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· ‘Great new book!’: President Trump and his many, many tweets about his favorite authors →
Trump’s glowing endorsement came just in time for Christmas, but perhaps he’d been meaning to show McConnell (R-Ky.) just how much he cared: Three weeks later, the Senate began hearing arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial, before ultimately voting to acquit him.
The Japan Times
· Seoul mayor Park Won-soon found dead on Friday after massive search →
Months after her impeachment, Park Geun-hye was formally removed from office by a court ruling in March 2017 and is currently serving a decades-long prison term for bribery, abuse of power and other charges.
· Kayleigh McEnany Watch: Now let’s belittle Lt. Col. Vindman! →
News of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman’s impending retirement from the U.S. Army broke this week, along with its dark rationale: A man who’d served with distinction for more than two decades was leaving because of a “campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation” stemming from President Trump over Vindman’s role in the impeachment inquiry that wrapped up earlier this year.
The New York Times
· A Conservative Court and Trump’s Own Appointees Declare Their Independence →
The disclosure of the Watergate tapes led to Mr. Nixon’s resignation, and the Jones case led to Mr. Clinton’s impeachment for perjury and obstruction of justice.
· Supreme Court says Manhattan prosecutor may pursue Trump’s financial records, denies Congress access for now →
In dissent, Thomas said congressional subpoenas of the executive should come only in service of impeachment proceedings.
· Rulings let Trump keep his taxes under wraps for now, but his angry reaction underscores a political risk →
President, even Richard Nixon released his tax returns,” Biden said in the video, which was originally posted during the House impeachment investigation into whether Trump pressured a foreign government to announce a probe of Biden’s family.
· Removed US prosecutor says Trump official pressed him to resign →
The Southern District, known for its high-profile prosecutions, is where Berman oversaw several continuing investigations of Trump associates, including some who figured prominently in the House impeachment inquiry of the president.
· Trump's top general appears to contradict president on military bases named for Confederates →
As Brazil careens toward a full-blown public health emergency and economic meltdown, opponents have filed a request for Bolsonaro's impeachment based on his mishandling of the new coronavirus pandemic.
· Supreme Court's Trump taxes vote won't help 2020 voters. Will it help Congress? →
Trump argued that only Congress, via the impeachment process, can hold the president accountable for wrongdoing while in office.