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Impeachment managers dissect abuse of power charge
Democratic impeachment managers on Thursday made their constitutional case for removing President Donald Trump from office for abuse of power, seeking to convince skeptical -- and often weary -- Republican senators that the Senate trial needs witnesses and documents.

What happened when Democrats played a clip of Graham in 1999
Impeachment manager Rep. Jerry Nadler (D) plays a clip of Lindsey Graham (R-SC) from 1999 during the impeachment trial of President Trump.

1 in 3 GOPers think Trump did something illegal. But ...
One in three Republican voters (32%) in a new Pew national poll say that Donald Trump "probably" or "definitely" did something illegal either while running for president or during his first three years in office.

More impeachment trial scenes Senate TV cameras won't show
With the reach of TV cameras in the Senate chamber limited to close-ups of the speaker, there's a lot happening at the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump the public can't see.

The GOP's defense of Trump that could shorten the trial becomes a rallying cry
A growing number of Republicans are pointing to President Donald Trump's threat to invoke executive privilege in order to make their case against subpoenas sought by Democrats for key witnesses and documents, a development that could bolster Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's goal of a swift end to the impeachment trial.

Opinion: Trump's lawyers are poised to demolish the Democrats' case
A clear constitutional showdown is unfolding in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. House managers continue to curate a narrative in support of their articles of impeachment -- abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. And despite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's desire for impeachment to be "overwhelming and bipartisan," the Senate trial continues to be anything but.

Analysis: The House Democrat is using every trick in the prosecutor's arsenal as he weaves a narrative of an unchained presidency

Watch: Schiff gets choked up during emotional speech
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) gets choked up during day three of the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump and says Trump could do "a lot" of damage in the time leading up to the 2020 election.

Analysis: Adam Schiff piles pressure on Republicans under fire
Senators are soon going to start seeing Adam Schiff in their sleep.

Catch up: Here's what happened today in the impeachment trial
On Thursday, House Democrats argued that even though President Donald Trump didn't commit a federal crime, his "dangerous" behavior in Ukraine constitutes an abuse of power.

Opinion roundup: Schiff brilliantly crushes Trump defense
CNN Opinion is curating commentators' smartest takes on the second day of President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial. The views expressed below are their own.

Reaction: GOP senator attacks National Security Council aide who testified in House probe
Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn spent hours attacking Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key National Security Council aide who testified before Congress on the Ukraine scandal, on Twitter Thursday, including questioning the Purple Heart recipient's patriotism.

Analyst: The Senate should be offended by this argument
CNN analyst Carrie Cordero breaks down the possibility of President Trump challenging subpoenas in his impeachment trial.

Fox News: Instead of airing the Senate impeachment trial, Fox fed viewers pro-Trump opinion in prime time
Executives at Fox News shielded the channel's audience on Wednesday night from the impeachment trial proceedings playing out in the United States Senate, instead choosing to air its regular bloc of opinion programming which is strongly supportive of President Donald Trump.

Former 'Bachelorette' contestant dead at 29
Tyler Gwozdz, a former contestant on "The Bachelorette," has died at the age of 29, the show's producers said Thursday.

Antonio Brown has turned himself in after warrant issued for his arrest

GOP lawmaker questions patriotism of Purple Heart recipient
Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn attacked Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key National Security Council aide who testified before Congress on the Ukraine scandal, on Twitter, including questioning the Purple Heart recipient's patriotism.

Trump now says he's open to entitlement cuts, including Medicare
President Donald Trump signaled this week that he's open to cutting federal entitlements to reduce the federal deficit, despite previously campaigning on protecting Medicare and Social Security.

Suspected 'Pillowcase Rapist' was building a 'dungeon' beneath his home, officials say

Ukrainian jet victim ran company suspected by UN of violating Libyan arms embargo