From the BEST & BRIGHTEST readers among our KICK-ASS blog community, let's take a glimpse at the political discourse going into the new year . . .
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WE CAN ONLY WONDER IF THIS LOCAL IMPEACHMENT CONVERSATION IN THESE FANCY DOWNTOWN DIGS OFFERS A BIT OF FORESHADOWING FOR THE NEW YEAR!!!
Either way, the local angle offers an excuse to keep our blog community up-to-date on impeachment drama given that most local sources are far to biased on the topic.
Here's a look at better news from "many sides" of the equation:
Supreme Justice Awaits
Scott Douglas Gerber writes that the question of whether Trump has been impeached while articles have not been sent to the Senate is one the courts could answer, should Trump pursue legal action.
Double Trouble For Prez Trump
It's the first impeachment-related filing by the House since lawmakers voted, mostly along party lines, to impeach Trump over allegations stemming from efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate his Democratic rivals. It comes just hours after the Justice Department argued that the impeachment votes undercut lawmakers' ongoing court case demanding testimony from McGahn, who was special counsel Robert Mueller's central witness.
President Trump slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday for making demands of the Senate regarding his upcoming trial as she sits on two impeachment articles, accusing her of "crying for fairness" after leading an "unfair" process in the House.
Prez Trump Loyalty Payout
PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump has handed a promotion to a White House aide who refused to testify in the House impeachment inquiry against him. Trump, who is spending the holidays at his resort in Palm Beach, Fla., has named Robert Blair as the special representative for international communications policy, the White House announced Monday.
World According To Sen. Ted
Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz explained over the weekend why the Democrats' partisan articles of impeachment are an "admission of failure" by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and highlighted one of the most disturbing aspects of the FBI abuse that was uncovered by Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz in his report on the FBI's misconduct […]
President Trump divides Americans, but the Trump economy unites them. The latest issue of the AEI Political Report, edited by my colleagues Karlyn Bowman and Eleanor O'Neil, is chockablock with positive assessments of the economic scene. More Americans (38 percent) say their personal financial situation is improving than getting worse (20 percent).
Past Is Prologue
subscribe to The NPR Politics Podcast podcast With the House impeachment of President Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., says it's now up to the Senate to adjudicate the matter. "We're ready to sit there and have the trial the Constitution requires," McConnell told Fox News on Monday.
And so . . .
The divisive feud continues for so many Americans too broke and angry to think about the holidays.
You decide . . .