Changing the Subject Is About to Give Way to a New Trump Strategy: Doing No Harm by BY PETER BAKER

By BY PETER BAKER The president’s lawyers will try to poke holes in the prosecution’s case to buttress Republican senators already inclined to vote for the president without losing the handful of relative moderates. Published: January 25, 2020 at 07:19AM

Schiff warns that not removing Trump would be ‘an unending injury’ to U.S. by BY CATIE EDMONDSON

By BY CATIE EDMONDSON The lawmaker implored senators not to set a precedent that would cede Congress’s investigative authority to the executive branch for generations to come. Published: January 25, 2020 at 06:50AM

Emotional Schiff Speech Goes Viral, Delighting the Left and Enraging the Right by BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

By BY SHERYL GAY STOLBERG Representative Adam B. Schiff took a risk in telling senators they must convict and remove President Trump because “you know you can’t trust this president to do what’s right for this country.” Published: January 25, 2020 at 06:43AM

In Limelight Again, Key Impeachment Witnesses Still Experience a Divided Response by BY MICHAEL CROWLEY AND JULIAN E. BARNES

By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY AND JULIAN E. BARNES Some have been cheered again by admirers while others are drawing a new round of insults and invective from supporters of Mr. Trump — and even from the president himself. Published: January 25, 2020 at 06:40AM

As Coronavirus and Fear Spread to the U.S., Chinese-Americans Rush to Help by BY MIKE BAKER AND JEFFREY E. SINGER

By BY MIKE BAKER AND JEFFREY E. SINGER Facing the brunt of concern and scrutiny in the United States, Chinese-Americans have also scrambled to help friends and family in China. Published: January 25, 2020 at 06:35AM

Mexico Breaks Up a Migrant Caravan, Pleasing White House by BY KIRK SEMPLE AND BRENT MCDONALD

By BY KIRK SEMPLE AND BRENT MCDONALD The Mexican authorities used pepper spray on a caravan of 4,000 Central American migrants who tried to enter the country illegally, and dangled the possibility of jobs for those who registered. Published: January 25, 2020 at 05:25AM

Lev Parnas Says He Has Tape of Trump Calling for Ambassador’s Firing by BY KENNETH P. VOGEL AND BEN PROTESS

By BY KENNETH P. VOGEL AND BEN PROTESS The former associate of Rudolph W. Giuliani said through his lawyer that he had given the tape to the House Intelligence Committee for use in the impeachment inquiry. Published: January 25, 2020 at 04:53AM

Have a Search Warrant for Data? Google Wants You to Pay by BY GABRIEL J.X. DANCE AND JENNIFER VALENTINO-DEVRIES

By BY GABRIEL J.X. DANCE AND JENNIFER VALENTINO-DEVRIES The tech giant has begun charging U.S. law enforcement for responses to search warrants and subpoenas. Published: January 25, 2020 at 04:39AM

Why a Joe Rogan Endorsement Could Boost (or Backfire on) Bernie Sanders by BY MATT STEVENS

By BY MATT STEVENS The Sanders campaign highlighted Mr. Rogan’s supportive comments in a video. But the podcast host has been criticized for aiding conspiracy theorists and for remarks about transgender people. Published: January 25, 2020 at 04:28AM

Citing White House obstruction, managers weaponize the unknown. by BY CATIE EDMONDSON

By BY CATIE EDMONDSON The argument appeared to be aimed not only at the public, but also at Republican senators who have signaled a willingness to support a measure that would introduce new witnesses and documents. Published: January 25, 2020 at 03:52AM

In describing Trump’s actions, Democrats hold up Nixon as transparent. by BY MICHAEL D. SHEAR

By BY MICHAEL D. SHEAR Representative Zoe Lofgren seemed to relish comparing Nixon’s direction to his administration during Watergate with what White House lawyers said in an October letter about the current inquiry. Published: January 25, 2020 at 03:43AM

Lindsey Graham wants an independent inquiry ‘like Mueller’ for the Bidens. by BY EMILY COCHRANE, NOAH WEILAND AND CATIE EDMONDSON

By BY EMILY COCHRANE, NOAH WEILAND AND CATIE EDMONDSON He disputed the assertion from House managers that Hunter Biden’s involvement in Burisma, a Ukrainian energy company, had been investigated. Published: January 25, 2020 at 03:26AM

White House team has contradicted Justice Dept., House lawyer says. by BY CHARLIE SAVAGE

By BY CHARLIE SAVAGE The top lawyer for the House of Representatives notified the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia of the inconsistent legal positions, and urged swift rulings for the House. Published: January 25, 2020 at 03:06AM

Trump May Propose New Firm to Host Presidential Debates by BY MAGGIE HABERMAN AND ANNIE KARNI

By BY MAGGIE HABERMAN AND ANNIE KARNI The nonprofit Commission on Presidential Debates has sponsored every general election debate since 1988, but the Trump campaign has raised concerns about whether its 2020 events would be “fair.” Published: January 25, 2020 at 02:04AM

Philadelphia Mayor Warns Mummers to End Blackface or Risk Parade by BY ALAN YUHAS AND DERRICK BRYSON TAYLOR

By BY ALAN YUHAS AND DERRICK BRYSON TAYLOR Mayor Jim Kenney told leaders of the Mummers that their centuries-old tradition could lose the city’s support if they did not better police participants. Published: January 25, 2020 at 01:50AM

Rosie Perez Testifies in Harvey Weinstein Trial to Bolster Rape Allegation by BY ALAN FEUER AND JAN RANSOM

By BY ALAN FEUER AND JAN RANSOM The actress took the stand to help corroborate the accusation that Mr. Weinstein raped her friend Annabella Sciorra, who is known for “The Sopranos.” Published: January 25, 2020 at 01:24AM

Managers try to rebut expected defense by White House. by BY MICHAEL D. SHEAR AND NICHOLAS FANDOS

By BY MICHAEL D. SHEAR AND NICHOLAS FANDOS Under the rules of the trial, the defense will be followed by a short debate on witnesses and documents, with perhaps a chance for short closing statements. Published: January 25, 2020 at 12:24AM

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