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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at [email protected].

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In this image from video, Alan Dershowitz, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks during the impeachment trial against Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

Trump lawyer: 'Quid pro quo' isn't inherently unlawful

Trump defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz said on Wednesday that a "quid pro quo" involving a U.S. president isn't inherently unlawful and that one of the goods or services exchanged has to be illegal in some way. Published January 29, 2020

In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, attorney for President Donald Trump, addresses a gathering during a campaign event in Portsmouth, N.H. House committees have subpoena Giuliani for documents related to Ukraine. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Rudy Giuliani: John Bolton is a 'backstabber'

Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump's personal lawyer, said in a new interview that former National Security Adviser John R. Bolton is a "backstabber" and that he doubts Mr. Bolton's reported comments that Mr. Trump directly tied military aid to Ukraine with investigations into Democrats. Published January 29, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Bernie Sanders takes lead in California: Poll

Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont has built a 6-point lead over his closest 2020 Democratic presidential rival in California, which represents the biggest single prize on the map among the 2020 presidential nominating contests. Published January 28, 2020

In this Oct. 6, 2007, file photo, then-presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., left, shares a laugh with Greenwood County, S.C., Council Woman, Edith Childs, right, whom he credited with giving him the idea for his popular "Fire It Up," campaign chant in a packed gymnasium at South Aiken High School, in Aiken, S.C. Childs, the woman credited with popularizing a memorable slogan and chant that epitomized the 2008 campaign of then-Sen. Barack Obama has endorsed Tom Steyer's presidential bid. (AP Photo/Brett Flashnick, File)

Woman behind Obama 'Fired Up!' chant endorses Tom Steyer

Democratic presidential hopeful and billionaire Tom Steyer on Monday won the endorsement of Edith Childs of South Carolina, who launched President Barack Obama's "Fired Up! Ready to Go!" chant that became a staple of his 2008 presidential campaign. Published January 28, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Bernie Sanders moves into the lead in New Hampshire: Poll

Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont has built a 7-point lead in New Hampshire over his nearest 2020 Democratic presidential rival, according to a Franklin Pierce University/Boston Herald/NBC 10 poll released on Monday. Published January 28, 2020