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Reuters PoliticsJan 28, 2020
'Time for this to end': Trump team asks for acquittal at impeachment trial
Saying "it is time for this to end," President Donald Trump's legal team appealed to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday to acquit him in his impeachment trial and sought to marginalize former national security adviser John Bolton's explosive allegations about Trump's conduct.

Politics - U.S. SenateJan 28, 2020
For Senator Kelly Loeffler, Impeachment Is an Early Proving Ground
The Georgia Republican was sworn in as the Senate's newest member just in time to sit for the impeachment trial against President Trump.

The Daily BeastJan 28, 2020
20 Tough Questions Senate Democrats Need to Ask Donald Trump's Lawyers
Photo Illustration by Kristen Hazzard/The Daily Beast/GettySenate rules in the Trump impeachment trial call for 16 hours of written questions from senators, to be read by the Chief Justice. Republican and Democratic senators alternate questions. 

I have none for Republican senators to ask the House managers, but here are 20 for Democratic senators to ask the Trump defense team:

For White House Counsel Pat Cipollone:

Read more at The Daily Beast.



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Drudge ReportJan 28, 2020
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CNN PoliticsJan 28, 2020
Republicans take a deep breath after initial Bolton scare
Republican senators began Monday in a bad spot. They ended it feeling like they were in a better one, at least for now. What changed? A late-morning pep talk from Senate Majority Leader McConnell and a rousing argument from White House defense attorney Alan Dershowitz that gave many Republican senators the answer to the key question of the day: Why shouldn't John Bolton testify in the impeachment trial?

Drudge ReportJan 28, 2020
Not about 'unsourced manuscripts'...




(Top headline, 8th story, link) Related stories:
MAGA TURNS ON BOLTON...
Targets Credibility...
BOOK BLOWS TRIAL OPEN...
Graham Wants Senators to Read...
AG Barr worried about president's conversations with leaders of Turkey and China...
Roberts Could Play More Visible Role With Witness Fight Brewing...
Trump's legal team wraps up defense...
Senators brace for unknown...
McConnell struggles to maintain unity...


Fox PoliticsJan 27, 2020
Dershowitz calls out House Dems in Trump's Senate impeachment trial after Bolton shock waves
Harvard Law School Professor Alan Dershowitz, in a spirited constitutional defense of President Trump at his Senate impeachment trial Monday night, flatly turned toward House impeachment managers and declared they had picked "dangerous" and inadequate charges against the president -- noting that neither "abuse of power" nor "obstruction of justice" was remotely close to an impeachable offense as the framers had intended.

CNN PoliticsJan 27, 2020
Day 6: Impeachment trial scenes the Senate TV cameras won't let you see
President Donald Trump's legal team continued its defense Monday against the impeachment charges as the Senate trial was roiled by news of former national security adviser John Bolton's draft book manuscript. But views of the Senate chamber are still limited by restrictive TV camera rules.
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