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Trump’s Lawyer Argues Any Act to Win Re-Election Is ‘in the Public Interest’

Trump’s Lawyer Argues Any Act to Win Re-Election Is ‘in the Public Interest’

Representative Adam B. Schiff, the lead impeachment manager, walking into the Senate chamber.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times Pushing back on President Trump’s defense team’s expansive view of his presidential prerogatives, Representative Adam B. Schiff of…

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Trump’s Lawyer Argues Any Act to Win Re-Election Is ‘in the Public Interest’

Trump’s Lawyer Argues Any Act to Win Re-Election Is ‘in the Public Interest’

The ability to ask questions — albeit only in writing — brought a new dynamic to the floor. Senators passed notes and appeared to be drafting questions on the fly, based off previous questions and…

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Trump’s Lawyer Argues Any Act to Win Re-Election Is ‘in the Public Interest’

Trump’s Lawyer Argues Any Act to Win Re-Election Is ‘in the Public Interest’

Alan Dershowitz, a defense lawyer for the president, leaving Capitol Hill Monday night.Credit…Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times Alan Dershowitz, one of President Trump’s impeachment lawyers, pushed an extraordinarily expansive view of executive power…

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Senators Question the Case Against Trump

Senators Question the Case Against Trump

Alan Dershowitz, a defense lawyer for the president, leaving Capitol Hill Monday night.Credit…Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times Alan Dershowitz, one of President Trump’s impeachment lawyers, pushed an extraordinarily expansive view of executive power…

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Senators Question the Case Against Trump

Senators Question the Case Against Trump

Alan Dershowitz, a defense lawyer for the president, leaving Capitol Hill Monday night.Credit…Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times Alan Dershowitz, one of President Trump’s impeachment lawyers, pushed an extraordinarily expansive view of executive power…

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Senators Begin Questioning the Case Against Trump

Senators Begin Questioning the Case Against Trump

In order to convict President Trump, the Senate must find him guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt,” a lawyer for Mr. Trump, Patrick Philbin, told the Senate. He was responding to this question: “Is the standard…

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Senators Begin Questioning the Case Against Trump

Senators Begin Questioning the Case Against Trump

In order to convict President Trump, the Senate must find him guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt,” a lawyer for Mr. Trump, Patrick Philbin, told the Senate. He was responding to this question: “Is the standard…

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Senators Begin Questioning the Case Against Trump

Senators Begin Questioning the Case Against Trump

In order to convict President Trump, the Senate must find him guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt,” a lawyer for Mr. Trump, Patrick Philbin, told the Senate. He was responding to this question: “Is the standard…

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Senators Begin Questioning the Case Against Trump

Senators Begin Questioning the Case Against Trump

In order to convict President Trump, the Senate must find him guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt,” a lawyer for Mr. Trump, Patrick Philbin, told the Senate. He was responding to this question: “Is the standard…

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Republicans Expect to Win Vote to Stop Witnesses

Republicans Expect to Win Vote to Stop Witnesses

Democrats began their questioning on Wednesday by asking House managers about revelations from an upcoming book by John R. Bolton, the former national security adviser, giving the manager an open-ended opportunity to push for additional…

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