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Trump Says Mulvaney Will Remain as White House Chief of Staff

Trump Says Mulvaney Will Remain as White House Chief of Staff

Donald Trump said Mick Mulvaney will remain as his chief of staff following the president’s acquittal in the Senate‘s impeachment trial, as the White House prepares to purge other officials.
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
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
Trump Trolls Democrats by Counter-Programming Iowa Caucuses

Trump Trolls Democrats by Counter-Programming Iowa Caucuses

President Donald Trump doesn’t want Democrats to grab all the attention as the Iowa caucuses near, and is looking to steal back some of the political limelight.
Democrats’ Bid for Witnesses Gets Tougher With GOP Showing Unity

Democrats’ Bid for Witnesses Gets Tougher With GOP Showing Unity

Democrats face dwindling chances to get testimony from former National Security Adviser John Bolton and others in the Senate impeachment trial as the pool of Republicans willing to even consider
Democrats Plead for Impeachment Trial Witnesses While McConnell Leans on GOP

Democrats Plead for Impeachment Trial Witnesses While McConnell Leans on GOP

Senate Democrats are making a final run at persuading at least a few GOP senators to call witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial as lawmakers grilled the defense team and House
Trump Trial Hits Question Phase; GOP Girds for Witness Vote

Trump Trial Hits Question Phase; GOP Girds for Witness Vote

Senators will spend the next two days grilling President Donald Trump’s defense team and House impeachment managers, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell trying to salvage his plans for a quick
Here Are the Next Steps in Trump’s Senate Impeachment Trial

Here Are the Next Steps in Trump’s Senate Impeachment Trial

The conclusion of Donald Trump’s defense brings the president’s impeachment trial closer to the only unknown variables -- senator questions and possible witness testimony -- moving past a process that
Trump Team Wraps Up Impeachment Defense With Bolton Testimony in Question

Trump Team Wraps Up Impeachment Defense With Bolton Testimony in Question

President Donald Trump’s lawyers concluded their defense Tuesday without completely quashing a drive by Democrats to get additional testimony from former National Security Advisor John Bolton and
Bolton Overshadows Final Day of Trump Defense Arguments

Bolton Overshadows Final Day of Trump Defense Arguments

President Donald Trump’s defense began its final arguments in the Senate impeachment trial Tuesday, but the focus of the White House and senators has already turned to a battle coming later this week
Trump Lawyers Largely Ignore Bolton Revelations in Senate Trial

Trump Lawyers Largely Ignore Bolton Revelations in Senate Trial

President Donald Trump’s lawyers largely avoided the explosive allegation in former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s book that the president tied aid to Ukraine to an investigation of a
Democrats Set High Money Goals Before Caucuses: Campaign Update

Democrats Set High Money Goals Before Caucuses: Campaign Update

Elizabeth Warren’s campaign set the most aggressive fundraising goal for the last 5 days of the month, as candidates work furiously to raise enough money to keep their campaigns in high gear.
Trump to Flood Iowa with Big-Name Supporters Ahead of Caucuses

Trump to Flood Iowa with Big-Name Supporters Ahead of Caucuses

President Donald Trump’s campaign plans to flood Iowa with Cabinet secretaries, lawmakers and senior White House officials for the state’s first-in-the-nation caucuses next week, in a show of strength
Dershowitz First Trump Lawyer to Name Bolton: Impeachment Update

Dershowitz First Trump Lawyer to Name Bolton: Impeachment Update

Donald Trump’s defense lawyers resumed their presentation Monday after opening their arguments Saturday by saying House managers failed to prove the president should be removed from office.
Key GOP Senators Say Bolton Account Bolsters Case for Witnesses

Key GOP Senators Say Bolton Account Bolsters Case for Witnesses

Two GOP senators said the explosive revelations in a draft of a book by former National Security Adviser John Bolton have bolstered the case for the Senate to hear new testimony in President Donald
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 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.