Hugh Hewitt talks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about the impeachment fiasco and President Trump’s judicial appointments.Read More »
In Hong Kong, protestors are risking their lives to maintain their independence from China. While they put life and limb on the line, they’re waving American flags and singing our national anthem. Right now, the United States is engaged in a trade war with that very same government that the people of Hong Kong are fighting against.
That’s why the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act should be passed and signed immediately. The bill, which has bipartisan support in the Senate and House, reaffirms our commitment to Hong Kong’s special status and sanctions those who oppress the city.
Both Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell have signaled their support for the law, which is a rarity in modern politics. The people of Hong Kong deserve independence. Passing this bill won’t solve their struggle for liberty, but President Trump’s signature will show that the world’s sole superpower is on Hong Kong’s side, and on the side of freedom.Read More »
There are three paths before Senate Majority Leader McConnell when it comes to any articles of impeachment the House eventually sends the Senate’s way.
One is short: a quick dismissal by the Senate.
One is long: an extensive trial that would let the president and his defenders expose wrongdoing by Democrats and their ”permanent bureaucracy” allies.
The third—the only approach that is obviously wrong but that may also be the most likely outcome—would be a far more limited trial that would serve only to reward Democrats for their bad behavior before reaching the foreordained conclusion that President Trump will not be removed from office.
There’s a lot of appeal to the first in my list: a long, deep dive.
There’s also a strong argument to be made for peremptory dismissal—think of it as a motion for summary judgment.
Whatever course Leader McConnell takes, he should take care to not legitimize this sham impeachment.Read More »
Townhall Review – September 7, 2019
Hugh Hewitt talks judges with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Seth Leibsohn and Alex Berenson talk about his book, “The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence,” and the recent U.S. Surgeon General’s statement on the dangers of recreational marijuana.
Hugh Hewitt talks with former congressman Jason Chaffetz about his book, “Power Grab: The Liberal Scheme to Undermine Trump, the GOP, and Our Republic.”
Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson talk with Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Jim Campbell about a case before the Kentucky Supreme Court concerning a Christian print shop owner being persecuted for refusing to print gay pride t-shirts.
Dennis Prager looks at how far we have fallen in as a religious nation.Read More »
Last month, the Ninth Circuit of the Federal Courts, which includes eight western states and some territories, held one of its en banc sessions. Because of the size of this Court, which includes 29 active judgeships, an en banc panel doesn’t include all of the judges but only a so-called “draw” of 11. Important cases get this treatment. In June, for the first time in memory, the draw of 11 featured a majority of judges appointed by a Republican president.
This says nothing about the outcome of the case or whether it will prove a blockbuster, but it tells everyone that President Trump and Senate Majority Leader McConnell’s focused efforts to restore balance to all of the circuits are paying off.
President Trump has seen 41 of his circuit court nominees confirmed.
It’s a revolution for fairness on the courts and for all litigants and one voters should in 2020 should endorse continuing.Read More »
Townhall Review – June 15, 2019
Hugh Hewitt and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell talk about Federal Court appointments.
Hugh Hewitt asks New York Times reporter Michael Shear about his article on the Mexican tariffs and the agreement between Mexico and the U.S.
Mike Gallagher is taken back by some of the crazy things Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand has said.Read More »