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Senate acquits former Pres.Trump on article of impeachment

AP: The Senate has acquitted Donald Trump in his impeachment trial. The rare Saturday session comes barely one month since the deadly Jan. 6 siege at the U.S. Capitol. The vote was 57-43, with seven Republicans joining all 50 Democrats. Prosecutors said Trump was the inciter in chief whose rally cry to fight like hell for his presidency unleashed the…

Trump announces new legal team ahead of impeachment trial

ABC News: A day after all five of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment legal team quit, a new team has been selected. Trial lawyers David Schoen and Bruce L. Castor, Jr. will lead his impeachment defense team, according to a statement from Trump Sunday. “It is an honor to represent the 45th President, Donald J. Trump, and the United States…

Growing number of GOP senators oppose impeachment trial

ASSOCIATED PRESS: A growing number of Republican senators say they oppose holding an impeachment trial. That’s a sign of the dimming chances that former President Donald Trump will be convicted on the charge that he incited a siege of the U.S. Capitol. House Democrats, who will walk the impeachment charge of “incitement of insurrection” to the Senate on Monday evening,…

President Trump signs Covid-19 relief bill

(ABC News): After days of opposition and hours before the federal government was going to shut down, President Donald Trump signed the $900 billion coronavirus relief package, the White House announced Sunday night. Congress passed the legislation last week after months of negotiations in the Senate. The package includes $600 checks for Americans who earn less than $75,000 per year,…

A country divided 4 days after election 2020

Two very different messages are being given by the presidential candidates

(ABC News) — Two very different messages from the presidential candidates Thursday night. Now more than 48 hours after polls closed across the country, the election comes down to hundreds of thousands of uncounted ballots. President Donald Trump is challenging vote counts in several states as his path to victory narrows. While Joe Biden says he’s confident he’s on track…

President Trump ‘downplayed’ pandemic because he ‘did not want to create panic’

President Trump: ' I'm a cheerleader for this country, i love our country and i don't want people to be freightened'

(CNN) –President Donald Trump says he knew the virus was highly contagious but says on a recorded inyerview thay he downplayed the dangers to keep the public calm. That’s according to Journalist Bob Woodward’s new book, and recordings obtained by CNN. President Trump responded to the Woodward book Wednesday afternoon, defending his response to the pandemic and confirming he did…