A Divided House Endorses Impeachment Inquiry Into Trump, Moving to Public Phase

A bitterly divided House of Representatives voted on Thursday to endorse the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry into President Trump, in a historic action that set up a critical new public phase of the process and underscored the toxic political polarization that serves as its backdrop.

By |2019-10-31T11:31:42-05:00October 31st, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Parties Spar Over white house Aide in Combative Hearing

Testimony of a White House national security official turned combative Tuesday as Democrats accused Republicans of trying to unmask the whistleblower who sparked the impeachment inquiry of President Trump, while the GOP lawmakers argued theirs was a legitimate line of questioning.

By |2019-10-30T06:05:48-05:00October 30th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Democrats Unveil Procedures for Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry, Rebutting GOP Attacks

House Democrats unveiled new procedures for the impeachment inquiry of President Trump on Tuesday, responding to Republican demands for due process by setting out rules for future public hearings delving into whether Trump should be removed from office.

By |2019-10-31T05:46:04-05:00October 29th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Army Officer Who Heard Trump’s Ukraine Call Reported Concerns

A White House national security official who is a decorated Iraq war veteran plans to tell House impeachment investigators on Tuesday that he heard President Trump appeal to Ukraine’s president to investigate one of his leading political rivals, a request the aide considered so damaging to American interests that he reported it to a superior.

By |2019-10-29T08:15:48-05:00October 29th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Democrats Move Forward Toward Bringing Impeachment Inquiry Public

House Democrats moved quickly on Monday to bring their impeachment case against President Trump into the open, saying they would forgo court battles with defiant witnesses and would vote this week on procedures to govern nationally televised hearings.

By |2019-10-29T06:04:50-05:00October 29th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Trump blasts Chicago Police Superintendent in First Visit to City As President

President Trump on Monday used his first trip to Chicago as president to tear into the city and its leadership, comparing its violence to Afghanistan and blasting officials as inept and disloyal to the U.S.

By |2019-10-28T13:13:42-05:00October 28th, 2019|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Choices for Financing Medicare for all: A Preliminary Analysis

By Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget-- Proposals to adopt single-payer health care in the United States have grown in popularity in recent years, as numerous lawmakers and presidential candidates have embraced Medicare for All. However, few have grappled with how to finance the new costs imposed on the federal government. By most estimates, Medicare [...]

By |2019-10-30T06:09:50-05:00October 28th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments