In other news, federal prosecutors are now seeking up to six months in prison for Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn, rather than no time in prison, because he no longer accepts responsibility and has been obstructing an ongoing investigation.
Meanwhile, U.S. economic growth may fall behind the rest of the world in the first half of the year according to the Pacific Investment Management Company. They expect the economy will grow by about 1.5 percent in 2020.
Finally, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) blamed impeachment for Trump's decision to order the assassination of Iran's top general.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) suggested that if House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) had been “trying to protect us from what was happening in Iran,” President Trump wouldn’t have authorized the strike that killed top Iranian military official Qasem Soleimani. [...]
“You know what, he’s the chairman of the Intel Committee,” McCarthy said. “Maybe had he spent the last year working on that — trying to protect us from what was happening in Iran from the bombing of the tankers, Saudi Arabia taking down our drone — instead of taking that committee and making an impeachment, he would never have made that comment.”
The Trump regime has not provided the intelligence they're using to justify Trump's order, so what exactly is the House Intel chairman suppose to do?