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Newest GOP senator accuses Romney of trying to ‘appease the left’ in favoring witnesses in Trump impeachment trial

16 min 1 sec ago
The rare intraparty feud was striking as Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) and her husband donated $1.5 million to Romney’s failed presidential bid.

Supreme Court allows Trump administration to proceed with ‘wealth-test’ rules for immigrants

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Immigrants who are in the United States legally and use or have used public benefits or are deemed likely to someday rely on public benefits may be denied permanent residency.

Did Trump undercut his ability to exert executive privilege over John Bolton with a tweet?

48 min 32 sec ago
No, an expert tells The Post — but such claims aren't strong in the first place.

Trump’s Mideast peace plan expected to offer Palestinians conditional statehood

58 min 25 sec ago
The president will unveil a long-awaited set of proposals Tuesday that is expected to set benchmarks for limited Palestinian sovereignty within years, while codifying Jewish settlements.

Trump’s team dismisses the case for impeachment as weak — and then sloppily attacks Joe Biden

59 min 58 sec ago
Who needs Ukraine to disparage Joe Biden when your legal team can do it on national television?

Impeachment trial live updates: Trump team resumes defense amid fallout from new report on Bolton’s claim on withholding military aid from Ukraine

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Calls to hear testimony from the president’s former national security adviser have grown in the wake of a report about the manuscript of his forthcoming book.

A 'minor player’ and a ‘shiny object’: Trump’s legal team tries to explain away Rudy Giuliani

1 hour 14 min ago
At the same time, Jane Raskin said, Giuliani was tremendously successful.

The Bidens, Burisma and impeachment, explained

1 hour 47 min ago
Joe Biden, Hunter Biden and their roles in Ukraine and Trump's impeachment are sure to come up repeatedly. Here's what you need to know.

Toomey discusses a ‘one-for-one’ witness deal in Trump impeachment amid Bolton revelations, officials say

2 hours 33 min ago
The Pennsylvania Republican has argued such an arrangement could force Democrats to accept a Republican witness against their wishes or risk having Republicans move ahead to acquit Trump without calling any witnesses.

Gun-control group co-founded by Bloomberg announces $60 million spending plan for 2020 elections

3 hours 4 min ago
Everytown for Gun Safety, backed by the former N.Y. mayor, will double its spending from 2018.

7 eye-opening exchanges from the Trump-Lev Parnas tape

3 hours 9 min ago
The big takeaway is President Trump talking about firing Marie Yovanovitch. But the tape also provides a rare window into what Trump tells donors behind closed doors.

Mike Bloomberg

3 hours 16 min ago
Bloomberg, 77, is one of the world’s richest people and former mayor of New York, and he entered the race late with a plan to spend big and skip the first four states. Read more about Bloomberg and find out where he stands on key issues.

Why Trump didn’t need to outline a Ukraine quid pro quo himself

3 hours 56 min ago
The evidence already suggests that Ukraine knew what was expected.

This is what a blue state looks like: Rapid change roils Virginia Republicans

3 hours 59 min ago
As Democrats take charge and push gun control, abortion rights and ERA, Republicans recoil.

Key GOP senators say reports on Bolton book bolster case for witnesses in impeachment trial

5 hours 24 min ago
Sens. Susan Collins and Mitt Romney said they expect other Republicans to back a push for new evidence as part of President Trump’s trial. A vote is expected later this week.

What we’ve learned since the House impeachment vote

7 hours 41 min ago
Bolton, Parnas, Duffey, GAO — and more.

Elizabeth Warren bet big on Iowa. Will her elaborate organization be enough?

9 hours 20 min ago
The Massachusetts Democrat has spent a year building the most intensive Iowa organization in memory. With her poll numbers slipping, Feb. 3 will test whether that is enough.

The Daily 202: John Bolton’s book undercuts the Trump defense team’s claims that there are no firsthand witnesses

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The manuscript also suggests Mick Mulvaney knows even more than he’s let on.