Romney Says He Will Vote “Yes” on One Article of Impeachment

Romney Says He Will Vote “Yes” on One Article of Impeachment

“AN ACT OF CONVICTION” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 5, 2020) — Just after 2:00 p.m. EST, Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) announced on the Senate floor that he will vote affirmatively to remove President Trump from office. “My vote is an act of conviction,” Romney said. His remarks came during the final day of floor time […]

Senate Session Opens Tuesday Morning

Senate Session Opens Tuesday Morning

MEMBERS TO MAKE FINAL STATEMENTS by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 4, 2020) — At approximately 9:00 AM EST on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced he will be delivering remarks about the Senate’s impeachment trial for President Donald Trump at 9:30 AM. “At 9:30am, I will speak on the Senate floor about the president’s impeachment […]

Senate Adjourns as Court of Impeachment, Reconvenes Wednesday

Senate Adjourns as Court of Impeachment, Reconvenes Wednesday

FINAL VOTE FEBRUARY 5, 4:00 P.M. by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 3, 2020) — On Friday, the U.S. Senate adjourned for the weekend until Monday morning, when House Impeachment Managers made their final arguments for conviction and removal from office, and President Trump’s defense team offered its closing arguments for acquittal. Monday’s session went through 3:00 […]

Breaking: Romney Votes “Aye” on Witnesses

Breaking:  Romney Votes “Aye” on Witnesses

FINAL:  51-49 by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 31, 2020) — 5:37 p.m. EST- During a roll-call vote on the question of whether or not to call witnesses to the Senate in its impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, first-term U.S. Senator from Utah and 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R) voted “aye.” Romney was considered one […]

Friday Afternoon: Impeachment Trial Resumes

Friday Afternoon:  Impeachment Trial Resumes

“WITNESSES AND DOCUMENTS” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 31, 2020) — At approximately 1:17 p.m. EST, the Senate trial of President Donald J. Trump resumed with four hours of deliberation over whether or not “witnesses and documents” will be called for over the coming days. On Wednesday and Thursday, Senators submitted written questions to the presiding […]

Dershowitz Outlines Role in Trump Impeachment Trial

Dershowitz Outlines Role in Trump Impeachment Trial

“THAT’S NOT WHAT THE FRAMERS HAD IN MIND” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 17, 2020) — In an interview on Friday night’s “Hannity,” Harvard Law School Prof. Emeritus Alan Dershowitz announced he will be presenting oral argument during the Senate’s trial on the two Articles of Impeachment against President Trump generated by the House of Representatives […]

Evil Incarnate — Pelosi is Thy Name

Evil Incarnate — Pelosi is Thy Name

“THE IMAM OF IMPEACHMENT” January 16, 2020 Dear Friends and Colleagues: In all my adult life (and I’ve been around awhile), I cannot recall a more vile sentiment from one in a “leadership” role within our wonderful country, than the latest sentiment of the current Speaker of the House.   She is PROUD to announce that […]

Just After 2:00 p.m.: Chief Justice John Roberts Enters Senate with Escorts

Just After 2:00 p.m.:  Chief Justice John Roberts Enters Senate with Escorts

“IMPARTIAL JURORS” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 16, 2020) — As reported earlier, at approximately 2:08 p.m. EST, the Senate “Escort Committee,” consisting of four U.S. Senators appointed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, entered the Senate chamber followed by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts for their swearing-in for the impeachment trial of […]

The Sober Mechanisms of the Constitution

The Sober Mechanisms of the Constitution

“THE REPUBLIC IS WORTH SAVING” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Jan. 10, 2020) — When rational thought prevails, irrational schemes crater.  Such is the result of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s “hanging tough” against the juvenile antics of Shrieker of the House Nancy Pelosi.  McConnell refused to dance the Pelosi Polka, causing her to fold like […]

The Time For Playing Games Is Over

The Time For Playing Games Is Over

THE U.S. SENATE VS. “THE PELOSI POLKA” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Jan. 6, 2020) — Well, well, well.  Maybe it is just a coincidence, but the statement yesterday morning by Senator Lindsey Graham tracks very closely the tactic posited by Ren Jander here and by your faithful servant here.  Whether or not Senators Mitch McConnell […]

The “End It Now” Option

The “End It Now” Option

“FIGHTING FIRE WITH FIRE” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 24, 2019) — Ren Jander may be on to something with his recent post positing that, as a matter of constitutional law – backed up by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Nixon v. United States, 506 U.S. 224 (1993) – the U.S. Senate need not […]

SCOTUS: No Articles of Impeachment or a Trial Are Required For The Senate to Acquit President Trump

SCOTUS: No Articles of Impeachment or a Trial Are Required For The Senate to Acquit President Trump

“THEY CAN END IT NOW” by Ren Jander, ©2019 (Dec. 22, 2019) — The United States Supreme Court – in a 9-0 holding – unequivocally ruled that no trial is required for the Senate to acquit, or convict, anyone impeached by the House of Representatives.  Even liberal Justices Stevens and Souter concurred in the ironclad […]

A Proposed 2020 New Year’s Resolution

A Proposed 2020 New Year’s Resolution

“OUST THE TERMITES”  by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 22, 2019) — As explained in greater detail below – this paragraph being only an executive summary – your faithful servant proposes a New Year’s Resolution for 2020.  The resolution suggests that all rational American voters of any political persuasion resolve to vote out of office and […]

House Adjourns Until Next Year Without Action on Impeachment Articles

House Adjourns Until Next Year Without Action on Impeachment Articles

WILL “IMPEACHMENT” GO FORWARD? by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 19, 2019) — Following an all-day floor debate on two Articles of Impeachment passed in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi adjourned the House for the Christmas break on Thursday afternoon without sending the Articles to the Senate, as the Constitution […]

House Judiciary Committee Passes Articles of Impeachment

House Judiciary Committee Passes Articles of Impeachment

IN TEN MINUTES by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 13, 2019) — In a strict party-line vote on Friday morning, the House Judiciary Committee led by Chairman Jerrold Nadler voted affirmatively on two Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump. The vote took place without preamble beginning at 10:02 a.m.  Nadler had abruptly adjourned an all-day hearing […]

Nadler’s 180-Second Fantasy

Nadler’s 180-Second Fantasy

IS HOUSE DEMOCRATS’ “MENDACIOUS IMPEACHMENT FOLLY” DOOMED TO FAIL? by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 10, 2019) — Jerrold Nadler, the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee now pursuing impeachment against President Trump, is now on record as claiming that the case against the president is so strong that “if presented to a jury, would be […]

The Stupid Impeachment Charade, or “Do the Math”

The Stupid Impeachment Charade, or “Do the Math”

“WRETCH FROM SAN FRANCISCO” CAREENS “INQUIRY” FORWARD DESPITE IMPROBABLE ODDS by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Nov. 5, 2019) — Well, the idiotic impeachment train seems ready to leave the station, heading toward a spectacular wreck in a few months.  With the bug-eyed (not to mention insect-brained) Adam Schiff engineering the locomotive, a blind Martian could see […]

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