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October 04, 2019 - 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson says President Donald Trump stopped him from telling Ukraine's president that U.S. military aid would be forthcoming, actions now at the heart of the Democrats' impeachment inquiry. The Republican senator told reporters Friday in Sheboygan that he...
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Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, center, talks with reporters as he heads to the Senate for a vote, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 04, 2019 - 9:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Sen. Mitt Romney is criticizing President Donald Trump for calling on China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump on Thursday called for China to investigate Biden, his...
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Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, of Wisconsin, says there is nothing improper with President Donald Trump calling on the Ukraine and China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Madison, Wisconsin. Johnson says it is common for foreign governments to provide information to U.S. law enforcement agencies. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
October 04, 2019 - 3:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are reacting in two ways to President Donald Trump's public call for another foreign government, China, to investigate his political rival: silence and support. Several House and Senate leaders stayed mum Thursday as Trump escalated the controversy that has...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., speaks to the media at the White House in Washington. Kinzinger is slamming as “beyond repugnant” President Donald Trump’s tweet of a conservative pastor’s comment that removing Trump from office would provoke a “civil war.” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 03, 2019 - 10:49 am
CHICAGO (AP) — They don’t like the talk of impeachment, but there’s a small and growing number of Republicans who want the Democratic-run House investigation of President Donald Trump to proceed. Several House Republicans have said in recent days that they want answers to questions about Trump’s...
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HOLD FOR STORY FILE - In this June 18, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at his re-election kickoff rally at the Amway Center, in Orlando, Fla. Trump will speak in Florida at a rally on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
October 03, 2019 - 4:03 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is leaving Washington for the first time since House Democrats ramped up their impeachment inquiry _ and he’s heading straight into the warm embrace of a Republican stronghold. Trump is due to visit The Villages, a sprawling retirement hub about an...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 03, 2019 - 3:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is rapidly confronting a decision at the core of House Democrats’ nascent impeachment inquiry: Should he comply with congressional demands and risk disclosure of embarrassing information? Or should he delay and possibly deepen his legal and political...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 03, 2019 - 1:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Agitated and angry, President Donald Trump squared off against House Democrats, packing his increasingly aggressive impeachment defense with name-calling and expletives. Quietly but just as resolutely, lawmakers expanded their inquiry, promising a broad new subpoena for documents...
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Former Rep. Bill McCollum, R-Fla., now a partner at Dentons, a multinational law firm in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. McCollum was one of the 14 House impeachment "managers" who presented the case against President Clinton to the Senate in 1998. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 03, 2019 - 1:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some have regrets. A few can’t talk about it. Others would do it all again. But the Republicans who carried out President Bill Clinton’s impeachment in 1998 are unanimous in urging caution and restraint as Congress embarks on yet another impeachment struggle, this time over...
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Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks to the media after Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire testified before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 02, 2019 - 7:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment probe (all times local): 10:25 a.m. House investigators say they will issue a subpoena demanding all White House and Trump administration documents related to President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015 file photo, U.S. Rep Pete Sessions, R-Texas, opens a meeting of the House Rules Committee at the Capitol in Washington. Former congressman Sessions of Texas is expected to run again for Congress in 2020 but not in his longtime Dallas district that Democrats flipped last year. A former aide to Sessions didn’t return a message seeking comment Tuesday night, Oct. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
October 02, 2019 - 12:32 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas is expected to run again in 2020, but not in his old Dallas district that Democrats flipped last year. Prominent Republican megadonor Roy Bailey and two GOP operatives with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press that Sessions will...
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