‘Plausible Deniability Only Works When It’s Plausible,’ Democratic Lawmaker Tells Michigan Governor
Democratic CongressmanÂ Matt Cartwright of Pennsylvania had several minutes of strong words for Governor Rick Snyder Thursday morning, culminating in his call for theÂ Michigan Republican to resign.
After reviewing a list of diseases and health crises caused by Snyder’s administration’s decision to switch Flint’s drinking water then ignoring the poisoning of its residents, Rep. Cartwright slammed Snyder.
â€œYou admit here today that even after the whole world knew that even after Flint residents were exposed to unimaginable levels of lead, you did not declare a state of emergency until January 2016. Is that true?,â€ Cartwright demanded at this morning’sÂ House Oversight Committee’s hearing on the Flint crisis.
â€œGov. Snyder, plausible deniability only works when itâ€™s plausible. And Iâ€™m not buying that you didnâ€™t know about any of this until October 2015,â€ Cartwright said.
â€œYou were not in a medically induced coma for a year. And Iâ€™ve had about enough of your false contrition and your phony apologies.â€
Cartwright, a former trial attorney, also challenged Snyder, noting thatÂ former EPA administrator Susan Hedman “bears not one-tenth of the responsibility of the state of Michigan and your administration and she resigned.”
“There you are dripping with guilt, but drawing your paycheck, hiring lawyers at the expense of the people, and doing your dead level best to spread accountability to others and not being accountable,” Cartwright continued. “It’s not appropriate.”
â€œPretty soon, we will have men who strike their wives saying, â€˜Iâ€™m sorry, dear, but there were failures at all levels,â€™â€ the Pennsylvania Democrat said. Visitors in the gallery let out various sounds of shock.
â€œPeople who put dollars over the fundamental safety of the people do not belong in government. And you need to resign too, Gov. Snyder.â€
â€” MSNBC (@MSNBC) March 17, 2016
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1/6 Committee Issues Subpoena With Damning Revelation About Trump’s Focus to Former White House Spokesperson
A top Trump White House spokesperson who pushed the “Big Lie” and reportedly has “firsthand knowledge” of then-President Donald Trump’s behavior on the day before and day of the insurrection has been subpoenaed by the House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack.
Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS), who earlier Friday issued subpoenas to 14 Republicans believed to have submitted false and forged Electoral College claims, has sent a subpoena to former Deputy White House Press Secretary Judd Deere, CNN reports.
The Committee indicated to Deere it wants to focus on the day before the attempted coup, and “specifically said it wanted to speak with him about the January 5 staff meeting in the Oval Office with the President.”
In a damning revelation, Chairman Thompson’s letter “said it had obtained information that Trump repeatedly asked in the meeting: ‘What are your ideas for getting the RINOs to do the right thing tomorrow? How do we convince Congress?'”
U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA), who sits on the January 6 Committee, Friday evening told CNN, the Committee thinks Deere “had a hand in formulating the strategy and some of the media discussions on the day of Jan. 6 and the president’s response.”
Jan. 6 select committee member Rep. Pete Aguilar on the committee subpoenaing former Trump White House spokesman Judd Deere: “We … think he had a hand in formulating the strategy and some of the media discussions on the day of Jan. 6 and the president’s response.” pic.twitter.com/yUviNrecXy
— The Lead CNN (@TheLeadCNN) January 28, 2022
Watch: Anti-Vaxx ‘Expert’ Claims COVID-19 Vaccines Will Turn People Into ‘Transhumanist Cyborgs’ Controlled by 5G
Sherri Tenpenny is an influential religious-right anti-vaccine activist who has testified before the Ohio state House, appeared on Charlie Kirk’s podcast, and been a speaker at multiple ReAwaken America events, where she has shared the stage with the likes of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, Eric Trump, Mike Lindell, Michael Flynn, Roger Stone, and Alex Jones.
Recently, she has begun to claim that COVID-19 vaccines are designed to create “quantum entanglement” between those who take them and the internet in an effort to turn humanity into “transhumanist cyborgs.”
“The stated goal is to depopulate the planet and the ones that are left, either make them chronically sick or turn them into transhumanist cyborgs that can be manipulated externally by 5G, by magnets, by all sorts of things,” Tenpenny said during an appearance on “The Stew Peters Show” Thursday night. “I got dragged through the mud by the mainstream media when I said that in May of last year in front of the House committee in Columbus, [Ohio]. Well, guess what? It’s all true.”
“The whole issue of quantum entanglement and what the shots do in terms of the frequencies and the electronic frequencies that come inside of your body and hook you up to the ‘Internet of Things,’ the quantum entanglement that happens immediately after you’re injected,” she continued. “You get hooked up to what they’re trying to develop. It’s called the hive mind, and they want all of us there as a node and as an electronic avatar that is an exact replica of us except it’s an electronic replica, it’s not our God given body that we were born with. And all of that will be running through the metaverse that they’re talking about. All of these things are real, Stew. All of them. And it’s happening right now. It’s not some science fiction thing happening out in the future; it’s happening right now in real time.”
This article was originally published by Right Wing Watch and is republished here by permission.
1/6 Committee Subpoenas 14 Republicans Who Allegedly Submitted Forged Electoral Certificates
Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) Friday afternoon announced the House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack has issued subpoenas to 14 Republicans from seven states who submitted the forged and “bogus” Electoral College certificates falsely claiming Donald Trump and not Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election in their states.
The Chairman appeared to suggest the existence of a conspiracy as well, noting the “the planning and coordination of efforts,” saying “these so-called alternate electors met,” and may know “who was behind that scheme.”
He adds that “groups of individuals met on December 14th, 2020 in seven states carried by President Biden.”
“The so-called alternate electors from those states then transmitted the purported Electoral-College certificates to Congress, which multiple people advising former President Trump or his campaign used to justify delaying or blocking the certification of the election during the Joint Session of Congress on January 6th, 2021.”
Some legal experts have said their actions may constitute a felony.
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