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The real reason Kelly Loeffler attacked Mitt Romney over impeachment

The real reason Kelly Loeffler attacked Mitt Romney over impeachment

The attack came seemingly out of the blue. On Monday afternoon, newly appointed Georgia Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler tweeted this: “After 2 weeks, it’s clear that Democrats have no case for impeachment. Sadly, my colleague @SenatorRomney wants to appease the left by calling witnesses who will slander the @realDonaldTrump during their 15 minutes of fame.…MORE

Two bodies recovered from crashed US military aircraft in Afghanistan

Two bodies recovered from crashed US military aircraft in Afghanistan

Two bodies have been recovered from the US military aircraft that crashed in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province Monday, a defense official told CNN, adding that sensitive equipment was also disabled by military personnel that arrived at the site. The latest reports also indicate there was a distress call from the crew indicating some type of trouble…MORE

Republicans take a deep breath after initial Bolton scare

Republicans take a deep breath after initial Bolton scare

Republican senators began Monday in a bad spot. They ended it feeling like they were in a better one, at least for now. What changed? A late-morning pep talk from Senate Majority Leader McConnell and a rousing argument from White House defense attorney Alan Dershowitz that gave many Republican senators the answer to the key…MORE

Impeachment witness debate in limbo as Senate prepares for next phase of trial

Impeachment witness debate in limbo as Senate prepares for next phase of trial

The impeachment trial is approaching a volatile and unpredictable stage as President Donald Trump’s defense team wraps up its opening argument, and the outcome of a looming vote on whether to call witnesses remains uncertain. Senate Republicans feel they weathered the storm on Monday in the wake of revelations from former national security adviser John…MORE

House Democrats not invited to trade deal bill signing at White House

House Democrats not invited to trade deal bill signing at White House

When President Donald Trump signs his revised North American Free Trade Agreement agreement at the White House on Wednesday, congressional Democrats who played a central role in approving the pact won’t be there. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has not been invited to the signing ceremony for the trade deal, a spokesperson for her office told…MORE

Why expectations matter in Iowa

Why expectations matter in Iowa

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders could be surging at just the right time. He’s ahead in some of the highest quality polls coming out of Iowa with a week to go until the caucuses. History suggests that a win in Iowa could allow Sanders to take the lead in the national polls — but Sanders’ surge…MORE

Trump unveils controversial Middle East plan alongside Netanyahu

Trump unveils controversial Middle East plan alongside Netanyahu

When President Donald Trump unveiled his administration’s long-anticipated proposal to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the White House on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was at his side. “Today,” Trump announced from the East Room, “Israel takes a big step towards peace.” The head of the Palestinian Authority, meanwhile, was thousands of miles away,…MORE

Impeachment state of play: Will the Senate call witnesses? It’s fluid.

Impeachment state of play: Will the Senate call witnesses? It’s fluid.

The Senate impeachment trial has entered perhaps its most fluid phase — one where the White House is still technically presenting its defense, but senators in both parties are maneuvering for what comes next. New revelations seemingly appear daily, all as senators attempt to structure their questions for the looming question-and-answer period and, of course,…MORE