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Regardless of whether it ends his term, impeaching Trump have five likely benefits

Yoni Appelbaum's longread in The Atlantic on the case for impeaching Trump draws on heterodox interpretations of the Clinton and Johnson impeachments, as well as the Nixon impeachment, to argue that despite (or even because of) the Senate's near-certain inaction on impeachment, there are real benefits to impeaching Trump, which is looking very likely ...

Trump grounds Pelosi, Melania flies Air Force to Florida same day (cost: $35,217.50)

Scammers are so petty.

In a bizarre statement today, Donald Trump “grounds” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from flying on government aircraft for a planned but not publicly disclosed to visit U.S. troops in Afghanistan and conduct America's foreign business abroad.

Disclosing this is a violation of national security, and ******. Some 800,000 federal workers are without pay, ...

Manafort worked with Kilimnik, reported Russian operative, even after criminal charges: Reports

Four words in a tiny font at the top of a page in Mueller's recent court filing reveal that Manafort kept at it with Kilimnik even *after* Manafort was charged with multiple felonies.

It pays to read the fine print.

Excerpt from Rosalind S. Helderman at the Washington Post:

In a tiny font at the ...

Trump White House cancels Davos trip for World Economic Forum

The planned delegation included Pompeo and Mnuchin.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the Trump administration has canceled a planned trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. The announcement was made today, Thursday, the 27th day of Trump's partial government shutdown.

.@PressSec: “Out of consideration for the 800,000 great ...

‘Star Wars’ returns: Trump calls for space-based missile defense

The President has announced that the Defense Department will pursue a space-based missile defense system reminiscent of the one proposed by Reagan in 1983. As with Reagan's ultimately abortive effort, the technology doesn't actually exist yet and may not for years to come. ...

Trump lawyer Rudolph Giuliani insists they never denied collusion with Russia

Interviewed by CNN's Chris Cuomo, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani all but admits what everyone assumes: that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government in the 2016 presidential election.

Rudolph Giuliani: "I never stated there was no collusion between the campaign or people in the campaign."

CNN: "Yes you have."

Rudolph Giuliani: "I have not. I ...

Gates tells Mueller of Trump campaign deal with Israel’s Psy-Group for 2016 “social media manipulation”

[PHOTO: Psy Group's headquarters in Israel, via]

Former Donald Trump presidential campaign aide Rick Gates is cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, and has provided info on a firm in the Middle East that is reported to have worked with the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 U.S. election.

This isn't the first time the ...

Like Putin, Trump wants U.S. out of NATO

How much more evidence does America need that Donald Trump isn't working for us, but for Russia?

No, seriously. Trump can't stop talking about removing America from NATO.

Trump hasn't had an original idea in his whole life. Who told him that'd be a good idea?

Who wants the USA out of NATO? Russia.

“It would be ...

Watch as Presidential burger recipients note the absurdity

LISTEN CLOSELY: "I thought it was a joke," says Clemson athlete upon learning the White House was serving him Wendy's.pic.twitter.com/bRNRhLmDBF

— Ʀogue US Mint (@RogueUSMint) January 15, 2019

You can clearly hear one attendee state that they thought this was a joke.

I believe I hear the declaration "It's absurd" over and ...