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Donald Trump Will Have His Revenge

Donald Trump Will Have His Revenge

Lamar Alexander is a Republican senator from Tennessee heading for retirement. His last decision, the one perhaps to be memorialized on his tombstone, was voting against calling witnesses for the
Trump Protected by Republicans Who Adopted Defense Team’s Logic

Trump Protected by Republicans Who Adopted Defense Team’s Logic

Republican senators protected Donald Trump, and each other, from confronting fresh evidence in the president’s impeachment trial by embracing arguments made by his lawyers about why the trial had run
Watch: Michael Moore Likens Trump to Guilty Wife Beater

Watch: Michael Moore Likens Trump to Guilty Wife Beater

Left-wing documentary filmmaker Michael Moore said Thursday night on MSNBC that Republican senators voting not to allow witnesses in the President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial was akin to letting
The U.S. Senate Embraces Trumpian Nihilism

The U.S. Senate Embraces Trumpian Nihilism

A question came up during the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump this week: What matters? To Alan Dershowitz, the answer was power. The Harvard University law professor emeritus
The Senate Embraces Nihilism

The Senate Embraces Nihilism

A question came up during the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump this week: What matters? To Alan Dershowitz, the answer was power. The Harvard University law professor emeritus
Senate Locks In Final Trump Trial Vote After Rejecting Witnesses

Senate Locks In Final Trump Trial Vote After Rejecting Witnesses

The Senate sent the months-long impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump to its final stages with a vote to acquit the president set for Wednesday, after Republicans defeated Democrats’ efforts
Watch Live: Day Ten of President Trump Impeachment Trial

Watch Live: Day Ten of President Trump Impeachment Trial

The Senate will start the tenth day of the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump beginning at 1:00 p.m. Eastern.
Jonathan Lemire: 'This Is Donald Trump's Republican Party Now'

Jonathan Lemire: 'This Is Donald Trump's Republican Party Now'

Last night, after Lamar Alexander's statement that he would not vote for witnesses broke, AP reporter Jonathan Lemire summed it up. "This is President Trump's Republican party now, completely," he

A swift end to Trump’s trial appears likely

It would take four Republicans to break with the 53-seat majority and join with all Democrats to demand more testimony.
Boris Johnson Won Brexit; Now He Has to Own It

Boris Johnson Won Brexit; Now He Has to Own It

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McConnell Gets Trump Signoff for Vote Plan: Impeachment Update

McConnell Gets Trump Signoff for Vote Plan: Impeachment Update

The Senate voted to block calling witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled final votes on the impeachment articles for Wednesday at 4 p.m. An
Trump Acquittal Near With Senate Likely to Deny Witnesses

Trump Acquittal Near With Senate Likely to Deny Witnesses

The most consequential day in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial begins in the Senate on Friday, with Republican leaders likely to muster enough votes to block witnesses and rapidly move to acquit the
McConnell Likely Has Votes to End Trump Trial With No Witnesses

McConnell Likely Has Votes to End Trump Trial With No Witnesses

Republican Senator Lamar Alexander said he will vote against calling witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, all but closing off chances that Democrats can secure new evidence and
Lamar Alexander Announces He's Opposed to Impeachment Trial Witnesses

Lamar Alexander Announces He's Opposed to Impeachment Trial Witnesses

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) announced Thursday night that he will vote against calling additional witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Key GOP Senator to Reveal His Vote on Impeachment Witnesses

Key GOP Senator to Reveal His Vote on Impeachment Witnesses

Senator Lamar Alexander plans to reveal Thursday night how he will vote on calling witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, potentially telegraphing the outcome of a pivotal decision
Witness Deadlock in Senate Could Put Roberts in Tiebreaker Spot

Witness Deadlock in Senate Could Put Roberts in Tiebreaker Spot

The biggest uncertainty in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial -- a decision on calling witnesses -- could end in a tie vote that would immediately bring into focus the role of U.S. Chief
Bolton Praises Officials Who Testified: Impeachment Update

Bolton Praises Officials Who Testified: Impeachment Update

Senators questioned lawyers for both sides in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial for a second day Thursday, a day before a pivotal vote is planned on whether to call witnesses.
Energy Department Releases Perry Documents: Impeachment Update

Energy Department Releases Perry Documents: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump’s lawyers finished presenting his defense on Tuesday, their third day of arguments in the Senate impeachment trial. The next phase, 16 total hours of senators’ questions for
Warning: Lamar Alexander Will Not Save Us

Warning: Lamar Alexander Will Not Save Us

A word of advice: Don't get your hopes up. If you want to know how President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could play out, keep your eye on Lamar Alexander. ... Three GOP senators have expressed