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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.

Democrats’ Latest Narrative: Russians Interfering to Fuel Biden Corruption Questions

In a narrative strikingly similar to the alleged Russian hack of the Democratic National Committee, the news media has been pushing a story citing a cybersecurity firm saying it discovered Russian military spies hacked into Burisma, the Ukrainian gas company that is at the center of the impeachment campaign targeting President Donald Trump.

Dems Latest Narrative: Russians Interfering to Fuel Biden Corruption Questions

In a narrative strikingly similar to the alleged Russian hack of the Democratic National Committee, the news media has been pushing a story citing a cybersecurity firm saying it discovered Russian military spies hacked into Burisma, the Ukrainian gas company that is at the center of the impeachment campaign targeting President Donald Trump.

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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Is This Tiny Texas House Race a Sign of Things to Come in November?

Beto O’Rourke is livestreaming again. Joe Biden and Julián Castro are making their presence felt. Mike Bloomberg has knocked on doors and outside groups are running TV attack ads. On the brink of 2020’s first big contest, it all screams high stakes. Not in Iowa. This is just for a single Texas House seat. “This…

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Muslim Refugee Republican Announces She’s Running Against Ilhan Omar: ‘She Does Not Speak for Me’

A Muslim refugee and journalist is challenging Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar as a Republican, saying the Minnesota representative “divides” the United States. Dalia al-Aqidi promises unity rather than division as she announced her campaign Thursday. The journalist, who has formerly been shadow-banned from Twitter after criticizing Omar, fled with her mother from Iraq as…

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Bernie Sanders Supports Cardi B Run After Her ‘I Deada** Have Sooo Much Ideas’ Comment

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, one of the leading contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination because that is how out of touch the party has become, thinks it would be great if stripper-turned-rapper Cardi B became a politician. The rapper, whose real name is Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, previously endorsed the senator’s presidential campaign when she uttered…

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House Votes To Send Impeachment to Senate, with One Lone Democrat Bucking His Party

On Wednesday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi made a motion to have the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump sent to the Senate. The historic trial is set to begin on Thursday. Pelosi told ABC News, “Today, we will make history, when we walk down — when the managers walk the hall, they…

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Email: James Comey Tried to Hide Fact that ‘Pee’ Dossier Wasn’t Corroborated

An email reveals disgraced former FBI director James Comey tried unsuccessfully to change a draft public statement from then-Director of National Intelligence James Clapper questioning the reliability of the infamous anti-Trump dossier.

Netanyahu Calls on West to Impose Snapback Sanctions on Iran

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday called for snapback sanctions to be reimposed on Iran over its nuclear program after Britain, France and Germany triggered a dispute resolution mechanism in the nuclear deal.

Marc Scaringi: Pelosi’s Failed Gamble

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has finally decided to send her much-beloved and overindulged articles of impeachment from their comfy nook in the cozy confines of her House of Representatives to the harsh, cold reality of the U.S. Senate. There, like a baby lamb being led to its slaughter, the articles will meet a…

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Trump Trolls Pelosi and Schumer with Image Suggesting They’re Pro-Iran

President Donald Trump slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Monday without saying a word. Trump retweeted a fake photo of Pelosi in a hijab standing with Schumer in front of an Iranian flag. The original tweet also bore the text, “The corrupted Dems trying their best to come to the…

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Cardi B Mulling a Career in Politics: ‘I Have Sooo Much Ideas that Make Sense’

Rapper and Bernie Sanders backer Cardi B said she would one day like to be a politician, declaring that “just a couple of years of school” would help her to implement her innovative ideas in Congress.

Revealed: McCabe Pushed to Highlight Trump ‘Golden Shower’ Rumor in Public Russia Report — and Comey Approved

An email proves disgraced ex-FBI Director James Comey personally approved an FBI effort to have the wild and unsubstantiated “golden showers” claim about President Trump included in material to be considered for publication in the U.S. Intelligence Community’s official report on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Appears Defense Officials Withheld Info from Congress Because Some Reps Can’t Be Trusted: Rep. Brooks

Rep. Mo Brooks said that in the classified briefing about the airstrike that took out Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, it seemed defense officials withheld important details on the attack because some representatives can’t be trusted. “USA kills Sulaimani. Kudos! After 40 years, about time USA fights back against Iran terrorists,” the Alabama Republican tweeted Thursday.…

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Adam Schiff Faces Impeachment Fallout as Celeb Dr. Drew Mulls Primarying Him

Dr. Drew Pinsky has plans for his life that do not include politics. However, the reality-show star and addiction expert said that the state of decay he sees on California’s streets and in Washington politics may force his hand. “I was watching all the impeachment proceedings and I was going, ‘Oh my God, our Congress…

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There’s So Much More at Stake in 2020 Than Just the Presidency – and Democrats Know It

The reins of political power in the U.S. for the next decade could be determined in this year’s elections — not necessarily by who wins the presidency, but by thousands of lower-profile contests for state legislative seats across the country. In many states, the winners of those legislative races will have a role in drawing…

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‘On Pain of Imprisonment’: What’s Next for Impeachment in the Senate

Hear ye, hear ye: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is finally hitting the send button on President Donald Trump’s article of impeachment. That’s after she paused the whole constitutional matter, producing a three-week standoff with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and complicating the campaigning picture for the five Democratic senators in the White House race.…

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