The House of Representatives is moving toward final approval of the Covid-19 stimulus package in what would mark President Joe Biden‘s first legislative victory since taking office. The House had a two-hour morning debate earlier today ahead of a final vote on the bill. “Congressional leaders do not expect a replay of the prolonged fights around…
The impeachment managers who were so successful in proving the case against Trump now stand ready to help ensure justice is finally done.
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Those who helped Trump get away with inciting the deadly insurrection at the Capitol should have no role in a commission to investigate it.
House impeachment managers only wanted testimony from one witness, which they got in the Senate deal.
Voting to acquit Trump may be in the best short-term interests of GOP senators hoping to keep their jobs, but it may come back to haunt them.
One of Donald Trump’s impeachment lawyers, Michael van der Veen, blew a gasket on Saturday morning after the Senate chamber erupted in laugher over his tantrum about calling witnesses. The lawyer said that if the impeachment managers want to start subpoenaing individuals related to the events of Jan. 6, then he wants to depose House…
Five Senate Republicans joined with Democrats in voting to call witnesses in Trump’s impeachment trial, as things just got real.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made a big show of being upset over the Jan. 6 MAGA attack at the U.S. Capitol that left multiple people dead, but he is reportedly planning to acquit Donald Trump. According to Politico, “Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has told GOP colleagues in a letter that he will vote…
Trump’s lawyers claimed that House impeachment managers took Trump out of context then played manipulated video of Democrats
Republican senators may have taken an oath to be impartial jurors in Trump’s second impeachment trial, but they sure aren’t acting like it.
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A handful of Republican senators on Thursday openly refused to uphold the oath they took to be impartial jurors.
In a powerful argument, Rep. Joaquin Castro told the Senate jurors that Donald Trump left them for dead during the attack on the Capitol.
Democratic House impeachment managers are using Trump’s tweets as evidence against him at his second impeachment trial.
Sen. Coons said he was stunned that any Republican could side with Trump’s defense team after their embarrassing performance.
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Lindsey Graham is essentially admitting that he has no intention of being an open-minded juror in Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial.
President Joe Biden was asked once again if he is going to be watching Trump’s impeachment trial and the President made it clear that he has better things to do.
House Democrats have put together a video that shows the insurrectionists taking direction from Trump to go to the Capitol.
On Fox News, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) dismissed Trump’s attempt to overthrow the government by saying that every president should get a mulligan once in a while.
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) called Donald Trump’s Senate trial – set to start on Tuesday – an open-and-shut case against the ex-president.
The irony, of course, is that Donald Trump’s impeachment argument is that it’s unconstitutional for the Senate to try a private citizen.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that Republicans and Democrats have agreed to a structure for Trump’s second impeachment trial.
Donald Trump is reportedly still fuming that Rep. Kevin McCarthy has not punished Rep. Liz Cheney for her impeachment vote.
New York Attorney General Letitia James’ ongoing investigation into the Trump Organization appears to be ramping up.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) tried to end Trump’s impeachment trial by having it declared unconstitutional, but the Senate shot him down 55-45.
The House of Representatives officially delivered its latest article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the United States Senate.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) promised that Trump would be held accountable, but that his trial would move at a fast pace.
Senate Republicans say that there is no chance that 17 of them will vote to convict Donald Trump of inciting the insurrection on the Capitol.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene’s move to impeach Joe Biden is nothing more than political theatre meant to soothe the QAnon-MAGA mob.
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Rep. Dean blasted Graham for apparently forgetting that Trump incited an attack that targeted his own vice president and members of Congress.
Rep. Jamie Raskin, the House impeachment trial manager, called Trump’s insurrection crime the most terrible by a president in US history.
After the House impeached Trump for a second time over 20,000 phone calls were placed to the Senate demanding Trump’s conviction.
The 10 House Republican votes to impeach Trump are a new record for members of a president’s party voting for impeachment.
The majority of Americans support removing President Donald Trump from office after he incited an attack against Congress, according to the latest Morning Consult/Politico survey. 53 percent of voters support the House’s impeachment proceedings, which kicked off earlier this morning. Impeachment articles are expected to pass and be sent to the Senate. 54 percent say…
If McConnell did eventually voice his support for the current effort, he could bring along enough Republican support to convict Trump.
Speaker Pelosi has named the slate of trial managers that will make the case and oversee the second trial of Trump after Mike Pence refused to invoke the 25th Amendment.
The dam appears to be breaking as a growing number of Republican lawmakers are planning to support Trump’s impeachment.
Trump falsely claimed that Pelosi and Schumer are putting the country in danger by impeaching him again while suggesting more violence is coming.
Schumer Is Exploring Using Rare Emergency Power To Bring The Senate Back For Trump Impeachment Trial
Under an obscure provision, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer can bring the Senate back into session early for Trump’s impeachment trial.
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The GOP Senate, led by Mitch McConnell, will have one last chance to do what they haven’t done for four years: Hold Donald Trump accountable.
Trump Suggests Call He Made to Ukraine, Which Was Center of Impeachment Scandal, Predicted “Biden Corruption”
President Donald Trump was impeached, in part, for encouraging Ukrainian leadership to investigate President-elect Joe Biden for “political dirt” he could wield against his opponent. The president was ultimately acquitted by the Senate earlier this year, and he touted the acquittal as a sign of his innocence in the matter, which he has claimed, without…
Donald Trump used the power of the presidency to pressure a foreign government into ginning up business for his golf resort in Scotland.
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Melber said the GOP is committing the very same abuse of power that Donald Trump was impeached over, and he urged Americans not to normalize it.
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Donald Trump doesn’t give a damn about corruption; he never has. His spree of pardons on Tuesday just confirms that fact.
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Donald Trump said that he did, in fact, personally send Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine to dig up dirt on his political opponents.
GOP members of Congress like Susan Collins who let Trump trample on the rule of law for the past three years should be sent packing.
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It’s starting to look like Rudy Giuliani and William Barr are joining forces to dig up dirt on Donald Trump’s election year political opponents.
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At one point during Trump’s stream-of-consciousness ramble, he claimed that not a single member of the House or Senate voted to impeach him.
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Joy Reid didn’t hold back in a blistering takedown of Maine Sen. Susan Collins, who voted to acquit Donald Trump in the Senate impeachment trial.
It’s another attack against a member of the military from a president who hasn’t spent a single moment of his privileged life serving his country.
Your repeated ripping – don’t miss this, folks – let us know that you were not having it; this House is not accepting a shoe-in dictator from a variety-reality show/rally. Your calm, deliberate hands, here in the last few seconds of this game, will become an iconic image of discipline, restraint, civility, and yes, diplomacy. Historic. Heroic. Classic. Classroom stuff.
Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL)introduced a constitutional amendment that would raise the threshold for the House to impeach an elected official to 60%.
Susan Collins voted to acquit Donald Trump on Wednesday, and now she’s very upset about the angry voicemails she’s getting as a result.
To demonstrate just how triggered the MAGA world was by Romney’s surprise vote, Trump released an attack ad against the Utah senator.
Just moments after a bipartisan vote to convict Trump, Republican senators requested documents on Joe Biden son’s, Hunter.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his caucus of Trump criminal accomplices betrayed their country when the acquitted a guilty president.
Democratic Senator Doug Jones is fighting to hold on to his Senate seat in Alabama, but he will vote to convict Trump and uphold the Constitution.
Susan Collins’ Democratic opponent is already making the vulnerable Republican senator pay for announcing she will vote to acquit Donald Trump.
Republicans are giving Trump the go-ahead to cheat in 2020 by refusing any witnesses and evidence in his impeachment “trial” over his attempt to bribe a foreign power to help him cheat in another election in concert with their repeated blocking of election security bills.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced on Monday that she will not put her country first in the looming Senate vote on whether to convict Donald Trump
As the impeachment trial of Donald Trump reaches its final stage, Senate Republicans are walking out and not listening to closing arguments.
Adam Schiff wasn’t having any of the Republican complaints that the impeachment trial was unfair, because it was Senate Republicans who rigged the trial.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) said the vote to block witnesses was about Senate Republican misconduct than the misconduct of Trump.
Trump believes that Mitch McConnell got rolled and thinks that the Senate should have stayed in session through Saturday to acquit him before the State Of The Union.
Rudy Giuliani is admitting that the meeting with John Bolton that Trump claims never happened actually did happen.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi labeled Senate Republicans who blocked witnesses accomplices in Donald Trump’s Ukraine crimes cover-up.
McConnell and Schumer have reached a deal for the final votes to occur in Trump’s impeachment trial next Wednesday, which is the day after Trump’s SOTU.
After Senate Republicans blocked documents and witnesses, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) warned Republicans to prepare for political pain.
Trump’s lawyer, Pat Cipollone, failed to disclose that he is actually a witness to the very crime from which he is defending the president.
Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) said that Trump’s Ukraine behavior was inappropriate and wrong, but doesn’t rise to the level of removal.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski said that a fair trial isn’t possible anyway, so she decided to vote against calling witnesses at Trump’s impeachment trial.
Donald Trump’s former National Security Advisor John Bolton drops another bombshell: Not only did Trump pressure him to get Ukraine to help him cheat in 2020, but he did it in front of witnesses.
Adam Schiff took apart Trump’s baseless smear that Joe Biden got a prosecutor in Ukraine fired to protect his son.
Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that Trump’s lawyers are threatening Republican Senators on the witness vote.
Mitt Romney asked Trump’s lawyer when did Trump first request the hold on Ukraine, and what was his reason why? Trump’s defense had no answer
Trump’s lawyers are in a panic over potential witnesses being called and are threatening the Bidens and the whistleblower.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) threatened Democrats with retaliation if they dare to call John Bolton to testify at Trump’s impeachment trial.
Alan Dershowitz came unglued at Trump’s impeachment trial and starting ranting about Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and how everyone else is wrong but him.
Sen. Cory Gardner is trailing Democrat John Hickenlooper, and he may have lost his seat when he came out against impeachment trial witnesses.
President Trump’s impeachment lawyer Alan Dershowitz knows Trump is corrupt, and in 2016 said that Trump would continue to be corrupt were he to win the election. He also warned that Trump would “embolden and strengthen some of the fascist elements in our society.”
It was a busy day for Chief Justice Roberts as he presided over wonderland-quality injustice in two bodies. He spent the morning allowing , for now, to implement the Cucinelli wealth test for green card applicants until the legal issues are dealt with by the courts. Then Chief Roberts presided over the McConnell-controlled Senate’s impeachment…
Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer said that there are 10 to 12 Republican Senators in play who could vote for witnesses at Trump’s trial.
Mitch McConnell admitted to Republican Senators that he doesn’t have the votes to block witnesses and end Trump’s impeachment trial.
Former Trump chief of staff John Kelly said that he believed John Bolton on Trump tying Ukraine aid to a Biden investigation.
Trump’s defense turned into a perfect argument for having John Bolton testify as they claimed not to know how to get into Trump’s head.
John Bolton turned over one copy of his book to the White House for review. The White House made copies, and then somebody leaked it.
Alan Dershowitz argued his theory that there has to be a crime for a president to be impeached by telling the Senate, that his theory is not bonkers.
Republicans are starting to put together potential deals to take to Democrats for witnesses to appear at Trump’s impeachment trial.
Sen. Angus King predicted that ten or more Republican Senators won’t be able to defend hiding Bolton’s testimony, so they will vote for documents and witnesses.
Trump’s lawyer Jay Sekulow played a video of Nancy Pelosi handing out pens in a humiliating moment for the president’s impeachment defense.
The John Bolton bombshell has left a group of Senate Republicans who are building toward voting for documents and witnesses.
Democrats have the evidence in the impeachment case, as they turned over 28,578 pages of trial record while Trump introduced zero documents in his defense.
Trump’s defense at his impeachment trial consists of a Russian propaganda conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election.
Trump’s lawyers are worried because they have watched the Democratic case against Trump and they are surprised that it has been so strong and good.
In the Democrats’ closing argument, Adam Schiff stood up and preemptively obliterated the expected defense that will be presented by Trump’s lawyers.