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Trump impeachment trial live updates: Senators to ask written questions to both sides

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial enters an unpredictable new phase Wednesday, when senators begin up to 16 hours of posing questions to House impeachment managers and the president's legal team.After sitting at their desks in silence for long days listening to opening arguments from both sides, senators…... Read More

Trump to sign USMCA amid ongoing impeachment trial

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday is set to celebrate his biggest legislative achievement since Democrats took control of the House in 2018 with the signing of a revised trade agreement with Mexico and Canada.The signing, which comes amid the ongoing impeachment trial in the Senate, represents the second…... Read More

Three things to know after Tuesday's Trump impeachment trial

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s defense team wrapped up opening arguments Tuesday, setting the stage for two days of senators asking written questions before voting as early as Friday on whether to consider having witnesses.Democrats had new hope of getting witnesses they have fought for with word Tuesday evening that…... Read More

Trump touts Van Drew impeachment rebuke at New Jersey rally

(WILDWOOD, N.J.) -- Amid the ongoing impeachment trial in the Senate, President Donald Trump will leave Washington and head to the Democratic stronghold of New Jersey to rally for a congressman who refused to vote for impeachment as a Democrat and then switched parties.Trump’s rally in Wildwood, N.J. Tuesday night…... Read More

Amid impeachment bustle, lawmakers settle into silence in memory of Kobe Bryant

(WASHINGTON) -- It was another bustling week on Capitol Hill amid the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but both the Senate and House chambers settled into moments of peaceful reflection over the past two days following the tragic death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant.The 41-year-old basketball champion was…... Read More

Amid impeachment trial, White House counters with events showcasing Trump's agenda

(WASHINGTON) -- As the Senate impeachment trial enters its second week, the White House is locked into a split-screen reality.While the trial dwarfs all other political storylines in Washington, the administration has pushed forward with a series of events designed to showcase a president focused on his presidential agenda even…... Read More

President Trump says Mike Pompeo 'did a good job' berating NPR reporter

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday commended Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was accused by an NPR reporter last week of shouting expletives at her following an interview, saying he "did a good job on her."Trump made the comment during an East Room event announcing his Middle East…... Read More

Federal employees want the right to discuss Trump's impeachment trial at work

(WASHINGTON) -- Federal workers are asking a court to redefine the rules blocking them from speaking out amid the ongoing impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, arguing it is a restriction of their First Amendment rights.American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the nation's largest federal workers union representing more than…... Read More

Senate impeachment trial live updates: Trump legal team wraps opening arguments

(WASHINGTON) -- Trump legal team wraps opening arguments at Senate impeachment trialSchumer rejects GOP talk of letting senators see Bolton manuscript before deciding whether he should testifyIn next phase, senators will submit written questions to both sidesPresident Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team on Tuesday heads into their final day of…... Read More

AG Barr says DOJ will pursue hate crimes against Jewish communities more aggressively

(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General William Barr announced Tuesday federal authorities will more aggressively pursue alleged acts of anti-Semitism moving forward as part of their commitment to prosecuting hate crimes cases.Barr made the announcement during a meeting with Jewish leaders, adding that he's "extremely distressed" about recent acts of intimidation and…... Read More

Biden launches final ad in Iowa ahead of caucuses

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Biden is launching his final ad in Iowa with less than a week to go to the caucuses.“Imagine," the campaign's eight individual ad in Iowa, is a 30 second ad narrated by Biden, and focuses on issues he hopes to make progress on in his…... Read More