The Daily Recount
First Nonpeachment Hearing \ Dems Split on Kavanaugh \ No Plan For Iran (Yet) \ Dancing With the Spicer
Bye Bye Bolton \ North Carolina Special Election \ Trump Resort Air Force Probe \ Exit, Stage Right
Defense Secretary Mike Pompeo and Labor Secretary Steven Mnuchin react to Bolton's departure and Trump's Venezuelan foreign policymaking
NINE witnesses are testifying publicly this week. Yes, you read that right: N-I-N-E, including three White House staffers who were on that July 25th call with Ukraine. It might be time for Trump to cut back on his McDonald's visits after a last-minute, non-routine doctor's visit this weekend. Plus, Obama sends a pointed warning to 2020 Dems about being #TooFarLeft.
Let's talk about Louisiana. The Deep South's only Dem governor was re-elected this weekend, dealing another blow to President Trump in a gubernatorial race (remember last week's Kentucky results?) We're breaking down the larger implications of these recent Dem wins.
Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA) urges Congress to urgently enact gun control legislation after a mass shooting in his district of Fresno, CA
Well, there's no going back now: Capitol Hill is still buzzing from yesterday's impeachment hearing — and gearing up to do it all again tomorrow. Senate Republicans are plotting their revenge if the House votes to impeach Trump, placing 2020 Dems at the center of the crossfire. Plus, a new player hops in the race while 10 others prepare for next week's debate.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) unveil their Green New Deal for Public Housing at a rally in Washington, D.C.
|We'd like to officially welcome you to the public phase of the impeachment investigation. And oh baby, what a wild ride it will be. Today we heard from Acting Ukraine Ambassador Bill Taylor and State Department official George Kent. We're recapping their testimonies, the GOP's counterattack and the media's breakdown of how it all played out — all in less than five minutes.|