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In a letter to Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer outlined how Democrats want the impeachment trial structured, including four witnesses they want to call
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer made it clear in a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Sunday night that he prefers a Senate impeachment trial with witness testimony and new documents, a direct rebuttal to top Republicans who have argued in recent days that a shorter trial without witn...[read more]

Read: Schumer requests witnesses in Senate trial
In the letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Sunday evening, Schumer called for at least four witnesses -- including acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, former national security adviser John Bolton, senior adviser to the acting White House chief of staff Robert Blair and O...[read more]

5 aides resign from office of Democrat expected to switch parties
Five aides to Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey resigned on Sunday as the lawmaker prepares to switch to the Republican Party, according to a signed resignation letter obtained by CNN. [read more]

Read: Staffers' resignation letter to Rep. Jeff Van Drew
Five staffers serving a freshman Democratic congressman resigned on Sunday after sources said he was intending to switch to the Republican Party. [read more]

SE Cupp: This is why McConnell wants quick impeachment trial
Ahead of the House's historic vote on the articles of impeachment, CNN's SE Cupp blasts Republicans for protecting Trump, saying history will remember the party for enabling the President's "corruption and self-interest." [read more]

Nadler slams McConnell's White House comment
c on Sunday criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the Kentucky Republican said he would coordinate with White House counsel on "everything" regarding the looming Senate impeachment trial. [read more]

Freshmen Dems push for Amash to be impeachment manager
A group of freshmen Democrats are working to convince House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to draft Rep. Justin Amash as an impeachment manager for the expected Senate trial, a source familiar told CNN on Sunday. [read more]

Trump is just 67 votes away from being an ex-President and it's freaking him out
• Fox News poll: Half of voters support impeaching Trump and removing him from office • Opinion: A Christmas gift for Mitch McConnell [read more]

Tapper to Rand Paul: You really think Trump cares about corruption?
• FBI report debunked key Fox News talking points. See how hosts reacted. [read more]

Navy launches internal probe into controversial hand gesture captured on video
The US Naval Academy says it has launched an internal investigation after two midshipmen were captured on ESPN's pre-game show for the Army-Navy game Saturday making what some are interpreting as a white nationalist hand gesture and what others are interpreting as innocent. [read more]