Category Archives: Senate

Schiff Prison Joke for Senators Falls Flat, Earns Him Ridicule

First he tried to “parody” the president. Now he jokes about jail for senators who get out of line. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff might have been kidding when he kicked off Thursday’s installment of the Democratic tragicomedy known as President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial by alluding to the potential for imprisonment for U.S.…

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Schiff Now Openly Claiming Trump 2020 Victory Could Be Illegitimate

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff no longer appears to be content to simply impeach President Donald Trump and is now openly casting doubt on the legitimacy of the president’s potential re-election victory. Schiff made the shocking comments during his opening statement in the Senate’s impeachment trial Wednesday. The California congressman claimed that Trump attempted to…

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Bored Bernie: Sanders Fidgets, Yawns During Senate Impeachment Trial

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), forced to stay off of the campaign trail due to the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump, is reportedly struggling with boredom and has been spotted yawning, “shuffling in his chair,” and reading the back of a tin containing what appeared to be lozenges throughout the hours-long process.

Klein: Why the GAO’s Ruling on Trump Ukraine Aid Doesn’t Help the Impeachment Case

The Democrats in recent days have quickly latched on to the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s claims about President Trump’s hold on military aid to Ukraine, making the disputed charge a centerpiece of their impeachment campaign.

Fake News: CNN Analyst Makes Up Conversation Between Republican Senators on Impeachment

CNN political analyst Joe Lockhart on Wednesday made up a conversation between Republican senators on day two of the Senate impeachment trial, updating his claim roughly ten minutes later and admitting that he made the entire exchange up.

21 Attorneys General Send Letter to Senate Blasting ‘Ruinous’ Impeachment

In a scathing letter, 21 state attorneys general lashed out at the impeachment of President Donald Trump, calling it “ruinous” to the country. The attorney generals, who are all Republicans, sent the letter Wednesday as they asked the Senate to reject the Democrats’ arguments. “As Attorneys General of 21 States whose citizens and Electoral College…

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Trump Legal Team Hammers Jerry Nadler at Impeachment Trial: ‘You’re Not In Charge Here’

This is what fighting back looks like. Since the impeachment process started, Democrats and their accusations have been allowed to dominate the mainstream media discussion over the actions of President Donald Trump that allegedly qualify to drive him out of office. Their control of the House, and natural sympathy of the liberal media, gave them…

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Chief Justice John Roberts Scolds Both Sides as Impeachment Trial Gets Heated

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts made an appeal for civility early Wednesday during the opening phase of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate. Roberts spoke after the use of the phrase “cover-up” by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler led to an angry response from White House counsel Pat Cipollone. Democrats…

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Even Dem Senator Who Vowed To Convict Trump Says House Dems Didn’t Do Their Job

Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono has been at the head of the President Donald Trump impeachment train for as far back as we can remember. Her temper tantrum over the results of the 2016 presidential election has rivaled only those of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Rep. Adam Schiff and New York Rep. Jerry Nadler. In…

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Trump Defiant as Impeachment Trial Begins: ‘Read the Transcripts!’

President Donald Trump was defiant on Tuesday as the Senate impeachment trial began with opening arguments by his attorneys and the Democratic House impeachment managers. “READ THE TRANSCRIPTS!” Trump tweeted from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. READ THE TRANSCRIPTS! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 21, 2020 Talking to the media earlier in…

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Schiff: Trump ‘Guilty’ if Senate Rejects Democrats’ Demand for New Witnesses, Evidence

WASHINGTON, DC — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) argued on Tuesday that a refusal by the Senate to agree to Democrats’ demand to allow new witnesses and evidence in the impeachment trial without a vote would deem President Donald Trump guilty regardless of the verdict.

Trump’s Legal Team Files Lengthy Brief Calling Impeachment Articles ‘an Affront to the Constitution’

President Donald Trump’s legal team filed a lengthy legal brief with the Senate on Monday calling the House Democrats’ impeachment effort an “affront to the Constitution” that should be rejected on its face. Trump’s 110-page legal brief highlights that the House voted to impeach the president without alleging any criminal conduct. Article II, Section 4…

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Mike Huckabee: Pelosi’s Impeachment Charade Continues

Impeachment Theater News Round-Up: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi crassly tried to distract attention away from President Trump’s signing ceremony for the new China trade deal by turning her long-delayed handover of the House impeachment articles to the Senate into a pompous public ceremony, filled with her now-patented hushed and pained comments about her sacred duty…

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Report: Republicans Close to Finalizing Plan To Ensure Dems Can’t Drag Out Impeachment Trial

As the Senate prepares for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, two new reports indicate that the upper chamber is planning rules that would prevent the trial from dragging on for weeks. According to Axios, Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri said the rules that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is planning to adopt…

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Impeachment Trial Set To Begin with Dems Urging Senate To ‘Eliminate the Threat’ of Trump

House Democrats claim in the opening statement they have filed for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial that the Senate must “eliminate the threat that the President poses to America’s national security.” The statement claims that Trump tried to manipulate Ukraine into interfering in the 2020 presidential election. “President Trump’s solicitation of foreign interference in our…

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Impeachment Manager Says Trump Attempted Bribery, Can’t Explain Why It Isn’t in the Articles

The difficult thing about Donald Trump’s impeachment for Democrats is that he’s not accused of any crime. Scholars have said this isn’t a prerequisite for impeachment and removal, especially given that impeachment is an inherently political act, but it helps when you’re trying to convince a skeptical public (not to mention Republican senators) of your…

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