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Democrats Weigh Including Obstruction and Mueller Report During First House Judiciary Impeachment Hearing

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When the White House declined to send lawyers to the first House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing on Wednesday, top White House lawyer Pat Cipollone dismissed the day as “an academic discussion with law professors.”
While that may have been technically true, with four constitutional legal scholars as witnesses debating the standards for impeachment, the Dec. 4 hearing provided a window into what could be a pivotal debate among Democrats on how the committee decides to tackle impeachment. The day's proceedings suggested the committee may be leaning towards making a broader case for...
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White House counsel plots with Senate GOP, as impeachment gets closer

White House counsel plots with Senate GOP, as impeachment gets closer

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White House Counsel Pat Cipollone met with Senate Republicans Wednesday for lunch to denigrate the House's impeachment proceedings and plot strategy for the likely Senate trial, the latest example of increasing coordination between the president and senators who will determine his fate. The lunch occurred while the House Judiciary Committee held its first impeachment hearing, during which three constitutional scholars said President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses for trying to pressure Ukraine to investigate his political rivals. Trump refused to send his own lawyers to that...
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We now have a fuller understanding of how the effort to pressure Ukraine unfolded

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The release of the House impeachment report fills in the last few blanks.
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Random House to publish Trump impeachment report

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NEW YORK - A leading publisher will release a book edition next week of the House Intelligence Committee's findings on President Donald Trump.
Random House told The Associated Press on Wednesday that “The Impeachment Report: The House Intelligence Committee's Report On Its Investigation into Donald Trump and Ukraine” will come out Dec. 10 as an audio download, Dec. 13 as an e-book and Dec. 17 as a paperback.
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham is contributing a foreword to the 300-page report, which was made public this week and alleges that Trump pressured Ukraine to announce it...
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Giuliani, Nunes and '-1,': A Look At What The Impeachment Report Phone Records Mean

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House investigators cited a series of newly disclosed telephone records that have set off new scrutiny and questions about key players in the Ukraine affair.
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Nunes Sues CNN Over 'Demonstrably False' Ukraine Report

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Rep. Devin Nunes, the ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, has filed a $435 million defamation suit against CNN over a story that alleged Nunes met with a fired Ukrainian prosecutor in an effort to dig up dirt on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
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The Riggs Report: Kamala's exit

The Riggs Report: Kamala's exit

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The only real surprise about Kamala Harris' sudden departure from the White House race is that it didn't happen sooner.
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White House Holds Fire Drill To Distract Reporters During Impeachment

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The White House held a planned fire drill that caused surprised reporters to evacuate in the middle of the Trump impeachment hearings.
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Republicans Slam Abrupt End to Impeachment Hearing

Republicans Slam Abrupt End to Impeachment Hearing

After a marathon 14-hour debate on articles of impeachment against President Trump Thursday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler surprised Republicans by... Read more ...

FCC Approves A New 3-Digit Suicide Hotline

FCC Approves A New 3-Digit Suicide Hotline

When the rule is finalized, people struggling with suicidal thoughts will be able to get help by dialing 988. Read more ...

Boris Johnson won his UK seat flanked by comedy candidates including Elmo...

Boris Johnson won his UK seat flanked by comedy candidates including Elmo and Lord Buckethead in the weirdest image of the 2019 election

Boris Johnson held his Conservative seat in the constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip, overcoming some unusual candidates. Lord Buckethead, Count Binface, and a man... Read more ...

The absurd life of Boris Johnson the Brexit-backing UK Prime Minister who is...

The absurd life of Boris Johnson the Brexit-backing UK Prime Minister who is set to win a huge majority in the 2019 election

Boris Johnson is set to remain UK Prime Minister with a massive majority following the December 2019 General Election. Exit polls predict that Johnson's Conservatives will have... Read more ...

U.S. and China reach partial trade deal

U.S. and China reach partial trade deal

The United States and China have struck a preliminary, mini-trade deal, two people familiar with the negotiations said today, a move that will calm tensions that have roiled... Read more ...

Mitch McConnell Says There's ‘No Chance' Trump Will Be Removed From Office

Mitch McConnell Says There's ‘No Chance' Trump Will Be Removed From Office

“My hope is there won't be a single Republican who votes for either of these articles of impeachment," the Senate majority leader said. Read more ...

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson loses her seat in a shock general...

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson loses her seat in a shock general election result

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson loses her seat. Swinson lost her seat to the Scottish National Party in a shock general election result. Swinson went into the UK election... Read more ...

Boris Johnson Claims 'Powerful New Mandate' For Brexit

Boris Johnson Claims 'Powerful New Mandate' For Brexit

The victory makes Johnson the most electorally successful Conservative leader since Margaret Thatcher. Read more ...

Shock exit poll shows Boris Johnson's Conservative party is heading for a...

Shock exit poll shows Boris Johnson's Conservative party is heading for a huge majority in the UK general election

Boris Johnson is on course to win a parliamentary majority according to the official UK exit poll. The poll points to a clear majority for Johnson's Conservative... Read more ...

Federal Court Rules American Samoans Are U.S. Citizens Under The Constitution

Federal Court Rules American Samoans Are U.S. Citizens Under The Constitution

A U.S. District judge in Utah said it was unconstitutional for people born in American Samoa to be considered U.S. “nationals” and not citizens with full rights. Read more ...