WTF Just Happened Today

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Day 1100: "What our framers feared most."


⚖️ Trump’s Senate Impeachment Trial: tl;dr Today marks the last chance for the Democratic impeachment managers to make their pitch to GOP senators on whether to subpoena new witnesses and documents. Democrats need four Republicans to vote with the...


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Day 1099: "No president has abused his power in this way."


Trump’s Senate Impeachment Trial: Senators reconvened in the Capitol for the third day of Trump’s impeachment trial with House impeachment managers making their case to both senators and the American people that Trump abused his power by pressurin...


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Day 1098: "Protect our democracy."


1/ During opening arguments in Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, House managers outlined how “Trump solicited foreign inference” and abused “the powers of his office” by “seeking help from abroad to improve his reelection prospects at home.” And, ...


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Day 1097: "Deliberately designed to hide the truth."


1/ The first day of Trump’s impeachment trial began with senators debating rules proposed by Mitch McConnell that will guide the Senate proceedings. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer introduced an amendment to compel acting White House chief of...


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Day 1096: "The Framers' worst nightmare."


1/ Trump's legal team called on the Senate to "swiftly reject" the "flimsy" impeachment charges against Trump and that he "should immediately be acquitted" because of a "rigged process" by House Democrats. In a 110-page brief submitted to the Sena...


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Day 1093: "Dopes and babies."


1/ Trump added celebrity lawyer Alan Dershowitz and former independent counsel Ken Starr to his Senate impeachment trial defense team. Starr investigated Bill Clinton, and Dershowitz's past clients include Jeffrey Epstein and O.J. Simpson. The tea...


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Day 1092: "Do impartial justice."


1/ The Senate opened the impeachment trial of Trump – the third presidential impeachment trial in history – with the swearing in of senators and the presentation of the two charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Chief Justice John ...


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Day 1091: Con job.


1/ The House of Representatives voted to send the Senate two articles of impeachment against Trump, initiating the third presidential impeachment trial in American history. The measure passed 228-to-193 with one Democrat – Collin Peterson of Minne...


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Day 1090: "Deserve the truth."


1/ The House will vote on Wednesday to transmit articles of impeachment against Trump to the Senate. "The American people deserve the truth, and the Constitution demands a trial," Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement. Before the vote, Pelosi w...


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Day 1089: Interpretations.


1/ Defense Secretary Mark Esper "didn't see" intelligence backing up Trump's claim that Iran was planning to strike four U.S. embassies. Trump previously told Fox News that Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was "probably" going to attack "four embas...


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