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Recent articles by David:

GOPers claiming Trump learned from impeachment ‘look like fools’ after his ‘crazy-pants’ speech: MSNBC contributor

Appearing on MSNBC on Sunday morning, Washington Post conservative columnist Jennifer Rubin mocked Republican lawmakers — specifically Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) — for defending her vote to acquit Donald Trump in his impeachment trial by saying the president “learned” from the experience. Speaking with host Ali Velshi, Rubin said any lawmaker who made such a […] → Read More

‘It made me angry’: Ted Cruz blows up at ‘disgusting’ Nancy Pelosi for ripping up Trump’s speech

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) asserted on Tuesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and her fellow Democrats have “contempt” for America because they disagreed with President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address. Moments after Pelosi was seen ripping up an advanced copy of the president’s speech, Cruz made a complaint to Fox New host […] → Read More

WATCH: Bill Murray reprises ‘Groundhog Day’ Role in Super Bowl LIV commercial For Jeep

“Well, it’s Groundhog Day, again!” As most of America will be viewing the Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs today, Bill Murray is set to reprise his role as Phil Co… Read More → Read More

Former GOP governor blasts fellow Republicans over impeachment vote

Former Gov. Christie Todd Whitman this weekend assailed her fellow Republicans in the Senate for blocking a call for more witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.Whitman, a modera… Read More → Read More

Chris Wallace: Mitch McConnell ‘backed down’ on trial rules because he’s losing control of the Senate

Fox News host Chris Wallace observed on Tuesday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) had been forced to “back down” on impeachment trial rules that critics said were designed to cover up offenses committed by President Donald Trump. In a surprise move Tuesday afternoon, McConnell made changes to two of the most controversial aspects […] → Read More

Trump drives ‘millions’ out on street to mourn Soleimani, dwarfing the size of his inauguration: report

President Donald Trump reportedly drove “hundreds of thousands” or possibly more Iraqis and Iranians out of their homes to protest the assassination of military commander Qassem Soleimani. The crowd rivaled the size of the U.S. president’s own inauguration ceremony. “Hundreds of thousands of mourners have gathered in the streets of Mashhad, Iran’s holiest city, to […] → Read More

Jeffrey Toobin goes off on Jonathan Turley for ‘extraordinary position’ of ignoring Trump’s obstruction

CNN contributor Jeffrey Toobin unleashed criticism on Jonathan Turley on Wednesday after the George Washington University law professor testified against the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Following Turley’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, CNN host Jake Tapper noted that Republicans had given the witness all of their time, which he used to opine against […] → Read More

‘Trump thought he could get on the phone and change Pelosi’s mind’ on impeachment: CNN correspondent

CNN White House Correspondent Kaitlan Collins reported that President Donald Trump thought he could stop the House impeachment scandal by calling Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and explaining what happened in the Ukraine call. In an interview with ABC News, Pelosi said that she heard “surprise in his voice that he didn’t understand that I thought […] → Read More

Schiff warns Pompeo: Encouraging witnesses not to testify ‘will be considered evidence of obstruction’

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) warned Secretary of Secretary Mike Pompeo about discouraging officials from cooperating with the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. “We are deeply concerned about Secretary Pompeo’s effort now to potentially interfere with witnesses whose testimony is needed before our committee, many of whom are mentioned in the […] → Read More

‘A torrent of lies’: CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin unleashes on Donald Trump’s lie-filled press conference

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin isn’t typically known for hyperbole, which makes his comments in the wake of President Donald Trump’s press conference even more heavy. As CNN cut away from the Q&A with the president, Toobin called out the president for spreading lies behind a presidential seal. “I want to say a word about […] → Read More

Trump complains to UN: ‘I would get a Nobel Prize for a lot of things if they gave them out fairly’

President Donald Trump asserted on Monday that the Nobel Peace Prize process is unfair because he should get one “for a lot of things.” While appearing at the UN, Trump speculated on why he had not been awarded a Nobel Prize. “I would get a Nobel prize for a lot of things, if they give it out → Read More

White woman caught on video lecturing Hong Kong protesters: ‘Safety is more important than freedom’

Video captured in Hong Kong shows a white woman lecturing protesters about why “safety is more important than freedom.” The video clip was posted on Twitter by the Passion Times. In the video, the woman is confronted by demonstrators as she takes down protest posters. “Why don’t the universities get involved instead of protesting?” she […] → Read More

Watch judge’s priceless reaction when she learns DA jeopardized case against cop who killed black neighbor

Dallas County District Court Judge Tammy Kemp went above and beyond the call of duty on Monday after the district attorney jeopardized the murder trial of a former police officer accused of killing her black neighbor. At a hearing on Monday, defense attorneys for Amber Guyger argued that her web searches and cell phone records […] → Read More

Retiring Republican lawmaker blames Trump’s ‘petty, childish bullsh*t’ for massive GOP exodus

In an examination of the record-breaking number of Republican lawmakers who have decided to quit or retire despite holding a seat in solidly conservative congressional districts, one lawmaker admitted that he grew weary of having to deal with Donald Trump’s daily Twitter habit and other shenanigans — so he is calling it quits. As the […] → Read More

Officer won’t face charges after killing black man who didn’t have bicycle light

A Wisconsin police officer will not face charges after he chased and killed a black man who did not have a bicycle light. According to WITI, Police Sgt. Eric Giese of Mount Pleasant will not be charged in the killing of 18-year-old Ty’Rese West. Racine County District Attorney Patricia Hanson said that she determined that […] → Read More

New documents reveal the military has paid Trump’s Scotland resort more than $180,000

Under President Donald Trump, the U.S. military has spent more than $180,000 at the Trump Turnberry resort in Scotland while service members have been stopped at the Glasgow Prestwick airport, according to a Pentagon letter sent to the House Oversight Committee. Politico first reported on and published the letter on Wednesday. It reveals that since August 2017, the […] → Read More

‘You need to go’: White woman screaming about abortion gets pulled away by cops for heckling black speaker

Conservative activist Kaitlin Bennett was escorted away by police after she tried to interrupt a liberal speaker. The incident, which was caught on video, appeared to take place in Houston prior to last week’s Democratic presidential debate. The video was later posted online by The Blaze’s Elijah Schaffer, who was sympathetic to the right-wing heckler. […] → Read More

Beto O’Rourke doubles down on gun buybacks

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a Texas Democrat who is running for president in 2020, told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday that he believes assault weapons are “instruments of terror” and the government should implement a mandatory buyback policy. I was asked about @SenToomey saying mandatory buybacks are “awful.” I said the priorities in D.C. […] → Read More

‘He didn’t do nothing’: Black kids confront white Philly cops as they terrorize innocent student at bus stop

A group of children called out Philadelphia police officers who said that they wanted the kids to be “shaking” from the confrontation. Video posted on social media over the weekend shows a white officer telling a shirtless African-American boy to get in his police cruiser. The video was posted by Twitter by a user named […] → Read More

Trump claims ‘there was nobody here’ in America 25 years ago so ‘they probably had cleaner water’

President Donald Trump on Thursday celebrated his reversal of clean water regulations. → Read More