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Dershowitz’s Intellectual Dishonesty Showed Through In Responding to A Question From Senator Manchin
The Washington Post: One of the most likely potential crossover votes on the Democratic side is Manchin, who comes from very pro-Trump West Virginia. But Manchin took his turn Wednesday to offer a question of Trump’s legal team that oozed with sarcasm.
There used to be many reasons to admire Alan Dershowitz. However, his analysis during the Trump impeachment trial has crossed from well reasoned to simple madness. He now believes that Donald Trump has virtual carte blanche to do as he pleases to win reelection, so long as Trump thinks his reelection is in the nation's best interests.
Michael Steele former RNC Chair on NBC: “At the end of the day, there will be no more witnesses added to this conversation...This is pretty much over. I mean, I think we just need to wrap our heads around that and think about the longer game to come.
If Dershowitz Is Right & Impeachment Requires A Potential Crime Then The Law Shows Trump Is Subject to Impeachment
NBC News Reports:
The controversial defense attorney has recently come under criticism for advancing a constitutional theory that contradicts the stance he took during the 1999 impeachment proceedings against President Bill Clinton, an argument that 500 of the nation’s top constitutional scholars dispute.
In that instance, Dershowitz said there "doesn't have to be a crime" to impeach a president, just that the president is "somebody who completely corrupts the office." NBC
The president’s legal case would negate any need for witnesses. But constitutional scholars say that it’s wrong. The Washington Post
CBS News is reporting that Donald Trump warned senators that if they vote against him their heads will be on a pike. The report states:
Democrats are wrapping up their impeachment arguments on Friday, telling senators they can’t trust President Trump. Nancy Cordes has learned that a Trump confidante reportedly told Republican senators that “a vote against the president and your head will be on a pike.” She breaks down the implications on Capitol Hill.
Donald Trump has lied, distorted facts or made misleading statements over 16,000 times since entering the oval office. However, those distortions are not limited to Trump when it comes to his legal defense in the Senate “impeachment” trial. There are some disturbing distortions arising from his legal defense.
The Senate Impeachment Trial slogs on. The forgone conclusion is Donald Trump will be acquitted.
The New York Times makes a dual endorsement for the democratic nomination for president. Both are women...both offer, according to the Times, a meaningful choice for democrats. Moreover, both are able to give Americans new and thoughtful ideas. Here is an excerpt from the dual endorsement of Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren:
Donald Trump has a vice grip hold over the Republican Party, its members and the Republican members of Congress. Republican congressional members cower in fear with a deep commitment to following the Trump line. They are afraid to oppose the Donald for fear of losing their office. This fear is patently obvious in the overall blind votes on impeachment and the expected votes for acquittal after a Senate trial.