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    Pompeo steps up attacks on NPR reporter, but doesn’t deny her account
    Jan25

    Pompeo steps up attacks on NPR reporter, but doesn’t deny her account

    The secretary of state on Saturday attacked the correspondent who reported that he had cursed and berated her over questioning about Ukraine, but did not directly challenge those claims. …read more Source::...

    Trump’s legal team present ‘6 key facts’ in impeachment case that exonerate Trump
    Jan25

    Trump’s legal team present ‘6 key facts’ in impeachment case that exonerate Trump

    President Donald Trump’s legal team began their defense Saturday, where they laid the groundwork to make the case that Trump is innocent of the impeachment charges.During the brief session, Deputy counsel Mike Purpura explained the “six key facts” about the impeachment case that absolve Trump of wrongdoing.1. The infamous...

    Mike Pompeo accused a veteran NPR reporter of ‘lying,’ being ‘unhinged,’ and misidentifying Bangladesh for Ukraine on a map
    Jan25

    Mike Pompeo accused a veteran NPR reporter of ‘lying,’ being ‘unhinged,’ and misidentifying Bangladesh for Ukraine on a map

    NPR host Mary Louise Kelly said that Pompeo yelled at her and cursed her out for asking him tough questions on Ukraine in a Friday interview. …read more Source:: Business...

    Schiff Under Fire for Citing Alleged White House Threat to Punish Dissenting Senators
    Jan25

    Schiff Under Fire for Citing Alleged White House Threat to Punish Dissenting Senators

    Senate Republicans on Friday slammed Rep. Adam Schiff (D., Calif.) after the House’s lead prosecutor repeated reporting that the White House had threatened to put senators’ “head[s]” on a “pike” if they did not vote to acquit President Donald Trump. Schiff’s use of the anonymously sourced CBS News report...

    Video: Democrat Nadler lashes out at President Trump as ‘a dictator’ in speech dripping with hypocrisy
    Jan25

    Video: Democrat Nadler lashes out at President Trump as ‘a dictator’ in speech dripping with hypocrisy

    After what seemed like three interminable days of opening remarks from Democrats in the impeachment trial, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) lost his mind and lashed out at President Donald Trump as “a dictator” in his closing remarks before his Senate colleagues.Nadler accused Trump of declaring himself...

    Trey Gowdy explains how Barack Obama may become a witness in President Trump’s impeachment trial
    Jan25

    Trey Gowdy explains how Barack Obama may become a witness in President Trump’s impeachment trial

    Former Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) explained this week how former President Barack Obama may be a relevant witness in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. “Part of impeachment is setting a precedent for what’s going to happen in the future,” Gowdy told Fox News host Sean Hannity, “So, if the vice president can...

    Who is Dmytro Firtash? The man linked to $1 million loan to Giuliani ally has a shadowy past
    Jan25

    Who is Dmytro Firtash? The man linked to $1 million loan to Giuliani ally has a shadowy past

    The billionaire oligarch is “at the dead center of the greatest corruption operation in Ukraine’s history,” said a former senior U.S. diplomat. …read more Source::...

    Our Top Weekend Reads
    Jan25

    Our Top Weekend Reads

    Wuhan faces quarantine as coronavirus spreads, Imran Khan discusses China, and Trump picks up Ukraine conspiracy theory. …read more Source:: Foreign...

    Impeachment trial to enter new phase with Trump defense
    Jan25

    Impeachment trial to enter new phase with Trump defense

    President Trump’s lawyers launch their defense Saturday after three long days of House Democratic impeachment managers laying out arguments that the president abused his power in his dealings with Ukraine and obstructed C… …read more Source:: The...

    The GOP’s Terminal Infection of Advanced Trumpism Has No Known Cure
    Jan25

    The GOP’s Terminal Infection of Advanced Trumpism Has No Known Cure

    Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesA dangerous virus is rapidly spreading that threatens grave danger to those afflicted. I’m talking, of course, about Trumpism. Even moderate exposure renders Republicans unable to discern lies from truth, often causing them to mistake scandalous revelations for a nothingburger. Case in point: Recently...