January 22, 2020
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Impeachment Trial Begins With Clash Over Rules

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump formally opened on Jan. 21 with the defense and prosecutors arguing over rules that will govern the proceeding. The proceedings began with Trumps attorneys backing the rules for the trial proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) The Democrats objected to the rules, and, over lunch, McConnell heard similar
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McConnell Eases Impeachment Trial Limits, Schumer Seeks Witnesses

Senate Republicans on Tuesday backed down from proposing new restrictions on evidence and offered a different timetable for both sides to present arguments, but Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he wants witnesses to be called. “The public is understanding how unfair Senator McConnells trial rules are and Republican Senators are beginning to tell him to
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Warren Pledges DOJ Task Force to Investigate Trump Officials

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said she plans to create a Department of Justice task force to investigate President Donald Trump and officials who served in his administration if shes elected president. The Democratic presidential candidate released a proposal on Jan. 21 that includes the task force, which would “hold government officials accountable for illegal