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Many Republican senators are dodging questions on impeachment by saying that since they’ll be jurors in an eventual impeachment trial, they can’t make judgments or talk about it now. So does that mean it’s jury tampering when Donald Trump has lunch with Republican senators to make his case against impeachment?

Trump had lunch Thursday with Sens. Rick Scott of Florida, Josh Hawley of Missouri, John Cornyn of Texas, Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, John Barrasso of Wyoming, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania, and Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi. Suffice it to say this was not a case of Trump reaching out to the undecided. It was Trump comforting himself by making his case to people who were going to fervently agree and kiss his ass.

According to Scott, the partial transcript of Trump’s July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was “a pretty good” defense. “I mean, they say it’s a call and there’s a transcript of the call and no one has said if you read the transcript of the call, there’s a violation of law.” That’s the level of excuse-making for Trump we’re talking about.

You probably shouldn’t hold your breath for members of team “I’m a juror so I can’t have an opinion” to rebuke their colleagues who met with Trump about how unfair the whole thing is.

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6 COMMENTS

  1. What an imbecile , this moron has learned nothing, I’m no lawyer but anybody with a lick of sense would know not to be talking to potential jurors, let’s just ad another charge to the growing list, witness tampering. Yesterday he more or less tried to bribe a handful of senators with campaign money, when is this going to stop?? I mean he’s a walking talking crime spree

    • I agree, but feel nothing will be or can be done..is the money behind him that makes this possible, the constitution be damned as for as they’re concerned! Also, Rick Scott is despicable, biggest crook ever!! Someone, somewhere with the power will have to intervene or all will be for naught & our nation, world will continue to be in great danger I feel.

  2. Consorting with the jury is another impeachable offense, all Senators should be miles away from the WH until its time to try the articles of impeachment.

  3. All Trump and his cult are doing is breaking the law everyday and our justice system and law makes scratch their heads. Next time you get into and break the law, see how fast your rears are prosecuted. Have we become the land of the stupid and the home of cowards.

  4. The only problem with trump and his defense is that he has none. I already said that when this comes out there will be problems with some of these senators. Many republicans will have to weigh very carefully how they vote. And at the end of the day some republicans will just have to vote to impeach if they want to hold onto their seat. The only question is how many.

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