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Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment

A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republica...

Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment

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Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
12:39, 08/02/2019

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a crucial threshold that backers said will require Speaker Nancy Pelosi to reconsider her steadfast...
17:52, 08/01/2019

Factbox: Trump impeachment backed by 40% of U.S. House Democrats Ninety-five Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
23:26, 07/26/2019

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, according to an analysis by The Washington Post Amid growing support for impeachment, House Speaker Pelosi said the president “will be held accountable” but stopped short of endorsing formal proceedings....
10:39, 08/03/2019

More Than Half of House Democrats Now Support Opening Trump Impeachment Probe WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of House Democrats support launching an impeachment inquiry, according to a tally by The Associated Press — a strong signal of ongoing liberal frustration with President Donald Trump but a milestone that s...
19:26, 08/03/2019

Majority of House Democrats favor starting impeachment proceedings A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the 118th Democrat to call for the process to begin....
02:39, 08/03/2019

Majority Of US House Democrats Favour Starting Impeachment Proceedings A majority of Democrats in the US House of Representatives now favour launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the......
09:00, 08/03/2019

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment i...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
13:39, 07/22/2019

Factbox: Which U.S. House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Ninety Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of early this week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
20:26, 07/24/2019

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key cases are already developing....
13:13, 06/19/2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls House Democrats on multiple probes President Donald Trump is flatly refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that could trigger protracted court fights with House of Representatives Democrats....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls U.S. House Democrats on multiple probes President Donald Trump is refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that is likely to land him in protracted court fights with Democrats in the House of Representatives....
04:00, 05/08/2019

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive ...
03:26, 05/24/2019

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
01:00, 06/06/2019

Pelosi downplays House Dem support for Trump impeachment, says ‘it's not even close’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday downplayed the support inside her caucus for impeaching President Trump, saying House Democrats who oppose it outnumber those vocally pushing for it....
21:13, 06/11/2019

More than half of House Democrats on board with Trump impeachment inquiry A majority of House Democrats now supports launching an impeachment inquiry for President Trump, according to a Fox News tally -- the latest sign that Robert Mueller’s shaky testimony did little to arrest the momentum inside the caucus for that polit...
10:13, 08/03/2019

Nearly half of House Democrats now back Trump impeachment inquiry – as it happened 113 Democrats and one Republican back impeachment inquiryJoe Biden and Kamala Harris brace for tonight’s debateSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.29pm BST We interrupt our regular liveblog programming today, so we can tune into ...
01:52, 08/01/2019

House Democrats pursue Sessions for testimony in impeachment probe of Trump The former attorney general, whom Trump never forgave for recusing himself from the Russia investigation, appears as a critical witness in the Mueller report....
14:26, 09/14/2019

House Democrats in Trump districts resist liberal pressure on impeachment Of the 31 Democrats who represent districts that Trump won in 2016, only two have endorsed an impeachment inquiry despite a summer campaign by the left and questions at town halls....
23:00, 08/31/2019

House Democrats to mine intel to build Trump impeachment case When Congress initiated impeachment proceedings against President Richard Nixon 45 years ago, the House Intelligence Committee didn’t exist.Now, Democrats plan to use the panel — and its access to the nation’s most closely guarded counterintelligence...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Senior House Democrat says support lacking for formal Trump impeachment inquiry The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the R...
04:26, 06/06/2019

House Democrats fall in line with Pelosi’s no-impeachment strategy despite Trump’s defiance Several rank-and-file lawmakers want to begin impeachment proceedings, but instead of pushing back on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, they’re following her lead....
05:13, 05/16/2019

‘We’ve been very weak’: House Democrats decry their oversight of Trump, push Pelosi on impeachment The House Speaker signaled she is not ready to back impeachment but warned of a “whole new stage of investigation” if the administration blocks a whistleblower’s complaint....
03:39, 09/23/2019

House committee votes to take steps toward impeachment as Democrats mull potential charges against Trump The discussions, closely held and preliminary, include a range of allegations. But several congressional aides caution that the articles may never be drafted....
00:00, 09/13/2019

Nearly half of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, amplified by calls from presidential candidates The push to oust Trump was also accelerated by Mueller’s testimony confirming that the president could be charged with obstruction of justice after he leaves office....
01:52, 08/02/2019

House Democrats have some convincing to do on impeachment A new poll suggests House Democrats pursuing an impeachment inquiry will have to simultaneously build their case against Trump and make it to the American people....
01:39, 08/23/2019

Support for Impeachment Inquiry Grows in the House The trickle of Democrats backing an impeachment inquiry is threatening to turn into a flood, but there are few signs the rising tide will sway House Democratic leaders....
17:26, 08/01/2019

House Dem impeachment support gains new momentum Public support among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump is growing despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to halt the effort.More than two dozen Democrats who hadn’t previously taken a position voted Wednesday...
02:00, 07/19/2019

House Democrats told they’re too focused on impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have heard a sobering assessment as they gathered privately to discuss campaign strategy: They’re seen as too focused on impeachment of President Donald Trump and voters are not hearing enough about the work th...
03:52, 06/26/2019

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeaching President Donald Trump, sa...
19:52, 05/26/2019

Rising calls for impeachment may not alter House Democrats' course Mounting support among Democrats in Congress for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump seems unlikely to change House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's caution on moving ahead with the politically risky move, Democrats said on Thursday....
12:39, 08/02/2019

Calls for impeachment intensify in House, dividing Democrats The no-show of former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the ongoing defiance of the administration have increased calls for starting impeachment proceedings....
07:52, 05/22/2019

How an assault weapons ban and impeachment are confounding House Democrats An assault weapons ban and impeachment are popular with the rank and file. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team must weigh more than public sentiment. And those other factors have persuaded them to move cautiously on both fronts....
23:39, 08/09/2019

Democrats in the House Are Split on Impeachment. That Could Come to a Head This Fall House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has managed to hold together a Democratic caucus fractured on the issue of impeachment for months — but it’s about to get significantly more challenging. Over August recess, the number of members who came out in...
00:52, 09/04/2019

What Moderate House Democrats Are Getting Wrong About 2020 and Impeachment Adam Jentleson on the folly of tepid kitchen-table strategizing, impeachment, and the right lessons Democrats can draw from recent electoral history....
04:39, 07/27/2019

House Democrats Are Openly Fighting With Nancy Pelosi About Impeachment In a closed-room meeting on Monday, House Democratic leadership, including members of the House Judiciary Committee battled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over impeaching Donald Trump, or at the very least opening an inquiry into impeachment, according to...
16:13, 05/21/2019

More Than Half the House Democrats Officially Back an Impeachment Push More than half of the House Democratic caucus now support opening an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Florida Rep. Ted Deutch officially backing the push in an opinion piece published by the Sun Sentinel on Thursday....
04:39, 08/02/2019

House Democrats Return From Recess Braced for Impeachment Talk As more Democrats call for an impeachment inquiry, just one thing is certain — the conversation is not going away anytime soon. Congress returned to the Capitol Monday after a week-long recess that saw several more Democratic lawmakers – ...
12:52, 06/04/2019

Impeachment: Democrats can 'sing and dance like Beyoncé', House leader says Caucus chair Jeffries wants legislative focus but Rashida Tlaib calls for move against Trump amid fight over oversight roleOpinion: Trump’s wrecking ball assaults American governmentDemocrats considering whether to impeach Donald Trump “can sing and ...
21:52, 05/26/2019

With Sunday surge, nearly half of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry Four more rank-and-file Democrats called for opening an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Sunday, inching lawmakers closer to a significant symbolic milestone: a majority of all House Democrats.Though the steadily climbing total m...
08:13, 07/29/2019

House Democrats Sue for Mueller Report’s Grand Jury Material, Casting It As a Major Step Toward Impeachment House Democrats filed a lawsuit in federal court on Friday to obtain the grand jury materials from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russian interference in the 2016 election, arguing that they needed the information to determ...
22:26, 07/26/2019

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
07:39, 06/19/2019

In Corey Lewandowski’s Hearing, Democrats Learn Escalating Impeachment Rhetoric Won’t Make the White House Cooperate House Democrats spent their first week back on Capitol Hill after August recess embroiled in a debate over whether or not they were actually engaged in an impeachment inquiry and the subsequent implications. “Some call this process an impeachm...
03:13, 09/18/2019

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
19:39, 05/22/2019

Senior Democrats say no Trump impeachment … yet Adam Schiff: party is ‘not there yet’ on seeking to oust presidentJames Clyburn: ‘Right now we are winning this issue’More than 50 congressional Democrats reportedly back impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. But on Sunday morning, senior fig...
06:00, 06/03/2019

NAACP votes to support Trump impeachment “Trump’s misconduct is unmistakable and has proven time and time again that he is unfit to serve as the president of this country,” tweeted NAACP President Derrick Johnson after the vote....
22:26, 07/23/2019

| Democrats intensify 'impeachment' probe of Trump Democrats have stepped up their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump even as the party's leaders remained dubious about the political value of the move 14 months before the next presidential election....
09:39, 09/13/2019

More Democrats calling for impeachment proceedings against Trump More Democrats are calling - and more loudly - for impeachment proceedings against U.S. President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying....
15:39, 05/22/2019

Here are the 137 Democrats who voted to kill an impeachment resolution against Trump One hundred and thirty seven House Democrats on Wednesday voted to kill an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump in a vote that exposed party divisions on the issue in the House....
07:52, 07/18/2019

Democrats Respond to Mueller Statement by Calling for Impeachment, but Also Not Impeachment, but Also More Investigations, but Also Oversight, but Also All of the Above Should Donald Trump be impeached? That’s a good question, and one that every Democrat running for president in 2020 and many other party leaders have been asked for months. The answer is yes, but for the Democrats that point of view is far from unani...
01:13, 05/30/2019

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Juice called on US lawmakers to get their acts together — taking a veiled shot at the Democrats fo...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Rep. Max Rose urges Democrats to stop pursuing impeachment of Trump Freshman Rep. Max Rose is urging his Democratic colleagues not to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Army vet Rose represents the 11th Congressional District covering Staten Island and southern Brooklyn that Trump won ...
21:13, 09/13/2019

Trump Crying For Impeachment, Democrats Not On That Path: Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claimed Thursday that President Trump wants to be impeached and is upset that House Democrats are not rushing in that direction now, as tensions continued to......
15:00, 05/24/2019

CNN Poll: Democratic support for impeachment rises, Trump approval steady Democrats are increasingly in support of impeaching President Donald Trump and removing him from office but the majority of Americans remain opposed to the prospect, a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS shows....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But w...
14:13, 05/22/2019

For Democrats, Trump impeachment question is a personal struggle transcending politics The Washington Post interviewed 45 Democrats spanning the caucus’s divides and found lawmakers struggling with how to respond to a norm-smashing president....
04:00, 06/09/2019

Meet the four latest Democrats who have joined the chorus calling for Trump's impeachment Four House Democrats have publicly come out in favor of impeaching President Trump this week, as the party's calls to remove the Commander-in-Chief continue to grow. ...
04:00, 06/21/2019

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
05:39, 05/31/2019

Democrats who stood with Clinton through impeachment urge caution in pursuit of Trump “It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” said Rep. Anna G. Eshoo as some of the House’s younger lawmakers clamor to begin impeachment proceedings against the president....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, defies Democrats at impeachment hearing President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with Democrats during pugnacious testimony to a U.S. co...
03:13, 09/18/2019

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
21:13, 08/26/2019

Democrats denounce Trump allegations, but Pelosi stops short of impeachment calls Trump said the latest allegations from a government whistleblower are “just as ridiculous as the others,” branding it “the Ukraine Witch Hunt” — a nod to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, which he mocked as a “witch hunt.”...
23:26, 09/22/2019

Trump asks Justice Department to 'rescue' Kavanaugh as Democrats call for impeachment U.S. President Donald Trump called on the Justice Department to come to Brett Kavanaugh's "recuse" after new information was published on allegations of sexual misconduct against the controversial Supreme Court justice....
17:13, 09/16/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
17:39, 06/20/2019

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
19:52, 08/02/2019

Trump impeachment debate 'torturing' Democrats, Matt Gaetz tells Sean Hannity Democrats are "tortured" by the issue of whether to impeach President Trump, one Republican congressman said Thursday in reaction to news that Trump has given Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify documents regarding the origins o...
09:26, 05/24/2019

House to vote on whether to consider articles of impeachment for Trump The House is slated to vote Wednesday afternoon on whether to immediately consider articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the first barometer of efforts to remove the president by the Democrat-led House.The move, forced by Rep. Al Green (D-Tex...
19:39, 07/17/2019

House votes to set aside impeachment resolution against Trump The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to table an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has divided Democrats....
05:26, 07/18/2019

| US House steps up Trump impeachment probe Democrats have moved to intensify their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump as whiffs of new scandal surrounding the White House emerged related to Trump's business and his lawyer's involvement in Ukraine....
19:52, 09/10/2019

U.S. House panel to consider formalizing Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Monday it will consider steps this week to formalize an investigation that could lead to the impeachment of President Donald Trump....
14:13, 09/10/2019

US House Of Representatives Sets Aside Trump Impeachment Resolution The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sideline an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has......
12:52, 07/18/2019

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions....
00:13, 07/18/2019

House to vote today on impeachment resolution against Trump Representative Al Green / Courtesy: Congress. Gov By Alex Moe and Jane C. Timm The House will vote on Wednesday on a resolution to impeach President Donald Trump, marking the first time the Democrat-controlled chamber has weighed in on the divisive i...
07:52, 07/18/2019

Biden says Trump impeachment push could come 'very quickly,' House may have 'no alternative' Former Vice President Joe Biden, in an interview Tuesday in New Hampshire, said House Democrats probing allegations that President Trump obstructed justice are getting stonewalled and impeachment proceedings against the president “could come up very ...
22:26, 06/04/2019

House judiciary chairman says Trump 'richly deserves impeachment' Nadler also said that former special counsel Robert Mueller's recent hearings before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling represented an "inflection point."...
07:52, 07/29/2019

Harry Reid: House should start Trump impeachment inquiry Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in a turnaround, now says the House should begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.In an interview with USA Today on Monday, the Nevada Democrat said that “it’s not the right thing to do noth...
02:52, 06/05/2019

Democratic-controlled House kills articles of impeachment against Trump The House voted to kill a measure seeking to impeach President Donald Trump – the first vote on such a measure since Democrats took the majority and since the release of former special counsel Robert Mueller's report.    &#...
02:52, 07/18/2019

US House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to adopt a resolution intended to intensify its impeachment probe of Republican President Donald Trump....
16:26, 09/12/2019

House panel approves rules for impeachment probe into Trump The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the rules for conducting its investigation into President Trump as the panel builds a case for impeaching the president. The 24-17 vote along party lines does not begin a formal impeachment process b...
19:39, 09/12/2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Kirkpatrick, who represents Congressional District 2 of Ari...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Pelosi says need compelling case for House to pursue Trump's impeachment U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the option of impeaching President Donald Trump was not off the table, but that the case should be "iron-clad" before the House of Representatives pursues it....
02:52, 05/30/2019

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrat...
11:13, 07/18/2019

U.S. House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment....
00:13, 09/14/2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib says House 'moving towards' consensus for Trump impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib believes the House of Representatives is "moving toward" the support necessary to bring impeachment proceedings against President Trump. ...
06:39, 05/28/2019

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
19:39, 07/17/2019

No. 4 House Democrat backs opening Trump impeachment inquiry Rep. Ben Ray Luján, the No. 4 House Democrat, announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump on Monday. Luján, a close ally of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is the highest-ranking House Democrat to back impea...
21:52, 08/19/2019

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after calling for Trump's impeachment Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
05:39, 06/11/2019

Trump’s lack of cooperation with Congress intensifies impeachment push in House The president’s unwillingness to comply with investigators’ requests for witnesses and documents is prompting the more establishment Democrats to join liberals....
08:52, 04/30/2019

Democrat-led House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment investigation The committee says the resolution is similar to procedural votes taken at the beginning of the impeachment investigations into Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton....
21:52, 09/12/2019

House Dems seek Mueller evidence to decide on Trump impeachment Two days after former special counsel Robert Mueller testified in the Senate, the House judiciary committee said Friday it wants access to grand jury material related to his Russia investigation....
09:00, 07/27/2019

Fourth-ranking House Democrat backs Trump impeachment inquiry Assistant House speaker Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, saying his presidency is creating "grave national concerns."...
15:13, 08/20/2019

House Judiciary Committee approves guidelines for Trump impeachment probe The House Judiciary Committee approved the parameters for its impeachment investigation into Donald Trump on Thursday — the most significant step Democrats have yet taken as they weigh the divisive move.The party-line vote comes as House Democrats ha...
18:26, 09/12/2019

House panel poised to spell out Trump impeachment probe: source The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, criticized for an unorthodox impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, is poised to vote next week on a resolution to formalize the investigation, a person familiar with the mat...
22:52, 09/07/2019

Liberal U.S. House Democrat urges Trump impeachment decision by year-end A leading progressive voice in the U.S. House of Representatives called on Thursday for intensifying the probe into President Donald Trump's behavior in office with the goal of determining whether to impeach him by year's end....
09:39, 08/30/2019

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler: Trump is making it 'more difficult' not to consider impeachment House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, accused the White House of "intimidating" former WH Counselor Don McGahn from testifying on Capitol Hill and said it was becoming "more and more difficult" to not consider President Trump's imp...
07:52, 05/21/2019

U.S. House panel poised to spell out Trump impeachment probe: source The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, criticized for an unorthodox impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, is poised to vote next week on a resolution to formalize the investigation, a person familiar with the mat...
21:13, 09/07/2019

U.S. House panel seeks grand jury evidence to assess Trump impeachment The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Friday for access to grand jury evidence from the Mueller probe that lawmakers say they need to determine whether to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Tru...
23:26, 07/26/2019

House Speaker Pelosi: Trump making impeachment case by ignoring subpoenas U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday President Donald Trump was moving closer to impeachment with his effort to thwart congressional subpoenas and obstruct lawmakers' efforts to oversee his administration....
18:13, 05/08/2019

House Judiciary panel preparing vote to define Trump impeachment probe The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to take its first formal vote to define what Chairman Jerry Nadler calls an ongoing “impeachment investigation” of President Donald Trump, according to multiple sources briefed on the discussions.The panel c...
11:00, 09/07/2019

Nadler asks House committees probing Trump to share docs for its impeachment investigation House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on Thursday asked four House panels investigating President Donald Trump to share documents and other information to aid his committee’s investigation into whether to file articles of impeachment agains...
03:13, 08/23/2019

House Democrats sue for Trump's tax returns House Democrats on Tuesday sued for President Trump’s tax returns, marking the beginning of a high-stakes legal fight over his efforts to keep his taxes secret.Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) filed suit in federal court to enforce a s...
03:52, 07/03/2019

House Democrats sue Treasury for Trump’s tax returns WASHINGTON – House Democrats have upped the ante in their quest to see President Trump’s tax returns. On Tuesday, House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal sued the Treasury Department in order to force the Internal Revenue Service to hand ove...
19:52, 07/02/2019

Trump vs. House Democrats: 10 upcoming showdowns U.S. President Donald Trump is refusing to cooperate with numerous congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that is likely to result in a court battle with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives....
14:13, 05/20/2019

Gun shock: Majority support ‘mandatory buybacks’ of AR-15s A new survey appears to support Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s push for a mandatory buyback of semi-automatic weapons such as AR-15s and AK-47s, the most popular guns in the world....
02:53, 09/20/2019

Gun shock: Majority support ‘mandatory buyback’ of AR-15s A new survey appears to support Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s push for a mandatory buyback of semi-automatic weapons such as AR-15s and AK-47s, among the most popular guns in the world....
15:13, 09/21/2019

Explainer: After Mueller, what do U.S. House Judiciary Democrats do about Trump? Democrats in control of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hope that Robert Mueller's testimony on Wednesday will boost their wide-ranging investigation of President Donald Trump, but it is not entirely clear where that inquiry is headed....
17:13, 07/24/2019

Trump blasts Democrats for ‘getting nothing done’ after House condemns his remarks President Trump ripped Democrats for ​”getting nothing done” after the House voted primarily along party lines Tuesday night to condemn him for tweeting that four minority lawmakers should “go back” to where they came from. &#...
18:26, 07/17/2019

House Democrats Are Finally Suing for Trump's Tax Returns It only took House Democrats six months to make good on one of their campaign promises, but after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made it clear he wouldn’t comply with requests for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, the Democrats are reportedly ...
06:13, 07/03/2019

House Democrats sue US Treasury for Trump’s tax returns – live Trump’s refusal to release returns breaks years of precedentSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.27pm BST In a combative interaction with the press about the Fourth of July holiday, White House advisor Kellyanne Conway accused a rep...
19:39, 07/02/2019

US, Venezuela opposition majority renew support for Guaidó Venezuela’s opposition-led congress has again thrown its support behind Juan Guaidó, saying he’ll serve as the crisis-wracked nation’s interim president until they’ve ended Nicolás Maduro’s grip on power...
06:14, 09/18/2019

Majority of Britons support 'Brexit by any means': poll A majority of Britons believe Prime Minister Boris Johnson must take Britain out of the European Union "by any means", even if that involves suspending parliament, an opinion poll conducted for the Daily Telegraph said on Monday....
11:52, 08/13/2019

House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill With Trump Support (WASHINGTON) — Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday easily passed bipartisan debt and budget legislation to permit the Treasury to issue bonds to pay the governmen...
10:52, 07/26/2019

White House says Stephen Moore still has Trump's support for Fed seat The White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said on Monday, despite concerns among some Democratic lawmakers about his competence and past remarks....
11:13, 04/30/2019

House Democrats pull tribal bills after Trump tweet Democratic leaders have pulled two House bills concerning Native American tribes after President Donald Trump urged Republicans to oppose one of the measures...
22:26, 05/08/2019

House Democrats press probe of Trump security clearances The former head of the White House office for security clearances told U.S. congressional investigators that he loosened clearance procedures for new hires over the objections of career officials, a congressional aide said on Thursday....
22:13, 05/02/2019

House Democrats Will Investigate Trump Administration Over Its Non-Response to Maria The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced on Monday that it would begin an investigation into the Trump Administration’s response to the 2017 hurricanes that decimated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
03:52, 05/07/2019

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
19:13, 07/19/2019

House Democrats move to fight Trump's stonewalling in court U.S. congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, and its underlying evidence, taking a step bound to intensify their clash with President Donald ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

House Democrats to discuss whether to impeach Trump – live updates Mueller to release search warrants from inquiry into Michael CohenO’Rourke rolled out plan to protect abortion rights at CNN town hallSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.59pm BST Ben Carson, former brain surgeon turned Secretary o...
16:13, 05/22/2019

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday....
05:39, 07/16/2019

House Democrats Feel Little Pressure From Voters to Impeach Trump In town hall-style meetings and meet-and-greets across the country, constituents criticized President Trump. But they are more concerned with matters other than impeachment....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Trump to square off in court with House Democrats over financial records U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask a federal judge on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the Trump family and Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers....
15:39, 08/23/2019

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show for testimony before the panel at President Donald Trump's request....
02:52, 05/22/2019

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two key U.S. lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California ...
00:00, 09/20/2019

House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
21:00, 07/19/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
07:26, 05/21/2019

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
23:39, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field slowly grows....
22:52, 08/25/2019

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field slowly grows....
06:00, 08/29/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
22:00, 07/09/2019

Majority of Germans support Angela Merkel, want her to finish term Germans see Chancellor Merkel as a force of stability in a crisis-ridden world, a recent survey has shown. Despite her popularity, a majority are dissatisfied with her government but not enough to back early elections....
01:39, 09/06/2019

Pelosi says Trump wants to be impeached and is angry that House Democrats are not moving in that direction The speaker offered her assessment as the Republican president and Democrats continued to blame one another for an impasse on infrastructure and other legislation....
18:52, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with Cali...
00:00, 09/20/2019

Trump says White House discussing gun legislation; Democrats say talks low-level President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was in "meaningful" talks with Democrats about gun legislation after the latest mass shootings, but congressional aides downplayed the discussions as low-level and not very productive....
07:13, 08/21/2019

Only House Democrats can hold Trump accountable and Mueller's testimony proved it If House Democrats want President Trump held formally accountable for his conduct surrounding Russian election interference, they'll need to do it all on their own...
06:52, 07/25/2019

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that libe...
06:00, 06/28/2019

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit over his business properties....
19:13, 05/29/2019

House Democrats lose bid to fast-track Trump tax return lawsuit A U.S. judge refused on Thursday to fast-track a congressional lawsuit seeking to force disclosure of President Donald Trump's federal tax returns, saying it was a complicated and important matter that should not be rushed....
09:39, 08/30/2019

House Democrats probe Trump's overhaul of security clearance process A U.S. congressional committee on Monday demanded documents from the Trump administration relating to its overhaul of the background check process that determines who can handle America’s secret information....
02:00, 06/25/2019

House Democrats to get more Mueller evidence, Trump calls witness 'sleazebag' Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump, with the U.S. Justice Department agreeing to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry....
04:26, 06/11/2019

Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers inv...
16:52, 05/22/2019

House Democrats seek to intervene against Trump lawsuit over bank subpoenas Two committees of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday asked to intervene in a lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization seeking to block House subpoenas seeking financial...
09:39, 05/04/2019

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest....
12:26, 06/26/2019

Factbox: Four moments to watch for as U.S. Democrats debate in Detroit Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will take the stage in Detroit on Tuesday and Wednesday nights in their second debate of the nominating contest for the November 2020 U.S. election....
16:13, 07/29/2019

Factbox: What do U.S. Democrats want from Mueller's grand jury evidence? The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court last week for permission to access grand jury evidence from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election....
21:52, 07/28/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
11:26, 05/21/2019

Trump urges U.S. court to shield Deutsche Bank records from House Democrats Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump asked a federal appeals court on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the president's family and the Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers...
22:52, 08/25/2019

Trump asserts 'executive privilege' over Mueller report in fight with House Democrats President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over materials used to assemble special counsel Robert Mueller's report in a dispute over with House Democrats, officials said....
17:52, 05/08/2019

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border....
09:52, 06/24/2019

Military spent $184,000 at Trump’s Scotland resort, according to documents released by House Democrats The House Oversight Committee is investigating whether Trump has violated a constitutional provision that prevents presidents enriching themselves through the office....
07:39, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 1-House Democrats seek to intervene against Trump lawsuit over bank subpoenas Two committees of the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday asked to intervene in a lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization seeking to block House subpoenas seeking financial...
14:39, 05/04/2019

House Democrats vote to block Trump's Obamacare 'relief' ideas for states House Democrats voted Thursday to block the Trump administration from letting states make changes to their healthcare programs, the first of several bills up for a vote this month attacking Republican efforts to gut Obamacare....
05:26, 05/10/2019

Three Republicans join House Democrats to rebuke Trump on Paris climate agreement House Democrats rebuked President Trump for rejecting the Paris Agreement Thursday, passing a bill that would bar him from taking the U.S. out of the landmark international climate change accord....
22:39, 05/02/2019

White House defies Congress on McGahn subpoena as Trump battles Democrats The White House on Tuesday instructed Don McGahn, its former counsel, to refuse to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry, intensifying a fight between President Donald Trump's ad...
20:39, 05/07/2019

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders....
19:26, 09/04/2019

Democrats sue to compel ex-White House counsel McGahn's testimony in Trump-Russia probe The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 20...
10:26, 08/08/2019

Judge denies House Democrats’ attempt to fast-track Trump tax return suit A federal judge in Washington on Thursday told House Democrats to essentially wait in line in their push to fast-track a lawsuit demanding President Trump’s tax returns....
19:39, 08/30/2019

House Democrats seek to block Trump’s faith-based protections for health workers Along party lines, the House Appropriations Committee votes to block the new rule that allows providers to refuse services that violate their religious beliefs....
05:26, 05/09/2019

House Democrats rush to pass border aid bill before July 4, Trump vows veto U.S. House Democrats said they plan to pass a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border later on Tuesday, citing an urgency to act following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcro...
01:00, 06/26/2019

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will ‘go nowhere’ Democrats on Thursday passed their first significant climate change legislation since gaining control of the House of Representatives thi...
00:39, 05/03/2019

Judge says Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Trump financial records to House Democrats Deutsche Bank and Capitol One can turn over financial documents related to President Donald Trump and his businesses in response to subpoenas from House Democrats, a judge said....
22:39, 05/22/2019

The Democrats’ Pointman on Impeachment The hardest job in Washington right now belongs to a straight-talking New Yorker in his 70s. And it’s not President Donald Trump. As Trump ramps up his defiance of House Democratic investigations, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, 71...
16:26, 05/23/2019

When it comes to impeachment, it may just mean what Democrats 'choose it to mean' It appears that via “Local Rule 57.6” and “pursuant to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 6(e)” that Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee may be trying to impeach President Trump....
10:13, 07/29/2019

House Democrats hit back at Trump after Mueller hearings, cite ex-special counsel's 'powerful words' Top House Democrats hit back Wednesday at President Trump after the Robert Mueller hearings saw the former special counsel largely rehash the findings of his report on the Russia investigation....
02:13, 07/25/2019

‘A lack of urgency’: Democrats frustrated as House investigators struggle to unearth major revelations about Trump The impatience is reflected in primary challenges to two committee chairmen leading investigations: Judiciary’s Jerrold Nadler and Ways and Means’ Richard E. Neal....
03:52, 07/24/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that rejects President's Trump's proposed budget cuts....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Is It an Impeachment Inquiry or Not? Democrats Can’t Seem to Agree As they navigate the tricky politics and complex legal terrain of impeachment, Democrats are sending mixed messages about their inquiry into President Trump....
09:26, 09/12/2019

Support for impeachment falls as 2020 heats up _____ WASHINGTON – None of the 20-plus Democrats running for president have wanted to make impeaching President Trump a central focus of their campaign. That is, until last week when billionaire businessman and impeachment advocate Tom Steyeren...
19:00, 07/14/2019

Back home, Democrats hear a lot, or not much, on impeachment YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — In suburban Philadelphia, it took about eight minutes into the question-and-answer session at freshman Rep. Madeleine Dean’s town hall for someone to ask about impeachment. It came up only indirectly at a town hall in South...
07:26, 06/01/2019

Democrats say congressional obstruction is pushing some to think about impeachment Key House Democrats who have avoided questions about impeachment in the past say that President Donald Trump could be exposing himself to another potential avenue for impeachment by obstructing congressional investigations....
08:26, 05/01/2019

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds WASHINGTON (AP) — The decisions being made over whether or not to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political. And Democrats know they’ll have fallout in 2020 and bey...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the ...
03:13, 09/18/2019

Democrats’ impeachment debut leaves more questions than answers Contrast the display of unity on President Trump’s side with how Democrats in the House are divided about whether to even pursue an impeachment inquiry....
07:39, 09/19/2019

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings against President Donald Trump.As the administrati...
05:26, 05/22/2019

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Previously, only a few candidates had called for beginning impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Now, a majority of the Democratic field has expressed support....
00:39, 05/30/2019

Moderate Democrats warn Pelosi of impeachment obsession A day before the House Judiciary Committee took its biggest step yet toward impeachment last week, moderate Democratic Rep. Anthony Brindisi voiced his frustrations directly to Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The battleground freshman told Pelosi and other l...
15:00, 09/15/2019

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential ...
02:00, 05/30/2019

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn's wife dies at 80 Dr. Emily England Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, passed away on Thursday. She was 80 years old.Emily Clyburn — known as "Dr. Em" to many — was an esteemed librarian and political activist who played a key role in her husband's poli...
20:00, 09/19/2019

House Democrats move closer to holding Barr in contempt, raising questions about fate of former Trump counsel Donald McGahn The House Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday on a contempt citation for the attorney general, who missed a deadline for producing the full Mueller report....
02:26, 05/07/2019

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
06:39, 08/07/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
20:00, 05/21/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
21:52, 07/01/2019

Running up the score in House races could deliver White House to Democrats An analysis by Third Way of all 235 districts held by Democrats identified the high-value political targets for the party — for the presidency and control of the House and Senate....
12:52, 09/22/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
02:26, 05/10/2019

Democrats' messy impeachment push hits critical phase House Democrats return to Capitol Hill next week with an impeachment mess on their hands and just weeks to make a choice that could define the rest of Donald Trump's presidency.Lawmakers faced frequently contentious town halls during their six-week A...
19:39, 09/03/2019

Key Democrats up the pressure on Pelosi for impeachment but she stands by go-slow approach House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own leadership ranks to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeachment even as Pelosi made clear that she is pursuing a deliberate approach....
23:52, 05/21/2019

Andy McCarthy: Democrats don't have impeachment grounds 'as framers would have understood it' As Rashida Tlaib argues towards an increased push by Democrats in the House of Representatives on the impeachment of President Trump, Former U.S. Attorney General Andy McCarthy said that the process will be purely political....
20:26, 05/28/2019

‘Get real’: Senior Democrats shut down Kavanaugh impeachment push Senior Democrats are moving quickly to snuff out calls to impeach Brett Kavanaugh, arguing those tactics are unrealistic and politically harmful. Democrats are already wrestling with whether to try to oust President Donald Trump, and leadership sees...
08:13, 09/17/2019

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
15:13, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 202...
00:52, 06/20/2019

Shinzo Abe On Course To Retain Majority In Japan Upper House Election Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc looking to protect its majority and keep on track plans to amend the country's pacifist constitution....
19:13, 07/21/2019

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Justice Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washing...
09:00, 06/10/2019

Democrats are demanding Brett Kavanaugh's impeachment over a new sexual misconduct allegation Andrew Harnik/Getty Images The New York Times reported Saturday that a former college classmate of Kavanaugh tried to tip off US senators and the FBI last year to another previously unreported sexual misconduct allegation. Democratic lawmakers and 2...
00:39, 09/16/2019

Mueller intended to break Democrats' impeachment stalemate | Walter Shapiro Masked by careful legalistic language, the special counsel was speaking directly to Nancy Pelosi: the House can vote to impeach TrumpUnless they are on a secret Washington dinner party circuit, there are no hints that Robert Mueller and Nancy Pelosi ...
12:39, 05/31/2019

Attorney General’s Testimony Shows Why Democrats Are Treading Lightly on Impeachment Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham opened Attorney General Barr’s testimony Wednesday with an attempt at levity. The first measure, he joked, would be to turn down the heat in the room. Graham was talking about the actual temperature in t...
04:26, 05/02/2019

Shinzo Abe's party wins majority in Japan upper-house elections Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party won a clear majority of seats in Japan's upper-chamber House of Councillors Sunday, but it fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to keep a major campaign pledge to amend the c...
02:39, 07/23/2019

Dems launch secret-money ad blitz to back House majority Top Democratic strategists are launching a new outside group that can raise and spend unlimited money to tout issues that helped candidates flip the House in 2018 and became early legislative priorities this year.The group, a nonprofit called House M...
07:00, 07/26/2019

Japan's pro-constitutional revision force to lose 2/3 majority in upper house: NHK Japan's ruling coalition and pro-constitutional revision allies were certain to lose the two-thirds upper house majority needed to push ahead with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proposal to revise the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK said....
17:52, 07/21/2019

Japan's ruling bloc set for upper house majority, may get 2/3: NHK exit poll Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but it was uncertain whether the coalition and other allies could seal the two-thirds majority needed to keep alive his dream of revising the paci...
17:52, 07/21/2019

Japan’s ruling coalition secures majority in upper house of parliament Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s party will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions, according to vote counts by Japanese media....
23:26, 07/21/2019

Justin Amash, Under Attack for Impeachment Talk, Finds Mixed Support at Home Representative Justin Amash, always a marginal Republican figure, finds himself on center stage for his view on the president’s conduct: hero to many, goat to many more....
03:00, 05/29/2019

The gloves are coming off in Congress as Democrats and Republicans fight over the Mueller report and impeachment Ethan Miller/Getty Images More and more Democrats are ramping up calls for impeachment and harsher punishments for top Trump officials. At the same time, Democratic leaders are trying to tamp down on calls for Trump's impeachment and advocate a "go-...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Impeachment talk is rising among Democrats. Nancy Pelosi is right to shut it down | Zaid Jilani Opening an impeachment inquiry would start a process many Americans would see as an attempt to circumvent the 2020 election Upon taking control of Congress in 2006, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi declared that impeachment of then-President Geor...
22:26, 05/27/2019

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK sai...
03:00, 07/22/2019

Modi's ruling alliance may win key India upper house majority next year: projection Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance could achieve a crucial majority in the upper house of parliament next year if some small regional parties join the bloc that recently won a massive mandate in the lower house, according to a proj...
12:52, 06/08/2019

The NAACP’s national convention voted unanimously today to support the impeachment of President Trum The NAACP’s national convention voted unanimously today to support the impeachment of President Trump. Everyone is on board with impeachment, except for the people who actually have the power to decide, who are instead convinced Trump is “self-impeac...
23:13, 07/23/2019

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s desire to add a citizenship question to the 2020 c...
23:26, 07/11/2019

House Republicans, seeking path back to majority, vow to try again on scrapping health-care law, curbing deficits Health care remains an albatross for the GOP, two years after the Affordable Care Act replacement effort sputtered. So does the national debt, which has continued to skyrocket....
14:26, 09/14/2019

The wealth tax that Democrats and Republican billionaires both support In Wednesday's Financial Times, hedge fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed a wealth tax, he supports eliminating a feature of the tax code known as the "step-up in basis" for capital gains....
19:52, 07/31/2019

House committee approves guidelines for impeachment hearings WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s no confusion about what his committee is doing: It’s an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it. Nadler tried to clear up any misconceptions Thurs...
04:52, 09/13/2019

Most House impeachment inquiry backers are Pelosi's investigators Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a ready-made reply when pressed on impeaching President Donald Trump: Democrats have tasked six powerful committees with investigating Trump’s conduct, and they’ll “follow the facts” to chart a course for the House. But a PO...
22:13, 06/27/2019

U.S. House committee to hold 1st impeachment investigation hearing Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s outspoken, loyal former campaign manager, is scheduled to appear Tuesday to discuss the report by former special counsel Robert Mueller....
23:13, 09/17/2019

Social Democrats in Denmark get support to form new govt COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Left-wing parties in Denmark say they will back the center-left Social Democrats to form a one-party minority government. The 18-page deal would make the Social Democrats’ female leader, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen,...
12:52, 06/26/2019

Jerry Nadler is the other House Democrat feeling the heat on impeachment Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on inv...
17:13, 05/22/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
09:13, 05/21/2019

Nancy Pelosi: ‘The White House is just crying out for impeachment' – video The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called for Donald Trump’s family to intervene in the president’s wellbeing “for the good of the country”. The dramatic statements came one da...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Amash says Pelosi wrong on impeachment – and does not rule out White House run Michigan congressman has left Republican partyRobert Reich: This is Trump and the oligarchs vs the restHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi is making a moral and strategic mistake by refusing to bring formal articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the on...
23:39, 07/07/2019

Black Voters and Their House Members Are Driving Impeachment Talk While House Democratic leaders agonize, black voters want President Trump impeached, and their ardor on the subject is driving their representatives....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Jeff Merkley: Democrats don't support open borders, it's a 'myth' Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said Democrats always have supported stronger security measures at the southern border and denounced the notion of their desire for open borders, calling it a "myth." ...
07:13, 07/08/2019

House Judiciary Committee Is Taking a Small Procedural Step Towards Impeachment (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee will vote Thursday to establish rules for hearings on impeachment, escalating the panel’s investigations of President Donald Trump. The resolution is a technical step toward Trump’s impea...
14:39, 09/10/2019

House progressive caucus urges members to back impeachment inquiry Leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Tuesday began urging their members as a whole to formally back an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, a move that could deliver a boost to the party’s growing pro-impeachment wing....
13:39, 09/11/2019

Why Aren’t 2020 Democrats Talking About Impeachment? Because Voters Aren’t Asking Impeachment is popular among Democratic voters, but remains secondary to issues like health care. And their support is tempered by the worry that nothing will come of it....
06:39, 07/29/2019

4th Ranking House Democrat Calls for Impeachment Investigation to ‘Hold This President Accountable’ (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it’s time to hold him accountable. The New Mexico congressman, t...
03:52, 08/20/2019

House Dems plan new wave of Russia hearings amid impeachment chatter House Democrats are gearing up for a new wave of hearings and congressional actions next week in connection with the Russia investigation -- coming as lawmakers and 2020 presidential candidates increase pressure on party leadership to launch impeachm...
20:52, 06/07/2019

DOJ opposes House panel's request for more Mueller probe materials as it pursues impeachment The Justice Department told a judge Friday that the House Judiciary Committee shouldn't be granted access to unreleased material from the former special counsel's Russia investigation as it weighs whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings ...
07:39, 09/14/2019

Nancy Pelosi 'isn't going to be able to hold off' impeachment push from inside her party, senior House Dem tells Fox News House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could soon be left with no choice but to embrace calls from some within her party to impeach President Trump, one senior Democrat told Fox News....
03:52, 05/21/2019

Bernie Sanders releases plan to double union membership as Democrats fight for labor support Sanders' sweeping proposal would make it easier for workers to join unions and end the so-called right-to-work laws recently favored by the GOP....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Labour and Tories plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be held now....
10:39, 05/31/2019

Pence: Trump committed seeing 2020 GOP majority Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat Friday, where he said he and President Donald Trump are committed to seeing a Republican majority return to Congress in 2020. (Sept. 13)   &#...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Factbox: Who will be Trump's next intelligence chief? U.S. President Donald Trump promised to move quickly to nominate a successor to Dan Coats, who leaves his position as Director of National Intelligence on Aug. 15....
10:13, 08/07/2019

Factbox: U.S. oil and gas regulatory rollbacks under Trump The Trump administration has moved broadly to relax Obama-era rules put in place to regulate methane and other greenhouse gas emissions, offshore drilling safety, fuel economy and wetlands rules that impact oil, gas and coal industries....
22:26, 08/29/2019

Factbox: Trump's Twitter thoughts on big tech U.S. President Donald Trump has long targeted big tech companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook and Twitter in his social media comments, accusing them of working against him and his administration....
00:00, 07/25/2019

Factbox: The ups and downs since Trump first met North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time at a historic summit in Singapore on June 12 last year and there have been ups and downs in the North's foreign relations since then....
03:39, 06/12/2019

‘Nobody Is Above the Law’: House Democrats Are Furious With Barr Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he did not appear at a hearing. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that he lied to Congress. “That’...
19:39, 05/02/2019

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achievement...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Trump’s choice of Stephen Moore for Fed ‘is in trouble,’ majority whip says Republican senators said the White House is aware Moore lacks the votes for Senate confirmation, and they expect either Moore to withdraw or the White House to cancel his pending nomination....
05:26, 05/02/2019

House Moves Again to Cut Off Support to Saudi War in Yemen The vote was part of a barrage of defense policy measures that would put a Democratic stamp on the military and serve as an indictment of the president’s foreign policy....
03:00, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Many sticks, few carrots: Trump's Palestinian policy A series of dramatic policy moves by U.S. President Donald Trump on sensitive issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict preceded a U.S.-sponsored workshop opening in Bahrain on Tuesday, aimed at showcasing the economic benefits a peace deal could br...
13:00, 06/24/2019

Factbox: Investments by automakers in the U.S. and China since Trump came to power Major automakers have announced a slew of investments in the United States since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017 and exerted pressure on the industry to create more U.S. jobs....
12:00, 05/21/2019

Factbox: U.S. executives warn consumers will pay for Trump's tariffs Some executives from U.S. companies that sell clothing, food and other products warn that costs related to the latest round of tariffs on goods from China will be passed along to consumers in the form of higher prices....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Winners and losers in Trump's trade war with China U.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trump's trade wars, including disputes with Beijing and global steel tariffs, have had an impact on them....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elec...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Factbox: Trump administration departures, firings, reassignments U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett would leave his post "shortly," making him the latest high-level departure from the administration....
00:52, 06/04/2019

State auditor general to run for US House, Democrats say HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is telling fellow Democrats that he’s going to run for Congress in a Harrisburg-area district that’s in Republican hands. Two Democratic Party figures say DePasquale to...
03:52, 06/26/2019

House Democrats Want Mueller to Testify, Despite His Reluctance Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but Democrats want him on a witness stand....
00:39, 05/30/2019

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when De...
02:52, 06/05/2019

A Key Piece of Obamacare Finds an Unlikely Foe: House Democrats The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself....
21:39, 07/17/2019

Don McGahn won't comply with House Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn is refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, deferring to a last-minute instruction from the White House to disregard House Democrat...
18:26, 05/07/2019

Frustrated House Democrats Pin Their Hopes on Mueller Democrats, hitting a presidential stonewall in their efforts to stoke public anger, believe that testimony from Robert S. Mueller III is the only way to clear up certain ambiguities in his report....
04:52, 05/17/2019

The straightforward question House Democrats can’t answer Over the past two weeks, House Democrats have provided no fewer than three different explanations for what steps the House Judiciary Committee is taking on impeachment....
00:00, 09/13/2019

‘So Help Me God’ No More: Democrats Give House Traditions a Makeover The Democrats running the House are changing things, including sometimes omitting words from the swearing-in oath, and some Republicans are not pleased....
16:00, 05/11/2019

House Democrats Subpoena a Who’s Who of Mueller Witnesses The House Judiciary Committee approved a dozen new subpoenas targeting Mueller witnesses, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, and Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general....
19:13, 07/11/2019

House Democrats Reportedly Want to Go After Rudy Giuliani The Daily Beast reported on Friday that congressional Democrats are considering launching a probe into Trump lawyer and sycophant Rudy Giuliani and his work overseas, after Giuliani attempted to push an investigation into Joe Biden’s son and his work...
21:00, 06/07/2019

President Trump Attacks a Majority-Black District in Maryland and Its Representative WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Saturday denigrated a majority-black district represented by a congressional nemesis as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” broadening a campaign against prominent critics of his admi...
12:52, 07/28/2019

Aided by a strong economy, Trump approval rises, but a majority also see him as ‘unpresidential’ In 2020 matchups, Trump trails Biden but runs even with four other potential challengers. The electorate sharply divided between pro- and anti-Trump....
07:39, 07/07/2019

The Vote Is In: A Majority of Americans Say Trump’s a Racist, Quinnipiac Poll Finds Just over half of all Americans think Donald Trump is racist, according to a Quinnipiac University poll, including a majority of people identifying as independents....
05:26, 08/02/2019

Slim majority backs Trump’s raids on illegal immigrants: poll A slight majority of voters support the deportation raids that President Trump said occurred across the country over the weekend, a poll ​out Wednesday found. While 51 percent of the respondents said they agree that illegal immigrants with outstandin...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan as mistakes....
11:52, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Next rounds of Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods to hit consumers U.S. President Donald Trump's next round of tariffs on Chinese imports is scheduled to take effect starting on Sunday, escalating the trade war between the world's two largest economies with a big hit to consumer goods....
18:39, 08/31/2019

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
03:52, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist, on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Tweets tell story of souring Trump, Cohen relationship President Donald Trump and his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, have both used Twitter to spar with enemies over the last decade. Cohen, 52, is due to report to federal prison in New York state on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence f...
19:26, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Democrats blast Barr after he skips House hearing Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

House Democrats Offer an Alternative to the Green New Deal The influential group of lawmakers is calling for net-zero emissions in the United States by 2050. Supporters of the Green New Deal say that's not enough....
17:39, 07/27/2019

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks after shootings in Texas and Ohio....
08:26, 08/08/2019

House Democrats push through $4.5B emergency border aid bill House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package after a small revolt by the progressive wing of the party threatened to torpedo the legislation. After last-minute changes to the bill to gain support from left-lea...
08:26, 06/26/2019

Bashing China could be the Democrats' ticket to the White House There's a good chance the voters who say they don't like "Trump's tariffs" will support them if they're promoted by Warren, Sanders or Biden. But none of the candidates have put together a credible plan for pressuring China, write...
06:26, 08/29/2019

House Democrats unveil $4.5 billion border measure WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have unveiled a $4.5 billion measure to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and to the government’s responsibility to care for tens of thousands of people seeking safe harbor under...
19:00, 06/21/2019

House Democrats Plan an Alternative to Green New Deal The influential group of lawmakers is calling for net-zero emissions in the United States by 2050. Supporters of the Green New Deal say that's not enough....
21:00, 07/23/2019

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration because thousands of their citizens sought asylum...
23:26, 06/21/2019

The House Democrats' Campaign Operation Is a Total Shambles Right Now Illinois Rep. Cheri Bustos was elected the chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in November. Her tenure so far has been highly tumultuous, to say the least—and now, she’s embroiled in a major internal controversy....
17:26, 07/29/2019

Gallup: Small majority say Donald Trump 'strong and decisive'; two-thirds say dishonest A small majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but more than two-thirds find him to be dishonest, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicates....
00:26, 07/11/2019

Trump calls majority black Baltimore district ‘disgusting,’ ‘rodent infested’ Trump's target in a series of early morning tweets was U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives Oversight Committee, who has called Trump a racist and sharply criticized his immigration policies....
23:39, 07/27/2019

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS N...
13:26, 05/23/2019

Majority of voters say ‘Send her back’ chants at Trump rally were racist: poll A majority of Americans believe that the “Send her back!” chants directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar that erupted during President Trump’s rally in North Carolina last week were racist, according to a new poll. The Politico/Morning Consult poll found that 58...
20:26, 07/24/2019

Factbox: Trump's immigration enforcement lags behind Obama's first term in office President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities next week would begin removing "millions" of immigrants living illegally in the United States, without giving more details....
18:00, 06/18/2019

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet on Saturday to seek an end to a costly trade war between the world's largest economies....
04:52, 06/28/2019

Factbox: A few of Mueller report's 183 mentions of ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks It is no wonder Democratic investigators in the U.S. Congress want to talk to Hope Hicks, a former close aide to President Donald Trump: She is mentioned in the Mueller report more than 180 times....
23:39, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Tariff wars - duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would raise tariffs to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese imports by the end of the week....
05:13, 05/06/2019

House Democrats Approve LGBT Anti-Discrimination ‘Equality Act’ (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protectio...
03:52, 05/18/2019

House Democrats move towards court action against Barr, McGahn A U.S. House of Representatives committee, seeking to advance probes of President Donald Trump, unveiled a measure on Thursday that would authorize court action to enforce congressional subpoenas of Attorney General William Barr and former White Hou...
21:13, 06/06/2019

House Democrats Take Don McGahn to Court Over Ignoring Their Subpoena to Testify The House Judiciary Committee filed a complaint in federal court Wednesday to enforce a subpoena compelling former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about his time in the Trump administration. It’s a move committee aides touted as anoth...
03:13, 08/08/2019

House Democrats won't hold contempt floor vote anytime soon House Democrats will not hold floor votes on contempt resolutions against Attorney General William Barr or any other Trump administration officials until at least June, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Wednesday.Hoyer's comments made officia...
10:26, 05/16/2019

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ignoring....
00:13, 06/12/2019

House Democrats unveil more 'realistic' climate change plan A group of U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a climate change plan they said featured a "more realistic" goal to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 rather than by 2030 as envisioned under the Green New Deal introduced early this year....
01:52, 07/24/2019

Democrats say White House offer on budget deal has 'nonstarters' Democrats said Friday there are "nonstarters" in a new White House offer that includes $1.1 trillion in options to offset spending increases in a two-year agreement that would raise the budget caps and hike the debt limit.“This is the White House’s s...
01:26, 07/20/2019

House Democrats ask ATF which gun dealers sell most firearms tied to crime The Democratic-led House Oversight Committee asked the Trump administration on Friday to name the top five gun dealers in the country responsible for selling firearms tied to crime....
02:52, 08/10/2019

House Democrats sidestep border wall fight until November House Democrats have largely agreed to punt an ugly border wall fight with Donald Trump until November, likely averting a shutdown this month — as long as the president backs the plan. The House is expected to pass a stopgap funding bill this week t...
16:26, 09/17/2019

House Democrats Push Barr to Submit to a Lawyer’s Questioning The House Judiciary Committee will vote on whether to allow Republican and Democratic lawyers to question Attorney General William P. Barr, signaling that Democrats are not backing down....
21:52, 04/29/2019

House Democrats Doing Their Best to Let William Barr Turn In His Homework Late House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler warned Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he has just one more chance to comply with a congressional subpoena before he’s in very big trouble, according to a letter sent to the Department of J...
21:26, 05/03/2019

House Democrats and Republicans agree: Senior vacancies at DHS is a cause for concern House Democrats and Republicans are in agreement that the large number of senior leadership vacancies within the Department of Homeland Security are hurting the body’s ability to carry out its many missions....
17:00, 05/02/2019

House Democrats start Mueller report marathon reading The reading of all 448 pages of the special counsel’s report is expected to last between 12 to 14 hours, concluding in the early hours of Friday morning.,...
01:00, 05/17/2019

House Democrats Find At Least 30 Migrant Children Are Still Separated From Parents (WASHINGTON) — Democrats who’ve visited the southern border accused President Donald Trump of cruelty on Friday while Republicans said Democrats were playing politics but doing little to help as the parties clashed at a House hearing over...
23:52, 07/12/2019

‘They’re rich and ready’: House Democrats outpace GOP in fundraising by nearly $20 million Most moderate Democratic freshmen will have the resources to try to counter the GOP message — money they will need with Trump at the top of the ticket....
17:13, 07/22/2019

House Democrats suspend work on retooling border aid legislation U.S. House Democrats on Thursday suspended work on legislation to retool Senate-passed border aid legislation, a Democratic aide said. The Democrats had been planning to vote later Thursday on adding protections for migrant children to the bill....
22:13, 06/27/2019

House Speaker Pelosi tells her Democrats to kill the tweets U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements private....
03:26, 07/11/2019

The High-Risk Strategy That Could Hand Democrats the White House Over many years of following our beloved Philadelphia Phillies, my dad and I have often wistfully imagined that, in games where the Phils dissemble their opponent by a lopsided margin, the team could store some of that surplus in a “run bank...
03:13, 09/18/2019

U.S. House panel debates gun control, Democrats pressuring Republicans U.S. Democrats, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, while President Donald Trump also planned to huddle with Republican leaders....
01:26, 09/11/2019

House Democrats Are Really Serious About Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt This Time House Democratic leaders are moving forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to provide subpoenaed documents relating to the 2020 Census, according to Politico....
04:26, 07/09/2019

House Democrats Demand More Control Over Border as Impasse Deepens Democrats moved to add an amendment to a Senate border-spending bill, inserting tougher oversight and health standard protections. Senate Republicans say no....
17:00, 06/27/2019

House Democrats infighting escalates with late-night tweet US House TV via Reuters Infighting in the House Democratic caucus continued Friday with a late-night tweet from the official House Democrats Twitter account. "Who is this guy and why is he explicitly singling out a Native American woman of color?" t...
12:39, 07/13/2019

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached the House of Representatives....
19:52, 06/11/2019

Majority opposes Trump rule cutting off Planned Parenthood Title X funding: Poll The Trump administration's new requirement that federally-funded family planning clinics be housed separately from abortion clinics, a rule that would cut some funding for Planned Parenthood, is unpopular across party lines, according to new polling....
21:52, 05/03/2019

Japan's Abe says upper house election win shows support for constitution debate Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his ruling coalition's solid win in an upper house election on Sunday showed that voters supported debate over his proposal to revise the post-war, pacifist constitution....
17:52, 07/21/2019

Factbox: Reactions to Trump firing of John Bolton, foreign policy hawk U.S. President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton amid disagreements over how to handle foreign policy challenges such as North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan and Russia....
01:26, 09/11/2019

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump supporters at a rally targeted one of them....
23:00, 07/18/2019

House Democrats introduce a bill to tighten airport security stings The bill would establish standards for TSA’s covert testing, and require TSA to track and report its progress in resolving security vulnerabilities identified through these covert tests....
20:00, 06/26/2019

House Democrats give Barr deadline for access to Mueller report In a letter, Rep. Jerrold Nadler said if the Justice Department “persists in its baseless refusal to comply” the committee will move toward contempt proceedings....
19:39, 05/03/2019

Stung by snubs, House Democrats weigh fines for U.S. attorney general Some U.S. House Democrats on Thursday said they might seek to invoke a dormant congressional power to impose fines on Attorney General William Barr after he refused to provide them with an unredacted copy of the Mueller report....
22:13, 05/02/2019

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reticent special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is no consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
06:13, 06/02/2019

House Democrats split as GOP demands action on anti-Israel boycott Top Republicans called on Democrats to pass a bill opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Democrats argue the GOP is engaging in political gamesmanship....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Most Democrats say age is not just a number for White House candidates: Reuters/Ipsos poll As Democrats weigh a field of 20 White House hopefuls that includes candidates who would be the youngest or oldest president ever elected, new Reuters/Ipsos polling shows age could be a liability at either end of the spectrum....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Democrats fume as McGahn skips House hearing: ‘Our subpoenas are not optional’ The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee vowed Tuesday to go to court if necessary to seek former White House Counsel Don McGahn's testimony, after he defied a subpoena and skipped a committee hearing at President Trump's direction. ...
18:13, 05/21/2019

White House Again Rejects Democrats’ Requests for Documents in Corruption Inquiry The letter from the White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, argues that Congress was not a law enforcement body and doesn’t have the standing to investigate the president....
23:39, 05/15/2019

The pork industry wants a dramatically different inspection system. House Democrats are balking. A proposal to change Department of Agriculture pork inspections, shifting some tasks from federal inspectors to plant employees, could be delayed until the agency completes an investigation into data used when the USDA developed the new program....
05:26, 06/05/2019

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of billions of dollars to renewable energy and energy efficiency....
21:26, 05/16/2019

House Democrats seek Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh's records Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel's chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's service in the White House under former President George W. Bush....
10:13, 08/07/2019

House Democrats probe Justice Department's handling of police shootings The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unveiled a probe of the Trump administration's moves to curtail the federal government's role in scrutinizing police shootings....
05:52, 05/15/2019

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
07:39, 06/05/2019

Ocasio-Cortez backs liberal challenger to one of the most conservative House Democrats Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is backing a liberal challenger to fellow Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski — her first endorsement of a candidate aligned with the progressive group Justice Democrats since being elected to Congress. The left-wing political...
16:26, 09/17/2019

Daily on Energy: House Democrats proclaim climate and infrastructure week SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
19:26, 05/20/2019

House Democrats Revive Probe on Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking documents from the Trump administration. The panel is renewing an inquiry into the “abominable” U.S. response to deadly 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. ...
00:39, 05/07/2019

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mex...
23:13, 06/27/2019

House panel yanks Curbelo invite amid furor from top Democrats The Ways and Means Committee yanked an invitation for former GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo to testify at a hearing next week after other Democrats became enraged that the panel was offering a prized platform to a longtime foe.Ways and Means Chairman Richar...
15:39, 05/11/2019

No Mueller, no McGahn and stalled investigations leave House Democrats frustrated  Democrats face an uncooperative president, Pelosi’s reluctance about impeachment and a court system that could take years in resolving the standoff. ...
11:26, 05/18/2019

White House hopefuls to make a pitch to undecided New Hampshire Democrats A parade of 19 Democratic White House hopefuls will plead their case to thousands of New Hampshire party activists on Saturday, hoping a quick sales pitch will help ignite their campaigns in the race to pick a challenger to Republican President Donal...
13:00, 09/07/2019

House Democrats call for stripping tax-exempt status from 60 ‘hate groups’ House Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee said on Thursday that over 60 alleged hate groups, mostly socially conservative organizations, anti-immigration entities, and religious groups should be stripped of their tax-exempt status....
01:39, 09/20/2019

House Democrats consider holding Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not comply with requests During closed-door meetings, Judiciary Committee Democrats discussed how to respond if Barr refuses to show for a hearing or ignores a subpoena for the full Mueller report....
19:52, 05/01/2019

House Democrats Are Prepared to Hold William Barr in Contempt of Congress. What Does That Mean? House Democrats are ready to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after the Department of Justice failed to deliver an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Jerrod Nadler, chairman of the House Judici...
22:26, 05/07/2019

Daily on Energy: House Democrats add species extinction to climate agenda SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
19:39, 05/08/2019

House Democrats move towards court action versus Barr, McGahn The U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee, advancing House Democrats' wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump, on Thursday unveiled a measure authorizing federal court action to enforce subpoenas issued to Attorney General William Barr ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Barr ‘Can Run, But He Can’t Hide.’ House Democrats Livid After Attorney General Skips Hearing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress when he said last month that he was not aware of any concerns from the Special Counsel’s office over his summary of its report. “He lied to Congr...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Centrist House Democrats back U.S. bills to protect elections, punish Russia A bloc of centrist U.S. House Democrats on Friday threw their support behind a number of proposed bills aimed at securing future U.S. elections and punishing Moscow for its alleged political interference in 2016, weakening the Russian ruble....
18:00, 06/21/2019

‘When friends fight, foes feast’: House Democrats warn of fallout from disunity The acrimony from the border bill lingers as Democrats face decisions on military spending, minimum wage and funds for Homeland Security, a test for Pelosi’s authority....
13:39, 07/08/2019

House Democrats to read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will read aloud on Thursday the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
16:13, 05/16/2019

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation f...
09:13, 06/07/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
02:13, 05/17/2019

U.S. House Democrats read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday began a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
20:00, 05/16/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care bills coming....
02:26, 05/10/2019

Watch live: Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas....
19:52, 06/11/2019

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
08:52, 06/04/2019

Diversity concerns at House Democrats’ campaign committee lead top staffer to quit Allison Jaslow resigned Monday as executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee amid grumbles targeting its chair, Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.)....
02:13, 07/30/2019

White House pushes for a debt ceiling increase while Democrats are divided over spending The White House is opposed to bundling together the debt ceiling and a measure to fund the government, while expressing that Trump will not accept another significant increase in federal spending, a source says....
15:00, 04/28/2019

House Democrats vote to hold attorney general Barr in contempt of Congress Panel takes action after Barr refused to provide unredacted Mueller report, as Schiff subpoenas attorney generalLive: follow the latest US politics newsHouse Democrats voted on Wednesday to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, in contempt of C...
02:26, 05/09/2019

U.S. Justice Department accuses House Democrats of playing politics with contempt vote The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday accused Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in politically motivated attacks, after the panel voted along party lines to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand o...
00:13, 05/09/2019

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for...
22:52, 07/09/2019

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that referenced Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas....
11:00, 07/13/2019

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the m...
13:39, 06/07/2019

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
03:39, 07/12/2019

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a partisan debate over the potentially destabilizin...
14:39, 06/04/2019

House Democrats reach deal with Justice Department to review Mueller materials “These documents will allow us to perform our constitutional duties and decide how to respond to the allegations laid out against the President by the Special Counsel,” said House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y)....
22:26, 06/10/2019

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution hi...
21:26, 06/06/2019

House border funding bill in doubt after liberal Democrats raise sharp concerns House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called a meeting Monday evening with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus....
03:26, 06/25/2019

Attorney general may withdraw from Mueller report hearing over terms of his testimony, House Democrats say The dispute centers on whether the House Judiciary Committee’s lawyers would be allowed to question William P. Barr after lawmakers do so, congressional aides say....
22:26, 04/28/2019

Napolitano: Don McGahn in 'awkward position' after White House directed him to defy Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn is caught in an "awkward position" after the White House directed him not to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Tuesday. ...
18:13, 05/21/2019

AG William Barr is refusing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, daring Democrats to subpoena him AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr has decided not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The move comes after Barr learned last week that Democrats on the committee were planning to have staff attorneys quest...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Montana Governor Steve Bullock enters Democrats' 2020 White House race Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to make campaign finance reform a signature issue....
15:00, 05/14/2019

House Democrats move to tamp down internal feud, delete tweets that sparked infighting “We will remain clear-eyed with respect to our unity of purpose,’’ five House leaders said in a statement Thursday. Pelosi is to meet next week with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez....
01:52, 07/19/2019

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
10:13, 09/17/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
08:39, 05/16/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
21:26, 06/24/2019

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing on possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
09:26, 09/17/2019

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
13:13, 06/19/2019

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn d...
17:39, 05/21/2019

Now de Blasio is calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flopped on Friday on whether President Trump should be impeached, a week after saying that Democrats are too focused on the topic. “What happened the other day changed my mind because that was treason,” de Blasio...
19:52, 06/14/2019

Trump impeachment push gets important new ally The push to remove the president from office gained momentum on Monday after the No. 4 House Democrat announced support for an impeachment investigation into Donald Trump.Ben Ray Luján, a close ally of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is the highest-rank...
03:52, 08/20/2019

Rep. Al Green to force impeachment vote against Trump A Democratic lawmaker says he will force a vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump by next week, a dramatic step that could force the Democrat-led House to consider the measure for the first time, even over the objection of Spe...
01:52, 07/16/2019

Trump lashes out at Rep. Amash after he called for impeachment President Trump lashed out at a Republican congressman who said special counsel Robert Mueller’s report shows Trump committed impeachable offenses, calling him a “loser’ who’s helping the Democrats. “Never a fan of @just...
19:13, 05/19/2019

Nadler Says Trump ‘Richly Deserves’ Impeachment The remarks by Representative Jerrold Nadler were the most forceful public comments yet from the leader of the panel that would open the proceedings to remove the president from office....
22:39, 07/28/2019

Former GOP Congressman Calls for Impeachment of Trump and Pence Small cracks are starting to appear in what until now has been a fortified wall of GOP support for President Donald Trump on the impeachment question....
18:00, 05/26/2019

No deadline for Trump impeachment: Jerrold Nadler An investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller found multiple contacts between Trump's campaign and Moscow, and several instances in which the president tried to impede Mueller's probe....
20:13, 07/29/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn hosting fundraiser for Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn is hosting a fundraiser for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats as they prepare to defend their seats in the upcoming 2020 congressional elections....
05:13, 05/01/2019

House Judiciary Committee Democrats introduce bill to hold presidents accountable for alleged crimes House Judiciary Committee Democrats on Friday introduced a bill that would ensure presidents can be held accountable for alleged criminal conduct -- a direct swipe at the White House amid the heated battle over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report...
23:26, 05/10/2019

Kline takes responsibility for White House security clearance process, but Democrats vow to continue digging Former White House personnel security director Carl Kline took responsibility for a security clearance process criticized for overruling multiple recommended denials for senior government officials, according to members of Congress who privately inte...
17:13, 05/02/2019

Schiff: Amash criticism not enough to push Trump impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Democrat says Republican Rep. Justin Amash’s accusation that President Donald Trump engaged in “impeachable conduct” in the Russia investigation isn’t enough to count as bipartisan support to launch imp...
23:39, 05/19/2019

De Blasio on Trump: I 'get under his skin,' probes will 'lead to impeachment' New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential hoeful Bill de Blasio is trying to fight against negative polls and questions about his likability, while attacking President Trump, hoping that voters will want to see the two clash in 2020....
17:39, 05/26/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says She’s ‘Done With’ Trump as She Pushes Back Against Impeachment (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is brushing back impeachment questions, saying “it’s not even close” to having enough support among House Democrats for a vote. Pelosi said at a policy conference Tuesday that her “sto...
18:26, 06/11/2019

Senior Democrat Nadler: No deadline for Trump impeachment A senior lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives on Sunday rejected the notion that Democrats must decide whether to pursue the impeachment of Republican President Donald Trump before the 2020 election season shifts into high gear....
21:52, 07/28/2019

Trump says impeachment is 'dirty, filthy, disgusting word' U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected 'disgusting' talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did nothing to merit such an outcome....
20:52, 05/30/2019

‘Case not closed, buddy’: Warren goes all in on Trump impeachment When Elizabeth Warren arrived at work Tuesday, she had no intention of reading damning excerpts of the Mueller report from the Senate floor while demanding President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Senate majority leader made her do it, she said.“I fe...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Lewandowski readies Trump defense at 'impeachment hearing' Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski says he’s preparing to defend his former boss when he faces the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday afternoon in what top Democrats say is their first official “impeachment hearing.” “Excited about th...
19:01, 09/17/2019

Georgia Rep. John Lewis Says He Has Trump’s Impeachment on His Mind Donald Trump may be in line to get his comeuppance sooner rather than later, now that the “conscious” of the House Democrats, civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis, says he’s closer to making known his views on impeaching “this so-called president.”...
06:26, 09/14/2019

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Trump says of impeachment prospect: There was no high crime, no misdemeanor U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected talk among Democrats about the possibility of launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did nothing to merit such an outcome....
17:52, 05/30/2019

Klobuchar supports Trump impeachment process ‘beginning now’ NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she would support impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump “beginning now.” The Minnesota senator’s comment to CNN Friday followed Trump’s stat...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Tulsi Gabbard says Trump impeachment would 'tear our country apart' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said in a new interview that she opposes an impeachment inquiry into President Trump because it would “tear our country apart."...
18:52, 09/08/2019

Rep. Amash, who called for Trump’s impeachment, gets primary challenger Two days after GOP Rep. Justin Amash claimed that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, a Michigan state representative has stepped forward to challenge him in the primary election. ​ State Rep. Jim Lower​, calling himself a ​”​pro-Tr...
18:00, 05/20/2019

| Democratic 2020 candidates call for Trump's impeachment Several candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have seized upon remarks by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump....
06:26, 05/30/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
23:00, 05/20/2019

Senior U.S. Democrat focused on Trump impeachment, not Kavanaugh The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating President Donald Trump, signaling that calls by some fellow Democrats for impeaching Trump's Supreme Cour...
03:00, 09/17/2019

Cummings addresses Trump impeachment, Baltimore insults Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), speaking in Baltimore on Saturday about the potential impeachment of Donald Trump, said he's "trying to be fair" to the president. "There may be a time where impeachment is appropriate. One of the lines for me when and ...
23:26, 08/03/2019

Trump may provoke impeachment by obstructing investigations, says Schiff House intelligence chair: ‘We are already bitterly divided’Suggests $25,000 daily fines to compel officials’ cooperation Democrats are reluctant to impeach Donald Trump but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct congressional efforts to...
13:26, 05/13/2019

Pelosi says Trump 'engaged in a cover-up' as she urges against impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to House Democrats Wednesday to hold off on beginning impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump even as she said the president “is engaged in a cover-up.” Yet the call to take strong action against the presi...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Dems see Lewandowski’s combativeness as Trump impeachment fuel President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski sent Democrats into a rage Tuesday as he swatted down dozens of questions about potential obstruction of justice by the president while using the tense hearing as a launchpad for a po...
04:39, 09/18/2019

Pelosi still not interested in pursuing Trump impeachment proceedings House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is still resisting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, despite a growing expectation for action from her progressive caucus — including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — following former special counsel R...
06:13, 07/25/2019

AOC says Lewandowski hearing 'increases the case for impeachment' of Trump Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., told Fox News Tuesday Corey Lewandowski's testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday "increases the case for impeachment" of President Trump....
12:13, 09/18/2019

Impeachment may be 'only remedy' for Trump’s Ukraine call, Schiff says If an investigation shows that U.S. President Donald Trump pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, then impeachment would be the only option, U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said...
18:01, 09/22/2019

Justin Amash becomes first Republican to back Trump impeachment Michigan congressman: Mueller ‘identifies multiple examples of conduct satisfying all the elements of obstruction of justice’The Michigan congressman Justin Amash has called for Donald Trump to be impeached, adding a first Republican voice to a growi...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Wall Street may need to worry about Trump impeachment talk President Trump declared legislative negotiations will grind to a halt until Democrats drops their investigations of him. As soon as late summer, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the federal government will exhaust its borrowing author...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Michigan Congressman first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment A Republican Congressman on Saturday became the first in his party to publicly call for the impeachment of President Trump. Justin Amash, of Michigan, tweeted Saturday that impeachment “should be undertaken only in extraordinary circumstances,&...
17:26, 05/19/2019

House Democrats plan marathon public reading of 448-page Mueller report; 'It's not a ploy,' lawmaker insists More than 20 House Democrats are planning a grueling 12-hour-long public reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation in its entirety, except for the redacted parts, on Thursday....
14:26, 05/15/2019

Pence’s Stay at Trump Resort in Ireland and Trump’s G7 Plans Draw Democrats’ Scrutiny The Democrats argued that the president could benefit financially if his administration spends taxpayer dollars on stays at his private company’s properties....
19:13, 09/06/2019

White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was written in the wake of the terrorist attacks that kill...
23:13, 05/15/2019

More Democratic candidates call for Trump's impeachment after Mueller statement Booker, Warren, Harris, Castro, Moulton and O’Rourke speak out‘Beginning impeachment proceedings is the only path forward’There were fresh calls on Wednesday from Democratic presidential candidates for Donald Trump’s impeachment after Robert Mueller’...
14:00, 05/30/2019