When a user requested a solution from the 47-year-old star, she proposed to “deprogram US cult members on both sides so they can clearly see what lies they've been told and revolt.” She gave an example and described her experience of growing in the Children of God cult in Italy, stressing that the US “nationalist power structure was identical to the cult we escaped”. … [Read more...] about Rose McGowan Blasts Trump’s Second Impeachment, Calling It ‘Cult Propaganda’
Impeachment power of the house
I think he should leave. He said he’s not going to show up. He’s not going to appear at the inauguration. He hasn’t been focused on what is going on with COVID. He’s either been golfing or he’s been inside the Oval Office fuming and throwing every single person who has been loyal and faithful to him under the bus, starting with the vice president. He doesn’t want to stay there. He only wants to stay there for the title. He only wants to stay there for his ego. He needs to get out. He needs to do the good thing, but I don’t think he’s capable of doing a good thing. … [Read more...] about Lisa Murkowski: House Acted ‘Appropriately Impeaching Donald Trump
“I think our identity for the past several years now has been built around an individual. We’ve got to get back to where it's built around a set of ideas and principles and policies,” Sen. John ThuneJohn Randolph ThuneFor platform regulation Congress should use a European cheat sheet Streamlining the process of prior authorization for medical and surgical procedures McConnell about to school Trump on political power for the last time MORE (R-S.D.) told reporters after Wednesday’s attack. … [Read more...] about Impeachment trial tests Trump’s grip on Senate GOP
Trump is said to have summoned his political advisers shortly after the vote and demanded to know more about the renegades: from who they were, to whether he had ever done anything for them, according to sources cited by the outlet. He also reportedly instructed aides to find out who might run against the turncoats when they face re-election in two years. … [Read more...] about In the Crosshairs: Trump Reportedly Focusing on Republicans Who Crossed Party Lines on Impeachment
Courts have long maintained that impeachments are left to Congress. Yet this is different. This is a question of whether a private citizen can be subjected to a proceeding that is expressly committed to the removal of officeholders. Impeachments go to the status of an officeholder, while indictments go to the status of an individual. If prosecutors believe Trump incited insurrection, they should charge him. However, the Senate must decide if it wants to hold a trial based on a legal fiction: a vote to remove someone who is no longer in office. … [Read more...] about Should Donald Trump skip his Senate impeachment trial?
We also propose a second section of the amendment. The Founders knowingly wrote the Constitution as an outline, with the expectation that the blanks would be filled in with experience. While introducing the Speaker of the House in a new role would be salutary, further experience might reveal a need for additional changes. This second section would then be helpful, because instead of needing yet another constitutional amendment, Congress could simply pass new legislation in the usual fashion. Both Congress and the president would have a significant role in passage of any future changes, since the president would retain the power of the veto over the prospective legislation. … [Read more...] about Revising the pardon power — let the Speaker and Congress have voices