Confluence | Oct 4, 2019 | 0
3 Stories You Should Read 1/10/2020: Chopo, Pelosi, Soleimani
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In the category of: What’s next??
Militia attacks? Cyberattacks? An attack on a high-level US official? Maybe.
It ain’t over yet.
Militia attacks targeting American forces and US interests in the Middle East, such as Saudi oil fields or the Strait of Hormuz. A large-scale cyberattack that could hurt the world oil market and impact the presidential election in November. And possibly a years-long effort to assassinate high-level US government targets.
Experts say these are some of the ways Tehran might further retaliate for the US killing of military leader Qassem Soleimani. Abdollah Araghi, a senior Iranian military commander, said Thursday — just two days after Iran attacked two US military sites in Iraq — that the country will exact a “harsher revenge soon.”
In the category of: Here’s what’s next
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she will advance legislation next week that will formally trigger a trial.
US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday announced that she will advance legislation next week that would formally trigger a Senate impeachment trial for President Donald Trump.
The House on December 18 passed two articles of impeachment – abuse of power and obstruction of Congress – against the Republican president.
“I have asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to the [House] floor next week a resolution to appoint managers and transmit articles of impeachment to the Senate,” Pelosi said in a statement.
In the catagory of: Narcos 2020
This Tuesday began the biggest trial for drug trafficking in the United States and in the world: the one that goes against Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán. And things are very agitated at the possibility of life imprisonment for what is considered the greatest Mexican drug trafficker, and both his lawyer, Jeffrey Lichtman, and the witnesses who have been called to testify, have launched accusations that seem Level up with each passing day.
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