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Impeachment: Day 5 Testimony

Thank the heavens it’s Thursday and the last day of scheduled hearings. There are none on the calendar for next week but that could change. On Monday, A federal judge intends to rule, no later than the end of the day Monday, November 25, on whether former White House counsel Donald McGahn must testify under …

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Impeachment: Day 4 Testimony

After yesterday’s marathon of the testimony of four witnesses, today should be a breeze with just three witnesses but the first one is a doozy, US European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland, and Trump millionaire buddy, who has boxed himself into a perjury corner. Sondland was assigned by President Trump to coordinate Ukrainian policy outside the …

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Impeachment: Day 3 Testimony

Day three of testimony before the House Intelligence Committee is going to be a busy one with four witnesses, who have already testified behind closed doors. First scheduled is Vice President Pence’s national security aide, Jennifer Williams, who who listened to the July 25 phone call. She previously gave her deposition behind closed doors on …

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Impeachment: Day 2 Testimony

Testimony in the impeachment investigation of Donald Trump began on Wednesday November 13 with two witnesses, Ambassador William Taylor Jr., the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, and the senior State Department official in charge of Ukraine, George P. Kent. Today we will here the testimony of former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie L. Yovanovitch. She …

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Impeachment Testimony Begins

The public House impeachment hearings begins today with two witnesses who previous gave depositions behind closed doors, Ambassador William Taylor Jr., the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, and the senior State Department official in charge of Ukraine, George P. Kent. Their depositions have been released and can be read here and here. Here are the …

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Impeachment: House GOP On Notice

Last Thursday the House of Representatives approved, alnog party lines, the rules for impeachment hearings and the chair of the House Select Intelligence Committee, Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), announced that public hearings would began next Wednesday, November 13. In anticipation of any antics that the Republican members might have to derail the process, Rep. Schiff …

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2019 Elections: Pennsylvania Trending Blue In The Suburbs

While all eyes and the media was focused on the gubernatorial race in Kentucky and Virginia state legislature, the Pennsylvania suburbs made a sharp left turn getting a lot bluer. From Kate Riga at Talking Points Memo The erosion of Republican dominance in places like Delaware County was stark. There, Democrats swept the county council, …

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Impeachment: Fast and Furious

In case you’re wondering why we haven’t posted much on the Impeachment of the dimwitted conman in the Oval Office, it’s because it’s just moving at the speed of light. In just the last week, since the House Democrats started releasing the witness transcripts that were held behind closed doors, there have been thousands of …

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Remember, Remember the 5th of November

  Remember, remember! The Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Treason and plot; I know of no reason why the Gunpowder Treason should ever be forgot!   So the poem starts that commemorates the Gun Powder Plot of 1605 and Guy Fawkes, a member of the Gunpowder Plot, was arrested while guarding explosives the plotters had …

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The Russian Connection: Yes, They Did

The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report that clearly states that Russia interfered with the 2016 election directing a disinformation campaign against Hillary Clinton and favored Donald Trump. The bipartisan report blows a huge hole in Trump’s conspiracy theory that it was Ukraine and the Democrats. The report corroborates past findings by researchers and the …

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The Russian Connection: “Great And Unmatched” Stupidity

Over the weekend, Donald Trump sowed more chaos when he announced that he was pulling US troops out of northeastern Syria abandoning the Kurdish forces who helped defeat ISIS giving the green light to Turkey to attack the Kurds, whom the Turks consider terrorists. The decision came after a Sunday phone call Trump had with …

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The Impeachment Files: Resignations and Subpoenas

It has been a busy weekend for Donald Trump who is now under a formal impeachment investigation by the House of Representatives. We last left the saga last Thursday with the announcement by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi that the formal investigation, which was precipitated by a formal complaint by a whistleblower to the …

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