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    Quote Originally Posted by lilpixieofterror View Post
    “My baseball team scored more total points, they should be the champion!”

    Which is wholly irrelevant since the World Series is won through who wins four games first. In a way, that’s you. Running up the voter tally, in California, isn’t how the president is elected.
    For the sarcastically impaired the following is said in jest

    But the "so-called victor" won all four by only a single run -- with one game even going into extra innings, whereas the other team won their three games all by 4 runs or more -- with one game being a 10-1 blowout.


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    This isn't a trial, it's an investigation. That's what the Democrats keep telling us, right? So why is Schiff starting each hearing by stating a conclusion as if he were a prosecutor giving his closing argument to a jury?

    What a farce.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JimL View Post
    Call it what you will, it's an abuse of power. Withholding the approriated military aid in and of itself, though not codified, was an abuse of power.
    Which is still not a crime - if it were an abuse of power which it isn't. The President, not Congress, sets foreign policy - as long as he doesn't re-appropriate the funds it's a non-issue - he's within his power as President.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charles View Post
    Though more people voted for Hillary.
    Only because Google meddled.

    And she still lost...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charles View Post
    Which does nothing to change the fact that more people voted for Hillary.
    Makes her look even worse, actually.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    Which is still not a crime - if it were an abuse of power which it isn't. The President, not Congress, sets foreign policy - as long as he doesn't re-appropriate the funds it's a non-issue - he's within his power as President.
    Right, Obama withheld funds for Ukraine for three years...
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    Quote Originally Posted by seer View Post
    Right, Obama withheld funds for Ukraine for three years...
    No, Obama didn't ever withhold congressionally appropriated funding to Ukaraine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimL View Post
    No, Obama didn't ever withhold congressionally appropriated funding to Ukaraine.
    Seer is partly right, in his habitual sloppy way:

    Source: politifact

    The 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, which became law in November 2015, called for "lethal assistance such as anti-armor weapon systems, mortars, crew-served weapons and ammunition, grenade launchers and ammunition, and small arms and ammunition."

    The legislation also called for counter-artillery radars, unmanned aerial tactical surveillance systems and other equipment.

    But experts told us that the equipment ultimately provided during Obama’s tenure was non-lethal aid.

    "The first lethal deliveries came from Trump," said Jim Townsend, deputy assistant secretary of defense for European and NATO Policy during the Obama administration.

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    This means that your statement here equally damns Obama.
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    Quote Originally Posted by One Bad Pig View Post
    Seer is partly right, in his habitual sloppy way:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    Which is still not a crime - if it were an abuse of power which it isn't. The President, not Congress, sets foreign policy - as long as he doesn't re-appropriate the funds it's a non-issue - he's within his power as President.
    It IS an abuse of power when congressional appropriated military aid is withheld by a president until he gets an investigation of a domestic political rival - as has been confirmed by numerous witnesses including ambassador Gordon Sondland. He confirmed Trump withheld US support for Ukraine in exchange for investigations into his political rival Joe Biden.

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