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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Entire Russian Government Resigns to Make Way for Putin Power Grab

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev made a startling announcement on Wednesday that he and his entire government will resign to get out of President Vladimir Putin’s way as Putin rewrites the Russian constitution. Putin seeks to add provisions that would allow him to remain in power indefinitely, although he might still have to forfeit the…

Russiagate Investigation Now Endangers Obama

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Former U.S. President Barack Obama is now in severe legal jeopardy, because the Russiagate investigation has turned 180 degrees; and he, instead of the current President, Donald Trump, is in its cross-hairs. The biggest crime that a U.S. President can commit is to try to defeat American democracy (the…

McConnell Suggests Senate Will Move to Dismiss Impeachment After Opening Arguments

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) hinted in a speech on the Senate floor Tuesday morning that the Senate will move to dismiss the pending articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump after opening arguments in the expected trial. McConnell was reacting to a proposal by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Monday that…

Media Ignore Senate Democrats Who Have Made Up Their Minds on Impeachment

The mainstream media have accused leading Republicans of destroying the possibility of a “fair trial” in the Senate after President Donald Trump is impeached because many have said they have made up their minds he is not guilty. The media have conveniently ignored the fact that many Senate Democrats, including most of the Senators running…

James Clyburn Floats Amendment to ‘Get Rid of Impeachment Altogether’ if Pelosi Fails

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Appearing Friday on CNN’s New Day, House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) called for the U.S. Constitution to be changed if Congress fails to impeach President Donald Trump. "This is a vote of conscience," says Rep. James Clyburn about why he's not whipping votes for impeachment. "We have to leave members up to…

DARLING: The President Has A Right To Confront So-Called ‘Whistleblower’

November 09, 2019 12:00 PM ET My former boss, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, has been spot-on in making the case that the president has a right to confront the so-called “whistleblower” who inspired the impeachment inquiry. The law does not support recent arguments that the “whistleblower” has a right to anonymity. There is a question…

Watch Live: Leftists Hold Impeachment Rally in Nation’s Capitol

Anti-Donald Trump groups that have been working to undo his presidency since he was elected in 2016 are staging impeachment rallies on Sunday in Washington, DC, and other cities across the country. Leftist groups behind the rallies include the Women’s March, the Center for Popular Democracy, Rise and Resist, By the People, Credo Action and…

Democrats cornered as President Trump blows up their inquiry

President Trump has got the Democrats right where he always wanted them to be: cornered. While the Democrats are trying to cry foul over this, it does appear that they know they are caught and they cannot get out of their position without either a humiliation or an utter defeat. They did this to themselves,…

The Trump Doctrine: Freedom Requires Sovereignty

Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty President Donald Trump outlined the central political philosophy of his administration in his annual address to the opening of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday: national sovereignty is the foundation of liberty. In his remarks, Trump contrasted “those whose thirst for control deludes them into thinking they are…

Chris Hayes: Electoral College ‘Would Be Unconstitutional’ If It ‘Wasn’t Specifically In The Constitution’

August 31, 2019 11:42 AM ET Chris Hayes argued that the Electoral College “would be unconstitutional” if it “wasn’t specifically in the Constitution.” The MSNBC host made the comment during a lecture-style presentation knocking the system on Friday night’s “All In with Chris Hayes.” WATCH: “But I think there is actually a deeper philosophical thing…

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