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Trump Goes On Offensive In Post Impeachment Ramble

President Trump on Thursday celebrated his impeachment acquittal during a freewheeling White House speech in which he declared vindication and denied any shred of wrongdoing having survived the most perilous stretch of his presidency. “This is really not a news conference, it’s not a speech. It’s not anything,” Trump said to a crowd of GOP […]

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Bolton Refused Written Affidavit During Impeachment Trial

Lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff, D-Calif., on Wednesday said former national security adviser John Bolton refused to submit a sworn affidavit during President Trump’s Senate trial about his alleged misconduct in withholding military aid to Ukraine. Schiff told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that after the Senate voted to not call witnesses, Democrats approached Bolton’s counsel to see if he would be willing to give […]

Trump Acquitted By Senate In Impeachment Trial

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. Several Congressional Democrats, speaking to Fox News, were dejected on Capitol Hill late […]

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Trump Has Senate Votes To Block Witnesses

WASHINGTON — Sen. Lisa Murkowski announced Friday she will vote against hearing from witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, likely dooming Democrats’ hopes of hearing testimony from witnesses with firsthand knowledge of the president’s conduct. Murkowski’s decision increases the likelihood that Trump’s Senate impeachment trial will be the first in American history with no […]

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Trump Announces Major Overhaul To Medicaid Funding

The Trump administration announced Thursday morning that it would take the largest step to overhaul Medicaid yet, providing an alternative to red states that want to limit spending on the public insurance option and take greater control of the health program. Named the “Healthy Adult Opportunity,” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma […]

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McConnell Scrambling To Keep Witnesses From Testifying

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) met with Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on Wednesday as he tries to lock down the votes to block new witnesses in President Trump’s impeachment trial. Murkowski largely declined to discuss her current thinking on calling witnesses but confirmed to reporters that she had met with the GOP leader. “I […]