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Politics Jun 04Progressive groups want Democrats, Pelosi to do more to impeach Trump
The groups said in a letter being released Tuesday that voters gave Democrats control of the House "because they wanted aggressive oversight of the Trump administration."…
Nation Jun 03U.S. and Mexico begin immigration talks as tariffs loom
The talks aim to fend off President Donald Trump's threat of 5 percent tariffs on all imports from Mexico.
Politics Jun 02White House: Trump ‘deadly serious” about Mexico tariffs
A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is "deadly serious" about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S. ally was stemming the flow…
Politics May 29WATCH: Nadler says Congress will respond to Trump’s ‘wrongdoing’
Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, at a news conference in New York stopped short of calling for an impeachment inquiry. "All options are on the table and nothing should be ruled out," Nadler said Wednesday.
Politics May 22Pelosi says Trump is ‘engaged in a cover up,’ but urges patience
Meeting with Democrats behind closed doors, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pointed to legal battles that have already found success in forcing Trump to comply with investigations.
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.