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How to watch Wednesday’s impeachment hearing

How to watch Wednesday’s impeachment hearing

The House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is moving into its next phase this week with its first televised hearings. For over a month, Democrats have investigated whether Trump used the powers of his office to pressure Ukraine to help his reelection by announcing investigations into his political rivals. On Wednesday, the House Intelligence…MORE

Suspicionless phone searches at the border are unconstitutional, court rules

Suspicionless phone searches at the border are unconstitutional, court rules

A federal court ruled Tuesday that suspicionless searches of international travelers’ smartphones and laptops at US ports of entry are unconstitutional. The ruling by United States District Judge Denise J. Casper reins in Department of Homeland Security policies that gave officials wide legal authority to search the belongings, including electronic devices, of travelers entering and…MORE

Trump impeachment hearings will echo through the ages

Trump impeachment hearings will echo through the ages

The gravity and drama of the first televised impeachment hearings into Donald Trump’s presidency on Wednesday will imprint themselves on history and reverberate far from Washington. The most crucial stage of the Ukraine investigation so far has profound implications beyond the political and personal reputation of Trump and the question of whether he abused his…MORE

Democrats’ 2020 uncertainty has heavyweights thinking about a run

Democrats’ 2020 uncertainty has heavyweights thinking about a run

Three Democratic heavyweights this week have dangled the possibility of a 2020 White House run, a reflection of the extraordinarily unsettled nature of the Democratic field only a few months before voting begins. On the eve of the first public impeachment hearings, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg made a run to Arkansas on Tuesday…MORE

Washington Post: White House to livestream border wall construction

Washington Post: White House to livestream border wall construction

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and other administration aides are planning to launch 24-hour web cameras at the southern border to livestream wall construction, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday. Citing four people familiar with the White House proposal, the Post reported that Trump’s son-in-law and adviser raised the idea at a meeting in…MORE

READ: Next week’s schedule of public impeachment hearings

READ: Next week’s schedule of public impeachment hearings

The House Intelligence Committee announced Tuesday that it will hear publicly next week from eight officials who have already appeared for closed-door depositions in the impeachment inquiry. Check out the schedule below: November 19 Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the National Security Council’s top Ukraine expert (previous…MORE