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York: The bad faith impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats are trying to remove President Trump from office “prayerfully,” “sadly,” and “with a heavy heart.” In fact, as anyone who has been watching knows, many Democrats have been itching to impeach Trump since the day he took office.

The fact that they have long wanted to impeach the president suggests those Democrats view the Trump-Ukraine matter as just the latest, and perhaps the best, chance to get the president. And that calls into question their good faith in claiming that, despite deep reluctance, they must impeach now — right this minute — because it is their solemn constitutional duty.

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House passes bill to fight voter ID laws across the country

The House of Representatives passed a bill to undermine state voter ID laws on Friday by a mostly party-line vote of 228-187.

H.R. 4 — also called the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 — is an effort by House Democrats to restore preclearance provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act that were thrown out by the Supreme Court in the 2013 ruling on Shelby County v. Holder. It seeks to do this by updating the preclearance formula that the high court rejected.

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Abuse of Power: Adam Schiff’s surveillance state

Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee notified Republicans when they sent subpoenas to phone companies demanding records for multiple numbers. They didn’t tell Republicans who the numbers belonged to, but it didn’t take long to figure out.

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