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White House Refuses To Participate In Impeachment Hearing

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Monday the White House’s refusal to participate in Wednesday’s impeachment hearing is a sign that President Trump has something “to hide.” “The American people deserve transparency,” Nadler said in a statement. “If the President thinks the call was ‘perfect’ and there is nothing to hide then he […]

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China Warns Trump After He Signs Pro-Hong Kong Bill

China on Thursday warned it would retaliate against the U.S. after President Trump signed legislation offering support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The Chinese Foreign Ministry threatened to take “firm counter measures” in response to the move and said the U.S. should consider the consequences of China’s retaliation if it continued to “act arbitrarily.” […]

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Trump Continues To Keep Key Witnesses From Testifying

Witnesses pointed their fingers at a number of figures close to President Trump who could help untangle the web around the administration’s dealings with Ukraine during the public impeachment hearings. But Democrats won’t be hearing from them. The White House has prevented the president’s chief of staff, his former national security adviser, budget officials and […]

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Trump Signs Short Term Spending Bill To Avert Shutdown

President Trump on Thursday signed a funding stopgap measure just hours ahead of a shutdown deadline, extending funding levels from the last fiscal year until Dec. 20. The measure, which passed in the Senate earlier Thursday and in the House on Tuesday, bought Congressional negotiators an additional four weeks to hammer out a deal on […]

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Trump Says He Will “Strongly Consider” Pelosi’s Written Deposition Offer

President Trump on Monday said he will “strongly consider” giving written or in-person testimony in the House impeachment inquiry, despite his repeated refusal to cooperate with the investigation thus far. Trump responded to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) suggestion on “Face the Nation” a day earlier in which she said the president could “come right before […]

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Trump Says A Second Phone Call Transcript Will Be Released

President Trump tore into House Democrats’ ongoing impeachment inquiry Wednesday during a press conference with Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, decrying the hearsay-laden “witch hunt” and saying he hadn’t watched that day’s public hearing “for one minute.” “This is a sham, and shouldn’t be allowed — it was a situation that as caused by people […]

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Trump Braces For First Public Impeachment Hearings

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has long criticized Democrats for conducting the impeachment inquiry behind closed doors. This week, he and his advisers are bracing for impact as those doors are thrown open and the cameras roll on the first public presidential impeachment hearings in over 20 years. As the hearings on Wednesday have approached, […]