By Jon Dougherty
If you suspected there was some ‘coordinated effort’ between Democrats in the House to go after POTUS Donald Trump in a variety of ways — his finances, his taxes, his children, ‘Russia’ — your instincts were correct.
And, according to Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, Democratic House chairpersons actually formalized their assault via a series of memorandums between each other that he wants made public.
During an appearance on Fox Business Network with Lou Dobbs Wednesday, Jordan said the agreements were made between Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), Richard Neal (D-Mass.), and others to go after the president’s finances, taxes, and anything else they could use to attack him and, eventually, drive him from office.
“When you put it in writing, the coordinated effort amongst the chairmen, to systematically go after the President of the United States, the guy that we all elected President, that’s what we want made public,” Jordan said.
“This is how crazy the Democrats have gotten and the coordinated effort they have in attacking the president of the United States,” he added.
Pressed by Dobbs, Jordan noted that he was aware of a few of the memoranda and believes there are others as well between Democratic committee chairpersons.
“Chairman Waters, we think, has a memorandum of understanding with [House Intelligence Committee] Chairman [Adam] Schiff (D-Calif.), we know that Chairman [Elijah] Cummings (D-Md.) has one with Chairman Waters as well.
“He entered into that without telling the committee, didn’t tell me, didn’t tell Republicans on the committee,” Jordan continued. “My guess is he didn’t even tell the Democrats on the committee.
“We want that information public so the American people can see” it, he continued. “The courts talked about it yesterday” in a case regarding POTUS Trump’s business records, so “we think the American people should be able to see that memorandum of understanding, so we sent a letter today to Chairman Cummings to release that information.”
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