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|Chief Justice John Roberts will not be silent today
Since the Senate impeachment trial began last week, Chief Justice John Roberts has been mainly out of the camera's line of sight. He has, clerk-like, enforced Senate procedures and kept the clock for the lawyers at the lectern. He has tried to maintain the chamber's decorum, as when he admonished the legal teams against nastiness, citing a 1905 Senate trial precedent against use of the word "pettifogging."
POSTED JANUARY 29, 2020 11:46 AM
|Opinion: Trump in private -- what really happens
The brief video portion at the start of a cell phone recording made public Friday by the formerly pro-Trump schemer Lev Parnas shows a posh dining room at the Trump International Hotel -- heavy drapes, massive molding, thick carpet. You might describe it as country club classic, a motif that seems to cling to Trump properties.
POSTED JANUARY 29, 2020 9:24 AM
|Dershowitz says he'll 'forgive' Pompeo's 'rudeness' to reporter if he brings peace to Middle East
Presidential impeachment defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz said Tuesday that while he disapproved of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo berating a reporter, "if he can help bring about peace in the Middle East, I'll forgive him his rudeness towards a reporter."
POSTED JANUARY 29, 2020 3:53 AM
|Closing video played by Trump's lawyer draws laughter in Senate
As President Trump's counsel presented their final arguments before the Senate, Pat Cipollone showed a video of Democrats speaking at Bill Clinton's impeachment proceedings in 1998.
POSTED JANUARY 28, 2020 8:43 PM
|Trial scenes featuring Sanders, Warren and Romney you can't see on TV
Senate rules limit what images can be broadcast on TV during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
POSTED JANUARY 28, 2020 11:58 PM
|A guide to the Senate trial's new phase
The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET, kicking off the question and answer portion that will last up to a total of 16 hours over the next two days.
POSTED JANUARY 29, 2020 12:14 PM
|Poll: 75% of voters want witnesses for Senate impeachment trial
Three-quarters of registered voters think witnesses should be allowed to testify in the Senate impeachment trial, which has reached a crucial inflection point, a new national poll from Quinnipiac University finds.
POSTED JANUARY 28, 2020 11:02 PM
|Internet reacts to Trump lawyer's repeated 'shoes' comment
Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow gets tripped up over 'shoes' phrase at the Senate impeachment trial. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
POSTED JANUARY 29, 2020 12:20 AM
|Opinion: Ernst and the GOP's game
Joni Ernst just gave away the game.
POSTED JANUARY 29, 2020 2:36 AM
|It wasn't clear if the Senate majority leader was having problems pulling together his caucus, or whether indications of a lagging vote count were to pressure holdouts
Senate Republicans are wrestling with a momentous dilemma over whether to call witnesses in Donald Trump's trial in a closed-door tussle that risks antagonizing the President and fueling Democrat claims of a cover-up.
POSTED JANUARY 29, 2020 12:51 PM