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(Page 15) BEGINNING December 12,2019

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1/26/20

GOP prospects of defeating witness vote uncertain after New York Times Bolton report

GOP senator defends Trump amid Parnas recording: 'Certainly the president meets a lot of people' 

GOP senator says Democrats want to slow down impeachment trial

Cotton: Democrats are 'upset that their witnesses haven't said what they want them to say'

GOP senator says impeachment trial will 'hopefully' serve as warning to Trump, future presidents

GOP senator says idea that Ukraine interfered in US election is 'not a conspiracy theory'

Republican senator: Trump's Schiff tweet not a 'death threat'

Democrats, Republicans tussle over witnesses as vote approaches

TRUMP, IMPEACHMENT, AND THE SHORT-TERM THINKING OF THE G.O.P.

Why Republicans may lose Texas

Rocket fire hits US Embassy compound in Iraq

Suspicions cloud Trump's Middle East peace plan

Senate should remove Trump, majority of independent voters say in Fox News poll

Trump's troubles won't end with a Senate acquittal

VFW: Trump should apologize for downplaying troops' injuries

Four significant questions raised by the newly released recording of Trump and Lev Parnas

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace 1/26/20 | Breaking Fox News January 26, 2020

Sunday shows - Spotlight shifts to Trump tweet, Senate trial witnesses

Democrats step up pressure over witnesses after Bolton bombshell

Democrats call for Bolton to testify in Trump impeachment trial after new report on aid to Ukraine

House impeachment manager: 'Evidence against the president is overwhelming'

Impeachment manager says senators should vote for witnesses as a 'favor' to the country

Impeachment manager dismisses concerns Schiff alienated key Republican votes: 'This isn't about any one person' 

Schiff: Justice Roberts should rule on relevance of Hunter Biden testimony

Biden and Sanders are breaking away from the pack of candidates among Democrats nationwide, Washington Post-ABC News poll finds

Full Video: PeteButtigiegFoxNewsTown Hall From Iowa (Jan. 26)

Trump denies telling BoltonUkraine aid was tied to investigations

Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip
(The White House granted TruNews, a right-wing Christian site, press credentials for the president’s Davos trip after its founder’s remarks calling impeachment a “Jew coup.”)  

Trump suggests NPR shouldn’t exist after heated Mike Pompeo interview

Trump's legal team previews impeachment defense

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1/25/20

Romney: 'It's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses' in Trump impeachment trial

Sen. Ted Cruz reacts to latest in impeachment trial

Will any senators actually flip on Trump impeachment?

Kaine: GOP senators should 'at least' treat Trump trial with seriousness of traffic court

Gantz accepts White House invite for separate meeting with Trump on peace deal

In first day of defense, Trump’s team argues that he did nothing wrong, and that Democrats presented selective case

Trump's lawyers make Schiff credibility part of defense strategy

Trump defense team signals focus on Schiff

Assessing the Trump team’s 6-point impeachment defense

Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election

Democrats are having a field day after Trump's lawyers accidentally made the strongest case to call witnesses in his impeachment trial

Trump Impeachment: Making a Case Against a President, and Against Tuning Out

Schiff pushes back: Defense team knows Trump is guilty

Des Moines Register editorial board endorses Elizabeth Warren for president

Trump wants a Democrat to vote for acquittal in impeachment trial. The White House eyes Joe Manchin.

Listen: Trump tells associates to ‘get rid of’ U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

The White House is reportedly worried that House Democrats will continue to dig up damaging information on Trump after the impeachment trial

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1/24/20

Dow drops 170 points to end the week as coronavirus fears grow

Mitch McConnell doesn’t care what you think. He just wants to win.

When Senate Republicans were quite concerned about Trump and Ukraine

A GOP senator trafficked in flimsy allegations to impugn Alexander Vindman. And then Trump retweeted it.

Lindsey Graham will oppose subpoena of Hunter Biden

Will Republicans see the light and do what's right? 

Senator Ted Cruz Calls CNN Reporter ‘Obnoxious’ and ‘Partisan/Unfair’

Senators worry that asking for new impeachment trial witnesses could create lengthy executive privilege debate

GOP senators incensed by Schiff's 'head on a pike' remark

Romney, others want to slap $100M in user fees on e-cigarette makers

Pompeo explodes at NPR reporter, asks if she could find Ukraine on a map

Watch Live: Day 4 of President Trump Impeachment Trial in U.S. Senate

Fox's Napolitano: There is 'ample and uncontradicted' evidence supporting Trump's removal from office

Only one quarter of Americans trust the US Senate to hold a fair impeachment trial

Americans still divided on Trump’s removal from office, but a strong economy is boosting his approval rating, Post-ABC poll finds

Trump lawyer: Joe and Hunter Biden have 'relevant evidence' for impeachment trial

‘Take her out’ — Trump reportedly caught on tape ordering the removal of Ukraine ambassador

Pentagon says 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with brain injuries after Iranian missile attack

Veterans group demands apology from Trump over comments on brain injuries

David Brooks and Karen Tumulty on Senate impeachment trial and Jim  Lehrer 

House impeachment managers declare ‘facts have been proved’ as they wrap up their opening arguments against Trump

Democrats to shine spotlight on Trump’s alleged obstruction on last day of arguments

Adam Schiff's Closing Argument for Trump's Removal Was Simple: He Is Pathologically Self-Interested

‘Right matters.’ Adam Schiff quotes Alexander Vindman in plea to unmoved GOP senators. 

Schiff says Justice Roberts should rule on witnesses

Impeachment trial: Jason Crow says Trump’s actions “certainly not OK with the American people”

Democrats feel political momentum swinging to them on impeachment

Trump expands tariffs on steel and aluminum imports

Trump administration threatens funds to California over requirement that health plans cover abortion

Trump headlines March for Life rally in Washington, bringing crowds and extra security to the Mall

Full Video: President Trump Speaks at “March For Life” Rally in Washington

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1/23/20

  S&P 500 ekes out gain, erases losses after WHO calms coronavirus fears

Senate GOP unmoved by Dems' impeachment message: 'Not changing our opinion'

One in 3 Republicans think Trump has probably acted illegally, but most don’t want him convicted 

Lindsey Graham Bizarrely Defends Trump: 'He Did Nothing Wrong In His Mind'

Graham praises Schiff on impeachment presentation: 'You're very well-spoken'

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz praised Democrats' impeachment presentation and skewered Trump's defense as looking like 'an 8th-grade book report'

Senate GOP uses Trump's executive privilege threat as rallying cry against subpoenas

Susan Collins asked Justice Roberts to intervene after Nadler late-night 'cover-up' accusation

Senators allow classified evidence from Pence aide for impeachment trial

Senate Republicans confident they'll win fight on witnesses

Could impeachment cost the GOP its Senate majority?

Republican state lawmakers push bills to restrict medical treatments for transgender youths 

Europe Is the New Front in Trump’s Trade War
(Savoring his partial China deal and passage of the new NAFTA, the U.S. president turns his sights on America’s closest allies. But he may have less success there.)

TRUMP’S IMPEACHMENT TRIAL IN THE SENATE DAY 3

Fox News Live: Senate impeachment trial of President Trump Day 3
(MOVE CURSOR FORWARD)

Impeachment trial live updates: House managers focus on alleged abuse of power as they begin second day of opening arguments against Trump

Trump's reelection looks more like a long shot than a slam dunk

Democrats use Trump’s allies in their case against the president

Schiff’s compelling rebuttal to a spurious White House claim

Democrats hammer abuse of power charge, allege Trump put self over country

Female impeachment managers say American public know a 'rigged' trial when they see one

Sen. Van Hollen releases documents from GAO investigation

Michael Bennet: Rebuttal to impeachment case has been “the president’s middle finger”

Democrats take impeachment back to 1999 and other moments from the Senate trial

Nadler plays 1999 clip of Graham defining high crimes: 'It doesn't even have to be a crime'

Trump promised his mileage standards would make cars cheaper and safer. New documents raise doubts about that.
(Top Senate Democrat argues that revised rule “will lead to vehicles that are neither safer, nor more affordable or fuel-efficient.”)

Biden says he would not 'make the deal' to testify in the impeachment trial

Steyer unveils criminal justice reform plan

Trump administration unveils new rules aimed at preventing foreign women from traveling to US to give birth

Trump administration scales back U.S. water protections

Trump says he will 'save' Social Security after signaling openness to entitlement cuts

Trump is preparing to release his Middle East peace plan, will brief Israel’s Netanyahu in Washington, Pence says

Trump says Democrats' impeachment arguments 'loaded with lies' at start of trial

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1/22/20

Stocks close little changed, IBM leads tech shares higher

Trump says GDP would be near 4% and the Dow could be 10,000 points higher if it weren’t for the Fed

HOW TO DEBUNK TRUMP’S FALSE CLAIMS ABOUT THE ECONOMY

Have Trump's economic promises been fulfilled? 

Republican Lawmakers Questioned Trump’s Withholding of Ukraine Aid, Documents Show
(Newly released emails and other documents show that some of those now sitting as jurors in Trump’s impeachment trial were also unhappy about his move to freeze aid last year.)

Senators urge House impeachment managers to tone it down after testy debate

Senate adopts rules for impeachment trial, ends 13-hour argument marathon

No. 2 GOP leader eyes Wednesday of next week for possible votes on witnesses

Rand Paul invites Trump to see 'partisan charade' at Senate trial

DEVIN NUNES' HOME STATE NEWSPAPER SAYS REPUBLICAN 'HAS BETRAYED THE TRUTH AND, QUITE POSSIBLY, BETRAYED OUR COUNTRY'

Ted Cruz wanted to talk about one thing after impeachment trial: 'Banging'

Senators opt to drink milk on Senate floor during impeachment trial

Several senators left the chamber in the middle of Adam Schiff's impeachment remarks

Impeachment trial live updates: Senate hears opening arguments making the case against Trump

Watch live: Opening arguments in President Trump’s impeachment trial begin

Watch Live: Day 2 of President Trump Impeachment Trial in U.S. Senate

Sekulow indicates Trump should not attend impeachment trial

'Emotion' from Trump's legal team wins presidential plaudits

Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows two-thirds of voters want the Senate to call new impeachment witnesses

Poll: Majority say Trump should be removed by Senate

More U.S. Troops Treated for Concussion Symptoms as Trump Downplays ‘Headaches’
(Veterans criticize president for dismissing possibility that U.S. personnel suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran missile strike.)

Schiff says Trump compromised 2020 election, and removal from office is only solution

Schiff cites Russia collusion in opening argument at Trump impeachment trial

Nadler gets under GOP's skin

Democrats' impeachment case lands with a thud with GOP — but real audience is voters

Joe Biden talks Ukraine, but not impeachment, in Iowa – as the Senate trial complicates his messaging 

Trump suggests he may be open to entitlement cuts in future

Trump minimizes severity of head injuries in Iran attacks

Trump says his side in impeachment trial has 'all the material'

Trump says impeachment trial witnesses would be national security risk

With his mind on impeachment, Trump wraps up Davos visit by railing against Washington

Watch the full CNBC interview with US President Donald Trump from Davos

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1/21/20

Dow falls more than 100 points amid first US case of coronavirus, big decline in Boeing

How Mitch McConnell’s proposed Senate trial will work

McConnell changes resolution at the start of Trump impeachment trial after pushback

McConnell drops two-day limit on opening arguments

Mitch McConnell’s Impeachment Witness Comments Come Back To Haunt Him

Senate fails to get deal to speed up fight over impeachment rules

Senate rejects Democratic effort to subpoena Bolton to testify in Trump’s impeachment trial

Impeachment trial live updates: Senate rejects Democratic effort to subpoena acting White House chief of staff Mulvaney for testimony in Trump’s impeachment trial

GOP rejects effort to compel documents on delayed Ukraine aid

Senate adopts ground rules for impeachment trial, delaying a decision on witnesses until after much of the proceedings

Standoff: U.S. troops block Russian forces from capturing Syrian oil field

Watch Live: Donald Trump’s Impeachment Trial Begins in the Senate

What we learned from the 1st day of Trump’s Senate impeachment trial 

Chief Justice Reads Rules for President Trump’s Impeachment Trial to Senate

Roberts admonishes House managers, Trump lawyers after heated exchange

Schiff joins Schumer in blasting McConnell's impeachment trial rules

Schiff mauls Cipollone on impeachment trial's first day

Adam Schiff: Calling Hunter Biden as witness would be 'abuse' of impeachment trial

Nadler, White House lawyers clash in late-night debate

Democrats increase pressure on Susan Collins as Trump impeachment trial begins

The 2020 Democratic field is outraising Trump by a huge margin — that didn’t happen to Obama or Bush

Here are President Trump's top five health-care whoppers 

Even in battleground states, support for removing Trump is higher than his job approval

Team Trump mocks Democrats' impeachment case: 'Difficult to sit there and listen'

Supreme Court refuses to fast-track a challenge to the Affordable Care Act

Trump says he is serious about slapping tariffs on European cars if he cannot strike a trade deal

'Who the hell cares about the budget?': Trump tears into critics of mounting federal spending and debt under his watch

'Great American comeback': Trump uses Davos speech to rebut impeachment efforts

Trump drops a climate bomb on Davos

Trump announces the US will join 1 trillion tree initiative

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1/20/20

Trump’s China deal was pitched as boon for working class, but he celebrated with Wall Street titans

McConnell proposes swift impeachment trial with long days

McConnell proposes compressed schedule for impeachment trial

Romney pledges 'open mind' ahead of impeachment trial

Flake: Republicans don't speak out against Trump 'because they want to keep their jobs'

Trump lawyers urge senators to swiftly acquit Trump in impeachment trial

Trump’s lawyers urge dismissal of “flimsy” impeachment case

'No cause, case closed': Alan Dershowitz lays out a defense of Trump

White House calls for Trump acquittal in ‘rigged’ impeachment as Senate prepares for swift trial

How Trump Twisted Iran Intel to Manufacture the ‘Four Embassies’ Threat

CNN poll: 51% say Senate should remove Trump from office

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Iowa caucus dynamics, impeachment politics

Democrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover up,' 'national disgrace'

Schumer navigates rocky terrain as impeachment trial unfolds

GOP seeks to 'smear' Hunter Biden by calling him as impeachment witness: Nadler

House revives agenda after impeachment storm

With two weeks until Iowa, the Democratic presidential candidates are getting aggressive — with each other

Trump taps 8 House Republicans for impeachment defense team

Trump is struggling to convince even his own base that they shouldn't hear new evidence in his impeachment trial

White House to Block Possible Testimony from Lev Parnas: Report

Trump scrambles to defend pre-existing conditions record amid ObamaCare lawsuit

Trump administration targets 'birth tourism' with new vetting plans for visas

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1/19/20

Mitch McConnell may win the impeachment and lose the Senate

'Dead for practical purposes': Graham says Republicans lack votes to dismiss impeachment trial

Graham: Abuse of power 'poorly defined' in articles of impeachment

GOP senator 'open' to impeachment witnesses 'within the scope' of articles

GOP senator, Chuck Todd spar over whether Lev Parnas should testify in Senate impeachment trial

Cornyn disputes GAO report on withholding of Ukraine aid: It's 'certainly not a crime'

GOP senator on Trump soliciting foreign interference: 'Those are just statements'

Cruz: Hearing from witnesses could extend Senate trial to up to 8 weeks

GOP senator says it looks like House has 'weak hand'

Schiff's star impeachment witness angling for deal with prosecutors by testifying, Republicans say

US sanctions Iranian general for ‘massacre of 148 helpless Iranians’ in protests

Dershowitz distances himself from White House response to Democrats’ impeachment charges

Dershowitz: Trump impeachment acquittal would ‘make me unhappy as an individual’
(Although he will defend US president during Senate trial for the ‘survival of the constitution,’ former Harvard professor says he won’t vote Trump in November)

FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace 01/19/20 | Chris Wallace FOX News Today Jan 19, 2020

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Trump’s strong-arm foreign policy tactics create tensions with U.S. friends and foes

Trump’s EPA is said to cut scientists out of new water policy that threatens New England wetlands

Schiff says intelligence community is withholding Ukraine documents from Congress

Schiff: Argument president cannot be impeached for abusing power 'absurdist'

Nadler: GOP senators who want to negotiate witnesses are 'part of the cover-up'

House Democrats may call new impeachment witnesses if Senate doesn't

Senate Democrat: 'Fine' to hear from Hunter Biden 

House impeachment manager: 'All of the relevant witnesses are on the table'

Jason Crow will prosecute Trump. Does that hurt his re-election chances?

Durbin says he hopes enough GOP senators know that 'history will find you'

Biden breaks away from 2020 pack in South Carolina

Trump administration planning to crack down on 'birth tourism'

Trump rails against impeachment in speech to Texas farmers

Trump reportedly said 'I should never have done that f---ing vaping thing,' expressing regrets over his involvement in e-cigarette policy

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1/18/20

Hawley expects McConnell's final impeachment resolution to give White House defense ability to motion to dismiss

New text messages put Devin Nunes on the hot seat

Parnas pressure grows on Senate GOP

Is Mike Pence preparing to resign, assume the presidency, or both?

Ronald Reagan’s son says his father would be ‘embarrassed and ashamed’ of ‘traitorous’ Trump

Maduro says he’s still in control of Venezuela, ready for direct talks with the United States

‘Once this is over, we’ll be kings’: How Lev Parnas worked his way into Trump’s world — and now is rattling it

A new collection of personal photos show Giuliani's 'fixer' Lev Parnas with Trump's inner circle, despite claims they don't know each other

Trump lawyers attack House impeachment as 'brazen and unlawful' effort to overturn 2016 results

The economy and voters
(To Trump’s frustration, the boom hasn’t helped his reelection chances)

The TRUST Act is a plot to gut Social Security behind closed doors

Democrats file brief against Trump, 'the Framers' worst nightmare'

House Democrats say Senate ‘must eliminate the threat’ that the president poses to national security

House Democrats: Trump must be removed to protect 2020 election

Jewish Dems push to reverse Trump ban on migration from some Muslim countries

Trump sends Senate angry response to impeachment summons

Trump lashes out at HHS secretary after briefing shows Democrats leading on health care

Trump Says Soleimani Strike Followed General Saying ‘Bad Things’

Trump privately told donors new details about Soleimani airstrike at Mar-a-Lago fundraiser

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1/17/20

Stocks rise slightly to end a record-setting week

The US is running a $1 trillion deficit, but politicians and investors don’t see a problem

US-China phase one deal brings some market relief, but experts warn uncertainty remains

Trump’s China deal ignores the big picture

NAFTA’s Replacement Gives Labor Some Shelter From Globalization’s Storms
(The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement sets new standards for workers — but can’t stand alone.)

Joni Ernst says watchdog's finding that White House broke law is 'moot' for impeachment

Senate GOP mulls speeding up Trump impeachment trial

GOP threatens to weaponize impeachment witnesses amid standoff

Nunes aide communicated with Parnas about Ukraine campaign, messages show

Ex-congressman Chris Collins sentenced to 2 years on insider-trading, false-statements charges

Khamenei calls Trump a clown who’ll betray Iranians, hails missile hits in Iraq

Rudy Giuliani’s Bagman Lev Parnas Blows Up Trump’s Ukraine Defense

Trump lavished praise on Giuliani, then hinted he may throw him under the bus by denying any knowledge of a letter his attorney sent Ukraine's president

Trump can’t stop John Bolton from testifying

Black Americans are deeply pessimistic about the country under Trump, whom more than 8 in 10 describe as ‘a racist,’ Post-Ipsos poll finds

Shields and Brooks on Trump impeachment evidence, Democratic debate

House Democrats release more Lev Parnas documents

Dems plan marathon prep for Senate trial, wary of Trump trying to 'game' the process

How the Senate’s most vulnerable Democrat is approaching impeachment

Hill Democrats vow to fight future budget raids for Trump border wall

Trump warns Iran's supreme leader to be 'careful with his words'

Trump Melted Down at a Meeting With Military Leaders and Called Them Dopes, Babies, and Losers

Trump expands legal team to include Alan Dershowitz, Kenneth Starr as Democrats release new documents

Trump warns of 'attack' on 2nd Amendment ahead of Virginia gun rights rally

More pizza, fewer vegetables: Trump administration further undercuts Obama school-lunch rules

Unhappy and Preoccupied, the President Tries in Vain to Change the Subject

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1/16/20

S&P 500 tops 3,300 for the first time as stocks surge on strong earnings and data

Holiday sales climb 4.1%, retail industry trade group says, on the higher end of estimates

The Uneasy Truce of Trump’s Trade Deal with China

Impeachment trial live updates: Historic impeachment trial of Trump begins in the Senate

The GOP said Trump committed no crime. The GAO now rules he broke the law.
(The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office severely undermines a core Trump impeachment defense)

As Trump impeachment trial nears, the battle turns to witnesses

Rand Paul on Senate trial: 'I don’t think any Republicans are going to vote for impeachment'

Rand Paul Warns Republicans of Electoral Consequences if They Back Dem Witnesses But Refuse to Call Hunter Biden

Pence pens op-ed encouraging Democrats to buck their party and acquit Trump

Poll shows Collins displaces McConnell as most unpopular senator

Sen. Martha McSally slams CNN reporter as 'liberal hack'

Rep. Liz Cheney says she won’t seek open Senate seat, will seek reelection in House

Senate approves new North American trade deal with Canada and Mexico

Here are the 10 senators who voted against Trump's North American trade deal

Chief Justice John Roberts, senators sworn in for impeachment trial

With stakes beyond task at hand, John Roberts takes central role in Trump’s impeachment trial

11 US troops injured in Iran missile strikes on Iraqi bases

Pompeo under pressure over threats to Yovanovitch

Lev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe

Lev Parnas’s interviews, and documents, tie Trump more directly to the Ukraine pressure campaign 

Eyeing swift impeachment trial, Trump’s legal team aims to block witnesses and cast doubt on charges

Trump Tax Break That Benefited the Rich Is Being Investigated

White House hold on Ukraine aid violated federal law, congressional watchdog says

Nancy Pelosi's unprecedented gamble to hold her fire with Trump's impeachment is paying off in spades

Prosecutor role could put Adam Schiff on hot seat

House votes to overturn Trump rule that makes loan forgiveness harder; Senate fight looms

Bloomberg unveils plan to make new buildings ‘zero-carbon’ by 2025

Trump wants to end requiring U.S. religious welfare groups to tell clients of options

Trump struggled to read US constitution, expose says: 'It's like a foreign language'

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1/15/20

Stocks touch record highs before giving up most of those gains into the close 

The ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal Is Still Hypothetical
(The United States and China inked a preliminary agreement, but the question of its enforcement remains.)

Here’s what China agreed to buy from the US in the phase one trade deal

McConnell makes case for Trump acquittal ahead of trial

Graham on impeachment trial: 'End this crap as quickly as possible'

Ted Cruz Pitches ‘Witness Reciprocity’ for Impeachment Trial

Republicans Divided On Witness Testimony Ahead Of Senate Impeachment Trial

Impeachment spotlight turns to key question: Whether to call witnesses

Collins questions delay on Lev Parnas documents

GOP senator: 'Huge mistake' to restrict press access during impeachment trial

Senators under strict orders to pay attention during weeks-long impeachment trial

How Giuliani’s outreach to Ukrainian gas tycoon wanted in U.S. shows lengths he took in his hunt for material to bolster Trump

Parnas: Trump threatened to withhold more than just military aid to Ukraine

Lev Parnas implicates Trump on the eve of Senate trial

Parnas used access to Trump’s world to help push shadow Ukraine effort, new documents show

Days before Europeans warned Iran of nuclear deal violations, Trump secretly threatened to impose 25% tariff on European autos if they didn’t

Trump lawyers hurry to craft defense
(President’s legal team for impeachment trial is still up in the air.)

Federal judge temporarily halts Trump administration policy allowing local governments to block refugees 

Impeachment live updates: House managers deliver impeachment articles to Senate; McConnell’s office says Senate will formally accept them Thursday

House members march articles of impeachment across Capitol to Senate

Schiff, Nadler lead group of House managers to prosecute Trump in Senate impeachment trial

List: House impeachment managers announced for Trump Senate trial

Colorado’s Jason Crow will help prosecute Trump in Senate

Democrats have new evidence in impeachment case but do Republicans want to hear it?

Pelosi and Schumer were right with the strategy to delay impeachment

Warren accused Sanders of calling her ‘a liar on national TV’ in their tense confrontation after Tuesday’s debate

Bloomberg campaign, fighting allegations of sexism, launches 'Women for Mike'

Trump signs partial economic deal with China, calls trade pact a ‘momentous step’

Trump is still pushing for a new nuclear deal with Iran. How likely is that?

White House Plans Tax Cut, Hopeful of a Republican House Majority

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1/14/20

Dow closes flat, bank shares jump led by JP Morgan

Trump’s trade deal with China won’t give many U.S. companies relief, as most tariffs will remain

McConnell opens door for Hunter Biden testimony at Trump trial

Senate restrictions on impeachment press coverage draw backlash

Republicans face internal brawl over impeachment witnesses 

John Bolton’s testimony looks increasingly likely

Chris Christie is reportedly back at the White House

Senate resolution to limit Trump’s military authority on Iran has enough GOP votes to pass, key Democrats say

Up to 10 GOP senators consider bucking Trump on war powers

Lawmakers from both parties criticize White House plan to take $7.2 billion in Pentagon funding for Trump’s border wall

The Iran nuclear deal hangs by a thread

READ: House docs on Giuliani associate Lev Parnas's texts, notes

Ukraine prosecutor offered information related to Biden in exchange for ambassador’s ouster, newly released materials show

House to vote Wednesday to send impeachment articles against Trump to the Senate

10 questions after Pelosi announces a Wednesday vote on transmitting the articles of impeachment 

Pelosi restricts McConnell to a narrow impeachment path

House committee threatens to subpoena if Pompeo

House releases note on 'Biden case' from Giuliani associate

Schumer on Trump tweet: 'How low can the president go?'

Democratic debate highlights: Candidates on foreign policy, health care and electability

Scorecard: Grading the debate performance of the Democratic candidates

Trump says he agrees with idea of replacing Obama-eraIran deal with his own

Trump holds rally in Wisconsin as Democrats take debate stage

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1/13/20

S&P 500 rises to record high after news the US will remove currency manipulator tag from

US budget deficit running 11.8% higher this year

U.S. coal-fired power plants closing fast despite Trump's pledge of support for industry

A pact with Trump on impeachment? McConnell’s Kentucky backers demand it.

Trump's fate rests with McConnell in impeachment trial

GOP senators reject plans to dismiss Trump impeachment

GOP leadership: There aren't 51 votes to dismiss Trump articles of impeachment

Rand Paul pledges to force Hunter Biden vote if GOP backs Dem impeachment witnesses

A GOP-led edge: Red states see less unemployment, more economic growth

Russian spies hacked Ukrainian gas company at heart of Trump impeachment trial, again entangling Moscow in domestic U.S. politics

U.S. commanders at al-Asad base believe Iranian missile barrage was designed to kill

Impeachment live updates: Preparations accelerate this week for historic Senate trial of Trump

What the Constitution actually says about a Senate impeachment trial

Rudy Giuliani Desperately Wants To Join Trump's Impeachment Defense Team

Trump’s traffic jam of false claims on preexisting conditions

To the Contrary, Trump Has Tried to Weaken Protections for Pre-existing Conditions

Trump Debuts a New Claim That Is the Actual Diametric Opposite of Reality

Trump criticized for retweeting image of Pelosi, Schumer in Muslim attire

Here’s what’s in the phase one China trade deal Trump is signing this week

Judge rules in favor of administration on family separations at border

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Iowa caucus countdown, Sanders vs. Warren

Schumer, Eyeing Senate's Top Job, Navigates Tricky Impeachment Terrain

Biden most trusted among Democratic primary voters on foreign relations: poll 

Cory Booker’s Exit From 2020 Race Ends a Once-Promising Political Chapter

Trump says ‘it doesn’t really matter’ if Iranian general posed an imminent threat

Trump asks Supreme Court to let immigrant 'public charge' rule take effect

Trump plans to divert $7.2 billion from Pentagon for border wall construction

Trump amplifies incendiary tweets about Nancy Pelosi after her comments on Iran protests

Trump unleashes tweetstorm on Democrats over Iran strike

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1/12/20

Business groups worry they won't see a Phase 2 Trump-China trade deal

Oil steady on easing U.S.-Iran tensions, eyes on China trade deal

GOP Senator said the 'problem' is with briefers, not Trump

Paul: US 'drifting away from' founders' desire that it be 'difficult to go to war'

Bill Weld's view of 2020 campaign coverage

Defense Secretary Esper said he ‘didn’t see’ evidence of an Iranian plot to attack four embassies

Top Trump administration officials decline to provide evidence that Soleimani would attack 4 US embassies

Esper: Gang of 8 'did not think' further intelligence on Iranian threat should be shared with Congress

Mnuchin dismisses 'rumor' that China's commitments in phase one of trade deal was changed in translation

Amash: Trump claim about US embassy threats 'seems to be totally made up'

The crisis between the US and Iran is far from over

Sunday shows - Administration officials grilled on Trump's Iran claims

FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace 1/12/20 | Breaking Fox News January 12, 2020

Poll: Most Americans disapprove of Trump approach to Iran

Pelosi says Trump ‘impeached for life’ despite McConnell’s ‘gamesmanship,’ ‘coverup’

Pelosi calls McConnell's support of dismissing impeachment articles a 'cover up'

Nancy Pelosi's moves delay start to Senate impeachment trial

Schiff: House Intelligence Committee 'considering' Bolton subpoena

Democratic senator: Trump told Laura Ingraham more about Soleimani killing than we heard in briefing

Democrats scramble to rein in Trump's Iran war powers

'I'm spending all my money to get rid of Trump': Michael Bloomberg

Trump says he 'couldn't care less' if Iran wants to negotiate

Trump, Pelosi square off ahead of impeachment trial

Trump hits Senate for giving impeachment 'credibility' by holding trial

Trump bemoans 'stigma' of impeachment

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1/11/20

Now Mike Lee knows what it feels like

Here's how partisan wrath over Trump's impeachment changed the future of 2 lawmakers

Showdown over Trump impeachment trial underscores power of Pelosi and McConnell

Amash accuses Trump of selling military support to Saudi Arabia

U.S. plans expulsions of at least a dozen Saudi military students whose colleague killed three at Pensacola military base

North Korea says it has 'been deceived by the U.S.'

Netanyahu praises Trump as US announces new Iran sanctions after missile strikes

White House's Plan To Dramatically Extend Controversial Travel Ban Triggers Outcry

Democrats conflicted over how to limit Trump's war powers

Democrats expand ground game to woo Latinos in Nevada

Biden holds wide lead among black voters in Democratic presidential race, Post-Ipsos poll finds

Trump tweets message of support to Iranian protesters: 'Your courage is inspiring'

Trump Brags About Serving Up American Troops to Saudi Arabia for Nothing More Than Cash

Trump signals intent to block Bolton

John Bolton impeachment testimony will be blocked, Donald Trump says

Trump campaign steps up attacks on Sanders

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1/10/20

Dow falls amid lackluster jobs data after briefly topping 29,000 for the first time

Job market ends 2019 with disappointing 145,000 growth in payrolls

Matt Gaetz, the ‘Trumpiest Congressman,’ cites principles for bucking president on war powers. Kevin McCarthy is ‘very shocked.’

These Republicans voted yes on the War Powers resolution

Graham, Paul rift deepens over Trump's war powers

For Trump’s Republican defenders, is there such thing as too much presidential power?

Collins says she's working with other GOP senators to allow impeachment witnesses

Senator Graham: Iranian leaders ‘religious Nazis’ who want to ‘kill all Jews’

Republican apologizes for saying Democrats 'in love with terrorists'

GOP Strategist Rick Wilson Torches Republicans With Scathing Trump Loyalty Rules

Mike Pompeo: ‘We don’t know precisely’ when or where Soleimani planned to attack 

On the day U.S. forces killed Soleimani, they targeted a senior Iranian official in Yemen

Without presenting any evidence, Trump now claims that Soleimani was plotting against 4 US embassies before he was assassinated

Trump reportedly told associates he killed Qassem Soleimani because he was under pressure from GOP senators before his impeachment trial

Is Preemptive Assassination the New Trump Doctrine?

Oops. Some federal workers are not covered by the new family leave law.

Shields and Brooks on Iran conflict, impeachment trial standoff

Pelosi signals House will transmit articles of impeachment against Trump to Senate as soon as next week

What did Democrats get out of holding up the articles of impeachment for weeks?

Foreign Affairs Democrats: 'Trump is confused' on Ethiopian claim

Tom Steyer appears to have qualified for the seventh Democratic debate

White House weighing proposal to tighten eligibility for disability benefits

Trump administration hits Iran with fresh sanctions after attack on U.S. forces

Trump administration refuses to heed Iraq’s call for troop withdrawal

Trump says he likes Utah Sen. Mike Lee but thinks he’s wrong about Iran briefing

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1/9/20

Dow surges 200 points to a record, led by Apple, as US-Iran tensions decrease

The Economy Is Expanding. Why Are Economists So Glum?

Confirmed: American businesses and consumers are paying 'approximately 100%' of Trump tariff costs

McConnell tells GOP senators to expect impeachment trial next week 

McConnell backs measure to change Senate rules, dismiss impeachment without articles

McConnell signs on to Hawley resolution to dismiss impeachment charges without trial

GOP leaders spar over adding House members to Trump’s impeachment defense team

The lawmakers who bucked their parties on the war powers resolution

They are in love with terrorists’: GOP lawmaker says Democrats ‘mourn Soleimani’ more than they grieve for Gold Star families

‘Republicans spread lie that Democrats 'mourn' Iranian general

North Korean nuclear threat is here

Iranian missile hit Ukrainian plane in possible unintentional firing, Western officials say
 
Mnuchin seeks delay of proposed disclosure of Secret Service spending on presidential travel until after election

Justice Dept. winds down Clinton-related inquiry once championed by Trump. It found nothing of consequence.

Trump’s Real Trade War Is Being Waged on the WTO
(By undermining the organization’s dispute resolution body, the administration is undoing decades of rules-based economic cooperation—to the United States’ own peril.)

Trump can’t cover his tracks on his Iran deal debacle

The Trump team’s increasingly jumbled case for striking Qasem Soleimani

House approves measure to restrain Trump’s actions on Iran 

Pelosi resists pressure to transmit impeachment articles to Senate

AnticipationBuilding, Pelosi Says She Will Send Impeachment Articles ‘Soon’

Duckworth slams Collins's comments: 'I left parts of my body in Iraq fighting terrorists'

Kaine revises Trump Iran war resolution as he courts GOP support

Trump says he could wait to finish China trade deal until after 2020 election

Trump proposes change to environmental rules to speed up highway projects, pipelines and more

Trump says Bolton testimony hinges on 'presidential privilege'

Watch live: Trump holds rally in Ohio

Trump, at Ohio rally, says Democrats would have leaked Soleimani attack plans

Trump: Soleimani was ‘looking to blow up our embassy’

Trump slams Democrats for criticism over strike on Iranian general

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1/8/20

Stocks rise, lifting Nasdaq to a record, after Trump’s comments on Iran attack ease tensions

U.S. Senate's McConnell: won't haggle with House over impeachment trial plan

GOP senators in sync on impeachment

On impeachment, pressure on Colorado’s Cory Gardner is from the right

Graham predicts Senate will take up impeachment trial next week

Paul fires back at Graham over Iran criticism: 'He insults the Constitution'

Trump’s Iran Strike Leaves Anti-War Republicans Out in the Cold Again

Sen. Lee on Iran briefing: Worst briefing I've seen on a military issue

Rand Paul, Mike Lee rip administration over 'insulting and demeaning' Iran briefing

Cracks emerge among Republicans over Trump’s handling of Iran crisis

Sen. Grassley turns to House Speaker Pelosi for help selling his drug pricing bill

VP Pence speaks to CBS News

Putin Moves to Heighten Russia’s Role After Suleimani Killing
(The Kremlin is expected to leap at a chance to further undermine U.S. credibility in the Middle East.)

'We knew there would be consequences': U.S.-Iran clash threatens war on terror

The U.S.-Iran shadow war is not over

Trump’s Chance to Take the High Road With Iran
(Tehran’s immediate retaliation for Qassem Soleimani’s killing could be an opportunity for both sides to de-escalate. Will Trump take it?)

Trump's long war on truth undermines his pitch for Americans' trust on Iran

On Iran, Trump dodges a bullet for now

Trump, Democrats set for brawl on Iran war powers

Trump Avoids North Korea as Iran Standoff Heats Up

U.S. court blocks Trump from enforcing 'public charge' immigration rule

U.S. appeals court stays judge's ruling blocking military funds for border wall

Democrats 'utterly unpersuaded' by evidence behind Soleimani strike

Pelosi says House will vote Thursday on measure to limit Trump's military actions regarding Iran

Susan Rice rips Trump for accusing Obama admin of funding Iran missiles: 'Despicable lies'

Impeachment live updates: More Democrats say Pelosi should send over articles as McConnell accuses speaker of ‘shameless game-playing’

Transcript of Trump’s Iran speech, annotated

Trump says US will hit Iran with ‘punishing economic sanctions’ after attacks on Iraqi bases

Trump warns Iran but says US 'ready to embrace peace with all who seek it'

Trump takes off-ramp in Iran crisis

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1/7/20

Dow and S&P 500 dip as investors weigh risk of possible US-Iran conflict

US trade deficit falls more than expected to hit lowest level since Trump took office

McConnell takes round one in impeachment battle

McConnell says Trump impeachment trial rules will be passed without Democrats

Senate Republicans have votes to start impeachment trial without calling witnesses immediately

Graham: Iran missile attack 'an act of war'

Rand Paul warns Trump admin after Iran retaliatory strike: War must go through Congress

Senate Republican blocks unanimous consent on resolution calling targeting cultural sites a war crime

Senate panel passes new North American trade deal, moving it closer to ratification

Rep. Duncan Hunter will resign from Congress on Jan. 13

Ex-RNC Chair Warns ‘Republican Party Is Going To Own' Trump's Actions On Iran

Live updates: More than 12 Iranian missiles launched at two bases in Iraq, Pentagon confirms

Iran vows to ‘set ablaze place America loves’; crowds shout: ‘Death to Israel

Iranian diplomat after strike: 'We do not seek escalation or war'

Pentagon ships 2,500 Marines to the Mideast
(The additional forces sail out as the Defense chief tries to defuse furor over threats to Iranian cultural sites.)

Europeans shift troops from Iraq, warn fight against Islamic State is imperiled because of U.S. actions

Europe’s Green Deal Could Open a New Front in the Trade War
(Economic tensions with China may be soothed, but in 2020, Trump will have other trade concerns to worry about.)

Trump Administration Quietly Goes After Disability Benefits

Trump Wavers Over Impeachment Trial With Bolton Offer Now in Mix

Days After Suleimani Killing, Trump Campaign Promotes It on Facebook

Bloomberg and Trump Buy Super Bowl Ads at $10 Million Each

'It's a spiral now': Democrats say they're not surprised by Iran attack

Biden: Iran escalation shows Trump 'dangerously incompetent'

Pelosi digs in on impeachment rules fight

Pelosi says impeachment articles won’t go to Senate until she learns more about how trial would be conducted

Mike Bloomberg is pounding voters with a single ad. It's about health insurance. 

Live updates: Trump says he will make statement Wednesday in response to Iranian strike at two bases in Iraq

'All is well' Trump tweets after Iran hits Iraq bases housing US troops

Trump: It's not the 'right' time for U.S. to pull out troops from Iraq

Trump Administration Quietly Goes After Disability Benefits

Trump Wavers Over Impeachment Trial With Bolton Offer Now in Mix

Days After Suleimani Killing, Trump Campaign Promotes It on Facebook

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1/6/20

Dow recovers from 200-point drop to finish higher as investors shake off geopolitical concerns

Another Look at Trump’s Tax Cuts

McConnell has the votes to block Democrats' witness demands in Trump impeachment trial

GOP senators introduce resolution to change rules, dismiss impeachment without articles

Romney wants 'to hear from John Bolton' in impeachment trial

Cory Gardner, facing impeachment questions from all sides, is mum as the Senate looks ahead

Bolton’s willingness to testify in Trump’s impeachment trial ramps up pressure on Senate Republicans

Bolton says he is prepared to testify in Senate trial if subpoenaed

Rand Paul: Trump 'got bad advice' on killing of Soleimani

The Middle East Is More Stable When the United States Stays Away

The U.S. Public Still Doesn’t Want War With Iran

Speaker at Soleimani's funeral procession puts $80 million bounty on Trump

Defense Secretary Esper says U.S. has made no decision to leave Iraq

Pompeo decides against run for U.S. Senate seat in Kansas

Trump’s Iran policy is heavy on posture, light on strategy

Trump’s order to kill Soleimani is already starting to backfire

Tamara Keith and Lisa Lerer on Soleimani killing, Iowa poll numbers

Pressure mounts on Pelosi as GOP moves to toss impeachment charges

Schumer cites Bolton as reason for key Republicans to join Democrats' demand for Senate trial witnesses

House to vote on limiting Trump’s military powers regarding Iran, Pelosi says

Senate Democratic leaders push Trump to release intelligence behind Soleimani strike

After Trump’s threat, administration begins drafting possible sanctions against Iraq

Trump tweets Iran will 'never have a nuclear weapon'

Trump administration denies Iran's top diplomat visa to attend UN meeting

Trump offers Australian PM assistance in fighting widespread fires

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1/5/20

Top Republican suggests changing Senate rules to begin Trump impeachment trial within days

Mitch McConnell is back -- and holding the line on impeachment

Impeachment battle lines harden ahead of pivotal week

Graham mulls rule changes to start impeachment trial without articles

GOP rep: Democrats changing their mind on impeachment trial rules

Graham calls Iran 'the cancer of the Middle East'

Rubio: Trump has shown 'tremendous restraint' on Iran

GOP rep: Pelosi is leaving a 'sad' legacy

Pompeo says administration's 'maximum pressure' strategy on Iran is 'absolutely' working

Pompeo: US targeting 'actual decision-makers' in Iran instead of proxies

Pompeo defends Soleimani strike as critics question intel, timing

Pompeo dismisses Iraqi leader’s call for all foreign troops to leave

Chris Christie: Trump understands that Iran only responds to force

Key Trump adviser predicts USMCA will pass Senate as early as Friday

Iran announces it is suspending its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal

Iraq votes to expel U.S. troops after Iran Gen. Qasem Soleimani's killing

US said seeing signs Iran prepping ballistic missiles as Tehran vows revenge

Missiles hit near US embassy in Iraq, base housing troops after generals slain

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace 1/5/20 FULL | Breaking Fox News January 5, 2020

Trump faces Iran crisis with fewer experienced advisers and strained relations with traditional allies

Impeachment uncertainty clouds Trump's legal defense plans

Superfund backlog grows under Trump
(A lack of funding has created the longest waiting list of toxic cleanup projects in years, the EPA says.)
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Dems: No rush to turn over articles of impeachment

Schumer: 'We do not need this president either bumbling or impulsively getting us into a major war'

Schiff: I haven't seen intelligence that 'taking out' Soleimani would 'stop the plotting'

Murphy on Iraqi expulsion vote: 'You can already see the consequences to US security in the region' after Soleimani killing

Senate Democrat: 'We learned the hard way in the Iraq War' that administrations can 'manipulate' intel

Senate intel Democrat: Soleimani death could be 'rallying force' for anti-American activity

House Foreign Affairs panel fires back at Trump in tweet: 'You're not a dictator'

Omar, Lee introduce House resolution preventing US military action against Iran not authorized by Congress

Trump claims his 'Media Posts' on Twitter now count as official notification to Congress about any plans to attack Iran

Trump administration tried to stop Iraqi parliament's vote on expelling US troops

Trump says he'll sanction Iraq if US troops forced to leave

Trump warns of 'disproportionate' response if Iran strikes US targets

Trump doubles down on threat to Iran cultural sites

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1/4/20

Least deliberative Senate faces weighty task of holding Trump’s impeachment trial

Guest Commentary: The GOP must stand for the rule of law and hold a fair trial

Republicans have wanted the US to go to war with Iran for years despite Trump's claims to the contrary

A Shocked Iraq Reconsiders Its Relationship With the U.S.

The Dangers Posed by the Killing of Qassem Suleimani

Why Soleimani’s killing is different from other targeted attacks by U.S.

Iran threatens Tel Aviv, US bases in Middle East after killing of Soleimani

Former acting CIA director: 'There will be dead Americans' as result of Soleimani killing

Waist deep and sinking in the Middle East: We're now at war with Iran

Pompeo after Soleimani strike: 'The Europeans haven't been as helpful as I wish that they could be'

Mar-a-Lago Guests and Israel Had More Prior Knowledge of Strike on Soleimani Than Democratic Leaders

Pelosi slams White House's War Powers notification on Soleimani strike

Biden rips Trump tweets on Iran: 'Incredibly dangerous and irresponsible'

White House Refuses to Release 20 Emails About Ukraine Aid Freeze

Trump plunges toward the kind of Middle Eastern conflict he pledged to avoid

Trump threatens reprisals against Iran should U.S. assets or Americans come under attack

Trump issues warning to Tehran: ‘We have targeted 52 Iranian sites’

The White House has formally notified Congress of the Soleimani strike

Trump gives Congress justification for missile strike, shields document from public view

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1/3/20

Dow drops the most in a month after US airstrike on Iran’s top military leader spooks investors

Spiking oil prices have led to recessions in the past, and that’s why the stock market is on edge

U.S. farmers see another bleak year despite Phase 1 trade deal

Mitch McConnell rejects Nancy Pelosi’s influence on impeachment trial as a ‘nonstarter’

McConnell defends communication with White House on impeachment and says it's a 'fantasy that the speaker of the House will get to hand design' trial

U.S. strike on top Iranian commander sharply divides Congress

US Republicans, Democrats spar over killing of Iran commander

Tennessee Rep. Phil Roe says he'll retire at end of year

Suleimani Killing Sparks Fear of War and Economic Turmoil
(Oil markets expect escalation in wake of U.S. strike on Iranian general.)

Iran Loses Its Indispensable Man
(The killing of Qassem Soleimani robs the regime of the central figure for its ambitions in the Middle East.)

Trump's Order to Assassinate Qasem Soleimani Has Kicked Over the Hornet's Nest

Iran supreme leader vows ‘severe revenge’ after US kills top general

Iran can call on powerful friends if conflict engulfs region

Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq: U.S. Personnel and Allies Across Region Could Be Targets

U.S. sending 3,000 more troops to Mideast as reinforcements

Airstrike Pushes National Security to Forefront of 2020 Race

Years before killing Qasem Soleimani, Trump warned Obama would start a war with Iran to get reelected

For Trump, a Risky Gamble to Deter Iran
(The goal was to prove American resolve in the face of Iranian attacks. Now, American officials have no doubt the Iranians will respond — but they don’t know how quickly, or how furiously.)

How Trump decided to kill a top Iranian general

Trump’s Iran Policy Is Brain-Dead
(Lacking coherent objectives and a strategy for achieving them, moves like the assassination of Qassem Suleimani are foreign policy as theater—and could leave the United States worse off.)

Trump upended three decades of U.S. strategy with North Korea, but the gamble has failed to pay off

Giuliani associate can give impeachment investigators phone data, documents seized by prosecutors, judge says

Shields and Brooks on Iran general’s killing, 2020 Democrats’ fundraising

Democrats Warn Of Massive Consequences After Assassination Of Soleimani

Pelosi says Trump launched strike killing Iranian general without authorization

Sanders, Khanna introduce legislation to block funding for a war with Iran

Kaine introduces resolution to block war with Iran

Pelosi accuses McConnell of 'doubling down on his violation of his oath' on Trump trial

Schumer says Senate no closer to setting rules for trial; McConnell says chamber will continue with ‘ordinary business’

Democratic-led states ask Supreme Court to quickly review Affordable Care Act’s legality

Bloomberg rises to third place alongside Warren in national poll

Live updates: Trump says Iranian military leader was killed by drone strike ‘to stop a war,’ warns Iran not to retaliate

White House quietly threatened to veto spending legislation over ‘dreamers’ issue

Trump rallies evangelical supporters: 'We have God on our side'

Trump lashes out at 'squad': 'They hate Jewish people'

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1/2/20

Dow jumps 300 points to start 2020, continuing last year’s big rally

Oil Jumps After Trump Orders Deadly Strike on Iranian Commander

Minimum wage increases fueling faster wage growth for those at the bottom

How Cutting Food Stamps Can Add Costs Elsewhere
(When people eat better, they enjoy better health, reducing not just suffering, but also some expenses.)

Impeachment live updates: Senate leaders remain in standoff over Trump trial; president’s campaign says fundraising helped by House action

The Senate and the public need to hear from Mulvaney and Bolton

All eyes on McConnell as Senate returns Friday

Pelosi and McConnell Begin 2020 in Standoff Over Trump Impeachment Trial

GOP senator plans to seek dismissal of impeachment articles

Senators, keep your oaths ('so help you God')

Ten senators to watch on Trump impeachment trial

Grassley tells 'whoever keeps watch on' Trump to read up on Roaring '20s

More than 200 lawmakers urge Supreme Court to 'reconsider' Roe v. Wade

Pentagon launched airstrike that killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, Defense Sec. Mark Esper says

Senior Iranian, Iraqi commanders killed in Baghdad airstrike, Iraqi state TV reports

Pompeo thanks Netanyahu for support after Iraq embassy attack

U.S. slaps sanctions on Cuba defense minister over support for Venezuela's Maduro

Trump impeachment: Unredacted emails reveal order to withhold Ukraine aid came directly from president, report says

Exclusive: Unredacted Ukraine Documents Reveal Extent of Pentagon’s Legal Concerns 

Trump EPA has largest backlog of toxic waste cleanups in 15 years

‘Trump Money’ Is Buying Silence as Unprecedented Payments Go to Farmers

Trump Cost Taxpayers An Extra $5 Million By Starting Afghanistan Trip In Florida

Top Senate Democrat Received No Advance Notice Of U.S. Strike On Iran General

Schumer: Newly revealed emails a 'devastating blow' to McConnell's impeachment trial plans

Pelosi faces decision on articles of impeachment

Third US Senator banned from the Philippines over support of top government critic

Julián Castro drops out of presidential race

'What the hell were you thinking?': Trump berated White House staff for not telling him Putin was trying to call him 

Trump Rattles Mideast and U.S. Politics With Risky Iran Strike

Trump takes massive gamble with killing of Iranian commander

Trump administration restricts some e-cigarette flavors

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1/1/20

Lawmakers close to finalizing federal strategy to defend against cyberattacks

Supporters of Iranian-backed militia end siege of U.S. Embassy in Baghdad 

Kim Jong Un threatens 'shocking actual action' against U.S.

DHS to review state laws granting driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants

Impeachment Trial Looming, Chief Justice Reflects on Judicial Independence

The U.S. chief justice who will preside over Trump's trial

Trump attacked for spending '1 in every 5 days' at a golf club in 2019

Ranking the Democrats: Who has best chance of winning nomination?

Trump Shrugs Off Kim Jong Un's Nuclear Testing Threat: 'He Likes Me'

Trump signs bill to eliminate rape kit testing backlog

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12/31/19

Stocks post best annual gain in 6 years with the S&P 500 surging more than 28%

Watch CNBC’s full interview with Peter Navarro

Trump's tariffs are backfiring on the U.S., Fed finds

Initial U.S.-China trade deal has major hole: Beijing’s massive business subsidies

Senate Republican predicts impeachment trial ends by State of the Union

Republican senators unite behind no-witness impeachment trial strategy

GOP Sen. Collins says she's open to impeachment witnesses

Giuliani says he would be willing to testify in impeachment trial

GOP Rep.'s Request For Reading Recommendations Goes Spectacularly Awry

Militia supporters chanting ‘Death to America’ break into U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad 

U.S. rushes security reinforcements after Iran-backed militia raids embassy in Iraq

Esper says 750 troops to deploy 'immediately' in response to violent embassy protests in Iraq

US readies 4,000 troops for deployment to Middle East amid Baghdad unrest

Kim says world will soon witness 'new strategic weapon'

North Korea ends test moratoriums, threatens 'new' weapon

Pollution fears grow as rules on clean water are rolled back

EPA’s scientific advisers warn its regulatory rollbacks clash with established science

Trump’s threat to democracy

Trump Organization fires more undocumented workers — a year after its use of illegal labor was revealed

Poll: 61 percent of independents think U.S. is on wrong track

Senator Explains Why It's Crucial For Key Witnesses To Testify In Trump's Trial

Trump says he will sign ‘phase one’ China trade deal on Jan. 15 at the White House

Trump administration expected to announce limited vaping ban this week

Trump says happy to have a trial in the Senate, but he does not really care

Trump calls Pelosi the 'most overrated person I know'

Trump accuses Iran of ‘orchestrating’ Baghdad embassy breach and violence

After protesters storm US Embassy in Iraq, shouting 'Death to America,' Donald Trump says Iran will 'pay a very big price'

Trump threatens Iran over embassy incident, which he calls the 'Anti-Benghazi'

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12/30/19

Dow drops nearly 200 points on second-to-last day of trading, trimming big gain for the year

The Fed seems to have halted a potential crisis in the overnight lending market — for now

How Big Companies Won New Tax Breaks From the Trump Administration

The Stock Market Is Booming, but Democrats Say, Look Who's Been Left Out

What’s Mitch McConnell’s endgame in shaping the Senate impeachment trial to benefit Trump?

Susan Collins says she's 'open' to calling witnesses in Senate impeachment trial

Republicans are still trying to steal your health insurance

US airstrikes take tensions with Iran to new level

U.S. airstrikes on Iranian-backed militia draw condemnation, retaliation threats in Iraq

Pompeo heads to Kyiv as Senate impeachment trial over Ukraine dealings looms

Giuliani’s Ukraine efforts are a formalization of the rumor-to-Trump pipeline

Trump’s lawyer and the Venezuelan president: How Giuliani got involved in back-channel talks with Maduro

Giuliani associate to turn over iPhone data, documents to House committee

3 years in, no sign of Trump's replacement for Obamacare

Behind the Ukraine Aid Freeze: 84 Days of Conflict and Confusion
(The inside story of President Trump’s demand to halt military assistance to an ally shows the price he was willing to pay to carry out his agenda.)

Trump says he has been denied due process. But the Constitution does not afford him that.

Trump impeachment trial drags Roberts into spotlight

Susan Page and Domenico Montanaro on the decade in politics

Pelosi's half right constitutional claim leaves the House all wrong

Schumer renews call for witnesses to testify in impeachment trial in wake of 'game changer' report

Black Democrats energized to vote Trump out: poll

Biden says he'd consider tapping a Republican for a running mate

Trump, Putin discussed Russia attack, arms control, relations

Trump says he has been denied due process. But the Constitution does not afford him that.

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12/29/19

GOP senator: Trump isn't a role model for young people

Graham: Giuliani should share info he has with intel community to ensure 'it's not Russian propaganda'

Sen. Kennedy defends McConnell for working with president during impeachment trial

Scalise on impeachment trial: Pelosi 'can run for the Senate if she wants to be a senator'

US launches airstrikes targeting Iran-backed militia in Iraq, Syria

U.S. strikes in Iraq and Syria target Iranian-backed militia, Pentagon says

Taliban council agrees to cease-fire in Afghanistan

Putin thanks Trump for helping foil terrorist acts in Russia

Science Under Attack: How Trump Is Sidelining Researchers and Their Work

A government shutdown and the biggest raise in a decade: How Trump gave federal workers whiplash in 2019

National security adviser O’Brien defends Trump’s handling of Edward Gallagher case

Trump’s lawyer and the Venezuelan president: How Giuliani got involved in back-channel talks with

FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace 12/29/19 | Breaking Fox News December 29, 2019

Senate Democrat on impeachment trial: 'If you have a rigged trial there's no exoneration in acquittal'

Democratic congressman: McConnell is making a 'mockery of the entire system' with impeachment approach

Democrats worry impeachment acquittal will embolden Trump

Left presses 2020 Democrats to retake the courts from Trump

Schumer briefed by FBI on anti-Semitic attack in New York

Biden hits back at Sanders's claim that Trump 'will eat his lunch'

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis says he is receiving treatment for Stage 4 pancreatic cancer

Trump escalates pressure campaign on Tehran with appeal to Iranians

Trump Retweet of Alleged Whistle-Blower’s Name is Back on Twitter

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12/28/19

Senate GOP wants speedy Trump acquittal

Impeachment trial will supercharge battle for Senate

Donald Trump has violated his oath. Mitch McConnell is about to violate 2 of them.

Trump’s quest to shatter GOP economics reached its culmination in 2019

North Korea holds political conference before year-end concessions deadline set for US

‘Stay vigilant’ with North Korea despite failure to deliver ‘Christmas gift’: Experts

Trump’s North Korean gamble falters
(Three summits and many photo ops later, the U.S. finds itself back at square one with Kim Jong Un.)

Trump's proposed Social Security disability cuts could end benefits for thousands. What to know

Is Trump losing support among evangelicals?

Trump must be removed — for more than reasons offered in impeachment

Could the DEA have stopped the opioid epidemic by cutting off the supply?

Pelosi gets under Trump's skin on impeachment

Former Democratic senator on McConnell impeachment strategy: 'Unfathomable'

Biden tries to explain why he would refuse to testify in Senate impeachment trial

'I would obey any subpoena': Joe Biden now says

Trump says California, New York must ask 'politely' if they
want federal aid for homeless

Trump’s quest to shatter GOP economics reached its culmination in 2019

Trump retweets a post naming the alleged whistleblower

Trump retweets, deletes post naming alleged whistleblower

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12/27/19

S&P 500 notches fifth straight week of gains as market rallies into end of 2019

Fed study: Trump tariffs backfired, caused job losses and higher prices

Graham complains Democrats are persecuting, not prosecuting, Trump

GOP demands apology after liberal PAC features 'regretful' Trump voter who didn't vote in 2016

House GOP vows to use impeachment to cut into Democratic majority

Blumenthal: Five to 10 Republicans have 'severe misgivings' about McConnell strategy

Law professor writes Kentucky newspaper op-ed accusing McConnell of breaking two oaths

Congress Wants to Force Trump's Hand on Human Rights in China and Beyond 

The U.S.-Chinese Trade War Just Entered Phase 2

Even as the U.S. and China agree to trade truce, they are edging toward partial economic divorce

Navy SEALs who turned in Gallagher: He is 'freaking evil'

LA Times editorial board torches Trump on climate

Trump Impeachment Trial Is Chief Justice Roberts' Nightmare

Shields and Brooks on 2019 in review, 2020 predictions

'Trump is powerless': House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is doing to the president what no one else has in the 3 years since he took office

Democrats brace for 'bloody' primary season

Schumer wants 'impartial' impeachment trial for Trump but didn't want one for Clinton 

Biden says he would not comply with a Senate subpoena in Trump's impeachment trial

Trump signed three bills affecting Native Americans. Here's what they do.

Most Washington-area federal employees to receive 3.52 percent raise

Trump just retweeted a 'QAnon' conspiracy-theory hashtag to his 68 million followers

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12/26/19

Nasdaq crosses 9,000, Dow and S&P 500 notch new highs as year-end rally rolls on

Trump stock market rally is far outpacing past US presidents

‘We can’t even put food on our own table’: American family farmers are struggling amid bad markets and Trump's trade war

GOP predicts bipartisan acquittal at Trump impeachment trial

Whistleblower's lawyer questions GOP senator's whistleblower protection caucus membership

North Korea keeps world on edge with promised 'gift' to US

Pentagon's 'leak' of commando drill sends message to North Korea

Germans think Trump is more dangerous to world peace than Kim Jong Un and Putin: survey

Public support for Trump conviction at all-time high, poll finds

Hispanic voters are growing in power. Why are Democratic presidential candidates ignoring them?

Trump sends warning to Assad and his allies against Syrian military offensive

Trump pushed drug cartel policy despite Cabinet objections

On Border, Trump Moves to Build His Wall One Landowner at a Time

Trump Pushes Out Tweet Naming Alleged Whistleblower

Trump goes after Pelosi in early morning tweets complaining about impeachment

Trump lashes out at "Crazy Nancy" Pelosi and San Francisco, suggests a primary challenge

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12/25/19

McConnell flexes reelection muscle with $1B gift for Kentucky

Murkowski 'disturbed' by McConnell's pledge for 'total coordination' with White House on impeachment

Liz Cheney undecided, Lummis dominates Wyoming Senate race

The Lincoln Project takes on Trump — and possibly Maine’s Susan Collins

In aftermath of Ukraine crisis, a climate of mistrust and threats

U.S. Cybercom contemplates information warfare to counter Russian interference in 2020 election

Bill Barr’s DOJ Tells the Courts and Congress to Get Lost

McCabe accuses Trump officials of withholding evidence in lawsuit over firing

Trump's tweets became more negative during impeachment, finds USA Today

Trump says he and Xi will sign China trade deal

Trump slams 'very unfair' treatment of Stone, Flynn; dodges pardon questions

Trumps wish Americans 'Merry Christmas' as they mark holiday

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12/24/19

S&P 500 closes little changed, Nasdaq inches higher to a record in shortened session

A lot has changed since the market panic last Christmas Eve with the S&P 500 up nearly 40% since

Impasse over Senate impeachment trial likely to last weeks as both sides dig in

Senators seek to weaponize Clinton trial in Trump impeachment

North Korea never halted efforts to build powerful new weapons, experts say

North Korea seems likely to test long-range missile as it returns to ‘old tactics’ in talks with US

The United States Needs a Strategy for Artificial Intelligence

The Constitution tells us impeachment is valid even though the Speaker has not transmitted it

Trump could be impeached a 2nd time if the House obtains new evidence of obstruction from former White House counsel Don McGahn

Justice for all in impeachment impasse is in chief justice's hands

Rudy Giuliani Doubles Down On Anti-Semitic Attacks Against George Soros

Conservative commentator rips Trump's signature tax overhaul: 'It was a big mistake'

Fresh Evidence in Hand, Schumer Demands More Emails and Documents

Biden’s speaking up for those of us with a stutter silences Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s taunts

Trump says US will 'deal with' North Korea Christmas gift

Trump is rolling back over 80 environmental regulations. Here are five big changes you might have missed in 2019

Trump more negative, prolific on Twitter amid Democratic impeachment inquiry

Trump attacks Democrats over impeachment following call with military members

Trump lashes out at Pelosi, Democrats after exchanging holiday greetings with troops

Trump attacks on wind turbines, low-flow toilets and LED lightbulbs set up key campaign clash with Democrats

Trump doesn't rule out pardon for convicted confidant Roger Stone

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12/23/19

Dow rises nearly 100 points to another record close, Boeing shares lead the gains

China will lower import tariffs on over 850 products from January 1, finance ministry says

Mitch McConnell fires back at impeachment trial critics: 'Let's quit the charade'

There's no requirement — nor need — for an actual trial in the Senate 

Mitch McConnell says Republicans haven’t ruled out calling witnesses in Trump’s impeachment trial

McConnell: Senate GOP has not ruled out witnesses in Trump trial

'I will support the president' on Senate trial and witnesses: Sen. Ron Johnson

'I got a lot of problems': Rand Paul airs his impeachment grievance as part of Seinfeld's 'Festivus'

Susan Collins Is Suddenly Opposing Trump's Court Picks Amid Tough Reelection Bid

Sen. Mitt Romney reflects on his first year in office

Republicans are leaving the House at a record pace. Why?

Republican group to run ads in target states demanding testimony from White House officials in Trump impeachment trial

Russia vows retaliation over US sanctions on pipeline 

Giuliani says investigators are 'jealous a**holes' and claims Soros is 'hardly a Jew' in rambling new interview

Mulvaney deputy tapped for White House tech post

Christianity Today again slams Trump, raises issue of 'unconditional loyalty'

Christianity Today receives boost in new subscriptions after calling for Trump’s removal, editor in chief says

Impeachment's scars cut deep with Trump, say those who know him

Trump Elevates an Anti-Semitic Slur Into Law

Nancy Pelosi defends withholding articles of impeachment, cites Trump's 'phony complaints'

Pelosi fires back at Trump for criticizing impeachment process

House lawyers open door to more articles of impeachment

Senate Democrat requests opinion on legality of Trump's Ukraine aid delay

Biden maintains national lead after December debate: poll 

Mike Bloomberg is plowing millions of dollars into a secretive tech firm he founded months ago as he seeks the White House

Trump blasts Pelosi for 'crying for fairness' in Senate trial

Donald Trump promotes White House aide who refused to testify in impeachment inquiry

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12/22/19

GOP senator calls Pelosi's withholding of impeachment articles 'bizarre' after 'rush' to vote

GOP senator: Pelosi doesn't have the right to stall articles of impeachment

Republicans attack Pelosi for impeachment stalemate

McCarthy recommends Collins, Ratcliffe, Jordan to represent Trump in Senate impeachment trial

Graham says he doesn't think GOP senators will vote to compel testimony from Mulvaney, Bolton

GOP congressman: Trump has reached conservative base 'like no person in my lifetime'

GOP governors grapple with whether to accept refugees or not

Fear and Loyalty: How Donald Trump Took Over the Republican Party

New Missile Test Looms as Trump Fails to Sway Kim

Bolton says he doesn't think Trump admin 'really means it' on stopping North Korea nukes

Trump faces pivotal year with Russia on arms control

US-Israel fund to invest $6.4 million in 7 joint clean-energy R&D projects

FULL Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace 12/22/19 | Breaking FOX News Today December 22,2019

Independent voters will make Donald Trump a one-term president

Christianity Today editor: Trump's 'public morality' makes him 'unfit' for office

White House official ordered aid to Ukraine be withheld 91 minutes after Trump call with Ukraine president, documents show

Schumer: Newly released emails show importance of White House witnesses in Senate trial

Senate Democrat: Pelosi 'doing exactly the right thing' withholding articles of impeachment

Senate Democrat: Not unreasonable for Pelosi to wait to transfer impeachment articles

Senate Democrat says he's not worried about losing Alabama seat if he votes against Trump in Senate trial

Democrat: I'll vote to acquit Trump if 'dots aren't connected'

Durbin: Democrats and Republicans have 'gone too far' saying how they'll vote before impeachment trial

Van Drew: Final straw on party switch was NJ county chairman telling me I 'have to' vote for impeachment

Trump rails against delay in moving impeachment to Senate

Trump urges students to back his agenda and oppose impeachment

Trump had brief encounter with Giuliani on Saturday

Trump rails against windmills: 'I never understood wind'

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12/21/19

Trump and Xi sparked a year-end rally that should continue into new year

Mitch McConnell, Master of the Blockade, Plots Impeachment Strategy

Susan Collins set to play pivotal role in impeachment drama

Biden-Graham friendship, forged in war zones, fractures under the pressures of impeachment and Trump

GOP state lawmaker refuses to resign after report that he participated in armed standoff

Satellite photos show North Korea expanding factory linked to long-range missile production

Ukraine funding freeze ordered hours after Zelensky call

Emails Show White House Moved To Halt Ukraine Aid Right After 'Perfect Call'

Trump admin forced to turn over new Ukraine aid documents

Trump Has a Habit of Quoting His Allies on Twitter Saying Things They Never Said

1 in every 4 circuit court judges is now a Trump appointee

Majority of voters are in favor of Trump impeachment and removal: poll

Evangelical Trump supporters bash Christianity Today for calling for removal from office

Biden-Graham friendship, forged in war zones, fractures under the pressures of impeachment and Trump

Clyburn to White House: 'I am not going to be intimidated'

Democrat Bloomberg opens campaign offices in three battleground states

Trump slams House's impeachment delay as 'so unfair'

Trump blasts 'unfair' impeachment, 'extreme leftists' in speech to young conservatives

Trump to conservative student summit: Pelosi has 'no case' on impeachment

Trump touts Putin speaking out against his impeachment

Trump to headline event for evangelicals in the new year

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12/20/19

S&P 500 jumps to another record as rally stretches to 4 weeks

'It's killing us': midwestern workers savaged by Trump's trade wars

U.S. Steel to Eliminate 1,545 Michigan Jobs

Unhappy Birthday? Trump Tax Cuts Turn 2

Pelosi and McConnell, masters of the congressional chessboard, face off over impeachment

Jeff Flake: The president is on trial. So are my Senate Republican colleagues

Will Hurd and the Myth of the Reasonable Republican

Trump's Dingell insults disrupt GOP unity amid impeachment

Congress showers health care industry with multi-billion victory after wagging finger at it for much of 2019

U.S. to Ramp Up Counterterrorism Efforts in Sahel Region

Canadian drug distributors say no to Trump import plan

Federal judge rejects bid to kill Keystone pipeline lawsuits

Evangelical Trump supporters bash Christianity Today for calling for removal from office

Evangelical Leaders Close Ranks With Trump After Scathing Editorial

Twenty-five Jewish lawmakers ask Trump to fire Stephen Miller over 'white nationalist' comments

Where does President Trump stand on issues that matter to Jewish voters in 2020?

Trump’s mean streak spares no one — living or dead

Shields and Brooks on Trump’s impeachment reaction, Democratic debate

Pelosi: Power of gavel means Trump is 'impeached forever'

Pelosi and McConnell, masters of the congressional chessboard, face off over impeachment

Schumer Joins Pelosi in Backing Plan to Sit on Impeachment Articles

Joe Biden accuses Trump of stoking anti-Semitism

Trump signs massive spending bill, avoiding a government shutdown

Trump administration demanded Democrats strip Ukraine aid language from spending package

Trump signs defense bill creating Space Force

Donald Trump signs off on sanctions against Russian pipeline Nord Stream 2

Trump's transformation of the courts barrels onward

Trump touts 'very good' Xi phone call

Trump accepts Pelosi's invitation to give State of Union speech on Feb. 4

Trump taunts Pelosi for engaging in impeachment 'quid pro quo' with Senate

Trump attacks Christianity Today over bruising editorial

Trump rages at Christian magazine that called him ‘grossly immoral,’ but still finds evangelical support

Trump’s Impeachment Defense in Washington and in Battle Creek

Trump is impeached but unchastened
(President responds to new crisis in his usual way: ignore the stigma and claim victory.)

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12/19/19

S&P 500 rises, tops 3,200 for the first time as investors ignore Trump’s impeachment

McConnell, Schumer fail to reach agreement on impeachment trial

McConnell blasts House impeachment, pledges Senate stability

McConnell blasts impeachment effort as 'most unfair' in history

McConnell calls Pelosi 'too afraid' to give impeachment articles to Senate

As House votes to impeach Trump, McConnell pushes 13 judge nominations through Senate

Senate leaders punt impeachment trial deal until after holidays

Ted Cruz welcomes Pelosi's delay sending impeachment articles to Senate: Dems 'are in a total panic'

Lindsay Graham: Trump Is 'Mad As Hell... He Is Demanding His Day In Court'

Trump impeachment: Republican group urges GOP senators to take trial seriously

This is Mitt Romney’s moment

Trump shocks, earns GOP rebukes with Dingell remarks

Senate passes spending bills to avoid a government shutdown, sending them to Trump

Trump ally U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows won't seek reelection

New Jersey Rep. Jeff Van Drew, anti-impeachment Democrat, flips to Republican Party

Christianity Today editor calls for Trump to be removed from office

Space Force will start small but let Trump claim a big win

Nancy Pelosi won't commit to sending articles of impeachment to Senate

Pelosi’s delay sparks standoff with Senate GOP over Trump impeachment trial

Democrats rally behind Pelosi on delay of articles

Chuck Schumer: Witnesses Are 'Essential' To Democratic Agreement On Impeachment Trial

Schumer rips McConnell: Why are you afraid of impeachment witnesses?

House narrowly passes bill that would restore SALT tax benefits to higher-income Americans

House passes reworked North American trade deal in victory for Trump, Democrats

Democratic senators tweet photos of pile of House-passed bills 'dead on Mitch McConnell's desk'

Key takeaways from Democratic presidential debate in L.A.

Winners and losers from the December Democratic debate

Trump lashes out at Democrats’ ‘illegal… suicide march’ after impeachment vote

Trump rails against delay in moving impeachment to Senate

The President Attacked a Widow at a Rally Because His Offenses Are Not Just Against the Constitution

Trump shocks, earns GOP rebukes with Dingell remarks

‘THIS IS AN ASSAULT’: History collides with Trump

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12/18/19

S&P 500 inches into the red, ending five day winning streak

A $10 trillion debt burden coming due one day could hit the stock market and Amazon, UBS proposes

Uncertainty remains on Wall Street about China-US phase one agreement: ‘More trade truce than deal’

‘We squandered a major economic recovery': Harvard professor

Sen. Mitch McConnell on possible impeachment trial: 'I'm not impartial about this at all'

Graham warns Giuliani: 'I hope you know what you're talking about'

Republican group targets Graham in ad calling for fair Senate trial

Senate GOP blasts impeachment: 'The mob took over the House'

Republican Group Hits Trump Defenders With Scathing Reminder On Impeachment Day

Assessing the ‘four facts’ that a prominent Republican insists prove Trump’s innocence

The 28 defenses Trump’s allies have floated on Ukraine and impeachment

The GOP’s closing impeachment argument: Denying basic facts

Senators ramp up pressure on Trump over North Korea, warning that his policy of engagement is ‘on the brink of failure’

Donald Trump impeached as House passes both articles

Trump impeachment vote live updates: Trump becomes third U.S. president to be impeached as House approves both articles of impeachment

Here's how each House member voted on the impeachment of President Trump

The Stain of Impeachment Will Last Forever

Donald Trump Made His Own Impeachment Inevitable
(The president’s narcissism renders him unable to comply with his duties to the nation.)

Analysis: For Trump and Pelosi, impeachment will shape their legacies and their futures

Appeals court rules ACA’s individual mandate unconstitutional; lower court to decide whether rest of law can stand without it

What Bill Barr doesn’t understand about the office of attorney general

Steering Impeachment With an Iron Grip, Pelosi Forges a Legacy She Never Sought

As impeachment passes, Pelosi warns Dems: No cheering from the bench

Nadler rebukes Gohmert for echoing 'Russian propaganda' during impeachment debate

Schumer, Pelosi to meet as Democrats debate tactics

For Michael Bloomberg, it isn’t About Beating Trump.

Trump administration refuses to back Senate recognition of Armenian genocide

Trump Administration Battles New Sanctions on Russia

Trump administration unveils plan to allow states to buy cheaper drugs from Canada
(But officials could not say when the plan might go into effect, and many questions about its possible scope remain unanswered.)

'Suicide march': Defiant Trump vows impeachment will haunt Democrats

Watch: Trump holds rally in Michigan while House votes on impeachment

Trump attacks Schumer at fiery rally in Michigan

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12/17/19

S&P 500 ekes out another record, notches longest winning streak in a month

‘Trump totally unchained’: Second term could mean more trade wars, Powell exit, new tax cuts

Mitt Romney and Susan Collins sound reluctant to rock the GOP boat on impeachment

McConnell shreds House's 'slapdash' impeachment investigation, hits Schumer for wanting new witnesses

McConnell and Schumer spar over question of witnesses in Senate impeachment trial

Trump conservative critics launch PAC to fight reelection

US opposes lifting key sanctions against North Korea

Surveillance court demands answers from FBI for errors, omissions in Trump campaign investigation

Giuliani may be making a stronger case against Trump than Biden

Giuliani associate hid payment from lawyer of oligarch with alleged Russian mafia ties, prosecutors say

Editorial: President Donald Trump should be impeached and removed from office

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hits back at Trump's calls to stop impeachment: 'The president is not a lawyer'

Trump's impeachment casts its shadow over the next election

Trump’s most consistent foreign policy: Defending Saudi Arabia

Impeachment live updates: House Democrats have enough votes to impeach Trump, according to a Post analysis

Pelosi corrals 'heroic' Trump-district Democrats for climactic party-line vote

Pelosi Says She Hasn’t Had Time For Trump’s ‘Ridiculous’ Letter: ‘It’s Really Sick’

Top Democrat excoriates Pompeo for ‘unceremoniously recalling’ top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine

Utah Rep. Ben McAdams will vote to impeach President Donald Trump

Congress passes defense bill that would give US a space force and federal workers parental leave for the first time

House passes $1.4 trillion spending deal and sends it to Senate ahead of shutdown deadline

House Ethics Committee to further investigate Representative Lori Trahan’s campaign finances

Joe Biden is a ‘healthy, vigorous’ 77-year-old, his doctor declares

Trump protests impeachment in ranting letter to Pelosi

President Trump’s written tirade to Nancy Pelosi, annotated

Trump Denounces ‘Partisan Impeachment Crusade’ on Eve of House Vote

Trump rips Democrats for ‘attempted coup’ on eve of likely impeachment

Trump to attend World Economic Forum in Davos, after skipping it last time

Unconfirmed report: Trump plan sees 3-way peace deal between Israel, PLO, Hamas

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12/16/19

Stocks rise for a fourth straight day, hit record highs

Homebuilder confidence jumps to highest level in 20 years

There Are Economic Warning Signs for Trump in the Midwest

Phase one U.S.-China trade deal: What Cramer and other pros are saying

GOP state lawmaker hits Trump on 'united' party: 'There are Republicans ALL OVER the country who want you impeached'

GOP claims vindication, but Van Drew decision doesn't spark defections

Collins distances herself from McConnell talk of impeachment coordination with Trump

North Carolina Republican Mark Walker Won't Seek Reelection

Congress finalizes $1.3 trillion spending deal ahead of Friday shutdown deadline

U.S. Rejects Relief for North Korea as Trump Warns Against Tests

Supreme Court ruling pulls rug out from under article of impeachment

Giuliani says he has new proof of massive corruption in Ukraine involving Bidens

The impeachment hearings haven’t changed public opinion. This explains why.

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on impeachment vote, Democrats’ December debate

Is Trump’s Saudi relationship bad for America?

More than 700 historians sign letter calling for House to impeach Trump

President Trump has made 15,413 false or misleading claims over 1,055 days

Full Impeachment Report Published: Trump Tried to ‘Muzzle Witnesses’

Democrats accuse Trump of criminal bribery, wire fraud in report that explains articles of impeachment

Bolstering impeachment case, Democrats say Donald Trump betrayed nation

Michigan Democrat in Trump district will vote for impeachment, says it may cost her reelection

Congress reaches deal to fund gun violence research for first time in decades

Continuing Resolution: House passes bill funding government through December

No rival close to his TV budget
(Billionaire Michael Bloomberg spends an unprecedented sum to saturate the airwaves.)

Trump watching NKorea 'closely' as talks deadline nears

Trump slams debate commission, raising questions about his participation

Trump is set to host his 85th campaign rally since winning the White House. Here's why it'll be more than a speech

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12/15/19

Senate GOP defends Trump, despite oath to be impartial impeachment jurors

EXCLUSIVE: Lindsey Graham: Impeachment makes Trump stronger for Middle East diplomacy

Graham says he doesn't need to hear impeachment witnesses: 'I am ready to vote'

Cruz says he intends to 'fully' follow impeachment oath

Texas Republican: You can oppose impeachment and disagree with 'some of this behavior'

Paul: Democrats have 'decided to criminalize politics'

GOP senator argues that USMCA is a 'complete capitulation to Pelosi'

Washington braces as North Korea deadline looms

New North America trade deal hits snag as Mexico objects to U.S. labor inspectors

Mnuchin, Lighthizer deny WSJ reporting on tariff negotiations with China: 'It did not happen'

New Fox News poll on impeachment contradicts the view of its most loyal viewer

USA TODAY poll: Narrow majority opposes removing Trump from office if he is impeached

Jim Lehrer on what makes this impeachment different

Lukasiewicz: Conspiracies are a 'deliberate deception'

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace 12/15/19 [FULL] | Chris Wallace Fox News December 15, 2019

Trump Has Already Lost His Pricey China Trade War, Paul Krugman Warns

Schumer calls for testimony from Mulvaney, Bolton in proposal to GOP on parameters for Trump impeachment trial

Schumer asks McConnell for Mulvaney, Bolton to testify in impeachment trial

Brown 'disappointed' in GOP colleagues' 'see-no-evil, hear-no-evil attitude'

Durbin: Witnesses to exonerate Trump may not exist

Schiff: I 'hope to hell' I would have voted to impeach Obama if he had committed same actions as Trump

Democrats question fairness of Senate trial after Graham, McConnell statements

Nadler pushes back on suggestion Democrats have failed their own 'test' on impeachment

Nadler on why anti-impeachment Dem is switching parties

Senate Democrat 'gravely concerned' about what Trump might do before election if acquitted

Schiff defends FBI investigation into Trump campaign, saying errors were not 'apparent' two years ago

Dems want tougher language on election security in defense bill

Trump-Pelosi trade deal creates strife among progressives

Biden gets polling boost heading into next Democratic debate

Trump threatens Comey with 'years in jail' over FBI Russia report

Trump tells story of Jewish friend 4 times, but changes the name on each telling

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12/14/19

From Lincoln Logs to luggage, U.S.-China trade deal still leaves huge cloud over American business

Graham vows to help make impeachment 'die quickly' in Senate

Trump impeachment: Lindsey Graham will 'not pretend to be a fair juror'

Graham invites Giuliani to testify about recent Ukraine trip

Key players in U.S. Senate impeachment trial

GOP lawmakers jockey for positions as managers 

Trump scramble to rack up accomplishments gives conservatives heartburn

New York Times editorial board calls for Trump's impeachment

Democrats rip McConnell after he vowed 'total coordination' with Trump White House on impeachment trial

Rep. Jeff Van Drew, anti-impeachment Democrat, expected to switch parties after Trump meeting

Mike Bloomberg’s spending spree: $8 billion in philanthropy and tens of millions to political causes

Officials say Trump to announce withdrawal of more than 4,000 troops from Afghanistan soon

‘The grand finale’: Inside Trump’s push to rack up political victories as impeachment looms

Trump scramble to rack up accomplishments gives conservatives heartburn

Trump slams Fox News for interviewing Comey and Schiff, stating 'only pro Trump Fox shows do well' on the channel

At White House Hanukkah party, Trump hails pastor who preaches Jews go to hell

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12/13/19

Stocks close little changed to end winning week as US and China strike an initial trade deal

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Three Takeaways From the Would-Be U.S.-China Trade Deal

Here’s what the new trade deal means for the markets

US weighing 100% tariffs on more EU products including whiskies and Cognac, according to documents

One jarring chart shows how taxes on workers have essentially replaced those on corporations

Mitch McConnell admits to coordinating with Trump's lawyers on impeachment strategy

McConnell: Bevin pardons 'completely inappropriate'

Sen. Mitch McConnell files for seventh term in Kentucky

Senate GOP wants succinct trial
(But the president sees a long, showy event as his best defense)

Donald Trump's allies target Democrats in swing districts with anti-impeachment ad blitz

5 things Republicans tried to change in the impeachment articles against Trump

Senate Republican calls on Trump to declassify record on FBI surveillance of campaign adviser

Poll finds Graham with just 2-point lead on Democratic challenger

Supreme Court will consider Trump’s bid to keep financial records sealed

DOJ releases memos backing Trump immunity claims ahead of impeachment vote

Judge rejects DOJ effort to delay House lawsuit against Barr, Ross

CBO: Pelosi drug pricing bill would raise wages by $116B over 10 years

For Trump, Impeachment Is a Political Plus, but a Personal Humiliation

Shields and Brooks on articles of impeachment, FBI's Russia mistakes

Judiciary Committee votes to advance articles of impeachment against Trump to the full House

6 takeaways from the marathon impeachment vote in the Judiciary Committee

Vulnerable Democrats swing behind impeachment push

One House Democrat goes on record opposing Trump impeachment

‘The most shameful hour’: Schiff rips GOP for ‘blinding themselves’ to defend Trump in impeachment hearings

Chuck Schumer, one of Trump’s biggest Democratic cheerleaders on China, says president ‘sold out’ in phase one deal

Bloomberg unveils plan to combat climate change, cut emissions by 50 percent in 10 years

White House offers first details of partial trade deal with China

5 big takeaways from Trump’s ‘phase one’ China trade deal
(China didn’t give up much, but the president is claiming a win heading into the 2020 election.)

Trump: 'I'll do whatever I want' during Senate impeachment trial

Trump says Democrats have become ‘Party of Hate’ after House panel votes to oust him

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12/12/19

S&P 500 jumps to record as US and China get set to finalize ‘phase one’ trade deal

US weekly jobless claims race to a more than 2-year high

Trade war: New analysis updates staggering amount Americans pay for Trump's tariffs

Unions Skeptical Trump’s Trade Deal Will Bring Back Auto Jobs

Powell is propping up Trump's economy 

McConnell: I doubt any GOP senator will vote to impeach Trump

McConnell says he'll be in 'total coordination' with White House on impeachment trial strategy

Senate Republicans look to hold short impeachment trial despite Trump’s desire for an aggressive defense

The 27 defenses Trump’s allies have floated on Ukraine and impeachment

The GOP’s favorite new Trump impeachment defense: He isn’t even accused of a crime

Republicans trash Hunter Biden at impeachment hearing

Utah Sen. Mike Lee says report on the FBI is ‘scathing,’ and he believes agents were biased against Trump

GOP lawmaker urges members to halt 'endless loop' of talking points

George P. Bush says GOP can't let 'racist' episodes slide

Conservative group hits White House with billboard ads: 'What is Trump hiding?'

Congressional negotiators reach tentative $1.3 trillion federal spending deal

Iran’s Protest Movement Doesn’t Vindicate Trump’s ‘Maximum Pressure’ Campaign

Pentagon inspector general to review $400 million border wall contract given to firm Trump favored

One sign that Trump is worried about impeachment? His avalanche of tweets.

Impeachment live updates: House Judiciary panel abruptly adjourns after marathon debate, will vote on articles of impeachment Friday

Democrat representing Pennsylvania district Trump carried plans to vote to impeach 

House passes sweeping Pelosi bill to lower drug prices

Trump signs off on deal to ease China trade war

Trump Calls for Expanded Childcare in Appeal to Women Voters

Heavily redacted communications on withholding of Ukraine aid released by Trump administration


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