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Politics May 21Democratic calls for impeachment swell as McGahn defies subpoena
A growing number of rank-and-file House Democrats, incensed by former Counsel Don McGahn's empty chair in the Judiciary Committee hearing room, are confronting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and pushing her and other leaders to act.
World May 21Dual congressional hearings focus on Trump’s Iran policy
The competing closed-door sessions Tuesday come after weeks of escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf that have raised alarms over a possible military confrontation with Iran.
Politics May 21WATCH: McGahn skips House committee hearing
White House counsel Donald McGahn is defying a subpoena for his testimony on orders from the White House.
Politics May 19Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran
House Democrats will hear from former CIA Director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration’s sudden moves in the region.
Politics May 16WATCH: Pelosi says ‘nothing is off the table’ to enforce subpoenas
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she hopes it doesn't come to fining Trump administration officials in Democrats' push to make the White House to comply with subpoenas for information.
Politics May 14Democrats set hearing for ex-White House lawyer over Russia probe
The House Judiciary panel has set a May 21 hearing for testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn.
Politics May 08Trump invokes executive privilege to block full report release
The White House is invoking executive privilege, reserving the right to block the full release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia probe, escalating President Donald Trump's battle with Congress.
Politics May 08Nadler: ‘Constitutional crisis’ over Mueller report dispute
The House Judiciary chairman said the Trump administration’s refusal to provide special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report to Congress presents a “constitutional crisis,” leaving the panel no choice but to move forward with a contempt vote against Attorney General…
Politics May 07WATCH: McConnell says ‘case closed’ on Mueller probe
McConnell is set to outline how special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation went on for two years and the "exhaustive" probe is now complete.
Politics Apr 30WATCH: Democrats say Trump agreed to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said the two sides agreed that infrastructure investments create jobs and make the United States more competitive economically with the rest of the world. Most importantly, Schumer said, "we agreed on a number."…