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Amid Senate impeachment trial, Trump posts record-breaking number of tweets in one day

As of 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, a day when the Senate was embroiled in his impeachment trial and the president was attending the World Economic Forum meeting in Switzerland, Trump broke one of his own records by sending out a whopping 131 tweets and retweets in a single day, marking the most of his presidency.

House managers: Trump’s defense that abuse of power is not impeachable offense is ‘wrong and dangerous’

The House Democratic impeachment managers on Tuesday slammed the argument from President Trump’s legal defense team that the charges brought against the president are not impeachable offenses, calling it “wrong and dangerous” in their own separate filing.

Trump touts low African-American unemployment numbers in MLK Day tweet

President Trump took time on Monday to honor both the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his own inauguration three years ago by touting that the unemployment rate for African-Americans is the lowest in history.

House impeachment managers call Trump ‘Framers’ worst nightmare come to life’ in new brief

The House impeachment managers said on Monday that President Trump jeopardized national security and “orchestrated a cover-up unprecedented in the history of our Republic” in their response to the president’s legal team’s brief, and just a day before the Senate impeachment trial is slated to begin in earnest.

Cory Booker not ready to make endorsement in Dems’ presidential primary

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said Sunday he’s not quite ready to make an endorsement in the Democrats’ heated presidential primary.

Trump, climate activist Greta Thunberg set to cross paths at World Economic Forum conference in Davos

The World Economic Forum meeting this upcoming week in Switzerland is scheduled to play host to round two of the public fight between President Trump and teen climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Nadler says Dems unwilling to negotiate Hunter Biden testimony in exchange for other witnesses

Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., one of the House impeachment managers, dismissed on Sunday any notion that Democrats would be willing to negotiate on witnesses called during the Senate trial – adding that Republicans who want to block or negotiate what witnesses testify are “part of the cover-up.”

Judge delays Flynn sentencing again after surprise move to withdraw guilty plea

A federal judge on Thursday once again pushed back the sentencing date for President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn after his legal team moved to withdraw his guilty plea for lying to the FBI in the Russia probe.

Pelosi says Trump ‘will be held accountable’ as she signs articles of impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., put her signature on the articles of impeachment brought against President Trump on Wednesday – setting up the trial that places the fate of Trump’s presidency in the hands of the Senate.

Trump’s impeachment trial team: Who are the lawyers defending the president?

President Trump has locked down the defense team that will be representing him during his impeachment trial, as House Democrats move Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against him to the Senate.

McConnell crows on Senate floor that Pelosi’s impeachment ‘gambit’ produced ‘absolutely nothing’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., tore into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Monday just days after the congresswoman promised to send the articles of impeachment brought against President Trump to the Senate later this week.

Wisconsin judge orders commission to purge up to 209,000 names from voter rolls

A Wisconsin judge on Monday found the state’s Elections Commission and three of its members in contempt of court and ordered the commission to remove up to 209,000 names from the state’s voter rolls in a case that could have major implications later this year in a key battleground state.

McCarthy says Pelosi holding articles of impeachment to hurt Sanders’ Iowa chances

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., claimed on Sunday that  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has held back sending the articles of impeachment brought against President Trump to the Senate to hurt Sen. Bernie Sanders’ chances of winning the Democratic nomination.

Coons: Trump gave Laura Ingraham more info on Soleimani strike than Senate got

Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., said on Sunday that lawmakers in Washington received less information from the State Department on the reasons that prompted the drone strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani than President Trump openly shared during a recent interview.

Trump issues warning to Iran: ‘Do not kill your protesters … the USA is watching’

President Trump on Sunday issued a stark warning to Iran as leaders in Tehran gear up to deal with protests amid widespread discontent after it accidentally shot down a passenger plane during a missile strike on bases neighboring Iraq housing U.S. forces.

House passes War Powers Resolution in rebuke of Trump’s actions against Iran

The House of Representatives on Thursday voted in favor of a War Powers resolution meant to limit President Trump’s military action toward Iran following an escalation in tensions between Washington and Tehran.