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Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

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Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Odd how The Outraged have FORGOTTEN THIS, HUH?


How many of the "Outraged Left" used tax dollars to PAY OFF THEIR ACCUSERS?

NONE From the CURRENT CONGRESS.

In the Fake News/Lying Left desperate attempt to "Create a Crime" out of an imaginary "Campaign Finance" offense , we notice THIS GETS ZERO ATTENTION....and they used OUR MONEY to DO IT:


Congress paid out $17 million in settlements. Here's why we know so little about that money.


(CNN) — Two things have become painfully clear on Capitol Hill this week: Lawmakers and staffers say sexual harassment is "rampant" -- but even members of Congress have no idea just how widespread the problem is.

The controversial and sensitive issue has taken center stage in Congress this week, with female lawmakers making fresh allegations of sexual harassment against unnamed members who are currently in office, and the unveiling of a new bill on Wednesday to change how sexual harassment complaints are reported and resolved. On Thursday, a woman shared her story of being groped and kissed without her consent by Sen. Al Franken in 2006.

CNN has also learned that during the current Congress, no settlement payment approval requests have been made to the congressional committee charged with approving them.


According to a report from the Office of Compliance, more than $17 million has been paid out in settlements over a period of 20 years -- 1997 to 2017.





https://www.cnn.com/2017/11/16/poli..._pgRDw1zs0P3Nw20rtFWp7jc3c1slppIKXryCgH8N0PMc
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Odd how The Outraged have FORGOTTEN THIS, HUH?


How many of the "Outraged Left" used tax dollars to PAY OFF THEIR ACCUSERS?

NONE From the CURRENT CONGRESS.

In the Fake News/Lying Left desperate attempt to "Create a Crime" out of an imaginary "Campaign Finance" offense , we notice THIS GETS ZERO ATTENTION....and they used OUR MONEY to DO IT:


Congress paid out $17 million in settlements. Here's why we know so little about that money.


(CNN) — Two things have become painfully clear on Capitol Hill this week: Lawmakers and staffers say sexual harassment is "rampant" -- but even members of Congress have no idea just how widespread the problem is.

The controversial and sensitive issue has taken center stage in Congress this week, with female lawmakers making fresh allegations of sexual harassment against unnamed members who are currently in office, and the unveiling of a new bill on Wednesday to change how sexual harassment complaints are reported and resolved. On Thursday, a woman shared her story of being groped and kissed without her consent by Sen. Al Franken in 2006.

CNN has also learned that during the current Congress, no settlement payment approval requests have been made to the congressional committee charged with approving them.


According to a report from the Office of Compliance, more than $17 million has been paid out in settlements over a period of 20 years -- 1997 to 2017.





https://www.cnn.com/2017/11/16/poli..._pgRDw1zs0P3Nw20rtFWp7jc3c1slppIKXryCgH8N0PMc

The President does not run Congress, Congress runs Congress.

This is what they call "Jumping the Shark" right...
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

When it comes to politicians, I'm not a "he can do it because they did it" guy. I find that morally reprehensible regardless of topic. It's base animal garbage employed only by the most intellectually and ethically vapid.

**** dirty politicians. I ain't got no sympathy for any of the slimy bastards. Convict and lock 'em all up. Ain't no skin off my ass.
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Odd how The Outraged have FORGOTTEN THIS, HUH?


How many of the "Outraged Left" used tax dollars to PAY OFF THEIR ACCUSERS?

NONE From the CURRENT CONGRESS.

In the Fake News/Lying Left desperate attempt to "Create a Crime" out of an imaginary "Campaign Finance" offense , we notice THIS GETS ZERO ATTENTION....and they used OUR MONEY to DO IT:


Congress paid out $17 million in settlements. Here's why we know so little about that money.


(CNN) — Two things have become painfully clear on Capitol Hill this week: Lawmakers and staffers say sexual harassment is "rampant" -- but even members of Congress have no idea just how widespread the problem is.

The controversial and sensitive issue has taken center stage in Congress this week, with female lawmakers making fresh allegations of sexual harassment against unnamed members who are currently in office, and the unveiling of a new bill on Wednesday to change how sexual harassment complaints are reported and resolved. On Thursday, a woman shared her story of being groped and kissed without her consent by Sen. Al Franken in 2006.

CNN has also learned that during the current Congress, no settlement payment approval requests have been made to the congressional committee charged with approving them.


According to a report from the Office of Compliance, more than $17 million has been paid out in settlements over a period of 20 years -- 1997 to 2017.





https://www.cnn.com/2017/11/16/poli..._pgRDw1zs0P3Nw20rtFWp7jc3c1slppIKXryCgH8N0PMc

Well, there was Blake Farenthold. Oh wait.....he's a republican.

There's Trey Gowdy. Oops, another republican.

Seriously though, are there folks on both sides of the isle using tax payer money for settlements? I wouldn't doubt it.
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Odd how The Outraged have FORGOTTEN THIS, HUH?


How many of the "Outraged Left" used tax dollars to PAY OFF THEIR ACCUSERS?

NONE From the CURRENT CONGRESS.

In the Fake News/Lying Left desperate attempt to "Create a Crime" out of an imaginary "Campaign Finance" offense , we notice THIS GETS ZERO ATTENTION....and they used OUR MONEY to DO IT:


Congress paid out $17 million in settlements. Here's why we know so little about that money.


(CNN) — Two things have become painfully clear on Capitol Hill this week: Lawmakers and staffers say sexual harassment is "rampant" -- but even members of Congress have no idea just how widespread the problem is.

The controversial and sensitive issue has taken center stage in Congress this week, with female lawmakers making fresh allegations of sexual harassment against unnamed members who are currently in office, and the unveiling of a new bill on Wednesday to change how sexual harassment complaints are reported and resolved. On Thursday, a woman shared her story of being groped and kissed without her consent by Sen. Al Franken in 2006.

CNN has also learned that during the current Congress, no settlement payment approval requests have been made to the congressional committee charged with approving them.


According to a report from the Office of Compliance, more than $17 million has been paid out in settlements over a period of 20 years -- 1997 to 2017.





https://www.cnn.com/2017/11/16/poli..._pgRDw1zs0P3Nw20rtFWp7jc3c1slppIKXryCgH8N0PMc

What does that have to do with Trump's payments to keep women quiet so he could win the election? That is the crime that Cohen got 3 years in jail for and it is the crime that should lead to Trump's impeachment and indictment.
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Odd how The Outraged have FORGOTTEN THIS, HUH?


How many of the "Outraged Left" used tax dollars to PAY OFF THEIR ACCUSERS?

NONE From the CURRENT CONGRESS.

In the Fake News/Lying Left desperate attempt to "Create a Crime" out of an imaginary "Campaign Finance" offense , we notice THIS GETS ZERO ATTENTION....and they used OUR MONEY to DO IT:


Congress paid out $17 million in settlements. Here's why we know so little about that money.


(CNN) — Two things have become painfully clear on Capitol Hill this week: Lawmakers and staffers say sexual harassment is "rampant" -- but even members of Congress have no idea just how widespread the problem is.

The controversial and sensitive issue has taken center stage in Congress this week, with female lawmakers making fresh allegations of sexual harassment against unnamed members who are currently in office, and the unveiling of a new bill on Wednesday to change how sexual harassment complaints are reported and resolved. On Thursday, a woman shared her story of being groped and kissed without her consent by Sen. Al Franken in 2006.

CNN has also learned that during the current Congress, no settlement payment approval requests have been made to the congressional committee charged with approving them.


According to a report from the Office of Compliance, more than $17 million has been paid out in settlements over a period of 20 years -- 1997 to 2017.





https://www.cnn.com/2017/11/16/poli..._pgRDw1zs0P3Nw20rtFWp7jc3c1slppIKXryCgH8N0PMc

Oh well, that's different, dontcha' know?
And the real insult is that they are using OUR tax dollars as their hush money. :doh
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

The President does not run Congress, Congress runs Congress.

This is what they call "Jumping the Shark" right...

Irrelevant to the point made.
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Oh well, that's different, dontcha' know?
And the real insult is that they are using OUR tax dollars as their hush money. :doh

And, somehow, many of these same SLEAZEBALLS remain in CONGRESS, and are now trying to "create a crime" for Trump making perfectly legal payments , OF HIS OWN MONEY, to shut up a couple of lying, blackmailing tramps.
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Odd how The Outraged have FORGOTTEN THIS, HUH?


How many of the "Outraged Left" used tax dollars to PAY OFF THEIR ACCUSERS?

NONE From the CURRENT CONGRESS.

In the Fake News/Lying Left desperate attempt to "Create a Crime" out of an imaginary "Campaign Finance" offense , we notice THIS GETS ZERO ATTENTION....and they used OUR MONEY to DO IT:


Congress paid out $17 million in settlements. Here's why we know so little about that money.


(CNN) — Two things have become painfully clear on Capitol Hill this week: Lawmakers and staffers say sexual harassment is "rampant" -- but even members of Congress have no idea just how widespread the problem is.

The controversial and sensitive issue has taken center stage in Congress this week, with female lawmakers making fresh allegations of sexual harassment against unnamed members who are currently in office, and the unveiling of a new bill on Wednesday to change how sexual harassment complaints are reported and resolved. On Thursday, a woman shared her story of being groped and kissed without her consent by Sen. Al Franken in 2006.

CNN has also learned that during the current Congress, no settlement payment approval requests have been made to the congressional committee charged with approving them.


According to a report from the Office of Compliance, more than $17 million has been paid out in settlements over a period of 20 years -- 1997 to 2017.





https://www.cnn.com/2017/11/16/poli..._pgRDw1zs0P3Nw20rtFWp7jc3c1slppIKXryCgH8N0PMc

Another pointless distraction.
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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

And, somehow, many of these same SLEAZEBALLS remain in CONGRESS, and are now trying to "create a crime" for Trump making perfectly legal payments , OF HIS OWN MONEY, to shut up a couple of lying, blackmailing tramps.

Their hypocrisy is as thick as hasty pudding.
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

And, somehow, many of these same SLEAZEBALLS remain in CONGRESS, and are now trying to "create a crime" for Trump making perfectly legal payments , OF HIS OWN MONEY, to shut up a couple of lying, blackmailing tramps.

Cohen was just sentenced to 3 years in jail for his involvement in the "perfectly legal" payments made to defraud the voters during the election. Defrauding voters is a Federal crime.
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Oh well, that's different, dontcha' know?
And the real insult is that they are using OUR tax dollars as their hush money. :doh

Well, of course that's different... they are not >>> you know who... T***p

Those Governmental Representatives of the People have the luxury of using OUR (people) tax dollars as their hush money to eliminate any potential future political or maybe even any "criminal" campaign problems...

Which allows them future protection which eliminates the need for their political campaigns to "protect" their reputations during their reelection campaigns.

imho Roseann:)
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Well, there was Blake Farenthold. Oh wait.....he's a republican.

There's Trey Gowdy. Oops, another republican.

Seriously though, are there folks on both sides of the isle using tax payer money for settlements? I wouldn't doubt it.

Got a link for Trey Gowdy? I don't think you are right about this.
Perhaps you have him confused with Trent Franks?

A list of political figures accused of sexual misconduct.
https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/s...cal-figures-accused-sexual-misconduct-n827821
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Not a sexual harassment but a wrongful termination claim.

The taxpayers paid to cover this up?
Link?
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

How many of the "Outraged Left" used tax dollars to PAY OFF THEIR ACCUSERS?

Leftists are like a turd in a punch bowl. And that's being quite generous.

Merry Christmas btw.

God bless America.

God damn leftists.
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Odd how The Outraged have FORGOTTEN THIS, HUH?


How many of the "Outraged Left" used tax dollars to PAY OFF THEIR ACCUSERS?

NONE From the CURRENT CONGRESS.

In the Fake News/Lying Left desperate attempt to "Create a Crime" out of an imaginary "Campaign Finance" offense , we notice THIS GETS ZERO ATTENTION....and they used OUR MONEY to DO IT:


Congress paid out $17 million in settlements. Here's why we know so little about that money.


(CNN) — Two things have become painfully clear on Capitol Hill this week: Lawmakers and staffers say sexual harassment is "rampant" -- but even members of Congress have no idea just how widespread the problem is.

The controversial and sensitive issue has taken center stage in Congress this week, with female lawmakers making fresh allegations of sexual harassment against unnamed members who are currently in office, and the unveiling of a new bill on Wednesday to change how sexual harassment complaints are reported and resolved. On Thursday, a woman shared her story of being groped and kissed without her consent by Sen. Al Franken in 2006.

CNN has also learned that during the current Congress, no settlement payment approval requests have been made to the congressional committee charged with approving them.


According to a report from the Office of Compliance, more than $17 million has been paid out in settlements over a period of 20 years -- 1997 to 2017.





https://www.cnn.com/2017/11/16/poli..._pgRDw1zs0P3Nw20rtFWp7jc3c1slppIKXryCgH8N0PMc


It DOESN'T seem CLEAR what the party BREAKDOWN is regarding SETTLEMENT payments; but it is CLEAR that this is a BIPARTISAN issue and REFORMS are being PROPOSED. I'm sure most people DON'T want their MONEY going toward settling IMPROPRIETIES.

AAARRRGGHH!!!11!1!!1
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

What does that have to do with Trump's payments to keep women quiet so he could win the election? That is the crime that Cohen got 3 years in jail for and it is the crime that should lead to Trump's impeachment and indictment.

Yeah, those 5 counts of tax fraud had nothing to do with it. :lamo
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Their hypocrisy is as thick as hasty pudding.

Settlements =/= Hush money

There are ways to legally settle something and then there's Trump's way. Trump's way is lying and cheating and breaking laws to settle something.

But if you're really thick you won't see the difference between legal and illegal payments.
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Cohen was just sentenced to 3 years in jail for his involvement in the "perfectly legal" payments made to defraud the voters during the election. Defrauding voters is a Federal crime.

Ignoring those 5 counts of tax fraud sort of makes ya look silly :lamo
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

What does that have to do with Trump's payments to keep women quiet so he could win the election? That is the crime that Cohen got 3 years in jail for and it is the crime that should lead to Trump's impeachment and indictment.

Perhaps one of these days liberals will learn to tell the truth.




Or perhaps not.
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

So then what does this all have to do with the premise of the thread?

Nothing specifically but I don't find much difference using tax payer money to pay off settlements due to nefarious actions of lawmakers. With that being said i'll grant you the point.

We are talking about sexual harassment type charges covered up by a secret hush payment fund.

Actually it isn't secret slush fund. A slush fund would imply that the money is "off the books". This money is "on the books" Treasury fund and is administered by the Office of Compliance (OOC).
 

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Re: Congress Paid $17 Million in Settlements w/TAX MONEY, but "Let's Try to Impeach Trump For it."

Perhaps one of these days liberals will learn to tell the truth.




Or perhaps not.

LOL What is your "truth" then? The last payment was in Sept. 2016. How much closer to the election could it be? Also why did Trump go to such lengths to cover them up if he didn't know they were illegal.
 
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