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House Democrat Uses Fox News Poll to Argue Trump Wanted Biden Probe to Help His Reelection Campaign in Senate Impeachment Trial
"And then on July 25th, after years of not caring what the vice president did, does President Trump ask for an investigation into his formidable political rival in the 2020 election."
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House Democrats Try to Convince Senate Republicans Trump Comprised National Security — To No Avail
“I have news for everybody,” Mick Mulvaney told the world on Oct. 17, weeks after House Democrats launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. “Get over it. There is going to be political influence in foreign policy.” In pressuring Ukraine to investigate his political rival last July, Mulvaney argued, Trump was doing nothing…
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Mike Florio suggests 49ers should ‘send a message’ to Patrick Mahomes
Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio made controversial comments Wednesday while laying out a scenario for stopping Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes in Super Bowl 2020. “I wanna be careful here because I’m not suggesting that [the 49ers] try to knock [Mahomes] out of the game,” Florio qualified on PFT Live. “But at a certain point, you...
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Get ready to hear a lot more about comedian Yassir Lester
You’ll be seeing and hearing a lot of Yassir Lester in the next few months (and beyond). The writer/comedian/performer makes his animated debut Feb. 16 on Fox’s comedy “Duncanville” — opposite Amy Poehler, Ty Burrell and Rashida Jones — and returns in mid-March as Yassir X on Don Cheadle’s Showtime comedy “Black Monday.” (He also...
Corey Johnson rips DOE over discipline woes at Queens school
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson demanded Thursday that Department of Education boss Richard Carranza take action at a troubled Queens school after a spate of ugly incidents and parent complaints in recent weeks. “No student should be subjected to harassment or violence at their school,” he said. “I urge the chancellor and DOE to immediately...
Senate GOP uses Trump's executive privilege threat as rallying cry against subpoenas
A growing number of Republicans are pointing to President Donald Trump's threat to invoke executive privilege in order to make their case against subpoenas sought by Democrats for key witnesses and documents, a development that could bolster Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's goal of a swift end to the impeachment trial.
1 in 3 GOPers think Trump did something illegal. But...
One in three Republican voters (32%) in a new Pew national poll say that Donald Trump "probably" or "definitely" did something illegal either while running for president or during his first three years in office.
1 in 3 Republicans think Trump did something illegal. But...
House Democrats are using Lindsey Graham’s own words to rebut the president’s defense
Sen. Lindsey Graham, then a House member, served as a manager during former President Bill Clinton’s 1999 impeachment trial. | Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images In 1999, he directly contradicted a core plank of Trump’s current defense. House Democrats, on the second day of their opening arguments at the Senate impeachment trial, used a familiar face to make their case against President Donald Trump. In a 1999 video clip played on the Senate floor, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), a close ally of the president, can be seen directly contradicting a core plank of Trump’s current defense. So far, Trump’s counsel has argued that his actions do not constitute a crime or a violation of the law, and as such, do not meet the threshold that’s needed for impeachment. This reasoning is flawed for a variety of reasons, as Vox’s Ian Millhiser has explained, and it appears Graham once agreed. In a clip introduced by House impeachment manager Jerry Nadler, Graham is seen explaining — during President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial in 1999 — why an abuse of power by the president qualifies as a “high crime and misdemeanor.” “What’s a high crime?” Graham says in the video. “It doesn’t even have to be a crime. It’s just when you start using your office and you’re acting in a way that hurts people, you’ve committed a high crime.” The two articles of impeachment passed by the House last December charge Trump with abuse of power in his alleged efforts to obtain political favors in exchange for military aid to Ukraine, and obstruction of Congress. As Millhiser wrote, Trump counsel’s pushback on these charges isn’t exactly backed by legal experts or existing precedent: There are two problems with this argument. One is that Trump’s effort to pressure Ukraine into opening a political investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden likely violates at least one federal criminal statute. More importantly, it does not matter whether Trump’s actions were criminal — they still may form the basis of an impeachment. Yes, the Constitution states that public officials may only be impeached for “high crimes and misdemeanors,” but that phrase had an expansive meaning when it was written into the Constitution. As Justice Joseph Story explained in 1833, “there are many offences, purely political, which have been held to be within the reach of parliamentary impeachments, not one of which is, in the slightest manner, alluded to in the statute books.” And Nadler, for much of his Thursday remarks hammered on this exact point, citing testimony from numerous legal scholars including Jonathan Turley, an expert witness called by House Republicans last year. “Everyone except President Trump and his lawyers agree that presidents can be impeached for abuse of power,” Nadler emphasized. Everyone, it seems, including Graham’s younger self.
Rep. Steve Scalise: Trump impeachment is a shameless Democratic abuse of power
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., rushed impeachment through the House on the thinnest and most nakedly partisan basis in history. Now she’s regretting it.
Tulsi Gabbard sues Hillary Clinton for $50M in damages, alleging defamation
Chris Cuomo rips 'Trumpers' for attacking 'kid' Greta Thunberg, critics remind him of Sandmann settlement
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was quick to defend climate activist Greta Thunberg from "Trumpers" who mocked her on Thursday but was quickly reminded about the settlement his network recently made with Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann.
Florida Supreme Court Gives Itself the Power to Shred Liberal Precedent, Starting With Death Penalty Limits
Everything is up for grabs.
Greg Gutfeld: Senate impeachment trial has been 'a three-day campaign ad against Trump'
Greg Gutfeld gave his assessment of the Senate impeachment trial on "The Five" Thursday, saying the proceedings have served at a tool to harm President Trump in the 2020 presidential election.
OnPolitics: You guessed it. We have more impeachment news
It should come as no surprise that day 2 of Democrats making their impeachment case will be our primary topic for today's OnPolitics newsletter.
Estranged husband of missing mom Jennifer Dulos violated bond conditions by stopping at her memorial, prosecutors say
Fotis Dulos, who is charged with killing his estranged wife, violated the conditions of his bond by stopping at a memorial near his home, where he removed items, prosecutors said.
Commentary: The impeachment trial tests the American attention span. Failure is not an option
As President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate rolls on, the cable-access aesthetic makes it hard to focus. But doing so is essential for democracy.
Monarch butterfly population at critically low levels
Fewer than 30,000 monarch butterflies are spending the winter in California — putting the migration at risk of collapsing.
Playwright Bess Wohl Arrives on Broadway With 'Grand Horizons'
Everything seems to be coming together for playwright Bess Wohl with three New York productions, culminating with her Broadway debut.
Albert Einstein coin is the smallest of its kind
Switzerland has minted what it calls the smallest gold coin in the world which features famed physicist Albert Einstein with his tongue sticking out.
Yikes! Kelly Ripa 'shut down' daughter Lola's debit card over her huge Postmates bill
Kelly Ripa revealed that she "shut down" her daughter Lola's debit card because her spending was getting out of hand in college.
Survey finds younger generations are lonelier than boomers
The Cigna 2020 Loneliness Index found 61% of adults reported feeling lonely.
Weinstein lawyer asks Annabella Sciorra why she didn’t call De Niro, Stallone for help
Annabella Sciorra testified Thursday that Harvey Weinstein once knocked on her hotel room door in his underwear with a bottle of baby oil and a videocassette — prompting a defense lawyer to ask why she didn’t seek help from Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone. Sciorra told jurors at Weinstein’s sex assault trial that the...
X Games Paralympian gets new cutting-edge prosthesis for Adaptive Snow BikeCross
“Monster” Mike Schultz is gearing up for his latest winter competition. The X Games Paralympic athlete has a new cutting-edge prosthesis that will take his power and vigor to the next level.
Video: Bellator 238 media day faceoffs from Hollywood
Check out the faceoffs for Julia Budd vs. Cris Cyborg, Darrion Caldwell vs. Adam Borics, and all the big fights at Bellator 238.       Related StoriesAva Knight admits love-hate with grappling, hopes to showcase heavy hands at Bellator 238Bellator 238 pre-event facts: Cris Cyborg looks to end Julia Budd's dominant reign'Prospect Killer' Daniel Carey baffled by Aaron Pico booking at Bellator 238
Former Wells Fargo CEO banned from banking industry for life
John Stumpf also fined $17.5 million for his role in scandal in which bank employees opened millions of fake accounts.
Ben Shapiro: Dems are willing to watch Senate impeachment trial 'go down in flames' to protect Hunter Biden
Democrats will gladly watch their case in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump "go down in flames" in order to prevent former vice president Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, from testifying, conservative commentator Ben Shapiro said Thursday.
CEO of Sonos, a speaker manufacturer, says company will continue to support older products, despite previous statements
Sonos, a company known for its wireless speakers, announced earlier this week that certain older products would lose software support come this May. On Thursday, amid backlash, the CEO walked back those statements.
Courteney Cox, Pierce Brosnan and Laurence Fishburne celebrate arrival of 'The Last Ship'
A star-studded crowd turned out to see the retooled version of Grammy winner Sting's musical.
CNN reporter scrambles to flee Wuhan before virus lockdown
As China announced a partial lockdown of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, the CNN team on the ground had to flee the city in time.
Wuhan Coronavirus, Australia Firefighters, Myanmar Ruling: Your Friday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
'Bachelorette' contestant Tyler Gwozdz dies at 29 after suspected overdose
"Bachelorette" contestant Tyler Gwozdz — known to fans as Tyler G — died Wednesday in Florida after a suspected overdose days ago.
Dems mount preemptive strike on Trump's defense
The managers "drove a knife through the heart" of the president's arguments, Chuck Schumer says.
Zion Williamson sees body size as 'blessing' amid season-long criticism
Zion Williamson responded to criticism over his body size Thursday a day after he made his debut with the New Orleans Pelicans in a loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
Flight attendant union calls for stronger "precautionary actions" against coronavirus
A flight attendant’s union doesn’t want their members to be forgotten about during the coronavirus outbreak.
EN VIDEO. Analizamos 'The Gentlemen', 'The Turning' y otros estrenos de la semana
Estas son nuestras críticas de cine en video
Who is next for Stipe Miocic? UFC champ hits the streets to ask the public
Does the world was a Stipe MIocic vs. Daniel Cormier trilogy? The UFC heavyweight champion put his reporter hat on and found out.        Related StoriesCiryl Gane vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov in the works for UFC 249UFC 246 'Thrill and Agony': What Conor McGregor and Grandma Cerrone said to each otherAt Bellator 238, can Raymond Daniels top his highlight-reel spinning one-punch knockout?
Inside Kobe Bryant's Mamba Sports Academy
The former Los Angeles Lakers star coaches his daughter's AAU team here. The academy offers pros and amateurs alike a different kind of experience.
2020 Australian Open: How to Watch Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic Third-round Matches, Start times, Live Stream
Williams faces China's Wang Qiang, while Federer takes on Australia's John Millman and Coco Gauff plays Naomi Osaka.
Trump Invites Netanyahu to White House to Discuss Middle East Peace Plan
The invitation could provide a welcome distraction for President Trump, facing an impeachment trial, and for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is facing corruption charges.
23andMe slashes 14% of workforce amid slump in DNA testing market
23andMe, an at-home DNA testing company, is laying off 100 people, or about 14% of its workforce, the company confirmed to CNN Business on Thursday.
Kelly Ripa reveals son Joaquin broke his nose wrestling: 'You win some, you lose some'
Score one for Kelly Ripa looking at the bright side of things.
Man gets generous support after returning money found in cushion
Texas Arts Commission votes to keep mural
Students being monitored for possible coronavirus
Antonio Brown was ‘high’, ‘trying to fight’ during recent dispute: 911 caller
New details have emerged in the latest Antonio Brown saga. Brown, who police issued an arrest warrant for on Wednesday, reportedly assaulted a moving driver on Tuesday and threw rocks at the man’s truck over a payment dispute. In a 911 call obtained Thursday by TMZ Sports, the driver claims Brown initially refused to pay the...
National Archives installs unaltered 2017 Women's March photo after controversy
The National Archives on Wednesday installed an original photograph of the 2017 Women's March days after removing an altered one that censored signs referencing women's anatomy and President Donald Trump's name.
Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott, Jaylon Smith: It will be weird without Jason Garrett
The Cowboys haven’t been without Jason Garrett on their coaching staff in some capacity since 2007. And now the organization will have to compete against their former head coach, who was recently hired as offensive coordinator of the Giants, in their very first season without him. “It’s going to be weird, because you’re so used...