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No. 4 House Democrat issues call for impeachment inquiry

Aug. 19, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it's time to hold him accountable. The New Mexico congressman, third in line behind House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a 2020 candidate...

Q&A: Are the Democrats starting impeachment, or not?

Aug. 10, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The messages coming from House Democrats on impeachment in recent weeks are decidedly confusing. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said Democrats need to wait for court decisions before they decide whether to approve articles of impeachment. At the same time, the chairman of the House...

House Judiciary sues to force McGahn to testify

Aug. 7, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee took another step toward possible impeachment proceedings, filing a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday aimed at forcing former White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify about his interactions with President Donald Trump. McGahn was a star witness in...

The Latest: House panel files suit to force McGahn testimony

Aug. 7, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Judiciary Committee's lawsuit to force former White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify (all times local): 4:25 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is taking another step toward possible impeachment proceedings, filing a lawsuit in federal court aimed at forcing...

Democrats file lawsuit to enforce subpoena against Don McGahn, a key figure in Mueller report who has refused to testify

Aug. 7, 2019 4:24 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats file lawsuit to enforce subpoena against Don McGahn, a key figure in Mueller report who has refused to testify.

Impeachment watch: Nearly half of House Dems support inquiry

Jul. 31, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly half the House Democrats now support an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump — a milestone but still probably not enough to push Speaker Nancy Pelosi to launch proceedings. A tally by The Associated Press on Wednesday showed 114 Democrats in the House, and one...

Impeachment unsettled as Democrats enter post-Mueller moment

Jul. 27, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Midway through the first year of their House majority, Democrats have yet to vote to impeach President Donald Trump. And maybe they never will. The House recessed Friday for a six-week summer break without opening impeachment proceedings, the Democrats no closer to taking a vote than they...

House panel asks court for Mueller grand jury material

Jul. 26, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler filed a petition in federal court Friday to obtain secret grand jury material underlying former special counsel Robert Mueller's report, arguing the panel needs the information as it weighs whether to pursue impeachment of President Donald Trump....

Correction: Trump-Russia Probe-What's Next story

Jul. 26, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 25 about the next steps after Robert Mueller's testimony, The Associated Press erroneously identified the leadership position of Rep. Kevin McCarthy. He is the House minority leader. A corrected version of the story is below: What comes after Mueller? Investigations,...

Election warnings blare, but action stalls in Congress

Jul. 25, 2019 11:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller warned that Russian interference is still happening "as we sit here." State election officials are anxious and underfunded, some running systems with outdated software and scrounging for replacement parts off e-Bay. And on Thursday a report from the Senate Intelligence...