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Trump impeachment inquiry heads to live TV coverage

Nov. 11, 2019 12:02 AM EST

Back in 1973, tens of millions of Americans tuned in to what Variety called "the hottest daytime soap opera" — the Senate Watergate hearings that eventually led to President Richard Nixon's resignation. It was a communal experience, and by some estimates, more than 80% of Americans tuned in to at least...

Bannon says Stone was Trump campaign link to WikiLeaks

Nov. 8, 2019 5:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to get advanced word about hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton, a former top presidential adviser testified Friday. In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a...

The words Trump had to hear: Investigations, Biden, Clinton

Nov. 7, 2019 7:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — There were three words President Donald Trump wanted to hear from the Ukraine president: Investigations, Biden, Clinton. That's according to the transcript, released Thursday, of an impeachment inquiry interview with career State Department official George Kent. "Potus wanted nothing less...

House Democrat criticizes Mississippi chicken plant raids

Nov. 7, 2019 5:11 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — It's "disappointing" that President Donald Trump's administration is selectively enforcing laws to apprehend immigrant workers who are in the U.S. illegally but not prosecute employers, a U.S. House committee chairman said Thursday. Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat and House...

Impeachment going public: Hearings next week for all to see

Nov. 6, 2019 7:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats announced Wednesday they will launch public impeachment hearings next week, intending to bring to life weeks of closed-door testimony and lay out a convincing narrative of presidential misconduct by Donald Trump. First to testify will be William Taylor, the top diplomat in...

House Democrats schedule first public hearings in impeachment inquiry for next week, starting Wednesday

Nov. 6, 2019 11:26 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats schedule first public hearings in impeachment inquiry for next week, starting Wednesday.

White House lawyers expected to take lead in impeachment

Nov. 5, 2019 10:51 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As House Democrats prepare for public impeachment hearings, President Donald Trump and his legal team are working to organize a defense that will rely heavily on White House attorneys and congressional Republicans to stave off the threat to his presidency. Democrats consider the hearings...

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...

Boeing employee raised concern about design of Max system

Oct. 30, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

Two days of congressional hearings have produced internal Boeing documents showing that company employees raised concerns about the design of a key flight-control system and the hectic pace of airplane production long before two 737 Max jets crashed. Angry lawmakers bombarded the hearings' star witness, Boeing...

Trump National Security Council aide Tim Morrison resigns on eve of congressional testimony in impeachment probe

Oct. 30, 2019 5:52 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump National Security Council aide Tim Morrison resigns on eve of congressional testimony in impeachment probe.