Donald Trump, Devin Newness, President Emmanuel Macron discussed on Democracy Now! Audio
Welcome to democracy now democracy now dot Org the Warren Peace Report. I'm Amy Goodman. We're broadcasting from Stockholm Sweden. The House Judiciary Committee held an eight and a half hour televised impeachment hearing on Wednesday featuring four law experts speaking talking about the constitutional nature of impeachment. The hearing opened a second phase of the impeachment inquiry into how president trump withheld military aid from Ukraine in order to pressure the Ukrainian president to investigate his political rivals. The Biden's on Wednesday legal experts debated whether this conduct met the constitutional national definition of impeachment. Three constitutional scholars invited to testify by the Democrat said. His conduct was a textbook. Example of an impeachable offense offense. This is University of North Carolina law professor. Michael Gerhardt what we're talking about is not impeachable. The nothing is impeachable. This is precisely the misconduct that the framers created. The constitution include impeachment to protect against the one constitutional scholar invited by the Republicans disputed that trump's actions were sufficient grounds for impeachment. This is George Washington University law professor. Jonathan Turley. I'm concerned about lowering impeachment standards to fit a positive evidence and an abundance offensive anger. I believe this impeachment not only fails to satisfy the standard of past. impeachments would create a dangerous precedent for future impeachments. appeasements house speaker. Nancy Pelosi is slated to give a public statement about the status of the house impeachment inquiry today at nine nine am eastern time. California Republican Congressman Devin newness has sued. CNN for over four hundred million dollars after CNN published Bush two story detailing how newness that chair of the House. Intelligence Committee traveled to Vienna and met with former Ukrainian prosecutor to discuss digging up dirt on the Biden's last year. Newness claims this report is false. CNN had repeatedly asked Nunez to comment on the story before it was published. But he refused to do so. The report implicates newness and the trump administration's broader effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate trump's political rivals the Biden's which is the the center of the ongoing impeachment inquiry in London president. Donald Trump abruptly cancelled scheduled news conference and left. The NATO summit saw early after a video went viral showing other world leaders mocking him in the video. which has been viewed millions of times Canadian? Prime Minister Justin Justin Trudeau. French President Emmanuel Macron and the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Ruta and others are seen smiling laughing is they appear to discuss trump's lengthy lengthy press conference and how even his closest officials are often surprised by trump seemingly erratic behavior. The private conversation was caught on a hot hot mic then posted online by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation a new analysis says global greenhouse gas emissions are projected projected to hit a record high in two thousand nineteen. It's the latest study to highlight. The world's failure to take dramatic action needed to avert the most catastrophic impacts of climate change. The analysis comes amidst the opening week of the UN climate summit in Madrid. Spain known as cop twenty-five among the sponsors of this year's summit is an Diese Spain's biggest corporate greenhouse-gas polluter the electric utility provider emits about sixty million tons in some carbon each year the company has received an exhibition space inside the conference in exchange for two point two million dollars in sponsorship money democracy. Now we'll be broadcasting live from cop twenty five beginning tomorrow. That's Friday and all next week tune in in Columbia tens of thousands of people poured into the streets across Columbia Wednesday for a national strike in just two weeks. The demonstrations extractions began as a protest against corruption economic inequality and the killing of indigenous and community leaders. Many are now calling for the ouster president. Yvonne Yvonne Duke as right wing government. This is honey camello in the streets of Boga Tom Lament in my life. I never have seen the march of this. This magnitude and Columbia from students indigenous people trade union organisations people from the health system environmentalists. I think there is a national outcry. Cry And I think that is evident in this moment and fourteen days later to see this square filled with people. In France workers across across the country are on strike today as a protest against French. President Emmanuel macron's pension plan. The strikes have power lies transport and the capital Paris and other major French cities. The residents whose commutes have been disrupted are still expressing support for the strike..