Trump was impeached by the House last month on charges of abuse of power and obstructing Congress over his scheme to pressure Ukraine for political favors. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi handed over the articles to the Senate on Thursday, kicking off a Senate impeachment trial that will culminate in a final vote that will force all 100 senators -- including four presidential candidates -- to make a decision on whether or not to remove Trump from office. … [Read more...] about Michael Bloomberg: ‘I’d have to swallow two or three times’ but would vote to convict Trump
History is being written in Washington this week as the Senate begins Trump's impeachment trial on Tuesday. While the proceedings are not expected to lead to the Republican president's removal, they could play a major role in the first voting contest of the Democratic Party's primary season. Four Senate Democrats running for president, Amy Klobuchar, Michael Bennet, Sanders and Warren, are required to attend each day of the trial, which will severely limit their ability to rally supporters on the ground in Iowa. Will it hurt them? Will it ultimately help Biden and Buttigieg? And stepping back, will it diminish the importance of Iowa's Feb. 3 caucuses? … [Read more...] about 2020 Watch: Will impeachment change the primary?
The clinic will be held at the Richmond VA Outpatient Clinic, 22001 Southwest Freeway, Ste. 200, Richmond, TX 77469 from 9 a.m. until noon. No appointment is necessary. The clinic is a public service of the Fort Bend Lawyers Care, Fort Bend County Bar Association and Houston Bar Foundation’s Veterans Legal Initiative. … [Read more...] about Free legal clinic for veterans slated for Jan. 25 in Richmond
The canopies are intended to provide an additional layer of station security and cleanliness with motorized gates that close and lock entrances when stations shutdown overnight, while also shielding BART escalators from rain and wind to help prevent maintenance issues. … [Read more...] about Would this be the most significant upgrade to BART stations in years?
The Government Accountability Office confirmed that Trump did break the law when he used U.S. foreign aid to try to pressure Ukraine’s new president into announcing an investigation into a potential Trump political rival, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenNYT editorial board endorses Warren, Klobuchar for Democratic nomination for president Trump rails against impeachment in speech to Texas farmers Biden breaks away from 2020 pack in South Carolina MORE. … [Read more...] about Juan Williams: Counting the votes to remove Trump