Democrat Announces Plan To Shut Down Terrorism Committee, Create Panel To Investigate Trump

Conservative Tribune | 1/12/2019 | Benjamin DeKraker
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Conservatives often joke about “Trump Derangement Syndrome,” the almost miraculous ability for the president to make leftists become so obsessed with him that they trip over themselves in the process. But sometimes, that phenomenon is no laughing matter.

It looks like the liberal mania with making everything into an anti-Trump crusade has reached a new level of ridiculousness. This week, a Democratic congressman confirmed his plan to shut down an important anti-terrorism subcommittee, and instead focus those resources on undermining the president.

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“House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel is planning to dissolve the panel’s terrorism subcommittee and instead create a panel to focus on investigating matters related to President Trump,” Fox News reported.

“Engel, a New York Democrat who just took over as committee chairman, first floated the idea in December, eyeing an investigative subcommittee to replace the terrorism panel that was launched after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks,” that outlet continued.

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In an interview with left-leaning magazine The New Yorker, the congressman implied that an anti-terrorism committee was no longer “relevant” in 2019, and that investigating Donald Trump was a better use of his power.

“We just thought, if we’re going to do something relevant in this era where Congress is going to reassert itself, where there are so many questionable activities of this Administration vis-à-vis foreign policy, that it made sense to have this,” Engel told the news magazine.

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Republicans quickly criticized the plan, pointing out that despite the Democrat’s talking points, terrorism was as relevant now as ever.

“It seems the President keeps his focus on defeating ISIS while Democrats keep their focus on defeating Donald Trump,” blasted Congressman Mark Meadows, a conservative who sits on the same House Foreign Affairs Committee as Engel.

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“The government is shut down, our border remains vulnerable, and instead of negotiating, Democrats want to establish another committee to...
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