Tag: Senate impeachment trial

How I would have voted in the Trump impeachment trial

Would I have voted to remove Trump from the presidency or would I have voted to acquit? Fair question. Unless, of course, I was the New York Times editorial board and then I could vote to both convict and acquit. The case against Trump is meaty. He tried to use the power of the U.S.... Read more »

Bolton's book: So what?

Everyone except the most diehard Trump supporters acknowledges that the president tried to get Ukraine to investigate possible wrong-doing by Joe Biden.  That former national security adviser John Bolton  reportedly claims in a new book that Trump wanted to withhold military aid from Ukraine until it committed to investigate  Democratic rival Joe Biden isn’t startling. The... Read more »

AP's vacuous coverage of the Trump defense team in Senate trial

I didn’t take notes of what the Trump defense team said in the Senate impeachment trial on Saturday because I thought I could pick it up in the next day’s coverage. So, this morning I turned to nearly the same Associated Press story, bylined Eric Tucker, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, in the Chicago Tribune and... Read more »
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