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House Speaker Announces Drafting of Articles of Impeachment against President Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces drafting of articles of impeachment against President Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has announced that the House will begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump. The White House press secretary says "Speaker Pelosi & the Democrats should be ashamed," adding "We look forward to a fair trial in the Senate."…

Update: Former Gov. Bob Riley, Daughter Testify in Hubbard Ethics Trial

1/3Mike Hubbard Trial Prosecutor Matt Hart questions witness Bill Canary during the Alabama Speaker Mike Hubbard trial on Friday, June 3, 2016 in Opelika, Ala. Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News/Pool Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Mike Hubbard Trial Bill Canary pauses for a drink answering questions on the witness stand during the Alabama Speaker Mike Hubbard trial on Friday, June 3,…

Judge Sets Hearing in Speaker Hubbard Misconduct Claim

A judge has set a hearing on indicted House Speaker Mike Hubbard’s claim of prosecutorial misconduct in his ethics case. Circuit Judge Jacob Walker set a Feb. 10 hearing in Opelika. Hubbard on Tuesday filed a renewed motion to dismiss the charges after a political consultant said he communicated regularly about the case with prosecutor Matt Hart. Baron Coleman wrote…

House Speaker Mike Hubbard says Trial won’t be a Distraction

House Speaker Mike Hubbard says he thought the Republican Party steering committee was “out of their lane” to ask him to give up his leadership duties as he heads to trial on ethics charges. Hubbard says leadership decisions should fall to House members, and he believes legislators support him. Hubbard says he promised House members that his trial would not…

Alabama GOP Asks Mike Hubbard to Step Down

The Alabama Republican Party steering committee is asking indicted House Speaker Mike Hubbard to step aside from his leadership role as he heads to trial on ethics charges. The committee approved a resolution Sunday asking Hubbard to suspend his leadership role until his trial is complete. Party Chairwoman Terry Lathan said the distractions of Hubbard’s legal situation will make it…