1. I won't say that I could have anticipated impeachment for "Incitement of Insurrection" as the formal charge, but given my Jan. 2016 prediction that Trump would likely NOT leave office w/o a peaceful military coup to physically remove him I sadly feel vindicated that I was
2. recognize, w Trump's win, the severe turn out political system was taking. That it wasn't some type of a populist joke that "owned the libs." That it wasn't going to be surprise cache of luck for the Right to squirrel away from unexpected political gains. Trump's psychosis
3. was so glaringly obvious, so inescapably laid bare to anyone willing/capable to see it, that it was clear CRYSTAL clear, that democracy was going to erode & quickly. @jheil is right. This is a time for choosing. All of us must be laid bare & forced to choose. Team democracy or
4. are you on the other team. In this, there are NO OTHER GRADIENTS. @LTGHRMcMaster can no hide from this, as he has till now. @Reince can not hide. Gen John Kelly can not hide. @OliviaTroye has bravely chosen. It seems @senatemajldr is thinking of choosing. His House counterpart
5. @GOPLeader seems inclined to choose the other way but maybe he can be pushed back. But its gotta be soon. Our forefather alway chose right. We appear to be surrounded by wolves in sheeps clothing. We all have power, but we're not all 5 star generals like @LTGHRMcMaster .
6. The blood of thousands of patriots, of my father, of your fathers, of people's sons, it was spilt for the United States of America. Will @LTGHRMcMaster stand w the 10 GOP patriots in the House who stood for America today? The hour is growing late.

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1. As per @chucktodd's int w MI's Aty Gen @dananessel: she was surprised to find out that the National Rep Aty Gen Association (@RepublicanAGs) helped org the rally of extremists on the 6th. They are supposed to be on the side of law enforcement & even disregarding what ended up
2. happening, think about what this organization was up to. It was helping to org, it was inviting & enticing Americans to go to a rally, the theme of which was to overturn a democratic, free, fair, and verified to be free from fraud by extensive legal reviews election. Yet, the
3. Republican Party's main organization for law enforcement was there to support invalidating Joe Biden's election and overturning, literally ending democracy in America. I mean, MY GOD. This is the GOP's Aty Gen Association!! We really need the press to step up coverage of the
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1. Really imp new poll from @pewresearch folks: by far the most imp data point is that Trump's approval has FINALLY responded to a political event. Trump's approve % is just 29% & that can only happen bc FINALLY some Rs have deserted him- 17 pts worth of them. This is bc some R Image
2. electeds like @lisamurkowski are breaking from Trump & I swear if more elected Rs do so, if @senatemajldr supports impeachment, if more Rs like @jameslankford apologize for pushing the stolen election lie R voters will continue to move bc public

3. public sentiment is clearly conducive RIGHT NOW to a bandwagon effect against Trump. If you're a R influencer or have access to R influencers like my @ProjectLincoln peers like @Shermichael_, @RadioFreeTom @BillKristol @davidfrum @DavidAFrench @SarahLongwell25 @TaraSetmayer
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1. As @nytdavidbrooks just pointed out to @SRuhle on her show, despite collapsing into a radicalism so severe they are trying to end democracy, electorally the GOP is primed for a strong cycle in 2022, something we simply CANNOT allow them to have. And one reason is in 2020 they
2. experimented w targeting low-edu voters of all races to see if they could exploit them, relying on these voters to not know the GOP's real record on race & other issues. They found they could and what they plan to bring to bear on this effort in 2022 will be huge. This is one
3. of the main reasons I'm starting @StrikePac- I'm too afraid to signal warning to the Ds and just simply hope they do something after what happened in 2020. I wanted to be SURE this gets responded to. So a massive digital effort will be made to get the truth out to these voters
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1. Here is a great job by @HerreraBeutler helping avg Americans pull together/understand how Trump/GOP connects to the insurrection on the Capitol. Again, few Americans are like YOU, they don't follow news daily. They need to be reminded as to how we got here. This is why I've
2. asked the major media outlets @MSNBC @CNN @FoxNews @washingtonpost @nytimes @WSJ etc to provide clear timeline accounts that show HOW the counting of the ballots produced Biden as the winner so that people will be able to see how it went from election night leads for Trump to
3. large Biden wins in the swing states. This would be a significant public service. It would also be great for any super pacs or organizations to run ads w this, ESPECIALLY on @FoxNews & if @StrikePac had the financing right now, I would do so. BC "curing" the Rep electorate of
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1. In case you're wondering WTF is reconciliation and why is @MattGrossmann talking about it in relation to passing a spending bill?

Its the bypass our Congress has been using for YEARS now to hide the fact that it can no longer create policy under regular order so it pretends
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3. even before our sitting prez was trying to pull off a coup- our country was in BAD shape bc we stopped being capable of creating policy over a decade ago, largely, unless its for the very mundane. Look around the world at other democracies & find one that is policy polarized.
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1. Good news- my OG 2020 prez forecast- posted July 1st 2019, which I could not find anywhere online for awhile, is now back up, stored via @SSRN

In it I argued the D nom, no matter who is was, would dominate in the Midwest bc of surge turnout among

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Though it thought GA competitive, didn't say it would for sure flip.

IMP to
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