(CO-4) Ken Buck's cold dead hands threaten Biden and O'Rourke

Colorado’s 4th congressional district seems to be in good hands as Ken Buck (R) selfies a cosplay SYG in his DC office, practicing negligent gun safety by pointing it at his poor intern. x .@RepKenBuck, had I seen this yesterday when in DC I gladly would have. My daughter died from a single AR 15…

'They're crushing us': Congressional Republicans bemoan fundraising gap

To the extent that fundraising can be seen as a bellwether for voter enthusiasm, this story from Politico is both eye-opening and encouraging: House Republican leaders privately conceded in a closed meeting Tuesday morning that they are in the midst of a full-blown fundraising crisis, which would imperil any chance they have at regaining their…

now available: Fiona Hill and Alexander Vindman transcripts of depositions

Hand grenade and a “drug deal”. Updates to come, there is a lot of traffic at the links, so please be patient The transcript for Vindman can be found here, and Hill’s transcript is here. House investigators have released the deposition of Fiona Hill, who until earlier this year served as the top Russia policy specialist on the national…

Yovanovitch / McKinley testimony transcripts released by House Intel. – Volker / Sondland tomorrow

Adam Schiff announced the release of transcripts from closed door testimony by Yovanovitch (316 pages) and McKinley (156 pages). Volker and Sondland testimony transcripts to be released tomorrow. This release of depositions of Marie Yovanovitch and Michael McKinley offsets the absence of WH witnesses today as “no-shows” resisting subpoenas. BREAKING: House Democrats release transcripts of closed-door depositions…

Musical Bag-holding: Pence, Sondland, and others don't want to be the scapegoat

Coming home to roost, no one wants to be caught being the scapegoat for the obvious movement toward impeachment. The music will stop, and there aren’t enough chairs. Neal Katyal says the House committees “have the goods” to move forward. Even Steve Bannon thinks Nancy Pelosi “will impeach the President”. MAYBE because Pence knows they're right?…