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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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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Capitol Police Chief Says Officers Were Unsure About Using Force During Jan...

Capitol Police Chief Says Officers Were Unsure About Using Force During Jan. 6 Riot

Police chief Yogananda Pittman submitted a statement to Congress, filling in crucial details of what went wrong during the attack on the Capitol. Read more ...

Former Andrew Cuomo Aide Alleges New York Governor Kissed Her Without Consent

Former Andrew Cuomo Aide Alleges New York Governor Kissed Her Without Consent

Lindsey Boylan also accused the governor of making inappropriate comments and fostering a hostile workplace for women in an essay published Wednesday. Read more ...

Rep. Stephanie Murphy 'seriously considering' bid to unseat Rubio

Rep. Stephanie Murphy 'seriously considering' bid to unseat Rubio

Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy is seriously considering a bid to unseat Sen. Marco Rubio's 2022 reelection, announcing Wednesday that she's launching a statewide listening tour... Read more ...

Ex-Cuomo Aide: Harassment Started When I First Met Him

Ex-Cuomo Aide: Harassment Started When I First Met Him

Lindsey Boylan says that even before she began working for a state development agency in New York, people warned her to watch out for Gov. Andrew Cuomo. In an essay posted on... Read more ...

USPS' DeJoy to Congress: 'Get used to me'

USPS' DeJoy to Congress: 'Get used to me'

Louis DeJoy, the embattled postmaster general, said on Wednesday he is not going anywhere as he faces withering criticism of his leadership of the U.S. Postal Service and calls... Read more ...

Three Republican senators grilling Biden's Interior Secretary nominee Deb...

Three Republican senators grilling Biden's Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland deny climate science

Summary List Placement Three Republican senators grilling Interior Secretary nominee Rep. Deb Haaland this week have denied well-established climate science, even as they... Read more ...

Biden's CIA pick vows to focus on a rising China

Biden's CIA pick vows to focus on a rising China

CIA Director nominee William Burns said on Wednesday that, if confirmed by the Senate, competing with China and countering a “formidable authoritarian adversary” in Beijing... Read more ...

Former aide charges Cuomo kissed, sexually harassed her

Former aide charges Cuomo kissed, sexually harassed her

NEW YORK - A former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the governor kissed her without her consent and asked her to play strip poker, alleging a pattern of sexual harassment she... Read more ...

Biden administration sending masks to poor communities

Biden administration sending masks to poor communities

The Biden administration is planning to distribute millions of free face masks across the country to organizations serving people with low incomes, in a fresh effort to tamp... Read more ...

Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's...

Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's 100-day deportation freeze

Summary List Placement A federal judge in Texas indefinitely blocked President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day deportation freeze, according to the... Read more ...