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Both have catapulted Officer Goodman — a former Army infantryman who served in one of the most dangerous parts of Iraq during one of the most lethal times of the war — to fame he never sought.



A trio of Republican senators allied with former President Donald Trump met with his defense team Thursday evening, in the middle of an impeachment trial in which they will vote on whether to convict Trump and potentially bar him from holding public office again.

Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah were spotted going into a room in the US Capitol that Trump’s lawyers were using to prepare for their arguments.
Trump lawyer David Schoen said that the senators were “very friendly guys” who just wanted to make sure they were “familiar with procedure” on the eve of their rebuttal to the House impeachment managers’ presentation.
When asked if it’s appropriate to meet with senators during the trial, Schoen said, “Oh yeah, I think that’s the practice of impeachment.”
“There’s nothing about this thing that has any semblance of due process whatsoever,” he added.
Some senators view themselves as impartial jurors during impeachment trials, while others lend a hand to their party’s side.
Republican senators have already signaled that they will vote to acquit the former President of the charge of “incitement of insurrection,” preventing a subsequent vote on Trump’s political future. In a 50-50 Senate, the House impeachment managers — all of whom are Democrats — need to persuade 17 Republican senators to join every member of their party to convict Trump.
The managers on Thursday showed clips of Trump’s speech before the Capitol rampage on January 6, in which he urged his supporters to “fight like hell,” “never give up” and “never concede.” Many Republican senators point out that Trump also said “to peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard.” They’ve also blamed the rioters rather than the former President for the deadly violence that day.
Among the harrowing images presented during the impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump, one video stood out: a police officer sprinting toward a United States senator to warn of the angry mob nearby.

The senator, Mitt Romney, is shown turning on his heels and fleeing for safety.

“I don’t think my family or my wife understood that I was as close as I might have been to real danger,” Mr. Romney told reporters on Thursday, one day after the video showed Eugene Goodman, a Capitol Police officer already known for his bravery, aiding him. “They were surprised and very, very appreciative of Officer Goodman, in his being there and directing me back to safety.”

For Officer Goodman, it was the second time a video went viral displaying actions widely credited with saving members of Congress. The first, which showed him single-handedly luring a mob away from the entrance of the Senate toward an area with reinforcements, turned him into a hero. The second has added to his lore.

Both have catapulted Officer Goodman — a former Army infantryman who served in one of the most dangerous parts of Iraq during one of the most lethal times of the war — to fame he never sought.

On Wednesday, after watching the videos that showed Officer Goodman directing Mr. Romney to safety, Mr. Romney could be seen talking with Officer Goodman. Senator Rob Portman, Republican of Ohio, later walked over and fist-bumped Officer Goodman.

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On Thursday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi singled out Officer Goodman for his courage when she introduced legislation to award the Capitol Police and other law enforcement personnel who responded on Jan. 6 with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor of Congress. On Jan. 20, Officer Goodman was given the task of escorting Vice President Kamala Harris at the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr.

The Trump Impeachment ›
What You Need to Know
A trial is being held to decide whether former President Donald J. Trump is guilty of inciting a deadly mob of his supporters when they stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, violently breaching security measures and sending lawmakers into hiding as they met to certify President Biden’s victory.
The House voted 232 to 197 to approve a single article of impeachment, accusing Mr. Trump of “inciting violence against the government of the United States” in his quest to overturn the election results. Ten Republicans joined the Democrats in voting to impeach him.
To convict Mr. Trump, the Senate would need a two-thirds majority to be in agreement. This means at least 17 Republican senators would have to vote with Senate Democrats to convict.
A conviction seems unlikely. Last month, only five Republicans in the Senate sided with Democrats in beating back a Republican attempt to dismiss the charges because Mr. Trump is no longer in office. Only 27 senators say they are undecided about whether to convict Mr. Trump.
If the Senate convicts Mr. Trump, finding him guilty of “inciting violence against the government of the United States,” senators could then vote on whether to bar him from holding future office. That vote would only require a simple majority, and if it came down to party lines, Democrats would prevail with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tiebreaking vote.
If the Senate does not convict Mr. Trump, the former president could be eligible to run for public office once again. Public opinion surveys show that he remains by far the most popular national figure in the Republican Party.

Veterans who served alongside Officer Goodman in the 101st Airborne Division some 15 years ago in Iraq say that the officer, known then as “Goody,” never craved accolades.

“I saw him come out in front of the vice president and he immediately ducked to the right,” said Mark Belda, who served with Officer Goodman in Iraq. “I thought that’s definitely Goody.”

When he closely watched the first video, Mr. Belda said, he saw attributes he recognized in Officer Goodman from Iraq. “He wasn’t prone to anger. As an infantryman, your job is to be violent but it was never his first reaction to use the stick before you use the carrot.”

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In Iraq, Officer Goodman was a sergeant and a leader of a 10-man rifle squad who assumed new responsibilities soon after his unit arrived in 2005.

His “Hardrock Company” operated in the Sunni triangle area near Baghdad in central Iraq, where American troops engaged in some of the fiercest combat of the war.

ImageOfficer Goodman, far left in the back row, with his platoon in Iraq.
Officer Goodman, far left in the back row, with his platoon in Iraq.Credit…via John Greis
The platoons were required to conduct multiple combat patrols each day to identify explosives before they were detonated, work that often resulted in various injuries, according to Lt. Col. Jeff Farmer, who served alongside Officer Goodman in the company.

“The front squad leader was critical, someone willing to take on this risk and lead his squad day in and day out,” Colonel Farmer said.

That leader was Officer Goodman.

“I cannot recall exactly how many dismounted patrols Goody led as a point man in the company, but I can say that it was likely in the hundreds, making him the go-to guy quite frankly when others needed that reassurance that things were going to be OK,” Colonel Farmer said.

Officer Goodman was a quiet professional, his superiors said, serious and focused on his missions but also quick with a joke to ease tension in the ranks, they said. His fellow soldiers could count on him to do “what needed to be done,” said John Greis, who served as his platoon sergeant in Iraq. “That’s coolness under pressure.”


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Colonel Farmer said he was not surprised when he saw the video of Officer Goodman facing the angry mob in the Capitol.

“Calm, cool, and collected under fire, that’s just Goody,” Colonel Farmer said. “I trusted my life with him, and still would to this day.”

Officer Goodman is now in uncomfortable territory, according to his fellow veterans. He has not made public comments and did not return multiple requests for interviews, including a handwritten note at his apartment near District Heights, Md.

A neighbor said Officer Goodman had not returned to his apartment in the days after the attack at the Capitol, and had advised those in his apartment building not to speak to the news media.

“He doesn’t want to be in the center of the attention. He just wants to duck to the side and you all can do what you want to do,” said Mr. Belda, Mr. Goodman’s former first sergeant. “Let me do my job and you guys do what you want to do, just leave me alone.”

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Cruz said the meeting with the Trump defense team was an opportunity for “sharing our thoughts” about their legal strategy. A wide array of Senate Republicans harshly criticized the defense team on Tuesday, the opening day of the trial, arguing that Trump attorney Bruce Castor had delivered a rambling and unfocused argument in making the case that the proceedings are unconstitutional.
When asked if he’s now comfortable with the Trump team’s legal strategy, Cruz said, “I think the end result of this impeachment trial is crystal clear to everybody.”
“Donald Trump will be acquitted,” he added. “It takes 67 votes to convict him and every person in the Senate chamber understands that there are not the votes to convict, nor should there be.”
Clare Foran, Ted Barrett and Ali Zaslav contributed to this report.

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Wizards vs Grizzlies Live Stream: NBA!! How to watch Washington Wizards vs Memphis Grizzlies Live Streaming Free Online




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Teams: Washington Wizards vs Memphis Grizzlies
DATE: Tuesday, March 2
EVENT: Week 11 | NBA 2020-21 season
Time: 7:00 PM ET
LOCAL TV: NBC Sports Washingto, Fox Sports Southeast
RADIO: 1500 AM ESPN 92.9FM/680AM
Arena: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC.

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Memphis visits Washington after Beal’s 46-point game

Washington Wizards (13-19, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (15-15, 10th in the Western Conference)

Washington; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Washington takes on the Memphis Grizzlies after Bradley Beal scored 46 points in the Wizards’ 111-110 loss to the Celtics.

The Wizards are 6-9 on their home court. Washington is 2-13 when outrebounded by opponents and averages 44.7 rebounds per game.

The Grizzlies are 8-5 in road games. Memphis ranks second in the league with 27.2 assists per game led by Ja Morant averaging 7.7.

The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Beal is averaging 33.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists for the Wizards. Davis Bertans is averaging 3.4 made 3-pointers and 12.9 points over the last 10 games for Washington.

Morant leads the Grizzlies averaging 18.4 points and is adding 3.1 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 16.1 points and 11.1 rebounds while shooting 55.5% over the last 10 games for Memphis.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wizards: 7-3, averaging 116.7 points, 46.6 rebounds, 24.7 assists, 8.2 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115 points on 45.4% shooting.

Grizzlies: 5-5, averaging 111.6 points, 44.2 rebounds, 25 assists, 10 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 47.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.4 points on 46.9% shooting.


Wizards: Ish Smith: out (quad), Thomas Bryant: out for season (left knee).

Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr.: out (knee), Grayson Allen: out (concussion protocol).

Pregame notes

Bounce back? — The Wizards were that close to 8 wins in 9 games. But Jayson Tatum decided otherwise. With 8 points in the last 2 minutes he single-handedly changed the outcome of Sunday’s game. The Grizzlies are the perfect opportunity to bounce back at home from that loss before a very tough stretch that includes the Clippers, the Grizzlies again, the 76ers, and the Bucks (twice). The Wizards want to arrive to the trade deadline (March 25) as close as possible to .500 and that will be tough. Today is a thus a must-win if they want to keep Beal happy and here.

The Wizards can play D — It was encouraging to see how the Wizards can play D with the right personnel and energy. Let’s see if they can keep it against Memphis.

Flashback: What did Jayson Tatum just do?

This just happened yesterday, but it’s shocking what Jayson Tatum did. Worth a flashback already!

ODDS: Grizzlies by 1.5 (betMGM)

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UK basketball fans can watch the NBA and live stream this season’s biggest games (as well as those of the WNBA) on Sky Sports – available on Sky of course, as well as with BT and Virgin Media, TV packages.

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If you plan on watching the NBA on TV this season in Australia, then you’ll need a cable package that gives you access to ESPN, as the network owns the country’s NBA broadcast rights. You can get a Foxtel subscription with the sports package included that will allow you to watch all the season’s biggest televised games on ESPN, while free-to-air broadcaster SBS may also be showing select matchups for free on certain weekends.

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As you can see, there are a number of options for streaming the NBA online. But one that keeps cropping up is NBA League Pass, the league’s official streaming service.

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The service offers a different packages for international markets, but as an example, in the UK, you can pay as little as £14.99 a month for an NBA live stream of all of your team’s game this season.

As well as the UK, NBA League Pass covers pretty much every major international market with end-to-end hoops action apart from the US and Canada – so whether you’re in Europe, South America, Asia, Oceania or anywhere else, it’s well worth looking at.

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India vs England: Virat Kohli will equal this record of Dhoni in fourth Test match



Virat Kohli is set to match MS Dhoni’s record as the captain of the Indian team in the Test, when India take on England in the fourth Test in Ahmedabad. This match will be Kohli’s 60th Test as captain, and after that he will be on par with Dhoni.

The right-handed batsman is 17 runs away from scoring 12,000 international runs as captain. So far, this achievement has been achieved only by Ricky Ponting of Australia and Graeme Smith of South Africa. Ponting scored 15,440 as Australia’s captain, while Graeme Smith led South Africa with 14,878 runs.

Kohli is one century away from Ricky Ponting for most runs as international captain. If he scores a century at the Narendra Modi Stadium, it will be his 42nd century, leading India.

He can match Clive Lloyd’s record of 36 Test wins. If he leads India to victory in the fourth Test, he will be ranked fourth in the list of Test captains with the most wins.

India lead the series 2–1 in the final. If the Indian team survives the loss in the fourth match, India will qualify for the final of the inaugural World Test Championship.

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Kohli has scored another century, becoming the world’s first cricketer with 100 million followers on Instagram



India captain Virat Kohli has scored another century not on the pitch this time but on social media as he became the world’s first cricketer with 100 million followers on the social media platform Instagram.

The 32-year-old Kohli is also the first person from the Asia-Pacific region to achieve this feat.

The ICC tweeted, “Virat Kohli – became the first star cricketer to reach 100 million followers on Instagram.” Kohli is the fourth most followed player on Instagram.

Portugal football star Cristiano Ronaldo is ahead of Argentina football captain and FC Barcelona legend Lionel Messi and Neymar of Brazil with 265 million followers, who are second and third with 186 million and 147 million followers respectively.

Other Hollywood actors and former pro wrestlers in the 100 Million Club are Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, American singer-songwriter Beyoncé and Ariana Grande. Kohli, who is counted among the best batsmen in the world, has 27 centuries in Test matches and 43 tons in ODI cricket.

Kohli is the most followed person on Instagram in India.

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