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Politics Sep 09House Judiciary Committee to set rules for impeachment investigation
The resolution is a technical step, and the panel would still have to introduce impeachment articles against Trump and win approval from the House to bring charges against Trump.
Politics Sep 06House Democrats probe Pence’s stay at Trump resort in Ireland
The House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees are asking for information regarding "multiple efforts" by the president, vice president, and other Trump administration officials to spend taxpayer money at properties owned by Trump.
Politics Sep 04Judiciary panel subpoenas Homeland Security over question of pardon offers
The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed the Department of Homeland Security over questions about whether officials were offered pardons by President Donald Trump.
Politics Aug 13Analysis: 12 percent of voters use paperless machines vulnerable to hacking
A study released by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School concludes that much more needs to be done to secure the vote in 2020.
Politics Aug 07House panel sues to force Don McGahn’s testimony
The complaint filed Wednesday seeks to force McGahn to comply with a subpoena and also challenge Trump administration assertions that former White House employees have "absolute immunity" from cooperating with Congress.
Politics Jul 29Trump’s pick for U.S. intelligence chief has less national security experience than predecessors
Rep. John Ratcliffe's dearth of relevant experience — a departure from the decades of intelligence and foreign policy bona fides of past position holders — may especially matter at a time when current and former government officials expect Russia to…
Politics Jul 26WATCH: Nadler says House panel asked court for Mueller grand jury material
The panel is also expected to file a lawsuit next week to try to enforce a subpoena against former White House counsel Donald McGahn, a key Mueller witness, if he doesn't comply before then.
Politics Jul 25Senate report: all 50 states were targeted by Russian interference ahead of 2016 elections
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday blocked a House-passed bill that would authorize $775 million to beef up state election systems. GOP leaders made the case that the Trump administration has already made great strides in protecting the vote…
Politics Jul 24Mueller told House he wouldn’t quote from report
Former special counsel Robert Mueller told the House judiciary and intelligence committees that he would decline to quote from his report on the Trump-Russia investigation during his testimony before both panels on Wednesday.
Politics Jul 24Mueller: I did not clear Trump of obstruction of justice
Former Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller told lawmakers Wednesday he could not exonerate President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and that the president's claims that he had done so in his report are not correct.