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7 Highlights From Trump Team’s Defense In Impeachment Trial

February 13, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Lawyers for former President Donald Trump gave a significantly shorter presentation Friday in his defense than the Democrats’ House impeachment managers did the previous two days in acting as prosecutors. Day Four of Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial began around noon and Trump’s legal team yielded the balance of its 16 […]

NY Times’ Stark Romney Reversal: From Racist Oddball To Defiant Hero

February 8, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Sen. Mitt Romney was the sole Republican to vote to impeach Donald Trump, and the New York Times front page on Thursday demonstrated its strange new respect for the Utah Republican — the same candidate it spent 2012 vilifying for standing between Barack Obama and a second term — in Mark […]

His Foes ‘Vicious’ And ‘Genius’ In Impeachment, Trump Tells Supporters

February 7, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump, throwing what he called a “celebration” Thursday at the White House, said the nation could have accomplished more by now if not for the time put into his impeachment and legal defense. “Think what we could have done if the same energy was put into infrastructure, prescription drug […]

Impeachment Dies In Desperation

February 6, 2020 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ As the Trump impeachment effort inevitably burns out on the ash heap of history, Democrats are left to argue that if this president is left unchecked, if he’s not removed from office, he’ll “do it again.” He’ll pressure foreign governments to investigate the business dealings of the Bidens, […]

8 Highlights Of Closing Arguments Before The Final Impeachment Vote

February 4, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ House Democrats’ impeachment managers and President Donald Trump’s lawyers made their closing cases Monday to the Senate, two days before the 100 lawmakers are scheduled to vote on whether to remove the president from office. The day included a proposal from one Senate Democrat to censure the president rather than remove […]

Network Ratings Collapse Across First Week Of Senate Impeachment Trial

February 2, 2020 by

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By Randy Hall ~ Common complaints during the first seven days of the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump were that the broadcasts went on far too long, and the hearings were boring in part because the coverage usually ran from 1 p.m. through primetime and sometimes into the early morning hours. With that in […]

‘DEATH OF OUR DEMOCRACY’: Hollywood Tears Flow Over Murkowski Vote

February 1, 2020 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Democracy’s dead. Yep, it finally happened — well, according to Hollywood leftists who are shedding Olympic-size pools worth of tears, over their impeachment hopes drying up. Sen. Lisa Murkowski provided the latest heavy blow to Democrats’ impeachment pipe dream on Friday, with her office telling the media that she will be […]

6 Scenes From Day 8 Of Trump Impeachment Trial

January 30, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Wednesday was question-and-answer day in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, and it included a thought exercise in which Barack Obama asks Russia to investigate election rival Mitt Romney. Senators acting as jurors, and in some way judges, submitted questions in writing to Chief Justice John Roberts. He then […]

WashPost Impeachment Shock: Poll Finds Trump ‘In Better Shape’ Now

January 29, 2020 by

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By Randy Hall ~ Most people across the country remember that during the 2016 presidential election, polls declared that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton would win the White House in a landslide. As you might expect, the folks who conducted those surveys have been trying to regain their standing ever since. With that in mind, the […]

‘Danger, Danger, Danger’: 4 Highlights From Final Day Of Defense Arguments In Impeachment Trial

January 29, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump’s lawyers briskly completed final arguments against removing their client from office Tuesday, taking a fraction of the 24 hours allotted to them in the Senate impeachment trial. Their wrapup Tuesday after less than two hours—following two hours Saturday and eight hours Monday—was a stark contrast from House Democrats’ […]

Uh-Oh: Social Media Stats Suggest America’s BORED By Impeachment Trial

January 27, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Here’s another bad sign that the impeachment trial is flopping for Democrats in public opinion. Axios social-media guru Neal Rothschild worried out loud in an item headlined “Impeachment trial draws shrugs — by design.” That’s not exactly by the Democratic design. It’s a GOP conspiracy! Interest in the Senate impeachment trial […]

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 […]

Adam Schiff’s Avalanche Of Accolades

January 25, 2020 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Our media elites arrogantly lecture about our democracy being undermined by robotic propaganda, but do they ever listen to themselves talk about the Democrats? Somehow, they think their robotic propaganda is just telling the “truth.” The press came to witness the Senate impeachment trial, and Adam Schiff had […]

NY Times Sees (Democratic) ‘Piles Of Evidence’ Versus (GOP) ‘Scorn’

January 24, 2020 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ “News analysis” is a euphemism in the New York Times (and other papers) for “editorial we want on the front page.” On Thursday, the paper echoed the hacky excitement shown by CNN and others over the Democratic impeachment managers. Here’s the headline from Thursday’s “news analysis”: Perhaps someone at the Times thought […]

Pretending Hunter Biden Is Irrelevant

January 23, 2020 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ The impeachment trial of Donald Trump should begin with an indictment of the media. The alleged crime committed by President Trump revolves around his request that the president of Ukraine investigate the shady business dealings of Hunter Biden with a corrupt Ukrainian oil and gas company. That investigation […]

Senate Liberals Are Trying To Rig Impeachment Trial

January 22, 2020 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ In a column published at Law.com in December, one commentator argued that senators who refuse to be impartial should be disqualified from participating in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. A few days ago, an ethics lawyer from the George W. Bush administration called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., a “perjurer” for taking […]

Impeachment: Salon Compares Republican Senators To Jim Crow Jury

January 19, 2020 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ The latest attack upon the Republican Senators who will sit as part of the jury in the impeachment trial of President Trump is truly bizarre. However, perhaps not so surprising considering the source: Amanda Marcotte of Salon. Her latest wacky shtick is that those Republicans will probably act as a throwback […]

‘Chilling!’ ‘Vile!’ ‘Vicious!’ WashPost Wails After McSally Calls CNN Reporter, ‘Liberal Hack’

January 18, 2020 by

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By Kristine Marsh ~ The only thing the media hates more than a Democrat getting humiliated by the right is when the media gets humiliated by the right. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) sparked a media meltdown Thursday morning after calling CNN reporter Manu Raju a “liberal hack.” That afternoon, The Washington Post rushed to Raju’s rescue with […]

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 […]

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 […]