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Elizabeth Warren calls for 'everyone in America' to support Chicago teachers strike

martinedoucet/iStock(CHICAGO) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren lent her voice to teachers striking in Chicago on Tuesday, addressing a rally of teachers as they called for smaller class sizes and better pay. “I’m here to stand for everyone one of the people who stand for our children every day. Everyone in America should support you in this […]

President Trump compares impeachment process to 'a lynching'

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump compared the impeachment process to “a lynching” on Twitter Tuesday morning. “So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans win the House, even by a tiny margin, they can impeach the President, without due process or fairness or any legal rights,” […]

Top diplomat in Ukraine, who privately raised concerns about aid, to appear on Hill

rarrarorro/iStock(WASHINGTON) — William Taylor, the top diplomat in Ukraine who privately raised concerns about the withholding of $390 million in military aid to Ukraine and the appearance of doing so for political purposes, is scheduled to appear before House impeachment investigators on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Democrats have worked to secure his testimony for weeks after […]

'When you're in a hole, stop digging': Clinton lawyer Greg Craig to Trump

Official Whte House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian(WASHINGTON) — The man who was responsible for providing legal advice to former President Bill Clinton during his impeachment inquiry told ABC News’ “The Investigation” podcast that President Donald Trump’s strategy to combat his own impeachment inquiry is “doing enormous damage to him.” “When you’re in a hole, […]

GOP senators critical of Trump over Ukraine dealings, Syria

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s longtime ally, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, said he would not rule out the possibility of impeachment if new evidence emerges from an investigative probe that is looking into Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. “Sure, I mean show me something that is a crime,” the Republican […]

State Dept. officials comply with House impeachment subpoenas, defying White House order

Kiyoshi Tanno/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The White House has ordered administration officials not to comply with subpoenas from the three House committees that have launched an impeachment probe against President Donald Trump. For the most part, from the Office of Management and Budget to the Department of Energy to the vice president’s office, officials have abided by […]

'She's not a Russian agent': Trump defends Rep. Tulsi Gabbard in Hillary Clinton spat

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump defended Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Monday afternoon, after Hillary Clinton said in a podcast interview last week — without naming names — that a female 2020 candidate is a “favorite of the Russians.” “I think they’ve got their eye on somebody who is currently in the Democratic primary and […]

Dems table House Republicans' push to censure Schiff for impeachment probe comments

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — House Republicans on Monday pushed for a vote to censure Rep. Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee leading the Democrats’ impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but Democrats successfully tabled the motion in a 218-185 party line vote. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., who made headlines this weekend after criticizing […]

Trump rails against impeachment probe, asks why he has to focus on this 'crap'

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour(WASHINGTON) — Blasting the Democrats as “vicious” and the ongoing impeachment probe as a “phony investigation,” President Donald Trump on Monday continued to question the validity of the entire effort, even suggesting it was Rep. Adam Schiff who fed information to the whistleblower. “All they have is a whistleblower […]