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Mike Littwin

   

JUNE 19,2012. The High Park Fire in the mountains near Poudre Canyon, Colorado. The blaze, which started on June 9, was caused by a lightning strike and torched over 85,000 acres. (Photo by Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer via Flickr: Creative Commons)

Littwin: Romanoff asks which is scarier — his climate-change video or a changing-climate future?

If you haven’t seen Andrew Romanoff’s new apocalyptic climate video, take a few minutes — four, actually — and hold on. Here it is. Assuming...
House Judiciary Committee Republican member Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) talks out of turn and interrupts the hearing before being stopped by Chairman Jerrold Nadler during a House Judiciary Committee hearing to receive counsel presentations of evidence on the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Littwin: Dems will win the House battle for impeachment votes, but America is at...

If there’s anything I learned from watching all those hours of House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearings, it’s not that Matt Gaetz is a shameless...
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 24: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) walks towards to a podium to speak to the media at the Capitol Building September 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry today after allegations that President Donald Trump sought to pressure the president of Ukraine to investigate leading Democratic presidential contender, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, which was the subject of a reported whistle-blower complaint that the Trump administration has withheld from Congress. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Littwin: Why did House Dems decide to pull punches on Trump’s articles of impeachment?

In response to Donald Trump’s seemingly endless array of high crimes and misdemeanors, House Democrats decided to settle their impeachment hopes simply on the...
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 24: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the media at the Capitol Building September 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry today after allegations that President Donald Trump sought to pressure the president of Ukraine to investigate leading Democratic presidential contender, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, which was the subject of a reported whistle-blower complaint that the Trump administration has withheld from Congress. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Littwin: Does knowing how the coming Senate impeachment trial will end make it less...

For the longest time, Nancy Pelosi was the leader of the Democratic non-impeachment camp. She said Donald Trump wasn’t worth the effort, which is,...
We were married on June 13, 1970, in Susie’s parents’ living room. We were 21 and too young to know any better, but one look at Susie’s smile is all the evidence you need to understand why the marriage lasted a lifetime.

Littwin: Writers write, but this one couldn’t write about the most important person in...

This story begins — and sometimes, I fear, ends — when my wife, Susie, died two weeks short of our 49th anniversary, and I...
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. Om December 18, 2019, Trump became the third president to be impeached by the House of Representatives. (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...
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