Another Day in Gaslit Nation

Reposted from “Letters from an American,” historian Heather Cox Richardson This entire day felt like an exercise in gas lighting. From this morning’s statement by the president to the announcement tonight that Vice President Mike Pence has indefinitely postponed a Monday speech on Iran policy, we seem to be operating in a fog. While we […]

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Facts You Need to Know As We Move to the Senate Trial

Compelled by our duty to Constitution and country, the House impeached President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The Senate must now do its duty and conduct a fair trial. These are the key facts you need to remember about Trump's misconduct: pic.twitter.com/JgXv5IUnwK — Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) January 6, 2020

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Judiciary Committee: Grounds for Impeachment

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee issued this 658-page report laying out the grounds for impeachment of the President.

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The Articles and the Evidence

Today, the House Judiciary Committee issued two Articles of Impeachment. In announcing them, Chairman Nadler said this: “Over the last several months, the investigative committees of the House have been engaged in an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s efforts to solicit foreign interference in the 2020 elections—efforts that compromised our national security and threatened […]

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Blueprint for the Public Hearings

by Ann Heitland It’s impossible to overstate the significance of the impeachment hearing which will begin tomorrow. One signal is that all major networks have canceled their regular programming to televise the hearings, beginning at 8 a.m. Arizona time, Wednesday. For the Nixon impeachment, the networks rotated coverage so that only one of the “big […]

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Trump shows he’s a liar, loser and a coward

Oct 13, 2019 Updated Oct 18, 2019 So Trump, in his “unmatched wisdom” will obliterate Turkey’s economy if Turkey does anything he considers off limits. Unmatched wisdom? Is Trump trying to be sarcastic? Or is he just full of it? No wait, Trump is bragging about himself — again! Who brags about themselves? I don’t, do you? […]

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China Trade Deal?

We’ve been saying ever since Trump trumpeted his new “deal” with China last week that nobody gets credit for partially fixing a problem they created themselves. Well, it turns out that it’s worse than that. Here’s the upshot from the Washington Post Finance people this morning: “[N]ews this morning that the Chinese want to hold more […]

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Crime and Coverup

When we made our call for impeachment on September 25, we knew about a single crime. Only the next day did the Whistleblower expose the coverup to that crime — and potentially others. Trump’s defenders are relentlessly attacking the Whistleblower. That’s distraction. They are also misrepresenting the evidence of the crime. That’s distortion. Let’s review […]

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Fear: The greatest Republican weapon

Republican Senator Sylvia Allen is ramping up her campaign for re-election by scaring parents about sex education. Other Republicans (in addition to Allen) rage about the terrors of socialism. Trump uses rhetoric to hype up several categories of visceral but remote threats, including MS-13 gang members and Islamic State jihadis. His favorite go-to, of course, […]

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Call for Impeachment

September 25, 2019 The Coconino County Democratic Party supports impeachment proceedings against President Donald J. Trump. The Constitution of the United States of America gives the House of Representatives the sole power to impeach. (Article I, Section 2, Clause 5.) Yesterday, the Speaker of the House announced the initiation of impeachment proceedings. We support that […]

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