WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House unveiled its detailed legal defense as the Republican-controlled U.Senate gears up to begin President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Tuesday.
Senate rejected three Democratic efforts on Tuesday to obtain documents and evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, an early sign the proceeding could advance along lines favorable to Trump.As the third impeachment trial in U.
Clinton was eventually impeached on two other charges - perjury and obstruction of justice - but was not convicted by the Senate.OBSTRUCTION OF CONGRESS Democrats have also charged Trump with obstruction of Congress based on his stonewalling of the House’s impeachment inquiry.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Avenatti is living in a jail cell that reportedly once housed convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, making it impossible for the celebrity lawyer to prepare for his upcoming extortion trial, his lawyers said.FILE PHOTO: Attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at the United States Courthouse in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.
The administration has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a nationwide injunction issued by a lower court blocking the rule from taking effect.Mark Rienzi, a lawyer at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which represents the Little Sisters, said he was hopeful the Supreme Court would finally resolve the long-running litigation over religious nonprofit groups, which already reached the Supreme Court once in 2016.
FILE PHOTO: A tugboat passes the midtown Manhattan skyline on the Hudson River in the early morning in New York City, New York U.REUTERS/Mike Segar(Reuters) - New York and Connecticut sued the Trump administration on Thursday, alleging it has failed to enforce the U.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Religious social service providers receiving funds from the U.President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs for travel to New Orleans, Louisiana from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third impeachment trial of a U.But Trump’s impeachment by the House last month will remain a stain on his record and the televised trial in the Senate could be uncomfortable for him as he seeks re-election on Nov.
After next week, the Supreme Court is scheduled to take its usual mid-winter break, with the next arguments scheduled on Feb.The chief justice’s role as presiding officer is limited mainly to keeping the process on track.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove U.18 that accused Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress arising from his dealings with Ukraine.
REUTERS/Tom BrennerWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump clearly had authority to kill Qassem Soleimani, U.Attorney General William Barr said on Monday, adding that the White House consulted with his department before the strike on the Iranian commander.
S Senate, poised to begin an impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the coming days, voiced opposition on Monday to any attempt to dismiss the charges against him without a trial.“There is almost no interest” among Republican senators for a motion to dismiss the House charges, Republican Senator Roy Blunt told reporters on Monday.
Government Accountability Office (GAO) will review the Trump administration’s use of waivers exempting oil refineries from the nation’s biofuel blending requirements, according to a letter dated Friday, after lawmakers called for an investigation.FILE PHOTO: Corn rests on the ground on Hodgen Farm in Roachdale, Indiana, U.
FILE PHOTO: The judge's gavel is seen in court room 422 of the New York Supreme Court at 60 Centre Street February 3, 2012.Critics have said the rule would keep out disproportionately large numbers of people from Latin American, African and Asian countries.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday said it was too late to renew the effort to push through a decades-old proposed amendment to the U.FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a sign calling for an equal rights amendment (ERA) during in the Third Annual Women's March at Freedom Plaza in Washington, U.
FILE PHOTO: Summer Zervos, a former contestant on The Apprentice, appears in New York State Supreme Court during a hearing on a defamation case against U.A spokeswoman for Trump’s law firm Kasowitz Benson Torres said: “We believe that the Court of Appeals will agree that the U.
President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, John Bolton, said on Monday he is willing to testify in the expected Senate impeachment trial of the president, a surprise development that could potentially strengthen the case that Trump should be removed from office.“If the Senate issues a subpoena for my testimony, I am prepared to testify,” Bolton said in a prepared statement.
judge on Friday authorized a Rudy Giuliani associate indicted on campaign finance charges to turn over documents and the contents of his iPhone to a House panel as part of the impeachment process against President Donald Trump.FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian-American businessman Lev Parnas, an associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, exits after a bail hearing at the Manhattan Federal Court in New York, U.