Business > U.S.

Rex Murphy: If successful, impeachment would tear the U.S. apart

18 days ago   |   By

One of the more rare delights of our time has been the unfolding melodrama since Donald Trump, coming down an escalator in Trump Tower, officially wandered into the wild and brutal arena of American politics. Americans have seen some remarkable politicians - heroes, rogues, giants and mediocrities. From Washington on they have provided a gallery of characters as rich as any to be found in the pages of literature.
Read more ...

 

Republicans And Democrats Spar During 3rd Day Of Public Impeachment Hearings

18 days ago   |   By

Witnesses on the third day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry include Alexander Vindman, Tim Morrison and Jennifer Williams, first hand witnesses to President Trump's July 25 call.
Read more ...

 

Trump and Republicans zero in on decorated Army officer Alexander Vindman wearing his military uniform to impeachment hearings

Trump and Republicans zero in on decorated Army officer Alexander Vindman wearing his military uniform to impeachment hearings

18 days ago   |   By

President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress have made a big fuss over Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman wearing his military uniform on Capitol Hill during the impeachment inquiry.
But Vindman is an active duty Army officer and is following regulations by wearing his uniform to impeachment hearings.
Trump and his GOP allies have zeroed in on the uniform to suggest Vindman is being performative, which he vehemently denies.
"The uniform I wear today is that of the United States Army," Vindman, an Iraq War combat veteran, said on Tuesday. "We do not serve any political party. We serve the...
Read more ...

 

Vindman Calls Offer Of Ukraine Post 'Comical' After Republicans Question His Loyalty

Vindman Calls Offer Of Ukraine Post 'Comical' After Republicans Question His Loyalty

18 days ago   |   By

“I'm an American,” the Army lieutenant colonel said in impeachment proceedings. “I came here when I was a toddler. I immediately dismissed these offers.”
Read more ...

 

Vindman Repeats Allegations at Subdued Impeachment Hearing

18 days ago   |   By

Howie Kurtz on the career military man and National Security Council official testifying in the impeachment hearings, Rep. Devin Nunes attacking the media during his questioning and how is the continuing media coverage of the hearing.
Follow Howie on Twitter: HowardKurtz
For more MediaBuzz
Read more ...

 

Woman Chugging Coffee in the Audience Is an Accidental Star of the Impeachment Hearings

18 days ago   |   By

The impeachment hearings taking place in the U.S. House of Representatives have featured testimony from Ambassador Marie “Masha” Yovanovitch as well as officials who directly listened in on his July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. They also featured a young woman seemingly desperately chugging coffee in the audience. Sometimes you just really need some caffeine, you know?
An eagle-eyed viewer was watching the proceedings on CNN, but when their attention wandered to the audience, they spotted something funny-a woman chugging her coffee, realizing she's on camera...
Read more ...

 

Jim Jordan Doubles Down On Attacking Purple Heart Recipient Vindman

18 days ago   |   By

Instead of siding with the U.S., these Republicans, like Jim Jordan, are doubling down attacking Vindman in the basest way possible.
Read more ...

 

Republicans tried to smear Alexander Vindman by implying the US military officer has dual loyalty to Ukraine

Republicans tried to smear Alexander Vindman by implying the US military officer has dual loyalty to Ukraine

18 days ago   |   By

During Tuesday's impeachment hearings , Republican lawmakers suggested that Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council, had dual loyalty to Ukraine.
Vindman, an Iraq War veteran who was awarded a purple heart, testified that he thought Trump's request for Ukraine to investigate his political opponents was "improper."
Steve Castor, the Republicans' counsel, during his questioning alluded to a baseless allegation that Vindman could have dual loyalty to Ukraine.
Follow along with our live coverage of the hearings here .
Visit Business Insider's...
Read more ...

 

Trump Jumps Into Impeachment Hearings Again Over ‘Never Trumper' Questions

18 days ago   |   By

Democrat Jim Hines said one Trump attack looked “an awful lot like witness intimidation and tampering.”
Read more ...

 

Army assessing impeachment witness Vindman's security: U.S. official

18 days ago   |   By

The U.S. Army will take measures to protect Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman and his family if needed, perhaps by moving them to a military base, after the key witness in the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump expressed concerns over his safety, a U.S. official told Reuters.
Read more ...

 

GOP Attacks Alexander Vindman's U.S. Loyalty in Strategy to Discredit Him During Trump Impeachment Hearing

18 days ago   |   By

"It's the kind of thing you say when you're defending the indefensible," Democrat James Himes said, referring to Republican attempts to smear Vindman's reputation.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   U.S.      Donald Trump      Full Comment      Editors' Choice      Impeachment inquiry      Rex Murphy      Republicans      Democrats      Congress      MEDIA BUZZmeter      Fox nation      Howard Kurtz      Impeachment Hearings      Lt VIndman      Media Coverage      Rep Devin Nunes      Onetime      Viral      Editors' Picks      Featured News      Impeachment      Alexander Vindman      Jim Jordan      Vindman Purple Heart      PoliticsNews  


Former Rep. Katie Hill says the wave of harassment she faced after alleged...

Former Rep. Katie Hill says the wave of harassment she faced after alleged revenge porn leak left her contemplating suicide

Former Rep. Katie Hill wrote a piece in The New York Times about the fallout from her resignation from Congress. In October, media outlets published leaked nude photos of Hill... Read more ...

How to keep your online game running and bug-free

How to keep your online game running and bug-free

Effective monitoring tools can ensure a seamless experience for both the player and the monitoring team tasked with delivering that end-user experience. Read more ...

A North Carolina town canceled its annual Christmas parade over concerns of...

A North Carolina town canceled its annual Christmas parade over concerns of 'outside agitators' amid controversy over Confederate group

The North Carolina town of Wake Forest has canceled its longstanding Christmas parade. The town released a statement saying that police officials feared an influx of protestors... Read more ...

How Last Year's Christmas Trees Became This Year's Seasonal Brew

How Last Year's Christmas Trees Became This Year's Seasonal Brew

The Hyatt Regency Amsterdam brewed up a little something special for this year's holiday season: a special seasonal beer made from last year's Christmas trees. “The mission was... Read more ...

The LA Times joined the growing group of major papers calling for Trump's...

The LA Times joined the growing group of major papers calling for Trump's impeachment

The Los Angeles Times editorial board on Saturday called for President Donald Trump's impeachment. Less than a week after the impeachment inquiry transitioned into a new phase... Read more ...

How game companies can protect their online operations and players from...

How game companies can protect their online operations and players from cyberattacks

Games are still tempting targets for hackers. GamesBeat assembled a panel of experts to talk about how to protect game companies and players. Read more ...

Reddit has said that Russia likely posted leaked UK trade documents as part...

Reddit has said that Russia likely posted leaked UK trade documents as part of a vast covert influence campaign

Reddit has said that leaked documents on US-UK trade deal discussions were likely posted on the site as part of a Russian influence campaign. The documents were cited by Jeremy... Read more ...

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for local rescue

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for local rescue

Find out where you can buy yours! Read more ...

Sound familiar? Reddit says US-UK trade deal leaks may be tied to Russia...

Sound familiar? Reddit says US-UK trade deal leaks may be tied to Russia, citing speculation from. of course, Atlantic Council

A trove of secret papers cited by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in attacking the Tories may have links to Moscow, Reddit has announced. The proof? The US-UK-NATO-funded Atlantic... Read more ...

Sierra snows comes at perfect time for businesses

Sierra snows comes at perfect time for businesses

Business owners in the Sierra are hoping for a busy weekend after a winter storm held off a day. Read more ...