“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
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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?
The articles referenced in the court documents include a 2017 article about commercial mortgage lender Ladder Capital. The lender provided more than $250 million in loans to Trump's company. The AP noted that Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen WeisselbergAllen Howard WeisselbergJuan Williams: Defeated Trump is in legal peril New York authorities investigate the family tax records of Trump Organization's CFO: report Michael Cohen burned book manuscript to prevent leak by pro-Trump prison guards: report MORE's son, Jack Weisselberg, is a director of Ladder Capital. … [Read more...] about Michael Cohen interviewed by prosecutors about Trump’s finances
A number of businesses have cut ties with the Trump Organization since last week's ugly events. President TrumpDonald TrumpCIA chief threatened to resign over push to install Trump loyalist as deputy: report Azar in departure letter says Capitol riot threatens to 'tarnish' administration's accomplishments Justice Dept. argues Trump should get immunity from rape accuser's lawsuit MORE has been widely blamed for inciting the mob that stormed the Capitol, but he has shown no regret for his actions and insisted he did nothing wrong. … [Read more...] about Eric Trump: Business cancellations part of liberal ‘cancel culture’
CNN reported Friday that court documents it had obtained revealed President TrumpDonald TrumpCIA chief threatened to resign over push to install Trump loyalist as deputy: report Azar in departure letter says Capitol riot threatens to 'tarnish' administration's accomplishments Justice Dept. argues Trump should get immunity from rape accuser's lawsuit MORE’s son, Eric TrumpEric TrumpThird bank cuts ties with Trump after Capitol riot Eric Trump: Business cancellations part of liberal 'cancel culture' Let's make Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 the day Trumpism died MORE, who serves as the executive vice president of the Trump Organization, was directly involved in discussions on the 212-acre property, called Seven Springs. … [Read more...] about Manhattan DA expands probe into Trump company to include family estate: report