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GOP's top leaders navigate impeachment in their own ways

Oct. 25, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of them is a gregarious, backslapping Californian unwavering in his defense of President Donald Trump. The other is a reserved, calibrated Kentuckian who chooses his words about Trump with care and doesn't stroke the president's ego. But it's more than style and temperament that...

Graham resolution condemns 'closed' House impeachment probe

Oct. 24, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Senate ally of President Donald Trump introduced a resolution Thursday condemning the Democratic-run House for pursuing an "illegitimate impeachment inquiry" and demanding that Republicans be given more chances to question witnesses. The nonbinding resolution announced by GOP...

While Trump rakes in cash, some Senate Republicans lagging

Oct. 24, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is raising record amounts of cash for his 2020 reelection. But that fundraising might isn't spilling over to the most vulnerable Republicans fighting to hold onto their seats in a narrowly divided Senate. During the third quarter, former astronaut Mark Kelly took in...

Sen Martha McSally of Arizona has a book coming out next May

Oct. 21, 2019 11:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Martha McSally, the Arizona Republican appointed to the seat once held by John McCain, has a book deal. William Morrow announced Monday that McSally's "Dare to Fly" is coming out next May. Like McCain, who died in 2018, the 53-year-old McSally has a military background. She was the...

Republicans stumbling over question at heart of impeachment

Oct. 11, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A simple yes-or-no question keeps tripping up Senate Republicans: Should the president ask foreign countries to investigate political rivals? A month ago the question was a legal and constitutional no-brainer. It's illegal to accept foreign help in a political campaign, an action that also...

Republicans stumbling over question at heart of impeachment

Oct. 10, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A simple yes-or-no question keeps tripping up Senate Republicans: Should the president ask foreign countries to investigate political rivals? A month ago the question was a legal and constitutional no-brainer. It's illegal to accept foreign help in a political campaign, an action that also...

Trump scolds Romney over criticism about Trump's China words

Oct. 5, 2019 10:52 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Republican leaders were silent or supportive of President Donald Trump's public call for another foreign government, China, to investigate his political foe, while a handful voiced concern that the president was trying to enlist a rival power in his reelection effort. Several House...

Air Force general confirmed as vice chairman of Joint Chiefs

Sep. 26, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed the nomination of an Air Force general to become the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, largely dismissing an aide's allegations that he had subjected her to unwanted sexual advances. The 75-22 vote to approve Gen. John Hyten as the nation's No. 2...

GOP on political tightrope as impeachment talk heats up

Sep. 26, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans could be nearing crucial tests of their loyalty toward President Donald Trump and of how well they've mastered the art of walking a political tightrope during his turbulent presidency. Should damning evidence accumulate that Trump pressured the Ukrainian...