The Daily DC: Impeachment Watch

CNN's Political Director David Chalian and his colleagues bring you a daily update on impeachment proceedings, every evening, Monday through Friday. Stay informed on all the latest developments, as they unfold.

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McConnell feel the heats from within GOP


The Senate Majority Leader is famously unflappable, but Mitch McConnell yielded to pressure from moderates within the Republican party and changed his rules resolution at the last minute. Yet Democrats remain outraged, calling McConnell's proposal a "national disgrace." Is a fair trial possible? CNN political director David Chalian gets the latest updates on the contentious debate from CNN Politics congressional reporter Alex Rogers...


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Americans want to hear from witnesses, poll reveals


A new CNN poll reveals that most Americans want to hear from witnesses at the Senate trial. But will Republicans be able to resist the political pressure and rally behind President Trump's desire for a speedy acquittal? And what role will Alan Dershowtiz play on Trump's defense team? Meanwhile, Congressman Adam Schiff alleges that the intelligence community is holding up pertinent information on the Ukraine investigation because they don't want to damage the Trump administration...


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The trial rules are still in limbo


President Trump has made some high-profile additions to his legal team - including Ken Starr, the independent counsel who oversaw the investigation that led to Bill Clinton's impeachment. But what rules will govern the trial? CNN political director David Chalian dives into the state of play with CNN reporter Haley Byrd. Plus, Sarah Wire, the chair of the Standing Committee of Correspondents, provides insight on the fight for full press access at the trial.


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For just the third time in history...


It's official. For just the third time in American history, the President of the United States faces an impeachment trial in the Senate. The pomp and circumstance of the carefully choreographed day underscore its importance. Meanwhile, the fight over witnesses and documentary evidence grows as Lev Parnas provides new details about the pressure campaign to get Ukraine to investigate the Bidens...


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Explosive evidence emerges as impeachment moves to Senate


It's been a whirlwind 24 hours. Yesterday, explosive new evidence from Lev Parnas - the Ukrainian-American businessman with ties to Rudy Giuliani - suggested that the then-ambassador to Ukraine was under surveillance before she was quickly fired by the Trump administration. Last night, the Democratic presidential contenders rallied around the President's impeachment. And this morning, the House members who'll 'prosecute' the impeachment case were unveiled...


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Senate trial set for next week


Speaker Pelosi is finally ready to transmit the articles of impeachment. The House will vote on impeachment managers tomorrow, setting up a Senate trial next week. Will it overshadow the 2020 election? Will a Trump acquittal boost his chances at reelection? Plus, CNN political director David Chalian previews the first Democratic debate of the year with CNN chief political correspondent Dana Bash.


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The President angles for a dismissal


The impeachment drama is about to enter a new phase: the Senate trial. But the fight over what rules will govern the proceedings continues. The White House now wants to preserve the option of moving to swiftly dismiss the charges against President Donald Trump after opening arguments. Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is working to keep his conference unified...


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Finally, the Senate trial is coming


After a contentious standoff, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi finally signaled that she will transmit the articles of impeachment, which will likely trigger the Senate trial next week. What did the Democrats gain with their delay? CNN political director David Chalian and CNN national security reporter Jeremy Herb discuss the mood among moderate GOP Senators...


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Is Pelosi's slow-play paying off?


The Speaker of the House is taking her time. Despite pressure to transmit the articles of impeachment, Nancy Pelosi announced that she'll act "soon" when she's "ready." Meanwhile, President Trump is contemplating who should defend him at the Senate trial...


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Pelosi and McConnell continue high-stakes staring match


They're both political heavyweights and neither seem prepared to budge. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi continues to hold on to the articles of impeachment, while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refuses to commit to witnesses at the trial...


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