Thursday, July 19, 2018

Chris Bartholomew

Chris Bartholomew
Chris Barth is a former technical writer turned political junkie. He is the managing editor of PolitiZoom and The Trump Impeachment. Chris has an MA in English-Language and Professional Writing.

California Deputy DA: “You Would Think Someone Would Have Shot” Maxine...

Michael Selyem, a Deputy District Attorney in California, is facing calls for his resignation after a series of offensive social media posts about immigrants, Michelle Obama, and Maxine Waters. San Bernardino County Sun: Deputy District Attorney Michael Selyem, who joined the D.A.’s Office 12 years ago, targeted outspoken U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, former first lady […]
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Mitch McConnell is Confronted by Protesters Leaving Restaurant

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was confronted by protesters as he was leaving a restaurant in his home state of Kentucky on Saturday. He was met with chants of “vote you out” as he left the Bristol Bar & Grille in Louisville. The protestors followed him as he walked to his car. One protester asked: “Where […]

Former GOP Majority Leader: Congress Must Protect Mueller

Republican Bill Frist (R-Tenn.), who retired from the U.S. Senate in 2007 as its majority leader, penned an op-ed in the Washington Post imploring Republicans and Congress to protect Mueller. The point of his op-ed is pretty clear from the title: “The Senate I led put country over party. This one must do the same for […]

Cohen Adds Clinton Loyalist to Legal Team

Michael Cohen has added Lanny Davis to his legal defense team. Davis has been an outspoken critic of Trump, a former special counsel for Bill Clinton, and is well known to be loyal to the Clintons. In fact, you wrote a book The Unmaking of the President 2016: How FBI Director James Comey Cost Hillary Clinton […]

Trump Doesn’t Even Bother to Cover Up His Lies Anymore

It seems like forever ago, but just this week there was a vote in the House on a compromise immigration bill, which is known as the “Goodlatte 2” bill. On Wednesday, the bill failed by a large margin of 121 “yes” votes to 301 “no”. Over 100 Republicans voted against the bill. On Saturday, Trump […]
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Maxine Waters Responds to Death Threats: “You’d Better Shoot Straight”

Maxine Waters, who has been the subject of death threats that forced her to cancel appearances this week, came out swinging at those who would threaten her at an immigration rally today: I have no fear. I’m in this fight. I know that there are those who are talking about censuring me, talking about kicking […]

Trump Foundation’s Lawyer Asks that Trial not Begin so Close to...

The Trump Foundation is being sued by New York’s attorney general, Barbara Underwood, for using the charity to enrich and benefit the Trump family. Lawyers for the Trump Foundation, which is run by Trump and his oldest children, Don Jr, Eric, and Ivanka made a ridiculous request during court proceedings on Tuesday. They asked that the […]

Mike Huckabee Attacks Democrats on Twitter, Gets Owned by Ted Lieu

The political rhetoric is starting to heat up on Twitter in advance of the midterm elections. The current trend is for prominent Republicans to bash Democrats using hyperbole and absurd arguments. Here is a recent example from Don Jr: Congrats to the Democrats, who after last night are now officially the Party of impeachment, open […]
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Manager Fired by Canadian Restaurant for Refusing to Serve Trump Supporter

Darin Hodge, a manager at the Teahouse restaurant, located in a tourist area of Vancouver, Canada, was fired from his job because he refused to serve a patron wearing a MAGA hat. CBC News: According to the restaurant’s general manager, the man was seated on the patio that evening when Hodge, the floor manager at the […]

Trump is Silent on Gazette Shooting Victims, Ignores Requests to Comment

This is madness. A gunman walks into the offices of the Capital Gazette in Maryland, opens fire, and kills five people, four of which are journalists. As Trump walks across the White House lawn, reporters ask him to comment on the shooting. “Can you please talk to us about the dead reporters in Annapolis?” “Do […]

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