Rep. Doug Collins slammed House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler during congressional hearings this week; demanding the top Democrat introduce a bill on foreign election interference or move on.
“The only real thing we all agree on from the Mueller report was foreign influence from Russia, but yet — where’s the bill? Where’s the bill? Where’s Waldo? Where’s the bill?” demanded Collins.
“We don’t do anything about it. We like to talk about it because we think it makes the President look bad. That’s the implication we’ve been giving for two years,” he added.
Rep. Doug Collins: "The only real thing we all agree on from the Mueller report was foreign influence from Russia, but yet — where's the bill? Where's the bill? Where's Waldo? Where's the bill?" pic.twitter.com/1ryCutWjyk
— The Hill (@thehill) September 17, 2019
Former Trump campaign associate Corey Lewandowski slammed Jerrold Nadler’s Judiciary Committee Tuesday; saying the Russia-Collusion narrative is the “greatest crime committed against the American people” in a generation.
“I think this fake Russia-Collusion narrative is the greatest crime committed against the American people in our generation, if not ever… Members of certain bodies refuse to accept election results,” said Lewandowski.
“If this had been done by a different President to a different party the same way it was done to Donald Trump, those people would already be thrown out of office and people would be in jail. But when you support Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, there’s a different set of rules,” he added.
.@CLewandowski_ tells the House Judiciary Committee "the fake Russian collusion narrative is the greatest crime committed against our people in a generation, if not ever."
"If this were done by a different president to a different party … people would be in jail." pic.twitter.com/vxw104LvfO
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) September 17, 2019
President Trump praised Lewandowski’s comments on social media, writing “Such a beautiful Opening Statement by Corey Lewandowski! Thank you Corey!”
Such a beautiful Opening Statement by Corey Lewandowski! Thank you Corey! @CLewandowski_
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 17, 2019
'FANTASY ISLAND': Doug Collins RIPS Nadler to His Face, Says Dems ‘Lost in Impeachment Oz’
GOP Rep. Doug Collins slammed Congressman Jerrold Nadler during fiery hearings on Capitol Hill Thursday; saying House Democrats are “lost in impeachment Oz” and are unable to “find their way out of the mess.”
“Today’s ambiguity is a product of the chairman’s own making because there is an easy way to know exactly whether this committee is in #impeachment proceedings: It’s called a vote. A vote of the full House of Representatives,” posted Collins on social media.
“Democrats followed the yellow brick road, and now they’re fully lost in impeachment Oz—try as they might, they can’t find their way out of the mess they’ve made because they think ‘words don’t matter,’” he added.
Democrats followed the yellow brick road, and now they’re fully lost in impeachment Oz—try as they might, they can’t find their way out of the mess they’ve made because they think “words don’t matter.” pic.twitter.com/HIfzf14MzM
— Rep. Doug Collins (@RepDougCollins) September 12, 2019
House Democrats voted Thursday to officially unveil their “guidelines” surrounding an investigation into whether they will recommend filing articles of impeachment against President Trump.
The proposal left most lawmakers -including many Democrats- confused and bewildered as to what the resolution actually means.
“Some call this process an impeachment inquiry. Some call it an impeachment investigation. There is no legal difference between these terms, and I no longer care to argue about the nomenclature,” Nadler said as he opened the hearing. “But let me clear up any remaining doubt: The conduct under investigation poses a threat to our democracy. We have an obligation to respond to this threat. And we are doing so.”
GOP Rep. Doug Collins slammed Nadler’s inquiry, saying his Committee has “become a giant Instagram filter … it’s put in there to look like something, but it’s really not.”
“My colleagues know very well they don’t have the votes to authorize impeachment proceedings on the House floor, but they want to impeach the president anyway,” Collins said. “So, they are pretending to initiate impeachment.”
“Under these procedures, when we have finished these hearings and considered as much evidence we are able to gather, we will decide whether to refer articles of impeachment to the House floor,” Nadler said in his opening statement.
ANOTHER CONSPIRACY: Ted Lieu Thinks Someone ‘GOT TO’ Robert Mueller During His Testimony
Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu launched another conspiracy surrounding the Russia investigation this week; suggesting someone “got to” Robert Mueller during his Congressional testimony on Capitol Hill.
“I don’t know who got to him, I don’t know who talked to him, but that was very odd,” said Lieu on CNN.
“What are you suggesting? Because he said he misspoke,” said CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “Are you saying he did that because of pressure from someone?”
“I don’t know,” said the lawmaker. “I don’t really understand what happened.”
Rep. @tedlieu responds to Robert Mueller's clarification regarding guidance against indicting a President: “I don't know who got to him, I don’t know who talked to him, but that was very odd.” https://t.co/hKfyEFb7BC pic.twitter.com/kasLWHrjVu
— CNN (@CNN) July 25, 2019
The New York Post Editorial Board blasted Rep. Jerrold Nadler’s Mueller hearing Wednesday; calling the entire spectacle a “waste of everyone’s time.”
“By all accounts, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler hoped that dragging in former special counsel Bob Mueller for a hearing would jump-start his drive to get going on impeachment. Oops: It was a total waste of time,” writes the Editorial Board. “Mueller made it clear long in advance that he didn’t want to testify, and wouldn’t talk about anything except what was in his report. He even got the Justice Department to issue a guidance instructing him to keep to his preferred limits.”
“What did we learn? Nothing. What’s the impact? Nothing. If Nadler was hoping to get Democrats and their voters energized about impeachment, he’ll surely be disappointed. And we’re no closer to knowing how much this long investigation relied on opposition research by Hillary Clinton and dirty tricks by intelligence operatives appalled by Donald Trump,” adds the Post.
Sen. Lindsey Graham weighed-in Wednesday afternoon on Robert Mueller’s “confusing and sad” testimony before Congress; calling his behavior “dangerous and ridiculous.”
“Wow. Robert Mueller changing the job of a prosecutor from proving someone ‘Guilty beyond a reasonable doubt’ to ‘Not being able to exonerate someone accused of a crime.’ Dangerous and ridiculous. Thus far Mueller completely contradicts what he told AG Barr about the reason not to proceed on the obstruction of justice. He told AG Barr that the decision not to proceed was not solely based on the OLC opinion but on complicated facts in the law. Mueller hearing becoming very confusing and sad,” posted Graham on social media.