White House, in fiery letter, declares Trump won’t participate in House Judiciary impeachment hearing

The White House announced in a fiery letter Sunday night that President Trump and his lawyers won’t participate in the House Judiciary Committee’s first impeachment hearing scheduled for Wednesday — even accusing the panel’s Democratic chairman, Jerry Nadler, of “purposely” scheduling the proceedings when Trump … Read More

Morrison, Volker undercut claims of ‘quid pro quo,’ ‘bribery’ and ‘cover-up’ in pivotal day of testimony

Republicans sounded a celebratory note as House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry wrapped up another day of public hearings Tuesday evening, saying the day’s witnesses had served only to highlight fundamental problems in the case against President Trump. “Did anyone ever ask you to bribe or extort … Read More

Democrats’ decision to televise Trump impeachment hearings could prove politically perilous

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. Congress took a major step toward impeaching President Donald Trump this week when they agreed on the rules for publicly televised hearings after weeks of testimony behind closed doors. But it is also … Read More

Pelosi says House will vote this week on resolution formalizing impeachment inquiry

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday the House will vote this week on a resolution to formalize — and establish the parameters — of the Trump impeachment inquiry. In a letter sent to Democratic House lawmakers, Pelosi, D-Calif., said the resolution “affirms the ongoing, existing investigation” … Read More

House to vote on impeachment inquiry procedures

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi holds a press conference with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff in Washington on October 15, 2019. House Democrats are preparing to unveil a resolution this week that will detail their next steps in … Read More

Democrats Are Embarrassed By Schiff’s Impeachment Tactics, And They Should Be

The sneaky, one-sided Schiff procedures conspicuously advertise this project for what it is: just another naked power play to get Trump. Criticisms of Rep. Adam Schiff’s impeachment tactics have begun to bite. Fair-minded people have begun to ask why is … Read More

White House, Pentagon, Giuliani reject House subpoenas

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The White House, the Pentagon, and President Trump‘s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday all refused to comply with House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry subpoenas, escalating the fight between the administration and Democratic lawmakers. Democrats set a Tuesday deadline for Defense Secretary Mark Esper, Giuliani … Read More

Pelosi announces House won’t vote now on whether to begin impeachment inquiry

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced after meeting with the House Democratic caucus on Tuesday that there will be no vote — at least for now — on the launch of formal impeachment proceedings against President Trump. “There’s no requirement that we have a vote, … Read More

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