Crosstalk: December 9, 2019
This week’s ‘Round-Up’ plus your calls!
–Saudi naval aviation student turned gunman kills 3 people at a naval air station in Pensacola, Florida.
–House speaker Nancy Pelosi asks for articles of impeachment against President Trump to be drafted.
–President Trump dares House Democrats to impeach him fast so that there can be a fair trial in the Senate and the nation can get back to business.
–During a televised town hall, moderator Jake Tapper noted that polls in swing districts show that moderate voters have begun to oppose impeachment.
–Nancy Pelosi erupted when a reporter asked her if she hates the president.
–Representative Doug Collins noted that there were no fact witnesses present for the first day of the Judiciary Committee hearing. Instead, the four people testifying on Wednesday were law professors.
–The House Judiciary Committee said yesterday that it will hold its next impeachment inquiry hearing on Monday. That’s the very same day that the Justice Department inspector general’s Russian probe report is scheduled for release.
–The U.S. Senate voted 49-44 Wednesday to confirm conservative attorney Sarah Elizabeth Pitlyk to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
–A former employee of one of China’s largest tech firms has revealed how the communist regime is manipulating public opinion by monitoring citizens’ mobile phones.
–President Trump takes several steps to make health care prices more transparent for Americans.
–Drug makers and Canadian officials are pushing back against a proposal from President Trump that would allow Americans to buy cheaper medications from Canada but there are no signs that President Trump is giving in.
–Westbrook, Texas, has become the 7th city in the state to declare itself a sanctuary city for the unborn, banning abortion at all times and at all stages of pregnancy because it’s an act of murder.
–Of the 47 states that reported their annual abortion numbers to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York had the highest rate ratio and overall number of abortions.
–Illinois is killing more babies by abortions after legalizing the practice up to birth in June.
–For the first time ever, the number of dogs has surpassed the number of children under the age of 18 in the U.S.
–A series of legislators, both Republican and Democrat, introduced legislation to help families offset expenses associated with having a new baby or adopting a child.
–Mohammed makes the list of the 10 most popular baby names in the U.S. for the first time.
–The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a gun rights case on Monday that Democrats in Congress didn’t want on the court’s calendar.
–Gun sales have been soaring as violent crime drops.
–California Senator Kamala Harris has announced that she’s dropping out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
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