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Politics Jan 20McConnell proposes swift impeachment trial for Trump
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed a condensed, two-day calendar for each side to give opening arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, ground rules that are raising objections from Democrats on the eve of the landmark proceedings.
Politics Jan 20Trump lawyers call impeachment case flimsy in 110-page brief
The 110-page filing from the White House shifted the tone toward a more legal response but still hinged on Trump’s assertion he did nothing wrong and did not commit a crime.
Politics Jan 18Trump team, House managers trade sharp views on impeachment
President Donald Trump's legal team issued a fiery response ahead of opening arguments in his impeachment trial Saturday while House Democrats laid out their case in forceful fashion, saying the president had “abandoned his oath" and betrayed the public trust.
Politics Jan 17Dershowitz, Starr join Trump impeachment legal defense
President Donald Trump is adding to his impeachment defense team, bringing in experience both in constitutional law and the politics of impeachment.
Politics Jan 16Giuliani associate says Trump had knowledge of Ukraine pressure
Lev Parnas said every communication he had with the Ukrainian president's team was at the direction of Rudy Giuliani, whom he regularly overheard briefing President Donald Trump about their progress by phone.
Politics Jan 15Democrats to investigate ‘profoundly alarming’ Ukraine texts
A House committee chairman says his panel will investigate what he says are "profoundly alarming" text messages that have raised questions about the possible surveillance of former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch before she was ousted by the Trump administration…
Politics Jan 14Ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn seeks to withdraw guilty plea
The request comes one week after the Justice Department changed its position on Flynn's punishment by recommending that he serve up to six months in prison for lying to the FBI.
Politics Jan 14Democrats release new Ukraine documents ahead of impeachment trial
Among the documents is a screenshot of a previously undisclosed letter from Giuliani to Ukrainian President Volodymir Zelenskiy before he took office.
World Jan 13WATCH: Barr says U.S. sending home some Saudi cadets after shooting
The trainees who are being removed had jihadist or anti-American sentiments on social media pages or had “contact with child pornography,” U.S. officials said.
Politics Jan 12As trial nears, Trump keeps discredited Ukraine theory alive
The theory took root in vague form well before Donald Trump laid claim to the White House in 2016. The candidate’s close confidant tweeted about it. His campaign chairman apparently spoke about it with people close to him. What if,…