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Trump’s Attorneys Are Getting Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment All Incorrect

Johnson escaped conviction by the margin of 35 votes in favor of conviction to 19 against—only one vote shy of the two-thirds majority required for his removal. The shortfall was the result of a last-minute switch by Senator Edmund Ross of Kansas, a recent arrival to Washington who had been appointed to fill a vacated…

Florida rests on $900 M in assistance while storm victims wait

The state agency has spent only $29 million of that funding as of Jan. 1, nearly $21 million of which went to Innovation Emergency Management, a consulting firm the agency hired two years ago to help navigate the grants. Now, Florida is anticipating an additional $735.5 million from HUD for Hurricane Michael and localities still…

Dancing with the 2020 prospects

By MARY NEWMAN 01/24/2020 03:35 PM EST From the campaign trail we've seen the candidates do a lot of interesting moves, including dancing. Sometimes they succeed, sometimes they don't. Here are the 2020 candidates doing everything from the Cupid Shuffle and the Electric Slide to some moves we're not sure what to call.

What previous legislators who went to K Street depend on

With David Beavers and Daniel Lippman WHAT FORMER LAWMAKERS WHO WENT TO K STREET ARE UP TO: More than a dozen lawmakers who lost their seats or chose to retire in 2018 announced they were heading to K Street last year. The former representatives are allowed to lobby their former colleagues now that they’ve been…

Trump tries to support evangelical assistance at March for Life rally

The support also comes despite the fact that less than 20 years ago, Trump described himself as “very pro-choice,” and on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” he elaborated by saying, “I hate the concept of abortion. I hate it...But still, I just believe in choice.” But since his January 2017 inauguration, Trump has worked to regulate…

34 soldiers related to brain injuries days after Trump dismissed them as ‘headaches’

The military last week said it had conducted follow-on screenings and that the number of troops who were pulled out of Iraq for brain injury treatment was 11. On Friday, Hoffman told reporters that, of the 34 troops diagnosed with brain injuries, 17 have returned to duty, including one service member who was transferred to…

Trump threatens to cut California financing over abortion security

Five other states — Illinois, Maine, New York, Oregon and Washington — have similar laws on the books. But HHS is, for now, only singling out California. California Gov. Gavin Newsom indicated the state won't change the policy. "The Trump administration would rather rile up its base to score cheap political points and risk access…

Trucking market to Congress: Do not use us to invest for area expenses

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