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December 4, 2019
Why didn't Senator Blumenthal look into all the bribes or kickbacks Obama paid for political purposes?
Senator Blumenthal was given a forum in the Washington Post to write an opinion piece stating that Trump was guilty of bribery when he got nothing in return. When presidents trade public actions for political favors, the proper punishment is not a matter of opinion; it's a matter of law. President Trump solicited a bribe. And the Constitution makes clear that a president who engages in bribery "shall be removed from office." In fact, along with treason, it is one of only two crimes specifically mentioned as conduct that would necessitate impeachment and removal. Maybe Blumenthal should investigate why President Obama refused to follow through with the U.S. military commitment to Poland and the Czech Republic to provide missile defense as a bribe to Putin and Russia to get on his good side. Why didn't Obama get investigated for giving kickbacks to several senators to get their votes on Obamacare? That was obviously...(Read Full Post)