Senate Republicans Look to Hold Short Impeachment Trial Despite Trump’s Desire for an Aggressive Defense

Several GOP senators on Wednesday said it would be better to limit the trial and quickly vote to acquit Trump, rather than engage in what could become a political circus.

By |2019-12-12T07:00:32-05:00December 12th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

DOJ Watchdog Michael Horowitz Testifies on his Findings Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will testify Wednesday about his findings that the FBI was legally justified in launching its investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.

By |2019-12-11T06:38:38-05:00December 11th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Barr Blasts FBI’s Trump Probe, Accuses Investigators of ‘Gross Abuse’

Attorney General Bill Bar is blasting the FBI’s conduct during the Russia investigation, saying investigators relied on "flimsy" evidence in launching the probe and disputing key conclusions from Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report released Monday.

By |2019-12-10T17:43:28-05:00December 10th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

House Democrats Unveil Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

House Democrats announced on Tuesday that they would move ahead this week with two articles of impeachment charging President Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, as they accused him of violating the Constitution by pressuring Ukraine for help in the 2020 election.

By |2019-12-10T11:14:33-05:00December 10th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Democrats Expected to Unveil Articles of Impeachment Agaisnt Trump, Focusing on Abuse of Power, Obstruction of Congress

Democrats are expected to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Tuesday that will focus on abuse of power and obstructing Congress, and would be voted on by the full House next week, according to three officials familiar with the matter.

By |2019-12-10T06:47:12-05:00December 10th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

US Attorney Durham Objects to IG Findings on Russia Probe Origins in Stunning Statement

The U.S. attorney who is conducting a wide-ranging investigation of the origins of the Trump-Russia probe released a rare statement Monday saying he disagrees with conclusions of the so-called FISA report -- after DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz found in that review that the probe's launch largely complied with DOJ and FBI policies.

By |2019-12-09T16:54:02-05:00December 9th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

DOJ Watchdog to Release Report on Russia Investigation Orgins: Waht you Need To Know

The long-awaited Department of Justice Inspector General report examining the origins of the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election is set to be released Monday, in a moment sure to draw intense political scrutiny on the activities of law enforcement agents tasked with probing contacts between members of the Trump campaign and Russia.

By |2019-12-09T06:44:16-05:00December 9th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments