Category Archives: In the News

Impeachment-weary Trump tees off on ‘sleazebags’ Nadler and Schiff, says he’d ‘love’ to attend trial

President Trump slammed the House impeachment managers prosecuting the case against him as “sleazebags” during an impromptu press conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday — while saying he’d “love” to attend his ongoing Senate trial back home.

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Pompeo to Visit Ukraine as Senate Weighs Impeachment Trial

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Ukraine this week, making his first trip to the country at the heart of President Donald Trump’s impeachment.

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Democratic impeachment managers blast McConnell’s trial rules as ‘rigged’

The House managers prosecuting the case against President Trump blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed trial rules as “rigged,” just hours before impeachment proceedings are slated to resume on the floor.

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US Strikes on Iran-backed Militia in Iraq, Syria Killed 25

Monday an Iranian-backed militia said that the death toll from U.S. military strikes in Iraq and Syria against its fighters has risen to 25, vowing to exact revenge for the “aggression of evil American ravens.”

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Puerto Rico fires two more officials after Hurricane Maria aid found unused amid current earthquake aftermath

The pallets of bedding, food and medical supplies sat wrapped in plastic and unused in a warehouse for more than two years while Puerto Ricans suffered through the aftermath of a devastating hurricane and, recently, an earthquake. Now their discovery has triggered a political firestorm.

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Under New ACA Rule, a Billing Change for Abortion Coverage

The Washington Post is reporting that insurers will be required to issue separate invoices for abortion coverage starting in June, the result of a new Obamacare rule, a change that will likely affect more than 3 million people.

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Graham calls for swift end to impeachment trial, warns Dems against calling witnesses

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., announced that his initial plan of a pre-trial dismissal of the impeachment case against President Trump is now unlikely to happen, but he is pushing for the trial to begin and end as quickly as possible.

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Sen. Doug Jones: Would Acquit Trump If ‘Dots Aren’t Connected’

Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., said Sunday he’d acquit President Donald Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress if at his Senate impeachment trial, “those dots aren’t connected.”

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NYPD union leader sides with ICE against de Blasio over ‘sanctuary’-tied murder: ‘He owns this’

Friday a top New York Police Department union official called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to “own” the consequences of the city’s sanctuary policies — while insisting officers want to be allowed to work with federal immigration enforcement — after an illegal immigrant who was freed in November is alleged to have sexually assaulted and murdered a 92-year-old woman.

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Trump Invites Britain’s Johnson to the White House in New Year

Britain’s Sunday Times newspaper reported that President Donald Trump has invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit him in the White House in the new year.

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