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U.S. President Donald Trump's defence team called his impeachment trial an affront to the constitution ahead of the first day of the Senate trial.
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mrfrosty3
mrfrosty3 26 days ago
There needs to be a very harsh penalty for launching bogus and frivolous impeachment procedures. Something like the financial cost of the process should be billed to who initiates it, the taxpayer should not be on the hook for it when it is a purely political move. Penalties should be similar to those of treason. The Democrats have cheapened a process that should be reserved for the most serious offences.
Rose Tandy
Rose Tandy Month ago
Careful folks! This isn’t just a hate towards the president....this ‘In justice’ can and will happen to us all. Nonsense world it has become. Starting at our White House. Discusting!
BS1
BS1 Month ago
This situation happened because America keeps choosing righteousness over peace. Power instead of Justice And Profit over People. This Country .. The United States we don't learn from our mistakes historically We repackage them Repeat them over and over... and over.. Nothing Changes but the time the date the month. Republicans right now are showing there hypocrisy there is know one there with any honor for America. 🇺🇸 Trump Must Go I say This Not A Republican or a Democrat as A American Citizens.. The Republican Party seems to be connected with the lowest common denominator hate groups white nationalist and a bunch of children on Best Buy laptops creating lie Memes... For Trump..
Isaac Griffin
Isaac Griffin Month ago
The National Post just released a very good story today about this impeachment. How completely undemocratic this whole process has been. A very good read.
Devin Michael Roberts
You could you please tell us what it's all "aboooooot?
ALBeau Scorpio
ALBeau Scorpio Month ago
The DEMs has nothing at all agains him............. The are killing their own party...That should disapear at the next election....
Sasha FlyPlaneGuy
Clearly when you’re the hot one, you get the best seat 😅
Payton Vogt
Payton Vogt Month ago
Ok ms piggy
Rama Lama
Rama Lama Month ago
That’s not very nice......Ms.Piggy was much smarter!
Nathan Snider
Nathan Snider Month ago
Go Trump go show everyone show how corrupt the left is
Eric Weiler
Eric Weiler Month ago
Okay this report a left out a lot of stuff and a lot of port and stuff
C B
C B Month ago
How is it possible that a fine, young, Israeli, Jewish gentleman, like Mr Schiff, can call for the impeachment of the white, Christian president of the USA?
James Ray
James Ray Month ago
Why did CBC presenters all look stunned and inbred? I know zjews are all inbred, but these ones really show it.
Bruce C
Bruce C Month ago
Constitution says (para-phrasing here): Acts that are impeachable include crimes LIKE bribery. I don't know 'bout the rest of ya, but 'quid-pro-quo' seems LIKE bribery, to me... 🤔 Edit: pluralized 'crimes'.
Eric Weiler
Eric Weiler Month ago
So where is the quid pro quo. He did not bring up the money in the conversation he said I will have the Attorney General get back to you what does the Attorney General do in the United States investigate investigate corruption. So where's the quid pro quo everybody keep saying this Trump didn't bring up the money he didn't bring up hate will give you this money if you investigate these people know that wasn't in the conversation so there is no crime committed and he let go of the money before the due date was available he released the money by September 15th in the money did not have to be released in September 30th
Derek Woodford
Derek Woodford Month ago
Prove it in a court of law and see what happens..... You can accuse someone of anything, but to get a conviction the burden of proof is on the accuser and so far there are NO federal crimes broken anywhere in the impeachment articles.. No provable crimes... According to the data so far.
TC 93
TC 93 Month ago
Trump 2020 🙂
Carlos SpicyWiener67
Lock him up
Derek Woodford
Derek Woodford Month ago
@Carlos SpicyWiener67 I'm sorry, I must have missed that post. Can you repeat it? I can't seem to find it anywhere.
Carlos SpicyWiener67
Derek Woodford I literally provided you with evidence that Trump committed a crime
Derek Woodford
Derek Woodford Month ago
@Carlos SpicyWiener67 Clinton wasn't impeached for having an affair. He was impeached because it was proven he committed a crime. So far, Trump hasn't been proven in a court of law to have committed any crimes.
Derek Woodford
Derek Woodford Month ago
@Carlos SpicyWiener67 Bill Clinton was impeached for lying to congress or something like that. He actually was found guilty and impeached, unlike Trump. If you would lock Trump up for something not proven, why wouldn't you lock Bill up for his proven crime?
Carlos SpicyWiener67
Derek Woodford >do you think Bill Clinton should have been locked up? No. He had an affair with another woman. Now, that’s not a crime, but it is gross. Hillary should have divorced him. And impeachment means that a president can be charged once out of office. I know what the difference between impeachment and removal
spaceshipearth999
Joe Malarkey is not a political rival. The libtard logic is that they can investigate Trump but Trump can't investigate anyone on the left.
The Jones
The Jones Month ago
Defund CBC already
The Jones
The Jones Month ago
@Rodney Wolfram I'm a dual citizen living in the US. I moved here when Trump became president. I didn't vote in the 2019 Canadian election because I have better priorities so I don't feel like my opinion is even valid because Trudeau's election didn't change anything in my day-to-day life...so you clearly made a bold and false assumption about me. I'll be waiting for the apology. Meanwhile you'll be spending all your emotions and time caring about the politics in a country that has no effect on your day-to-day life 🤣 grow up kiddo
Rodney Wolfram
Rodney Wolfram Month ago
oo oo i know this one is this the same as" remove Trudeau in 2019" hows that working out for ya
Susan Thomson-Lafosse
CBC we don’t see much of Justin Trudeau’s Strong smart ( very smart)spouse any more but why? Embarrassed. We also don’t see much real news like how the leftist media calls black people , who voted for trump white supremest .
TakeOTW
TakeOTW Month ago
Trump 2020
Alex409
Alex409 Month ago
Trump is a criminal and Republicans will play along like the crooks that they are.
The Jones
The Jones Month ago
Lmao okay...if he's a criminal then what is the crime? State the criminal code.
Huncho Huncho
Huncho Huncho Month ago
Canada is the 51st state
THE IKON
THE IKON Month ago
We would love it if trump ran our country... he's more than welcome in Canada.
HAVE A LAUGH
HAVE A LAUGH Month ago
"The question is irrelevant as asking if I think hes a good president". Clueless reporter: "do you?"
regular donkey
regular donkey Month ago
Globalist have controlled America since the first Bush. Nothing more then attacking someone looking out for American people.
Derek Woodford
Derek Woodford Month ago
Around 1913 the US signed the Federal Reserve into action which is neither federal or a reserve. It goes back at least that far.
spaceshipearth999
Well before that.
ransom182
ransom182 Month ago
regular donkey whatever you say nutter! I feel sorry for your friends and family. Yikes.
Эдвин Перес
Sometimes I hate politics
Everything Cool
Everything Cool Month ago
Especially American politics
AT THE CORE
AT THE CORE Month ago
Politics are seemingly unavoidable at this point in history, but there will always be a good reason to despise and even hate them. Clown world is in full swing at this point.
aShura
aShura Month ago
USA uses the "Constitution" Apparently too many times.
mikecorbeil
mikecorbeil Month ago
@aShura : And normally disregards the US Constitution, governing as they wish and NOT constitionally. During the run-up politics regarding war, really extended war on Iraq, which officially was launched in March 2003, though credibly began during 2002, GW Bush held a press conference at I guess the White House, talking about waging war on Iraq, (falsely) claiming that this was justified, and one journalist who was present asked a question like, " _But, what about the Constitution?_ ". Bush replied something like, " _Oh, it's just a piece of paper_ "; iow, insignificant. US presidents have been pretty much all of this sort of breed since JFK was assassinated. Of course Trump should be REMOVED from office, and this should've also happened with Obama, GW Bush, Clinton, GHW Bush, Reagan, even Jimmy Carter; ETC. There was pretty much nothing meaningful or significantly good about any of them, and that's not good at all when speaking of the ostensible leaders of the world's super power.
Doug Purcell
Doug Purcell Month ago
What a disgrace ..kinda like snc and the mobster liberals
xXSuperstarstXx
xXSuperstarstXx Month ago
The Democrats in Congress are clearly using this as a political move but I don't think there's any doubt that Trump is a president that is really really bad at foreign affairs
Derek Woodford
Derek Woodford Month ago
Better than some would have been at foreign affairs.. No new wars, and that's saying something for an American president.
Ryan Mykytyshyn
Ryan Mykytyshyn Month ago
Canadians For Trump
The Jones
The Jones Month ago
I'm a dual citizen and spent 26 years in canada. I moved to the US when trump got elected. Canadians don't understand how bad they need someone like trump in canada. If Canadians keep supporting prime ministers like Trudeau or even conservative prime ministers that keep doing nothing then the systems and laws that need to be repealed will become irreversible. Canadians need someone that will stand up against corporations and against liberal agendas like carbon taxes. Someone needs to lower taxes significantly and demanding the businesses to lower their costs. The cost of living there is ridiculous now. I pay $45 a month for unlimited data, unlimited calling worldwide, and unlimited texting. In Canada you will pay 3 times that and still have a data cap. Fuel prices are theough the roof and everyone that gets in power just panders to their audience. I don't think trump is perfect but Canada needs someone that will stand up and be load and adamant about their stance. Trudea just cares about keeping low-key.
Mark Green
Mark Green Month ago
McConnell has set it up in such a way that key evidence against Trump will be presented in the wee hours of the morning when American citizens will be sleeping. Instead of three days of 8 hours per day he making it two days of 12 hours per day. This is a bloody ridiculous sham trial for which Republicans will face the wrath of the electorate come November.
Derek Woodford
Derek Woodford Month ago
@The Jones Canadians that criticize Trump are not representative of the majority. The CBC doesn't represent the majority opinion. Only about 5% of Canadians even watch the CBC and I bet half of them don't support CBC or their narrative. I honestly agree with your opinions more than you know.
The Jones
The Jones Month ago
@Derek Woodford I mean people in canada don't like russia or china and they effect the economy massively but I don't see anyone speaking out against any of those countries. It's just manufactured outrage.
The Jones
The Jones Month ago
@Derek Woodford yes, but you would think that if that was the case then Canadian's would like trump because he's strengthened the economy...but instead they criticize him for all the irrelevant(to them) details. Meanwhile they have a sitting prime minister who has essentially made Canada worse in my opinion. You may think I'm being hypocritical by following or caring about Canadian politics but I'm a dual citizen that is currently residing in the US.
Derek Woodford
Derek Woodford Month ago
@The Jones Well, the Canadian economy is directly linked to America. The USA has a better constitution than us, Canada would only benefit by guaranteeing our rights protected in a document. Instead, they grant us rights, with the ability to take away those rights when they deem necessary. Canada has a lot to learn from our American brothers.
The Jones
The Jones Month ago
@Derek Woodford the better question is "why do Canadians invest so much time and emotion in US politics that don't effect any of their day-to-day life?" Meanwhile they have their own major problems in Canada that should matter way more to them.
Raven Heart
Raven Heart Month ago
The Dems need to be destroyed , this is so obvious as to there agenda that even a blind fool could figure it out ...
Bob Loblaws
Bob Loblaws Month ago
Should be investigating these demoncrats
Brenda Cannon
Brenda Cannon Month ago
Nice move by Trump getting the pedovore attorney....if he can get a pedovore off, he can get anyone off. Puppet shows indeed.
Brenda Cannon
Brenda Cannon Month ago
@TC 93 floor 93 goes BOOM then at 9:03 tower 2 goes BOOM then flight 93 crashes....and the Sun is 93 million miles away. 93 society?
TC 93
TC 93 Month ago
Trump 2020
Rob Davidson
Rob Davidson Month ago
trump 2020
sleepyfaryna
sleepyfaryna Month ago
CBC is hot mess
Derek Woodford
Derek Woodford Month ago
@The Jones I am a Canadian through and through and I agree with your statement. Yours and the OP's.
The Jones
The Jones Month ago
@sleepyfaryna I think the majority of Canadians agree that CBC is a hot mess. They are funded by millions of taxpayer dollars and only a very small group of the public actually tune in to watch.
sleepyfaryna
sleepyfaryna Month ago
ooh good one, just for you comrade, CBC is a hot mess. Don't get your panties twisted in a knot
Colin Cooper
Colin Cooper Month ago
Catie is so biased. Cant wait for her to be fired after the next election. Trump is only guilty for exposing Bidens $$$ corruption. No one cares except the Dems that are guilty and dumping $$$ to media for a narative spin.
William Mills
William Mills Month ago
He isn't even guilty of exposing the bidens. It's actually his job. To expose corruption...
whutzat
whutzat Month ago
She was actually saying "Heeey" and wagging her neck!
I get the last word, unless YouTube deletes it.
Hey CBC. Try hiring good looking women. Just cause you News is full of 💩, doesn’t mean the women need to look like it!
whutzat
whutzat Month ago
@J But she doesn't, that's a big problem.
I get the last word, unless YouTube deletes it.
baguette obama 🤔 I base my understanding on facts. Seems sane to me. The loony left base theirs on feelings. Kinda crazy! Kind like the gender topic. Left- there’s hundreds of genders. Common sense- why is there only 2 categories then? If you can’t see the line the in the sand, then you’re on the left of it.
baguette obama
baguette obama Month ago
Flat Earth, climate change, and Santa Claus. And you’re implying you’re sane? Well played sir, well played.
I get the last word, unless YouTube deletes it.
baguette obama There a war between sane people and the liberals. If you can’t see it, I pity you.
baguette obama
baguette obama Month ago
Flat Earth, climate change, and Santa Claus. Any ammunition available? what are you, a soldier of WW2? its already 2020. but then again, i wouldnt be surpised because of your name. you keep doing you till the day comes.
Ernie Rz
Ernie Rz Month ago
👁🤐
TC 93
TC 93 Month ago
Ernesto Rizo Trump 2020
Ernie Rz
Ernie Rz Month ago
Trump 2020👍🔥🔥🔥
TC 93
TC 93 Month ago
Trump 2020
Ernie Rz
Ernie Rz Month ago
👁4👁=👍
Эдвин Перес
Ernesto Rizo 👁👄👁
SheilaghmBrosky Brosky
Trump's lawyers know all about perversion!
Rober Coto
Rober Coto Month ago
THERE is nothing, waste of money And time ,the homeless ARE still waiting for Pelosi and chuky to get houses for the in California and NY. Trump will win again
Ryan Mykytyshyn
Ryan Mykytyshyn Month ago
@Karen Brock Lady, start taking your meds again.
Karen Brock
Karen Brock Month ago
@rhaven50 and yet odd how it's Trump behaving like a traitor, the only thing Trump is trying to stop is being held accountable for his criminal behaviors- most of his team is in jail hun
rhaven50
rhaven50 Month ago
@Karen Brock trump didnt create it. He is trying to stop it. Trump 2020
CTV Liberalpaid shills
@Karen Brock Huffing glue again I see.
Karen Brock
Karen Brock Month ago
when homelessness and poverty increase trust Trump is not creating a great economy, rather an economy that's collapsing.
Jay Unarmed
Jay Unarmed Month ago
Something that is in the constitution is an affront to the constitution. Republican logic.
Derek Woodford
Derek Woodford Month ago
Sounds like your logic is in question with that kind of statement.
Ian Sebastian Video Blog
Katie didn't get the memo: Animal print is out.
The Jones
The Jones Month ago
Haha I was in walmart the other day and almost the entire womans shoe section was leopard print. It looked like trump's sons just finished a hunt in there 🤣 Ps: I hunt, it was just a joke
Marek Kolenda
Marek Kolenda Month ago
Possible new missile attack in Iraq today could be with chemical or biological weapons.
Marek Kolenda
Marek Kolenda Month ago
Mike Pence in 2020 election.
shadowbanned bycbcctv
How much does it cost the Taxpayers to feed Blimpson.
I get the last word, unless YouTube deletes it.
shadowbanned bycbcctv I’m not sure that’s calculable 🤔🤷🏻‍♂️. Would you accept “DAMN” as an answer?
Political Foolishness
Let's bring on the accusers - the whistle blower, Schiff, and let's test the situation with the Bidens. Might as well not leave anything in the dark so we see it all. With everything out in the open, then honest people can make a judgement.
Ryan Mykytyshyn
Ryan Mykytyshyn Month ago
@Karen Brock Im a Canadian from Winnipeg u fool, gotta love u wing nuts.
Karen Brock
Karen Brock Month ago
@Ryan Mykytyshyn <- gotta love you Russians
Ryan Mykytyshyn
Ryan Mykytyshyn Month ago
@Karen Brock Yup the more i read from u the more a agree, you are a wing nut!!!
Ryan Mykytyshyn
Ryan Mykytyshyn Month ago
@Karen Brock Trump a traitor, lmfaoo. Tds is deep within u
Karen Brock
Karen Brock Month ago
@Derek Woodford <- oh look another Russian showed up- yup you keep deny deny deny deny sadly your words kinda prove you are Russian hun
Rita Robinson
Rita Robinson Month ago
Anything to keep this crook in office.
Ryan Mykytyshyn
Ryan Mykytyshyn Month ago
@I Don't Care Bernie is laughable and no presidential material, only a fool would say something like that
I Don't Care
I Don't Care Month ago
@Ryan Mykytyshyn Canadians for Bernie. Trump for Prison 2020
Ryan Mykytyshyn
Ryan Mykytyshyn Month ago
@Rita Robinson U got at least another 5 more years of tds
Rita Robinson
Rita Robinson Month ago
@Bry 416 go talk to your daddy Trump and stop sending messages to me
Bry 416
Bry 416 Month ago
...says the New World Order VAPID, lackie, zombie, sell-out with TDS on a VERY, VERY LONG LOSING STREAK! Enjoy your journey through the next few decades of the TRUMP ERA....LOSER!
Paradigm
Paradigm Month ago
Trump is a joke... always will be a joke
The Jones
The Jones Month ago
Americans love jokes. That's why we have freedom of speech. In canada you lock up and/or fine standup comedians for making jokes.
Эдвин Перес
👁👄👁
Ryan Mykytyshyn
Ryan Mykytyshyn Month ago
A lot of feelings and no facts around here
Barb Murphy
Barb Murphy Month ago
Trump is the export we need right now. Please anyone take him
hhgih jhggjkh
hhgih jhggjkh Month ago
you are the expert
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