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Trump lawyer: Joe and Hunter Biden have 'relevant evidence' for impeachment trialA member of President Trump’s defense team says that former Vice President Joe Biden and son Hunter Biden have “relevant evidence” and could be summoned to testify if the Senate votes next week to permit witnesses in the impeachment trial. 


 

The best of Adam Schiff from the impeachment trialRep. Adam Schiff received praise for his performance during President Trump's impeachment trial — including from some Republicans.


 

Schiff lobbies Chief Justice Roberts to rule on questions of executive privilegeRep. Adam Schiff, the lead House prosecutor, called on Chief Justice John Roberts to expedite rulings on any disputes between Congress and President Trump over witness testimony and documents, if the Senate votes to allow them.


 

Fact, along with Trump, is on trial in the SenateThere is a confounding question at the heart of the impeachment inquiry: If one side believes in fixed truth, and the other treats truth as a fluid concept, how can the two parties even begin to seriously debate the articles of impeachment?


 

Trump complains his impeachment defense has a lousy time slotSince being elected president, Donald Trump has tweeted about “ratings” exactly 100 times, according to the Trump Twitter Archive.


 

Trump makes history with appearance at March for LifeDonald Trump on Friday became the first sitting president to attend the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., where he delivered a speech aimed at shoring up his support among evangelical voters.


 

Democrats pounce as Trump says he would consider cuts to Social Security and MedicarePresident Trump said he was open to look at cutting entitlements, giving Democrats another issue to run on in 2020.


 

At impeachment trial, Democrats address Biden corruption allegations as Graham promises more developmentsSen. Lindsey Graham made it clear that he plans to make Hunter Biden a much bigger part of the impeachment debate in the coming days.


 

Donald Trump is suddenly scared of Mike Bloomberg — as he should beMike Bloomberg probably isn’t going to win the Democratic nomination for president. But he might beat Donald Trump anyway. The reason? Well, there are a couple billion of them — namely, the $2 billion Bloomberg plans to spend on Democrats' behalf.


 

Trump's plan to attend March for Life sends clear signal to evangelicalsIf there was ever any doubt whether religious conservatives will stick with President Trump — and there really wasn’t — it went away this week when the president announced he would be the first president to attend the annual March for Life in Washington.


 

In Trump impeachment trial, Nadler presses case by quoting Lindsey Graham — from 1999Rep. Jerry Nadler employed a video clip of Sen. Lindsey Graham during Thursday’s testimony of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial to make the case that a president need not have committed a crime in order to be removed from office.


 

Could impeachment cost the GOP its Senate majority?Few believe there's a real chance impeachment will lead to President Trump being removed from office. But the process could put the Republican Senate majority at risk in the next election


 

Graham praises Schiff on impeachment presentation: 'You're very well-spoken'Walking out of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday night after the first day of opening arguments in the impeachment trial of President Trump, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., congratulated Adam Schiff, the lead manager for House Democrats, on his presentation of the case.


 

Exclusive: The inside story of how the U.S. gave up a chance to kill Soleimani in 2007In the first years of the occupation, Qassem Soleimani had moved back and forth between Iran and Iraq “constantly,” but had always taken the precautions to be expected from a seasoned intelligence officer, said John Maguire, a former senior CIA official stationed in Baghdad in the mid-2000s. Soleimani disguised his rank and identity, used only ground transportation and avoided speaking on the phone or the radio, preferring to give orders to proxies and subordinates in Iraq in person.


 

Impeachment trial grinds on, testing physical endurance of senatorsAfter keeping the august members of the U.S. Senate in their seats for roughly 18 of the previous 30 hours, Adam Schiff told the group of not-so-young lawmakers that he and a fellow impeachment manager had just over two hours more to go Wednesday night.


 

Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows two-thirds of voters want the Senate to call new impeachment witnessesIn a new poll, 63 percent of registered voters agree that the Senate should call new witnesses to testify during President Trump’s impeachment trial.


 

Steyer: U.S. reparations for slavery will help 'repair the damage'The billionaire presidential candidate Tom Steyer reiterated his support Wednesday for reparations for African- Americans suffering from the legacy of slavery.


 

Key witness asks judge not to send Roger Stone to prisonThe key witness against President Trump’s former confidant and political mentor Roger Stone has written a highly unusual letter to a federal judge asking her not to sentence Stone to prison.


 

Schiff says Trump compromised 2020 election, and removal from office is only solutionRep. Adam Schiff, the lead impeachment manager in the president's trial, told the Senate that if Trump’s "conduct is not impeachable, then nothing is.”


 

White House budget office was closely involved in Ukraine hold, new documents showNewly released Office of Management and Budget documents from last summer show Trump appointees' intense interest in withholding aid to Ukraine.


 

FULL INTERVIEW: Tom Steyer on 'Hot Mic With Brittany Shepherd'In a live studio interview on Yahoo News’ “Hot Mic With Brittany Shepherd,” Democratic candidate Tom Steyer discusses Trump’s Twitter attacks, his own billionaire status, and takes questions from first-time voters in the audience.


 

Impeachment trial fallout: Trump could get his wish — to hurt BidenDetails about Hunter Biden could complicate life for Joe Biden — exactly what Trump was trying to do with his Ukraine scheme last summer.  


 

Warren asks banks to assess their risk from climate changeSen. Elizabeth Warren sent letters Wednesday to the largest U.S. banks, asking them to share their plans for dealing with risks posed by climate change.


 

Trump says his side in impeachment trial has 'all the material'Democrats accused the president of boasting about obstructing Congress after a Davos press conference.


 

Ad targets Susan Collins: 'You’re a senator. Act like it.'A conservative group critical of President Trump released an ad that targets Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins for her votes during the impeachment trial.


 

Steyer on Trump: As long as he's tweeting at me, he's scared of meThe billionaire running for the Democratic nomination responded to comments from the president calling him a "major loser."


 

U.N. officials press Saudi Arabia on hack of Jeff Bezos's phoneOfficials at the United Nations are seeking information from the government of Saudi Arabia relating to the hacking of a phone belonging to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.


 

Schiff mauls Cipollone on impeachment trial's first dayPresident Trump’s lawyers were caught off-guard as the lead House impeachment manager, Rep. Adam Schiff, launched into a passionate and comprehensive set of arguments about why the House impeached Trump.


 

Hillary Clinton kicks off the 'stop Sanders' movement. Will Obama follow her lead?Sanders himself has been dismissive of Clinton’s comments. And then there’s Obama himself to consider. Clinton’s timing is conspicuous.


 

Apple and the FBI at odds over terrorist's cellphonesApple is refusing to unlock the phones of a Saudi Air Force officer who killed three people at a Florida naval base. Is Apple holding back justice, or is the company right to defend user privacy?


 

Schiff joins Schumer in blasting McConnell's impeachment trial rulesRep. Adam Schiff joined Sen. Chuck Schumer in slamming the rules unveiled by Republicans for the Senate impeachment trial, calling them “the process for a rigged trial.”


 

Hillary Clinton on Bernie Sanders: 'Nobody likes him' — herself includedFour years after her bitter primary fight against Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton is leveling fresh criticism against the Vermont senator, calling him an ineffectual lawmaker and refusing to commit to supporting him if he wins the 2020 nomination.


 

McConnell releases impeachment trial rules, sparking new outcry from DemocratsSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the rules for a Senate impeachment trial on Monday evening.


 

Trump impeachment trial puts the fate of the republic at stake, both sides sayBoth sides say the outcome of President Trump’s impeachment trial will have a momentous impact on the nation’s future.


 

Republican senator on Trump soliciting foreign interference: 'Things happen'Republican Senator Richard Shelby defended an argument from President Trump’s legal team that soliciting foreign interference in an election is not an impeachable offense, saying, “things happen.”


 

Virginia on edge as pro-gun activists seethe over governor’s state of emergencyMoments after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam approached the podium at the state capitol building on Wednesday to announce that he was issuing a temporary state of emergency ahead of a gun rights rally on Monday in Richmond, the angry comments started pouring in. What started in November as a fight between rural Virginia gun owners and newly elected Democratic lawmakers seeking to propose gun control legislation has since been warped and amplified by extremist groups which, for different reasons, have sought to exploit real tensions around Virginia’s gun debate to advance their own agendas.


 

Bloomberg pledges $70 billion to bolster black America in new planFormer New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his presidential campaign's plan for bolstering economic opportunity for black Americans.


 

How to make homeless shelters saferThe author, who has lived in a New York homeless shelter since May, reflects on ways to make life safer for those it serves.


 

Iowa caucus rules might allow for more than one 'winner'Polling has shown a relatively tight four-way race at the top, and a new method of reporting results could give multiple campaigns the ability to claim a win.


 

Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr join Trump impeachment defense teamThe legal team representing President Trump in his Senate impeachment trial will include some familiar faces, especially for regular viewers of Fox News.


 

Parnas said he is speaking out because he is afraid of William BarrRudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas said he was giving media interviews about his role in President Trump’s attempts convince Ukrainian officials to announce an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden because he wanted to protect himself from Attorney General William Barr.


 

Warren tackling sexism 'head on' was a gamble — but maybe her best shotWarren’s shift from defense to offense has done little to quell tensions on the left — tensions that grew so acute by Thursday that a coalition of dozens of leading progressive groups felt compelled to call for a truce.  


 

Republicans boost Sanders in bid to revive discontent from 2016President Trump and one of his top allies in Congress have taken a curious interest in Bernie Sanders in recent days.  


 

Should cash bail be eliminated?A recent push to eliminate cash bail for people suspected of crimes has received intense pushback by those who say the reforms let dangerous criminals go free. Is ending cash bail the right choice?


 

Chief Justice John Roberts, senators sworn in for impeachment trialThe final procedural requirements for the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump were met on Thursday afternoon when Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in by Senate President Pro Tem Chuck Grassley. Roberts, who will preside over the impeachment trial, then swore in all 100 sitting senators.


 

Parnas turns spotlight on Pence's role in Ukraine affairAmong the many revelations in Lev Parnas’s spate of recent interviews was his claim that Vice President Pence was “in the loop” regarding President Trump’s plan to withhold U.S. military aid to Ukraine unless its government publicly announced an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden.


 

Trump wrong to withhold Ukraine aid, congressional watchdog findsPresident Trump had no authority to withhold some $250 million in military aid to Ukraine that had been appropriated by Congress, the Government Accountability Office found in a report released Thursday morning.


 

As Trump impeachment trial nears, the battle turns to witnessesWith preparations for the Senate impeachment trial underway, there are still several days before next week’s opening arguments, leaving a vacuum Republicans and Democrats will fill with debate over whether witnesses will be allowed to testify.


 

Impeachment and a path to redemption for TrumpPresident Trump’s most effective path forward, not only to prevail in the impeachment proceedings but to end this ordeal and create a strong position from which to govern, is to follow the Clinton model rather than the Nixon path. 


 

Progressives, alarmed by Sanders-Warren tension, demand a truceA number of progressive groups pushed to calm the tensions between the campaigns of the two presidential hopefuls.


 


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