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Democrats Unveil Proposed Rules for Public Impeachment Proceedings

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — President Trump’s lawyers would be allowed to present a formal defense of him and cross-examine witnesses once the House Judiciary Committee begins debate over whether to impeach him, under proposed rules House Democrats unveiled on Tuesday to begin the next, more public phase of their inquiry. A vote […]

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This Picture Tells You Everything You Need to Know About Impeachment

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — The photograph has all the trappings of a Renaissance painting — crowded with characters, action and emotion — only this one is set in a congressional hearing room and features figures frequently found on C-Span. It captures a small moment in a big event: The first hearing by […]

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‘I Wasn’t Asked to Do Anything Illegal,’ Lewandowski Says in Hearing

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — Corey Lewandowski, one of President Trump’s most loyal political confidants, confirmed in congressional testimony on Tuesday that the president had once asked him to help curtail the scope of the Russia investigation, possibly obstructing justice. But under sharp questioning from Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee conducting an […]

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Key Moments From Corey Lewandowski’s Testimony Before Congress

NYT > U.S. > Politics Video President Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, answered questions before the House Judiciary Committee on Sunday.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times Here’s what you need to know: Corey Lewandowski confirmed Mr. Trump asked him to pressure the attorney general, but says the president never asked him to do anything illegal. […]

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Judiciary Panel Advances Impeachment Inquiry of Trump as Doubts Linger

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday took its first vote to press forward with an impeachment investigation of President Trump, putting aside internal divisions over the process in a bid to strengthen its hand in uncovering crucial facts in the inquiry. The measure, which was approved on Thursday […]

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Is It an Impeachment Inquiry or Not? Democrats Can’t Seem to Agree

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — From his office on the first floor of the Capitol on Wednesday, the second-ranking House Democrat, Representative Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, was unequivocal: An impeachment investigation of President Trump is not underway. Over in the Rayburn Building, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Representative Jerrold Nadler […]

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Democrats to Broaden Impeachment Inquiry Into Trump to Corruption Accusations

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — House Democrats return to Washington this week poised to significantly broaden their nascent impeachment inquiry into President Trump beyond the findings of the Russia investigation, but they will confront a fast-dwindling political clock. Undeterred by lackluster public support for impeachment, Democratic lawmakers and aides have sketched out a […]

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Pence’s Stay at Trump Hotel in Ireland and Trump’s G7 Plans Draw Democrats’ Scrutiny

NYT > U.S. > Politics House Democrats, furious over President Trump’s continued promotion of his branded properties for government business, said on Friday that they would scrutinize whether two recent cases would violate the Constitution’s ban on presidents profiting from domestic or foreign governments. Two chairmen acting in tandem sent letters to the White House, […]

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Doug Collins, Defending Trump in Impeachment Inquiry, Seeks Georgia Senate Seat

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — Representative Doug Collins, the face of President Trump’s impeachment defense in the House, is quietly jockeying to persuade Georgia’s Republican governor to appoint him to the state’s soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat, according to interviews with Republican lawmakers, aides and political operatives. Mr. Collins is moving swiftly. Just a week […]

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Citing Economy, Trump Says That ‘You Have No Choice but to Vote for Me’

NYT > U.S. > Politics MANCHESTER, N.H. — President Trump doubled down on his economic argument for re-election on Thursday night amid increasing concerns about a recession, declaring that even Americans who hate him “have no choice” but to vote for him because otherwise the stock market will collapse. With markets already wobbling over fears […]

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