Day: January 27, 2020
Republicans fear “floodgates” if John Bolton testifies in Trump impeachment trial
Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has alluded to Mark Zuckerberg possessing what she calls “Trumpian” qualities matched with “authoritarian” views displayed via his stewardship of Facebook, an interview in the Atlantic magazine reveals.
Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) said on Sunday’s broadcast of CBS’s “Face the Nation” that President Donald Trump’s lawyers “demolished” the case made by the House impeachment managers.
Poll: 20 Percent Say U.S. Economy is ‘Excellent’ Under Trump, 3 Percent at End of Obama Administration
A Fox News poll shows that 20 percent of Americans rated the United States economy as excellent, up 17 percent from what it was during the last month of the Obama administration (December 2016) when only three percent gave it that rating.
A Chinese health official reports the Wuhan novel coronavirus could be contagious for up to two weeks before a patient becomes symptomatic. This means people who are not yet showing symptoms of coronavirus-related illness could be spreading the virus to other contacts.
New polls showed the unsettled state of the Democratic primary days before the first voters weigh in at the Iowa caucuses, with front-runner status still unclear.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will make history with President Trump in a visit to Washington this week when the U.S. leader is slated to present him with his long-awaited peace plan. Bloomberg’s Ivan Levingston reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Senate GOP leaders are strongly considering a move to quickly end President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial next week if a motion to call additional witnesses is defeated, according to three top Republican senators. The Republican strategy — which is still fluid — could mean senators have limited time between key procedural votes and the final vote on whether to convict the president of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.