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In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks during closing arguments in the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.
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February 03, 2020 - 12:03 pm
Closing arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial are unfolding Monday as much for history as any effort to sway votes, one final chance to influence public opinion and set the record ahead of his expected acquittal in the Republican-led Senate. Read more here.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, returns to the Senate chamber after a meeting in the Majority Leaders office during a break in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol Friday Jan 31, 2020, in Washington.
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January 31, 2020 - 8:02 pm
There is no question, Sen. Lamar Alexander said, that President Donald Trump actions were “inappropriate” when he asked Ukraine's leader to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden. Read more here.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, before the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
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January 31, 2020 - 9:44 am
Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee will oppose calling more witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, all but dashing Democratic efforts to hear more testimony and pushing the Senate toward a vote to acquit Trump as soon as Friday. Read more here.
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In this image from video, Alan Dershowitz, an attorney for President Donald Trump, answers a question during the impeachment trial against Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020.
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January 30, 2020 - 10:29 am
In a striking shift from President Donald Trump's claim of "perfect" dealings with Ukraine, his defense asserted at his Senate trial that a trade of U.S. military aid for political favors — even if proven — could not be grounds for his impeachment.
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., gestures as he talks to media at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan.28, 2020.
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January 28, 2020 - 1:27 pm
Republicans lack the votes to block witnesses at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell conceded late Tuesday. Read more here.
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This artist sketch depicts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., right, listening to defense arguments in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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January 27, 2020 - 6:40 am
Senators faced mounting pressure Monday to summon John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial even as Trump's lawyers mostly brushed past extraordinary new allegations from the former national security adviser and focused instead on corruption in Ukraine and historical...
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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., with Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.
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January 26, 2020 - 4:06 pm
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial enters a pivotal week as his defense team resumes its case and senators face a critical vote on whether to hear witnesses or proceed directly to a vote that is widely expected to end in his acquittal. The articles of impeachment charge Trump with abuse of...
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In this image from video, personal attorney to President Donald Trump, Jay Sekulow, hold a copy of the Mueller Report as speaks during the impeachment trial against Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.
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January 25, 2020 - 10:08 am
The floor of the Senate now belongs to President Donald Trump's lawyers as they push the Republican-led chamber for his impeachment acquittal on charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress. Read more.
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In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., holds redacted documents as he speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.
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January 23, 2020 - 7:34 am
The challenge is becoming increasingly clear for House Democrats prosecuting President Donald Trump's impeachment case as the Senate convenes for a second day of arguments in the landmark trial. Read more here.
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., accompanied by the impeachment managers, speaks to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.
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January 22, 2020 - 2:07 pm
The U.S. Senate began hearing opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial with proceedings now on a fast track. First up: Democratic House managers making their case that Trump abused his presidential power and should be removed from office. Read more here.
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