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All House Democrats from Wash. support impeachment inquiry

Jul. 29, 2019 11:33 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — All seven of Washington's Democratic U.S. House members are now calling for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The Seattle Times reports that Reps. Kim Schrier, Suzan DelBene, Derek Kilmer, and Denny Heck on Sunday cited corruption, obstruction of justice and failure to...

Esper is sworn in as defense secretary to succeed Mattis

Jul. 23, 2019 10:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took seven months, but President Donald Trump on Tuesday finally got a Senate-confirmed secretary of defense to succeed Jim Mattis. Mark Esper, an Army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist, won Senate confirmation by a vote of 90-8 and was sworn in at the White House by Supreme...