Impeachment witness warns that conspiracy theories advance Russia’s agenda as they divide Americans

During the testimony of Russia expert Fiona Hill, the impeachment probe seemed to broaden into a bracing examination of the insidious forces — including the spread of conspiracy theories — infecting American politics.

White House and Republicans discuss limiting impeachment trial to two weeks

No final decisions were made on strategy for a trial that, if it happens, would come in January at the earliest. But several Senate Republicans believe a two-week trial would be long enough to have credence without dragging on too long.

Justice Dept. inspector general draft report finds FBI lawyer may have altered document

The allegation is contained in a draft of Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report analyzing the FBI’s Russia investigation. The report is scheduled to be released publicly Dec. 9.

Kentucky governor’s stay at Trump hotel could carry legal implications for Trump

Gov. Matt Bevin’s two nights at President Trump’s D.C. hotel may run afoul of a provision of the Constitution barring presidents from receiving “emoluments,” or payments, from the states.
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She survived internment in China and made it to Virginia. Will the U.S. let her stay?

In suburban Virginia, the case of a Uighur woman and her family — which recently caught the attention of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo — raises tough questions for the Trump administration as it vows to take a harder line with China while simultaneously seeking a trade deal.

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