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Friday, February 07, 2020

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) said on Thursday that he's proposing a constitutional amendment that would raise the threshold for passing articles of impeachment in the House. Scott, in a statement, argued that Democrats used the months-long impeachment process "as a tool to hurt President Trump" even though the result of the Senate trial was pre-baked, and as a result "the process has to change."


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The Founders did not want partisan impeachments, which is why they required a two-thirds Senate vote for a conviction. Yet they made it exceedingly easy for the House to send an impeachment case to the Senate on an entirely partisan basis. The fact that it's happened twice in the past 21 years " after not happening at all for the previous 130 " suggests we've reached a hyperpartisan time in which it's far too easy, and partisan politicians are far too tempted, to do it.


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Let's pass an Amendment mandating execution for health fraud scams.

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2020-02-07 09:19 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

Can we get an amendment that prevents excessive Congressional investigations into one of opposing party's frontrunners for the next presidential election for the sole purpose of undermining that candidate's reputation?

Kevin McCarthy's Truthful Gaffe on Benghazi

"Everybody thought Hillary Clinton was unbeatable, right? But we put together a Benghazi special committee, a select committee. "What are her numbers today? Her numbers are dropping. Why? Because she's untrustable. But no one would have have known any of that had happened had we not fought and made that happen."


Democrats hear echoes of Benghazi probe of Clinton in GOP calls to investigate Biden


#2 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-02-07 09:35 AM | Reply

What a ---- idiot.

#3 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2020-02-07 09:36 AM | Reply

Treasury Department sent information on Hunter Biden to expanding GOP Senate inquiry


#4 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-02-07 10:15 AM | Reply

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