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Trumps legal team targets Schiff in effort to undercut impeachment case

The California congressman drew praise from Democrats and grudging respect from even some Republicans for his days of arguments. The Trump team sought to undermine his cr

The Washington Post 26 Jan 2020 4:36 am

Trumps lawyers begin their defense in impeachment trial as Republicans rally around the president

In arguing that the case for President Trumps removal was partisan and misleading, lawyers for the president omitted facts, presented claims that lacked context or downpl

The Washington Post 26 Jan 2020 4:15 am

Louise Linton briefly posted and deleted a message of support for Greta Thunberg, whom her husband Steve Mnuch..

Ron Adar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via GettyGreta Thunberg speaks on stage during NYC Climate Strike rally and demonstration at Battery Park, New York on September 20, 2019

BusinessInsider India 26 Jan 2020 4:06 am

Listen: Trump tells associates to get rid of U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

Get rid of her! Get her out tomorrow. I dont care. Get her out tomorrow. Take her out. Okay? Do it, Trump says.

The Washington Post 26 Jan 2020 3:58 am

For Amy Klobuchar, the impeachment trial means bombarding Iowa voters from distant D.C.

The trial schedule has confounded the plans of several presidential candidates to hit Iowa full time, a complication that is most threatening to Klobuchar as she seeks to

The Washington Post 26 Jan 2020 3:21 am

The White House is reportedly worried that House Democrats will continue to dig up damaging information on Tru..

ReutersU.S. President Trump addresses U.S. mayors at the White House in WashingtonWhite House officials are concerned that House Democrats will continue investigations in

BusinessInsider India 26 Jan 2020 3:09 am

Republicans decry impeachment as boring in an attempt to swiftly dismiss charges against Trump

GOP senators voted several times the past week to block new evidence and witness testimony, effectively stripping the proceedings of potential novelty and allowing Trumps

The Washington Post 26 Jan 2020 3:03 am

Democrats are having a field day after Trump's lawyers accidentally made the strongest case to call witnesses ..

ReutersFILE PHOTO: President Trump signs a memorandum for Women's Global Development and ProsperityPresident Donald Trump's defense team repeatedly argued on Saturday tha

BusinessInsider India 26 Jan 2020 2:42 am

Impeachment trial live updates: Trump defense begins presentation after three days of opening arguments from H..

The Senate trial resumed for an abbreviated session Saturday morning. The presidents lawyers plan to make the bulk of their arguments early next week.

The Washington Post 25 Jan 2020 10:24 pm

Mike Pompeo accused a veteran NPR reporter of 'lying,' being 'unhinged,' and misidentifying Bangladesh for Ukr..

ReutersFILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Costa Rica's President Carlos Alvarado hold a joint news conference in San JoseIn a Saturday statement, Secreta

BusinessInsider India 25 Jan 2020 9:49 pm

Recent polls indicate Bernie Sanders has a narrow lead going into the Iowa caucuses, but the contest is still ..

Recent surveys of the Iowa Democratic caucusgoers show Sen. Bernie Sanders in a strong position ahead of the state's February 3 caucuses, but the contest is still unpredi

BusinessInsider India 25 Jan 2020 9:17 pm

What case will Trumps team present, one focused on the evidence or one focused on his base?

Earlier this week, it was mostly the latter.

The Washington Post 25 Jan 2020 8:59 pm

Adam Schiff delivered a detailed, hour-long summary of the Democrats impeachment case. Some Republicans dismis..

Schiff cited a CBS News report that GOP senators were warned that if they vote against the president, their head will be on a pike. Said Sen. Susan Collins, Thats not tru

The Washington Post 25 Jan 2020 9:24 am

#marshablackburnistrash is trending on Twitter after Sen. Marsha Blackburn labeled Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman ..

John Moore/Getty ImagesMarsha Blackburn addresses the Republican National Convention in July.Sen. Marsha Blackburn, of Tennessee, on Thursday questioned Lt. Col. Alexande

BusinessInsider India 25 Jan 2020 3:37 am

Democrats have been making their case for three long days. Will they get anything out of it?

Their detailed, lengthy opening arguments could backfire on their ultimate goal, to get more witnesses.

The Washington Post 25 Jan 2020 3:28 am

Here are the times that we know Lev Parnas interacted with President Trump

A review of the public record.

The Washington Post 25 Jan 2020 3:01 am

Recording of Trump calling for Yovanovitchs ouster appears to corroborate Parnass account

The audio file reviewed by ABC News matches a description by Lev Parnas, a former associate of Rudolph W. Giuliani.

The Washington Post 25 Jan 2020 2:48 am

Joe Rogan's endorsement of Bernie Sanders shows he can appeal to the voters necessary to beat Trump

Brian Snyder/ReutersSen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Dover, New Hampshire, on September 1, 2019.Sen. Bernie Sanders was endorsed by comedian and podcast

BusinessInsider India 25 Jan 2020 2:47 am

Impeachment trial live updates: House managers to turn attention to obstruction-of-Congress charge against Tru..

The seven Democrats leading the prosecution will begin their third and final day of opening arguments on Friday afternoon. Starting Saturday, Trumps lawyers are scheduled

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 10:36 pm

A GOP senator traffics in flimsy allegations to impugn a key impeachment witness again

The senator has called Vindmans motivations into question before. On Thursday, she went even further.

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 10:30 pm

Chinese Authorities Rush to Build New Hospital to Contain Coronavirus

The Chinese government is building a new hospital in the city of Wuhan following the outbreak of a virus that has infected more than 800 people and killed 26, aiming to c

The Wall Street Journal 24 Jan 2020 10:21 pm

'Take her out': New recording appears to feature an angry Trump telling Giuliani's associates to 'get rid of' ..

Associated PressFormer U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

BusinessInsider India 24 Jan 2020 10:18 pm

Schiff puts a fine point on the argument for removal: Trump will always put Trump first

In an emotional closing speech on Thursday, Schiff beseeched senators to remove Trump from office.

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 10:06 pm

A quarter of a million Iraqis protested the US military's 'occupation' of their country

Alaa al-Marjani/ReutersSupporters of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr carry placards depicting U.S. President Donald Trump at a protest against what they say is U.S.

BusinessInsider India 24 Jan 2020 9:53 pm

Just tuning into the 2020 Democratic primary? Start here.

Catch up on what's happening with campaigns, candidates, polls and early states.

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 9:49 pm

Here's how each state decides its delegates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination

Brendan McDermid / ReutersTrump shows the delegates list for the Pennsylvania state primary.To decide their nominees for president, Democrats and Republicans use a system

BusinessInsider India 24 Jan 2020 9:42 pm

When Senate Republicans were quite concerned about Trump and Ukraine

As GOP senators prepare to decide on whether they need more evidence, a look back at when they were quite concerned about what went down.

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 9:34 pm

Warrens campaign tries to lower expectations before Iowa caucuses

In a strategy memo, Elizabeth Warrens campaign manager, Roger Lau, warns of breathless media narratives emerging from results in early nominating states.

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 9:30 pm

Fox News has circled the wagons and Trump is welcoming everyone inside

The president's favorite news network offers a broadly generous assessment of his impeachment.

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 9:14 pm

Trump administration threatens to withhold funds from California over its requirement that private health plan..

Top health officials warned they would pull unspecified federal health funds if California does not comply in 30 days and said other states could face similar action. The

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 9:00 pm

Sen. Mike Braun wants Trump and the GOP to take climate change seriously

And Mike Braun wants his GOP colleagues to join a new bipartisan climate caucus.

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 4:30 pm

How PMIs Signal Early Warnings for the Economy

In 2018 and 2019 during the U.S.-China trade war, investors and policy makers embraced global manufacturing PMIs as a leading barometer of economic health. WSJ explains h

The Wall Street Journal 24 Jan 2020 4:00 pm

Trump administration accused by the UK of a 'denial of justice' after refusing to extradite a diplomat's wife ..

GettyBoris Johnson and Donald Trump.The US has denied the UK's request for the extradition of the US diplomat's wife who is accused of causing the death of a British teen

BusinessInsider India 24 Jan 2020 3:44 pm

The FBI reportedly stopped a Saudi plot to kidnap a YouTuber on US soil after he criticized Mohammed bin Salma..

Screenshot/YoutubeAbdulrahman Almutairi in a screenshot from a video on his YouTube channel.Saudi agents tried to kidnap a social-media star and regime critic on US soil,

BusinessInsider India 24 Jan 2020 9:28 am

Bloomberg gets under Trumps skin as he ramps up spending on 2020 ads

The former New York mayor has vowed to spend millions to defeat Trump, whether or not he becomes the Democratic presidential nominee.

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 4:10 am

1 in 5 women doubt a woman can win the presidency

A sizable number of Americans still doubt that voters will get behind a woman president.

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 3:36 am

Sanders tells supporters to cool it but they dont always listen

Bernie Sanders has apologized for one backers comments and urged supporters to pipe down. But not all of his raucous followers are heeding the call.

The Washington Post 24 Jan 2020 3:23 am

More than 25% of Americans believe Trump should face war-crime charges over Soleimani's killing

27% of Americans believe President Donald Trump should be charged with war crimes over the drone strike that killed Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, according to a new Insider

BusinessInsider India 24 Jan 2020 3:00 am

Impeachment trial live updates: House managers to focus on alleged abuse of power as they begin second day of ..

The Senate is scheduled to reconvene Thursday afternoon for the historic trial only the third against a sitting president focused on President Trumps conduct toward Ukr

The Washington Post 23 Jan 2020 10:21 pm

Republicans: The case for impeachment is terrible and the portions are so small

After constraining the evidence, Republican senators deride the evidence as old news.

The Washington Post 23 Jan 2020 10:08 pm

'Elitist conventional wisdom usually is terrible': Anthony Scaramucci told us why the Davos crowd's certainty ..

Anthony Scaramucci, founder of the $9.5 billion investment firm SkyBridge Capital, isn't sold on a Trump victory in 2020 due to a consensus view at Davos. He says that 85

BusinessInsider India 23 Jan 2020 10:07 pm

The Daily 202: One in 3 Republicans thinks Trump has probably acted illegally, but most dont want him convicte..

This complicates messaging for the House impeachment managers and the presidents defense team.

The Washington Post 23 Jan 2020 9:59 pm

Schiffs compelling rebuttal to a spurious White House claim

We got new allegations and insights into the episode last week from Lev Parnas. Adam Schiff tied it all together Wednesday.

The Washington Post 23 Jan 2020 9:18 pm

TRUMP IMPEACHMENT TRIAL: House prosecutors will lay the legal groundwork for the president's removal on day 2 ..

On Thursday, the Senate will head into the second day of opening arguments in President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial.House impeachment managers - lawmakers w

BusinessInsider India 23 Jan 2020 9:06 pm

US warns Iran's new Quds Force commander 'will meet the same fate' as Soleimani if he kills Americans

Associated PressIn this Nov. 5, 2016 photo, Gen. Esmail Ghaani speaks in a meeting in Tehran, Iran. A new Iranian general has stepped out of the shadows to lead the count

BusinessInsider India 23 Jan 2020 8:55 pm

Substitutes are running the government as the Senate dawdles on confirmations

The senate might be the worlds slowest deliberative body. Agencies are left with a lack of leadership and long-range planning.

The Washington Post 23 Jan 2020 4:30 pm

Big-money groups aligned with Senate GOP raised $68.3 million in 2019, an off-year record, officials say

Officials said Republican donors supporting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell were fired up to give, spurred by the impeachment inquiry, judicial appointments and th

The Washington Post 23 Jan 2020 4:30 pm

Power Up: Joe Biden looms large in Senate impeachment trial while campaigning to win Iowa caucuses

He rejected the idea of a witness swap yesterday.

The Washington Post 23 Jan 2020 4:28 pm

Iowa Voters in Obama-Trump County Open-minded About 2020 Election

Howard County, Iowa voted by more than 20 percentage points for Obama in 2012 and more than 20 percentage points for Trump in 2016. WSJs John McCormick sat down with a gr

The Wall Street Journal 23 Jan 2020 4:00 pm

The EU warns the UK that its negotiations will now get much tougher after Brexit

The United Kingdom Parliament ratified Johnson's withdrawal agreement with the EU on Wednesday, paving the way for Britain to leave the EU.However, the European Union imm

BusinessInsider India 23 Jan 2020 3:32 pm