Herman Cain, the serial sexual harasser and abuser, on Piers Morgan Tonight, refused to endorse serial adulterer Newt Gingrich for the Republican nomination for president, less than 24 hours before the start of tomorrow’s Iowa Caucuses. Whether Cain’s refusal to endorse Gingrich will help or hurt the thrice-married former frontrunner whose most-recent news are his crocodile tears is anyone’s guess.
Cain claimed his endorsement “is going to come later, and it’s going to be an unconventional endorsement.”
Speaking to Piers Morgan, Cain refused to take any responsibility for quitting the GOP race, refused to take any responsibility for having harassed or abused any of the women who claimed he had, and remarkably claimed that he did everything for his grandchild who was born New Year’s Day.
“The voters will select the nominee, but the people are going to set the priorities,” said Cain. “That’s what my movement is about.”
Cain has yet to actually get his “movement,” embodied at The Cain Solutions, up and running, one full month after announcing his new “movement” in conjunction withÂ the suspension of his presidential campaign.
The National Journal, the only other news site to even report on the Cain interview, wrote:
Cain lamented the public’s focus on scandal over solutions and said his movement will attempt to influence the terms of the political debate. He said more details on his initiative would be forthcoming.
And that mere fact, speaks volumes. Cain has officially become irrelevant. Even Mediaite, known for releasing news video minutes after broadcast, didn’t bother to release this interview. (We’ll get video for you as soon as it is available.)
Earlier today, Lynn Sweet at the Chicago Sun-Times reported on an email sent by Cain:
“….I will soon be announcing a major new initiative. This is a crusade so critical to the long term health of our American economy that we simply must prevail. The first major announcement will be live on the Sean Hannity show, next Wednesday night between 9pm and 10pm ET,” Cain said.
Tonight, Cain told Morgan that he would accept a Cabinet position, preferably Secretary of Defense, “not because you have to be a defense expert, but I want to be in a position to influence the president on one of our most critical crises, our national security crisis.” Cain also stated that the defense budget has shrunk every year under Obama, an issue he finds troubling. The veracity of his claim is in dispute.
Ending the interview, Cain said to Morgan, “Stay tuned for the big announcement.” Morgan replied, “I’m ready for the movement.”
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‘None Whatsoever’: US Diplomat Burns to the Ground Trump Lie That Joe Biden’s Actions Are ‘Corrupt’
President Donald Trump’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, George Kent, in bombshell testimony Wednesday destroyed the president’s lie that Joe Biden’s actions, especially toward Ukraine, are “corrupt.”
Asked if there any factual basis to support Trump’s allegations, Kent replied: “None whatsoever.”
Kent debunks Trumpworld’s argument that Joe Biden’s dealings in Ukraine were somehow corrupt pic.twitter.com/B3NDloJWIO
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) November 13, 2019
Taylor Staffer Overheard Trump Impatiently Asking Sondland About ‘The Investigations’ Day After Infamous July 25 Call
The acting ambassador to Ukraine said he has learned since his closed-door testimony that President Donald Trump appeared keenly interested in the status of an investigation into Joe Biden by Ukraine.
Bill Taylor, the president’s top diplomat in Ukraine, testified Wednesday that he learned last week from a staffer, after he was deposed in a closed-door hearing, about an incident that took place a day after Trump’s call to his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.
“Last Friday, a member of my staff told me of events that occurred on July 26,” Taylor testified.
Taylor was visiting the front of Ukraine’s war with Russia at the time with Kurt Volker, then a special envoy to the country, and a member of the ambassador’s staff accompanied EU ambassador Gordon Sondland to a meeting with Andrey Yermak, an aide to Zelensky.
“Following that meeting, in the presence of my staff at a restaurant, Ambassador Sondland called President Trump and told him of his meetings in Kyiv,” Taylor testified. “The member of my staff could hear President Trump on the phone, asking Ambassador Sondland about ‘the investigations.’”
“Ambassador Sondland told President Trump that the Ukrainians were ready to move forward,” Taylor added.
Taylor’s staff member asked Sondland what the president thought about Ukraine, and the acting ambassador was troubled by his State Department colleague’s response.
“Ambassador Sondland responded that President Trump cares more about the investigations of Biden, which Giuliani was pressing for,” Taylor testified. “At the time I gave my deposition on October 22, I was not aware of this information. I am including it here for completeness.”
Taylor said he first reported that new information through the State Department’s legal adviser, and then through attorneys for both House Republicans and Democrats.
Nunes Promotes Debunked Conspiracy Theories: Democrats Colluded With Russia and Are ‘Culpable’ of ‘Malfeasance’ in Ukraine
Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) in his opening remarks on the first day of public witness testimony in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, charged House Democrats with wholly debunked conspiracy theories. Among them, that Democrats – not Donald Trump – colluded with Russia, and Ukraine, not Russia, attacked the 2016 U.S. elections. Also, that Democrats, not President Trump, committed wrongdoing against Ukraine.
So, Nunes is claiming (falsely) that Democrats both colluded with Ukraine and attacked Ukraine (video below.)
“Democrats have a long habit of accusing Republicans of offenses they, themselves, are committing,” Nunes claimed. “For years they accused the Trump campaign of colluding with Russia when they themselves were colluding with Russia by funding and spreading the Steele Dossier that relied on Russian sources. And now they accuse President Trump of malfeasance in Ukraine, when they, themselves, are culpable. The Democrats cooperated in Ukrainian election meddling,” Nunes charged.
Literally every word is a lie.
Remember that the U.S. Intelligence Community unanimously decreed that Russia attacked the 2016 U.S elections. That fact was once again proven during the Mueller investigation, and in the Mueller Report. There is literally zero proof of Nunes’ claims.
Nunes, who may be best remembered for his dramatic dark of night visit to the White House in 2017, where he was given information by the Trump administration only to claim it was from a secret source. That information was falsely framed to suggest (wrongly) the Obama administration had illegally investigated the Trump campaign.
Nunes: Democrats colluded with Russia, not Trump. pic.twitter.com/SFy53dL2MC
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) November 13, 2019
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