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House Democrats vote to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn

Resolution authorizes court action against the US attorney general and former White House counsel in the aftermath of the Mueller reportThe House of Representatives has passed a re...

House Democrats vote to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn

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Stepping up Trump clash, House to vote to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
2019-06-11 21:48

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce sub...
2019-06-12 06:48

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ignoring....
2019-06-11 23:16

Democrats fume as McGahn skips House hearing: ‘Our subpoenas are not optional’ The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee fumed after White House Counsel Don McGahn skipped a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, accusing President Trump of witness intimidation and vowing to use the courts to compel te...
2019-05-21 16:48

House Dems set contempt vote against Barr and McGahn The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas, according to multiple Democratic sources.The resolution would clear the way for...
2019-06-04 09:32

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr, McGahn in contempt The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to the probe into Russian meddling i...
2019-06-04 05:32

House Democrats move towards court action versus Barr, McGahn The U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee, advancing House Democrats' wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump, on Thursday unveiled a measure authorizing federal court action to enforce subpoenas issued to Attorney General William Barr ...
2019-06-06 20:48

House to vote June 11 on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt of Congress The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on June 11 whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, according to a Democratic aide....
2019-06-04 14:16

House resolution would make it easier to enforce subpoenas WASHINGTON (AP) — A resolution being voted on in the House would make it easier for Democrats to sue members of President Donald Trump’s administration and other potential witnesses who refuse to comply with subpoenas. The House resolution bein...
2019-06-11 07:00

U.S. House authorizes court action to enforce Trump subpoenas The Democratically controlled U.S. House of Representatives authorized its congressional committees on Tuesday to sue Trump administration figures who defy subpoenas seeking documents and testimony about President Donald Trump and his policies....
2019-06-12 04:00

House Dem leaders to give chairmen broad power to enforce subpoenas House Democratic leaders are preparing to grant sweeping authority to committee chairs to sue the Trump administration over its refusal to comply with congressional demands for information — from President Donald Trump's tax returns to former special...
2019-06-06 21:48

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to then-White ...
2019-05-22 15:48

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-12 01:48

The Latest: House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller’s report (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy...
2019-06-11 23:16

Hannity slams Democrats for targeting Barr and McGahn, says Russia probe origins results 'tip of the iceberg' Fox News' Sean Hannity slammed Democrats for turning the government into a political "weapon" and cited sources he's spoken with that the coming results of the investigation into the origins of the Russia probe will be the "tip of the iceberg."...
2019-06-12 09:16

House Democrats Approve Subpoenas for Who’s Who of Mueller Witnesses The House Judiciary Committee approved a dozen new subpoenas targeting Mueller witnesses, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, and Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general....
2019-07-11 22:16

Napolitano: Don McGahn in 'awkward position' after White House directed him to defy Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn is caught in an "awkward position" after the White House directed him not to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Tuesday. ...
2019-05-21 16:00

House panel to vote on subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions and 10 others with Trump connections The Judiciary Committee plans to vote on Thursday on the subpoenas, including one for documents related to the Trump administration’s immigration policies....
2019-07-09 23:32

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, House aides s...
2019-06-04 01:32

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. ...
2019-05-22 19:16

House Democrats Are Really Serious About Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt This Time House Democratic leaders are moving forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to provide subpoenaed documents relating to the 2020 Census, according to Politico....
2019-07-09 04:32

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena over the 2020 census, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursda...
2019-07-12 09:00

House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress....
2019-07-17 18:48

House panel threatens contempt of Congress vote against Barr, Ross The top U.S. law enforcement officer and the Commerce secretary will face a contempt of Congress vote unless they hand over documents by Thursday on efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the chairman of a House of Representatives ...
2019-06-04 01:32

House to vote Tuesday on holding Barr, Ross in contempt over census Nearly a month after the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., announced that the full House will vote on the matter on Tuesday....
2019-07-11 20:16

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation f...
2019-06-07 05:48

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution hi...
2019-06-06 20:48

House will vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress over 2020 Census citizenship question House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said the House “will not shirk from its oversight of this Administration and its malign effort to silence the voices of millions in our democracy.”...
2019-07-11 23:32

DOJ fires back after House Dems announce Barr contempt vote, dubs subpoena 'unworkably overbroad' One day after the Democrat-led House of Representatives announced it would vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt, the Justice Department is firing back, saying even Democ...
2019-06-04 22:32

‘Our Subpoenas Are Not Optional,’ Nadler Warns McGahn Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to cite Donald F. McGahn II for contempt after the former White House counsel defied a subpoena....
2019-05-22 02:16

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader St...
2019-06-19 20:48

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
2019-06-04 09:00

Watch live: Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas....
2019-06-11 21:32

Bret Baier: Censure vote against Trump a 'campaign commercial in the making' for House Democrats Fox News' Bret Baier said a possible censure vote in the House to condemn President Trump's tweeting is a "campaign commercial in the making" for Democratic candidates running for reelection in 2020. ...
2019-07-16 23:48

Dems unveil contempt resolution for Barr, McGahn over subpoena snub House Democrats on Thursday put the finishing touches on a resolution to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for not complying with recent congressional subpoenas, amid demands for info...
2019-06-06 23:32

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
2019-05-21 19:32

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
2019-05-21 16:48

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
2019-05-22 06:16

As McGahn Prepares to Defy Subpoena, Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
2019-05-21 14:38

U.S. House Judiciary chair says still expects McGahn to testify U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday the panel will meet on Tuesday as planned and expects Don McGahn to testify, despite President Trump's order that his former counsel not appear....
2019-05-21 21:16

McGahn defies subpoena to testify before House committee Former White House lawyer Don McGahn refused to comply with a subpoena to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, setting the stage for the panel to hold him in contempt. As ...
2019-05-21 17:32

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers....
2019-05-21 21:16

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
2019-05-21 21:16

Hope Hicks, Don McGahn aide subpoenaed by House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and an aide to former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel. The subpoenas direct Hicks to turn ...
2019-05-22 01:48

House set to empower committees to sue Trump over subpoenas The House is set to take its most aggressive step yet to haul special counsel Robert Mueller’s witnesses to Capitol Hill, even as Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared that House Democrats were “not even close” to backing an impeachment inquiry.The House on ...
2019-06-11 18:32

Top Democrats tell intelligence chiefs they must help monitor Barr’s review of Russia probe The House and Senate Intelligence committee chairs informed the heads of the CIA, FBI and NSA, as well as the director of national intelligence, that they want to know what the attorney general intends to declassify....
2019-06-01 02:01

Watch live: House judiciary committee holds hearing without Don McGahn The House judiciary committee will go ahead with a hearing Tuesday that was supposed to include testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn about the Justice Department's Russia investigation....
2019-05-21 16:16

House panel chairman threatens to force McGahn testimony in court U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he was willing to go to court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify at a hearing on the federal investigation into Russian election interference....
2019-05-21 21:16

Trump stops ex-White House counsel Don McGahn testifying to Congress Justice department says McGahn cannot be compelled to talkHouse panel chair Jerry Nadler condemns interventionDonald Trump has blocked the former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before Congress about the special counsel report on Russi...
2019-05-21 14:31

McGahn's lawyer tells U.S. House Judiciary panel his client will not testify Former White House Counsel Don McGahn's lawyer told the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday that his client would not testify before the panel on Tuesday, according to a letter viewed by Reuters....
2019-05-21 21:16

House panel to authorize subpoenas for Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee will consider authorizing subpoenas this week to compel testimony from a dozen current and former Trump administration officials, including Jared Kushner, as part of an intensifying investigation into...
2019-07-09 22:32

Barr, Ross urge Pelosi to delay Census contempt vote U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to delay a planned vote later on Wednesday to hold the pair in criminal contempt....
2019-07-18 00:32

Rep. Jerry Nadler threatens legal action for Don McGahn’s testimony before House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Tuesday vowed to hold President Trump accountable for stonewalling congressional investigations into his administration and threatened to go to court to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the House J...
2019-05-21 17:32

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
2019-05-21 21:32

House Intel subpoenas Felix Sater after he fails to appear for testimony The House Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena to Felix Sater, a former business associate of President Donald Trump who was the chief negotiator for the failed Trump Tower Moscow project, after he failed to show up for a voluntary interview Frid...
2019-06-21 22:00

U.S. House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face sw...
2019-06-12 04:00

House panel subpoenas Trump associate Sater after no-show A U.S. House panel issued a subpoena on Friday to Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater after he failed to appear for a closed-door interview with the committee, which is interested in his work on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow....
2019-06-22 00:48

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face sw...
2019-06-12 10:48

U.S. House panel authorizes subpoenas for Kushner, other Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to authorize subpoenas for a dozen witnesses including President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner....
2019-07-11 19:48

U.S. House votes approving authority to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Lawmakers voted 229-191 along party lines to approve the measure authorizing House committees to file lawsuits in federal court seeking orders from judges to compel officials to cooperate with congressional inquiries....
2019-06-12 03:32

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson House Democrats on Tuesday issued subpoenas for Hope Hicks, the president's former adviser and confidant, as well as former White House deputy counsel Annie Donaldson. The House Judiciary Committee subpoenas request documents from Hicks and Donaldson...
2019-05-22 00:16

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
2019-06-13 17:48

House intelligence panel subpoenas ex-Trump advisers Flynn, Gates The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday....
2019-06-13 15:32

House Panel Authorizes Subpoenas For 12 People Mentioned in Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney...
2019-07-12 04:00

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations targeting President Donald Trump.On a party-line vote, the committee empowered Chairman Jerry Nadler (D...
2019-07-12 09:00

NY judge denies Trump bid to block House Deutsche Bank subpoenas A Manhattan federal judge has denied a bid by President Donald Trump and his companies to block congressional subpoenas on two banks to obtain years worth of financial records. The ruling Wednesday by District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan federal...
2019-05-23 07:16

House Committee to Issue Blitz of Subpoenas, Raising Heat on Trump The House Judiciary on Thursday will vote to issue a blitz of subpoenas targeting the biggest names in the investigation on whether President Trump obstructed justice....
2019-07-09 17:32

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
2019-05-21 21:16

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
2019-07-01 22:16

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
2019-06-20 08:16

House Judiciary Dems prepare slew of subpoenas for Trump-tied targets House Judiciary Committee Democrats announced Tuesday that they plan to authorize subpoenas later this week for a dozen individuals connected to President Trump as part of the panel’s escalating probe into obstruction of justice, public corruption an...
2019-07-09 19:48

White House tells ex-aides Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson not to comply with Hill subpoenas The White House has told former staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to comply with subpoenas from House Judiciary Democrats to produce documents to the committee, officials said -- the latest escalation in a showdown over documents related to...
2019-06-04 21:48

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Mueller Witnesses Rick Gates and Michael Flynn The House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that it had issued subpoenas to former Trump advisers Rick Gates and Michael Flynn, two key cooperating witnesses in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interfer...
2019-06-13 17:32

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ros...
2019-06-04 06:16

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
2019-06-07 02:32

| US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer The Democratic chairperson of the US House Intelligence Committee says he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian e...
2019-05-23 21:48

House panel set to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’s ...
2019-06-04 01:00

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
2019-07-18 09:48

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Con...
2019-07-18 18:16

House panel votes to hold Barr, Ross in contempt UPDATE 4:42 p.m.: The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying the panel’s subpoenas for information about the decision to add a citizenshi...
2019-06-12 23:16

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census....
2019-06-12 23:16

Barr Says House Subpoenaed Mueller to Create ‘Public Spectacle’ The attorney general also said his review of the Russia investigation indicated so far that he needed to tighten Justice Department rules on investigating candidates for office....
2019-07-09 05:32

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democrat...
2019-05-22 20:16

House votes to hold Barr and commerce chief in contempt over census Lawmakers say attorney general and secretary Wilbur Ross failed to hand over key documents tied to citizenship questionThe US House has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas ...
2019-07-18 15:32

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census documents The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. census....
2019-07-18 11:32

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena seeking information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your...
2019-06-04 09:32

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over information from the Mueller investigation....
2019-06-12 22:16

Criminal contempt showdown on Barr, Ross brings 'more political theater' to the House The House of Representatives was once again playing host to a no-holds-barred partisan showdown on Wednesday, as lawmakers debated whether to hold Attorney Genera Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for allegedly stonewa...
2019-07-17 22:32

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump...
2019-06-05 19:00

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Fo...
2019-06-13 05:16

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspeci...
2019-06-11 00:16

House holds AG Barr, Ross in contempt over 2020 census citizenship question The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold US Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s failed push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. By a vote of 230 to 198, t...
2019-07-18 02:16

House holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress The House voted on Wednesday to ask the Justice Department to prosecute Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas, an escalation in House Democrats’ ongoing oversight battle with the Trump ad...
2019-07-18 08:32

House panel chief Schiff delays subpoena against Barr after Justice Dept offer The Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian electio...
2019-05-22 15:48

Austrian Social Democrats say they will vote against Kurz in parliament Austria's opposition Social Democrats will submit a parliamentary motion of no-confidence on Monday against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government, the party's leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner told broadcaster ORF on Sunday....
2019-05-27 01:32

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena regarding the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 ce...
2019-06-13 07:00

Germany’s Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote BERLIN (AP) — The Social Democrats, Germany’s main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election. Exit pol...
2019-05-26 20:00

Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election....
2019-05-27 03:16

Thailand's Democrats to vote to join coup leader's coalition Thailand's prime minister, who took power in a military coup five years ago, appears set to win a parliamentary vote Wednesday that will give him a second term in office....
2019-06-04 19:16

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco The leader of Germany's center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote....
2019-06-02 12:32

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The D...
2019-06-13 01:32

Debates will show whether Democrats are ready to vote based on climate change This week’s Democratic presidential debates will measure climate change's rank on the party’s agenda, testing whether voters will embrace activist calls for aggressive government action....
2019-06-28 02:32

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency funding at the border to show where lawmakers stand on the issue....
2019-06-17 19:16

‘The Black Vote Is Not Monolithic’: 2020 Democrats Find Split Preferences in South Carolina Though many African-Americans in South Carolina have favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. they are taking a hard look at several other candidates and considering all issues, not just race....
2019-06-22 20:48

Democrats Vote to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Republicans Use a Rule From 1801 to Defend Him If you needed evidence that the rules of Washington are in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory, you just needed to watch the C-SPAN coverage of the House on Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump’s words “rac...
2019-07-17 04:16

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achievement...
2019-05-21 15:48

House Democrats sue for Trump's tax returns House Democrats on Tuesday sued for President Trump’s tax returns, marking the beginning of a high-stakes legal fight over his efforts to keep his taxes secret.Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) filed suit in federal court to enforce a s...
2019-07-03 11:16

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeaching President Donald Trump, sa...
2019-05-26 22:32

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when De...
2019-06-05 00:48

House Democrats sue Treasury for Trump’s tax returns WASHINGTON — House Democrats have upped the ante in their quest to see President Trump’s tax returns. On Tuesday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) sued the Treasury Department in order to force the Internal Revenue Servi...
2019-07-02 20:32

House Democrats Unveil Tax-Break Extensions House Democrats are proposing to extend dozens of lapsed and expiring tax breaks through the end of 2020, releasing legislation that will mark the beginning of what’s likely to a months-long negotiation with Senate Republicans and the Trump administr...
2019-06-18 22:16

House Democrats Reportedly Want to Go After Rudy Giuliani The Daily Beast reported on Friday that congressional Democrats are considering launching a probe into Trump lawyer and sycophant Rudy Giuliani and his work overseas, after Giuliani attempted to push an investigation into Joe Biden’s son and his work...
2019-06-07 21:32

Calls for impeachment intensify in House, dividing Democrats The no-show of former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the ongoing defiance of the administration have increased calls for starting impeachment proceedings....
2019-05-22 12:16

House Democrats Are Finally Suing for Trump's Tax Returns It only took House Democrats six months to make good on one of their campaign promises, but after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made it clear he wouldn’t comply with requests for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, the Democrats are reportedly ...
2019-07-03 13:00

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
2019-06-19 07:16

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive ...
2019-05-24 00:32

House Democrats Move to Knock Out a Key Piece of Obamacare The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself....
2019-07-17 18:48

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration because thousands of their citizens sought asylum...
2019-06-22 00:48

Trump blasts Democrats for ‘getting nothing done’ after House condemns his remarks President Trump ripped Democrats for ​”getting nothing done” after the House voted primarily along party lines Tuesday night to condemn him for tweeting that four minority lawmakers should “go back” to where they came. “...
2019-07-17 15:00

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
2019-06-11 07:16

House could vote today on impeaching Trump The Democrat-controlled House will “likely” vote on Rep. Al Green’s articles of impeachment against President Trump later Wednesday, according to a Democratic aide. It’s still unclear, however, whether it will be a floor vote,...
2019-07-17 17:16

After detour to Watergate, House Democrats gain little traction on impeachment Despite little public appetite to impeach Trump and the Justice Department’s willingness to share information from Mueller with Congress, Democrats pursued Nixon comparisons....
2019-06-11 18:32

House Democrats Are Openly Fighting With Nancy Pelosi About Impeachment In a closed-room meeting on Monday, House Democratic leadership, including members of the House Judiciary Committee battled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over impeaching Donald Trump, or at the very least opening an inquiry into impeachment, according to...
2019-05-21 17:16

House Democrats Demand More Control Over Border as Impasse Deepens Democrats moved to add an amendment to a Senate border-spending bill, inserting tougher oversight and health standard protections. Senate Republicans say no....
2019-06-27 19:16

Impeachment: Democrats can 'sing and dance like Beyoncé', House leader says Caucus chair Jeffries wants legislative focus but Rashida Tlaib calls for move against Trump amid fight over oversight roleOpinion: Trump’s wrecking ball assaults American governmentDemocrats considering whether to impeach Donald Trump “can sing and ...
2019-05-26 21:32

House Democrats infighting escalates with late-night tweet US House TV via Reuters Infighting in the House Democratic caucus continued Friday with a late-night tweet from the official House Democrats Twitter account. "Who is this guy and why is he explicitly singling out a Native American woman of color?" t...
2019-07-13 18:16

House Democrats move to fight Trump's stonewalling in court U.S. congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, and its underlying evidence, taking a step bound to intensify their clash with President Donald ...
2019-06-07 00:16

House Democrats Return From Recess Braced for Impeachment Talk As more Democrats call for an impeachment inquiry, just one thing is certain — the conversation is not going away anytime soon. Congress returned to the Capitol Monday after a week-long recess that saw several more Democratic lawmakers – ...
2019-06-04 15:32

House Democrats Find At Least 30 Migrant Children Are Still Separated From Parents (WASHINGTON) — Democrats who’ve visited the southern border accused President Donald Trump of cruelty on Friday while Republicans said Democrats were playing politics but doing little to help as the parties clashed at a House hearing over...
2019-07-13 01:48

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show for testimony before the panel at President Donald Trump's request....
2019-05-22 15:48

House Speaker Pelosi tells her Democrats to kill the tweets U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements private....
2019-07-11 00:16

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's decision to embrace calls for an impeachme...
2019-06-13 17:48

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached the House of Representatives....
2019-06-11 23:48

House Democrats suspend work on retooling border aid legislation U.S. House Democrats on Thursday suspended work on legislation to retool Senate-passed border aid legislation, a Democratic aide said. The Democrats had been planning to vote later Thursday on adding protections for migrant children to the bill....
2019-06-28 01:16

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key cases are already developing....
2019-06-19 14:32

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday....
2019-07-15 23:16

Hoyer: House could vote next week on a budget deal House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said today that the lower chamber could vote on a sweeping two-year budget agreement as soon as next week if congressional leaders and the White House can clinch a deal in the coming days.“I'm hopeful that that can h...
2019-07-16 18:48

House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 12)   ...
2019-06-13 01:48

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the Raise the Wage Act, is unlikely to be picked up b...
2019-07-17 04:00

House Dems to vote on resolution condemning Trump House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump's racist comments about four congresswomen of color. A co-sponsors of the resolution said "it's un-American to tell people to go back to their country....
2019-07-16 19:16

House to vote today on impeachment resolution against Trump Representative Al Green / Courtesy: Congress. Gov By Alex Moe and Jane C. Timm The House will vote on Wednesday on a resolution to impeach President Donald Trump, marking the first time the Democrat-controlled chamber has weighed in on the divisive i...
2019-07-17 20:48

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that libe...
2019-06-28 06:48

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
2019-06-05 07:16

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit over his business properties....
2019-05-29 18:32

Pelosi says Trump wants to be impeached and is angry that House Democrats are not moving in that direction The speaker offered her assessment as the Republican president and Democrats continued to blame one another for an impasse on infrastructure and other legislation....
2019-05-23 19:16

House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes The Democratic-controlled House voted Friday to put a liberalized stamp on Pentagon policy, including a bipartisan proposal to limit President Donald Trump's authority to make war against Iran....
2019-07-12 21:32

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2019-05-22 04:48

House Leaders Push Mueller to Testify as More Democrats Clamor for Impeachment Robert S. Mueller III stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but with impeachment fever rising, Democrats want him on a witness stand....
2019-05-30 04:00

Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers inv...
2019-05-22 13:32

The pork industry wants a dramatically different inspection system. House Democrats are balking. A proposal to change Department of Agriculture pork inspections, shifting some tasks from federal inspectors to plant employees, could be delayed until the agency completes an investigation into data used when the USDA developed the new program....
2019-06-05 03:16

House Democrats to get more Mueller evidence, Trump calls witness 'sleazebag' Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump, with the U.S. Justice Department agreeing to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry....
2019-06-11 01:48

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reluctant special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is not consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
2019-06-01 18:32

House readies contempt vote as confrontation with Trump mounts The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt next week, as part of an intensifying Democratic assault on President Donald Trump's stonewalling of ...
2019-07-12 06:00

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democratic congresswomen known as “the squad.” Trump made a statement on Twitter Tuesday evening...
2019-07-17 06:48

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-07-17 19:00

The Latest: House Panel OKs Contempt Vote In Census Dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census (all times local): 4:39 p.m. A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with s...
2019-06-12 23:16

The Latest: House to vote on Senate’s emergency border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border aid package (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will “reluctantly” pass the Senate version of a border funding package even though it won’t include...
2019-06-27 21:48

House set for vote on resolution to impeach President Donald Trump In a week that's already seen a House resolution condemning President Donald Trump for tweets about four U.S. congresswomen, lawmakers will vote Wednesday on another that calls for his removal from office....
2019-07-17 19:00

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border....
2019-06-24 03:48

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for...
2019-07-09 18:48

House Democrats reach deal with Justice Department to review Mueller materials “These documents will allow us to perform our constitutional duties and decide how to respond to the allegations laid out against the President by the Special Counsel,” said House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y)....
2019-06-10 22:32

Democrats seek to rein in the contact between White House, Justice Department on probes Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) says the traditional limits have been cast aside and more than 800 officials can talk about investigations in the Trump administration....
2019-06-20 08:16

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
2019-06-04 10:48

Centrist House Democrats back U.S. bills to protect elections, punish Russia A bloc of centrist U.S. House Democrats on Friday threw their support behind a number of proposed bills aimed at securing future U.S. elections and punishing Moscow for its alleged political interference in 2016, weakening the Russian ruble....
2019-06-21 15:16

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the m...
2019-06-07 14:32

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that referenced Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas....
2019-07-13 13:48

‘When friends fight, foes feast’: House Democrats warn of fallout from disunity The acrimony from the border bill lingers as Democrats face decisions on military spending, minimum wage and funds for Homeland Security, a test for Pelosi’s authority....
2019-07-08 13:16

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a partisan debate over the potentially destabilizin...
2019-06-05 00:48

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize...
2019-06-11 08:48

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic R...
2019-06-28 01:16

House Oversight postpones subpoena vote after Commerce agrees to interviews The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday announced it would postpone voting on subpoenaing the Commerce Department after the agency agreed to allow several current and former officials to be interviewed about adding a citizenship question to the 20...
2019-06-05 20:32

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still not begun, calling into question whether the government had the votes it needs....
2019-07-10 05:00

U.S. House panel to vote on Wednesday if two Trump allies are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize...
2019-06-11 01:48

Daily on Healthcare: House tees up vote to repeal Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac Tax’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-07-16 17:32

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been vacant since January....
2019-05-22 17:16

Judge says Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Trump financial records to House Democrats Deutsche Bank and Capital One can turn over financial documents related to President Donald Trump and his businesses in response to subpoenas from House Democrats, a judge said....
2019-05-23 00:00

Trump Insists His Tweets ‘Were NOT Racist’ as House Readies Vote on Condemning His Remarks (WASHINGTON) — Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of color return to their countries “were NOT Racist,” and he appealed to fell...
2019-07-16 20:32

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say. The post House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-27 21:48

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.  ...
2019-06-24 03:48

White House moves to speed vote on North American trade deal The Trump administration on Thursday took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
2019-05-31 03:48

White House moves to speed vote on North America trade deal The Trump administration took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
2019-05-31 07:16

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
2019-07-13 07:32

House Oversight plans vote to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt unless she testifies The chairman of the House Oversight Committee on Monday said the panel will vote to hold White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in contempt of Congress later this month unless she agrees to appear to testify in a hearing....
2019-07-16 15:00

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recent emergency spending bill....
2019-07-09 01:16

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
2019-07-13 02:32

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents Ahead of House Committee Contempt Vote The House Oversight Committee is expected to recommend that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. in contempt over the census....
2019-06-12 19:32

House Oversight Committee to vote on whether to force Kellyanne Conway to testify over alleged Hatch Act violations Jim Young/Reuters White House counselor Kellyanne Conway may be forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee if she doesn't attend a hearing this week concerning her Hatch Act violations. The Hatch Act prohibits employees in the executive...
2019-06-24 06:00

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2019-06-10 21:32

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will soon open investigations of the largest U.S. tech...
2019-06-17 19:48

DPS receives grant to enforce the use of seat belts The Arizona Department of Public Safety received a grant to help enforce the use of seat belts on Arizona roads. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded DPS with a $10,000 grant. The money will be used to pay for overtime and other expenses d...
2019-05-21 18:16

NHL officials aren’t even trying to enforce rule standards There is no excuse for the NHL’s dereliction of duty in overseeing and supervising the playoffs. The parade of scandalous errors made by on-ice officials has tainted the tournament. And the absence of accountability emanating from both Sixth Avenue i...
2019-06-09 08:48

Trump says he is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the ...
2019-06-08 19:48

Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the ...
2019-06-09 00:48

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
2019-06-11 09:00

CBOE and S&P Indices Take Action to Enforce Injunction Against ISE Regarding S&P 500 Index Options CHICAGO, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. and its S&P Indices business ("S&P") today announced that they have asked a court in Chicago to enforce the injunction against the I...
2019-05-22 05:32

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking controversy with some fearing a revival of morality......
2019-06-19 06:32

You can't enforce a ban on mobile phones in the classroom – we should teach kids to hate them instead | Van Badham Ours is a desperate hour, we can try to learn to read phones, cynically and powerfullyThe Australian state of Victoria has just banned mobile phones in the classroom. This is a noble intention, but a missed opportunity. Really, they should have smash...
2019-06-28 13:00

Senator Manchin introduces bill to enforce equal pay for U.S. national teams Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) introduced a bill Tuesday preventing the federal government from providing funding for the 2026 FIFA World Cup until the United States Soccer Federation agrees to equal pay for its men's and women's national teams....
2019-07-10 05:00

Fresh Protests Over Aligarh 2-Year-Old's Murder, Cops Enforce Clampdown Fresh protests erupted over the murder of a two-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh today, forcing district authorities to impose restrictions on large gatherings in the area. Police claim that......
2019-06-09 18:00

42 elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive abortion bans....
2019-06-09 05:16

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm of a vehicle-driving society, the New York City P...
2019-07-03 09:32

Judge cites Post revealing NYPD failure to enforce Epstein check-ins The Manhattan federal judge overseeing Jeffrey Epstein’s case Monday cited an exclusive Post report revealing how the pedophile hadn’t ever checked in with the NYPD as required for sex offenders. As Epstein’s lawyers tried to argue why their client s...
2019-07-16 04:16

UK Labour must back 'public vote' on Brexit after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote on Brexit, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after voters deserted the party in droves in European elections amid anger over the country's delayed departure from the E...
2019-05-27 11:32

GOP at Don McGahn hearing: Dems want fight, not facts The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee accused Democrats of theatrics when they held another hearing with an empty witness chair, this time for former White House Counsel Don McGahn who refused to appear before the committee. (May 21...
2019-05-21 20:48

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
2019-06-14 17:48

Nadler vows accountability after McGahn defies subpoena to testify House Democrats convened Tuesday to hear a crucial witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — and for the second time in a month, they came face to face with an empty chair.Former White House Counsel Don McGahn refused to appear, def...
2019-05-22 00:16

Don McGahn expected to be held in contempt over refusal to testify – live The former White House counsel had been subpoenaed to appear before the House judiciary committee but Trump blocked his testimonySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.13pm BST Organizations around the country are holding “Stop the B...
2019-05-21 15:32

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats faced another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations on Tuesday, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGa...
2019-05-22 06:01

US briefing: Trump blocks McGahn testimony, Huawei and Niki Lauda Tuesday’s top story: Justice Department says ex-White House counsel cannot be compelled to appear before Congress. Plus, every Game of Thrones episode, rankedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with tod...
2019-05-21 14:31

Trump pressed by Stephanopoulos on McGahn's testimony to Mueller: 'George, you're being a little wise guy' President Trump was pressed by ABC News' George Stephanopoulos on whether he sought the removal of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and why he didn't answer questions from Mueller about obstruction. ...
2019-06-14 14:48

Trump: Pelosi issuing subpoenas ‘like they’re cookies’ President Trump blasted congressional Democrats and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in an appearance on Fox News Wednesday night, saying she “hands out subpoenas like they’re cookies.” Trump made the statement in a wide-ranging interview on Sean Hannity’s...
2019-06-20 11:32

Many Republicans said congressional subpoenas were mandatory. Now they suggest they’re optional. Some congressional Republicans called for impeaching then-Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in 2018 for ignoring a congressional subpoena. Now, those same Republicans have suggested congressional subpoenas are optional....
2019-06-08 09:16

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
2019-05-25 05:48

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their nonprofit status, the Washington Post reported....
2019-07-12 19:48

Mar-a-Lago and Trump Victory PAC Hit With Subpoenas Over Cindy Yang Contributions Federal prosecutors have issued subpoenas to Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and the Trump Victory PAC requesting documents related to GOP donor Li “Cindy” Yang and her associates, according to the Miami Herald. Though Trump and his administration a...
2019-05-30 17:00

Judge returns ‘sickout’ subpoenas lawsuit to state court FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging the use of Kentucky labor law to obtain the names of teachers who participated in “sickouts” has been sent back to state court. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday returned the case to ...
2019-06-28 00:48

Trump appeals ruling backing subpoenas for bank records NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump are appealing a judge’s refusal to block congressional subpoenas seeking some of his financial records. An official notice of appeal was filed Friday in federal court in New York City. U.S. Dis...
2019-05-24 20:48

Another judge refuses Donald Trump request to block subpoenas A second judge has declined to block subpoenas that seek financial records from President Donald Trump, moving congressional Democrats one step closer to obtaining the documents that date back nearly a decade....
2019-05-23 19:01

Oral arguments to occur in Trump fight over bank subpoenas NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is poised to hear oral arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s effort to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks. The hearing occurs after congressional Democrats sought the infor...
2019-05-22 10:48

Missouri subpoenas clinic doctors amid legal fight A judge is considering whether to force doctors from Missouri's only abortion clinic to testify in a legal fight over the its license, while anti-abortion protesters demonstrate outside the facility. (June 4)       ...
2019-06-05 03:00

Feds send subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago as part of campaign donation probe Federal prosecutors sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago and a President Trump fundraising committee as part of their probe into Florida GOP donor Cindy Yang and her companies, a report said Wednesday. The FBI is probing if Yang, the owner of several massage...
2019-05-30 07:48

Trump’s appeal has put subpoenas for his financial records on hold: court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
2019-05-26 01:16

Missouri subpoenas abortion clinic doctors amid legal battle JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for the state of Missouri have subpoenaed physicians from the state’s only abortion clinic amid a legal fight over the facility’s license. A St. Louis judge during a Tuesday hearing will weigh whether ...
2019-06-04 07:32

Trump financial records: New York judge won't block congressional subpoenas Arguments in New York stemmed from House decision to subpoena Deutsche Bank and Capital One for Trump’s recordsFollow the latest in US politics – liveA federal judge in Manhattan ruled against Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying he will not block recen...
2019-05-23 07:32

Federal judge rules banks must comply with subpoenas for Trump financial records A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that two banks that did business with President Trump must comply with congressional subpoenas seeking access to his financial records. ...
2019-05-23 00:48

Subpoenas for Trump financial records on hold pending appeal -court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
2019-05-26 05:16

Subpoenas for Trump financial records on hold pending appeal: court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
2019-05-26 01:32

Trump says McGahn ‘may have been confused’ when he said Trump directed him to pursue Mueller’s firing In a television interview broadcast Friday, the president issued a fresh denial of an episode key to contentions by Democrats that he obstructed justice....
2019-06-14 21:48

On Politics: Who’s the Real William Barr? Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
2019-06-10 08:32

AG Barr talks about the census, Mueller testifying Attorney General William Barr was in South Carolina where he visited a prison and spoke about the census and a citizenship question, Bob Mueller testifying before Congress. (July 8)        ...
2019-07-09 06:16

Barr says DOJ would back Mueller if he decides not to testify Attorney General William Barr said in an interview Monday that the Justice Department would support Robert Mueller if he decides he "doesn't want to subject himself" to questioning from congressional Democrats at a planned July 17 hearing....
2019-07-09 06:48

Barr Says Mueller Could Have Decided Whether Trump Committed a Crime The attorney general reiterated his view that the special counsel should not have conducted an investigation if he did not plan to make a prosecutorial decision....
2019-05-31 07:00

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judic...
2019-06-11 22:48

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
2019-05-24 23:32

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of...
2019-06-05 00:48

‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation In a CBS interview, the attorney general also defended Trump against accusations that he is “shredding institutions,” saying he’s seen no evidence of that....
2019-05-31 17:32

William Barr Isn't Jazzed About Robert Mueller's Big Day in Congress As we near Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated appearance before a joint House Intelligence and Judiciary committee hearing later this month, Attorney General William Barr is making his displeasure over his longtime frenemy testifying known....
2019-07-09 00:48

Mueller should have decided whether Trump committed a crime, Barr says Attorney general on Mueller: ‘He could have reached a decision’Rejects Trump’s claim FBI committed treason under ObamaAttorney general William Barr has said Robert Mueller “could have reached a decision” on whether Donald Trump is guilty of obstructi...
2019-05-31 15:32

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety...
2019-05-30 02:48

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, in a letter obtained by The Ass...
2019-05-28 23:16

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.        ...
2019-05-23 01:32

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
2019-06-01 00:00

Trump Just Gave William Barr an Insane Amount of Power On Thursday night, President Trump gave orders for the intelligence community to submit to a Justice Department investigation into “surveillance activities” during the 2016 presidential election. The order also gives Attorney General William Barr ext...
2019-05-24 17:32

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
2019-05-22 06:01

Amash accuses Barr of selling Trump's 'false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, who earlier this month became the first Republican member of Congress to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, took aim at Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday — charging that the nation’s top law enforcement officer h...
2019-05-29 07:48

Barr says he 'personally felt' Mueller could have reached decision on obstruction Attorney General Bill Barr has said that he “personally” felt that Special Counsel Robert Mueller could have reached a decision about whether or not President Trump obstructed justice during the Russia investigation....
2019-05-30 23:00

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
2019-05-24 07:32

Barr won’t recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein case, despite earlier comments After consulting Justice Department ethics officials, Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing the sex-trafficking case of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in New York, according to reports. A Justice official told the Associa...
2019-07-09 21:32

Comey denounces Barr after CBS interview: 'An AG should not be echoing conspiracy theories' Former FBI Director James Comey sharply criticized Attorney General William Barr's Friday appearance on CBS, saying that he failed to act repsponsibly as attorney general....
2019-06-01 22:16

Attorney General Barr says Mueller 'could've reached a decision' on obstruction U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but chose not to....
2019-05-31 07:16

U.S. AG William Barr says he sees a way for 2020 census to legally ask about citizenship In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administration will take action in the coming days that he believes will allow the government to add the controversial census query....
2019-07-09 04:32

Schiff on Barr: He's Rudy Giuliani without 'all the good looks and general likability' Attorney General Bill Barr should resign over his conduct before Congress, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday, calling the attorney general a "personal attorney" for President Donald Trump.The California Democrat said he...
2019-05-22 19:16

Graham isn’t worried about letting Barr declassify intelligence information Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday he doesn’t see any threat to national security in President Donald Trump’s decision to allow Attorney General William Barr to declassify information from the Russia investigation.“We’re not comprom...
2019-05-26 22:32

People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Wielding Power. Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
2019-06-09 21:48

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
2019-06-05 07:16

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
2019-07-16 01:32

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
2019-06-05 13:48

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
2019-06-05 10:32

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Tuesday again directed former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to defy subpoenas and refuse to provide documents t...
2019-06-05 10:32

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
2019-06-19 14:32

Alaska to receive $10M from Justice Department to combat violent crime, AG Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in Alaska so the Justice Department could allocate more than $10 million toward fighting violent crime in some of the state’s rural communities....
2019-06-29 12:16

AG William Barr: Fighting anti-Semitism a top Justice Dept. priority U.S. Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray were among those to speak Monday at an anti-Semitism summit in Washington, D.C., voicing concern for the rise of hate crimes in the U.S....
2019-07-16 02:48

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William Barr’s controversial decision to launch a new inquiry into the origins of the FBI’s 2016 Russia inve...
2019-06-16 11:16

Standing Where Barr Cleared Trump on Obstruction, Mueller Makes a Different Case The special counsel hopes an appearance will be his first and last public statement about the Russia and obstruction investigation. But he left many things unsaid....
2019-05-30 04:00

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over his declaration that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “perfectly good English word.” Barr continued t...
2019-05-31 16:32

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
2019-05-24 07:16

Attorney General Barr won't recuse himself from New York case against Epstein: official U.S. Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from involvement in the new indictment unveiled this week by federal prosecutors in Manhattan charging financier Jeffrey Epstein with sex trafficking, a Justice Department official said Tuesd...
2019-07-09 22:32

Trump directs U.S. intelligence community to ‘fully co-operate’ with Barr’s investigation President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully co-operate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe into whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia....
2019-05-24 05:00

AG Barr made decision to not bring charges against Eric Garner cop: official The decision to not prosecute NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner’s death was ultimately made by Attorney General William Barr himself — because of “insufficient evidence” in the case, Brooklyn’s top prosecutor announc...
2019-07-17 00:00

Chris Christie claims Mueller's statement 'clearly contradicts' AG Barr's summary Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said on Wednesday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller contradicted the attorney general when he made his first appearance surrounding the Russia investigation....
2019-05-30 01:00

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
2019-05-24 03:48

Barr Says Legal Path to Census Citizenship Question Exists, but He Gives No Details The attorney general also acknowledged that career lawyers who had worked on the case had little appetite to continue after the president inserted himself into the issue....
2019-07-09 05:32

U.S. Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe -Justice Dept U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes killed 346 people, a spokeswoman for Barr said Thursday....
2019-07-12 01:16

Dems to pursue criminal contempt for William Barr, Wilbur Ross over census House Democratic leaders plan to move forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas for documents related to the 2020 census, senior Democratic ...
2019-07-09 07:00

Attorney General Bill Barr will not recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein child sex prosecution But Barr will recuse himself from an internal Justice Department probe of current Labor Secretary's Alex Acosta involvement in approving a controversial no-prosecution deal with the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade ago....
2019-07-09 19:32

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an investigation of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
2019-06-12 23:16

Schiff to intel community: Share info on Barr's attempts to declassify docs House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff demanded on Friday that the nation’s intelligence community report to Congress any effort by Attorney General William Barr to declassify national security secrets over its objections.Schiff made his d...
2019-06-01 07:16

Amash accuses Barr of deliberately misrepresenting Mueller’s report to protect Trump The sole congressional Republican to call for the president’s impeachment detailed his concerns in two dozen tweets ahead of a town hall meeting in his Michigan district....
2019-05-29 00:32

Adam Schiff calls on Dan Coats to tell him if William Barr declassifies over intelligence community objections House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff pressed the intelligence community to let him know if Attorney General William Barr declassifies any documents pertaining to the Russia investigation over their objections....
2019-05-31 21:16

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-SC, with its cover depicting them as shining President Trump's shoes. ...
2019-05-24 04:32

Civil rights groups snub Barr meeting on police reform, despite past outcry Attorney General Bill Barr got a surprise this week when he hosted a listening session for civil rights groups supposedly concerned about the Justice Department's commitment to police reform. ...
2019-06-06 18:48

Barr has not received 'satisfactory' answers from intelligence community in Russia probe origins review Attorney General Bill Barr said he has not received answers from the intelligence community that are “at all satisfactory” in the early stages of his review into the origins of the Russia investigation....
2019-06-01 00:00

Judge Blocks William Barr's Inhumane Plan to Deny Asylum Seekers Bail A federal judge has blocked a plan by the Trump administration that would have denied bail to asylum seekers who crossed into the U.S. illegally, according to Bloomberg. The ruling was made in response to a class-action lawsuit brought by asylum seek...
2019-07-03 13:00

Nadler puts Barr contempt push on hold after striking Mueller report deal House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced Monday that he plans to hit pause on efforts to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt, after reaching a deal with the Justice Department for access to evidence related to former Specia...
2019-06-10 20:16

US Attorney Durham 'very dialed in' as he launches Russia probe review, met with Barr 'multiple times': sources The Connecticut U.S. attorney assigned by Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate the origins of the Russia probe is “very dialed in” and “asking all the right questions,” according to multiple sources familiar with the matter....
2019-06-07 16:01

Mueller report outlines Trump 'crimes,' but no obstruction conclusion because Barr wouldn't permit indictment: Judge Nap Special Counsel Robert Mueller outlined several crimes in his report, but didn't offer a conclusion on obstruction because his boss was unlikely to permit prosecution....
2019-05-31 03:32

Mueller, Barr different 'sounds' on probe summaries will increase pressure on special counsel to testify: Jason Riley Attorney General William Barr and Special Counsel Robert Mueller both summarized the same report on the Russia investigation, but came away making two different sounds....
2019-05-30 05:00

Schiff says Bill Barr no longer deserves 'attorney general' title: More of a 'personal attorney' for POTUS Attorney General William Barr has not left his post in the Trump administration but House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif, says he should no longer carry that title....
2019-05-23 00:48

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonp...
2019-07-14 01:48

Nearly 3/4 of Democrats don't know what 'Medicare for all' is Nearly 3 out of every 4 Democrats believe that a "Medicare for all" program includes an option for people to keep their private insurance if they like it....
2019-06-18 11:48

Unhappy Democrats Things are going pretty well. The economy refuses to stop growing. The stock market continues to set records for soaring, not crashing. At long last, wages are creeping upward. President Trump isn’t pulling up stakes around the world and isolating th...
2019-07-06 00:48

NIMBY California Democrats California's increasingly left-wing residents want open borders, and they want their state to give handouts to immigrants, legal and illegal. But they don’t want any building to house this low-income riffraff anywhere near their expensive homes....
2019-06-02 08:16

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were held today. This is happening despite the fact th...
2019-07-09 17:16

The Democrats’ Pointman on Impeachment The hardest job in Washington right now belongs to a straight-talking New Yorker in his 70s. And it’s not President Donald Trump. As Trump ramps up his defiance of House Democratic investigations, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, 71...
2019-05-23 15:32

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s changing....
2019-06-06 18:48

How the 2016 Debates Are Still Haunting Democrats Democrats and Republicans had opposing problems when they held their presidential primary debates in 2016. For Democrats, the perception that the party Establishment favored Hillary Clinton fueled criticism about the format and timing of the debates....
2019-05-30 18:48

AP analysis: For Democrats, big government is back The Democratic Party is in no mood for a coronation. Joe Biden stepped onto the debate stage Thursday as a fragile front-runner and walked away facing new questions about whether he can maintain his standing atop the field. (June 28)   ...
2019-06-28 09:48

The Squad: progressive Democrats reveal how they got their name ‘Anyone who is interested in building a more equitable and just world is a part of the Squad,’ Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley saidFour progressive democrats known as “the Squad” have revealed the source of their fierce moniker – they gave it to themse...
2019-07-18 06:32

Democrats want to tax the wealthy, but not in blue states Here's a question: if Democrats want "Medicare for all," much increased college tuition support, and a "Green New Deal," how can they possibly backtrack on the mild tax hike that President Trump's tax bill imposed on wealthy citizens in blue states?...
2019-05-31 18:16

Trump says will soon sit down with Democrats for immigration negotiations President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would sit down soon with his Democratic opponents in the U.S. Congress for negotiations over U.S. immigration policy....
2019-06-12 04:00

Senior Democrats say no Trump impeachment … yet Adam Schiff: party is ‘not there yet’ on seeking to oust presidentJames Clyburn: ‘Right now we are winning this issue’More than 50 congressional Democrats reportedly back impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. But on Sunday morning, senior fig...
2019-06-03 02:00

Democrats clash over 'Medicare for all' in first debate The issue over health insurance marked the first stark divide among the candidates, and sparked a heated back-and-forth between many of the candidates on stage....
2019-06-27 19:16

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
2019-06-14 04:32

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
2019-06-19 00:16

Trudeau to prod Democrats on USMCA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lobby House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to take up the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade during a visit to Washington this week....
2019-06-18 02:32

Trump Says He Won't Work With Democrats Until Probes Are Done President Trump said he told Democratic congressional leaders he would only work with them on infrastructure and other initiatives when they finish investigating him....
2019-05-23 00:32

Denmark election: Social Democrats on course to win The center-left party pledged to pursue a restrictive immigration policy if it forms the next government. The far-right Danish People's Party saw its support fall by more than half compared to the last election....
2019-06-05 22:16

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mex...
2019-07-05 21:32

Wayward Democrats Return, but Are Still Under Fire For the first time in six years, every Democrat in the New York State Senate is working with the Democratic conference. But they are likely to face re-election challenges from the left....
2019-07-07 23:16

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
2019-07-06 00:48

Democrats: Prisoners of the past on the economy We are all, to some extent, prisoners of the past. Things that have already happened — or that we remember as having happened — constitute the world that we know. Anything else is a product of imagination....
2019-07-11 05:16

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financial Services Committee since she became chairwoman i...
2019-06-21 22:00

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns p...
2019-06-09 04:16

Democrats look for that old debate magic – but can anyone defeat Trump? Twenty presidential contenders go head-to-head in the opening test of 2020, and the president will loom largeAs he sensed the crowd flagging, Donald Trump switched gears to the all-important question of his re-election slogan. Should the insurgent tu...
2019-06-23 08:48

Trump says he won’t work with Democrats until ‘phony’ investigations end U.S. President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
2019-05-22 18:32

Trump: Democrats are too busy trying to impeach me to do their jobs President Trump blasted House Democrats for talking about impeachment and said they are so consumed with investigating him that they are shirking their legislative responsibilities. “Everything the Democrats are asking me for is based on an ill...
2019-05-22 16:00

The Trailer: Democrats weren't really clamoring for another candidate In this edition: Tom Steyer's running no matter what Democrats say, the GOP is running against Pelosi and "AOC" again, and Republican women try to win one in North Carolina....
2019-07-10 01:48

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 02:32

Young Democrats gather for night two of first debate TUCSON — At Gentle Ben’s on Main Gate Square, dozens of young voters watched the second night of the first Democratic Debate as a group. The president of the Pima County Young Democrats, Ciara Carnes, loves politics, but she’s not i...
2019-06-28 18:16

More Democrats calling for impeachment proceedings against Trump More Democrats are calling - and more loudly - for impeachment proceedings against U.S. President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying....
2019-05-22 13:32

In First Debate, Democrats Say They’re All for Change, but Argue Over How Far to Go and at What Cost In the Democrats’ first presidential primary debate Wednesday night, the candidates each hit on the need for change, but showed differences about how they would achieve such change and on how far such change should go....
2019-06-27 20:32

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) start choosing a new leader on Monday after Andrea Nahles stepped down, with a membership appalled by plummeting popularity agitating for the party to quit Chancellor Angela Merkel's scrappy coalition....
2019-06-03 12:16

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink into the ocean—the moderators devoted a combined 15 m...
2019-07-11 20:32

Democrats Diverge on Economy and Immigration in First Debate Elizabeth Warren set the tone for the party’s progressive wing, but others among the 10 candidates were more cautious, producing clashes along ideological lines....
2019-06-27 19:16

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get...
2019-05-22 07:48

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
2019-05-31 06:32

The Trailer: The Democrats who don't miss Obama (or Biden) In this edition: Why the left has no Obama (or Biden) nostalgia, demystifying the Democrats' baffling "squad" wars, and why Sanders skipped Netroots....
2019-07-15 00:48

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan, demanding “structural change” in the economy...
2019-06-27 18:32

Ingraham: Pelosi and the Democrats 'uninterested in working' Fox News' Laura Ingraham said Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Peloi's actions today proved that Democrats are "uninterested" when it comes to working with President Trump....
2019-05-23 06:16

Democrats Don’t Want to Play by Donald Trump’s Playbook Donald Trump earned billions in free publicity during the 2016 election, defeating a crowded field of more experienced rivals to win the nomination and then the presidency. So far, none of the people seeking to replace him are trying the same strateg...
2019-06-18 10:32

More Democrats Call for Impeachment After Mueller Statement Cory Booker and Julián Castro endorsed impeachment proceedings on Wednesday, joining six other presidential candidates who had already called for it....
2019-05-29 21:16

Larry Krasner Needs the Democrats to Stand Up for Justice Larry Krasner, one of America’s most fiery advocates for criminal justice reform, was elected district attorney of Philadelphia in 2017 on a platform of ending mass incarceration. He says that will be a 30-year project—but he is not taking any time o...
2019-07-16 18:48

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds WASHINGTON (AP) — The decisions being made over whether or not to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political. And Democrats know they’ll have fallout in 2020 and bey...
2019-06-18 03:16

Democrats not willing to totally snub 'deplorable' Trump Democrats torched President Donald Trump as a racist this week — but they also know how to compartmentalize.The toxic relationship between Trump and the opposition party continues to hit new lows, but that's not stopping Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her ...
2019-07-18 08:32

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious franchise character each of the 2020 presidential candidates are. That’s right, race fans—we’re taki...
2019-05-24 17:32

To Fox or not to Fox? 2020 Democrats divided over appearing on network Buttigieg won plaudits on the rightwing channel; Warren was hailed for avoiding it. The dilemma has broad implicationsTo Fox or not to Fox? That is the question for Democrats running for president in 2020.In recent weeks, Senator Bernie Sanders and M...
2019-05-29 08:32

Democrats had a lot more power in state legislatures this year. Here’s what they did with it. They expanded access to abortion in half a dozen states, created universal background checks for gun sales and pushed a lot of climate change legislation....
2019-07-03 19:16

Chamber optimistic that Democrats want USMCA passed The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, said Monday it was optimistic that Democrats in Congress would pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade despite it having been stalled for months in the Democratic-led Ho...
2019-06-17 22:32

Democrats and GOP might negotiate over a less strict version of net neutrality Last month, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved the Save the Internet Act by a vote of 232-190. The bill would return net neutrality to the books; the Obama-era rules made sure that all streaming content was treated the same by ...
2019-05-26 20:00

Back home, Democrats hear a lot, or not much, on impeachment YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — In suburban Philadelphia, it took about eight minutes into the question-and-answer session at freshman Rep. Madeleine Dean’s town hall for someone to ask about impeachment. It came up only indirectly at a town hall in South...
2019-06-01 06:32

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field....
2019-06-20 14:16

2020 Democrats have all the wrong ideas for the budget It’s no secret that the two dozen or so 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are promising a slew of new and expanded government programs that are often “universal” and “free.” Americans should be skeptical when they hear these buzzwords, which ar...
2019-07-16 03:16

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
2019-06-01 21:00

Biden takes jab at AOC, argues most Democrats are not ‘way left’ Joe Biden said in a new interview that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — while “brilliant” and “bright” — does not represent Democrats who can win a general election in a competitive district or state. The Democratic presidential front-runner, in an in...
2019-07-05 16:00

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)        ...
2019-05-23 00:48

Democrats Descend on Iowa for a Chance to Break Through Nineteen presidential candidates visited the state this weekend, talking to voters and trying to grab a moment to distinguish themselves in a historically crowded field....
2019-06-10 05:00

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
2019-07-01 01:00

VOTE NOW for the best car design of the year Features 5 Jun, 2019 Place your vote for the best car design of 2019. The car with the most will win the Auto Express Car Design of the Year award...
2019-06-05 15:16

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
2019-05-24 22:48

EU vote turnout estimate at around 50% The European Parliament's first turnout estimate for bloc-wide elections came at between 49 and 52 percent on Sunday evening, compared to a final reading of 42.61 percent in the last European elections in 2014....
2019-05-26 21:16

It's Almost Contempt Vote Time Again! House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings has set a time on Wednesday for his committee to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with House...
2019-06-11 02:00

Parolees in Colorado Can Now Vote A bill passed by legislators in Colorado earlier this year has gone into effect, granting voting rights to 11,467 paroled felons in the state, according to The Colorado Sun. The law was passed earlier this year as part of a criminal justice reform p...
2019-07-02 05:00

EU Clashes Over Top Positions After Vote European Union leaders began contentious talks to pick new leaders for the bloc as they seek to revive its fortunes after some of them suffered a rebuke from voters in elections last week....
2019-05-28 22:32

To 2020 Democrats, abortion is a priority — but not a personal story COLUMBIA, S.C. — Although Democratic presidential candidates committed themselves to abortion rights at a Planned Parenthood forum held here Saturday, they avoided any suggestion that the issue is a personal one for them....
2019-06-23 06:48

Democrats back away from demand to reopen USMCA talks House Democrats are backing away from their demand that the Trump administration get its trade partners to renegotiate the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade....
2019-06-27 20:32

For lesser-known Democrats, debates offer opportunity and risk For most of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, next week's debates will be their first leap into the high-risk, high-reward glare of the national political spotlight....
2019-06-21 13:16

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has some Democrats fuming President Trump’s plan to give Air Force One a bolder, more updated, “more American” look has some Democrats angrier than a traveler who just missed a flight....
2019-06-15 10:16

Democrats show unity amid GOP squabbles in Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — While Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has run into resistance from Republican lawmakers on pension legislation, and faced a messy dispute with his lieutenant governor, his Democratic challenger has forged alliances with his ex-rivals a...
2019-06-07 18:16

Democrats resurrect bill to punish election interference House Democrats on Thursday resurrected a new version of a bill that would go after Russia and other foreign adversaries that meddle in U.S. elections....
2019-06-28 02:16

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
2019-07-17 22:16

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The slate of hearings on the Russia probe means la...
2019-06-10 08:00

Don't laugh at Democrats on healthcare. Private insurance is a catastrophe It's funny to watch the Democratic presidential candidates on the debate stage Thursday as they tried to out-liberal each other on how to fix healthcare but the issue itself isn't a joke. And that Democrats are debating it is a good thing....
2019-06-28 05:00

Why Democrats’ oversight machine is moving so slowly against Trump House Democrats have kicked and screamed about the White House’s refusal to allow key Trump officials to come before Congress. But they haven’t done the one thing they can do to force the issue: Go to court.Democrats have handed out procedural slaps ...
2019-07-17 13:48

Hannity: Trump playing Democrats and the media 'like a flute' Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday reiterated his belief that President Trump purposely "played" the media by saying he would listen to a foreign government who has intelligence on a political rival....
2019-06-14 04:48

'That's the end of that race!' - Trump knocks Democrats over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for the G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
2019-06-28 06:48

Last-Minute Laws Took Democrats’ Power. Court Says That’s Fine. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general of Wisconsin, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
2019-06-22 01:00

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest....
2019-06-27 21:00

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential ...
2019-05-29 22:32

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure, as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings against President Donald Trump.As the administrat...
2019-05-22 01:48

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
2019-06-21 22:16

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
2019-05-29 17:32

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Previously, only a few candidates had called for beginning impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Now, a majority of the Democratic field has expressed support....
2019-05-29 22:48

Miami, Drowning and Scorching, Awaits Democrats for Debate Activists wanted a Democratic debate focused entirely on climate change. They aren’t getting one, but in Miami this week, the issue will be inescapable....
2019-06-28 05:16

Democrats have moved 'too far to the left,' says BET network founder Bob Johnson America's political establishment is riven with partisanship that has become "very wicked and very mean," said entrepreneur and media mogul Robert Johnson....
2019-07-09 10:16

Ari Fleischer: Democrats 'planting the seeds of destruction of their party' Democratic presidential candidates proposing liberal policies like free college and Medicare-for-all are on a path to destroying their party, according to former White House Press secretary Ari Fleischer....
2019-07-02 06:16

Here Are the Facts Behind Some of Democrats’ Biggest Claims in Thursday’s Debate The second night of the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate was at times a fast-paced raucous affair, with candidates shouting over each other and struggling to be heard. The ten candidates — including front-runner former Vice President J...
2019-06-28 20:16

Denmark's Social Democrats move back into power Social Democrats have taken the most seats in an election centered on issues of immigration, climate and welfare. Left-leaning parties did well, while support for the populist Danish People's Party plummeted....
2019-06-06 08:32

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spot...
2019-07-13 16:32

The Latest: Denmark’s Social Democrats cheer election win COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The latest on Denmark’s general election (all times local): 12:40 a.m. The leader of Denmark’s Social Democrats says voters have decided a new direction and a new government in the country’s general electi...
2019-06-06 01:16

Democrats unveil new strategy in subpoena battles with Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are poised to make it easier for their committee chairmen to take the Trump administration to court. A resolution unveiled Thursday would authorize a contempt case against Attorney General William Barr and former Whi...
2019-06-06 21:00

Trump lashes out at Democrats over criticism of how CBP treats migrants President Trump lashed out at Democrats via social media on Wednesday following calls from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., for the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to be fired and plans by two House committees to hold hearing...
2019-07-04 00:00

Here are the 137 Democrats who voted to kill an impeachment resolution against Trump One hundred and thirty seven House Democrats on Wednesday voted to kill an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump in a vote that exposed party divisions on the issue in the House....
2019-07-18 07:00

'Single payer' hearing highlights differences among Democrats A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare....
2019-05-23 00:16

Top 2020 Democrats best Trump in hypothetical matchups in new poll The top Democratic candidates best President Donald Trump in national head-to-head matchups, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University out Tuesday....
2019-06-12 01:48

The 2020 Democrats Still Fall Miserably Short on Guns Gun control is often touted as an integral part of the Democratic Party’s platform. It’s become common and accepted for members of the party to support “common sense” gun reform like universal background checks and, to a somewhat lesser extent, furth...
2019-06-19 23:32

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Re...
2019-06-06 19:32

Rep. Bob Gibbs: Democrats can work with the GOP on immigration instead of saving it for 2020 As the House passed a last-minute bill in June to provide humanitarian assistance funding for the recent influx of people attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, once-invisible cracks began to show in the wall of solidarity among Democr...
2019-07-18 07:16

A Good Idea for 2020 Democrats to Beat Trump Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has garnered a reputation for being policy heavy and generally wonky, but perhaps no idea she’s had is more simple or obvious than the one she rolled out today: reversing Department of Justice policy sayi...
2019-06-01 04:16

Kamala Harris' 2020 bid seems to fade as other Democrats bypass her Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ star appears to be dimming as other Democrats rise past her while she struggles to gain a footing among likely voters....
2019-06-01 14:32

Blowup between Trump, Democrats on infrastructure is a case of ‘too many fuses’ It’s rare to repeat things in this space. But occasionally, a quotation or a line resonates in a special way. Such a sentence quintessentially distills the essence of a political episode or circumstance in Washington. That’s the case with this line f...
2019-06-01 19:16