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Lower quits race to unseat Amash in Michigan’s 3rd District

Nov. 20, 2019 5:43 PM EST

GREENVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Republican state Rep. Jim Lower (LOW'-ur) has ended his campaign for a Grand Rapids-area congressional seat, citing fundraising challenges and family concerns. Lower jumped in the race in May after Republican Rep. Justin Amash accused President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct....

Sharply divided House approves Dems' impeachment rules

Nov. 1, 2019 5:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats swept a rules package for their impeachment probe of President Donald Trump through a divided House Thursday, as the chamber's first vote on the investigation highlighted the partisan breach the issue has only deepened. By 232-196, lawmakers approved the procedures they'll...

2 Dems who broke ranks on impeachment decry partisan process

Oct. 31, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only two Democrats broke ranks Thursday to oppose the House resolution that sets ground rules for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Freshman Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey and 15-term veteran Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota complained that the process so far has been...

Army officer says he twice raised concerns on Ukraine

Oct. 29, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine if President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking a foreign country to investigate a political opponent. A quick...

NSC staffer recounts administration pressure on Ukraine

Oct. 29, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine if President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking a foreign country to investigate a political opponent. A quick...

What's new: 3 more Trump officials subpoenaed to testify

Oct. 25, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine if President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking a foreign country to investigate a political opponent. A quick...

Trump urges GOP to 'get tougher and fight' impeachment

Oct. 21, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called on fellow Republicans on Monday to "get tougher and fight" against the quickly moving House impeachment inquiry as Democrats blocked a GOP bid to censure Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, a leader of the impeachment inquiry. Trump, defending his conduct at a...

US diplomat set to take center stage in impeachment inquiry

Oct. 21, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine if President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking a foreign country to investigate a political opponent. A quick...

GOP congressman weighing impeachment won't seek new term

Oct. 19, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Rep. Francis Rooney, one of the few Republicans openly weighing whether to impeach President Donald Trump, said Saturday he will not run for reelection. Asked if he needed or hoped for a third term in 2020, he told Fox News, "I don't really think I do and I don't think I really...

GOP member Rooney 'thinking' about impeachment

Oct. 19, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gave an atta-boy to Republican Rep. Francis Rooney last year on the congressman's home turf in swing state Florida. "I love it when he defends me," the president said then. He might feel differently now. The second-term Republican said publicly Friday what others in...