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Report: Democrats Struggle to Get GOP Support for Additional Impeachment Witnesses

Report: Democrats Struggle to Get GOP Support for Additional Impeachment Witnesses

Senate Democrats may fall short of getting four Senate Republicans to approve a measure that would allow for additional witnesses and documents that would extend President Donald Trump's impeachment
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.
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.
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
Watch Live: Day One of Senate Impeachment Trial of President Donald Trump

Watch Live: Day One of Senate Impeachment Trial of President Donald Trump

The Senate will debate the rules and procedures affecting the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump Tuesday.
McConnell Proposes Speedy Impeachment Trial: Key Takeaways

McConnell Proposes Speedy Impeachment Trial: Key Takeaways

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said publicly that he would use Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial from a generation ago as a model for proceedings to determine whether President Donald Trump
McConnell Plans Tighter Timeline in Trump Impeachment Trial

McConnell Plans Tighter Timeline in Trump Impeachment Trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to give House impeachment managers just two days to prosecute their case against President Donald Trump -- a move that accelerates the timetable for a
How to Watch the Senate Impeachment Trial: Viewer’s Guide

How to Watch the Senate Impeachment Trial: Viewer’s Guide

The Senate will begin hearing the House impeachment managers’ case against President Donald Trump this week on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
White House Broke the Law in Withholding Aid to Ukraine, Watchdog Says

White House Broke the Law in Withholding Aid to Ukraine, Watchdog Says

The White House budget office violated federal law when it withheld about $214 million appropriated by Congress to the Defense Department for security aid to Ukraine, an independent congressional
Donald Trump’s Impeachment Trial Kicks Off With GOP Moderates Under Pressure

Donald Trump’s Impeachment Trial Kicks Off With GOP Moderates Under Pressure

Donald Trump’s impeachment moves to the GOP-controlled Senate where the president and Democrats will battle over a small group of Republicans whose votes will determine the course of a trial on
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
Three GOP Senators Have Yet to Back Movement to Condemn Democrat Impeachment Practices

Three GOP Senators Have Yet to Back Movement to Condemn Democrat Impeachment Practices

Three Republican senators have yet to back a resolution to condemn House Democrats' secret, closed-door impeachment inquiry practices.

Alexander Says Impeachment Would Be a ‘Mistake’

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) said President Trump’s discussions with foreign governments about Joe Biden were “inappropriate,” but impeaching the president would be a “mistake,” The Hill reports. Said
Higher Education Faces a Turning Point

Higher Education Faces a Turning Point

Late last month, President Trump spoke at an event for Turning Point USA, a right-wing student rights organization that has spent years fomenting a culture war against higher education. Trump entered
The Republicans Are Dead to Planet Earth

The Republicans Are Dead to Planet Earth

When the Green New Deal started to gain steam with voters across the political spectrum last year, the Republicans faced a choice. They could counter Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s plan with
Sen. Lamar Alexander: Green New Deal would cost trillions annually – here's a better idea

Sen. Lamar Alexander: Green New Deal would cost trillions annually – here's a better idea

I believe climate change is real. I believe that human emissions of greenhouse gases are a major cause of climate change.
Hmmm: Danish study shows vaccinated children less likely to develop autism

Hmmm: Danish study shows vaccinated children less likely to develop autism

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Senate GOP May Revolt Against Trump's Fake 'Emergency'

Lamar Alexander had everyone's attention in the Senate on Thursday. Politico: In a much-anticipated floor speech, the retiring senator declined to state whether he will become the deciding vote to
The 51st vote? Lamar Alexander warns Trump that he should fund the wall without an emergency decree

The 51st vote? Lamar Alexander warns Trump that he should fund the wall without an emergency decree

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