Politics Jan 04

Small cracks have appeared in GOP unity on impeachment trial

For now, Republicans are holding the line behind Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s position that they should start the trial and hear arguments from House prosecutors and Trump’s defense team before deciding what to do. But small cracks in GOP…

Politics Dec 08

Nadler says committee vote on impeachment possible this week

Speeding toward impeachment, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he expects the committee to vote soon on charges against President Trump that will focus on abuse of power on Ukraine and obstruction in the congressional inquiry.

Politics Dec 04

Pamela Karlan, professor of Public Interest Law and co-director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at Stanford Law School, testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
WATCH: Legal experts weigh in on impeachment threshold

Pamela Karlan of Stanford Law School says Trump's encouragement to Ukraine's president that the Ukrainian leader investigate Trump's Democratic rival Joe Biden is an “especially serious abuse of power because it undermines democracy itself."…

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