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Impeachment

The Violent Delights of the Trumpian Right

Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old gunman who shot and killed two Black Lives Matter protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday night, is now a folk hero for some conservatives even as he awaits trial for murder. “I want him as my president,” Ann Coulter, referring to Rittenhouse, wrote on Twitter. “Kyle…
bubmag
August 28, 2020
Impeachment

Stefanik, Van Drew lean into roles as impeachment defenders

While Democrats never highlighted impeaching President Donald Trump during their convention last week, House Republican members brought it up three times this week to demonstrate how unfair the opposing party had been to Trump.New York’s Elise Stefanik and New Jersey’s Jeff Van Drew arguably would not have been picked to…
bubmag
August 28, 2020
Impeachment

Huge crowds gather to both watch and protest Trump speech

Updates and analysis from Day 4 of the Republican National ConventionThe convention concluded with President Donald Trump's acceptance speech.President Trump and his daughter Ivanka will be the keynote speakers on the last night of the Republican National Convention on Thursday.Chelsea Stahl / NBC NewsBreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and…
bubmag
August 28, 2020
Impeachment

Former Florida AG paints Biden, son Hunter as corrupt at RNC

One of President Donald Trump's impeachment defense lawyers tried to paint Joe Biden and his son Hunter as corrupt at the Republican convention on Tuesday.For Joe Biden, the U.S. has "been the land of opportunism, not opportunity," said Pam Bondi, the former Florida attorney general.She then took aim at Hunter…
bubmag
August 26, 2020
Impeachment

A Night of Magical Thinking at the Democratic Convention

Joe Biden’s case for the presidency is not hard to understand; it may very well be the least complicated in modern American political history. He is not Donald Trump. He is, by contrast, a thinking, feeling person who engages with and cares very deeply about people who are not Joe…
bubmag
August 20, 2020