Impeachment Trial Brief and Response

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The US House of Representatives and the President have submitted trial briefs to the US Senate. The House brief, 100-plus pages in length, outlines efforts by US President Donald Trump’s personal attorney and others, including withholding aid and meetings, to … Read More

Exclusive: Trump list shows 319 ‘results’ and promises kept in three years

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One month shy of completing three years in office, President Trump has fulfilled or is making significant progress on most of his 2016 campaign promises, which aides said give him a strong reelection argument to counter his impeachment by a … Read More

Trump lawyers respond to articles of impeachment: ‘Constitutionally invalid’

President Trump’s legal team on Saturday issued a full-throttle defense to the articles of impeachment, refuting the substance and process of the charges while accusing House Democrats of engaging in a “dangerous attack” on the right of the American people to freely choose their president. “This is … Read More

US, China sign historic phase one trade deal

‘It doesn’t get any bigger than this’ President Trump signed a landmark trade agreement with China, heralding a period of detente in a trade war between the world’s two largest economies fueled by decades of complaints that Beijing was manipulating its currency and stealing … Read More

GAO says Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid (OMB disagrees)

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a legal opinion on Thursday saying that President Trump’s administration broke the law by withholding defense aid to Ukraine — the issue at the heart of the president’s impeachment trial. That money, $214 million which had been allocated to the Department of Defense for security … Read More

Iran rocket attack on Iraqi military base injured 11 US service members, official reveals

Eleven U.S. service members were flown out of Al Assad Air Base in Iraq and treated for concussion symptoms after Iran‘s rocket attack targeting two Iraqi military bases earlier this month, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command revealed Thursday night. President Trump and U.S. … Read More

USMCA thumbs-up from Senate hands Trump second trade victory

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement sailed through the U.S. Senate on Thursday, giving President Trump his second major trade win in as many days. The biggest trade deal of all time, the pact encompasses more than $1.3 trillion of commerce. While winning enough votes to pass … Read More

GOP senators reject plans to dismiss Trump impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans signaled Monday they would reject the idea of simply voting to dismiss the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump as the House prepares to send the charges to the chamber for the historic trial. … Read More

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