Trump Compares Impeachment to Lynching

In a tweet on Tuesday, President Trump compared his impeachment inquiry to a lynching. This comment was met with outrage in left-leaning articles, while right-leaning articles tend to focus on the mixed responses from Republicans to Trump’s comment; centrist articles tend to examine the reactions of congresspeople in general to the remark.

There are 1352 news articles covering this topic. 44% (596) are left leaning, 41% (549) center, 15% (207) right leaning.

From the left: Trump’s ‘lynching’ comparison shows there’s no bottom to his sense of victimhood, Washington Post

From the center: Trump's comparison of impeachment inquiry to lynching prompts criticism from Congress, NPR

From the right: McConnell chides Trump for calling impeachment inquiry a 'lynching', Fox News

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Iowa Poll Shows Buttigieg in Third Behind Biden and Warren

According to a new poll of voters in Iowa, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is now in third place in the Democratic primary race, following Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren.

There are 659 news articles covering this topic. 61% (401) are left leaning, 34% (226) center, 5% (32) right leaning.

From the left: ‘It sure feels like Buttigieg and Klobuchar have wind in their sails’, Politico

From the center: The Hill's 12:30 report — Buttigieg closes in on Biden Warren in Iowa, The Hill

From the right: Secret emails show Zuckerberg recommended staff for Pete Buttigieg, Washington Examiner

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Trump Encourages Republicans to Fight Impeachment

In a Monday cabinet meeting, President Trump said that Republicans must “get tougher and fight” Democrats’ impeachment inquiry against him.

There are 1431 news articles covering this topic. 45% (637) are left leaning, 38% (546) center, 17% (248) right leaning.

From the left: Trump’s base digs in its heels even as support for impeachment grows, New York Times

From the center: Trump says Republicans need to 'get tougher and fight' on impeachment, NPR

From the right: Trump slams Romney says GOP should be ‘tougher’ on impeachment, NY Post

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New Revelations in Impeachment Inquiry

On Thursday, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney told reporters that President Trump’s decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine was linked to his desire to pressure Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden, providing Democrats with more evidence for impeachment.

There are 1067 news articles covering this topic. 61% (647) are left leaning, 33% (347) center, 7% (73) right leaning.

From the left: White House aide's words on Ukraine upend impeachment strategy rattle allies, New York Times

From the center: The Hill's 12:30 report: White House does damage control after Mulvaney remarks, The Hill

From the right: Rep. Ken Buck: Trump impeachment inquiry deeply flawed and unfair – hearings should be public, Fox News

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McConnell Criticizes Syria Troop Withdrawal

On Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell condemned the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria, a move which led Turkey to invade Syria and attack the US’s Kurdish allies.

There are 823 news articles covering this topic. 33% (269) are left leaning, 41% (336) center, 26% (218) right leaning.

From the left: McConnell slams Trump administration for Syria withdrawal after talking to Pence, CNN

From the center: McConnell: Trump's troop pull back in Syria a 'grave strategic mistake', The Hill

From the right: We can’t destroy NATO ‘for the Kurds’: Jim Talent James Carafano break down the Syria situation, Daily Caller

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US and Turkey Agree to Ceasefire in Syria

On Thursday, the US and Turkey reached a deal for a five-day ceasefire deal in Turkey’s invasion of Syria, which would lift US sanctions against Turkey and require the Kurds to vacate the area of conflict in Northern Syria.

There are 1641 news articles covering this topic. 63% (1030) are left leaning, 34% (553) center, 4% (58) right leaning.

From the left: US hails Turkish cease-fire; Kurds must vacate border area, Washington Post

From the center: Trump praises Turkey's Erdoğan after us announces ceasefire deal, The Hill

From the right: Rebecca Grant: Pence trip to Turkey vital to get cease-fire in Turkish invasion of Syria and repair US-Turkey relations, Fox News

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Sondland Testifies in Impeachment Inquiry

On Thursday, EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland testified in a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill as part of the House’s ongoing impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

There are 2794 news articles covering this topic. 56% (1575) are left leaning, 35% (984) center, 8% (235) right leaning.

From the left: Mulvaney: Trump held back Ukraine aid pending investigation of Democrats, New York Times

From the center: Trump gave Giuliani the Ukraine portfolio and boxed out diplomats Sondland says, NPR

From the right: Sondland says he was ‘disappointed’ Trump involved Giuliani in Ukraine affair, Fox News

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Trump Downplays Growing Tensions Between Turkey and Syria 

Following his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria earlier this month, President Trump made comments on Wednesday that downplay Turkey’s subsequent invasion of the Syrian state. 

There are 1744 news articles covering this topic. 52% (910) are left leaning, 37% (641) center, 11% (193) right leaning.

From the left: Why President Trump invoked the devastation of military deaths to push his Syria policy, Washington Post

From the center: House Democrats Walk Out Of White House Syria Meeting, Accusing Trump Of 'Meltdown', NPR

From the right: Poll: Majority of Republicans back Trump's Syria decision, Breitbart

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Turkey Advances into Syria after Trump Sanctions

On Tuesday, Turkey advanced its invasion into northern Syria, which resulted from President Trumps decision to withdraw American forces from the region.

There are 609 news articles covering this topic. 27% (164) are left leaning, 44% (271) center, 29% (174) right leaning.

From the left: Trump imposes sanctions on turkey as Syria conflict intensifies, New York Times

From the center: Turkey advances into Syria after Trump sanctions, The Hill

From the right: Turkey holding 50 US nuclear bombs 'hostage' at air base, report says, Fox News

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Impeachment Inquiry Continues: Bolton Concerned by Giuliani's Activities

On Tuesday, House Democrats’ ongoing impeachment investigation revealed that former national security advisor John Bolton was concerned about Rudy Giuliani’s actions in Ukraine.

There are 1571 news articles covering this topic. 46% (722) are left leaning, 40% (630) center, 14% (219) right leaning.

From the left: House Democrats focus on Mulvaney, Bolton after key witness testimony in impeachment inquiry, Washington Post

From the center: Bolton was concerned by Giuliani's activities in Ukraine reports say, NPR

From the right: John Bolton’s revenge: Trump thinks he’s leaking while closed-door hill testimony shows him at odds with Giuliani, Daily Caller

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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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