President Donald Trump responded to U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland’s testimony at the impeachment hearings Wednesday. “Here’s my response,” Trump said. “Ready? You have the cameras rolling? ‘I want nothing.’”
When it comes to the press, Trump’s bark is worse than his bite. Obama, on the other hand, rarely barked. He just bit. Often. Yet the “free and independent” press didn’t protest vigorously. It makes you wonder why.
Marie Yovanovitch, a career foreign service officer first assigned to Ukraine about two months before Trump’s election, testified for five hours before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Here are six of the big moments from day two.
The new mark came two days after Trump delivered a speech to the Economic Club of New York. Trump told Wall St. executives and economists that a Democratic victory in 2020 would endanger the stock market gains made under his presidency.
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Charles Dickens might well have been writing about the stark dissimilarities between Vermont’s anemic economy and the Trump national economic boom.
Following through with the Obama administration’s commitments would impose clear economic harm on the U.S. by driving energy prices higher — and that’s just a small part of the overall cost. Americans would pay more for food, health care, education, clothes, and more.
President Donald Trump’s campaign manager said the president raked in millions of dollars on Thursday, the day House Democrats voted to support an impeachment inquiry.
What began as an administrative review of the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation is reportedly now a full-blown criminal probe. Reports indicate former CIA Director John Brennan and former national intelligence director James Clapper are among those being questioned.
President Donald Trump’s new executive orders secure individual liberty through the advancement of timeless, nonpartisan principles, such as fair notice, due process, transparency, accountability, and rigorous analytical decision-making.
The orders will limit the use of a tool the Trump administration believes short-circuits the rule-making process. They take aim at federal guidance, which agencies can use to explain how they intend to implement policy.
“[T]he President cannot allow your constitutionally illegitimate proceedings to distract him and those in the Executive Branch from their work on behalf of the American people,” Cipollone wrote to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the chairmen of several House committees.