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Amid impeachment trial, White House counters with events showcasing Trump's agenda

Tuesday  12:25,   28 january 2020

As the Senate impeachment trial enters its second week, the White House is pushing forward with a series of events focused on President Trump's agenda.While the trial dwarfs all other political storylines in Washington, the administration has... >>>

House Democrats to vote to override state 'right-to-work' laws, boosting labor movement

Tuesday  10:05,   28 january 2020

The Democrat-led House is set next week to vote on legislation to override the 27 states that have given workers a right to work without being forced to join a union or to give it a cut of their paycheck. © Provided by Washington ExaminerHouse... >>>

Pence visiting Wisconsin's capital city, liberal stronghold

Tuesday  10:00,   28 january 2020

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's planned visit on Tuesday to Wisconsin's liberal stronghold of Madison may signal the opening of a new front in the hotly contested campaign to win the battleground state. © Provided by... >>>

‘It's going to be harmful’: Republicans weaponize Trump team attacks on Biden

Tuesday  08:16,   28 january 2020

"Those Democratic caucus goers, will they be supporting vice president Biden at this point?” asked Sen. Joni Ernst.The second day of the impeachment trial took a sharp turn, when Trump attorneys Pam Bondi and Eric Herschmann spent a significant... >>>

3 things to know from Trump defense's 2nd day of arguments

Tuesday  07:30,   28 january 2020

The impeachment trial spilled into its second week on Monday.Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks during a press conference on the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Ed Markey on Jan. 24,... >>>

Leaked Bolton book threatens to upend Senate impeachment trial

Tuesday  06:45,   28 january 2020

The debate over witnesses is heightened as Republicans mull hearing from the former national security adviser.Inside the Senate chamber as the trial entered its second week, Trump’s lawyers pushed forward with their defense of the president, largely >>>

Mitt makes his move

Tuesday  06:00,   28 january 2020

The occasional Trump critic is in the middle of an internal GOP fight over the impeachment... >>>

Ted Cruz lashes out at Bidens on sidelines of Trump's Senate impeachment trial

Tuesday  05:20,   28 january 2020

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX., said Monday that "additional witnesses are not necessary"-- even in light of revelations from President Trump's former national security advisor John Bolton in a leaked manuscript of an upcoming book that claims Trump... >>>

Pressure Grows for Bolton to Testify at Impeachment Trial

Tuesday  05:05,   28 january 2020

Chances of the Senate impeachment trial hearing new testimony appeared to mount on Monday in the wake of new allegations about President Trump’s motivation for freezing aid to Ukraine , as the president’s defense team argued that he was justified in >>>

Bolton Was Concerned That Trump Did Favors for Autocratic Leaders, Book Says

Tuesday  04:05,   28 january 2020

WASHINGTON — John R. Bolton, the former national security adviser, privately told Attorney General William P. Barr last year that he had concerns that President Trump was effectively granting personal favors to the autocratic leaders of Turkey and... >>>

4 takeaways from the Trump team’s day on defense

Tuesday  03:45,   28 january 2020

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Biden pushes for witnesses in impeachment trial but says of his Ukraine role, 'What is there to defend?'

Tuesday  02:55,   28 january 2020

Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden told reporters Monday that he does not think it's necessary for him to testify as a witness in President Trump's impeachment trial because he has "nothing to defend."Democratic presidential... >>>

State Department removes NPR reporter from Pompeo trip

Tuesday  02:25,   28 january 2020

The State Department has removed an NPR reporter from a group of journalists traveling this week to Europe and Central Asia with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, days after Pompeo publicly feuded with the news outlet following a tense interview.An... >>>

How Many Republican Votes Are Needed to Subpoena Bolton? 4, 3 or None?

Tuesday  02:10,   28 january 2020

WASHINGTON — A potentially pivotal disclosure from a book draft by John R. Bolton, President Trump’s former national security adviser, about the Ukraine affair has heightened the question of whether the Senate will call Mr. Bolton as a witness in... >>>

Trump team braces for deeper impeachment drama after Bolton surprise

Tuesday  01:40,   28 january 2020

The president’s lawyers are already contemplating which administration witnesses would be best to rebut potential testimony from Bolton — if enough Senate Republicans turn against them.Now, White House officials and Trump lawyers are preparing for... >>>