Per ushe, this morning we're sharing a bevy of news links on a great many local items amid a national debate over the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
The juxtaposition is important not only as a testament to local life going on despite Beltway drama but also given that so many KC news watchers are happy to sweat every last detail of this D.C. saga but don't really know what's happening in their own backyard.
Accordingly . . .
KANSAS CITY'S POTHOLE PROBZ SHOULD REMIND US NOT TO PUT TOO MUCH FAITH IN POLITICOS & THEIR PROMISES!!!
And so, here's the impeachment rundown with a few worthwhile local news links in the mix to remind us all that Fox & Friends aren't your friends and neither Anderson Cooper nor Jake Tapper would give you the time of day . . .
Historic Vote Today
Donald Trump is set to become the third US president in history to be impeached later by the House of Representatives. Democratic lawmakers are expected to approve two impeachment charges against the Republican president on Wednesday.
Another Kansas City Season Of Potholes Underway
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- After Kansas City's first significant snowfall this winter, the Public Works Department is gearing up for another season of potholes. Drive along Ward Parkway and drivers can notice a night-and-day difference between the state of it now and about 10 months ago.
Prez Trump Economy Wins?!?
Forty-five percent of Americans disapprove of Congress impeaching Trump and 44% approve, according to the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
Low-Income Courthouse Workers Earn Slight Raise
Jackson County legislators have taken a step toward higher starting rates for the county's lowest-paying jobs - $12.50 an hour in 2020 with a goal of reaching $15 by 2022. "This is probably the largest project, maybe, in the history of the county, and the impact it has is tremendous," said Legislator Crystal Williams, D-Kansas City.
Prez Trump Rallies Loyal Supporters Tonight
With Trump impeachment vote imminent, president traveling to Battle Creek, Mich., to rally the faithful
President Trump on Wednesday will be far away from Capitol Hill -- and the Washington establishment he has long criticized as an iredeemable "swamp" -- as the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives prepares to impeach him in a likely party-line vote on charges of obstruction of Congress and abuse of power.
KC Ice Melt Endangers Drivers
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With the metro area once again dealing with cold temperatures on Tuesday, ice became more of a concern on roads and sidewalks. Temperatures stayed in the low 30s throughout the day leading to dangerous conditions in some neighborhoods.
As Congress considers formal charges of impeachment against President Donald Trump, they should consider words spoken at the Constitutional Convention, when the Founders explained that impeachment was intended to have many important purposes, not just removing a president from office. A critical debate took place on July 20, 1787, which resulted in adding the impeachment [...]
Pres Trumps Considers History
"Donald Trump understands the same thing as the progressive left - his presidency is transformative and historic," said Steve Bannon, Trump's former chief strategist. "He also understands that his opponents have even more hatred for him than Nixon and Clinton's had for them.
You decide . . .