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Topic: So why not bribery or quid pro quo?

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ATexasVol

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So why not bribery or quid pro quo?
« on: December 10, 2019, 03:54:15 PM »
Do the dims believe that would put the Bidens under the spotlight?

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Re: So why not bribery or quid pro quo?
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2019, 04:00:14 PM »
Abuse of power = bribery, in effect, using another term.  The story of course is the aid was held up to get dirt on Biden's son.

Obstruction of Congress - I think he did do that, but Presidents always try and obstruct a Congress led by the other party.  I know he had people ignore subpoenas, but that is not necessarily illegal.  Holder did the same thing and was held in contempt (which means nothing).


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Re: So why not bribery or quid pro quo?
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2019, 05:50:30 PM »
I think that they are different terms - otherwise, the Dems would have definitely put in the term.
I think it notable that it was left out of the charges.

Will be interesting to see how many Dems defect on the vote.
I'm betting zero Republicans do.
So much for the bi-partisanship that both Nadler and Pelosi insisted needed to be the case before proceeding.
The leftists in the Dem Party have the upper hand, and Pelosi caved.

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Re: So why not bribery or quid pro quo?
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2019, 06:14:34 PM »
Democrats dropped Quid-Pro-Quo to take the pressure off Joe's campaign.

IMO

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Re: So why not bribery or quid pro quo?
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2019, 08:54:38 AM »
Abuse of power = bribery, in effect, using another term.  The story of course is the aid was held up to get dirt on Biden's son.

Obstruction of Congress - I think he did do that, but Presidents always try and obstruct a Congress led by the other party.  I know he had people ignore subpoenas, but that is not necessarily illegal.  Holder did the same thing and was held in contempt (which means nothing).



Put you're brain in a hummingbird it would suck a mule's ass thinking it was a sunflower.

Neither is in the Constitution as impeachable offenses and abuse of power doesn't = bribery.
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George S. Patton

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Re: So why not bribery or quid pro quo?
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2019, 09:20:10 AM »
Put you're brain in a hummingbird it would suck a mule's ass thinking it was a sunflower.

Neither is in the Constitution as impeachable offenses and abuse of power doesn't = bribery.
Coming from you, I take this as high praise.  Just please don't agree with me on anything.

And you need to up your game on use of epithets, you really are pretty lame at it, it's about fifth grade level at best.

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Re: So why not bribery or quid pro quo?
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2019, 09:21:23 AM »
If the House votes to impeach for ANY reason, it's impeachment.  Now, perhaps SCOTUS could be prevailed upon to rule otherwise but that would take time.

So, it's impeachment at the point the House votes for it.

 

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