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WATCH LIVE: Day 1 of Trump Impeachment Hearings 13.11.2019 Truthout.com
The public testimony will put "a human face on" on what the witnesses have already said behind closed ...
Republicans Will Claim Trump Was Trying to Clean Up Corruption in Ukraine 13.11.2019 Truthout.com
Sen. John Kennedy
The Republicans' strategy against impeachment involves defending one of the most openly corrupt presidents ever.
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Adam Schiff tosses Mulvaney’s ‘get over it’ remark back in his face as he makes the case for Trump’s impeachment 13.11.2019 Raw Story
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) warned that President Donald Trump’s abuses will permanently corrupt U.S. democracy unless Congress acts to impeach him now. The House Intelligence Committee chairman, who is overseeing the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry, concluded his opening statement with a sharp attack on the White House chief of staff, who excused […]
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Schiff kicks off impeachment hearing with smackdown of Jim Jordan: ‘That’s a false statement’ 13.11.2019 Raw Story
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) kicked off the first open impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump by putting Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) in his place. Minutes after the hearing got underway, Jordan — and other Republican members — attempted to postpone witness testimony by offering motions and points of order designed to expose […]
Congress Begins Public Impeachment Hearings 13.11.2019 Outside the Beltway
In a few short hours, the House Intelligence Committee begins the public phase of its impeachment inquiry.
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Editorial: The GOP is trying to distract you from key questions about Trump's behavior. Don't let them 13.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The House Intelligence Committee is set to begin the public portion of the House's impeachment inquiry. President Trump's supporters will attempt to shift the focus away from the president, but the public should not be distracted from the core questions about Trump's conduct.

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The impeachment show on MSNBC and Fox News: Preparing to prosecute, or defend, Trump 13.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

The impeachment inquiry into President Trump has widened a massive divide, nowhere more evident than on cable TV.

Televised impeachment hearings mattered during Watergate — but they may not today: John Dean associate 13.11.2019 Raw Story
I started a continuing legal education program with John Dean in 2011. We have done over one-hundred-and-fifty programs across the nation since then. Our first program was about obstruction of justice and how Dean, as Nixon’s White House Counsel, navigated the stormy waters when he turned on the president and became history’s most important whistleblower. […]
Fireworks expected as televised Trump impeachment hearings open 13.11.2019 Raw Story
Donald Trump faces the most perilous challenge of his three-year presidency as public hearings convened as part of the impeachment probe against him open under the glare of television cameras on Wednesday. Democrats in the House of Representatives plan to prove over several weeks of hearings that the US leader abused his office by seeking […]
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‘It Locks in Our Destiny’; Matthews, Friends Give Cheesy Pep Talks on Impeachment Eve 13.11.2019 NewsBusters
‘Twas the night before the impeachment hearings, when all through the newsrooms, all the creatures were stirring, even the mice; The guests were properly made up and full of notebooks with care, in hopes that Adam Schiff would soon be there. Yes, it was quite the feeling of gleeful anticipation on Tuesday’s Hardball on the eve of Wednesday morning’s first House impeachment hearings as host Chris Matthews and liberal mouthpieces in the press provided pep talks while framing the matter in such stark ...
Bill Barr appears to be targeting Trump’s opponents — and senate Dems want an investigation 13.11.2019 Raw Story
In May, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) cornered Attorney General Bill Barr during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Harris, a career prosecutor who served as San Francisco District Attorney and California Attorney General, asked Barr if the White House had ever asked for any specific investigations. Barr struggled to answer the question. Senator Harris: Attorney General […]
How Trump supporters justify supporting the president in the full knowledge that he’s a criminal 13.11.2019 Raw Story
It’s been nearly two months since Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump, and Republicans still haven’t figured out a way to justify their predetermined conclusion: Trump is innocent. Their problem, of course, is the overwhelming evidence that Trump personally conducted an extortion and bribery scheme against Ukraine’s political leadership. As […]
Opinion: Mick Mulvaney to Democrats: You and your subpoenas can drop dead 13.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

While other Trump administration figures look to the courts for guidance, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney just said no to a House subpoena.

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Conservative columnist takes down all of the GOP’s ‘ludicrous’ talking points against impeachment 13.11.2019 Raw Story
Conservative columnist Max Boot urged Republicans to get it together before they attempt to mount a defense in the House Intelligence Committee hearings on the impeachment inquiry Wednesday. In his Washington Post column Tuesday, Boot outlined places where Republicans should make some edits if they truly intend to mount any kind of defense that makes […]
The Democrats’ Impeachment Strategy Is Simple—and Risky 12.11.2019 Mother Jones
Less is more.  That’s the mantra for the House Democrats, as they take their impeachment inquiry into a new phase: public hearings. For weeks, the House committees leading this effort—the intelligence, foreign affairs, and oversight committees—have narrowly focused on one matter: the Trump-Ukraine scandal and the tale of Donald Trump apparently abusing the office of […]
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Republicans’ betrayal of America sinks to new depths as the impeachment hearings go public 12.11.2019 Raw Story
The House is set this week to begin the first in a series of impeachment hearings. As we listen to testimony and consider the facts, we should bear in mind the big picture. This article was originally published at The Editorial Board So far, the focus is rightly on Donald Trump’s extortion—the correct legal term—of Ukraine’s president, […]
Impeachment Frenzy: TV Networks Blast Trump With 96% Negative News 12.11.2019 NewsBusters
During the six weeks since the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry was announced, the liberal media have tried to help the cause by giving the effort wall-to-wall coverage, blasting the President with 96% negative coverage (even including criticism of his performance after the successful mission against ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi), even as they ignore how Trump’s policies have benefited the record-setting ...
Letters to the Editor: How senators can avoid voting on impeachment: Convince Trump to resign 12.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

History will not be kind to senators who vote against removing Trump; therefore, they should try going to Nixon route and persuade the president to resign.

New testimony adds 2 stunning — and previously unknown — details about the Ukraine extortion 12.11.2019 Raw Story
New testimony released Monday from the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation of the Ukraine scandal included at least two new stunning details about the quid pro quo scheme at the heart of the matter. Overall, the transcripts for depositions of Catherine Croft and Christopher Anderson, who were advisers to U.S. envoy Kurt Volker, built on the story of […]
MSNBC Host Asks: Are Democrats Haunted by the Mueller Hearing? 12.11.2019 NewsBusters
The panel on Sunday’s edition of Kasie DC acted as Democratic strategists, giving House Democrats advice ahead of the public testimony of career diplomats as part of the impeachment inquiry. In addition, the panel predicted that former National Security Adviser John Bolton would emerge as a “star witness” for the Democrats if he decided to ...
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