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Chief Justice John Roberts, who reads the questions at the impeachment trial, blocked one query from Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., which may have revealed the identity of the whistleblower whose complaint sparked the impeachment inquiry. Senate Television via Getty Images

Day 9 Recap: Senators Wrap 2nd Day Of Questions; Vote Expected Friday On Witnesses

Senators weighing impeachment charges against President Trump spent Thursday firing questions at lawyers as they did the day before, just as the prospect of former national security adviser John Bolton’s appearance as a witness continues to stoke speculation. The Senate will enter its next phase Friday — considering whether to allow witnesses and evidence. Continue Reading Day 9 Recap: Senators Wrap 2nd Day Of Questions; Vote Expected Friday On Witnesses

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White House deputy counsel Patrick Philbin answers a question during the impeachment trial against President Trump Wednesday. CREDIT: AP

Day 8 Recap: Senators Trade Questions For Impeachment Managers And President Trump’s Lawyers

The Senate on Wednesday night concluded the first of two days full of questions in the impeachment trial of President Trump. The proceeding offered clues about the thinking of senators, but the session consisted mostly of trial lawyers on both sides magnifying arguments they have already delivered. Continue Reading Day 8 Recap: Senators Trade Questions For Impeachment Managers And President Trump’s Lawyers

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From left, Mexican Sen. Israel Zamora, United Farm Workers President Teresa Romero and Sen. Bertha Alicia Caraveo hold a press conference Monday, Jan. 27, after meeting with dairy workers. They shared stories of poor working conditions on farms, including cases of wage theft, long work hours and sexual harassment. CREDIT: Enrique Pérez de la Rosa/NWPB

President Signs USMCA, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Talk Working Conditions With Mexican Senators

A delegation of Mexican government officials visited the Yakima Valley Monday to meet with dairy workers, most of whom are Mexican nationals. The group was looking to expand the role of the Mexican government in protecting the rights of workers. Continue Reading President Signs USMCA, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Talk Working Conditions With Mexican Senators

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