Trump Tweets Compares Constitutional Impeachment With Lynching

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It’s Tuesday.

Day 28 of the Impeachment Inquiry has arrived.

Today marks the start of the World Series. The Washington Nationals take on the Houston Astros. The first pitch is schedule to fly at 8:08 p.m. eastern and 5:08 pacific time. #WorldSeries. 

As if that wasn’t enough also happening on Tuesday is Bill Taylor, the top U.S. Diplomat in Ukraine testifies before the three House Committees handling the impeachment inquiry.

The President has tweeted 11 times and retweeted 7 times. That’s 18 times so far.

His first tweet for Tuesday was sent @ 12:33 a.m.

BBC News reported that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s liberal has retained power, but lost their majority.
According to the article the Liberals are projected to win 157 seats, while the Conservative party is expected to win the popular vote, but have not translated that into seats. Currently they are projected to take 121 seats.

His Fox & Friends tweets.

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland testified last week regarding text messages that were shared with the committee by former U.S. Special Envoy Kurt Volker.

Text Message.
Text Message.

In his opening statement, Sondland explained that when Bill Taylor raised concerns about how it appeared U.S. Ukraine aid was being withheld unless Ukraine helped President Trump with his 2020 campaign by digging up dirt on political rival former Vice President Joe Biden he called the President. The President told Sondland there was no “quid pro quo.”

Sondland Opening Statement.

On Monday the New York Times reported that according to a New York Times/Siena College survey, “In the six closest states carried by the president in 2016, registered voters support the impeachment inquiry by a five-point margin, 50 percent to 45 percent. The same voters oppose impeaching Mr. Trump and removing him from office, 53 percent to 43 percent.”

From the article:

Democrats have long feared that impeachment would alienate moderate voters. But in the pivotal states of Pennsylvania, Florida, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Arizona, a majority of voters support the inquiry. Self-described independents back the inquiry, 51 percent to 43 percent.

The New York Times.

The polls methodology:

The Times/Siena survey of 1,934 respondents had a margin of error of plus or minus 2.8 percentage points and was conducted from Oct. 13-20, largely before the acting White House chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, acknowledged that aid to Ukraine was conditioned on an investigation of Democrats. (He later retracted those comments).

The New York Times.

The report his Fox & Friends are waiting for, is the latest Inspector General report that is said to focus on the FISA warrant application process on former campaign volunteer for President Trump Carter Page and what role the Christopher Steele Dossier played in it’s approval.

Shortly after the Mueller Report was completed, Attorney General William Barr had said the report was expected at the end of May or start of June of this year. The investigation is complete. The report is due to be made public in the coming weeks.

The President compares the Impeachment Inquiry to “Lynching” tweets.

As a reminder Democrat Party President Bill Clinton was impeached in the House for lying.

As a reminder:

President Trump spokesman Hogan Gidley said that the President wasn’t comparing a dark chapter in our history to what is happening to him currently.

“All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here – a lynching.”

As a reminder:

The rest of the Tweets.

As the News Blender reported on Monday House Republicans offered a resoultion to censure Rep. Adam Schiff, the Chairman of the Intelligence Committee, taking the lead on the Impeachment Inquiry over comments he made during testimony from Acting DNI Maguire.

The measure was blocked by the House along party lines, as The Hill reported on Monday, 218 to 185.

Near as I can tell the hold up as of early September with Democratic support for the new NAFTA trade deal is as Reuters noted concern over enforcement.

According to their article “Pelosi spoke by telephone with Trudeau to give him an update on negotiations between Congress and the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office (USTR), repeating Democrats’ “key concerns of labor standards, prescription drug prices, environmental protections and concrete enforcement mechanisms,” the spokesman said in a statement.”

That was on September 3rd. According to more recent articles, negotiations are still ongoing between Democrats and U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer.

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) published an op-ed in the Washington Examiner to explain Opportunity Zones work.

From the article:

In my home state of South Carolina, there is a new $54 million-dollar tech corridor that’s finally becoming a reality because of the Opportunity Zones law. And just last month, a nonprofit announced that it has formed a partnership to construct rural healthcare facilities and make healthcare accessibility a reality for our rural communities.

Scott op-ed Washington Examiner.

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