U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe explains how the “whistleblower” complaint against Donald Trump regarding his phone call with the president of Ukraine is based on hearsay, “second- and third-hand” information.
An article on the Federalist explains how just last month the Intel (sic) Community secretly eliminated a requirement that whistleblowers provide direct, first-hand knowledge of alleged wrongdoings.
So the Intel Community’s flunkies in the mainstream media, many Democrats in Congress and even some Republicans including Willard Romney are pushing for impeaching Trump based solely on that phone call, and based on inadmissible hearsay “evidence.” Rep. Adam Schiffty read a fake transcript that he implied was the real one to fabricate a false narrative. Now that’s a scumbag.
Trump was not doing anything illegal, unconstitutional, unethical, or treasonous, in his phone call with the Ukrainian president. According to the Examiner, these are the main points of what Trump said:
I would like you to do us a favor though because our country has been through a lot and Ukraine knows a lot about it. I would like you to find out what happened with this whole situation with Ukraine, they say Crowdstrike … I guess you have one of your wealthy people … The server, they say Ukraine has it. There are a lot of things that went on, the whole situation. I think you’re surrounding yourself with some of the same people. I would like to have the Attorney General call you or your people and I would like to get to the bottom of it. As you saw yesterday, that whole nonsense ended with a very poor performance by a man named Robert Mueller, an incompetent performance, but they say a lot of it started with Ukraine. Whatever you can do, it’s very important that you do it if that’s possible.
I heard you had a prosecutor who was very good and he was shut down and that’s really unfair. A lot of people are talking about that, the way they shut your very good prosecutor down and you had some very bad people involved. Mr. Giuliani is a highly respected man. He was the mayor of New York City, a great mayor, and I would like him to call you. I will ask him to call you along with the Attorney General. Rudy very much knows what’s happening and he is a very capable guy. If you could speak to him that would be great. The former ambassador from the United States, the woman, was bad news so I just want to let you know that. The other thing, There’s a lot of talk about Biden’s son, that Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great. Biden went around bragging that he stopped the prosecution so if you can look into it … It sounds horrible to me.
Meanwhile, the Democrats in 2018 asked the Ukrainian government to cooperate with the Mueller investigation of “Russia collusions” which never existed. Huh? The pot calling the kettle black?
Joe Lauria comments about a phone call between “Victoria Nuland, then assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, and Geoffrey Pyatt, then U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, that then Vice President Biden played a role in ‘midwifing’ the U.S.-backed overthrow of an elected Ukrainian government soon after that conversation.” Good one, Plugs.
And Caitlin Johnstone writes about the mainstream media defending “whisltleblowers” but ignoring actual whistleblowers.
The actual whistleblowers of our time include Bradley Manning (now known as Chelsea Manning), John Kiriakou, William Binney, Thomas Drake, Edward Snowden, and many others who are never defended or celebrated by the MSM, because they are not communists or apparatchiks of the national security state.
Now, I loathe Donald Trump and disagree with most of his awful socialist and fascist policies, but these scum in Washington are so bad and dishonest in their outright lying. The “news” media are real propagandists now.