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Schumer asks inspectors general to investigate whistleblower retaliation

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is asking that every agency inspector general investigate retaliation against whistleblowers who report presidential misconduct, after the firing of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman from the ...

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Nancy Pelosi: it was sad to see McConnell humiliate Chief Justice while presiding over witness vote

Nancy Pelos, McConnell

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said it was “sad” to see Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) “humiliate” Chief Justice John Roberts in President Trump’s impeachment trial by voting against ...

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Senate punts final vote in Trump trial to next week

The Senate impeachment trial for Donald Trump will drag into next week, with a vote set for Wednesday afternoon on two articles of impeachment against the president, according to a ...

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Chuck Schumer: Mitch McConnell tries to cover trump crimes

Chuck Schumer, Mitch McConnell

Chuck Schumer launched an assault on Mitch McConnell’s plans for how to hold Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Monday night, calling them a ‘cover-up’ designed to hide evidence from the American ...

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Chuck Schumer: majority of U.S. Senate backs Iran war powers resolution

U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday he believed a majority of 51 U.S. senators will approve a war powers resolution to block President Donald Trump from further ...

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Senators introduce legislation to block funding for a war with Iran

war with Iran

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) on Friday introduced legislation that would block funding for any offensive military force in or against Iran without prior congressional authorization. ...

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Trump: Nancy Pelosi hates the Republican Party

Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Republican Party

President Trump launched into a diatribe over his impeachment following a video call with U.S. service members on Tuesday, claiming Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) “hates the Republican Party” while insisting ...

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DOJ: Impeachment votes undercut House case for McGahn testimony

The Justice Department is arguing that the House’s votes last week to impeach President Donald Trump undercut lawmakers’ ongoing court case demanding testimony from former White House Counsel Don McGahn. ...

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Republicans scoff at Chuck Schumer’s impeachment trial proposal

impeachment, Chuck Schume, impeachment

Chuck Schumer is trying to woo independent-minded Republicans to back his framework for an impeachment trial. But Susan Collins isn’t a fan of his tactics. In an interview Monday, the ...

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Republicans have called for a short trial without witnesses

Republicans, witnesses

Chuck Schumer said he wanted senior officials including White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and ex-adviser John Bolton to be summoned. But Republicans, who control the Senate, have ...

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