Sen. Murphy: Fiona Hill testified that there was a quid pro quo

Yeah, this seems significant: 🚨Fiona Hill describes this scene: In a White House meeting, Sondland tells Ukrainians they will get a Trump meeting if they open the investigations Trump wants. Then, Sondland follows the Ukrainians out of the meeting to privately make clear he's talking about Hunter Biden. — Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) October 15, 2019…

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Trump angrily tweets, 'Impeach the Pres.' Sure, if you say so

This dunce. Just out: MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME IS AT THE HIGHEST POINT EVER, EVER, EVER! How about saying it this way, IN THE HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY! Also, MORE PEOPLE WORKING TODAY IN THE USA THAN AT ANY TIME IN HISTORY! Tough numbers for the Radical Left Democrats to beat! Impeach the Pres. — Donald…

Some of Trump's Ukraine CT narrative came from a RWNJ columnist, now at Fox News

Apparently John Solomon is Individual-1’s Pat Buchanan and William Safire. John Solomon, now at Fox News, seems to be the nutter whose shaky ideas about Democrats in Ukraine diffused to Trump. Even Ken Vogel points the finger at Solomon. A Lot Of Trump’s Ukraine Conspiracy Theories Come From One Right-Wing Columnist There’s a direct line between…

Is Sondland Throwing Giuliani Under the Bus?

Ever since Parnas and Fruman, Giuliani’s two comrades-in-crime, were arrested as they were preparing to fly Frankfurt (and possibly Vienna) on one-way tickets, there have been reports that Rudy “A noun, a verb, and 9/11” Giuliani is himself under investigation by the very office he used to run: SDNY. This led to stories that Trump…

Sondland to Testify Trump Told Him to Text ‘No Quid Pro Quo.”

Gordon Sondland, the mercurial hotelier turned EU Ambassador who first stated he would not testify in the impeachment inquiry, then changed course to say he would, will testify this week that drumpf told him to text acting Ukrainian Ambassador William B. Taylor that there was no quid pro quo in his dealings with Ukrainian President…

Rudy, meet bus

Okay, so Rudy Giuliani’s life is finally collapsing faster than his shrunken apple head, and suddenly Donald John Trump isn’t so sure about him. Rudy is balls deep in the Ukraine scandal, and two of his associates tried to flee the country yesterday before being arrested on campaign finance charges. Meanwhile, Rudy himself had planned…

Breaking: More Alarm Bells on that Ukraine Call – Update w Reporter Interview

WaPo is just out with a new story about how fast WH officials raised alarms: At least four national security officials raised alarms about Ukraine policy before and after Trump call with Ukrainian president At least four national security officials were so alarmed by the Trump administration’s attempts to pressure Ukraine for political purposes that…

Biden Comms Director Shreds NY Times for Op-Ed by “a “discredited right-wing polemicist.”

In a two page letter to NY Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet, Biden Campaign Comms Director Kate Bedingfield slammed the paper for amplifying Don the Con’s phony controversy against Joe Biden Op-Ed by running an Op-ed written by “discredited right-wing polemicist”  Peter Schweizer, who pushed the now debunked Uranium One “scandal” against Hillary Clinton in the Times in 2015 and later…

Wow. drumpf Blaming “Perfect Call” on Rick Perry.

I thought it was perfect? Rick Perry’s about to learn the hard way: Everything Trump touches dies: .Axios “President Trump told House Republicans that he made his now infamous phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the urging of Energy Secretary Rick Perry — a call Trump claimed he didn’t even want to make….

Trump wants Mitt Romney 'impeached'; uh, who's going to tell him?

I always wondered why Donald Trump wanted to go into politics — a field he has no aptitude for nor knowledge of. Consider this tweet: x I’m hearing that the Great People of Utah are considering their vote for their Pompous Senator, Mitt Romney, to be a big mistake. I agree! He is a fool…

NYT: Second Ukraine-related whistleblower may soon come forward

And this one may have more info than the first. Two sources have told The New York Times that a second Ukraine-scandal whistleblower is “weighing whether to file his own formal whistle-blower complaint.” And this guy reportedly has more direct information about Trump’s corrupt intentions. According to the report, the potential whistleblower was interviewed by the…

WaPo: Giuliani consulted on Ukraine with imprisoned Paul Manafort via a lawyer.

Well, this is perfect. Washington Post “In his quest to rewrite the history of the 2016 election, President Trump’s personal attorney has turned to an unusual source of information: Trump’s imprisoned former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Rudolph W. Giuliani in recent months has consulted several times with Manafort through the federal prisoner’s lawyer in pursuit of…

Rudy planning a 'jaw suit' against 'The Swamp'

Is Rudy Giuliani slowly turning into Gollum and it’s just so gradual we won’t notice until it’s too late? I mean, WT-ever-living-F is this? Rudy Giuliani says he is looking to sue The Swamp. pic.twitter.com/3D65Mg6VaO — Elaina Plott (@elainaplott) October 2, 2019 That’s a text exchange between Rudy and Atlantic reporter Elaina Plott. And, credit…

Ukraine Agrees To Russia Friendly “Compromise”, Hours Later State Dept Approves Sales of Javelins.

Hours after Ukrainian President Zelensky agrees to Steinmeier Formula, which requires Ukrainian forces to withdraw from the disputed Donbass region which Russia invaded in 2015, Republicans in Congress and the Trump State Dept. joined Democrats in allowing the sale of $39M worth of Javelin anti-tank missiles that Zelensky was so anxious about in his July 25th phone call to Trump….

It's All About the Sanctions (per TRMS)

I watched Rachel Maddow interview Ambassador McFaul this evening, and a number of things about this whole unholy mess became clear. Let me see if I can lay it out: In 2014, Russia invades the Crimea. In response, Obama and the EU impose sanctions and kick Russia out of the G8 (not G7). In July…

Stupid man in White House thinks Breitbart impeachment poll matters somehow

I mean, sure, online polls are fun, but they’re almost always meaningless. Especially when an admittedly biased media outlet asks its readers a leading question worded like something William Wallace might say before the Battle of Stirling Bridge. But for the densest man in Washington, these kinds of masturbatory exercises are fraught with meaning. To wit: THANK…

Fox News (!): Trump acted alone in withholding aid from Ukraine

Well, well, well, I ain’t never seen the likes of this. Fox News; no really, Fox News; I’m not kidding: Rudy Giuliani was not the only attorney trying to get damaging information on Joe Biden from Ukrainian officials, and President Trump’s decision to withhold aid from Ukraine this summer was made in spite of several federal agencies…