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House Panel Cites Trump Team in McGahn Case: Impeachment Update

(Bloomberg) -- House managers, led by Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, presented their case for removing Donald Trump from office for

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Schiff brilliantly crushes Trump defense

CNN Opinion is curating commentators' smartest takes on the second day of President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial, in which Alexander Hamilton and John F. Kennedy both make cameos in House managers' opening statements.

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U.S. Justice Dept says it should not have continued spying on former Trump adviser

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has told a court it did not have enough evidence

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The surprising wild card Trump faces in 2020

The controversies surrounding Russia and Ukraine will constitute key reference points in framing Trump's presidency when voters head to the polls in November, writes Aaron David Miller.

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Kushner's FBI interviews to be held for review, Justice Department says

The Justice Department did not hand over the FBI's summary of Jared Kushner's interviews with special counsel Robert Mueller last week -- despite a judge's order to do so -- because "a member of the intelligence community" needs to ensure the material has been properly redacted, a department attorney said Wednesday.

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Fact check: Trump lawyers make at least three false claims during impeachment arguments

It's not true that Republicans weren't allowed into the closed-door hearings, that the Judiciary Committee denied Trump a lawyer, or that House Democrats took "33 days" to send the Senate the articles of impeachment.

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Secrets, lies and cyber warfare: What Jeff Bezos’ phone hack could tell us about Saudi attacks abroad

Saudi Arabia has described the claims that Prince Mohammad bin Salman helped hack the phone of Jeff Bezos as “absurd”

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Trump says he would 'love' to sit in Senate chamber during impeachment

President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that he would "love" to sit in the Senate chamber while his own impeachment hearing is taking place, adding he would "sit in the front row and stare in their corrupt faces," referring to House and Senate Democrats.

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Zoe Lofgren is working her third impeachment

When she walks through the Senate chamber on Wednesday to present her case for removing President Donald Trump from office, Rep. Zoe Lofgren could be forgiven for having a sense of deja vu.

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Trump tells the Senate one thing and courts another when it comes to witnesses

Donald Trump's personal attorneys on Tuesday attacked the House of Representatives for impeaching the President while not going to court to force some officials' testimony and for refusing to wait for federal court rulings on whether witnesses must testify.

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Trump impeachment: Historic Senate trial begins as McConnell caves on 'disgraceful' evidence rules

Donald Trump’s lawyers and Democrats arguing for his removal from office clashed on Tuesday over the powers of his office,

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Media-savvy Sekulow set to hold his own on Trump's big-name legal team

Flanked by an independent counsel whose name is already etched into impeachment history and a marquee constitutional scholar who has stood beside some of the most notorious defendants in a generation, most lawyers would run the risk of being overshadowed.

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Rule of law must be more than a mantra we repeat

William S. Cohen writes that Mitch McConnell and any other Republican member of the Senate who put party over country during President Trump's impeachment trial are ignoring their congressional duty.

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From pot to impeachment: The high-wire legal act from Lev Parnas' attorney

On New Year's Eve, attorney Joseph A. Bondy hopped on a subway train headed toward the US attorney's office in lower Manhattan to pick up a disk loaded with Lev Parnas' cell phone contents. It was the first piece of evidence prosecutors had released to him since his client was arrested in October.

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Trump sets off for Davos just as Senate impeachment trial heats up

President Donald Trump, who took off from Washington on Monday evening, is expected to be choppering into Davos, nestled in the Swiss Alps, to mingle with business leaders and foreign officials on Tuesday just hours ahead of when the US Senate will begin his impeachment trial.

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The impeachment trial isn't the only legal problem Trump faces. Many questions loom about his finances

The impeachment of President Donald Trump is center stage, but when the last vote in the Senate trial is cast, it won't mark an end to the investigations looming over the President and his company, the Trump Organization.

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House Files Brief Arguing for Trump’s Removal From Office

(Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump’s attorneys and the House Democrats managing his impeachment trial filed their first formal briefs in the

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Rod Rosenstein says he made call to release Peter Strzok-Lisa Page texts

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein approved the release of top FBI official Peter Strzok's text messages with then-FBI attorney Lisa Page to protect the FBI and because Congress deserved to see them, he wrote in a court filing late Friday night.

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These People Will Defend President Trump in His Impeachment Trial

(Bloomberg) -- The Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump is set to begin in earnest on Tuesday and the president

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Justice Department releases 176 more pages of Mueller documents to CNN and BuzzFeed

CNN has received another 176 pages of notes from major witness interviews during former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation -- this time spanning the interviews with more obscure but well-connected witnesses, as well as with some of Mueller's main targets, including George Papadopoulos, Carter Page and Paul Manafort.

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Trump Adds Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr to Impeachment Legal Team

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump is adding a pair of experienced but controversial attorneys to his legal defense team --

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Top Democrats go to war with Facebook and Zuckerberg

A few years ago, then President Barack Obama was appearing at dinner and on stage with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Nancy Pelosi was heaping praise on COO Sheryl Sandberg for "inspiring women across the world to believe in themselves."

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Donald Trump is the one witness we all need to hear from

Dean Obeidallah wrtites that while the names of possible impeachment witnesses have been floating around, the one name that has been left out is the very person who possesses by far the greatest amount of detailed knowledge of the key issues: Donald J. Trump.

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Chhattisgarh government moves top court against NIA Act

The BJP government at the centre had amended the NIA Act in the 2019 monsoon session of the Parliament to make it more robust by empowering NIA to investigate offences committed outside India against Indians or affecting Indian interests.

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