Latest Val Demings News

GOP woman gets outsized role at impeachment hearing

Nov. 16, 2019 12:29 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It didn’t take long at Friday’s impeachment hearing before Rep. Elise Stefanik, the House Intelligence Committee’s only Republican woman, was gaveled down by the panel’s Democratic chairman. Republicans kept the 35-year-old Harvard graduate from upstate New...

Defying impeachment inquiry, Trump makes charge more certain

Oct. 9, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The combative White House letter vowing to defy the "illegitimate" impeachment inquiry has actually put President Donald Trump on a more certain path to charges. His refusal to honor subpoenas or allow testimony would likely play into a formal accusation against him. The letter sent to...

2nd whistleblower adds to impeachment peril at White House

Oct. 6, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second whistleblower has come forward with information about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, adding to the impeachment peril engulfing the White House and potentially providing new leads to Democrats in their unfurling investigation of Trump's conduct. Attorney Mark...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 4, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Reps. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., and Jim Jordan, R-Ohio. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Reps. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., and Jim...

Who could be impeachment managers? An early look

Oct. 3, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — They aren’t in charge right now. But within months, if not earlier, the House Judiciary Committee is likely to be at the forefront of President Donald Trump’s impeachment. It’s a moment many on the panel have been waiting for. Several members of the Judiciary panel...

Central Florida off list for child migrant detention center

Sep. 27, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A U.S. congresswoman who represents central Florida says the region is no longer being considered for a permanent shelter for unaccompanied minors who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border. Democratic Rep. Val Demings announced Friday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...