• Trump officials say Putin not known to prefer any candidate in 2020

    (CNN) — US officials told House and Senate lawmakers Tuesday during classified election security briefings they don’t have direct knowledge that Russian President Vladimir Putin has developed a preference for a candidate in the 2020 US presidential election, according to four sources familiar with the matter. That appears to conflict with what administration officials told the House Intelligence Committee […]

  • White House wants Senate trial rules to include ability to dismiss Trump charges

    The White House is urging Senate Republicans to preserve the option of moving to swiftly dismiss the charges against President Donald Trump after opening arguments in his impeachment trial, as GOP leaders and Trump’s team look for a quick end to the proceedings, according to sources familiar with the discussions. Republicans are debating including in the […]

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

    While the rest of Washington focused on impeachment proceedings Wednesday, Mitch McConnell successfully pressed forward on a subject that has been the one knockout success for the Republican Senate and President Donald Trump: judges. Wednesday afternoon, the Senate majority leader forced a deal with Democrats to expedite 11 federal district judge nominations. McConnell’s thrust is emblematic of […]

  • Schumer says McConnell is ‘totally out of line’ for taking cues from White House on impeachment

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday blasted his Republican counterpart Mitch McConnell for taking cues from the White House on impeachment ahead of the looming Senate trial, saying the Kentucky Republican is “totally out of line.” As the House prepares to vote this week on two articles of impeachment, Schumer has been leading Democratic efforts to shape […]

  • Trump warns GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell about disloyal Republicans

    Even as the White House appears to settle on the legal tactics to stave off Democrats’ impeachment demands, uncertainty and unease over Trump’s messaging approach remains high among his Republican allies, who see the ever-growing inquiry consuming the White House. Trump has offered scant indication he is turning his focus to governing, despite his lawyers writing in […]

  • Mitch McConnell raises money vowing to stop impeachment

    In a new campaign video on Facebook, Senate Majority Mitch McConnell pitches himself as the man who can end the House’s impeachment inquiry, a sign of how the chief Republican in the chamber might handle an impeachment trial should the House pass articles charging President Donald Trump with crimes. “Nancy Pelosi is in the clutches […]

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