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Trump cleared. An outrage.

(78 Posts)
Jane10 Wed 05-Feb-20 21:38:59

Unbelievable. What is wrong with Americans? How can it be right that Trump has been cleared? How can Republican senators sleep at night? How can they even look at themselves in the mirror? This is so fundamentally wrong.

SirChenjin Wed 05-Feb-20 21:43:27

It’s not unbelievable at all. It’s a tragic state of affairs and shows the US political system for the filth it is, but it’s 100% believable and expected.

lemongrove Wed 05-Feb-20 21:44:49

I don’t think there is any surprise by the result though, it was predicted right from the start.
Looks like DT may well have a second term in office?

Hithere Wed 05-Feb-20 21:50:20

Lol, it is a miracle he got impeached.

SirChenjin Wed 05-Feb-20 21:51:38

A second term and then he’s gone - gone for good, and straight to prison hopefully. We can but hope.

sweetonion Wed 05-Feb-20 21:53:45

It's all about power. Keep that in mind. The only way the republicans can maintain their power is to have a republican president. Sleep or integrity, for that matter, is a moot point when you're addicted to power.

So much for democracy! It's been nice knowing you!

suziewoozie Wed 05-Feb-20 21:55:32

He’s got 5 years - plenty of time to completely screw us in cahoots with golden boy so beloved of the right wing on here.

rosecarmel Wed 05-Feb-20 22:05:43

A second term isn't necessarily within his grasp- However, should he win a second term, it wouldn't surprise me if the Republicans challenge the Constitution and revise presidential term limits- Laying out the legal path to that revision may already be in the works?

Reince Priebus just said that Donald Trump gets to view Donald Trump through his own lens ..

MaizieD Wed 05-Feb-20 22:14:52

I am astounded that it wasn't a matter for the Courts.

Why isn't impeaching the President for breaking the law a matter for the courts, rosecarmel? Is it something to do with the President having to be tried by his peers?

I don't know which Constitution is proving to be the easiest to trample all over, your or ours hmm Whichever it is, it's bad news for the UK and the US.

sodapop Wed 05-Feb-20 22:20:31

Spot on Hithere

Urmstongran Wed 05-Feb-20 22:36:55

Pelosi looses bigly.

suziewoozie Wed 05-Feb-20 22:39:31

Yes rose it’s hard to imagine his giving up being President. I was astonished to learn that the rules for the Senate trial were not set in statute-a vote to decide whether to hear witnesses/evidences? And this is the country we have hitched our star to? By late summer, no deal with the EU and we’re in the hands of this complete charlatan.

Yehbutnobut Wed 05-Feb-20 22:39:41

Just listened to the Jeffrey Epstein prosecutors re Prince Andrew’s lack of cooperation saying ‘you can’t have a fair trial without key witnesses being called’ then it suddenly switched to the live result of Trump’s trial. Ironic what?

rosecarmel Wed 05-Feb-20 22:39:53

The Republicans end goal wasn't acquittal but setting precedent- How do they plan to use it and will they get to anytime soon? With a self-admitted criminal lover in office? As long as it isn't a Latino criminal?

This single decision can lead to terrible things and make those terrible things terribly hard to prove ..

suziewoozie Wed 05-Feb-20 22:40:20

No Urm we all lose

Yehbutnobut Wed 05-Feb-20 22:40:20

You sound triumphant Urm

suziewoozie Wed 05-Feb-20 22:41:30

She is Yeh she is.

Yehbutnobut Wed 05-Feb-20 22:44:15

Trump actually said the Constitution gives him ‘the right to do whatever I want as President’.

Looks like it does and he will do just that if re-elected.

Yehbutnobut Wed 05-Feb-20 22:44:58

suzie nobody it that stupid.

suziewoozie Wed 05-Feb-20 22:48:23

I read that the whole purpose of keeping DT in office is to give time for the complete packing of the Supreme Court for decades. Women and blacks will be the losers. And BJ wants to control our Supreme Court appointments. I’d say be very afraid but there’s plenty of women who back BJ and DT and can’t wait for Gilead

suziewoozie Wed 05-Feb-20 22:48:47

Yep they are

Yehbutnobut Wed 05-Feb-20 22:56:02


Urmstongran Wed 05-Feb-20 23:02:05

You 2 would be great at tag team wrestling.

suziewoozie Wed 05-Feb-20 23:03:04

Grow up

quizqueen Wed 05-Feb-20 23:06:47

Remainer outrage, Trump outrage, Nigel outrage, Brexit outrage and so on and so on-it's all getting very samey and boring now. One day perhaps you'll all wake up and realise that you keep being on the same losing side and that's because you are in the minority, no matter how loud and often you complain!!!