Democrats are ramping up their hysterical claims about Donald Trump and his supposed connections to Russia.

Nancy Pelosi thinks she has a new way to trap the GOP.

And she issued a major threat about the investigation.

Pelosi believes she can manufacture a scenario to create political embarrassment for Trump and the GOP.

Her plan is to force the GOP to vote on legislation creating an independent commission to investigate any ties to Russia.

The Hill reports:


“House Democrats are eyeing plans to force a vote on the creation of an independent panel to investigate President Trump’s ties to Russia following the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey this week.

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday urged GOP leaders to bring the legislation to the floor next week when Congress returns to Washington following a recess. If they decline, as expected, Democrats will try to force a vote with a discharge petition.

“Speaker [Paul] Ryan [R-Wis.] must call up this legislation immediately upon our return next week,” Pelosi wrote Wednesday in a letter to the members of her caucus. “If Republicans continue to work to hide the truth from the American people, it will be necessary for Democrats to file a discharge petition to force a vote on the [legislation].”

A handful of Republicans have joined Democrats in calling for an outside probe following Trump’s decision Tuesday to fire Comey, who was leading the FBI’s investigation into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.”

Pelosi could force a vote through with what is called a discharge petition.

In the House, the majority decides what gets voted on and when.

The minority’s only power is to have 218 members sign what is called a discharge petition.

If a majority of the House demand a vote on legislation and sign the petition, then legislation is voted on even if the Speaker doesn’t want it to see the light of day.

The Democrats legislation has the backing of their entire caucus and one Republican.

Since Trump announced the firing of Comey, three other Republicans have voiced support for an independent commission.

The Hill also reports:

“The bill is endorsed by every House Democrat and one Republican: Rep. Walter Jones (N.C.). 

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has also advocated this year for an independent investigation. And since the Comey firing, several other Republicans have joined the push, including Reps. Barbara Comstock (Va.) and Justin Amash(Mich.). Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) is also supporting the creation of a new investigative panel, though one made up of congressional lawmakers. 

To force a vote through a discharge petition, the Democrats would need more than 20 Republicans to buck their leadership and sign on — no easy task in the polarized Capitol. But the Democrats were successful using that tactic to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank in 2015. And the Comey saga has given them new ammunition to make the debate uncomfortable for vulnerable Republicans.”

Democrats will use professional protestors and violent activists to pressure Republicans to vote on the independent Russian commission.

They will simply apply the same tactics they’ve used at Republican town halls on this bill.

Those town halls have been filled with vile and disruptive leftists screaming and shouting at Republican members of Congress.

At least one Republican Congressman required law enforcement at his event after Democrats threatened to murder his wife.

Currently, the FBI is running a counterintelligence investigation and at least three Congressional committees are running their own probes.

That doesn’t matter to Democrats who never let facts get in the way of a political narrative.

They are going to try and pressure the GOP into a vote and then scream “Cover- up!” when their needless legislation fails.

But this will only happen if enough Republicans cave in to their intimidation tactics.