After several weeks of delays, Nancy Pelosi’s gambit of withholding the articles of impeachment from the Senate appears to have backfired following intense pressure not only from Republicans – amid a series of political, economic and stock market victories by Trump who managed to put the impeachment news solidly on the back burner – but also amid a rising outcry by frustrated Democrats, and moments ago the House Speaker said the House will prepare to send articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate next week, just one day after Mitch McConnell said he was backing a resolution to change the Senate’s rules to allow for lawmakers to dismiss the articles of impeachment against Trump before the House sends them over.
According to newly released transcripts, former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe admitted he changed his story regarding a Wall Street Journal report about the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
Fired FBI agent Peter Strzok – who played a central role into the now debunked investigation into President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia – is now arguing that his politically charged anti-Trump text messages are protected under the First Amendment.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has reaffirmed that he will not comply if he is subpoenaed to testify in the Senate impeachment trial.
Biden claimed during an interview with the Des Moines Register editorial board that his testimony would “take attention away from Trump and the allegations against him.”
Late Senator John McCain provided disgraced former FBI chief James Comey with five separate reports from Christopher Steele that the FBI didn’t previously possess related to unsubstantiated allegations of collusion between Russia and President Trump’s 2016 campaign, the Justice Department’s recent Inspector General report revealed.
According to reports Monday, court documents show that Democrats are seeking to impeach President Trump a second time, and still want to use ‘Russian collusion’ allegations, even thought the Mueller investigation found zero evidence of its existence.
Judicial Watch announced it today filed a lawsuit against Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and the House Intelligence Committee for the controversial subpoenas issued for phone records, including those of Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s lawyer. The phone records led to the publication of the private phone records of Giuliani, Congressman Devon Nunes, journalist John Solomon, Trump attorney Jay Sekulow, attorney Victoria Toensing, and other American citizens.
The Center for Responsive Politics’ Open Secrets website in mid-October noted that the RNC and Trump’s campaign have raised “a record-breaking $334 million to advance GOP campaigns nationwide.” Meanwhile, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has lagged “far behind in its lackluster fundraising efforts, with $8.6 million on hand through the end of September.
If Nancy Pelosi truly thought Democrats had made the case that Donald Trump was an “urgent threat” to America, she wouldn’t be refusing to send the articles of impeachment against him to the Senate for a full trial.
Wearing a funereal black dress, she stood next to a cardboard American flag and recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
I would have counted her more honest if she had pledged her allegiance to a Democratic donkey.