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State of disunion: Arizona lawmakers react to Trump speech at tense time

Arizona Republicans said they left the address feeling empowered, while the state’s Democratic lawmakers used terms like “eerie” and “bizarre” to describe the version of America painted by Trump.

Trump gave us a scary, nihilistic State of the Union speech

Impeached President Donald Trump’s one hour and 18-minute State of the Union rant was a new low in American politics, even in these unprecedented times.

Trump made his pitch for 4 more years. Pelosi ripped up the speech

President Donald Trump delivered his third — and possibly final — State of the Union address Tuesday night on the floor of the U.S. House, where he was impeached in December. 

Guesting game: Lawmakers send messages with State of the Union guests

WASHINGTON – For Michael Waldman, a speechwriter for former President Bill Clinton, the guests at the State of the Union address are “often as interesting as what’s on stage.” “You can tell lot of the...

Dems’ final pitch for ousting Trump: ‘He will do it again’

U.S. House Democrats on Monday made their closing arguments for removing President Donald Trump from office, insisting that leaving him in the White House guarantees he’ll cheat in the 2020 presidential election. 

2 Ariz. Republicans vote against Trump on war powers

The U.S. House voted Thursday to repeal the 2002 authorization for the use of military force that allowed the George W. Bush administration to wage war against Saddam Hussein's government in Iraq. 

Never-Trumpers: McSally is a ‘Trump hack’ who won’t be remembered

A conservative anti-Trump group has launched a scathing ad of Sen. Martha McSally, dubbing her a “Trump hack” who is headed for defeat – again – in 2020 because of her decision to support the president in the impeachment trial.

Hecklers interrupt Ducey speech over ‘red flag law’ support

Gov. Doug Ducey was forced to halt his speech to the GOP faithful Saturday amid jeers from Republican protesters who say the governor is advocating unconstitutional gun control measures aimed at stopping gun violence.

McSally stands athwart a fair impeachment trial yelling, ‘Liberal hack!’

If you’re having trouble with how the magnitude of the scandal involving Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine has seemed to grow at a bewildering rate in the past 72 or so hours, just do like Martha McSally and refuse to even consider what this new evidence means.

U.S. House votes to check Trump on military action against Iran

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday on a war powers resolution to curtail President Donald Trump’s ability to take military action against Iran without first securing congressional approval. 
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