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Trump goes on clemency spree – and the list is long

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting what he called a “ridiculous” 14-year prison sentence for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning former New York Police Department commissioner Bernie Kerik, among a long list ...

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McConnell blasts impeachment, will vote to acquit Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday slammed House Democrats' drive to impeach President Donald Trump as “the most rushed, least fair and least thorough" in history and confirmed that he will vote to acquit him.

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Trump trial closing arguments aim at voters, history

Closing arguments Monday in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial were aimed more toward history than to sway the outcome, one final chance to influence public opinion and set the record ahead of his expected acquittal in the Republican-led Senate.

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Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

SILVER SPRING — President Donald Trump can’t give state and local governments “veto power” to reject refugees from resettling within their borders, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte agreed to block Trump’s executive order requiring resettlement ...

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