Monday September 30th, 2019

Big fire in Surf City damages 6 units but reports say there have been no injuries, Film returns to Wilmington for its best year since 2014, Ex-Chairman of the NCGOP, Robin Hayes, will plead guilty this week to lying to FBI agents, and the impeachment debate continues with President Donald Trump’s critics and supporters battling it out on the Sunday … Read More

Monday’s Morning Call

ESPRESSO LINKS Big fire in Surf City damages 6 buildings, but no injuries reported… WECT Oprah’s putting her money where her mouth is… CO Best film year in Wilmington since 2014… SN THE FULL POT Sue Till Blue “Harper v. Lewis was filed Friday, Sept. 27, in state court by registered Democratic and unaffiliated voters. The suit closely follows Common Cause v. Lewis, a … Read More

Friday September 27th, 2019

The Vaping panic of 2019 reaches North Carolina with the first death attributed of vaping being reported out of Greensboro, new polling shows support growing for impeachment, DNI Joseph Maguire testifies in front of Congress as both sides predictably grandstand, and Michael Brendan Daugherty says we are asking the wrong question about Ukraine

Friday’s Morning Call

THE FULL POT Complaints, Testimony, and Lies Oh My! Whistleblower Complaint: “In the course of my official duties, I have received information from multiple U.S. government officials that the President of the United States is using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election,” the complainant wrote. “This interference includes, among … Read More

3 Martini Lunch Brief

FIRST ROUND TESTIFY Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire testified for three hours before Congress Thursday morning about a whistleblower complaint that prompted an impeachment inquiry of President Trump… WaPo Jim Geraghty says impeachment fervor isn’t going anywhere. Where’s it going? NOWHERE… “More than 218 of the 235 House Democrats are now unified in support of an impeachment “inquiry,” … Read More

Ellis On Impeachment & 2020

Blair Ellis, National Press Secretary for the RNC, discusses the impeachment talk from Democrats, is there a growing divide in the GOP on Trump’s behavior with the Ukrainian president, Big GOP fundraising numbers for this week and month, and Senator Thom Tillis votes again to re-allocate some military funds for a border wall could that hurt him with general election … Read More