Category Archives: National News

Democrats demand Bolton testify at Trump’s impeachment trial

Democrats demand Bolton testify at Trump’s impeachment trial

Bolton writes in his forthcoming book that Trump told him that he wanted to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in security aid from Ukraine until it helped him with investigations into Biden. Trump’s legal team has repeatedly insisted otherwise.MORE

Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in copter crash, 7 others dead

Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in copter crash, 7 others dead

Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career spent entirely with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41.MORE

McConnell abruptly eases impeachment limits

McConnell abruptly eases impeachment limits

Without comment, the Republican leader quietly submitted an amended proposal after meeting behind closed doors with his senators as the trial opened. The handwritten changes would add the extra day and allow House evidence to be included in the record. There is still deep disagreement about calling additional witnesses.MORE

Trump’s trial begins, senators vowing ‘impartial justice’

Trump’s trial begins, senators vowing ‘impartial justice’

The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday, senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors on the president’s fate. House prosecutors recited the charges, and Chief Justice John Roberts presided in his black Supreme Court robe.MORE

House sending Trump impeachment to Senate, trial to follow

House sending Trump impeachment to Senate, trial to follow

The House voted Wednesday to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, delivery set for a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol for only the third such trial in American history. MORE

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