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Jerry Nadler is the other House Democrat feeling the heat on impeachment

Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on investigations and ignore the growing chorus for what would become a bitterly divisive process. The…MORE

Joe Biden responds to Trump’s claim he ‘deserted’ Pennsylvania: ‘I’ve never forgotten where I came from’

Joe Biden responded Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s claim that the former vice president “deserted” Pennsylvania, a critical battleground state in the 2020 presidential election. “Donald Trump tried to attack me at his campaign rally by saying I abandoned Pennsylvania,” the Democratic presidential candidate wrote in a fundraising e-mail Tuesday. “Well folks, I’ve never forgotten…MORE

House panel issues subpoenas for Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson

The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday issued subpoenas to former White House officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson for documents and testimony, setting the stage for another clash with the White House over former officials appearing before Congress. The committee issued the subpoenas to Hicks and Donaldson as part of their sweeping investigation into possible…MORE

Cohen allegations again raise questions about Sekulow’s role defending Trump

Jay Sekulow, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, became the subject of renewed attention Monday evening after newly released congressional transcripts revealed Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen claimed Sekulow knew that Cohen lied to Congress in 2016 about when the Trump Tower Moscow project ended. The transcripts were from hours of closed-door testimony Cohen provided to…MORE

Elizabeth Warren and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up for ‘Game of Thrones’ analysis

Count Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Elizabeth Warren among the viewers disappointed by Game of Thrones’ series conclusion. “I feel like we were getting so close to having this ending with just women running the world,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “Exactly,” Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, interjected. “And then the last two episodes, it’s like, ‘Oh, they’re…MORE

Federal judge slams Mississippi over new law banning abortions after six weeks

A federal judge in Mississippi expressed deep skepticism on Tuesday about a state law that bans abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, sending a signal that attempts across the country to pass near total bans on abortion might not easily withstand judicial scrutiny. During a hearing, US District Judge Carlton Reeves expressed anger…MORE