Day: February 4, 2020

Chuck Schumer says GOP refusing witnesses in Trump trial ‘fails the laugh test’

The impeachment trial has resumed. Refresh this page for updates.  WASHINGTON – Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Senate Republicans’ refusal to call witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump “fails the laugh test.” Schumer said the charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress against Trump were […]

MacKay calls Paris climate targets ‘aspirational’ but isn’t abandoning them

Conservative leadership candidate Peter MacKay says Canada’s Paris climate targets are a “dream” — but he’s not ready to abandon them or conclude they’re unachievable. Under the 2015 multinational Paris agreement, Canada committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2030 compared to 2005 levels, a target that was […]