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Trump lawyer says Dems want to "overturn" last election

Eric Tucker, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 7:58am

President Donald Trump's lawyers opened their impeachment trial defense on Saturday by asserting that he “did absolutely nothing wrong" when he asked Ukraine to investigate a political rival, Joe Biden. They accused Democratic prosecutors of omitting key evidence when they presented their case.

Democrats speak to history with exhaustive impeachment case

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 10:38pm

At times it seemed like few senators in the chamber were really listening. But the House Democrats presenting the impeachment case against President Donald Trump weren't about to stop.

Trump's idea of executive power is also impeachment defense

Colleen Long and Michael Warren, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 10:31pm

Donald Trump has always been a man of absolutes.

Senate floor belongs to Trump team as defense case opens

Eric Tucker, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 10:29pm

The floor of the U.S. Senate now belongs to President Donald Trump's lawyers as they push the Republican-led chamber for an acquittal on charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress.

GOP senators incensed by Schiff's 'head on a pike' remark

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 9:06pm

Senate Republicans said lead impeachment prosecutor Adam Schiff insulted them during the trial by repeating an anonymously sourced report that the White House had threatened to punish Republicans who voted against President Donald Trump.

Space Force logo tweeted by Trump bears uncanny resemblance to 'Star Trek' insignia

Jamie Ehrlich, CNN  |  Posted Jan 24th - 8:56pm

President Donald Trump unveiled the new U.S. Space Force logo on Friday — which seems to boldly go where one logo has gone before.

Utah unemployment rate lower than it’s ever been

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 24th - 7:11pm

Because workers have so many choices, employers will have to make more of an effort to retain quality talent than in previous years.

Volunteers walk the streets to count Utah’s homeless population

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jan 24th - 6:29pm

About 100 volunteers spread out across Salt Lake County early Thursday as part of the Point-in-Time count, an annual estimate of sheltered and unsheltered homeless people.

Trial highlights: Dems cry cover-up, Trump hails activists

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 5:51pm

From the floor of the Senate, Democratic impeachment prosecutors said Friday that President Donald Trump tried to cover up his actions with Ukraine, another reason to remove him from office.

GOP shows little desire for witnesses ahead of critical vote

Mary Clare Jalonick and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 4:13pm

Republicans in the Senate appear unmoved by the Democratic push for witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial despite persistent appeals from Rep. Adam Schiff and the other House prosecutors.

Trump touts logo for new Space Force, with nod to Star Trek

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 3:48pm

The Pentagon's new U.S. Space Force is not Star Trek's Starfleet Command, but their logos bear a striking similarity.

House is given tape of Trump calling for ambassador's ouster

Jonathan Lemire and Alison Kodjak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 3:36pm

An associate of Rudy Giuliani has provided congressional investigators with a recording of President Donald Trump saying he wanted to get rid of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, whose ouster emerged as an issue in the president’s impeachment, his attorney told The Associated Press on Friday.

Campaign crunch time forces progressives to eye private jets

Will Weissert and Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 2:15pm

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have spent the past year courting the Democratic Party's base with appeals to the working class and sweeping promises to curb climate change. But as they balance their responsibilities to participate in the Senate's impeachment trial and rally voters on the campaign trail, they're turning to private air travel, an option typically reserved for the elite and criticized as environmentally unfriendly.

Who’s really behind Trump impeachment? Mike Lee says it’s the ‘deep state’

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 24th - 1:44pm

After two days of House prosecutors making their case against President Donald Trump, one of Utah’s senators said he believes more than ever the impeachment trial a product of the “deep state.”

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's false assurance about troops in Iraq

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 1:33pm

At first, President Donald Trump stated inaccurately that no U.S. troops were injured in the Iranian missile attack against them in Iraq. Then he prematurely minimized those injuries as doctors tried to determine how severe they were.

Pentagon: 34 US troops had brain injuries from Iran's strike

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 11:52am

The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month's Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military duties.

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 11:15am

The Supreme Court doesn't have a public comment line for its own work, much less the Senate's.

Pompeo heads to Ukraine next week to meet with president

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 9:41am

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Ukraine next week, making his first trip to the country at the heart of President Donald Trump's impeachment.

Pentagon: 34 US troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries from Iranian missile strike Jan. 8 on Iraqi air base

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 10:28am

Pentagon: 34 US troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries from Iranian missile strike Jan. 8 on Iraqi air base.