Tag: Donald Trump

Senate Preparing for Trump Impeachment Trial

  With an impeachment vote against the president by the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives almost a sure thing, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is preparing for his trial. On Tuesday he said the first step would be to see if he could cobble together some sort of bipartisan agreement on procedure with Senate Minority Leader […]

Pelosi to deliver public statement on Trump impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday she would deliver an unusual public statement on the status of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. On Wednesday, Pelosi met behind closed doors with her Democratic caucus, asking, ”Äre you ready?” The answer was a resounding yes, according to those in the room. Democrats are charging […]

Trump, NATO leaders at crossroads as alliance marks 70th anniversary

The American president will be banging the drum for more money. The French president recently called the alliance brain-dead, angering the German chancellor. The British hosts appear impatient for the whole thing to be over. And everyone is mad at the Turks. Existential crises are nothing new for NATO, but President Trump and the military […]

Trump, Netanyahu discuss Iranian threat

US President Donald Trump spoke on Sunday with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, White House spokesperson Judd Deere said. “The leaders discussed the threat from Iran, as well as other critical bilateral and regional issues,” he tweeted. Today, @POTUS @realDonaldTrump spoke with @IsraeliPM @netanyahu of Israel. The leaders discussed the threat from Iran, as well as […]

Donald Trump was ‘Ordained by God’ to be President, Rick Perry Says

Outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he told President Trump he had been “ordained” by God for this moment in time and that God has used “imperfect people” throughout the history of the world. Appearing on Fox News’ America’s News Headquarters with Ed Henry, Perry said he believes that God appoints leaders – no matter the […]

In US, Netanyahu indictment seen as cross-Atlantic version of Trump saga

One is facing impeachment proceedings that could see him removed from office. The other is being charged with bribery and fraud, and fighting for his political life. As Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced Thursday that he would charge Prime Minister Netanyahu with criminal wrongdoing in three separate corruption cases, supporters and critics of US President […]

Sondland implicates top officials on Ukraine, but says he ‘never heard’ quid pro quo from Trump

European Union ambassador Gordon Sondland tied top officials to the “potential quid pro quo” involving U.S. military aid to Ukraine and investigations desired by President Trump during his highly anticipated impeachment hearing testimony on Wednesday – yet said he never heard that link from the president himself. One of the key witnesses in the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry against Trump, Sondland […]

First Dems Start Jumping Ship as Pelosi/Schiff Impeachment Narrative Falls Apart

On Wednesday, Democrats promised us a bombshell. For the first time, after more than a week of impeachment hearings, Democrats promised a witness who had actually spoken with Donald Trump about the Ukrainian aid decision. For the first time, the Left said we would finally hear from an actual witness… someone who had witnessed something. […]

After Weeks of Hearings, Impeachment Evidence Still Limited to Hearsay and Presumptions

U.S. lawmakers conducting the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry have yet to discover any direct evidence of the central allegation against President Donald Trump, even after a parade of witnesses and weeks of depositions and hearings. The leader of the inquiry, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), has long alleged that Trump sought to boost his […]

White House to set up cameras to livestream border wall construction: report

President Trump’s senior adviser Jared Kushner and other White House officials are planning to set up web cameras to livestream construction along the border wall, according to a report. Kushner first offered the proposal during a July meeting, pitching the idea as a way to confront criticism that Trump has not followed through on his […]