Pelosi’s problem, Tillerson’s meeting, Barr’s concession, Treasury’s memo, N.Y.’s prosecution, and more

The Secular Jurist

By Robert A. Vella

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to initiate impeachment proceedings against President Trump, but she has a big problem – her own members are demanding it.  Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met secretly with Democrats to discuss Trump’s associations with hostile foreign actors.  Attorney General William Barr has offered a concession to House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff in an effort to avoid congressional enforcement actions against him for refusing to release the full Mueller report and presumably for refusing to testify.  An internal Treasury Department memo contradicts the administration’s rationale for withholding Donald Trump’s tax returns.  New York state is passing a law allowing for the criminal prosecution of workers and relatives of Trump whom were given presidential pardons by him.

Pelosi’s problem

From:  Under mounting pressure from Dems, Pelosi to hold closed-door impeachment meeting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, facing a revolt from members…

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