Impeachment

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2019 file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, asks a question during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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October 11, 2019 - 10:54 am
DENVER (AP) — A simple yes-or-no question keeps tripping up Senate Republicans: Should the president ask foreign countries to investigate political rivals? A month ago the question was a legal and constitutional no-brainer. It's illegal to accept foreign help in a political campaign, an action that...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a news conference and with local officials about Venezuelan democracy efforts on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Weston, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
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October 09, 2019 - 9:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Constitution gives the House "the sole power of impeachment" — but it confers that authority without an instruction manual. Now comes the battle royal over exactly what it means. In vowing to halt all cooperation with House Democrats' impeachment inquiry, the White House...
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FILE - In this May 3, 2017, file photo, Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., left, speaks to reporters outside the White House in Washington. Upton, said he doesn't support a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. But he has no problem with Democratic-led committees digging for more information. Upton told the Detroit Economic Club that "we need to know what the answers are." He shared the stage Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 with Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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October 03, 2019 - 1:06 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A Republican congressman from Michigan said he doesn’t support an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, but “there are legitimate questions” about Trump’s interactions with Ukraine and he has no problem with Democratic-led committees digging for more information. “We...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, Nevada Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei answers a question during a town hall at the Reno Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Amodei is facing Republican backlash after being asked what he thought of the Democrats’ impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, and replying, “Let‘s put it through the process and see what happens.” (Andy Barron/Reno Gazette Journal via AP, File)
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October 01, 2019 - 2:14 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — GOP Rep. Mark Amodei's comment seemed harmless enough. Asked what he thought of the Democrats' impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, the Nevada Republican gave reporters a vague dodge: "Let's put it through the process and see what happens." Within about an hour, Amodei...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an Armed Forces welcome ceremony for the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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September 30, 2019 - 1:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that Senate rules would require him to take up any articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump if approved by the House, swatting down talk that that the GOP-controlled chamber could dodge the matter entirely. "I would have...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2018, file photo, then Rep.-elect Kendra Horn, D-Okla., walks through the basement of the Capitol in Washington. Horn is among the Democrats in swing districts who find themselves in a tight spot as the House opens an impeachment inquiry related to President Donald Trump's request for a foreign leader to dig up dirt on a political rival. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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September 27, 2019 - 2:14 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Democrat Kendra Horn surprised even her own supporters in 2018 when the first-time candidate eked out a victory in an Oklahoma City congressional district that had been in Republican hands for nearly four decades and had voted heavily for Donald Trump in 2016. But now the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2019 file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a news conference in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/David Eggert File)
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September 25, 2019 - 4:21 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic governors in Midwestern states central to President Donald Trump's reelection strategy are reacting cautiously to impeachment proceedings beginning in Congress. House Democrats' probe focuses on Trump's phone call to Ukraine's president, a rough transcript of which...
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September 24, 2019 - 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is reacting swiftly to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement that the Democratic-controlled House is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. Such an important day at the United Nations, so much work and so much success, and the Democrats purposely...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walks to the House Chamber, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 17, 2019 - 7:24 pm
The numbers also showed that the number of Democrats open to impeachment remains substantial.
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