Congress and White House Agree to $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expects the bill to pass in the Senate on Wednesday. STEFAN ZAKLIN/GETTY The White House and Senate leaders struck a major bipartisan deal early Wednesday morning to aid the struggling economy amid the coronavirus … Read More

Trump signs 2nd coronavirus response bill hours after Senate passage

President Trump on Wednesday signed the second coronavirus relief bill into law that provides paid sick leave, unemployment help and free testing to Americans, the White House announced. The Senate passed the legislation in a 90-8 vote earlier Wednesday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., had … Read More

Senate acquits Trump on abuse of power, obstruction of Congress charges

The Senate overwhelmingly acquitted President Trump on both articles of impeachment against him Wednesday afternoon following a brief trial, in a historic rejection of Democrats’ claims that the president’s Ukraine dealings and handling of congressional subpoenas merited his immediate removal from office. All Democratic senators … Read More

Watch the US Senate Impeachment Trial Videos

These links are provided to give you full-day videos and reports on the US Senate trial of President Donald J. Trump which ended 5 February 2020 Watch the Impeachment Trial videos Day One – Complete video Fox News: Senate impeachment … Read More

Dershowitz calls out House Dems in Trump’s Senate impeachment trial after Bolton shock waves

Harvard Law School Professor Alan Dershowitz, delivering a spirited constitutional defense of President Trump at his Senate impeachment trial Monday night, flatly turned toward House impeachment managers and declared they had picked “dangerous” and “wrong” charges against the president — noting that neither … Read More

Trump impeachment trial: Senate rejects Democrats’ effort to subpoena witnesses, documents

-Heated arguments over Senate rules resolution that now calls for 24 hours of arguments over three — not two — days after GOP’s Collins objects -McConnell, in opening remarks, says, ‘finally, some fairness’ -House managers complain about proposed trial rules, … Read More

Trump impeachment trial begins with bitter dispute over rules

The Senate impeachment trial of President Trump resumed Tuesday afternoon with Democrats and Republicans warring over the rules and Trump touting the U.S. economic boom several time zones away. TRUMP SENATE IMPEACHMENT LIVE BLOG: LAWMAKERS DEBATE GROUND RULES Sen. Chuck Schumer took to the … Read More

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

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

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