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President's Team still claiming there was no Quid Pro Quo.

It’s interesting that the President’s team is still claiming that there was no quid pro quo because that’s what the President told Ambassador Sondland on their September 9 phone call. Just to review the time-line: July 25, Trump makes his … Continue reading

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Day 1 of the Impeachment Trial

One of the interesting things about the first day of yesterday’s impeachment trial is that the President’s attorneys kept making the point that the President didn’t respond to the subpoenas issued by the House because the House did not begin … Continue reading

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Seven Fallacies about Impeachment to keep in mind

As the impeachment trial of Donald Trump finally gets rolling, this might be a good time to review some of the legalities of impeachment. It turns out that the gold standard for books about impeachment is Charles Black’s Impeachment (A … Continue reading

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Our Hypocrisy is not like theirs, part 23

As the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump begins this morning, there has been a bit of focus on the oath that Senators have to swear in order to be jurors in the impeachment trial. That oath says: Do you … Continue reading

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The notion that Trump did not get due process before the House Committees is laughable on its face

In the impeachment debate before the House there some remarkable claims relative to the due process that President Trump allegedly did not receive (if you can believe the GOP) before the House Intelligence Committee and the House Judiciary Committee in … Continue reading

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It's a House Divided, and there is essentially no common ground in between

One thing which is immediately clear, in listening to the impeachment debate yesterday, is that it’s a House divided, and there is essentially no common ground between the parties. Democrats believe that Trump abused his power, and that it’s a … Continue reading

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It’s Interesting to see where Republicans are trying to take the Impeachment Inquiry

Well, it’s nice to see where Republicans are trying to take the impeachment inquiry on day #3 of the public hearings. They’re still trying to investigate Joe and Hunter Biden. They’re still trying to out the whistleblower. They’re trying to … Continue reading

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While waiting for the public phase of the Impeachment Inquiry, let’s not completely forget the Mueller Report

While we’re waiting for the public (i.e. televised) portion of the impeachment inquiry to begin, let’s not completely forget the Mueller report. The Mueller report was a disappointment to liberals, progressives never-Trumpers and sane people all over the nation, and … Continue reading

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President Trumpelstiltskin seems to believe that an Impeachment Inquiry will help him.

By now it’s become clear, as a number of other commentators have noted, that President Trumpelstiltskin appears to believe that an impeachment inquiry will help him. That belief seems to be predicated on the experience of former Speaker of the … Continue reading

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