Gov. Newsom Assembling 'Short List' to Fill Harris Senate Seat
State News
Gov. Newsom Assembling 'Short List' to Fill Harris Senate Seat
2020-11-09 17:34:45
by Dan McCue

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom has said he's been lobbied for months about who would fill Kamala Harris' Senate seat should she be elected vice president, and he admitted it hasn't been fun. "It's not something I'd wish... Read More

China, Russia and Iran Top Election Security Threats, Counterintelligence Chief Says
2020 Elections
China, Russia and Iran Top Election Security Threats, Counterintelligence Chief Says
2020-07-25 19:08:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - China, Russia and Iran are continuing to try to disrupt political campaigns and the 2020 general election, posing "a direct threat to the fabric of our Democracy," the nation's top counterintelligence official said Friday. William Evanina, director of... Read More

Dems Ask FBI Director to Brief House on Foreign Efforts to Upend November Election
2020 Elections
Dems Ask FBI Director to Brief House on Foreign Efforts to Upend November Election
2020-07-21 17:34:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Democratic leaders in the House and Senate, led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., have called on FBI Director Christopher Wray to provide a classified briefing before the August recess on how the agency is combating an active... Read More

House Democrats Pass High-Water Mark in Fights Against Trump
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House Democrats Pass High-Water Mark in Fights Against Trump

WASHINGTON — Democrats scored a series of damaging revelations about Donald Trump when they launched their impeachment investigation, but now they’ll begin a crucial election year with the challenge that the most dramatic moments are likely behind them. Even 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

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

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
Impeachment
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

Where The Impeachment Case Stands as Democrats Prepare to Bring a Barrage of New Witnesses
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Where The Impeachment Case Stands as Democrats Prepare to Bring a Barrage of New Witnesses

WASHINGTON — Democrats this week enter a do-or-die phase of their impeachment inquiry following a week of public testimony, as they summon a flurry of witnesses they hope will convince the public that President Trump should be impeached for pressing... Read More

Democrats Take Their Impeachment Case to the Public
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Democrats Take Their Impeachment Case to the Public
2019-11-14 18:57:18
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The first public impeachment hearing on Capitol Hill in two decades featured somber House Democrats, stoic witnesses, an angry but somewhat bungled response by House Republicans attempting to defend President Donald Trump without addressing the allegations against him,... Read More

Job No. 1 for Democrats is to Keep Impeachment Hearing From Spinning Out of Control
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Job No. 1 for Democrats is to Keep Impeachment Hearing From Spinning Out of Control

WASHINGTON — Democrats’ top priority as they open the first public hearing of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is to keep it serious and straightforward, but also engaging. They need to avoid the yawns that followed testimony of... Read More

House to Hold First Public Impeachment Hearings Next Week
Impeachment
House to Hold First Public Impeachment Hearings Next Week
2019-11-07 13:34:19
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - House Democrats announced Wednesday that they will hold their first public hearings as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump next week. In a brief statement, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said William Taylor,... Read More

House Votes to Set Rules for Trump Impeachment
Impeachment
House Votes to Set Rules for Trump Impeachment
2019-11-01 12:22:35
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A sharply divided House of Representatives voted 232-196 on Thursday to endorse the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and establish the ground rules for the impending public phase of that process. The vote was almost entirely along... Read More

Democrats’ Hope for Quick Impeachment is Looking a Bit More Complicated
Impeachment
Democrats’ Hope for Quick Impeachment is Looking a Bit More Complicated

WASHINGTON — House Democrats’ hopes for a short and focused impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump are being put to the test by a string of new leads that could lengthen their investigation, as well as by some moderate Democrats... Read More

Pelosi Considers, Then Rejects Holding House Vote on Impeachment Inquiry
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Pelosi Considers, Then Rejects Holding House Vote on Impeachment Inquiry

WASHINGTON — Amid growing political pressure from Republicans, House leaders on Tuesday began seriously gauging support among Democrats for holding a vote to formally establish the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump — even through the inquiry is already underway.... Read More

Schiff Says Secret Testimony Aimed at Keeping Trump in The Dark
Impeachment
Schiff Says Secret Testimony Aimed at Keeping Trump in The Dark

WASHINGTON — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff defended holding testimony behind closed doors in the impeachment inquiry he’s heading up against President Donald Trump, likening this phase of the investigation to a “grand jury.” “We want to make sure... Read More

A Day In The Life of The Impeachment Drama
Spotlight
A Day In The Life of The Impeachment Drama
2019-10-04 18:15:45
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The scrum of photographers had been waiting for nearly an hour. Gathered at the railing of a stairwell adjacent to the U.S. Capitol visitor's center, they spoke casually amongst themselves, even as they subtly jockeyed for position and... Read More

Panel to Hear ‘Very Soon’ From Trump Whistleblower, Schiff Says
Impeachment
Panel to Hear ‘Very Soon’ From Trump Whistleblower, Schiff Says

Congress expects to hear “very soon” from a whistleblower whose complaint spurred an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said. The process is proceeding even with Congress on recess, with an inspector general... Read More

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