Devin Nunes and Jim Jordan led the Republican attack against Democrats and impeachment witnesses on the first day of public hearings

Republicans attempted a wide variety of defenses and lines of questioning during the first day of public impeachment hearings in Washington on Wednesday. Some attacked the two witnesses personally, others argued that without testimony from the government whistleblower, the process would be a sham. Still others distracted from the testimony with attacks on Democrats. In recent weeks, the GOP has promoted dozens of different defenses of Trump’s actions regarding Ukraine. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Republicans attempted a wide variety of defenses of President Donald Trump and lines of questioning of the two witnesses during the first day of impeachment hearings on Wednesday. In one line of defense,… Read More

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Trump And Erdogan Hold Joint Press Conference At White House

Watch Video President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a joint press conference at the White House Wednesday. Erdoğan was visiting just a month after President Trump pulled U.S. troops from Syria. After his announcement, Turkey launched an attack on Kurdish forces in Syria who had helped the U.S. in the fight against ISIS. Turkey has agreed to a cease-fire with the Kurds, which President Trump said Wednesday “continues to hold.” On Wednesday, Erdoğan said Turkey doesn’t have problems with the Kurds, but that it “has problems with terrorist organizations, some terrorists coming out of the Kurds.” The U.S.’ relationship with Turkey is far from simple. Turkey,… Read More

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