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Impeachment inquiry week in review: Oct. 14 thru Oct. 20

Impeachment inquiry week in review: Oct. 14 thru Oct. 20

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

October 21, 2019

Current and former Trump administration witnesses testified behind closed doors as the impeachment inquiry President Donald Trump entered its fourth week. The inquiry was spurred by a whistleblower’s complaint regarding a July phone call between Trump and the president of Ukraine, Volodomyr Zelenskiy. In that call, Democrats allege, the president asked the government of Ukraine to inve...

Impeachment inquiry week in review: Sept. 29 thru Oct. 6

Impeachment inquiry week in review: Sept. 29 thru Oct. 6

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

October 7, 2019

The Democratically-controlled House of Representatives continued the impeachment inquiry this week into a whistleblower’s allegation that President Donald Trump asked the President of Ukraine to investigate Trump’s political rivals. Here’s a quick rundown of what happened. SUNDAY, Sept. 29 ...

2nd whistleblower adds to impeachment peril at White House

2nd whistleblower adds to impeachment peril at White House

Eric Tucker and Richard Lardner and Jill Colvin

October 6, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second whistleblower has come forward with information about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, adding to the impeachment peril engulfing the White House and potentially providing new leads to Democrats in their unfurling investigation of Trump's conduct. Attorney...

Some in GOP want Trump inquiry but balk at impeachment talk

Some in GOP want Trump inquiry but balk at impeachment talk

Sara Burnett, Associated Press

October 3, 2019

They don’t like the talk of impeachment, but there’s a small and growing number of Republicans who want the Democratic-run House investigation of President Donald Trump to proceed. Several House Republicans have said in recent days that they want answers to questions about Trump’s dealings with...

Giuliani subpoenaed as impeachment inquiry accelerates

Giuliani subpoenaed as impeachment inquiry accelerates

Associated Press

October 1, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — At one end of Pennsylvania Avenue, the president raged about treason. At the other, the methodical march toward impeachment proceeded apace. Democrats on Monday subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal lawyer who was at the heart of Trump's efforts to get Ukraine to investigate...

Scrutiny mounts over Trump’s Ukraine phone call

Scrutiny mounts over Trump’s Ukraine phone call

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

September 30, 2019

The fallout continued over the weekend from a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian president Volodymr Zelenskiy, which led Democrats to launch an impeachment inquiry into the American president Wednesday. On Friday three different house committees subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike...

How Trump’s Ukraine call could violate campaign finance laws

How Trump’s Ukraine call could violate campaign finance laws

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press

September 25, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's repeated prodding of the Ukrainian president to investigate Joe Biden and his son could amount to an illegal request for a campaign contribution from a foreign citizen. Federal law states it is illegal to "knowingly solicit, accept, or receive from a foreign...

Pelosi orders impeachment probe: ‘No one is above the law’

Pelosi orders impeachment probe: ‘No one is above the law’

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press

September 24, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander in chief. The probe...

OPINION: After Warren breaks the taboo on impeachment, Democrats need to take a hard look at strategy

OPINION: After Warren breaks the taboo on impeachment, Democrats need to take a hard look at strategy

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019

Elizabeth Warren took a bold stance in an April 19 tweet by calling for Congress to begin the impeachment process on President Trump. In the wake of a redacted version of the Mueller Report going public, many Democratic presidential hopefuls are avoiding taking a firm stance on impeachment. Elizabeth War...

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