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Rep. Jim Jordan talks to reporters. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The public impeachment hearings will start next week, allowing TV cameras to zoom in on the Trump administration officials who've accused him of a quid pro quo on Ukraine.
Why it matters: The impeachment process will now move away from fact-finding and into a giant public relations war.
Expect another tack from Republicans, who have openly questioned the motivations of the whistleblower and other officials who have given testimony.
Between the lines: Rudy "Giuliani was cited by name 480 times during [Gordon] Sondland’s and [Kurt] Volker’s depositions — more than any Trump White House or Cabinet official," the WashPost's Josh Dawsey reports.
Anti-government protesters place candles alongside razor wire outside the government headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon.
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New outfits designed for Queen Elizabeth II will not use real fur, the AP reports.
Why it matters: The British royals are generally considered fashion icons.