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Democrats hope Mueller testimony will have 'profound impact'

Jun. 26, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he expects special counsel Robert Mueller to have "a profound impact" when he testifies before Congress on July 17, even though Mueller has said he won't provide any new information. Mueller's unusual back-to-back testimony in front of...

House Democrats told they're too focused on impeachment

Jun. 25, 2019 9:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats convened privately Tuesday to discuss campaign issues and heard a sobering assessment: They're seen as too focused on impeachment of President Donald Trump and voters are not hearing enough about their work on other issues. The findings from Democrats' internal polling...

Himes calls for Trump impeachment inquiry, delegation's 1st

Jun. 24, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Himes has become Connecticut's first member of Congress to call for an impeachment inquiry into Republican President Donald Trump. Himes, serving his sixth term, said Monday the president has "shown contempt for the truth, has attacked our institutions, and...

Rep. Adam Smith calls for impeachment inquiry

Jun. 22, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Rep. Adam Smith is the second member of Washington's congressional delegation to call for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The Seattle Times reports that Smith, a Bellevue Democrat, changed his mind after the events of the past several weeks, saying the president has...

Missouri Rep. Clay co-sponsors resolution to impeach Trump

Jun. 21, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Missouri Rep. William Clay Jr. has joined two other Democratic congressmen in sponsoring a resolution to impeach President Donald Trump. Clay announced Friday that he was signing on to a resolution with a single article of impeachment accusing Trump of attempting to obstruct the FBI...

Pelosi ally, freshmen Dem join calls for Trump impeachment

Jun. 20, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Democrats have joined a slowly growing group calling for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, including a close ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a Democrat who flipped a Republican district. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, a congressional veteran, said in a Twitter...

Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House in interview

Jun. 20, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks refused to answer questions related to her time in the White House in a daylong interview with the House Judiciary Committee, dimming Democrats' chances of obtaining new or substantive information about President Donald Trump in their first...

Pelosi rules out Trump censure if House can't impeach him

Jun. 19, 2019 11:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday ruled out censuring President Donald Trump if the House doesn't impeach him, downplaying a less drastic censure as "a day at the beach" for the president. Pelosi, D-Calif., told reporters at a breakfast sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor that...

With Hope Hicks interview, Dems breach Trump's inner circle

Jun. 18, 2019 9:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will interview former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks behind closed doors Wednesday, the first time lawmakers will hear from a person linked to the president's inner circle since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report. Obtaining...

California congresswoman supports Trump impeachment inquiry

Jun. 17, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Freshman U.S. Rep. Katie Porter on Monday threw her support behind an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, adding another Democratic lawmaker to those clamoring for the move. The congresswoman from Irvine, California, announced her decision in a video statement....