Only one Republican senator likely to vote to convict TrumpIowa: Buttigieg just ahead of Sanders as votes trickle inHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 5.43pm GMT California senator Diane Feinstein said she would back a proposal by fellow Democrat, Joe Manchin, of West Virginia, to censure Donald Trump, according to the Washington Post. On Monday, Manchin called on senators to censure, a formal rebuke to the president less dramatic than impeachment. Breaking: Senator Feinstein tells me this morning that she will back Senator Manchin’s censure proposal, adding a second name to the list. Says she’s in touch with Manchin. No word on her final vote on both impeachment articles. 5.04pm GMT Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren has released a campaign video for her presidential run which touts her relationship with president Barack Obama. People told me the CFPB could never happen, but it did. I was proud to fight alongside President @BarackObama for middle-class families. I know how to fight—and I know how to win. pic.twitter.com/[email protected] takes the stage at her town hall in Nashua.
She tells the audience she can’t stay as long as she wants to do “selfies” because “Today, I’m headed to Washington to vote for the impeachment of Donald Trump.” pic.twitter.com/kFPyWiIUYOTrial on the Trail: Bernie, who is heading back to Washington in a few hours, starts NH town hall by talking about how the Senate is poised to exonerate Trump later today: “If Trump gets away with this, I want you to appreciate the precedent that is being established.” Continue reading…
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Author : Amanda Holpuch (now) and Paul Owen (earlier)
Publish date : 2020-02-05 17:43:20
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