Impeachment Briefing: Day 2 of Trump’s Defense

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Dershowitz makes the case that the charges against Trump are too vague.

Alan Dershowitz, a Harvard law professor, said he now believes that impeachable conduct must be criminal…

Doug Collins, a Trump Ally, Is Expected to Run for Georgia Senate

WASHINGTON — Representative Doug Collins, one of the faces of President Trump’s impeachment defense, plans to…

Dershowitz makes the case that charges against Trump are too vague.

Alan Dershowitz, a Harvard University law professor, said he now believes that impeachable conduct must be…

A Trump ally is expected to get into the Georgia Senate race.

ImageRepresentative Doug Collins, Republican of Georgia at the Capitol in Washington on Monday.Credit…Alyssa Schukar for The…

Robert Ray argued that House managers are drawing on ‘their own interpretations.’

ImageRepresentative Adam B. Schiff, the lead impeachment manager, Monday on Capitol Hill.Credit…Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times…

A quick dinner break for Chick-fil-A and a podcast plug.

ImageFood from Chick-fil-A was delivered to the Capitol Monday evening.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times The 45-minute…

In Iowa, Biden says he has nothing to defend.

While he was under attack in Washington on Monday, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.…

‘It’s a Done Deal’

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How Many Republican Votes Are Needed to Subpoena Bolton? 4, 3 or None?

WASHINGTON — A potentially pivotal disclosure from a book draft by John R. Bolton, President Trump’s…

Bolton Revelations Anger Republicans, Fueling Push for Impeachment Witnesses

WASHINGTON — The White House and Senate Republican leaders struggled on Monday to salvage their plans…

Pettifogging, Three Amigos and ‘Head on a Pike’: A Trump Impeachment Glossary

Many big political news events give rise to colorful terms that stick in the public memory.…

MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace Revels in Viral Fox Clip: ‘Unflappable’ Chris Wallace Got Frustrated Trying to Convince Flat Earthers

MSNBC’s chief political analyst Nicolle Wallace compared Fox News host Chris Wallace’s argument with conservative commentator…

Another Republican senator says he’s open to a witness exchange.

ImageSenator Patrick J. Toomey, Republican of Pennsyvlania, indicated that he was open to calling witnesses.Credit…Erin Schaff/The…

2 hours in, Bolton’s revelations have not come up.

President Trump’s lawyers ignored revelations from John R. Bolton, the president’s former national security adviser, as…

Rudy Giuliani is a ‘colorful distraction,’ lawyer argues.

For the first time for the defense, Jane Raskin, one of the president’s lawyers, focused on…

‘ARE YOU KIDDING?!’: CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin Lights Fire to ‘Mind Boggling’ Arguments From Trump Legal Team

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin mocked President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense lawyer Ken Starr over his…

Trump Impeachment Trial Stream: Full Highlights

Here’s what you need to know:John Bolton gives Democrats more reasons to call witnesses.The president threatened…

Twitter Absolutely Stunned By Ken Starr Bemoaning ‘The Age of Impeachment’: ‘BEYOND RICH’ From Man Who Led Clinton Probe

Donald Trump’s impeachment trial resumed Monday afternoon with an address from the president’s attorney, Ken Starr,…

‘Take a deep breath,’ McConnell privately urges senators.

ImageSenator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, Monday on Capitol Hill.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times John R.…