In the latest phase of the Democrat-pushed witch hunt against the Trump administration, the House Oversight and Reform Committee voted 25-16 to subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway today over alleged violations of the Hatch Act.
Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) was the only Republican to vote with the Democrats to subpoena Conway, as the impeachment champion continues his betrayal of his party, his constituents, and the Fourth Amendment.
“There are rarely issues that come before our committee that are so clear-cut, but this is one of them,” Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) said. “This is about right and wrong. This is about the core principle of our precious democracy, that nobody, not one person, nobody in this country is above the law.”
Henry Kerner, who leads the OSC and wrote the report claiming Conway violated the Hatch Act, claimed earlier today that Conway’s behavior “created an unprecedented challenge to OSC’s ability to enforce the Hatch Act.”
“Her conduct sent a false message to other federal employees that they need not abide by the Hatch Act, or that senior officials are above the law,” Kerner testified. “I’m here to emphatically say that’s not the case.”
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) of the House Freedom Caucus blasted the ridiculousness of Kerner’s request:
Americans hate unfairness.
— Rep. Jim Jordan (@Jim_Jordan) June 26, 2019
Amash, who recently left the House Freedom Caucus after calling for impeachment, is now essentially caucusing with the Democrats. He works to give their witch hunt against President Trump bipartisan cover at every opportunity.
He had previously voted with Democrats on the Oversight Committee to hold AG William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress over a subpoena attempt regarding the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Amash is on the record supporting illegals having the right to vote in certain elections.
“The Democrats have continued to attack this administration on dubious grounds, and they aren’t going to let the facts get in the way of their own concocted stories,” Ross said.
“By holding a contempt vote, the committee has already demonstrated its scorn for the Constitution, continually refusing to engage in the constitutionally-mandated accommodation process. That is far more serious than the empty stunt the committee performed today,” he added.
Amash will likely continue doing the Democratic Party’s dirty work as he heads into a fierce primary battle with two Republican challengers in 2020.
He is also rumored to make a jump to the marginal Libertarian Party as their presidential candidate where he hopes to play spoiler against Trump in the key battleground state of Michigan, and potentially hand over the election to his Democratic Party allies.
Rand Paul Warns Third Party Will Rise if Republican Senators Vote with Democrats to Convict President Trump
The GOP is crumbling.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is warning that at least one-third of GOP senators will revolt and leave the party if Republicans join Democrats to convict the president.
This would potentially create the most viable third party in recent political history if Republican leadership is foolish enough to go down this path. Even though he refused to oppose the vote steal last week, Paul claims he and many of his colleagues intend to leave the party forever if the Senate goes through with impeachment.
“I didn’t agree with the fight that happened last week. I voted against over-turning the election,” Paul said while appearing on FOX News on Friday night. “But at the same time, the impeachment is a wrongheaded, partisan notion. If Republicans go along with it, it will destroy the party. A third of the Republicans will leave the party.”
“A third of the Republicans will leave the party,” Paul added. “This isn’t about, anymore, about the Electoral College, it’s about the future of the party, and whether you’re going to ostracize and excommunicate President Trump from the party. Well, guess what? Millions of his fans will leave as well.”
Paul made these responses after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) publicly flirted with the idea of voting to convict President Trump.
“I have not made a final decision on how I will vote and I intend to listen to the legal arguments when they are presented to the Senate,” McConnell said.
Paul is putting McConnell and the rest of the GOP leadership on notice. This is the line in the sand as far as he is concerned.
“They will destroy the Republican Party. If leadership is complicit with an impeachment or if leadership votes for an impeachment, they will destroy the party,” Paul said.
“Like I say, I have opposed President Trump when I thought he was wrong, I’ve been for him when he was right. We did a lot of good things throughout the Trump presidency, and impeachment is purely a partisan thing,” he added.
The full segment with Paul and host Laura Ingraham can be seen here:
Big League Politics has reported on the division within the GOP since 10 Republican turncoats in the House join Democrats to impeach Trump for a second time:
Liz Cheney, daughter of Dick, was one of ten GOP House members to vote “yes” on President Donald Trump’s unprecedented second impeachment. Then when some were calling on Cheney to resign over her disgraceful vote, Dan Crenshaw, who voted against impeachment, quickly came to her defense and announced his “full support” for her.
“Let’s get some truth on the record: @Liz_Cheney has a hell of a lot more backbone than most, & is a principled leader with a fierce intellect,” Crenshaw tweeted Wednesday afternoon. “She will continue to be a much needed leader in the conference, with my full support.”
“We can disagree without tearing each other apart,” he added…
Cheney’s vote comes as no surprise. Big League Politics reported on her recent statement in support of Trump’s second impeachment, part of which read: “There has never been a greater betrayal by a President of the United States of his office and his oath to the Constitution. I will vote to impeach the President.” For this CNN laughably called her the “conscience of Republicans.”
The realignment that is happening within the conservative movement might result in the destruction of the Republican Party. President Trump may ultimately destroy the GOP swamp.
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