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(FreedomWire.org) – Rep. Adam Schiff spent the last years of the last decade telling a story with a straight face about there being evidence “in plain sight” about then-President Donald Trump engaging in “collusion” with Russia — a hoax that came up empty, despite special counsel Robert Mueller’s best efforts.

Schiff then embellished recorded quotations and shamelessly stage-managed investigations on his road to leading the prosecution in the first Trump impeachment trial that was based on a pretense so thin it’s barely remembered anymore.

Now, after amassing a personal record as contemptible as any that’s been compiled on Capitol Hill, and facing imminent removal from the House committee he currently chairs, Schiff is complaining to a compliant media that he’s the one who’s being victimized.

It’s not going as well as he probably hoped.

Schiff’s comments came during an interview Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Nation” when host Dana Bash asked about plans by California Republican Kevin McCarthy to remove Schiff from the House Intelligence Committee.

McCarthy, who is rounding up support to be speaker of the House when the new Republican majority takes over in January, has pledged to oust Schiff and fellow California Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell from the intelligence panel.

He also plans to strip the demonstrably anti-Semitic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota of her seat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Speaking to Bash on Sunday, Schiff played the victim card. He claimed that McCarthy is using him and his fellow Democrats as bait for support from Republicans such as Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona.

“McCarthy’s problem is not with what I have said about Russia,” Schiff said, with his usual disregard for the truth.

“McCarthy’s problem is, he can’t get to 218 without Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar and Matt Gaetz,” the congressman continued. “And so he will do whatever they ask. And, right now, they’re asking for me to be removed from my committees. And he’s willing to do it. He’s willing to do anything they ask.

“And that’s the problem. Kevin McCarthy has no ideology. He has no core set of beliefs. It’s very hard not only to get to 218 that way, it’s even more difficult to keep 218. That’s his problem. So, he will misrepresent my record. He’ll misrepresent Eric Swalwell or Ilhan Omar, whatever he needs to do to get the votes of the QAnon caucus within his conference.”

The “QAnon caucus” is cute, and will probably go over big with Schiff’s lefty base, but the entire quote is as deceptive as Schiff always is.

McCarthy will “misrepresent” Schiff’s record? This is the Adam Schiff who’s spent four years “misrepresenting” – meaning “lying about” – Donald Trump’s record, “misrepresenting” the reality of the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol incursion, and just about anything else that would promote his party’s lust for power. And he’s accusing Kevin McCarthy of lying about his record?

Schiff is lying, because he knows that a lefty outfit like CNN won’t seriously question him about anything, much less anything about his own dishonesty or the dishonesty of Democrats like Swalwell, the guy who got way too close to the suspected communist Chinese spy known as Fang Fang, or Omar, the unapologetic anti-Semite who laughed as an “anti-hate” resolution was crafted in the House specifically to deal with her public statements.

Schiff, being as shameless as ever, even tweeted out a version of his quote to Bash after Sunday’s interview.

Schiff has lied too many times and to too many Americans in his loathsome career to be taken at face value by any sentient human. The Twitter response showed it.

No honest person can argue the truth of those tweets – and many more like them. The fact that a proven fraud like Schiff remains chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is an enduring disgrace to the country.

(FreedomWire.org) – The U.S. Capitol is set to become more accessible to the public in January after Republicans take control of the House of Representatives, said House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy.

Over the 117th Congress, much of the Capitol, particularly the House of Representatives, remained inaccessible to members of the public. The galleries of both chambers, as well as access to offices and public tour spots like the rotunda, were closed due to COVID-19, while security measures — such as non-scalable fencing, which was later removed — were put in place after Jan. 6, 2021 to further limited access, according to Politico.

Opening the Capitol to the public would be “one of the first orders of business,” McCarthy wrote on Twitter. Members of the public may gain access to the galleries through normal procedures as well as obtain tickets from members, a measure that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suspended following the storming of the Capitol building on Jan. 6, 2021.

McCarthy additionally stated that every morning of the House’s proceedings would begin with a prayer as well as the Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. flag, a departure from their intermittent practice under Democrats, according to a post on Facebook. “No exceptions,” he wrote, in relation to the announced measure.

McCarthy is also likely to rescind a controversial decision to place metal detectors outside the House chamber doors, with all members required to pass through them and those who refuse being fined beginning Jan. 12, 2021, per CNN. The Senate does not have such a requirement.

Pelosi introduced the measure after claiming that “the enemy is within the House of Representatives,” referring to several GOP lawmakers’ support for the Second Amendment and opposition to the results of the 2020 election, a statement in a 2021 press conference that provoked significant criticism from Republicans. McCarthy has expressed opposition to the measure as well as the fines imposed, which are $5,000 per offense and are deducted from members’ pay.

Republican Reps. Louie Gohmert of Texas and Andrew Clyde of Georgia have sued the House for their fines of $5,000 and $15,000, respectively, arguing that the measure violates the U.S. Constitution’s 27th Amendment, which prohibits “laws varying the compensation of Senators and Representatives” from taking effect until an election occurs.

Pelosi herself was criticized for once failing to pass through a metal detector as she enters and exits the House, despite ordering that members be fined $5,000 for every failure to do so, per the New York Post. 

(FreedomWire.org) – Kevin McCarthy went to El Paso on Tuesday, an area hard hit by illegal immigrants, and put DHS Secretary Mayorkas on notice. He told Mayorkas to resign or face Congressional investigations after the Republican majority comes into office in January which may lead to his impeachment. McCarthy called a press conference and, as usual, when I checked only Fox was carrying it. The other cable networks show no interest in covering the Biden border crisis unless the administration is fabricating a hoax like Whipgate and falsely accusing Border Patrol agents of abusive behavior towards illegal immigrants. Then, when the investigations proved that there was no unprofessional abuse directed at the illegal immigrants, there were no apologies issued by those who slandered the agents or reports of back pay from suspensions. McCarthy said enough is enough.

“His actions have produced the great wave of illegal immigration in recorded history,” McCarthy said at a press conference in El Paso, Texas, during a tour of the southern border. “This is why today I am calling on the secretary to resign.”

“He cannot and must not remain in that position,” he said. “If Secretary Mayorkas does not resign, House Republicans will investigate every order, every action and every failure to determine whether we can begin an impeachment inquiry.”

“The American public deserves more, deserves better and expects more within their government. Enough is enough. We will do whatever it takes,” he said.

Republicans have been talking about the Biden border crisis since it began just before his inauguration. Biden campaigned on ending deportations, blanket amnesty, and abandoning the rule of law at the southern border and those wishing to come to the United States took him up on the implied invitation. The rest is history.

The unprecedented number of illegal immigrants crossing the border is being ignored by the Biden administration because it is an intentional invasion. What else would you call it? There are too many to process because resources – personnel and financial – are limited. So, they are released into the country, sometimes with instructions to check in with ICE when they get to where they are going. What could possibly go wrong?

It’s all intentional. The five million illegal immigrants apprehended at the southern border since Joe Biden’s term began did not just happen. This was the plan all along. Last week Chuck Schumer said the quiet part out loud. He said that in the lame duck session, the Senate will take up blanket amnesty for all illegal aliens in our country. Not just the Dreamers, who are usually the ones talked about when amnesty comes up, but everyone. Schumer casually said that it may be 11 million people but he’s not sure of the actual number. That’s one of the problems – no one knows how many there are. Of the recorded apprehensions at the border, the totals don’t include those who are gotaways, the ones who ran instead of turning themselves in to law enforcement. And, most who come are coming to find jobs, which is not a legit reason to grant asylum as current immigration laws are written.

Schumer conveniently waited until after the mid-term elections to announce his agenda. Democrats have had complete control of Washington for two years and yet never broached this subject until just now.

McCarthy said that the hearings into Mayorkas’ management of the southern border will be held on the border, which is an excellent idea. Let the White House call it political theatre. The fact is that it will be rather difficult for Mayorkas to continue to lie and claim that the southern border is secure and not wide open when he is on the border himself, among the very Border Patrol agents who deal with the border day in and day out.

Title 42 is coming to an end next month and that means there will be an explosion of additional apprehensions at the border, if Border Patrol agents can keep up. Joe Biden was determined to end all of Trump’s border policies and agreements in order to show how humane he is towards illegal immigrants. The Biden border crisis is anything but humane. It is a humanitarian crisis. It is a dereliction of duty by the president, whose primary job is to secure the borders, protect America’s sovereignty. Mayorkas says he has a plan for when Title 42 (a program put in place at the recommendation of the CDC) ends. We’ll believe it when we see it. So far he has shown no ability to control anything. He looks people in the eye and says that the border is secure when he knows that is a lie. Who would trust his word now?

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre called McCarthy’s trip to the border a political stunt. Because that is all she has. There is nothing worthwhile she can say that the administration is doing on the border so she has to mock lawmakers who are trying to do something. She said they have no plans but the first action will be to begin investigations and try to remove the secretary. That is how it’s done in the business world – a failing manager is fired and replaced. So, yes, that is something.

“I’ve heard that Kevin McCarthy is at the border, and the question we have for Kevin McCarthy–who’s soon to be Speaker McCarthy–is, what is his plan? What is he doing to help the situation that we’re seeing?” Jean-Pierre began. “He goes down there, and he does a political stunt like many Republicans do, but he is not actually putting forth a plan.”

The White House is supposed to have the plan, KJP. Republicans aren’t in control of anything right now. They are organizing, though, and soon some will be held accountable for some of the crises created by Sleepy Joe and his administration. I certainly appreciate the fact that McCarthy is talking about impeachment in order to get rid of Mayorkas but the one problem with that is he is doing Joe Biden’s bidding. He’s following orders from the White House. He would be replaced by someone equally as bad. The solution is to fire Joe Biden in 2024 and get a Republican president in the White House who values border security and American sovereignty, as well as the rule of law. Let Congress fight over reforming immigration law but the border has to be secured first before anything else happens.

(FreedomWire.org) – House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said President Joe Biden must learn from the war in Ukraine and send weapons to help Taiwan defend itself in anticipation of a possible conflict with China.

When asked by Fox News Sunday host Mike Emanuel about his criticism of Biden, McCarthy said the early denial of MiGs, heavy reliance on sanctions, and hesitancy to provide military aid to Ukraine were “a wrong action going forward.”

“What we need to do is learn from here, provide the weapons to Ukraine, but also look to the future of what China is doing,” McCarthy said. “Taiwan has been waiting more than a year for weapons they’ve already purchased to defend themselves.”

The Biden administration recently approved a $95 million arms package to Taiwan, the second such deal since Russia began its invasion of Ukraine, which raised fears that China might follow suit with an invasion of the island democracy. Chinese Communist officials, who have claimed sovereignty over Taiwan since their rise to power in Beijing, even though they have never ruled the island, have condemned such sales. China warned that the latest sale would “only push the Taiwan people into the abyss of disaster.”

Republicans such as Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley are demanding that the United States fast-track delivery of weapons to Taiwan. “We must arm Taiwan to defend itself against a Chinese attack as quickly as possible. We can’t wait until it’s too late,” Hawley told the Washington Free Beacon.

McCarthy, a California Republican, also said there remains “strong support” for NATO but called for member nations to pay their fair share.

“Let democracies defend themselves. This is a lesson we should learn today,” McCarthy noted. “We need to make sure these NATO countries spend the money — more than 2%. In Romania, they are spending 2.5%. There is a desire there because they see on the forefront, on their borders, of what is happening.”

The House minority leader also commented on Biden’s low 33% approval rating per a Quinnipiac poll this week, saying action must be taken to hold him accountable for his policy missteps.

“It’s the wasteful, irresponsible spending that has led to higher prices and inflation. It’s the irresponsible actions of this president along the border that has led to an immigration interventional crisis,” McCarthy said. “It is the irresponsible policies of this administration that has led to dangerous streets, ineffective schools, that has got to stop. It’s got to be more than just to criticize them. What Americans want, need, and deserve, is a clear, commonsense alternative, and that’s what’s happening with the House Republicans.”

McCarthy, who is poised to be voted House speaker should Republicans retake the majority, said the party is united despite having previously stated that members of the GOP have been known to turn on their leaders.

“I’ve never seen our party more united, McCarthy said. “We are not focused on individuals, we are focused on the country first and the policies.”

He added that he is not overconfident in predicting numerous GOP victories in the midterm elections, noting that 31 Democrats are retiring because “they are not even agreeing with their own policies.”

“What we find in the Republicans is that we will have a very clear, commonsense alternative that will secure the border, make us energy independent, give it a fiscal policy to stop runaway inflation, to have our parents have a say in our kids’ education,” McCarthy said. “I believe America is united when you look at the polls from independents, Democrats, and Republicans alike. They want a new direction.”

Democrats know a lot about slavery. After all, they are the party that fought so hard to keep it around. They’re the party who fought against Abraham Lincoln — a Republican — and his efforts to end it. They took up arms against our nation in defense of it and they formed our nation’s foremost hate group — the Ku Klux Klan — to keep black Americans down. And on Friday, “The View” host Ana Navarro invoked it in a weird, unhinged attack on America’s last legitimately elected President and the House Minority Leader.

“This has been such a sad week for the Republican Party because this is a time when they had a chance to get rid of the cross that they have been bearing with Donald Trump, who has divided the party and opened it up for all sorts of nut jobs to come into the party,” Navarro said on the show. ““Instead, what we see is Kevin McCarthy, who has been all over the place, making a pilgrimage to I guess what is going to become now the Republican Mecca, I call it Far-a-Lago.”

She then went on to bizarrely attack President Trump’s interior decorating preferences. “It’s like, what vintage bordello look?” she said, before continuing on her weird assault on Trump and McCarthy. “And so he went down there to make nice with Donald Trump because Donald Trump is threatening to open up a third party if Republicans don’t continue kissing his ring, among other body parts.”

Navarro’s weird fascination with President Trump’s “other body parts” may seem like the weirdest part of her rant, but she wasn’t quite done. “I think it’s pathetic,” she added, before somehow saying one of the dumbest things Democrats have said to date this year. “You know, I think it’s white slavery, what I just witnessed from Kevin McCarthy. He looks like he’s owned by his master. And his master is Donald Trump, and it’s pathetic.”

Navarro also repeated her position via Twitter, apparently assuming that it was in some way clever.

“Pic of McCarthy’s pilgrimage to visit the Orangesicle of Delphi, today. Only surprising part is, he’s not on his knees, kissing Trump’s ring or body parts,” she says in the tweet. “Advisors who told McCarthy not to go b/c it’d make him look weak, were wrong. It makes him look owned by his master.”

Navarro’s weird, lie-filled slavery tweet is still active on Twitter even though the platform has been banning conservatives left and right for telling the truth and in the case of President Trump, trying to quell the unrest at the Capitol. Obvious double-standard side, this proves once and for all that Trump Derangement Syndrome is real. He’s not even President anymore and Democrats — in an effort to distract from Joe Biden’s quickly-mounting series of failures — refuse to take any course of action that doesn’t involve reaching, nonsensical assaults on Trump.