Last week Donald Trump fired off a flurry of tweets in defense of his longtime political guru, and now convicted felon, Roger Stone. Trump's Attorney Genuflect Bill Barr heard and obeyed the commands to seek leniency for Stone. Although Barr also made an obviously staged
Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) on behalf of Democracy for America: The recent impeachment trial was a farce: when we were tasked with trying Donald Trump’s impeachment, Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans denied us access to witnesses and documents.
Here we go again. In 2016 the press disgraced itself by falling victim to the reality TV campaign of Donald Trump. They broadcast every rally and public address live and uninterrupted as if it had some news value. It didn't. They were just providing Trump
The stupid, it hurts: President Trump reportedly dismissed Republican Sen. Susan Collins's (Maine) suggestion that he had learned a lesson from impeachment just a day before his expected acquittal. Asked about Collins's comment during a private lunch with news anchors ahead of the State of the Union
As the impeachment trial of Donald Trump enters into its final phase, the litigants on both sides are presenting their best arguments to persuade senators to vote for or against conviction. The President's counsel are sticking to their complaints about the process and the partisanship
Huge “Refuse The Cover-Up” Impeachment Events Wed. Join Us! In solidarity with justice, Mike Fox for Alan, Dan, Janis, Deb, Dr. Bill, Donna, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA national team. We’re Mad As Hell And Letting The Senate And The World Know It! In
Oh, what a difference 21 years and a million Fox News lies make. Here was President Bill Clinton following his acquittal on charges of fibbing about a blow job: x February 12, 1999 Ã¢ÂÂ President Bill Clinton following acquittal by the Senate: “I want to
On Friday afternoon the cowardly and compromised Republicans in the Senate voted to allow Donald Trump to become America's first de facto emperor. They endowed him with blatantly unconstitutional powers that would permit him to openly violate laws, suppress dissent, and engage in overt acts
Weekly Recap: Impeachment, War, Debates, Primaries, and More! In solidarity, Mike Hersh, Dan O’Neal, and Debra Schrishuhn for Alan, Mike F., Janis, Donna, Dr. Bill, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA National Team Prevent War, Demand Fair Impeachment,and Stop Trump’s Hateful, Racist Wall! During this past
As President Trump’s legal team wrapped up its impeachment defense on Tuesday, all eyes turned to the issue of witnesses. But whether or not the mounting revelations surrounding former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s upcoming book are sufficient to spur Republican defections in the Senate,
Get Active On Impeachment! In solidarity with justice, Mike Fox and Mike Hersh for Alan, Dan, Janis, Deb, Dr. Bill, Donna, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA national team. Tell The Senate: Trump Is NotAbove The Law Or Constitution This past week, Progressive Democrats of America
Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: Just last night, the Washington Post reported that Pat Toomey is lobbying for a limited, partisan witness deal in which Democrats can call one witness in exchange for one called by Republicans. Calling witnesses is about hearing the
The stupid, it hurts! Chris Cillizza at CNN nails it: Sometimes politicians can't help themselves. They get careless. They say stuff they shouldn't say. They tell the truth that they have been trying to disguise. So it went for Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst on Monday night.
President Trump has been impeached for asking and pressuring a foreign country to interfere in our next election in his favor. Many Republican Senators have made it clear that they want to acquit Trump and further to exonerate him by saying that Trump did “nothing wrong.” Much
You all remember that time Barack Obama wore a tan suit, right? It was the most undignified thing a president had ever done or ever would do. Well, conservatives, who apparently are only concerned with textile-related vulgarities, are at it again. After whining about the
Chuck “I’m no freakin’ TV referee” Todd stated that Senate Democrats and Republican each have a list of impeachment witnesses that are based upon the old MAD (mutually assured destruction) rule with nuclear weapons. Democrats want Bolton and Mulvaney and who knows else that has dirt
Could there be a second impeachment: Impeachment2 The interlocked role of trials, evidence, and witnesses seems pretty clear, and no amount of GOP illogical reasoning can finesse it. Since the M.O. of the GOP is to use some procedural wrangling to swiftly move IMPOTUS to brag about exoneration claims,
WaPo Politics has a new story out: GOP leaders spar over adding House members to Trump’s impeachment defense team A turf war over who should defend President Trump in a Senate impeachment trial is raging behind the scenes in Congress, as House Republicans push to
The dog wagged once. Did the WH dodge a ballistic missile since apparently there were no casualties in the several Iranian missile strikes in Iraq. Message sent, but will Trump’s apparent lack of policy and strategy actually move Iran closer and quicker to nuclear weapons.
Straight from the horse’s mustache: During the present impeachment controversy, I have tried to meet my obligations both as a citizen and as former National Security Advisor. My colleague, Dr. Charles Kupperman, faced with a House committee subpoena on the one hand, and a Presidential