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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: U.S. President Donald Trump stands in the colonnade in the Rose Garden at the White House on January 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Littwin: For drama, the Dem debate can’t possibly compete with the impeachment hearings It’s...

The major takeaway from Wednesday night’s Democratic debate was — just guessing here — that most people in the room, most watching from home...
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 20: Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, is sworn in prior to testifying before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 20, 2019 in Washington, DC. The committee heard testimony during the fourth day of open hearings in the impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump, whom House Democrats say held back U.S. military aid for Ukraine while demanding it investigate his political rivals. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Littwin: Who knew what, and when did they know it? Gordon Sondland has all...

When Gordon Sondland arrived at the House Intelligence Committee, everyone noticed the same thing. He looked strangely happy, something close to giddy, as if...
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 29: Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, director for European Affairs at the National Security Council, arrives at the U.S. Capitol on October 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. Vindman testified Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 before the House Intelligence Committee as part of the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Littwin: And so we are reminded once again of truth, justice and a mockery...

If you watched the House impeachment inquiry hearings Tuesday, or even if you just saw the clips, you know that cynicism won the day. That’s...
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 15: Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch returns for additional questioning after a break while testifying before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the second impeachment hearing held by the committee, House Democrats continue to build a case against U.S. President Donald Trump’s efforts to link U.S. military aid for Ukraine to the nation’s investigation of his political rivals. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Littwin: Trump bullies his way into a surprise appearance at the impeachment hearing

Donald Trump stole the impeachment show Friday, which was, in any case, less about impeachable offenses than it was about the level of presidential...
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 13: top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, William B. Taylor Jr. (R) and Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs George P. Kent (L) testify before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the first public impeachment hearings in more than two decades, House Democrats are making a case that President Donald Trump committed extortion, bribery or coercion by trying to enlist Ukraine to investigate political rivals in exchange for military aid and a White House meeting that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky sought with Trump. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Littwin: What does GOP do when the witnesses are the ones who are unimpeachable?...

The problem (for Republicans, anyway) on Day 1 of the public impeachment hearings was that the two witnesses — Bill Taylor and George Kent...
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaking with attendees at the Presidential Gun Sense Forum hosted by Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Littwin: Who’s in a bigger panic, a Warren-stricken Bloomberg or an impeachment-stricken Trump?

It was a long while coming, but I believe we have now officially moved into the early-panic stage of the Democratic presidential primary. This...
Gov. Jared Polis skipped the Nov. 5, 2019 Election Day count that saw Prop CC go down, leaving town a day earlier for a previously unannounced trade trip to India and Nepal. (Photo of mountains in Nepal by kelly-grainger via Flickr:Creative Commons)

Littwin: Now we know Prop CC wasn’t the answer to TABOR problem. Got any...

Now that Proposition CC has predictably gone down to defeat, the question is what its supporters should do next. I mean, besides drinking heavily. This...

Littwin: The pre-impeachment presidential rankings are in. And the leader is, who the hell...

Once upon a time, there was a Democratic presidential primary season that often dominated the news cycle, particularly on debate days. And sometimes even...
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 29: Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, director for European Affairs at the National Security Council, arrives at the U.S. Capitol on October 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. Vindman testified Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 before the House Intelligence Committee as part of the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Littwin: Impeachment question of the day — How much respect is due office of...

I’m guessing that some of you out there in reader-land can remember all the way back to Sunday when Donald Trump went to the...
Sen. Cory Gardner speaks to a Chamber of Commerce group at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix in May 2018. (Photo by Greg Skidmore, via Flickr:Creative Commons)

Littwin: Cory Gardner makes his declaration of complete and utter dependence

These are words I rarely use in this order, but Cory Gardner’s latest political move has really surprised me. If you haven’t heard, Gardner...