Author Archive: Janet

Trump allies push back on ‘quid pro quo,’ say envoy testified Ukraine initially unaware of aid holdup

President Trump and his allies in Congress pushed back against damaging revelations from diplomat Bill Taylor’s Tuesday testimony – in which the Ukraine envoy said the administration linked U.S. military aid to a call for politically related investigations in Kiev – saying the witness also acknowledged under questioning that Ukraine was initially in the dark on the aid holdup.

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Schiff: House investigations to focus on Trump’s ‘breach of the president’s oath of office’

Sunday House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said that while his committee plans on investigating a host of issues relating to President Trump’s July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the main focus will center on the president’s “fundamental breach of the president’s oath of office.”

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Dennis Prager: ‘No Safe Spaces’ shows the left as ‘a purely destructive force’

The left-wing of the American political spectrum is a “purely destructive force” that has taken over elements of academic life, including free speech on college campuses, said Dennis Prager on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday.

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State Department stepped up Hillary Clinton email probe beginning in August

The State Department reportedly has ramped up its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private server, potentially reviving an issue that dominated the 2016 presidential election campaign.

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nticipation builds as DOJ watchdog still hasn’t released review

For a long time it’s been speculated the long-awaited review of alleged surveillance abuses by the Department of Justice and the FBI during the investigation into Russia’s purported meddling in the 2016 presidential election could drop any day.

It’s still not here.

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DOJ: Trump Didn’t Violate Campaign Finance Laws in Call

Wednesday the DOJ said that President Donald Trump did not violate campaign finance laws in his July conversation with the Ukrainian president about former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Mulvaney insists no quid pro quo with Ukraine after WH comments: ‘I didn’t say that’

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney insists he did not admit to wrongdoing by President Trump after comments he made during a marathon press briefing Thursday were interpreted as evidence of a quid pro quo linking military aid to Ukraine with an investigation of potential Ukrainian involvement with Democrats during the 2016 election.

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Grassley Warns Democrats: Don’t Use Impeachment Proceedings to Delay USMCA

Tuesday Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley urged Democrats not to use impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump to delay action on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.

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Hunter Biden got $83G per month for Ukraine ‘ceremonial’ gig

Wow, Hunter Biden was reportedly paid $83,333 per month after being hired in 2014 by Burisma Holdings, one of Ukraine’s largest natural gas companies, while serving as a non-executive “ceremonial figure” with a “powerful name,” a report said Friday.

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Pelosi Still Hopes to Work With Trump on Legislation

Wednesday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she hopes to keep working with U.S. President Donald Trump on legislation, even though she announced the day before that her chamber was launching a formal impeachment inquiry that could ultimately remove Trump from the White House.

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