"Now, the last time Donald Trump got impeached, most Republican senators said they wouldn't convict him because he hadn't done anything wrong," Noah said. "But after the Capitol attack, they had to admit that yes, maybe Trump actually did incite an insurrection. But they still don't want to impeach him because that will make his followers angry—and have you seen his followers? I mean, they staged an insurrection." … [Read more...] about Trevor Noah Demands Donald Trump Impeachment, Condemns Wavering Republicans
"What the Senate was doing was saying we don't want to do this. We actually don't want to vote on the censure resolution," Balcerski said. "They never returned to this matter. It was a true killing by tabling. I think there's a very apt comparison between how the Senate discussed and treated President Buchanan and how it's now about to do so for President Trump." … [Read more...] about Is Donald Trump’s Impeachment Trial Constitutional?
"Nor would a Senate conviction bring closure to the Trump era; instead, it would simply add fuel for the Wurlitzer and the 'stab-in-the-back' narrative Trump is already crafting," he added. "A sufficient number of Senate Republicans will conclude that their chamber lacks jurisdiction, and Trump will again skate free. Felicitations to all who participate. Let’s not do it again soon." … [Read more...] about John Bolton: Second Trump impeachment ‘badly conceived, poorly executed’ and likely to produce same result as first
Unlike Trump’s first impeachment trial, where reasonable arguments could be made that he didn’t really “intend” to bribe the president of Ukraine, or didn’t really “succeed” in obstructing justice, this case is clear cut: It was Donald Trump who stirred up the mob with lies, who invited the mob to Washington, and who unleashed the violent mob on the U.S. Capitol. It’s impossible to deny the evidence. The violence on Jan. 6 didn’t happen by accident. … [Read more...] about Press: The case against Citizen Trump
Straka, who has described himself as a "former liberal," is a New York City-based hairstylist who shot to prominence in 2018 following a video in which he outlined why he quit the Democratic Party. His "WalkAway" group seeks others to make that same move. … [Read more...] about Brandon Straka, Pro-Trump WalkAway Founder, Arrested Over Capitol Riot