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BumRushDaShow

(133,509 posts)
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 11:34 AM Sep 2023

House Republicans are in 'civil war' amid Biden impeachment probe, looming shutdown: Jeffries

Source: ABC News

September 17, 2023, 11:22 AM


House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries argued on Sunday that his Republicans colleagues are "in the middle of a civil war" over the best way forward amid a newly launched impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden, an ongoing spending fight and another looming shutdown of the federal government.

"Civil war has the following attributes: chaos, dysfunction, and extremism. The House Republican civil war is hurting hardworking American taxpayers and limiting our ability to be able to solve problems on their behalf," Jeffries told ABC "This Week" co-anchor Jonathan Karl, in an exclusive interview.

"It's unfortunate. But as House Democrats, we're going to continue to try to find common ground with the other side of the aisle," Jeffries said, adding: "Hopefully the House Republicans will come along so that we can work to make sure we are funding the government."

Jeffries also said the White House "will continue to cooperate" with the impeachment inquiry "because there is nothing to hide."

Read more: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/house-republicans-civil-war-amid-biden-impeachment-probe/story?id=103253211

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House Republicans are in 'civil war' amid Biden impeachment probe, looming shutdown: Jeffries (Original Post) BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 OP
I love watching the repig party implode from within, MarineCombatEngineer Sep 2023 #1
we do need to do something..amplify agingdem Sep 2023 #6
Absolutely amplify, MarineCombatEngineer Sep 2023 #9
It is entertaining to watch them implode, but on the other hand, they are ruining our country... bsiebs Sep 2023 #10
I cannot argue with that, MarineCombatEngineer Sep 2023 #11
Same here Rebl2 Sep 2023 #12
They don't give a damn about the country or the people. To them it's a sporting event. n/t RKP5637 Sep 2023 #2
+1 Nailed it. ffr Sep 2023 #14
Reminds me of people living long time together who get married for "commitment" Bernardo de La Paz Sep 2023 #3
Kevieee doesn't have the votes. He doesn't seem to care, but oh it sure inflames the crazies PortTack Sep 2023 #4
The previous civil war ended slavery. usonian Sep 2023 #5
He dug himself a pit and climbed on down. He ain't coming out without being filthy. erronis Sep 2023 #19
"Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide"...W.Wilson agingdem Sep 2023 #7
I will passively watch the MAGAts have a go at each other. NCjack Sep 2023 #15
Handjob Boebert and Butt Plug Greene will forever agingdem Sep 2023 #16
"Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner award winner here 🏆" ..... LenaBaby61 Sep 2023 #17
"Handjob Boehbert"!!! calimary Sep 2023 #18
Butt Plug Greene? ShazzieB Sep 2023 #20
Yes you did... agingdem Sep 2023 #22
Oh, I remember that now! ShazzieB Sep 2023 #23
Because the impeachment isn't based on any real crime or misconduct. NYC Liberal Sep 2023 #8
Historically low unemployment, a robust economy, jobs returning from overseas, yeah, the GOP should ffr Sep 2023 #13
I love the fact that Republican are fighting over this stuff! ShazzieB Sep 2023 #21

MarineCombatEngineer

(12,939 posts)
1. I love watching the repig party implode from within,
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 11:37 AM
Sep 2023

as Democrats, we don't need to do anything, let's just sit back and enjoy the shit show that was once a political party.

“Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.”
― Napoleon Bonaparte

agingdem

(8,093 posts)
6. we do need to do something..amplify
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 12:57 PM
Sep 2023

"Republicans are eating their own"..spread the message far and wide..

I have waited a long time for two things to happen...(1) my ex son-in-law gets hit by a train and (2) the Republican Party self-destructs...one down, one to go...


MarineCombatEngineer

(12,939 posts)
9. Absolutely amplify,
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 01:14 PM
Sep 2023

but they're doing a great job at amplifying it themselves.

I'm sure they'd rather the meltdown would be kept behind closed doors, but MAGAt's like Gaetz, Boebert, Greene, etc would rather it be public, which only makes it funnier to watch.

bsiebs

(714 posts)
10. It is entertaining to watch them implode, but on the other hand, they are ruining our country...
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 01:34 PM
Sep 2023

... they are likely to shut down the government... they are going back on the budget deal .... they do not want to govern, they want the government to fail ... pathetic..

MarineCombatEngineer

(12,939 posts)
11. I cannot argue with that,
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 01:44 PM
Sep 2023

they would rather burn the country down than try to govern responsibly, and that is pathetic and I'm hoping beyond hope that they pay for it come election time.

Bernardo de La Paz

(49,627 posts)
3. Reminds me of people living long time together who get married for "commitment"
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 11:58 AM
Sep 2023

They get married, and then break up soon after.

Republicans are thinking "We need more party unity, let's shutdown government and impeach Biden!"

It will work about as well.

usonian

(10,932 posts)
5. The previous civil war ended slavery.
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 12:19 PM
Sep 2023

This time, Kevin can end his slavery voluntarily.

The price of his position is utter disgrace, and the consequences are entirely disastrous for all but a handful of people, one of whose hands are full of naughty bits.

Disastrous for his whackadoodle party and the nation.

And nobody has the bits enough to call for a vote to vacate, nor on the fantasy "impeachment".

Ain't no bits at all on that side of the aisle. They just like to whack doodles.

Very, very sick.




erronis

(15,973 posts)
19. He dug himself a pit and climbed on down. He ain't coming out without being filthy.
Mon Sep 18, 2023, 04:17 PM
Sep 2023

I can't imagine McK coming out of this situation with any modicum of honor. He's damned if he does or doesn't.

They are all of the same cloth. Guess the only somewhat honorable (R) Romney has taken his version of the high road.

agingdem

(8,093 posts)
7. "Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide"...W.Wilson
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 01:05 PM
Sep 2023

and then there's my all time favorite line in The Hunt for Red October..."You arrogant ass, you've killed us"...equally applicable to the Republican Party in the throes of self-destruction..

agingdem

(8,093 posts)
16. Handjob Boebert and Butt Plug Greene will forever
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 03:12 PM
Sep 2023

Last edited Sun Sep 17, 2023, 06:33 PM - Edit history (1)

define GOP...just saying...

agingdem

(8,093 posts)
22. Yes you did...
Mon Sep 18, 2023, 05:15 PM
Sep 2023

Last edited Mon Sep 18, 2023, 08:38 PM - Edit history (1)

She said Target and CVS were selling butt plugs and dildos...she was railing against gay marriage at the New York Young Republicans gala…

NYC Liberal

(20,202 posts)
8. Because the impeachment isn't based on any real crime or misconduct.
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 01:10 PM
Sep 2023

Republicans want to impeach him because Trump was impeached for actual, specific crimes. The reason they're fighting is because they all have different ideas of what bullshit excuse to use.

ffr

(22,761 posts)
13. Historically low unemployment, a robust economy, jobs returning from overseas, yeah, the GOP should
Sun Sep 17, 2023, 02:20 PM
Sep 2023

implode! It's everything they've worked against!

ShazzieB

(17,221 posts)
21. I love the fact that Republican are fighting over this stuff!
Mon Sep 18, 2023, 05:10 PM
Sep 2023

It tells me that at least some of them are not in favor of all the crazy stuff the MAGA Caucus (my nickname for the so-called "Liberty" Caucus) wants to do. This is a good thing, and if there are enough of them who oppose the crazy stuff, it could turn out to be a VERY good thing. That gives me some glimmerings of hope that that the MAGA faction will not prevail in everything they want to do.

Fight amongst yourselves all you want, Repubs! When you've finished beating each other up, the Dems will be ready to pick up the pieces and get some real work done.

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