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McConnell says Senate to take up trade deal after impeachment trial

McConnell says Senate to take up trade deal after impeachment trial

The Senate will take up Trump’s renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement only after an impeachment trial concludes in the chamber, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. “We will not be doing USMCA in the Senate between now and next week,” the Republican from Kentucky said at a news conference on Capitol Hill. “That…MORE

The Pensacola shooter wasn’t a US citizen. Here’s how he got a gun

The Pensacola shooter wasn’t a US citizen. Here’s how he got a gun

The FBI has said it presumes Friday’s shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida was an act of terrorism. But what wasn’t a crime is how the gunman, a 21-year-old Saudi national named Mohammed Alshamrani, obtained a gun in the first place. “It was purchased lawfully,” FBI Special Agent in Charge Rachel Rojas said…MORE

The 100 seconds that saved Liverpool’s Champions League hopes

The 100 seconds that saved Liverpool’s Champions League hopes

For nearly an hour it was a tense and nervy affair and then in the space of 100 seconds Liverpool exhaled a huge sigh of relief. The Champions League holder had needed a draw against Red Bull Salzburg to guarantee its place in the last 16, but until second-half goals from Naby Keita and Mo…MORE

McConnell says impeachment trial to begin around ‘time the bowl games end’

McConnell says impeachment trial to begin around ‘time the bowl games end’

The Senate will not begin an impeachment trial against President Donald Trump until after the new year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday, predicting the trial will begin “right around the time the bowl games end.” The college football season ends after the national championship game on January 13, but an aide to…MORE

Fact-checking Steve Scalise’s claims that Schiff spied on Americans

Fact-checking Steve Scalise’s claims that Schiff spied on Americans

In response to House Democrats announcing articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Republican leaders held their own press conference on Tuesday to criticize what they say has been an unfair impeachment process. At one point, House Minority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise accused Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of spying on Americans. Scalise appeared to be…MORE