All News Articles for 2020-02-05

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Demonstrators in favor of President Donald Trumps removal of office conduct a protest in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol on February 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. After the House impeached Trump last year, the Senate votes today on whether to acquit or convict the President on two articles of impeachment as the trial concludes. (Photo: Alex Edelman/Getty Images) Senate Republicans Acquit Trump in 'Cowardly and Disgraceful Final Act to Their Show Trial'
"Make no mistake about it, this was nothing more than an attempted partisan coverup for the shameless and illegal conduct of Donald Trump."
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Demostrators with climate group Sunrise NYC, rally in front of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's office in Midtown Manhattan demanding that he support the Green New Deal. Over 60 Green Groups Call on House Dems to Pass Sweeping Worker Rights-Boosting PRO Act
"There is no way to build a greener, more inclusive economy without strong, thriving labor unions."
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'America in a State of Denial About the Level of Poverty in This Country,' Says Ocasio-Cortez
"We do not want to recognize the level of poverty in this country because if we did, it would be a national scandal."
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Former Vice President Joe Biden senior advisor Symone Sanders on CNN Wednesday would not say she trusted the results out of Iowa. 'Trumpian': Biden Campaign Under Fire for Questioning Legitimacy of Iowa Results Showing Candidate in Distant Fourth Place
"This is not going to help anyone trust the process."
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Putin, Trump 'Today Marks a Countdown to Nuclear Chaos': Trump Urged to Extend Key Treaty With Russia
"The collapse of New START would be a global disaster—and can be avoided at the stroke of a pen."
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As seen through fencing, migrants—including a young child—stand while being detained by Department of Homeland Security police after crossing to the U.S. side of the U.S.-Mexico border barrier, on June 27, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. US Has Knowingly Sent Migrants and Refugees to Danger in El Salvador for Years: Report
"Absolutely horrific."
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Progressive Outrage Boils Over as 'Utter Trainwreck' of Iowa Caucus Continues
"It is genuinely scandalous that the Iowa Democratic Party has only released 75% of the results to the caucus."
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American civil rights activist Bayard Rustin (1912 - 1987), spokesman for the Citywide Committee for Integration, at the organization's headquarters at Silcam Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, New York City. 'Big Win for Justice' as Calif. Gov. Newsom Pardons Late Civil Rights Icon Bayard Rustin
In addition to the posthumous pardon for Rustin, Newsom announced a new initiative for clemency for others who fell victim to the state's criminalization of the LGBTQ community.
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#ImWithFred Trends After Father of Parkland Victim Kicked Out of SOTU for Protesting Trump's Gun Control Lies
"We've been listening to the NRA lies from Trump and his NRA allies in Congress for too many years... You represent all of us who want to shout at Trump and his enablers."
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Greenpeace Greenpeace Greets New BP CEO by Shutting Down London Headquarters With Oil Barrels and 500 Solar Panels
"Their new CEO needs to accept that if BP wants to keep trading in the twenty-first century, they need to switch to 100% renewable energy."
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'Trump Is Getting a Little Bit Nervous,' Says Sanders Campaign as GOP Plots Anti-Bernie 'Victims of Socialism' Videos
"The president's campaign is quickly realizing that the only way to attack someone who spent his entire life standing with the working class is to lie."
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Radio personality Rush Limbaugh reacts after First Lady Melania Trump gives him the Presidential Medal of Freedom during the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives on February 04, 2020. 'Both Disgusting and Pure Right-Wing Genius': Trump Awards Bigoted Radio Host Rush Limbaugh Medal of Freedom
"You gotta hand it to Trump. He knows how to keep the base onboard."
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TMX protest 'We Will Continue to Fight,' Protesters Vow After Canadian Court Dismisses Indigenous Challenge to Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion
"It is alarming that Canada is so dead-set on pursuing the TMX when oil prices are declining, forests are burning, and more and more animal species are on the edge of extinction."
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270+ 'Reject the Cover-Up' Protests Planned Across US as Senate GOP Prepares to Acquit Trump
"The Senate has failed to hold Trump accountable, so the American people will."
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'No Better Distillation of Washington': Democrats and GOP Join Trump in Standing Ovation for Failed Venezuelan Coup Leader Juan Guaidó
"Intervening in Venezuela's internal politics is the one thing that is bipartisan! How sad," said CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin.
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Sanders Rips Trump for Lacking 'Courage' to Confront Fossil Fuel Industry After President Bragged About Oil Boom
"President Trump is turning his back on the children of America and on future generations, and dooming them to live in a planet increasingly unhealthy and uninhabitable."
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