American Watchmen Newsletter: Prolonged Impeachment, ISIS Videos on TikTok, and California Fires

House Democrats think impeachment probing could last longer than anticipated

Some Democrats involved in the proceedings had hoped for a conclusion to the inquiry ending in a vote toward impeaching President Trump by Thanksgiving.

However, due to further leads offered by witnesses, a more substantial amount of material has accumulated that needs to be looked into. Prolonging the impeachment inquiries could pose the danger of having the investigation extend into next year’s election season. The President calls the ongoing impeachment probe “illegitimate.”

CNN: Democrats see impeachment proceedings taking longer than some initially expected

Fox News: Trump unloads over Syria, impeachment, Doral controversies, says he ‘should be allowed to run the country’

Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu ceases endeavor to establish a new government

For the last decade, Benjamin Netanyahu has striven toward formulating a new Israeli government. Yet, his labors have proved unfruitful as he stated he failed to lay down such a structure following the September election.

Netanyahu stated he was to return the mandate to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. The President, in turn, said he planned on assigning this task to Benny Gantz, one of Netanyahu’s political rivals.

Boeing confronts numerous setbacks in wake of Boeing 737 crash issues

Due to the recent release of problematic Boeing 737 details, the company is facing several complications with monetary growth and management. The value of Boeing stocks have decreased as Wall Street analysts further state the company is at risk of plummeting $53 billion in total value.

Additionally, because Boeing officials were aware of the 737 issues for months and did not disclose them, activist Ralph Nader says the CEO Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors should be removed. Nader lost an extended family member on a Boeing 737 crash.

Dozens of ISIS promotional accounts have been deleted from TikTok

The video-sharing app TikTok took down a plethora of accounts that appeared to be posting pro-ISIS propaganda material on the platform. 

The video content posted by these now-defunct accounts is said to have included armed ISIS extremists, corpses of victims, and women who proclaimed jihadist pride. Many assume the videos were a method of inspiration and recruitment for fellow extremists.

A threatening wildfire ravaged the Pacific Palisades in California

The Monday fire, which encroached dangerously close to a slew of structures located west of Los Angeles, resulted in the advising of an evacuation.

Beyond the safety measures that were taken, firefighters counteracted the flames using several procedures including dowsing the fire with water from airborne helicopters. This relatively smaller fire followed in the procession of a far more devastating fire on the northern border of Los Angeles a few weeks prior.

The new comic book movie “Bloodshot” has its first trailer out

Vin Diesel (Furious 7, Guardians of the Galaxy) stars in the upcoming action film “Bloodshot” in which he portrays the protagonist who is a military combatant. But this soldier is unique. Come to find out, he was killed in an assignment and, like Bucky Barnes in the MCU, has his actions manipulated by his superiors.

Diesel’s character is a man with a personal vendetta of vengeance toward his wife’s killer. He has a body which, like that of the robot in the reboot of The Day the Earth Stood Still, is comprised of innumerable microbots. The trailer alone offers an intriguing introduction to “Bloodshot.”


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