Republicans are also angry with their president. Former Republican South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy, who is now a Fox News contributor, said he was so outraged over the riot and Trump’s role in it that he is “not real sure” anymore what the Republican Party “stands for.” … [Read more...] about Alan Dershowitz Says Trump Impeachment Won’t Make It To Trial
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At the same time, a growing number of companies have announced plans in recent days to suspend political contributions to Republican lawmakers who objected to the congressional certification of Biden’s Electoral College victory, a list that includes 12 GOP representatives from Florida as well as Scott, who recently took the helm of the Republicans’ Senate campaign arm. … [Read more...] about Florida Republicans close ranks with Trump after Capitol siege
Sens. Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyGovernment used Patriot Act to gather website visitor logs in 2019 Appeals court rules NSA's bulk phone data collection illegal Dunford withdraws from consideration to chair coronavirus oversight panel MORE (R-Pa.) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann Murkowski'Almost Heaven, West Virginia' — Joe Manchin and a 50-50 Senate The Hill's Morning Report - Biden asks Congress to expand largest relief response in U.S. history Murkowski says it would be 'appropriate' to bar Trump from holding office again MORE (R-Alaska) have called on Trump to resign. … [Read more...] about Impeachment trial tests Trump’s grip on Senate GOP
The Constitution refers to a present-tense status of “the president.” That status is key to other provisions bestowing official powers and privileges, which do not linger after leaving office. No one would argue that Trump could continue to exercise those powers once President-elect Biden is sworn in. Yet, a Senate trial would insist that, while Trump has no continuing powers, he remains subject to continued penalties tied to the office. Moreover, the stated purpose of the impeachment trial is whether a president “shall be removed.” Thus, the only person constitutionally subject to an impeachment trial would be the sitting president, Joe Biden. … [Read more...] about Should Donald Trump skip his Senate impeachment trial?
"While it is disappointing that it took a Trump-incited attack on our Capitol to get here, it appears that all the major platforms are finally beginning to step up and take this important issue seriously and that policymakers and the public are committed to holding them accountable," he said. … [Read more...] about YouTube suspends Donald Trump’s channel for at least a week