US Democrats have been dealt a major blow in their efforts to call witnesses at President Trump’s impeachment trial.They needed four Republicans to vote with them to allow witness testimony, but one of the few wavering senators said he would not support the measure. Lamar Alexander said the Democrats had proved Trump acted inappropriately but […]
In a trial brief sent to the Senate Saturday evening, House Democrats argued that the Senate should remove President Trump from office in the upcoming impeachment trial due to the national security threat he poses. The House Democrats’ 111-page trial brief, filed to the Senate by impeachment managers, urged the Senate to “eliminate the threat that […]
Democrats, including top 2020 presidential candidates, have condemned the process behind and possible repercussions of the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iran’s top general, Qasem Soleimani. The state of play: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement that the Iraq strike “was taken without the consultation of the Congress” and “risks provoking further dangerous escalation of […]
Rep. Katie Hill (D-CA) admitted Wednesday to having had an affair with a staffer on her congressional campaign. Her admission seemed to contradict her denial the day before of an affair with a male member of her congressional staff, though the admission Wednesday may concern a different, female staffer who worked on her campaign but […]
It was a day in which the White House declared it outright won’t cooperate in the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry and the efforts by White House staff to contain the fallout around the July 25 call between the American and Ukrainian Presidents became clearer. Read about all the latest happenings in the impeachment inquiry here: […]
A second intelligence official with concerns and more direct knowledge regarding President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine is considering filing a whistleblower complaint, The New York Times reported Friday. The Times’ report, citing two people briefed on the matter, comes as House Democrats ratchet up their impeachment inquiry centered on Trump’s July phone call with […]
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