For a dude who's been in the slammer, this here trust fund baby is shockingly ignorant of how law works. This is what happens when Daddy makes sure you don't need to face the music, folks. https://t.co/kKinlqDbXN
— Slava Malamud (@SlavaMalamud) February 6, 2020
y'all know this dude stormed a scif, with a cell phone, and tweeted from INSIDE THE SCIF, during a closed hearing right? https://t.co/ntDXjMYof4
— ALT-immigration ?? (@ALT_uscis) February 6, 2020
BOOM: Bar complaint filed on GOP Rep Matt Gaetz for “grave misconduct.”
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) February 7, 2020
… The statement cites an instance in October 2019 when Gaetz and other Republicans entered the closed-door deposition of Pentagon official Laura Cooper during the impeachment proceedings against Trump. After demanding that Democrats hold open hearings, Gaetz and his colleagues remained in the meeting room for hours, eventually ordering pizza.
Gaetz also attempted to sit in on the deposition of former National Security Council member Fiona Hill in October 2019 but was asked to leave because he did not belong to the committee in charge of receiving Hill’s testimony.
In the complaint, a copy of which was sent to Newsweek by the Miami-Dade Democratic Party, Gaetz’s acts were described as “improper, unprofessional and unethical and were meant only to feed Gaetz’s unjustifiable large ego and penchant for grandstanding.”
“Impeachment proceedings are a legal process leading to a trial, and therefore covered by the Florida bar’s rules of conduct,” wrote Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair Steve Simeonidis in the statement. “But Republican Attorney General Bill Barr isn’t going to hold a member of his own party responsible. So we must appeal to our state’s institutions to restrain this rogue lawyer who has obstructed the impeachment process twice, and generally treats the powers of his elected office like a personal plaything.”…
Most members would need a staffer to pre-tear. Not Pelosi. There’s a reason she’s Speaker. https://t.co/lCiqfi5PYb
— Tim Carney (@TPCarney) February 5, 2020
If only the press in high dudgeon about Pelosi tearing up the speech had a quarter of that outrage about the fact that Trump violates the Presidential Records Act every day because he can’t just look at a doc then set it aside, he rips everything up
AKA he destroys evidence
— Dana Houle (@DanaHoule) February 6, 2020
I am tweeting this as if I made it myself even though @ManlnTheHoody made it – because he told me to and it’s funny.
— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) February 6, 2020