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More than four months after a wildfire tore through Malden and Pine City, President Donald Trump is withholding federal aid to help residents rebuild their lives because of his personal animosity toward Gov. Jay Inslee, an aide to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to charge President Donald Trump with “incitement of insurrection,” making him the first president ever impeached twice and exposing a rift in the Republican Party both in Washington state and nationwide.
WASHINGTON – Central Washington Rep. Dan Newhouse was one of 10 House Republicans who voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his role in the storming of the U.S. Capitol that had left five people dead just a week earlier.
WASHINGTON – Northwest lawmakers split along party lines as House Democrats on Tuesday approved a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office in the final days of his tumultuous tenure.