Posts Tagged ‘US Congress’

Trump faces two impeachment deadlines as inquiry shifts focus

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 1, 2019
US President Donald Trump faced two deadlines in Congress on Sunday as Democrats prepared to shift the focus of their impeachment inquiry from fact-finding to the consideration of possible charges of misconduct over his dealings with Ukraine. The Democratic-led House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, tasked with considering charges known as articles of impeachment, has given […]

Katie Hill to resign amid allegations of inappropriate relationships with staffers [See Letter]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 28, 2019
Freshman Rep. Katie Hill is resigning from Congress after facing allegations of inappropriate sexual relationships with staffers in her office and on her congressional campaign, according to two Democratic sources. See letter below: “It is with a broken heart that today I announce my resignation from Congress. This is the hardest thing I have ever […]

US’s spy chief reportedly threatened to resign if the White House blocked him from testifying before Congress

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 26, 2019
The acting director of national intelligence, Joseph Maguire, threatened to resign if he wasn’t allowed to testify freely before Congress, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday. Maguire is scheduled to testify on Thursday morning about a whistleblower complaint involving President Donald Trump, but there were concerns that the White House might impose limits on his […]