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Trump-Ukraine: Getting closer to public Impeachment hearings!

The evidence collected paints the picture of a President who abused his power to press a foreign country to interfere in the 2020 election. The next phase will move from closed depositions to open hearings where the American people will learn about the President’s misconduct” (House Judiciary Dems, 29.10.2019).

Today there was yet another defeating testimony, that again validated the quid pro qou case. Where President Donald J. Trump used the state aid or military aid to Ukraine as clause to ensure that foreign powers did investigate into Hunter Biden, an US citizen involved in businesses in Ukraine.

The whole scandal has from day-one sounded bad. But by everything revealed to the public made it worse. The MEMCOM, the text messages, the leaked pieces of the testimony from Fiona Hill, foreign envoy Sonderland, William B. Tayor and now Alexander Vindland. All of them has collaborated the same story. Just their side of it and it’s not sounding good.

All of it indicates the misuse of power for personal gains. This is a impeachable offence and the House Committee’s has tried to investigate it properly. However, the stone-walling and the use of executive privilege has been out of this world. While his having secret backchannels and other avenues of sharing information, even through his own personal attorney Rudy Guiliani and the aide of Devin Nunes. There are even two aides of Guiliani that is already behind bars. Therefore, this scandal is full blown already and the proceedings hasn’t started yet. Not the public ones, but the information and evidence they have gathered. Will surely sound interesting, when the public hearings start! 

The motion from the Committee has to be taken to the House and has to get enough votes to pass. But if people care about the Constitution and the Laws of the Republic. Than they should vote for it. To test the Presidency and show it to the public. All the collected evidence and not only the small drops in the public. Which is damning enough. As there are enough play and pay, here already.

The President knows this, his allies knows this and the Republican Party knows too. But they are trying to shift blame on the process and the way its done. Even if the Committee’s has followed the protocol to the book and the White House has not answered to subpoenas or any of the questioning sent to them. That is why all the previous attempts has been sent to court. Where most of it is still in the process awaiting verdicts, if not pushed to discovery or anything else, than an official release of the documentation that is needed.

That is why its high time the Impeachment Inquiry go public and gets into the final stages. Gets through in the House and the Senate. So, that the representatives, the ones whose lawmakers can finalize and also question the man himself. In front of the cameras, in front of the public and C-Span. So, there is no denying the facts or the statements told. Where they nay-sayers cannot question it. But see it for what it is.

Surely, this is not what many envisioned, but seems like the natural step. As every person involved or has testified. Has amplified the same story and shown the evidence for it. Therefore, the Committee’s are only doing the right thing. Than to get the proper function and continue the proceedings. As the White House and President is not forthcoming with their side or their paperwork in this regard. Peace.

Trump-Ukraine: Rep. Nancy Pelosi announces moving impeachment proceedings to the public (28.10.2019)

USA: Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. letter to FEC Chair Ellen Weintraub – Subject: immediately open an investigation into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign debts (28.10.2019)

Opinion: North Korea warns the US again!

This is not the first time the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea or the North Korea fires some salvoes the way of the United States of America Administration. Especially the Trump Administration and their diplomats.

Just last year, the DPRK said this about the US: “The U.S. is fatally mistaken if it went to the extent of regarding that the DPRK would be compelled to accept, out of its patience, the demands reflecting its gangster-like mindset. A shorter way to denuclearization on the Korean peninsula is to remove deep-rooted mistrust and build up trust between the DPRK and the U.S” (KCNA: Foreign Ministry Spokesman on DPRK-U.S. High-level Talks, 07.07.2018).

So the North Koreans are tired of the gangsters in Washington DC. It is again another salvo from Pyongyang, This is not new, but this shows that the diplomatic relations are strained. What is happening is not reassuring. As the meetings, the supposed grand-deal or anything else haven’t changed anything. Only paid Kim Jong-Un for a few international trips and hotel service on the outside of North Korea.

The DPRK-U.S. relations that could have been derailed and fallen apart several times due to such hostile acts and wrong habitual practices on the part of the U.S. are still maintained. It goes to the credit of the close personal relations between Chairman of the State Affairs Commission Kim Jong Un and President Trump. But there is a limit to everything. The close personal relations can never be kept aloof from the public mindset and they are never a guarantee for preventing the DPRK-U.S. relations from getting aggravated or for making up for. The U.S. trumpets the crucial measures taken by the DPRK for confidence-building as its own “diplomatic gains” but no substantial progress has been made in the DPRK-U.S. relations and belligerent relations still persists that there can be the exchange of fire any moment. The U.S. is seriously mistaken if it is of the idea of passing off in peace the end of this year, by exploiting the close personal relations between its president and the Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK for the delaying tactics” (Kim Yong Chol – ‘Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, (KAPPC) made public a statement on Oct. 27’, 27.10.2019).

If the Trump Administration want to be serious. There need to be more love-letters and maybe not the tough-guy letter to Erdogan. That is a bad look and not showing class. Neither the tact between two parties. There is time for Washington to get in the ones whose not gangsters and whose diplomats to actually act diplomatic. That is if they are serious about making the Korean Peninsula a peaceful and non-nuclear.

However, the non-action and the threats are not the thing to sustain this one. The fragile relationship seems like it needs some reassuring messages. Needs some love and care, just like flowers needs water and sun to stay alive. This is why the Trump Administration needs to do something. That is if they they care about their allies in South Korea and Japan. Since, they all need a peaceful DPRK. They don’t need missiles hitting vessels in South Korea or closer to Japan. That is not helping anyone.

Except getting the DPRK again in the headlines, just like missile testing and showing the brilliance of the industrial actions of the weapons program. Instead of finding a middle ground and some sort of arrangement that the DPRK and the US combined seems to win with. That is not happening right now. Just more hawkish activity or non-action. Both not making anything positive.

This got to change. That is if the US administration or the DPRK want this to work. Peace.

Opinion: Trump, Kiev is calling and we got the message.

President Donald J. Trump who has already been investigated in the Russian Probe, which was dodged and botched by all means. Is now trying to do the same thing to the Ukrainian investigation, which is made by the United States House Committee’s. Where he even orders and supports in-house rebellion to storm a closed session of the investigation in-front of a bi-partisan group of representatives, both Republican and Democrats. This was also a hold of a new witness to speak there too.

Therefore, we know the Republicans and the President is desperate, when he sends his lackey Mike Gaetz and 30 other representatives who don’t care about the rules or stipulations about these hearings. Neither about the rules of telecommunication and so on. They don’t care, as long as they stall or ensure trouble around the investigation itself. That is becoming to hot for the Presidency.

As the former envoy and ambassador to Ukraine William B. Taylor statements about a irregular back-channel of information in concern of intelligence and also verified the quid-pro-quo. If the Ukrainian President ensured an investigation into Hunter Biden, than the Ukrainian state would get the military assistance the US had suspended. That was the arrangement.

This has already been seen in the MEMCOM of the call between Donald J. Trump and also the released text messages between many of the involved in the scandal. All evidence points to this and the envoy Taylor verified that yesterday. That’s why the GOP and the handlers of Trump is so stressed.

We know this is bad, because most of the departments, close associates to the President is not releasing the subpoenaed documents. The ones involved are not doing so, even as the associates to the lawyer of the President Rudy Giuliani is behind bars awaiting trial. While more and more people are being served time to witness before the committee. Therefore, the onion is being peeled and the evidence is very clear.

There was shady business, that is easy to see by the MEMCOM, Text Messages and the statement of Taylor. Combined with the testimony of Fiona Hill and who knows what else will come up. Who else who will leave more details and stories. Which implicates the President and his administration more. There is also talks of an aide of Rep. Devin Nunes was involved indirectly feeding documents to Trump through another back-channel to Kiev. Surely, the mess just get worse by the minute and that why the GOP had to make a fuzz at the Capitol Hill today.

This one is showing how the scandal has become such a big deal. Why the Trump Administration cannot run away from this investigation and why the US Committee has to push it through and dig deep. Not give way or stop halfway. They got to find all the details and compel a grand case. As the Senate might give-in. As they are all loyal to Trump, even if it means defying the congress out of loyalty to the President. They are putting one man ahead of the rule of law and justice. Because, they need the White House to have any significant power, by all means. That is what that would mean.

That even as the Ukrainian scandal goes through, the impeachment proceedings, as the President and his men ordered and fixed this. Trump cannot answer this and thinks he can get away with it. Especially, as long as the party stands behind him and his cronies are tagging along. But how many of them must fall or answer to their crimes, before the buck stops? When is it enough?

What does it take before the evidence of conspiracy is deep enough to break the confidence in the President. Because right now, a paper-trail of Mount Everest doesn’t seem enough. Which says more about the Republicans, than the world right now. Peace.

Trump-Ukraine: House Committee’s Letter to Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan (23.10.2019)

U.S. Senate letter to Executive Vice President Martin at Trump Organization on Trump Towers Istanbul (22.10.2019)

Russian Probe: Trump Jr. and McGahn never testified before the Grand Jury!

Well, there are certain fellows who are hiding things, as they are not willing to testify and stand-up in front of the Grand Jury investigation in the Russian Probe, which was producing the Mueller Report. Surely, if all parties, the ones who plead guilty and sort out deals, and the ones on the sideline had followed the subpoenas, than the produced report to Congress would have looked different.

By what was released today by the Department of Justice. Is revealing. It is again showing the conspiracy of this administration to keep secrets and lack transparency. As Don McGahn didn’t testify, neither did the first son of the clan, Donald Trump Junior. The one who had the famous meeting in the Trump Tower and has never told a straight story since. Except lying and nepotism as the one of the family members close to the President.

Therefore, what is really evident. Was that Special Counsel wasn’t able to fulfil his mission, because the Department of Justice didn’t let or the associates of Trump wasn’t complying. Just like the President wasn’t either. Just like we see with the Congress investigating into the acts of the President. The state, all agencies are blocking the release of documents in-connection with the Trump-Ukraine scandal. The same was surely happening with the Trump-Russia Probe too.

Therefore, today’s revelation isn’t shocking. But more a pattern of the New York Gang and their state operations. That they will keep their friends close, but their enemies even closer.

We can surely see why, because we know that Jr. cannot hold his tongue just like his father. He will lie and forget the previous ones. That is why, he cannot testify, because sooner or later he corner himself in, if not he reveals shady dealings by close associates and he cannot do that.

Don McGahn was just showing loyalty. Which was subpoenaed, the former White House Counsel has done the bidding of his previous boss. But this puts into question what he knows and what he did in regards to the matter. This disgraces his name and questions if he cares about the law.

What we do know is that they will tarnish this report. That they didn’t testify. But if someone did hurt the Trump Organization or Trump Campaign. They would burn them and seal their fate for life. But since its them, then the law doesn’t matter. That is what the world has learned from this administration. The law doesn’t matter to them, but matters to everyone else. Others has to answer to subpoenas, but these people are above that. Peace.

Trump-Ukraine: Counsel for Rudy Guilani letter to U.S. House Investigation Counsel Nicholas Mitchell (15.10.2019)

Trump-Ukraine: BSF Attorney’s letter to Deputy Assistants and Deputy Counsels to the President Messrs, Purpura and Philbin (13.10.2019)

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