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Trump's impeachment trial is over but the politics are not – CNN, CNN

Trump's impeachment trial is over but the politics are not – CNN, CNN

Trump is sure to claim complete absolution and possibly to seek retribution when he gives his first public comments on his acquittal of high crimes and misdemeanors by the Senate at the White House on Thursday.But the underlying cause of impeachment may be the most crucial issue on the ballot: The President's determination to wield…

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Trump impeachment: senators deliver speeches ahead of final vote – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Trump impeachment: senators deliver speeches ahead of final vote – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Senators to lay out positions Tuesday as president heads towards acquittal on abuse of power and obstruction of Congress charges Mitt Romney broke with the party to vote in favour of witnesses. But the effort to call witnesses and new documentation failed 51-49. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Prefatory to a final vote scheduled…

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Trump's impeachment trial is almost over. Next, senators get their turn – CNN, CNN

Trump's impeachment trial is almost over. Next, senators get their turn – CNN, CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN's Impeachment Watch newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. (CNN)Here are some of the last words spoken by President Donald Trump's defense team -- and by the House managers arguing Trump should be removed.White House counsel Pat Cipollone, speaking for the President:…

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Trump impeachment trial: Democrats make final pitch to skeptical senators – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Trump impeachment trial: Democrats make final pitch to skeptical senators – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

With almost every Republican in the audience holding fast behind Donald Trump, House impeachment managers made impassioned closing arguments before the Senate on Monday, urging it to hold the president to account. Led by intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff the managers pleaded with Republicans to find Trump guilty of the charges in the two articles…

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Impeachment trial live updates: Senators to hear closing arguments today from House managers, Trump’s lawyers – The Washington Post, The Washington Post

The Senate is poised to hear up to four hours of closing arguments Monday in the impeachment trial of President Trump, following last week’s vote not to call witnesses regarding his conduct toward Ukraine.Senators will hear from both the House impeachment managers, led by Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.), and Trump’s lawyers, led by White…

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'SNL' presents the impeachment trial of President Trump 'You wish had happened' – CNN, CNN

'SNL' presents the impeachment trial of President Trump 'You wish had happened' – CNN, CNN

New York (CNN Business)"Saturday Night Live" kicked off this week's episode by presenting the impeachment trial of President Trump that "you wish had happened.""After months of anticipation, the impeachment trial of President Trump wound up consisting of two weeks of dry debate and posturing and will conclude without any witness testimony or new evidence," a…

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Trump impeachment: Republican Senate 'coverup' prompts backlash – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Trump impeachment: Republican Senate 'coverup' prompts backlash – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Outraged by what they see as a coverup in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, grassroots activists are planning a massive “payback project” designed to punish Republican senators at the ballot box. Even as key Republican senators acknowledged Trump’s guilt on charges of abusing power and obstructing Congress, they defied public opinion on Friday by…

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Trump impeachment trial: What acquittal would mean for 2020 election – BBC News, BBC News

Trump impeachment trial: What acquittal would mean for 2020 election – BBC News, BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump waves goodbye to a crowd in Iowa, as well as to his impeachment trial Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial is all but over.Barring an unforeseen and unexpected blockbuster development, a largely party-line vote will acquit him of the two charges brought by the House of Representatives, which…

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Trump impeachment: Failed witnesses vote paves way for acquittal – BBC News, BBC News

Trump impeachment: Failed witnesses vote paves way for acquittal – BBC News, BBC News

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Trump was the third president in US history to be impeached US President Donald Trump is set to be acquitted in his impeachment trial after senators voted against calling witnesses or admitting new evidence.Democrats hoped four swing Republicans would vote for witnesses, which would have extended the trial without…

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Impeachment trial to end but its aftershocks will rock America – CNN, CNN

Impeachment trial to end but its aftershocks will rock America – CNN, CNN

(CNN)America's latest "national nightmare" will not end when Republicans vote to acquit President Donald Trump of high crimes and misdemeanors, possibly as early as Friday.A mere four months after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered an impeachment inquiry and six after Trump's now notorious "do us a favor" call with Ukraine's President, Trump will get on…

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