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Democrats blast McConnell's rules for Trump impeachment trial in Senate

Tuesday  16:45,   21 january 2020

Democrats on Tuesday blasted the top Senate Republican's proposed rules for U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.Update: Democrats who will argue the case to remove President Donald Trump from office demanded on Tuesday that... >>>

‘Nobody likes him’: Clinton won’t say whether she’ll endorse Sanders if he wins nomination

Tuesday  15:50,   21 january 2020

The wounds of the 2016 Democratic primary have not healed for Hillary Clinton. © Provided by Washington ExaminerThe former Democratic presidential nominee was highly critical of her one-time rival Bernie Sanders in an interview published Tuesday and >>>

Lev Parnas Attorney Shares Video of Mike Pence With Indicted Giuliani Associate After VP Denies Knowing Him

Tuesday  15:35,   21 january 2020

"Mike Pence does indeed know the guy," Joseph Bondy wrote on Twitter as he posted footage of his client with the vice president and second lady Karen Pence.The vice president has denied knowing Parnas after the Ukrainian American businessman accused >>>

Schiff: Calling Hunter Biden as trial witness would be an "abuse"

Tuesday  15:05,   21 january 2020

The Intelligence Committee chairman warned that witnesses like former Vice President Joe Biden's son are "immaterial." In an exclusive interview, "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell asked Schiff whether Democrats are prepared for who... >>>

Trump calls impeachment trial a long-running 'hoax' at summit for world elite

Tuesday  14:22,   21 january 2020

As president's trial gets underway, he'll be counter programming at the gathering of the world's elite in the Swiss mountain town."It's been going on for years," the president said at Swiss mountain summit of the world's elite hours... >>>

Republicans hold the cards at Trump's impeachment trial — but that could change

Tuesday  13:55,   21 january 2020

Democrats plan to swiftly force several votes on subpoenaing witnesses — votes that Republicans have pledged to band together to defeat. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Voters give Trump's job performance low marks

Tuesday  13:43,   21 january 2020

The president fared worst on climate change and global warming, while his best marks came for jobs and the economy.According to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll, just over two-in-10 voters — 21 percent of respondents — give Trump an "A" grade for >>>

A Challenge for the Trial: 100 Senators Who Love to Talk, Sitting in Silence

Tuesday  13:43,   21 january 2020

 In the Senate, there are few things of more value to a lawmaker than the sound of his or her own voice. Inside the gilded chamber, senators vocalize their votes — calling out “aye” or “nay” — make speeches on all manner of subjects —... >>>

Trump's Senate trial begins as a polarized America looks on

Tuesday  13:41,   21 january 2020

Trump's impeachment trial begins in earnest in the Senate on Tuesday in a rare use of the constitutional mechanism for ousting a president that has only deepened the polarization of U.S. voters ahead of presidential elections in... >>>

MAGA stops, TV and the pope: How Pence plans to sidestep impeachment

Tuesday  13:02,   21 january 2020

Yet the vice president keeps getting entangled in a mess he has deliberately tried to avoid as he considers a White House bid of his own in 2024. But despite his best efforts, Pence keeps getting pulled into the scandal at the heart of impeachment — >>>

Trump impeachment trial: What to expect as the Senate trial resumes

Tuesday  11:50,   21 january 2020

One contentious issue will be whether to call witnesses. Democrats want to call John Bolton and others. But some GOP senators say that's unnecessary.Here are some questions and answers about what to expect from only the third trial in history of >>>

Bloomberg, Steyer focus on climate change in effort to stand out

Tuesday  10:55,   21 january 2020

Billionaire presidential candidates Michael Bloomberg and Tom Steyer are leaning into climate change as a campaign issue to stand out in a crowded Democratic field. © The Hill Bloomberg, Steyer focus on climate change in effort to stand out Both... >>>

'Not a left party': AOC calls the Democratic Party a 'center-conservative party'

Tuesday  09:30,   21 january 2020

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the Democratic Party leans to the right of the political center. © Provided by Washington ExaminerThe New York Democrat spoke at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event held in Harlem’s Riverside Church on Monday. While >>>

Rep. warns not electing progressive could lead to another Trump

Tuesday  09:30,   21 january 2020

Jayapal endorsed Bernie Sanders for president Sunday, a notable win for the Sanders campaign over fellow progressive Senator Elizabeth Warren. Jayapal told CBS News that she chose Sanders over Warren because of a shared history of organizing she has >>>

Bernie Sanders, sequestered to D.C. by President Trump's impeachment trial, asks supporters to carry campaign

Tuesday  09:30,   21 january 2020

"I'm not going to be able to be here as much as I would like," Bernie Sanders said of impeachment duties. "So you guys are going to have to carry the ball."The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump means he won’t be spending as much >>>