Browsing All posts tagged under »Impeachment«

IMPEACHING Biden and Harris!

February 18, 2021 by

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Mark Alexander   ~ Biden and Harris Call for ‘Battle’ Biden or Harris could be impeached if Republicans used the Democrat double standard for Trump. In the final day of testimony ahead of the acquittal of former President Donald Trump on unsubstantiated charges (now for a second time), Trump’s defense team entered into evidence a collection […]

8 Takeaways As Senate Again Fails To Convict Trump, This Time With 7 GOP Votes

February 14, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ With seven Republicans voting with all Democrats to convict, the Senate nevertheless voted Saturday afternoon to acquit former President Donald Trump, in his second impeachment trial, of a single charge of incitement of insurrection. Americans, and apparently most senators, were under the impression that the Saturday session would feature closing arguments […]

Trump Lawyers Counter Democrats With These 4 Impeachment Arguments

February 3, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers have fired back against House Democrats’ charge that he incited an insurrection. Two Trump lawyers, David Schoen and Bruce Castor, filed a 14-page counterbrief Tuesday, the same day Democrats’ impeachment managers made an 80-page filing. The Trump brief denies that calling for supporters to “fight” is […]

An Impeachment Farce

January 17, 2021 by

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DOUGLAS ANDREWS   ~ Nancy Pelosi and her fellow Democrats may have got what they wanted, but they’ve further divided the country and made impeachment meaningless. We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: The Left destroys everything it touches. It’s true. You name it, and, as Dennis Prager astutely observes, the Left has likely ruined it: […]

Going Galt

January 17, 2021 by

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ARNOLD AHLERT  ~ Going Galt Given that leftists have raised the threat level, should conservatives imitate Ayn Rand’s John Galt? “Our election was hijacked. There is no question. Congress has a duty to #ProtectOurDemocracy & #FollowTheFacts.” —Nancy Pelosi, May 16, 2017 “In reality they’re not after me. They’re after you[.] I’m just in the way.” […]

6 Key Points On Efforts To Oust Trump In Final Days

January 9, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ After the riot at the Capitol, congressional Democrats increasingly are calling for the removal of President Donald Trump before his term expires Jan. 20, either through a second impeachment or by invoking the 25th Amendment. Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., an assistant House speaker, said  lawmakers could vote on impeachment within a […]

House Democrats Ponder Impeaching Trump Again

February 14, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ On the day the Senate acquitted President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial, a headline in The Atlantic stated that a second impeachment could be America’s only hope. Less than a month later, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., is denouncing Trump again, saying that “it would be a blatant abuse of power […]

Politico Worries About The Inevitable: Trump Will Take ‘Victory Lap’ After Acquittal

January 31, 2020 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Politico is deeply concerned about impeachment. Not that it could drag on for weeks or even months. No, their worry is that the almost inevitable acquittal of President Donald Trump will lead him to taking a “victory lap.” Politico’s White House reporter Nancy Cook wrote about that concern on January 27 […]

Evening News Spin: 100% Negative On Trump Defense, 95% Positive Dems

January 30, 2020 by

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By Nicholas Fondacaro ~ Before the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump was gaveled into session, Chief Justice John Roberts presided over a swearing-in ceremony where all 100 senators pledged to be impartial jurors. The liberal media zeroed in on that pledge and decried Senate Republicans who seemed to be siding with the […]

5 Big Points By Trump’s Lawyers As Defense Opens In Impeachment Trial

January 26, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump’s lawyers took the Senate floor Saturday morning to open their defense in his impeachment trial, wrapping up their initial arguments within two hours. The defense’s opening presentation was unusually brief after House Democrats’ impeachment managers stretched their arguments for about eight hours on each of three days. Trump’s […]

What To Know About Democrats’ 7 Impeachment Managers

January 16, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Longtime Trump-hunters were joined by far less familiar faces, including a former police chief, a former judge, and a former Army Ranger, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi named impeachment managers. The House managers appointed Wednesday will act as prosecutors, making the case to remove President Donald Trump from office during the […]

As Impeachment Fight Resumes, NY Times Praises ‘Heroic Icon’ Pelosi, Cries Sexism

January 8, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Alisha Haridasani Gupta, who writes the New York Times’  feminist newsletter “In Her Words,” made Page Two of Tuesday’s edition with “Powering the Democratic Party.” She interviewed Times’ reporter Lisa Lerer about Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The piece is a truncated version of a month-old Q&A from Gupta’s newsletter (excerpts from original […]

The Media Help Erode Our Norms

December 22, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ When the Washington Post infamously posted the motto “Democracy Dies in Darkness” on its masthead after Donald Trump was elected, it was implicit — oh, sure, they’ll deny it — that Trump was the enemy of democracy, and of “light,” or transparency. So it was sadly poetic that […]

Schiff’s Subpoenas Reveal New Escalation Of Partisan Warfare

December 21, 2019 by

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By Paul J. Larkin Jr. ~ When law enforcement officials break the law to get someone they think is bad, politicians and the media rail in high dudgeon—and rightly so. The police, however, aren’t the only ones who occasionally decide to “get the bad guy” no matter what it takes or what laws may stand […]

NY Times Unhappy With Trump’s ‘Grievance-Laden Rant,’ Fails Fact Check

December 20, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times was unhappy with Trump’s “6-Page Diatribe” Trump to Speaker Nancy Pelosi attacking her for the looming vote on his impeachment. A jump page to Wednesday’s lead story featured this text box: “A missive full of unproven charges that ignores the evidence.” Another Wednesday story by Katie Rogers […]

Trump Impeachment

December 20, 2019 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Has the old saying “If you can’t beat ’em, Join ’em” been replaced by “If you can’t beat ’em, Impeach ’em” ? Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

3 Democrats Defect As House Votes To Impeach Trump

December 19, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Democrat-controlled House voted Wednesday night to approve two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump after about 10 hours of debate. In two historic votes largely along party lines, the House charged Trump with abusing his power by a vote of 229 to 197 and obstructing Congress by a vote […]

On Eve Of Impeachment Vote, Trump Punches Back Against Pelosi

December 18, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ One day before the Democrat-led House is set to vote on impeachment, President Donald Trump sent a scathing six-page letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., asserting the House majority was “declaring open war on American Democracy.” “You dare to invoke the Founding Fathers in pursuit of this election-nullification scheme — […]

Trump’s Impeachment Would Mean A Senate Trial. Here’s How That Would Work.

December 15, 2019 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ The vote by the House Judiciary Committee Friday to adopt two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump makes it clear that Democrats are moving full speed ahead on the road to impeachment—regardless of the merits of their accusations or the integrity of their process. But speeding down this road looks like […]

Clinton Prosecutor Sees Weak Impeachment Case Against Trump

December 11, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ House Democrats, legal analysts, and pundits suggested in recent weeks that President Donald Trump committed various impeachable crimes in his July phone call to Ukraine’s president. But on Tuesday, the charge House Democrats came up with was a broad “abuse of power” claim, alleging that Trump solicited foreign interference in the […]

Impeachment Witness Who Accused Trump Of ‘High Crimes’ Advises Facebook

December 7, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ One of the four constitutional scholars who testified at the impeachment hearings on Dec. 3 played an instrumental role in the building of Facebook’s Oversight Board. Noah Feldman, professor at Harvard Law School and director of the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law, testified at the House Judiciary Committee’s public […]

Adam Schiff’s Release Of Phone Records Invites Legal, Ethics Scrutiny

December 7, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., faces ethics and legal hurdles for obtaining and exposing phone records of political enemies, knowledgeable observers say. Schiff may have violated the same rule he used to threaten House Republicans, said Tom Anderson, director of the Government Integrity Project at the National Legal and Policy […]

6 Big Moments From Day 1 Of The Second Round Of Impeachment Hearings

December 5, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The House Judiciary Committee, holding its first day of impeachment hearings Wednesday, heard from four legal scholars on the case for and against removing President Donald Trump from office less than a year before a presidential election. After five days of public hearings over two weeks, the House Intelligence Committee submitted […]

Politico Changes Drama Queen Tune On Impeachment Congresswoman

November 30, 2019 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ One measure of the declining fortunes of the House impeachment inquiry is the sharply contrasting tune of two Politico articles about a New Jersey Congresswoman (D-Naturally) regarding that issue. Exactly two months ago it was a very different political world as Michael Kruse went full Drama Queen describing the choice of freshman Congresswoman […]