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‘I’m going to answer the damn question’: Attorney General William Barr lost his temper with House Democrats during a contentious oversight hearing

Attorney General William Barr became increasingly testy with Democrats during a contentious hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Barr testified about his oversight of law enforcement’s crackdown on largely peaceful demonstrations across the nation, as well as his handling of the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the […]
‘I’m going to answer the damn question’: Attorney General William Barr lost his temper with House Democrats during a contentious oversight hearing
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House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler says calls to impeach AG Barr are a ‘waste of time’ because of ‘corrupt Republican majority in the Senate’

Rep. Jerry Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said calls to impeach Attorney General William Barr were a “waste of time,” calling Senate Republicans “corrupt.” Barr made headlines for the controversial firing Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman, who has been involved in investigations into known associates of President […]
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler says calls to impeach AG Barr are a ‘waste of time’ because of ‘corrupt Republican majority in the Senate’
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Trump’s Senate impeachment trial formally begins

The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump formally began on Thursday when the House impeachment prosecutors presented the articles of impeachment to the Senate. Rep. Adam Schiff, the lead prosecutor and chair of the House Intelligence Committee, read aloud the articles of impeachment to senators gathered on the Senate […]
Trump’s Senate impeachment trial formally begins
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Republicans hijacked the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment hearings and turned them into a circus

The House Judiciary Committee’s public impeachment hearings have been a circus dominated by theatrics from Republican lawmakers hoping to crater public support for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. The panel’s hearings drew a sharp contrast to the House Intelligence Committee’s hearings, which captured the nation’s interest with career, nonpartisan officials testifying […]
Republicans hijacked the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment hearings and turned them into a circus
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Joe Biden suggested Bill Clinton’s impeachment was a ‘partisan lynching’ in 1998

Former Vice President Joe Biden condemned President Donald Trump’s use of the term “lynching” to describe the House’s impeachment inquiry on Tuesday, calling Trump’s comments “despicable.” In 1998, Biden similarly suggested that former President Bill Clinton’s impeachment was a “partisan lynching” in an interview with CNN, according to newly unearthed […]
Joe Biden suggested Bill Clinton’s impeachment was a ‘partisan lynching’ in 1998
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Trump labels AOC and other Democrats ‘savages’ amid impeachment inquiry

President Donald Trump tweeted to issue another pushback against Democratic lawmakers who had openly advocated for impeachment proceedings against him. Trump called out Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York, California Rep. Adam Schiff, and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after House Democrats announced an impeachment inquiry on September 24. Lawmakers […]
Trump labels AOC and other Democrats ‘savages’ amid impeachment inquiry
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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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House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler says ‘articles of impeachment are under consideration’ for Trump

The House Judiciary Committee’s chairman, Jerry Nadler, on Friday said “articles of impeachment are under consideration” for President Donald Trump. Nadler added that no “final determination” had been made. The Judiciary Committee has been looking into whether the president obstructed justice amid the special counsel’s investigation into Russian election interference. […]
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler says ‘articles of impeachment are under consideration’ for Trump
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Former special counsel Robert Mueller agrees to testify before Congress in July

The former special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to publicly testify before two House committees “in open session” on July 17. The House Judiciary Committee’s chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York, and the House Intelligence Committee’s chairman, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said in a letter that they “look […]
Former special counsel Robert Mueller agrees to testify before Congress in July
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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.’