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McConnell: Trump’s Trial Likely To Start Next Tuesday

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin as soon as next week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. McConnell, R-Ky., announced the tentative schedule just a few hours after Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi revealed she will send the articles of impeachment against Trump to the Senate on Wednesday. If that happens, McConnell said at a press …

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Senators To Be Sworn In Thursday As Trump’s Jurors

The Hill reports: Senators expect to receive the articles of impeachment against President Trump from Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday and then to be sworn in as jurors on Thursday ahead of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Pelosi says the House will vote Wednesday to send the two articles across the Capitol to begin the trial, and …

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House To Vote Tomorrow On Sending Articles To Senate

The New York Times reports: The House will vote on Wednesday to send the Senate impeachment charges against President Trump, allowing a long-awaited Senate trial to begin, Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democrats privately Tuesday, according to officials in the room. The proceeding will be only the third time an American president has been put on trial in the Senate. In …

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Trump Met With Cheers At College Title Match [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump turned sports fan for an evening as he watched No. 1 Louisiana State University and No. 3 Clemson battle it out in the College Football Playoff championship. Trump flew to Louisiana for Monday’s night’s game at the Superdome in New Orleans, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump. “It’ll be a great game. It’ll …

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Russians Hacked Ukrainian Company Linked To Bidens

The New York Times reports: With President Trump facing an impeachment trial over his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and his son Hunter Biden, Russian military hackers have been boring into the Ukrainian gas company at the center of the affair, according to security experts. The hacking attempts against Burisma, the Ukrainian …

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POLL: 17% Of Republicans Support Trump’s Removal

The Rising reports: Seventeen percent of Republican voters support President Trump’s impeachment and say he should be removed from office, according to a Hill-HarrisX poll released Monday. The figure in the Jan. 8-9 survey marks a 3 percentage point increase from a similar poll conducted in late October. The share of Democratic voters who favor impeachment stood at 80 percent, …

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Trump Tweets Image Of Top Democrats As Muslims

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump took his attacks on Speaker Nancy Pelosi Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to a whole new level Monday morning, by retweeting a photoshopped image of the two in traditional Muslim garb before an Iranian flag. The tweet came in a flurry of frenzied presidential tweets (and retweets) critical of Speaker Pelosi’s criticism of the Trump …

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Rick Wilson: Brace Yourselves For President Junior

Rick Wilson writes for The Daily Beast: Get ready for Donald Trump Jr., a man who speaks the fluent asshole dialogue of the own-the-libs Trump Party, to rise to the top of the 2024 GOP primary ranks. The dynastic talk that was once treated as a joke (even by me) is already growing around both Don Jr. and Ivanka. Poor …

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Pelosi: Trump Will Be Impeached Forever [VIDEO]

“Let me just say, it’s Sunday morning, I’d like to talk about some more pleasant subjects than the erratic nature of this president of the United States, but he has to know that every knock from him is a boost. He’s the president who said I should have impeached George Bush, because of the war in Iraq, and now he’s …

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Esper “Didn’t See” Evidence Of Plot Against Embassies

CBS News reports: Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said he “didn’t see” specific evidence that top Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani was planning attacks on four U.S. embassies, but said he believed such attack would have occurred. “The president didn’t cite a specific piece of evidence. What he said was he believed,” Esper said Sunday on “Face the Nation.” “I …

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Amash: Trump Is Selling Our Troops To Saudi Arabia

Politico reports: Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.), a vocal critic of President Trump, on Saturday accused the president of selling U.S. military support to Saudi Arabia. Trump said in an interview with Fox News’s Laura Ingraham the day before that he had pressured Riyadh to compensate the U.S. for a recent deployment to the Middle East. “We have a very good …

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POLL: Majority Say Trump’s Airstrike Made US Less Safe

USA Today reports: Americans by more than 2-1 said the killing of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani has made the United States less safe, a nationwide USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll finds, amid broad concerns about the potential consequences ahead. A majority of those surveyed, by 52%-34%, called President Donald Trump’s behavior with Iran “reckless.” Americans were divided on the wisdom of the …

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Trump Campaign Shifts Attack Focus To Bernie Sanders

Buzzfeed News reports: President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is beginning to aggressively attack a rising threat to his power: Bernie Sanders. Until now, the Trump campaign has focused much of its messaging on former vice president Joe Biden. The Trump campaign put out two statements centered on Sanders this week, and the Vermont senator was at the top of the …

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Pelosi To Transmit Articles Of Impeachment Next Week

The Washington Post reports: “I have asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to the Floor next week a resolution to appoint managers and transmit articles of impeachment to the Senate,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Pelosi said in a letter to colleagues Friday. The House voted Dec. 18 to impeach Trump on two charges — …

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Trump Sent “Happy Birthday” Message To Kim Jong-Un

Bloomberg News reports: U.S. President Donald Trump asked South Korea to deliver a birthday message to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in the latest exchange of personal greetings between the two leaders whose countries have been adversaries for decades. South Korea’s National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong told reporters at Incheon International Airport on Friday that Trump made the request …

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Trump Takes Credit For Cancer Drop, Experts Howl

CNN reports: President Donald Trump insinuated in a tweet on Thursday that his administration played a role in the US cancer death rate hitting a record low in 2017. The American Cancer Society says that’s not true. Trump’s tweet appeared to be referring to the findings of an American Cancer Society report released on Wednesday, which said the rate of …

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House Votes 224-194 On War Powers Limits Resolution

Vox reports: The House of Representatives on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump a decisive message on conflict with Iran, voting overwhelmingly to block his ability to engage in further military action without congressional approval. Three Republicans and one Independent joined Democrats in order to advance a war powers resolution introduced by Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) that closely mirrors a proposal …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Votes To Limit Trump’s War Powers

CBS News reports: The House is set to vote Thursday afternoon on a resolution limiting President Trump’s ability to engage in hostilities against Iran under the 1973 War Powers Resolution, as Democrats attempt to reassert Congress’ constitutional authority to declare war amid a tense standoff with the Islamic Republic. Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled the resolution on Wednesday, and lawmakers debated …

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Trump Admits Climate Change Is Not A Hoax [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump said during a White House briefing on Thursday that he is a “big believer” in climate change and that it is “not a hoax” soon after his administration announced a plan to overhaul an environmental policy act. When asked by a White House pool reporter if he believes climate change is a hoax, the …

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Trump Brags About Economy: How’s Your 409K Doing?

Trump’s latest comes as #SniffyMcAdderall trends at #2. President Trump pointed to gains in the stock market on Thursday as evidence of a strong economy under his presidency, imploring Americans to check how their “409Ks” were doing. The erroneous reference to “409ks” — which appeared to be a typo — drew fire on social media, with critics of Trump mocking …

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