Impeachment

Citing His ‘Alarming Disregard’ for the Law, House Committee Launches Contempt Proceedings Against Pompeo

The Democrat-controlled House Foreign Affairs Committee announced Friday that it is launching contempt proceedings against Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over his “alarming disregard” for the law and ongoing defiance of subpoenas for documents in two separate investigations. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said in a statement that Pompeo …

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Watchdog Group Lays Out Case for William Barr’s Impeachment Ahead of Testimony Before Congress

The same day William Barr is scheduled to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington on Tuesday laid out guidelines for a formal impeachment inquiry into the attorney general to consider possible abuses of the powers of his office. The government watchdog group in a new report suggests Congress draw …

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‘Pure Retaliation, Retribution, and Reprisal’: Trump Fires Inspector General Who Sounded Alarm About Ukraine Whistleblower Complaint

Democratic lawmakers and government watchdogs on Saturday condemned President Donald Trump’s abrupt dismissal of Michael Atkinson, the intelligence community inspector general who informed Congress last year of the whistleblower complaint which kicked off Trump’s eventual impeachment proceedings.  Two months after being acquitted by the Senate, Trump on Friday night told lawmakers in a letter to the …

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