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Bombshell Bolton Report Pressures GOP on Impeachment Witnesses

Bombshell Bolton Report Pressures GOP on Impeachment Witnesses

Senate Republicans are suddenly facing intense new pressure to call witnesses in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial after a new report that the president told his national security adviser in August he
Trump Caught on Tape Saying ‘Get Rid Of’ U.S. Envoy in 2018

Trump Caught on Tape Saying ‘Get Rid Of’ U.S. Envoy in 2018

President Donald Trump was recorded during a private meeting in April 2018 saying that the U.S. should “get rid of” then-U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, according to a video provided by
Trump Lawyers Dispute Democrats’ ‘No Evidence’ Impeachment Case

Trump Lawyers Dispute Democrats’ ‘No Evidence’ Impeachment Case

Donald Trump’s lawyers said House Democrats failed to prove their case for impeaching the president and now are asking the Senate to take the unprecedented step of removing him from office without
Trump Says He’s Being Treated ‘Unfairly’: Impeachment Update

Trump Says He’s Being Treated ‘Unfairly’: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump’s lawyers began presenting their defense in his Senate impeachment trial Saturday, the beginning of as many as 24 hours of argument before senators will decide whether to call
Democrats Make Trial Case That Trump Is a Danger: Key Takeaways

Democrats Make Trial Case That Trump Is a Danger: Key Takeaways

House Democrats used their full 24 hours in an effort this week to convince senators that President Donald Trump should be removed from office for abusing his power and obstructing Congress.
Trump Lawyers to Offer ‘Coming Attractions’ at Impeachment Debut

Trump Lawyers to Offer ‘Coming Attractions’ at Impeachment Debut

Donald Trump’s lawyers kick off their formal defense in the Senate impeachment trial on Saturday, taking their turn at center stage to argue the president should not be removed from office.
Trump Nemesis Schiff Draws Praise for Impeachment Performance

Trump Nemesis Schiff Draws Praise for Impeachment Performance

Donald Trump is on trial in the Senate, but the week was dominated by the dogged prosecutor-turned-lawmaker he routinely derides as “shifty Schiff.”
Democrats Close Case Saying Trump Must Be Held Accountable

Democrats Close Case Saying Trump Must Be Held Accountable

The House impeachment managers wrapped up their case against President Donald Trump by warning senators that they will cause sustained damage to the Constitution and the nation’s system of government
Trump Doesn’t Deny Asking for Envoy’s Ouster: Impeachment Update

Trump Doesn’t Deny Asking for Envoy’s Ouster: Impeachment Update

House managers will wrap up their case against President Donald Trump on Friday, completing three days of arguments in the Senate impeachment trial. Trump’s lawyers are set to begin presenting his
Democrats Make Pitch for More Trump Witnesses as Case Wraps Up

Democrats Make Pitch for More Trump Witnesses as Case Wraps Up

The struggle over calling witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is escalating as House Democrats prepare to wrap up their case Friday by focusing on White House “stonewalling.”
Fidget Spinners and Quick Breaks: Senators Fight Impeachment Trial Fatigue

Fidget Spinners and Quick Breaks: Senators Fight Impeachment Trial Fatigue

Bipartisan fatigue is creeping into the Senate chamber as the impeachment trial of Donald Trump is stretching into its third day.
House Democrats Say Trump’s Stonewalling Puts ‘Nixon to Shame’

House Democrats Say Trump’s Stonewalling Puts ‘Nixon to Shame’

House prosecutors expanded their case against President Donald Trump on his impeachment trial’s second day, arguing his actions to withhold military aid to Ukraine and block a congressional inquiry
House Panel Cites Trump Team in McGahn Case: Impeachment Update

House Panel Cites Trump Team in McGahn Case: Impeachment Update

House managers, led by Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, presented their case for removing Donald Trump from office for a second day Thursday in the president’s Senate impeachment trial.
Democrats Say Impeachment Trial Makes Case for Calling Witnesses

Democrats Say Impeachment Trial Makes Case for Calling Witnesses

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said that as House Democrats move into their second day of building an impeachment case against President Donald Trump it will be harder for Republicans to
Schiff Draws Dark Portrait of Trump in Impeachment Trial Opening

Schiff Draws Dark Portrait of Trump in Impeachment Trial Opening

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff presented the U.S. Senate with a dark portrait of a deeply flawed, even dangerous president as he argued that Donald Trump should be removed from office.
Trump’s Defense Is Confident in Acquittal: Impeachment Update

Trump’s Defense Is Confident in Acquittal: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial entered its second day Wednesday as House managers began presenting their case to the Senate.
Silent Senators, No Photographers: Inside the Impeachment Trial

Silent Senators, No Photographers: Inside the Impeachment Trial

Elizabeth Warren scratched out copious notes and Bernie Sanders watched intently as House impeachment managers began arguing their case against President Donald Trump.
McConnell Bows to GOP Moderates in Senate Trial Rules Change

McConnell Bows to GOP Moderates in Senate Trial Rules Change

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial formally opened in the Senate with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell making last-minute changes to the ground rules, which could still allow the proceedings to
Late-Night Amendment Again Shelved by GOP: Impeachment Update

Late-Night Amendment Again Shelved by GOP: Impeachment Update

Donald Trump’s impeachment trial began Tuesday, making him the third president in U.S. history to face possible removal from office by the Senate. He is charged with abusing his office and obstructing
Trump, House Shape Impeachment Strategy With Public in Mind

Trump, House Shape Impeachment Strategy With Public in Mind

The White House and impeachment managers from the House of Representatives each set the stage for President Donald Trump’s trial with a pair of filings on Monday, with both sides arguing that the