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Mitch McConnell’s Impeachment Rules Are a Sham

Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, unveiled ground rules on Monday for President Trump’s impeachment trial that would attempt to speed the proceeding along and refuse to admit the evidence against the president unearthed by the House without a separate vote. Mr. McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, showed his hand hours after Mr. Trump’s legal team…

Indicted Giuliani Associate Lev Parnas Spills the Beans on Trump, Barr, Rudy [VIDEO]

Indicted Giuliani associate Lev Parnas was interviewed by Rachel Maddow Wednesday. During the interview, Parnas describes his relationship with Rudy Giuliani, White House officials, and other individuals tied to the Ukraine scheme. “President Trump knew exactly what was going on,” he said. MSNBC hosts and contributors take a look at what is credible about Parnas’…

Pod Save America Democratic Debate Recap [LISTEN]

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan talk about Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and the final Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses, hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines. Listen to the Obama administration veterans break down the latest on today’s news and events on the Pod Save America podcast.

The Senate Prepares to Open The Impeachment Trial Against Donald Trump

For only the third time in US history, the Senate is preparing to open an impeachment trial against the president, who stands accused of abusing the powers of his office and obstructing a congressional investigation of his deeds. Prosecutors from the House of Representatives, known as “managers”, are expected to arrive to the Senate at…

Stunning New Texts, Documents Released by the House In the Impeachment Inquiry

Rudy Giuliani’s fixer, Lev Parnas, turned over documents. They’re very ugly. The House Intelligence Committee quietly released a new batch of impeachment inquiry evidence Tuesday evening: documents provided by Rudy Giuliani’s fixer for Ukraine, Lev Parnas. And boy, are they ugly. The documents, which include Parnas’s handwritten notes, copies of text messages, and other correspondence,…

Bolton, Who Called Trump’s Ukraine Scheme “A Drug Deal”, Now Says he Wants to Testify [VIDEO]

John Bolton calculated that the worst thing he could do to Trump would be to announce that he’s willing to testify in Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, according to Lawrence O’Donnell. As a war hawk who had just praised Trump’s actions against Iran, Lawrence notes that the motivation for Bolton’s impeachment announcement brings more questions than…

Killing of Qassem Soleimani Escalates US Iran Tensions, Iran Vows to Retaliate [VIDEO]

A U.S. airstrike killed one of Iran’s most powerful military leaders overnight. The targeted killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani inside Iraq is a dramatic escalation in the confrontation between the U.S. and Iran. Video of the aftermath shows burning wreckage near Baghdad’s airport. Soleimani led the powerful Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards,…

[LISTEN] Al Franken Pod: GOP and McConnell’s Bad Faith on Trump’s Impeachment

Al Franken rants about the dishonesty (and/or stupidity) of House Republicans during the impeachment debate. Also, about the shameless bad faith exhibited by Mitch McConnell. And the unraveling of Donald Trump’s mind – to the extent it was ever raveled. Plus, my frustration with the Democratic presidential debate our candidates failing to lay a glove…

DONALD TRUMP IMPEACHED

The deeply divided House of Representatives took the historic step to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, charging a president with high crimes and misdemeanors for just the third time in American history. The House voted almost entirely along party lines for two articles of impeachment to remove the President from office — abuse of…

Archived Podcasts Including Al Franken Pod Save America and More

Listen to the latest Live News Chat recommended podcasts. We will update this list as we find new amazing discussions and big laughs from the best in the business. Al Franken Talks to Ambassador Peter Galbraith About Trump’s Tragic Betrayal of the Kurds, and Al weighs in on the Impeachment Hearings Al Franken – A…

House committee votes to advance articles of impeachment against Trump

A historic vote to impeach President Donald Trump is expected this week in the Democrat-led House of Representatives, a move likely to trigger a trial to remove the president from power early next year in the Republican-controlled Senate. On Friday, the House Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment – abuse of power and obstruction…

Rouge AG Bill Barr Exposed as DOJ Report Dismisses Trump’s Conspiracies & Clears Trump’s Enemies

Michael Horowitz squashed a thousand conspiracy theories about the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane that have been lovingly cultivated by the president and his defenders. Move over Rudy, and make room for Attorney General William Barr. Whoever he may have once been, Barr’s become another of Donald Trump’s personal lawyers, serving the president first and the country…

IG REPORT: No Evidence To Support Trump’s Conspiracy on the “Origins of the Investigation”

DOJ Watchdog On Russia Probe: No Evidence Of Bias, But Problems With Surveillance. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog determined the FBI had sufficient evidence to open the Russia investigation — but sharply criticized the bureau over its surveillance of a former adviser to the Trump campaign. In his highly anticipated 400-page report, inspector general Michael…

House Judiciary Begins Impeachment Hearings [WATCH LIVE]

The impeachment hearings are not over, they are simply moving to a different House committee.   WATCH THE HOUSE HEARINGS LIVE HERE Following two weeks of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry led by the House Intelligence Committee, on Wednesday the House Judiciary Committee is picking up where their fellow lawmakers left off with a…

[READ REPORT] Impeachment Report Details Overwhelming Evidence of Misconduct and Obstruction

Impeachment Report Details Overwhelming Evidence of Misconduct and Obstruction with Trump, Rudy and Mulvaney at the center of the scheme to extort the Ukrainian President to interfere with the 2020 election. READ THE FULL REPORT HERE House Democrats say evidence of President Donald Trump’s misconduct and obstruction of Congress is “overwhelming,” charging that Trump’s conduct…

GOLDEN GLOBES WITH RICKY GERVAIS LIVE STREAM

Ricky Gervais will host the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards show airing live this Sunday, Jan. 5, at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT. Click here to watch the golden globes live stream. Ricky Gervais returns as host for his fifth and apparently final time. He will share the stage with presenters including Leonardo DiCaprio,…

WATCH The key moments from Hill and Holmes’ Trump Impeachment Hearing

On the fifth day of public impeachment hearings, Fiona Hill, the White House’s former top Russia adviser, and David Holmes, a top staffer at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, told the House Intelligence Committee about their knowledge of events related to President Donald Trump’s communications with President Volodymyr Zelensky and the hold placed on vital…

There Was a “Quid Quo Pro” Sondland Confirms In Testimony [VIDEO]

Sondland acknowledges Ukraine quid pro quo, implicates Trump, Pence, Pompeo and others. Sondland acknowledges Ukraine quid pro quo, implicates Trump, Pence, Pompeo and others. A U.S. ambassador on Wednesday explicitly linked President Trump, Vice President Pence and other senior officials to what he came to believe was a campaign to pressure a foreign government to…

Impeachment Hearings: Day 4

Fiona Hill to criticize Republicans for pushing ‘fictional narrative’ on Ukraine. President Donald Trump’s former top Russia aide plans to go after Republican lawmakers on Thursday for pushing what she dubs a “fictional narrative” about Ukrainian interference in the 2016 presidential election. In her opening statement before House impeachment investigators, obtained by POLITICO, Fiona Hill…

Impeachment Hearings: Day 4 [LIVE]

THIS IS A LIVE EVENT – CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE. Public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump continue on Capitol Hill, with Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union who has emerged as a key witness in the probe, among three witnesses scheduled to testify in Wednesday’s open session. Sondland’s…