Posts Tagged ‘impeachment’

Republicans Call For Impeachment Of Whoever Is Telling Biden What To Do

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Several prominent Republicans came forward this week to call for the impeachment or resignation of whoever on earth is telling Biden what to do every day.  “I think it’s clear at this point that the person controlling Biden —and telling him what to do and say every moment—is completely incompetent,” said Republican Representative Bob […]

In Response To Afghanistan Disaster, Pelosi Begins Impeachment Proceedings Against President Trump

In Response To Afghanistan Disaster, Pelosi Begins Impeachment Proceedings Against President Trump WASHINGTON, D.C.—Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has announced Congress will be taking action immediately as the situation in Afghanistan rapidly deteriorates. To hold those responsible for the evacuation debacle, Congress will consider articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. “Good morning, Thursday […]

Brazilians March to Demand Bolsonaro’s Impeachment

Today 25/07/21 Source: Al Mayadeen Demonstrators in several Brazilian cities demand the impeachment of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for alleged corruption and Covid mismanagement. Protests sparked by Bolsonaro’s handling of Covid-19 Tens of thousands of Brazilian protestors took to the streets in several Brazilian cities on Saturday to demand Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment, as […]

New York Assembly OKs subpoenas in Cuomo impeachment probe

Additionally, members have taken the technical step of issuing a commission to the law firm of Davis Polk, which the Assembly has retained to handle much of the probe. That step “allows our independent counsel to take testimony under oath,” Lavine said. The Assembly launched its investigation of Cuomo in March. It is probing a […]

Utah County Censures Mitt Romney for Trump Impeachment Vote

Weber County GOP censured Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) Saturday during its convention for the senator’s vote to impeach former President Donald Trump earlier this year. The resolution to censure Romney was passed 116-97 by the members from the Weber County GOP, according to County Party Secretary Jill Koford. “The Weber County Republican Convention censures Mitt Romney […]

GOP will try to oust Alaska senator who voted for Trump’s impeachment

The state’s Republican Party voted to censure Ms Murkowski for voting against the ex-president at his impeachment trial, and for a string of other votes they opposed. “There’s a number of issues that the party has had with Senator Murkowski for the last several years which really culminated in the conviction vote of former President […]

How Cuomo investigation, possible impeachment could play out

Patience, though, has grown thin in the state legislature, where more than 120 lawmakers have called on the Democrat to quit. Leaders in the state Assembly on Thursday announced an impeachment investigation, a first step toward potentially removing Cuomo from office. Cuomo has rebuffed calls to resign and staked his political future on the outcome […]

Six New York Democrats Call for Andrew Cuomo’s Impeachment

Six New York Democrat lawmakers on Tuesday called for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to be impeached after a trio of sexual harassment allegations were brought forth against the governor. “The accounts of sexual harassment from the women who have courageously come forward confirm what many in Albany have known for years: that Governor […]

Tufts SJP Revokes Impeachment Complaint Against Jewish Student

Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) revoked their impeachment complaint against Jewish student Max Price on February 26. According to the Louis Brandeis Center for Human Rights, Price was informed about the withdrawn complaint the same day. Price, a member of the Tufts Community Union Judiciary, had been accused of being biased over his […]

Trump endorses primary rival challenging Republican impeachment supporter

Miller, a 32-year-old Marine reservist, is a Trump loyalist who worked on the former president’s 2016 campaign before serving in the White House, first in the office of personnel and later as director of advance. During the 2020 reelection campaign, he served as deputy campaign manager for presidential operations. Miller, who hails from a prominent […]

Impeachment Theater

Impeachment Theater Democracy is hanging on by a thread — not due to marauding Trumpsters – but because of bipartisan support for neoliberal policies. “The Republicans are a convenient foil who can be blamed whenever the Democrats decide to take a dive.” The impeachment circus has mercifully come to an end. The public have endured rank hypocrisy […]

New York Lawmakers Start Impeachment Process Against Draconian Democrat Andrew Cuomo

New York lawmakers on Thursday began the impeachment process against Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo. Assembly Republicans announced a resolution to create an impeachment commission, the first crucial step in the process of impeaching and ousting Cuomo. The announcement comes just 24 hours after New York Senate Democrats moved on Wednesday to strip Governor Andrew Cuomo of […]

The Trump impeachment and the First Amendment

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. is widely considered, along with Justice Louis D. Brandeis, to be one of the guardians of the First Amendment. He authored many of the seminal decisions that explained why our country should protect freedom of speech. For example, he first used the terminology “clear and present danger” 100 years ago […]

Two impeachment trials, two escape hatches for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s first impeachment trial centered on a phone call Americans never heard with the leader of a country very far away. The trial went on for two weeks of he-said-she-said. There was a mountain of evidence to pore over but not one drop of blood to see. Trump’s second impeachment trial […]

Trump Acquitted In Impeachment Trial

Former US President Donald Trump has been acquitted on the charge of “incitement of insurrection” in relation to the January 6 riot at the US Capitol. The US Senate has failed to gather enough votes to convict former president Donald Trump in his historic second impeachment trial. Trump released a statement on his acquittal: CNET […]

Donald Trump Acquitted In Second Impeachment Trial

The Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump Saturday of charges that he incited an insurrection on January 6. The Senate voted 57-43, meaning that the chamber failed to clear the 67-vote threshold necessary to convict Trump of the charge that he incited an insurrection on January 6, when Congress was certifying the 2020 […]

Donald Trump acquitted in Senate impeachment trial after Democrats fail to secure enough votes

Former US President Donald Trump has been acquitted in the US Senate impeachment trial of inciting the assault on the Capitol on January 6. Senators voted that he was guilty by 57 in favour to 43 against, not enough to convict on the single charge of incitement to insurrection. Although seven Republicans crossed party lines […]

Senate decides to allow witnesses in Trump impeachment, extending trial

US senators voted on Saturday in favor of allowing witnesses in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, extending the proceedings as lawmakers weigh whether to convict Trump of inciting the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol. The development came after news that Trump told a top congressional Republican during the deadly assault by […]

Ted Cruz Slams Hyocrite Democrats, Asks Impeachment Managers If Kamala Harris Incited Riots From BLM Protests

Senator Ted Cruz blasted Democrats as ‘hypocrites’ for their second impeachment push against Donald Trump saying they ‘cheered on BLM and Antifa’ while accusing Trump of inciting the riot at the US Capitol.  ‘We have had Democrats for a year, cheering on — we have seen violence all of the country, we’ve seen riots all […]

Impeachment trial reveals possible risk to Pence’s nuclear codes in Capitol riot

Security officials were unaware until this week that the aide to then-US Vice President Mike Pence who was carrying the “nuclear football” was in danger during the Capitol riot, CNN reported on Friday. Video shown in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial revealed that rioters came close to the then-vice president and the military officer who was […]

Ted Cruz Asks Impeachment Managers if Kamala Harris Incited Riots from Black Lives Matter Protests

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) submitted a question during the fourth day of the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump asking if language Vice President Kamala Harris used in 2020 regarding Black Lives Matter protests is considered incitement given the impeachment managers’ “proposed standard” for incitement. Cruz’s question began, “While violent riots were raging, […]

Warner: My Constituents Probably Aren’t Paying ‘Very Much’ Attention to Impeachment Trial

On Thursday’s “PBS NewsHour,” Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) stated that he thinks that his constituents are probably not paying “very much” attention to the Senate’s impeachment trial. Host Judy Woodruff asked, “How closely do you think your constituents in the state of Virginia are following this? How much attention are they paying?” Warner responded, “Probably […]

Rioters acted on Trump’s ‘orders,’ Democrats say in impeachment trial

House Democrats prosecuting Donald Trump’s impeachment said on Thursday the Capitol invaders believed they were acting on “the president’s orders” and reflected his violent rhetoric when they set out to storm the building and stop the joint session of Congress that was certifying Democrat Joe Biden’s election. The prosecutors were wrapping up their opening presentation, […]

Democrats Caught Using Fake ‘Evidence’ At Impeachment Trial

PepsiCo has officially renamed its Aunt Jemima line of products to ‘Pearl Milling Company’, prompting many to ridicule the move as a hollow gesture to satiate the woke mob. The corporation’s Quaker Oats subsidiary announced that the Aunt Jemima pancake and syrup line would soon be retired in June and re-branded despite having already been […]

‘Prophetess’ Amanda Grace Says Trump’s Impeachment Trial Is Proof He’s Still President

Right-wing author, commentator, and Trump cultist Eric Metaxas welcomed “prophetess” Amanda Grace on to his radio program Monday, where Grace declared that the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is evidence that Trump is still the president. On “The Eric Metaxas Radio Show,” Grace claimed that it is all part of God’s plan to make […]

Why did Trump’s impeachment lawyer David Schoen keep putting his hand on his head?

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Louisiana GOP: ‘Profoundly Disappointed’ in Sen. Bill Cassidy’s Vote in Support of Impeachment Constitutionality

The Republican Party of Louisiana said Tuesday it is “profoundly disappointed” in Sen. Bill Cassidy’s vote to join Senate Democrats in their claim that impeaching former President Donald Trump is constitutional and that a “trial” should proceed. OFFICIAL: LAGOP Statement Regarding Senator Cassidy’s Vote https://t.co/Kw1biIjLTL — Republican Party of Louisiana (@LAGOP) February 9, 2021 pic.twitter.com/PyrD9AtGge […]

Trump Impeachment Lawyer Mocked Over Orthodox Ritual

Several Twitter users mocked one of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment lawyers after he did an Orthodox Jewish ritual during his speech on the floor of the Senate. The lawyer, David Schoen, paused and took a sip of water while holding the back of his head as he delivered his arguments. Trump attorney David Schoen, […]

Alan Dershowitz Not Impressed by Trump Lawyer Bruce Castor at Impeachment Trial

Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz appeared on Newsmax TV to discuss former President Donald Trump’s impeachment hearings, specifically criticizing Trump attorney Bruce Castor’s defense of the former president. ‘There is no argument – I have no idea what he is doing,’ @AlanDersh on Trump’s defense lawyer Bruce Castor ‘talking nice’ to U.S. Senators […]

Trump Impeachment Lawyer: We’re Here Because Democrats Fear Donald Trump as a Future Political Rival

Former President Donald Trump’s impeachment lawyer, Bruce Castor, argued Tuesday that Democrats were trying to impeach him because they did not want him running for office again. “Let’s understand why we are really here,” Castor said during the Senate trial. “We are really here because the majority of the House of Representatives does not want […]

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