Month: November 2019

House Intel Committee to review draft Ukraine report this week

Members of the House Intelligence Committee on Monday will review a report on the panel’s investigation into whether President Trump committed an impeachable act, specifically by allegedly withholding military aid to Ukraine until the country investiga…

Trump’s border wall hangs over spending talks

President Trump’s proposed border wall is looming as a central obstacle to passing spending bills by a December deadline.The top appropriators in the House and Senate have already struck an agreement ahead of Thank…

Conservatives question if they get a fair shake from Washington juries

The overwhelmingly liberal bent of Washington has right-wing politicos wondering whether they can truly get a jury of their peers and receive a fair trial in the nation’s capital. Conservatives say the answer is a resounding “no” and point to this mont…

Charlottesville Confederate statue vandalized again

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – A Confederate statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, that became a rallying point for white nationalists has been vandalized again, this time with graffiti saying, “Impeach Trump.” News outlets report that the statue of Confed…

Rep. Matt Gaetz warns Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp over Senate pick: ‘maybe you need a primary in 2022’

Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida took aim Friday at Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia amid both Republicans being at odds over the latter’s selection for a soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat. Mr. Gaetz called out Mr. Kemp on Twitter following reports that he intends to …