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House Democrats argue for Trump's conviction in Senate impeachment trial

House Democrats argue for Trump's conviction in Senate impeachment trialHouse Democrats filed a 111-page legal brief ahead of President Trump's impeachment trial, arguing he threatens national security.The House prosecutors laid out the argument against Trump that led to his impeachment last month on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The legal brief says "evidence overwhelmingly establishes" Trump's guilt and says the Senate "must eliminate the threat" he poses.The White House defense team, meanwhile, has not filed its official brief, but rejected the impeachment managers' arguments as "highly partisan." Without directly addressing allegations Trump abused his power by withholding Ukrainian aid to push for a politically-motivated investigation of his rivals, the White House castigated the "lawless process" that led to his impeachment.Read more at The Washington Post.More stories from theweek.com Fox News' Chris Wallace says Lindsey Graham's view on impeachment witnesses 'directly contradicts' his 1999 position Mindhunter just got Netflixed Giuliani says he'd 'love' to testify in Senate impeachment trial



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At tense congressional hearing, Democrats argue for expanding the Voting Rights Act

At tense congressional hearing, Democrats argue for expanding the Voting Rights ActAmid what experts are calling a surge in voter suppression measures, Democrats are sending a clear signal they want to restore portions of the Voting Rights Act that were removed by the Supreme Court in 2013, as well as expand the law’s reach.



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Trump's Lawyers Argue It's Not Possible For The President To Obstruct Justice

Trump's Lawyers Argue It's Not Possible For The President To Obstruct JusticeLawyers for President Donald Trump have argued for months that because he is



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Prosecutors argue against prison time for New Jersey 'Bridgegate' mastermind

Prosecutors argue against prison time for New Jersey 'Bridgegate' mastermindBy Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) – The mastermind of the “Bridgegate” lane closure scandal that helped torpedo New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s presidential bid should not be sentenced to prison due to his cooperation, U.S. prosecutors said in a court document filed on Tuesday. David Wildstein, who helped the government convict two former Christie associates after he pleaded guilty in 2015, is set to be sentenced in federal court in Newark on Wednesday. Wildstein, 55, admitted overseeing a scheme to shut down access lanes at the busy George Washington Bridge in 2013 to create massive traffic gridlock as punishment for a local Democratic mayor who refused to endorse Christie’s reelection campaign.



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