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Livestream: Senators Sworn in for Senate Impeachment Trial

On Jan.16 at 1:00 p.m., all 100 senators will be sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts in the first steps of the Trump impeachment trial. President Trump has been charged by the House of Representatives with abuse of power and obstruction of justice. The livestream of the Senate floor provided by PBS NewsHour is available here and below.

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Government Accountability Office Finds White House Violates Law by Withholding Aid to Ukraine

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a decision on Thursday concluding that the Trump administration violated the Impoundment Control Act (ICA), a law that regulates how the White House may distribute money appropriated by Congress. The decision found that the White House Office of Management and Budget withheld security aid to Ukraine in summer 2019 “for a policy reason,” not permitted under the law.

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House Releases New Material Related to Impeachment

The three committees managing the House Impeachment inquiry transmitted new evidence to the House Judiciary Committee to be included in the record sent to the Senate. The new material was provided by Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani. The evidence, along with the House letter that accompanied the transmission, can be found below.

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