Avatar
All Posts by Empower Wisconsin

Call Hunter Biden to testify at impeachment trial

Empower Wisconsin | Jan. 21, 2020 

By John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist 

With President Trump’s impeachment trial set to begin this week, the Senate faces a stark choice: it can hold a legitimate trial that aims to get to the bottom of the allegations against the president, or it can stage an empty media spectacle like House Democrats did in their sham impeachment inquiry.

The problem for Democrats is that if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opts for the former, it will mean calling not just the witnesses Democrats want, like former National Security Advisor John Bolton, but also witnesses the administration wants, like Hunter Biden and Eric Ciaramella, the anti-Trump whistleblower who first set all of this in motion.

Indeed, it’s hard to see how Senate Democrats can demand to hear only from witnesses they think will bolster their preferred narrative—like Lev Parnas, the Soviet-born associate of Rudy Giuliani who was indicted for campaign law violations, and lately has been making grand accusations about Trump in the media—but not hear from Ciaramella or Biden. At least, they can’t do so while also maintaining the fiction that this impeachment is anything but bare-knuckle partisan politics, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s somber soliloquies about the Constitution notwithstanding.

Read more at The Federalist 

Listen to more:

Explore More
Not safer at home: A sexual assault victim’s story

Not safer at home: A sexual assault victim’s story

A Milwaukee-area woman worries her daughter, who was sexually assaulted as a child, could be victimized again if the slow-moving state Department of Justice doesn’t act quickly. 

Read More »

April 6, 2020
Deputy threatens to arrest girl for saying on Instagram she had COVID-19

Deputy threatens to arrest girl for saying on Instagram she had COVID-19

An Oxford, Wis. girl who doctors say more than likely contracted the coronavirus was threatened with arrest if she didn’t remove her Instagram post about her struggles with the disease, according to the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL).

Read More »

April 6, 2020
Tool of the Week: The ‘feckless’ Tony Evers

Tool of the Week: The ‘feckless’ Tony Evers

Gov. Tony Evers is often in the running for Empower Wisconsin’s dubious Tool of the Week honor. This week, it wasn’t even close. 

Read More »

April 6, 2020
Elections Commission still silent on voter fraud cases

Elections Commission still silent on voter fraud cases

Nearly a month after the Wisconsin Elections Commission confirmed it was referring 43 cases of suspected voter fraud for prosecution, the agency has yet to turn over the names of the suspects or the district attorneys handling the cases — information Empower Wisconsin sought through an open records request. 

Read More »

April 6, 2020
Karofsky shows liberal stripes in ACLU interview

Karofsky shows liberal stripes in ACLU interview

While it didn’t get a lot of play in the mainstream media, liberal Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Jill Karofsky’s answers to an American Civil Liberties Union questionnaire really show her judicial activist stripes. 

Read More »

April 4, 2020
Keeping conservative principles in a time of crisis

Keeping conservative principles in a time of crisis

As Gov. Tony Evers pitches a veritable liberal wish list of spending bills to confront the COVID-19 outbreak, Republican legislative leaders say they will stick to their conservative values even in a time of crisis. 

Read More »

April 4, 2020
Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *