In our weekly 20-minute Journey Through TrumpLand, I join talkRADIO’s Alexis Conran to discuss the US-Iran confrontation and the impeachment trial of Donald Trump.

Listen from 24:33 in 1700-1730 Segment

We begin with a full explanation of the events leading up to Friday’s assassination of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani by an American drone in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, setting out the US decision to act and the possible consequences.

I think the Pentagon, Secretary of State Pompeo, and the US intelligence services are in the lead on this, and if you keep your eye on Donald Trump, you’re missing the bigger picture.

See also EA on Monocle 24 and BBC: A US-Iran Showdown After Assassination of Gen. Soleimani?

Then it’s a glance at the Trump trial, held up by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s refusal of witnesses and documents. How much longer can the Kentucky Senator protect Trump from accountability?