House Speaker Nancy Pelosi strongly criticized President Trump’s “totally wrong and inappropriate” Twitter attack on a long-serving U.S. diplomat during last week’s impeachment testimony.
If you want to understand how impeachment is being seen by actual Americans, there may be no better place to go than Grand Rapids, Mich. In part that’s because the area around Grand Rapids, comprising Michigan’s Third Congressional District, is one of only about two dozen districts in the nation to vote for Barack Obama and for Donald Trump.
The second day of the impeachment inquiry’s public hearings, on Friday, began the same way as the first: with an attempt by Rep. Elise Stefanik, a New York Republican, to interrupt proceedings with a procedural objection.
On Friday, Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, described being removed from her post because she was seen as standing in the way of political concessions President Trump wanted to allegedly wrest from the new administration in Kyiv.
The highest-ranking civil servant at the White House budget office is expected to appear before the congressional impeachment panel on Saturday, providing testimony that could potentially shed light on how Trump administration officials withheld aid from Ukraine in an alleged effort to influence the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
A former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine testified Friday, amid real-time attacks by President Trump himself, that she was the victim of a dishonest smear campaign in which one of the president’s personal lawyers worked with corrupt Ukrainian officials to remove her from her position earlier this year.
As Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testified in front of the House Intelligence Committee, President Trump attacked her on Twitter.
On Friday the White House released a summary of a second, earlier conversation between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Rep. Tom Malinowski, along with a growing number of Democrats, has concluded that any move to expand the scope of impeachment will only backfire and undercut efforts to win over independent voters and perhaps even a few Republicans whose support is essential for the final vote to have any claim of bipartisanship.
In her first press conference since public impeachment hearings began, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday scolded reporters who used Republican talking points about the whistleblower whose complaint about President Trump triggered the probe.
WASHINGTON — President Trump defiantly declared that he did not watch the impeachment hearings that took place on Capitol Hill on Wednesday when he appeared shortly after the proceedings at a press conference alongside Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Trump also denied he participated in a phone call that was described in the hearings. Is that what you’re talking about?” Trump asked, adding, “I hear it’s a joke.
The first public hearings of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump began on Nov. 13. What were the big takeaways? Yahoo News explains.
During the first day of open impeachment hearings, Democrats repeatedly cast what President Trump called his “perfect phone call” with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky — and other actions by Trump and his associates, in particular his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani — as a blatant instance of corruption.
Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, makes clear that he does not agree with acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney's defense of President Trump.
Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor told the House impeachment inquiry Wednesday that President Trump was more interested in procuring a Ukrainian investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden than he was in the country itself.
Impeachment proceedings against President Trump entered a public phase Wednesday morning, giving the nation its first look at the previously unknown men and women who will testify that the president abused his office.
Much of the talk about the impeachment inquiry against President Trump has centered around whether there was a quid pro quo in his dealings with Ukraine. What's the meaning of this old Latin phrase and how important is it in the case against the president?
The first day of public hearings in the House Democrats’ ongoing impeachment inquiry concluded Wednesday with Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, offering new information about President Trump’s requests for Ukraine to investigate his political rivals.
As the drama in Washington unfolds, and a large cast of characters makes its way to the impeachment inquiry stage, keeping track of who is testifying during the public hearings and whom they are talking about is already getting complicated.
The first public hearings in the House Democrats’ ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Trump begin Wednesday, with Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent scheduled to testify in an open session.
What happens when a presidential impeachment inquiry runs into a presidential election year? The United States in uncharted territory.
Less than three months ago, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations tried to tamp down speculation that she might replace the vice president on Trump’s 2020 ticket. But multiple political observers say her new book tour is doubling as an audition for the role.
“It’s impossible to patch the gaping security holes in U.S. election security by Election Day.”
“No hacker in Moscow can reach across the World Wide Web and alter what your ballot says.”
“Hackers rely on automated processes that make it easy to hack the machines used for tallying votes.”
“There is a solution to this problem, and it’s maddeningly simple...go back to the paper ballot.”
“Most elections truly are local and it would be nearly impossible for a foreign adversary to touch them all with a single effort.”