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Quick Decision In McGahn Subpoena Case Will Trap Courts In Political Power Contest, DOJ...

December 23, 2019 6:20 PM ET The Department of Justice (DOJ) warned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that a swift ruling on a House committee’s subpoena to former White House counsel Don McGahn could amount to improper judicial interference with impeachment proceedings. In a Monday legal filing, DOJ lawyers said the…

Court Docs: Democrats Still Hope to Impeach Trump over Russia

House Democrats are still hoping to impeach President Donald Trump over allegations resulting from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report earlier this year into “Russia collusion,” though Mueller found none existed. The House Judiciary Committee reportedly told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Monday that it still wanted former White House…

Democrats Tell Court: More Impeachment Articles, Maybe, if Trump Lawyer Testifies

The House Judiciary Committee told a federal appeals court Monday that it still wants former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify as it could potentially lead to the introduction of “additional articles of impeachment” against President Donald Trump over his contacts with Ukraine. In a brief submitted to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, the…

House Judiciary Committee Report Accuses Trump of ‘Bribery,’ ‘Honest Services Fraud’ — Not in...

The House Judiciary Committee’s new report accompanying articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump accuses him of committing the crimes of bribery and honest services fraud, though neither is mentioned in the articles of impeachment. The report, released Monday ahead of Wednesday’s anticipated vote on impeachment, accuses Trump of violating 18 U.S.C. § 201 —…

Doug Collins Throws Down Notes, Storms Out Of Impeachment Hearing Before Reappearing On Dais...

December 12, 2019 6:03 PM ET Ranking member Doug Collins  marched out of Thursday’s House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment raised against President Donald Trump, only to reappear on the dais fifteen minutes later. The Georgia Republican threw down his notes and stormed off around 4:41 pm ET, nearly 7 hours into…

Democrats Try Accusing Trump of ‘Bribery’ After Dropping It from Articles of Impeachment

Democrats tried to accuse President Donald Trump of “bribery” on Thursday in the House Judiciary Committee, though they had declined to include “bribery” among the two articles of impeachment released earlier this week. On Monday morning, Democrats unveiled their articles, alleging “abuse of power” and “corruption of Congress.” Contrary to expectations, and to the arguments…

Ratcliffe: Obama Admin Asked Foreign Governments to Investigate Candidate Trump

House Judiciary Committee Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) pointed out in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday morning that President Barack Obama’s administration had asked foreign power to investigate then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016. Ratcliffe was responding to a challenge from Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), who asked whether any Republican was prepared to defend the idea…

Democrat Counsels Barry Berke, Daniel Goldman Donated Thousands to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama

Barry Berke and Daniel Goldman, the lawyers for Democrats in Monday’s impeachment hearing at the House Judiciary Committee, have donated thousands of dollars to Hillary Clinton and other Democrats over several elections, federal records show. Berke, the Democrats’ counsel on the Judiciary Committee, gave a maximum contribution of $2,700 to Hillary Clinton in 2015, during…

Nadler Says Evidence ‘Uncontested’ That Trump ‘Put Himself Above The Country’

December 08, 2019 2:11 PM ET Democratic New York Rep. Jerry Nadler claimed again Sunday on “Meet the Press” that Republicans aren’t contesting the Democratic claim that President Donald Trump “put himself above the country.” “Remember, some of these things are very clear at this point. There is overwhelming evidence, uncontested by the Republicans, that…

House Judiciary Committee Releases Report Defining Impeachable Offenses Before Monday’s Hearing

December 07, 2019 4:48 PM ET The House Judiciary Committee on Saturday released a report laying out what they believe are the impeachable offenses against President Donald Trump before the committee’s hearing on Monday. “The Framers worst nightmare is what we are facing in this very moment. President Trump abused his power, betrayed our national…
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