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READ: Amendment to subpoena the Defense Department for documents

READ: Amendment to subpoena the Defense Department for documents

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has unveiled a series of amendments on Tuesday to the organizing resolution setting the rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. His fifth proposed amendments subpoenas the Department of Defense for documents. See documents here: cnn.com/2020/01/21/politics/read-schumer-amendment-5-defense-department/index.htmlMORE

READ: Amendment to subpoena the Defense Department for documents

READ: Amendment to subpoena the Defense Department for documents

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has unveiled a series of amendments on Tuesday to the organizing resolution setting the rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. His fifth proposed amendments subpoenas the Department of Defense for documents. Click here to read full story »MORE

See the impeachment trial pictures the Senate didn’t want on TV

See the impeachment trial pictures the Senate didn’t want on TV

Press access to the Senate chamber for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has been severely restricted, and the only television coverage is through cameras controlled by the Senate itself. That limits what the public can see of the trial, when the camera is focused only on the person speaking. Cameras can’t show how…MORE

Inside the Republican lunch that slowed McConnell’s plan to rush the impeachment trial

Inside the Republican lunch that slowed McConnell’s plan to rush the impeachment trial

At the weekly Republican lunch on Tuesday, just before the historic impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began, multiple senators had concerns to share with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The previous night, McConnell had introduced his resolution laying out the rules for how the trial would unfold. Under McConnell’s plan, opening statements would be…MORE

READ: Amendment to subpoena Mick Mulvaney

READ: Amendment to subpoena Mick Mulvaney

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer introduced a series of amendments on Tuesday to the organizing resolution to set the parameters of the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Schumer’s fourth amendment was to subpoena acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney. Read that subpoena below: Click here to read full story »MORE

McConnell said in 1999 he would have voted for whatever the House managers wanted

McConnell said in 1999 he would have voted for whatever the House managers wanted

Mitch McConnell said in 1999 he believed the Senate was entitled to witnesses in President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial and added that he would have voted to give House impeachment managers “whatever” they wanted. “I would have been prepared to vote for whatever the House managers wanted in terms of putting on their trial. That…MORE

Trump tells the Senate one thing and courts another when it comes to witnesses

Trump tells the Senate one thing and courts another when it comes to witnesses

Donald Trump’s personal attorneys on Tuesday attacked the House of Representatives for impeaching the President while not going to court to force some officials’ testimony and for refusing to wait for federal court rulings on whether witnesses must testify. But at the same time, the White House has attempted to use the courts during impeachment…MORE

Yes, things are worse now than ever before

Yes, things are worse now than ever before

President Donald Trump didn’t create our deep political polarization. But he now runs a country divided more deeply than ever before by our partisan differences. According to Gallup, the 82-point partisan gap between Republican approval of the job Trump is doing (89%) and Democratic approval (7%) is the largest in the 74-year history of the…MORE

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