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House Judiciary Committee to hold 1st impeachment hearing

Sep. 17, 2019 7:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As they investigate President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee will hold their first official hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation. Corey Lewandowski, Trump's outspoken former campaign manager, is scheduled to appear Tuesday to discuss the...

A look at Corey Lewandowski's role in the Mueller report

Sep. 17, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, is expected to testify publicly before the House Judiciary Committee in what the panel is labeling its first official impeachment hearing. Lewandowski appears frequently in former special counsel Robert Mueller's report,...

White House orders 2 former aides to defy House subpoenas

Sep. 16, 2019 9:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are "absolutely immune" from testifying at what the panel is calling its first impeachment hearing. In a letter sent...

Is it impeachment if Speaker Pelosi doesn't say so?

Sep. 12, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bristling over the "I'' word, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stopped short Thursday of saying the House is ready to launch an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump , even as Judiciary Committee Democrats set the stage to do just that. Pelosi has been a moderating force in her...

MS-13 member gets 50 years in prison in quadruple slaying

Sep. 9, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — An MS-13 gang member who pleaded guilty to participating in the brutal massacre of four young men on Long Island in 2017 has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Freiry Martinez was sentenced by a federal court judge on Monday after apologizing for the pain he caused. He said he...

Judiciary panel to set rules for impeachment investigation

Sep. 9, 2019 5:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will vote Thursday to establish rules for hearings on impeachment, escalating the panel's investigations of President Donald Trump even as many Democrats remain wary of the effort. The resolution is a technical step, and the panel would still have to...

In Alabama, Sen. Doug Jones kicks off 2020 reelection bid

Sep. 8, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, a Democrat who pulled off a stunning political upset in Alabama two years ago, launched his reelection bid Sunday, seeking to create another Deep South victory in a Republican-dominated state. Before several hundred cheering supporters in Birmingham, Jones...

In Alabama, Sen. Doug Jones kicks off 2020 reelection bid

Sep. 8, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, the Democrat who pulled off a stunning political upset in Alabama two years ago, has kicked off his reelection bid. Jones launched his 2020 campaign with a rally in Birmingham attended Sunday by several hundred cheering supporters. Invoking the campaign theme...

Analysis: Storm spat underscores Mr. Never Wrong's mindset

Sep. 6, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump doesn't make mistakes. At least according to him. Trump's relentless justifications of his erroneous warnings that Hurricane Dorian was threatening Alabama on Sunday, which created days of ridicule and skepticism, are just the latest example of the president's...

Today in History

Sep. 3, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 3, the 246th day of 2019. There are 119 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 3, 1943, Allied forces invaded Italy during World War II, the same day Italian officials signed a secret armistice with the Allies. On this date: In 1783, representatives...