GOP to Dems: Assault on Sessions will carry a price

Republican senators are warning Democrats that their efforts to resurrect racism charges against Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination for attorney general won't derail his confirmation. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)Republican senators are warning Democrats that their efforts to resurrect racism charges against Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination for attorney general won't derail his confirmation and will only serve to poison the well for future bipartisanship early this Congress.

Since Sessions' nomination, Democrats and liberal civil rights groups have reiterated racism charges from 1986 that sunk the Alabama senator's appointment to a federal judgeship by President Reagan. Sessions' supporters and those who believe some of the charges are overblown have spoken out on his behalf in recent weeks in an attempt to debunk the 30-year-old claims.


Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., who calls Sessions a friend of 18 years even though he doesn't agree with all of his policy positions, has said Democrats' decision to re-level charges of racism against the Alabama senator could poison the well for any chance of cross-party cooperation this year.


"I think it's very questionable what the Democrats are doing," he told the Washington Examiner. "It has a way of pulling our string of comity in the Senate — it's been pulled pretty hard and it looks like we're going to go through some more pulling."

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FORGET THE BS regarding BIPARTISANSHIP... it doesn't exist, it never has ... in fact, it is a red hearing used by RINO's and Progressive Democrats in an attempt to persuade the Public that the Congress cannot accomplish the will of the Public... not without seriously compromising our heritage and principals. 

The GOP establishment uses bipartisanship... to excuse their deliberate sabotage of conservative bills and acts. They are simply lying and the people will no longer put up with their crap. 

Immediately go to the NUCLEAR OPTION, suspend the rules of order... eliminate the 60 vote rule for cloture and change the rules to use a simple majority vote for all business conducted in both Houses of Congress.  Easy enough... no need for bipartisanship, getter done NOW. The GOP Establishment needs to stop the obfuscation regarding bipartisanship... It is a ruse, it has never worked, and will not work... not without trashing real reform and our conservative values.

Could this really be done? If so then why has not the GOP thought or done this? It would be nice to have a Congress that really works for the People.

Yes... see Article 1, Section 5, Clause 2... "Each House may determine the Rules of Proceeding..."   As the Impeached, former federal Judge, and now illegally seated US House of Representative member from Florida, Alcee Hastings, senior Democrat member on the House Rules Committee, famously said: " There are no rules, we make them up as we go along."  Meaning, that Congress may make up their own rules for proceedings and they can change as needed to ram thru legislation.

See:

http://nation.foxnews.com/justice/2010/03/21/congressman-there-aint...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbHTJSu_2Lk

Each House of Congress determines the rules for their proceedings... Congress can change the rules as they go... at anytime they like.  They can change the rules that govern their proceedings, at will,  as long as the new rules don't violate the provisions governing proceedings found in the Constitution...

Agree 100%...the head clown Schummer is already issuing threats like he's the majority leader...gaga me..shove evrything down their throats like they did to GOP.

i lost faith in the GOP a long time ago

I lost FAITH in the entire US Congress January 20, 2009 when they allowed a fraud and usurper going by the name of barack hussein obama to ILLEGALLY take the oath of office knowing he did not meet Article ll Section 1 Clause 5 of the US Constitution to hold the office of US President . In short a Co-Da-Ta or overthrow of the US Government  took place January 2009 ! 

Yes, you vote for smaller government every election for decades and it just keeps growing... 

Geo Soros  is spending Billions$$$$$ to destroy this country  our govt, our people.   All into the pockets of his puppets Schumer, Pelosi, the Clintons, the Obumos.. Soros has funded all the uprisings, protests, hate, PC.   Destroy the family, religion ,  love of country, thinkers,  builders... you destroy the heart of this country.   Our Universities/higher learning are  nothing but warehouses for far left /Marxists, communists, to indoctrinate our youth.  Free edudation is to fund these "educators" to continue to  hate.

hee hee Donald Trump has a gift for accuracy, no? He called Schumer the "Head Clown" yesterday. Go Donald!

A "Real" Attorney General ,would be beneficial to the entire United States, to restore Law & Order, from the Chaos of the Obama's Administration suspension of Law & Order. Crime is up, innocent victims all over  the place, Citizens rushing to arm themselves.   We need a Safer American, and demand that Jeff Sessions be the new Attorney General.  America has spoken and rejected the Left's continuation of their Crime Spree. Frankly, to hell with these Obstructionists..

Well said Jo...   We certainly need a 'real' Attorney General... a law and order champion, not afraid to go after both sides of the isle, when necessary to reestablish the rule of law.

Go straight to hell Democrats. Do not pass go, just go straight to hell.

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Horrible: Democrats Set The Constitution On Fire With Fraudulent Impeachment

House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday morning after an investigation that violated fundamental provisions of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

The investigation of the president began with the complaint of a so-called “whistleblower” who turned out to be a rogue Central Intelligence Agency employee, protected by a lawyer who had called for a “coup” against Trump in early 2017.

Democrats first demanded that the “whistleblower” be allowed to testify. But after House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) was found to have lied about his committee’s contact with the “whistleblower,” and after details of the “whistleblower’s” bias began to leak, Democrats reversed course. In violation of the President Trump’s Sixth Amendment right to confront his accuser, Democrats refused to allow the “whistleblower” to testify. They argue the president’s procedural rights, even if they existed, would not apply until he was tried in the Senate — but they also invented a fraudulent “right to anonymity” that, they hope, might conceal the whistleblower even then.

Schiff began the “impeachment inquiry” in secret, behind the closed doors of the Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Facility (SCIF) in the basement of the U.S. Capitol, even though none of the testimony was deemed classified. Few members of Congress were allowed access. Schiff allowed selective bits of testimony to leak to friendly media, while withholding transcripts of testimony.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), having allowed the secret process to unfold, legitimized it with a party-line vote authorizing the inquiry. The House resolution denied President Trump the procedural rights enjoyed by Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton, and denied the minority party the traditional right to object to witnesses called by the majority.

Rather than the House Judiciary Committee, which traditionally handles impeachment, Pelosi also deputized the House Intelligence Committee to conduct fact-finding; the Judiciary Committee was turned into a rubber stamp. Schiff held a few public hearings, but often failed to release transcripts containing exculpatory evidence until after they had passed.

In the course of the Intelligence Committee’s investigation, Schiff quietly spied on the telephone records of his Republican counterpart, Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA). He also snooped on the phone records of a journalist, John Solomon; and on the phone records of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, acting as President Trump’s personal lawyer.

Schiff’s eavesdropping violated both the First Amendment right to press freedom and the Sixth Amendment right to counsel. Yet he proceeded undeterred by constitutional rights, publishing the phone logs in his committee’s report without warning, confirmation, or explanation, alleging that Nunes and the others were part of a conspiracy to assist the president’s allegedly impeachable conduct. When Republicans on the Judiciary Committee asked the Intelligence Committee’s majority counsel, Daniel Goldman, to explain the phone logs, he refused to answer,

Ironically, Schiff had done exactly what Democrats accuse Trump of doing: abused his power to dig up dirt on political opponents, then obstructed a congressional investigation into his party’s and his committee’s misconduct.

Democrats’ articles of impeachment include one for the dubious charge of “abuse of power,” which is not mentioned in the Constitution; and one for “obstruction of Congress,” which in this case is an abuse of power in itself.

Alexander Hamilton, writing about impeachment in Federalist 65, warned that “there will always be the greatest danger that the decision will be regulated more by the comparative strength of parties, than by the real demonstrations of innocence or guilt.” Democrats have fulfilled Hamilton’s worst fears.

The Trump impeachment will soon replace the 1868 impeachment of President Andrew Johnson — which the House Judiciary Committee staff actually cited as a positive precedent — as the worst in American history.

In service of their “coup,” Democrats have trampled the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The Republic has never been in greater danger.

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