Posts Tagged ‘Impeachment’

January 4th, 2022 - 5:56 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Donald Trump, Politics

Ted Cruz, nonsense peddler

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is the man who stood on a debate stage and smiled when Trump called his father a “terrorist,” and later sucked up to Trump. He’s the man who fled to sunny Mexico when his state’s power grid failed and his constituents froze, some to death. He can’t [...]

December 12th, 2021 - 2:47 pm § in Democrats, Donald Trump, Politics

Pelosi plans to stay as Speaker

     Nancy Pelosi, 82, intends to run for reelection, and will keep her position as House Speaker “at least” through the midterm elections and perhaps beyond, CNN reported on Sunday, December 12, 2021 (read story here).      Pelosi has been effective at unifying her squabbling cauc[...]

February 5th, 2020 - 9:34 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

OK boomer.

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) acquitted Trump, then retooled her rationalization. On Tuesday, she said she would vote to acquit him because “he had learned a lesson” from being impeached. On Wednesday, after the vote, “Collins told a reporter from Maine outlet WGME-TV that she used the[...]

February 5th, 2020 - 1:22 pm § in Donald Trump

Vote on abuse of power: 48-52

Vote on obstruction of Congress: 47-53 Romney broke ranks on 1 article; no Democrats voted to acquit The lack of any Democratic defections deprives Trump of any talking point that his acquittal was “bipartisan,” plus he lost a Republican vote on the most damning article of impeachment. T[...]

February 2nd, 2020 - 3:32 pm § in Politics

GOP Sen. Ernst: If Biden is elected, we’ll impeach him for Ukraine

Read story here. I don’t see how they plan to do that. Rewrite the Senate rules, so they can write their own articles of impeachment? Or take an impeachment vote without any articles? We’ve just seen them make a mockery of the Constitution, so anything is possible. But however they inten[...]

February 1st, 2020 - 12:34 am § in Donald Trump

Trump’s almost home free; here’s what it means

Most Republicans don’t claim Trump is innocent. They say, “Let the people decide in November.” That means you. Next Wednesday, at 4 pm ET, the Senate will vote to acquit Donald J. Trump. Our constitutional system of checks and balances has failed because of Republican cowardice. Wh[...]

January 31st, 2020 - 11:51 am § in Donald Trump

Key GOP Sen. Murkowski says: “No witnesses! Because Trump can’t get a fair trial!”

In announcing she’ll vote against calling witnesses in Trump’s impeachment trial, thereby dooming Democrats’ efforts to get first-hand testimony from John Bolton and other Trump insiders, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) said more evidence wouldn’t make any difference because Trump[...]

January 26th, 2020 - 1:06 pm § in Misc.

Someone please tell the GOP how to find Kansas?


December 21st, 2019 - 6:59 pm § in Donald Trump

Scaramucci: It takes only 4 Republican senators

He predicts Trump will resign if McConnell can’t block Democrats’ witnesses Anthony Scaramucci, a former White House communications director who worked for Trump and knows him well, predicted on MSNBC Saturday that “Trump will resign” before a Senate trial if GOP majority lea[...]

December 19th, 2019 - 5:11 pm § in Christianity, Donald Trump

“Christianity Today” magazine calls for Trump’s ouster

Christianity Today, America’s leading evangelical magazine, which was founded in the 1950s by the late evangelist Billy Graham and has a print circulation of about 130,000, announced in an editorial today their opinion that “Trump Should Be Removed from Office.” The editorial begi[...]