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Rep. Eric Swalwell says Trump impeachment 'not off the table,' calls on Mueller to testify before Congress

(NEW YORK) -- For Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., and many other Democrats, the findings in special counsel Robert Mueller's report are a launching pad for the next round of investigations examining President Donald Trump -- investigations that they say could ultimately lead to impeachment proceedings."We're certainly having a conversation about…... Read More

Kamala Harris proposes executive actions to curb gun violence

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Kamala Harris announced a new set of executive actions aimed at reducing gun violence in the United Sates that she would enact if she were to win the presidency in 2020.During a CNN town hall in New Hampshire on Monday night, Harris said that if Congress fails…... Read More

Democrats subpoena former White House counsel Don McGahn

(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats have subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn for his testimony before the committee and for documents related to their investigation into obstruction of Justice by President Donald Trump."Following the scheduled testimony of Attorney General William Barr on May 2, 2019 and the expected testimony of…... Read More

Pelosi pushes Democrats to investigate, not impeach Trump after Mueller report

(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic leaders on Monday pushed back against some Democrats' calls to impeach President Donald Trump following the release of the Mueller report, while the president told reporters he wasn't concerned about the potential challenge.In an hour-plus conference call with the caucus Monday evening,…... Read More

'War': Trump fighting congressional subpoena for his financial records

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization on Monday filed suit against the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Rep. Elijah Cummings, seeking relief from his subpoena request for the president’s financial records in the latest clash between the White House and congressional Democrats."The Democrat Party, with…... Read More

Supreme Court takes on LGBT employment discrimination

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear three high-profile cases involving employment discrimination against LGBT Americans. Together, the court will determine whether federal civil rights protections extend to include sexual orientation and gender identity.The cases center on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of…... Read More

Democrat Rep. Seth Moulton to run for president in 2020

(NEW YORK) -- Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts announced he's mounting a bid for president in 2020, expanding the Democratic field to 19 candidates."I'm here to tell you and to tell America that I'm running for president of the United States," Moulton told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on…... Read More

Ten best footnotes of the Mueller report

(WASHINGTON) -- When Attorney General William Barr released special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, he released 448 pages of written research and analysis. He also attached 2,375 footnotes.A close read of the fine print reveals fresh details about the investigation -- who provided…... Read More

Russia-linked figures in Mueller's probe come in from the cold after report's release

(WASHINGTON) -- A cast of Russia-linked figures caught up in special counsel's probe have begun emerging out from under a veil of suspicion now that Robert Mueller has delivered his verdict that there was no incontrovertible proof of collusion.For the first time in more than a year, for instance, a…... Read More

Kellyanne Conway says 'president is not going to jail,' predicts another Trump term

(WASHINGTON) -- Just days after the release of the highly anticipated Mueller report, one of President Donald Trump's top advisers, Kellyanne Conway, reiterated Sunday the administration's take on its conclusions -- that the investigation found Trump committed no crime or obstruction of justice."The job of a prosecutor is to gather…... Read More

Congressional Dems may 'take up impeachment' in wake of Mueller report: Adam Schiff

(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Adam Schiff said Sunday congressional Democrats may take up impeachment in the wake of the release of the special counsel report, but will consider the political environment when determining any action.Schiff told "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz the decision whether to begin proceedings to impeach President Donald…... Read More

Maria Butina’s lawyers ask for leniency ahead of sentencing

(WASHINGTON) --  Federal prosecutors claim Maria Butina conspired to act as a foreign agent who sought to create a backchannel between American power players and Russia. But letters from her family and friends paint her in a far different light -- as an empathetic and hard-working honors student whose only…... Read More

Elizabeth Warren continues calls for impeachment proceedings on campaign trail

(WASHINGTON) -- Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren repeated her calls for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying "this isn’t about politics.""For me this isn’t about politics, this is about principle and that’s why I asked the House to start impeachment proceedings." Warren said Saturday to loud applause…... Read More

Mike Huckabee slams Mitt Romney: 'You got GOP nomination and could have been POTUS'

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee slammed Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney on Friday for describing being "sickened" after reading the report on Russian election interference from special counsel Robert Mueller.Romney, a former Massachusetts governor now serving as the junior U.S. Senator from Utah, tweeted on Friday afternoon that…... Read More