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.
We've got a true trifecta on This Week in Bullshit: the loser of the 2016 duel who sucks up to the winner by playing the fool, the southern-fried tool who took the plunge into the deep end of Trump cesspool, and the stone-faced Kremlin ghoul who serves The Donald his Moscow Mules. Is that too much bull to handle?
Judiciary Passes Impeachment \ U.K. Election Fallout \ U.S.-China Trade Deal \ SCOTUS Takes Trump CasesThe Daily Recount
The ayes have it. Today will go down in history as the day the House Judiciary Committee voted to impeach President Donald Trump. Boris is back, and his big win last night could be a harbinger for the Dems…or not. And the U.S. and China reached phase one of a trade deal — with no phase two in sight.
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) discusses the impeachment trial and Dem billionaire candidates at his Manchester, NH town hall with Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
President Trump responds to a reporter's question about the House Judiciary Committee's vote to approve articles of impeachment against him
What can we say when every day is historic? House Judiciary gathered today — actually, at the time of writing this email they are still at it — to debate amendments to the proposed articles of impeachment. Warren's drawing new offensive plays to keep her in the game. And, UK election results are in. Plus, Trump swings, Greta scores.
Rudy Giuliani: mayor, candidate, cyber probe, lobbyist, lawyer, and self-appointed private investigator. Is there any job he can do? Watch this week's Animocracy and decide for yourself.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discusses how articles of impeachment against President Trump were decided on at her weekly press conference in Washington D.C.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) says helping billionaires "doesn't help grow the economy" in a speech at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College
President Trump discusses enacting "long overdue reforms" to paid family leave in a speech at the White House
The DOJ watchdog found no evidence of political bias in the FBI's probe of the 2016 Trump campaign — but if you thought this would cause Republicans to stop defending their boss, think again. A handful of House Dems could derail what was supposed to be an easy impeachment vote. Could Joe Biden be a one-and-done kinda guy? And Lindsey Graham makes us all want to shower in Purell.
Nineteen years ago this week, the Florida recount ended. The presidential election was settled when the U.S. Supreme Court effectively ruled in favor of George W. Bush. Watch how history was made in this week's episode of Rewind.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) discusses her plan for her first 100 days in office if elected at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) questions Justice Dept. Inspector General Michael Horowitz on accusations of political bias in the FBI's 2016 Russia investigation
President Trump discusses his executive order to combat anti-Semitism in universities at a White House Hanukkah reception
As "coincidence" would have it, Trump met with the Russian foreign minister behind closed doors right after the House publicly introduced their two articles of impeachment. And say hello to the USMCA: our new trade deal resulting from a rare moment of cooperation between the House and the president. Plus, that IG report from way back when (yesterday) is causing a stir as Barr and Trump start their spin.
House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) announces two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discusses his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov today in Washington D.C.
Andrew Yang explains how his universal basic income plan specifically empowers women during an interview with the Des Moines Register in Iowa
Judiciary Impeachment Hearing \ DOJ Watchdog Issues Report \ Warren Vs. Buttigieg Heats Up \ Impeachment FashionThe Daily Recount
What's that old saying... save the loudest for last? A quick rundown of today's House impeachment hearing: Chairman Jerry Nadler banged the gavel at 9:09 a.m. ET, got objected at 9:10, and got protested by InfoWars at 9:11. Good times. Trump's already found a way to spin that new DOJ Inspector General report, and two Dem frontrunners are in a war of words. Plus, the season's hottest new handbag is here.
Judiciary Committee Democratic Counsel Barry Berke testifies that if Trump's conduct isn't impeachable, then "nothing is"
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) discusses his plans to fix broken immigration laws and the criminal justice system in Carson City, NV
President Trump discusses charter schools policies at the White House's roundtable on empowering families with education
If you haven't seen Trump's tweets today, he wants you to know unemployment is down. Really far down. The 2020 Dems started swinging this week, at each other and at voters. And, we found out The White House will not participate in Monday's impeachment hearing. Plus, in other non-shocking news, Rudy was in Ukraine (again) this week. Actually. We're not joking.
With Kamala Harris's exit, an awkward reality dawned on Democratic leaders: The cast of the December debate is shaping up to be all-white. That reality, in turn, sparked a wider unease with how the party has handled the debates… John Heilemann is analyzing this and more in Recap 2020.
President Donald Trump celebrates the November job report and says the numbers "have been phenomenal" during a meeting today