Dem leader tells GOP to ‘GET LOST’ over impeachment inquiry witness list

Dem leader tells GOP to 'GET LOST' over impeachment inquiry witness list

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Hakeem Jeffries blasted Republicans and labeled them as a “#CoverUpCaucus” after they submitted a list of witnesses they would like to call for public testimony as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry of President Trump. Jeffries, D-N.Y., also questioned the validity of the witnesses in a brief More...

by Boston Journal | Published 2 days ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. gavels as the House votes 232-196 to pass resolution on impeachment procedure to move forward into the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. The resolution would authorize the next stage of impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, including establishing the format for open hearings, giving the House Committee on the Judiciary the final recommendation on impeachment, and allowing President Trump and his lawyers to attend events and question witnesses.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
By Boston Journal On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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The inquiry officially has rules

Daylight Savings Time comes just as I really need that extra hour of sleep. You, too? Lucky us. Welcome to OnPolitics.  After a month of bickering about, well, basically everything, House Democrats laid down More...

Trump may not thank Pelosi for giving Republicans what they wanted
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Trump may not thank Pelosi for giving Republicans what they wanted

More crucially, such a vote could make it more difficult for the GOP to dodge the substance of the Ukraine scandal and the issue on which impeachment will turn: Did Trump abuse his power? Superficially, the House More...

Support for impeachment inquiry reaches new high: poll
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Support for impeachment inquiry reaches new high: poll

A new national poll by Quinnipiac University indicates that 55 percent of registered voters support the House Democrats’ impeachment investigation into President Trump, with 43 percent opposed. Support for More...

The impeachment beat goes on
By Boston Journal On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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The impeachment beat goes on

CLOSE Can you even really say “what a week!” if the week before it and before that were also super intense? This is OnPolitics, let’s talk Turkey. (Literally.)  President Donald Trump More...

Trump loses appeal to stop House subpoena of his tax documents
By Boston Journal On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Trump loses appeal to stop House subpoena of his tax documents

In a 2-1 ruling, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a lower court ruling saying the firm must turn over eight years of accounting records. It’s the first major case at the More...

Pompeo defends administration amid Ukraine controversy: ‘It is our duty to investigate’
By Boston Journal On Saturday, October 5th, 2019
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Pompeo defends administration amid Ukraine controversy: ‘It is our duty to investigate’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday defended the Trump administration over its dealings with Ukraine amid an escalating impeachment inquiry into the matter from House Democrats — telling reporters More...

Iran, the Saudis and an oil field on fire
By Boston Journal On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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Iran, the Saudis and an oil field on fire

CLOSE President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. (Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) This is one of those take-a-deep-breath-before-you-jump-into-it More...

Trump: Ukraine drama could give Democrats no choice but to impeach President
By Boston Journal On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Trump: Ukraine drama could give Democrats no choice but to impeach President

But if Trump used his power to try to coerce a foreign leader into influencing US elections, it could precipitate the worst political crisis of a presidency that has been mired in notoriety from its first hours. It More...

Biden gaffes, stumbles and fitness for office under fire in new Trump campaign video
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Biden gaffes, stumbles and fitness for office under fire in new Trump campaign video

A new video from President Trump’s re-election campaign takes a big swipe at former Vice President Joe Biden’s fitness for office, spotlighting clips of his recent gaffes and other verbal fumbles coupled More...