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Pelosi’s political theater is undermining the whole impeachment process

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10.10.2019

Team Trump said Tuesday that it wouldn’t cooperate with impeachment efforts in the House, and Dems have only themselves to blame: Rigging a hyper-partisan set of rules and choosing a manifestly unsuitable ringleader in Rep. Adam Schiff, liberals have prepared a charade that will only delegitimize the process.

First, to dispense with a recurring liberal myth: While dramatic, Team Trump’s action is hardly ­unprecedented. In 2012, the Obama White House ­rejected congressional subpoenas related to the investigation into the Fast and Furious gunrunning scandal.

Unlike the scandal surrounding President Trump’s phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart, whose potential consequences are wholly political, the Fast and Furious program led to the deaths of American law-enforcement officers and dozens of Mexican nationals.

Yet Team Obama called the probe “political theater.” Then-House minority leader Nancy Pelosi agreed that the White House didn’t have to cooperate with GOP demands. When the ­Republican majority voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for failure to cooperate, Pelosi walked off the House floor in protest.

Now Pelosi........

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