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Dec 11 2019
Agreement on a new trade deal and a defense authorization bill show bipartisan progress is possible even amidst the polarizing effects of the impeachment inquiry.
Suddenly, Washington is getting things done in bipartisan fashion. And that’s in spite of – or perhaps because of – the thoroughly partisan effort to impeach President Donald Trump.
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Sep 26 2023
Hunter Biden has sued Rudy Giuliani and his lawyer, Robert Costello, for allegedly hacking data from his laptop.
Key Details: The federal lawsuit claims that Giuliani and Costello tampered with and manipulated data on an external hard drive associated with Biden's laptop, which Biden abandoned at a Delaware repair shop in 2019. Biden's attorneys say those actions violate the federalNew York Post (News) Forbes CBS News (Online)
May 23 2021
Congressman ‘Forgot’ to Cast Proxy Vote That May Have Killed Democrat-Backed Spending Package: Spokesperson
A member of the House didn’t cast a proxy vote for a fellow congressman on the Democrat-backed $1.9 billion Capitol security spending bill because it slipped his mind, according to a spokesperson.
A spokesperson for Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) told Just the News that “Calvert had been voting by proxy” for Rep. John Carter (R-Texas) “throughout the week” before the vote was held. It cameThe Epoch Times
May 08 2016
Sarah Palin will work to defeat House Speaker Paul Ryan by backing his primary opponent in Wisconsin, the former Alaska governor told CNN's Jake Tapper.
Palin said in an interview that airs Sunday on "State of the Union" that her decision was sparked by Ryan's bombshell announcement to Tapper last week that he wasn't yet ready to support Donald Trump, the Republican presumptive nomineeCNN (Online News)
Dec 10 2019
Ever since Nancy Pelosi announced last week that she was instructing the Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, speculation swirled as to what exactly they would look like.
Would they be broad, sweeping in a hodgepodge of alleged presidential misdeeds that include evidence gathered over the course of Mr Trump's three-year presidency? Or would they goBBC News
Dec 10 2019
House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Tuesday morning, charging him with abuse of power in the Ukraine affair and obstruction of Congress.
The announcement followed 77 days after the House launched a formal inquiry into Trump's freezing of assistance to Ukraine and request to investigate his political rival. It marked only the fourth time in U.SNPR (Online News)
Mar 08 2019
Washington (CNN)Donald Trump has rarely caught a break since special counsel Robert Mueller clamped a vise around his White House two years ago.
Yet the shorter than expected sentence handed to his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is giving the President a few, rare crumbs of comfort as he faces down an expansive set of criminal, civil and congressional investigations into hisGuest Writer - Left
May 06 2016
The Republican Party’s identity crisis keeps getting worse. Hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan said he was not ready to support Donald Trump, the presumptive G.O.P. nominee, 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney also refused to endorse his successor, saying that he was “dismayed” by the state of American politics and that he wished for “better choices” for candidates who, unfortunately, doVanity Fair
Aug 11 2012
Paul Ryan came out swinging Saturday in his new role as Mitt Romney's running mate, accusing President Obama of presiding over a "record of failure" and promising to speak "truth" to America's problems and correct course.Fox News (Online News)
Jan 09 2021
The Republican Party of Abraham Lincoln, Dwight Eisenhower, and Ronald Reagan is no more. In its place, a new GOP is emerging.
But the journey has only just begun, following the extraordinary events of this week – and the preceding weeks that set the stage – which have cleaved the party in ways rarely seen in its 167-year history.
In retrospect, the violent mob that overtookChristian Science Monitor