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Senate Readies War Powers Bill to Limit Trump’s Iran Options

Senate Readies War Powers Bill to Limit Trump’s Iran Options

The Senate is moving closer to a rebuke of Donald Trump over Iran, as Democratic Senator Tim Kaine said he has enough Republican votes to pass a resolution limiting the president’s ability to carry
Senate to Vote on USMCA Trade Deal This Week, McConnell Says

Senate to Vote on USMCA Trade Deal This Week, McConnell Says

The Senate will pass the U.S. trade deal with Mexico and Canada this week before President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial begins, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.
Yovanovitch Lawyer Calls Texts ‘Disturbing’: Impeachment Update

Yovanovitch Lawyer Calls Texts ‘Disturbing’: Impeachment Update

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she’ll send the articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate this week to begin the president’s trial. Democrats tried to pressure Senate Majority Leader
Trump’s Defense a Work in Progress; Pelosi Sets Wednesday Vote

Trump’s Defense a Work in Progress; Pelosi Sets Wednesday Vote

The House will vote Wednesday to send articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate for a trial that’s expected to begin early next week, but the president has yet to settle on either his
Trump’s Impeachment Trial Gives Upper Hand to McConnell, GOP

Trump’s Impeachment Trial Gives Upper Hand to McConnell, GOP

Democrats set the rules for their impeachment of Donald Trump, but once House Speaker Nancy Pelosi kicks the process over to the Senate for a trial the advantage and leverage will be with the
Pelosi Says McConnell Looks for ‘Cover-up’ of Trump Impeachment

Pelosi Says McConnell Looks for ‘Cover-up’ of Trump Impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said it was “unusual” for her counterpart in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to back a resolution aimed at dismissing the impeachment case against President
Susan Collins Says She’s Discussing Plan for Trial Witnesses With GOP

Susan Collins Says She’s Discussing Plan for Trial Witnesses With GOP

Republican Senator Susan Collins said Friday she’s talking to a group of Senate Republicans about a plan that would allow new witnesses as part of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.
Pelosi to Initiate Trump Trial Next Week; Witness Fight Heats Up

Pelosi to Initiate Trump Trial Next Week; Witness Fight Heats Up

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will prepare to send articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate next week, triggering a new, more serious phase of the battle over
Trump Attacks Pelosi in Fox Interview: Impeachment Update

Trump Attacks Pelosi in Fox Interview: Impeachment Update

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held her weekly news conference Thursday amid the standoff over sending the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate.
Trump and Iran Give Common Foe a New Year’s Gift

Trump and Iran Give Common Foe a New Year’s Gift

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McConnell Moves to Bolster GOP Odds in 2020 Kansas Senate Race

McConnell Moves to Bolster GOP Odds in 2020 Kansas Senate Race

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears to be moving swiftly to help bolster GOP chances of keeping an open Senate seat in Kansas in November, after U.S. Secretary of State and former Kansas
Sekulow to Join Trump Trial Defense Team: Impeachment Update

Sekulow to Join Trump Trial Defense Team: Impeachment Update

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is continuing to delay in sending two impeachment articles against President Donald Trump to the Senate for a trial.
Pelosi Gets Pressure From Democrats to End Impeachment Standoff

Pelosi Gets Pressure From Democrats to End Impeachment Standoff

Senate Democrats are pressuring House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to end her standoff over the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump as it’s become increasingly clear there’s little chance of winning
Trump Silent on Hong Kong as Senate Prepares Pro-Democracy Vote

Trump Silent on Hong Kong as Senate Prepares Pro-Democracy Vote

A push by Senate Republicans to support Hong Kong protesters has been met with silence from President Donald Trump, who has yet to indicate whether he would sign a bipartisan bill that risks angering
Schools to Resume Wednesday: Hong Kong Update

Schools to Resume Wednesday: Hong Kong Update

Hong Kong said schools would reopen Wednesday after leader Carrie Lam said she wanted a peaceful end to a university standoff that has persisted since the weekend, with about 100 protesters still
Lam Calls for Peaceful End to Hong Kong Siege as Numbers Dwindle

Lam Calls for Peaceful End to Hong Kong Siege as Numbers Dwindle

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has called for a peaceful resolution to a university siege that has transfixed the city and raised fears of a crackdown on scores of protesters who remain trapped in a
House Votes to Open Public Phase of Trump Impeachment Inquiry

House Votes to Open Public Phase of Trump Impeachment Inquiry

The U.S. House set Donald Trump on a path toward becoming only the third president in history to be impeached by passing a resolution that kicks off the public phase of their accelerating inquiry.

Trump Impeachment Vote to Open Intense Public Phase of Inquiry

House Democrats hold a historic vote on Thursday to kick off the public phase of an inquiry of President Donald Trump that moves significantly closer to a vote to impeach him.
Turkey Sanctions Pass U.S. House as Lawmakers Press Trump

Turkey Sanctions Pass U.S. House as Lawmakers Press Trump

The U.S. House overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill Tuesday threatening to sanction Turkey, warning that a deal struck with the Trump administration won’t necessarily save the NATO ally from
Warren to Release Plan for Funding Health Care: Campaign Update

Warren to Release Plan for Funding Health Care: Campaign Update

Elizabeth Warren announced on Sunday that “over the next few weeks” she will release the details of how she intends to pay for her most expensive policy proposal: Medicare for All.