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McConnell: Pelosi Is Afraid To Send Me The Articles

The Associated Press reports: The top Senate Republican is denouncing the “unfair” House impeachment of President Donald Trump and reassuring Trump and his supporters that “moments like this are why the United States Senate exists.” Sen. Mitch McConnell, in a Thursday floor speech, accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of being afraid to send “their shoddy work product to the Senate” …

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Trump: Nancy Pelosi Is Stalling On My Senate Trial

The Hill reports: President Trump early Thursday accused Democrats of wanting to “Do Nothing” with the articles of impeachment that passed the House late Wednesday. After Wednesday’s vote, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) declined to say when or if Democrats would deliver the articles charging Trump with abuse of power over his dealings with Ukraine and obstruction of Congress to the …

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Putin Defends Trump On “Far-Fetched” Impeachment

The Associated Press reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin says U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment is far-fetched. Putin said Thursday at his annual news conference in Moscow that the move is a continuation of the Democrats’ fight against Trump. He predicted the impeachment motion will be rejected by the Senate. Putin said that “the party that lost the election is continuing …

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Trump Says Late Democrat Is “Looking Up” From Hell

CNN reports: President Donald Trump attacked Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell and her late husband, Rep. John Dingell, during a rally on Wednesday, implying the former congressman was “looking up” from hell. “Debbie Dingell, that’s a real beauty,” Trump said of the congresswoman, noting he was watching her on television during impeachment proceedings. Trump said that he gave the family the …

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BREAKING: Trump Impeached By US House Vote

NBC News reports: With the vote still ongoing, the House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump on the first article for abuse of power. This followed weeks of testimony related to his dealings with Ukraine and hours of fiery debate over the process. Trump is only the third president in U.S. history to be impeached. The …

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Insiders: Trump Going “Crazy” Over “Tainted Legacy”

This is a satisfying story: Real estate mogul, billionaire, reality show host, late-night show punch line, populist rabble rouser, norm-busting leader — impeached president. “Obsessed” is how one former White House official described Trump’s mindset about how people will remember him. Trump, the ex-official said, has told people around him that impeachment would leave his presidency “tainted.” “His image is …

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Dem Rep. Steny Hoyer Floats Delaying Senate Trial

Politico reports: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyerv said Wednesday that Democrats must discuss a last-ditch gambit to delay sending articles of impeachment to the Senate and prevent the Republican controlled chamber from summarily discarding the case against President Donald Trump. In recent weeks, some legal scholars have suggested Speaker Nancy Pelosi could consider refusing to transmit articles of impeachment — …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Debates Impeachment Articles

Politico reports: Wednesday will be a historic day. The House will vote to impeach a president of the United States for only the third time in history. It‘s been a tumultuous journey to get to this point and is sure to lead to blockbuster moments. The whole House will gather to begin debating on two articles of impeachment at 9 …

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Fox News Analyst: Impeachment Is “Acutely Needed”

“James Madison, the author of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, feared a government that was strong enough to protect the people would become too strong for the people to control. “It would use its powers not for the nation’s betterment but its own. When the government fails to control itself, he argued, when the president becomes a law …

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Raging Trump Preps For Post-Impeachment “War”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump and his administration fumed Wednesday as the House prepared to vote to impeach him, and they prepared in turn for “war” over the move. Aides and allies said the anger stems from Trump’s fear that impeachment will stain his legacy. The president spent most of the morning in the residence, according to a White …

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Two House Dems Voted With GOP On Procedural Item

NBC News reports: Two Democrats — Reps. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey and Collin Peterson of Minnesota — voted with Republicans on a procedural vote before the full House vote on the articles of impeachment. The “previous question” passed 229-197, which closes the articles of impeachment resolution rule debate before the six hours of debate preceding the full House …

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Pelosi Formally Opens Debate: He Gave Us No Choice

Reuters reports: Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi opened debate on the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Wednesday. “I solemnly and sadly open the debate on impeachment of the president of the United States. If we do not act now, we would be derelict in our duties,” she said. The New York Times reports: …

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WH Complains That Impeachment Hurts Trump’s Family

“His family has been hurt by this. Here you’ve got a family – Mrs. Trump – who has been working so hard on behalf of the children of this country. “You’ve got Ivanka, who has been pushing relentlessly for paid child leave and women’s empowerment all over the world. “And you’ve got Jared, who has been pushing for Middle East …

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“Not Bothered” Trump Rages: Say A Prayer For Me!

Politico reports: President Trump lashed out at Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) ahead of an expected House vote to impeach him, claiming she would be remembered as the “worst” Speaker of the House of Representatives. “Will go down in history as worst Speaker. Already thrown out once!” Trump tweeted, sharing another post from Fox News commentator Gregg Jarrett claiming Pelosi couldn’t …

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Schiff: Trump Is Making Threats Against Me [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said recent comments from President Trump about him constituted a threat. “In Guatemala, they handle things much tougher than that,” Trump said Tuesday at the White House while meeting with the Guatemalan president. “I think that’s what he intended it to be,” Schiff told CNN Wednesday when asked if the comments were a …

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Trump To Headline Right Wing Youth Conference

The Palm Beach Post reports: The White House said Tuesday night that President Trump will speak at the Turning Point USA conference this Saturday in West Palm Beach. The annual gathering of young conservatives already had an A-list roster of speakers, including Fox News host Sean Hannity, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani and U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz., R-Florida. Turning Point USA …

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Stephen Miller Helped Write Trump’s Unhinged Letter

The New York Times reports: The letter read like a Twitter tirade published on White House stationery. The words ran together with the cadence of a Trump rally script, just before the president veers from the teleprompter. The accusations, untruths and wayward exclamation points piled up by the paragraph. Some of the president’s closest advisers were involved in drafting the …

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Gallup On Trump: Approval 45%, Impeachment 46%

New survey out this morning from Gallup Polling: President Donald Trump’s job approval rating has inched up again and is now at 45%. The president’s ratings have increased six percentage points since the House of Representatives opened an impeachment inquiry against him in the fall. Trump’s latest job rating is on the high end of the relatively tight range of …

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Trump: Everyone Loved My Crazy Letter To Pelosi

The Washington Post reports: President Trump spent the evening before the House convenes for a historic impeachment vote the same way he’s spent many nights in the White House: glued to Twitter, cranking out angry missives about his enemies and retweeting favorable election polls. Trump continued firing off defiant messages until after 11 p.m. on Tuesday, blasting Democratic leadership while …

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Rallies Held Nationwide Ahead Of Impeachment Vote

CNN reports: Hours before the House votes on whether to impeach President Donald Trump, hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Times Square Tuesday night chanting “Tell me who’s above the law? Nobody is above the law!” They weren’t alone. Rallies sprang up from Oregon to Florida on the eve of the vote on two articles of impeachment against Trump, charging him …

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