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Dem senator says he knows 'handful' of GOP colleagues considering vote to remove Trump

Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyOvernight Defense: Trump clashes with Macron at NATO summit | House impeachment report says Trump abused power | Top Dem scolds military leaders on Trump intervention in war crimes cases Trump administration releases 5M in military aid for Lebanon after months-long delay Senate Democrats ask Pompeo to recuse himself from Read More…

GOP fantasies about Ukrainian election 'interference' blow up Trump's impeachment defense

Republicans continue to deflect from President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrumps light 97th annual National Christmas Tree Trump to hold campaign rally in Michigan ‘Don’t mess with Mama’: Pelosi’s daughter tweets support following press conference comments MORE’s impeachable conduct by claiming that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 U.S. election. Like a litany of right-wing conspiracy theories – Read More…

Poll: Biden leads, Sanders second as top tier slips

Former vice president Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump to hold campaign rally in Michigan Castro hits fundraising threshold for December debate Buttigieg draws fresh scrutiny, attacks in sprint to Iowa MORE leads the Democratic field in a new national poll, followed by Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump to hold campaign rally in Michigan Castro hits fundraising threshold for Read More…

Both sides have reason to want speedy Trump impeachment trial

Senators in both parties say there is incentive across the political spectrum to keep President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrumps light 97th annual National Christmas Tree Trump to hold campaign rally in Michigan ‘Don’t mess with Mama’: Pelosi’s daughter tweets support following press conference comments MORE’s expected impeachment trial as short as possible, especially since his acquittal Read More…

Georgia ready for unpredictable Senate race

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision to tap a wealthy businesswoman to replace retiring Sen. Johnny IsaksonJohnny IsaksonSenate confirms eight Trump court picks in three days The Hill’s Morning Report – Dem dilemma on articles of impeachment Loeffler plans to spend million on Georgia Senate campaign MORE (R-Ga.) sets the stage for a wide-open special Senate Read More…

Ocasio-Cortez on food assistance cuts: 'If this happened then, we might've just starved'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezSanders to join youth climate strikers in Iowa Al Green calls for including Trump’s ‘racism’ in impeachment articles Progressives’ campaign strategy: Willful ignorance MORE (D-N.Y.) slammed the Trump administration’s decision to implement cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), referencing her family’s past reliance on food stamps. “My family relied on Read More…

House Ethics Committee informs Duncan Hunter he can no longer vote after guilty plea

The House Ethics Committee Thursday informed Rep. Duncan HunterDuncan Duane HunterThe Hill’s Morning Report – Dem impeachment report highlights phone records Duncan Hunter pleads guilty after changing plea Overnight Defense: Trump heads to NATO meeting amid tensions | Impeachment inquiry enters critical next phase | China suspends US Navy port calls to Hong Kong MORE Read More…

White House adopts confident tone after Pelosi signals go on impeachment

The White House on Thursday appeared self-assured after Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump’s legal team huddles with Senate Republicans On The Money: Falling impeachment support raises pressure for Dems on trade | Trump escalates fight over tech tax | Biden eyes minimum tax for corporations | Fed’s top regulator under pressure over Dodd-Frank rules Overnight Health Read More…

Democratic challenger to Joni Ernst releases ad depicting her as firing gun at him

A Democratic Senate candidate challenging Iowa Sen. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstRepublicans raise concerns over Trump pardoning service members Congress braces for chaotic December Senate roundtable showcases importance and needs of women entrepreneurs MORE (R) for her seat on Thursday released a new campaign ad showing Ernst shooting at the challenger with a handgun. ADVERTISEMENT In the ad, Eddie Read More…

Senate confirms eight Trump court picks in three days

The Senate confirmed eight of President TrumpDonald John TrumpStates slashed 4,400 environmental agency jobs in past decade: study Biden hammers Trump over video of world leaders mocking him Iran building hidden arsenal of short-range ballistic missiles in Iraq: report MORE‘s court picks this week, underscoring the rapid pace the GOP-controlled chamber has set on judicial nominations.  Read More…

The case for censuring, and not impeaching, Donald Trump

The  Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report, issued on Monday by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, makes a damning case for impeachment. It does so by amply documenting how President Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpStates slashed 4,400 environmental agency jobs in past decade: study Biden hammers Trump over video of world leaders mocking him Iran building Read More…

Democrats could introduce articles of impeachment next week

House Democrats could introduce articles of impeachment against President TrumpDonald John TrumpStates slashed 4,400 environmental agency jobs in past decade: study Biden hammers Trump over video of world leaders mocking him Iran building hidden arsenal of short-range ballistic missiles in Iraq: report MORE next week, four Democratic sources told The Hill on Thursday. “I expect Read More…

Fox's Napolitano predicts Trump will testify on own behalf at Senate trial

“If you go to a Senate trial, who testifies on behalf of the president?” Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer asked Napolitano on the network’s “America’s Newsroom.” “Himself,” Napolitano quickly responded. “You believe that could happen?” Hemmer pressed. “I do,” replied Napolitano, a former New Jersey Superior Court judge. “I think it will be the most dramatic Read More…