Senators take a 30-minute break for dinner.

Senators take a 30-minute break for dinner. After hearing a closing argument from Representative Hakeem Jeffries of New York, in which he implored the Senate to “put America first,” senators are now taking a 30-minute dinner break. When they return, the Democratic impeachment managers will conclude their opening arguments. Citing […]

As Democrats lay out obstruction claim, the State Dept. skips another deadline.

As Democrats lay out obstruction claim, the State Dept. skips another deadline. The State Department on Friday afternoon missed another deadline to provide documents requested by Congress, as Democratic impeachment managers accused President Trump of obstructing Congress by stonewalling documents and trying to intimidate witnesses. Representative Eliot L. Engel of […]

Citing stonewalling of congressional subpoenas, Nadler calls Trump ‘a dictator.’

Citing stonewalling of congressional subpoenas, Nadler calls Trump ‘a dictator.’ ImagePresident Trump on Friday at the White House.Credit…Pete Marovich for The New York Times In a broadside against President Trump’s pledge to stonewall “all the subpoenas” that Congress issued his administration, Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York, the chairman of […]

Trump’s defense of Russian election interference is an ‘intelligence coup,’ Schiff says.

Trump’s defense of Russian election interference is an ‘intelligence coup,’ Schiff says. In some of his most confrontational comments yet, Representative Adam B. Schiff of California, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, laid out President Trump’s refusal to accept the conclusion of American intelligence agencies that Russia, not Ukraine, […]

Trump Administration Threatens California Over Abortion

The Trump administration threatened on Friday to withhold federal money from California if the state does not drop its requirement that private insurers cover abortions. In an announcement on the morning of the March for Life, the high-profile annual anti-abortion rights demonstration, the Department of Health and Human Services said […]