Politic > Republicans

Forget About Backlash-Impeachment Is Devastating for Trump

18 days ago   |   By

Julian Zelizer writes that after the first week of impeachment hearings, one thing seems certain: Democrats won't be facing the predicted political backlash over impeachment. Meanwhile, Republicans won't have an easy time employing the standard partisan witch hunt argument.
Read more ...

 

White House officials to kick off big Trump impeachment week

18 days ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - Two top national security aides who listened to President Donald Trump's call with Ukraine are preparing to testify in the impeachment hearings, launching a week of back-to-back sessions as Americans hear from those closest to the White House.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, an Army officer at the National Security Council, and Jennifer Williams, his counterpart at Vice President Mike Pence's office, say they had concerns as Trump spoke on July 25 with the newly elected Ukraine president about political investigations into Joe Biden.
After they appear Tuesday morning, the House...
Read more ...

 

Overheard Trump Call Is Vital To Impeachment Probe, Rep. Himes Says

18 days ago   |   By

NPR's David Green talks to Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut about how Democrats will approach the second week of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe weighs in.
Read more ...

 

Impeachment hearings to focus on Trump's Ukraine call, White House damage control

18 days ago   |   By

Tuesday's congressional testimony will feature three witnesses who listened in on Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
Read more ...

 

Ambassador Sondland said Trump doesn't 'give a s--' about Ukraine except when it benefits him personally, official testifies

Ambassador Sondland said Trump doesn't 'give a s--' about Ukraine except when it benefits him personally, official testifies

18 days ago   |   By

Transcripts of the House impeachment deposition of State Department official David Holmes, a staffer at the US embassy in Kyiv, were released Monday night.
In the testimony, Holmes claimed that in a Kyiv restaurant he was told by the US' ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, that President Donald Trump "doesn't give a shit" about Ukraine.
Holmes said that Sondland then told him that "the President only cares about, quote, unquote, 'big stuff.'"
The "big stuff," Sondland said, includes anything that can personally benefit Trump, including an investigation into Democratic presidential...
Read more ...

 

How to watch week 2 of the impeachment hearings: Schedule, witnesses and more

18 days ago   |   By

Witnesses include National Security Council staffer Alex Vindman and former Ukraine special envoy Kurt Volker.
Read more ...

 

Trump's Ukraine call gets scrutiny with White House officials' testimony

Trump's Ukraine call gets scrutiny with White House officials' testimony

18 days ago   |   By

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and Jennifer Williams have two things in common: They both listened to President Donald Trump's July 25 phone call with the Ukrainian president. And they both testified under oath that it was far from “perfect.” On Tuesday, the two White House national security aides will sit side by side as House Democrats kick off the second week of public impeachment hearings. Lawmakers plan to press them about why they felt Trump's efforts to push his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate his political foes were inappropriate - and how they believed the campaign jeopardized...
Read more ...

 

Poll: Support for impeachment inquiry ticks down

Poll: Support for impeachment inquiry ticks down

18 days ago   |   By

Lawmakers in the House on Tuesday will kick off a crucial, marathon week of testimony in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. But as investigators look to continue making their case for impeachment to the public, support for the inquiry has ticked down over the past week, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. The survey, which has tracked support and opposition for the inquiry each week, support for the investigation inched down 2 points - to 48 percent from 50 percent - while opposition to the inquiry ticked up 3 points - to 45 percent from 42 percent. POLITICO...
Read more ...

 

Impeachment Hearings Resume With White House, State Department Witnesses

Impeachment Hearings Resume With White House, State Department Witnesses

18 days ago   |   By

House Democrats are set to kick off week two of their impeachment hearings on Tuesday with witnesses who listened firsthand when President Trump spoke on July 25 with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Republicans      Democrats      AM Update      U.S.      Election      Donald Trump      News      Europ      Marathon  


American freed by Iran in prisoner exchange

American freed by Iran in prisoner exchange

An American graduate student who had been detained in Iran for more than three years has been freed after the Trump administration agreed to a prisoner exchange with Tehran... Read more ...

Trump Says Rudy Giuliani Will Tell Congress About His Recent Ukraine Trip

Trump Says Rudy Giuliani Will Tell Congress About His Recent Ukraine Trip

Giuliani went to Europe last week in an effort undermine the impeachment inquiry. Read more ...

House Dems Issue Report on 'the Gravest Dangers'

House Dems Issue Report on 'the Gravest Dangers'

Previewing potential articles of impeachment, the House Democrats on Saturday issued a lengthy report drawing on the Founding Fathers to lay out the legal argument over the... Read more ...

Trump Names New Chief of Operations

Trump Names New Chief of Operations

Looks like President Trump has someone new planning his overseas trips, Fox News reports. Dan Walsh is out as White House chief of operations, heading for the private sector... Read more ...

Trump: Giuliani 'wants to go before Congress' about Ukraine trip

Trump: Giuliani 'wants to go before Congress' about Ukraine trip

President Donald Trump on Saturday said his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani wants to testify before congressional impeachment investigators about his most recent trip to Ukraine... Read more ...

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 ...

House Panel Releases Report On Constitutional Grounds For Impeaching Trump

House Panel Releases Report On Constitutional Grounds For Impeaching Trump

Rep. Jerry Nadler said Trump's dealings with Ukraine embody the "worst nightmare" of the Constitution's framers. Read more ...

Why The Trump Decision To Delay Aid To Ukraine Is Under Scrutiny

Why The Trump Decision To Delay Aid To Ukraine Is Under Scrutiny

There are lots of reasons U.S. foreign aid can be held up or frozen. There's even a law that governs the issue. But many experts say what happened over the summer with Ukraine... Read more ...

Pete Buttigieg Struggles To Explain His Lack Of Transparency On Fundraising

Pete Buttigieg Struggles To Explain His Lack Of Transparency On Fundraising

He once released his campaign bundlers, but he no longer does. And he won't allow reporters into his high-dollar fundraisers. Read more ...

House Dems refresh Nixon-era impeachment report for Trump

House Dems refresh Nixon-era impeachment report for Trump

The staff of the House Judiciary Committee on Saturday issued a historic report laying the groundwork to impeach President Donald Trump, outlining in Constitutional terms what... Read more ...