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Ukraine Scandal

  1. the national interest
    Trump’s Lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, Working With Active Russian Agent to Smear BidenRudy Giuliani claims he didn’t suspect known Russian agent.
  2. the national interest
    U.S. Intelligence Says Republicans Are Working With Russia to Reelect TrumpThe collusion is happening in plain sight.
  3. white house
    What We Know About John Bolton’s Tell-all BookBolton writes that Trump was obsessed with giving Kim Jong-Un an autographed CD of “Rocket Man” and pressured China to interfere in the 2020 election.
  4. the national interest
    Ukraine’s President Finally Delivers Favor Trump Was Impeached OverNow that he beat the rap, Trump can just go right back to pushing Ukraine to smear Joe Biden.
  5. the national interest
    Trump Used the Coronavirus to Extort Governors Like Ukraine. It Worked.Trump just wanted a favor, though. He got it.
  6. ukraine scandal
    Trump Finally Admits to Sending Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine, Despite Past DenialsTrump said he had to “use” Giuliani because he could not trust U.S. intelligence, countering denials of his direct involvement in the Ukraine scandal.
  7. the national interest
    Trump Fires Defense Official for Refusing to Break the Law on His BehalfTrump’s assault on the rule of law is accelerating over the last 24 hours.
  8. the national interest
    Lindsey Graham Implicates William Barr in Massive Scandal, on Live TelevisionBarr has “created a process” to let Trump’s private lawyer channel dirt to the DOJ?
  9. ukraine scandal
    The Justice Department Is Looking at Giuliani’s Biden Dirt From UkraineLindsey Graham said that Attorney General William Barr had set up a “process” for Giuliani to submit what he found in Ukraine.
  10. fox news
    Fox News Warned Staff of Guests Like Giuliani Spreading ‘Disinformation’: ReportAn internal memo states that staff should be wary of Giuliani and opinion writer John Solomon for their “susceptibility to disinformation.”
  11. the national interest
    Impeachment Exposed President Trump’s Authoritarian AmbitionsAnd the culpability of his party.
  12. the national interest
    Mitt Romney Declares Trump Guilty of Abuse of Power in Impeachment TrialThe vote to convict is officially bipartisan.
  13. ukraine scandal
    House ‘Likely’ to Subpoena John Bolton, Nadler SaysDespite Trump’s impending acquittal in the Senate, Jerry Nadler says the House will continue probing the “lawless president.”
  14. joe biden
    GOP Senator: If Elected, Joe Biden Could Be Immediately ImpeachedIowa’s Joni Ernst said Democrats have lowered the bar for impeachment and Biden “should be very careful what he’s asking for.”
  15. the national interest
    The Circular Reasoning of the Senate Republican Trump Cover-upThey don’t want to support Democrats impeaching Trump because it’s partisan.
  16. the national interest
    Trump Is Terrified Giuliani’s Ukraine Work Will Be ExposedThe deepest, darkest cesspool in the Ukraine scandal.
  17. the national interest
    Trump Lawyer Denies He Asked for Biden Probe. (He Did It on TV.)The most insulting lie yet in the Trump impeachment trial.
  18. the national interest
    The Republican Cover-up Will Backfire. The House Can Keep Investigating Trump.If Republicans vote for an unpopular cover-up, Democrats can keep the probe going in the House.
  19. impeachment
    Lev Parnas Barred From Senate Trial Due to Electronic Device: His Ankle MonitorThough a federal judge ruled that Parnas could travel to D.C., he was not allowed to remove the monitoring device so that he could attend the trial.
  20. the national interest
    The Republican Position on Trump’s Ukraine Scandal Has Completely ReversedThen: No quid pro quo, but it would be bad. Now: yes quid pro quo, but it’s fine.
  21. impeachment
    What We Learned on Day Six of Trump’s Impeachment TrialThe revelations from John Bolton’s manuscript began to sway Republican senators, even as Trump’s lawyers became adversarial.
  22. the national interest
    Biden Helped Reform Ukraine, and Giuliani Is Recorrupting ItTrump’s impeachment defense turns reality upside down.
  23. the national interest
    John Bolton Blows Up Trump Impeachment Defense on the LaunchpadTrump’s argument hinged on nobody having testified that Trump ordered a quid pro quo. Now there is a witness.
  24. ukraine scandal
    Watch: Tape of Trump Saying ‘Get Rid of’ Ambassador to Ukraine Marie YovanovitchThe lawyer for former Trump operative Lev Parnas has released the full recording in which the president tells his associates to fire the ambassador.
  25. the national interest
    Republicans Feign Anger at Schiff ‘Head on Pike’ Speech to Justify CowardiceSenators threaten to cover up presidential crimes because they’re upset the Democrat quoted a news report.
  26. the national interest
    Pompeo Dares Veteran Foreign Correspondent to Find Ukraine on Map (She Does)Secretary of State has wild meltdown with Mary Louise Kelly.
  27. the national interest
    Tape Records Trump Ordering Goons to Get Rid of Ambassador YovanovitchFour takeaways from another explosive piece of evidence Republicans don’t care about.
  28. the national interest
    Republicans: There’s No Point in More Evidence, Trump Will Just Obstruct ItA circular argument for letting Trump block all the impeachment evidence.
  29. the national interest
    GOP Attorneys General Argue Trump’s ‘Corrupt Motives’ Are Not ImpeachableThe hottest new Republican legal argument insists citing Trump’s corrupt intent is prosecuting a “thought crime.”
  30. the national interest
    Trump Lawyer Jay Sekulow Literally Does Not Understand Words and How They WorkTrump may have hired America’s dumbest lawyer.
  31. the national interest
    Two Trump Lawyers Dismissed His Own Constitutional Argument Against ImpeachmentJonathan Turley and William Barr have said a president can be impeached for abuse of power. Oops!
  32. the national interest
    Trump and Russia Are Colluding in Ukraine for Profit and Political GainThe Ukraine scandal might just be the same thing as the Russia scandal.
  33. impeachment
    House Prosecutors, Trump Lawyers File Dueling Impeachment BriefsTrump is either the “framers’ worst nightmare” or a completely innocent victim, depending on which memo you read.
  34. the national interest
    Republicans Don’t Even Know What They’re Covering UpBut the latest revelations about Trump and Ukraine are explosive.
  35. the national interest
    Trump Tried to Legalize Bribery, Maybe Wasn’t Worried About Ukrainian CorruptionThe GOP defense that Trump just wanted to reform Ukraine keeps getting more ridiculous.
  36. ukraine scandal
    Lev Parnas Claims That Trump Knew ‘Exactly What Was Going on’ in UkraineGiuliani’s fixer in Ukraine claimed that senior administration staff had been “in the loop,” and said he was worried about his physical safety.
  37. ukraine scandal
    Lev Parnas and His Powerful Republican Friends: A Photo AlbumNo one knows Lev Parnas, but somehow they’ve all taken pictures with him.
  38. ukraine scandal
    Withholding Ukraine Aid Broke the Law, Nonpartisan GAO Concludes“Faithful execution of the law does not permit the president to substitute his own policy priorities for those that Congress has enacted into law.”
  39. the national interest
    Trump’s Goons Were Up to Something Very Shady in UkraineExtraordinarily damning new evidence of the president’s extortion scheme.
  40. ukraine scandal
    House Intel Releases Documents Showing Lev Parnas’s Connection to TrumpIncluding an email from Trump’s attorney acknowledging that the president “consent[ed]” to a plan to connect Parnas to a former Trump lawyer.
  41. the national interest
    Republicans Scared John Bolton Will Testify About Trump’s Ukraine CrimesFirsthand witness shouldn’t be heard in the Senate trial because reasons.
  42. impeachment
    Unredacted Emails Show Pentagon’s Concern Over Trump Withholding Aid to UkrainePentagon emails call the withholding of aid a “clear direction” from Trump, as officials worried he would violate the Impoundment Control Act.
  43. authoritarianism
    Why Trump Vilifies Whistle-blowers and Venerates War CriminalsIn Trump’s authoritarian worldview, real heroes don’t let the rule of law constrain their viciousness toward enemies of the cause.
  44. ukraine scandal
    Trump Won’t Say Whether Putin Swayed His View on Ukraine Interference in 2016Trump deflected and moved on to another topic when asked if Putin influenced his thinking on nonexistent Ukrainian interference in U.S. elections.
  45. the swamp
    A Conversation With Rudy Giuliani Over Bloody Marys at the Mark Hotel“If they’re investigating me, they’re a**holes,” he said.
  46. the national interest
    Tulsi Gabbard and the Return of the Anti-Anti-Trump LeftThe small cadre of leftists who see the Democrats as the main enemy oppose impeachment and might help Trump win reelection.
  47. ukraine scandal
    White House Ordered Freeze of Ukraine Aid 91 Minutes After Zelensky CallThe freeze had been held up over legality questions, then reordered shortly after Trump tried to pressure Ukraine’s president.
  48. the national interest
    Trump Believed Ukraine Conspiracy Because ‘Putin Told Me’Meanwhile, Trump is still listening to Ukraine theories from Russian-financed crooks.
  49. the national interest
    Trump Slips Up, Reveals When He Said ‘Do Us a Favor,’ He Meant ‘Do Me a Favor’Trump tries his hand at close Talmudic textual reading. It goes badly.
  50. the national interest
    In the End, Impeachment Was the Only ChoiceTrump claimed he has an “absolute right.” Congress had no choice but to label that unconstitutional.
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