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Charles Hurt

Charles Hurt

Charles Hurt is the Opinion Editor and a columnist for The Washington Times. Often seen as a Fox News contributor on the cable network’s signature evening news roundtable, Mr. Hurt in his 20-year career has worked his way up from a beat reporter for the Detroit News and Washington correspondent for the Charlotte Observer before joining The Washington Times in 2003. He later served as D.C. bureau chief and White House correspondent for the New York Post and editor at the Drudge Report.

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Impeachment manager Adam B. Schiff condemned the Senate on Tuesday for not issuing subpoenas he and his House colleagues refused to issue and lectured senators for not calling witnesses he himself had refused to call. (Associated Press)

Trump more popular than even a Schiff-less Congress

There is no amount of hyperventilating, hyperbole and flat-out lying that can paper over the disastrous case that House Democrats have asked the Senate to try in their effort to impeach President Trump, but Rep. Adam Schiff did his best, Published January 21, 2020

Rachel Maddow of MSNBC is just one of the news wags who keep shouting "bombshell!" regarding supposedly nefarious behavior in Ukraine. (Associated Press)

Another dud in the string of bombshells

You have to pity the bombshell-shocked American citizen trying to take seriously all the "shocking," "stunning" and "bombshell" news coming out of Washington these days. Published January 16, 2020

Cory Booker was no match for billionaire Michael Bloomberg. (Associated Press/File)

Spartacus drops his sword in clash of crazy ideas

As left wing and riled up as Spartacus is, he is simply no match for the fever dreams spun by the rest of the crazies in his party, all vying for the Holy Grail. Published January 13, 2020

Scientist and author Matt Ridley is photographed during an interview on Friday, April 13, 2012, at St Pancreas Station in London. (Fiona Hanson/AP Images) **FILE**

Beware the miserable, regressive, leftist government central planners

Interestingly, all of the cures these con artists insist upon would cost massive amounts of money paid (by you) into government coffers controlled entirely by them. Also, every single one of these solutions would give these very same charlatans vast new powers unrivaled in human history to control every aspect of your life. Published December 30, 2019

Until House Speaker submits the two articles of impeachment to the Senate for the trial of the president of the United States, President Trump stands un-impeached. (Associated Press)

Food fight! Nancy Pelosi's 'Animal House' impeachment

Sure, Democrats rammed through a couple of articles of impeachment, but until House Speaker Nancy Pelosi submits them to the Senate for the trial of the president of the United States, Mr. Trump stands un-impeached. Published December 19, 2019

Several FBI headquarters officials, including Director James B. Comey, Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and senior counterintelligence official Peter Strzok, were fired for improprieties related to the probe. (Associated Press photographs)

Yes, James Comey, facts really do matter

President Trump is a stooge of Russia, a puppet of Vladimir Putin, we have been told from the beginning. He is a morally unhinged reprobate unworthy of the White House. Published December 12, 2019

Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan described how she spent all Thanksgiving Day poring over transcripts of impeachment testimony. (Associated Press)

Lady professor and the Lonely Hearts Club

Never in the history of public schooling has a regiment of substitute teachers been so disappointed in their rowdy new pupils as the impeachment professors were Wednesday. Published December 4, 2019

National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, during a public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (Shawn Thew/Pool via AP)

Mr. Vindman, lose the uniform

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, thank you for your service. Now, please remove your Army Service Uniform. Published November 19, 2019

Michael Bloomberg served three terms as mayor of New York City when the city previously had a strict two-term limit on mayors. (Associated Press)

Bloomberg's joke of a bid says more about present crop of Democrats

The only intelligent thing about Mr. Bloomberg running for the Democratic nomination for the presidency is what it says about the present crop of Democrats running for the nomination. They're a hopeless bunch of losers who would rather destroy America than lose another election to President Trump. Published November 11, 2019