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Whistleblower Complaint Has Nothing New Except Charge Transcript Was Hidden

The whistleblower complaint was released Thursday morning. As far as I can tell, there’s not much in there we don’t already know, other than an allegation that the White House tried to classify the document out of view. From the complaint: White House officials told me that they were “directed” by White House lawyers to… Continue Reading

Joe Scarborough Falls for Daily Show Parody of Ukraine Transcript

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, who regularly suggests President Trump is a moron, fell for this, according to Fox News. Unfortunately for Scarborough, Trump is no moron. His call actually showed an engaged president aware of the issues related to Ukraine. And Scarborough is no idiot. He is just a man desperate to believe anything and… Continue Reading

Trump Impeachment May be Stopped in Its Tracks

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared that an impeachment proceeding will simply begin. But that isn’t the way it works. Normally, this is voted on first by the House. Pelosi’s problem is she doesn’t have the votes. So she go things rolling by fiat. There is substantial debate about whether she can do that. And she… Continue Reading

Trump Will Release Full Call with Ukraine President

Wondering if he set up the media and the Democrats by letting them speculate for days, and he then releases a transcript that shows the conversation was harmless. Reminds me of Barack Obama letting the birther thing go on and then finally releasing his long-form birth certificate. Similar strategy. Anyway, we’ll see what it says. Continue Reading

White House May Release Transcript of Trump Ukraine Call

According to ABC News: Some of President Donald Trump’s closest advisers are discussing whether to release the transcript of a call the president had with the president of Ukraine in July that is the subject of a whistleblower complaint, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell ABC News. “You’re going to see,” Trump told reporters Monday morning… Continue Reading

Trump’s Cool, Rational Approach to Iran

The man who is forever characterized as an irrational hothead is playing Iran’s attack on Saudi Arabia cooler than everyone else. He is talking to lots of people, getting advice, assembling information, and then he’ll make a decision – hoping to steer clear of war if possible. It’s not just Lindsey Graham and the usual… Continue Reading

Trump Eulogy for Cokie Roberts: “She Never Treated Me Nicely”

That’s what you gotta love about President Trump. He doesn’t do polite and phony. I used to watch Cokie Roberts when she was on the TV, on ABC’s “This Week” years ago, back in the David Brinkley days, and I never liked her much. I’ve forgotten why, it’s been a long time since I’ve seen… Continue Reading