As President Trump’s legal team pressed the case for acquittal on Monday, they repeatedly made two points: the charges against Trump do not meet the constitution’s criteria for impeachment. And if the president is removed from office for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, it will set a “dangerous” precedent. Continue Reading Day 6 Recap: Trump’s Defense Continues, Saying Nothing In Bolton Revelations Rises To Impeachment
The recently signed Phase 1 U.S.-China deal promises some relief. Details remain unclear, but the United States government’s interpretation of this deal is that China will purchase $40 billion of agricultural goods in 2020. Some analysts have questioned how realistic those estimates are, given that the highest level of farm products the United States has ever exported to China was $26 billion in 2012, although one Chinese agricultural consultancy company says this can be achieved. Continue Reading What Is The Toll Of Trade Wars On U.S. Agriculture?
The retired Los Angeles Lakers star died at age 41 in a plane crash on Sunday. Former teammates, peers and other sports legends expressed their grief and shock on social media. Continue Reading Kobe Was ‘More Than An Athlete’: The Sports World Mourns A Basketball Legend
In the 2018 recording, the president can be heard ordering the firing of his top envoy to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch. “Get rid of her,” he says. Continue Reading ‘Take Her Out.’ President Trump Heard Discussing Firing Ambassador To Ukraine In Recording
An expert panel convened by the FDA says the drug Makena should be withdrawn from the market because a review of its effectiveness shows it doesn’t work. But OB-GYNS who prescribe the drug disagree. Continue Reading Drug To Prevent Premature Birth Divides Doctors, Insurers And FDA Experts
President Trump’s legal team opened its response to the Democrats’ allegations with a rare Saturday session that said the accusers’ facts were wrong and Trump must preserve his office. Continue Reading Day 5 Recap: President Trump’s Team Opens With Vow To Deflate Democrats’ Case
More than half the American troops diagnosed with concussions were transferred from the Iraqi base that was attacked to Germany or the U.S. Continue Reading Pentagon Says 34 U.S. Troops Suffered Brain Injuries From Iranian Missile Strike
On day 4 of the impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., warned in some of his strongest language yet that what he called Trump’s venality and moral bankruptcy would only grow worse if Congress allows him to remain president after what Democrats say he’s committed. Continue Reading Day 4 Recap: Democrats Wrap Opening Argument With Exhortation To Act