NN's John Avlon says Senator Susan Collins (D-Maine) must admit that former President Donald Trump never "learned his lesson."
Turns Out It Was Bill Barr and Not Merrick Garland Who Decided Not to Prosecute Ross
The AP and Government Executive issued a correction to their stories about Merrick Garland, turns out it was none other than Trump's AG Bill Barr who "declined" to prosecute Wilbur Ross.
Editorial: Merrick Garland Must Prosecute Criminal Former Trump Admin Officials to Save Democracy
The only way to stop the next Trump administration is to prosecute the last one.
Trump Blew Off Warnings That Rudy Giuliani Was Feeding Him Russian Misinformation
The U.S. intelligence community warned the White House that Giuliani is being used by the Russians to feed misinformation to Donald Trump.
Trump’s Attempt To Prosecute Obama Officials Flops As Bill Barr’s Review Finds No Wrongdoing
At least one attempt by Donald Trump to use his Department of Justice to go after his political rivals has flopped.
Alexander Vindman: Trump is Putin’s “Useful Idiot”
Alexander Vindman, the former lieutenant colonel and Director for European Affairs for the United States National Security Council (NSC) as well as a star witness during President Donald Trump’s impeachment proceedings this year, said Trump is Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s “useful idiot” in an interview with The Atlantic.
Bill Barr Jokes About His Decision To Drop Criminal Case Against Traitor Michael Flynn
Bill Barr also blamed his critics for being upset about the Department of Justice's decision to drop charges against Flynn.
Lisa Page Says Trump is “Obsessed” After ‘Lovebirds’ Skit at CPAC
Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page said Trump is still very much obsessed with her and former FBI head of counterintelligence Peter Strzok.
Trump’s Coronavirus Presser Backfires As Stocks Head For Worst Week Since Financial Crisis
President Trump's Wednesday coronavirus press conference did nothing to comfort Wall Street, and in fact seems to have spooked it as stocks "head for worst week since financial crisis,"
Trump’s Pardons Prove That His Entire Impeachment Defense Was A Joke
Donald Trump doesn't give a damn about corruption; he never has. His spree of pardons on Tuesday just confirms that fact.
Trump Admits He’s Guilty Of The Impeachment Charges Now That He’s Been Fake Acquitted
Donald Trump said that he did, in fact, personally send Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine to dig up dirt on his political opponents.
Trump Threatens John Kelly After He Blasts the Failings of Trumpism
Trump threatened John Kelly that he had an obligation to "keep his mouth shut" after Kelly, one of the people he hired and said was one of the best people, eviscerated Trump and his policies and the harm he is causing America.
Rachel Maddow Says Giuliani And Barr Appear To Be Joining Forces To Dig Up False Dirt On Dems
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.
100 Brain Injured Troops Expose Trump’s Worst Lie Yet On Iran Strike
Over one hundred troops have been injured with traumatic brain injuries following Iran strikes that President Trump lied about in several major ways.
Fox News’ Own Research Department Says The Network Is A Propaganda Machine
Trump's presidency would likely have been over – and may not have even existed in the first place – if not for the propaganda Fox News pushes.
Nancy Pelosi Let Us Know This House Is Not Accepting a Shoe-in Dictator from a Reality Show
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.
Bombshell: Trump Instructed Bolton to Pressure Ukraine for Him In Front of Witnesses
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.
Trump White House Threatens Bolton Not to Publish His Book
The White House is threatening John Bolton that he can't publish his book as is.
Mike Pompeo Drops F-Bombs And Shouts At NPR Host For Asking About Ukraine
Sec. of State Mike Pompeo dropped F-bombs and shouted at NPR All Things Considered host Mary Louise Kelly for asking about Ukraine.
Trump Sends Mike Pompeo To Ukraine To Keep Them Quiet During Impeachment Trial
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is going to Ukraine next week in a move seen by some as done to keep the Ukrainians quiet during the impeachment trial.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Ukraine next week, just as the Senate’s impeachment trial of Donald Trump on charges he sought to pressure Ukraine’s government into investigating Joe Biden heats up.
NSA And CIA Are Refusing To Turn Over Ukraine Docs Because They Don’t Want To Make Trump Mad
The NSA and CIA are giving in to pressure from Trump and refusing to turn over documents related to the Ukraine scandal to Congress.
Ex-RNC Chair Blasts ‘Un-American’ GOP Senators For Taking An Oath They Know They Won’t Keep
Michael Steele unloaded on GOP senators on Thursday, saying they should ashamed of themselves for taking an oath they don't plan to keep.
Republicans Take Oath To Be Impartial While Ignoring Impeachment Evidence
Parnas told Maddow that he delivered a message to a top aide to Zelenskyy, Sergei Sheyfir, that "it was all aid... we would stop giving them any kind of aid..." unless there was an announcement of an investigation into Joe Biden.
State Department Cancels Briefing When Asked About Trump’s Iran Embassies Threat Claim
Trump’s State Department cancelled a briefing on Wednesday on embassy security and their as yet unsubstantiated claims regarding their unauthorized strike of former Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.
Ex-GOP Chairman Says Nancy Pelosi Has Humiliated Mitch McConnell During Impeachment Trial Fight
This political pressure created by Nancy Pelosi has moved the needle just enough to force a handful of Republican senators supporting a fair trial.
McConnell’s Sham Trial Is Going Up In Flames As Enough GOP Senators Will Vote To Call Witnesses
Ultimately, if the reporting is true and there are, indeed, enough Republican votes to call witnesses, then Nancy Pelosi's strategy was success.
Opinion: We’re On The Brink Of War With Iran Because Pompeo Was Sad
Trump escalated a conflict with Iran because the president needed something to brag about and the Secretary of State was feeling morose because he couldn’t get an assassination the last time he asked the president for one.
Rachel Maddow Puts Mike Pence At The Center Of Trump’s Criminal Ukraine Plot
It's clear that the vice president was a key player in Trump's plot to extort a foreign power into handing over dirt on a political opponent.
McConnell’s Sham Trial Dream Is Dying As Mitt Romney Says He Wants To Hear From Bolton
When asked what he thinks about John Bolton testifying in a potential Senate impeachment trial, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said he'd be in favor of the idea.
Former Federal Prosecutor Warns Trump: New Batch Of Emails Will Sink His Corrupt White House
Donald Trump is currently withholding dozens of emails that likely prove his guilt surrounding the freezing of military aid for Ukraine.
Trump’s Favorite Pollster Shows His Support Hitting Lowest Level Since Impeachment
While Rasmussen shows Trump's approval rating falling, support for the president's impeachment and removal from office is surging.
‘Handful’ Of GOP Senators Are Considering Breaking From Trump And McConnell On Sham Trial
McConnell wouldn't be going on Fox News to spout off if he was so sure that his Senate caucus was fully onboard with a phony trial.
Opinion: Yes, Republicans, The Impeachment Process Has Been A Partisan Sham – Because Of You
This process has been a partisan sham because the GOP has sold its soul to a man whose entire presidency is built on a publicity stunt gone wrong.
Trump Implodes During Democratic Debate And Invents New Impeachment Conspiracy Theory
Trump said Pelosi is hesitating because Democrats, not Republicans, are afraid of having witnesses testify during a potential Senate trial.
Joe Biden Tears Apart Republicans For Smearing His Family To Distract From Trump’s Crimes
Biden tore into Republicans for smearing his family in order to distract from Donald Trump's high crimes and misdemeanors.
Trump Reeling As 53% Of Voters Believe Democrats Were Right To Impeach
Donald Trump and Republicans claim the House-led impeachment inquiry was driven by politics, not facts, but the American people disagree.
Opinion: Impeached Trump Forever Branded A Constitutional Criminal
No matter what happens now, Trump will always be the third president in American history to be impeached – a constitutional criminal.
Mitch McConnell Is Struggling To Get 51 Senate Votes Against Trump’s Removal
Mitch McConnell is still scrambling to get to 51 votes in the Senate to prevent a humiliating, bipartisan vote in favor of removal.
Massive Crowds Flood The Streets On Impeachment Eve To Demand Trump’s Removal
Images from major cities all across the country show that there is no shortage of enthusiasm for Donald Trump's impeachment.
It’s Official: A Majority Of House Members Will Vote To Impeach Donald Trump
The number of House lawmakers voting in favor of impeachment articles against Trump crossed the majority mark Tuesday evening.
Opinion: The House Should Not Send Impeachment to McConnell’s Rigged Senate
It’s imperative that the motion on impeachment be tabled. Otherwise, that power will be delegitimized by the McConnell/Graham rigged circus.
Biden Hits Trump Where It Hurts By Tweeting The Latest Fox News Poll Directly To Him
Trump is the least popular president in modern American history, so it's no surprise that he feels the need to regularly invent good poll numbers.
‘Let’s Have All The Witnesses’: GOP Rep Breaks With Trump, Calls On Rudy And Mulvaney To Testify
Ever since Mitch McConnell admitted to Sean Hannity that he essentially wants a show trial In the Senate, he has faced bipartisan pushback.
House Republicans Privately Admit They Want To Vote For Impeachment
There is no other way to accurately describe Republicans members of Congress: They are spineless cowards putting party before country.
Bill Barr Is Threatening To Take Down Any FBI Official Who Investigates Election Interference
Bill Barr is bending over backward to protect Donald Trump, and in the process, he's burning the Justice Department to the ground.
Jim Jordan Gives Up On Arguing The Facts And Turns Impeachment Hearing Into Trump 2020 Ad
The GOP gave up on arguing against the substance of the two impeachment articles and instead auditioned for spots in the president's next campaign ad.
Nadler Calls Out GOP For Shamelessly Shielding Trump And Putting America On Path To Tyranny
Rep. Jerry Nadler tore into Republicans as they attempted to invalidate the second article of impeachment – obstruction of Congress – against Donald Trump.
Opinion: House To Decide If Our Future Is As An Exceptional Democracy Or An Ordinary Dictatorship
The way we answer the call for Donald Trump’s impeachment will reveal whether we want America to continue as an exceptional democracy or to become an ordinary dictatorship.
The House Judiciary Committee is debating two articles of impeachment, namely obstruction of Congress and abuse of power. If, as expected, the articles of impeachment pass the committee, they’ll move on to the House.
Democrats Will Hit Trump With Two Articles Of Impeachment For Abuse Of Power And Obstruction
Before Christmas, Donald Trump will likely become the first president in United States history to be impeached by the House of Representatives.
One Of America’s Largest Newspapers Drops Editorial Bomb On Trump By Endorsing Impeachment
The L.A. Times dropped an editorial bomb on Donald Trump on Saturday, calling for the president's impeachment and urging Republicans to join in the effort.
GOP Senators In Swing States Are Panicking Over Impeachment Vote
A handful of GOP senators are concerned that voting to clear Trump of any wrongdoing will come back to haunt them in 2020 and beyond.
Russia Was Listening To Trump’s Calls As He Shook Down Ukraine For Political Dirt
Even setting aside Trump's Ukraine shakedown, it should be disturbing to all Americans that he continues to allow foreign surveillance of his calls.
Ex-GOP Rep Warns McConnell That Following Trump’s Impeachment Strategy Could Cost Him The Senate
If Mitch McConnell follows Donald Trump's lead on impeachment, the Republicans could lose their Senate majority next year.
North Korea Joins The Rest Of The World In Mocking And Insulting Trump
A North Korean official has called President Trump an old and weak person whose mental faculties are declining.
Opinion: Trump’s Only Expert Witness Concedes He Committed Impeachable Offenses
Donald Trump had a devastating day during Wednesday’s impeachment hearings. Even his own constitutional expert, Jonathan Turley, conceded that swapping military aid for labelling a political opponent a criminal is an impeachable offense. This followed quibbling about procedure and a supposed need for more evidence.
Bill Barr Is Actively Conducting Ukraine-Style Shakedown Schemes All Over The Globe
With the nation's attention fixed on the Ukraine scandal, it's easy to forget that Bill Barr is running similar pressure campaigns all around the globe.
Impeachment Report Makes It Clear: Devin Nunes Was A Key Player In Trump’s Ukraine Scheme
A growing body of evidence indicates that Nunes was a key player in Trump's scheme to bribe Ukraine into handing over political dirt on the Bidens.
Opinion: Whistleblowing Is a Defense of Democracy, Not a Capital Offense
If you’re an immigrant, you have known blistering rhetoric and tweets for three years. You’ve lived with anti-immigrant policies that are so cruel and extreme that if anything in this world was made for a string of expletives, it’s the Miller-Trump anti-immigrant program.
Bill Barr Trashes His Own IG Report Because It Won’t Back Up Trump’s 2016 Conspiracy Theories
The DOJ has gone so far off the deep end that Bill Barr is now trashing his own inspector general report to please Donald Trump.
Former GOP Leaders Tell Trump And His Cult That They’re Destroying Democracy
The Republican Party's response to Donald Trump's Ukraine crimes has confirmed once and for all that the GOP is dead and buried.
The House Of Representatives Is On Track To Formally Impeach Trump In Time For Christmas
Not only isn't there a war on Christmas, but Democrats will be celebrating the holiday this year by formally voting to impeach Donald Trump.
Historian Warns Trump That His Support Will Collapse Once Democrats Formally Impeach Him
Donald Trump has had historically low support since taking office in 2017, but impeachment is likely to send those numbers plummeting into the cellar.
Rachel Maddow Shows Proof That Trump’s Own White House Knew He Was Breaking The Law
Despite Trump's claim that impeachment is a partisan hoax, it's increasingly clear that it was the people inside the White House who spurred the inquiry.
Trump Invents A War On Thanksgiving As His Mental Implosion Over Impeachment Continues
During a rally in Florida on Tuesday, Donald Trump appeared to invent a war that is supposedly being waged by liberals on Thanksgiving.
Trump Released Ukraine Military Aid Right After Learning Of Whistleblower Complaint
The New York Times reported on Tuesday that the president was briefed on the whistleblower complaint before he unfroze the money.
Two White House Officials Resigned Over Trump’s Ukraine Shakedown
The revelation further confirms that those inside the White House understood – in real time – that Trump was abusing his power.
Clinton and Bush Navy Secretaries Warn Trump Is Damaging Our Military
Richard J. Danzig and Sean O’Keefe, who were Navy secretaries under Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush, warned of President Trump, “His values are not those of our military. It will do grievous damage to our armed services if they become so.”
Top House Republican Uses Russian Stock Footage In Pro-Trump Campaign Ad
A GOP leader using Russian footage might be surprising in the Republican Party of yesteryear. In 2019, though, it's completely on-brand.
Devin Nunes Is About To Get Smacked With An Ethics Investigation
In light of the explosive new reporting, the Republican lawmaker shouldn't be part of conducting the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump.
New State Department Documents Implicate Mike Pompeo In Trump-Giuliani Extortion Scheme
Not only was Giuliani acting at the direction of the president, but he seems to have been acting with the support of Mike Pompeo's State Department.
Top House Dem Calls Lindsey Graham Part Of A GOP Infection That Is Destroying Democracy
Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) unloaded on GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham, who has completely sold what's left of his soul to protect Donald Trump from impeachment.
They’re All In On It: Devin Nunes Met With Ukrainian Official To Get Dirt On Biden
Stop pretending the GOP can be convinced to do the right thing and start treating them as what they are: accomplices in Trump's extortion scheme.
GOP Impeachment Smoke And Mirrors Can’t Hide That Trump Did It
The President illegally asked a foreign country to help him in a U.S. election. Again. Yes, Donald Trump is guilty and he did it.
Rachel Maddow Pinpoints The Moment Devin Nunes Fell Apart During Fiona Hill’s Testimony
Rachel Maddow highlighted a moment during Fiona Hill's testimony that the GOP counsel accidentally asked a question that elicited a damning response.
Lindsey Graham Sells What’s Left Of His Soul And Announces Investigation Into Joe Biden
Lindsey Graham's shameless efforts to protect a criminal president won't do anything to change the trajectory of the House impeachment probe.
Mick Mulvaney Throws A Trump-Style Tantrum After Fiona Hill Ties Him Directly To Ukraine Scheme
Mulvaney's defense would have a little more credibility if he crawled out from behind his lawyer and delivered it under oath.
Fiona Hill Hits Trump With A Total Quid Pro Quo KO
Fiona Hill testified in Thursday's impeachment hearings, "It became very clear that the White House meeting itself was being predicated on other issues, namely investigations and questions about interference in 2016."
Fiona Hill Tells The Nation They’ve Been Lied to By Trump and The GOP
Former White House official Fiona Hill is testifying Thursday in the House impeachment inquiry, and her opening statement is a doozy for those who live in a Republican Bubble.
Hill says not only was Russia the country that "interfered" in our 2016 election, but they were successful.
Devin Nunes Is Going Down As He’s Linked To Indicted Giuliani Associate
Lev Parnas, one of several indicted associates of Trump's personal lawyer and shadow State Department Rudy Giuliani, helped arrange meetings and calls in Europe for Republican Representative Devin Nunes in 2018.
Trump Stages a Re-Enactment of His Sondland Conversation Declaring ‘I Want Nothing’
"This is the final word from the president of the United States. I want nothing," President Trump told reporters on the White House lawn Wednesday, after making sure their cameras were rolling.
Giuliani Should Be Prosecuted for Bribery And Pompeo Impeached
It's not just Trump who's in deep trouble after bombshell testimony on Wednesday. Rudy Giuliani, AG Bill Barr, and Secretary Pompeo are going down as well.
Ohio Farmer Who Left The GOP Over Trump’s Trade War Is Planning To Run Against Jim Jordan
An Ohio farmer who left the Republican Party after getting destroyed by Donald Trump's trade war is planning to challenge Rep. Jim Jordan
Adam Schiff Closes Impeachment Hearing With A Fiery Takedown Of GOP Committee Members
Rep. Adam Schiff delivered a fiery takedown of Republicans on Tuesday at the conclusion of the day's public impeachment hearings.
The GOP’s Hand-Picked Witnesses Just Sealed Trump’s Impeachment
Two witnesses hand-picked by Republicans flopped in a big way on Tuesday, and it may have sealed Donald Trump's impeachment.
Bribery Bomb Confirmed as Vindman Testifies The Trump Demands Were Explicit
Vindman testified that Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland raised all three elements of Biden, Burisma, and 2016 in the July 10th meeting with Ukrainians and that it was "explicit what he was calling for."
Eric Swalwell Calls Trump A ‘Crime Spree In Progress’ Who Keeps Proving His Own Guilt
It's not just Democrats who believe Donald Trump is guilty. The president's own behavior demonstrates that even he knows it.
The Senate Is Now Investigating Trump’s Treasury Dept For Meddling In Tax Return Audit
When it comes to his tax returns, Trump is behaving like a man who knows he's a fraud and just doesn't want the public to see further proof of that reality.
Trump’s RNC Is Running A Pay For Play Scheme On His Own Nominees
The RNC has become as mobbishly corrupt as Trump these days. The RNC appears to have strong-armed Trump supporting billionaire "Papa Doug" to donate half a million dollars MORE during his confirmation hearings.
Trump Was Working With Giuliani’s Arrested Associates Late Last Year On Ukraine Shakedown
The new CNN report shows not only that he knew them, but he had tasked them with pressuring Ukraine to dig up dirt on the Biden family.
Trump Refers To Adam Schiff As ‘Schitt’ And Says He Can’t Be Impeached When Stocks Are Up
Crimes and impeachable offenses aside, this behavior alone makes Donald Trump unfit to be president of the United States.
Fox News Says Trump’s Impeachment Tantrums Make Him Look Like A ‘Big Dumb Baby’
Trump is creating cracks at his favorite network as his behavior becomes increasingly unhinged during the ongoing impeachment inquiry.
Things Get Even Worse For Rudy Giuliani as Prosecutors Investigate His Ukraine Energy Ties
Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is being probed for Ukraine corruption related to his energy projects and push to investigate Joe Biden.
Trump Turns Rally For Louisiana Governor’s Race Into An Impeachment Therapy Session
The event was supposed to rally support for the GOP's candidate for governor in Louisiana. He quickly turned it into an impeachment therapy session.
Former Federal Prosecutor Brings GOP Impeachment Defense Crashing Down In 30 Seconds
It took former federal prosecutor Glenn Kirschner all of 30 seconds to dismantle the Republican Party's latest impeachment talking point.
Rachel Maddow: Public Impeachment Hearings Will Show In Full View That Trump Betrayed America
The first two witnesses set to testify on Wednesday mark only the beginning of a public impeachment process that will likely move very fast.
Trump’s Impeachment Hell Continues As The House Schedules 8 More Public Hearings
Even before the damning testimony starts Wednesday, the House has announced eight more witnesses who plan to testify next week.
‘I’ve Got Other Things to Do’: GOP Leaders Admit They’ll Ignore Public Impeachment Hearings
As the eyes of America turn to the public impeachment hearings, Republicans are admitting that they plan to bury their heads in the sand.
Trump Wants To Fire The National Security Official Who Sounded The Alarm Over Ukraine
Donald Trump wants to terminate the national security official who first reported the Ukraine whistleblower complaint to Congress.
GOP Humiliated As Latest Impeachment Defense Is Reduced To A Smoldering Pile Of Ash
A simple way of determining who is losing the impeachment fight is to look at which side has changed its argument the most.
Bombshell Impeachment Testimony Shows Trump Let Russia Run America’s Ukraine Policy
New testimony confirms what Hillary Clinton said during the 2016 presidential campaign: Donald Trump is a puppet of Vladimir Putin.