Hunter Biden to Leave Chinese Company Board

On Sunday, former vice president Joe Biden’s son Hunter announced that he will step down from the board of a Chinese company by the end of the month.

There are 1417 news articles covering this topic. 48% (678) are left leaning, 34% (481) center, 18% (258) right leaning.

From the left: Hunter Biden to leave Chinese company board addressing appearance of a conflict, New York Times

From the center: Biden releases government ethics plan, NPR

From the right: Trump predicts the ‘fake news’ media will protect Hunter Biden, NY Post

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Fake Shooting Video Shown at Trump Resort in Miami

At a pro-Trump conference at the president’s Miami resort last week, Trump supporters showed a violent fake video of the president massacring critics and media organizations.

There are 938 news articles covering this topic. 34% (317) are left leaning, 61% (568) center, 6% (53) right leaning.

From the left: Macabre video of fake Trump shooting media and critics is shown at his resort, New York Times

From the center: White House distances itself from violent fake video targeting media and critics, NPR

From the right: Trump condemns fake video showing him shooting media: White House, NY Post

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Former U.S. Ukraine Ambassador Says President Trump Pushed For Her Removal

On Friday, the former US ambassador to Ukraine testified in front of Congress as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry against President Trump; she said that Trump pressured the State Department to remove her from office.

There are 1881 news articles covering this topic. 74% (1401) are left leaning, 17% (317) center, 9% (163) right leaning.

From the left: Trump had Ukraine envoy removed on ‘false claims’ she tells House inquiry, New York Times

From the center: Former U.S. Ukraine Ambassador Says President Trump Pushed For Her Removal, NPR

From the right: Top diplomats to testify before Congress despite opposition from State Dept., White House, Fox News

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Trump Announces Phase One Of Trade Deal With China

On Friday, President Trump announced that the US has reached an interim trade deal with China that would delay a tariff increase and provide a pause in the midst of an ongoing trade war.

There are 543 news articles covering this topic. 54% (294) are left leaning, 35% (189) center, 11% (60) right leaning.

From the left: Trump Reaches ‘Phase 1’ Deal With China and Delays Planned Tariffs, New York Times

From the center: Trump Announces Phase One Of Trade Deal With China, NPR

From the right: ‘I Suggest Farmers … Immediately Buy More Land’: Trump, China Reach ‘Phase One’ Of Tentative Trade Agreement, Daily Caller

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Fox News Poll supports Trump Impeachment 

The most recent Fox News poll shows that a majority of respondents, 51%, are in favor and impeaching President Trump and removing him from office, with another 4% in favor of impeachment without removal from office. 

There are 655 news articles covering this topic. 38% (247) are left leaning, 55% (357) center, 8% (51) right leaning.

From the left: Barr meets with Murdoch as Trump steps up his criticism of Fox News, New York Times

From the center: Poll: Independents move in favor of impeachment inquiry GOP stays firmly against, NPR

From the right: Sarah Sanders on Fox News shrugs off Fox News poll on impeachment, Daily Caller

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Associates of Guiliani Arrested on Conspiracy Charges

Two foreign-born businessmen, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associated with President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Guiliani were arrested on Thursday.

There are 1561 news articles covering this topic. 34% (524) are left leaning, 53% (813) center, 12% (184) right leaning.

From the left: House impeachment investigators subpoena Giuliani associates under indictment, New York Times

From the center: 2 Giuliani associates arrested on campaign finance violations, NPR

From the right: Giuliani associates arrested while trying to board international flight with one-way tickets, prosecutors say, Fox News

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Tensions Rise as White House Builds Argument Against Impeachment

The impeachment war continues to heat up as the White House refuses to comply with the impeachment inquiry. 

There are 1561 news articles covering this topic. 60% (939) are left leaning, 31% (488) center, 9% (134) right leaning.

From the left: Trump’s Case Against Impeachment, New York Times

From the center: White House Legal Argument Against Impeachment Inquiry, NPR

From the right: Former prosecutor Robert Ray on impeachment push: Pelosi now pursuing 'what she said she wouldn't do', Fox News

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Turkey Begins Offensive Aimed at Kurdish Fighters in Syria 

The fears that President Trump’s removal of U.S. troops in Syria would spur conflict between Turkey and Kurdish forces have come to fruition.  

There are 523 news articles covering this topic. 25% (130) are left leaning, 44% (232) center, 31% (161) right leaning.

From the left: In Trump Turkey’s Erdogan keeps finding a sympathetic ear, New York Times

From the center: Turkey's president says incursion into Syria underway, NPR

From the right: GOP breaking from Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria, Fox News

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White House Will Not Comply With Impeachment Inquiry

On Tuesday, the White House declared war on the impeachment inquiry against President Trump, announcing that it will not cooperate with representatives who are attempting to determine the extent of Trump’s wrongdoings in his dealings with foreign governments.

There are 3766 news articles covering this topic. 61% (2292) are left leaning, 28% (1056) center, 11% (418) right leaning.

From the left: White House Declares War on Impeachment Inquiry, Claiming Effort to Undo Trump’s Election, New York Times

From the center: Trump administration says it 'cannot participate' in impeachment inquiry, NPR

From the right: White House announces it will not comply with 'illegitimate and unconstitutional' impeachment inquiry, Fox News

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Trump Criticized for Troop Withdrawal from Syria

On Tuesday, President Trump continued to come under fire for his decision to withdraw US troops from the border of northern Syria, which is anticipated to spark conflict between Turkey and the Kurdish-led alliance that is fighting against the Assad regime in the Syrian civil war.

There are 775 news articles covering this topic. 11% (87) are left leaning, 43% (336) center, 45% (352) right leaning.

From the left: Trump sells out the kurds in his own unique way, Washington Post

From the center: Commander of Syrian Democratic forces reacts to Trump pulling troops from border, NPR

From the right: Tucker Carlson: outrage over Trump's Syria decision shows Washington's perverse priorities, Fox News

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House Subpoenas White House Budget Office and Pentagon

As it continues its attempts to investigate President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, the House of Representatives has issued subpoenas to the Defense Department and the Office of Management and Budget in an attempt to determine whether Trump’s decision to withhold aid from Ukraine was related to his request that the country investigate Joe Biden.

There are 2122 news articles covering this topic. 53% (1116) are left leaning, 33% (701) center, 14% (305) right leaning.

From the left: Seeking Ukraine aid records house subpoenas White House budget office and pentagon, New York Times

From the center: Democrats subpoena pentagon budget chiefs in impeachment push, The Hill

From the right: Trump calls for Pelosi Schiff impeachment over whistleblower actions, Fox News

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Turkey Invades Syria as Trump Pull US troops 

On Sunday, President Trump announced that he is withdrawing troops from the Syria-Turkey border. Left-leaning news sources tend to question the wisdom of Trump’s decision to withdraw the troops, while right-leaning sources, while right-leaning sources particularly emphasize that Trump’s decision is a departure from the GOP.

There are 1312 news articles covering this topic. 16% (206) are left leaning, 37% (491) center, 47% (615) right leaning.

From the left: Trump’s decision on Syria crystallizes questions about his business — and his presidency, Washington Post

From the center: Shocking': Trump Is Criticized For Pulling Troops From Syrian Border, NPR

From the right: Trump decision to pull US troops from Syria brings back past conflicts with Bolton Mattis, Fox News

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Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Case

On Friday, the Supreme Court said that it will hear a case challenging a restrictive abortion law in Louisiana. This case will present the first opportunity for the court to consider an abortion case with the conservative majority created by President Trump’s two court appointees and has implications for how abortion will be legislated in the future.

There are 396 news articles covering this topic. 14% (56) are left leaning, 61% (241) center, 25% (99) right leaning.

From the left: Supreme court to review ruling on Louisiana abortion law, Washington Post

From the center: Supreme Court Takes Up Abortion Case From Louisiana, NPR

From the right: Will the Justices Be Bold on Abortion?, National Review

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Impeachment Inquiry Reaches Day 11

This week, the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump reached its eleventh day, as House Democrats continue to gather information on Trump’s attempts to solicit help from foreign governments in investigating Joe Biden and his son’s business dealings in Ukraine.

There are 4483 news articles covering this topic. 56% (2521) are left leaning, 32% (1420) center, 12% (542) right leaning.

From the left: Facing fresh revelations republicans struggle to mount a defense of Trump, New York Times

From the center: Read key text messages between diplomats on Trump Ukraine president, USA Today

From the right: Democrats will 'stop at nothing to impeach Trump' but can't define latest 'crime' GOP lawmaker says, Fox News

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Volker First to Testify in Trump Impeachment Inquiry

On Thursday, Kurt Volker, Former U.S. Special Envoy to Ukraine, became the first testimony heard by the Trump impeachment inquiry. Left-leaning articles focus on messages that Trump “would not agree to meet with Ukrainian PresidentVolodymyr Zelensky unless Zelensky promised to launch investigations.” Meanwhile, right-leaning articles report House Republicans saying that none of Volker’s testimony was damaging to the President and that there was “no proof Trump had sought a quid pro quo.”

There are 2106 news articles covering this topic. 57% (1197) are left leaning, 33% (703) center, 10% (206) right leaning.

From the left: Giuliani was warned that Ukrainian claims of Bidens’ Misconduct were not credible Trump’s ex-envoy tells Lawmakers, Washington Post

From the center: Volker warned Giuliani's information on Ukraine wasn't credible: report, The Hill

From the right: David Bossie: Trump impeachment is a political stunt by desperate democrats who’ve attacked him for years, Fox News

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Trump Publicly Calls for China to Investigate Biden 

On Thursday, President Trump publicly asked China to launch an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden, the exact same request made to Ukraine triggered the current impeachment inquiry.

There are 2404 news articles covering this topic. 42% (1002) are left leaning, 47% (1133) center, 11% (269) right leaning.

From the left: Trump publicly urges China to investigate the Bidens, New York Times

From the center: Trump publicly calls for china and Ukraine to investigate Bidens, NPR

From the right: Trump suggests China should start investigating Biden, Daily Caller

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Sanders Postpones Campaign Events Indefinitely Following Heart Procedure 

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt) has postponed campaign events “until further notice” following a heart procedure on Wednesday.

There are 473 news articles covering this topic. 25% (118) are left leaning, 59% (277) center, 16% (78) right leaning.

From the left: How serious is Bernie Sanders’ heart problem?., Washington Post

From the center: Bernie Sanders has heart procedure cancels events until further notice, NPR

From the right: Bernie Sanders cancels campaign events after medical procedure, NBC

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Partisan Fingers Pointed as Trump Impeachment Reaches Day 9 

As the impeachment proceedings against President Trump reach their ninth day, conditions in Washington continue to heat up largely along party lines unlike both of the previous presidential impeachment efforts.

There are 6472 news articles covering this topic. 45% (2893) are left leaning, 41% (2642) center, 14% (937) right leaning.

From the left: Trump’s false ‘coup’ claims echo as unifying theme against impeachment, New York Times

From the center: Secretary of state Mike Pompeo confirms he was on Trump's call with Zelenskiy, NPR

From the right: Adam Schiff too 'biased' to lead Trump impeachment probe Rep. Jim Jordan tells Hannity, Fox News

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Impeachment Day 8

On Tuesday, China celebrated the Chinese Communist Party’s 70th year in power. The anniversary was marked in Beijing with a mass military parade that showcased some of the country’s newest military technology.

There are 879 news articles covering this topic. 50% (442) are left leaning, 22% (196) center, 27% (241) right leaning.

From the left: Trump wants to ‘interview’ whistle-blower, New York Times

From the center: Democratic leaders vow to protect whistleblower in impeachment inquiry, NPR

From the right: Trump presses for details on whistleblower’s identity challenges complaint, Fox News

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China Marks 70 Years of Communism

On Tuesday, China celebrated the Chinese Communist Party’s 70th year in power. The anniversary was marked in Beijing with a mass military parade that showcased some of the country’s newest military technology.

There are 879 news articles covering this topic. 50% (442) are left leaning, 22% (196) center, 27% (241) right leaning.

From the left: Protests Erupt in Hong Kong, Overshadowing China’s National Day Parade, New York Times

From the center: China flexes muscles in parade marking 70 years of communist rule, NPR

From the right: GOP lawmakers slam Chinese communist party's 'appalling record of repression' on 70th anniversary, Fox News

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