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FLASHBACK: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Accused Trump of Treason Without Evidence

One of many people to toss that word around without evidence.

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A U.S. Representative from New York took to the floor of the House of Representatives to accuse President Donald J. Trump of treason for his alleged “Russian collusion” in the 2016 election.

“I rise today to make it clear that treason is not a laughing matter,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries said in February of 2018. “It is a serious crime, embedded in the Constitution, punishable by death.”

Now that Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller’s official report has been turned over to Attorney General William Barr – and not one Trump staffer or associate has been charged with a crime related to collusion – we know for sure that such allegations made irresponsibly by the likes of Jeffries were totally bogus.

Trending: Mike Lee Passes Big Tech H-1B Visa Giveaway in Senate Without Objection

“Is it treason for a presidential campaign to meet with a hostile foreign to sellout our democracy and rig the election?” he asked rhetorically. “Is it treason for a presidential campaign to meet with Russian spies who promised information that was negative about a political opponent and then fail to report that meeting to law enforcement officials? Is it treason for your former National Security Advisor to be a Russian asset, sitting at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue doing the bidding of Vladimir Putin?”

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Today, Mueller’s report has answered all of these questions unequivocally. Either what Jeffries suggested never happened, or the answer is no. And for an elected official to suggest otherwise is reckless.

There are many others in elected office and media who must face a reckoning for their behavior over the past three years.

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ANOTHER PHONY? Sen. Josh Hawley Does Nothing to Oppose Big Tech Visa Giveaway for Indian Nationals

Hawley’s silence is deafening.

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Yesterday, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) was able to pass S. 386 with unanimous consent in the Senate. The legislation is a green card giveaway lobbied for by Big Tech that will flood America with cheap Indian labor and displace native workers.

Lee has been exposed as a lawmaker who is in the back pocket of Silicon Valley monopolists at war with the Bill of Rights and Constitution:

While it is expected that Lee would completely sell America out, the silence from his colleagues who have claimed to vehemently oppose Big Tech has been far more suspicious. The unwillingness of Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) to oppose the measure has caused him to lose credibility among the populist “America First” base.

Big League Politics reported on how not one GOP senator had the courage to offer opposition to Lee’s big government giveaway to third-world foreigners at the behest of tech corporations who hate free speech:

Utah Senator Mike Lee succeeded in passing legislation in the Senate that would eliminate per-country-caps on recipients of H-1B visas on Wednesday, a policy change that would effectively monopolize the visa system for nationals of large countries such as India.

The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act has been called the greatest corporate welfare program for Big Tech in recent memory. Lee has persistently sought to pass the corporate giveaway, with previous attempts to eliminate per-country-caps being blocked by Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Rick Scott. Neither Senator objected to the unanimous passage of the modified S386 legislation on Wednesday afternoon.

Big Tech monopolies such as Apple, Google and Microsoft have fervently lobbied in favor of eliminating per-country caps, seeking to replace their American workforces with de facto indentured workers who accept lower wages and worse working conditions. The pervasive use of the H-1B visa in the American technology industry has displaced countless American workers from their careers.

Lee’s giveaway doesn’t specifically raise annual H-1B visa rates, although an increase in numbers of visa workers would be a likely consequence of its enactment. It’s expected that the program will be dominated by Indian nationals in the event that Lee’s HR1044/S386 is signed into law, providing massive corporations with a considerable labor pool willing to work for less in return for an American visa.

The legislation was most recently updated with a provision blocking Chinese nationals from using the H-1B program. This provision appears to have been instrumental in securing its passage through the Senate.

It appears that Hawley is attempting to co-opt President Trump’s movement without offering much of anything in terms of real substance.

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