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Mon Aug 13, 2018, 09:18 AM

Lifelong Republican tells CNN that Trump has driven him to vote for Democrats for the first time

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Source: RawStory (as told to CNN)

Paul Rosenzweig, an attorney who formerly served as senior counsel to Kenneth Starr during the Whitewater investigation into former President Bill Clinton in the 1990s, told CNN on Monday that he’ll be voting for Democrats at the national level for the first time ever this fall.

During an interview with CNN’s John Berman, Rosenzweig explained that he was appalled by the recently released recordings of Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) saying that his top job is to protect President Donald Trump from oversight.

“It’s the abdication of responsibility,” Rosenzweig explained about his decision to ditch the GOP this year. “The Republican Party seems to me to no longer deserve my support, or frankly the support of anybody who thinks that the legislative branch should act as a check and a balance against executive authoritarianism. Essentially Rep. Nunes has said aloud what everybody is assuming, which is that his only goal — and apparently the only goal of the party — is to defend the president no matter what.”

In particular, he said that Nunes’ obedience to Trump was completely at odds with the Constitution’s framework of Congress serving as a co-equal branch of government alongside the presidency.

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I believe we're going to see more of this in the next 3 months. Many have reached their limit with this traitorous bunch.



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FakeNoose Aug 2018 OP
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lagomorph777 Aug 2018 #5
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tymorial Aug 2018 #4
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Response to FakeNoose (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2018, 09:27 AM

1. It is finally starting to sink in

with more and more Republicans. This Nunes recording may have sped things up.

More and more are starting to understand that this is a 70+ year old real estate con man and reality show star with no history or future in politics and when he is gone, there is still going to be a country to govern. Most of these life-long public servants and true Republicans do not want the party relegated to the "defend Trump at all costs" party when this guy isn't going to be around for much longer(politically or physically). Loyalty and allegiance to a man who wouldn't piss on you if you were on fire and who will have no political power in short order will soon be seen for what it is - a fools errand. When they understand they can get any of their social agenda through with Pence as President, Trump is gone.

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Response to FakeNoose (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2018, 09:42 AM

2. Good to hear. I was absolutely shocked that the Nunes tape did not to turn out to be the

 

Bombshell news that it is. I thought the media pressure in response to the tape would force Ryan to take Nunes’ chairmanship away from him. This country is transfixed on foolish Amarossa when the Nunes tape was clear evidence of Republican obstruction.

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Response to Trust Buster (Reply #2)

Mon Aug 13, 2018, 10:06 AM

5. Well, you can bet Mueller has been listening to that tape.

I had a family emergency and totally missed the tape story.

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Response to FakeNoose (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2018, 09:43 AM

3. And it only took TREASON to get him to see the light.

 

That is why the GOP is such a sad sorry excuse for a party.

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Response to FakeNoose (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2018, 09:45 AM

4. Indeed. George Will was one of the first to publically leave the GOP

And a couple of months ago he urged conservatives and Republicans to vote Democrat this fall. I remember when he left but I never thought I see the day that he would actively encourage votes for Democrats. More and more conservatives are disgusted and fed up. I may not find common ground with these anti-Trump republicans on most matters of policy and social matters but I am happy to have their voice added to ours. The blue wave is absolutely necessary.

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Response to FakeNoose (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2018, 10:17 AM

6. Nunes' constituents need to get a clue

and make him a lame duck. And then he needs to be investigated for what now has to be a huge list of illegalities.

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Response to FakeNoose (Original post)

Mon Aug 13, 2018, 10:27 AM

7. Locking...

Forum Hosts feel this is not important news of national interest, a low-tier GOP'er. Please post this in the General Discussions Forum

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