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Trump’s legal team argues impeachment process a ‘charade’

Trump’s legal team argues impeachment process a ‘charade’

President Donald Trump’s legal team on Monday filed a lengthy response to charges he abused his office and obstructed Congress, decrying the attempt to remove him from office as a “charade” and calling on senators to quickly reject it. The legal brief amounts to a preview of the case Trump’s lawyers will make on the…MORE

The New York Times’ utterly confusing 2020 endorsement

The New York Times’ utterly confusing 2020 endorsement

At its most basic level, the 2020 Democratic primary process is about which one candidate distinguishes herself (or himself) as the person voters most trust to take on and beat President Donald Trump in November. The one candidate. Because, obviously, you can’t nominate two people. That’s not the way it works. Which brings me to…MORE

Navy to name new aircraft carrier for African American WWII hero

Navy to name new aircraft carrier for African American WWII hero

The US Navy is set to name a new aircraft carrier after Doris “Dorie” Miller, a decorated African American World War II veteran who defended Pearl Harbor during the 1941 attack on the Hawaiian naval base, making it the first aircraft carrier to be named after an African American. Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas…MORE

Fact check: 65 ways Trump has been dishonest about Ukraine and impeachment

Fact check: 65 ways Trump has been dishonest about Ukraine and impeachment

President Donald Trump is dishonest about a whole lot of things. But he is rarely as comprehensively dishonest as he has been about his dealings with Ukraine and the impeachment process. From the eruption of the Ukraine controversy in September to the Senate trial that officially began on Thursday, relentless deceit has seemed to be…MORE

Peaceful Virginia gun-rights rally concludes despite earlier fears of extremist violence

Peaceful Virginia gun-rights rally concludes despite earlier fears of extremist violence

A large gun-rights rally in Virginia’s state capital unfolded peacefully Monday despite earlier fears of the kind of violence that took place in nearby Charlottesville three years ago. Security was tight as gun-rights advocates descended on Richmond for “Lobby Day” to oppose legislation that would restrict access to firearms in the state. The commonwealth braced…MORE

Trump blasts impeachment by ‘radical left’ and touts trade deals to farmers

Trump blasts impeachment by ‘radical left’ and touts trade deals to farmers

President Donald Trump touted his two recent trade policies Sunday night at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual conference, but his biggest applause line came when he went off script to talk about impeachment. “We’re achieving what no administration has ever achieved before, and what do I get out of it? Tell me. I get…MORE

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