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The nearly 90-minute recording features the President and the indicted businessmen Trump has said he doesn't know

The nearly 90-minute recording features the President and the indicted businessmen Trump has said he doesn't know

A nearly 90-minute recording released Saturday of President Donald Trump at a 2018 dinner with indicted businessmen he has claimed he doesn't know includes Trump speaking animatedly about removing the US ambassador to Ukraine -- at one point stating, "Get rid of her!" ... Continue Reading
Analysis: Moment in recording reporter says is 'most chilling'

Analysis: Moment in recording reporter says is 'most chilling'

CNN's John Harwood discusses the newly released audio of President Donald Trump asking how long Ukraine would last in a fight against Russia without US aide. ... Continue Reading
Top takeaways: What we learned from Day 1 of  Trump's defense

Top takeaways: What we learned from Day 1 of Trump's defense

President Donald Trump's legal team is making his case. ... Continue Reading
Toobin: The President is winning here

Toobin: The President is winning here

CNN analysts Jeffrey Toobin and Preet Bharara react to President Donald Trump's legal team opening arguments lasting under two hours on Saturday morning. ... Continue Reading
Fact check: Breaking down the 6 key arguments

Fact check: Breaking down the 6 key arguments

President Donald Trump's legal team kicked off their opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial Saturday morning. In defending the President, Deputy White House Counsel Mike Purpura said the case is based on "six key facts that have not and will not change." ... Continue Reading
Romney: 'Very likely' in favor of calling witnesses

Romney: 'Very likely' in favor of calling witnesses

Sen. Mitt Romney said Saturday that it's "very likely" that he'll be in favor of calling witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but won't decide until after opening arguments. ... Continue Reading
Pentagon's vow to protect Vindman against retaliation tested after attacks by senator

Pentagon's vow to protect Vindman against retaliation tested after attacks by senator

A top Pentagon official as recently as last month vowed the department would not tolerate "any act of retaliation" against Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman -- a pledge now being put to the test after Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn this week repeatedly attacked the key National Security Council aide who testified before Congress on the Ukraine… ... Continue Reading
Analysis: Will any senators actually flip on Trump impeachment?

Analysis: Will any senators actually flip on Trump impeachment?

President Donald Trump was impeached in December by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, but now it's up to the Republican-led Senate to decide whether to remove him from office. ... Continue Reading
Wolf Blitzer: President Trump's counsel simply ignored this

Wolf Blitzer: President Trump's counsel simply ignored this

CNN's Wolf Blitzer pushes back on a claim made by President Trump's outside legal counsel Jay Sekulow that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 presidential election. ... Continue Reading
Reporter says Pompeo cursed and told her to find Ukraine on a map after interview

Reporter says Pompeo cursed and told her to find Ukraine on a map after interview

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Analysis: Pompeo's response to NPR host over Ukraine questions is latest example of hostile treatment toward media

Analysis: Pompeo's response to NPR host over Ukraine questions is latest example of hostile treatment toward media

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has a track record of outbursts and outright hostility toward members of the news media. ... Continue Reading
Opinion: This is the bar Trump's defense needs to clear

Opinion: This is the bar Trump's defense needs to clear

On Saturday, President Trump's defense team, as expected, simply brushed aside mountains of evidence and testimony -- including a new audio recording -- that shows a concerted effort from the White House to leverage aid to Ukraine in exchange for investigations that would politically benefit the President. ... Continue Reading
Trump's defense team aims to poke holes in Democrats' case

Trump's defense team aims to poke holes in Democrats' case

The President's legal team had their first opportunity to take control of the Senate floor to deliver their side of the story, detailing the defense of President Donald Trump against the two articles of impeachment, after three days of listening to arguments from the House impeachment managers. ... Continue Reading
Reporter: GOP senators' behavior changed today

Reporter: GOP senators' behavior changed today

CNN congressional reporter Alex Rogers describes how GOP senators' behavior changed as President Trump's defense team delivered their first day of opening arguments. ... Continue Reading
Analysis: Think Trump's acting like a dictator now? What if he's reelected?

Analysis: Think Trump's acting like a dictator now? What if he's reelected?

Opening arguments from the Democrats are over. They closed their case against President Donald Trump declaring he must be removed from office for upsetting the balance of power envisioned by the Constitution and for upsetting world order. ... Continue Reading
Opinion: Trump's team has the upper hand

Opinion: Trump's team has the upper hand

There's a great scene in "The Truman Show" when the wife of the eponymous lead -- who is kept in the dark about his life being a reality television show -- deflects a serious question from her husband by launching into a commercial about a cocoa drink. Truman, played by Jim Carrey, looks around and… ... Continue Reading
Opinion: Most important takeaway so far

Opinion: Most important takeaway so far

In the legal and political arena, you always want the last word. That theory held true in the 1999 impeachment of President Bill Clinton. The House managers led by Henry Hyde and the likes of Lindsey Graham made an impressive case over three days. But Clinton's brilliant White House counsel blew away those three days… ... Continue Reading
China's President warns that the deadly virus outbreak is accelerating

China's President warns that the deadly virus outbreak is accelerating

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US arranging charter flight to evacuate diplomats out of China, official says

US arranging charter flight to evacuate diplomats out of China, official says

The US is planning to evacuate Americans from the Chinese city that has become ground zero for a new deadly strain of coronavirus, according to The Wall Street Journal. ... Continue Reading
A visual guide to the Wuhan coronavirus

A visual guide to the Wuhan coronavirus

An outbreak of new coronavirus has sickened about 1,400 people worldwide and killed at least 41 in mainland China, while spreading to countries around the world. ... Continue Reading

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