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Wednesday, February 05, 2020
President Trump stunned lawmakers and guests in the House chamber when he awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh in the middle of his prime-time speech.
Friday, January 24, 2020
There is extensive coverage of the arguments both sides are making to 100 Senate jurors. But prosecution and defense teams are also echoing those messages outside the chamber to appeal to the public.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The Senate majority leader's own members didn't want to go along with his first vision for the procedure in the impeachment trial. But the GOP did reject calls for more witnesses and evidence.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
House managers called for impeachment and attorneys for President Trump declared the articles of impeachment "ridiculous."
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Speaker Nancy Pelosi named seven Democratic lawmakers who will present the House's case in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump.
Thursday, January 09, 2020
For weeks, the House speaker has refrained from sending the articles to the Senate, saying she needed details on how an impeachment trial would work. But Thursday, she indicated she would soon relent.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
The House speaker said she was ready for a Senate trial, but added that the articles against President Trump would be transmitted only once she has more information about the contours of a trial.
Monday, December 16, 2019
The full House is expected to approve two articles of impeachment against the president. The GOP-led Senate is already making plans for what leaders hope will be a quick trial in January.
Monday, December 02, 2019
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff will reveal his findings in the impeachment probe, and the House Judiciary plans a hearing with experts on constitutional grounds for impeachment.
Monday, November 18, 2019
Nine witnesses are scheduled over three days. Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the EU, faces questions about his call with President Trump about pushing for investigations in Ukraine.
Friday, November 15, 2019
David Holmes, the State Department official who overheard a phone call between the president and a top diplomat, appeared in a closed-door deposition Friday before the House impeachment inquiry.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Democrats have called three career public servants to appear for the first public hearings this week in the Trump impeachment inquiry: William Taylor, George Kent and Marie Yovanovitch.
Thursday, November 07, 2019
All of the testimony in the house impeachment inquiry has happened behind closed doors. But the release of hundreds of pages of testimony shows a lot about the lines of questioning and atmosphere.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
The House passed a resolution setting the rules for public hearings. It also sets the procedures for the president and his counsel for judiciary hearings on articles of impeachment.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
The resolution, which formalizes the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, outlines rules and procedures for the inquiry moving forward.
Friday, October 11, 2019
Marie Yovanovitch was recalled from her post in May after criticism from some Republicans, including the president's eldest son, that she was not supportive of the administration's policies.
Monday, September 30, 2019
New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins, the first GOP lawmaker to endorse President Trump in the 2016 election, submitted his resignation letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office.
Monday, September 09, 2019
Lawmakers are back on Capitol Hill on Monday after an extended summer recess. Debates on gun control, prescription drugs and trade are expected, but bipartisan cooperation on those are elusive.
Friday, September 06, 2019
Experiencing life in the minority and increasing concerns about the GOP's prospects for retaking control are prompting more departures. Suburban areas remain the key political battlegrounds.
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell isn't budging on his opposition to a bill expanding background checks. But other GOP lawmakers who opposed earlier restrictions are now saying it's time to act.