House GOP Leader Defends Trump, Says Expert 'Is Wrong' That Ukraine Call Was Improper

October 29, 2019 - 12:12pm EDT
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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other Republicans dispute testimony from Alexander Vindman, a member of the National Security Council who listened to the Trump call with Ukraine's president.

Jan 26 - 5:10am EST

When House Democrats argue in next month's impeachment trial of former President Trump, Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin will lead the way. In 2019, President Trump had his first impeachment trial.

Jan 25 - 6:25pm EST

Janet Yellen was confirmed by the Senate to serve as Treasury secretary. She'll be the first woman to hold that post and will lead the Biden administration's efforts to address the pandemic recession.

Jan 25 - 4:16pm EST

As Facebook and Twitter crack down on extremist groups, some on the right are migrating to alternative social media platforms that promise rules laxer than those of mainstream websites.

Jan 25 - 4:16pm EST

The House impeachment managers are expected to deliver an article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday. The impeachment trial is set to begin in two weeks.

Jan 25 - 3:47pm EST

President Biden pledged to reopen most of the nation's K-12 schools during his first 100 days. When asked if that goal was "too optimistic," Cardona said, "No, I think it's strong leadership."

Jan 25 - 3:45pm EST

Press secretary Jen Psaki said it's important that "our money ... reflect the history and diversity of our country." The effort to redesign the $20 bill foundered during the Trump administration.

Jan 25 - 3:39pm EST

The Maine Independent calls the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol "one of the most egregious assaults on American democracy." On Monday, the Senate will receive impeachment papers from the House.

Jan 25 - 3:14pm EST

People who are deaf or hard of hearing can now view an American Sign Language interpretation of the press briefings, White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced on Monday.

Jan 25 - 2:02pm EST

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will not take on the role for the trial that begins the week of Feb. 8, a source says. A chief justice presides only when a sitting president is on trial.