As election-year desperation grows amongst Donald Trump and his GOP allies in Congress, Republican senators are transferring ahead with a laughable investigation into Barack Obama.
According to The Hill, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) has released a list of Obama-era officers he wish to subpoena as a part of the probe, and it’s a who’s who of individuals Trump has hung out lashing out at on Twitter.
The checklist consists of James Comey, Susan Rice, James Clapper, John Brennan, Lisa Web page and dozens extra. (See the full list here)
Sen. Johnson stated the aim of his investigation is to unravel whether or not the Obama administration tried to sabotage Trump in the course of the transition part.
“Now we have an excellent custom on this nation of peaceable and cooperative transitions of energy, and the American individuals need to know if any wrongdoing occurred to deprave the method and sabotage the brand new administration,” Johnson stated, in line with The Hill.
It must be no shock that Sen. Johnson additionally heads up one of many Senate committees that’s investigating Hunter Biden.
Republicans are desperately greedy at straws
Whereas it’s equal components laughable and disturbing that this is what Republican lawmakers are doing in the midst of a pandemic that has killed over 100,000 Individuals, it’s additionally under no circumstances stunning.
Ballot after ballot exhibits that Donald Trump and plenty of Republican Senate candidates are vulnerable to dropping their jobs. A recent CNN report detailed simply how frightened the GOP is that each the White Home and the Senate will fall into Democratic palms in November.
In consequence, the president’s loyalists in Congress are desperately ramping up phony investigations based mostly solely on the conspiracy theories that pop into Trump’s head on a given day – all so that they have some one thing to pin on Joe Biden for the following 5 months.
Sadly for them, polling indicates that their technique has to date been an absolute failure.
Sean Colarossi presently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts diploma in Journalism from the College of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for each of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He additionally labored with Deliberate Parenthood as an Inexpensive Care Act Outreach Organizer in 2014, serving to northeast Ohio residents acquire medical health insurance protection.