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President responds to offer by Nancy Pelosi saying he may give evidence despite not wanting to give credibility to ‘witch-hunt’

President Trump's associate Roger Stone was found guilty Friday of witness tampering and lying to Congress about his attempts to contact WikiLeaks.

So says whistleblower and former federal investigator Bill Black, who defines with fine detail what will likely be emerging from the impeachment hearings.

"I refuse to let them believe that everyone in government has forsaken them," Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a war veteran, said.

Lisa The Feminist

AV Club episode recaps are serious business:

"With apologies to Leslie Knope, Maude, and other distinguished broads who stood up for their rights and refused to back down in the face of male oppression and shit, Lisa Simpson is television’s greatest and most enduring feminist in part because her mother represents such a tragicomic example of a smart, beautiful, passionate, and idealistic woman sacrificing her own needs to serve the needs of an oafish brute and his unappreciative brood. Marge stands as a harrowing cautionary warning of what happens when a remarkable woman accepts society’s retrograde notion of how a wife and mother should behave rather than pursuing her own passions.

Lisa’s personality is in many ways a reaction and a response to her mother’s smiling servility, her self-negating willingness to suffer so that her children and her husband never have to."

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that public impeachment hearings will begin next week with three public witness testimonies, as Democrats prepare to take their case against President Donald Trump to the public.

Khalid, a Democrat, was unsettled by the fact that someone had posted her address on social media. But she was also worried that the hate-fueled attacks would become a distraction. So she deleted her Facebook account, asked friends to look out for worrisome comments, and went back to pounding the streets with her leaflets and her clipboard.

On Tuesday night, she won her race by a significant margin. The victory, she told supporters, showed that “community organizers beat Internet trolls.”

“The Americans who listen to Fox News and conservative talk radio are being lied to and manipulated every day”

Hell yes!
Hell no!

They will be eligible to vote in 2020. And they are bigger and far more liberal than the Obama-to-Trump voters.

See how each representative voted on the resolution to guide the impeachment inquiry.