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Trump missed having Putin at Canada’s 2018 G7 leaders’ summit dinner, recalls sherpa
Jan18

Trump missed having Putin at Canada’s 2018 G7 leaders’ summit dinner, recalls sherpa

OTTAWA — During his only supper on Canadian soil, Donald Trump told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and their fellow G7 leaders that their table was incomplete. Come 2020, the American president promised to fix that by inviting Russia’s Vladimir Putin to his G7 dinner. It was June 2018, four years since Russia had been expelled from what was...

Deceptions in the time of the ‘alternative facts’ president
Jan17

Deceptions in the time of the ‘alternative facts’ president

WASHINGTON — Truth caught up with Donald Trump after years of giving chase. The twice-impeached president painted a fantasy world in office, starring himself. In this world, he did things bigger, better, more boldly than all who came before him while facing enemies more pernicious than any in creation. In service of his ego, his nature and his...

EXPLAINER: What’s next after House impeachment vote
Jan15

EXPLAINER: What’s next after House impeachment vote

WASHINGTON — Now that the House has impeached President Donald Trump for the second time, Speaker Nancy Pelosi must figure out the best strategy for arguing the case before the Senate. Senate rules say the trial must start soon after the chamber receives the article of impeachment, which charges “incitement of insurrection” after an angry mob of...

Europe’s rights court accepts Ukraine case against Russia
Jan14

Europe’s rights court accepts Ukraine case against Russia

MOSCOW — Europe’s top human rights court agreed Thursday to look into Ukraine’s complaint against alleged human rights violations in the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula. The Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights, or ECHR, concluded that Ukraine’s case against Russia is backed by sufficient evidence and admissible for...

Europe’s rights court accepts Ukraine case against Russia
Jan14

Europe’s rights court accepts Ukraine case against Russia

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These are the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump
Jan14

These are the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump

It marked a stark contrast to the first time Trump was impeached in December 2019 over the Ukraine scandal, which was not supported by a single House Republican. …read more Source:: Global...

McConnell open to convicting Trump in impeachment trial
Jan14

McConnell open to convicting Trump in impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pointedly did not rule out Wednesday that he might eventually vote to convict the now twice-impeached President Donald Trump, but he also blocked a quick Senate impeachment trial. Minutes after the House voted 232-197 to impeach Trump, McConnell said in a letter to his GOP colleagues that...

EXPLAINER: How Trump’s 2nd impeachment will unfold
Jan13

EXPLAINER: How Trump’s 2nd impeachment will unfold

WASHINGTON — The House is expected to impeach President Donald Trump for his encouragement of supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol, a vote that would make him the first American president to be impeached twice. While the previous three impeachments — those of Presidents Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton and Trump — took months before a final vote,...

EXPLAINER: How Trump’s 2nd impeachment will unfold
Jan13

EXPLAINER: How Trump’s 2nd impeachment will unfold

WASHINGTON — The House is expected to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday for his encouragement of supporters who violently stormed the U.S. Capitol, a vote that would make him the first American president to be impeached twice. While the previous three impeachments — those of Presidents Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton and Trump — took...

US imposes new Ukraine sanctions over election interference
Jan11

US imposes new Ukraine sanctions over election interference

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday sanctioned more than a half-dozen associates of a Ukrainian lawmaker accused by U.S. officials of interfering in the 2020 presidential election by releasing edited audio recordings of President-elect Joe Biden. The Treasury Department already had imposed sanctions on Andrii Derkach, whom U.S....