Month: January 2020

Key senator commits to sinking witness vote

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The Senate is on track to acquit President Trump after Sen. Lamar Alexander announced Thursday night that he will vote against calling for additional witnesses. Why it matters: Alexander’s vote is crucial to whether the impeachment trial extends beyond this weekend, and his decision to stick with his party all but guarantees that Friday’s witness vote will fail.

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Republicans increasingly confident they’ll sink witness vote

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As the Senate prepares for another long day of Q&A, Republicans seem increasingly confident that at least 51 senators will vote Friday to prevent bringing additional witnesses into President Trump’s impeachment trial. The bottom line: The whip count is still fluid, but GOP senators are far more optimistic after yesterday’s eight-hour session than they were following their closed-door meeting on Tuesday.

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Corona Virus Cover-Up Begins: China Threatens Social Media Users with Seven Years in Prison for Reporting Pandemic

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Corona Virus Cover-Up Begins: China Threatens Social Media Users with Seven Years in Prison for Reporting Pandemic