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Trump tied Ukraine funds to probe, report says

If John Bolton said this, it was only to sell a book.The impeachment managers said the Senate should "insist" on Bolton being subpoenaed following the report, specifically to provide notes and documents. ...

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Bernie Sanders, stuck in Trump's trial, leans on star power of 'AOC'

presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) campaign rally in Ames, Iowa,



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By Simon LewisCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Reuters) - U.presidential candidate Bernie Sanders drew large, passionate crowds in Iowa this weekend, even when he was not there. ...

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Trump lawyers offer surprisingly un-Trumpy defense to impeachment

Senate to begin their argument that he should not be removed from office, President Donald Trump offered a preview of sorts.When Trump's legal team launched his defense at his impeachment trial on Saturday, they outlined a case far removed from his all-caps claims of a perfect phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart and denunciations of his political foes. ...

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Democrats wrap up Trump trial opening arguments





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Lofgren: Nixon allowed witnesses to testify, unlike Trump



How much has President Trump stonewalled Congress?”



- Maureen Groppe



Schiff: Trump's policy is 'Trump first, not America first'



The lead House impeachment manager, Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif. ...

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Trump, border wall decorations taken down at Kentucky high school

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 6:16 PM EST Jan 24, 2020






A high school in Western Kentucky ordered the removal of some spirit week decorations related to President Donald Trump's policies toward Mexico, including his plan to build a border wall.The display was part of a "Trump the Aces" theme in advance of the schools' basketball teams playing Frederick Fraize High School, whose teams are called the Aces. ...

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Impeachment trial: House Democrats to spotlight what they say is Trump's obstruction of Congress

Washington — House Democrats finish their opening arguments in President Trump's impeachment trial Friday as they try to persuade skeptical Republican senators to remove him from office.The president's team begins its opening arguments Saturday. ...

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Iraq protests in Baghdad see thousands demand US withdrawal over Donald Trump order to kill Iran general Qassem Soleimani

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Baghdad — Thousands of protesters gathered Friday in central Baghdad to demand that American troops leave the country as anti-U. ...

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Trump blasts Paul Krugman for predicting his election would spark a global recession

President Trump blasted Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman on Sunday for predicting his election would devastate the global economy.President Donald Trump blasted Paul Krugman on Sunday, pointing to the record US stock market as evidence that the Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist missed the mark when he predicted Trump's election would devastate the global economy. ...

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Experts are baffled by Trump's central impeachment defense that the president can't be removed from office for abuse of power

It's an argument that top attorneys and constitutional experts have said has a very shaken foundation.Stock Montage/Stock Montage/Getty Images



The president's team will argue that because the charges the House of Representatives impeached him on in December — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — aren't crimes, even if Trump committed them he can't be removed from office. ...

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Trump Trial Opens With Fiery Clashes Over Witnesses

Republicans and Democrats battled over summoning high-level White House witnesses Tuesday in a marathon first day of arguments in President Donald Trump's trial for abuse of power.Democrats though were angered by McConnell's refusal to call witnesses and subpoena documents before the trial's arguments phase is over. ...

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Construction Worker Fatally Stabs 'Pro-Trump' Boss During Fight

A construction worker in Florida with alleged anti-government views stabbed and killed his boss with pro-Trump ideologies during an argument.He also left an American flag next to the body, deputies at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. ...

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Conor McGregor Expresses Admiration Towards Donald Trump, Calls POTUS 'Phenomenal'

KEY POINTSConor McGregor admires Donald TrumpTrump congratulates McGregorMcGregor threw expletives towards Trump five years agoLooks like Conor McGregor is one ultimate believer of US President Donald Trump after all as the UFC superstar called the POTUS a "Phenomenal President".Quite possibly the USA (Greatest of All-Time)," McGregor said on the post. ...

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Donald Trump to speak to reporters before leaving World Economic Forum in Davos today - watch live stream

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President Trump announced Wednesday that he would hold an unscheduled news conference before leaving Davos, Switzerland, where he gave the opening speech just a day earlier at the World Economic Forum.Mr. ...

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Watch Trump’s Senate impeachment trial

At the beginning of the proceeding, McConnell reserved two hours to review his proposed rules and another two to consider an amendment calling for changes by Sen.“I’m about to send a resolution to the desk providing for the outline of the next steps in these proceedings. ...

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Here's how Trump could be impeached, removed from office, and still win re-election in 2020

The scenario is highly implausible given the steadfast support of Trump's base and a Republican-controlled Senate, but it shows how Trump has a route to redemption through the electoral process.Fifteen of those senators are up for reelection in 2020, and an additional 10 senators represent states where Trump's approval rating is underwater but are not up for reelection next year. ...

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Trump foe Michael Avenatti in jail cell that held El Chapo: lawyers

They also said Avenatti has "great difficulty functioning," is sleeping with three blankets because the temperature feels like the mid-40s (6-8 degrees Celsius) and faces "special administrative measures" that almost completely block contact with outsiders.While jail officials have been "professional, respectful and courteous," Avenatti's lawyers want him moved to the general population, where he can meet with them and better prepare for trial, which could start next week. ...

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What's ahead in the impeachment trial of President Trump

Filing of legal briefsThe House designated seven impeachment managers on Wednesday, who will prosecute the case against Mr.Opening argumentsTuesday, January 21: After the vote on the impeachment rules, the House managers and president's legal team will make their opening arguments. ...

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Lev Parnas on Rachel Maddow: "President Trump knew exactly what was going on"

Lev Parnas, an associate of President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, said Wednesday night the president was fully aware of what he and associate Igor Fruman were doing in Ukraine.In the clip, Maddow asked Parnas about the "main inaccuracy or the main lie that is being told that you feel like you can correct? ...

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Court blocks Trump's plan to let states, local governments reject refugees

Washington — A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday blocked a directive by President Donald Trump that would allow states and local governments to reject the resettlement of refugees in their communities.The ruling is a temporary blow to the White House's concerted efforts to dramatically overhaul the nation's decades-old refugee program. ...

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House sends Senate articles against Trump for trial

“This was always an exercise in raw partisan politics,” said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.Let’s take care of it," Trump said during a ceremony announcing a China trade agreement. ...

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