impeachment

Democrat Dud: First Public Impeachment Hearing Falls Short as ‘Complicated,’ Unclear Allegations Drive Inquiry Forward

House Democrats’ first impeachment inquiry public hearing was widely panned as the two career diplomats who testified failed to offer clear allegations of wrongdoing against Trump, and Democrats running the show found themselves on defense in response to the Republicans in the minority who were aggressive and effective in pushing their counter-narrative.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 13: Top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, William B. Taylor Jr. testifies before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the first public impeachment hearings in more than two decades, House Democrats are trying …

Jordan: Impeachment Hearing ‘a Good Day’ for Trump

While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH) stated that the first public impeachment hearing ended up being “a good day for the facts and a good day for the president of the United States.” Jordan said, “The

The Associated Press

Joaquin Castro Compares Trump’s Purported Actions to Attempted Murder

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) desperately tried to portray President Trump’s purported actions as criminal, asking the witnesses if “attempted murder” and “attempted robbery” are crimes in hopes of drawing a parallel to what Democrats claim are Trump’s wrongdoings, which include “attempted extortion and bribery.”

Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, questions top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, and career Foreign Service officer George Kent, at the House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, during the first public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for …

Nunes Stumps Impeachment Witness on Obama-Russia Hot Mic Moment: ‘Was That Inflammatory to the Ukrainians?’

House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (D-CA) used his opening line of questioning to demonstrate the instances of Ukrainian meddling in the presidential election against President Trump and reminded the witnesses – and Democrats on the committee – of former President Obama’s infamous “hot mic” moment with the former Russian president in 2012.

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev chat during a bilateral meeting at the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March, 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)