What to Know in Washington


What to know in Washington

What to Know in Washington gives you a head start on the day with reporting on the most important stories from Capitol Hill and the White House. From K Street to the White House to the Capitol to the Supreme Court, What to Know in Washington is your daily dose of need-to-know information.

What to Know in Washington: Trump Lawyers to Preview Defense

Donald Trump’s lawyers kick off their formal defense in the Senate impeachment trial today, taking their turn at center stage to argue the president shouldn’t be removed from office.

What to Know in Washington: Democrats Make Pitch for Witnesses

The struggle over calling witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is escalating as House Democrats prepare to wrap up their case today by focusing on White House “stonewalling.”

What to Know in Washington: Democrats Warn Trump Not Above Law

House impeachment managers launched their case for removing Donald Trump from office by depicting him as a president who is vindictive, untruthful, unbound by the law and above all, willing to abuse his power at the expense of U.S. national security.

What to Know in Washington: Trump Trial Rules Set After Pushback

The Senate set the terms for Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, but not before Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the president got a reminder that a small group of GOP senators can determine how it will play out.

What to Know in Washington: Trump Legacy at Risk as Trial Starts

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial formally opens in the Senate today, promising to shape his legacy, deepen the country’s political divisions and influence control of power in the nation’s capital for years to come.

What to Know in Washington: Impeachment Anticipation Builds

Anticipation is building in Washington ahead of the nation’s first impeachment trial in more than 20 years even as Democrats and Republicans continue to squabble about everything from the length of trial days to calling witnesses.

What to Know in Washington: Impeachment Brings Biden Heat, Luck

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial will once again put an uncomfortable spotlight on Joe Biden and his son Hunter, but also offers the former vice president an exceptional opportunity to campaign in a less-crowded field while his biggest rivals are holed up in the Senate chamber.

What to Know in Washington: Trump’s Impeachment Trial Kicks Off

Donald Trump’s impeachment moves to the GOP-controlled Senate where the president and Democrats will battle over a small group of Republicans whose votes will determine the course of a trial on whether he should be removed from office.

What to Know in Washington: Senators Prepare for Trump Trial

Senators are girding for a lengthy impeachment trial that could leave a cloud over President Donald Trump’s Feb. 4 State of the Union address and disrupt Democratic campaigns for the Iowa caucuses and beyond.

What to Know in Washington: Trump’s Defense is Work in Progress

Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is expected to begin next week, but the president has yet to settle on either his defense strategy or the team that will represent him in the Senate.

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