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Richard Grenell Begins Overhauling Intelligence Office, Prompting Fears of Partisanship

The new acting director of national intelligence also asked to see the facts underlying the finding that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election and favors President Trump’s re-election. → Read More

Russia Backs Trump’s Re-election, and He Fears Democrats Will Exploit Its Support

A classified briefing to lawmakers angered the president, who complained that Democrats would “weaponize” the disclosure. → Read More

Trump Adviser Pushes Utah Congressman for Top Intelligence Post

The acting director of national intelligence is required by law to step down by next month, forcing the Trump administration to make a decision on the job. → Read More

Doug Collins, Trump Ally, Is Expected to Run for Senate in Georgia

Mr. Collins plans to challenge a fellow Republican, Senator Kelly Loeffler, in this fall’s special election for one of Georgia’s Senate seats. → Read More

What to Expect as the Trump Impeachment Trial Begins Today

The trial starts in earnest with a contentious debate over its rules. Oral arguments commence later this week. → Read More

McConnell Impeachment Rules Modify Clinton Precedent

The Senate Republican leader proposed impeachment trial rules that push the 1999 precedent toward President Trump’s preferences. → Read More

McConnell Pushes to Speed Impeachment Trial as Trump Requests Swift Acquittal

On Monday, the president’s lawyers asserted he did nothing wrong and urged the Senate to “swiftly reject” the charges against him. → Read More

Day in Impeachment: Senate Issues a Summons to President Trump

The summons, issued after senators took a vow to “do impartial justice,” informs the president of the charges and allows him to respond. → Read More

House Votes to Send Impeachment Charges to Senate, Approving Managers

The House’s long-anticipated vote fell largely along party lines, setting the stage for what promises to be a fiercely partisan impeachment trial of President Trump. → Read More

House Will Vote Wednesday to Send Impeachment Articles, Pelosi Says

The speaker, who has waited nearly a month to transmit the charges against President Trump to the Senate, detailed her plan to move forward, allowing a trial to begin this week. → Read More

Republicans Rule Out Outright Dismissal of Impeachment Charges

Rank-and-file senators and party leaders made clear on Monday that even if they wanted to pursue dismissal, the votes simply were not there to succeed — at least not at the outset of the trial. → Read More

Pelosi Is Prepared to Send Impeachment Articles to Senate, Just Not Yet

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would send the charges to the Senate “when I’m ready, and that will probably be soon.” → Read More

McConnell, Rebuffing Pelosi, Declines to Budge on Impeachment Trial Terms

Despite voicing deference to the speaker, a growing number of Senate Democrats said that they were losing patience with the delay and wanted the trial to begin. → Read More

McConnell Says He Will Proceed on Impeachment Trial Without Witness Deal

The intention, with no commitment to calling witnesses or admitting new evidence, foreshadows a partisan vote to kick off a divisive proceeding. → Read More

Bolton Says He Is Willing to Testify in Impeachment Trial

The former national security adviser, who has complied with a White House directive not to cooperate in the inquiry, said he was willing to testify in the Senate trial if subpoenaed. → Read More

Iran Uncertainty Grips Congress as Impeachment Looms

President Trump’s decision to strike a top Iranian general has upended Congress’s priorities, thrusting matters of war and peace into the spotlight. → Read More

Trump Impeachment Trial in Doubt as a House Leader Suggests Withholding Articles

The comments by Representative James E. Clyburn, the No. 3 Democratic leader, cast further uncertainty on the path forward for a Senate trial of President Trump. → Read More

Trump Impeached for Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress

Voting nearly along party lines, the House approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump, making him the third president in history to face removal by the Senate. → Read More

House Panel Grinds Through G.O.P. Objections to Impeachment Articles

The House Judiciary Committee is moving toward the expected party-line approval of two articles of impeachment, which will send the charges to the full House for a vote. → Read More

House Panel to Debate Impeachment Articles, Finalizing Charges Against Trump

The House Judiciary Committee will begin a two-day markup session to debate two articles of impeachment against President Trump, before they are sent to the full House for a vote. → Read More