Tag Archives: constitutional crisis

Why is Lindsey “Lady G” Graham being outed now?

The internet is abuzz right now with news that gay adult film actor Sean Harding had posted on Twitter, urging other men working the high-end male escort circuit to come out, violate their non-disclosure agreements, and let the world know that Republican Senator Lindsey Graham is in the habit of paying for their services. He […]

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A former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff warns of the President’s use of the military, saying, “I am deeply worried that as they execute their orders, the members of our military will be co-opted for political purposes.”

[above: Military police block peaceful civil rights protesters from approaching the Lincoln Memorial on the day that Donald “don’t be too nice” Trump declares that his administration “has done more for the black community than any president since Abraham Lincoln.”] There are a lot of different ways that I could take things this evening, but […]

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McConnell has promised a rigged trial. Democrats need four Republican Senators to stop it.

“The Senate shall have the sole power to try all impeachments. When sitting for that purpose, they shall be on oath or affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two thirds of the members present.” -Article 1, […]

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Placing himself above the law, Donald Trump says his administration will not cooperate with Congress

In a letter to House leadership, White House counsel Pat Cipollone today made it clear that the Trump administration has no intention of complying with Congressional requests related to the recently launched impeachment probe of Donald Trump. Cipollone, in his letter, referred to the probe as “illegitimate” and said that the actions taken by House […]

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National Emergency

This afternoon, just short of the Friday deadline, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan spending bill that would avoid another shutdown. The compromise bill, which passed with only 16 Senators voting against it, included $1.375 billion for the construction of a 55 mile long fence of steel slats, significantly less that the $5.7 billion […]

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