trial and procedure

Supreme Court dodges Obamacare showdown, likely through 2020

After a long-awaited ruling from a US appeals court on the fate of the Affordable Care Act, this much is clear: the wait will only be longer, and uncertainty over the future of the law that provided new coverage for millions of Americans will only linger.

Key impeachment witness told to leave Ukraine before Pompeo visit

A top State Department aide told acting US ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor -- a key witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry -- to hand over his duties just days before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected visit Kiev in January, a source familiar with the situation told CNN.

15 things you need to know about how Senate impeachment trials work

Let's start with what we know almost for sure -- the Senate's impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is likely to end with his acquittal. Conviction would require 20 Republicans to side with Democrats, and at the moment, there's no sign that any Republican senators are ready to vote to remove Trump from office.

Mitch McConnell: 'I'm not an impartial juror'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday bluntly acknowledged some of the political realities surrounding the upcoming Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, notably saying, "I'm not impartial about this at all."

Judge won't jail indicted Giuliani associate pending trial

A federal judge declined Tuesday to revoke bail for Lev Parnas, rejecting prosecutors' claims that the indicted Rudy Giuliani associate posed an "extraordinary risk of flight" due to his association with a "foreign benefactor" identified in court as Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash.