GOP Leader Really Doesn't Want to Answer Whether It's Ever OK for President to 'Ask a Foreign Country to Investigate a Political Rival'
Shortly after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced that representatives would begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy took the podium to defend the President and the Republican party as a whole.
It could've gone better.
Nancy Pelosi Fired Back at Reporter Who Asked If She 'Hates' Donald Trump and Now Trump Is Lashing Out at Her for It
One day after the House Judiciary Committee's hearing on impeachment, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held a press conference announcing that the House would begin drafting articles of impeachment, with a possible floor vote as soon as Christmas.
The press conference signaled the beginning of the end of the impeachment inquiry in the House.
Trump Is Getting Mocked for Tweeting Two Opposite Messages About the Stock Market Within a Day of Each Other
There's always a tweet has become a recurrent theme of the presidency of Donald Trump. As summarized by the subReddit that tracks the phenomenon:
"35,000+ Tweets—No Self Awareness."
It usually takes months or even years for Trump's Twitter feed to contradict or call the President out for his own words or deeds. But Friday, President Trump completely reversed a dubious claim he made less than 24 hours earlier.
Trump Said He Wants to 'Read the Transcript' of His Ukraine Call During a Live 'Fireside Chat' and People Are So Down for It
The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to affirm the ongoing impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. After weeks of gathering information from witnesses through closed door hearings, the committees overseeing impeachment are expected to hold public hearings in the near future.
The impeachment proceedings against Trump have escalated quickly, with new information emerging practically every day. Some may have forgotten that this all started with an anonymous whistleblower complaint fearing that a call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky may have created vulnerabilities in national security.
After Impeachment Vote, Congressman Who Left the GOP Has Dire Warning for Republicans Who Defend Trump
The United States Constitution dictates:
"The House of Representatives ... shall have the sole Power of Impeachment." ~ Article I, Section 2, Clause 5
The permission of the President, the Senate or the minority party in the House is not required to proceed with impeachment despite GOP and White House claims to the contrary.
People Are Relating Hard to Pallbearer at Elijah Cummings's Funeral Who Refused to Shake Mitch McConnell's Hand
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) passed away last week at the age of 68.
As Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Cummings was known throughout his decades-long career as a man of immense moral integrity and levelheaded counsel.
Mike Pence's Older Brother Was Elected to Congress Last Year, and Yep, He's Part of the Impeachment Inquiry Hearings
The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is being conducted through hearings by three committees of the House of Representatives:
- House Foreign Affairs Committee
- House Intelligence Committee
- House Oversight Committee
For some hearings, only committee members—appointed by their party—may attend due to the nature of the information or people testifying. Which has not stopped some Republicans from trying to strong arm their way in.