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Watergate 2 It Already Happened !

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posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 06:07 PM
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The term Watergate, by metonymy, has come to encompass an array of clandestine and often illegal activities undertaken by members of the Nixon administration. Those activities included such tactics as bugging the offices of political opponents and people of whom Nixon or his officials were suspicious. Nixon and his close aides also ordered investigations of activist groups and political figures, using the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as political weapons.


The last time this happened it brought down a president that won a huge victory, how did nobody get charged this round for what they did and are doing to Trump.

This is crazy, the same things that brought Nixon down is doing nothing to the democrats in 2019.




posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 06:11 PM
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And Schiff has the gall to be one of the dear leaders spearheading the whole endeavor. What difference is there if the primary issue is using foreign entities to dig up dirt? Ala the Steele dosisier.

www.foxnews.com...




nearly two-year-old prank call in which House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff told two Russian radio hosts posing as a Ukranian politician that he would be willing to accept damaging anti-Trump information.

edit on 30-9-2019 by ManWhoWasThursday because: Added some additional context to the quote.



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 07:42 PM
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I think the difference can be found in the article you linked.


"Before agreeing to take the call, and immediately following it, the committee informed appropriate law enforcement and security personnel of the conversation, and of our belief that it was probably bogus," a Schiff spokesman told The Atlantic.


Also remember that an investigation into Trumps actions during 2016 election was ongoing and that Schiff did not reach out for the information or try to extort anyone to receive it.



posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 07:52 PM
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This is actually Watergate 3.
www.forbes.com...

Last year, Lois Lerner, the IRS’ former director of Tax Exempt Organizations, publicly acknowledged the political, predatory and punitive actions of the agency that led to the harassment and intimidation of conservative groups.



There are the new revelations about the Administration intimidating banks to prevent them from doing business with a number of legitimate businesses. The until recently covert Operation Choke Point administered through the Departments of Justice and Treasury is already having an impact on the financial industry and other legitimate businesses the Administration is targeting. According to the Wall Street Journal, J.P. Morgan , has been forced to cut ties with thousands of customers in the last year. Sources indicate that out of fear of government scrutiny, the bank is ending relationships with customers even if there isn't any sign that the customer has done anything wrong. Other major banks have stopped offering certain popular, legal products or services because of government pressure.

Documents inadvertently leaked by the Department of the Treasury from a briefing on Operation Choke Point clearly show that the Administration is looking to significantly impact legal businesses because it believes the public needs to be protected from industries and customers deemed more likely to engage in criminal activity. According to the Administration, those industries interestingly include ammunition sales, gun sales, home-based charities, gambling, pharmaceutical sales, short-term loans, raffles, Amway and Mary Kay-style sales businesses, and credit repair services.


Any Democrat presently calling for Trump's impeachment who also voted for or supported in any way the Presidency of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton's effort to be president, Elizabeth Warren, Schumer, any of them, is a godamned hypocritical hack. I sincerely hope they are prepared for marginalization bordering on outright disenfranchisement following the resolution of this current nothing plus the reelection of Trump in 2020... Personally, I'd have zero issues with watching them all sit and cry until they drown on their own tears, but I'm sure *some* of the moderates will take pity on the lot of them and rescue them from total political extinction, not that those efforts will matter much in the end.




posted on Sep, 30 2019 @ 08:54 PM
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originally posted by: Blue_Jay33
... The last time this happened it brought down a president that won a huge victory, how did nobody get charged this round for what they did and are doing to Trump.

This is crazy, the same things that brought Nixon down is doing nothing to the democrats in 2019.


That's because last time the perpetrator was a Republican and the accusers were Democrats.

Can you say double standard?



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