POLITICO • Burgess Everett, Heather Caygle, Marianne LeVine • February 13 • politico.com
Inside Democrats' witness fiasco
The impeachment managers in Donald Trump's trial spent Friday night and Saturday morning wrestling with the question themselves.
POLITICO • Burgess Everett • February 13 • politico.com
Up in '22, Murkowski readies to face impeachment vote fallout
“If I can't say what I believe that our president should stand for, then why should I ask Alaskans to stand with me?” she said.
CNN • Jim Acosta and Alex Marquardt, CNN • February 13 • cnn.com
Pence's former chief of staff has been contacted about providing information in impeachment trial
Marc Short, former Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, has been contacted about providing information to House impeachment managers about threats to Pence during last month's Capitol riot, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN.
The Wall Street Journal • Corinne Ramey, Emily Glazer • February 13 • wsj.com
New York Prosecutors Investigating Trump’s Manhattan Properties
New York prosecutors are investigating financial dealings around some of former President Donald Trump’s signature Manhattan properties, including Trump Tower.
POLITICO • Kyle Cheney, Andrew Desiderio • February 13 • politico.com
Senate acquits Trump of inciting deadly Capitol attack
Seven Republicans broke with their party to convict the former president — well short of the two-thirds required.
The Daily Chronicle • February 9 • chronline.com
‘As Impeachable As It Gets’: Herrera Beutler Seizes Opportunity to Defend Impeachment Vote at Town Hall
Just one day before the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, seized on the opportunity to defend her “yes” vote on …
The Washington Post • Ashley Parker, Matt Viser • February 13 • washingtonpost.com
Deputy White House press secretary resigns amid fallout from contentious phone call with reporter
TJ Ducklo’s resignation comes amid questions about President Biden’s commitment to an abuse-free workplace.
The New York Times • Maureen Dowd • February 12 • nytimes.com
Opinion | Trump’s Taste for Blood
If Republicans won’t convict, bring on the handcuffs.
The New York Times • Sarah Mervosh, Amr Alfiky • February 12 • nytimes.com
Inside a Nursing Home After the Vaccine: Joy, Relief and Game Night
A nursing home where vaccinations have finished offers a glimpse at what the other side of the pandemic might look like.
Slate • Aymann Ismail • February 13 • slate.com
Nikole Hannah-Jones on Donald McNeil’s Resignation, Why She Was Involved, and an Exhausting Week at the New York Times
“This is where there has not been good reporting on this.”
The Atlantic • David Frum • February 13 • theatlantic.com
It’ll Do
Impeachment did not prevail, but Trump still lost.
The New York Times • Alexander Burns • February 13 • nytimes.com
Republican Acquittal of Trump Is a Pivotal Moment for the Party
The vote, signaling how thoroughly the party has come to be defined by the personality of one man, is likely to leave a blemish on the historical record.
CNN • Jeremy Herb, Manu Raju, Ted Barrett and Lauren Fox, CNN • February 13 • cnn.com
Trump acquitted for second time following historic Senate impeachment trial
The Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial Saturday, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riot at the US Capitol -- but the verdict amounted to a bipartisan rebuke of the former President with seven Republicans finding him guilty.
POLITICO • Burgess Everett • February 13 • politico.com
McConnell reveals he will vote to acquit Trump
His announcement ends a long period of silence over whether he would consider convicting Trump.
The Washington Post • John Wagner, Amy B Wang, Felicia Sonmez • February 13 • washingtonpost.com
Trump acquitted by minority of Senate on charge of inciting Jan. 6 riot at Capitol
The impeachment charge against Trump alleged that he “willfully made statements that encouraged — and foreseeably resulted in — imminent lawless action at the Capitol.”
CNN • Jamie Gangel, Kevin Liptak, Michael Warren and Marshall Cohen, CNN • February 12 • cnn.com
New details about Trump-McCarthy shouting match show Trump refused to call off the rioters
In an expletive-laced phone call with House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy while the US Capitol was under attack, then-President Donald Trump said the rioters cared more about the election results than McCarthy did.
The New York Times • Anton Troianovski • February 13 • nytimes.com
A Life in Opposition: Navalny’s Path From Gadfly to Heroic Symbol
Even as a boy, the Russian opposition leader resisted authority. Now, he poses a growing threat to the country’s ultimate authority, President Vladimir V. Putin.
The Washington Post • Peter Hermann • February 11 • washingtonpost.com
Two officers who helped fight the Capitol mob died by suicide. Many more are hurting.
The families of Officers Jeffrey Smith and Howard Liebengood want their deaths recognized as “in the line of duty.”
Bulwark+ • Tim Miller • February 13 • thetriad.thebulwark.com
Donald Trump Could Become President Again
This is a real thing that could happen. Never forget it.
The Washington Post • Dan Balz • February 13 • washingtonpost.com
Analysis | With impeachment over, 9/11 probe leaders lend weight to calls for an independent commission to investigate Capitol attack
What happened on Jan. 6 requires thorough investigation so Americans learn the truth, said Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton.