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Alan Dershowitz, Donald Trump’s defense attorney, conceded in 1998 that there “certainly doesn’t have to be a crime” for impeachment to be pursued. “If you have somebody who completely corrupts the office of president, and who abuses trust, and who poses great danger to our liberty,” he said, that’s all the justification you need.

Now that the articles of impeachment have been relayed from the House to the Senate, and all of our Senators have sworn under oath to provide “impartial justice,” we’re ready for the trial of Donald J. Trump to commence. While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has yet to come forward with the rules that will […]

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Introducing my great, great, great grandfather, Joseph Phillip Florian

This, I’ve been told, is my great, great, great grandfather, Joseph Phillip Florian. From what I’ve been able to ascertain, he was born in Poland on November 22, 1831, and arrived at the Port of New York on June 9, 1840 aboard a ship from Le Havre, France called the Robert Parker. [This would have […]

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The Horowitz report on the origins of the FBI’s Russia investigation

On Monday, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz released his long-awaited 433-page report into whether or not the FBI was justified in opening their investigation into contacts between Russian operatives and members of the Trump campaign in the run-up to the 2016 election. And, guess what? It wasn’t the “atomic bomb” that Donald Trump’s supporters […]

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Donald Trump still hasn’t met with Ukrainian President Zelensky, but the Russians, who hacked our 2016 election, are back in the White House

House Democrats today unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Trump, apparently feeling somewhat invincible given the fact that Republicans still hold a majority in the Senate, marked the occasion by inviting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov back into the White House. Before going into his private, closed-door meeting with Donald Trump, Lavrov […]

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House Republicans argue that Donald Trump withheld Ukrainian security aid because he’s a tireless fighter of foreign corruption. This is not even remotely true. Here are the facts.

House Republicans just released a 123-page report which they claim refutes the case for Donald Trump’s impeachment. In the report, Republicans argue that Donald Trump did not withhold military aid from Ukraine for his own self-interest, but because of “a deep-seated, genuine, and reasonable skepticism of Ukraine due to its history of pervasive corruption.” The […]

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