What Mattered Today: December 25, 2019

Alaska Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski deviated from her party this week when she criticized Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell's statements on the pending impeachment trial. Murkowski said she "was disturbed" when she heard McConnell say he was "in total coordination with the White House counsel." Plus, pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong marched through shopping centers in protest against the government on Wednesday, and the Notre Dame Cathedral did not host Christmas services for the first time in more than two centuries. Its rector said the structure of the church "is not out of danger" yet. Read up on these and more of today’s top headlines.

    What Mattered Today: December 25, 2019

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