House blocks maverick Democrat's Trump impeachment effort

World / Politics Jul 18, 2019

House blocks maverick Democrat's Trump impeachment effort

The House easily killed a maverick Democrat's effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrats are over trying to oust him in the ...

Trump frightens Republicans but 'doesn't scare me,' says quitting GOP Rep. Justin Amash

World / Politics Jul 8, 2019

Trump frightens Republicans but 'doesn't scare me,' says quitting GOP Rep. Justin Amash

A U.S. congressman who is leaving the Republican Party said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's personal attacks against critics intimidate others in the party from speaking out against him, but said, "It doesn't scare me." Rep. Justin Amash, who quit the party www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-amash/trump-critic-amash-quits-their-republican-party-idUSKCN1TZ16Y last ...

Trump says impeachment is 'dirty, filthy, disgusting word'

World / Crime & Legal May 31, 2019

Trump says impeachment is 'dirty, filthy, disgusting word'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected "disgusting" talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did nothing to merit such an outcome. Talking to reporters on the White House South Lawn ahead ...

Democratic 2020 candidates call for Trump's impeachment

World / Crime & Legal May 30, 2019

Democratic 2020 candidates call for Trump's impeachment

Several candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination seized upon remarks on Wednesday by special counsel Robert Mueller to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. "What Robert Mueller basically did was return an impeachment referral," California Sen. Kamala Harris said in a tweet. ...