Chief Justice Roberts Scolds Both Sides After Tense Exchange During Impeachment Trial

Tempers flared in the Senate early Wednesday when President Trump’s legal defense team lost it on impeachment manager Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) during a debate on a Democratic amendment to the rules resolution seeking to immediately subpoena former national security adviser John Bolton. The tense exchange between the two sides forced Chief Justice John Roberts…

Impeachment-weary Trump tees off on ‘sleazebags’ Nadler and Schiff, says he’d ‘love’ to attend trial

President Trump slammed the House impeachment managers prosecuting the case against him as “sleazebags” during an impromptu press conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday — while saying he’d “love” to attend his ongoing Senate trial back home. In the hastily called press event before Trump was to return to Washington, the president…

‘Caught Lying Again’: Report Calls Out Schiff For Mischaracterizing Parnas Evidence

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) appears to have “mischaracterized” a piece of evidence used in the Democrats’ impeachment investigation, Politico reports. The problematic evidence stems from a letter the House Intelligence chairman sent to House Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler (D-NY) last week. Melanie Zanona Adam Schiff may have mischaracterized a piece of the Lev Parnas evidence…

Trump Touts US Economic Success at World Economic Forum

President Trump sung the praises of the U.S. economy at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, telling the global business community that the changes in America’s economy under his administration have been “nothing short of spectacular.” He told the crowd that when he last spoke at the WEF early into his presidency…

Leader McConnell Eviscerates Speaker Pelosi’s ‘Solemn’ Impeachment Narrative

It is finally happening. After three years of continuous groveling from House Democrats, demanding President Trump be impeached since before he was even sworn into office, the lower chamber finally turned the articles of impeachment to the Senate. Despite the urgency of this procedure, for the sake of democracy, Speaker Pelosi and her caucus took nearly a…

Iranian Protesters Refuse to Walk on US, Israeli Flags

Despite the Iranian government’s brutal crackdown on protesters in recent months, throngs of Iranians showed up this weekend to march against the regime after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps admitted it shot down the Ukrainian passenger jet, killing all 176 on board. The remarkably brave protesters chanted about how they have been lied to concerning…

Iranian security forces purportedly fire live ammunition to disperse protesters despite Trump’s warning

Videos emerged online Monday that purportedly show Iranian police and security forces firing live ammunition to disperse demonstrators protesting against the Islamic Republic after the country mistakenly downed a Ukrainian airline plane shortly after takeoff from Tehran. There was no immediate report in Iranian state-run media on the incident near Azadi, or Freedom, Square in Tehran, but, if true,…

McConnell Gives Pelosi a New Deadline to Send the Impeachment Articles or the Senate Will Move On

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is getting tired of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holding on to the two articles of impeachment against President Trump that passed in a partisan vote in December.  In a floor speech on Thursday, McConnell gave Pelosi a deadline of the end of this week to send…

Nikki Haley: There’s Only One Group Mourning Soleimani’s Death

Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani is dead, struck down by a U.S. airstrike last Thursday. And his reign of terror dies with him. Soleimani had helped orchestrate attacks on coalition bases in Iraq, including one in December that killed a U.S. contractor and injured several other U.S. troops. According to U.S. intelligence, he had been…

Trump Threatens Iraq With Sanctions After Parliament Votes to Expel Foreign Troops

Following the Iraqi Parliament’s vote on Sunday to expel foreign troops from Iraq, President Trump threatened to impose economic sanctions that he says will “make Iranian sanctions look somewhat tame.” (Via CNBC) Speaking to reporters on Air Force One, the U.S. president said: “If they do ask us to leave, if we don’t do it in a very…

Iranian Military Leader Soleimani Killed in US Airstrike

UPDATE: The Pentagon has released a statement explaining that today’s strike was launched in order to “deter future Iranian attack plans.” And it sounds like there were quite a few. Julio Rosas ✔@Julio_Rosas11 from the Pentagon: At the direction of the President, the U.S. military has taken decisive defensive action to protect U.S. personnel abroad…

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…