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Arnold Schwarzenegger compares Capitol chaos to Nazis’ Kristallnacht, calls Trump ‘worst president ever’

Arnold Schwarzenegger gave his opinions about the storming of the U.S. Capitol, and called Republican politicians “spineless.

” The former Republican California governor compared last week’s Capitol chaos to Kristallnacht, the two-day attack and campaign of terror against Jews in Germany that was initiated by Nazi storm troopers.

“I grew up in Austria. I’m very aware of Kristallnacht, or the Night of Broken Glass,” Schwarzenegger said in the 7-minute video. “It was a night of rampage against the Jews carried out in 1938 by the Nazi equivalent of the Proud Boys. Wednesday was the Day of Broken Glass right here in the United States.”

“The broken glass was in the windows of the United States Capitol,” the action flick actor said on Sunday. “But the mob did not just shatter the windows of the Capitol. They shattered the ideas we took for granted.”

“They did not just break down the doors of the building of American democracy,” he claimed. “They trampled the very principles on which our country was founded.”

The Kristallnacht began on the night of Nov. 9, 1938, and ended in the deaths of at least 91 Jews.

“Over 250 synagogues were burned, over 7,000 Jewish businesses were trashed and looted, dozens of Jewish people were killed, and Jewish cemeteries, hospitals, schools, and homes were looted while police and fire brigades stood by,” according to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

“The morning after the pogroms 30,000 German Jewish men were arrested for the ‘crime’ of being Jewish and sent to concentration camps, where hundreds of them perished. Some Jewish women were also arrested and sent to local jails. Businesses owned by Jews were not allowed to reopen unless they were managed by non-Jews. Curfews were placed on Jews, limiting the hours of the day they could leave their homes.”

In the aftermath of the destruction, “The German government made an immediate pronouncement that ‘the Jews’ themselves were to blame for the pogrom and imposed a fine of one billion Reichsmark (some 400 million US dollars at 1938 rates) on the German Jewish community. The Reich government confiscated all insurance payouts to Jews whose businesses and homes were looted or destroyed, leaving the Jewish owners personally responsible for the cost of all repairs.”

In November, CNN International anchor Christiane Amanpour compared President Donald Trump’s four years in office to the Nazis’ Kristallnacht. Commenters labeled the comparison as “despicable” and “disgusting.”

Also in the video, Schwarzenegger attempted to lower the temperature on the nation’s rising political tensions that seem to be at a near-boiling point. He brandished the 3-foot-long sword from the 1982 movie “Conan the Barbarian” to make an unusual analogy.

“This is Conan’s sword. And here is the thing about swords – the more you temper it, the stronger it becomes,” the actor said of the movie prop. “Our democracy is like the steel of a sword. It has been tempered by wars, injustices and insurrections. I believe as shaken as we are by events in recent days, we will come out stronger because we now understand what can be lost.”

Schwarzenegger then called Republican politicians “spineless” and “complicit” to those who stormed the Capitol building.

“John F. Kennedy wrote a book called ‘Profiles in Courage.’ A number of members of my own party, because of their own spinelessness, would never see their names in such a book, I guarantee you,” Schwarzenegger said. “They’re complicit with those who carried a flag of self-righteous insurrection into the Capitol.”

Schwarzenegger then took aim at Trump.

“President Trump is a failed leader. He will go down in history as the worst president ever,” the actor said. “The good thing is he will soon be as irrelevant as an old tweet.”

The bodybuilder concluded his video by sending a message to President-elect Joe Biden.

“We wish you great success as our president. If you succeed, our nation succeeds. We support you with all our hearts as you seek to bring us together,” Schwarzenegger said.

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Trump to claim he is ‘presumptive 2024 nominee,’ leader of GOP in CPAC speech: report

Former president Donald Trump will claim he is the leader of the Republican party and its “presumptive 2024 nominee” when he makes his first public appearance since leaving office during the Conservative Political Action Conference next weekend in Orlando, according to a report.

A longtime Trump adviser told Axios his CPAC speech will be a “show of force,” and said the message will be: “I may not have Twitter or the Oval Office, but I’m still in charge.” The source reportedly added that “payback is his chief obsession.”

Trump’s advisers will reportedly meet with him at Mar-a-Lago this week to plan his next political moves, and to set up the framework for kingmaking in the 2022 midterm elections.

According to Axios, Trump is expected to go after the ​10 House Republicans who voted to convict him in his impeachment trial, spurred by the Jan. 6 riot at the U. S. Capitol, and the seven GOP Senators who voted with Democrats to convict.

Trump was acquitted, with 57 senators voting for his conviction — short of the required two-thirds majority — and 43 voting against conviction.

He also reportedly plans to argue in the CPAC speech that many of his predictions about President Biden have already come true.

“Trump effectively is the Republican Party,” Trump senior adviser Jason Miller told Fox News. “The only chasm is between Beltway insiders and grassroots Republicans around the country. When you attack President Trump, you’re attacking the Republican grassroots.”

Trump has found support from state Republican officials who censured some members of Congress who voted against him. Meanwhile, his leadership PAC, Save America, has $75 million on hand to help set up primary challenges to sitting Republicans who went against him, as well as a database of tens of millions of names.

A Suffolk University/ USA Today poll found that 46% of Trump supporters would abandon the Republican Party and join a Trump party should he decide to create one, versus 27% who would stay with the GOP.

Half of the individuals polled said the Republican Party should become “more loyal to Trump,” even if it means losing support from establishment Republicans, versus 19% saying the party should become less loyal to Trump and more aligned with establishment Republicans. 

The survey of 1,000 Trump voters, identified from 2020 polls, was taken by landline and cellphone last Monday through Friday. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.

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Donald Trump Just Changed His Washington Plans – In 2022, Instead Of Another Party, Trump Plans On Winning House And Senate

Many have asked what Donald Trump will do, now that he’s returned to private life.

(Most can be assured he’ll hardly stay “private” in his opinions and decisions.)

Some claimed he was floating the idea of starting his own “Patriot Party.” That seems to be what the MSM was saying. They probably hoped it was true, as it would split the GOP and give Democrats big wins.

But, as it turns out, Trump is defying their claims (as usual) and developing a plan to help turn Congress around. From Daily Wire:

President Donald Trump has reportedly dropped an idea to start a third political party, which was briefly floated last week, and is now focused on helping the Republican Party win back the House and the Senate in 2022…

“The President has made clear his goal is to win back the House and Senate for Republicans in 2022,” Miller said. “There’s nothing that’s actively being planned regarding an effort outside of that, but it’s completely up to Republican Senators if this is something that becomes more serious.”

Now the liberal media is claiming Trump floated the idea of a third party to get Republican leaders “in line.”

(Oh, guys, nice cover. It seems like the claim of the “Patriot Party” was squashed after Trump’s own adviser set the record straight.)

Instead, Jason Miller is saying Trump will focus his efforts on helping the GOP win back the House and Senate in 2022.

That’s a very real and obtainable goal—and one that should make Democrats very nervous.

Impeachment or not, there is nothing they can do to stop Trump—a private citizen—from endorsing Republican candidates in the upcoming midterms.

Sure, they can kick him off of social media, but that will hardly stop him. Trump and his people will find new ways of reaching that 75,000,000 that backed him in 2020.

We might even see the return of his legendary rallies.

President Trump had an impeccable record of endorsements during his time in office. Most of the candidates he supported won their primaries and general elections.

And the people he opposed? Let’s just say they had to look for new jobs (look out Lisa Murkowski!).

Would you like to see Trump come back to campaign and support Republican candidates in 2022?

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While Democrat Impeachment Races Towards Dead-End – Donald Trump Tuned Out, Instead He Stayed Busy Playing Golf

Defying all common sense and actual evidence, Democrats forged ahead with their impeachment trial.

This week, they wrapped up their case against the former president.

Meanwhile, Americans mostly tuned out—deciding to watch anything other than Democrats once again complain about Donald Trump.

And it turns out President Trump himself wasn’t bothering to watch. He was so worried about this impeachment, he golfed instead.

From CNN:

Former President Trump was seen playing golf Thursday during the third day of his second impeachment trial.

Trump was spotted by CNN photojournalists just before 3:30 p.m. ET at Trump National Golf Corse in West Palm Beach, Florida.

He left the golf course at 4:20 p.m ET in a black SUV.

Most legal experts agree that Democrats don’t have a case against Donald Trump. The only reason we have to talk about a second impeachment is because Democrats have a majority in the House.

Republicans in the Senate made it very clear they are not interested in convicting Trump of the left’s bogus charge of “incitement.”

Most of them voted to not even hold an impeachment hearing, believing it is unconstitutional to do so after a president has left office.

Donald Trump doesn’t seem all that worried about this final circus. He was seen golfing at his own golf course in West Palm Beach, Florida during the proceedings.

The left has tried to twist and turn all the details about this case to make it look like Trump is guilty of something. But all they are left doing is trying to condemn a man over his freedom of speech.

Many lawmakers have said you can’t even prove someone committed “incitement.” Sen. Graham said that if Democrats could impeach Trump over a speech, every Democrat would face a similar fate.

On top of that, it appears most Americans aren’t even watching.

But what they are watching is our leaders in D.C. waste time on a doomed impeachment, while they continue to suffer all over the country.

Democrats fiddle away with their attacks against Trump, while states are still locked down, Americans are out of jobs, and many are sick with the China virus.

When are they going to get to all that?

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