Paul Ryan Says He Wants Info on Russia not an Investigation into Russia
He seems to grasp this is one in the same.
Speaker Ryan declines to call for congressional investigation into Gen. Flynn; says need to get more info before rushing to judgment.
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) February 14, 2017
An investigation isn’t a rush to judgment. It’s gathering info to come to a judgment. But if there is no investigation how do you get any info?
Meanwhile Trump is trying to change the subject from what we have learned about Flynn and Russia to ‘It’s a terrible, awful, no good thing that we learnt about Flynn and Russia.’
I have to agree with John Aravosis:
God bless the fucking CIA. They're gonna bring this traitor down.
— John Aravosis (@aravosis) February 15, 2017
Meanwhile Trump has shown he’s learnt nothing and is attacking the intel agencies again.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 15, 2017
Now he’s comparing them to Russia which is ironic. In Russia there are no leaks but what Trump is doing here is just like Russia.
The intel agencies are proving to be part of the #Resistance.
How long will the GOP carry Trump’s water?
Jennifer Rubin warns them:
Republicans should never trust the White House to take care of anything, let alone a scandal. Republicans now look like they are actively trying to bury a serious matter of national security. Their credibility as a serious co-equal branch of government is at risk.”
The irony is the GOP is getting nothing from their submission to Trump. What has it got them: in one month the only bill Trump has signed is the Mathis waiver.
“As Republicans have flailed about trying to figure out how to fulfill their promise to repeal the ACA, the chamber’s most conservative members have gotten increasingly frustrated. After all, control of both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue was supposed to produce an orgy of legislating, with no priority more important than driving a wooden stake through the heart of Obamacare. Yet here they stand almost a month after achieving absolute power, and not a single bill has been sent to the White House for Donald Trump’s signature.”
Wall St. initially rallied furiously in anticipation of the orgy of tax reform and deregulation on its way. Yet when the smoke has cleared:
things we have not seen from Trump White House one month in: Obamacare repeal/replace plan, infrastructure plan, tax reform plan
— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) February 15, 2017
Part of this is that the GOP is in way over its head in repealing Obamacare. They caught the car and have no idea what to do with it now.
“Doubts grow that GOP can repeal Obamacare.”