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House Republicans release their impeachment inquiry witness wish list

House Republicans release their impeachment inquiry witness wish list

House Republicans requested Saturday that several people, including Hunter Biden and the anonymous whistleblower, testify before select committees as a part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. The request came as lawmakers prepare to hold public inquiry hearings beginning Wednesday. Three House committees have been privately questioning witnesses for the…
The House impeachment vote made the inquiry official. Here’s what’s next.

The House impeachment vote made the inquiry official. Here’s what’s next.

On October 31, the House of Representatives voted to approve its first resolution related to their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The resolution passed by a vote of 232 to 196, with Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Jeff Van Drew (D-NJ) dissenting from their party to vote no. Former Republican Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI),…
What you need to know about the House impeachment inquiry resolution

What you need to know about the House impeachment inquiry resolution

On Thursday, House Democrats will vote on a resolution formally laying out the next steps and procedures of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Technically, House committees have been in the middle of an impeachment inquiry since September, but this vote marks the next big step, especially as lawmakers and committees move from closed-door…
5 takeaways from House Democrats’ resolution on the impeachment inquiry

5 takeaways from House Democrats’ resolution on the impeachment inquiry

The House will hold a vote on the impeachment inquiry after all, Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced. Lawmakers this Thursday will vote on a resolution that lays out the procedure behind how the impeachment inquiry will be handled from here on out. Democrats have unveiled the text of the resolution, which details the process that…
The week in impeachment inquiry news, explained

The week in impeachment inquiry news, explained

The news for President Donald Trump this week on the impeachment inquiry was grim. Most significantly, a witness gave testimony to House committees that proved devastating to one of the White House’s key arguments — confirming that Trump personally seemed to link withholding military aid for Ukraine with his demand that Ukraine investigate his political…
Democrats see an upside to Trump stonewalling their impeachment inquiry

Democrats see an upside to Trump stonewalling their impeachment inquiry

The Trump administration’s decision to block a key witness from testifying in the Ukraine-related impeachment inquiry isn’t a concern for House Democrats. In fact, they say that move gives them even greater ammunition for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. Here’s why: keeping US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland away from congressional investigators on Tuesday…
Trump just refused any cooperation with the House impeachment inquiry

Trump just refused any cooperation with the House impeachment inquiry

The Trump White House announced it would not cooperate in any way with House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry Tuesday night — a remarkably broad blanket refusal that will set up high-stakes legal battles. “President Trump and his Administration cannot participate in your partisan and unconstitutional inquiry under these circumstances,” White House counsel Pat Cipollone wrote in…
The past 48 hours in Trump impeachment inquiry news, explained

The past 48 hours in Trump impeachment inquiry news, explained

The Trump-Ukraine scandal (which still doesn’t have a good name and now encompasses countries other than Ukraine) continued to sprawl over the weekend, with significant new developments on several new fronts, none of which were good for the president. First off, the initial whistleblower who helped bring this whole saga to public view is no…
Rick Perry’s spent a lot of time in Ukraine. Now he’s caught up in the impeachment inquiry

Rick Perry’s spent a lot of time in Ukraine. Now he’s caught up in...

Rick Perry — former Governor of Texas and erstwhile presidential candidate — is, lest we forget, also the Secretary of Energy. With the exception of a few major policy-related moments (most famously, an aborted bail-out the coal industry) he’s mostly managed to avoid the levels of scrutiny and scandal that have dogged some other members…
Democrats have subpoenaed the White House in the next phase of their impeachment inquiry

Democrats have subpoenaed the White House in the next phase of their impeachment inquiry

House Democrats subpoenaed the White House for a slew of documents Friday, after the administration refused to voluntarily hand over information related to President Donald Trump’s July 25 call with the president of Ukraine. The move is part of Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into whether Trump jeopardized national security and used the office of the presidency…

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