House impeachment manager Val Demings says Trump's team is turning his trial into a 'circus'

Val Demings speaks on the Senate floor during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, Jan. 21, 2020, in Washington, DC. - (ABC News)(NEW YORK) -- Florida Rep. Val Demings, a House manager during the Senate...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard files defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard filed a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton on Wednesday for defamation alleging that the former secretary of state suggested the congresswoman and 2020 Democratic presidential...

Trump attacks House managers, says he'd 'love' to attend Senate impeachment trial

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(DAVOS, Switzerland) -- President Donald Trump Wednesday said that while he would prefer to see a lengthy Senate impeachment trial with witnesses, "national security" concerns...

Senate debates trial rules early afternoon update

Let the trial begin, well actually not so fast.

ABC News announces moderators for February Democratic debate

JasonDoiy/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The moderators in the Feb. 7 Democratic primary debate have been announced. ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos, World News Tonight anchor and managing editor David Muir and ABC News...

President Trump minimizes concussion-like injuries in Iraq attack as merely 'headaches'

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(DAVOS, Switzerland) -- President Donald Trump appeared to brush off the traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and concussion-like injuries sustained by U.S. service members after...

Chief Justice John Roberts scolds both sides at Senate impeachment trial

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Chief Justice John Roberts, presiding over the Senate impeachment trial, scolded both President Donald Trump’s defense team and House managers after a tense exchange between the two sides in...

Trump impeachment trial live updates: Democrats to start 3 days of opening arguments

uschools/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Here is how the day is unfolding. Please refresh for updates. 11 a.m. Senate set to hear opening arguments, Trump calls trial 'a disgrace' In about two hours, the Senate will begin to hear...

Congressional Black Caucus member endorses Mike Bloomberg for president

Jeff Neira/ABC(WASHINGTON) -- Mike Bloomberg's campaign has won the support of a significant voice in the House of Representatives. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., announced Tuesday evening that he would endorse the former New...

Lev Parnas wants AG Barr to recuse himself from case to avoid 'conflict of interest'

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) -- A lawyer for Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani who was indicted on campaign finance charges, called on Attorney General William Barr to recuse himself...

Hillary Clinton on Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'Nobody likes him'

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton levied scathing attacks on Sen. Bernie Sanders in a new Hulu documentary and in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Clinton, who competed for the 2016...

Senators to Vote on Resolution for Impeachment Trial

With the ceremony and the swearings-in out of the way last week, the senate today is beginning the real business of the impeachment trial of President Trump.

Bernie Sanders apologizes for negative Joe Biden op-ed penned by surrogate

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has apologized after a prominent surrogate published a negative op-ed about Sanders' 2020 rival former Vice President Joe Biden. Author Zephyr Teachout penned the op-ed in...

Bloomberg's former mayoral opponent to file FEC complaint against Bloomberg News

Jeff Neira/ABC(NEW YORK) -- Mike Bloomberg is being visited by the specter of campaigns past. Mark Green, Bloomberg's Democratic opponent in the 2001 NYC mayoral race, is announcing that this week, he will file an...

Dershowitz's 1998 comments on impeachment resurface ahead of Trump trial

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Alan Dershowitz, the celebrity lawyer and Harvard professor emeritus named to President Donald Trump’s legal team last week, is already facing questions about his defense of the president in...

Former Whitewater prosecutor slams Trump's impeachment defense

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) -- Paul Rosenzweig, the former senior counsel to Ken Starr, who led the Whitewater investigation into former President Bill Clinton that resulted in Clinton's...

Trump impeachment: GOP-led Senate rejects amendments, approves rules of trial

drnadig/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- For a president who likes a good show and seems to thrive on chaos, the opening of his impeachment trial Tuesday could give him exactly that. Sources on Capitol Hill expect the first full...

Trump administration targets 'birth tourism' with new vetting plans for visas

yenwen/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration plans to move forward with a new rule aimed at stopping what it calls "birth tourism" -- pregnant women traveling to the U.S. to have a "citizen child," a State...

Rep. Elijah Cummings' widow running for Congress to 'continue the fight' for democracy

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the widow in Rep. Elijah Cummings, talks to the hosts of ABC's "The View," for Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 20, 2020. - (Lou Rocco/Walt Disney Television)(WASHINGTON) -- Maya Rockeymoore...

Record cash flooding US elections 10 years after Citizens United

NoDerog/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- American elections have long been awash in cash, but a decade after the Supreme Court eliminated limits on political spending by outside groups, watchdogs say the system is drowning in it. ...

Congressman's Tale of Two Contributions

Congressman's Tale of Two Contributions

Man acquitted of murder gets 40-44 years on robbery charge

Man acquitted of murder gets 40-44 years on robbery charge

Overnight precipitation ices over eastern Nebraska

Overnight precipitation ices over eastern Nebraska

YWCA accepting dresses for upcoming "Gowns for Good" event

YWCA accepting dresses for upcoming "Gowns for Good" event

Volunteers pack over 32,000 meals for starving kids around the world

Volunteers pack over 32,000 meals for starving kids around the world

No. 4 SDSU beats Wyoming 72-55 to match Leonard's 20-0 start

No. 4 SDSU beats Wyoming 72-55 to match Leonard's 20-0 start

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 21

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 21

WNCC men pick up win over Lamar

WNCC men pick up win over Lamar

Larry Walker becomes first Rockie in baseball hall of fame

Larry Walker becomes first Rockie in baseball hall of fame

Rockies' Arenado feels disrespected over trade rumors

Rockies' Arenado feels disrespected over trade rumors