Political Storm Clouds Glower As Dems Open New Phase In Impeachment Case

October 3, 2019 - 5:01am EDT
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After a delay, the House Intelligence Committee is set to convene its first closed-door deposition with a witness. Meanwhile, President Trump thunders, calling the inquiry a waste of time.

Jan 23 - 7:37pm EST

Prominent Republicans continued to criticize the idea of trying an out-of-office president, while some Democrats worried about hampering President Biden's agenda.

Jan 23 - 2:54pm EST

Dr. Anthony Fauci, now President Biden's chief medical adviser on COVID-19, says he rejoiced when the new president said that "science and truth" would guide the nation's policies toward the pandemic.

Jan 23 - 7:53am EST

The nation's longest serving state house speaker in modern history, Democrat Michael Madigan from Illinois, stepped down from the speakership. He was driven from power by a federal corruption probe.

Jan 23 - 7:00am EST

Iowa's decades-long lock on the nominating process has been under threat since last year's disastrous caucus, when results were delayed for days due in part to a faulty smartphone app.

Jan 22 - 11:02pm EST

The acting head of the U.S. Agency for Global Media fired the presidents and boards over three not-for-profit international networks who were appointed by an ally of former President Trump.

Jan 22 - 6:10pm EST

Corine Dehabey runs a group that helps resettle refugees in Toledo, Ohio. She says her organization is "hopeful" and "excited" about Biden's plan to raise the number of refugees allowed into the U.S.

Jan 22 - 5:14pm EST

One of the most daunting immigration challenges facing the Biden administration is what to do about the multitudes of migrants who want asylum protection in the United States.

Jan 22 - 4:02pm EST

Trump officials had directed the Census Bureau to use government records to produce data that a GOP strategist said would be "advantageous to Republicans and Non-Hispanic Whites" during redistricting.

Jan 22 - 3:16pm EST

White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced a series of steps the Biden administration is taking to try to tackle the threat of domestic extremism.