Day: December 6, 2019

Senate Republicans puncture House GOP dreams for impeachment trial

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On Wednesday, a conservative backbencher in the House issued an explosive request to Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham: Subpoena the phone records of House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff. On Thursday, Graham had a succinct response: “We’re not going to do that.” The demand from Rep.

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Trump asks Supreme Court to block House subpoena for financial documents and take up case

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President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court Thursday to block a subpoena for his financial documents, arguing that the House exceeded its authority when it ordered Trump’s longtime accounting firm Mazars USA to turn over his personal records.

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Hillary Clinton Celebrates Impeachment: ‘No One Is Above the Law’

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Hillary Clinton on Thursday reacted to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) instructing House Democrats to move forward by drafting articles of impeachment, remarking, “no one is above the law.”

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America’s Worst Economy Is Still Waiting for Its Trump Bump

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West Virginia, a state President Donald Trump campaigned on reviving, is forecast to have the worst-performing economy in the nation over the next six months, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia data show.

Source: America’s Worst Economy Is Still Waiting for Its Trump Bump

Nancy Pelosi asks House to proceed with articles of impeachment against Trump

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that she will ask the chairmen heading the House committees handling the impeachment inquiry to proceed with articles of impeachment against President Trump. Why it matters: Pelosi’s statement means that House Democrats are continuing full speed ahead on impeachment — and will ultimately bring a full House vote.

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Bernie Sanders surpasses Warren to become top choice for college students

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Data: College Reaction ; Note: *Kamala Harris dropped out Dec. 3, results have a ±3.1 margin of error; Chart: Axios Visuals Over the last two months, Bernie Sanders has overtaken Elizabeth Warren as the top 2020 Democratic candidate among college students, according to a new College Reaction/Axios poll .

Source: Bernie Sanders surpasses Warren to become top choice for college students