McCarthy Suggests Schiff Responsible For Strike | Talking Points Memo

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) suggested that if House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) had been “trying to protect us from what was happening in Iran,” President Trump wouldn’t have authorized the strike that killed top Iranian military official Qasem Soleimani.


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Shut the fuck up, Kevvie. You’re out of your element,

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More stupidity suitable only for FOX viewers drooling on their sweaters and wearing their made-in-China MAGA caps indoors.

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I think the Bakersfield Flash has been eating the soil around the oil pumps again.

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anyone chance this asshole loses in 2020?

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Poor fellow. Looks as stupid as he is.

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I don’t say this about all Republicans, although an argument might be made for so doing: McCarthy seems to be profoundly stupid.

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if the House intelligence chair didn’t focus so much on impeachment, then Trump wouldn’t have authorized the strike against Soleimani.

Looks like the dumbest man in the House* said the quiet part out loud.

* today’s winner so far

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Up is down. Down is up.

Imagine saying things like this without a shred of embarrassment.

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I don’t want anyone to get hurt in the blowback, but to the extent that Iran and its allies retaliate–and they will, of course, because mideast–I sincerely hope that it’s targeted at non-civilian targets and leads to minimal human casualties, and guided by the realization that this was Trump and neocons’ doing, not the US or the west as a whole, and that anything they do that could help him get reelected or otherwise hold onto power would ultimately backfire for them and play into his hands.

It’s time to get past this whole endless violent tit for tat cycle nonsense that helps no one but autocrats, demagogues, bad leaders, zealots and oil, gas and armament firms. Since the current US regime can’t and won’t do that, perhaps Iran might. I doubt it, but who knows.

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Oh right, this dweeb is around

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GOP lying to create a reality for their base.

Lying liars & the lies they tell.

Smdh

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Isn’t McCarthy admitting (albeit unintentionally) that Trump only ordered the hit as a response to - and to deflect from - the impeachment action against him? What a moron

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) suggested that if House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) had been “trying to protect us from what was happening in Iran,” President Trump wouldn’t have authorized the strike that killed top Iranian military official Qasem Soleimani.

Unbelievable. Schiff made him do it?! This is just beyond batshit crazy. McCarthy is one of Murrica’s “elected representatives?” Really, I want to retch.

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I didn’t know the GOP was making a sequel…

I will say they have an excellent cast…

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Don’t forget this moron lost his chance to be Speaker because he admitted on camera that the Benghazi hearings were being done to affect Hillary’s poll numbers.

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I don’t care if I agree with your basic position. this is spam — it has no relation to the topic, and you’re putting it everywhere.

so its been flagged.

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“See what you’ve made me do? I wouldn’t have to hit you if you didn’t make me - why do you make me do that?”

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There seems to be a concerted effort on the right now to blame the Dems for the Soleimani assassination. They’re working the refs in advance of the inevitable Iranian blowback that Trump was too stupid to foresee when he ordered this clusterfuck.

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