Trump’s Republican defenders are seizing on stunning arguments and limited criteria for defining the abuse of power and impeachment laid out by Alan Dershowitz

Impeachment was meant to punish Donald Trump’s unrestrained use of his authority, but the grounds on which Republican senators plan to acquit him may instead give him a green light to use his power however he wants to win reelection. … Read more…

Democrats expected to unveil articles of impeachment against Trump, focusing on abuse of power, obstruction of Congress

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot L. Engel (D-N.Y.) told reporters that he and the chairmen of other House committees would announce specific articles at a news conference at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Using as their first witnesses two conscientious, apolitical diplomats, Democrats built a foundation for a case that Trump abused his far greater power

Dramatic new disclosures on Day 1 of the House impeachment hearings painted an incriminating picture of Donald Trump as a President instinctively willing to sacrifice America’s interests for his own. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

Trump’s ‘virtually impenetrable’ new wall getting breached by cordless power tools: report

President Trump has touted his $ 10 billion border wall with Mexico as “virtually impenetrable,” but drug-smuggling Mexican gangs have repeatedly sawed their way through with household tools, according to a report. The breaches, which have occurred in recent months, … Read more…

For Vulnerable, Sick Californians Who Rely On Medical Equipment, Power Outages Stoke Fear And Resentment

“For people with disabilities it can be life or death,” said Sunday Parker, who uses a wheelchair and lives in Oakland, parts of which were affected by the historic, sweeping shutdowns. Gov. Gavin Newsom slammed PG&E for the decision, calling … Read more…