How Senator Ron Johnson Helps Erode Confidence in Government

Pushing false theories on the virus, the vaccine and the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, Mr. Johnson, the Republican senator from Wisconsin, has absorbed his party’s transformation under Donald Trump.

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Putin Authorized Russian Interference in 2020 Election, Report Says

The assessment was the intelligence community’s most comprehensive look at foreign efforts to interfere in the election.

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For the Defense: Twisted Facts and Other Staples of the Trump Playbook

The lawyers representing the former president in his impeachment trial are the latest in a rotating cast that has always had trouble satisfying a mercurial and headstrong client.

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As Trump Is Impeached a Second Time, Americans Share a Sense of Alarm

After a tumultuous year and the end of a presidency, voters say that Donald J. Trump’s second impeachment feels very different from his first.

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Trump Justice Department Sought to Block Search of Giuliani Records

Manhattan prosecutors had been prepared to seek a search warrant for electronic records related to powerful Ukrainians who had helped Rudolph Giuliani dig for dirt on the Biden family.

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The First Trial Seemed Abstract. This One Is a Visceral Reckoning Over Trump.

At issue will be many aspects that defined Donald Trump’s presidency: his relentless assaults on truth, his fomenting of divisions, his shattering of norms and his undermining of an election.

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Impeachment Case Against Trump Aims to Marshal Outrage of Capitol Attack

Armed with lessons from the last impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump, prosecutors plan a shorter, video-heavy presentation to confront Republicans with the fury they felt around the Capitol riot.

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Trump Lawyer Asks to Pause Impeachment Trial if It Runs Into Sabbath

David Schoen, one of former President Donald J. Trump’s lawyers, has requested that the Senate suspend the impeachment trial at sundown on Friday and on Saturday, potentially upending plans for a fast trial.

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Lev Parnas, Giuliani Associate, Faces New Fraud Accusations

The Securities and Exchange Commission claimed in a lawsuit that Mr. Parnas and a business partner duped investors in a start-up called Fraud Guarantee.

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For Trump’s Aggrieved Defenders, This Impeachment Confirms Everything

His supporters see his second impeachment, a historic first, as the culmination of years of unfair treatment. The belief’s ubiquity shows the resilience of his message and the power of conservative media.

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Has Trump’s Reckoning Come Too Late?

Finally the world agrees that Trump is exactly the man his fiercest critics said he was. But has the reckoning come too late?

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After 2 Impeachments, Giuliani Vows to Continue His Fervor for Trump

White House officials are universally angry with Rudolph W. Giuliani and blame him for both of President Trump’s impeachments. But he remains one of few people still willing to join Mr. Trump in the foxhole.

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Why Trump Can Be Convicted Even as an Ex-President

He is the poster child for why such accountability is not just constitutionally permissible but necessary.

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The Impeachment of President Trump: A Preordained Coda to a Presidency

The impeachment of President Trump for a second time — in a Capitol ringed by troops — seemed like the almost inevitable culmination of four years that left the nation fractured, angry and losing its sense of self.

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A Preordained Coda to a Presidency

The impeachment of President Trump for a second time — in a Capitol ringed by troops — seemed like the almost inevitable culmination of four years that left the nation fractured, angry and losing its sense of self.

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As His Predecessor Is Impeached, Biden Tries to Stay Above the Fray

The president-elect has long tried to keep from being sucked into President Trump’s dramas. He may find that posture hard to maintain when he takes office and the Senate puts Mr. Trump on trial.

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Joaquin Castro: Impeachment Manager Has Fought Trump on Immigration

The Harvard-educated lawyer, who sits on the Intelligence Committee and once led the Hispanic Caucus, will help prosecute President Trump in the Senate impeachment trial.

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For Trump and the Nation, a Final Test of Accountability

The push by Democrats to impeach the president for his role in inciting the attack on the Capitol underscores how American politics has been profoundly shaken in ways still hard to measure.

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‘From Crisis to Crisis’: The Moments That Defined a Historic Congress

The 116th Congress has lurched through a government shutdown, the impeachment and trial of a president, and the deadliest pandemic in a century.

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Barr Leaves a Legacy Defined by Trump

Though he sometimes departed from the president, the outgoing attorney general’s term was dominated by how he navigated the Russia investigation and other fraught issues.

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With Trump Fading, Ukraine’s President Looks to a Reset With the U.S.

“They roped us in, but I think we behaved with dignity,” Volodymyr Zelensky said of his encounter with American politics.

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Biden to Face a Confrontational Russia in a World Changed From His Time in Office

The president-elect will have to assure American national security in ways that will require pushing back on the Kremlin at times and, at others, seeking Russian cooperation.

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Material From Giuliani Spurred a Separate Justice Dept. Pursuit of Hunter Biden

The inquiry, based out of Pittsburgh, was run parallel to an investigation in Delaware and raised alarms among F.B.I. agents about politicization.

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Giuliani Is Said to Have Discussed a Pardon With Trump

Their talks occurred as the president’s lawyer continued to loudly promote baseless claims of widespread election fraud that cost Mr. Trump the election.

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Adam Schiff, Trump’s Chief Antagonist, Ponders Life After Trump

Having raised over $40 million this election cycle, the California Democrat is weighing his next moves, including the possibility of a Biden administration post, a Senate run or even House leadership.

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Can America Restore the Rule of Law Without Prosecuting Trump?

Donald Trump’s potential criminal liability is the key to understanding his presidency. When he leaves office, it will present the country with a historic dilemma.

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Who Are the Senior Officials at the Pentagon and the N.S.A?

The arrival of the new officials has prompted concerns. Their backgrounds offer insights into their policies.

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An Intramural Republican Fight Breaks Out Over the C.I.A. Director’s Fate

Frustration about Gina Haspel among some of President Trump’s allies stretches back to the impeachment inquiry, officials said.

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Barr’s Decision on Voter Fraud Inflames Existing Tensions With Anticorruption Prosecutors

The department’s handling of President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine and a potential case against the former interior secretary exacerbated tensions with career prosecutors.

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Trump’s Tweeting Isn’t Crazy. It’s Strategic, Typos and All.

A network of right-wing operatives and activists — and the president himself — spread disinformation about Joe Biden with one simple hashtag.

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Their First Try Backfired, but Giuliani and Allies Keep Aiming at Biden

The former New York mayor’s dirt-digging effort on Hunter Biden in 2019 ended with President Trump’s impeachment. Now he is back with new associates. So far it is not going exactly as planned.

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Business Partner of Giuliani Associate Is Expected to Plead Guilty

David Correia was charged with duping investors in a start-up he founded with Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudolph W. Giuliani.

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Trump and Biden Spar From Afar at Town Halls

With less than three weeks left in the campaign, there was no sign that either candidate was diverging from the political tracks they laid down months ago.

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Hunter Biden Allegation Prompts Pushback from Facebook, Twitter

Joe Biden’s campaign rejected assertions made in a published report that were based on unverified material from Trump allies. Facebook and Twitter found the story dubious enough to limit access to it on their platform.

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How Joe Biden Became the Unlikeliest of Online Fund-Raising Superstars

Four inflection points transformed Mr. Biden from a pauper during the primaries to a powerhouse against President Trump.

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Does an Intellectual History of the Trump Era Exist? It Does Now

Joe Klein reviews that book, Carlos Lozada’s “What Were We Thinking,” as well as two Washington Post journalists’ account of the impeachment and its aftermath.

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Alexander Vindman Talks With Kara Swisher About Trump and Speaking Out

He spoke out anyway. A key witness in the impeachment investigation speaks to Kara Swisher about what that decision cost him.

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Trump Has Sold Off America’s Credibility for His Personal Gain

From China to Ukraine, this president has acted at odds with American foreign policy. Imagine what he could do with four more years.

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Republican Inquiry Finds No Evidence of Wrongdoing by Biden

The report delivered on Wednesday appeared to be little more than a rehashing of unproven allegations that echoed a Russian disinformation campaign.

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White House Accused of Intervening to Keep Bolton’s Book From Becoming Public

A career official said political appointees “commandeered” the prepublication review process.

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Was That Ride on the Trump Train Worth It?

The president has proved as hazardous to his allies as to his enemies.

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Lev Parnas, Giuliani Associate, Faces New Fraud Charges

Mr. Parnas, who participated in a campaign to dig up dirt on the president’s political rivals, is accused of swindling investors.

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This Is How Bad It’s Gotten at the Justice Department

When civil servants resign, skeptics often ask what difference one person really can make by leaving. The answer is: a lot.

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Justice Dept. Opens Criminal Inquiry Into John Bolton’s Book

Investigators are examining whether the former national security adviser illegally disclosed classified information.

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The Trump Docket: The Fights Fueling Trump’s Big Legal Bills

Donor money is helping pay for a dizzying array of litigation filed by the president or against him.

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How Trump Draws on Campaign Funds to Pay Legal Bills

As he has done with other aspects of the presidency, Donald J. Trump has redefined the practice in ways that have unsettled even some Republicans.

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House Panel Moves to Hold Pompeo in Contempt of Congress

The House Foreign Affairs Committee cited Mike Pompeo’s defiance of subpoenas related to the State Department’s compliance with Senate Republicans’ investigation targeting the Bidens.

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Instead of Evolving as President, Trump Has Bent the Job to His Will

In a 40-minute phone call this week, Mr. Trump struggled to describe how he has changed in office. “I think I’ve just become more guarded than I was four years ago,” he said.

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Brother of Impeachment Witness Says His Firing Was a Whistle-Blower Reprisal

Yevgeny Vindman, Alexander S. Vindman’s brother, says he was fired in retaliation for his role in the impeachment inquiry and for raising ethics and legal concerns about the national security adviser.

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Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies

Last year, intelligence officials gathered to write a classified report on Russia’s interest in the 2020 election. An investigation from the magazine uncovered what happened next.

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