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trump's third impeachment lawyer called him a f**"ing crook?


Donald Trump's third impeachment lawyer Michael van der Veen 'called him a f***ing crook' and sued him last year arguing the president was trying to suppress mail-in voting

By Harriet Alexander For Dailymail.com

Michael van der Veen, 57, was one of three lawyers drafted a week ago to represent Trump in his trial, and on Monday signed Trump's response to the House article of impeachment, alongside Bruce Castor and David Schoen.

More at link

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Wed Feb 10, 2021, 01:45 AM (7 replies)

McClatchy: Dems Plan B: invoke 14th


Democrats have a back-up plan in case the Senate doesn’t convict Trump on impeachment
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A timeline: The insurrection at the Capitol

On Jan. 6, 2021 the U.S Capitol was breached for the first time since 1812. Here are the most pivotal moments of one of the darkest days in American history. BY TREVIN SMITH

House and Senate Democrats may push ahead this week with a censure resolution to bar former President Donald Trump from holding future office over his role in the U.S. Capitol riot, anticipating acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial, several sources familiar with the matter told McClatchy.

The effort to draft the resolution that would invoke a provision of the 14th Amendment began quietly in January and gained momentum over the weekend, as Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia and Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine gauge whether the measure could attract bipartisan support.

The reception has been lukewarm so far from Democrats, who would prefer to see the former president convicted in the impeachment trial, and from Republicans, who fear political consequences in barring Trump from office.
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Tue Feb 9, 2021, 12:30 AM (27 replies)

Anyone know about pussywillows? A mystical plant... And my

sister sent me a grafted tree (from Canada to TX) just out of the blue because she knows I have always loved them. Reminds me of the northeast in spring.

Directions say don't plant til after frost danger.

But the blooms look crazy to me. Like a fail??? Have never seen irratic
blooms like this...

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Mon Feb 8, 2021, 09:57 PM (23 replies)

Rep Stephen Lynch D-MA must be the unluckiest guy in the world

Gets Covid 9 days after second Pfizer vaccination. And he practiced social distancing and wore a mask.

Articles about his timeline may be like one of those math problems that can't be solved because data is missing, but that's what I got out of it.

My SIL who manages drug trials said that her only guess was that he had the virus before his nine day window was up, but not enough to show a positive.


Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Tue Feb 2, 2021, 10:24 AM (21 replies)

Trump's new lawyer gave advise to Epstein for years!


With his impeachment trial looming in just nine days, former president Trump announced he had a new team of lawyers on Sunday, including David Schoen, who met with disgraced businessman and paedophile Jeffrey Epstein about representing him before his death.


Based on the tone of their five-hour conversation, Schoen is skeptical about the circumstances of Epstein’s death. “I don’t believe it was suicide. … I think someone killed him. I don’t like to speculate. I’m not a conspiracy theorist,” he told the Atlanta Jewish Times in an interview Sunday.

“It was just the two of us in a room, though other people came and went” during their Aug. 1 meeting at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York, Schoen said. “We talked about the future, all sorts of plans for the case, things he hadn’t thought about before. “He was very upbeat, eager to go. I’ve heard from other people who told me how much that meeting meant to him.”
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Mon Feb 1, 2021, 07:39 AM (4 replies)

AOC says FEMA is preparing to cover $2 billion in COVID-19 funeral costs: 'We finally got it done!

This is the greatest news ever! She introduced this last year and it languished in committee. Some degree of justice at last !!!


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will reimburse up to $2 billion in costs for coronavirus funerals, said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who pushed for the funding as part of the federal COVID-19 relief package.

FEMA working out details.

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Sat Jan 30, 2021, 08:33 AM (1 replies)

This Chucky thing is a riot. Pranked people on NY subway

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Thu Jan 28, 2021, 10:18 AM (17 replies)

Proving Trump was in on the Jan 6th plan?

Things that make you go hmmmmm:

1. CNN clip: "We're going to walk down to the Capitol and I'll be right there with you."

Was obviously a blatant lie and he had no intention of marching with them. Why?

And if he was that concerned about the count at the Capitol why didn't he set up his rally on the other end of the Mall?

2. Who was ultimately responsible for leaving Capitol police alone?

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Wed Jan 27, 2021, 10:14 AM (51 replies)

Fox's John Roberts: No pardons for family or for self

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Tue Jan 19, 2021, 11:17 AM (21 replies)

Whoever is in charge of Biden's inauguration.. Kudos!!!

Literally the most creative, wonderful thing in so very long.

I thought Biden would be holed up. But what a pure genius idea. There will be 200k flags set up to represent the people not there. And displays for each state and territory!!


Think Biden should have a real inauguration like J 2022?
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Tue Jan 19, 2021, 12:51 AM (7 replies)
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