In Case You Wondered Where Pence And The “Justice Department” Stand

BY Herschel Smith
3 years, 3 months ago

Clarification.

The Justice Department has asked a federal judge to dismiss a last-gasp lawsuit led by a House Republican that seeks to give Vice President Mike Pence the power to overturn the results of the presidential election won by Joe Biden when Congress formally counts the Electoral College votes next week.

[ … ]

The suit names Pence, who has a largely ceremonial role in next week’s proceedings, as the defendant and asks the court to throw out the 1887 law that spells out how Congress handles the vote counting. It asserts that the vice president “may exercise the exclusive authority and sole discretion in determining which electoral votes to count for a given State.”

The Justice Department is representing Pence in a case that aims to find a way to keep his boss, President Donald Trump, in power. In a court filing in Texas on Wednesday, the department said Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, and a group of Republican electors from Arizona “have sued the wrong defendant” — if, in fact, any of those suing actually have “a judicially cognizable claim.”

The department says, in effect, that the suit objects to long-standing procedures laid out in law, “not any actions that Vice President Pence has taken,” so he should not be the target of the suit.

His role isn’t “largely ceremonial” and they know it.  He could choose to throw away the ballots of any state he chooses.

He won’t.

And I hope this ends the ridiculous talk over 4Chan and other places of Pence being the hero of the day and riding in on his white horse and saving the republic by ignoring the electors from states where there was obvious fraud.

No one is coming to save you.  The deep state will do this until it fears you.

Pence is a deep state actor, and we’ve known that for a very long time.  Here is something for which I will never forgive Pence.  He was the first out of the gate to turn on Gen. Michael Flynn.  He is responsible for Flynn’s torment over almost four years.  And Trump was stupid enough to listen to Pence.  He should have told Pence to go home and work on writing letters to people or something where he couldn’t hurt anything.  But then, Trump should never have chosen him as a running mate to begin with.

Pence knew the danger Flynn posed to the deep state and its intelligence apparatus, and Pence acted in accordance with his master’s wishes.


Comments

  1. On January 1, 2021 at 2:57 pm, John said:

    I wonder what those letters that went out to those Trump enemies at the Bush 41
    funeral said? I believe that Pence got one. Some who read them looked very unhappy.

  2. On January 1, 2021 at 3:36 pm, John said:

    I just read that Pence announced last night on social media that he was “no longer going
    to pursue a carrer in politics”. There are a couple of different possibilities. The one that
    comes to the front of my thoughts is that he knows if he backstabs the POTUS, his
    career is over and that is his intent.
    Another less probable is that the Potus is going to disappear those charges in that BUSH I funeral letter if Pence blocks the Biden electors and promises to leave politics for good.
    There are others, but less likely.

  3. On January 1, 2021 at 4:07 pm, 41mag said:

    @John

    All the pos/neg opinions out there in the blogosphere, and we don’t even know half of what goes down in Mordor or who’s guilty of what.

  4. On January 1, 2021 at 6:30 pm, Schrödinger's Litter Box said:

    RINOs gonna RINO. Americans in name only will regret forfeiting their place at the Uniparty charade table as they labor in the camps for a bowl of gruel and some out of date made in China canned tuna.
    There won’t even be a can opener distributed by the “lightworker” (Luciferian) being comrades out to build the golden man made utopia.

  5. On January 1, 2021 at 9:23 pm, Bill Buppert said:

    RINO is cute but silly; the Grand Old Politburo has never been a party for liberty except for a brief fluke period under Calvin Coolidge.

    Eisenhower: “I have just one purpose, outside of the job of keeping this world in peace…and that is to build up a strong progressive Republican Party in this country. If the right wing wants a fight, they are going to get it. If they want to leave the Republican Party and form a third party, that’s their business, but before I end up, either this Republican Party will reflect progressivism or I won’t be with them anymore.”

    During the 20th century, all GOP presidents were progressives with the exception of Calvin Coolidge. From 1952 until 2008 there was always a left-wing Nixon or Bushevik on successful GOP tickets. In 2008 and 2012, the Manchurian McCandidate and Comrade Mitt were the flag-bearers respectively. Trump is a NYC progressive who has not closed an agency, balanced a budget or cut any funding.

    The Grand Old Politburo has always been a party of the left.

  6. On January 2, 2021 at 9:09 am, Bob in NC said:

    I will not be surprised if Pence betrays the republic and Trump; virtually everyone else has.

    And, as has been said, many times here, Trump’s judgment of character is awful

  7. On January 2, 2021 at 10:07 am, Centurion_Cornelius said:

    Through with readin’, writin’, and ‘rithmatic. (Other than counting the clicks for windage.)

    Nigh time for the tune of the “hickory stick” in various flavors – dealer’s choice.

    Oh, and get you some NODs and plates afore the Commies ban those as well.

    CHEERS!

  8. On January 2, 2021 at 10:14 am, Ned2 said:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qekmslyi5X4

    Watch before it’s dropped. Hope someone embeds this.

  9. On January 2, 2021 at 5:01 pm, CPB said:

    You know what, till everyone is willing (and doing) to drag these pieces of shit politicians in d.c. and every state, hang their collective asses, or put lead to head, NOTHING IS GOING TO CHANGE!!

  10. On January 2, 2021 at 8:52 pm, Jimmy the Saint said:

    Pence’s only job was to make Trump palatable to the “ZOMG!!!! HE HAS HAD MULTIPLE DIVORCES!!!!!” conservative fainting couch denizens.

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