The Raw Story - 1 hour 43 min ago
Last week, Alan Dershowitz accepted to be on Donald Trump's defense team in whatever form and the need to highlight him as a potential personification of a wider, "shared psychosis" with the president has become more urgent. We may worry about blackmail, criminal co-conspiracy, or other conflicts, but being incapable of representing someone because of shared symptoms, […]...
Reuters - 1 hour 46 min ago
President Donald Trump said the United States was watching developments between India and Pakistan over Kashmir "very closely" and was prepared to help if necessary, but did not say how.
Automotive News - 1 hour 50 min ago
Congress inserted a provision in a spending bill last month demanding the White House turn over the long-secret report that President Donald Trump used to declare some unnamed imported autos pose national security risks.
The New Yorker - 2 hours 6 min ago
Robin Wright writes on the legal fees produced by Donald Trump's impeachment, and which may now face officials who have been called to testify, such as Alexander Vindman, Fiona Hill, Kurt Volker, and Bill Taylor.
Reuters - 2 hours 10 min ago
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Tuesday scrapped three Iowa campaign appearances scheduled for this week, as he and the other U.S. senators running for president remained in Washington for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
The Raw Story - 2 hours 12 min ago
Rules proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will prevent senators from having a Coke and a smile while attending the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) told journalist Matt Laslo that senators will only be allowed to drink water or milk during the trial. Scott did not explain the […]...
The Raw Story - 2 hours 12 min ago
A presidential historian identified two key differences between President Donald Trump’s impeachment trials and the two others in history — and dismissed Republican arguments against hearing evidence as “nonsense.” Canadian-American historian Tim Naftali told CNN that Trump’s impeachment trial differed greatly from its two predecessors, and knocked down GOP defenses of the president. “There are […]...
Reuters - 2 hours 14 min ago
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that he would move to set aside any efforts by Democrats to force an early vote on subpoenaing witnesses and documents during afternoon proceedings in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
Reuters - 2 hours 16 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump struck a cautiously optimistic tone on trade talks with Europe on Tuesday, but kept the threat of new car tariffs firmly on the table.
Mother Jones - 2 hours 18 min ago
Nearly a quarter of Americans believe that the biggest threat to safe and secure elections is voter fraud, according to a new NPR poll. But despite President Donald Trump’s false claims that “millions of people…voted illegally” in the 2016 presidential elections, voter fraud almost never happens. In fact, an individual is more likely to be […]...
Deadline Hollywood - 2 hours 20 min ago
The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump begins Tuesday on Capitol Hill, are here is a guide on how to watch it on TV and online. The easiest way to watch as much trial coverage as you want (or can take) is to click back here at Deadline. We will be offering a daily livestream […]...
Billboard - 2 hours 22 min ago
As President Donald Trump's impeachment trial begins in the U.S. Senate, the president is facing sharp criticism not only for his alleged...
People - 2 hours 28 min ago
The race is on. As the 2020 field of presidential candidates continues to narrow, the solid remaining 16 contenders have A-list supporters who've been vocal about who they want to see as the next president of the United States. From Oscar winners to internationally known pop stars, see who is on team Donald Trump, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and beyond. Donald Trump The current president , who was impeached by the House of Representatives on Dec. 18, 2019, on the charges of abuse of power...
Boston Herald - 2 hours 29 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial quickly burst into a partisan fight Tuesday as proceedings began unfolding at the Capitol. Democrats objected strongly to rules proposed by the Republican leader for compressed arguments and a speedy trial.
CNBC - 2 hours 33 min ago
Michael Avenatti, a fierce critic of President Donald Trump, is being kept in the same jail where accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in 2019.
UPI - 2 hours 43 min ago
The Senate will enter the main stage of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Tuesday afternoon, and wrangling over the rules and timeline are expected to take up the bulk of the day.
The New Yorker - 2 hours 49 min ago
Charles Bethea writes on the recording and broadcast of the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump, and on efforts by C-SPAN to have its own cameras in the chamber.
Reuters - 2 hours 53 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump said he had "very good" talks with the European Union on Tuesday, but if a deal was not struck, Washington would strongly consider auto tariffs.
Reuters - 2 hours 55 min ago
Democrats on Tuesday accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of trying to rig U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial and demanded the president's top lawyer be made a possible witness in the case.
Reuters - 3 hours 4 min ago
Activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday planting trees was not enough to address climate change, in an apparent rebuke to a pledge in Davos by U.S. President Donald Trump an hour earlier.
The Raw Story - 3 hours 10 min ago
White House counsel Kellyanne Conway sparked outrage by comparing the impeachment of President Donald Trump to the tribulations endured by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as he fought for the civil rights of black Americans. This article was originally published at Salon “Well, I can tell you that the president is preparing for Davos and […]...
Reuters - 3 hours 12 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump touted the success of the U.S. economy in Davos on Tuesday, dismissing "perennial prophets of doom" on climate change to an audience that included Greta Thunberg.
Reuters - 3 hours 13 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump is attending a dinner on Tuesday with Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook and other CEOs on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Newsweek - 3 hours 13 min ago
"This is a trial by name only," said Laurence Tribe, the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at the Harvard Law School of Harvard University.