Donald Trump

ARTICLES: Abuse Of Power, Obstruction Of Congress

The Associated Press reports: House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — pushing toward historic votes as the president insists he did “NOTHING” wrong. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said ahead of the morning announcement that Trump tried to “corrupt our upcoming elections” and remains a “threat to our …

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LIVE VIDEO: Democrats Unveil Articles Of Impeachment

The Guardian reports: House Democratic leaders hold news conference Tuesday morning to announce at least two articles of impeachment against Trump. The committee plans to vote on the articles on Thursday, each of which would have to be approved separately. The articles are expected to pass out of committee, where Democrats hold a 24-17 majority, along party lines. Upon arrival …

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House Democrats Signal Two Articles Of Impeachment

The New York Times reports: House Democrats signaled that they would unveil articles of impeachment on Tuesday morning that charge President Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress for conduct they called a “clear and present danger” to the 2020 election and national security. The House Judiciary Committee was expected to work through the night on Monday readying …

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IG Report: FBI Agents Celebrated Trump’s 2016 Victory

Mediaite reports: Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report, which examined the conduct of the FBI toward President Donald Trump’s campaign, uncovered text messages from agents celebrating Trump’s 2016 victory. The report goes on to detail in footnotes that there were also FBI agents who texted about their support for Trump on page 339, where it is also recorded that a supervisory …

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Trump: The IG Report Shows Attempt To Overthrow Me

“They fabricated evidence, and they lied to the courts, and they did all sorts of things to have it go their way. And this was something that, uh, we can never allow to happen again. The report actually, and especially when you look into it, and the details of the report are far worse than anything I would have even …

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Live Video: Judiciary Committee Impeachment Hearing

The Associated Press reports: Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House and its allies launch an aggressive attack on Democrats and the proceedings. Chairman Jerrold Nadler expects the committee to vote soon, possibly this week, on at least two or more …

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North Korea: Trump Is “A Heedless, Erratic Old Man”

The Daily Beast reports: North Korea has ridiculed President Donald Trump once again—this time calling him a “heedless and erratic old man.” Trump and Kim Jong Un appear to have hit a rough patch in their relationship of late and the countries have been exchanging insults like its 2017. This time, North Korea has taken exception to a Sunday tweet …

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Jewish Groups Blast Trump’s “Anti-Semitic” Remarks

The Washington Post reports: Numerous Jewish groups castigated President Trump this weekend over his speech on Saturday to the Israeli American Council, accusing him of using anti-Semitic tropes while trying to appeal to Jewish voters. In a 45-minute speech in Hollywood, Fla., Trump sought to convince a Jewish audience that they had “no choice” but to vote for him or …

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Trump: Dems Are Impeaching Because They Hate Me

Deadline reports: President Trump claimed in a Sunday tweet that Democrats are changing impeachment guidelines hours before the next House Judiciary Committee hearing. Trump said the “No Due Process, Do Nothing Democrats” chose to adjust the guidelines 48 hours before the “Impeachment Hearing Hoax” scheduled for Monday because “the facts are not on their side.” The Judiciary Committee on Saturday …

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Nadler: Vote On Impeachment Articles Coming Soon

The Hill reports: House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that he is confident in the case against President Trump ahead of a vote on impeachment. “We have a very rock-solid case,” Nadler said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “I think the case we have if presented to a jury would be a guilty verdict in about …

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Linda Ronstadt Blasts Pompeo At Kennedy Center Fête

The Associated Press reports: Actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt and the disco-funk band Earth Wind and Fire awaited their turn in the spotlight Sunday night as part of the latest group of recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievements in the arts. Also in this year’s class are conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and long-running children’s TV show …

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Pence: Dems May Not Have The Votes To Impeach

Fox News reports: Mike Pence doesn’t believe “it’s a foregone conclusion” that House Democrats will secure enough votes to pass articles of impeachment. In an exclusive interview on “Justice with Judge Jeanine” airing Saturday, Pence responded to the House Intelligence Committee’s 300-page report. “I don’t yet know what’s going to happen in the House. I know that Speaker Pelosi has …

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Trump Tells Jewish Group: “You’re Not Nice People” But You Will Vote For Me To Protect Your Money [VIDEO]

The Times Of Israel reports: US President Donald Trump told a pro-Israel conference Saturday night that some American Jews don’t love Israel enough. He also noting that he did not have to worry about getting his audience’s votes, because they would cast ballots with business interests in mind. Those comments, to the Israeli American Council advocacy group in Florida, drew …

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House Judiciary Committee Issues Impeachment Report

Reuters reports: Previewing potential articles of impeachment, the House Democrats on Saturday issued a lengthy report drawing on history and the Founding Fathers to lay out the legal argument over the case against President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine. The findings from the House Judiciary Committee do not spell out the formal charges against the president, which are being drafted …

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Los Angeles Times: We’ve Seen Enough, Impeach Him

From the editorial board of the Los Angeles Times: The Times’ editorial board was a reluctant convert to the impeachment cause. We worried that impeaching Trump on essentially a party-line vote would be divisive. It is also highly likely that Trump would be — will be — acquitted by the Republican-controlled Senate, and that, rightly or wrongly, he would point …

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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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