President Trump Says He Doesn't Know Lev Parnas
Speaking to reporters in the Oval Office, President Trump denies knowing Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani, and says he doesn't recall ever speaking to him. He also dismisses allegations made by Mr. Parnas that the president was fully aware of his efforts to pressure Ukraine to announce an investigation into Joe and Hunter Biden in exchange for military aid.
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Chief Justice, Senators Sworn In for Impeachment Trial
Chief Justice John Roberts is sworn in by Senate President Pro Tempore Chuck Grassley (R-IA) to preside over the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump. After the chief justice takes the oath, he then swears in 99 senators. Senator Inhofe of Oklahoma was absent for the proceeding and will be sworn in later.
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Minority Leader McCarthy Says Lev Parnas "Lacks All Credibility"
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy dismisses allegations made Wednesday by Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani, that the president and other senior administration officials knew of his efforts to get Ukraine to investigate the Bidens in exchange for military aid, saying, "This man lacks all credibility." He also rejects the Government Accountability Office's (GAO) decision that the White House Budget Office violated the law by withholding military aid to Ukraine.
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House Votes 228-193 to Appoint Managers, Send Articles of Impeachment to the Senate
The House debates and votes 228-193 to approve a resolution appointing and authorizing managers for the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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Speaker Pelosi Names Managers for Impeachment Trial
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces that she is naming Representatives Adam Schiff, Jerrold Nadler, Hakeem Jeffries, Zoe Lofgren, Val Demings, Jason Crow, and Sylvia Garcia as the managers in the impeachment trial of President Trump.
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Senate Majority Leader Expects Impeachment Trial to Begin January 21
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that if the House proceeds with a vote Wednesday to send over articles of impeachment and appoint managers, then the Senate will take preliminary steps to prepare for an impeachment trial, including sitting the chief justice and swearing in of senators. Formal trial presentations and arguments would then get underway on Tuesday, January 21.
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House GOP Leader Calls on Joe Biden Not to Campaign During Impeachment Trial
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy says former Vice President Joe Biden should pledge not to campaign during the impeachment trial while Senators Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Michael Bennet, and Amy Klobuchar are unable to hit the campaign trail.
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House to Send Articles of Impeachment to the Senate on Wednesday
House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries says that "articles of impeachment will be transmitted to the Senate" sometime on Wednesday and that impeachment managers will also be named. He also reiterates calls for a fair Senate impeachment trial, including the calling of key current and former Trump administration officials to testify on the president's conduct of policy toward Ukraine.
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Senator Kamala Harris Speaks About Upcoming Impeachment Trial
Senator Kamala Harris speaks on the Senate floor about the upcoming impeachment trial of President Trump, her first speech since ending her bid for the White House late last year. She urges Senate colleagues to "exhibit the kind of moral and ethical leadership" that she says President Trump "abandoned" when he asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. "It is unacceptable for a president to shake down a vulnerable foreign nation for personal or political benefit," she says.
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Attorney General Barr Says Pensacola Naval Base Shooting was "Act of Terrorism"
Attorney General William Barr says that the fatal shooting at a Naval air base in Pensacola, Florida, in December was an "act of terrorism" that was motivated by "jihadist ideology" Three sailors were killed and eight others were injured when 21-year-old Mohammed Alshamrani, a member of the Saudi Royal Air Force who was training at the base, opened fire. Alshamrani, who died at the scene, also fired bullets into one of his phones, according to the attorney general. Mr. Barr says the FBI has sought help from Apple in unlocking the device but has "received no substantive assistance." "We call on Apple and other technology companies to help us find a solution so that we can better protect the lives of Americans and prevent future attacks," Barr says.
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