超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-A phalanx of legislators and staffers loyal to President Trump deployed to the sets of news shows on Sunday, ready to do battle with the hated news media. The subject, of course, was last week’s revelations about Trump’s having pushed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate former vice president Joe Biden and the White House’s subsequent effort to hide records of that call. Confronted with the reality of what Trump and his administration did, each supporter deployed the same tactic: denial and deflection.

99re久久热最新地址一-Most notable was House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s appearance on “60 Minutes.” Interviewer Scott Pelley tripped up McCarthy immediately — by quoting Trump directly.









超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-“What do you make of this exchange?” Pelley asked the California Republican. “President Zelensky says, ‘We are almost ready to buy more Javelins from the United States for defense purposes.’ And President Trump replies, ‘I would like you to do us a favor though.’”

2019香蕉国偷产拍视频-“You just added another word,” McCarthy replied.




(Screen capture of the rough transcript released by the White House)

超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-Pelley had not added a word. Nor is this line buried in the rough transcript provided by the White House; it’s one of the most-talked-about moments in the five-page document — a document Pelley clearly assumed the ranking Republican in the House had read.











2019香蕉国偷产拍视频-“He said, 'I'd like you to do a favor though'?" McCarthy asked.

















99re久久热最新地址一-“Yes,” Pelley replied, “it’s in the White House transcript."

秋霞66手机版-McCarthy's response? Criticize Trump's predecessor.





偷偷要费观看视频在 线-“When I read the transcript, President Zelensky brings up a Javelin is a protection for antitank, something that President Obama would not sell that President Trump did to protect the Ukraine,” he replied.

超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-Pelley didn't press him on the “favor” line.





99re久久热最新地址一-Later, McCarthy reiterated a line that's been deployed frequently to dismiss the complaint from an intelligence community whistleblower.

  • 秋霞66手机版-“The question before the House of Representatives is to impeach the president based upon a phone call that the speaker never even heard,” he asserted. It’s an odd line — since the White House’s rough transcript describes the call itself in detail, matching what the whistleblower reported. The House Democrats’ impeachment push is predicated not on how the call came to light but on what the call contained.

    秋霞66手机版-“Mr. Leader, with great respect to you, and I apologize for interrupting, but these are the White House talking points that were emailed to the Congress earlier this week,” Pelley replied. “And I am asking you was it appropriate for the president to ask for investigations of his Democratic rivals with another foreign leader?"



  • 超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-“I've never seen one talking point from a White House,” McCarthy replied. “I'm talking to you based upon the most important facts we have. The whistleblower wasn't on the call. The IG, inspector general, didn't read the call."

    秋霞66手机版-“But you and I have all the information we need,” McCarthy added. “The president did nothing in this phone call that's impeachable."

    秋霞66手机版-It's worth noting that McCarthy's declaration that he had all the information he needed is undermined a bit by his not being aware of what the transcript said.

    99re久久热最新地址一-On NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday, McCarthy’s No. 2, Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), was similarly trying to defend Trump. He disparaged Obama for not selling Javelin missiles to Ukraine and dismissed the impeachment push as unwarranted and biased.

    99re久久热最新地址一-Scalise was much more aggressive in defending Trump. That favor? Well, it wasn’t about Biden, he told host Chuck Todd, but instead specifically centered on Trump pushing for an investigation into the hacking of the Democratic National Committee’s network in 2016. Scalise argued that the “favor” was therefore part of Trump’s effort to uncover foreign interference in the election that year.



    秋霞66手机版-Never mind, of course, that there has already been a full investigation of the issue and a dozen indictments obtained against Russian intelligence officials. Never mind that Trump himself reportedly told Russian officials that he wasn’t interested in their interference efforts — and never mind that a primary reason to question the perpetrators of the hack is to muddy Russia’s involvement.

  • 偷偷要费观看视频在 线-What about the Biden request?

    2019香蕉国偷产拍视频-Zelensky “and President Trump are talking about that in the conversation, things that both of them are doing to clean up corruption and drain the swamp,” Scalise said.

    秋霞66手机版-This is miles from reality. The rough transcript contains precisely no mentions of corruption at all, and Zelensky’s insistence that he’s advocating for “open and candid” investigations leads to Trump mentioning only one investigation he’d like to see: that of Biden and his son Hunter.

    偷偷要费观看视频在 线-After the interview, Scalise tweeted a clip, celebrating how he battled Todd on what he called “Democrat talking points.” Then he claimed that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was “trying to shield their members from voting on” impeachment by moving forward an inquiry without a vote — ignoring, of course, that public pressure from more than 130 House Democrats got Pelosi to call for the inquiry in the first place.

    2019香蕉国偷产拍视频-Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) was on CBS’s “Face the Nation” one day after playing golf with Trump. Among other things — such as comparing the whistleblower complaint to the Salem witch trials — Graham claimed that the complaint was unfairly predicated on hearsay and that “the hearsay rule was changed just a short period of time before the complaint was filed.”

    超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-That’s a reference to a report from a Trump-friendly media outlet last week suggesting that rules were changed to allow the whistleblower to present secondhand information. That claim has been debunked. The idea that secondhand knowledge is somehow inadmissible, meanwhile, has been undercut by the ways in which the whistleblower’s assertions about the Trump-Zelensky call echo the White House transcript.









    偷偷要费观看视频在 线-On CNN, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), the ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, was interviewed by Jake Tapper.



    超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-“You really don't have any problem with the president of the United States leveraging his power to push a foreign leader to investigate a political rival?” Tapper asked.

    秋霞66手机版-“What I have a problem with is what the Democrats are doing,” Jordan replied.

    99re久久热最新地址一-Much of the interview centered on Jordan misrepresenting the allegations focused on Joe and Hunter Biden — allegations that have been broadly debunked. Trump’s personal attorney Rudolph W. Giuliani has been trying to gin up a theory that Joe Biden called for the ouster of a Ukrainian prosecutor who was investigating a company for which his son worked.

    99re久久热最新地址一-In reality, there was no such investigation at the time of the firing, there’s no evidence that Biden was concerned about such an investigation, there’s no evidence Hunter Biden would have been implicated in any investigation, and there’s a lot of evidence that other world and government leaders wanted to see the prosecutor ousted.

    2019香蕉国偷产拍视频-Here’s a key exchange.

    超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-TAPPER: I think that you came here and leveled a bunch of accusations and allegations about -- about Hunter Biden.

  • 99re久久热最新地址一-JORDAN: I stated the facts. I didn't level -- I just said the facts. Did he get paid $50,000 a month?

    2019香蕉国偷产拍视频-TAPPER: He was paid by a foreign company, yes. He was paid by Burisma.

    秋霞66手机版-JORDAN: Fifty thousand a month.

















    超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-TAPPER: But Joe Biden was trying to get a prosecutor who was not pursuing corruption fired. And it was supported ...

                  • 偷偷要费观看视频在 线-JORDAN: It’s amazing the gymnastics you guys will go through to defend what ...

































































                  • 偷偷要费观看视频在 线-TAPPER: Sir, it's not gymnastics. It's facts. And I would think somebody who's been accused of things in the last year and two would be more sensitive about throwing out wild allegations against people.

                  • 秋霞66手机版-JORDAN: I’m not throwing out wild allegations. I’m throwing out the facts.

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                    偷偷要费观看视频在 线-A reminder that there’s a difference between offering isolated facts — like Hunter Biden’s monthly payments — and conveying factual information like what is understood to have actually happened in Ukraine.



                    秋霞66手机版-Even on Fox News, Trump's team found no respite. Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller spoke with the network's Chris Wallace, offering many of the same defenses of his boss.

                    秋霞66手机版-“Both the director of national intelligence and inspector general said they also found [the whistleblower's] comments to be credible and a matter of urgent concern, and they turned it over to the Justice Department,” Wallace said at one point. “So despite all that, they thought that this was a credible — a complaint."

                    2019香蕉国偷产拍视频-“And they're wrong, Chris,” Miller replied.

                        秋霞66手机版-“Well, on whose basis?” Wallace asked.

                        秋霞66手机版-“Chris, I’ve worked in the government now, the federal government now for nearly three years,” Miller said. “I know what the deep state looks like. I know the difference between a whistleblower and a deep state operative. This is a deep state operative, pure and simple."

                        超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-Wallace then indirectly noted that the acting director of national intelligence had served in the government for a bit longer than three years.

















                                99re久久热最新地址一-“For reasons I cannot fathom,” Miller said later, “the media, which is ordinarily interested in sunshine and transparency above all else, is remarkably uncurious about the information Ukraine possesses about the corruption of the previous administration."



                                超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-Wallace responded by asking Miller why Trump decided to withhold aid that the State Department had already decided to clear, given its progress in fighting corruption.

                                偷偷要费观看视频在 线-“Why did the president, if the argument is corruption,” Wallace said, “why did the president go against his own Pentagon and his own State Department?"

                                2019香蕉国偷产拍视频-“Chris, I don’t understand how you can ask that question while at the same time admonishing the president for wanting to get to the bottom of perhaps one of the biggest corruption scandals concerning Ukraine in the last few years, which is Burisma Holdings,” Miller replied. It’s a neat trick: alleging that the “scandal” is “perhaps” one of the biggest in years even though there’s no evidence to that point — which is why Trump needs to “get to the bottom” of it.

                                超级人碰人摸大公鸡免费视频-“I’m not admonishing anybody,” Wallace replied, adding: “With all due respect, this is an exercise in obfuscation. Why did the president go against his own Pentagon and State Department?"

                                偷偷要费观看视频在 线-“There’s a tone of judgment — there’s a tone of judgment in all of your — there’s a tone of judgment in all of your questions, so yes, you are admonishing,” Miller said, without answering the question directly.









                                秋霞66手机版-He did praise a whistleblower, though: his boss.

                                秋霞66手机版-“When he says, or she, that the president is hurting national security by trying to get to the bottom of a gigantic scandal that nobody has unearthed,” Miller claimed — again asserting that the scandal is both massive and devoid of evidence of its scale — “the president is the whistleblower here. The president of the United States is the whistleblower."

                                2019香蕉国偷产拍视频-Last week, Trump the whistleblower decided to accuse Ukraine of having emails that were deleted by Hillary Clinton for no other reason than that a reporter appears to have misunderstood the “server” he was referring to in his call with Zelensky as being Clinton’s server and not a DNC server hacked by Russia.



                                秋霞66手机版-Talk about wild accusations rooted in secondhand evidence.