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Democrats Want to Invalidate Trump’s Pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The Democrats simply cannot fathom the idea of working with the President, and would rather spend their time opposing his every move.

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House Democrats moved last week to invalidate a pardon granted to former Maricopa County, Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio on the grounds that it takes power away from the judiciary branch.

“House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., a member of the House leadership, were among the lawmakers who filed a brief last week to urge a federal appeals court in California to invalidate one of President Donald Trump’s most controversial pardons,” said Roll Call. 

Trump pardoned Arpaio in 2017 after he was convicted of contempt for disobeying a federal judge’s order mandating that he not detain people suspected of being in the country illegally. Arpaio dismissed the conviction as a “political witch hunt.” The pardon was praised by Arizona governor Doug Doucey, but denounced by the usual open-borders shills in the GOP establishment – late Sen. John McCain, and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.).

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Now, Democrats want to re-litigate Arpaio’s pardon in their ongoing effort to disrupt the Trump administration at all costs. Coming off an embarrassing two-year conspiracy theory about Russian “collusion” which turned out to be another political witch hunt, the party is grasping at straws to find a message. Some have yet to accept the findings of Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, and instead are choosing to remain in denial.

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“Nadler, Swalwell and the other Democratic members of Congress, in the brief, told the 9th Circuit that Trump’s pardon of a contempt of court charge infringed on the power of the judicial branch to impose sanctions for disobedience — just like a pardon of a contempt of Congress charge would infringe on the power of the legislative branch,” the report said.

Nadler’s House Judiciary Committee held Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress for ignoring their orders to testify in front of them regarding the results of the Russian “collusion” investigation.

Some believe that challenging Arpaio’s pardon is a test-run by Democrats to see what would happen in the event that Trump decides to pardon Barr.

Leave it to the Democratic Party to use a decorated Sheriff, who dedicated his life to keeping America safe, as a political pawn in a plot to oppose Trump.


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Pelosi is Emboldened by Coronavirus Bailout, Vows to Dupe Republicans Harder Next Time

The Democrats’ socialist agenda is winning big during the coronavirus panic.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) pulled the wool over the eyes of President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans with last week’s $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package. The disaster relief money was earmarked for many liberal pet projects, and Pelosi aims to do the same thing for the next round of bailouts.

She said on Monday that House Democrats are already preparing another massive stimulus bill, using the coronavirus pandemic to enact more socialism. She is likely to include massive infrastructure spending and serious government intervention into the health care markets in the upcoming legislation.

“Our first bills were about addressing the emergency. The third bill was about mitigation. The fourth bill would be about recovery. Emergency, mitigation, recovery,” Pelosi said during a conference call.

“I think our country is united in not only wanting to address our immediate needs — emergency, mitigation, and the assault on our lives and livelihoods — but also, how we recover in a very positive way,” she added.

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Republican leaders are up in arms about how Pelosi is exploiting a crisis to get her partisan agenda muscled through Congress, but it is unclear if they have the courage to actually stop her.

“They’re approaching it — it seems like — as an opportunity to pass their political and ideological agenda. We’re approaching it as, ‘How do we protect the public health and our economy?’ And those are pretty divergent goals,” Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) said.

Pelosi is eager to exploit the coronavirus crisis quickly and use the panic and fear in the public as an excuse to massively increase government spending and control.

“I do think that it is really important that as soon as we are here, we are ready to pass legislation,” she said.

President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans did Pelosi’s bidding when they moved forward a $2 trillion bailout bill that included funding for liberal policy goals that had nothing to do with the coronavirus.

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) sounded the alarm over the sham and attempted to get Congress to actually deliberate and vote on the bill. It instead passed on a voice vote with most legislators sequestered away from Washington D.C.

Massie’s principled stand against Pelosi’s profligate spending bill earned him a tongue lashing from President Trump, who now wants Massie replaced in Congress because he’s too conservative.

With no Republicans seemingly willing to stand up against Pelosi, there will likely be more bailout socialism on the way as the Democrats use coronavirus for their far-left power grabs.

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