Senate impeachment trial: Rep. Adam Schiff outlines the case for removing Trump
Senate impeachment trial: Rep. Adam Schiff outlines the case for removing Trump

By Jeremy Herb and Manu Raju, CNN House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff detailed the House's case for removing President Donald Trump from office on Wednesday as the Senate's trial shifted to opening arguments...

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DC attorney general sues Trump's inaugural committee for 'abusing nonprofit' funds
DC attorney general sues Trump's inaugural committee for 'abusing nonprofit' funds

By Geneva Sands, CNN The attorney general for Washington, DC, filed a lawsuit on Wednesday alleging President Donald Trump's inaugural committee abused non-profit funds by overpaying for event space at the...

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Kushner's FBI interviews to be held for review, Justice Department says
Kushner's FBI interviews to be held for review, Justice Department says

By Katelyn Polantz, CNN The Justice Department did not hand over the FBI's summary of Jared Kushner's interviews with special counsel Robert Mueller last week -- despite a judge's order to do so -- because "a...

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Schiff claims Trump 'bragged' about withholding material from Congress
Schiff claims Trump 'bragged' about withholding material from Congress

By Kevin Liptak, CNN The lead Democratic impeachment manager claimed Wednesday that President Donald Trump had "bragged" about withholding materials from Congress as lawmakers weigh removing him from office -- partly...

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Senate chaplain opens second day of impeachment trial with pointed prayer: 'Patriots reside on both sides of the aisle'
Senate chaplain opens second day of impeachment trial with pointed prayer: 'Patriots reside on both sides of the aisle'

By Devan Cole, CNN The Senate's chaplain began Wednesday's proceedings in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with a prayer urging senators to "remember that patriots reside on both sides of the aisle,"...

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How the impeachment trial could reshape the fight for the Senate majority
How the impeachment trial could reshape the fight for the Senate majority

Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large Everyone knows that how the Senate's impeachment trial plays out will have an effect on President Donald Trump's reelection bid this November -- and, maybe, on who...

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Your impeachment questions answered
Your impeachment questions answered

Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf, CNN CNN asked its millions of Instagram followers what questions they had about the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Here's a sample, along with some answers:

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George Conway calls for more thorough investigation in impeachment trial
George Conway calls for more thorough investigation in impeachment trial

By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN Conservative attorney George Conway called Wednesday for a more thorough investigation in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, telling CNN, "this is a trial where they...

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Utah bans conversion therapy for LGBTQ children
Utah bans conversion therapy for LGBTQ children

By Devan Cole, CNN Utah is now the 19th state to outlaw conversion therapy for minors after a new rule from its governor went into effect late Tuesday.

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Federal proposal would allow airlines to block emotional support animals from flying
Federal proposal would allow airlines to block emotional support animals from flying

By Gregory Wallace, CNN A federal proposal unveiled Wednesday would significantly limit the types of animals entitled to fly in aircraft cabins as emotional support animals.

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Supreme Court considers Montana ruling blocking government subsidies for religious schools
Supreme Court considers Montana ruling blocking government subsidies for religious schools

By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter Chief Justice John Roberts, who presided over Senate impeachment trial until around 2 a.m. ET Wednesday morning, was in his usual seat at the center of the Supreme Court bench...

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Fact check: Trump lawyers make at least three false claims during impeachment arguments
Fact check: Trump lawyers make at least three false claims during impeachment arguments

By Daniel Dale President Donald Trump's legal team made at least three false claims during Senate impeachment proceedings on Tuesday, plus two more claims we'll call misleading.

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This year, at least six states are trying to restrict transgender kids from getting gender reassignment treatments
This year, at least six states are trying to restrict transgender kids from getting gender reassignment treatments

By Scottie Andrew, CNN State lawmakers can't stop fighting about the rights of their transgender citizens: Their access to bathrooms. The sports they can play in school. Whether businesses can turn them away because of...

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6 Takeaways from CNN's latest national poll on 2020
6 Takeaways from CNN's latest national poll on 2020

By Harry Enten, CNN The latest CNN/SSRS national poll testing the Democratic primary and the general election is out, and it's a barnburner of a poll. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders rose to his highest level ever in CNN...

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Bitter exchanges and incriminating evidence rock Trump's impeachment trial
Bitter exchanges and incriminating evidence rock Trump's impeachment trial

Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN Late-night rancor erupted at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on a first day of formal arguments that previewed a divisive and fact-bending showdown that epitomizes the...

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GOP senator says he's 'absolutely' open to having witnesses in impeachment trial
GOP senator says he's 'absolutely' open to having witnesses in impeachment trial

By Devan Cole, CNN Republican Sen. Rick Scott of Florida said Wednesday that he is "absolutely" open to having witnesses testify in President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial, a position that's at odds with...

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Why John Roberts admonished the impeachment legal teams at 1 a.m.
Why John Roberts admonished the impeachment legal teams at 1 a.m.

By Joan Biskupic, CNN legal analyst & Supreme Court biographer John Roberts had been in the chair, presiding over the Senate impeachment trial for nearly 12 hours when he had had enough. He suddenly asserted his presence...

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Tulsi Gabbard sues Hillary Clinton for defamation over Russia remarks
Tulsi Gabbard sues Hillary Clinton for defamation over Russia remarks

By Dan Merica, CNN Tulsi Gabbard filed a defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, alleging the former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee "lied" about the Hawaii congresswoman's...

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Trump says he would 'love' to sit in Senate chamber during impeachment
Trump says he would 'love' to sit in Senate chamber during impeachment

By Allie Malloy, CNN President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that he would "love" to sit in the Senate chamber while his own impeachment hearing is taking place, adding he would "sit in the front row and stare...

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Democrats warned of cybercriminals targeting campaign funds
Democrats warned of cybercriminals targeting campaign funds

By Donie O'Sullivan and David Shortell, CNN Democratic campaigns were warned late last year that cybercriminals were seeking to steal their funds by posing online as staff and election vendors, CNN has learned.

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He's a seasoned lawyer on Trump's impeachment defense team. But Ken Starr had a troubled tenure as president of Baylor University
He's a seasoned lawyer on Trump's impeachment defense team. But Ken Starr had a troubled tenure as president of Baylor University

By Darran Simon, Ed Lavandera and Ashley Killough, CNN Ten years before Ken Starr joined President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team, he was named president of Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

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Donald Trump dismisses injuries of US military troops, proves (again) there is no bottom
Donald Trump dismisses injuries of US military troops, proves (again) there is no bottom

Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large Before leaving the internal gathering at Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday, President Donald Trump held a hastily scheduled press conference. In it, he was asked about the...

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Trump downplays service members' concussion injuries from Iranian attack: 'I heard they had headaches'
Trump downplays service members' concussion injuries from Iranian attack: 'I heard they had headaches'

By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN President Donald Trump said he does not consider potential brain injuries to be as serious as physical combat wounds, downplaying the severity of US service members being treated for...

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Impeachment state of play: What to watch in opening arguments
Impeachment state of play: What to watch in opening arguments

By Phil Mattingly, CNN Well, that was fun: 12 hours later after Tuesday's Senate impeachment trial session for President Donald Trump began, the rules for the opening stage are now set.

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CNN poll: Bernie Sanders surges to join Biden atop Democratic presidential pack
CNN poll: Bernie Sanders surges to join Biden atop Democratic presidential pack

By Jennifer Agiesta, CNN Polling Director Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has improved his standing in the national Democratic race for president, joining former Vice President Joe Biden in a two-person top tier above the rest...

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Fact check: How McConnell's impeachment trial rules differ from those that governed the Clinton trial
Fact check: How McConnell's impeachment trial rules differ from those that governed the Clinton trial

By Daniel Dale, CNN Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell argued Tuesday that the rules he is proposing for President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial "closely" follow past precedent, and invoked the 1999 trial...

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John Roberts scolds legal teams after tense exchange: 'Those addressing the Senate should remember where they are'
John Roberts scolds legal teams after tense exchange: 'Those addressing the Senate should remember where they are'

By Paul LeBlanc, CNN Chief Justice John Roberts, who is presiding over the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, scolded both the Democratic House managers and the President's defense team early Wednesday...

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Here's what 'pettifogging' means and why Chief Justice John Roberts would say it in the impeachment trial
Here's what 'pettifogging' means and why Chief Justice John Roberts would say it in the impeachment trial

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN When Chief Justice John Roberts issued an extraordinary admonishment of Democrats and Republicans on the first day of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, he not only reminded speakers...

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Behind the scenes: Why the opening day of the impeachment trial felt like the first day of school
Behind the scenes: Why the opening day of the impeachment trial felt like the first day of school

By Michael Warren, CNN The first true day of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial was historic, the start of only the third such proceeding in the country's 230 years of existence. It also felt a bit like the...

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Senate passes impeachment trial rules to punt on witnesses in early Wednesday morning vote
Senate passes impeachment trial rules to punt on witnesses in early Wednesday morning vote

By Jeremy Herb, Phil Mattingly and Manu Raju, CNN The Senate early Wednesday morning approved rules for the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on a party-line vote that delays the question of whether the...

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