Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was also forced to revise his proposed rules to quell a rebellion in his ranks, giving House managers and the president’s lawyers more time to present their cases.
Opening arguments didn’t start as expected, but a majority of Republican senators did approve rules for how the trial will work. And we got a look at how President Trump’s team will mount its first legal defense of his actions.
Publicly, most Democrats have scoffed at the growing GOP clamor to hear a Biden testify. But behind closed doors, a small group is weighing a witness deal that could lead to testimony from former national security adviser John Bolton or other Trump administration officials.
Trees suck Earth-warming carbon out of the atmosphere far more efficiently than any machine. A foundation responsible for planting millions of new trees around the world has inspired hope that trees could become an even more potent weapon in the battle against climate change. The group is part of a growing constellation of campaigns that seek to reforest every continent except Antarctica.
Passengers traveling to the United States from Wuhan, China, will be screened for the pneumonia-like coronavirus at five U.S. airports. On Tuesday, health officials reported the first U.S. case of the virus.
The 14-time all-star shortstop will enter the Hall of Fame a year after his former Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera became the first player to be voted in unanimously. Outfielder Larry Walker, in his final year of eligibility, also was voted in.