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Donald Trump’s impeachment team began their second day of arguments less than 24 hours after revelations from John Bolton threatened to undermine key aspects of their defense. But Trump’s lawyers decided to plow ahead on Monday, ignoring the Bolton news and keeping with the planned defense they had

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A divided federal appeals court Monday overturned election rules in Arizona that the court said discriminated against Latino, African American and Native American voters. Ruling in favor of a challenge brought by the Democratic National Committee, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an

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President Trump’s legal team is set to resume its defense Monday in his Senate trial amid growing calls to hear testimony from former national security adviser John Bolton. The calls have been prompted by a report that Bolton’s book manuscript says Trump directly tied the holdup of nearly $400 milli

Romney says 'increasingly likely' GOP senators will back witnesses at Trump trial after Bolton revelations
Sen. Mitt Romney said Monday it's "increasingly likely" there will be enough Republican senators to vote in favor of calling witnesses in President Donald Trump's Senate trial to compel their testimony after major revelations from a soon-to-be released book from former national security adviser John   NBC News  
Bolton's manuscript leaks as memoir pre-orders begin on Amazon; Trump fires back
Former National Security Adviser John Bolton's team was under fire from the White House and conservative commentators Sunday night, after a report in The New York Times revealed a bombshell excerpt from Bolton's forthcoming book that could prove pivotal in President Trump's impeachment trial -- just   Fox News  
Column: Kevin Faulconer is the GOP’s best and only hope to regain ground in California
The only Republican politician with a credible chance of winning major office in California is moving into position to possibly challenge Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2022. He’s San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, 53, a rare Republican moderate who has been elected twice to lead a heavily Democratic city. Faul   Los Angeles Times  
Democrats step up pressure over witnesses after Bolton bombshell
Democrats are stepping up pressure on Republicans to support calling witnesses as part of President Trump Donald John Trump Kaine: Obama called Trump a 'fascist' during 2016 campaign Kaine: GOP senators should 'at least' treat Trump trial with seriousness of traffic court Louise Linton, wife of Mnuc   The Hill  
Dershowitz: Democrats' case meritless because no crime committed
Jan. 26 (UPI) --Lawyer Alan Dershowitz said Sunday that he believes President Donald Trump must be charged with a crime to be removed from office, a reversal of his comments in 1998 during the impeachment trial of former President Bill Clinton. Appearing ...   UPI.com  
Dershowitz: Democrats' case meritless because no crime committed
Jan. 26 (UPI) --Lawyer Alan Dershowitz said Sunday that he believes President Donald Trump must be charged with a crime to be removed from office, a reversal of his comments in 1998 during the impeachment trial of former President Bill Clinton. Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Dershowitz, a member of T   UPI.com  
Dershowitz changes his mind on impeachment requirements, argues crime must be committed
As President Trump’s impeachment trial moves into the defense phases, attorney Alan Dershowitz on Sunday said that he has changed his mind on whether a crime is needed to remove a president from office -- a reversal of his stance during the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in 1999. Dershowitz,   Fox News  
Pompeo blasts 'shameful' NPR reporter, claims she broke agreement reached before interview
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded Saturday following media reports that said he scolded an NPR reporter after they sat for an interview -- one that Pompeo claimed afterward had strayed from an agreement he had reached with the journalist. In the statement, Pompeo claimed Mary Louise Kelly lie   Fox News  
Biden holds steady, Warren slips in national poll as Iowa caucuses approach
Joe Biden is holding his ground in the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, according to the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, with Bernie Sanders a close second and Elizabeth Warren experiencing a drop in support. Next on the leaderboard are two new arrivals: Mike Bloomberg and   ABC  
Trump’s lawyers begin their defense in impeachment trial as Republicans rally around the president
Lawyers for President Trump argued Saturday that he had valid reasons for withholding military aid to Ukraine and that House prosecutors overlooked facts that are more favorable to his case, giving a short preview of the aggressive defense they are expected to mount next week in the Senate impeachme   Washington Post