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Home Front: Politix
'Adam Schiff is hiding details about Democratic impeachment case because it's weak
[Washington Examiner] House Democrats confident that their push for impeachment is a political slam-dunk might want to figure out how they can reconcile two contradictory facts.

On the one hand, they say that there is a clear case for impeachment that every voter can understand. On the other, Rep. Adam Schiff, who is leading the charge, is doing everything possible to keep the details surrounding the impeachment charge secret.

If impeachment is a sure thing, why hasn’t there been a vote on it yet?

If it’s so easy to understand, why is Schiff hiding key information about it from the public?

Asked Sunday on CBS’s Face the Nation about holding closed-door hearings with witnesses in the impeachment pursuit, Schiff all but admitted that the whole truth about the Democrats’ case isn’t really important.

"We want to make sure that we meet the needs of the investigation," he said, "and not give the president or his legal minions the opportunity to tailor their testimony and in some cases fabricate testimony to suit their interests."

In other words, Schiff doesn’t believe that Trump deserves the chance to confront his accusers ‐ to respond to the full content of every secret hearing hosted by Schiff. Instead, Schiff believes the White House should only be allowed to respond to the selective bits that he and his Democrat colleagues decide to leak to the media.

Isn’t that exactly what you would do if you were confident that you had an unimpeachable case for impeachment?
Posted by:Besoeker

#21  #12 What's his connection to Ed Buck?
Did he receive donations from the monster?

A political connection and possibly a donor connection.
Posted by: JohnQC   2019-10-15 15:51  

#20  Manufactures a series of process violation "perjuries a la Libby" indictments that of Trumps aides, associates and random people that spell his name correctly. Said Indictments to be drizzled out week by week until Election.
Posted by: magpie   2019-10-15 15:19  

#19  So the strategic play goes like this. They get all this testimony in private. They say there is enough to impeach, yet they do nothing, sort of like a Glen Beck show - make promises but never deliver hard goods. Then when the election campaign starts they take testimony out of context and leak it to the press. Trump is under a non stop barrage of "Confessional Testimony" that he can not even get the context in which it was said and the Dems run 24-7 until its stale and then release another tidbit of half truth or outright lie. This can work, America will be tired of the crap, or pissed off, and Trump will be in the defense the entire election cycle.
Posted by: 49 Pan   2019-10-15 14:53  

#18  When LaBraun/NBA endorsed XI and XI recipricated the "Dems" completed the Formal Transition.
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454   2019-10-15 12:22  

#17  These are not Democrats. These are Communists.
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454   2019-10-15 12:06  

#16  Ref #15: my faith in the justice system has eroded daily.

When I see; Comey, Brennan, Clapper, Mueller, Stryzak, the Ohr's, Page, Clinton.... behind bars, "my faith" will be somewhat restored. Until tank remains on Empty !
Posted by: Besoeker   2019-10-15 11:35  

#15  Lawfare. He wants to manufacture a conviction on a process violation and what he doesn't want is justice. After the Libby conviction for (quote) "lying" to the FBI (unquote) my faith in the justice system has eroded daily.
Posted by: magpie   2019-10-15 11:26  

#14  #13 It's really not so much an impeachment as it is a slow tar and feather job that Pelosi hopes will keep going until November 2020

Bingo. Hence the BS weasel word "impeachment inquiry."

Like the Mueller "investigation" -- of what crime? -- the goals are 1) vagueness, 2) opacity, and 3) no end date for the process so it can be dragged out forever
Posted by: Lex   2019-10-15 10:39  

#13  It's really not so much an impeachment as it is a slow tar and feather job that Pelosi hopes will keep going until November 2020 while distracting people from the real scandals of the illegal FISA warrants, Hillary's email server, Comey's leaks, Biden lining his boy's pockets, etc. The risk, of course, is that it will backfire.
Posted by: Abu Uluque   2019-10-15 10:34  

#12  What's his connection to Ed Buck?
Did he receive donations from the monster?
Posted by: Lex   2019-10-15 10:27  

#11  Or the people pulling Schiff's strings are a little desperate and threatening him with publicising all the little fun things that go on in hollywood.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles   2019-10-15 10:21  

#10  Ed Buck was arrested Tuesday and charged with operating a drug house, with prosecutors calling him a violent sexual predator who preys on men struggling with addiction and homelessness. LATimes 9/18/19

Big donor for Dem Party. There was a pic of Buck with Schiff sometime back. Have read that The Standard Hotel in Schiff's district was the center for much weird goings-on. If true, I'd say Schiff might be a little desperate to keep a lid on everything.
Posted by: JohnQC   2019-10-15 09:39  

#9  He is a disgrace to his district

Schiff is a product of his district: Hollywood, West Hollywood, Burbank, Pasadena. The center of fakery, make believe, homosexuality and pederasty.
Posted by: Whavimp Grath4899   2019-10-15 09:21  

#8  The evidence is strong. Against Democrats' breaking many laws and committing treason.
Posted by: Whavimp Grath4899   2019-10-15 09:17  

#7  When has this clown Schiff ever told the truth? He is a disgrace to his district and to the House (and there is some pretty stiff competition there.)
Posted by: JohnQC   2019-10-15 08:42  

#6  Weak? Try a non-existent frame up job.

Bad choice of country to tie Trump too, as multiple demoncrats have corruption links to it.

All in all the clowns did a fine job of not only shooting themselves in the foot, but the feet and back of several clowns near them.
Posted by: DarthVader   2019-10-15 08:09  

#5  And the usual suspects (Pelosi, media)are crowing, "This time for sure!"
Posted by: Bobby   2019-10-15 07:48  

#4  Star Chamber. Our founders are turning over in their graves.
Posted by: Procopius2k   2019-10-15 07:40  

#3  This time they'll get him for sure.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru   2019-10-15 02:30  

#2  This guy is edging into Maxwell Smart/Don Adams territory: "Would you believe ... two Ukrainians and a rowboat?"
Posted by: Lex   2019-10-15 02:29  

#1  ....hiding details about impeachment case because it's weak

Perhaps the "details" are non-existent, much like his highly touted evidence of Trump-Russia collusion.
Posted by: Besoeker   2019-10-15 02:27