Speaker McCarthy has backed down and is trying to pass a clean CR without Ukraine aid, but he needs Democratic votes, and former Speaker Pelosi is warning Democrats not to help him.
Trump promised to end all droughts and forest fires and dropped an f-bomb in a speech that was as unhinged as it was desperate.
Kevin McCarthy told reporters on Friday evening that he thinks he can pass a continuing resolution (CR) but only if Ukraine aid is taken out, so that it helps Putin.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy tried to rally House Republicans to stand together against a government shutdown and it did not go well.
Fulton County DA Fani Willis has secured her first guilty plea and cooperation in the Trump RICO case from co-defendant Scott Hall.
The Biden-Harris Administration announced that for the first time, federal agencies are making it clear in writing that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 “prohibits certain forms of antisemitic, Islamophobic, and related forms of discrimination in federally funded programs and activities.”
Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-TX) laid into Trump and read all of his federal counts while using the impeachment platform to make Donald Trump pay.
Crickets When Republicans Were Asked If They Believe Both Hunter and Trump Should Be Held Accountable if Convicted
“I think it is worse than embarrassing that Republicans won’t raises their hands. They refuse to say that equal justice under the law should apply to everyone,” Rep. Greg Casar said in Thursday’s impeachment inquiry.
Rep. Jared Moskowitz (D-FL) called the Republican Biden impeachment hearing a disaster and was met with laughter in the hearing room.
“Picking witnesses that refute House Republicans arguments for impeachment is mind blowing. This is an unmitigated disaster,” said a senior Republican aide.
Viewership of the first Biden impeachment hearing apparently dropped so much that both Fox News and Newsmax dumped their live coverage.
It took Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Rep. Jamie Raskin minutes to get James Comer to admit that they aren’t holding a real impeachment hearing.
Rachel Maddow pointed out that the Republican presidential candidates talked about law and order during the debate, but they never mentioned Trump’s 91 felony charges.
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The second Republican presidential debate at the Reagan Library was a disgraceful embarrassment of a trainwreck that may have actually harmed democracy and the nation.
The second Republican presidential debate is so poorly produced and moderated that a bunch of candidates who are desperate to get to 10% in the polls are out of control and running wild.
Judge Chutkan shot down Trump’s motion to have her recused from his upcoming federal trial for his plot to overturn the 2020 election.
Jason Smith (R-MO) looked like a fool after presenting two key pieces of “evidence” of politicization of the DOJ that were dated August 7th 2020 and June 6 2017, both of which are times that Joe Biden was not the president or even the vice president.
The Biden-Harris administration announced on Wednesday three new regulations to strengthen protections for children in foster care including LGBTQI+ youth and kin rights.
Transactions involving Donald Trump and Jared Kushner set off money laundering alerts at Deutsche Bank.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell delivered a message to Kevin McCarthy that he is all alone on the government shutdown.
Eric Trump responded to a judge ruling that he had engaged in years of fraud by fraudulently claiming that Mar-a-Lago will be worth over a billion dollars.
Trump is not taking the judge’s ruling that he has been committing fraud for years well. The former president is attacking the judge and New York AG Letitia James.
Majority Leader Schumer said that Senate Democrats and Republicans worked through the weekend and came to an agreement on a short-term CR to keep the government open. Meanwhile, Speaker McCarthy continues to flounder.
As Trump tries to fool workers into supporting him, President Biden went to Wayne County and offered words of encouragement to UAW workers on the picket line.
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) claimed that he and Cassidy Hutchinson briefly dated, and Hutchinson stopped that story dead in its tracks.
Judge Scott McAfee took a number of steps to protect the identities of jurors in Trump’s RICO trial from intimidation and harassment.
Cassidy Hutchinson had an important message during her interview with Rachel Maddow and that was Donald Trump is running for president to destroy democracy.
Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) thinks that House Republicans will never have the votes to bring Biden impeachment to the floor for a vote.
Trump tried to campaign in South Carolina and said that he was going to beat Joe Biden in five months, but the election is next year.
The Biden-Harris campaign hammered Donald Trump for calling for a government shutdown that will harm millions of Americans.
Fox News’s Brian Kilmeade could only watch as former Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko denounced Victor Shokin who is the centerpiece of the House GOP’s Biden impeachment conspiracy.
Trump went on a rampage and demanded that the RNC stop holding presidential debates and instead fight Pennsylvania’s adoption of automatic voter registration.
Trump is claiming that all Senate Democrats need to resign because Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey was indicted.
It turns out that Donald Trump isn’t going to Detroit. He isn’t speaking to autoworkers, and he isn’t meeting with union members. His Detroit autoworkers speech is a complete fake.
Sen. Menendez is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, but the reaction to his indictment by Democrats compared to how Kevin McCarthy and House Republicans kept Rep. George Santos in the House after his federal indictment has been revealing.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) said that Kevin McCarthy is a spectator speaker who only care about his own job, and not those of millions of people who would be impacted by a government shutdown.
A microcosm of the mess that House Republicans have created was on display on Sunday when Rep. Jim Jordan said that the defunding of Jack Smith should be part of any CR to keep the government open.
After Sen. Bob Menendez was indicted for bribery, and refused to resign, Rep. Andy Kim (D-NJ) has announced a primary campaign to challenge him for his Senate seat.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will be looking to pass a short-term continuing resolution on Tuesday, if McCarthy passes the resolution in the House, it will cost him his job.
Trump threw a tantrum after President Biden announced that he would be going to Detroit two days before the former president and visiting UAW workers on the picket line.
Donald Trump is reportedly going to Michigan on Thursday to use the UAW strike as a GOP debate distraction, but President Biden will be there two days earlier to join the picket line.
President Biden will announce the first-ever White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention, which will be led by Vice President Kamala Harris. The office will serve to expedite the implementation of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act and the President’s previous executive actions.
Trump’s former lawyer Rudy Giuliani blew off the sanctions imposed on him after he lost the Ruby Freeman/Shay Moss lawsuit and now the judge could hammer him.
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) let the cat out of the bag. Trump is directing the Republican shutdown chaos, and House Republicans are following along to protect the former president.
For the second time this week, Speaker Kevin McCarthy has failed to pass a rule that would have allowed a defense spending bill to come to the House floor.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) exposed Judiciary Committee chair Jim Jordan’s (R-OH) attack on democracy that he is trying to hide as a weaponization of government.
Kevin McCarthy could be the worst Speaker of the House ever, as he is urging House Republicans to support a government funding plan, so 12 of them immediately opposed it.
Former attorney Lin Wood vowed that he has not flipped on Trump, but he may be called by prosecutors to testify against the former president.
In a new book, Cassidy Hutchinson details how Rudy Giuliani stuck his hand up her skirt in a tent before Trump spoke on 1/6.
During the House Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Attorney General Merrick Garland, Chair Jim Jordan launched into several Hunter Biden investigation conspiracies and Garland shut him down with a single fact.
Trump’s planned publicity stunt where he is going to speak to autoworkers, non-autoworkers, and former union members has been denounced by the UAW.
Reps. Adam Schiff and Hank Johnson have introduced legislation that would allow Supreme Court justices to keep their lifetime appointments but be limited to 18 years on the high court.
White House Blasts House Republicans For Holding Impeachment Hearing 2 Days Before Government Shutdown
The White House has hammered House Republicans for announcing that a Biden impeachment hearing will be held two days before a government shutdown.
Five Republicans broke ranks and blocked a rule that would have brought a defense spending bill to the House floor for a vote as the House majority collapsed.
Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY) didn’t pull any punches when he was asked about the House Republican majority’s inability to pass a government funding bill. Lawler called the House majority a clown show.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) had to cancel a planned procedural vote on a short-term government funding bill because he didn’t have the votes, which means that McCarthy still has no plans to keep the government open.
Hunter Biden is suing the IRS because their agents who claimed to be ‘whistleblowers’ violated the Privacy Act by disclosing his tax information to House Republicans.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said that Trump’s media interviews are music to the ears of prosecutors like Jack Smith and Fani Willis who are gathering evidence against him.
Trump shows more signs of mental decline as repeatedly gets the name of House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer (R-KY) wrong during an interview.
Jamie Raskin says Trump is continuing to provide aid and comfort to America’s enemies on MSNBC’s Inside with Jen Psaki.
The bogus impeachment investigation launched by Speaker Kevin McCarthy has incited an armed man to go toward the Biden home.
Not only did new Meet The Press moderator Kristen Welker allow Trump to lie, but she also gave him the platform to jeopardize national security.
CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) if Biden should have done more before the UAW strike, and Sen. Sanders turned the tables.
Trump argued that Biden is cognitively impaired, but then claimed that Biden is about to lead America into World War II.
New Meet The Press moderator Kristen Welker did not get off to an encouraging start, as she allowed Trump to lie without pushback and treated him like a normal candidate instead of a defendant who tried to overthrow the US government.
Sen. John Fetterman (D-PA) will be on the picket line with striking UAW workers on Saturday.
Trump responded to Jack Smith’s gag order request by hysterically claiming that it would prevent him from campaigning.
Special Counsel Jack Smith has requested a gag order be placed on Trump to stop him from prejudicing the jury and undermining the 1/6 case against him.
Donald Trump was asked what side he was on in the UAW strike. The former president responded by not supporting workers and with a lie-filled rant about electric cars.
President Biden made it clear that he believes that autoworkers deserve a share of automaker record profits and that autoworkers deserve a contract that keeps them in the middle class.
The last House Democrat willing to help Kevin McCarthy keep the speakership if a motion to vacate is filed has withdrawn his offer due to Biden impeachment.
In an interview with Megyn Kelly, Trump said that he had a right to both have and take classified and unclassified documents.
As Kevin McCarthy is trying to get a government funding bill passed, Gov. Ron DeSantis is meeting with House Republicans and urging a shutdown.
Senator Mitch McConnell ignored Senator Mitt Romney’s advanced warning about the threat of violence on January 6th, 2021, including chatter targeting Romney himself.
Warning from a Republican: ‘A very large portion of my party, really doesn’t believe in the Constitution’
This casting aside of the foundational principles of the Constitution is the other critical buttressing element in achieving democratic backsliding.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy got his House Republicans into a meeting that was supposed to be about investigations then told them they have to fund the government and dared them to fire him.
Republican Senator Mitt Romney was paying $5,000 a day to protect his family from his party’s own voters after the insurrection. Other Republicans were warned off of voting to convict Trump in the second impeachment with echoes of terrorism in effect: “Think of your personal safety, said another. Think of your children.”
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) who voted to convict Trump at both of Trump’s impeachment trials has announced that he will not run for reelection after his current term expires in 2025.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) blamed former House Speaker Pelosi for his decision to open an impeachment investigation that does not meet the DOJ standard for legal validity.
House Oversight Committee chair Rep. James Comer (R-KY) got very uncomfortable when he was asked why he just won’t subpoena Hunter Biden.
House Republicans are divided to such a degree that as many as 30 House Republicans don’t believe that there is enough evidence to open a Biden impeachment investigation.
The House Judiciary Committee interviewed senior FBI agent Thomas Sobocinski, who oversees the FBI team that’s investigating Hunter Biden, and he disputed claims made by two of the House Republicans’ “whistleblowers.”
Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA) got angry and started yelling at a reporter who asked him for actual evidence justifying a Biden impeachment.
Sen. John Fetterman (D-PA) didn’t hold back when he was asked about the House GOP’s Biden impeachment investigation. Fetterman told McCarthy that Senate Democrats are going to shove impeachment back up his tailpipe.
House Republicans are planning to drag the impeachment investigation out until next year’s conventions to distract from Trump’s indictments and criminal charges.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced an impeachment investigation into President Biden, but then ran away and took no questions from reporters.
The government could shut down at the end of the month, but House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is going to endorse an impeachment investigation against Biden.