“Remember boys and girls. This impeachment inquiry is not centered around the transcript trump is releasing tomorrow. It is being centered around the whistle blower complaint that is about multiple calls made by the president.
Don’t fall for right wingers trying to frame this as one call. It’s not. It’s about this whistleblower reporting on the corrupt actions of POTUS over multiple calls.
Also, don’t forget to register to vote and to call your congressmen today…
Yep. And the whistleblower has asked to speak to congress directly.” ~ Redditor
After months of wavering, the Democrats are about to take a stand.
I bet 90% of people just reading the headlines think, “Trump’s gonna be gone!” That’s far from the truth.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to announce momentarily an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.
This announcement follows the allegations surrounding Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.
@heatherscope: Intel Chairman Adam Schiff spoke after Pelosi. He told the caucus that Trump wasn’t asking Ukraine to “dig up dirt,” he was asking Ukraine to “manufacture dirt” on his opponent.
Redditor: Here’s a roadmap to at least the very basic Articles of Impeachment [Congress] should vote on.
This video will go live when Nancy Pelosi goes live:
Trump, basically admitting to the whole thing:
“That call was perfect. It couldn’t have been nicer. Even the Ukrainian government put out a statement that that was a perfect call There was no pressure put on them whatsoever. But there was pressure put on with respect to Joe Biden. What Joe Biden did for his son, that’s something they should be looking at,” ~ Trump.
A republic, if we can keep it.
If you are an American, contact your representative. You can find them here: https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative
Direct to Nancy Pelosi
These two articles sum up so much:
Impeach Trump. But don’t necessarily try him in the Senate. ~ Lawrence Tribe
Donald Trump vs. the United States of America. ~ David Leonhardt
Via Reddit, some sources to read up on:
2017: Former Ukrainian President Poroshenko meets with “cyberesecurity expert” Giuliani and pledges cooperation with the US
March 20, 2019: Ukrainian prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko discloses an investigation of Ukrainian interference in the 2016 election. Un-aired comments are claimed to disclose re-opening an investigation into Burisma and Biden
May 1: Giuliani reported to be pressuring Ukraine to investigate Joe and Hunter Biden
May 20: Zelensky becomes President of Ukraine
Mid July: Trump puts hold on Ukraine aid
July 25: Trump calls Zelensky
August 12: Whistleblower report filed
September 12: Trump releases aid to Ukraine
September 19: Whistleblower report (but not contents) revealed to the public Further details have inevitably trickled out.
The issue of a Biden investigation didn’t suddenly come up during that July phone call – it’s been going on for a long time. The former, Poroshenko administration was very compliant, and all of this new stuff relates to resetting the relationship with the new, Zelensky administration. Giuliani would certainly have spoken with Zelensky while he was still a private citizen.
Trump pulled funding for Ukraine’s defense against Russian separatists who already took Crimea days before personally pressuring Zelensky to go after Biden, and reinstated that funding when it became apparent that this phone call would become public.”
More, via Reddit:
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Edit: If you voted blue in 2018, you literally made this happen. Your vote counts. If you didn’t, that’s okay. Wield your power the next election cycle, there’s still a lot of work to be done. ~ reddit