Democrats’ Move to Manipulate Senate Impeachment Trial Breaks Norms

Dec 20, 2019

Happy Friday from Washington, where House Democrats' surprise Christmas gift to the nation is to stall the start of the Senate impeachment trial for President Trump. Get the facts and a commentary here. On the podcast, a cookie mogul finds Trump's tax cuts delicious. Plus: Obamacare takes another hit in court, Harry Potter's creator stirs a transgender tempest, what to do about nationalism, and our favorite "problematic" spokeswoman. Thirty years ago today, the U.S. invades Panama, crushing its troops and cornering military dictator Manuel Noriega. Enjoy your Christmas shopping this weekend.

By Fred Lucas

"The prosecutors are getting cold feet in front of the entire country," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says of the House's Democratic leadership.
By John G. Malcolm

It's not likely that the Senate will put up for long with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's blatant attempt to interfere with its independence and constitutional prerogatives. The stakes are simply too high to allow for such gamesmanship.
By Marie Fishpaw

Rather than looking for ways to keep Obamacare in place amid all the legal challenges, Congress should pursue real solutions.
By Rachel del Guidice

Joseph Semprevivo, founder and CEO of Joseph's Lite Cookies, tells how the tax cuts enacted two years ago were a recipe for success for his business and so many others.
By Mary Margaret Olohan

The author of the beloved Harry Potter series of novels is under fire for a tweet defending a researcher who lost her job after saying that "men cannot change into women."
By James Carafano

It's not legitimate to sit down at a table with communists and racists and white supremacists and have a discussion about what the future of America should be.
By Lauren Evans

We interview Genevieve Wood, the "leading voice of The Heritage Foundation," to get her take on everything from feminism to football.

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