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Democrats Chastise Trump Decision to Send Ventilators to Russia

Democrats Chastise Trump Decision to Send Ventilators to Russia

House Democrats are criticizing President Donald Trump’s decision to send 200 ventilators to Russia at a cost to taxpayers of about $5.6 million, saying the equipment should be reserved for
Trump Says Pompeo Asked Him to Fire State Department Watchdog

Trump Says Pompeo Asked Him to Fire State Department Watchdog

President Donald Trump said Secretary of State Michael Pompeo asked him to fire the State Department’s inspector general, Steve Linick.
Ousted Watchdog Was Examining Arms Sale to Saudis, Democrat Says

Ousted Watchdog Was Examining Arms Sale to Saudis, Democrat Says

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said the fired State Department inspector general was investigating President Donald Trump’s declaration of an emergency last year to approve the
Fired Watchdog Was Reviewing Saudi Arms Sale, Pompeo’s Staff Use

Fired Watchdog Was Reviewing Saudi Arms Sale, Pompeo’s Staff Use

The ousted State Department inspector general was examining several issues that may have drawn Secretary of State Michael Pompeo’s ire in what has become the latest sign of the Trump administration’s
Trump Ousts State Department Watchdog Tangled in Ukraine

Trump Ousts State Department Watchdog Tangled in Ukraine

It wasn’t immediately known what led to the departure of Steve Linick, but President Donald Trump has repeatedly clashed with independent federal watchdogs, challenging their findings and implying
Pompeo Says Killing of Iranian General Reduced Risks to U.S.

Pompeo Says Killing of Iranian General Reduced Risks to U.S.

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo defended the Trump administration’s Mideast policy and the targeted killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani last month during a contentious hearing with House
Bolton Presses White House in Standoff Over Ukraine Chapter

Bolton Presses White House in Standoff Over Ukraine Chapter

Attorney Chuck Cooper on Wednesday released a Jan. 24 email that told the National Security Council, “Given that Ambassador Bolton could be called to testify as early as next week, it is imperative
Foreign Information Allowed, Trump Team Says: Impeachment Update

Foreign Information Allowed, Trump Team Says: Impeachment Update

Senators on Wednesday held the first of two days of questioning House managers and Donald Trump’s defense lawyers, before the president’s impeachment trial moves to the pivotal question of whether to
BofA Muni-Bond Banker Fink to Seek House Seat in New York

BofA Muni-Bond Banker Fink to Seek House Seat in New York

Washington dealt a major blow to Wall Street’s municipal-bond industry with its 2017 tax changes. Now, one banker from New York says he wants to fight back from inside the walls of Congress.
Giuliani Ally Says Trump Lied About What He Knew About Ukraine

Giuliani Ally Says Trump Lied About What He Knew About Ukraine

Lev Parnas, an indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani, accused President Donald Trump of lying for saying that he didn’t know what Parnas and Giuliani were doing in Ukraine.
Parnas Says Trump Lied About What He Knew: Impeachment Update

Parnas Says Trump Lied About What He Knew: Impeachment Update

The impeachment case against Donald Trump will move to the other side of the Capitol on Wednesday when the House formally notifies the Senate of the charges against the president and the House members
House Democrats Press White House for Drone-Strike Justification

House Democrats Press White House for Drone-Strike Justification

House Democrats demanded the White House provide a legal justification for the drone strike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad as administration officials continue to provide
House Democrats Head for Symbolic Showdown to Curb Trump on Iran

House Democrats Head for Symbolic Showdown to Curb Trump on Iran

The House will vote Thursday on a resolution to limit President Donald Trump’s options for military action against Iran, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, adding that Democrats weren’t satisfied by the
Leading Democrat Says Impeachment Poses Risk for Elections

Leading Democrat Says Impeachment Poses Risk for Elections

A top Democratic lawmaker says the potential impeachment of Donald Trump poses political risks to his party, at a time surveys shows nearly half of Americans -- but few Republicans -- support the
Turkey Sanctions Vote Underscores U.S. Breakdown With NATO Ally

Turkey Sanctions Vote Underscores U.S. Breakdown With NATO Ally

The passage of sanctions legislation against Turkey in the U.S. House of Representatives underscores a sober reality about U.S. ties to a key NATO ally: Things can still get worse.
Turkey Sanctions Pass U.S. House as Lawmakers Press Trump

Turkey Sanctions Pass U.S. House as Lawmakers Press Trump

The U.S. House overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill Tuesday threatening to sanction Turkey, warning that a deal struck with the Trump administration won’t necessarily save the NATO ally from
Court Hearing Scheduled for Witness: Impeachment Update

Court Hearing Scheduled for Witness: Impeachment Update

A former deputy national security adviser didn’t comply with a subpoena to testify on Monday morning to the three House committees leading the impeachment probe against President Donald Trump --
Anger Over Syria Unites Trump Defenders and His Biggest Critics

Anger Over Syria Unites Trump Defenders and His Biggest Critics

Republican Senators returning to Washington after a two-week recess will find themselves debating not only how to handle the House’s impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump but also the president’s
White House Defies Impeachment Process in Letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi

White House Defies Impeachment Process in Letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi

"President Trump and his administration reject your baseless, unconstitutional efforts to overturn the democratic process," the letter to Pelosi read.
Schiff Warns Trump Against Stonewalling: Impeachment Update

Schiff Warns Trump Against Stonewalling: Impeachment Update

Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is moving forward as several House committees are due to get private briefings Wednesday from the State Department inspector general on