Disgraced former President Trump's lawyer spoke in his defense during the President's impeachment trial and got soundly laughed at in the hallowed Senate chambers. Michael van der Veen not only suggested that witnesses be deposed in his office, which is absurd, but he pronounced the city where his office is as "Philly-delphia" and took umbrage when the gallery laughed at him. President pro tempore of the the Senate Patrick Leahy (D-VT) had to call the chamber to order and demand proper decorum.
Reuters: "Former U.S. President Donald Trump's office on Sunday said trial lawyers David Schoen and Bruce L. Castor will lead Trump's legal team during his Senate impeachment trial." This announcement follows the not-entirely-surprising news just yesterday that Trump and *all of the lawyers* on his legal team had suddenly parted ways. Who knows what tomorrow's… READ THE REST
Former president Donald Trump's legal team didn't last long. As of Saturday night, CNN is reporting that all five lawyers identified as part of Trump's impeachment defense — Butch Bowers, Deborah Barbier, Josh Howard, Johnny Gasser, and Greg Harris — have departed. Kaitlan Collins, CNN White House Correspondent: "With a little more than a week… READ THE REST
The U.S. House of Representatives has delivered its article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate, which formally sets into motion the trial against the only American president in history to be impeached two times. Trump's Senate trial will begin the week of February 8. READ THE REST
One of the great things about a holiday like Presidents' Day is the randomness of it all. It's not like Thanksgiving or July 4th or Christmas, that come with truckloads of tradition and expectation. Presidents' Day is…well, just a day off from work, right? Of course, one of the best things about that Presidents' Day… READ THE REST
There are things in this world that none of us enjoy, but all of us ultimately tend to accept with annoyed reservation. One of those life inconveniences is knowing that we need to carry keys for our home, vehicle, office, and more…and knowing we're going to need to tote that bulky ring around almost everywhere… READ THE REST
If you need to see in the dark, you grab a flashlight – unless you need to keep your hands free. You can put on a headlamp, but even with a secure headband, they can often feel cumbersome and uncomfortable. And, since most of these lamps are almost like strapping a searchlight to your forehead,… READ THE REST