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Senate Democrat says ‘fine’ if Hunter Biden were to testify in impeachment trial

Senate Democrat says ‘fine’ if Hunter Biden were to testify in impeachment trial

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown on Sunday said it would be “fine” if Senate Republicans requested Hunter Biden as a witness in the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in exchange for House Democrats’ requested witnesses. Brown, though, added in his comments on “State of the Union” that he’s not sure what value testimony from the…MORE

Schiff says intelligence agency is withholding Ukraine documents from Congress

Schiff says intelligence agency is withholding Ukraine documents from Congress

Lead impeachment manager Adam Schiff said Sunday that the National Security Agency is withholding from Congress documents pertaining to the “issue of Ukraine” ahead of the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. “I’ll say something even more concerning to me, and that is the intelligence community is beginning to withhold documents from Congress on…MORE

Bloomberg unveils economic justice plan at site of ‘Black Wall Street’ massacre

Bloomberg unveils economic justice plan at site of ‘Black Wall Street’ massacre

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Sunday released an economic justice plan during a stop in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, neighborhood that was known as “Black Wall Street” before it was destroyed in a 1921 riot and massacre. Bloomberg unveiled his “Greenwood Initiative,” a plan his campaign says “will help address the systemic bias that has…MORE

JFK’s grandson slams Pence’s interpretation of ‘Profiles in Courage’

JFK’s grandson slams Pence’s interpretation of ‘Profiles in Courage’

President John F. Kennedy’s grandson Jack Schlossberg said Saturday that Vice President Mike Pence’s recent op-ed is a “total perversion of JFK’s legacy and the meaning of courage.” In a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Thursday, Pence urged Senate Democrats to break ranks and oppose the articles of impeachment brought against President Donald Trump. Pence cited Kennedy’s…MORE

Rod Rosenstein says he made call to release Peter Strzok-Lisa Page texts

Rod Rosenstein says he made call to release Peter Strzok-Lisa Page texts

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein approved the release of top FBI official Peter Strzok’s text messages with then-FBI attorney Lisa Page to protect the FBI and because Congress deserved to see them, he wrote in a court filing late Friday night. The admission, the Justice Department argued, shows that the two FBI officials, who…MORE

Facebook removes pages reported to have coordinated posts defending Robert Hyde

Facebook removes pages reported to have coordinated posts defending Robert Hyde

Facebook removed a network of pages Friday night that were reported to be sending coordinated posts defending Connecticut congressional candidate Robert Hyde, who this week was implicated in the Ukraine scandal. The pages first came under public scrutiny in November, months before Hyde came to national attention. A BuzzFeed News investigation found the pages heavily…MORE

READ: House Democrats’ brief on why Trump should be removed from office

READ: House Democrats’ brief on why Trump should be removed from office

House Democrats on Saturday released their argument for why President Donald Trump should be removed from office by the Senate in the upcoming impeachment trial. The Democrats filed to the Senate their trial brief, a summary explaining why the House passed two articles of impeachment last month charging Trump with abuse of power and obstruction…MORE