“But the show is exactly what Trump wants.”
“I’m not going to participate in things that I think will destroy the country.”
Consciousness of guilt?
“A strange game.”
“You are the only member who knows who that individual is.”
“He has said he believes Mr. Atkinson, whom he appointed in 2017, has been disloyal…”
“I would love to reconnect and look forward to chatting with you.”
Impeachment is all about “overturning the results of the 2016 election.”
Raising the stakes for McConnell and Schumer?
“It’s all a hoax!”
“I think this is a bunch of B.S.”
“It’s an insult to real whistleblowers to use the term with the Ukrainegate protagonist.”
“You don’t get to ignite an impeachment effort and never account for your actions and role in orchestrating it.”
“There is no further discussion ongoing between the legal team and the committees.”
“Ambassador, you’re making this much more complicated than it has to be.”
Whose party is this anyway?
“Maybe it is innocent, maybe not.”
Plus: “Visibly shaken”?
The WaPo expert on IRS ethics is … YGBFKM.
Tweets “beat people down instead of lift people up”.
Whistleblower to meet with House Intel instead.
“His whole tenure in office has been marked by snitches, and rats, and backstabbers.”
“What in the world are you thinking?”
“The remark stunned people in the audience, according to a person briefed on what took place…”
“I personally do not believe in fulfilling my obligations to my job based on polling data.”
” … really an assault on the electorate, not just this president.”
“The revelation reflects the extraordinary tensions between the White House and the nation’s highest-ranking intelligence official…”
Ed’s done a bang-up job of going through the transcript itself so read him if you haven’t yet. I sifted …
Sink or spin?
“If we don’t agree on a set of rules before the articles arrive over here, I think we’re cooked.”
“This is heartbreaking.”