Viewpoint: On this impeachment, of us most attention-grabbing heard what they wanted to

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mitch McConnell blocked witnesses at the trial and Nancy Pelosi said it wasn’t a real acquittal Another rancorous presidential impeachment trial has ended in acquittal. What are the key things we learnt, asks Jonathan Turley, a professor of law at George Washington University.The predictable conclusion to the Trump impeachment…

Trump impeachment lawyer criticised for ‚very peculiar‘ quid pro quo principle

GettyOne of Donald Trump’s plucked-from-television impeachment lawyers argued every action taken by a sitting president is in the interests of the country – even if carried out mostly to win re-election.“If the president does something that he thinks will help him get elected, in the public interest, that cannot be the kind of quid pro…

Hollywood Trump impeachment: Who’s Democrat Adam Schiff?

Image copyright Getty Images California Congressman Adam Schiff has been chosen to lead the prosecution in the Trump impeachment trial. Who is this veteran Democrat – extolled by colleagues, reviled by the president?Described by those who know him as „a Boy Scout“ with wry humour, Mr Schiff, 59, has kept a low profile over his…

Hollywood ‚Originate Here‘: Sondland impeachment listening to and Epstein jail guards arrested

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Let’s start here. 1. Sondland showdown Key witnesses who were on the July phone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian president testified for the first time in public on Tuesday, telling lawmakers they thought what they heard was inappropriate. Today, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland,…

Hollywood ‚Birth Here‘: Sondland impeachment hearing and Epstein detention center guards arrested

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Let’s start here. 1. Sondland showdown Key witnesses who were on the July phone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian president testified for the first time in public on Tuesday, telling lawmakers they thought what they heard was inappropriate. Today, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland,…

Warren ‚intelligent to listen to‘ to Trump’s impeachment defense nonetheless proof ‚rather definite‘

As the first week of impeachment proceedings gets underway, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said she’s „certainly willing to listen“ to a defense from the Trump White House but believes there’s already enough evidence from the Mueller report to call for impeachment. Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to…

Trump impeachment inquiry: A timeline of events

NBC News‘ timeline of events leading up to and following House Speaker Pelosi’s announcement that the House would launch an impeachment inquiry into Trump and his dealings with Ukraine.Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEOct. 16, 2019, 1:28 PM UTCOn Sept. 24, 2019, House…