Week 152

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In addition to the number of not normal items surging since the start of the impeachment inquiry, Trump’s Twitter activity has proliferated — in one 25 minute span on Friday alone, he sent 33 tweets! In past weekly lists, we have covered that the potency of his tweets have had decreased, both in impact and visibility, as his time in office wears on. … Read More

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The lawyer for the first whistleblower who came forward with accusations concerning Trump's Ukraine interactions says he's representing a second whistleblower regarding the President's actionshttps://t.co/Ys18T4qLMK pic.twitter.com/kvWpmR2Gtk — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) October 6, 2019

Weekly List 151

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With impeachment looming, Trump started this week by attacking the credibility of House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff and the whistleblower, both of whom he also endangered with his rhetoric. Midweek, Trump shifted strategy, openly soliciting foreign help from China and Ukraine in the 2020 election on national television, speaking to reporters on the South Lawn of White House. Republicans … Read More

Weekly List 150

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This week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry of Trump. I’ve always had the sense that when we were finally on the road to the end of the Trump regime, the weekly list would ramp up big time. Week 150 has 225 not normal items, 10% more than any other week — a sign of the bedlam we will … Read More

Breaking: Pelosi To Call For Impeachment Inquiry; Trump Will Release Transcript Of Zelensky Call And Whistleblower Complaint

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The open to @JakeTapper‘s newscast this afternoon: “This is a historic day.” pic.twitter.com/yo7N2qvadM — Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) September 24, 2019 Speaker Pelosi will make a statement at 5 p.m. following the House Democratic Caucus meeting. Advisory coming… — Drew Hammill (@Drew_Hammill) September 24, 2019 Only two presidents have been impeached: Andrew Jackson and Bill Clinton. (Nixon resigned before the House … Read More

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Iranian President Rouhani will not meet with US President Trump at the UN, the country's Foreign Minister said https://t.co/Nov5L4HyGX pic.twitter.com/odj04NxqCR — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 23, 2019

Weekly List 149

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As Congress returned to session, House Democrats had conflicting messages on impeachment. The Trump regime’s Justice Department seized on the divergence, saying lawmakers were not entitled to see the full Mueller report or grand jury information — the rationale used for seeking the documents. The emboldened regime also said it would pursue criminal charges against Trump opponent former FBI deputy director Andrew … Read More

Whistleblower Issue Blows Up Bigly [With Updates]

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I’ve been pointing to it the last couple days. Last night, we learned a little about what the whistleblower complaint discussed. The whistleblower complaint filed on Aug. 12 by an official in the U.S. intelligence community involves President Trump’s communications with a foreign leader, two former U.S. officials familiar with the matter told The Washington Post yesterday. During the interaction, Trump made a … Read More

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The House passes a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown into November. It still has to go to the Senate and be signed by Trump. https://t.co/YX9zaA1hKV pic.twitter.com/CF6TzHPFdD — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 19, 2019

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Trump sues to try to stop his tax returns from being sent to NY prosecutor https://t.co/3zp3lGokQN pic.twitter.com/NDnhlXgaoO — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 19, 2019

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, without providing details, blames Iran for Saudi oil attacks, saying it was an act of war. Follow live updates:https://t.co/g1tjK85xZK pic.twitter.com/NTHZWMjQhM — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 18, 2019

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President Trump revokes California's authority to set its own vehicle emissions standards. Gov. Gavin Newsom has already said he will challenge the move in court.https://t.co/GGXtVAKTJ1 pic.twitter.com/sYqj9QpzL2 — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 18, 2019

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President Trump names Robert O'Brien, the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs at the State Department, as his new national security adviser, replacing John Bolton https://t.co/1rlfgbnHdH pic.twitter.com/anNw5uoiav — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 18, 2019

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President Trump says he’s ordering new sanctions on Iran, escalating tensions after an attack on Saudi oil facilities. He has yet to definitively state that Iran was behind the attack. https://t.co/UBLu1tbPK8 pic.twitter.com/VxIhjS6WKQ — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 18, 2019