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Old 26th September 2019, 04:41 PM   #285
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Originally Posted by WilliamSeger View Post
Proving that Clinton committed perjury was a slam dunk, but the Senate acquitted him anyway because they read the public weather vane: presidents shouldn't be removed from office for lying about consensual sex. I predict that this Senate will do the same, and this time we're talking about something more serious than what Nixon did, by someone who will continue to do the same if not stopped.
Lying about having sex is not on the same level as using your office as POTUS to basically extort a foreign government into getting dirt on your political rival.

Stealing a cookie from the neighbor's cookie jar is theft. Forcing a teller to hand over $200K from the bank while pointing a gun at him is theft. Not on the same level.
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