Imagine a jury foreman coordinating with a criminal defendant and the defendant's legal team "to put the fix in" before the trial gets underway. That's what Mitch McConnell is promising now.
Now the Democratic voters who put Jeff Van Drew in that seat last year will be highly motivated by betrayal now to take him out of it.
Representative Andy Biggs pushed back against the ongoing impeachment hearing, claiming that the Democrats were abusing their power, not Trump.
Thanks to House Democrats, particularly Rep Sheila Jackson-Lee and legislation she's been shepherding this year, the nation has finally begun to have a long-past-due conversation on its history of chattel slavery--particularly how to make that history right for the descendants of slavery through reparations.
Friday's vote should ring clear as a bell that yes, Democrats are hard at work and particularly hard at work at protecting the civil and voting rights who need them most.
It's time for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif) to compel his colleague Nunes to move from his spot off of the dais and out to the witness table.
Without dialing for dollars or lobbyist meetings, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez raised more money than any other House Democrat in the third quarter, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is known for her fundraising prowess.
Regardless of the fact that his fellow Republicans overwhelmingly support the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, Trump has made noises of threatening to veto the bill when it reaches his desk. His rationale is less than compelling.
If House Democrats can hold up, and find even a few more compelling witnesses to put in front of the American people to move public opinion further in their direction (and therefore pressure Republicans to move off their absolutist, "defend-Trump-at-all-costs" position and consider joining the rational process), the better off we all could be.
Rep. Stefanik may be a young, junior member of the House Intelligence Committee, but she clearly has embraced her new role as defender of Donald Trump with enthusiasm.