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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...

The Latest: Pelosi asked Trump to delay immigration sweep

Jun. 23, 2019 7:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 3:50 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump and asked him to call off planned raids to deport immigrants here illegally. The California Democrat called Trump on Friday night, according to a...

Trump postpones nationwide immigration enforcement sweep

Jun. 22, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday delayed a nationwide immigration sweep to deport people living the United States illegally, including families, saying he would give lawmakers two weeks to work out solutions for the southern border. The move came after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called...

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...

The Latest: Trump says he's in 'no hurry' to strike Iran

Jun. 22, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran's tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he abruptly called off the military strikes on Iran Thursday because the likely deaths of 150 Iranians would have been out of proportion...

A half-hour away: How Trump opted against Iran strike

Jun. 21, 2019 9:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The planes were ready — their deadly cargo poised for delivery within a half-hour. President Donald Trump had been given a series of options Thursday night on how to respond to Iran's downing of an unmanned American surveillance drone. Senior military advisers zeroed in on a plan...

After calling off strikes on Iran, Trump suggests patience

Jun. 21, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he abruptly called off the swiftly planned military strikes on Iran because the likely deaths of 150 Iranians would have been so out of proportion to the shootdown of an unmanned American surveillance drone. He also indicated he still hopes for talks...

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...

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn

Jun. 21, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran on Thursday night in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go, a U.S. official said. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the...

The Latest: Source: US prepared Iran attack, then withdrew

Jun. 21, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 11:55 p.m. A U.S. official says the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but approval was abruptly withdrawn before the attacks were...