Saturday, August 17, 2019

Major Media Outlets Refused Entry to White House Briefing

Breaking News... This post will be updated...Just hours after President Donald Trump launched his latest rhetorical (and predictable) attack on the press during a speech to right-wing activists, CNN and other outlets have reportedly been blocked from attending Friday afternoon's press briefing at the White House.

Bannon Heralds “Deconstruction of Administrative State” and Trump’s “New Political Order”

Giving rare public remarks on Thursday, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said the Trump cabinet was working towards the "deconstruction of the administrative state" and repeatedly referred to the media as "the opposition party."

GOP Looking to Quietly Kill Resolution Demanding Transparency on Trump

Multiple House sources told Politico on Thursday that Republicans will seek to quash Rep. Jerry Nadler's (D-N.Y.) resolution to force President Donald Trump to disclose his ties with Russia, as well as possible business conflicts of interest.Republicans plan to send the "resolution of inquiry" to the GOP-heavy House Judiciary Committee next Tuesday, which is expected to kill it, Politico's Rachael Bade and John Bresnahan report.

Ahead of DNC Chair Vote, Ellison Says Impeach Trump Questions ‘Legitimate’

Asked during a televised debate Wednesday night whether or not lawmakers in congress should pursue impeachment for President Donald Trump, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) said that the president—beginning on "day one"—has already "done a number of things which legitimately raise the question of impeachment."The debate, hosted by CNN, was among those vying to become next chairperson of the Democratic National Committee at a party convention being held this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia.

In National First, City Council Unanimously Passes Trump Impeachment Resolution

Richmond, Calif. city council on Tuesday adopts resolution arguing president is in violation of Emoluments Clause of Constitution

Donald Trump’s Impeachment Will Come From Members of His Own Party [Report]

Donald Trump’s impeachment and removal from office are not a matter of “if,” but “when” for many conspiracy prognosticators. Shockingly, one report suggests that if President Trump is impeached, there would be a paradoxical coup d’état: leading the charge to remove Donald from office would be members of his own Republican party — not Democrats.

Town Halls Become ‘Indivisible’ Epicenters as Trump Resistance Grows

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) was confronted by angry crowds at a town hall in Salt Lake City on Thursday, over what they saw as his failure to properly investigate President Donald Trump's conflicts of interests, in another showing of a growing resistance to the new administration.

Step One to Impeachment? Congressman’s Probe Targets Trump’s Conflicts of Interest

New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler has made use of an obscure legislative tool that would force a floor debate on President Donald Trump's potentially unconstitutional conflicts of interest—a move widely seen as an initial step toward impeaching Trump.

Long Road to Impeach Trump Just Got Shorter

On Thursday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) filed a “resolution of inquiry” that amounts to the first legislative step toward impeachment.

Republican Senate Cracks: Sign of Things to Come?

Betsy DeVos was narrowly confirmed as education secretary in a historic 51 to 50 vote in which Vice President Mike Pence hadto cast the tie-breaking vote in the Senate.Significantly, two Republican Senators, Lisa...

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