65. Yovanovitch refused to hang Trump's picture at the US embassy in Ukraine for "like a year and a half, or two years." (There is no evidence for this claim. The Trump administration itself caused a delay: it took the administration more than nine months after Trump's inauguration to distribute his official photo to government buildings, CNBC reported in 2017.) … [Read more...] about Fact check: 65 ways Trump has been dishonest about Ukraine and impeachment
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When they are feeling more confident about the threat, staff from rival campaigns point out that, while he’s already hit 5 percent in multiple national polls, Bloomberg will need to hit at least 15 percent in the districts he’s targeting in order to win delegates in states like Texas and Virginia. But those close to Bloomberg are sure he’ll be ready to spend over $1 billion overall, and he’s made no secret in the past of his disdain for Sanders’s and Warren’s politics. He entered the race because he came to believe Biden, his onetime favored candidate, was a weak option, and, according to some close to the mayor, he may still reconsider his plans if Biden emerges from the four early states in control. If not, the big, perhaps paranoid, worry among the other candidates is not that Bloomberg would comfortably win the nomination but that his presence could ultimately force a mathematically unlikely contested convention — or at least that he could … [Read more...] about One of These People Could Beat Trump, Right?
Senate Democrats are pressing Chief Justice John Roberts to rule in favor of calling witnesses at President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump rails against impeachment in speech to Texas farmers Trump administration planning to crack down on 'birth tourism': report George Conway on Trump adding Dershowitz, Starr to legal team: 'Hard to see how either could help' MORE's impeachment trial, while Republicans argue it could force his recusal from potential Supreme Court cases. … [Read more...] about Roberts under pressure from both sides in witness fight
During his impeachment over an affair with a White House intern, Clinton visited Japan, South Korea, Israel and the Palestinian Authority. He also traveled to Jordan for King Hussein's funeral in February 1999, just a few days before he was acquitted by the Senate. … [Read more...] about Trump heads to Switzerland with Senate trial to reconvene
The question for the Senate is whether Donald Trump abused his power as president by pressuring a foreign government to intervene to help him win reelection. Despite their oaths to be impartial jurors, McConnell and Senate Judiciary chairman Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamLawmakers push back at Pentagon's possible Africa drawdown George Conway group drops ad seeking to remind GOP senators of their 'sworn oaths' ahead of impeachment trial House Democrats may call new impeachment witnesses if Senate doesn't MORE (R-S.C.) have made it clear they want a quick dismissal of charges against the president after the House impeachment managers and his defense attorneys make their cases to the Senate jury this week. No witnesses, no problems. … [Read more...] about Hypocrisy is the currency of the realm for GOP in the age of Trump