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'One place left to hold him accountable': Trump acquittal raises stakes for Democrats

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Romney: Trump is 'guilty of an appalling abuse of public trust'

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Schumer: Republicans carried out a 'great miscarriage of justice'

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Justice Roberts calls his impeachment role 'ill defined' in closing statement

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Senators find Trump 'not guilty' of abuse of power impeachment article

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Roberts says he won't be tie-breaking vote in impeachment trial

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Schiff says a trial without witnesses is 'no trial at all'

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Schumer: America will remember day Senate 'turned away from truth'

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'They will lose the war': Carper criticizes Republicans on vote against witnesses

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GOP senators ask if Bolton's testimony would make a difference

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Senators ask if impeachment trial outcome could alter balance of power between Congress, White House

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Schiff: Trump lawyer saying Giuliani was not conducting policy 'is a remarkable admission'

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Schiff calls attacks against the whistleblower 'disgraceful'

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Murkowski asks why Senate should not call Bolton as witness

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Dershowitz argues that a quid pro quo 'in the public interest' is not impeachable

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Philbin alleges asking foreign leaders for information not a campaign finance violation

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Pete Williams explains why 'there is no standard in impeachment trials'

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Romney asks when Trump first ordered hold on Ukraine aid

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Dershowitz calls Trump 'irreplaceable'

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Schiff claims new information against Trump comes out 'every week'

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Lofgren: Trump is first president 'to direct a witness to refuse to cooperate' in impeachment

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Philbin: White House 'was notified' Bolton's manuscript was submitted to the NSC

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Schiff: Trump 'identifies the state as being himself'

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White House defense argues 'sole power of impeachment is assigned to the House'

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Garcia: Impeachment and criminality 'must be assessed separately'

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Schiff: 'Yes of course we asked John Bolton to testify and he refused'

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Sekulow criticizes the use of 'unsourced' report on Bolton's book

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Cipollone uses 'prophetic' video of Democrats arguing against impeachment

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Trump lawyer Jane Raskin says Giuliani is House managers' 'colorful distraction'

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Sekulow claims 'no witness' testified to Trump engaging in quid pro quo

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Cipollone: House managers are asking to 'overturn' the last election

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Schumer: Trump's team 'made a really compelling case' for witnesses

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Chris Murphy: Trump defense 'helped our case to win a vote on witnesses'

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Schiff claims Trump's lawyers 'do not contest' the facts in the impeachment trial

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Schiff: 'Give America a fair trial'

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Nadler says Trump 'is a dictator' trying to obstruct congress

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Schumer: Trump's lawyers have 'work cut out for them' defending the president

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Schiff: Trump has a 'pretty thin skin'

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Schiff: Senate will 'give no refuge' to witnesses who claim executive privilege

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Schumer: Republicans 'don't want to hear the true facts' during impeachment

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Schiff urges GOP in powerful speech: 'You can't trust this president'

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3 female managers say trial will be seen as 'rigged' if Trump is acquitted

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Schiff: 'If right doesn't matter, we're lost'

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Nadler: Senators cast a 'treacherous vote' if they deny witnesses

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Crow: 'To this day there is no other explanation' for Ukraine funds hold

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Schumer: Republicans are 'inventing' outrages to distract from vote on witnesses

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Schiff: 'The truth is going to come out'

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Chuck Rosenberg: 'You don't trade' witnesses

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Schiff cites text messages as evidence of Ukraine shadow policy

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Schumer: Trading witnesses in impeachment trial is 'off the table'

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Schiff to the Senate: You can hear from new witnesses 'if you allow it'

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Crow: Trump withheld aid to Ukraine 'while our friends were at war with Russia'

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Schiff: Framers intended president to be powerful, but 'not beyond accountability of law'

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'Those addressing the Senate should remember where they are,' Roberts scolds trial members

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Schiff: 'We're not here to make this easy'

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McConnell asks Schumer to stack vote after Mulvaney amendment fails

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Sekulow questions motivations in impeachment trial: 'Why are we here?'

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'Will there be a fair trial?': Schiff argues against proposed Senate rules

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White House counsel Pat Cipollone calls impeachment resolution a 'fair process'

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Schumer: McConnell's proposed rules for the trial are 'completely partisan'

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McConnell presents 'road map' for first phase of impeachment trial

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Laura Cooper, Pentagon official overseeing Ukraine

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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council

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Schiff: Republicans have 'made their choice' to support party over country

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Nadler on impeachment: 'We cannot rely on the next election as a remedy'

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Maxine Waters: 'This day was not inevitable, but it was predictable'

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Collins: Impeachment vote 'tramples everything this House believes in'

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'What happens tomorrow?': Hurd asks what comes after impeachment

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Pelosi: 'Today we are here to defend democracy for the people'

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Lieu: 'Impeachment is a form of deterrence' and will 'follow' Trump

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Davis: President Trump is 'impeaching himself'

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Cheney: Voting to impeach Trump will 'permanently damage our republic'

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Nunes claims Democrats found a way to 'make a coup attempt boring'

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Jordan: Democrats 'don't care about the process' for impeachment

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Johnson check Gaetz for bringing up Hunter Biden's past substance abuse

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Collins: Democrats have 'lowered the standard' for impeachment

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Raskin criticizes Republican defense of Trump: 'They don't accept the facts'

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Gohmert on impeachment hearing: 'This is a day that will live in infamy'

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Jordan claims charging Trump with abuse of power 'ignores the facts'

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Nadler and Collins clash over point of order as impeachment markup resumes

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Daniel Goldman: Trump's actions are 'imminent threat' to elections, national security

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InfoWars host interrupts Nadler opening statement: 'We voted for Donald Trump!'

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Collins calls impeachment inquiry 'focus group impeachment'

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Berke slams Trump impeachment defenses: 'He does not have the right to do whatever he wants'

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Highlights: Constitutional experts testify in Trump impeachment hearings

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Democrats, Republicans react after House Judiciary hearing

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Pamela Karlan's impeachment hearing testimony in 3 minutes

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Prof. Feldman: Trump was 'corruptly abusing the office of the presidency'

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Gaetz confronts Karlan for past campaign donations and appearances

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Karlan highlights witness testimony: 'I spent all of Thanksgiving' reading transcripts

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Karlan: We are a strong country, but 'we can still be exploited by foreign countries'

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Prof. Karlan explains how bribery was defined by framers

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Prof. Gerhardt describes Trump's 'defiance of congress' in opening statement

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Prof. Pamela Karlan: Trump's actions 'would have horrified' framers

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Republican witness Jonathan Turley: 'This is not how you impeach an American president'

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Collins slams impeachment hearing: 'The clock and the calendar' are driving inquiry

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Nadler: Trump 'directly and explicitly invited foreign interference'

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Republicans interrupt Nadler as impeachment hearing begins

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Karlan: Trump 'can name his son Barron but he cannot make him a baron'

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Turley compares speaking for the founders to 'a form of necromancy'

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Turley: If you rush impeachment 'you're going to leave half the country behind'

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Turley: Congress commits an 'abuse of power' if it calls going to courts obstruction

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Highlights from Yovanovitch's impeachment testimony

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Yovanovitch was 'shocked and devastated' when reading what Trump said about her

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'Very intimidating': Yovanovitch responds to Trump's mid-testimony Twitter attacks

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Yovanovitch: 'The State Department is being hollowed out from within'

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Yovanovitch: Any statement of support 'could be undermined' by a Trump tweet

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Yovanovitch describes being ousted from position: 'No real reason was offered'

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Yovanovitch: I had 'no agenda' while working in Ukraine

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Nunes calls Trump impeachment inquiry 'Watergate fantasies' for Democrats

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Schiff in opening statement: Yovanovitch was 'tough on corruption' in Ukraine

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Highlights from Day 5 of the public impeachment hearings

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Holmes recreates moment Sondland told Trump that Zelenskiy 'loves your ass'

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Hill warns against pushing a 'fictional narrative' about Ukraine

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'You may not like the witness' answer but we will hear it': Schiff tells Jordan

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Holmes: 'I have a clear recollection' of overhearing Trump-Sondland call

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Nunes celebrates 'merciful end' to impeachment hearings in opening statement

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Schiff: 'In the coming days, Congress will determine what response is appropriate'

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Highlights from Gordon Sondland's testimony at Wednesday's hearing

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Sondland confirms deal with Ukraine, implicates Trump

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Cooper ends opening statement with new emails showing Ukraine knew of hold on aid earlier than known

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Ratcliffe: U.S. delaying aid to foreign countries is not unusual

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Rep. Heck: 'Thank you for having Amb. Yovanovitch's back'

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Trump reads his Sondland hearing notes to press, underscores 'I want no quid pro quo'

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GOP Rep. Jim Jordan goes off on Sondland over Trump 'no quid pro quo' call

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Maloney slams Sondland after fiery exchange on Trump, Biden investigation

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Rep. Speier: Trump 'has five Pinocchios on a daily basis'

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Sondland: Security aid was 'absolutely' contingent on investigation announcement

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Highlights from public impeachment hearing: Vindman, Williams

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Schiff presses Volker on White House meeting: 'Why didn't you tell us this?'

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Stefanik questions Morrison and Volker in rapid fire round

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Conway attacks Schiff over whistleblower anonymity

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Vindman applauded after saying 'right matters' in U.S.

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Vindman says Trump call was 'inappropriate,' blasts 'reprehensible' attacks

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Vindman addresses his dad: You made the right choice leaving the Soviet Union

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Williams: Trump's call with the president of Ukraine was 'unusual'

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Vindman: 'I knew I had to report' Trump's call with Ukraine

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Vindman 'immediately dismissed' offers to become Ukraine's minister of defense

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What we know about Trump's baseless conspiracy about the Bidens and China

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Were the whistleblower rules changed before Ukraine complaint?

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Trump's false claim that Democrats threatened Ukraine aid

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10 things to know in the whistleblower complaint about Trump and Ukraine

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Forget Trump and Biden. For Ukraine, the scandal is still corruption.

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Top Dem says AG Barr is endangering relationships with key U.S. allies

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Trump asked Ukraine leader to look into probe of Biden's son, text shows

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Trump's Ukraine conduct may not be criminal, but it could be impeachable

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