Trump Tweets Lie Accusing Dems of Defending Soleimani

President Donald Trump concocted a blatant lie in a apologized soon thereafter. Writing on Twitter, the president asked, Where have the Radical Left, Do Nothing Democrats gone when they have spent the last 3 days defending the life of Qassem Soleimani, adding, He was also looking to do big future damage! Dems are unhinged. Earlier in the week, Nikki Haley, Trumps former Ambassador to the United Nations, claimed on Fox News that Democrats were mourning the loss of the Iranian general. When pressed on what she meant, she doubled down. Mourning comes in different forms, Haleys office claimed that four embassies were under threat from Iran. But, as the Washington Post reported, that was at odds with intelligence assessments from …

Bill Barrs DOJ Tells the Courts and Congress to Get Lost

Donald Trumps water carriers, including Mitch McConnell, absurdly contend that the Senate doesnt need to hear from the presidents closest advisers before voting on his removal, because the House purportedly failed to do all it could to obtain court rulings rebuking Trump for his systematic stonewalling of congressional subpoenas. The GOPs argument that Congress should have devoted more effort to litigation is all the weaker because the Department of Justice is contending that the federal courts should not enforce Congresss impeachment subpoenas regardless of their legal validity. Therefore, if Attorney General William Barr gets his way, Congress sole recourse to obtain the testimony of the missing Trump Administration witnesses will be to arrest them itself, and jail them until they …

Trump Admin Fights Bill Punishing Turkey for Its Russian Deal

In a detailed memo to senators, the Trump administration is fighting a bill that would punish Turkey for buying Russian missiles, arguing it would drive the countries closer together. Of note, Team Trump opposes a provision in the bill that would help Syrian Kurdish refugees immigrate to the United States. The case is laid out in a committed war crimes against Kurdish civilians, leaving lawmakers furious. The Senate bill also includes sanctions against Halkbank, a Turkish bank accused of participating in a multi-billion-dollar sanctions-evasion operation on behalf of the Iranian government. Though the Trump administration already has the authority to level sanctions against Halkbank, it hasnt done soperplexing many observers of Trumps Iran policy. The Justice Department, however, has charged …

If the Senate Won’t Hold a Fair Trial, the House Should Refuse to Send Over the Articles

Donald Trump is as brazen a criminal as you will find. And for those who want to deter Trump from committing more/worse crimes in the future, then the last/best shot we may have is if the House simply impeaches him but doesnt send the articles of the impeachment to the Senate where Trump will almost certainly be acquitted. When I say Trump is a criminal, thats not just my opinion. The House Judiciary committees 169-page report released Monday that details the grounds to impeach Trump states point blank that Trump committed rejected the call by Senate Democrats to compel the testimony of people who have vital evidence relevant to Trumps misconduct but who Trump has blocked from testifying, most notably …