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Past articles by Steven:

Bikers won't ride against Democrats over impeachment but are prepared to protest defector 'RINOs'

Bikers outraged at the thought of President Trump being impeached have decided against staging a protest ride in his defense, saying they can't persuade House Democrats not to move forward. But they say they're ready to confront Republicans if they turn against Trump during a Senate trial. → Read More

Trump rails against 'partisan impeachment crusade' in six-page letter to Pelosi

President Trump wrote a six-page letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attacking impeachment proceedings by Democrats, saying that they "cheapened the importance of the very ugly word" and that the charges against him are baseless. → Read More

Mulvaney expected to remain acting chief of staff through the 2020 election

Mick Mulvaney is expected to remain President Trump’s acting chief of staff through the 2020 election, according to three sources familiar with his standing in the White House. → Read More

'Loaded like a Christmas tree': Conservatives fear pork-laden spending bill as impeachment distracts Congress

Conservatives fear spending legislation that needs to pass within nine days will be stuffed with wasteful spending and policies they oppose, and that Republicans will be too distracted by impeachment to organize opposition. → Read More

'Flaming bag of dog shit': Trump aides say impeachment outlook boosted by 'demeaning’ professor panel

Inside the White House, President Trump’s aides could not believe their luck as three exceedingly self-assured law professors insisted that Trump deserved to be impeached. → Read More

‘Abuse of power’: Republicans say Adam Schiff smeared Devin Nunes and reporter John Solomon

Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee notified Republicans when they sent subpoenas to phone companies demanding records for multiple numbers. They didn’t tell Republicans who the numbers belonged to, but it didn’t take long to figure out. → Read More

Dates of OMB staff resignations undermine link to Ukraine aid hold

Seemingly bombshell testimony by a White House budget official linking two staff resignations to President Trump’s decision to withhold Ukraine aid appears to be contradicted by the departure dates of the officials. → Read More

Alleged whistleblower Eric Ciaramella shown shaking hands with Barack Obama in Oval Office photo

A year after Ukraine official and alleged whistleblower Eric Ciaramella left President Trump’s White House, a picture of him shaking Barack Obama’s hand was published on a close friend's wedding website. → Read More

'He is getting impeached anyway': Ex-aide Sam Nunberg says Trump should pardon Roger Stone

President Trump should defy critics and issue a prompt pardon to his longtime political adviser Roger Stone, a former aide to both men told the Washington Examiner. → Read More

Trump huddles with top aides in Oval Office before Day Two of public impeachment hearings

President Trump conducted two staff meetings with aides critical to his fight against impeachment on the eve of a second day of public hearings in the House. → Read More

Mulvaney may have to testify in House impeachment proceeding: Bolton attorney

An attorney for former National Security Advisor John Bolton and his deputy Charlie Kupperman says White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney may be forced to testify in impeachment hearings due to a press conference stumble in which he appeared to admit President Trump tied Ukraine aide to investigation of Democrats. → Read More

Liz Cheney urges Pompeo to 'immediately expel' Erdoğan guards who beat Americans

The third-ranking House Republican is calling for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's security men to be denied entry to the United States — or expelled — for beating U.S. citizens after his last visit to the White House. → Read More

Gender chasm: Trump even to Biden among men but trailing by 31 points with women

President Trump said he will do better among women in 2020 but a new poll indicates female voters may desert him, backing Joe Biden by 31 points, while Trump runs even with his potential Democratic challenger among men. → Read More

Whistleblower lawyers have a new offer for Republicans: Submit questions anonymously

Attorneys for the whistleblower whose complaint launched an impeachment inquiry into President Trump are open to taking questions from Republicans in the manner their client came forward: anonymously. → Read More

'Pinnacle of irresponsibility': Attorneys decline to confirm CIA officer Eric Ciaramella is whistleblower

Attorneys for the whistleblower who submitted a complaint about President Trump's July 25 call with Ukraine's president, prompting the impeachment process to begin, declined to confirm or deny that their client was Eric Ciaramella, a career CIA officer. → Read More

'If I threaten someone, you'll know it': Kellyanne Conway ratchets up attacks on Washington Examiner reporter

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway escalated an attack on Washington Examiner reporter Caitlin Yilek after the outlet published Conway's remarks, which were made in an aggressive and threatening call with the reporter. → Read More

Power struggle: Mulvaney allies accuse Cipollone of failing Trump on impeachment

A power struggle within the White House has defenders of acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney accusing White House counsel Pat Cipollone's office of causing the impeachment crisis threatening President Trump. → Read More

Trump to hold 2020 G7 at the Trump National Doral Miami

White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Thursday that the 2020 G7 summit will be held at one of President Trump's properties, despite opposition to Trump steering funds to his own business. → Read More

'Rallies seem to have gotten bigger': Trump campaign says impeachment backfiring on Democrats

Senior officials for President Trump's reelection campaign say an impeachment push is backfiring on Democrats, pointing to a surge of new donors and anecdotal observations about rally size. → Read More

Trump signs order allowing sanctions against Turkey

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced that President Trump has signed a new executive order providing authority to order sanctions authority targeting Turkey . → Read More