McConnell Pushes to Speed Impeachment Trial as Trump Requests Swift Acquittal

On Monday, the president’s lawyers asserted he did nothing wrong and urged the Senate to “swiftly reject” the charges against him. President Trump’s lawyers argue that his impeachment is a “brazenly political act.”Credit…T.J. Kirkpatrick for The New York Times WASHINGTON … Read More

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

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

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

Democrats Are Mobilizing Their Plan to Lose the Impeachment Trial

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The strategy to beat Mitch McConnell starts with letting him win. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer at the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 12. –Drew Angerer/Getty Images On Tuesday, Senate Republicans moved closer to … Read More

GOP senators move to dismiss articles of impeachment amid battle with Pelosi

Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri joined with a host of fellow Republicans Monday to introduce a resolution allowing the chamber to dismiss articles of impeachment against President Trump for lack of prosecution, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi delays sending the case for trial. The resolution specifically would … Read More

Ed Rollins: Impeachment sham — I’ve served 4 presidents and never seen such naked, self-serving partisanship

“President Trump’s scheme subverted U.S. foreign policy toward Ukraine and undermined our national security.” So reads the Democrat’s charade of an impeachment “report,” suggesting President Trump’s attempts to expose corruption in Ukraine were somehow politically motivated. The report’s author, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., … Read More

White House, in fiery letter, declares Trump won’t participate in House Judiciary impeachment hearing

The White House announced in a fiery letter Sunday night that President Trump and his lawyers won’t participate in the House Judiciary Committee’s first impeachment hearing scheduled for Wednesday — even accusing the panel’s Democratic chairman, Jerry Nadler, of “purposely” scheduling the proceedings when Trump … Read More

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