Hillary Clinton’s got something to say.
Yes, that’s right — something to say.
And on Wednesday, she said it.
The topic: Donald John Trump.
As it turns out, the former Secretary of State is concerned — it seems #45 may not be convicted in Congress’s 2nd impeachment of the man.
And Hillary knows: If he isn’t found guilty, it’s not due to facts.
It won’t be because his attorneys socked it to legislators.
It’s a much more terrible case: If by chance GOP senators fail at the task of conviction, it will be a case of co-conspiracy.
Here’s how Mrs. Clinton put it:
“If Senate Republicans fail to convict Donald Trump, it won’t be because the facts were with him or his lawyers mounted a competent defense. It will be because the jury includes his co-conspirators.”
If Senate Republicans fail to convict Donald Trump, it won't be because the facts were with him or his lawyers mounted a competent defense. It will be because the jury includes his co-conspirators.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 10, 2021
That was Wednesday.
Just over 24 hours later, Hillary was tweeting once again.
She connected the dots — between what Republicans are doing now and what agents of Capitol chaos did last month.
She referenced an op-ed in Newsweek by Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern and iVote Founder Ellen Kurz.
Come to find out, the insurrection isn’t done:
“The insurrection isn’t over. ‘In Republican-controlled state legislatures across the country, the assault on American democracy that began on January 6 rages on’….”
The insurrection isn't over. "In Republican-controlled state legislatures across the country, the assault on American democracy that began on January 6 rages on,” write @ivotefund's @EllenKurz and @RepMcGovern.https://t.co/jVrLn4fuby
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 11, 2021
As for the article itself, here’s The Daily Wire’s 411:
The opinion piece comments on voter identification and verification practices in states like Georgia and Arizona, making the claim that “Peach State Republicans are specifically targeting low-income Black and Latino communities. ”
The writers claim that Congress must take action in order to ensure that all votes are counted and so that Republicans are not able to make “voting harder for eligible citizens they don’t think will vote red.”
They argue that Republicans have “long decried voter expansion efforts—first by dismissing them as a partisan ploy to boost the Democratic vote, and more recently by raising the red herring of voter fraud.”
Back to Hillary, she’s certainly not the first one to draw lines between rioters and Republican congresspeople.
You may be aware of this:
I am happy to work with Republicans on this issue where there’s common ground, but you almost had me murdered 3 weeks ago so you can sit this one out.
Happy to work w/ almost any other GOP that aren’t trying to get me killed.
In the meantime if you want to help, you can resign. https://t.co/4mVREbaqqm
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 28, 2021
Will Trump be found culpable in an insurrection?
To hear Sen. Rand Paul tell it, not where his party colleagues are concerned:
“There will be at least 44 [Republicans who vote to acquit Trump]. Or more. I think we might get one or two back on acquittal…Everybody objects to that violence. Everybody is horrified by that violence. But the question is: Did the President incite that?”
The Wire notes the numbers:
The Senate needs 17 Republicans to vote with the Democrats in order for the impeachment to be successful and the former president convicted. According to Politico’s reporting, that is not expected to happen.
Four years after Trump’s election, some in the Donkey Party are still decrying a Russian-sponsored steal.
Either way impeachment goes, will we have heard the last of Trump’s involvement in the events of January 6th?
Hillary Seconds a Second Impeachment, But It Won't Unseat White Supremacy
— RedState (@RedState) January 12, 2021
I’d say expect the conversation to continue, with perpetual contribution from Secretary Clinton, ’til at least November 2024 — AKA the election of President Ocasio-Cortez.
I’m just assuming that last part.
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