Impeachment

Trump Sends Blistering Letter to House Speaker Ahead of Impeachment
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Trump Sends Blistering Letter to House Speaker Ahead of Impeachment
2019-12-17 23:39:08
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Hours ahead of his expected impeachment, an irate President Donald Trump unloaded on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, accusing House Democrats of a "perversion of justice" as they pursue a "partisan impeachment crusade." Throughout the letter, Trump continues to... Read More

Republicans to NJ Rep. Jeff Van Drew: Not So Fast
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Republicans to NJ Rep. Jeff Van Drew: Not So Fast

Republicans aren’t exactly rolling out the red carpet for Jeff Van Drew. The New Jersey Democratic congressman may have hoped his defection to the GOP would ease his path to reelection in a conservative-leaning district. His political prospects as a... Read More

Senate Impeachment Trial is Expected. How it Will Work is Very Uncertain
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Senate Impeachment Trial is Expected. How it Will Work is Very Uncertain

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Sunday publicly diverged over how to conduct the expected impeachment trial of President Trump, with some calling for allegations against him to be summarily quashed and others advocating a lengthier process that would include summoning... Read More

Judiciary Panel Votes to Send Impeachment Articles to Full House
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Judiciary Panel Votes to Send Impeachment Articles to Full House
2019-12-13 16:01:47
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Sharply divided along party lines, the House Judiciary Committee voted Friday morning to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the full House for its consideration. All 23 Democrats on the judiciary committee voted in... Read More

House Judiciary Committee Prepares for Historic Vote on Impeachment Articles Against Trump
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House Judiciary Committee Prepares for Historic Vote on Impeachment Articles Against Trump

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday began its long slog of a session to finalize articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a procedurally complex process that will probably continue through much of Thursday or even longer. The... Read More

Analysis: Why On The Same Day Did Democrats Move to Impeach Trump — Then Bless His Trade Deal?
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Analysis: Why On The Same Day Did Democrats Move to Impeach Trump — Then Bless His Trade Deal?

WASHINGTON — In the span of one hour Tuesday, House Democrats moved to impeach President Donald Trump for abusing his office and simultaneously delivered his biggest legislative win of the year by agreeing to a long-stalled trade deal — a... Read More

Trump Facing Impeachment on Abuse of Power, Obstruction Charges
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Trump Facing Impeachment on Abuse of Power, Obstruction Charges
2019-12-10 22:21:20
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Declaring President Donald Trump had betrayed the nation and his oath of office, House Democrats on Tuesday morning announced they will hold a vote to impeach him on abuse of power and obstruction charges. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.,... Read More

Articles of Impeachment Against Trump Likely This Week, Nadler Says
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Articles of Impeachment Against Trump Likely This Week, Nadler Says

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee, which is spearheading the Democratic-led impeachment drive, will move swiftly to draft articles of impeachment against President Trump, possibly by the end of this week, the panel’s chairman said Sunday. Trump’s congressional supporters separately... Read More

White House Says It’s Ready for Impeachment Votes and Trial
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White House Says It’s Ready for Impeachment Votes and Trial

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and senior aides reacted to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement that articles of impeachment are coming by essentially calling for a vote and a Senate trial. The White House messaging is similar to that used by... Read More

Speaker Asks Judiciary Committee to Begin Drafting Articles of Impeachment
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Speaker Asks Judiciary Committee to Begin Drafting Articles of Impeachment
2019-12-05 16:16:32
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON  - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that she's asked the House Judiciary Committee to proceed with drafting impeachment articles against President  Donald Trump. The move by the speaker advances the timetable for impeachment, setting the stage for a... Read More

Phone Records Connect Giuliani to Nunes During Ukraine Efforts
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Phone Records Connect Giuliani to Nunes During Ukraine Efforts

WASHINGTON — Call records released Tuesday in the House impeachment probe show President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani had extensive contacts with the White House as well as interactions with Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the Intelligence Committee. Giuliani... Read More

House Judiciary Committee Retakes Center Stage in Impeachment Inquiry
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House Judiciary Committee Retakes Center Stage in Impeachment Inquiry

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee’s first hearing Wednesday in a push to impeach President Donald Trump will be more about the members of the committee than the witnesses, and what it reveals about where the process is headed in... Read More

House Intel Committee Releases Sweeping Report Supporting Trump's Impeachment
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House Intel Committee Releases Sweeping Report Supporting Trump's Impeachment
2019-12-03 21:55:49
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The House Select Committee on Intelligence released a massive report Tuesday afternoon outlining the evidence of President Donald Trump's alleged wrongdoing involving Ukraine. The 300-page report from the Democrats on the committee will serve as the starting point... Read More

Four Impeachment Scholars to Open Judiciary Committee’s Hearing
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Four Impeachment Scholars to Open Judiciary Committee’s Hearing

WASHINGTON — Four experts on presidential impeachment will fill the witness table during the House Judiciary Committee’s opening hearing of historic proceedings to determine whether President Donald Trump should be impeached. Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler is depicting Wednesday’s session as... Read More

Trump Heads to NATO Summit as Impeachment Looms
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Trump Heads to NATO Summit as Impeachment Looms

WASHINGTON — Awkwardness has been the hallmark of President Donald Trump’s meetings with Western allies since he was elected three years ago on a platform that bashed existing treaties, trade deals and alliances. He leaves Monday for a two-day summit... Read More

Top Republican Says Schiff Should Testify in Impeachment Hearing
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Top Republican Says Schiff Should Testify in Impeachment Hearing

WASHINGTON — The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee said Democrat Adam Schiff is “the first person who needs to testify” as the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump moves to its next phase. Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia... Read More

Impeachment is Latest Boon for Washington Lawyers
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Impeachment is Latest Boon for Washington Lawyers

WASHINGTON — Michael Volkov ran his client, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, through a “murder board” in preparation for his recent testimony under the glare of TV lights in the House impeachment hearings. Over more than a dozen intense days, Volkov... Read More

Don McGahn Subpoena Case Set for Jan. 3 Appeals Court Hearing
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Don McGahn Subpoena Case Set for Jan. 3 Appeals Court Hearing

The U.S. Justice Department’s appeal of a judge’s order compelling former White House counsel Don McGahn to comply with a House Judiciary Committee subpoena for his testimony is set to be heard in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 3. The federal... Read More

Doubt Cast on Gordon Sondland’s Testimony About Call with Trump
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Doubt Cast on Gordon Sondland’s Testimony About Call with Trump

Gordon Sondland has testified twice under oath that President Donald Trump emphatically told him there was “no quid pro quo” tying aid for Ukraine to investigations of Democrats. Trump and Republicans say the Sept. 9 phone call proves that Trump... Read More

Impeachment Hearings Haven’t Changed Many Minds, Polls Show
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Impeachment Hearings Haven’t Changed Many Minds, Polls Show

WASHINGTON — Two weeks of public hearings have done little to change Americans’ minds about whether Congress should impeach President Donald Trump over his dealings with Ukraine — the nation remains sharply divided, much as it has been since Trump’s... Read More

House Judiciary Committee Announces Its First Trump Impeachment Hearing
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House Judiciary Committee Announces Its First Trump Impeachment Hearing

WASHINGTON — The House impeachment inquiry will enter a new phase next week when the Judiciary Committee holds its first public hearing to begin deciding whether President Donald Trump will become only the third president in history to face impeachment.... Read More

Trump Riffs on Impeachment, Adam Schiff Before Turkey Pardon
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Trump Riffs on Impeachment, Adam Schiff Before Turkey Pardon
2019-11-26 22:41:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump seized on the traditional pardoning of a Thanksgiving turkey Tuesday to offer an extended, off-the-cuff riff on impeachment and the Democrat leading the inquiry, California's Adam Schiff. Officially, the president and first lady Melania Trump... Read More

Schiff Says Impeachment Report Will Come Soon After Thanksgiving
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Schiff Says Impeachment Report Will Come Soon After Thanksgiving
2019-11-26 13:57:00
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON  — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff announced Monday that his committee's impeachment report will be submitted to the House Judiciary Committee "soon after Congress returns from the Thanksgiving recess." In a lengthy "Dear Colleague" letter sent to members... Read More

Trump Inquiry Won’t End With Impeachment Report, Schiff Says
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Trump Inquiry Won’t End With Impeachment Report, Schiff Says

WASHINGTON — The investigation of misconduct by the Trump administration will continue even after a House committee submits an initial report that could lead to the impeachment of President Donald Trump, said the Democrat leading the proceedings. “What we’re not... Read More

White House, GOP Embraced ‘Fictional Narrative’ on Ukraine, Witness Warns as impeachment Hearings End
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White House, GOP Embraced ‘Fictional Narrative’ on Ukraine, Witness Warns as impeachment Hearings End

WASHINGTON — Two weeks of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump closed Thursday with a collective warning from witnesses: Russia is again trying to sow political discord in the U.S. and interfere in the presidential election... Read More

Trump Directed Ukraine Quid Pro Quo, Giuliani Pressed For It, Sondland Says
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Trump Directed Ukraine Quid Pro Quo, Giuliani Pressed For It, Sondland Says
2019-11-21 19:40:46
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Ambassador Gordon Sondland, perhaps the star witness of the House impeachment inquiry, said to committee investigators Wednesday that President Donald Trump and his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, unequivocally sought a "quid pro quo" with Ukraine in order to... Read More

Trump Debuts Aggressive Impeachment Response With New Hires
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Trump Debuts Aggressive Impeachment Response With New Hires

WASHINGTON — The White House is engaging in a more aggressive and organized response to Democrats’ impeachment inquiry after hiring two new aides, though his congressional allies say the effort remains handicapped by President Donald Trump’s own unpredictable reactions. Trump... Read More

Lots of No-Shows for Impeachment Inquiry Depositions
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Lots of No-Shows for Impeachment Inquiry Depositions

WASHINGTON — Only a fifth of the 104 members on the three House panels that conducted the impeachment inquiry depositions attended and participated in a majority of the proceedings, according to a CQ Roll Call analysis of the available deposition... Read More

Polls Show Impeachment Hearings Having Minimal Impact on Public Sentiment
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Polls Show Impeachment Hearings Having Minimal Impact on Public Sentiment

WASHINGTON — Two polls released Tuesday show the House’s impeachment hearings are having minimal impact on public sentiment, with one conducted over the weekend revealing opposition to impeachment growing among independents. A Politico/Morning Consult poll conducted Nov. 15 to 17... Read More

Aides Bring Impeachment Inquiry Directly Into the White House
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Aides Bring Impeachment Inquiry Directly Into the White House

WASHINGTON — White House aides who listened in on President Donald Trump’s controversial call with Ukraine’s president testified publicly for the first time Tuesday, bringing the impeachment inquiry directly into the White House and providing damaging new details about Trump’s... Read More

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