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Key dates in the House impeachment inquiry into Trump

Dec. 10, 2019 4:32 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — APRIL 21, 2019 President Donald Trump speaks with then-President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy to congratulate him on his election victory. The White House says in a readout of the call that the president underscored unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial...

A reason Democrats won't wait: Trump cases tied up in court

Dec. 5, 2019 2:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal scholar Jonathan Turley told House Democrats that they are rushing the impeachment of President Donald Trump and that they instead could be enlisting the courts to try to help procure the testimony of key figures in Trump's effort to get Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe...

Impeachment shadows Trump on trip to NATO leaders meeting

Dec. 3, 2019 12:11 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump kicks off a two-day whirlwind of meetings with NATO alliance members, but his focus appears to remain centered on the impeachment inquiry playing out at home. Before departing for London to meet Tuesday with other leaders from the 29-member alliance, Trump accused...

Impeachment shadows Trump on trip to NATO leaders meeting

Dec. 2, 2019 6:21 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Crying foul over timing, President Donald Trump on Monday accused Democrats of scheduling this week’s impeachment hearing to undercut him during his trip abroad for a NATO leaders’ meeting playing out at a crucial moment for the 70-year-old military alliance. Trump, who arrived...

What’s next in impeachment: Judiciary Committee takes charge

Dec. 2, 2019 12:21 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House impeachment inquiry enters a new phase this week as the Judiciary Committee takes charge of the investigation of President Donald Trump. All testimony so far has been heard by the House Intelligence Committee, which is expected to issue a report on its findings early in the...

Trump knew of whistleblower before releasing Ukraine aid

Nov. 28, 2019 12:19 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was briefed on the whistleblower complaint about his dealings with Ukraine before the White House released nearly $400 million in military aid to Kyiv, officials say, shedding new light on events that triggered the impeachment inquiry. Trump was told about the...

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Nov. 27, 2019 2:59 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: Grand jury reports have proven to be a tool for justice in Pennsylvania — ask the Catholic Church The Philadelphia Inquirer Nov. 27 Last August, Attorney General Josh Shapiro unveiled a list of more than 300 catholic...

Democrats push impeachment to next phase with Dec. 4 hearing

Nov. 26, 2019 10:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, Democrats announced Tuesday, scheduling a hearing for next week as they push closer to a possible vote on actual charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” The Judiciary panel...

Lawyer: McGahn ruling doesn’t extend to Bolton, deputy

Nov. 26, 2019 2:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Bolton’s attorney suggested Tuesday that a court order directing former White House counsel Don McGahn to appear before Congress has no bearing on whether his client and another ex-national security official he represents will testify. The statement from attorney Charles...

Ex-White House lawyer McGahn ordered to comply with subpoena

Nov. 26, 2019 11:20 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn to appear before Congress in a setback to President Donald Trump’s effort to keep his top aides from testifying. The outcome could lead to renewed efforts by House Democrats to compel testimony from other...