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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.

Democrats, in impeachment trial arguments, charge that Trump’s conduct was worse than Nixon’s

Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler Thursday accused President Trump of putting his own personal interests above national security and American democracy and charged that Trump is the only president in history to violate his oath of office so flagrantly.

March for Life won’t be heavily covered because media is ‘afraid of the truth,’ says Senate candidate

The mainstream media will not give heavy airtime to the 47th annual March for Life in Washington D.C. because they are “afraid of the truth” about hundreds of thousands of Americans’ pro-life beliefs, U.S. Senate candidate for New Mexico Elisa Martinez said Thursday.

Tom Cotton: If I added vodka to my milk on the Senate floor, Schiff would’ve accused me of collusion

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., who was required to sit through the entirety of Wednesday’s marathon Senate impeachment trial session, noted how senators are only allowed milk or water on the Senate floor.

Schiff warns of Russian attack on US mainland, as Day 2 of Trump’s Senate impeachment trial concludes

House Democrats launched into lengthy arguments that broke little ground, if any, in President Trump’s impeachment trial Wednesday — as the head impeachment manager, California Rep. Adam Schiff, suggested that Russians could attack the U.S. and insisted that removing Trump from office was necessary because the integrity of the 2020 election could not be “assured.”

Sen. Josh Hawley: Nadler basically accused senators of treason before Chief Justice Roberts admonished him

Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Wednesday that he had never seen U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts admonish litigators the way had admonished House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. and members of President Trump’s legal team near the end of the first day of the Senate impeachment trial.

Trey Gowdy: Schiff had three months to build case against Trump but wants Senate to do it instead

Former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said Wednesday that House Oversight Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., is trying to force the U.S. Senate to make the impeachment case he failed to build in the House.

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin fawns over Schiff’s ‘dazzling’ performance during Senate impeachment trial

CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin continued to gush over House Intelligence Committee chairman and leading House impeachment manager Adam Schiff, D-Calif., for his “dazzling” performance during the opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump.

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.

Jim Inhofe says wife is ‘progressing nicely’ after minor stroke

Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., said Tuesday that his wife, Kay, had suffered a “minor stroke” last week but is “progressing nicely.” 

NRSC releases impeachment trial hype video: ‘The Senate exists for moments like this’

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the campaign group dedicated to boosting GOP numbers in the Senate, released a slickly produced video Tuesday to mark the start of President Trump’s impeachment trial. 

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.

Trump, in Davos, appears confident of Senate impeachment trial outcome: ‘We have a great case’

President Trump voiced optimism regarding the Senate impeachment trial as he arrived for a breakfast meeting with American CEOs and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday morning.

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.

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.

Jeff Sessions: Democrats’ impeachment mission is a taxpayer-funded ‘political attack ad’

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Democrats are essentially producing a taxpayer-funded campaign ad by impeaching President Trump ahead of the November election.

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.

Schumer vows ‘we will not back down’ at Senate’s Trump impeachment trial, as GOP shoots down Dems’ amendments

The Senate entered an unusual closed session late Tuesday, after the chamber handed President Trump a major win by voting along party lines to effectively kill three proposals from Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to subpoena White House, State Department, and Office of Management and Budget documents — even as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made some tweaks that were likely to assuage Democrats’ concerns over scheduling.