Nunes Met With ex-Ukrainian Official, Giuliani Associate Says, Willing To Testify

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So what can the House do to a member who uses his office and OUT tax money to obtain foreign assistance in a political smear campaign? Guess we now better understand Nunes "deer in the headlights" reaction after Ambassador Sondland's testimony that EVERYONE was in the loop. Now that loop is looking more and more like a noose. 

 

How many more of Trump's administration have to go to jail for doing his bidding before his worshippers trip to the fact he's an evil lying toad? Pence? Pompeo? Mulvaney? Rudy? Volker?


Oh, but Rudy's got "insurance" !!!  The Dems need to keep up the investigations and testimony until so many are implicated that the Republicans start to crumble.


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So what can the House do to a member who uses his office and OUT tax money to obtain foreign assistance in a political smear compaign? Guess we now better understand Nunes "deer in the headlights" reaction after Ambassidor Sondland's testimony that EVERYONE was in the loop. Now that loop is looking more and more like a noose. 

 

How many more of Trump's administration have to go to jail for doing his bidding before his worshippers trip to the fact he's an evil lying toad? Pence? Pompeo? Mulvaney? Rudy? Volker?

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Nune's lawsuit...good devin, bring it on!

Let's see the real truth come out. And perhaps his other underhanded activities will also be brought to light. 
This certainly sounds like it's out of the trump playbook...when you are guilty, threaten others with a lawsuit!

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On Thursday, the original Daily Beast article which referred to Nunes and Parnas, was entered into the record by Rep Eric Swalwell (D-CA). 

https://www.salon.com/2019/11/22/eric-swalwell-calls-out-devin-nunes-over-ties-to-indicted-giuliani-...

 

When the cameras expanded the view of the panel, Nunes, and what was left of the R-panel, sat there with heads down. R-counsel seated next to him looks down and then over to Nunes. An oh-sh** moment was occurring right before the cameras. The body language says it all. Afterwards, Nunes was visibly irritated would not respond to questions from the press. A picture is worth a thousand words. The video is available here (at about 1:00 minute mark).

https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4832774/user-clip-rep-eric-swalwell-calls-rep-devin-nunes-lev-parnas-...

 

How many people have to be caught with their hands in the cookie jar to make this case any more clear?


How many more hands?   The Democrats need to keep the investigations going until they get every Republican hand involved. The investigations need to be expanded to interviewing people pointed out in the Mueller investigations. After the impeachment or even during it, indictments need to be served.  If we allow people to get away with this stuff, it will only continue and get even worse.


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It remains to be seen what will happen next, and how Nunes’s lawsuit will come together. But Nunes is one of President Donald Trump’s most ardent defenders, and he held the line for the last month plus among Republicans during the Democrats’ “impeachment inquiry.” The House Intelligence Committee, which is now chaired by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) since Democrats took the majority in the midterm elections, just held seven total public impeachment hearings over the past two weeks.

 


What happens next? Parnas will testify under oath to validate the claim (as may others to stay out of jail). And that will be the end of Nunes' lawsuit.

 

Meanwhile, SDNY may end up with indictments against Giuliani, just like they did with his buddies.

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On Thursday, the original Daily Beast article which referred to Nunes and Parnas, was entered into the record by Rep Eric Swalwell (D-CA). 

https://www.salon.com/2019/11/22/eric-swalwell-calls-out-devin-nunes-over-ties-to-indicted-giuliani-...

 

When the cameras expanded the view of the panel, Nunes, and what was left of the R-panel, sat there with heads down. R-counsel seated next to him looks down and then over to Nunes. An oh-sh** moment was occurring right before the cameras. The body language says it all. Afterwards, Nunes was visibly irritated would not respond to questions from the press. A picture is worth a thousand words. The video is available here (at about 1:00 minute mark).

https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4832774/user-clip-rep-eric-swalwell-calls-rep-devin-nunes-lev-parnas-...

 

How many people have to be caught with their hands in the cookie jar to make this case any more clear?

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BY:  Mathew Boyle

 

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) intends to file lawsuits against both CNN and the Daily Beast over fake hit pieces the outlets have published about him in recent days. 

 

Two pieces recently published in both outlets–one from Daily Beast earlier this week, and one from CNN published late Friday–alleged that the Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas, who is now indicted on unrelated charges, helped Nunes with a variety of matters when digging into Ukrainian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on behalf of Democrats.

 

The Daily Beast story, from Betsy Swan (formerly Woodruff), alleges that Parnas helped Nunes set up a variety of meetings on Ukraine matters. The CNN story, from Vicky Ward, goes even further, alleging that Nunes arranged a secret trip to Vienna and met there with Victor Shokin, the Ukrainian prosecutor that former Vice President Joe Biden pushed to have fired when Shokin was investigating Burisma Holdings, the natural gas company paying Biden’s son Hunter Biden $83,000 per month. It is unclear at this time how much of these reports are blatantly false, but most of each of them appear to be inaccurate, according to sources familiar with the matter.

 

As such, Nunes is planning to sue both the Daily Beast and CNN over each story.

 

“These demonstrably false and scandalous stories published by the Daily Beast and CNN are the perfect example of defamation and reckless disregard for the truth,” Nunes told Breitbart News late Friday night. “Some political operative offered these fake stories to at least five different media outlets before finding someone irresponsible enough to publish them. I look forward to prosecuting these cases, including the media outlets, as well as the sources of their fake stories, to the fullest extent of the law. I intend to hold the Daily Beast and CNN accountable for their actions. They will find themselves in court soon after Thanksgiving.”

 

Nunes has had rocky relationships with both establishment media outlets, and he regularly refuses to work with–or have his office cooperate with–any outlet that engages in deliberate printing of inaccurate and fake information, as CNN and the Daily Beast regularly do.

 

The CNN piece from Ward interestingly lays out how Nunes refuses to interact with the outlet:

Over the past two weeks, CNN approached Nunes on two occasions and reached out to his communications staff to get comment for this story. In the Capitol on Nov. 14, as CNN began to ask a question about the trip to Vienna, Nunes interjected and said, “I don’t talk to you in this lifetime or the next lifetime.”

 

“At any time,” Nunes added. “On any question.”

 

Asked again on Thursday about his travel to Vienna and his interactions with Shokin and Parnas, Nunes gave a similar response. “To be perfectly clear, I don’t acknowledge any questions from you in this lifetime or the next lifetime,” Nunes said while leaving the impeachment hearing. “I don’t acknowledge any question from you ever.”

The Daily Beast has similarly had a history of printing inaccurate information about Nunes, according to multiple reports detailing how the outlet has printed false and misleading stories about him.

While media outlets like CNN and the Daily Beast are willingly printing this information and these allegations against people like Nunes, fed to them by Parnas’ legal team, it appears to be part of a broader strategy by Parnas and his legal team to try to get out of the trouble he faces.

The New York Daily News reported on Parnas attempting to curry favor with authorities in a story Friday morning:

 

One of the Florida businessmen who worked with Rudy Giuliani on his hunt for Ukrainian dirt on Democrats has turned over a trove of “hard evidence” to impeachment investigators — including photos and videos, one of his lawyers said Friday.

 

Lev Parnas, who was criminally charged last month in a sweeping campaign finance scheme that overlaps with the House impeachment inquiry, had so much evidence it had to be sent to House probers in several batches, the attorney, Joseph Bondy, told the Daily News.

Bondy said he has also tried to schedule a time for Parnas to testify under oath before the House Intelligence Committee about the “first-hand knowledge” he says his client has about President Trump’s bid to pressure Ukraine into investigating Joe Biden’s family and other Democrats before the 2020 election.

It remains to be seen what will happen next, and how Nunes’s lawsuit will come together. But Nunes is one of President Donald Trump’s most ardent defenders, and he held the line for the last month plus among Republicans during the Democrats’ “impeachment inquiry.” The House Intelligence Committee, which is now chaired by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) since Democrats took the majority in the midterm elections, just held seven total public impeachment hearings over the past two weeks.

 

 

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Gruffstuff is 100% correct. U.S. Intelligence recently briefed the Senate Intelligence committee, advising them the Ukranian story comes from Russian Intellgence. It's a classic misinformatio campaign wich is very successful with Trump Cult members.

 

If you noticed how many times the word "intelligence" was used above, you probably also noticed it's never used when talking about Trump World.

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All this stuff comes right out of Russia, blaming Ukraine for the US 2016 election interference is a Russian intelligence operation.

 

Thing is US members of Congress and the President have been briefed on all of this stuff by our own intelligence services , they know it. They either don't believe it, or they just go along with blaming Ukraine for personal gain. 

 

This is the reality TV President trying to make cable TV headlines with a scandal against political opponents for personal gain. The same playbook they used against Clinton.

 

The difference is this time around Republicans don't control the House, they can't cover it up.  

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CriticalThinking:   I've always suspected that Nunes is working for the Russians. Everything he says is pro Russia, Vladimir loves him.

 

 

True, Russia has it's tentacles deep into the GOP. The daft base needs to quit yelling USA!! USA!! USA!! because they no longer support the USA, they support Putin.

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