Trump’s lawyers misspell ‘United States’ in opening lines of impeachment response

The president has a track record of shoddy legal briefs in big cases Former president Donald Trump’s new legal team got off to a shaky start in a legal brief on Tuesday, addressing their arguments to the “Unites States Senate” instead of the United States Senate, the body that will try Mr Trump on 9 FebruaryContinue reading “Trump’s lawyers misspell ‘United States’ in opening lines of impeachment response”

Trump legal team argues impeachment trial is unconstitutional, denies inciting Capitol attack

Attorneys representing former President Donald Trump in his upcoming impeachment trial have released a brief arguing the trial is an unconstitutional overreach by Congress while denying the former president incited rioters to attack the Capitol on January 6. In a preview of their arguments for next week’s trial on the single charge of “incitement of insurrection,” lawyersContinue reading “Trump legal team argues impeachment trial is unconstitutional, denies inciting Capitol attack”

House Democrats File Their Impeachment Trial Brief

“Given the overwhelming strength of the case against him, we expect President Trump will seek to escape any reckoning for his constitutional offenses by asserting that the Senate lacks jurisdiction over him as a former official. That argument is wrong.” https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/02/politics/democratic-impeachment-filing/index.html

Lindsey Graham Refuses Merrick Garland AG Confirmation Hearing, Blames Trump Impeachment

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has refused a call to quickly hold a confirmation hearing for Judge Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden‘s nominee for attorney general, while blaming the Senate‘s impending second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Graham, who still chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee due to an organizing resolution not being finalized, denied a request from incoming committee chairmanContinue reading “Lindsey Graham Refuses Merrick Garland AG Confirmation Hearing, Blames Trump Impeachment”

Ukraine’s president says the Capitol attack makes it hard for the world to see the US as a ‘symbol of democracy’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a new interview with Axios that aired Sunday said that the violent insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6 greatly tarnished the world’s image of the US. Asked how he felt as he watched the Capitol attack from afar, Zelensky said he was “very shocked” and “could not imagine that somethingContinue reading “Ukraine’s president says the Capitol attack makes it hard for the world to see the US as a ‘symbol of democracy’”

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