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What 'pettifogging' means

Before the nation moves on from the tense exchanges over rules for the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, there is a question still to be answered: What in the world does pettifogging mean?

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Read: Amendment to subpoena John Bolton

Democrats on Tuesday proposed subpoenaing former national security adviser John Bolton through an amendment to the organizing resolution to set the rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Read that amendment below:

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On climate, Trump is guilty of willful ignorance

The Trump administration's appalling pattern of ignoring climate risks reminds me of a case I once handled as a federal prosecutor. The defendant was a young woman who had shipped 10 pounds of crack cocaine across state lines after her aunt had handed her the wrapped package, which bore no return address, and a wad of cash for the "favor" and watched from a safe distance. The woman's defense? Her aunt had never told her what was in the package.

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Key moment: Schiff fires back at Trump lawyer's Ukraine aid timeline

White House deputy counsel Michael Purpura and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), one of the impeachment managers, debate the details of President Donald Trump's call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and when exactly Ukraine found out that there was going to be a freeze in funding for aid.

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Historian: Today we see a much weaker Mitch McConnell

CNN presidential historian Tim Naftali says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was not able to control his caucus, citing several changes McConnell made to his initial resolution to set the rules for the impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump.

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