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'We needed more senators with spines': Impeachment manager Stacey Plaskett defends decision not to call witnesses during trial

17 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Stacey Plaskett, one of the House impeachment managers, doubled down on Democrats' decision to abruptly reverse course and not call witnesses during former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial .
"I know people are feeling a lot of angst and believe that maybe if we had this, the senators would have done what we wanted, but listen, we didn't need more witnesses, we needed more senators with spines," Plaskett, a delegate from the Virgin Islands, said on CNN's "State of the Union" with Jake Tapper Sunday.
"We didn't need more witnesses, we needed more senators...
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Former President Trump looks to reassert himself after impeachment acquittal

Former President Trump looks to reassert himself after impeachment acquittal

17 days ago   |   By KCRA

Now acquitted in his second Senate impeachment trial, Trump is preparing for the next phase of his post-presidency life.
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Republicans Back Home Don't Take 7 Votes Well

Republicans Back Home Don't Take 7 Votes Well

17 days ago   |   By Newser

Republican senators who voted to convict former President Trump in his impeachment trial are hearing about it from party officials back home. Sen. Bill Cassidy was promptly censured by Louisiana party leaders, the Hill reports. The state party condemned Cassidy's vote in a tweet , adding, "Fortunately, clearer heads prevailed and...
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Impeachment isn't the final word on Capitol riot for Trump

Impeachment isn't the final word on Capitol riot for Trump

17 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's acquittal at his second impeachment trial may not be the final word on whether he's to blame for the deadly Capitol riot. The next step for the former president could be the courts.
Now a private citizen, Trump is stripped of his protection from legal liability that the presidency gave him. That change in status is something that even Republicans who voted on Saturday to acquit of inciting the Jan. 6 attack are stressing as they urge Americans to move on from impeachment.
“President Trump is still liable for everything he did while he was in office, as an...
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What happened last week? The Senate held Trump's second impeachment trial, acquitting the former president

What happened last week? The Senate held Trump's second impeachment trial, acquitting the former president

17 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement What happened last week?
House impeachment managers last week brought their case against former President Donald Trump to the Senate for a five-day trial. Trump was charged with incitement of insurrection related to the deadly event at the Capitol on January 6. Trump was acquitted on Saturday.
Monday
Trump was photographed playing golf in Florida on Monday, as House impeachment managers prepared their case against him in Washington.
Over the weekend, a top conservative lawyer had dismissed Republican arguments against Trump's impeachment. Republican senator Ron...
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Shaquille O'Neal shows skill in AEW 'Dynamite' match before getting sent...

Shaquille O'Neal shows skill in AEW 'Dynamite' match before getting sent through tables

Cody Rhodes knocked out Shaq through the tables on the outside during a scintillating mixed tag team match to open the program. Read more ...

Saints cut veteran tight end Josh Hill, extend J.T. Gray

Saints cut veteran tight end Josh Hill, extend J.T. Gray

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints cut eight-year veteran tight end and special teams regular Josh Hill on Wednesday and also voided the contract of Jared Cook, who was due... Read more ...

Jenkins, Rogers lead USC women past ASU in Pac 12 1st round

Jenkins, Rogers lead USC women past ASU in Pac 12 1st round

LAS VEGAS - Jordyn Jenkins scored a career-high 16 points, Endyia Rogers added 15 points and dished off a career-high 11 assists and eighth-seeded USC defeated ninth-seeded... Read more ...

Newsom confident MLB fans can return to California stadiums in April

Newsom confident MLB fans can return to California stadiums in April

OAKLAND - California fans can likely catch Major League Baseball games in person when the season begins in April, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday. The Democratic governor said... Read more ...

Islam Makhachev ready to take lightweight torch from Khabib Nurmagomedov at...

Islam Makhachev ready to take lightweight torch from Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 259

LAS VEGAS - Islam Makhachev intends to take over the lightweight division in the absence of Khabib Nurmagomedov, and it starts at UFC 259 . Makhachev returns to competition... Read more ...

Boone takes leave for pacemaker; Lester to have surgery

Boone takes leave for pacemaker; Lester to have surgery

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone took a leave of absence from the team to get a pacemaker and intends to return to work in a few days. Read more ...

UFC 259's Joseph Benavidez had to rediscover his 'why' after 'devastating'...

UFC 259's Joseph Benavidez had to rediscover his 'why' after 'devastating' final title loss

LAS VEGAS - Joseph Benavidez answered media questions on Wednesday ahead of his bout at UFC 259 . Benavidez discussed his flyweight matchup with Askar Askarov , rediscovering... Read more ...

Swartz scores 33, BC tops Pitt in ACC women's opener 67-56

Swartz scores 33, BC tops Pitt in ACC women's opener 67-56

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Cameron Swartz scored a career-high 33 points and 13th-seeded Boston College opened the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament with a 67-56 win over... Read more ...

Astros pitcher Framber Valdéz breaks finger in spring debut

Astros pitcher Framber Valdéz breaks finger in spring debut

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Houston Astros left-hander Framber Valdéz has a fractured left ring finger, an injury that could deal another blow to the team's banged-up starting... Read more ...

Washington replacing cheerleading team with coed dance team

Washington replacing cheerleading team with coed dance team

Washington will not have cheerleaders for the first time since the NFL's longest-running cheerleading team was founded in 1962, with a coed dance team taking its place. Read more ...