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Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:34 PM

McConnell Warns Dems On Potential Trump Probes: 'Presidential Harassment' May Not Work for Them

Source: Mediate


Mitch McConnell Warns Dems On Potential Trump Probes: ‘Presidential Harassment’ May Not Work for Them

by Josh Feldman | Oct 10th, 2018, 5:20 pm



In a wide-ranging interview with the AP today, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Democrats launching multiple investigations into President Donald Trump were they to win back the House could backfire.

McConnell was asked specifically about potential investigations into Trump’s tax returns, businesses, etc., and whether any of that is a “legitimate line of inquiry.”

“I think it’ll help get the President reelected,” McConnell responded.

You may remember reporting from a few months ago detailing the concerns Republicans have about investigations Democrats would likely open if they re-took the House, and the President’s finances/business are just some of the many on the list.



Read more: https://www.mediaite.com/online/mitch-mcconnell-on-potential-dem-investigations-into-trump-presidential-harassment-may-not-work-for-them/



McConnell said that GOP efforts against Bill Clinton backfired because “the public got mad at us and felt sympathy for President Clinton.”

“So this business of presidential harassment may or may not quite be the winner they think it is,” he concluded.

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Reply McConnell Warns Dems On Potential Trump Probes: 'Presidential Harassment' May Not Work for Them (Original post)
DonViejo Oct 10 OP
oldtime dfl_er Oct 10 #1
riversedge Oct 10 #2
SHRED Oct 10 #3
FarPoint Oct 10 #4
Squinch Oct 10 #5
FreepFryer Oct 10 #14
Squinch Oct 10 #15
FreepFryer Oct 10 #16
BootinUp Oct 10 #19
They_Live Oct 10 #6
Initech Oct 10 #7
rurallib Oct 10 #8
Meadowoak Oct 10 #26
heliarc Oct 11 #38
roamer65 Oct 10 #9
Sugar Smack Oct 11 #40
bdamomma Oct 10 #10
Caliman73 Oct 10 #11
Wellstone ruled Oct 10 #12
JDC Oct 10 #13
bitterross Oct 10 #28
Kajun Gal Oct 10 #17
BootinUp Oct 10 #18
LiberalFighter Oct 10 #20
AKing Oct 10 #21
elmac Oct 10 #22
cstanleytech Oct 10 #23
Xipe Totec Oct 10 #24
BigDemVoter Oct 10 #25
Deb Oct 10 #27
dflprincess Oct 10 #29
Ohiya Oct 10 #30
turbinetree Oct 10 #31
AllIWantForXmas Oct 10 #32
MontanaMama Oct 10 #33
SCVDem Oct 10 #34
BlueIdaho Oct 11 #35
Cha Oct 11 #36
SergeStorms Oct 11 #37
bluestarone Oct 11 #39
SWBTATTReg Oct 11 #41
ProfessorGAC Oct 11 #42

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:35 PM

1. vile

evil piece of filth

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Response to oldtime dfl_er (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:37 PM

2. good god. turtle face really has gone off the deep end.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:37 PM

3. Not the same

He's blowing smoke because he's scared.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:37 PM

4. He's planting seeds....

Fuck Mitch and the Dead Horse he rode in on...

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:38 PM

5. Well, then we'll have to do presidential and Republican Senate MINORITY leader investigations.

That oughta do it.

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Response to Squinch (Reply #5)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:54 PM

14. You're a very giving and generous soul. Sure he'll love such a thoughtful probe...

...he'll have more time on his hands to deal with it if he gets the Minority Leader job.

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Response to FreepFryer (Reply #14)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:56 PM

15. He was just feeling left out of all this investigation talk. Everyone gets to have an

investigation, why can't he?

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Response to Squinch (Reply #15)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:57 PM

16. Maybe he'll get something special for Christmas... like an indictment :D

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Response to Squinch (Reply #5)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 08:18 PM

19. Brilliant! Nt

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:38 PM

6. McCONnell

can go fuck himself. I look forward to his fall and destruction. a**hole.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:38 PM

7. Go eat a bag of rancid dog shit, Mitch!

You and Trump are NOT ABOVE THE LAW!!!!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:39 PM

8. sounds to me like he is scared.

maybe a little inquiry into McConnell would be in line also

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Response to rurallib (Reply #8)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 09:29 PM

26. As well as, GrASSley, Hatch, and Graham.

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Response to rurallib (Reply #8)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 02:00 AM

38. Don't forget Elaine Chao (no text)

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:39 PM

9. I think we need some McCONnell harassment.

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Response to roamer65 (Reply #9)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:10 AM

40. McConnell is the one who needs harrassing.

I completely agree.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:47 PM

10. what a vile man

what an arrogant POS, boy Mitch you must be getting some big money hope you choke on it.

He's an accomplice/enemy to the government.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:47 PM

11. Yah Mitch, people got mad because the probes were political hack jobs.

In almost 6 years investigating Bill Clinton on a land deal, they ended up getting Clinton on lying to congress about oral sex with an intern. If all we had on Trump was consensual sex, I'd be inclined to agree with you.

Just prior to office, Trump had to pay 25 million in fines for a fake university. He has not been able to get a loan in the US for decades and has had to get in bed with the Russian mob to get financing. He basically bought of Pamela Bondi to get out of a fraud case. 7 of his top advisers and cabinet members have been convicted or resigned in disgrace.


Don't worry Mitch, the investigations won't turn up a mere blow job. Trump will likely resign before they are done because he knows he'd be up shit creek.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:50 PM

12. Let me get this straight.

We are just a few months away from a major Rethug Resignation move? We are on the verge of a similiar wash out much like 1991. Hope so.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 07:52 PM

13. Pure bluster. He is worried.

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Response to JDC (Reply #13)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 09:33 PM

28. I think you're right. He's playing brave but he's scared shitless

Republican hearings and investigations led to big nothings. Like the Nunes memo. You can't investigate non-crimes in an effort to make them criminal.

Investigations of real crimes are going to lead to something.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 08:14 PM

17. So skeered! Shaking from the fright of Yertle!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 08:17 PM

18. Hey Mitch, shove your advice where the Sun don't shine. Nt

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 08:31 PM

20. Investigate his wife and family.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 08:36 PM

21. What a thoughtful Concern Troll

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 08:42 PM

22. Mc Turtle strikes again, what a total A-hole nt

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 08:54 PM

23. IMO Mitch is trying to head off what investigations he can by using fear not because he wants to

protect Trump but rather I suspect it would uncover even more deeper dirty little secrets and criminal acts that members of his party have committed in their quest for more power over the last 20 years while in office.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 09:10 PM

24. Venghanzi! nt

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 09:29 PM

27. Lol he's responding to a threat of a probe.

Dems already in probe control. Hey Mitch.....BOO!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 09:39 PM

29. I'll tell you this, Mitch.

If the Democrats get control next month and they DON'T do any "Presidential Harassment" but roll over an let Trump & Company continue to get by with their many crimes, then he probably will be reelected because the Democratic base will have no reason to show up in 2020.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 09:48 PM

30. That's nice,Mitch

Thanks for the advice, you are too kind!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 10:05 PM

31. Hey dirt bag.....................WE the People want traitors held accountable

and your on the short list.......................or did you forget Merrick Garland, you and your side kicks just basically said fuck you to Constitution and to WE the People...................so twirl

We'll take our chances asshole, and your veiled threat is about as meaningless as you are...............SO FUCK YOU and your horse that you ride on....................there zippy............................



November 2018 cannot get here fast enough.............................vote

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 10:06 PM

32. New name for rApublicans

Hi All - this is my first (and probably only) post - although I've used DU as one of my go-to sources of info (and kitteh pics!) for years I never dreamed I'd have the courage to actually post something. But after all that's happened recently I couldn't help myself. I often see republicans referred to here as "rePugnicans" or something like that - many of the names are very clever and very appropriate. I have a new one that seems more than fitting and I am so angry I actually overcame my fear of posting to share it with you all:

rApublicans

As in rape. Rape-publicans.

That's it. OK I feel a little better now. Hopefully will feel even better after Nov 6....

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Response to AllIWantForXmas (Reply #32)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 10:19 PM

33. Rapeublicans suits the Groper party just fine.

Welcome to DU.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2018, 10:20 PM

34. Here's the thing Mitch!

We liked Bill Clinton.

We do not like dump!

Kindly fornicate thyself!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 12:03 AM

35. McConnell doe realize that after we take the Senate

He will be just one more washed up old fart inching his way towards the grave - right?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 12:59 AM

36. STFU stupid russian Fucking doormat.. two words..

President Obama.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 01:16 AM

37. It's not harassment if the accusations are true.

And Trump is so fucking crooked just about anything you could possibly accuse him of would turn out to be true. So please, Yurtle, shut the fuck up. Your time is coming too, you embarrassment to the human race.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:08 AM

39. I'm sure we will be

Investigating the hell out of ALL Rumps protectors in congress BEFORE we get to RUMP himself! The whole fucking BUNCH of them!!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:25 AM

41. Like we're going to listen to this piece of trash MM? Never. I'd like to kick him to the curb ...

without his shell and permanently retire the worthless senator (and being one of the most unpopular (if not the most unpopular senator in his state)), I'm sure that they all feel the same way.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 09:45 AM

42. We're Supposed To Take Advice From Him

I don't remember FDR taking advice from Tojo!

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