• Senate Republicans come around to idea of not having witnesses in impeachment trial

    Senate Republicans are starting to coalesce around the idea of a shorter Senate impeachment trial — one that, contrary to President Donald Trump’s stated desire, wouldn’t include witnesses. The layout of the Senate trial is still under deliberation and leaders have been clear that no final decisions about strategy or structure have been made, but in interviews […]

  • House Democrats vote to send impeachment report to Judiciary Committee

    The House Intelligence Committee voted along party lines Tuesday night to approve a report that found evidence of President Donald Trump’s misconduct and obstruction of Congress is “overwhelming.” The report, released earlier Tuesday, will form the backbone of the impeachment proceedings against the President and charges that Trump’s conduct toward Ukraine compromised national security The vote […]

  • Trump and counsel invited to take part in upcoming impeachment hearings

    The House Judiciary Committee has invited President Donald Trump or his counsel to participate in the panel’s first impeachment hearing next week as the House moves another step closer to impeaching the President. The committee announced that it would hold a hearing December 4 on the “constitutional grounds for presidential impeachment,” with a panel of […]

  • Trump says he supports Senate impeachment trial if House moves ahead

    President Donald Trump said he would like a full Senate trial if the House votes to impeach him during a wide-ranging and at times rambling hour-long interview with Fox News on Friday. His interview came after a House panel wrapped up its fifth day of public impeachment testimony, which is examining allegations of abuse of power by the President. […]

  • ‘It was no secret’: Ambassador says quid pro quo came at ‘express direction of the President’

    US Ambassador Gordon Sondland testified Wednesday there was a quid pro quo for Ukraine to announce investigations into President Donald Trump’s political opponents that came from the President’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani at the “express direction of the President.” What’s more, Sondland provided House impeachment investigators with emails and texts showing it wasn’t just him and Giuliani […]

  • Former deputy national security adviser declines to show for impeachment inquiry deposition Monday

    President Donald Trump’s former deputy national security adviser Charles Kupperman defied a congressional subpoena Monday, failing to appear for a closed-door deposition before House impeachment investigators and throwing a new hurdle into Democrats’ plans to quickly gather evidence in their inquiry. But Democrats said that attempts by Kupperman and others not to comply with subpoenas will not […]

  • Top Republicans in Congress break with Trump over ‘lynching’ comment

    Top Congressional Republicans broke with President Donald Trump on Tuesday over the President’s comparison of the impeachment inquiry to a “lynching.” House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday did not endorse the President’s choice of words, saying, “That’s not the language I would use” and “I don’t agree with that language, it’s pretty simple.” Senate Majority Leader Mitch […]

  • House Democrats halt Republican resolution to censure Schiff

    House Democrats stopped a Republican-led effort to force a floor vote Monday on a resolution to censure Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, one of the Democrats leading the impeachment investigation, “for certain misleading conduct” in his characterization of a phone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian President. The House voted 218-185 along party lines to table […]

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