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Schumer Demands Every Agency Inspector General Investigate Trump's "Shameful" and "Illegal" Retaliation Against Whistleblowers

The Senate Minority Leader warned of a "dangerous, growing pattern of retaliation against those who report wrongdoing only to find themselves targeted by the president and subject to his wrath and vindictiveness."

Jake Johnson ·


Sorry, Republican Senators: Alan Dershowitz’s Theory of Impeachment Is Total Bullshit

No matter how much Dershowitz explains and obfuscates, a legitimate motive simply cannot magically immunize unconstitutional conduct against impeachment.

Ken Levy ·


John Bolton Is Not to Be Trusted, But the Question Remains: What Does He Want?

What if Bolton is trying to get Trump removed from office? That would imply that he wants a president Pence.

Juan Cole ·


'You Did a Good Job on Her': White House Audience Laughs as Trump Praises Pompeo for Bullying NPR Reporter

"That was very impressive, Mike," the president said to applause during a press conference in the White House.

Jake Johnson ·


'Blow Up the Phones': Demands That #BoltonMustTestify Surge After New Revelations About Ukrainian Aid Freeze

"We are citizens of the United States of America, and we must indeed unite together to stop this GOP cover-up."

Julia Conley ·


Trump Told Bolton Ukraine Aid Contingent on Probe Into Democratic Rivals: NYT

"There is no pretense left. There are no excuses remaining," said Chris Murphy (D-Conn.).

Andrea Germanos ·


Pompeo Denounced for 'Insulting and Contemptuous' Statement Lashing Out at NPR's Mary Louise Kelly

The secretary of state's statement was framed as "a shameful assault on press freedom."

Common Dreams staff ·


Pelosi's Choice: Enough for Trump's Impeachment But Short of Going All Out for His Removal

There is still time for Pelosi to instruct her colleagues to immediately publicize the other ways Trump has shattered our Constitution and warn him that a second round of impeachments could be around the corner.

Ralph Nader ·


'Take Her Out': Recording Reveals Trump Demanding Ouster of Yovanovitch Directly to Parnas—Man He Claims Not to Know

"Why is POTUS, who has the power to remove ambassadors, conspiring with goons to do so?"

Jake Johnson ·


Unequal Justice: Call Trump to Testify at His Impeachment Trial

None of the potential witnesses identified by Democrats could offer evidence as relevant as the President on his motives in dealing with Zelensky and ordering a hold on American aid.

Bill Blum ·

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