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Watch the House Judiciary Committee’s first public Trump impeachment hearing

The House Judiciary Committee launched its first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump this week. The hearing featured several legal scholars who will testify about “the constitutional grounds for presidential impeachment.” It started at 10 a.m. ET. Scroll down to read more about everything we know […]
Watch the House Judiciary Committee’s first public Trump impeachment hearing
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Over 100 House Democrats now support taking the first step to impeach Trump

Over 100 House Democrats now support launching an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, which represents nearly half of the caucus. Support for taking the first step toward impeaching Trump has grown among Democrats since former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony to Congress last Wednesday. The Democratic leadership continues to […]
Over 100 House Democrats now support taking the first step to impeach Trump
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The 7 biggest takeaways from Mueller’s marathon Capitol Hill testimony

The former special counsel Robert Mueller frustrated both Democrats and Republicans when he testified this week before two congressional committees about the Russia investigation. The notoriously tight-lipped former FBI director repeatedly refused to answer questions, or even recite portions from his final report, and instead had one message for lawmakers […]
The 7 biggest takeaways from Mueller’s marathon Capitol Hill testimony
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Read Robert Mueller’s opening statement to the House Judiciary Committee

The former special counsel Robert Mueller testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. It is the first time Mueller has been questioned publicly about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. WASHINGTON – The former special counsel Robert Mueller testified before the […]
Read Robert Mueller’s opening statement to the House Judiciary Committee
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Democrats hope Mueller’s highly-anticipated testimony will help them bring his report to life — but their biggest obstacle could be Mueller himself

Former special counsel Robert Mueller will on Wednesday appear before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, to be questioned on the findings of his Russia probe. Democrats will likely ask Mueller about why in the report he did not exonerate the president on charges of obstruction, but instead declined to […]
Democrats hope Mueller’s highly-anticipated testimony will help them bring his report to life — but their biggest obstacle could be Mueller himself
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Democrats want Robert Mueller’s blockbuster congressional testimony to make the public aware of what’s in his report, which most people still haven’t read

The former special counsel Robert Mueller is testifying before two House committees on Wednesday about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Mueller has previously said he would not reveal information beyond what is already public in the report. Because many Americans, and even members of Congress, have […]
Democrats want Robert Mueller’s blockbuster congressional testimony to make the public aware of what’s in his report, which most people still haven’t read
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The White House blocked former McGahn aide Annie Donaldson from answering Congress’ questions more than 200 times

White House lawyers blocked Annie Donaldson, a former aide to ex-White House Counsel Don McGahn, from answering Congress’ questions about the Russia investigation more than 200 times. According to a transcript of written answers Donaldson provided to the House Judiciary Committee, the White House’s objections stemmed from “constitutionally-based Executive Branch […]
The White House blocked former McGahn aide Annie Donaldson from answering Congress’ questions more than 200 times
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White House lawyers blocked Hope Hicks from answering questions 155 times during her congressional testimony, citing ‘absolute immunity’

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, refused to answer lawmakers’ questions 155 times during her closed-door testimony before the House Judiciary Committee this week. White House lawyers, who accompanied Hicks to the hearing, cited “absolute immunity” as the reason for her refusal to answer, and said the assertion […]
White House lawyers blocked Hope Hicks from answering questions 155 times during her congressional testimony, citing ‘absolute immunity’
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Trump said he’d be open to political ‘dirt’ from foreign powers. Hope Hicks said it should be ‘reported to the FBI.’

Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks rejected President Donald Trump‘s openness to receiving political information from foreign actors during closed door testimony on Capitol Hill, according to a top Democrat in the room. Trump had previously suggested he would listen to information on opponents that could help his campaign […]
Trump said he’d be open to political ‘dirt’ from foreign powers. Hope Hicks said it should be ‘reported to the FBI.’
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The House Majority Leader just said a lot more Trump administration officials could be held in contempt of Congress next week

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said the contempt of Congress vote for Attorney General William Barr could include additional high-ranking officials from the Trump administration, including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. The White House has stonewalled repeated requests and subpoenas for information relating to a host of congressional investigations and probes. […]
The House Majority Leader just said a lot more Trump administration officials could be held in contempt of Congress next week
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Trump just invoked executive privilege to stonewall Congress from seeing any new material related to the Mueller probe

President Donald Trump on Wednesday invoked executive privilege over the entirety of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on the Russia investigation and its underlying evidence. Trump also asserted privilege over any other materials related to the Russia investigation that have been subpoenaed by Congress so far. Earlier Wednesday, […]
Trump just invoked executive privilege to stonewall Congress from seeing any new material related to the Mueller probe
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Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt of Congress, one of the most severe congressional actions. Here’s what the historic move means.

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. Being held in contempt of Congress is a rare but very serious penalty for refusing to comply with lawmakers. If seen all the way through, contempt of Congress can result in lofty fines […]
Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt of Congress, one of the most severe congressional actions. Here’s what the historic move means.
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Trump just explicitly laid out his strategy to fight the overwhelming number of Democratic investigations

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration would be “fighting all the subpoenas” House Democrats throw its way. Several committees are locked in heated back-and-forths with the White House and are ramping up their investigations. Trump maintains that Democrats will find no wrongdoing. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. WASHINGTON […]
Trump just explicitly laid out his strategy to fight the overwhelming number of Democratic investigations
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House Democrats subpoena the full Mueller report and its underlying evidence

The House Judiciary Committee subpoenaed a full, un-redacted version of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report in the Russia investigation on Friday. The move came after the Justice Department released a lightly-redacted version of the document on Thursday. The report featured several key findings that stood in sharp contrast […]
House Democrats subpoena the full Mueller report and its underlying evidence
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The House Judiciary Committee reportedly plans to authorise subpoenas for the Mueller report and its underlying evidence this week

The House Judiciary Committee reportedly plans to authorise subpoenas on Wednesday for the special counsel Robert Mueller’s full report in the Russia investigation, as well as the underlying evidence. Democratic lawmakers are also pushing to obtain all the grand jury information contained in the report. Attorney General William Barr is […]
The House Judiciary Committee reportedly plans to authorise subpoenas for the Mueller report and its underlying evidence this week
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Here are the 81 people and organisations that the House Judiciary Committee asked for documents as part of its investigation into Trump

The House Judiciary Committee has begun an investigation into President Donald Trump, his associates, and entities connected to them. The committee’s chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York, has sent letters to 81 people, organisations, and companies requesting documents connected to the investigation. The committee would be the entity ultimately […]
Here are the 81 people and organisations that the House Judiciary Committee asked for documents as part of its investigation into Trump
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In an ‘investigative blitz,’ the House Judiciary Committee requested documents from 81 people and entities tied to Trump

The House Judiciary Committee has begun a sprawling investigation into President Donald Trump, his associates, and entities connected to them. The committee’s chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler, has sent letters to 81 people, organisations, and companies requesting documents connected to the investigation, which will focus on what he described as Trump’s […]
In an ‘investigative blitz,’ the House Judiciary Committee requested documents from 81 people and entities tied to Trump
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A bombshell new report about Trump’s alleged interference with federal investigations ‘raises serious questions’ about whether Matthew Whitaker misled Congress, aides say

A bombshell New York Times report said that President Donald Trump pressured Matthew Whitaker, then the acting attorney general, to exert control over a federal investigation into Trump’s role in several hush-money payments to women during the 2016 US election. There is no evidence that Whitaker acted on Trump’s request, […]
A bombshell new report about Trump’s alleged interference with federal investigations ‘raises serious questions’ about whether Matthew Whitaker misled Congress, aides say
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Trump lashes out on Twitter after James Comey’s testimony: ‘All lies!’

President Donald Trump lashed out at James Comey on Twitter Sunday morning to accuse the former FBI director of lying to Congress in testimony he delivered Friday. House committee leaders released a redacted transcript Saturday of Comey’s private testimony concerning his role in investigating Hillary Clinton’s email server and the […]
Trump lashes out on Twitter after James Comey’s testimony: ‘All lies!’
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Friday could be a huge day for the Russia probe as Mueller drops more documents on Cohen and Manafort and James Comey testifies to Congress

New information on the Russia investigation is expected Friday, with the special counsel Robert Mueller facing deadlines to publish new documents related to it. Mueller is expected to submit important filings about Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort, the former personal attorney to and the former campaign chairman of President Donald […]
Friday could be a huge day for the Russia probe as Mueller drops more documents on Cohen and Manafort and James Comey testifies to Congress
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Facebook’s testimony before Congress started with a surprise as 3 protesters held up posters showing Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg as a 2-headed octopus wrapped around the world

During the House Judiciary Committee’s Tuesday hearing on social-media content filtering, three protesters held up signs while Monika Bickert, Facebook’s head of global policy management, testified before the panel. The images appeared to depict Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, and Sheryl Sandberg, its COO, as two heads on an octopus with […]
Facebook’s testimony before Congress started with a surprise as 3 protesters held up posters showing Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg as a 2-headed octopus wrapped around the world
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‘Just another victory notch in Putin’s belt’: FBI official Peter Strzok testifies before the House Judiciary Committee in a high-stakes hearing

The FBI official Peter Strzok testified before the House Judiciary Committee in an open hearing on Thursday. Republican lawmakers are investigating perceived bias within the FBI during the 2016 campaign. Strzok exchanged thousands of text messages with an FBI lawyer named Lisa Page expressing support for the 2016 Democratic presidential […]
‘Just another victory notch in Putin’s belt’: FBI official Peter Strzok testifies before the House Judiciary Committee in a high-stakes hearing
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A Republican senator turned Trump’s campaign slogan against him in a takedown over his praise for Putin

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse said that President Donald Trump’s congratulatory phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin was “terribly ill-advised” and said it had weakened America. He also criticised Putin by turning Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan around against him. Sasse also said that whoever leaked Trump’s briefing materials […]
A Republican senator turned Trump’s campaign slogan against him in a takedown over his praise for Putin