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Liz Cheney: Impeachment Inquiry Partly To Blame For Turkey’s Invasion Of Syria

A spokesman for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the Republican representative's comments "delusional."


Trump's Botched Attempt to Hire Gowdy

For 24 hours last week, Trey Gowdy, the former South Carolina congressman best known for leading congressional investigations of Hillary Clinton, was the new face of President Donald Trump's outside legal defense and a symbol of a streamlined effort to respond to a fast-moving impeachment inquiry.A day later, the arrangement fell apart, with lobbying rules prohibiting Gowdy from starting until January, possibly after the inquiry is over. Now, according to two people familiar with events, Gow...


Democrats’ impeachment inquiry is ‘baseless, unconstitutional’

On an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, what people are saying about whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should hold a House vote.


Democratic 2020 candidates address LGBTQ forum – as it happened

Leading presidential hopefuls speak in Los Angeles while Trump holds rally in MinneapolisSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.19am BST The LGBT forum has come to a close. After she dodged a question about sex worker rights on stage, I asked Senator Amy Klobuchar about Sesta/Fosta, the that lawmakers presented as a crackdown on online sex trafficking, but has been linked to increasing harms and violence against sex workers. She dodged again, saying she planned to talk to ...
Tags: Republicans, Mexico, US, Los Angeles, World news, US news, Ukraine, United States, US politics, House Of Representatives, Amy Klobuchar, Lgbtq, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump


'These people are sick': Trump's ire against Washington boils over

In one of his most vitriolic appearances to date, President Donald Trump on Thursday night railed against the Washington establishment and his other perceived foes as an existential threat to the nation’s democracy. From House Democrats to the Biden family, a wide spectrum of “the swamp” came under fire during the president’s political rally in Minneapolis — his first since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an impeachment investigation against him more than two weeks ago. Rather than focusi...
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Trump Says Democrats Seek to Undo Election: Impeachment Update

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump, after making clear he won’t cooperate with House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, goes back on offense Thursday with his first campaign rally since the probe began.Trump addressed supporters in Minneapolis as he grapples with polls that show rising support for impeachment -- including one published Wednesday from Fox News that showed 51% of voters want Trump impeached and removed from office.Here are the latest developments:Trump Says Democrats Seek to Undo ...
Tags: Energy, Europe, New York, News, Minneapolis, Congress, California, Washington, White House, Russia, Bloomberg, European Union, Joe Biden, Ukraine, House, Iowa


Democratic 2020 candidates address LGBTQ forum – live

Leading presidential hopefuls speak in Los Angeles while Trump holds rally in MinneapolisSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.37am BST Senator Kamala Harris is up now at the forum. She starts by saying her pronouns are “she/her/hers”. CNN’s Chris Cuomo responded: “Mine too.” There were audible groans in the press room. Here’s her LGBTQ policy plan from earlier: Today, I introduced a plan to ensure everyone in the LGBTQ+ community is able to live proudly and openly, without...
Tags: Justice, Republicans, White House, Elizabeth Warren, US, Los Angeles, World news, US news, Ukraine, Cnn, US politics, House Of Representatives, Warren, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Donald Trump


Trump and Ukraine: at least four national security officials reportedly flagged concerns – live

Officials worried by administration’s pressure on Ukraine spoke with White House lawyer before and after 25 July call, Washington Post reportsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.39am BST Donald Trump’s former Russia adviser Fiona Hill will testify to congress that the president’s personal lawyer Rudy Guiliani and EU ambassador Gordon Sondland circumvented the National Security Council, according to NBC reporters. Hill’s planned testimony has stoked fear among people clos...
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Should the House Just Start Jailing Trump Officials?

With the White House stonewalling the impeachment inquiry, Nancy Pelosi has options to weigh.
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Gardner Refuses To Say It’s A Bad Thing For Trump To Ask Foreign Gov’t To Meddle

Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) refused to say yes or no. When pressed on whether he believes it’s appropriate for the President of the United States to ask a foreign leader to investigate a political rival — referring to President Donald Trump’s now-infamous July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky showing efforts to pressure Ukraine into manufacturing bogus allegations against the Bidens — Gardner failed to give a direct answer following an address at the Colorado Chamber of Commerce T...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Ukraine, United States, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Senate Intelligence Committee, Denver, Al Green, Trump, Gardner, Cory Gardner, Bidens, Cory Gardner R CO


Rick Perry subpoenaed by House committees in impeachment inquiry – live news

House committees give the president’s energy secretary a deadline of 18 October to turn over documents related to Trump’s Ukraine dealingsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.40pm BST The president claimed he did not know Lev Parnas or Igor Fruman, the two Republican donors who gave money to a pro-Trump super PAC and have been arrested on campaign-finance charges.Trump has previously been photographed with the two men and reportedly met with them as recently as last year.T...
Tags: Republicans, US, World news, US news, Ukraine, US politics, House, Rick Perry, House Of Representatives, PAC, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Trump, Perry


Gardner Totally Dodges When Asked If It’s OK For Trump To Ask Foreign Gov’t To Meddle

Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) refused to say yes or no. When pressed on whether he believes it’s appropriate for the President of the United States to ask a foreign leader to investigate a political rival — referring to President Donald Trump’s now-infamous July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky showing efforts to pressure Ukraine into manufacturing bogus allegations against the Bidens — Gardner failed to give a direct answer following an address at the Colorado Chamber of Commerce T...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Ukraine, United States, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Senate Intelligence Committee, Denver, Al Green, Trump, Gardner, Cory Gardner, Bidens, Cory Gardner R CO


Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with indicted associates shortly before arrests – live

Trump lawyer was skeptical of possibility that Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman would testify against him to secure leniency in their campaign-finance caseSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.33pm BST Senator Lindsey Graham, one of the president’s closest congressional allies, was tricked into having a conversation with two Russian pranksters, mistakenly believing that he was speaking to Turkey’s minister of defense.Politico has more: But it wasn’t the Turkish defense minister a...
Tags: Republicans, US, World news, Turkey, US news, Ukraine, Fbi, US politics, House Of Representatives, Graham, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Kremlin, Rudy, Donald Trump, South Carolina


Lawmakers Hone Their Messaging On Impeachment

Democratic Congressman Tom Malinowski had planned to spend the October recess traveling around his majority-Republican New Jersey district talking about the federal legislative issues that affect his constituents. But on Sept. 24, when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, all that changed. Instead of just touting his recent votes,…
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What Are Impeachment Polls Really Telling Us?

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- What can the rapid increase in popular support for impeaching President Donald Trump tell us about how public opinion works? It wasn’t the shock of the Ukraine story that led a sizable chunk of voters to change or make up their minds. The surge happened after the scandal prompted House Democrats to unite around a more formal impeachment inquiry.As Perry Bacon Jr. at FiveThirtyEight points out, the takeaway is completely consistent with one of the most important research fi...
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Only seven Democratic impeachment holdouts remain: Here's what they have in common

After Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement on Sept. 24 that formal impeachment proceedings would begin, nearly every remaining Democrat among the 235-member caucus got on board the impeachment train. So who are the remaining holdouts and what do their districts tell us about why they might be holding their fire?
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Pelosi Confronts Decision on Formal Trump Impeachment Vote

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump is pushing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to hold a formal vote on impeachment, a move that would change the politics of the probe more than its legal standing.Trump this week escalated his fight against the Democratic-led investigation of his dealings with Ukraine with a letter from the White House counsel that contends the administration cannot cooperate with an inquiry that is “invalid” in part because the full House hasn’t voted to investigate.Many constitut...
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US stocks surge as Trump announces meeting with China to talk trade – live

The US president will meet with the Chinese vice-premier, Liu He, at the White House in attempt to wind down sanction warSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.31pm BST Okay, so here’s what we know so far about the charges against Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman: the two foreign-born Republican donors, who gave $325,000 to a pro-Trump super PAC, are accused of attempting to circumvent campaign finance laws to exert political influence.Prosecutors say that Parnas and Fruman promis...
Tags: Republicans, White House, China, US, World news, US news, Ukraine, Hillary Clinton, US politics, House Of Representatives, PAC, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Republican, Rudy, Donald Trump


Republican donors tied to Rudy Giuliani reportedly arrested on campaign-finance charges – live

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two Florida businessmen, have donated to Republican campaigns, according to the Wall Street JournalSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.32pm BST According to the indictment of Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, Parnas promised to raise funds for a US congressman whom they pressured to get Marie Yovanovitch, then serving as the US ambassador to Ukraine, recalled.In 2018, "Parnas met with Congressman-1 and sought Congressman-1's assistance in causing the...
Tags: Florida, Republicans, US, World news, US news, Ukraine, US politics, House, House Of Representatives, PAC, Nancy Pelosi, Cia, US Congress, Biden, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani


Trump's Sweeping Case Against Impeachment: A Political Document Intended to Delegitimize the Process

WASHINGTON -- Breathtaking in scope, defiant in tone, the White House's refusal to cooperate with the House impeachment inquiry amounts to an unabashed challenge to America's long-standing constitutional order.In effect, President Donald Trump is making the sweeping assertion that he can ignore Congress as it weighs his fate because he considers the impeachment effort unfair and the Democrats who initiated it biased against him, an argument that channeled his anger even as it failed to p...
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House Committee Chairmen Poised To Unsheathe More Subpoenas

The House committee chairmen leading the impeachment inquiry are prepped to release more subpoenas for executive branch officials as early as Thursday, after a brief pause for Jewish High Holy Days. According to the New York Times, the chairmen still see value in subpoenaing officials who will likely stonewall, as they plan to use their refusals to bolster the obstruction case. They think they can get valuable information from people less yoked to the White House, like former officials and th...
Tags: News, White House, House, New York Times, Nancy Pelosi, Impeachment, Subpoena, Kate Riga, House Committees


Top conservative lawyers back 'expeditious' Trump impeachment inquiry – live

Group including Kellyanne Conway’s husband George say ‘undisputed’ events around Trump phone call require ‘expeditious’ investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.16pm BST Trump has some harsh words this morning for Fox News after the outlet’s polling team released a survey showing the majority of American voters back impeachment....Court Justice & I turned him down (he’s been terrible ever since), Shep Smith, @donnabrazile (who gave Crooked Hillary the debate quest...
Tags: Republicans, Congress, Senate, US, World news, Turkey, US news, Syria, Ukraine, Gop, US politics, House, House Of Representatives, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress


Polls show close divide over impeachment and removal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are following impeachment proceedings closely — and are slightly more likely to approve than disapprove of the inquiry itself. But the public is more closely split over whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office. Several polls published since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the start of an impeachment inquiry […]
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House Panel Cites Concern About Redactions: Impeachment Update

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump won’t cooperate with House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that called the investigation “unauthorized” and “invalid.”Here are the latest developments:Redactions in Mueller Inquiry Interviews (8:14 p.m.)Lawyers for the House Judiciary Committee raised concerns about redactions in the FBI reports of interviews that were part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigatio...
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Trump Will Cooperate With Impeachment If ‘Rules Are Fair,’ Whatever That Means

The White House has made clear it thinks House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry is rubbish. But did President Trump open the door ever so slightly to cooperating on Wednesday? It’s always hard to tell with this President. When asked whether he’d cooperate if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds a full House vote on the impeachment proceedings, Trump said he would cooperate “if the rules are fair.” Trump didn’t go into detail about what conditions he would need met. “Yeah, if the  rules are ...
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Pelosi hits back over letter and warns Trump: 'You will be held accountable'

* House speaker says Democrats will push ahead with inquiry * Trump warned: ‘Mr President, you are not above the law’Nancy Pelosi said: ‘The White House letter is only the latest attempt to cover up his betrayal of our democracy, and to insist that the president is above the law.’ Photograph: J Scott Applewhite/APThe leader of congressional opposition to Donald Trump has declared that his attempts to stall an impeachment inquiry will prove futile, warning the US president: “You are not above th...
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Donald Trump, the President Who Would Be King, Just Got Slapped by the Courts

From the looks of things, the 45th  president’s campaign to avoid impeachment is failing, his bid to self-coronate turning to dust. The mist of prosecution is in the air.  As the Supreme Court returns from its summer vacation, Donald Trump was rudely reminded that he is neither king nor sovereign, and that a sitting president is not immune from criminal investigation. Rather, he who dwells in the White House simply sits atop a co-equal branch of government, and is expected to obey the law. Appar...
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Biden Finally Embraces Trump Impeachment Inquiry

It’s been nearly two weeks to the day since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, and former Vice President Joe Biden just endorsed the cause. As a 2020 presidential candidate widely considered the frontrunner, calling for the impeachment of the sitting president for the first time is notable. But given the circumstances surrounding the impeachment probe — which is centered on Trump’s efforts to get a foreign power to investigate Biden’s son...
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Trump news - live: Dozens more sexual misconduct allegations against president revealed as he claims Boris Johnson 'will do a lot' for US

Donald Trump has been accused of 26 further counts of sexual misconduct in a forthcoming new book, All the President's Women by Barry Levine and Monique El-Faizy, which recounts him hiding behind a tapestry in order to allegedly molest a woman at his resort at Mar-a-Lago in Florida in one instance.The president's refusal to co-operate with the impeachment inquiry into his dealings with Ukraine - which he accidentally branded a “Wirch Hunt” on Twitter – has prompted House speaker Nancy Pe...
Tags: Florida, News, US, Ukraine, House, Boris Johnson, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Barry Levine, Monique El Faizy


Fox News ‘Straight News’ Reporter Kevin Corke Claims the ‘Fix Is In’ on Impeachment

Fox News White House reporter Kevin Corke further blurred the line between the network’s opinion and “straight news” divisions on Wednesday when he openly questioned the authenticity of a whistleblower at the center of the House’s impeachment inquiry while declaring the “fix is in” against President Donald Trump.Appearing on the president’s favorite morning program Fox & Friends, Corke covered the White House’s scorching letter to House Democrats declaring that Trump will not cooperate with the ...
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