Day: November 20, 2019
Tillerson swipes at Trump: ‘Asking for personal favors and using United States assets as collateral is wrong’
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that “clearly asking for personal favors and using United States assets as collateral is wrong,” a swipe at President Donald Trump as the investigation into his dealings with Ukraine intensifies.
Democrats accidentally undermined their own case against President Donald Trump on Tuesday morning when one of their star witnesses, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, confirmed Ukraine felt no pressure from the administration.
As televised impeachment hearings roll into Week 2, one surprise has been how many of the Trump team’s wounds have been self-inflicted, because of his allies’ curious habit of leaking on themselves. Why it matters: The leaks and revelations have thrown President Trump into a constant state of defensiveness, and turned a growing number of Republicans into frustrated, sometimes bewildered, defenders.
California confirmed Monday that it won’t buy new government vehicles from automakers who backed President Trump in his carbon emissions war with the state, the New York Times reports. GM, Fiat Chrysler and Toyota are among those set to be affected by the move.