Schiff Makes Up Testimony When Hearing Goes Bad

1
1519
Schiff Testimony

The impeachment hearing was not going the way Rep. Schiff wanted, so he decided to take over the testimony for his witnesses.

Now, before you read and/or hear what was said, you need to put this into context.

When Republicans finally got their turn at bat, Schiff halted the questioning and instructed the witnesses NOT to answer any questions they could not answer with absolute knowledge.

Then, about halfway through the hearings, this exchange took place…

Schiff stated, “I want to follow up on some of the earlier questions about President Zelensky’s statements after this scandal came to light when he was asked, ‘Were you pressured, how did the phone call go, etc.’

“Ukrainians, Mr. Kent, are pretty sophisticated about U.S. politics, are they not?”

Mr. Kent replied, “Perhaps.”

Schiff continued, “You would agree that if President Zelensky contradicted President Trump and said, ‘Of course I felt pressured. They were holding up $400 million in military assistance. We have people dying every day,’ if he were to contradict President Trump directly, they would be sophisticated enough to know they may pay a very heavy price with this president, were they not?”

Kent replied, “That’s a fair assessment.”

Schiff went on, “And President Zelensky not only had to worry about retribution from Donald Trump, should he contradict Donald Trump publicly, he also has to worry about how he is perceived domestically, doesn’t he Ambassador Taylor?”

Ambassador Taylor replied, “President Zelensky is very sensitive to the view of the Ukrainian people who, indeed, are very attentive to Ukrainian/U.S. politics, yes.”

Schiff then stated, “And so, if President Zelensky were to say, ‘I had to capitulate and agree to these investigations, I was ready to go on CNN until the aid got restored,’ that would obviously be hurtful to him back home, would it not?”

Taylor responded, “He cannot afford to be seen deferring to any foreign leader. He is very confident in his own abilities and he knows that the Ukrainian people expect him to be clear and defend Ukrainian interests.”

You can hear Schiff take over this in the video below…

If everyone thought Schiff’s interpretation of the phone call transcript was bad, this should have Schiff kicked right out of his leadership position.

This is what Democrats are hanging their hat on.

Taylor and Kent’s assessment of what Zelensky would think and do based on made-up quotes from Zelensky by Adam Schiff.

This happened right in front of every American and his fellow members of Congress… and not a single person objected to it, including the entire mainstream media.

You Might Like

1 COMMENT

  1. Subject: Lack of Candor, The Unforgivable Sin!

    TO: American politicians/bureaucrats/academicians/members of the media:

    Take this comment any way you desire, but as one of the veterans who assisted in drafting a document tiled; Citizens Emergency Constitutional Ordinance (CECO) I submit many of you are very fortunate that Donald J. Trump is true leader of the American people. Had the President accepted a veterans’ group’s offer to raise a unit of various individuals skilled in the various disciplines required to assist him in cleaning the swamp and installing a lean/mean government with its principal objective being to serve/protect the American people, politicians/bureaucrats who fail to communicate in any manner short of absolute candor would find themselves in violation of their oath of office and subject to both criminal and civil penalties. You see the CECO provides among its many measures designed to clean up the swamp is an oath of office for all elected/appointed/contracted government personnel that includes severe penalties for the violation of being less than candid in one’s communications. I suggest each and every employee (Yes, that includes all elected/appointed/contracted individual members of the Federal government in that each of you work for the American people!) needs to consider the following. 1). Stop making unscripted comments, 2). Start preparing comments with the assistance of persons with the ability to insure all information is factual (In short, start your brain, before putting your mouth in gear!), and 3). Never make comments or address individual or groups of veterans (most especially combat soldiers and/or marines) in that I can validate from personal experience two facts reference the consequences for being less than candid with such persons. First, as an army officer and civilian police chief I relieved/fired nine subordinate officers during my soldier and cop careers. I did not relieve/fire any of these men for making mistakes nor for their failures. I fired all nine for the same reason. Each of them were fired for what combat soldiers and marines consider an unforgivable sin. That sin is, failure to be candid in all communications! Second, would you like to know the principal reason (as determined by testimony of the offenders [in the few cases where authorities dared investigate] ) officers in military units engaged in combat during the Vietnam War were are assaulted/killed (soldiers’ term for the practice is ‘Fragging’) by their subordinates? The reason the offenders gave was, the officer lied to them! Something to think about, Huh?

    Soldier/Cop/Grunt, Retired

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here