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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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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 […]


GOP Senators Starting To Break From Trump Impeachment Strategy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is struggling to maintain control of President Trump’s impeachment trial following news of former national security adviser John Bolton’s bombshell manuscript. McConnell on Monday deflected growing calls, including from fellow GOP senators, to allow testimony from Bolton and other potential witnesses, which could prolong the trial and deal a […]

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2/3’s Of Americans Say Witnesses Should Be Called During Impeachment

Sixty-six percent of Americans believe the Senate should call in new witnesses during the impeachment trial against President Trump, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll released Friday. Whether or not to bring in witnesses is a major question of the Senate impeachment proceedings so far. Republican leaders have made clear they don’t see a […]

House Dems To Open New Impeachment If Senate Doesn’t Call Witnesses

Key House Democrats pressing the Senate to hear from new witnesses in President Trump’s impeachment trial are leaving the door open to another possibility: calling those witnesses themselves if Senate Republicans do not. House Democrats impeached Trump last month on two charges related to his handling of foreign policy in Ukraine, but their investigations into […]