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Rep. Steve Scalise: Trump impeachment is a shameless Democratic abuse of power

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., rushed impeachment through the House on the thinnest and most nakedly partisan basis in history. Now she’s regretting it.

Tom Del Beccaro: In Trump impeachment, Dems commit malpractice – wrongly expect Senate to do job of House

It is not the job of the Senate to come to the rescue of House Democrats who are guilty of investigatory and constitutional malpractice for failing to assemble a convincing case for the impeachment of the president.

Tomi Lahren: Red flag laws would create domino effect of Dems infringing on 2nd Amendment rights

“Red flag laws” are just the first on a long list of Democrats’ planned Second Amendment infringements, Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren said Wednesday.

Sen. Marsha Blackburn: Impeachment trial is a political farce – no more witnesses or documents are needed

No additional witnesses or documents are necessary for the impeachment trial. To admit them would be to legitimize Democrats’ caricature of fairness, and the continuation of a process that will never be more than a political farce.

Rep. Andy Biggs: Flawed Trump impeachment articles should be dismissed by Senate, ending his trial

As the impeachment trial of President Trump got underway in the Senate Tuesday, it was obvious that House Democrats can’t present a plausible case for removing the duly elected president from office. As a result, justice requires that the Senate should simply dismiss the two badly flawed articles of impeachment against the president and move on to more important business.

House managers: Trump’s defense that abuse of power is not impeachable offense is ‘wrong and dangerous’

The House Democratic impeachment managers on Tuesday slammed the argument from President Trump’s legal defense team that the charges brought against the president are not impeachable offenses, calling it “wrong and dangerous” in their own separate filing.

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.

Trey Gowdy: Lev Parnas’ claims are great for headlines, but not for a courtroom

Indicted former associate of Rudy Giuliani Lev Parnas’ claims implicating President Trump may be good for headlines but would not hold up in a court of law, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy 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. 

Sen. Kennedy: Pelosi ‘swollen with partisan rage’ as she sends Trump impeachment articles to Senate

Senate Judiciary Committee member John Kennedy, R-La., said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “swollen with partisan rage,” after watching the California Democrat shepherd the articles of impeachment to the Senate through her formal “engrossment ceremony.”

Pelosi says Trump ‘will be held accountable’ as she signs articles of impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., put her signature on the articles of impeachment brought against President Trump on Wednesday – setting up the trial that places the fate of Trump’s presidency in the hands of the Senate.

Arizona Rep. Kirkpatrick seeks treatment for alcoholism after fall

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., announced Wednesday that she will receive treatment for alcoholism after she was seriously injured in a fall she said was the result of her condition. 

Trump’s impeachment trial team: Who are the lawyers defending the president?

President Trump has locked down the defense team that will be representing him during his impeachment trial, as House Democrats move Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against him to the Senate.

Yovanovitch calls for investigation after documents show she may have been surveilled in Ukraine

Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch Tuesday called for an investigation after new documents obtained by the House of Representatives that suggest she may have been followed by associates of President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani while in Ukraine.

Sen. John Cornyn: Senate impeachment trial could wrap up within a few weeks

The impeachment trial against President Trump could wrap up in the Senate in just a few weeks, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, said Tuesday.

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.