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If Moore Wins And Franken
Un-Resigns, Will Senate Democrats
Back Him Up?

Hot Air, by Allahpundit

Original Article

Posted By:Dreadnought, 12/7/2017 8:06:55 PM

Ed touched on this earlier. I think Franken’s play in his “resignation” speech was fiendishly clever. He’s quitting, yeah — but not for a few weeks, coincidentally after Alabama and Senate Republicans will have rendered their verdicts on Roy Moore. He was careful this morning not to admit to any wrongdoing, merely saying that he’d lost the confidence of his colleagues and therefore had to go. Imagine now that Moore wins and, as expected, McConnell’s caucus immediately starts hemming and hawing about whether he should be expelled. Some Republicans will deflect by insisting that the ethics committee should look into

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 12/7/2017 8:12:42 PM     (No. 11473987)

Duh! Of course they will.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 12/7/2017 9:02:45 PM     (No. 11474018)

What a silly question. If Moore LOSES and frankenstein unresigns, they will do the same thing.

Like poster 1 said: DUH!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: joew9, 12/7/2017 10:04:22 PM     (No. 11474068)

I believe that Franken will almost certainly unresign if Moore wins. And he will probably unresign if Moore loses.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SALady, 12/7/2017 11:05:43 PM     (No. 11474137)

Huge difference.

Moore has been accused of things with no proof and he clearly has denied everything. Nothing in his long and storied career makes any of these accusations feasible.

Franken readily admits what he did, because there is tons of evidence (including pictures and video) showing exactly what he did. Of course, he feels no remorse, because he is a soulless LIE-beral. When you have no morals, it´s hard to feel guilty. If Demon-RAT women in Congress weren´t calling for him to resign, he never would have even considered it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Kristen, 12/7/2017 11:35:37 PM     (No. 11474172)

Franken´s statement was disgusting. If he was going to resign, why not now? He and Moore are not comparable. We already know of attempts to frame more, the events some 40 years ago.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ginadee, 12/7/2017 11:54:42 PM     (No. 11474183)

you bet´cha!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JimBob, 12/8/2017 4:07:48 AM     (No. 11474235)

"fiendishly clever"?

...No, just a low cunning, typical of a ´RAT!

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