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President Donald Trump at the White House, 2/12/20
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Dave Mager
February 14, 2020 - 12:04 am
Since 2016, Yale University forensic psychologist Dr. Bandy Lee and the World Mental Health Coalition have been expressing their concerns about the public impact of President Trump's mental health. Given an evidently compliant U.S. Senate and Department of Justice, Dr. Lee tells WTIC's Dave Mager...
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Rep. Adam Schiff (D/CA) in opening arguments at the Impeachment Trial of President Trump, 1/22/20
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Dave Mager
January 22, 2020 - 3:47 pm
Just before 3:30 pm, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls for a 20 min. recess. The President's defense team is coming up. Schiff has argued that Trump's behavior represents a threat to national security, adding, "There is no remedy for such a threat other than removal from the office of...
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U.S. Senate works late into the night on Impeachment Trial, 1/21/20
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Dave Mager
January 21, 2020 - 3:59 pm
The latest Democratic amendment would subpoena Defense Department records. At roughly 9:45 pm, Democrats did not agree to a McConnell request to "stack votes" so senators could have some idea when they're going home. They still don't know when they're going home, with a CBS News producer describing...
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Robert F. Hyde of Simsbury, with President Trump
Robert F. Hyde For Congress
Dave Mager
January 14, 2020 - 10:55 pm
Texts from a Simsbury man who's running for Congress have turned up in a politically explosive document trove released by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D/CA). The texts between Robert F. Hyde and indicted Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas suggest Hyde may have played a role in...
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Vote Tally on the first Article of Impeachment
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AP
December 18, 2019 - 9:46 pm
President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors. The historic vote split along party lines, much the way it...
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Dave Mager
October 28, 2019 - 5:16 pm
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says members will vote Thursday on the impeachment inquiry. On Oct. 25, WTIC's Dave Mager spoke to Rep. John Larson (D-CT) about "the process" and last week's "storming" of the SCIF hearing room by Republicans.
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Dave Mager
October 23, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) believes President Trump is prematurely celebrating the "success" of his Syria policy. In one of several dramatic developments today in Washington, D.C., Trump announced he will lift sanctions on Turkey, saying the NATO ally has agreed to permanently stop fighting Kurdish...
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Matt Dwyer
October 08, 2019 - 4:26 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University police are investigating after a swastika above the word "Trump" was painted on the steps of the Ivy League school's law school. WVIT-TV reports that that graffiti at Yale Law School was discovered last weekend, and has already been removed. It was painted on...
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July 26, 2019 - 6:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump announced Friday that Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called "safe third country'' agreement would require migrants, including Salvadorans and Hondurans, who cross into Guatemala on...
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July 18, 2019 - 9:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a partner in the Washington office of the Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher law firm. Trump tweets that Scalia "is...
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