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Senate's McConnell eases marathon late-night impeachment schedule

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The septuagenarian members of the U.S. Senate could get a little more sleep during President Donald Trump's impeachment trial after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell backed off a plan for 48 hours of arguments over four days, a schedule that had raised the specter of sessions lasting well past midnight.
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U.S. Senate rejects Democratic bids for documents in Trump impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate rejected two Democratic efforts on Tuesday to obtain documents and evidence in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, an early sign the proceeding could advance along lines favorable to Trump.
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‘Please do not touch me': U.S. Senate on security alert for Trump impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - With the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump under way, U.S. senators have polished their talking points about upholding the Constitution. They also have another phrase at the ready: "Please do not touch me."
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U.S. Senate rejects second Democratic bid for documents in Trump impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate rejected a second Democratic bid on Tuesday to obtain documents and evidence in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, an early sign the trial could proceed along lines favorable to Trump.
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Impeachment trial keeps U.S. senators off campaign trail

Impeachment trial keeps U.S. senators off campaign trail

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is throwing a wrench into the campaign plans of presidential hopefuls serving in the U.S. Senate.
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Impeachment trial takes senators off campaign trail

Impeachment trial takes senators off campaign trail

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is throwing a wrench into the campaign plans of Democratic presidential hopefuls serving in the U.S. Senate.
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U.S. Senate rejects Democratic bid for documents in Trump impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate rejected a Democratic bid on Tuesday to force the White House to produce documents and evidence in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, an early sign the trial could proceed along lines favorable to Trump.
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U.S. Senate votes to block Democrats' call for White House documents in impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to block, at least for now, Democrats' demand that White House documents be subpoenaed for use in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
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U.S. Senate blocks Democrats' bid for White House documents in Trump impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a Democratic bid to force the White House to produce more documents and evidence on Tuesday, in a sign the third impeachment trial in U.S. history could proceed along lines favorable to President Donald Trump.
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Trump's top defender locks horns with Democrats at impeachment trial

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial began in earnest in the Senate on Tuesday, with his chief legal defender attacking the case as baseless and a top Democratic lawmaker saying there was "overwhelming" evidence of wrongdoing.
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Factbox: 'They're here to steal two elections:' Trump's attorneys push back on impeachment

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

Lawyers for President Donald Trump pushed back on Tuesday against the House of Representatives' impeachment case as proceedings got under way in the U.S. Senate. Here are excerpts from their opening remarks.
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