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      Pompeo Derides Journalist; NPR Defends Reporter 
      Jan26

      Pompeo Derides Journalist; NPR Defends Reporter 

      Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out in anger Saturday at an NPR reporter who accused him of shouting expletives at her after she asked him in an interview about Ukraine. In a direct and personal attack, America’s chief diplomat said the journalist had “lied” to him and he called her conduct “shameful.” NPR said...

      Trump’s Lawyers Defend Him at Senate Impeachment Trial
      Jan25

      Trump’s Lawyers Defend Him at Senate Impeachment Trial

      U.S. President Donald Trump’s legal team began presenting counterarguments Saturday in the Senate after House impeachment managers wrapped up three days of closing arguments in Trump’s historic Senate impeachment trial.White House Counsel Pat Cipollone began presenting Trump’s defense by declaring the Democratic House managers...

      NPR Reporter: Pompeo Lashed Out at Her After Testy Interview
      Jan25

      NPR Reporter: Pompeo Lashed Out at Her After Testy Interview

      U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cursed at a National Public Radio reporter and repeatedly “used the F-word” in a shouted diatribe after she questioned him about Ukraine and the ousted American ambassador to Kiev in an interview on Friday, the reporter said.Mary Louise Kelly conducted a testy interview lasting about nine minutes with Pompeo...

      Trump’s Lawyers Ready to Argue That Abuse of Power Is Not Impeachable
      Jan25

      Trump’s Lawyers Ready to Argue That Abuse of Power Is Not Impeachable

      As U.S. President Donald Trump’s lawyers begin three days of opening statements in his impeachment trial on Saturday, they’ll push a widely disputed theory: that abuse of power is not an impeachable offense. The first of two articles of impeachment against Trump alleges that Trump abused the powers of his office by asking Ukraine to...

      Democrats’ Final Arguments in Trump Impeachment Trial Focus on Obstruction of Congress
      Jan25

      Democrats’ Final Arguments in Trump Impeachment Trial Focus on Obstruction of Congress

      U.S. Democratic lawmakers laid out their case Friday on the obstruction of Congress charge against President Donald Trump as they wrapped up their final day of closing arguments in Trump’s historic Senate impeachment trial, paving the way for Trump’s legal team to present his defense.Trump is facing two articles of impeachment that...

      Pompeo Heads to Ukraine Next Week as Impeachment Winds Down
      Jan24

      Pompeo Heads to Ukraine Next Week as Impeachment Winds Down

      Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Ukraine next week, making his first trip to the country at the heart of President Donald Trump’s impeachment. As Trump’s Senate trial on impeachment charges continues, the State Department announced Friday that Pompeo would travel to Kyiv as part of a five-nation tour of Europe and Central...

      ‘Truth Matters,’ Schiff Tells Senate in Impeachment Trial
      Jan24

      ‘Truth Matters,’ Schiff Tells Senate in Impeachment Trial

      Friday is the last day for the Democrats’ opening arguments in the Senate in the impeachment trial against U.S. President Donald Trump.Trump’s conviction on the two articles of impeachment is highly unlikely in the Republican-heavy Senate, but that has not stopped Democrat politicians from delivering impassioned pleas to the senators...

      Democrats Make Case Trump Abused Power of the Presidency
      Jan24

      Democrats Make Case Trump Abused Power of the Presidency

      U.S. House Democrats told senators Thursday President Donald Trump “frequently, flagrantly” abused the powers of the presidency, actions they said clearly meet the constitutional standard of committing “high crimes and misdemeanors” necessary to remove him from office. In the second of three days of opening arguments,...

      Democrats: Trump ‘Frequently, Flagrantly’ Abused Power of Presidency
      Jan24

      Democrats: Trump ‘Frequently, Flagrantly’ Abused Power of Presidency

      U.S. House Democrats on Thursday accused President Donald Trump of “frequently, flagrantly” abusing the powers of the presidency, actions they said clearly meet the constitutional standard of committing “high crimes and misdemeanors” necessary to remove him from office.Congressman Jerrold Nadler, one of the lawmakers...

      Democrats to Focus on Abuse of Power in 2nd Day of Trump Trial
      Jan23

      Democrats to Focus on Abuse of Power in 2nd Day of Trump Trial

      House Democrats presenting their impeachment case against U.S. President Donald Trump plan to spend Thursday’s trial session focusing on the legal and constitutional ramifications of what they argue was the president’s abuse of his office to solicit a foreign government’s help for his political benefit.“We’ve introduced...