Republicans fume over Dem threat of new impeachment articles: ‘Time to cut them off’

Republicans ratcheted up their accusations that Democrats are overplaying their impeachment hand after court filings from the House Judiciary Committee indicated the two articles of impeachment adopted last week may only be the beginning. GOP lawmakers already were fuming at Speaker Nancy Pelosi over her surprise decision to delay transmitting the articles to the Senate in a bid to…

EXTORTION: Nancy Pelosi Threatens to Withhold Impeachment Articles from Senate Republicans

Well, the final vote in the House of Representatives was not a shocker. House Democrats’ lust to impeach President Trump on some shoddy quid pro quo allegation over military aid to Ukraine passed after nearly 12 hours of debate. As Katie wrote, the vote was 229-198-1. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), a 2020 Democratic candidate, voted present, while…

McConnell rips Schumer impeachment demands, vows not to pursue ‘fishing expedition’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell struck back Tuesday at his Democratic counterpart’s calls for an in-depth impeachment trial featuring multiple new witnesses, dismissing the push as a “fishing expedition” that would set a “nightmarish precedent.” “The Senate is meant to act as judge and jury, to hear a trial, not to re-run the entire fact-finding investigation because angry partisans rushed…

‘I Don’t Need a Lecture from Democrats’: Lindsey Graham Goes Off on House’s Impeachment ‘Debacle’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) laid into Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) after he criticized Graham’s comments about not being a “fair juror” in President Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial in the Senate. “What Lindsey Graham said speaks not of the fairness of the trial or the facts, it speaks of him and it demeans him…

Good News: Agents Who Doctored FISA Evidence and Abused Their Power Are Still Working at the FBI

In case you missed it yesterday, Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz was asked how many FBI agents who engaged in FISA misconduct are still working at the FBI. Although former FBI Director James Comey, former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and Counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok have been fired, everyone else is still employed. They…

‘Minority Rights Are Dead’: Doug Collins Explodes After Nadler Refuses to Hear His Point of Order

House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins interrupted Chairman Jerry Nadler at Thursday’s articles of impeachment hearing with a point of order. For the umpteenth time since the impeachment inquiry against President Trump began, Democrats have ignored Republicans’ request for a separate minority hearing so they can question their own set of witnesses. Nadler explained…

Gregg Jarrett: IG report reveals FBI misconduct and abuses in anti-Trump probe of Russia collusion hoax

It turns out that the most revealing aspect of the long-awaited Justice Department’s inspector general’s report on the origins of the Russia collusion hoax comes from Attorney General William Barr’s damning assessment of it. In unmistakably terse language, Barr denounced “a small group of now-former FBI officials” for their “misconduct,” “malfeasance and misfeasance,” and “clear abuse of the…

Democrats unveil articles of impeachment alleging abuse of power, obstruction

House Democrats on Tuesday announced articles of impeachment against President Trump alleging abuse of power and obstruction of Congress regarding his interactions with Ukraine, touching off a rapid-fire sequence that could result in a momentous floor vote in a matter of days. “The framers of the Constitution prescribed a clear remedy for presidents who so violate their oath of…

Republicans Brought the Perfect Sign to Monday’s Impeachment Hearing

“The author of the Schiff Report is not here,” House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins (R-GA) observed at Monday morning’s public impeachment hearing against President Trump. “I guess that’s what you get when you’re making up impeachment as you go,” he said. Schiff’s absence spoke volumes this morning, particularly since he is the guy…

Kellyanne Conway Blasts Democrats’ Impeachment Witness: ‘Who the Hell Are You Lady’

Kellyanne Conway, the counselor to President Trump, railed on the Democrats’ impeachment witness who made a quip about his 13-year-old son while testifying to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Stanford University law professor Pamela Karlan told Congress about how the Constitution bars nobility titles, “I’ll just give you one example that shows you difference between him…

Pelosi calls for Judiciary Committee to proceed with articles of impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that Democrats will proceed with articles of impeachment against President Trump, declaring that the president’s conduct “leaves us no choice but to act.” The announcement comes after a heated House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday featuring four law professors — most of them Democrat-invited witnesses who presented arguments for impeachment. Pelosi claimed the facts are…

Doug Collins Shreds Impeachment Inquiry Hearing for Not Having Any Fact Witnesses

Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA), the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, heavily criticized the ongoing the impeachment inquiry during his opening remarks on Wednesday. Collins noted how there were no fact witnesses present for the first day of the Judiciary Committee hearing and how Chairman Jerry Nadler and other Democrats have a history of…

White House Hits Back at Media Criticisms of Melania Trump’s Christmas Decorations

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham responded to the recent articles from media outlets that have been critical of First Lady Melania Trump’s Christmas decorations that were unveiled this week. “It has become an annual holiday tradition for the media to attack all that the First Lady does. If this was a Democratic Administration, I…

White House Sends Blistering Response to Nadler: No, We Aren’t Participating in Your Bogus Hearings

The White House on Sunday notified House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NJ) that they would not be participating in the Committee’s impeachment hearings scheduled for Wednesday.  “As you know, this baseless and highly partisan inquiry violates all past historical precedent, basic due process rights, and fundamental fairness,” White House Counsel Pat Cipollone wrote to…

House Dem now sees no ‘value’ in impeachment, as polls show falling support among independents

Michigan Democratic Rep. Brenda Lawrence, a prominent supporter of Kamala Harris who has previously supported the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, abruptly announced Sunday that she no longer saw any “value” in the process and called for her fellow Democrats to throw their support behind a symbolic censure resolution. Lawrence’s about-face came as polls have shown that independents are souring on the…

Conan, dog injured in al Baghdadi raid, honored by President Trump at White House

The dog injured during the mission that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was honored Monday afternoon during a surprise ceremony at the White House, with President Trump, Vice President Pence and First Lady Melania in attendance. Conan, a Belgian Malinois who was named after talk show host Conan O’Brien, was hailed by Trump as a “special” animal who helped execute…

Liz Peek: Regretful Democrats locked into Trump impeachment – and paying a price for it

Newsflash: Rep. Adam Schiff is dithering over impeachment! On CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday, the House Intelligence Committee chairman claimed that grounds for impeaching President Trump are “not contested” but also said he wants to “discuss this with my constituents and colleagues before I make a final judgment on this.” Jake Tapper, the show’s host, asked…

Shut The Circus Down: Is This the ‘Game Over’ Moment for These Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Hearings?

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland is done on the Hill. The hours-long testimony he offered related to the House Democrats’ impeachment crusade. They’re desperate to impeach President Trump over this quid pro quo allegation that so far has been denied by multiple witnesses. The Democrats have got nothing, nothing but presumptions. That’s…