Bipartisan Senators Question | Talking Points Memo

A bipartisan question from the senators prompted a major admission from President Trump’s legal team Thursday: Rudy Giuliani was not conducting foreign policy in his capacity as the President’s private attorney.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=1288091
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“Mr. Giuliani just to be a source of information for the president,” Philbin said.”

And lead from a bullet is an essential source of minerals and trace elements that the body needs for healthy growth - that’s why we believe in shooting them into people.

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“Will the President assure the American public that …"

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When there is no difference between Trump and the State, there is no difference between Guliani and the State Department.

The nub of the problem is Trump believes he is the State, and anything done against him personally is, therefore, treasonous. And the Republicans have allowed this grotesque interpretation of the Constitution to stand.

To hell with all of them.

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Dear Mr. Philbin,
Horseshit.
Disrespectfully,
dont

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WH Counsel: “Mr. Chief Justice, can we have a brief recess while we reassemble our brains?”

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I have heard of this happening in trials when the attorney detests the client. Correct me if I’m wrong here –but it sounds like Philbin is “taking a dive” on the case.

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Of course, this is absurd, because on that July 25th phone call, Trump told Zelensky directly that Guliani would be contacting him. If this is not Guliani conducting foreign policy at Trump’s request, it’s a distinction without a difference.

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So the President was personally trying to stamp out corruption in the Ukraine and was using public funds and government employees to do so? Wha??

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Don’t matter. Tomorrow the stain commences to continue spreading. SOTU will be first official fascist rally.

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Q: What do you call a lawyer who graduated last in their class??
A: A lawyer.

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They know they can say whatever the fuck they want: up is down, black is white, dogs are cats, who cares? Words and truth no longer matter. In fact, being able to lie with impunity makes them feel more powerful. It’s all about a performance of dominance.

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WH Lawyer Philbin:
“there was no conduct of foreign policy being carried on here by a private person.”

The bottom line:
Rudy, (the private person and IMPotus personal lawyer who delegated some of this Ukraine QPQ/Extortion to Parnas/Fruman), was doing a PERSONAL BIDDING with some criminal side deals (Parnas/Fruman) for IMPotus using Congress appropriated funds for military aid!

Nothing to see here folks…
Nothing unlawful about it…
So what it if is unlawful?
Deal with it!

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Philbin added that although he’s “not in a position to make pledges for the President here,” the President’s “policy is always to abide by the laws.”

Has a greater lie ever been spoken?!:lying_face:

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Who was paying for Rudy’s travel. Recall the butt dial where he says (and a reporter heard) they’re going to need more money. Isn’t that important whose bidding he was doing?

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If trump was holding up the aid in his capacity as a private individual rather than as president, you pretty much have to lose count of how many laws that violates. It’s like someone in the DoD accounting office writing checks to their friends.

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I think what the so-called president’s so-called lawyers established is that Rudy was conducting a corrupt shakedown at Trump’s request, and with his full knowledge (Rudy being a source of information by their telling) and involvement.

Only one word for this - Perfect!

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And, of course, this admission will persuade repub senators to consider evidence, call witnesses . . . oh, wait

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Yes! And how about the Whitehouse meeting wouldn’t be scheduled until Zelensky made the announcement with the precise Rudy-approved wording.

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What does all this “bipartisan” question asking portend? (I’m a hopeless optimist…)

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