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Sharply divided House approves Dems' impeachment rules

Nov. 1, 2019 5:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats swept a rules package for their impeachment probe of President Donald Trump through a divided House Thursday, as the chamber's first vote on the investigation highlighted the partisan breach the issue has only deepened. By 232-196, lawmakers approved the procedures they'll...

Democrats set stage for approval of impeachment ground rules

Oct. 30, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats set the stage Wednesday for certain House approval of the ground rules lawmakers will use when they consider impeaching President Donald Trump as the chamber braced for its first showdown over the inquiry. There was no doubt that the Democratic-controlled body would approve the...

House Democrats get a legal victory in impeachment inquiry

Oct. 26, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has ordered the Justice Department to give the House secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, handing a victory to Democrats as they gather evidence for the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. In a Friday ruling that...

Trump: Probe of Russia probe will reveal 'really bad things'

Oct. 25, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigating the investigators, the Justice Department is now scrutinizing the government's Russia probe as a criminal matter, raising Democrats' concerns that President Donald Trump may be using federal muscle to go after his opponents. Trump says to expect the probe to reveal "really...

Activists hope to take impeachment fight to the streets

Oct. 25, 2019 9:57 AM EDT

Women's rights, gun control and climate change have drawn masses of demonstrators into the streets during President Donald Trump's first term, but one prominent cause has been missing so far: impeachment. Though some liberal groups have been advocating for Trump's impeachment for more than two years, there have...

AP source: DOJ review of Russia probe now a criminal inquiry

Oct. 24, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has shifted its review of the Russia probe to a criminal investigation, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday, a move that is likely to raise concerns that President Donald Trump and his allies may be using the powers of the government to go after their...

The Latest: White House slams testimony as 'triple hearsay'

Oct. 22, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and testimony by Ambassador William Taylor in the House impeachment probe (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The White House is slamming testimony from former U.S. Ambassador William Taylor as part of the House impeachment inquiry "triple hearsay" and...

Election security hearing breaks along stark partisan lines

Oct. 22, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing on election security broke along stark political lines Tuesday, highlighting the difficulties in getting lawmakers to address the threat outlined by federal officials who have warned that Russia and other adversaries are looking to interfere in the 2020 election...

Cohen turns to Congress in bid to shorten prison sentence

Oct. 18, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's imprisoned former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is again turning to Congress as part of a renewed bid to reduce his prison sentence. Cohen's lawyers sent a letter to the Democratic heads of three congressional committees last month urging them to ask U.S. District Judge...

US picks Trump resort for G-7; critics call choice 'brazen'

Oct. 17, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's suggestion that his Miami golf resort host next year's Group of Seven summit became a reality Thursday, sparking an outcry from critics who called it the most blatant example yet of him using the power of his office to boost his business empire. "There are folks...