‘No one is above the law’: Democrats unveil articles of impeachment against Trump [Video]


House Democrats unveiled their two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump is an abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Here are key takeaways.

As the Dems presented the articles, Trump held a closed-door with Russia’s top diplomat, Sergei Lavrov.
House Democrats also revealed that they had reached a consensus with Trump on the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Trump’s press secretary called the trade deal “the biggest and best trade agreement in the history of the world”. Meanwhile, Senate leader Mitch McConnell said he wouldn’t take up USMCA until after the impeachment trial concludes and said the pact was “not as good as I hoped.”

A federal judge blocked Trump’s plan to use military funds to build a border wall.

The president is expected to sign an executive order to tackle anti-Semitism on college campuses that essentially defines Judaism as a nationality rather than a religion, according to the New York Times.
2020 updates:

Pete Buttigieg unveiled his client list from when he worked at consulting firm McKinsey.
Andrew Yang has become the first nonwhite candidate to qualify for the upcoming Democratic primary debate. Candidates have until Thursday at midnight to meet the qualifying criteria.

Elizabeth Warren unveiled a “blue new deal” for ocean conservation.
The latest Quinnipiac poll has Joe Biden leading, followed by Bernie Sanders, Warren and Buttigieg (in that order).