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Impeachment

  1. 2020 elections
    Susan Collins’s Popularity Keeps SinkingMaine’s Republican senator is caught between an unpopular president who demands loyalty and an electorate that demands independence.
  2. coronavirus
    Read Trump’s Letter to Schumer Blaming Coronavirus in New York on Impeachment“If you spent less time on your ridiculous impeachment hoax,” he wrote to Schumer, “New York would not have been so completely unprepared.”
  3. the national interest
    Republicans Say Impeachment Distracted Trump From Preparing for CoronavirusWell, also television. There was a lot of good content on Fox News.
  4. vision 2020
    With Biden Ascendant, GOP Suddenly Cares About His Ukraine Connections AgainPresident Trump and Republican senators are refocusing on debunked allegations of Biden family misconduct in Ukraine as his campaign regains steam.
  5. authoritarianism
    President Trump Has Never Been More Dangerous Than He Is NowIn the aftermath of impeachment, Trump’s poll numbers have been rising in tandem with his assaults on democracy.
  6. vision 2020
    Yes, Trump’s Job-Approval Ratings Are Finally RisingIt’s unclear whether it’s real and will last, but it’s happening at the perfect time for Trump.
  7. ukraine scandal
    Trump Finally Admits to Sending Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine, Despite Past DenialsTrump said he had to “use” Giuliani because he could not trust U.S. intelligence, countering denials of his direct involvement in the Ukraine scandal.
  8. the national interest
    Trump: If Romney Was Truly Religious, He’d Have Convicted Me on Both CountsWhere’s your messiah now, Romney?
  9. politics
    Trump’s Impeachment Trial and the Verdict of HistoryIt may take a few decades, but the Senate’s handling of Trump’s impeachment trial will stand out.
  10. politics
    Trump Fires Impeachment Witnesses Alexander Vindman and Gordon SondlandThe president’s post-impeachment revenge spree is now officially underway.
  11. president trump
    The Insane Criminal President Held a Party TodayTrump celebrated his newly confirmed immunity from constitutional accountability by subjecting the country to his stream-of-consciousness gloating.
  12. impeachment
    Trump World’s Backlash Toward Mitt Romney Has Begun, and It Will Never EndRomney’s standing as the first senator to convict a president of his own party will follow him for the rest of his career, for better or worse.
  13. impeachment
    Senate Acquits Trump of Impeachment Charges, 52–48Mitt Romney’s “guilty” vote on the abuse of power article interrupted the party-line conclusion.
  14. the national interest
    Impeachment Exposed President Trump’s Authoritarian AmbitionsAnd the culpability of his party.
  15. the national interest
    Mitt Romney Declares Trump Guilty of Abuse of Power in Impeachment TrialThe vote to convict is officially bipartisan.
  16. senate trial
    Susan Collins: Trump Has ‘Learned’ a ‘Pretty Big Lesson’ From ImpeachmentIt’s unlikely that a president who said the Constitution gives him “the right to do whatever I want” would learn anything from his acquittal.
  17. the national circus
    Frank Rich: Iowa and the Rolling Democratic CalamityThe Iowa debacle was a huge gift — and not the first — to Donald Trump and the Republicans.
  18. last night on late night
    Triumph Attempts to Sneak Into the Trump Impeachment TrialThe impeachment trial is a great opportunity … for Triumph to poop on.
  19. trump impeachment
    Trump Impeachment Hearing Schedule: What’s Next?The Trump impeachment proceedings have finally moved to the Senate. The trial is set to start next week, following today’s procedural moves.
  20. joe biden
    GOP Senator: If Elected, Joe Biden Could Be Immediately ImpeachedIowa’s Joni Ernst said Democrats have lowered the bar for impeachment and Biden “should be very careful what he’s asking for.”
  21. politics
    The Senate Impeachment Trial Returns to Its Foregone ConclusionWith Trump’s acquittal all but inevitable, the Senate started getting back to normal. That includes taking the weekend off.
  22. the national interest
    The Circular Reasoning of the Senate Republican Trump Cover-upThey don’t want to support Democrats impeaching Trump because it’s partisan.
  23. impeachment
    Murkowski Kills Final Hope For Witnesses in Trump Trial“It is sad for me to admit that, as an institution, the Congress has failed,” said the senator, who was previously undecided.
  24. the national interest
    Trump Is Terrified Giuliani’s Ukraine Work Will Be ExposedThe deepest, darkest cesspool in the Ukraine scandal.
  25. impeachment
    President Trump’s Impeachment Trial Could All Be OverUnless an act of God — or Chief Justice John Roberts — allows Senate Democrats to call for witnesses.
  26. impeachment
    What We Learned on Day 9 of the Trump Impeachment TrialLamar Alexander’s decision against hearing witnesses left Democrats pondering final steps before acquittal.
  27. the capitol
    Senators Kamala Harris, Josh Hawley, Jeff Merkley on the Grind of Trying TrumpDemocrats Kamala Harris and Jeff Merkley and Republican Josh Hawley reflect on the nuts and bolts of tracking an impeachment trial.
  28. the national interest
    Trump Lawyer Denies He Asked for Biden Probe. (He Did It on TV.)The most insulting lie yet in the Trump impeachment trial.
  29. impeachment
    Roberts Won’t Let Paul Take Senate Down the Whistleblower Rabbit HolePaul’s question, which Roberts refused to read, named the whistleblower. But the broader issue is the effort to make Trump’s trial focus on Democrats.
  30. the national interest
    The Republican Cover-up Will Backfire. The House Can Keep Investigating Trump.If Republicans vote for an unpopular cover-up, Democrats can keep the probe going in the House.
  31. impeachment
    Lev Parnas Barred From Senate Trial Due to Electronic Device: His Ankle MonitorThough a federal judge ruled that Parnas could travel to D.C., he was not allowed to remove the monitoring device so that he could attend the trial.
  32. impeachment
    What We Learned on Day 8 of the Trump Impeachment TrialThere was plenty of conflict on day one of questions, but Republicans seem to be consolidating their wall of shame preventing additional witnesses.
  33. impeachment
    Where’s Hunter Biden? Probably Not Coming to the Senate TrialThe parties have different reasons for not wanting to call Hunter Biden — a rare bit of bipartisan agreement in an increasingly contentious trial.
  34. the national interest
    Dershowitz: President Can Abuse Power If It Helps Get Them ReelectedThe most authoritarian defense yet comes from Trump’s “civil libertarian” lawyer.
  35. 2020 elections
    Trump Pit Bull Doug Collins Jumps Into the Georgia Senate Race, Dividing the GOPAppointed GOP senator Kelly Loeffler has a 2020 opponent who is manifestly Trumpier than she is.
  36. food politics
    A Brooklyn Bakery Is Sending Cakes to 53 Republican Senators TodayNew York’s own Butter & Scotch is asking lawmakers to let former national security adviser John Bolton testify in the ongoing impeachment trial.
  37. impeachment
    What We Learned on Day 7 of Trump’s Impeachment TrialTrump’s lawyers shifted their strategy to a “so what?” argument as Republicans continued to fight the idea of hearing John Bolton.
  38. the national interest
    The Republican Position on Trump’s Ukraine Scandal Has Completely ReversedThen: No quid pro quo, but it would be bad. Now: yes quid pro quo, but it’s fine.
  39. senate trial
    John Bolton’s Revelations Still Won’t Be EnoughInside the Senate chamber on Monday, Republicans did not appear to be swayed by Bolton’s account enough to let him testify.
  40. impeachment
    GOP Senator Suggests Her Party Is Using Ukraine to Hurt Biden in the PrimaryJoni Ernst contradicted the talking point that Trump was simply rooting out corruption, with no intention of hurting Biden’s electoral shot.
  41. impeachment
    GOP Leaders, Trump’s Defense Team Grasp at Weak Defenses After Bolton LeakRepublican senators and Trump’s legal team attempted to draw attention from Bolton’s revelation, but their arguments had severe logical gaps.
  42. impeachment
    What We Learned on Day Six of Trump’s Impeachment TrialThe revelations from John Bolton’s manuscript began to sway Republican senators, even as Trump’s lawyers became adversarial.
  43. impeachment
    For Republican Senators, Fealty to Trump Is the Only LawAppointed Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler shivs her old friend Mitt Romney in the name of the president over his call to hear John Bolton’s testimony.
  44. the national interest
    Biden Helped Reform Ukraine, and Giuliani Is Recorrupting ItTrump’s impeachment defense turns reality upside down.
  45. impeachment
    How Damning Could John Bolton’s Testimony Really Be?Intelligencer staffers discuss how much damage the ex-national security adviser could do to President Trump.
  46. impeachment
    The Clinton Trial Rules That Are Shaping Trump’s TrialThe precedents set in 1999 are brief and businesslike and provide for later votes on hearing witnesses.
  47. the national interest
    John Bolton Blows Up Trump Impeachment Defense on the LaunchpadTrump’s argument hinged on nobody having testified that Trump ordered a quid pro quo. Now there is a witness.
  48. senate trial
    John Bolton Undercuts Trump’s Impeachment Defense in Book Draft: ReportJohn Bolton reportedly undercuts Trump’s impeachment defense that Ukraine aid was separate from investigations, proving the need for his testimony.
  49. impeachment
    In Apparent Threat, Trump Says Schiff Has ‘Not Paid the Price’ for ImpeachmentSchiff said Trump’s tweet was “intended to be” a threat, days after audio emerged of the president telling associates to “take out” an ambassador.
  50. impeachment
    What We Learned on Day Five of the Trump Impeachment TrialTeam Trump took just two hours to preview their case, which mostly revolves around the claim that House Democrats have no real evidence.
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