Trump Offered to Pardon Assange if He Cleared Russia on Hack, Lawyers Say

President Donald Trump offered WikiLeaks leader Julian Assange a pardon, a London court heard Wednesday, with one condition: Deny that it was Russian hackers who provided the leaked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

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Impeachment Over, Pelosi Cuts Loose About Trump

President Trump was gone, the House lights were dimming, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi looked up to her friends and family in the gallery overhead.  She held up the speech she had shredded behind Trump’s back on live television. She put her hand to her heart, dipped her head and gave a little bow.

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Impeachment Trial Analysis, Day 7: Trump Attorneys Wrap Up Opening Arguments

As President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial unfolds, Courthouse News will be reaching out at the close of each day to prominent attorneys, scholars and other experts in the legal community for analysis on the historic proceedings. Joining us to break down the end of the White House’s opening arguments are Thomas Jipping, senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation and former chief counsel on the Senate Judiciary Committee; and Jennifer Taub, professor of Law at Vermont Law School. 

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