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For Sanders, Warren, Klobuchar And Bennet, Impeachment Means Leaving Campaign Trail

5 days ago   |   By NPR

Four senators will have to interrupt their Democratic presidential campaigns to adjudicate the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. They're loading up their campaign schedules this weekend.
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Trump Broke Budget Law In Withholding Ukraine Aid, Says Government Watchdog

5 days ago   |   By NPR

A nonpartisan federal watchdog agency ruled President Trump broke a budget law by withholding aid from Ukraine - a decision that may fuel the push to call witnesses at his Senate impeachment trial.
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Trump said he wanted impeachment witnesses in the Senate. Now he may block them

5 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

For weeks, President Trump said he wanted a Senate trial that included administration officials. Now he says he will defer to the Senate and may invoke executive privilege to block witness testimony.
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The Latest: Inhofe off on family matter for Trump trial open

5 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump's impeachment :
2:40 p.m.
The Senate is one man short on the opening day of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
Republican James Inhofe is back in Oklahoma “to be with a family member facing a medical issue,” his office says.
Inhofe says he'll return to Washington in time for the start of opening arguments on Tuesday. He's considered a reliable vote to acquit Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. He is one of just 13 senators who served in the body during the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton 21...
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What Happened Today in the Trump Impeachment Trial: Live Updates

5 days ago   |   By NY Times

President Trump's fate now rests with a Senate controlled by 53 Republicans, many of whom have already dismissed the charges against him out of hand.
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Pompeo hits the road as impeachment trial gets underway

5 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading to Europe and then Latin America this weekend, leaving Washington ahead of the Senate trial for President Donald Trump on impeachment charges, the State Department said Thursday.
Pompeo will leave on Saturday to attend an international conference in Germany on the conflict in Libya the next day that is being co-hosted by the United Nations. The meeting aims to bring together many of the countries that have interests in Libya's ongoing civil war, and hopes are high that the warring parties will hold to a cease-fire.
From Berlin, Pompeo...
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Impeachment Trial Begins in Senate

Impeachment Trial Begins in Senate

5 days ago   |   By Newser

The Senate got the formalities of President Trump's impeachment trial started Thursday, though the real work of the trial is not expected to start until next week. At noon, House impeachment managers began reading the two articles of impeachment against Trump, formally beginning the third such trial in US history...
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US Senate formally opens Trump impeachment trial

5 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Formalities and housekeeping items under way as Senate kicks off the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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During President Trump's Senate impeachment trial, Senators are banned from using their phones or any other electronics

During President Trump's Senate impeachment trial, Senators are banned from using their phones or any other electronics

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The US House of Representatives passed a resolution Wednesday to send two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate.
It's unclear when the Senate impeachment trial will begin, but the rules have been set - and they include a provision that bars Senators from using smartphones or other electronics.
"No use of phones or electronic devices will be allowed in the Chamber," the decorum guidelines document says, which was obtained by CNN. "All electronics should be left in the Cloakroom in the storage provided."
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Chief Justice John Roberts admonishes House managers and White House counsel

Chief Justice John Roberts admonishes House managers and White House counsel

The Senate exploded in acrimony after midnight on Wednesday as the House impeachment managers and White House counsel traded insults, prompting Chief Justice John Roberts to... Read more ...

Trump Impeachment Trial Recap: Republicans Balk At McConnell Over Session Rules

Trump Impeachment Trial Recap: Republicans Balk At McConnell Over Session Rules

The majority leader's own members didn't want to go along with his first vision for the procedure in the impeachment trial. But the GOP did reject calls for more witnesses and... Read more ...

First case of deadly China virus identified in U.S

First case of deadly China virus identified in U.S

The CDC today will announce that a case of a new Chinese virus has been detected in the United States, two individuals familiar with the announcement told POLITICO. The agency... Read more ...

Hillary Clinton Vows To ‘Do Whatever I Can To Support Our Nominee,' Even If...

Hillary Clinton Vows To ‘Do Whatever I Can To Support Our Nominee,' Even If It's Sanders

"I thought everyone wanted my authentic, unvarnished views!” the former Democratic nominee joked after criticizing Sen. Bernie Sanders. Read more ...

'Nobody likes him': Hillary Clinton slams Bernie with Iowa caucus looming

'Nobody likes him': Hillary Clinton slams Bernie with Iowa caucus looming

Hillary Clinton lambasted Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in a forthcoming documentary as a “career politician” who “nobody likes,” savaging her rival for her... Read more ...

Pro-Trump group pressures Doug Jones with impeachment ad

Pro-Trump group pressures Doug Jones with impeachment ad

An outside group aligned with President Donald Trump is launching a new ad campaign pressuring Sen. Doug Jones on impeachment as the Senate trial kicks off this week. The ad... Read more ...

LISTEN: Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Trump

LISTEN: Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Trump

NPR is hosting live special coverage of the trial, beginning with debate on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's rules resolution on Tuesday. (Image credit: Annette Elizabeth... Read more ...

Supreme Court Declines to Fast-Track ObamaCare Review

Supreme Court Declines to Fast-Track ObamaCare Review

The Supreme Court refused Tuesday to consider a fast-track review of a lawsuit that threatens the Obama-era health care law, making it highly unlikely that the justices would... Read more ...

Historic Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Donald Trump To Begin

Historic Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Donald Trump To Begin

Republicans have all but promised the swift acquittal of the president, who is charged with using the power of his office to further his political ambitions. Read more ...

At Least 3 Dead In China As Officials Say New Virus Can Spread With Human...

At Least 3 Dead In China As Officials Say New Virus Can Spread With Human Contact

Hundreds of millions of people are expected to travel both domestically and abroad for Lunar New Year, prompting fears the coronavirus could spread quickly. Read more ...