Tag Archives: Trump

Lamenting ‘age of impeachment,’ Starr sidesteps his own role in arguing to acquit Trump

Former independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr acknowledged the bitterness of the Clinton impeachment he spearheaded, though not any personal responsibility for a quickening pace of presidential impeachments, as he argued for President Trump’s defense team. PowerPost

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Trump administration to pay New York, Minnesota for lost health-care funds

Two states sued the federal government over lost funding when the Trump administration abruptly eliminated what’s known as “cost-sharing reduction” payments. PowerPost

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Impeachment managers step into spotlight of Trump trial, with a chance to boost their political careers

Two of the 13 GOP managers in the 1999 Clinton trial — Lindsey O. Graham and Asa Hutchinson — became stars in conservative circles and enjoyed electoral success. PowerPost

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Senate GOP hopes for a drama-free impeachment trial while bracing for Trump and his legal team

With a handful of Republican incumbents facing difficult reelections in November, McConnell wants a clean, quick trial to protect their political fortunes as well as his own. PowerPost

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McSally slams reporter as ‘liberal hack,’ and Trump 2020 offers fundraising boost

CNN reporter Manu Raju asked McSally a straightforward question about the pending impeachment trial of President Trump. PowerPost

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Pomp and a procession, then Trump impeachment trial begins in earnest

The initial phase is a scripted affair, with the articles delivered to the Senate and the chief justice sworn in. Opening statements are set for next week. PowerPost

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Showdown over Trump impeachment trial underscores power of Pelosi and McConnell

The House and Senate leaders — throwbacks to a different era — have the implicit trust of their respective caucuses. PowerPost

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Meadows, close ally of Trump, to retire from Congress

The conservative lawmaker from North Carolina said his work with the president would continue. PowerPost

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