On CBS spinning a “whistle-blower”
I have to laugh about how ridiculous a congratulatory phone call to the newly installed President of Ukraine has somehow become an impeachable offense, according to Trump Derangement Syndrome Democrats, and a couple Republicans to boot. I have said for months now, if you want to impeach Trump, go for it, introduce Articles of Impeachment and vote on it. Pelosi does not want to do that just yet, because there are no “High Crimes and Misdemeanors” to charge him with. So I guess they will just make some stuff up.
CBS, and likely every other outlet other than Fox News is all about it, facts be damned.
Um, yes. “I did not review a transcript or written notes, but the official informed me that they exist.”
Trump released the transcript of the phone call. What CBS is not reporting is that the Ukraine reopened the Burisma investigation last March, before Zelenskyy was even elected. The phone call was mostly a congratulatory call, and everything about the call was exactly what I would expect for a conversation between heads of state.
•The President asserted that “it all started in Ukraine,” referring to the allegations of foreign interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent investigation into the Trump campaign’s contact with Russian individuals
It did all start in Ukraine, by those who wished to interfere in our election to elect Hillary. This is how Manafort resigned and was charged, even though the FBI looked at it earlier and said nothing to see here. John and Tom Podesta also were up to their necks in the Ukraine, yet no one seems to be investigating the Podesta Group. They dissolved it shortly after Manafort was bum-rushed by Mueller and Andrew Weissman.
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