“Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it.” ~Winston Churchill
Today is a good day for Democracy, conversely, not a good day for traitors.
“If there is going to be peace and legislation, there cannot be war and investigation.” ~Trump, State of the Union
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who sat behind Trump during the State of the Union Address, looked at Adam Schiff and grinned at that threat. Now we know what Trump was referring to.
Bad news for Donald Trump:
The House Intelligence Committee has announced “a sweeping investigation into Trump’s finances and Russia” – CNN Politics
Their investigation will focus on the following 5 points of interest.
Trump seems upset:
More bad news for Donald:
Trump Moscow e-mails have been made public, detailing plans for Trump Tower Moscow.
Bad news for Don Jr:
The House Intel Committee has decided to send all transcripts of testimony in their Russia investigation, to Robert Mueller.
Don Jr’s transcripts are included, and they are evidence of his perjury, if not his intent to obstruct the investigation, and proof he took an active part in the conspiracy.
Bad news for well connected pedophiles:
The US Justice Department has opened an investigation into allegations that attorneys for the department “may have committed professional misconduct in the manner in which the Jeffrey Epstein’s criminal matter was resolved.”
Lolita Express’ Epstein, you may remember, was only charged with prostitution after sexually assaulting and trafficking, possibly hundreds of girls as young as 12. Among his alleged clientele are: Donald J Trump, Alan Dershowitz, Bill Clinton, Prince Andrew, and etc. Powerful men take care of each other, so who knows if this will amount to anything, but it is hopeful.
Among the victims is a woman who has accused Donald Trump of raping her when she was 13. She reportedly dropped her lawsuit after multiple death threats were made against her family.
Bad day for Paul Ryan and the GOP:
The Washington Post has published the transcript of a conversation among GOP leaders that makes clear, not only were they aware of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election on Trump’s behalf, but they found humor in the fact that Hillary Clinton was targeted. They urged the importance of loyalty and secrecy.
Bad news for Paul Erickson:
NRA linked Russian spy, Maria Butina’s Boyfriend, Paul Erickson, was indicted today by a Federal Grand Jury in South Dakota. He’s charged with money laundering and fraud, and faces a minimum 20 year prison sentence if convicted.
The new Democratic majority in Congress is doing what Congress is supposed to do.