Monthly Archives: January 2020

  • Analysis

The break-the-glass strategy is designed to steer even the most skeptical Trump critic away from calling witnesses or even considering a vote to convict the president.

Former independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr acknowledged the bitterness of the Clinton impeachment he spearheaded, though not any personal responsibility for a quickening pace of presidential impeachments, as he argued for President Trump’s defense team.

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Republicans have held the Senate majority for more than five years but never investigated Ukraine and the Bidens. Democrats cast any inquiry as politically motivated to damage Trump’s rival.

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Some senators are furiously taking notes; others ducking into the cloakroom where electronics are allowed. Several are taking liberties with the vague rules for these jurors.

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Two of the 13 GOP managers in the 1999 Clinton trial — Lindsey O. Graham and Asa Hutchinson — became stars in conservative circles and enjoyed electoral success.

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As the seven impeachment managers make their pitch, they have to be careful not to undermine the quality of their investigation into the Ukraine scandal.

The seven impeachment managers face a hostile jury in the 53-seat GOP majority Senate.

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With a handful of Republican incumbents facing difficult reelections in November, McConnell wants a clean, quick trial to protect their political fortunes as well as his own.

CNN reporter Manu Raju asked McSally a straightforward question about the pending impeachment trial of President Trump.

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The initial phase was a scripted affair, with the articles delivered to the Senate. Opening statements are set for next week.

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