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 2020-01-20 11:01 

National Post

U.S. Senate's McConnell keeps cool in heated Trump impeachment trial...

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, which begins next week, may pose one of the greatest political challenges Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has faced in more than three decades in Congress. As usual, he is show...

 2020-01-20 06:00 

American Thinker

Mitch McConnell promises a meritorious, well-run impeachment...

Sen. Mitch McConnell has apparently created a "kill switch" to dismiss deeply flawed Articles of Impeachment or to stop the Democrats if they create a circus....

 2020-01-20 05:04 

The American Spectator

21st Century Regicide: 20th Century Lessons...

The upcoming Senate trial will, courtesy of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, show the deep respect for precedents so woefully ignored by the House. As recounted by NRO's Matthew Continetti: Clinton's trial was divided into pieces. The Senat...

 2020-01-20 03:33 

NY Times

Lawmakers Clash Over Shape of Impeachment Trial as Rules Vote Looms...

Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, accused the majority leader, Senator Mitch McConnell, of keeping the chamber in the dark about his proposed rules and planning to conduct a rushed trial....

 2020-01-20 03:21 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

GOP senators considering 'kill switch' option should impeachment trial spiral out of control...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly is close to finalizing a rule that would allow President Trump's team to move to dismiss the articles of impeachment in the Senate quickly after some evidence has been presented, as a sort of safety va...

 2020-01-20 02:26 

KESQ

[ Palm Springs ]

Schumer on Senate impeachment trial: 'We will force votes' on witnesses and documents...

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday night he is prepared to "force votes for witnesses and documents" in the Senate impeachment trial if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell does not call for it in his proposal. "We have the rig...

 2020-01-20 02:26 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Schumer on Senate impeachment trial: 'We will force votes' on witnesses and documents...

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday night he is prepared to "force votes for witnesses and documents" in the Senate impeachment trial if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell does not call for it in his proposal. "We have the rig...

 2020-01-20 02:26 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Schumer on Senate impeachment trial: 'We will force votes' on witnesses and documents...

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday night he is prepared to "force votes for witnesses and documents" in the Senate impeachment trial if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell does not call for it in his proposal. "We have the rig...

 2020-01-20 00:30 

Zero Hedge

McConnell "Kill Switch" Rule Will Shut Down Impeachment If Dems Get Wild...

McConnell "Kill Switch" Rule Will Shut Down Impeachment If Dems Get Wild Unfortunately for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, too many moderate Republicans have sided with Democrats in insisting that the impeachment trial proceed. If the shoe...

 2020-01-20 00:02 

The Gateway Pundit

Draft of McConnell's Resolution for Impeachment Trial Still Allows Motion to Immediately Dismiss Charges...

Mitch McConnell Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is drafting a resolution that will still allow President Trump's lawyers to immediately dismiss the impeachment charges. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) told Axios in a phone interview: "My ...

 2020-01-19 21:05 

Inquisitr

'History Will Find You,' Top Senate Democrat Warns Republicans Ahead Of Donald Trump Impeachment Trial Tuesday...

With about 48 hours to go before the Senate raises the curtain on only the third presidential impeachment trial in United States history, the second-ranking senator in the Democratic Party said that Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has yet to sh...

 2020-01-19 19:27 

WSHU

White House Calls Impeachment Process 'Highly Partisan And Reckless'...

Updated Sunday at 11:34 a.m. ET The White House's legal team has called the House impeachment process "highly partisan and reckless" in a forceful response to the summons issued last week by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ahead of President T...

 2020-01-19 19:10 

Daily Wire

McConnell Creates 'Kill Switch' To End Impeachment If It Becomes 'Circus Run By Adam Schiff'...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has reportedly created a "kill switch" for President Donald Trump's upcoming Senate impeachment trial that would allow for the president's legal team to either seek an immediate verdict or a di...

 2020-01-19 17:59 

MSNBC

Rep. Sewell: GOP Senators can be loyal to Trump or Constitution...

The Donald Trump impeachment trial in the Senate is discussed by Rep. Terri Sewell who tells Joy Reid, 'We need to put the pressure where the pressure deserves to be, on Mitch McConnell and the senators.'...

 2020-01-19 17:29 

The Federalist

Sen. McConnell's Impeachment Rules Allow For Motion To Dismiss...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's rules for the impeachment trial leave open the possibility for a motion to dismiss from the White House lawyers....

 2020-01-19 16:30 

The Hill

Mitch McConnell may win the impeachment and lose the Senate...

The Kentucky Republican may turn out to be an asset for Democrats in the fall....

 2020-01-19 16:21 

Crooks and Liars

Rep. Adam Schiff Shreds McConnell's 'Mockery' Of An Impeachment Trial With No Witnesses...

House Intelligence Chair Rep. Adam Schiff laid out very plainly to ABC's George Stephanopoulos why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will make a complete mockery of the impeachment trial if he does Trump's bidding and doesn't even allow f...

 2020-01-19 16:19 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Rep. Jeffries cites Clinton impeachment in push for Bolton testimony...

House impeachment manager Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., claimed that if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. truly wants to follow the model set by the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton, he should allow for additional witnesses to testi...

 2020-01-19 15:39 

Daily Wire

FLASHBACK: Chuck Schumers 1999 Letter About Bill Clinton's Senate Trial Resurfaces On Eve Of Trump's Impeachment...

The internet is forever — and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who has been demanding concessions like witness testimony from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (D-KY) ahead of President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial, may prefer it had s...

 2020-01-19 08:00 

RedState

Mitch Mcconnell Leaves Room for Trump Team to Ask to Dismiss Impeachment in Senate Trial...
 2020-01-19 04:39 

Inquisitr

Republican Senator Says Impeachment Trial Must Be 'Viewed As Fair,' But Will Vote Against Hearing Witnesses...

At least one Republican senator now says that the senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump must be "viewed as fair," even as Majority. Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday prepared a set of rules that would allow the entire case to be dismissed with...

 2020-01-19 03:28 

Raw Story

GOP senator tells home-state press that impeachment trial must be 'viewed as fair': report...

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke to local reporters on Saturday about her role in the upcoming Donald Trump impeachment trial. Murkowski explained she would likely vote with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on an initial vote on whether t...

 2020-01-18 23:53 

Axios

Draft of McConnell's rules for trial still allows motion to dismiss...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is preparing a resolution that would leave room for President Trump's lawyers to move immediately to dismiss the impeachment charges if they so choose, according to Republican Sen. Josh Hawley. Yes, but: Republic...

 2020-01-18 21:13 

KLFY

Impeachment managers, Trump lawyers to debate trial rules on Tuesday...

(CBS) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is expected to offer his organizing resolution designating the rules for the impeachment trial in the Senate on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. The Wh......

 2020-01-18 14:12 

LifeZette

Pelosi Gleefully Reminds Trump He's 'Impeached Forever' During Appearance on Bill Maher Show...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell 'the grim reaper,' impersonates him....

 2020-01-18 13:00 

Crooks and Liars

McConnell Readies Nuclear Option For Shielding Senate Trial From Public View...

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is taking extraordinary steps to keep what's sure to be a sticky impeachment trial for GOP senators out of the public eye. He's already roped off certain areas to pen up reporters so they can't wander the halls ...

 2020-01-18 03:43 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

How much power does Sen. Mitch McConnell have in President Trump's impeachment trial?...

The impeachment trial in the Senate starts Tuesday....

 2020-01-18 01:52 

Radio France International

Mitch McConnell, the 'Grim Reaper' of the US Senate...

Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of the US Senate, takes pride in calling himself the "Grim Reaper," doling out death to the hopes of Democratic lawmakers.The wily six-term senator from Kentucky now holds the fate of a Republican in his hand...

 2020-01-18 01:52 

Yahoo News

Mitch McConnell, the 'Grim Reaper' of the US Senate...

Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of the US Senate, takes pride in calling himself the "Grim Reaper," doling out death to the hopes of Democratic lawmakers. The wily six-term senator from Kentucky now holds the fate of a Republican in his han...

 2020-01-17 23:30 

New York Magazine

Why Isn't Rudy Giuliani on Trump's Impeachment Team? Depends On Whom You Ask....

Olivia Nuzzi talked to Rudy Giuliani about why he isn't on Trump's impeachment defense team. His reason is different than Lindsey Graham and Mitch McConnell's....

 2020-01-17 23:30 

Daily Kos

Susan Collins overtakes Mitch McConnell as most unpopular senator in the land...

Susan Collins' bad week continues. She's now the subject of a tough CNN fact-check over her ridiculous impeachment statements ("Her comments suggest she is either confused, unaware of the relevant facts or intentionally ignoring them to ding t...

 2020-01-17 22:10 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

Senators brace for contentious Tuesday as impeachment trial begins in earnest...

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is trying to keep his caucus unified as he is set to release the resolution with the impeachment trial rules. CNN's Lauren Fox reports on how McConnell is handling his caucus behind the scenes....

 2020-01-17 22:00 

Daily Kos

Moscow Mitch, perjurer...

As we head into Donald Trump's impeachment trial next week, it's worth remembering this promise from Moscow Mitch McConnell: "I'm not an impartial juror. This is a political process. There's not anything judicial about it. [...] The Ho...

 2020-01-17 20:03 

Law & Crime

First Amendment Groups Take Sen. McConnell to Task for Press Restrictions at Impeachment Trial...

To the collective horror of many but to the valid surprise of no one, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) imposed severe and unheard of restrictions on the press during the upcoming impeachment trial of President Donald Trump....

 2020-01-17 19:39 

Crooks and Liars

The Impeachment Parade...

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 2020-01-17 19:32 

WDRB

[ Louisville ]

Poll: Mitch McConnell no longer most unpopular US senator; now ranks 99th...

Mitch McConnell is no longer considered the most unpopular U.S. Senator, according to poll....

 2020-01-17 19:14 

Salon

Maine Republican Susan Collins is now the most unpopular member of the US Senate...

Collins' disapproval rating of 52 percent surpasses even that of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky....

 2020-01-17 19:00 

South China Morning Post

Trump impeachment: Senators must do better than run a kangaroo court or risk holding US justice up to ridicule...

Americans take pride in their judicial system, which focuses on scrutiny of evidence and witnesses by both sides in open proceedings. The presiding judge must ensure that due process for a fair trial is followed so that justice is served. Justice is an es...

 2020-01-17 18:35 

Daily Kos

McConnell readies nuclear option for shielding Senate trial from public view...

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is taking extraordinary steps to keep what's sure to be a sticky impeachment trial for GOP senators out of the public eye. He's already roped off certain areas to pen up reporters so they can't wander the halls ...

 2020-01-17 18:00 

Daily Kos

Trump's impeachment trial will have McConnell's 'somber,' 'serious' veneer, but will still be a sham...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the Washington Post tells us , wants a "drama-free" impeachment trial, and got what he wanted out of the first day with "a Senate looking somber and serious [...] A Senate that might, as he put it a day ...

 2020-01-17 17:26 

International Business Times

Susan Collins Topples McConnell To Be The Least Favorite Senator...

For a time, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) held the title as the least popular senator in the country, but now that crown goes to someone else. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) has claimed the dubious distinction, with over half of voters disapproving of her wo...

 2020-01-17 16:37 

Fox St. Louis

USCMA on its way to Pres. Trump's desk to be signed...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — The United States-Mexico-Canada trade deal is heading to the President's desk. On Thursday, the Senate overwhelmingly approved the deal, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says getting here wasn't easy....

 2020-01-17 15:42 

MSNBC

McConnell facing re-election fight and impeachment...

Now that the Senate is formally in possession of the articles of impeachment, the pressure is on for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to deliver an outcome favorable to President Trump and his allies. Chris Jansing is joined by Ethics Public Policy Center...

 2020-01-17 15:20 

Daily Kos

What to expect next week as the Senate impeachment trial begins...

The Senate will take up Donald Trump's impeachment next week, essentially bringing a halt to the body's business. Given that Majority Mitch McConnell has shut down legislating anyway, that's not going to be much of a blow. What won't be ha...

 2020-01-17 14:29 

Seacoastonline.com

[ NH ]

Susan Collins surpasses Mitch McConnell as the most unpopular senator in a new poll...

WASHINGTON Republican Sen. Susan Collins has surpassed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as the most unpopular U.S. senator, according to a new tracking poll.The Maine senator's net approval rating has dropped 10 points since the end of September...

 2020-01-17 14:29 

Fosters.com

[ NH ]

Susan Collins surpasses Mitch McConnell as the most unpopular senator in a new poll...

WASHINGTON Republican Sen. Susan Collins has surpassed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as the most unpopular U.S. senator, according to a new tracking poll.The Maine senator's net approval rating has dropped 10 points since the end of September...

 2020-01-17 14:00 

Courier-Journal

Mitch McConnell is no longer the least popular senator, new poll says...

McConnell's approval rating has not changed since the end of September, but Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has dropped 10 points....

 2020-01-17 12:30 

Crooks and Liars

Susan Collins Scores Highest Disapproval Rating Of Any Senator...

You know things are bad, and likely to get worse for Susan Collins, the faux moderate/rubber stamp for Trump if she doesn't vote to impeach. And she won't, because that's just how she's rolled for the last quarter-century in the U.S. Senat...

 2020-01-17 10:31 

LEX18

[ WLEX-TV ]

Activist in Louisville pressure McConnell on impeachment trial fairness...

In Kentucky, activists marked the moment by gathering Thursday outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's Louisville office to assure him that they will be watching to proceedings.In Kentucky, activists marked the moment by gathering Thursday...

 2020-01-17 06:15 

The Paducah Sun

McConnell raises $4.6 million, keeps slight lead over McGrath...

FRANKFORT -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign announced this week that it raised $4.6 million in the final quarter of 2019 and entered 2020 with $11.5 million on hand, giving him a slight overall fundraising lead over Democrat Amy......

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