• Trump's proposed coronavirus economic package could approach $1 trillion

    Trump's proposed coronavirus economic package could approach $1 trillion

    Mar 18, 2020 08:35 AM EDT

    ... very leery of doing something like in 2008," said Indiana Republican Sen. Mike Braun. "Right now, the plan around here is basically to just to start shoveling money out of a helicopter," said Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb. "This is a bad idea. … We don't need a policy where ...

  • WATCH: Mike Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

    WATCH: Mike Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

    Mar 04, 2020 10:17 AM EDT

    ... and endorsed Biden as the moderate alternative to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders just the day before Super Tuesday. Bloomberg ran an unprecedented campaign from the start. His late entrance into the race in November prompted him to skip campaigning in the first four voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada ...

  • WATCH: Trump is acquitted of both articles of impeachment

    WATCH: Trump is acquitted of both articles of impeachment

    Feb 05, 2020 04:38 PM EDT

    ... voices that "he's not worth it.'' Trump and his GOP allies in Congress argue that Democrats have been trying to undercut him from the start. But a whistleblower complaint of his conversation with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy set off alarms. The call had been placed the day after Mueller ...

  • What we learned from the 1st day of Trump's Senate impeachment trial

    What we learned from the 1st day of Trump's Senate impeachment trial

    Jan 21, 2020 06:50 PM EDT

    What did we learn from the first day of substantive proceedings in President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial? Brookings Institution’s Margaret Taylor, John Hart of Mars Hill Strategies, former Democratic Secretary of the Senate Martin Paone of Prime Policy Group and former Republican Secretary of the Senate Elizabeth Chryst ...

  • WATCH: Pelosi names managers for Trump impeachment trial

    WATCH: Pelosi names managers for Trump impeachment trial

    Jan 15, 2020 09:39 AM EDT

    ... to show voters they are listening to demands for a fair trial.Most Republicans now appear willing to go along with McConnell's plan to start the trial first then consider witnesses later, rather than upfront, as Democrats want. Even if senators are able to vote to call new witnesses ...

  • House to vote on sending articles of impeachment to Senate

    House to vote on sending articles of impeachment to Senate

    Jan 14, 2020 07:49 AM EDT

    ... would take only 51 senators to vote to dismiss the charges against Trump.Most Republicans appear willing to go along with McConnell's plan to start the trial first then consider witnesses later, rather than upfront, as Democrats want. Collins is pushing to have at least the promise of witness ...

  • Pelosi to send impeachment articles to the Senate next week

    Pelosi to send impeachment articles to the Senate next week

    Jan 10, 2020 11:55 AM EDT

    ... to block Bolton or others from the administration from appearing before senators. Many of those officials have defied congressional subpoenas for their testimony. “When we start allowing national security advisers to just go up and say whatever they want to say, we can’t do that,” Trump said during an ...

  • Hill dismisses Sondland’s Ukraine work as 'domestic political errand,' not foreign policy

    Hill dismisses Sondland’s Ukraine work as 'domestic political errand,' not foreign policy

    Nov 21, 2019 07:20 PM EDT

    ... very center of the controversy. But Republicans were effective in raising doubts about whether or not Holmes overheard the conversation accurately, and why his boss, Taylor, waited to disclose the call until after the impeachment hearings began. Holmes defended his recollection, but his testimony left some gray area that Republicans ...

  • How Sondland's testimony has differed from other impeachment witnesses

    How Sondland's testimony has differed from other impeachment witnesses

    Nov 20, 2019 08:40 AM EDT

    Weeks later, after testimony from Taylor and National Security Council official Tim Morrison placed him at the center of key discussions, Sondland revised his account in an extraordinary way. He said he now could recall a September conversation in which he told an aide to Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskiy that ...

  • 4 things we learned from the first day of impeachment hearings

    4 things we learned from the first day of impeachment hearings

    Nov 13, 2019 07:35 PM EDT

    ... got underway, the prevailing view among observers in Washington was that the final outcome -- impeachment in the House, and acquittal in the Senate -- was assured.Taylor and Kent’s testimony helped House Democrats generate some excitement at the start of the process. But the party will likely need to come ...

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