Doug Collins: Democrats’ rush to accuse Trump as “last-minute Christmas shopping”

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The house Democrats’ rush to impeachment is a vote against President Trump before the end of the week, as impulsively “last-minute-Christmas-shopping”, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, said Tuesday during a marathon day of contentious hearings on Capitol Hill.

“If you [as] the tyranny of the clock and the calendar, nothing else matters,” Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., the house rules Committee, said. “It’s like, what’s going to happen, here, in the holidays, you are always close to this day, and you should get that gift, and nothing else matters, you just have to go to get it.

“At the last minute, if you have nothing,” Collins, “you can go and buy the first thing you get.”

“At the last minute, if you have nothing, you just go out and buy the first thing you get.”

Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga.


Collins made the comments, the rules, the panel ultimately approved the procedure for Wednesday, the impeachment process, in a 9-4 party-line vote. The House Judiciary Committee last week voted to send two of the indictment to the House floor, claiming Trump obstructed Congress and abused the powers of his office. Article in connection with other Democratic allegations such as bribery, were mainly absent.

“The clock ran out and they didn’t find a call that you didn’t like, you knew how this government that you don’t like what the President wanted,” Collins continued during his testimony. “They tried to make up claims that it was the pressure, in all of these other things in the report, but at the end of the day, it’s easy-last-minute-Christmas-shopping.

“She ran and found something and said: ‘We can do it!'” he the castle.

The panel session on Tuesday laid the procedural foundations for the house debate on Wednesday, outlining the schedule and other factors for the historical and divisive moment in Washington. The core of the investigation, the trump card is in the July 25 telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky. Democrats claim that Trump’s Biden push for investigations for the 2016 election, and former Vice-President of Joe’s behavior in the country was part of an attempted quid pro quo in exchange for a White house and unblock military aid. Trump denied this.

Jamie Raskin, D-Md, to speak after Rep.., the Democrats ” event on Tuesday, Collins also compared what is in the Democrat-led house, led to the 1865 children’s novel “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”

“What is above is below and what is below,” Collins said. “We are more” Alice in Wonderland ” as we, the house of deputies.”

“What is above is below and what is below is above. We are more “Alice in Wonderland” as we, the house of deputies.”

Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga.


On Wednesday, house Democrats convened to adopt the rules for the impeachment debate followed shortly after 9 p.m. ET, six hours of debate, evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats. Some members are allowed to speak for only one minute, and no changes to the impeachment will be allowed resolutions.

The final voting sequence will likely begin in the evening hours, with a vote on each article of impeachment, Fox News was told. It is likely to be indicted at the end with Trump only the third US President ever — a history of what the development of that Trump reflects said much worse on the Democrats in the Congress than it is on him.

Fox News’ Adam Shaw and Gregg Re contributed to this report.

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