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Trump impeachment: What happens next?  

The White House on Friday named members of U.S. President Trump's defense team for his impeachment trial, which will begin in earnest next week.


Trump impeachment trial opens as watchdog faults White House on Ukraine  

The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday even as a congressional watchdog found that the White House broke the law by withholding security aid for Ukraine approved by Congress.


Shameful: Calls for Trump to release billions of dollars for Puerto Rico aid after deadly earthquakes  


Letters to White House say it's 'unconscionable' for island to wait for funds after catastrophic events


Trump could revive Muslim travel ban, reports say  


White House preparing to extend immigrant travel restrictions impacting majority Muslim countries


Trumps power over military actions will be limited after Iran strike, Pelosi says   25%


House Speaker says White House 'does not have a coherent strategy' and urges de-escalation


Impeachment: is Trump set to survive and win a second term?   53%


As Democrats marched the articles to the Senate, the president basked in policy success. Many think re-election is coming

It was, the White House tweeted on Friday, “an incredible week” for Donald Trump. On that, no one could disagree. But what kind of incredible depended on which end of Pennsylvania Avenue you were standing.

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Trump impeachment: White House broke law by freezing Ukraine aid, watchdog says as trial formally opens   3%


The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine, an action at the centre of US President Donald Trump’s impeachment, a federal watchdog agency said on Thursday, as the US Senate opened the impeachment trial with a quiet ceremony presided over by Chief Justice John Roberts.The Government Accountability Office said in a report that the Office of Management and Budget violated the law in holding up the aid, which Congress passed less than a year ago, saying “the…


Chinese protesters angle for Liu Hes attention as his motorcade whizzes past  


As Vice-Premier Liu He’s five-vehicle convoy, sirens wailing, pulled into view along 17th Street in Washington before turning into the west gate of the White House, four Chinese protesters push the button on their megaphone and let it rip.“The Chinese Communist Party is a liar and a cheater,” they yelled repeatedly in Mandarin through their battery-powered red-and-white bullhorn while protester Hang Haodong held up a sign in English and Chinese that read: “Return my Home, Justice for my Mother”…


Donald Trump backs away from Iran conflict, includes China in call to resume nuclear talks   2%


US President Donald Trump backed away from further military escalation with Iran on Wednesday and called for international support, including from China, to contain the Middle Eastern country’s nuclear ambitions.Speaking from the White House in his first formal address to the country since ordering the drone strike that killed General Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, last Thursday, Trump seemed intent on de-escalating the crisis after Iran launched ballistic missiles on…


Despite Trumps claim, U.S. still needs Middle East oil   15%

President Donald Trump said during an address from the White House Wednesday that the U.S. no longer needs oil from the Middle East, but American refineries still use the kind of oil that region produces.


Headlines for January 9, 2020  

Trump Appears to Pull Back from New Military Action Against Iran, Mitch McConnell Met with Trump at White House & Discussed Impeachment Trial, Investigators Probe Cause of Fatal Boeing Plane Crash in Tehran, Youth Climate Group the Sunrise Movement Endorses Bernie Sanders, More Than 1 Billion Animals Killed in Climate-Fueled Wildfires in Australia, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She's Cancer-Free, Guatemalan President Says U.S. Cannot Send Mexican Asylum Seekers to Guatemala, Spanish Socialist Party Leader Pedro Sánchez Sworn In as Prime Minister, Facebook Doubles Down on Its Policy of Allowing Lies in Political Ads


Trump has impeachment on his mind during LSU's White House visit  


President Trump had a lot on his mind — impeachment, the stock market, TV ratings — during national college football champion LSU's White House visit.



Former Rep. Chris Collins, the first member of Congress to endorse Trump, sentenced to 26 months in prison in insider trading case   -8%


The first sitting congressman to support President Donald Trump's bid for the White House was sentenced to 26 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty to federal charges in an insider trading case.


Trump aims to weaken prime environmental law   12%

The White House did not say how soon the proposal would be implemented; it first must go through a 60-day comment period.


President Trump during LSU's White House visit: 'They're trying to impeach the (SOB)'  


President Donald Trump found his inner Rashida Tlaib when he said during LSU football's White House visit: "They're trying to impeach the (SOB)."

       


Report Says Secret Service Return to Treasury Could Harm Homeland Security   -13%


The White House is likely to propose the Secret Service return to Treasury, but an administration report warns of the damage that could do to the Homeland Security Department.


Trump Basks in Trade Victory With Corporate Friends   25%


A White House signing ceremony turned into a love fest for the mega-rich.


Trumps Move Against Landmark Environmental Law Caps a Relentless Agenda   -8%


The White House, hoping to speed infrastructure projects like pipelines, will formally introduce changes to a half century-old landmark environmental law.


US Senators sworn in for impeachment trial as watchdog group accuses Trump of breaking the law  

As the US Senate formally opened the impeachment trial on whether to remove Donald Trump from office, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog on Thursday dealt the Republican president a blow by concluding that the White House violated the law by withholding security aid approved for Ukraine by US lawmakers.