Donald Trump

MSNBC’s John Heilemann: I Guarantee Trump Will Get Another Country To Interfere If He’s Not Convicted

“We are now in a situation where Donald Trump last summer after Bob Mueller testified: he got up the next day, picked up the phone and did foreign interference again, invited foreign interference from Zelensky. “What is going to happen at the end of January when by all reasonable reckonings he is acquitted in the Senate? What is going to …

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Justin Amash: I’m Ready To Vote For Impeachment

He’ll probably be the only non-Democratic vote: Rep. Justin Amash said Friday that he is prepared to vote for three articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, ensuring that Democrats won’t be the only ones to impeach the President when the historic vote hits the floor as soon as this month. Amash, a Michigan independent who left the Republican Party …

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WH Tells Nadler They Will Boycott His Hearings

Fox News reports: The White House said Friday it will not participate in House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearings, blasting the inquiry as “completely baseless” in response to a deadline from Democrats. “House Democrats have wasted enough of America’s time with this charade,” White House counsel Pat Cipollone said in a scathing letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., obtained …

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Trump Complains About Toilets That “Take 15 Flushes”

“We have a situation where we’re looking very strongly at sinks and showers and other elements of bathrooms, where you turn the faucet on in areas where there’s tremendous amounts of water, where the water rushes out to sea because you could never handle it. And you don’t get any water. You turn on the faucet — you don’t get …

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Hundreds Of Legal Scholars Back Impeachment: The President’s Conduct Is Exactly What This Remedy Is For

Law & Crime reports: Days after three out of four prominent legal scholars agreed at a congressional hearing that it’s been shown that President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses, hundreds of legal scholars–and counting–have signed their names on an open letter to Congress. The letter was published Friday on Medium by the Protect Democracy Project, which styles itself as a …

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REPORT: Pelosi’s Tipping Point Was WSJ Ukraine Article

The New York Times reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi was planning to deliver back-to-back eulogies at funerals here and in South Carolina during a busy weekend of late September travel when she saw an explosive headline in The Wall Street Journal: “Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine to Investigate Biden’s Son.” For months, Ms. Pelosi had resisted calls for impeachment. It would be …

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Schiff: Trump Doesn’t Give A Shit About What’s Good For America, He Only Cares About What Benefits Him

The Hill reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), a prominent figure in the impeachment inquiry, has said that President Trump, “doesn’t give a shit about what’s good for our country.” Schiff, in an interview with The New Yorker, cited the impeachment testimony of diplomat David Holmes, who said he was told That Trump did not care about Ukraine …

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Napolitano Thinks Trump Will Testify On Own Behalf

I don’t believe it but it WOULD be terrific: Fox News analyst Andrew Napolitano told America’s Newsroom that he believes President Donald Trump will testify in the now-likely impeachment trial. “If you go to a Senate trial, who testifies on behalf of the president?” anchor Bill Hemmer asked Napolitano on Thursday. “Himself,” Napolitano responded. “You believe that could happen?” Hemmer …

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Nancy Pelosi Rips Head Off Right Wing Reporter: Don’t You Mess With Me When It Comes To “Hating” Trump

The Guardian reports: House speaker Nancy Pelosi was walking away from her podium to end her weekly press conference when a reporter shouted a question about whether Democrats “hate” the president. Pelosi quickly turned on her heel to address the reporter directly, angrily telling him that she did not hate the president and that she resented him for using the …

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Biden Won’t Voluntarily Appear At Trump’s Senate Trial

ABC News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden is responding unequivocally to a top White House official who said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is demanding a full Senate trial, featuring live witnesses, if and when the House sends over articles of impeachment. Trump reiterated his demands for Biden to testify in a Thursday morning tweet: “We will have Schiff, …

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Ex-Trump Mistress Sues Fox News For Defamation

The New York Times reports: A former Playboy model who has said she had an affair with Donald J. Trump before he was president sued Fox News on Thursday, saying that the host Tucker Carlson had intentionally defamed her on his television show. The model, Karen McDougal, said Mr. Carlson had falsely accused her of extortion last year when he …

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Top Psychiatrists Warn Congress That Trump’s “Brittle” Mental State Could Become Dangerous Due To Hearings

The Independent reports: A group of mental health professionals led by a trio of preeminent psychiatrists is urging the House Judiciary Committee to consider Donald Trump’s “dangerous” mental state arising from his “brittle sense of self-worth” as part of its inquiry into whether to approve articles of impeachment against him. “We are speaking out at this time because we are …

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January Left Entirely Blank On 2020 Senate Calendar

Roll Call reports: The Senate has released its calendar for 2020, but the year will begin with a giant question mark because of a possible impeachment trial. The month of January is missing from the calendar entirely. The schedule for days in session for January and early February is predictably in flux because, absent an agreement, the Senate could convene …

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Live Video: Judiciary Committee Impeachment Hearing

The Associated Press reports: Same pillared House hearing room. Different chairman with his own mission. When House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler gavels open Wednesday’s impeachment hearings against the nation’s 45th president, he’ll launch the business of actually writing an indictment against Donald Trump. The question is no longer whether to impeach Trump. It’s on what charges — abuse of …

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Trump Calls PM Justin Trudeau “Two-Faced” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump blasted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as “two-faced” on Wednesday after Trudeau was caught on an open mic with other world leaders discussing the NATO summit in London and making what may have been references to Trump. ‘Well, he’s two-faced,” Trump said of Trudeau alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday. “And honestly with …

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VIRAL VIDEO: World Leaders Gossip About Trump

The Guardian reports: Boris Johnson, Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron appear to be joking about Donald Trump at the opening of this week’s NATO summit in London along with other world leaders. In the video, Johnson asks Macron: ‘Is that why you were late’ before Trudeau interjects: ‘He was late because he takes a 40-minute press conference off the top.’ …

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Intel Official: Trump Doesn’t Believe Our Briefings

CNN reports: One of President Donald Trump’s most common responses to intelligence briefings is to doubt what he’s being told, former Deputy Director of Intelligence Susan Gordon said Tuesday. Gordon, an intelligence veteran of more than 30 years, said Monday that Trump had two typical responses to briefings. “One, ‘I don’t think that’s true,'” Gordon told the Women’s Foreign Policy …

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Trump Calls Schiff “Maniac, Deranged, Very Sick, Liar”

“I think he is a maniac. I think Adam Schiff is a deranged human being. I think he grew up with a complex for lots of reasons that are obvious. I think he is a very sick man and he lies. He made up my conversation with the president of Ukraine.” – Glorious Leader, ranting before the international press at …

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House Intel Committee Releases Impeachment Report

CNN reports: House Intelligence Committee Democrats have released their report on Tuesday detailing how President Donald Trump sought political gain through his dealings with Ukraine. The report lays out the historical precedent for impeaching a president, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. The report from the House Intelligence Committee makes the Democrats’ case for impeachment, weaving a narrative …

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Georgia GOP Excludes All But Trump From Ballot

The Independent reports: Georgia Republicans announced today that Donald Trump would be the only name to appear on the GOP primary ballot in the state. The decision comes even as former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) and former governor Bill Weld (R-MA) submitted their names to the Georgia Republican Party to appear on the ballot. Trump was the only candidate with …

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