Takeaways from legal filings for Trump’s impeachment trial

first_imgWASHINGTON (AP) — Legal briefs filed in the impeachment case against former President Donald Trump lay out radically different positions ahead of next week’s Senate trial. There are conflicting interpretations of his responsibility for the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and in the legality of even holding a trial. There’s a debate over the role played by the First Amendment and an assessment by Democrats that the riot threatened the presidential line of succession. Trump’s lawyers say the case is moot since he is no longer in the White House and the Senate therefore doesn’t have jurisdiction to try him, but House impeachment managers say there’s ample precedent.last_img read more

Tickets Now On Sale for A.R. Gurney’s The Wayside Motor Inn Off-Broadway

first_img Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 5, 2014 Outside Boston, ten people—some strangers, some not—struggle with the circumstances that have brought them to the Wayside Motor Inn. With old grudges and new feuds threatening the travelers’ peace, the play examines the tenuous space between loneliness and connection, and the fragile framework of the American Dream. Joining Kudisch as Vince will be Kelly AuCoin as Andy, Jon DeVries as Frank, Quincy Dunn-Baker as Ray, Rebecca Henderson as Ruth, Jenn Lyon as Sharon, Lizbeth Mackay as Jessie, David as Phil, Ismenia Mendes as Sally and Will Pullen as Mark. Tickets are now available to see Tony nominee Marc Kudisch and more in A.R. Gurney’s The Wayside Motor Inn off-Broadway. Directed by Lila Neugebauer, the show will run August 12 through September 21 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Opening night is set for September 4. View Comments The Wayside Motor Innlast_img read more