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Dems Call For ICE To Release All Transgender Detainees Immediately

House Democrats plan to call on a key immigration agency to release all transgender people who are currently being detained, arguing that the U.S. has failed to follow guidelines to protect individuals who face more perilous conditions in detention than other migrants. “We write to demand the release of all transgender people currently detained by […]

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Pelosi To Send Articles Of Impeachment To Senate Soon

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday said she would likely send articles of impeachment to the Senate soon despite winning no concessions from Republicans on allowing witnesses to testify during a trial on the House’s charges against President Trump. Though she refused to budge on her previous demands, Pelosi signaled that the next phase of […]

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Bolton Basically Begging To Testify Against Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is prepared to get Senate Republicans to unilaterally pass a resolution setting the rules for President Trump’s impeachment trial despite John Bolton’s statement Monday saying he would testify under subpoena. The decision by Trump’s former national security adviser handed Senate Democrats calling for witnesses to the trial a new […]

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McConnell Refuses To Call Witnesses In Impeachment Trial

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Thursday hit back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) upbraiding of the House impeachment votes and questioned why the GOP leader wouldn’t support trial witnesses. “Is the president’s case so weak that none of the president’s men can defend him under oath? If the House’s case is […]

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Gov’t Shutdown Averted As Lawmakers Agree On Spending Bill

Lawmakers reached a deal in principle Thursday on 12 annual spending bills to fund the government and avoid a shutdown. Appropriators reached agreement on a number of contentious issues, including how to fund President Trump’s proposed border wall. “We had a very good meeting, and there’s a meeting of the minds, and we’re going to […]

High Crimes And Misdemeanors, House Introduces Impeachment

WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump about two and a half months after Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., first announced a formal impeachment inquiry into the president. Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., announced that his committee will consider two articles of impeachment — one for abuse of […]