Stories tagged: Impeachment
Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidates on Sunday demanded that Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh be investigated or impeached in response to a new allegation that he exposed himself to a …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 11:03 a.m.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s no confusion about what his committee is doing: It’s an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it.
Mon., July 29, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
All seven of Washington’s Democratic U.S. House members are now calling for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.
Sun., July 28, 2019
Nancy Pelosi understands that if Democrats run in 2020 on impeachment and socialism they could lose not just the White House, but their House majority as well. Does her caucus …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says her chamber will derail a maverick Democrat’s drive to impeach President Donald Trump.
Sat., June 22, 2019, 5:14 p.m.
Rep. Adam Smith is the second member of Washington’s congressional delegation to call for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:10 a.m.
Three more Democrats have joined a slowly growing group calling for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, including a close ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a Democrat who …
Tue., June 11, 2019
Former White House counsel John Dean’s opening statement Monday before the House Judiciary Committee laid out a compelling series of parallels between Donald Trump and Watergate.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 10:46 a.m.
The political clock is a significant factor in whether majority House Democrats launch any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
Sat., June 1, 2019
Democrats should face two lamentable but undeniable facts: Donald Trump was elected because many millions of Americans enjoy his boorishness. And he essentially promised to govern as a lout. Promise-keeping …
Fri., May 31, 2019
If Robert Mueller, a man of precise language, was not inviting Congress to impeach the president, he certainly seemed to be inviting the belief that he didn’t charge Trump with …
Sun., May 26, 2019
There is something about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., that allows her to unnerve President Donald Trump as seemingly no one else can.
Sun., May 26, 2019
Here’s the truth: Nobody knows what the political effects of impeachment will be. Not Pelosi, not Trump, not any Democratic or Republican “strategist” – nobody.
Fri., May 24, 2019
Dana Milbank: Slow-walking impeachment may look weak. But restraint is Democrats’ greatest strength.
Democrats are right not to emulate Trump’s insults, falsehoods and extreme partisanship as they go about their legitimate inquiries.
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath …
Tue., May 21, 2019, 3:20 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s open defiance of Congress sharpened calls from some Democrats to start impeachment proceedings
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is suggesting that the possibility of impeachment might help Democrats win more White House cooperation in congressional investigations into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice.
Mon., April 29, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
House Democrats have been careful not to rush to impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in the aftermath of Robert Mueller’s report, despite calls to do so by high-profile lawmakers …
Sun., April 28, 2019
While Democrats debate pursuing impeachment, they are also abusing their powers to get Trump’s tax returns. The only thing they will succeed in doing is eliciting sympathy for an otherwise …
Sat., April 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: Princeton professor explains why Trump is a ‘useful vehicle to think about Constitutional crises’
When Keith Whittington studied the impeachment process in graduate school, he figured no one would ever be interested in such a dusty old topic. Then President Bill Clinton was impeached.
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 12:50 p.m.
President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that he and his administration will battle House Democrats on all legal fronts after the special counsel’s Russia report, refusing to cooperate with subpoenas and …
Wed., April 24, 2019
The honor of the presidency now depends on the actions of Congress. Beginning with a thorough series of coordinated hearings, House leaders should lay the groundwork for impeachment – and …
Tue., April 23, 2019, 12:48 p.m.
Some top Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 are clamoring for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but many of their congressional colleagues – who would have to …
Sat., March 23, 2019, 8 p.m.
Democrats are painting themselves into a corner with their litmus-test questions that have little to do with what most Americans are concerned about – and giving Donald Trump an easier …
Tue., March 12, 2019, 10:30 a.m.
A key House investigator said Tuesday that Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “absolutely right” to hold back on impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
Mon., March 11, 2019, 6:06 p.m.
WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in an interview that she opposes moving to impeach President Donald Trump, even though she believes he is unfit for office – her …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018
That the House Democrats are going to drive toward a vote on one or more articles of impeachment seems, to me, predestined. But President Donald Trump can look at his …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018
The Trump team’s possible collusion with Russia to sabotage and tilt the 2016 election, a probe spearheaded by Special Counsel Robert Mueller III, pulls many strands of the investigations together. …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 7:28 a.m.
Whatever happened to trying to impeach President Donald Trump?
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018
Even if Democrats win back both the House and Senate, there is zero chance a two-thirds majority of senators will convict President Trump for paying off an adult-film star.