Democrats Want an Impeachment Inquiry—But They're Not About to Cross Nancy Pelosi

But even as Nadler seemed to move toward impeachment, Pelosi and other party leaders, including House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries, were against it, even if it would help them to obatin the witness testimonies and documents they'd subpoenaed.I think it'

Vocal Democrats pressing Pelosi as impeachment talk swells

"But you know what we can't do it under these circumstances," Trump said.The House Judiciary Committee recently voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after negotiations broke down with the department over similar materials."We will not allow the president to sto

Trump rails about impeachment, says Democrats are fishing

Several Democrats pressed her Monday evening during a leadership meeting on Capitol Hill to move forth with an impeachment inquiry against Trump if McGahn did not show up.May 22, 2019, 11:18 AM UTC / Updated May 22, 2019, 12:13 PM UTC By Allan Smith President Donald Trump on Wednesday went off o

Trump, Dems debate what to debate: Infrastructure or trade

Schumer said that congressional committees had been undertaking investigations during that first meeting as well.There were obvious signs of trouble going into the meeting, with both sides being guarded about how they would pay for such an investment.3 Minutes: Trump meeting with Dems goes b

Pelosi is trying to rein in enthusiasm for a Trump impeachment as Democrat outrage grows

Beto on impeachment: O'Rourke says he'll risk consequences on 2020 campaign if Trump impeached Joe Biden: Democrats may have 'no alternative' but to impeach President Trump On Monday, a trio of Democratic leaders, including Cicilline, pushed Pelosi, during different meetings to move forward with an

Court hears oral arguments in Trump fight over bank subpoenas

The hearing falls two days after a federal judge in Washington ruled against Trump, finding that the president cannot block a House subpoena for information from a financial services firm that had done accounting work for him and the Trump Organization.Lawyers for Trump responded in writing that

Infrastructure meeting gives Trump and Pelosi time to discuss a different i-word

But it's an issue that often founders on political divides, as goodwill is drained by unrelated disputes and no one can agree on how to pay for new roads, bridges, railroads and airports.You never say, blanketly, I'm not answering any subpoenas," she said last week.While they are seeking to

As Trump Sics Velociraptors on House, Pelosi Warns Impeachment Would Be a Distraction

Photos: C-Span; iStock/Getty Images House Democratic leaders sparred once again over whether to launch an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump Monday night, with speaker Nancy Pelosi reiterating her opposition to such a move.“If the answer is, ‘No, you can’t talk to anyone, you ca

Trump: 'The Democrats Are Getting ZERO Work Done'

( - With all the talk about impeachment, subpoenas, contempt of Congress citations, tax-return demands and the never-ending, anti-Trump punditry on cable TV and Capitol Hill, President Trump erupted early Wednesday morning: "Everything the Democrats are asking me for is based on an illeg

Trump, House Democrats square off in US court over Deutsche Bank documents

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, May 22 (Reuters) - 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

Why Talk of Impeaching Trump Is Getting Louder Again

With or without hearings, the committee can draw up one or more articles of impeachment — formal written charges — and vote to send it to the full House, where another majority vote would send the matter for a trial in the Senate.Fifty senators voted to remove Clinton for obstruction of justice,

Pelosi Counters Push to Impeach Trump as He Ignores Subpoenas

(Bloomberg) -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi used a closed-door meeting Wednesday with House Democrats to push back on growing pressure to open impeachment proceedings for President Donald Trump, relying on some of her closest allies to bolster her position to let the investigation play out.But until thi

Motion filed in Chris Soules case to stop victim impact statements

A motion filed by the lawyers of former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules is asking a judge to strike victim impact statements.

Former 'Bachelor' star sentenced, Don McGahn summoned before Congress: 5 things to know Tuesday

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McGahn to skip hearing as Democrats debate next steps

McGahn’s refusal to testify is the latest of several moves to block Democratic investigations by Trump, who has said his administration will fight “all of the subpoenas.” The Judiciary committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt earlier this month after he declined to provide a

Trump tells ex-counsel Don McGahn: Defy subpoena, don't testify

Also, a hearing is planned in New York on Wednesday in another case, this one involving an effort by Trump, his business and his family to prevent Deutsche Bank and Capital One from complying with subpoenas from two House committees for banking and financial records.“It is also the latest exampl

Court ruling undermines Trump's congressional blockade

The President got more potentially troubling news with the release Monday of closed-door testimony to Congress by his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen.But to stop the handover then, another court will have to step in, possibly as part of the appeals process.The President reacted to the d

President Trump Lost An Effort To Stop Democrats From Subpoenaing His Accountant

"In short, as long as there is a facially valid legislative purpose for the investigation, Congress acts within its constitutional authority.In requesting documents from Mazars, Cummings cited testimony from Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, who told the committee in February that Tr

Key Democrats Call for Impeachment Inquiry Into Trump After Directing Don McGahn To Not Testify

“[Trump directing McGahn] will establish for me a pattern of ongoing effort to obstruct the investigation to impede our ability to find the truth and to gather evidence which is necessary to perform both our oversight and investigative functions,” Cicilline added.McGahn was slated to testify to

Don McGahn says he will 'respect' Trump's instructions and not testify before Congress

Associated Press Many Democratic lawmakers, as well as many former prosecutors not involved in the investigation, have said the alleged order by the president to fire Mueller and attempt to coerce McGahn to lie about it could amount to committing the crim

Trump blocks former White House Counsel Donald McGahn from testifying before Congress

“I think it’s a very important precedent,” Trump told reporters, contending that his lawyers’ efforts to prevent McGahn and other officials from testifying to Congress are intended to protect the constitutional separation of powers, not to protect him.