Impeachment Inquiry

U.S. House Approves Setting Rules for Impeachment Inquiry of President Trump

This morning, the U.S. House voted 232-196 to set rules for an impeachment inquiry of President Trump.  (This was not a vote on actual impeachment.) A sharply divided House voted nearly on party lines on the first formal vote on a process that’s likely to take months, possibly stretching into the early weeks of the 2020 election year. The vote was…

Sen. Doug Jones Won’t ‘Rush to Judgment’ on Trump

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama says he will not rush to judgment about allegations that President Donald Trump pressed a foreign leader for a political favor. The Alabama Democrat told reporters Thursday that, “We are nowhere close to having the full picture of what happened here.” He says he is urging the media and others to “take a couple…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry of President Donald Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has made it official, telling fellow Democrats she supports a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Her remarks at a closed-door meeting was described by two people familiar with the remarks who were not authorized to discuss them publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Pelosi is set to make a formal announcement at 5…