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Mitch McConnell warns Republicans in private meeting that Trump’s impeachment trial could start as soon as November

McConnell explained how the impeachment process would work during a private weekly lunch meeting with GOP lawmakers.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees joint hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2018.

Mark Zuckerberg has been holding off-the-record dinners with influential conservatives including Tucker Carlson and Lindsey Graham

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hosting private dinners with conservative leaders, pundits, and journalists since July.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Mike Pence look on as U.S. President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Support for the impeachment inquiry into Trump is rising rapidly across the political spectrum

In new polls, 58% of Americans said they supported House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into Trump, while 49% said he should be removed from office.
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters with President of Finland Sauli Niinisto in the White House on October 2, 2019.

Just a handful of Republican lawmakers have rebuked Trump’s calls for Ukraine and China to interfere in the US election

Their criticism of Trump's call for foreign countries to investigate the Bidens ranged from "appalling" to "I think our president could do better."
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Mike Pence look on as U.S. President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Republican support for impeaching Trump doubled in the past few days amid escalating Ukraine scandal

Morning Consult has released an eye-popping new survey that found 43% of voters think congress should begin impeachment proceedings.
Andrew Johnson

Trump is facing an impeachment inquiry, but history is on his side

The Senate acquitted two US presidents who were impeached over the past two centuries. None have ever been removed from office.

GOP primary challenger Joe Walsh says he’s ‘a big gun guy’ and that ‘the numbers’ on gun violence have been good the pas...

GOP primary and Trump challenger Joe Walsh is aligned with most Republicans who want to maintain strong gun rights.
Joe Walsh

Trump will likely survive his primary challenge from Joe Walsh — but history suggests that it could hurt him in the general election

"Where Walsh could be interesting is the fact that he is media-savvy and he might be able to provoke Trump," one political scientist told Insider.
North Carolina's House of Representatives convenes as the legislature considers repealing the controversial HB2 law limiting bathroom access for transgender people in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S. on December 21, 2016.

North Carolina Republicans waited until colleagues were absent during a 9/11 memorial service to pass a controversial budget without their votes

Democrats said they were tricked into thinking there would be no vote in their absence. Republicans passed the budget with barely half the chamber.

Trump returns to his comfort zone on the campaign trail to bounce back from his blundering summer

Being on the campaign trail without the bureaucratic constraints of government allows Trump to create his own narrative and captivate crowds.