35 members of the House of Representatives are reportedly not seeking reelection to their seats. Of that number, nine are Democratic and 26 are Republican. One of those Republicans is congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina’s 11th District, who has been an outspoken defender of the president. One America’s Stephanie Myers caught up with Rep. Meadow’s deputy chief of staff, Wayne King, who recently announced his candidacy in the race to to fill the seat.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the House of Representatives will vote on transmitting the articles of impeachment to the Senate and naming impeachment managers on Wednesday. She confirmed the date after meeting with her caucus on Tuesday.
Democrats and many mainstream media outlets have been critical of President Trump following recent escalations with Iran. However, One America’s John Hines spoke to several GOP lawmakers who said the president’s actions were justified.
Democrat lawmakers are facing threats from their Republican colleagues, claiming changes will be made to the Senate impeachment trial if they don’t receive the impeachment articles soon. One America’s Meghann Dyke takes a look at how the issue may be impacted in the week ahead.
Voters against impeachment are dishing out cash to voice their support for President Trump. In a series of tweets Monday, GOP PAC ‘WinRed’ announced it raised $101 million in the second half of 2019, including nearly $35 million raised after the House’s October 31st vote to begin impeachment proceedings.
According to Bill Gates, the rich should pay more in taxes. The Microsoft co-founder made those remarks in a recent blog post, where he claimed the wage gap is growing and America doesn’t have enough money to meet its obligation.
The sole Republican-called witness in the House impeachment hearings is defending his right to speak on behalf of GOP lawmakers. On Saturday, law Professor Jonathan Turley said “testifying for Republicans should not be a sin for academics.”
While the California GOP is officially endorsing Erin Cruz’s campaign to recall Governor Gavin Newsom, they aren’t offering any financial support. One America’s Pearson Sharp sat down with Cruz, who explained that the party’s support appears to be nothing more than “lip service” to the cause.
As the House Rules Committee debates terms of impeachment and prepares for a full floor vote, Republicans have continued to blast the process. One Americas John Hines has more from Capitol Hill.