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2021-01-26 Home Front: Politix
Leahy, not Roberts, to preside over impeachment trial
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Posted by Besoeker 2021-01-26 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6728 views ]  Top

#1 Meanwhile someone will steer Xiden around via his ear mic.
Posted by crazyhorse 2021-01-26 01:42||   2021-01-26 01:42|| Front Page Top

#2 Pat "Leaky" Leahy, *Spit!*. Partisan hack who has been leaking confidential committee to the Press since the Reagan Presidency -- but only if an (R) is in the White House.
Posted by magpie 2021-01-26 01:55||   2021-01-26 01:55|| Front Page Top

#3 If he was truly impartial this Senate trail would last less than 2 minutes with immediate dismissal.
Posted by Airandee 2021-01-26 07:16||   2021-01-26 07:16|| Front Page Top

#4 That's not what the Constitution says. It's dead Jim.

Soviet show trials are here.
Posted by Procopius2k 2021-01-26 07:37||   2021-01-26 07:37|| Front Page Top

#5 You can't impeach and convict a private citizen -- impeachment is solely about removal from office.

At this point, this is a bill of attainder. I'm honestly surprised they haven't tried to bad Trump's descendants from holding office -- they may as well clear the board on Constitutionally forbidden acts.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2021-01-26 08:05||   2021-01-26 08:05|| Front Page Top

#6 Trump and the fight against him by the establishment was the Republic's death rattle. It is truly dead now and is up to the states that still want to keep it to leave.
Posted by DarthVader 2021-01-26 08:16||   2021-01-26 08:16|| Front Page Top

#7 Howie Carr had someone on his show yesterday who pointed out the following about Leahy - he's 80 years old and in his most recent public hearings / pressers, he makes Biden sound like Churchill - slurring & mumbling like all get out.

Is this why the Dems are keeping otherwise retirement home bound pols around, just to rubber stamp everything?
Posted by Raj 2021-01-26 09:16||   2021-01-26 09:16|| Front Page Top

#8 Raj, the Democrat party is half "Weekend at Bernie's", half "1984".
Posted by Rob Crawford 2021-01-26 09:45||   2021-01-26 09:45|| Front Page Top

#9 You can't impeach and convict a private citizen -- impeachment is solely about removal from office.

This is an impeachment of the 1st Amendment right to protest and rally in D.C. and thus an impeachment of the People, whose rights are recognized by the Constitution.

They want to create a chilling effect precluding any form of post-Trump grassroots movement gaining political traction.

The People, not Trump have been impeached and will be tried because the People haven't left office on 20/1/21.
Posted by Elmerert Hupens2660 2021-01-26 11:14||   2021-01-26 11:14|| Front Page Top

#10 Do the Democrats have standing?
Posted by  2021-01-26 11:50||   2021-01-26 11:50|| Front Page Top

#11 It doesn't dawn on these clowns, that if they show they're not bound by the Constitution, everyone else isn't either.

Your power then is not dependent upon the consent of the governed, but by those willing to give the last full measure of devotion.
Posted by Procopius2k 2021-01-26 12:34||   2021-01-26 12:34|| Front Page Top

#12 He needs a full court to weigh the legality of this.
Posted by 49 Pan 2021-01-26 12:55||   2021-01-26 12:55|| Front Page Top

#13 So another asterisk for the Bidet* era...
Posted by M. Murcek 2021-01-26 13:04||   2021-01-26 13:04|| Front Page Top

#14 When people elected Leahy, did they know who his secretary would be--the one who gives him his day's agenda?
Posted by james  2021-01-26 14:50||  2021-01-26 14:50|| Front Page Top

#15 Word is that 80 year old Leahy has just been taken to the hospital.
Posted by Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 2021-01-26 20:35||   2021-01-26 20:35|| Front Page Top

#16 Karma for Leahy?

Any Dem senators from states with GOP govs? All it takes is one to drop dead, GOP Gov appoints a Republican for temporary replacement, and the Dems majority goes away.
Posted by Knuckles Hatfield5208 2021-01-26 22:12||   2021-01-26 22:12|| Front Page Top

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