Jake Tapper is an American journalist, author, and cartoonist. He is the Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN, weekday television news show The Lead with Jake Tapper, and Sunday morning affairs program State of the Union.
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Brand new CNN polls reveal voters' pulse on impeachment; Trump's legal team argues impeachment process a "charade"; Senate gears up for tense battle over witnesses on first day of impeachment trial; Candidates make massive push in Iowa, caucus in 14 days
New CNN poll: 51% think Trump should be convicted & removed; More women say Trump should be removed than men; 86% of African American voters favor Trump's removal; Majority of voters under age 45 support Trump's removal; 69% want witnesses at president Trump's trial; 48% of republicans want witnesses at the trial; 58% say Trump abused power of the presidency; 57% believe Pres Trump obstructed congress; Pres Trump's approval rating at 43%; 45% say impeachment won't affect Trump's 2020 chances; Swing state voters split on removing Trump from office; WH legal team: impeachment articles "fail to allege any crime", appropriate for Trump to bring up Biden's & Burisma with Ukraine president; Source: fight over Trump trial could play out in open session; Sen. Doug Jones on looming impeachment trial; Trump visits Martin Luther King Jr memorial in DC; Sanders slams Biden's Social Security record ahead of Iowa; Biden: a Warren, Sanders nomination may hurt down-ballot Dems; NYT editorial board endorses both Klobuchar & Warren; High security as heavily armed protesters rally for gun rights; Despite concern, thousands protest peacefully for gun rights; Aircraft carrier named for African-American pearl harbor hero via Knit
Interview with Trump legal team member Alan Dershowitz; Interview with Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown; Interview with impeachment manager Democratic Rep. Jason Crow.
First, CNN's Brianna Keilar talks with Trump legal team member Alan Dershowitz and CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin about the constitutional arguments for and against removing President Donald Trump from office in the Senate. Next, Keilar interviews Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown in Ohio about his role as a juror in the Senate trial and the clash between 2020 presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren on the campaign trail. Then, Keilar interviews impeachment manager Democratic Rep. Jason Crow about the Democratic strategy to win over Republican Senators and call additional witness testimony. Finally, Rep. Michael Waltz, Karen Finney, Mary Katherine Ham and Terry McAuliffe join Keilar to talk about the politics of impeachment and the latest in the 2020 presidential campaign. via Knit
Trump adds high profile, controversial picks to defense team; Parnas: Trump tried to fire Ukraine Amb. multiple times; Pentagon now says 11 service members hurt in Jan 8 missile strike; Trump: Impeachment trial is "rigging the election again against Berni
Sources: House Republicans no longer expected to defend Trump in impeachment trial; Sources: Trial expected to start with contentious day with Democrats trying to force witnesses; Pompeo says State Department will investigate possible surveillance of ex-U.S. Ambassador; Indicted Giuliani associate says he watched Trump order aide to fire U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine in 2018; Eleven troops being treated for concussion symptoms, transported from Iraq to Germany and Kuwait; Defense Official to CNN: Symptoms emerged days after the attack; Iran's Supreme Leader says U.S. was slapped in the face; Trump: Impeachment trial is "rigging the election again against Bernie Sanders"; Trump knocks Bloomberg campaign Ads as "vanity project"; Biden to NYT Editorial Board: "Not true" I hinted willingness to serve only one term; FBI arrests three alleged white supremacists ahead of gun rights rally in Virginia; New book: Trump "dressed down" top military officials in 2017 meeting, called them losers;  via Knit
Chief Justice, Senators sworn in for Trump impeachment trial; House Democrats call on Senate to hear evidence from Giuliani associate in impeachment trial; Trump: Senate trial "should go very quickly";
House managers formally present articles to Senate; Senate expected to vote on whether to call trial witnesses; John Dean: I'd be astounded if Senate doesn't call witnesses; Senate impeachment starts as Giuliani associate implicates Trump; Ukraine's FM: I don't trust a word Parnas is saying; Ukraine launches investigation after text messages suggest surveillance on former U.S. Ambassador; Lawyer releases video showing Trump with Parnas at Mar-a-Lago; GAO: Trump Admin broke law by withholding Ukraine aid; Trump (again) insists he doesn't know Parnas after explosive claims implicate him in Ukraine scandal; Trump claims no knowledge of Rudy Giuliani letter to Zelensky; Giuliani associates says Ukraine scheme "all about 2020"; Trump still faces GOP challengers for the presidency despite many states cancelling GOP primaries; Buttigieg blitzes Iowa as impeachment trial takes four Senate Democrats off campaign trail; Impeachment trial takes four 2020 Dems off campaign trail; Sanders on impeachment trial: I'd rather be campaigning but I swore an oath; New Buttigieg Ads target Iowa counties Trump flipped; Source: Intel Officials don't want public hearings on worldwide threats after angering Trump last year; Putin's handpicked new PM takes over today after entire government resigns; Putin appears to cement grip on power by changing rules of Russian constitution;  via Knit
House approves sending impeachment articles to the Senate, appoints 7 managers to serve as Senate prosecutors; Newly released letters, texts, notes show Giuliani's push to meet with Ukraine pres; Candidates make final cases to IA voters during CNN debate
Rep. Amash reacts to Pelosi's picks for impeachment managers; Yovanovitch wants investigation into "disturbing" surveillance; New letters: Giuliani had Trump's "knowledge and consent" to request meeting with Ukraine president; Klobuchar: there's a double standard for women in politics, but I can win presidency; Warren-Sanders feud takes center stage at CNN debate; Biden & Sanders spar over Iraq war vote during CNN debate; Candidates make final cases to Iowa voters during CNN debate; WH undecided on including Trump defenders in trial; Trump signs first phase of trade deal with China on the same day house delivers impeachment articles; Dow closes about 29k for first time as Trump signs phase one of trade deal with China; Any moment: Pelosi to sign article of impeachment; via Knit
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