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Bannon and Gates, in their testimony against Stone, pave the way for a Trump perjury charge

Donald Trump said yesterday that he would “strongly consider” providing written testimony in the House impeachment inquiry. Coincidentally, at just around the same time that he said this, news broke that Doug Letter, the lead attorney for House Democrats, was in federal appeals court pursuing an investigation into whether or not Donald Trump had lied […]

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The enduring beauty of the deep state… Marie Yovanovitch provides the best counterpoint to Trumpism to date

I had the good fortune to be on vacation this past Friday, so I was able to watch quite a bit of Marie Yovanovitch’s courageous testimony before the House Intelligence Committee in real-time. While there’s a great deal that I could say about the shameful behavior of Republicans on the committee and the response to […]

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Well, it’s no longer “hearsay”

This past Wednesday, as you may recall, William Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, told members of the House Intelligence Committee that his aide, later to be identified as David Holmes, had overheard a cellphone conversation between Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, and President Donald Trump on July 26, during […]

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Schiff lays out the the Trump Ukraine narrative

There’s a lot that I’d like to say about the first day of public testimony in the impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump; how the Democrats prosecuted the case, the pathetic attempts at obfuscation by House Republicans, the new revelations, how the press covered all of it, etc. Seeing as how I don’t have a lot […]

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Impeachment open thread

Well, here we are. Tomorrow morning, at 10:00 AM, the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump’s abuse of power will enter its public phase, as Bill Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, and George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, testify before the House Intelligence Committee. This, my friends, […]

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