Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department inspector general who wrote the Dec. 9, 2019, Review of Four FISA Applications, recently reaffirmed his earlier statements that Trump fired two inspectors general “for doing their jobs” and called Trump’s presidency “a challenging time … particularly in the last year” during a Feb. 10 online discussion hosted by Harvard Law School and moderated by Jack Goldsmith.Continue reading “DOJ watchdog criticizes Trump’s firing of IGs, but omits key facts in matter”
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) office told Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) staff on Wednesday that the GOP will not agree to reconvene the Senate before Jan. 19 to allow an impeachment trial while President Trump is still in office.Continue reading “McConnell won’t agree to reconvene Senate early for impeachment trial”
Washington (CNN) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated that he believes that impeaching President Donald Trump will make it easier to get rid of the President and Trumpism from the Republican Party, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.Continue reading “McConnell believes impeachment push will help rid Trump from the GOP, but has not said if he will vote to convict”
- The House formally called on Vice President Mike Pence to move to wrest power from the president, as Republican support built for impeaching him of inciting violence against the nation.
Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz said Democrats have virtually no chance of successfully impeaching and removing President Donald Trump before Inauguration Day on Jan. 20.Continue reading “Democrats cannot impeach Trump, and you can’t impeach him after leaving office: Dershowitz”
GOP lawmakers are wrestling with whether to stick with President Trump between now and Jan. 20 as members of his Cabinet consider resigning or invoking the 25th Amendment to remove him from office.Continue reading “Republicans wrestle over removing Trump”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday evening said that the House will move forward with a resolution Monday that calls on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment in order to impeach the president, just two weeks before his term ends.Continue reading “Pelosi says House to move forward with impeachment attempt if Pence doesn’t respond”
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) spoke out on Sunday to call for President Donald Trump to be removed from office due to the Capitol riots last week.Continue reading “AOC calls for Trump to be impeached — ‘We came close to half of the House nearly dying’”