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REPORT: Schiff Pressured Volker To Say Damaging Things About Trump
[PJMedia] House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff attempted to pressure former United States Special Representative to Ukraine Kurt Volker into testifying that Ukrainian officials felt pressured to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter because of Trump's "threat" to withold U.S. military aid to Ukraine, the Washington Examiner reported. According to Volker, Ukrainian officials never actually felt pressured because they never even knew that the aid was being withheld. "When Volker repeatedly declined to agree to Schiff's characterization of events, Schiff said, 'Ambassador, you're making this much more complicated than it has to be.'"
How... mafioso
Democrats have been hinging their impeachment push on the claim that there was a quid pro quo‐specifically, that Trump threatened to withhold military aid unless they investigated Joe Biden and his son, which, as the transcript proved, didn't happen. According to this report, Adam Schiff desperately wants anyone he interviews to back up what he wants to believe.
Can we flush this little turd now? Please?
Posted by:DarthVader

#9  Well, if Barak-the-most-transparent-adminstration-ever-Obama was still in the White House, this whole show would be on prime-time teevee.
Posted by: Bobby   2019-10-17 15:53  

#8  Not even a show trial if they're doing it all in closed hearings. They're just looking for any little tidbit that they can leak out of context to make Trump look bad.
Posted by: Abu Uluque   2019-10-17 14:36  

#7  #5 trailing wife, I get it, kind of like a communist "show trial" but even worse.
Posted by: JohnQC   2019-10-17 10:38  

#6  Unbelievable.
How many times will they pull this stunt before it's shut down?
Posted by: Lex   2019-10-17 10:21  

#5  stopped by an honest judge.

But that’s the point. This isn’t even pre-trial posturing on the courthouse steps, this is posturing before it even goes before the grand jury. They’re functionally just interviewing witnesses in the office before deciding who they’ll use to present their case.
Posted by: trailing wife   2019-10-17 10:13  

#4  In a court room setting (not a kangaroo court) this would be called leading the witness and stopped by an honest judge.
Posted by: JohnQC   2019-10-17 09:29  

#3  Oops, Raj got there first... exactly my first thought.

When will our Shitshow masters be called out for coaching people on how to lie before Congress?

Blow-sey Ford.
Now Volker.

How many times can they get away with this garden-variety felony?

Is there some kind of congressional immunity against suborning perjury?
Posted by: Lex   2019-10-17 07:23  

#2  Suborning perjury?
Posted by: Lex   2019-10-17 07:19  

#1  Is the legal term for this called 'suborning perjury'? This asshole can't leave the political stage fast enough.
Posted by: Raj   2019-10-17 01:13