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Oh The Places The GOP Will Go To Defend Donald Trump

They have brains in their heads.
They have feet in their shoes.

They could steer themselves in any direction they choose.
And yet … Republicans pretzeled themselves Monday into ever-more contorted defenses of President Trump’s Ukraine pressure scheme.
If you missed the House Judiciary Committee hearing, here’s a quick rundown of the more contrived GOP defenses:
Biden Did The Actual Quid Pro Quo
In perhaps the purest form of the diversion strategy, several committee Republicans claimed that the real quid pro quo happened when then-Vice President Joe Biden conditioned U.S. loan guarantees on the removal of a corrupt Ukrainian prosecutor. Never mind that Biden was pursuing …read more

Source:: TPM


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