Category Archives: The Hill

Lobbyist turned wine blogger vetting UN, State personnel for loyalty to Trump: report

By John Bowden of The Hill A senior adviser at the State Department has been quietly vetting employees for months on their loyalty to President Trump, including reviewing social media posts to determine their political leanings. Mari Stull, a senior … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, The Hill, White House

Possibility of Trump pardoning himself sparks GOP pushback

By Mallory Shelbourne of the Hill New talk of President Trump possibly pardoning himself drew pushback from Republicans on the Sunday show circuit this week. Both congressional Republicans and the president’s attorney Rudy Giuliani urged caution that a self-issued pardon … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Robert Mueller, The Hill, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Trump allies want to turn midterms into ‘impeachment referendum’

By Niall Stanage of The Hill Influential figures close to President Trump want to make the midterm elections a referendum on his performance — and on his possible impeachment. The people advancing this view are mostly veterans of the 2016 … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, Impeachment, Politcal Consulting, Political parties, Politics, Republicans, The Hill

Five takeaways from the Comey interview

by Niall Stanage of The Hill Former FBI Director James Comey’s much-hyped interview with George Stephanopoulos aired on ABC’s “20/20” Sunday night, with huge ratings guaranteed. What were the main takeaways? It’s on — Comey hit Trump full-force. Comey threw … Continue reading

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