In our Friday news wrap, the chairman of the Federal Reserve sought to ease Wall Street’s concerns over future interest rate hikes. Speaking at a forum in Atlanta, Jerome Powell said the Fed is “listening” closely to the market. Also,…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump pushed back Friday against some Democrats' calls to impeach him, saying they're only seeking impeachment because they know they can't win the White House in 2020.
Washington Post columnists Michael Gerson and Jonathan Capehart join William Brangham to discuss the week’s political news, including when we might see resolution on the border wall and government shutdown, lessons from the midterm elections and how the Mueller investigation…
By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
As House Democrats begin laying out the vision for their new majority, trying to impeach the president is noticeably missing from the to-do list and firmly on the margins.
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Instead of calling for the president's removal, corruption is the new buzzword in Democratic circles.
By Lisa Mascaro, Steve Peoples, Associated Press
Republicans are rejecting talk of impeachment without evidence of Russian collusion. Democrats, meanwhile, are steering clear of the word, too, and are instead zeroing in on what they call a "cesspool" of corruption engulfing the White House.
By Chad Day, Associated Press
House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke out against an effort by a small group of conservatives to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Thursday, dooming the endeavor for now and easing a months-long standoff between House Republicans and the Justice…
The survey was released Wednesday, as Trump faced mounting legal challenges from both Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and a separate probe by federal prosecutors into his longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, the House killed a resolution to impeach President Trump, a proposal offered by a Texas Democrat who accused the president of proposing bigotry and racism. Most Democrats voted with Republicans. Also, Donald Trump Jr. spent…
Once the door to the criminalization of political and ideological disagreement is opened, it may be near impossible to close it.
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