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POLITICS | Senate Passes War Powers Measure

POLITICS | Senate Passes War Powers Measure

  HENRY RODGERS CAPITOL HILL REPORTER . The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to advance a War Powers resolution which would limit President Donald Trump’s ability to use military action against Iran without approval from Congress. The vote was bipartisan, 51-45, with eight Republicans voting with Democrats. The eight Republicans in favor of the resolution included Utah Sen. Mike Lee, Kentucky Sen. Rand […]

POLITICS | Senate Acquits Trump on Both Articles of Impeachment

POLITICS | Senate Acquits Trump on Both Articles of Impeachment

BY IVAN PENTCHOUKOV  The Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump on both articles of impeachment on Feb. 5, ending the third impeachment trial in U.S. history. The Senators voted along party lines to acquit the president of the two charges against him: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The Senators voted 52-48 on the first article of impeachment and 53-47 […]

POLITICS | Guide to the Trump Impeachment Trial in the Senate

POLITICS | Guide to the Trump Impeachment Trial in the Senate

BY ZACHARY STIEBER The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump will start on Jan. 21, as all 100 U.S. senators gather in Washington to vote on initial trial guidelines. Senators will hear from Trump’s legal team and House impeachment managers as soon as Jan. 21, before submitting written questions to both sides. According to the Republican majority, the matter of […]

Impeachment Trial of Trump Formally Starts as Senators Are Sworn In

Impeachment Trial of Trump Formally Starts as Senators Are Sworn In

BY JACK PHILLIPS The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began in the Senate on Jan. 16 with a reading of the House-passed articles of impeachment and a swearing-in of 100 senators in front of Supreme Court Justice John Roberts. After 2 p.m. Eastern time, Roberts placed his hand on the Bible and was sworn in by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R.-Iowa), […]

POLITICS | Senate Passes USMCA Deal, Sending It to Trump’s Desk

POLITICS | Senate Passes USMCA Deal, Sending It to Trump’s Desk

BY EMEL AKAN WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate on Jan 16 approved the U.S.–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) in an 89 to 10 vote. The agreement now heads to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature. With the same kind of bipartisan support, the USMCA cleared the U.S. House of Representatives 385-41 on Dec. 19. The Senate approval comes a day after […]

POLITICS | Pelosi To Send Impeachment Articles To The Senate Next Week

POLITICS | Pelosi To Send Impeachment Articles To The Senate Next Week

  HENRY RODGERS CAPITOL HILL REPORTER . Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said Friday that the House expects to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over to the Senate next week. “I have asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to the Floor next week a resolution to […]

A Modest Proposal for Improving Senate Impeachment Trials

A Modest Proposal for Improving Senate Impeachment Trials

  Thomas L. Knapp US Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) makes no bones about his position on the likely upcoming impeachment trial of US president Donald Trump. “I am trying to give a pretty clear signal I have made up my mind,” he tells CNN International’s Becky Anderson. “I’m not trying to pretend to be a […]

Sham partisan House impeachment not sent to Senate: No evidence

Sham partisan House impeachment not sent to Senate: No evidence

  . By Michael Hernandez The sham partisan House impeachment is not being sent to the U.S. Senate by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi because there is no evidence for article 1 (abuse of power) or article 2 (obstruction of Congress) by President Donald J. Trump. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is correct in labeling […]

The Tragedy of Impeachment

The Tragedy of Impeachment

    By Mel Mann      As 2019 comes to a close it seems only fitting to take a look at the last 11-12 months.  We seem to be living in an era of absolutes.  Employment is clearly up, average income is definitely stagnate, the one percenters make a tremendous amount more than the […]

Pacific Legal Attorney Testifies in Senate — Majority of Rules by Dept. of Health Unconstitutional

Pacific Legal Attorney Testifies in Senate — Majority of Rules by Dept. of Health Unconstitutional

The Senate Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight & Emergency Management held a hearing on PLF’s recent report showing how a majority of rules made by the Department of Health and Human Services are unconstitutional. One of the report authors, PLF Attorney Thomas Berry, testified during the hearing about the serious need to bring accountability back to our bureaucratic government agencies. Berry’s […]

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