Newt Gingrich: The Democratic House, not Trump, will be permanently scarred by impeachment | Opinion
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has it exactly backward. President Donald Trump will be exonerated, and she and the Democrats will be condemned by history.that"Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff has been lying to the world for years in his nonstop campaign to smear President Trump." Their judgment is that it is Schiff—and not Trump—who has been a serial liar. The Wall Street Journal 's editorial board summarized the disaster of Pelosi's bid to delay sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate, saying her move"further exposes how Democrats have defined impeachment down. The House hearings blocked GOP witnesses and limited cross-examination. Despite selective leaks and a pro-impeachment media, they failed to move public opinion or persuade Republicans that Mr. Trump committed impeachable offenses." The Journal 's editorial board went on to call Democrats' actions"an abuse of the impeachment power" and reiterated that the things alleged in the articles of impeachment"aren't close to impeachable." Madison Gesiotto in The Hill called this"the flimsiest and most partisan impeachment in history." In fact, as Pelosi played games with appointing managers, even senior Democrats began to lose patience."The longer it goes on, the less urgent it becomes," Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein told reporters."If it is serious and urgent, send them over. If it is not, do not send it over." Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell neatly summarized the House-created calamity in his floor statement on Thursday, saying"it was a transparently partisan performance from beginning to end." McConnell went on to remind the country of the Founding Fathers' fears of exactly the kind of narrow bitter partisanship Pelosi has been displaying. Paraphrasing Hamilton, McConnell warned that"blinded by factionalism, the House of Representatives would abuse the power of impeachment to serve nakedly partisan goals rather than the long-term interests of the American people and their Republic." Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi signs the articles of impeachment of President Donald Trump during an engrossment ceremony on Capitol Hill January 15, in Washington, D.C. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Finally, it's clear the House Democrats have failed utterly to live up to the standard of prosecution set out by former Associate Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson (who served as chief prosecutor of the Nuremberg trials). Jackson cautioned the Conference of United States Attorneys on April 1, 1940: "With the law books filled with a great assortment of crimes, a prosecutor stands a fair chance of finding at least a technical violation of some act on the part of almost anyone. In such a case, it is not a question of discovering the commission of a crime and then looking for the man who has committed it, it is a question of picking the man and then searching the law books, or putting investigators to work, to pin some offense on him. It is in this realm-in which the prosecutor picks some person whom he dislikes or desires to embarrass or selects some group of unpopular persons and then looks for an offense, that the greatest danger of abuse of prosecuting power lies. It is here that law enforcement becomes personal, and the real crime becomes that of being unpopular with the predominant or governing group, being attached to the wrong political views, or being personally obnoxious to or in the way of the prosecutor himself." So, no, Pelosi. Trump does not have to fear the judgment of history on this impeachment effort. The judgment of history is going to be that a group of scoundrels in control of the U.S. House of Representatives placed partisan interests above the country, undermined the Constitution, weakened America in the world and lied about the duly elected president of the United States. This will become Pelosi's moment of shame, and Trump's moment of redemption. Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich is the chairman of Gingrich 360, the host of the Newt's World podcast and author of the New York Times Read more: Newsweek
Newt the lair . The man that voted to impeach President Clinton for an affair . What a joke !!! This from a man living in adulatory Sorry Newt. That would be no. Bull Wrong! You tell ‘em, Salamander. Hey it’s I messed around on all three of my wives “Newt” I thought he was dead. Good news for Dems when he speaks up - he’s not respected by members of either party. Crawl back in your tomb “Newt”
Desperate statement from a desperate nan in a shrinking party Republicans and Trump will brr permanently harmed by this IMPEACHMENT And Newt knows it Trump is impeached for life plus the rest of history. Period! Democrats just trying not to be exposed! I predict they lose majority of seats in both houses.
U.S. House sends Trump impeachment charges to Senate for trialThe U.S. House of Representatives names the prosecution team who will prosecute the impeachment case against President Donald Trump 'These seven individuals will walk into a meat grinder and be able to accomplish approximately zero of their goals, but god damn it, we're going to let them try...Oh and we wanted to make sure Bernie and Lizzo were off the campaign trail. K thx bye!' Hey Trump !!!
The man has never been credible and is irrelevant - why would Newsweek give him a voice? Mewt, that well-known exponant of verity. We are going to be permanently scarred as a nation by this presidency. No civility (PC wasn't as bad as portrayed), re-established monarchy (golf trips at his own properties will help bankrupt US and not just in $$$), divided-we-fall.
A real atomic bomb is about to hit the Republican Party at the start of Trump’s impeachment hearings. Interesting since he has no scars...🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Nope. Ok boomer. How scare? Not at all. Only performing their constitutional duty. Says the man who has permanently scarred our poltics with his vitriol for 30 years.
Trump impeachment trial opens as watchdog faults White House on UkraineThe White House broke federal law by withholding Congress-approved aid for Ukraine, the Government Accountability Office said The Obama administration had 7 GAO violations, and nobody cared! Cool..should I be happy Ukraine didn't get my tax money or something? I'd rather we give that aid to Detroit or Flint, Michigan or something. I thought the aid was released. And the investigation never took place?
Wanna bet? Meet Gingrich is the one who started the slime. I can't believe anyone takes him seriously. From the man that was leading the impeachment of Clinton while doing the ping-pong underlying the impeachment of Clinton. Truth Hey Newt ... the entire Republican Party will be scarred for a long, long time because of who resides in the White House. You know I’m right, go ahead, admit it!
No it’s our Constitution that is going to be scarred becuse trump is destroying America. Newt? Can he please go away? Idiot was having an affair while married to his 2nd wife during the Clinton impeachment.. go write another vacuous book Kinda like the Repuglicans have been laughed at for impeaching a president or a blowjob? I don't think so in this case. Trump would have been better off if he'd been caught having phone sex than calling foreign leaders to extort them.
The insanity of what is SpeakerPelosi's sanity The most abusive use of congresional power Weaponized scorn Gavel was readied to obfuscate what should have been an illegal impeachment Clear indictable criminal activity by democrats They tried to overthrow POTUS Donald J Trump many remember Johnson was impeached. few remember who impeached him. Nixon n Clinton more recent but few even remember the Congress. Many trump supporters are in jail, indicted or waiting. orange is trump’s color.
Trump welcomes LSU Tigers to White HousePresident Donald Trump paid tribute to the national champion Louisiana State University football team on Friday, saying it would long be remembered as one of the greatest in college football history. The undefeated Tigers visited the White House after defeating Clemson on Monday night in the college
You are not in the ballgame,anymore,and are unimportant. Didn’t he cheat on then divorce his wife with cancer? correct Lol Newt so wrong and dumb, as ever Bye bye Democrats. What a joke that Grinch. If you had to blame one single person for the current state of political discourse in this country it would have to lay on the head of newtgingrich
Newt Gingrich’s oligarch pal Vadim Trincher was arrested for running an illegal international gambling ring out of Trump Tower. Just a reminder that Newt is part of trumprussia and anything Trump’s likely co-conspirators say should always be taken with a grain of salt. As Granny Hawkins said, “I say that big talk's worth doodly-squat.”
100 years from now, Trump will still be remembered in history as being impeached. 100 years from now, the House will not be affected by it. I'd probably rephrase that 'permanently' if I were him.
Trump hits back at Senate impeachment trial during White House ceremony honoring LSU champsPres. Trump, using a vulgar comment, called out Democrats in response to the Senate impeachment trial while honoring the college football national champions from LSU at an event at the White House. It’s a beautiful thing! ABC, what about Epstein? A President of the United States alienating the membership the Democrat Party - the party with the most members in the country. Really stupid.
another non-newsworthy piece. why not ask mr. gingrich if he's reviewed the new documents released re ukraine tonight that confirm the ukraine scandal and gop member involvement and so much more. perhaps he shd take look at his friends. This Newt loon voted to impeach Clinton, for an extramarital affair, i.e a blowe job, with Monica, while he was cheating on his then wife, with his current wife Clarria. That guy is a joke.
Says newtgingrich who received a reprimand for ethics violation Your House was permanently scarred because it based its impeachment on a man cheating on his wife. You did the same thing but weren’t impeached by the House you controlled. Hypocrisy ? Baloney! Newt... feel free to go to Hell! Hahahahahah newtgingrich
The Newt Perspective: Republicans are invulnerable and infallible. When the women vote in the 2020 election, Newt Gingrich will try another strategy. Projection? 🤔
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Newt from the hinterland, it is not a who is who...it is a who cares (except for his bromance with Hannity of course). You mean like the way YOU WERE SCARRED by investigating a BJ? That’s YOUR CLAIM TO FAME. I’m sure you and your second family are so proud of your legacy. Really The guy that lost Congress The guy that got kicked out... That guy is analyzing things Is this a comedy
Powerful House committee is latest to take stab at ‘surprise’ billing fixThe leaders of a powerful House committee are aiming to break through a legislative quagmire as Congress tries to deliver on the stubbornly elusive goal of protecting patients from 'surprise' medical bills 123 Is it called Medicare4All? Cause I'm pretty sure it's called MedicareForAll.