The Raw Story - 5 hours 43 min ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is plotting to shut out Democrats on impeachment if a bipartisan compromise on rules for the trial can’t be reached. The Kentucky Republican said this week that he hopes to reach an agreement on rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but he’s also readying a “backup plan” […]...
Reuters - 5 hours 45 min ago
President Donald Trump on Thursday filed court papers asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling directing an accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democratic-led congressional panel, setting up a major clash between branches of government.
The Hill - 5 hours 51 min ago
Former Secretary of State John Kerry threw his support behind Joe Biden's presidential campaign on Thursday, saying that the former vice president's character and experience are "critical" to the political moment in the U...
The Raw Story - 6 hours 6 min ago
House majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Thursday was asked about his previous comments suggesting that Donald Trump was on Vladimir Putin's payroll. “In 2016, you said then-candidate Trump was one of two people who are paid by Putin, the other being former Congressman Dana Rohrabacher,” said Breakfast Media correspondent Andrew Feinberg. “Do you still […]...
Reuters - 6 hours 6 min ago
The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary committee called four witnesses in its first hearing on the impeachment of President Donald Trump that started Wednesday morning.
Reuters - 6 hours 18 min ago
The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee could vote as early as next Thursday to recommend formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump for a full vote by the House of Representatives, according to two people knowledgeable about the impeachment process.
Roll Call - 6 hours 20 min ago
Speaker Nancy Pelosi responded to a reporter in a short-tempered way after he suggested the California Democrat hates President Donald Trump. The reporter had shouted the question to Pelosi about whether she hates Trump after she had ended her weekly press conference and was walking away from the podium. The speaker stopped and answered, clearly offended.
BBC - 6 hours 31 min ago
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was questioned whether she "hates" President Donald Trump.
The Raw Story - 6 hours 33 min ago
The editorial board of the Fresno Bee has written a scathing takedown of Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) for his extraordinary fealty to President Donald Trump, which the editors say is harming the country. Specifically, the editorial accuses Nunes of forsaking his oath of office as a congressman to serve as Trump’s most loyal toady on […]...
NBC News - 6 hours 33 min ago
In brief remarks, Pelosi announced the chamber was moving ahead with articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
The Independent - 6 hours 35 min ago
Nancy Pelosi lashed out at a reporter who asked if she hated Donald Trump following her historic announcement instructing the House of Representatives to move forward with drafting articles of impeachment against the president.
Reuters - 6 hours 35 min ago
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said President Donald Trump was a "coward" and "cruel" for not addressing gun violence, protections for "Dreamer" immigrants and climate change, but said those issues were up to voters to decide in next year's election.
Reuters - 6 hours 37 min ago
With U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday having instructed the House Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment, here are potential offenses that President Donald Trump might face.
Reuters - 6 hours 37 min ago
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she has directed a House committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival, a historic step that sets up a fight over whether to oust him from office.
The Raw Story - 6 hours 41 min ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi strongly rebuked a reporter who asked whether she hated President Donald Trump. The California Democrat announced Thursday morning that she had asked Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler to draft articles of impeachment, and she then announced that the committee would hear evidence in the case in a hearing Monday. “Ukraine was […]...
The Guardian - 6 hours 41 min ago
Late-night hosts react to video of world leaders laughing at Trump and the House judiciary committee impeachment hearings Donald Trump has spent most of the week in London for Nato's 70th anniversary gala, a summit of world leaders that is "sort of like if the Avengers were extremely concerned about steel tariffs", said Trevor Noah on the Daily Show. Unfortunately for Trump, things got off to a rocky start there was a "testy exchange" with the French president, Emmanuel Macron...
Deadline Hollywood - 6 hours 43 min ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi scolded a reporter after the end of a press conference on Tuesday after he asked whether she is pursuing impeachment because she hates President Donald Trump. The question came from James Rosen, reporter for Sinclair TV, who asked, as she was exiting the press conference, “Do you hate the president?’ Pelosi […]...
The Raw Story - 6 hours 59 min ago
Democrats and Never Trump conservatives for all their policy differences often find themselves in agreement that President Donald Trump has been a disaster on foreign policy. And journalist Julia Ioffe, in an in-depth article for GQ this week, describes some of the many problems that Trump has been causing United States diplomats. "The (Trump) Administration […]...
The Raw Story - 7 hours 4 min ago
Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee pinned their hopes on George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley, their sole expert witness on the panel at the hearing on Wednesday, to discredit the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump. But as anti-Trump conservative columnist Jennifer Rubin wrote for the Washington Post, even Turley’s testimony ended up […]...
Reuters - 7 hours 5 min ago
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Monday to receive presentations on evidence in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, the panel's chairman announced on Thursday.
People - 7 hours 12 min ago
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said President Donald Trump "leaves us no choice" except to move forward with impeaching him after he lobbied Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden's family. "The president has engaged in abuse of power undermining our national security and jeopardizing the integrity of our elections," Speaker Pelosi said Thursday morning from the Capitol in Washington, D.C. "His actions are in defiance of the vision...
ABC News - 7 hours 14 min ago
President Donald Trump tweeted to Democrats Thursday morning: if you are going to impeach me, do it now, fast, so we can have a fair trial in the Senate."...
Variety - 7 hours 15 min ago
Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday morning that the House will proceed with articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Pelosi said the impeachment inquiry has shown that Trump abused his power by withholding military aid and a White House meeting from Ukraine in an attempt to pressure the country’s president to announce an investigation into […]...
The Daily Beast - 7 hours 16 min ago
REUTERS It's on. Donald Trump in case there had been any doubt will be the third president in history to join the elite, ignominious list of those who have been impeached. That, alone, is a historic and stunning development. Things could move quickly from here. There will be a hearing in the Judiciary Committee, and likely a vote in the full House just before Christmas. Read more at The Daily Beast.