesty of justice especially considering that John Podesta essentially did the same exact shit in Ukraine? Also, why did Mueller hang Manafort out as a sacrificial lamb since there really wasn't much to get him on? Key witness told Team Mueller that Russia collusion evidence found in Ukraine was fabricated One of Robert Mueller’s pivotal trial witnesses told the special prosecutor’s team in spring 2018 that a key piece of Russia collusion evidence found in Ukraine known as the “black ledger” was fabricated, according to interviews and testimony. The ledger document, which suddenly appeared in Kiev during the 2016 U.S. election, showed alleged cash payments from Russian-backed politicians in Ukraine to ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. “The ledger was completely made up,” cooperating witness and Manafort business partner Rick Gates told prosecutors and FBI agents, according to a written summary of an April 2018 special counsel’s interview. In a brief interview with Just the News, Gates confirmed the information in the summary. “The black ledger was a fabrication,” Gates said. “It was never real, and this fact has since been proven true.” Gates’ account is backed by several Ukrainian officials who stated in interviews dating to 2018 that the ledger was of suspicious origins and could not be corroborated. If true, Gates’ account means the two key pieces of documentary evidence used by the media and FBI to drive the now-debunked Russia collusion narrative — the Steele dossier and the black ledger — were at best uncorroborated and at worst disinformation. His account also raises the possibility that someone fabricated the document in Ukraine in an effort to restart investigative efforts on Manafort’s consulting work or to meddle in the U.S. presidential election. Much mystery has surrounded the black ledger, which was publicized by the New York Times and other U.S. news outlets in the summer of 2016 and forced Manafort out as one of Trump’s top campaign officials. After gaining wide attention as purported evidence of Russian ties to the Trump campaign, the ledger was never introduced as evidence at Manafort’s 2018 trial or significantly analyzed in Mueller’s final 2019 report, which concluded that Trump did not collude with Russia to influence the 2016 election. No FBI 302 interview reports have been released either showing what the FBI concluded about the ledger. Gates’ interview with the Mueller team now provides a potential clue as to why. By April 2018, Gates had reached a plea deal to testify against Manafort in a criminal case that ultimately resulted in Manafort’s conviction on tax and illegal lobbying charges. As the day-to-day manager of Manafort’s political consulting and lobbying efforts for former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, Gates handled Manafort’s operations and was deeply familiar with when and how payments were made and from whom. More at the link.
  4. (Paraphrased) Trump to Zemensky: "I'm going to send Mr Guiliani to talk to you. He's a good man who was the mayor of NY City" Trump to Bill O'Reilly: I didn't tell Rudy to go to Ukraine. I know he was going over there. Look, he has other clients, too. (Rudy had previously claimed Trump was his only client) Trump to Geraldo Rivera: Geraldo: Are you sorry you sent Rudy to Ukraine? Trump: Not at all!
  5. Trump Cuts Scheduled Federal Pay Raise, Citing “Serious Economic Conditions” in the Country If you lived in a bubble where Twitter Trump was your sole news source, you’d be pretty fired up, which makes it odd that on Monday the very same Trump White House said it intends to slash a scheduled pay raise for civilian federal employees. Cutting the 2.5 percent raise set for 2021 to 1 percent for millions of federal workers seems a bit austere in the face of such self-proclaimed boom times. Even more absurdly, Trump is justifying ordering the cut on the grounds that the country is in the midst of a “national emergency or serious economic conditions affecting the general welfare,” which the White House says authorizes the president to “implement alternative plans for pay adjustments.” So which is it? The best economy in the history of economies or a national economic emergency? Either way, somebody’s lying.
  6. Maybe Mayor Buttplug can help a brotha out? Jussie Smollett indicted by special prosecutor in Chicago, source says CHICAGO - Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was indicted Tuesday in Chicago by special prosecutor Dan Webb, stemming from the alleged racist and anti-gay attack on him that occurred in January of 2019, a source confirms to FOX 32 News. Smollett is due in court February 24 at the Criminal Court Building at 26th and California. He is indicted on six counts, accused of lying to Chicago police when he reported the attack last year, special prosecutor Webb said. Smollett faces six counts of disorderly conduct. "Dan K. Webb, special prosecutor for Cook County, today announced that the Office of the Special Prosecutor (“OSP”) has now completed all of its investigative steps regarding Jussie Smollett, and has made the decision to further prosecute Mr. Smollett. Based on the recommendation of the OSP, a Cook County grand jury returned a six-count indictment charging Jussie Smollett with making four separate false reports to Chicago Police Department officers related to his false claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, knowing that he was not the victim of a crime," Webb said in a statement. Smollett told Chicago police in January of 2019 that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs. But prosecutors had insisted Smollett faked the racist, anti-gay attack on himself in the hopes that the attention would advance his acting career.
  7. I remember a year or so ago, HipKat and Meathead and others were arguing that we should have free healthcare and I kept asking “who is going to pay for it” and no one could really answer it. Biden agrees with me. “Biden later circled back to a critique of Sanders' "Medicare for All" plan, accusing him of refusing to tell the American people what the real cost of the plan would be. He argued that plan would be an albatross in a race against Trump. "How much is it going to cost? Who's going to pay for it? It will cost more than the entire, the entire federal budget we spend now, more than entire budget," Biden said. "The idea middle class taxes aren't going to go up, is just crazy." https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/07/politics/abc-new-hampshire-debate/index.html
  8. Prosecutors Quit Roger Stone Case After Justice Dept. Intervenes on Sentencing Fatass simply has no impulse control. He is demented and working hard to get impeached. Again.
  9. Internet blasts Republicans for blocking three 2020 election security bills Republicans in the U.S. Senate blocked three bills that would help with election security on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Louisiana Parishes have been hit with infected software. “He told me we’d been infected by ransomware and to ask all 14 of my employees not to go into the office or try to access any of their files,” said clerk Jeffrey Skidmore said about his IT company confirming the hack. “I was stunned. We had an election in six days.” Bloomberg News reported that the ransomware attack on the parishes happened just prior to another hack of the state of Louisiana. “Just days after a contentious Nov. 16 election, the winner, incumbent Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards, announced that state computer networks had suffered a massive ransomware attack, shutting down email communication and paralyzing the Office of Motor Vehicles, among other critical agencies,” Bloomberg News reported. At the same time, President Donald Trump and other Republicans have lambasted Democrats for the disaster of the Iowa Caucus, but they still refuse to focus on making elections safe. It was something the internet was furious about and went on full attack against Republicans for refusing to protect the sanctity of the American vote.
  10. Trump signs resolution to permit dumping mining waste into waterways The resolution, signed Feb. 16, reversed an Obama-era rule aimed at blocking coal-mining operations from dumping waste into nearby waterways.
  11. https://www.npr.org/2020/02/06/803399172/mississippis-ex-welfare-director-5-others-arrested-in-massive-fraud?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&fbclid=IwAR0qlw0fG6N0Zufdbaxy2LGeUQz9QI-eBt384yXju678uK5_lsvjvc8Plxg
  12. The only News show I really watch anymore is Morning Joe. I wonder if the surge that Klobachar is having in the polls and the irony of her being on the Left Wing media daily are just a coincidence? Seems like the same thing happened with Buttigieg before Iowa. Biden is slipping. Warren is slipping and neither are ever on MSNBC, for example. Reason 17 why Democrats lose elections
  13. BBC: Trump impeachment trial: Is US politics beyond the point of repair? - FULL STORY The new decade in American politics has started with a hangover that keeps on getting worse - a quickening of the downward democratic spiral we have witnessed over the past 30 years. So much of what has gone awry has been resident in the trial of Donald Trump. The partisan vitriol. The degradation of debate. The use of what were previously rarely used weapons - in this instance impeachment - to escalate America's ceaseless political war. This sorry saga has offered yet more proof that, far from being an aberration, the Trump era is a culmination. The hyperpartisanship of Republicans and Democrats has been evident in the party-line votes to impeach and acquit. The coarseness and ugliness of political discourse we have heard every day, which prompted the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts to tell both sides to dial back the rhetoric. Again we have witnessed the negative statecraft of Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who used parliamentary procedures to bar witnesses from even appearing in the trial - a case, historians may well conclude, of jurors actively obstructing justice. McConnell managed to block Barack Obama's final Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, for almost a year. In preventing the Democratic House managers from calling witnesses, such as the former National Security Advisor John Bolton who could have completely blown up the president's defence, he hardly broke sweat. In their rush to impeach Donald Trump, the Democrats also decided not to fight a lengthy court battle for the right to hear testimony from Bolton and other White House aides. This opened them up to the criticism that the process was a naked political play rather than a grave constitutional undertaking. Constantly it is remarked upon how Trump has departed from the norms of presidential behaviour, but one of the main effects of these past three years has been to destroy the shared sense of what those norms should be. As the impeachment trial underscored, Washington cannot even agree on what constitutes right and wrong. Following his acquittal, Donald Trump has claimed a Pyrrhic victory, but there is no doubt about the loser: the country he leads and has helped divide.
  14. Welp, that backfired! Facebook and Twitter decline Pelosi request to delete Trump video Facebook and Twitter refused to take down a video showing Speaker Nancy Pelosi ripping up President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech that was edited to appear as if she was doing so as Trump saluted a Tuskegee airman in the audience. Trump shared the video on Facebook and Twitter. Facebook and Twitter both said the video does not violate their policies. A fierce behind-the-scenes dispute between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office and Facebook erupted into public view Friday, as the speaker’s office demanded that Facebook remove a video posted online by President Donald Trump. The video in question showed Pelosi’s viral State of the Union moment ripping up the text of Trump’s speech Tuesday night, but was edited to make it appear that she ripped the speech even as Trump saluted a Tuskegee airman in the audience. In fact, Pelosi’s speech-ripping gesture came at the end of the president’s speech, and her office said it was in response to the totality of the speech and what Pelosi saw as misinformation in it. The video, labeled “Powerful American stories ripped to shreds by Nancy Pelosi,” was posted on both Facebook and Twitter. Trump tweeted the video from his Twitter account just before 6 p.m. Thursday to his more than 72 million followers. Within hours, the speaker’s office was demanding both social media companies remove the video, arguing it was unfair to Pelosi, who actually stood and applauded the airman during the speech. Both Facebook and Twitter decided against removing the Trump video, although the companies cited different reasons for their decisions. The dispute became public Friday when Pelosi’s deputy chief of staff, Drew Hammill, posted a link to a criticism of the video Friday afternoon, writing “The latest fake video of Speaker Pelosi is deliberately designed to mislead and lie to the American people, and every day that these platforms refuse to take it down is another reminder that they care more about their shareholders’ interests than the public’s interests.” Andy Stone, a Facebook spokesman, replied to Hammill on Twitter: “Sorry, are you suggesting the President didn’t make those remarks and the Speaker didn’t rip the speech?” Hammill fired back: “What planet are you living on? This is deceptively altered. Take it down.” In the end, both Facebook and Twitter declined to remove the Trump campaign post, citing corporate policies. Facebook’s Stone told CNBC, “I can confirm for you that the video doesn’t violate our policies.” Stone said the company’s policies against altered video specifically refer to video that has been edited to make it appear a person said something they didn’t say or did something they didn’t do. Facebook’s response left Pelosi’s Hammill frustrated. “I think they have a history here of promoting and making money off of content that is intentionally false,” Hammill said. Twitter, for its part, has a new set of policies around manipulated media that the company announced Tuesday. The company imposed a new rule on its users: “You may not deceptively share synthetic or manipulated media that are likely to cause harm. In addition, we may label Tweets containing synthetic and manipulated media to help people understand the media’s authenticity and to provide additional context.” To determine that, Twitter said it would examine videos to ascertain “whether the content has been substantially edited in a manner that fundamentally alters its composition, sequence, timing or framing” as well as looking at “any visual or auditory information (such as new video frames, overdubbed audio or modified subtitles) that has been added or removed.” But that policy doesn’t go into effect until March 5, and Twitter told Pelosi’s office that it will not remove the Trump video under its current rules. Asked if the Trump video would violate Twitter’s policies if it is posted again after March 5, Twitter spokeswoman Katie Rosborough wrote in an email: “I can’t get into hypotheticals.” A Trump campaign spokesman said the president’s reelection effort is unconcerned about Pelosi’s reaction to the video. “If Nancy Pelosi fears images of her ripping up the speech, perhaps she shouldn’t have ripped up the speech,” said Trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh. In less than 24 hours, Murtaugh said, the video has received 2.1 million views, has reached almost 5 million people and has been shared more than 23,000 times. It wasn’t immediately clear who actually produced the video in question. The Trump campaign referred that question to the White House, and spokespeople there did not respond to a request for comment. As all of that was happening, Pelosi’s office was fighting to get Facebook to remove a second video of Nancy Pelosi that the speaker’s office also complained about: This one a deceptively edited video of Pelosi appearing on The Colbert Report in a comedy segment. The altered video made it appear that Pelosi was eating Tide Pods, and Facebook has a policy against that. Facebook took the Tide Pod video down. “When the Tide Pod challenge began we said we would take down any such videos brought to our attention out of concern for people’s safety, which is why we’ve removed this video from our platform,” a Facebook spokesman said.
  15. Damn that readin', writin', 'rithmatic, and geography nonsense! Read the whole analysis at the link (if that's not too much readin'!). Trump Supporters Score Higher on Verbal Ability Tests: And they do better on most science knowledge questions, too In 1974, the GSS adopted a 10-question vocabulary test (WORDSUM) that was extracted from a standard, widely used IQ test. The National Science Foundation (NSF), in its 2018 report on science knowledge, refers to this battery of GSS items as a "verbal ability" test. In the 2018 GSS, respondents were asked for whom they voted in 2016 (PRES16) or for whom they would have voted if they had voted (IF16WHO): Clinton, Trump, someone else, or no one. On the verbal ability test (WORDSUM), not surprisingly the median number of vocabulary questions correct was the same for both Clinton and Trump supporters: 6 out of 10 words correct. The mean verbal ability score for Trump supporters was 6.15 words correct, while the mean verbal ability score for Clinton supporters was 5.69 correct, a difference of nearly a half a question on a 10-question test. This moderate difference is statistically significant at p<.0005. Further, Trump supporters score significantly higher on verbal ability (6.15 correct) than the rest of the public combined (5.70 correct), whereas Clinton supporters score significantly lower on verbal ability (5.69 correct) than the rest of the public combined (5.98 correct). This should not be too surprising. On the 22 General Social Surveys using the verbal ability scale since 1974, for every single one, conservative Republicans score significantly higher than the rest of the public combined. As for Republicans overall, they score significantly higher in verbal ability than Democrats in all five decades, including for the 2010s combined.
  16. Want a sure-fire way to get the orange dufus re-elected? Keep acting like Pelosi. Nothing ignites rednecks to action like the crap she pulled last night. As Meathead always says, the pendulum swings both ways. It seemed like it would be swinging back towards the dems but if they keep doing stuff like this, it’ll swing right back towards Trump. Stupid!
  17. Wow. Bloomberg is buying people off like they're a bunch of hookers. I love it. Mike Bloomberg is cool. Don’t believe it? Just ask the social media mavens being paid to say so. Who says you can’t buy popularity? Billionaire Bloomberg’s campaign, which has already burned through $300 million on television ads boosting his late-starting presidential campaign. is plunking down big bucks to pay “social-media influencers” to say why they like Mike on Instagram and Twitter. For $150, the so-called influencers can extol the virtues of America’s richest presidential candidate, and the only rules Bloomberg boosters must adhere to are to avoid crass profanities and try to keep their clothes on. The campaign also wants the influencers to be U.S. residents. “Show+Tell why Mike is the candidate who can change our country for the better, state why YOU think he’s a great candidate,” Bloomberg’s campaign wrote in a post on Tribe, a site that matches up brands with some 70,000 social-media influencers. The Bloomberg 2020 team is offering the fee to “micro influencers” with anywhere from 1,000 to 100,000 followers. “Are you sick of the chaos & infighting overshadowing the issues that matter most to us? Please express your thoughts verbally or for still image posts, (text) about why you support Mike," the post says. Tweets and posts should explain “why Mike Bloomberg is the electable candidate who can rise above the fray, work across the aisle so ALL Americans feel heard & respected.” Influencers should “be honest, passionate and be yourself,” the Tribe post says. Influencers get paid if Bloomberg’s campaign uses its content on its social media channels. The campaign may also let influencers post the so-called “sponcon" to their own feeds, possibly reaching voters the campaign isn’t reaching with its own channels. Bloomberg’s social media spin comes on the heels of a new ad touting his ties to former President Barack Obama. The ad, entitled “Mike Will Get it Done,” shows Bloomberg with Obama at several events, and highlights the candidate’s work with Obama on gun safety and education. Obama has not yet endorsed a 2020 Democratic candidate for president. Bloomberg, 78, may have gotten a boost from the Iowa caucus debacle. Some polls show him in fourth place among Democrats, with slightly more than 8 percent of the vote, although he failed to qualify for Friday’s debate in New Hampshire. LINK
  18. Man, this week has been an avalanche of losses for the Loony Lefties! Federal Appeals Court Throws Out Democrats' Lawsuit Against Trump The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by Democratic members of Congress charging that President Donald Trump was illegally profiting from his business interests in violation of the Constitution. A three-judge panel issued a unanimous “per curiam” decision finding the lawmakers had no standing to bring their suit, which pointed to Trump profiting from foreign government officials choosing to spend money at Trump hotels as violations of the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause. The Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. is the primary property Democrats have singled out as the one some foreign officials choose to patronize while they are in the nation’s capital. The D.C. circuit judges found that the lawsuit is really a political matter for Congress and the president to work out, not the judiciary. “The Members can, and likely will, continue to use their weighty voices to make their case to the American people, their colleagues in the Congress and the President himself, all of whom are free to engage that argument as they see fit,” the judges wrote. “But we will not — indeed we cannot — participate in this debate.” “The Constitution permits the Judiciary to speak only in the context of an Article III case or controversy and this lawsuit presents neither,” they added. The Hill reported that the case was brought by over 200 Democratic senators and House members, alleging Trump violated Article I, Section 9, Clause 8 of the Constitution. The provision reads, “No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.” The Democrats’ lawsuit argued “that foreign diplomats’ patronage of the president’s hotels opens Trump up to the kind of foreign influence that the framers had sought to avoid, and that the president had not consulted Congress on his business dealings,” according to The Hill. Completing this poll entitles you to The Western Journal news updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. The D.C. Circuit judges noted that the Senate and House Democrats who sued Trump represented a minority in both chambers, and therefore the lawmakers had no standing to bring the case. “[O]ur conclusion is straightforward because the Members — 29 Senators and 186 Members of the House of Representatives — do not constitute a majority of either body and are, therefore, powerless to approve or deny the President’s acceptance of foreign emoluments,” the court decision reads. Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday that the court ruling was a “total win.” “We just won the big emoluments case,” the president said. “This was brought by Nancy Pelosi and her group.” “This was brought by 230 Democrats in Congress on emoluments,” Trump added. “It was another phony case, and we won it three to nothing. We won it unanimously.” It was not clear at if the lawmakers will appeal the decision. “While we are disappointed in the panel’s decision and are in active discussions with our clients as they consider their next steps, it is important to recognize that today’s ruling is not a decision on the merits,” Elizabeth Wydra, president of the Constitutional Accountability Center, which is representing the Democrats in the case, said in a statement, according to The Hill. “The Court of Appeals did not in any way approve of President Trump’s repeated and flagrant violations of the Constitution’s Foreign Emoluments Clause.” The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, is also hearing an emoluments suit brought by the Democratic attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia. A three-judge panel dismissed the suit last summer; however, an en banc panel of all the 4th Circuit’s judges reheard the case on appeal in December. A decision has yet to be issued. News of Trump’s most recent legal victory comes just two days after the Senate voted to acquit him on both articles of impeachment brought by the Democrat-led House. The president also hit a personal best of 49 percent approval rating in a Gallup poll released earlier this week. Additionally, Gallup found 63 percent of Americans approving of the way Trump is handling the economy, the highest economic approval rating for any president since President George W. Bush.
  19. Now maybe these pendejos can get back to actually working for the America people but I'm thinking they already have another scheme in the works.
  20. As others stand at attention for anthem, Trump fidgets, points, pretend-conducts the band President Donald Trump has repeatedly said all Americans should “stand proudly” during the national anthem, and publicly chastises those who don’t as disrespectful of the troops. But during the national anthem at his own Super Bowl watch party Sunday night, a brief video posted to Instagram shows Trump greeting guests, adjusting his chair, and straightening his suit jacket as other attendees — including first lady Melania Trump and their teenage son — stand with their hands over their hearts. As “The Star Spangled Banner” crescendoes, Trump raises both of his hands in the air, and twirls them around as if conducting the music. The video was included in an Instagram story by a real estate agent for a Russian-American firm who frequents Mar-a-Lago and other Trump properties and events.
  21. Today the Aquarian will be acquitted, thereby bringing an end to this impeachment farce. The Senate will rightly censure the House of Representatives. And we will celebrate the Friday before every Superbowl as 'Freedom Friday'. So say we all- TGIFF!!!!
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