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Trump impeachment hearings will echo through the ages

Trump impeachment hearings will echo through the ages

The gravity and drama of the first televised impeachment hearings into Donald Trump’s presidency on Wednesday will imprint themselves on history and reverberate far from Washington. The most crucial stage of the Ukraine investigation so far has profound implications beyond the political and personal reputation of Trump and the question of whether he abused his…MORE

Democrats’ 2020 uncertainty has heavyweights thinking about a run

Democrats’ 2020 uncertainty has heavyweights thinking about a run

Three Democratic heavyweights this week have dangled the possibility of a 2020 White House run, a reflection of the extraordinarily unsettled nature of the Democratic field only a few months before voting begins. On the eve of the first public impeachment hearings, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg made a run to Arkansas on Tuesday…MORE

Washington Post: White House to livestream border wall construction

Washington Post: White House to livestream border wall construction

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and other administration aides are planning to launch 24-hour web cameras at the southern border to livestream wall construction, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday. Citing four people familiar with the White House proposal, the Post reported that Trump’s son-in-law and adviser raised the idea at a meeting in…MORE

READ: Next week’s schedule of public impeachment hearings

READ: Next week’s schedule of public impeachment hearings

The House Intelligence Committee announced Tuesday that it will hear publicly next week from eight officials who have already appeared for closed-door depositions in the impeachment inquiry. Check out the schedule below: November 19 Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the National Security Council’s top Ukraine expert (previous…MORE

Report on probe into Russia investigation may be nearly finished

Report on probe into Russia investigation may be nearly finished

Multiple witnesses who interviewed with the Justice Department Inspector General’s Office as part of its probe into the opening of the Russia investigation have been asked in recent days to come in and review portions of the draft report, a sign that the highly anticipated document is nearing publication, people familiar with the situation told…MORE

GOP senators divided on whether to watch impeachment hearing

GOP senators divided on whether to watch impeachment hearing

Republican senators are split on whether they will watch Wednesday’s first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Some are dismissing it as a “political circus,” in the words of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, while others say it’s important to keep up with events to “see what America’s going to…MORE