Thoughts after Adam Schiff's House Intelligence Committee hearing

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September 27, 2019

It’s hard to know where to start in dissecting the House Intelligence Committee’s questioning of acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, particularly the disgraceful performance of Chairman Adam Schiff. So I’ll ease into it by quoting former independent prosecutor Ken Starr, in a Thursday night interview with FOX News’ Shannon Bream:

“I think we need a little dignity in Washington,” he said, “on both sides of the aisle. It would be helpful if we just said, ‘Mr. Chairman, we call you on this. You call the President because of his tweets, or whatever; why don’t you show some dignity, especially since you knew you were playing to the crowd?'  I just think it’s this constant...” and then he trailed off, maybe because it’s hard to end that thought with a word that can be used on TV. Then he went on: “What I would say is, let’s have a full debate instead of the kind of show that we had today [Thursday], where I think the vice-admiral [Maguire], who has had such an exemplary career, was calumnied [maliciously defamed] in a very, I think, vicious way, and it was very unbecoming to the House of Representatives and the Intelligence Committee to do that...Today was an oversight hearing, but it’s masquerading as impeachment.”


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Mr. Starr was much more diplomatic and polite than I feel like being at this point, and I’m pretty well known for being diplomatic and polite. Schiff's cringeworthy exhibition put our whole legislative branch in the worst possible light. Schiff was at his shiftiest; he should look back at this and be embarrassed and deeply ashamed, but he won’t be. Based on his opening statement –- the one he laughably defended later as a “parody” –- which put words in the President’s mouth that we know he never said and completely misrepresented his phone call with Ukrainian President Zelensky, Schiff personifies the scummiest, slimiest sleazebag attorney whoever inspired a lawyer joke.

What do you call Adam Schiff losing re-election? A good start.

And yet, if you look at his Twitter account, he’s got lots of followers who think he’s a true patriot (!) and the greatest thing since sliced ham. But let’s move on –- there’s so much in the news today about all this that I’d just as soon not dwell on that travesty of a hearing that he chaired.

One reason the Democrats are behaving this way now is that Trump, during “the” phone call with Zelensky, referenced a cybersecurity company called CrowdStrike, which was hired by the Democratic National Committee to look into allegations that Russia had hacked their computer server. Recall that then-DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz refused to turn over their computer hardware to the FBI for analysis. CrowdStrike handled it instead and issued their finding that, yep, it was the Ruskies, all right. The Obama FBI allowed this (they would), but Trump’s FBI and DOJ is focused on finding out exactly by what means the files were compromised and by whom. The “Russia” narrative could end up being shattered, replaced by some other perhaps very disturbing truth.

The closer Trump and the DOJ get to the real story of the Russia hoax, the more the Democrats will behave like junkyard dogs. They’ll push even more relentlessly for impeachment (or the strange business they’re doing now, “impeachment”) and lie even harder, though it’s hard to imagine after seeing Adam Schiff’s performance that anyone could do that.


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Of course, Rudy Giuliani has been doing some investigating as well, and now we know our own State Department had requested that he be involved. The so-called “whistleblower” apparently didn’t know they had done that, as this person accused him in the complaint of damaging national security by talking with the Ukrainians. Giuliani has plenty of documentation that State asked him, though, in the form of numerous texts to and from State Department officials. And in a Thursday night interview with Laura Ingraham, he pointed out that a remark in the complaint about Giuliani’s meeting being a “direct result” of Trump’s July call with President Zelensky is not correct --- and can’t possibly be true, because Giuliani’s meeting took place three days before Trump’s phone call.

That’s not the only inaccuracy. Although the complaint seems well crafted –- so much so that it’s obvious to some analysts such as Fred Fleitz* that this person had a great deal of lawyerly help in filling it out, probably from Intelligence Committee attorneys –- Giuliani alleged 16 places on the official form where the “whistleblower” either got something wrong or lied. Rudy also made a great point about credibility when it comes to hearsay witnesses: that for obvious reasons it’s not about THEIR credibility, but the credibility of the people who are speaking to them. Why the IG noted that this person was “credible” when he or she was supposedly passing on information received from others, he doesn’t know.

*Speaking of Fred Fleitz, here’s an outstanding piece he wrote listing eight major points about the “whistleblower” complaint. We had it in Wednesday’s Evening Edition, but I wanted to make sure you saw it.

Thread by @FredFleitz: "1/ As a former CIA analyst and former NSC official who edited transcripts of POTUS phone calls with foreign leaders, here are my thoughts on […]"

As for Giuliani, he reiterated what we’ve been talking about: that Ukrainian officials have insisted they had solid evidence of “collusion,” not between Trump and Russians but between Hillary’s campaign/DNC (same thing) and Ukrainians. “We believe George Soros is behind it,” Giuliani said, “because his company was involved in it...When Biden’s son’s case was dismissed, the other case the crooked new prosecutor had to dismiss was Soros’s case, which is why the Biden thing is relevant to ME...Had [Soros’s] case been allowed to go on, we would’ve had the evidence to refute the Mueller investigation on DAY ONE.”

Listening to Rudy, I can’t help thinking how fascinating it is the way all these people and their legal cases are connected and intertwined. It wouldn’t be surprising if the Soros connection were common to all, even to the point of funding the anti-Trump “whistleblowers.”

This is a very entertaining, long and wide-ranging interview, with Rudy in superb form. Did you know Kamala Harris is actually calling for the State Department to investigate HIM and those who worked with him and possibly have him disbarred? Giuliani says it’s because he’s uncovering details about various pay-for-play schemes, including the one involving the Clinton Foundation. He really lets fly in this conversation, and it’s great. Here’s the link…

Ingraham Angle

Finally, John Solomon broke the game-changing news about Joe Biden that he’d promised on Wednesday. He’s turned up hundreds of pages of never-released documents and memos that contradict Biden’s story about firing the Ukrainian prosecutor looking into Burisma, the natural gas company that had, for some reason, put his son Hunter Biden on its board.

It turns out that there WERE open investigations into Burisma going on at the time the firing occurred; news reports stating otherwise are wrong. Also, the portrayal of Shokin, the prosecutor Biden fired who has been said to be so corrupt, is very different here. These documents raise serious questions about Biden’s ethics and honesty.

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  • Linda House

    09/27/2019 11:51 PM

    Democrats are terrified of the rest of the story being told. All of their shenanigans will not stop it. Thank you.

  • Samuel Vanderburg

    09/27/2019 11:08 PM

    Gov, I think the Democrats have just about got enough rope to hang themselves. Pass the popcorn! This is going to get funny with so many of them sliding out of a job! They wanna flip the Senate and are $7 million in the hole compared to the RNC's nearly $60 million funds raised so far. Yep, this is going to get messy. Harharhar!

  • Christopher P Kelley

    09/27/2019 11:07 PM

    Gov. Mike, You hit it just right! Schiff really was "hamming it up" at the so-called "Hearing" -- everyone was there (so he presumed) to hear HIM!!!
    "the greatest thing since sliced ham" -- and here we are, on the doorstep of Rosh HaShannah! (Adam & Eve Schiff may have to gulp down their ham quickly!)
    Schiff's ever-so-sorry District includes a major chunk of Hollywood, so he was "playing to the masses" -- hoping for a real role one day when he gets tired of playing Wastington. -- But he seems unaware that Vaudeville is no longer the going style in H-wood; slapstick comedy is rather out of fashion. Schiff keeps demonstrating that he's really out of touch. Just silly.

    But seriously, he should get his thyroid checked. It appears dangerously out of order, by visual symptoms.

  • Nadine Mortensen

    09/27/2019 09:39 PM

    Wow!!!! Thank you, Governor Huckabee! Wish you would just start an entire new news network!!!

  • Mike Spears

    09/27/2019 09:36 PM

    Gov Huckabee: Question: How was President Trump's request for the president of Ukraine to investigate the potential corruption of Biden and his son wrongdoing? He was not "digging up dirt" on Biden. The story about Biden and Son's corruption has been out there for some time. All the President did was ask his counterpart to verify the existing story/allegation, one way or the other. Since the story/allegation was already out there and since Biden even bragged about getting the prosecutor fired in public, this item should be fair game -- it was so well-known that Trump didn't even need to explain it to his counterpart.

  • Danny Browning

    09/27/2019 09:24 PM

    Half the elected officials in office, and I am being very conservative, are so crooked they could sleep comfortable in a barrel of fish hooks. May God help our country. I pray every day for the demise of crooked politicians. We used to have a senator in Mississippi government that had the right name for the office and that was Senator Crook. And by the way he was a decent man with the wrong name.

  • Carmine Fea

    09/27/2019 08:55 PM

    We, the people. want President Trump to drain the swamp. We voted for it. The people told the President to drain the swamp because Washington DC is an extremely corrupt place, just how extremely corrupt it is confirmed this week by House democrats particularly Pelosi, Schiff, and Swalwal (sp?). In the context of a conversation with the Ukraine president about corruption and draining the swamp, it was perfectly reasonable for the President to bring up Joe Biden and Biden's bragging about using our taxpayer dollars to extort from the Ukrainians the firing of the prosecutor investigating his son's company (his son was on the BOD) . That makes Biden probably a creature of the Washington DC swamp we, the people, want Trump to drain. Seems the democrats should direct their crooked, illegal efforts on the people who want the swamp drained, not the President.

  • Jannette F. Dillingham

    09/27/2019 08:43 PM

    I am always thankful to God for your comments and insights. Really, you should have your own syndicated column in all the newspapers. I had already been praying that no democrat be elected to anything in 2020, mainly because Pelosi did not make the Muslim apologize for her anti-Semitic insults. Now, after all this impeachment of President Trump again, without verifying our country's security, I feel all this is going to ricochet right back into the faces of the democrats. I didn't know anything about Biden's son getting all this money; now I want to know; I demand to know. I truly am praying several times a day that no democrat be elected in 2020.

  • Linda Rhodes

    09/27/2019 08:21 PM

    I have never liked Biden always got bad feelings with him. Dishonest as the day is long. Will he be made to answer for his lies and corruption. I doubt it. He has all that money now. By the time they charge him and bring him before a court he will a distant memory. So sad for America.

  • Bishop Ed Skiba

    09/27/2019 08:01 PM

    With all the drama... who the heck is running the country?

  • Joanne Catherine Schmidt

    09/27/2019 08:00 PM

    I turned the TV on the other day to see Adam Schiff telling the audience what Trump said during the telephone conversation with Ukraine's president. I was dumbfounded by what sounded like incriminating stuff--until it was explained that Schiff was doing a "parody" and what he was saying was not part of the transcript but his own fantasy.

    This is mind-boggling! How many viewers were mislead as I initially was into believing Schiff was actually summarizing what the president said?

    The Dems don't need evidence as long as the Dem-controlled press repeats ad nauseum to the American people there must be something to uncover. "Shocking." "Worse than I expected." "Treasonous." The words don't jive with the evidence, but no fair American would use such words if they couldn't back it up, right? No, wrong.

  • Richard Edler

    09/27/2019 07:46 PM

    Governor Huckabee, I have one more concern. It seems this was all set up purposefully beginning with staged elections in states to allow the Dems to take the House again. The Mueller Report did the damage it was supposed to do. I feel we are still ten steps behind the Dems. Now I am reading impeach TrumpPenceBarr, which is highly disturbing because many of us thought the Dems are going for this to put Pelosi in office as president and she can select her own VP and undue everything Trump has done. We pray this will never happen but bad things keep happening like it is all in their plan and working. The Squad are Soros’ plants and that worked and now this Ukraine set up? How can we stop it and get ahead of the Dems for once? The thought of a Pelosi presidency is a nightmare. We know other countries must also be behind this because they have had a fee ride for so long and own the Dems and some Rinos too. So what do we do next to avoid abu chance of a Pelosi move to presidency? So many believe anything they hear and will follow the Pelosi Pied Piper and the media rats.

  • Wendy Lamp

    09/27/2019 07:42 PM

    Mike Huckabee I love your show and your comments on all this political BS so as I see it. I find the democrats very depressing. Despite the tweets I find Donald Trump very uplifting, hard working and true to his promises. Lets all pray for his success. Without him fighting tooth and nail what sort of government would even exist. Who else could they execute alive and well!

  • Frances Kennan

    09/27/2019 07:31 PM

    I can't believe how nasty these dems are , and rep. Romney. Adam Schiff has the shiftiest eyes I have ever seen. I am so sick of the dems, they should not get a pay check. Trump is a great pres. and he has done more in his 3 yrs. than Obama did in all 8 yrs.

  • Terri White

    09/27/2019 07:26 PM

    Thank you for your honesty and humor!!!! You allow me to get the news without being sick! This whole mess is ridiculous.

  • Richard Edler

    09/27/2019 07:18 PM

    Great article! Thank you for clarifying. It seems that Pres. Trump and his team are getting too close to the truth hence the action taken by Pelosi that didn’t make sense. Why call for a impeachment inquiry when she didn’t read anything first? She already knew. Or she is being threatened. The cabal is still plotting and planning against America and they had a 6 week break to do so. There have been too many anti-Americans in our gov. for decades. I am not saying communists, but what else are they then? Pelosi looked scared underneath all of that pretense. Watching her closely at The Atlantic conference that is funded by Soros, she giggled and hemmed and hawed - not normal behaviors. Soros is dangerous & as you showed us has his hand in over 200 media outlets. Let us pray all of this unravels & they go to jail or are asked to leave our country & lose their citizenship & right to live here. People who attempt coups & working to destroy our Republic need to go. We know this is another false attack on our nation and it is historic and sad to see how desperate people are to ruin our country. From the Clintons on we have been going downhill for a long time & the Clinton & Soros cabal has plenty of time to dig in and try to change the fabric of our nation. Term limits could have helped also as Pelosi et all made too many bad deals with the devil over 30 plus years. They most likely aren’t even the same people today because of deals and excessive wealth and pandering to themselves and thinking they are always rifjt and can do no wrong. One more comment - yes, it is disconcerting that so many people follow bad politicians & my daughter & I often wonder where our nation went so wrong to raise people who believe lies and follow bad people. Some of the tweets are so bad we wonder why they even bother living here if they have that much hate. Growing up we always valued our country and we’re thankful for our freedoms and rights and knew they could be taken away in a minute. We never wanted to be like other countries or live in those countries. It is tragic to see those followers have no idea what they can lose or how bad it can become. Obama started the free things dialogue and it has never stopped. Of course, that is ehar communist countries always promise. It is time to regroup and find answers to why people disavow the American way and how to make changes that encourage loyalty and patriotism. Highly paid stars, athletes, CEOs, lawyers, lobbyists, etc certainly don’t help and all the focus is on money and things and not on values and helping others. Also, need to audit and shut down bad NGOs that brainwash people. Soros has many. Time to clean house and get back to families and how important our freedoms are. Pres. Trump and VP Pence must be re-elected to save our country. The war with the cabal is not over but we will win.

  • joseph orsini PhD

    09/27/2019 07:15 PM

    WAY TO GO in summarizing the situation!!!

  • Helen Corey

    09/27/2019 06:50 PM

    Schiff’s doublespeak definition for lying = parody. 70 years ago my first grade teacher would make him walk around with a big red tongue pinned to his shirt.

  • Ken Wilson

    09/27/2019 06:46 PM

    Mike,

    Through all of this rhetoric from the left I am left wondering where the support is from the republicans. I never hear of any help for our president, no one has got his back. Are the republicans in bed with the dems because he is cutting into their pork barrel salaries?

    Ken from Flippin, AR

  • Robert Cook

    09/27/2019 06:36 PM

    Media commentators carefully say "alleged" rapist, killer, bank robber, etc., except when it comes to President Trump or any of his staff. Even on the flimsiest and most dubious information, reporters assertively exclaim, as if established facts, supposedly criminal acts by this President. I was shocked to hear the Speaker of the House -- 3rd in line for succession -- assertively exclaim on national television this morning that the President and the DNI have committed criminal acts. She did not even add the parenthetical passcard phrase "if true" nor the important modifier "alleged." Is there no legal recourse against the MSM and/or the Speaker for publicly asserting someone is guilty of criminal acts without adjudication through due process? If I understand correctly, a member of Congress can assert almost anything while on the floor (except to disparage another member); nonetheless, does that rule also immunize them from accountability when they make wild, unadjudicated assertions in public venues? Doesn't she understand that knowingly bearing false witness is among the most ancient of evil acts performed by human beings?

  • Jo Yates

    09/27/2019 06:35 PM

    Junkyard dogs are better than all this!

  • Fred Carter

    09/27/2019 06:32 PM

    I hope the whistleblower is forced to testify under oath so we will see he/she was being used by opponents of the President for political purposes only. I feel our national security is being jeopardized by such actions of his opponents and they need to be charged with treason.

  • April Allison-Garlow

    09/27/2019 06:26 PM

    It is no longer the National Intelligence Committee --There is no intelligence left--it's the Numbskulls Inquisition Clown show. So much desperation from the Democrats, so little intelligence! They are making themselves look like they have no credibility, no morals and mostly no work ethic--how long will Americans money be stolen ( taxes aren't to be used for personal vendettas) while these lunatics ignore their jobs---lazy lunatics.

  • Mark Campbell

    09/27/2019 06:17 PM

    I fear that the real problem is that both the Democrat and the Republican politicians have been using their positions to enrich themselves and their families so that any threat to the current system will be delt with by any means necessary.

  • Richard Young

    09/27/2019 06:12 PM

    President Trump. Please never stop your tweets. I want to hear your words, not what someone wanted you to say or not say.

Thoughts after Adam Schiff's House Intelligence Committee hearing

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September 27, 2019

It’s hard to know where to start in dissecting the House Intelligence Committee’s questioning of acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, particularly the disgraceful performance of Chairman Adam Schiff. So I’ll ease into it by quoting former independent prosecutor Ken Starr, in a Thursday night interview with FOX News’ Shannon Bream:

“I think we need a little dignity in Washington,” he said, “on both sides of the aisle. It would be helpful if we just said, ‘Mr. Chairman, we call you on this. You call the President because of his tweets, or whatever; why don’t you show some dignity, especially since you knew you were playing to the crowd?'  I just think it’s this constant...” and then he trailed off, maybe because it’s hard to end that thought with a word that can be used on TV. Then he went on: “What I would say is, let’s have a full debate instead of the kind of show that we had today [Thursday], where I think the vice-admiral [Maguire], who has had such an exemplary career, was calumnied [maliciously defamed] in a very, I think, vicious way, and it was very unbecoming to the House of Representatives and the Intelligence Committee to do that...Today was an oversight hearing, but it’s masquerading as impeachment.”


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Mr. Starr was much more diplomatic and polite than I feel like being at this point, and I’m pretty well known for being diplomatic and polite. Schiff's cringeworthy exhibition put our whole legislative branch in the worst possible light. Schiff was at his shiftiest; he should look back at this and be embarrassed and deeply ashamed, but he won’t be. Based on his opening statement –- the one he laughably defended later as a “parody” –- which put words in the President’s mouth that we know he never said and completely misrepresented his phone call with Ukrainian President Zelensky, Schiff personifies the scummiest, slimiest sleazebag attorney whoever inspired a lawyer joke.

What do you call Adam Schiff losing re-election? A good start.

And yet, if you look at his Twitter account, he’s got lots of followers who think he’s a true patriot (!) and the greatest thing since sliced ham. But let’s move on –- there’s so much in the news today about all this that I’d just as soon not dwell on that travesty of a hearing that he chaired.

One reason the Democrats are behaving this way now is that Trump, during “the” phone call with Zelensky, referenced a cybersecurity company called CrowdStrike, which was hired by the Democratic National Committee to look into allegations that Russia had hacked their computer server. Recall that then-DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz refused to turn over their computer hardware to the FBI for analysis. CrowdStrike handled it instead and issued their finding that, yep, it was the Ruskies, all right. The Obama FBI allowed this (they would), but Trump’s FBI and DOJ is focused on finding out exactly by what means the files were compromised and by whom. The “Russia” narrative could end up being shattered, replaced by some other perhaps very disturbing truth.

The closer Trump and the DOJ get to the real story of the Russia hoax, the more the Democrats will behave like junkyard dogs. They’ll push even more relentlessly for impeachment (or the strange business they’re doing now, “impeachment”) and lie even harder, though it’s hard to imagine after seeing Adam Schiff’s performance that anyone could do that.


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Of course, Rudy Giuliani has been doing some investigating as well, and now we know our own State Department had requested that he be involved. The so-called “whistleblower” apparently didn’t know they had done that, as this person accused him in the complaint of damaging national security by talking with the Ukrainians. Giuliani has plenty of documentation that State asked him, though, in the form of numerous texts to and from State Department officials. And in a Thursday night interview with Laura Ingraham, he pointed out that a remark in the complaint about Giuliani’s meeting being a “direct result” of Trump’s July call with President Zelensky is not correct --- and can’t possibly be true, because Giuliani’s meeting took place three days before Trump’s phone call.

That’s not the only inaccuracy. Although the complaint seems well crafted –- so much so that it’s obvious to some analysts such as Fred Fleitz* that this person had a great deal of lawyerly help in filling it out, probably from Intelligence Committee attorneys –- Giuliani alleged 16 places on the official form where the “whistleblower” either got something wrong or lied. Rudy also made a great point about credibility when it comes to hearsay witnesses: that for obvious reasons it’s not about THEIR credibility, but the credibility of the people who are speaking to them. Why the IG noted that this person was “credible” when he or she was supposedly passing on information received from others, he doesn’t know.

*Speaking of Fred Fleitz, here’s an outstanding piece he wrote listing eight major points about the “whistleblower” complaint. We had it in Wednesday’s Evening Edition, but I wanted to make sure you saw it.

Thread by @FredFleitz: "1/ As a former CIA analyst and former NSC official who edited transcripts of POTUS phone calls with foreign leaders, here are my thoughts on […]"

As for Giuliani, he reiterated what we’ve been talking about: that Ukrainian officials have insisted they had solid evidence of “collusion,” not between Trump and Russians but between Hillary’s campaign/DNC (same thing) and Ukrainians. “We believe George Soros is behind it,” Giuliani said, “because his company was involved in it...When Biden’s son’s case was dismissed, the other case the crooked new prosecutor had to dismiss was Soros’s case, which is why the Biden thing is relevant to ME...Had [Soros’s] case been allowed to go on, we would’ve had the evidence to refute the Mueller investigation on DAY ONE.”

Listening to Rudy, I can’t help thinking how fascinating it is the way all these people and their legal cases are connected and intertwined. It wouldn’t be surprising if the Soros connection were common to all, even to the point of funding the anti-Trump “whistleblowers.”

This is a very entertaining, long and wide-ranging interview, with Rudy in superb form. Did you know Kamala Harris is actually calling for the State Department to investigate HIM and those who worked with him and possibly have him disbarred? Giuliani says it’s because he’s uncovering details about various pay-for-play schemes, including the one involving the Clinton Foundation. He really lets fly in this conversation, and it’s great. Here’s the link…

Ingraham Angle

Finally, John Solomon broke the game-changing news about Joe Biden that he’d promised on Wednesday. He’s turned up hundreds of pages of never-released documents and memos that contradict Biden’s story about firing the Ukrainian prosecutor looking into Burisma, the natural gas company that had, for some reason, put his son Hunter Biden on its board.

It turns out that there WERE open investigations into Burisma going on at the time the firing occurred; news reports stating otherwise are wrong. Also, the portrayal of Shokin, the prosecutor Biden fired who has been said to be so corrupt, is very different here. These documents raise serious questions about Biden’s ethics and honesty.

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  • Linda House

    09/27/2019 11:51 PM

    Democrats are terrified of the rest of the story being told. All of their shenanigans will not stop it. Thank you.

  • Samuel Vanderburg

    09/27/2019 11:08 PM

    Gov, I think the Democrats have just about got enough rope to hang themselves. Pass the popcorn! This is going to get funny with so many of them sliding out of a job! They wanna flip the Senate and are $7 million in the hole compared to the RNC's nearly $60 million funds raised so far. Yep, this is going to get messy. Harharhar!

  • Christopher P Kelley

    09/27/2019 11:07 PM

    Gov. Mike, You hit it just right! Schiff really was "hamming it up" at the so-called "Hearing" -- everyone was there (so he presumed) to hear HIM!!!
    "the greatest thing since sliced ham" -- and here we are, on the doorstep of Rosh HaShannah! (Adam & Eve Schiff may have to gulp down their ham quickly!)
    Schiff's ever-so-sorry District includes a major chunk of Hollywood, so he was "playing to the masses" -- hoping for a real role one day when he gets tired of playing Wastington. -- But he seems unaware that Vaudeville is no longer the going style in H-wood; slapstick comedy is rather out of fashion. Schiff keeps demonstrating that he's really out of touch. Just silly.

    But seriously, he should get his thyroid checked. It appears dangerously out of order, by visual symptoms.

  • Nadine Mortensen

    09/27/2019 09:39 PM

    Wow!!!! Thank you, Governor Huckabee! Wish you would just start an entire new news network!!!

  • Mike Spears

    09/27/2019 09:36 PM

    Gov Huckabee: Question: How was President Trump's request for the president of Ukraine to investigate the potential corruption of Biden and his son wrongdoing? He was not "digging up dirt" on Biden. The story about Biden and Son's corruption has been out there for some time. All the President did was ask his counterpart to verify the existing story/allegation, one way or the other. Since the story/allegation was already out there and since Biden even bragged about getting the prosecutor fired in public, this item should be fair game -- it was so well-known that Trump didn't even need to explain it to his counterpart.

  • Danny Browning

    09/27/2019 09:24 PM

    Half the elected officials in office, and I am being very conservative, are so crooked they could sleep comfortable in a barrel of fish hooks. May God help our country. I pray every day for the demise of crooked politicians. We used to have a senator in Mississippi government that had the right name for the office and that was Senator Crook. And by the way he was a decent man with the wrong name.

  • Carmine Fea

    09/27/2019 08:55 PM

    We, the people. want President Trump to drain the swamp. We voted for it. The people told the President to drain the swamp because Washington DC is an extremely corrupt place, just how extremely corrupt it is confirmed this week by House democrats particularly Pelosi, Schiff, and Swalwal (sp?). In the context of a conversation with the Ukraine president about corruption and draining the swamp, it was perfectly reasonable for the President to bring up Joe Biden and Biden's bragging about using our taxpayer dollars to extort from the Ukrainians the firing of the prosecutor investigating his son's company (his son was on the BOD) . That makes Biden probably a creature of the Washington DC swamp we, the people, want Trump to drain. Seems the democrats should direct their crooked, illegal efforts on the people who want the swamp drained, not the President.

  • Jannette F. Dillingham

    09/27/2019 08:43 PM

    I am always thankful to God for your comments and insights. Really, you should have your own syndicated column in all the newspapers. I had already been praying that no democrat be elected to anything in 2020, mainly because Pelosi did not make the Muslim apologize for her anti-Semitic insults. Now, after all this impeachment of President Trump again, without verifying our country's security, I feel all this is going to ricochet right back into the faces of the democrats. I didn't know anything about Biden's son getting all this money; now I want to know; I demand to know. I truly am praying several times a day that no democrat be elected in 2020.

  • Linda Rhodes

    09/27/2019 08:21 PM

    I have never liked Biden always got bad feelings with him. Dishonest as the day is long. Will he be made to answer for his lies and corruption. I doubt it. He has all that money now. By the time they charge him and bring him before a court he will a distant memory. So sad for America.

  • Bishop Ed Skiba

    09/27/2019 08:01 PM

    With all the drama... who the heck is running the country?

  • Joanne Catherine Schmidt

    09/27/2019 08:00 PM

    I turned the TV on the other day to see Adam Schiff telling the audience what Trump said during the telephone conversation with Ukraine's president. I was dumbfounded by what sounded like incriminating stuff--until it was explained that Schiff was doing a "parody" and what he was saying was not part of the transcript but his own fantasy.

    This is mind-boggling! How many viewers were mislead as I initially was into believing Schiff was actually summarizing what the president said?

    The Dems don't need evidence as long as the Dem-controlled press repeats ad nauseum to the American people there must be something to uncover. "Shocking." "Worse than I expected." "Treasonous." The words don't jive with the evidence, but no fair American would use such words if they couldn't back it up, right? No, wrong.

  • Richard Edler

    09/27/2019 07:46 PM

    Governor Huckabee, I have one more concern. It seems this was all set up purposefully beginning with staged elections in states to allow the Dems to take the House again. The Mueller Report did the damage it was supposed to do. I feel we are still ten steps behind the Dems. Now I am reading impeach TrumpPenceBarr, which is highly disturbing because many of us thought the Dems are going for this to put Pelosi in office as president and she can select her own VP and undue everything Trump has done. We pray this will never happen but bad things keep happening like it is all in their plan and working. The Squad are Soros’ plants and that worked and now this Ukraine set up? How can we stop it and get ahead of the Dems for once? The thought of a Pelosi presidency is a nightmare. We know other countries must also be behind this because they have had a fee ride for so long and own the Dems and some Rinos too. So what do we do next to avoid abu chance of a Pelosi move to presidency? So many believe anything they hear and will follow the Pelosi Pied Piper and the media rats.

  • Wendy Lamp

    09/27/2019 07:42 PM

    Mike Huckabee I love your show and your comments on all this political BS so as I see it. I find the democrats very depressing. Despite the tweets I find Donald Trump very uplifting, hard working and true to his promises. Lets all pray for his success. Without him fighting tooth and nail what sort of government would even exist. Who else could they execute alive and well!

  • Frances Kennan

    09/27/2019 07:31 PM

    I can't believe how nasty these dems are , and rep. Romney. Adam Schiff has the shiftiest eyes I have ever seen. I am so sick of the dems, they should not get a pay check. Trump is a great pres. and he has done more in his 3 yrs. than Obama did in all 8 yrs.

  • Terri White

    09/27/2019 07:26 PM

    Thank you for your honesty and humor!!!! You allow me to get the news without being sick! This whole mess is ridiculous.

  • Richard Edler

    09/27/2019 07:18 PM

    Great article! Thank you for clarifying. It seems that Pres. Trump and his team are getting too close to the truth hence the action taken by Pelosi that didn’t make sense. Why call for a impeachment inquiry when she didn’t read anything first? She already knew. Or she is being threatened. The cabal is still plotting and planning against America and they had a 6 week break to do so. There have been too many anti-Americans in our gov. for decades. I am not saying communists, but what else are they then? Pelosi looked scared underneath all of that pretense. Watching her closely at The Atlantic conference that is funded by Soros, she giggled and hemmed and hawed - not normal behaviors. Soros is dangerous & as you showed us has his hand in over 200 media outlets. Let us pray all of this unravels & they go to jail or are asked to leave our country & lose their citizenship & right to live here. People who attempt coups & working to destroy our Republic need to go. We know this is another false attack on our nation and it is historic and sad to see how desperate people are to ruin our country. From the Clintons on we have been going downhill for a long time & the Clinton & Soros cabal has plenty of time to dig in and try to change the fabric of our nation. Term limits could have helped also as Pelosi et all made too many bad deals with the devil over 30 plus years. They most likely aren’t even the same people today because of deals and excessive wealth and pandering to themselves and thinking they are always rifjt and can do no wrong. One more comment - yes, it is disconcerting that so many people follow bad politicians & my daughter & I often wonder where our nation went so wrong to raise people who believe lies and follow bad people. Some of the tweets are so bad we wonder why they even bother living here if they have that much hate. Growing up we always valued our country and we’re thankful for our freedoms and rights and knew they could be taken away in a minute. We never wanted to be like other countries or live in those countries. It is tragic to see those followers have no idea what they can lose or how bad it can become. Obama started the free things dialogue and it has never stopped. Of course, that is ehar communist countries always promise. It is time to regroup and find answers to why people disavow the American way and how to make changes that encourage loyalty and patriotism. Highly paid stars, athletes, CEOs, lawyers, lobbyists, etc certainly don’t help and all the focus is on money and things and not on values and helping others. Also, need to audit and shut down bad NGOs that brainwash people. Soros has many. Time to clean house and get back to families and how important our freedoms are. Pres. Trump and VP Pence must be re-elected to save our country. The war with the cabal is not over but we will win.

  • joseph orsini PhD

    09/27/2019 07:15 PM

    WAY TO GO in summarizing the situation!!!

  • Helen Corey

    09/27/2019 06:50 PM

    Schiff’s doublespeak definition for lying = parody. 70 years ago my first grade teacher would make him walk around with a big red tongue pinned to his shirt.

  • Ken Wilson

    09/27/2019 06:46 PM

    Mike,

    Through all of this rhetoric from the left I am left wondering where the support is from the republicans. I never hear of any help for our president, no one has got his back. Are the republicans in bed with the dems because he is cutting into their pork barrel salaries?

    Ken from Flippin, AR

  • Robert Cook

    09/27/2019 06:36 PM

    Media commentators carefully say "alleged" rapist, killer, bank robber, etc., except when it comes to President Trump or any of his staff. Even on the flimsiest and most dubious information, reporters assertively exclaim, as if established facts, supposedly criminal acts by this President. I was shocked to hear the Speaker of the House -- 3rd in line for succession -- assertively exclaim on national television this morning that the President and the DNI have committed criminal acts. She did not even add the parenthetical passcard phrase "if true" nor the important modifier "alleged." Is there no legal recourse against the MSM and/or the Speaker for publicly asserting someone is guilty of criminal acts without adjudication through due process? If I understand correctly, a member of Congress can assert almost anything while on the floor (except to disparage another member); nonetheless, does that rule also immunize them from accountability when they make wild, unadjudicated assertions in public venues? Doesn't she understand that knowingly bearing false witness is among the most ancient of evil acts performed by human beings?

  • Jo Yates

    09/27/2019 06:35 PM

    Junkyard dogs are better than all this!

  • Fred Carter

    09/27/2019 06:32 PM

    I hope the whistleblower is forced to testify under oath so we will see he/she was being used by opponents of the President for political purposes only. I feel our national security is being jeopardized by such actions of his opponents and they need to be charged with treason.

  • April Allison-Garlow

    09/27/2019 06:26 PM

    It is no longer the National Intelligence Committee --There is no intelligence left--it's the Numbskulls Inquisition Clown show. So much desperation from the Democrats, so little intelligence! They are making themselves look like they have no credibility, no morals and mostly no work ethic--how long will Americans money be stolen ( taxes aren't to be used for personal vendettas) while these lunatics ignore their jobs---lazy lunatics.

  • Mark Campbell

    09/27/2019 06:17 PM

    I fear that the real problem is that both the Democrat and the Republican politicians have been using their positions to enrich themselves and their families so that any threat to the current system will be delt with by any means necessary.

  • Richard Young

    09/27/2019 06:12 PM

    President Trump. Please never stop your tweets. I want to hear your words, not what someone wanted you to say or not say.

Thoughts after Adam Schiff's House Intelligence Committee hearing

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September 27, 2019

It’s hard to know where to start in dissecting the House Intelligence Committee’s questioning of acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, particularly the disgraceful performance of Chairman Adam Schiff. So I’ll ease into it by quoting former independent prosecutor Ken Starr, in a Thursday night interview with FOX News’ Shannon Bream:

“I think we need a little dignity in Washington,” he said, “on both sides of the aisle. It would be helpful if we just said, ‘Mr. Chairman, we call you on this. You call the President because of his tweets, or whatever; why don’t you show some dignity, especially since you knew you were playing to the crowd?'  I just think it’s this constant...” and then he trailed off, maybe because it’s hard to end that thought with a word that can be used on TV. Then he went on: “What I would say is, let’s have a full debate instead of the kind of show that we had today [Thursday], where I think the vice-admiral [Maguire], who has had such an exemplary career, was calumnied [maliciously defamed] in a very, I think, vicious way, and it was very unbecoming to the House of Representatives and the Intelligence Committee to do that...Today was an oversight hearing, but it’s masquerading as impeachment.”


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Mr. Starr was much more diplomatic and polite than I feel like being at this point, and I’m pretty well known for being diplomatic and polite. Schiff's cringeworthy exhibition put our whole legislative branch in the worst possible light. Schiff was at his shiftiest; he should look back at this and be embarrassed and deeply ashamed, but he won’t be. Based on his opening statement –- the one he laughably defended later as a “parody” –- which put words in the President’s mouth that we know he never said and completely misrepresented his phone call with Ukrainian President Zelensky, Schiff personifies the scummiest, slimiest sleazebag attorney whoever inspired a lawyer joke.

What do you call Adam Schiff losing re-election? A good start.

And yet, if you look at his Twitter account, he’s got lots of followers who think he’s a true patriot (!) and the greatest thing since sliced ham. But let’s move on –- there’s so much in the news today about all this that I’d just as soon not dwell on that travesty of a hearing that he chaired.

One reason the Democrats are behaving this way now is that Trump, during “the” phone call with Zelensky, referenced a cybersecurity company called CrowdStrike, which was hired by the Democratic National Committee to look into allegations that Russia had hacked their computer server. Recall that then-DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz refused to turn over their computer hardware to the FBI for analysis. CrowdStrike handled it instead and issued their finding that, yep, it was the Ruskies, all right. The Obama FBI allowed this (they would), but Trump’s FBI and DOJ is focused on finding out exactly by what means the files were compromised and by whom. The “Russia” narrative could end up being shattered, replaced by some other perhaps very disturbing truth.

The closer Trump and the DOJ get to the real story of the Russia hoax, the more the Democrats will behave like junkyard dogs. They’ll push even more relentlessly for impeachment (or the strange business they’re doing now, “impeachment”) and lie even harder, though it’s hard to imagine after seeing Adam Schiff’s performance that anyone could do that.


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Of course, Rudy Giuliani has been doing some investigating as well, and now we know our own State Department had requested that he be involved. The so-called “whistleblower” apparently didn’t know they had done that, as this person accused him in the complaint of damaging national security by talking with the Ukrainians. Giuliani has plenty of documentation that State asked him, though, in the form of numerous texts to and from State Department officials. And in a Thursday night interview with Laura Ingraham, he pointed out that a remark in the complaint about Giuliani’s meeting being a “direct result” of Trump’s July call with President Zelensky is not correct --- and can’t possibly be true, because Giuliani’s meeting took place three days before Trump’s phone call.

That’s not the only inaccuracy. Although the complaint seems well crafted –- so much so that it’s obvious to some analysts such as Fred Fleitz* that this person had a great deal of lawyerly help in filling it out, probably from Intelligence Committee attorneys –- Giuliani alleged 16 places on the official form where the “whistleblower” either got something wrong or lied. Rudy also made a great point about credibility when it comes to hearsay witnesses: that for obvious reasons it’s not about THEIR credibility, but the credibility of the people who are speaking to them. Why the IG noted that this person was “credible” when he or she was supposedly passing on information received from others, he doesn’t know.

*Speaking of Fred Fleitz, here’s an outstanding piece he wrote listing eight major points about the “whistleblower” complaint. We had it in Wednesday’s Evening Edition, but I wanted to make sure you saw it.

Thread by @FredFleitz: "1/ As a former CIA analyst and former NSC official who edited transcripts of POTUS phone calls with foreign leaders, here are my thoughts on […]"

As for Giuliani, he reiterated what we’ve been talking about: that Ukrainian officials have insisted they had solid evidence of “collusion,” not between Trump and Russians but between Hillary’s campaign/DNC (same thing) and Ukrainians. “We believe George Soros is behind it,” Giuliani said, “because his company was involved in it...When Biden’s son’s case was dismissed, the other case the crooked new prosecutor had to dismiss was Soros’s case, which is why the Biden thing is relevant to ME...Had [Soros’s] case been allowed to go on, we would’ve had the evidence to refute the Mueller investigation on DAY ONE.”

Listening to Rudy, I can’t help thinking how fascinating it is the way all these people and their legal cases are connected and intertwined. It wouldn’t be surprising if the Soros connection were common to all, even to the point of funding the anti-Trump “whistleblowers.”

This is a very entertaining, long and wide-ranging interview, with Rudy in superb form. Did you know Kamala Harris is actually calling for the State Department to investigate HIM and those who worked with him and possibly have him disbarred? Giuliani says it’s because he’s uncovering details about various pay-for-play schemes, including the one involving the Clinton Foundation. He really lets fly in this conversation, and it’s great. Here’s the link…

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Finally, John Solomon broke the game-changing news about Joe Biden that he’d promised on Wednesday. He’s turned up hundreds of pages of never-released documents and memos that contradict Biden’s story about firing the Ukrainian prosecutor looking into Burisma, the natural gas company that had, for some reason, put his son Hunter Biden on its board.

It turns out that there WERE open investigations into Burisma going on at the time the firing occurred; news reports stating otherwise are wrong. Also, the portrayal of Shokin, the prosecutor Biden fired who has been said to be so corrupt, is very different here. These documents raise serious questions about Biden’s ethics and honesty.

Solomon: These once-secret memos cast doubt on Joe Biden's Ukraine story

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  • Linda House

    09/27/2019 11:51 PM

    Democrats are terrified of the rest of the story being told. All of their shenanigans will not stop it. Thank you.

  • Samuel Vanderburg

    09/27/2019 11:08 PM

    Gov, I think the Democrats have just about got enough rope to hang themselves. Pass the popcorn! This is going to get funny with so many of them sliding out of a job! They wanna flip the Senate and are $7 million in the hole compared to the RNC's nearly $60 million funds raised so far. Yep, this is going to get messy. Harharhar!

  • Christopher P Kelley

    09/27/2019 11:07 PM

    Gov. Mike, You hit it just right! Schiff really was "hamming it up" at the so-called "Hearing" -- everyone was there (so he presumed) to hear HIM!!!
    "the greatest thing since sliced ham" -- and here we are, on the doorstep of Rosh HaShannah! (Adam & Eve Schiff may have to gulp down their ham quickly!)
    Schiff's ever-so-sorry District includes a major chunk of Hollywood, so he was "playing to the masses" -- hoping for a real role one day when he gets tired of playing Wastington. -- But he seems unaware that Vaudeville is no longer the going style in H-wood; slapstick comedy is rather out of fashion. Schiff keeps demonstrating that he's really out of touch. Just silly.

    But seriously, he should get his thyroid checked. It appears dangerously out of order, by visual symptoms.

  • Nadine Mortensen

    09/27/2019 09:39 PM

    Wow!!!! Thank you, Governor Huckabee! Wish you would just start an entire new news network!!!

  • Mike Spears

    09/27/2019 09:36 PM

    Gov Huckabee: Question: How was President Trump's request for the president of Ukraine to investigate the potential corruption of Biden and his son wrongdoing? He was not "digging up dirt" on Biden. The story about Biden and Son's corruption has been out there for some time. All the President did was ask his counterpart to verify the existing story/allegation, one way or the other. Since the story/allegation was already out there and since Biden even bragged about getting the prosecutor fired in public, this item should be fair game -- it was so well-known that Trump didn't even need to explain it to his counterpart.

  • Danny Browning

    09/27/2019 09:24 PM

    Half the elected officials in office, and I am being very conservative, are so crooked they could sleep comfortable in a barrel of fish hooks. May God help our country. I pray every day for the demise of crooked politicians. We used to have a senator in Mississippi government that had the right name for the office and that was Senator Crook. And by the way he was a decent man with the wrong name.

  • Carmine Fea

    09/27/2019 08:55 PM

    We, the people. want President Trump to drain the swamp. We voted for it. The people told the President to drain the swamp because Washington DC is an extremely corrupt place, just how extremely corrupt it is confirmed this week by House democrats particularly Pelosi, Schiff, and Swalwal (sp?). In the context of a conversation with the Ukraine president about corruption and draining the swamp, it was perfectly reasonable for the President to bring up Joe Biden and Biden's bragging about using our taxpayer dollars to extort from the Ukrainians the firing of the prosecutor investigating his son's company (his son was on the BOD) . That makes Biden probably a creature of the Washington DC swamp we, the people, want Trump to drain. Seems the democrats should direct their crooked, illegal efforts on the people who want the swamp drained, not the President.

  • Jannette F. Dillingham

    09/27/2019 08:43 PM

    I am always thankful to God for your comments and insights. Really, you should have your own syndicated column in all the newspapers. I had already been praying that no democrat be elected to anything in 2020, mainly because Pelosi did not make the Muslim apologize for her anti-Semitic insults. Now, after all this impeachment of President Trump again, without verifying our country's security, I feel all this is going to ricochet right back into the faces of the democrats. I didn't know anything about Biden's son getting all this money; now I want to know; I demand to know. I truly am praying several times a day that no democrat be elected in 2020.

  • Linda Rhodes

    09/27/2019 08:21 PM

    I have never liked Biden always got bad feelings with him. Dishonest as the day is long. Will he be made to answer for his lies and corruption. I doubt it. He has all that money now. By the time they charge him and bring him before a court he will a distant memory. So sad for America.

  • Bishop Ed Skiba

    09/27/2019 08:01 PM

    With all the drama... who the heck is running the country?

  • Joanne Catherine Schmidt

    09/27/2019 08:00 PM

    I turned the TV on the other day to see Adam Schiff telling the audience what Trump said during the telephone conversation with Ukraine's president. I was dumbfounded by what sounded like incriminating stuff--until it was explained that Schiff was doing a "parody" and what he was saying was not part of the transcript but his own fantasy.

    This is mind-boggling! How many viewers were mislead as I initially was into believing Schiff was actually summarizing what the president said?

    The Dems don't need evidence as long as the Dem-controlled press repeats ad nauseum to the American people there must be something to uncover. "Shocking." "Worse than I expected." "Treasonous." The words don't jive with the evidence, but no fair American would use such words if they couldn't back it up, right? No, wrong.

  • Richard Edler

    09/27/2019 07:46 PM

    Governor Huckabee, I have one more concern. It seems this was all set up purposefully beginning with staged elections in states to allow the Dems to take the House again. The Mueller Report did the damage it was supposed to do. I feel we are still ten steps behind the Dems. Now I am reading impeach TrumpPenceBarr, which is highly disturbing because many of us thought the Dems are going for this to put Pelosi in office as president and she can select her own VP and undue everything Trump has done. We pray this will never happen but bad things keep happening like it is all in their plan and working. The Squad are Soros’ plants and that worked and now this Ukraine set up? How can we stop it and get ahead of the Dems for once? The thought of a Pelosi presidency is a nightmare. We know other countries must also be behind this because they have had a fee ride for so long and own the Dems and some Rinos too. So what do we do next to avoid abu chance of a Pelosi move to presidency? So many believe anything they hear and will follow the Pelosi Pied Piper and the media rats.

  • Wendy Lamp

    09/27/2019 07:42 PM

    Mike Huckabee I love your show and your comments on all this political BS so as I see it. I find the democrats very depressing. Despite the tweets I find Donald Trump very uplifting, hard working and true to his promises. Lets all pray for his success. Without him fighting tooth and nail what sort of government would even exist. Who else could they execute alive and well!

  • Frances Kennan

    09/27/2019 07:31 PM

    I can't believe how nasty these dems are , and rep. Romney. Adam Schiff has the shiftiest eyes I have ever seen. I am so sick of the dems, they should not get a pay check. Trump is a great pres. and he has done more in his 3 yrs. than Obama did in all 8 yrs.

  • Terri White

    09/27/2019 07:26 PM

    Thank you for your honesty and humor!!!! You allow me to get the news without being sick! This whole mess is ridiculous.

  • Richard Edler

    09/27/2019 07:18 PM

    Great article! Thank you for clarifying. It seems that Pres. Trump and his team are getting too close to the truth hence the action taken by Pelosi that didn’t make sense. Why call for a impeachment inquiry when she didn’t read anything first? She already knew. Or she is being threatened. The cabal is still plotting and planning against America and they had a 6 week break to do so. There have been too many anti-Americans in our gov. for decades. I am not saying communists, but what else are they then? Pelosi looked scared underneath all of that pretense. Watching her closely at The Atlantic conference that is funded by Soros, she giggled and hemmed and hawed - not normal behaviors. Soros is dangerous & as you showed us has his hand in over 200 media outlets. Let us pray all of this unravels & they go to jail or are asked to leave our country & lose their citizenship & right to live here. People who attempt coups & working to destroy our Republic need to go. We know this is another false attack on our nation and it is historic and sad to see how desperate people are to ruin our country. From the Clintons on we have been going downhill for a long time & the Clinton & Soros cabal has plenty of time to dig in and try to change the fabric of our nation. Term limits could have helped also as Pelosi et all made too many bad deals with the devil over 30 plus years. They most likely aren’t even the same people today because of deals and excessive wealth and pandering to themselves and thinking they are always rifjt and can do no wrong. One more comment - yes, it is disconcerting that so many people follow bad politicians & my daughter & I often wonder where our nation went so wrong to raise people who believe lies and follow bad people. Some of the tweets are so bad we wonder why they even bother living here if they have that much hate. Growing up we always valued our country and we’re thankful for our freedoms and rights and knew they could be taken away in a minute. We never wanted to be like other countries or live in those countries. It is tragic to see those followers have no idea what they can lose or how bad it can become. Obama started the free things dialogue and it has never stopped. Of course, that is ehar communist countries always promise. It is time to regroup and find answers to why people disavow the American way and how to make changes that encourage loyalty and patriotism. Highly paid stars, athletes, CEOs, lawyers, lobbyists, etc certainly don’t help and all the focus is on money and things and not on values and helping others. Also, need to audit and shut down bad NGOs that brainwash people. Soros has many. Time to clean house and get back to families and how important our freedoms are. Pres. Trump and VP Pence must be re-elected to save our country. The war with the cabal is not over but we will win.

  • joseph orsini PhD

    09/27/2019 07:15 PM

    WAY TO GO in summarizing the situation!!!

  • Helen Corey

    09/27/2019 06:50 PM

    Schiff’s doublespeak definition for lying = parody. 70 years ago my first grade teacher would make him walk around with a big red tongue pinned to his shirt.

  • Ken Wilson

    09/27/2019 06:46 PM

    Mike,

    Through all of this rhetoric from the left I am left wondering where the support is from the republicans. I never hear of any help for our president, no one has got his back. Are the republicans in bed with the dems because he is cutting into their pork barrel salaries?

    Ken from Flippin, AR

  • Robert Cook

    09/27/2019 06:36 PM

    Media commentators carefully say "alleged" rapist, killer, bank robber, etc., except when it comes to President Trump or any of his staff. Even on the flimsiest and most dubious information, reporters assertively exclaim, as if established facts, supposedly criminal acts by this President. I was shocked to hear the Speaker of the House -- 3rd in line for succession -- assertively exclaim on national television this morning that the President and the DNI have committed criminal acts. She did not even add the parenthetical passcard phrase "if true" nor the important modifier "alleged." Is there no legal recourse against the MSM and/or the Speaker for publicly asserting someone is guilty of criminal acts without adjudication through due process? If I understand correctly, a member of Congress can assert almost anything while on the floor (except to disparage another member); nonetheless, does that rule also immunize them from accountability when they make wild, unadjudicated assertions in public venues? Doesn't she understand that knowingly bearing false witness is among the most ancient of evil acts performed by human beings?

  • Jo Yates

    09/27/2019 06:35 PM

    Junkyard dogs are better than all this!

  • Fred Carter

    09/27/2019 06:32 PM

    I hope the whistleblower is forced to testify under oath so we will see he/she was being used by opponents of the President for political purposes only. I feel our national security is being jeopardized by such actions of his opponents and they need to be charged with treason.

  • April Allison-Garlow

    09/27/2019 06:26 PM

    It is no longer the National Intelligence Committee --There is no intelligence left--it's the Numbskulls Inquisition Clown show. So much desperation from the Democrats, so little intelligence! They are making themselves look like they have no credibility, no morals and mostly no work ethic--how long will Americans money be stolen ( taxes aren't to be used for personal vendettas) while these lunatics ignore their jobs---lazy lunatics.

  • Mark Campbell

    09/27/2019 06:17 PM

    I fear that the real problem is that both the Democrat and the Republican politicians have been using their positions to enrich themselves and their families so that any threat to the current system will be delt with by any means necessary.

  • Richard Young

    09/27/2019 06:12 PM

    President Trump. Please never stop your tweets. I want to hear your words, not what someone wanted you to say or not say.