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The soho Playhouse this week then W. NYC planning editor Kate Hines gives us the scoop on which stories the museum is covering this week and later on the show comedian Dominic Cooper talks about his annual holiday residency at the legendary west village cabaret the duplex it's called dom we now are gay apparel and don't forget tonight our big live show the green spaces get lit with all of that book club live event we're talking a little women getting in the holiday spirit with music from Mali birch go to W. NYC dot org slash green space to get your tickets now we'll get to all of it I'm Alison Stewart I will meet you on the other side of the new live from NPR news in Washington I'm Amy held the house rules committee is today setting the parameters for how much time each side gets to debate in the upcoming impeachment vote the rules committee is typically the last stop before vote in the full house if the house votes to impeach the Senate will hold a trial in the new year and then here is Kelsey snow reports Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is rejecting Democrats request to call witnesses calling it a strange request the Majority Leader is denying a request from Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer to reach an agreement on witnesses McConnell says it's not the Senate's job to build a case against the president the house choses road is their duty to investigate is thirty to make the very high bar for undoing a national election in a letter sent Sunday Schumer ask McConnell to agree to call for administration officials including former national security adviser John Bolton and acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney even if McConnell and Schumer do not come to an agreement senators can still try to call witnesses once a trial has begun those request would be subject to a simple majority vote Kelsey smell NPR news Washington a federal judge has sentenced trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick gates to forty five days in jail plus three years probation and ordered him to pay a twenty thousand dollar fine gates had pleaded guilty to conspiracy money laundering and other charges he went on to provide what prosecutors say was extraordinary assistance on a number of cases that spun out of the Russia investigation the judge is allowing gays to serve his forty five days on weekends home construction in the US is at a twelve year high here's NPR Scott Horsley a survey by the national association of home builders this week showed builders are as bullish as they've been in more than two decades and that's reflected in the pace of home building activity the commerce department says housing starts jumped more than three percent last month while applications for build in permits surged to their highest level since before the recession housing had been a drag on the economy for all of last year and the first half of this year but the industry is mounting a come back low mortgage rates and a strong job market are fuelling demand for housing mortgage rates have picked up in recent weeks but are still more than a full percentage point below their recent peak near five percent last fall so Horsley NPR news Washington a Pakistani court today sentenced former president Pervez Musharraf to death the trees in case relates to the state of emergency Musharraf imposed in two thousand seven while he was still in power Musharraf was sentenced in absentia he's been out of the country since two thousand sixteen when he was allowed to leave on bail to seek medical treatment abroad his lawyer says he will appeal the sentencing Scharf has been living in divine a and is reportedly so ill that he is unlikely to travel home to face the sentence I mean he held in Washington and you're listening to NPR news and this is W. NYC in New York I'm Jamie Floyd as you've just been hearing New York senator Chuck Schumer says an impeachment trial must include the president's top advisers Schumer has proposed calling on for White House officials to testify if there is a Senate impeachment trial but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is objecting to that request Schumer says the American people need to have all the evidence on hand during these historic proceedings a trial without witnesses is not a trial it's a rush to judgment it's a sham trial his proposal for additional witnesses includes former national security adviser John Bolton and acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney will have complete coverage of next steps in the impeachment vote and the house in the house and the trial in the Senate coming up this afternoon on All Things Considered on W. NYC beginning at four o'clock.

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