President Trump (page 9)

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    Democrats gauge mixed impeachment reviews

    Susan Ferrechio of the Washington Examiner highlights Democrats’ assessments of the impeachment frenzy on Capitol Hill. House Democrats say constituents have mixed reviews about the public impeachment proceedings that are entering a second week. “We’ve gotten some calls on it but not a huge uptick,” freshman Rep. Haley…
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2019
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    Starr examines the impeachment case

    Paul Crookston writes for the Washington Free Beacon about one expert’s assessment of the impeachment case against President Trump. Former independent counsel Ken Starr said Tuesday that the impeachment hearings have yet to produce any compelling testimony from witnesses accusing President Donald Trump of any unlawful acts. Starr,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2019
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    An early attack on the 2020 election’s legitimacy

    David Harsanyi writes at National Review Online that one leading politician is already challenging the legitimacy of a 2020 election that has not started. In her Dear Colleague letter pushing back against Republican anti-impeachment talking points, Nancy Pelosi wrote this: “The weak response to these hearings has been,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2019
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    The best way to decide Trump’s fate

    Jim Geraghty of National Review Online offers a simple way for Americans to decide what should happen to President Trump. If Donald Trump’s presidency is going to end before 2025, it should end at the ballot box. A lot of what has been revealed by Trump’s desire to…
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2019
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    Assessing week one of the public impeachment parade

    Michael Goodwin of the New York Post reviews the first week of congressional Democrats’ campaign to reverse the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. Three witnesses, 11 hours of testimony and endless squabbling between Republicans and Democrat Adam Schiff. That’s the bare-bones tally of the first two days…
    Mitch Kokai, November 18, 2019
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    About those claims of ‘witness intimidation’

    Paul Mirengoff of the Power Line blog responds to one of the allegations emerging from the impeachment proceedings against President Trump. … [A]spects of the proceedings are farcical. … … [W]hile Marie Yovanovitch, ambassador to Ukraine until Trump sacked her, was testifying before Adam Schiff’s committee, the president…
    Mitch Kokai, November 18, 2019
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    A questionable impeachment sales pitch

    Jim Geraghty of National Review Online considers Democrats’ case for impeaching President Trump. There’s a certain “heads I win, tails you lose” mentality to the way Democrats are attempting to sell impeachment to Trump-weary Republicans. Democrat: President Trump tried to withhold congressionally approved military aid in order to…
    Mitch Kokai, November 15, 2019
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    Man bites dog! French president echoes Trump!

    Sumantra Maitra devotes a Federalist column to interesting pronouncements from French Presdent Emmanual Macron. Everyone in Berlin, London, and Washington’s policy circles know it to be true, but no one has said what French President Emmanual Macron has out loud, except for President Trump. Much as it pains…
    Mitch Kokai, November 14, 2019