Connect with us

News

Cruz Attempts To Draw Biden, Whistleblower Into Testifying At Senate Impeachment Trial By Floating Witness Reciprocity

Published

on

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a well known, die-hard conservative constitutionalist, is attempting to draw former Vice President Joe Biden and the whistleblower who kicked off the impeachment proceedings against President Trump to come forward and testify in the Senate trial by floating the idea of witness reciprocity.

Cruz pitched the idea to GOP leadership on Tuesday after announcing in December that they wanted to subpoena former national security adviser John Bolton, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, and other top aides to Trump.

Here’s more from The Washington Examiner:

Trending: Ocasio-Cortez Upset That Non-Citizens Won’t Get $1200 Coronavirus Stimulus Checks

His proposed strategy would mean that if Democrats call their witnesses, Republicans could call their own as well, such as former Vice President Joe Biden, his son Hunter Biden, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, and the whistleblower at the center of the impeachment process.

take our poll - story continues below

Will the Democrats Allow Bernie to get Democrat Nomination?

  • Liberals want the Electoral College Abolished. How About You?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Flag And Cross updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

“We’ll be dealing with the witness issue at the appropriate time into the trial. And I think it’s certainly appropriate to point out that both sides would want to call witnesses if they wanted to hear from them,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said about Cruz’s idea, according to Fox News. “So if you get to that issue, I can’t imagine that only the witnesses our Democratic colleagues want to call will be called.”

House Democrats passed two articles of impeachment against Trump late last year for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress after Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. During the call, Trump asked Zelensky to “do us a favor” and investigate corruption allegations against Biden and his son’s business dealings in the country. Crucial military aid to Ukraine was then temporarily held up.

Bolton, according to aides familiar with the White House’s relations to Ukraine, was uncomfortable with what he called a “drug deal” of a policy on Ukraine.

This is a win-win strategy for Republicans. If Democrats want to get at Bolton and others, this provides them with an opportunity to grill Biden over his arm twisting of a Ukraine prosecutor during an investigation into his son’s business dealings. If they deny it, then they don’t get the opportunity to have Bolton and things move forward.

We’ll have to wait and see what happens with Cruz’s idea, but it certainly couldn’t hurt anything.

Save conservative media!

News

Watch: 2020 Democrat Joe Biden Thinks COVID-19 Is Called the ‘Luhan’ Virus

It’s Wuhan, Joe. Wu-han.

John Salvatore

Published

on

More often than not, 2020 liberal frontrunner Joe Biden doesn’t know what he’s saying. If he does, he’s not doing a great job of communicating his thoughts with the American people. You’d think his campaign would keep him out of the spotlight, considering he has his party’s nomination all but secured. But nope. Joe is still doing interviews and saying silly things that prove he has no business within 500 feet of the White House. WATCH: https://twitter.com/TrumpWarRoom/status/1243686891368722437?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1243686891368722437&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F03%2Fwhat-is-wrong-with-old-joe-biden-refers-to-wuhan-coronavirus-as-luhan-virus-video%2F From Washington Examiner: Joe Biden’s campaign said the candidate has yet to take the coronavirus test because he is unaware of any contact with the disease. “Vice President Biden has no fever, no cough, no shortness of breath or other symptoms consistent with coronavirus,” the campaign said in a Friday statement. “And the campaign has not been informed of or become aware of any relevant contact with an individual who has tested positive.” Joe isn’t in favor of a travel ban, apparently. From Breitbart: Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) is refusing to listen to the advice of the nation’s leading medical experts, continuing his opposition to travel bans in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus in the United States. President Donald Trump’s administration has implemented travel bans on China, Iran, and most of Europe to stop the outbreak of the coronavirus in the U.S. Leading medical experts said this week that 30 states now have coronavirus cases due to international travel with Europe, from where 70 percent of the world’s new cases are now originating. LOOK: https://twitter.com/JoeBiden/status/1238254697695326209?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftrendingpolitics.com%2Fyikes-biden-still-opposes-travel-ban-from-coronavirus-infected-countries%2F WATCH: https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1238156772038397953?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftrendingpolitics.com%2Fshameless-biden-uses-coronavirus-outbreak-to-raise-money%2F Also, Joe is raising money off of the virus. WATCH: https://twitter.com/TrumpWarRoom/status/1238284161519140866?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftrendingpolitics.com%2Fshameless-biden-uses-coronavirus-outbreak-to-raise-money%2F

Continue Reading

News

Michael Rapaport Implies Trump’s Kids Should Be Exposed to COVID-19, Even Barron [Video]

He’s just a teenage boy!

John Salvatore

Published

on

Michael Rapaport will never win an award for being politically brilliant. Accordingly, the actor isn’t likely to be named the most handsome man on earth, either. Once again, Rapaport has decided to show the nation that he’s not only ugly on the outside, but on the inside, too. Check this out, via The Blaze: Far-left actor Michael Rapaport — who earlier this week called first lady Melania Trump a “dumb animal” — dropped a payload of F-bombs against President Donald Trump and most of his offspring Wednesday, including his teen son Barron, and wanted to see them all exposed to the coronavirus. VIDEO: WARNING*** Strong Language https://twitter.com/MichaelRapaport/status/1242931495460671489?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1242931495460671489&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.theblaze.com%2Fres%2Fcommunity%2Ftwitter_embed%2F%3Fiframe_id%3Dtwitter-embed-1242931495460671489%26created_ts%3D1585172935.0%26screen_name%3DMichaelRapaport%26text%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Ft.co%252FTmCKkdGVyt%2Bhttps%253A%252F%252Ft.co%252F2nBvsNtDhT%26id%3D1242931495460671489%26name%3DMichaelRapaport Here’s more COVID-19 randomness, via Twitter… https://twitter.com/NotKennyRogers/status/1243715025182707712 https://twitter.com/darrenrovell/status/1243710053066182658 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1243710532714192898 https://twitter.com/IlhanMN/status/1243712396482482177 https://twitter.com/ANCALERTS/status/1243715681578815489 https://twitter.com/AmyMek/status/1243714560793563137 https://twitter.com/seanmdav/status/1243712092848500736 https://twitter.com/NickAdamsinUSA/status/1243712771805589510 https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/1243714423140659201 https://twitter.com/ivan8848/status/1243714516883574794 https://twitter.com/ajplus/status/1243713164811919361 https://twitter.com/mlbtraderumors/status/1243713850450608128

Continue Reading

Latest Articles

Best of the Week

 
Send this to a friend