Anti-impeachment Democrat meets President Trump to switch parties

Politics 12/14/19, 19:42

Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-N.J.) who has opposed House Democrats’ impeachment effort, discussed switching parties in a meeting with President Donald Trump, according to multiple sources familiar with the situation. An administration official on Saturday, Dec. 14,  confirmed with the Associated ...

GOP Rep. Peter King retiring, giving Dems new 2020 target

U.S. 11/11/19, 14:24

Rep. Peter King, a moderate Republican who has represented a Long Island congressional district for nearly 30 years, announced Monday he won't seek reelection, enhancing Democrats' chances to grab yet another suburban House seat as they defend their majority in ...

Ivanka Trump: Impeachment aimed at undoing 2016 vote

Politics 11/08/19, 06:31

Ivanka Trump on Friday, Nov. 8, echoed her father's view that the House impeachment investigation is an attempt to overturn the 2016 election. But she called the identity of the impeachment whistleblower "not particularly relevant." President Trump and some of his ...

White House adding aides to deal with impeachment inquiry

Politics 11/06/19, 15:40

The White House is beefing up its communications staff as it grapples with the ongoing House impeachment investigation. Pam Bondi, the former attorney general of Florida, and Tony Sayegh, a former Treasury Department spokesman, are expected to join the White House ...

Lindsey Graham on impeachment inquiry developments

Politics 11/06/19, 05:22

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), lashed out at House Democrats leading the impeachment inquiry against President Trump, after the House released transcripts of private testimony given by U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland and former U.S. Special Envoy to ...

World Series champ Nationals take celebration to White House

U.S. 11/04/19, 16:03

President Donald Trump on Monday, Nov. 4,  honored the World Series champion Washington Nationals at the White House. Eighteen of the 25 players on Washington's World Series roster were in attendance, including World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg, who opted out of ...

Perry sidesteps testifying before impeachment investigators

Politics 11/01/19, 18:54

Outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry was called to testify on Friday, Nov. 1, before the House Committees as part of the impeachment inquiry against President Trump but he refused to follow the request, according to the department's representative. His deposition was ...

GOP taking impeachment fight from Washington to the states

Politics 10/09/19, 19:05

While President Donald Trump plays defense on impeachment in Washington, Republicans are taking the fight to Democrats in the states. Dozens of shouting and flag-waving Trump supporters gathered Tuesday at the Casa Grande field office of Democratic Rep. Tom O'Halleran, who ...

House pushes for release of Mueller grand jury testimony

Politics 10/08/19, 14:21

Lawyers for House Democrats urged a judge Tuesday to release secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as Congress conducts an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The Justice Department is opposing the request, and Chief U.S. District ...

Pompeo: State Dept. will follow law in impeachment inquiry

Politics 10/05/19, 18:48

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday the State Department intends to follow the law in the House impeachment investigation and vigorously defended President Donald Trump, dismissing questions about the president's attempts to push Ukraine and China to investigate a ...

Former GOP congressman Pete Sessions eyeing 2020 comeback

U.S. 10/02/19, 02:32

Former Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas is expected to run again in 2020, but not in his old Dallas district that Democrats flipped last year. Prominent Republican megadonor Roy Bailey and two GOP operatives with knowledge of the decision told The ...

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