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McConnell opposes impeachment witnesses but supported them in 1999

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is arguing against witnesses giving testimony in the expected impeachment trial of President Donald Trump -- but he had a different view in 1999 when he advocated for a request by Republican House impeachment managers to have witnesses testify in the case against then-President Bill Clinton, a Democrat.

Amber Guyger murder trial heads to its conclusion

Amber Guyger's defense team said Monday that prosecutors are relying on "sexting and speculation" to convince jurors that the former Dallas police officer was unreasonable in killing a man in his own apartment.

How the last chief justice handled an impeachment trial

Two decades ago, Chief Justice William Rehnquist captured unprecedented attention as he presided over the Senate trial of a president, a role that would fall to Chief Justice John Roberts if the US House were to impeach President Donald Trump and a Senate trial were launched.

Alleged Mar-a-Lago intruder represents self at trial

The trial of a Chinese woman accused of lying her way through a Secret Service checkpoint at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort earlier this year got off to an unusual start Monday, when the defendant said repeatedly that she thought the trial had been canceled and there was a delay over her access to underwear and clothing.

Mistrial declared on murder counts in trial of Benghazi suspect

A federal judge on Monday declared a mistrial on 15 criminal charges against Benghazi conspirator Mustafa al-Imam, including murder charges related to the death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and other Americans, after the jury couldn't reach an agreement on al-Imam's guilt.

Prosecutors say El Chapo shouldn't get new trial

Prosecutors don't think Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman should get a new trial, or that jurors should be brought back to court for an evidentiary hearing to see if there was any juror misconduct during the Mexican drug lord's nearly three-month trial, according to a court filing Monday.

Documents: Flynn to be star witness in trial of ex-lobbying partner

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and Russia investigation cooperator Michael Flynn will be a "principal witness" in the upcoming trial of his former lobbying partner -- and his statements to special counsel Robert Mueller will matter in that case too, according to court submissions on Friday.