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Have you contacted your GOP senators (if applicable) and told them to vote to hear from witnesses?

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Have you contacted your GOP senators (if applicable) and told them to vote to hear from witnesses?

I called and wrote last week. There is no excuse for failing to gather all of the relevant evidence. A vote against witnesses (and documents) is a vote for a coverup.
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I havenít yet and I should. Pat Toomey is the R senator from PA. I grew up in his hometown in RI, my mom taught some of his siblings in elementary school. My mom says his family were staunch Democrats.
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Re: Have you contacted your GOP senators (if applicable) and told them to vote to hear from witnesses?

*sigh... Mitch McConnell here. So no, not even bothering.
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Re: Have you contacted your GOP senators (if applicable) and told them to vote to hear from witnesses?

My senators are solid Democrats. Martin Heinrich is calling it a cover-up. Tom Udall is asking that if the President's case is as strong as his lawyers said it was today, why are they blocking witnesses?

During the impeachment hearings, there were a lot of pro-Trump television ads telling voters to put pressure on Xochitl Torres Small (D), the congresswoman who won an upset election in the conservative southern district. Someone was just pouring money into the ad campaign. Did anyone else see something like that in their state?
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Re: Have you contacted your GOP senators (if applicable) and told them to vote to hear from witnesses?

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*sigh... Mitch McConnell here. So no, not even bothering.
Do it anyway. If nothing else, it gives his opponent a talking point ("700,000 Kentuckians contacted Mitch McConnell to ask for witnesses and he ignored them all.")
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Do it anyway. If nothing else, it gives his opponent a talking point ("700,000 Kentuckians contacted Mitch McConnell to ask for witnesses and he ignored them all.")
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Re: Have you contacted your GOP senators (if applicable) and told them to vote to hear from witnesses?

No. I don't have GOP Senators and haven't had one since Macaca. I live in liberal land and then the state went blue on top of it.

This forum has been mostly cleared out of Republicans and conservatives. Much like the Northern VA suburbs.
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Please call your Republican senators. It doesn't take much time, and it could make a difference.
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Please call your Republican senators. It doesn't take much time, and it could make a difference.

We need more threads like this.
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Re: Have you contacted your GOP senators (if applicable) and told them to vote to hear from witnesses?

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During the impeachment hearings, there were a lot of pro-Trump television ads telling voters to put pressure on Xochitl Torres Small (D), the congresswoman who won an upset election in the conservative southern district. Someone was just pouring money into the ad campaign. Did anyone else see something like that in their state?
Not targeting a specific Democrat (not really applicable since Republicans win everything where I live ), but in Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn is running a lot of ads attacking the impeachment process and supporting Trump.
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Re: Have you contacted your GOP senators (if applicable) and told them to vote to hear from witnesses?

I contacted both of my state's Republican senators. I don't expect it to sway them but I demanded it all the same.
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I contacted both of my state's Republican senators. I don't expect it to sway them but I demanded it all the same.
Thank you. Every little bit helps.
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Re: Have you contacted your GOP senators (if applicable) and told them to vote to hear from witnesses?

Whatever the issue, call every day, once a day, and don't stop. If you are a constituent, you just do this. They had a piece of paper and they simply check off one side for calls in favor and one side for calls not in favor on any given issue. I'm dead serious. They use this so they can show, look, this is how many people in my constituency care about this. I have to listen to my people. They absolutely weigh calls. Emails and letters, yes, but calls 100% are the way to go.

Whatever your issue is, I guarantee you: the other side? They all call every. Single. Day. All of them.

Step up. Make the call. Every day.
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Re: Have you contacted your GOP senators (if applicable) and told them to vote to hear from witnesses?

I just did it. Thanks for the reminder.
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I just did it. Thanks for the reminder.
You're welcome. And thank you.
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Do it anyway. If nothing else, it gives his opponent a talking point ("700,000 Kentuckians contacted Mitch McConnell to ask for witnesses and he ignored them all.")
This is a terrific thought. Thank you.
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They absolutely weigh calls. Emails and letters, yes, but calls 100% are the way to go.
Yes, I too have heard from former congressional aides that calling is most effective. Thank you.
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Re: Have you contacted your GOP senators (if applicable) and told them to vote to hear from witnesses?

It's happening again. After the initial shock of the Bolton news, Republicans are rallying around Trump. They may actually try to get away with not calling Bolton and other relevant witnesses.

The vote on witnesses may happen on Friday. Now is the time to CALL YOUR SENATORS. Demand a REAL TRIAL. Tell them BOLTON MUST TESTIFY.

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MAKE THE CALL. IT'S NOW OR NEVER.

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