Ukraine Scandal

CNN’s John Avlon: Susan Collins Must Admit Trump Never “Learned His Lesson” When She Voted Not to Impeach

NN's John Avlon says Senator Susan Collins (D-Maine) must admit that former President Donald Trump never "learned his lesson."

10 months ago

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…

2 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

‘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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

‘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…

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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:…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

‘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…

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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.

3 years ago

Senate Dems Give Bill Barr 5 Days To Hand Over Docs Related To Trump’s Ukraine Crimes

The corrupt president has used the Department of Justice as his political weapon, and William Barr has been happy to…

3 years ago

Former Prosecutor Reads Federal Code On Live TV And Calls Republicans Criminal Accessories

The president and party that claims to represent law and order are now on the record committing and burying criminal…

3 years ago

Ukraine Whistleblower’s Lawyer Says Trump’s Rhetoric Is Putting His Client In ‘Physical Danger’

Republicans have also amped up their reckless rhetoric directed toward the whistleblower, even calling for the individual to be exposed.

3 years ago

‘He’s Going To Sing’: Rudy Giuliani Will Throw Trump Under The Bus To Save Himself

It's possible that former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani will face criminal charges, and if he does, he could bring down…

3 years ago

Former Federal Prosecutor Tells Trump That He Can’t Spin His Way Out Of A Bribery Scheme

Political spin from Trump and his allies is going to mean increasingly less as the damning facts continue to pour…

3 years ago

Lindsey Graham Says He Won’t Read Any Witness Transcripts If They Incriminate Trump

Graham openly admitted on Tuesday that he plans to bury his head in the sand and not read witness transcripts…

3 years ago

Rand Paul Nearly Outs The Ukraine Whistleblower And Violates The Law At Trump Rally

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is a walking version of just how far the Republican Party has fallen in the…

3 years ago

Trump’s Stunt To Read The Ukraine Transcript On Live TV Just Crashed And Burned

Like most of Donald Trump's cheap and desperate reality TV stunts, this one crashed and burned within a single news…

3 years ago

Trump’s Impeachment Nightmare Grows As John Bolton Plans To Testify If Dems Subpoena Him

Testimony from John Bolton – a fixture of Republican politics for decades – could completely obliterate whatever is left of…

3 years ago

‘Cartoon Of A President’: Chris Matthews Calls Ukraine Scheme Proof Of Trump’s Sheer Stupidity

The Ukraine extortion scheme and subsequent cover-up have confirmed that Donald Trump is, to put it mildly, a very unintelligent…

3 years ago

The White House Forged The Ukraine Call Transcript To Cover Up Trump’s Crimes

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman told impeachment investigators in his 10-hour testimony that he sought to restore the White House changes,…

3 years ago

Adam Schiff Calls Out GOP For Smearing A Purple Heart Recipient To Defend Draft-Dodging Trump

Time and again, the Republican Party jumps at the opportunity to smear a war hero in order to boost its…

3 years ago

Republicans Are Now At Risk Of Losing The Senate As They Get Crushed By Impeachment

The fact that the GOP-friendly map is now shifting toward the Democrats shows just how badly impeachment is crushing them.

3 years ago

Top WH Official Plans To Drop Explosive Testimony That Will Shred Trump’s Impeachment Defense

A national security official who was on Trump's Ukraine call will testify that he alerted superiors multiple times about the…

3 years ago

Conservative Commentator to Republicans: Get Off The Trump Train Because It’s About To Derail

Charlie Sykes had some advice for Republicans on Saturday: Get off the Trump train now, because it's going to derail…

3 years ago

Trump Headed For Disaster As Bipartisan Pro-Impeachment Majority Is Emerging In The Senate

While it's unlikely that two-thirds of senators will vote to remove Trump, it's increasingly plausible that a majority of members…

3 years ago

Ari Melber Says History Will Remember Lindsey Graham As A Trump Hack Who Endorsed Treason

The impeachment probe was unaffected by Graham's cheap stunt. What he did make clear, though, is that he is irredeemable.

3 years ago

Opinion: Ambassador Bill Taylor Decimated Trump’s Ukraine Defense With Facts, Documentation and Character

After days of anticipation, Ambassador Bill Taylor gave testimony that decimated Donald Trump’s claim that there was no quid pro…

3 years ago

Rachel Maddow Just Crushed Trump’s Hopes Of Spinning Bill Taylor’s Quid Pro Quo Testimony

Donald Trump's desperate impeachment defense is failing because the facts are too damning and the witnesses are too credible.

3 years ago