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ancianita

(37,165 posts)
Tue Oct 17, 2023, 10:48 AM Oct 2023

Jim Jordan Lies -- here's the list.

https://archive.ph/4dBhm


During the 2019 impeachment probe into Trump blackmailing Ukrainian President Zelenskyy to fabricate dirt on then-candidate Joe Biden, Jordan helped criminally storm a secure room in the Capitol where evidence against Trump was held, delaying the proceedings by hours.

The stunt prompted cybersecurity concerns because Jordan and Gaetz brought people without security clearances carrying cellphones with cameras into the top-secret secured SCIF, prompting Congressman Eric Swalwell to note:

“They not only brought in their unauthorized bodies, they may have brought in the Russians and the Chinese with electronics into a secure space, which will require that the space at some point in time be sanitized.”

As a reward for Jordan’s loyal service to Trump’s MAGA/Putin cause, in his final weeks as president the Orange Rapist awarded him the rare Presidential Medal of Freedom, an honor established by President Kennedy for people who have given outstanding service to America in the fields of national security and world peace...

An Ohio newspaper warns that putting Jordan in the Speaker’s position, two heartbeats away from the presidency, will create an “Axis of Evil” between Trump, Jordan, and the other Putin-aligned MAGA Republicans in that body.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s former Editorial Director wrote:

“Placing second in the line of presidential succession, a man willing to besmirch everything America stands for in service of Trump by rights should prove too risky for many of the House’s 221 Republican members.”

Truer words were never spoken. Jim Jordan represents a real and existential threat to democracy in our country, the rights of women and minorities, and peace in the world.


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ancianita

(37,165 posts)
2. Where freedom is misused to the point of a planned, attempted coup, and attempted coverup to
Tue Oct 17, 2023, 11:18 AM
Oct 2023

the point where the coup insurgency is now in the People's House.

It's not just the legislative coup, it's the Koch network funders' criminal use of freedom (money is speech) that ("If you don't have the courts, you got nothing" ) is on the way to capturing 1.5 branches of the US government.


ancianita

(37,165 posts)
4. Thank you. It wouldn't be a bad idea for these Dems to pass these across the aisle to those who
Tue Oct 17, 2023, 11:27 AM
Oct 2023

don't want to enable/aid/abet Jordan's abuse of his office.

republianmushroom

(15,497 posts)
5. Of course he lies, he's a republican, what else does he have.
Tue Oct 17, 2023, 12:54 PM
Oct 2023

He was lying way before he became a politician, IMO.

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