Key House Dem Jerry Nadler Says Trump Payments May Be ‘Impeachable Offenses’

Still, the incoming House Judiciary Committee chairman was cautious about whether an impeachment process ought to begin.

UNC Chapel Hill Teaching Assistants Go On Strike over Confederate Statue

Nearly 100 teaching assistants and instructors went on strike on Friday in response to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill constructing a building to house a Confederate statue on campus.

Schiff: Trump May Face ‘Real Prospect of Jail Time’

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” the likely next chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said President Donald Trump might “face the real prospect of jail time” in light of charges against his personal attorney, Michael Cohen for illegal payments during the 2016 presidential campaign. Schiff said, “There’s a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office, the Justice Department may indict him, that he may be the first president in quite some time to face the real prospect of jail time. We have been discussing the issue of pardons the president may offer to people or dangle in front of people. The bigger pardon question may come down the road, as the next president has to determine whether to pardon Donald Trump.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Report: Jay-Z’s College Student Scholarship ‘Barely Enough to Cover Books’

Rapper Jay-Z’s college scholarship fund does not seem to be doing much good for the few students who receive its grants.

Marco Rubio Warns Trump: It Would Be A ‘Terrible Mistake’ To Pardon Manafort

The president said last month that a possible pardon for his former campaign manager wasn’t “off the table.”

Democrat says Cohen claims are an IMPEACHABLE offense

At least one Democrat is already saying that the claim Trump paid off his mistresses ahead of the election illegally is an impeachable offense.  From the Hill: Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said . . .