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Politics Jan 28Trump team wraps up trial defense as senators mull Bolton
The arguments from defense lawyers have jostled for public attention with revelations from a forthcoming book by former national security adviser John Bolton.
Politics Jan 28WATCH: Schumer calls GOP proposal to privately review Bolton’s book ‘absurd’
Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma is floating an idea to subpoena Bolton’s book manuscript so senators can see the evidence themselves — in private. “We're not bargaining with them. We want four witnesses, and four sets of documents, then the…
Politics Jan 27Bolton revelations increase pressure for impeachment trial witnesses
Sen. Mitt Romney told reporters it's ”increasingly likely" that other Republican senators will now join the push for former national security adviser John Bolton to testify after the revelations from his book about Trump's reasoning for withholding Ukraine aid.
Politics Jan 26AP source: Bolton says Trump tied Ukraine funds to probe
President Donald Trump said he wanted to maintain a freeze on military assistance to Ukraine until it aided political investigations into his Democratic rivals, former national security adviser John Bolton recounts in a draft of his forthcoming book.
Politics Jan 25WATCH: Trump lawyer says Democrats want to ‘overturn’ last election
“They're asking you not only to overturn the results of the last election, but as I've said before, they're asking you to remove President Trump from an election that's occurring in approximately nine months," said White House Counsel Pat Cipollone.
Politics Jan 24WATCH: Rep. Adam Schiff says Trump ‘is who he is’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic House prosecutors launched their final arguments Friday at Donald Trump’s impeachment trial arguing the president will persist in abusing the power of his office ahead of the 2020 election unless Congress intervenes to remove him…
Politics Jan 24WATCH: Rep. Crow says Trump blocked Ukraine money but ‘got caught’
"The scheme was unraveling," said Rep. Jason Crow of Colorado, a former Army ranger, as the prosecution wrapped up its presentation on the first article of impeachment, abuse of power, before turning to the charge of obstruction of Congress.
Politics Jan 23WATCH: ‘Bogus’ Ukraine theory led to Trump’s abuse, Dems argue in impeachment trial
As the Democrats pressed their case for a second day before skeptical Republican Senate jurors, they displayed video images of the nation's top FBI and Homeland Security officials warning the public off the theory that it was Ukraine, not Russia,…
Politics Jan 22WATCH: Democrats appeal for GOP help to convict ‘corrupt’ Trump
Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, outlined what the Democrats contend was the president's “corrupt scheme” to abuse his presidential power and then obstruct Congress' investigation.
Politics Jan 22Democrats argue for Trump’s removal from office as impeachment trial opens
Democratic House managers on Wednesday made their case that Trump abused his presidential power and should be removed from office.