Connect with us

Opinion

SURPRISE! Several Republicans Vote to Sharpen Jan 6th Committee’s Teeth

Could this spell trouble for Donald Trump?

Published

on

Despite the constant, flimsy affirmations of bipartisanship coming from deep within the Democratically-led select committee on January 6th, there is little doubt among much of the GOP that the entire process is rigged to vilify former President Donald Trump.

They see the work of the committee as a charade, and as an attempt to conjure a re-do of Trump’s second impeachment trial, this time with Nancy Pelosi calling the shots instead of Mitch McConnell.  And, more worrisome still is the ferocity with which they’ve been taking action, attempting to hold close Trump confidantes in contempt of court.

Steve Bannon is the first such target, after he communicated his concerns that no court had yet ruled on the claims of executive privilege being made by the former President.  Nevertheless, the House of Representatives took up a vote to hold him in contempt, and the results were shocking to many members of the GOP.

There were a few Republicans Thursday who surprised observers when they voted in support of holding former Trump adviser Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress and referring him to the Justice Department for criminal prosecution.

take our poll - story continues below

Who would you vote for if the elections were held today?

  • Who would you vote for if the elections were held today?  

  • 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.

Prior to the vote, four Republicans were considered a lock to approve the criminal referral, according to Capitol Hill sources: Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, Fred Upton of Michigan and Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio.

But then…

The remaining five Republicans included three who voted for impeachment — Peter Meijer of Michigan, John Katko of New York and Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington — and two House Republicans who did not vote to impeach Trump: Nancy Mace of South Carolina and Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania.

The surprising results of the vote could act to embolden the already-fraught committee, and may force Trump and his other allies to bolster their defenses.

Opinion

A Socio-Political View of Today’s High Profile Cases | Schaftlein Report

Guest: Dr. Carole Lieberman – Forensic Psychiatrist and Expert Witness

Published

on

A Socio-Political View of Today’s High Profile Cases | Schaftlein Report
—————–
Guest: Dr. Carole Lieberman – Forensic Psychiatrist and Expert Witness
Topics:
1) A Post Trial Analysis of the Rittenhouse Case – Why the jury got it right and the media got it wrong
*What the judge, jury and defendant will go through post trial
2) The Non-Event Diplomatic Boycott of the Chinese Hosting the Winter Olympics – China laughs it off – No change in Sponsorship
*Why is Biden doing this other than moral support for those in forced labor in China?
3) Why are some members of the Media blaming the Media for Biden’s poor polling numbers?
4) Biden and Putin Speak had Video Conference over rising Ukraine tensions – Biden’s credibility on the line as Russia faced nominal problems after it annexed Crimea – Economic Sanctions Warning?
5) White Suburban Women shifting toward Republicans, reversing the trend in Virginia Elections aftermath
6) Just 22% of Voters want Biden to run in 2024 – Harris is at 12%

https://rumble.com/embed/vnrod2/?pub=4 A Socio-Political View of Today’s High Profile Cases | Schaftlein Report —————– Guest: Dr. Carole Lieberman – Forensic Psychiatrist and Expert Witness Topics: 1) A Post Trial Analysis of the Rittenhouse Case – Why the jury got it right and the media got it wrong *What the judge, jury and defendant will go through post trial 2) The Non-Event Diplomatic Boycott of the Chinese Hosting the Winter Olympics – China laughs it off – No change in Sponsorship *Why is Biden doing this other than moral support for those in forced labor in China? 3) Why are some members of the Media blaming the Media for Biden’s poor polling numbers? 4) Biden and Putin Speak had Video Conference over rising Ukraine tensions – Biden’s credibility on the line as Russia faced nominal problems after it annexed Crimea – Economic Sanctions Warning? 5) White Suburban Women shifting toward Republicans, reversing the trend in Virginia Elections aftermath 6) Just 22% of Voters want Biden to run in 2024 – Harris is at 12%

Continue Reading

Opinion

Polling Shows Abysmal Support for Biden Reelection…Among Democrats

The numbers are simply staggering.

Published

on

US President Joe Biden’s approval ratings are abysmal.  They’re so terrible, in fact, that the White House really has no way of denying it any longer.  Instead, they’ve turned to a strategy of simply suggesting that Biden will run for reelection again, essentially putting off all of the controversy until the voters have a chance to chime in.

It’s a slick trick, that’s for sure, but the latest polling among Democrats now shows why this is a terrible idea.

Just over one-third of Democrats want to see President Joe Biden as the candidate on the 2024 Democrat presidential ticket, an I&I/TIPP poll released Monday found.

The survey asked respondents, “Who do you want to see run for president on the Democratic ticket in 2024?”

take our poll - story continues below

Who would you vote for if the elections were held today?

  • Who would you vote for if the elections were held today?  

  • 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.

Overall, 22 percent said Biden, followed by 12 percent who said Vice President Kamala Harris, four percent who said Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, and three percent who said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA), and Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. The remaining potential candidates garnered two percent support or less. Thirty-one percent, overall, say they are unsure.

It gets worse…

Even among Democrats, specifically, Biden fails to see overwhelming support, as only 37 percent say they want to see him run again on the Democrat ticket in the next presidential election cycle. Another 16 percent of Democrats chose Harris, and 13 percent, overall, remain unsure.

37 percent of independents say they are “not sure” who they want to see run on the Democrat ticket, but only eight percent say it should be Biden.

And then, in a troubling blow to Biden’s perceived ability to snatch up votes in the political middle, only 8% of independents said that they were in favor of Biden running again.

US President Joe Biden’s approval ratings are abysmal.  They’re so terrible, in fact, that the White House really has no way of denying it any longer.  Instead, they’ve turned to a strategy of simply suggesting that Biden will run for reelection again, essentially putting off all of the controversy until the voters have a chance to chime in. It’s a slick trick, that’s for sure, but the latest polling among Democrats now shows why this is a terrible idea. Just over one-third of Democrats want to see President Joe Biden as the candidate on the 2024 Democrat presidential ticket, an I&I/TIPP poll released Monday found. The survey asked respondents, “Who do you want to see run for president on the Democratic ticket in 2024?” Overall, 22 percent said Biden, followed by 12 percent who said Vice President Kamala Harris, four percent who said Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, and three percent who said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA), and Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. The remaining potential candidates garnered two percent support or less. Thirty-one percent, overall, say they are unsure. It gets worse… Even among Democrats, specifically, Biden fails to see overwhelming support, as only 37 percent say they want to see him run again on the Democrat ticket in the next presidential election cycle. Another 16 percent of Democrats chose Harris, and 13 percent, overall, remain unsure. 37 percent of independents say they are “not sure” who they want to see run on the Democrat ticket, but only eight percent say it should be Biden. And then, in a troubling blow to Biden’s perceived ability to snatch up votes in the political middle, only 8% of independents said that they were in favor of Biden running again.

Continue Reading
The Schaftlein Report

Latest Articles

Best of the Week