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…

Democrats Tried To Alter Their Trump Impeachment Playbook And It’s Blowing Up In Their Faces

It’s going to be a long, tortured week. Thus far, we have witnesses who have not really given anything that’s noteworthy in this impeachment witch-hunt. The quid pro quo allegations are still shoddy. Most of the witnesses are career government officials who simply don’t like President Trump. They disagree with him on policy, so they’re…

Graham Announces Date for DOJ Inspector General Testimony on FISA Abuse, Russia Probe

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham announced Monday afternoon that Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz will testify on Wednesday, December 11 about his report on FISA abuse and the origins of the Russia probe.  “I appreciate all the hard work by Mr. Horowitz and his team regarding the Carter Page FISA warrant application…

It Looks Like the Star Witnesses in Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Effort Just Torched the Democrats’ Narrative

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) is the starting quarterback for the Democrats’ impeachment effort. The Left has taken the Trump-Ukraine story hook, line, and sinker. It’s even shoddier than the Russian collusion myth. A whistleblower alleged that Trump had shaken down the Ukrainian political leadership to investigate Hunter Biden’s board position on a Ukrainian energy company…

Day One of public impeachment hearings puts pressure on moderate Dems

All eyes were on moderate House Democrats in swing districts Wednesday night, after the first day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry against President Trump wrapped up with no major revelations — but also highlighted weaknesses in Democrats’ key witnesses, who relied primarily on second-hand information and never once interacted with the president. At one point in Wednesday’s hearing, Rep. Mike Quigley,…

GOP memo outlines party’s plan to defend Trump ahead of public hearings

Three top Republicans serving on panels involved in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry into President Trump penned a memo to GOP members on those committees outlining “key points of evidence” from the closed-door inquiry ahead of public hearings slated to begin Wednesday. Addressed to the GOP members of the House Intelligence Committee, House Oversight Committee and House Foreign Affairs…

Yovanovitch communicated with Dem staffer on ‘delicate’ issue after complaint, emails show, despite testimony

EXCLUSIVE: Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, a key witness in House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, communicated via her personal email account with a Democratic congressional staffer concerning a “quite delicate” and “time-sensitive” matter — just two days after the whistleblower complaint that kickstarted the inquiry was filed, and a month before the complaint became public, emails obtained Thursday…

Project Veritas Exposes ABC News: Network Allegedly Killed Epstein Story Implicating Bill Clinton, British Family, and More

UPDATE: ABC News responded to Project Veritas’ story by denying that the network killed the alleged Epstein story. The network claims Robach’s original reporting did not meet editorial standards and could not be verified. Anchor Amy Robach claims this clip was simply due to a “private moment of frustration.” Here’s ABC’s response to a Project Veritas…

Mexican cartel massacre: 9 Americans, including 6 children from Mormon offshoot murdered

At least six children and three women living in a faith-based community of U.S. citizens in Mexico were shot to death Monday in the northern part of the country, and six more children were wounded after their convoy came under fire during a brazen daylight ambush believed to have been carried out by gunmen affiliated with the…

House approves impeachment inquiry rules after fiery floor debate

A sharply divided House voted Thursday to approve a resolution setting “ground rules” for the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, putting lawmakers on record over the contentious process while setting the stage for proceedings to move into the public eye after weeks of closed-door depositions. The measure passed largely along party lines, 232-196. Two Democrats defected on the…

Spotlight on Obama administration officials as Durham probe intensifies, Horowitz report looms

A number of former high-level Obama administration officials could fall into the investigative crosshairs of U.S. Attorney John Durham’s team as his probe into the handling of the Russia investigation rises to the level of a criminal inquiry. The elevation in status means the U.S. attorney for Connecticut will be able to subpoena witnesses, file charges and impanel grand juries.…

Trump Confirms Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s Replacement Has Also Been Killed

resident Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that the terrorist who would have replaced the now-deceased Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as the leader of ISIS has also been killed by U.S. forces. “Most likely would have taken the top spot – Now he is also Dead!” Trump said. Donald J. Trump Just confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s number…

Instead of Celebrating ISIS Leader’s Death, Pelosi Uses The Opportunity to Chide Trump

Following President Donald Trump’s Sunday morning announcement that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed during a raid on Saturday, most people seemed happy to hear the news. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) I applaud President Trump’s announcement that U.S. special forces have eliminated ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The world’s most wanted man has been…

Trump defends keeping ‘leaker’ Schiff, Pelosi out of the loop on al-Baghdadi raid

President Trump on Monday defended his decision not to give Democratic congressional leaders advance notice of the raid that resulted in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, saying once again that he was concerned the details would leak out. When Trump first announced al-Baghdadi’s death Sunday morning, he said he decided not to tell officials, including…