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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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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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