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Oct 22 2019
Washington -- The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine delivered a "damning" 15-page opening statement on Capitol Hill on Tuesday alleging a direct link between a delay in U.S. military aid for Ukraine and the country's willingness to investigate President Trump's political foes.
William Taylor, the U.S. chargé d'affaires in Kiev, is a key witness in the investigation into the Ukraine scandalCBS News (Online)
May 28 2019
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao reportedly still owns stock in a construction company that she previously promised to divest from upon taking office.
The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that federal disclosure forms show Chao to be the owner of nearly $400,000 worth of stock in Vulcan Materials Co., a major supplier of materials for road pavement and other constructionThe Hill
Jan 17 2019
The 2018 midterms were a disaster for House Republicans. Democrats gained 40 seats, retook the majority, and, to our horror, Nancy Pelosi is speaker again. They were elected to stop Trump, to block him at every turn, and lead the effort for his impeachment and removal from office. Any Democrat who says otherwise is lying. The base demands Trump go at all costs. The younger, feistier DemocratsTownhall
Feb 12 2020
There’s a reason Lady Justice is portrayed as blind. The law is meant to apply equally. Moves this week by the Justice Department have raised concerns that department is no longer hewing to those ideals when it comes to friends and foes of the president.
The events of this week are raising pointed questions about the rule of law and the political independence of America’s largest lawChristian Science Monitor
Apr 28 2020
Right-wing media suggested COVID-19 fatalities were overcounted. New data suggests a significant undercount.
Federal data on excess U.S. deaths since the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic shows a sharper rise in deaths than confirmed COVID-19 fatalities alone account for, according to a Yale University analysis conducted for The Washington Post. Though the excess deaths -- “the number beyond what would normally be expected for that time of year” -- are “not necessarily attributable directly toMedia Matters
Apr 20 2018
Donald Trump On Comey Memos: ‘No Collusion and No Obstruction'; UPDATE: Shows Ex-FBI Chief Leaked Classified Information?
Katie will have all the documents posted for you in the early morning folks, but the Comey memos have been released. Last night, the 15 pages of documents that then-FBI Director James Comey had in meetings with President Trump in the final months of his tenure at the FBI. These documents were critical in the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel to takeover the ongoing RussiaTownhall
Jun 09 2017
President Donald Trump claimed "total and complete vindication" the day after former FBI Director James Comey testified on Capitol Hill, tweeting his first response to the bombshell testimony after spending all of Thursday off his social media site of choice.CNN (Online News)
Jul 01 2019
All revolutionary movements seek to sanctify their lawless behaviour as a spontaneous eruption of righteous fury. In some cases, such as the Euromaidan movement in Ukraine, this conceit is justified. But usually their violence is a pre-meditated tactic to intimidate adversaries. Or as Bolshevik theorist Nikolai Bukharin put it, “In revolution, he will be victorious who cracks the other’s skullQuillette
Jun 10 2019
On Friday, President Trump announced a deal with Mexico regarding immigration. The deal “averted Trump’s threatened imposition of 5% import tariffs on all Mexican goods that had been due to start on Monday unless Mexico committed to do more to help reduce an increase in migrants arriving at the U.S. southern border… The agreement expedites a program known as the Migration Protection ProtocolsThe Flip Side
Apr 27 2020
President Trump is trying to signal support for his base, many of whom have grown frustrated with government-imposed restrictions, while not alienating the swing voters he’ll need in November. It’s led to divergent messages.
In a past life – that is, before COVID-19 – President Donald Trump was banking on a strong economy to usher him into a second term.
That calculation hasChristian Science Monitor