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Trump Calls Impeachment Vote ‘Embarrassment’ to Nation

Trump Calls Impeachment Vote ‘Embarrassment’ to Nation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday’s House committee vote to impeach him ”an embarrassment to our country” and refused to back away from the charge that first ensnared him in the scandal. Almost simultaneous to the vote, Rudy Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer, turned up at the White House to discuss Ukraine. With a vote by the full House expected next […]

Democrats Unveil 2 Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

Democrats Unveil 2 Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — pushing toward historic votes over charges he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, flanked by the chairmen of the impeachment inquiry committees, stood at the Capitol in what she called a “solemn act.” Voting is expected in […]

House Bill Will Draft Trump Impeachment Articles, Pelosi Says

House Bill Will Draft Trump Impeachment Articles, Pelosi Says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House is pressing forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. ‘’Our democracy is what is at stake,” Pelosi said somberly. “The president leaves us no choice but to act.” Pelosi delivered the historic announcement as Democrats push toward a vote, possibly before Christmas. In solemn tones, drawing on the Constitution and the Founding […]

Barbosa: Schiff is ‘Wasting’ Taxpayer Money on Impeachment, Ignoring Homeless Crisis

Barbosa: Schiff is ‘Wasting’ Taxpayer Money on Impeachment, Ignoring Homeless Crisis

Jennifer Barbosa, independent candidate and Adam Schiff’s congressional challenger, said Schiff is wasting federal funds trying to impeach President Trump, “while his state continues to suffer from an unprecedented homelessness crisis.” Barbosa added that Schiff has not passed any legislation since 2012. “Since he became my congressman, he has not presented any legislation that’s become […]

Obama Appointed Federal Judge Rules McGahn Must Testify in Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Obama Appointed Federal Judge Rules McGahn Must Testify in Trump Impeachment Inquiry

U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson ruled that former White House counsel Don McGahn must testify in the impeachment hearings despite claims that he had “absolute immunity” as a top presidential adviser. The Trump administration orders that McGahn must not cooperate with Congress, but Jackson pointed out that “presidents are not kings” and that “no […]

Nunes: ‘What We Will Witness Today is a Televised Theatrical Performance Staged by the Democrats’

Nunes: ‘What We Will Witness Today is a Televised Theatrical Performance Staged by the Democrats’

Rep. Devin Nunes of California, a loyal Trump supporter, dismissed the impeachment hearings. She claims that the Democrats launched such hearings “after failing to prove their claims that then-candidate Trump colluded with the Russians ahead of the 2016 elections,” as reported by Washington Examiner. Nunes gave sarcastic congratulations to Ambassador William Taylor and Deputy Assistant […]

WATCH: “Star Witness” A Bumbling Mess During Impeachment Hearing

WATCH: “Star Witness” A Bumbling Mess During Impeachment Hearing

During the long-awaited impeachment hearings, Republican Rep. Jim Jordan pointed out impeachment witness William Taylor’s limited knowledge on what he was testifying. When Jordan asked whether Taylor had listened to President Trump and Zelensky’s call, Taylor said he had not. Jordan also asked whether Taylor has ever talked with Chief of Staff Mulvaney, in which […]

House Approves Impeachment Inquiry Rules After Fiery Floor Debate

House Approves Impeachment Inquiry Rules After Fiery Floor Debate

A divided House voted to approve a resolution setting “ground rules” for the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The vote statistics were 232-196. Two Democrats defected on the vote. This decision is a critical step forward in its impeachment inquiry. More than formalizing the inquiry, this clears the way for nationally televised hearings and ensures […]