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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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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US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing market cools

Summary List Placement The headline mortgage rate's plunge below 3% last year was a big deal. It added fuel to a housing market boom that continues to this day. The rate... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a week to read ‘14 page communist manifesto'

Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene claims she will debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the proposed Green New Deal, but was ridiculed for seemingly taking a week to read the “14... Read more ...

The scientist behind Pfizer's vaccine says people will likely need a third...

The scientist behind Pfizer's vaccine says people will likely need a third COVID-19 shot along with yearly doses

Summary List Placement People are likely going to need a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and then annual shots, similar to the seasonal flu, said the scientist behind the... Read more ...

House passes bill giving Washington, DC statehood

House passes bill giving Washington, DC statehood

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives passed a bill along party lines on Thursday that would make Washington, DC the nation's 51st state. The legislation, known... Read more ...

Russia suddenly says it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after...

Russia suddenly says it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after weeks of tensions and fears of an invasion

Summary List Placement Russia on Thursday abruptly announced it's pulling troops back from Ukraine's borders, just one day after President Vladimir Putin warned that anyone who... Read more ...

A SPAC backed by an LA Dodgers co-owner will take online ticket reseller...

A SPAC backed by an LA Dodgers co-owner will take online ticket reseller Vivid Seats public at a $2 billion valuation

Summary List Placement A blank check company backed by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly announced Thursday that it is taking online ticket marketplace Vivid Seats... Read more ...

US stocks mixed as investors weigh strong jobless-claims data against rising...

US stocks mixed as investors weigh strong jobless-claims data against rising global virus cases

Summary List Placement US stocks were mixed Thursday as investors weighed strong jobless claims data with rising global COVID-19 cases. Initial jobless claims in the US slid to... Read more ...

America is running out of people willing to get a COVID-19 shot, and some...

America is running out of people willing to get a COVID-19 shot, and some vaccination sites are even shutting down because of a lack of demand

Summary List Placement The US may fall short of vaccinating enough people to stop coronavirus spreading in communities because not enough Americans are willing to get a... Read more ...

US troops in Syria seem to be getting hit with directed-energy attacks, and...

US troops in Syria seem to be getting hit with directed-energy attacks, and the Pentagon suspects Russia is doing it, report says

Summary List Placement The US is investigating what appears to be directed-energy attacks on US troops, and the Pentagon suspects Russia is behind them, Politico reported... Read more ...

Time is running out for the 53 crew members on a missing Indonesian...

Time is running out for the 53 crew members on a missing Indonesian submarine. Authorities say the vessel has less than 36 hours of oxygen left

Summary List Placement The Indonesian navy is racing against time to find and save the 53 crew members on board the missing KRI Nanggala-402 submarine, as the vessel only... Read more ...