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Analysis: Confronted by impeachment, Trump adds to the chaos

Oct. 19, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump has thrust Washington into a political crisis. And Trump keeps adding to the chaos. In the four weeks since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., launched the investigation, Trump has taken steps that have drawn more criticism, not...

Shifting explanations from White House alarm some in GOP

Oct. 19, 2019 1:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The shifting White House explanation for President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine drew alarm Friday from Republicans as the impeachment inquiry brought a new test of their alliance. Trump, in remarks at the White House, stood by his acting chief of staff,...

Shifting explanations for withholding aid draw GOP alarm

Oct. 18, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The shifting White House explanation for President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine drew alarm Friday from Republicans as the impeachment inquiry brought a new test of their alliance. Trump, in remarks at the White House, stood by his acting chief of staff,...

'Final straw': GOP ex-Ohio Gov. Kasich supports impeachment

Oct. 18, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who ran against President Donald Trump in the 2016 Republican primary, said Friday that he supports impeaching the president — but isn't ready to call for his removal from office. Kasich said he decided to back impeachment after hearing acting White...

Concern about Mulvaney comments; Kasich supports impeachment

Oct. 18, 2019 5:35 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. Here's a...

Colorado appeals ruling on presidential electors

Oct. 16, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials said Wednesday they want the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that presidential electors can vote for the candidate of their choice and aren't bound by the popular vote in their states. The August decision by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...

Is Ohio in play? GOP tilt working against Democrats

Oct. 14, 2019 10:21 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chris Gagin says he hasn't changed much politically, even as so much around him has. The attorney from rural Belmont County, Ohio, became a Republican in 2013 after Democrats embraced environmental policies that he believed were detrimental to the area's coal mining and fracking...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 12, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; Reps. Jim Himes, D-Conn., and Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.; Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y.; former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. ___ CBS' "Face the...

Ruling leaves Ohio ban on Down syndrome abortions on hold

Oct. 11, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a judge's decision to put on hold an Ohio law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome. The 2-1 ruling from a panel the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati said the law signed in 2017...

Florida congressman turns Trump support into recognition

Oct. 9, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Long before Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz was calling the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee "Captain Kangaroo," he built a reputation as an agitator who wasn't shy about calling out other lawmakers on social media or with reporters. During a news conference Tuesday,...