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Politics Mar 02WATCH: FBI chief Chris Wray calls Jan. 6 ‘domestic terrorism,’ defends intel
He told lawmakers on Tuesday that information about threats to the Capitol were properly shared with other law enforcement agencies even though it was unverified and uncorroborated.
Politics Feb 26U.S. implicates Saudi crown prince in Khashoggi’s killing
Saudi Arabia's crown prince approved an operation to kill or capture a U.S.-based journalist inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. That's according to a newly declassified U.S. intelligence report released Friday.
Politics Feb 24WATCH: CIA director nominee William Burns testifies during Senate confirmation hearing
President Joe Biden's nominee to run the CIA told lawmakers Wednesday that he would keep politics out of the job and deliver “unvarnished” intelligence to politicians and policymakers.
Politics Feb 22WATCH: AG nominee Merrick Garland testifies during Senate confirmation hearing
Garland appeared Monday before the Senate Judiciary Committee and is widely expected to sail through his confirmation process with bipartisan support.
Politics Feb 16Democratic congressman Thompson sues Trump over role in Capitol riot
Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., accused Donald Trump in a federal lawsuit on Tuesday of inciting the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and of conspiring with his lawyer and extremist groups to try to prevent the Senate from certifying the…
Politics Feb 13Senate votes to acquit Trump for role in Capitol attack
The Senate has voted to acquit former President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The vote was 57-43, but a conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds majority, or 67 votes.
Politics Feb 13Trump impeachment trial resumes without calling witnesses
The Senate is moving toward a final vote after reaching a deal to skip witness testimony in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
Politics Feb 13Fight over witnesses could delay Trump trial conclusion
The Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump was thrown into confusion Saturday as lawmakers voted to consider hearing witnesses, a step that could extend the proceedings and delay a vote on whether the former president incited the deadly Capitol insurrection.
Politics Feb 12WATCH: Trump’s second impeachment trial | Day 5
While most Democrat are expected to convict the former president, acquittal already appeared likely in the chamber that is split 50-50 with Republicans. A two-thirds majority is required for conviction.
Politics Feb 12WATCH: Trump’s team offers opening arguments during impeachment trial
Acknowledging the horrors of the January day is meant to blunt the visceral impact of the House Democrats' case and quickly pivot to what Trump's defenders see as the core — and more winnable — issue of the trial: Whether…