The Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee voted 24-15 to advance contempt measures against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. The vote sends the measures to the full House.
At the House Intelligence Committee hearing, Robert Anderson and Stephanie Douglas highlighted aspects of the Mueller report they said showed Russian efforts to screen and test Trump campaign associates in hopes of maximizing their chances of getting what they wanted.
By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Tuesday's vote reflects an evolving strategy for Democrats, who have moved toward lawsuits and away from criminal contempt as they investigate President Donald Trump and his administration.
By Associated Press
In our Monday news wrap, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler says the Justice Department has agreed to turn over some underlying evidence from the Mueller report. The move delays any House effort to hold Attorney General William Barr in criminal…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
House Democrats have scheduled a series of hearings this coming week on the special counsel Robert Mueller's report as they intensify their focus on the Russia probe and pick up the pace on an investigative “path” — in the words…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
There's increasing pressure on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to at least start an impeachment inquiry into whether Trump obstructed special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The contempt of Congress vote comes after the attorney general and commerce secretary failed to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
In our news wrap Friday, Attorney General William Barr says he doesn't think senior FBI officials committed treason when investigating the Trump campaign, despite President Trump’s repeated claims. Still, Barr said the investigation may have been “antithetical to the democratic…
The New York Times columnist David Brooks and The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week's political news, including special counsel Robert Mueller’s public statement, what Democrats should do about impeachment, why President Trump is so…
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