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Rep. Elise Stefanik warns Senate Dems against ‘dragging out’ impeachment trial, calls for Hunter Biden testimony

As the public gears up for day three of proceedings in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., says many of her constituents are “tuning it out” and cautioned Senate Democrats against dragging out a process that many believe to be a “waste of time.”

Mark Meadows: ‘Adam Schiff has amnesia’ regarding his committee denying Trump a fair process

House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said that Lead House Impeachment Manager Adam Schiff, D-Calif., appears to have amnesia, as he lambasts Republicans for allegedly preventing a fair Senate impeachment trial.

Rep. Doug Collins: Democrats trying ‘to find anything shiny’ to distract Americans from ‘how poorly they did their job’

House Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., appeared on “Outnumbered Overtime” Monday and criticized Democrats for continuing to make demands about the conduct of President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, which begins this week.

Doug Collins: House Democratic leader’s remark about letting Trump ‘prove innocence’ should alarm Americans

House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins, R-Ga., said Democrats are exposing their true contempt for the Constitution and the individual rights therein with how they are conducting the impeachment of President Trump.

Former Iraqi refugee trying to unseat Ilhan Omar: She is doing ‘irreparable harm’ to the country

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., is doing “irreparable” damage to the United States, Minnesota Republican U.S. congressional candidate Dalia Al-Aqidi said Friday.

Rep. Brian Mast: Politically motivated Dems tried to ‘steal’ moment of reflection for fallen soldiers

Congressional Democrats in a hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday tried to “steal” a moment of reflection about fallen U.S. military members because it didn’t align with their political agenda, retired Army Ranger and double amputee Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., said Friday.

House Republicans demand FISA court explain Carter Page surveillance, other missteps

House Oversight Committee Republicans on Thursday sent a series of interrogatories directly to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), Fox News has learned, in a major new intervention that highlights the secret court’s growing credibility crisis following Department of Justice Inspector General (DOJ IG) Michael Horowitz’s damning report earlier this year.

GOP Rep. Gaetz denies creating sex ‘game’ while in state legislature, amid nasty feud with local pol

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., said he did not create a game that rewarded legislators for sleeping with lobbyists, staffers and married lawmakers after he was accused of doing so by a Florida state representative as part of an ever-escalating and increasingly nasty Twitter fight. 

Rep. Matt Gaetz says Russia probe will ‘erode’ credibility of House impeachment managers

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla. said the seven lawmakers who will serve as impeachment managers to prosecute the case against President Trump in the upcoming Senate trial have lost their credibility due to their roles in the “failed” Russia investigation.

Ken Starr: There’s an ‘incoherence’ to Nadler’s impeachment claim

Former independent counsel Kenneth Starr reacted on Wednesday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement of the seven lawmakers who will serve as impeachment managers to prosecute the case against President Trump in his imminent Senate trial saying, “I think the speaker chose well and wisely other than I have some reservations about [House Judiciary Committee Chairman] Jerry Nadler in terms of his courtroom abilities.”

Rep. Mast waits silently after asking for names of any fallen Americans whose deaths didn’t justify Soleimani strike

Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., sat in silence during a congressional hearing on Tuesday, after demanding to know which fallen Americans didn’t justify the deadly drone strike carried out against Iranian Gen. Qassam Soleimani earlier this month. 

Andy McCarthy: Witnesses would make Senate impeachment trial long and ‘unpredictable’

Potential witnesses in a Senate impeachment trial would make for an unpredictable outcome and even longer process, former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy McCarthy said Tuesday.

Nunes letter to ICIG demands answers about whistleblower complaint

House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., demanded answers Saturday from the Intelligence Community Inspector General’s office regarding the whistleblower complaint about President Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

GOP challenger says AOC failing New York by pandering for the spotlight

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is failing her congressional districts in New York by not working with other elected officials in her party and pandering for the spotlight, Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Scherie Murray said Saturday.

Gaetz is one of 3 Republicans to vote in favor of House’s War Powers Resolution

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., broke ranks with most of his GOP colleagues on Thursday and voted with House Democrats on the issue of curbing President Trump’s war powers, with regard to America’s present conflict with Iran. 

AOC accuses House Republican of racism after he calls out ‘squad of Ayatollah sympathizers’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., suggested Thursday that a Republican colleague was racist for apparently calling her “squad” of progressive freshmen “Ayatollah sympathizers.”

Rep. Elise Stefanik: Nancy Pelosi needs to know she has ‘no authority over the Senate’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., must understand that she does not have the authority to control a Senate impeachment trial, according to Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y.

Rep. Michael Waltz: Iran has ‘a long history of marching right up to the edge and then eventually backing down’

House Armed Services Committee member Michael Waltz, R-Fla., said Tuesday that he believes President Trump will respond to any U.S. casualties at the hands of Iran in a similar way to former President Ronald Reagan in 1988.

Duncan Hunter submits resignation letter to Pelosi, Newsom

Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., sent a letter of resignation to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday, and plans to officially leave his post on Jan. 13. 

Chris Wallace on Soleimani strike: Trump administration must now decide ‘how far we want to take this’

The question for the Trump administration is how far the United States wants to take the escalating conflict with the Iranian regime, “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace observed Friday.