1999 Video of Mitch McConnell Calling for Witnesses in Bill Clinton's Impeachment Trial Comes Back to Haunt Him
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) hasn't been secretive regarding his feelings on the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump.
McConnell—like his 99 colleagues in the Senate—will take an oath of impartiality before acting as a juror once the House formally impeaches Trump, spurring a trial in the Senate. Despite this, he's already committed to working with White House lawyers so that the process favors Trump.
After John Bolton Returned to Twitter With a Cryptic Message, He's Now Explaining Why He Hasn't Tweeted for So Long
Former National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump resigned in September, but he's been back in the news the past few weeks after testimony from diplomat Dr. Fiona Hill in the impeachment inquiry against Trump.
Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, Ambassador to the E.U. Gordon Sondland, and White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney (among others) conducted a pressure campaign on Ukrainian officials to announce an investigation into the President's political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.
Trump's Former National Security Advisor Reportedly Called Giuliani 'a Hand Grenade Who's Gonna Blow Everybody Up'
Former White House aide specializing in Russia, Dr. Fiona Hill's hearing for the ongoing impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump may be closed-door, but news of her testimony is inevitably getting out.
One troubling event to emerge from Hill's testimony is that she was instructed to report the President's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani to the National Security Council in July. Officials within the Trump administration grew concerned with Giuliani's escalating attempts to pressure Ukrainian officials.
John Bolton Ripped Donald Trump's Foreign Policy Apart in Private Luncheon With Conservative Think Tank
Some separations—whether personal or professional—go smoothly. But some people seem to have more bad breakups than good.
The Trump administration recently had another less than amicable split with a member of staff. John Bolton—tapped by Trump to serve as National Security Adviser—tendered his resignation then was promptly fired on Twitter.
Not all is cordial or civil in Republican ranks as evidenced by a Twitter spat between Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul and Wyoming Republican Representative Liz Cheney. If the last names sound familiar it's because the two are political legacies of powerful fathers.
Liz Cheney's father Dick Cheney was Vice President—and some would claim de facto President—with George W. Bush. Rand Paul's father Ron Paul served in the House of Representatives for Texas and ran for President in 1988 as a Libertarian then again in 2008 and 2012 as a Republican.
Ted Cruz Is Getting Mocked for Suggesting That John Bolton's Ouster Is a Result of Pro-Obama 'Deep State Forces' in the White House
President Donald Trump announced Senior National Security Advisor John Bolton's immediate departure from the Trump administration in a tweet on Tuesday morning. While Trump thanked Bolton for his service, he noted that he "disagreed strongly with many of [Bolton's] suggestions."
Thought by many to be a warmonger, Bolton championed a "maximum pressure" strategy against Iran, meaning he endorsed sanctions and threats against the country to pressure it into submission. The maximum pressure strategy hasn't worked. Like at all.
Donald Trump Claims He Asked for John Bolton's Resignation but Now Bolton Is Tweeting and Texting a Different Story
President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Tuesday morning that Head National Security Advisor John Bolton would be leaving the Trump administration.
The news comes after reports that Bolton advised against a planned meeting between Trump and leaders of the Taliban at Camp David on the week of the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.