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USA TODAY poll: Narrow majority opposes removing Trump from office if he is impeached

Monday  00:45,   16 december 2019
usatoday

In a USA TODAY/Suffolk Poll, Americans split on impeachment, but a narrow majority opposes conviction. The issue ranks low as a voting concern in 2020.In the wake of combative impeachment hearings, those surveyed oppose by 51%-45% a Senate vote to... >>>

Trump anti-impeachment protestors disrupt Adam Schiff at Armenian Genocide Recognition event

Sunday  23:55,   15 december 2019
desertsun

Amid the congressional impeachment inquiry, Trump supporters interrupted an event recognizing the Armenian Genocide to protest Rep. Adam Schiff.Schiff has represented Glendale, a suburb of Los Angeles and one of the country's largest... >>>

Senate impeachment trial is expected. How it will work is very uncertain

Sunday  23:30,   15 december 2019
latimes

WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans on Sunday publicly diverged over how to conduct the expected impeachment trial of President Trump, with some calling for allegations against him to be summarily quashed and others advocating a lengthier process that... >>>

Freshman Democrats push for Amash as impeachment manager

Sunday  22:50,   15 december 2019
washingtonpost

A group of 30 House freshmen are asking Speaker Nancy Pelosi to make one of the most conservative members of the chamber an impeachment manager.A group of 30 freshman Democrats, led by Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Minn.), has asked House leaders to... >>>

Scuffles break out in Glendale as Rep. Adam Schiff speaks at Armenian genocide event

Sunday  22:40,   15 december 2019
latimes

LOS ANGELES - Scuffles broke out Saturday during a Glendale town hall event on Armenian genocide that was attended by Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank), who is at the center of the effort to impeach President Trump. The event at the Glendale Central... >>>

Nadler: Giuliani trip to Ukraine shows 'crime in progress' is being committed against American democracy

Sunday  22:05,   15 december 2019
thehill

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said reports of President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani's recent trip to Ukraine show a "crime in progress" is happening and reiterate the need for lawmakers to follow through with... >>>

Trump asks where is his apology from Comey

Sunday  22:05,   15 december 2019
thehill

President Trump on Sunday called for an apology from FBI Director James Comey amid the release of the Justice Department watchdog's report on the FBI investigation into connections between Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia.Trump said... >>>

Senate GOP defends Trump, despite oath to be impartial impeachment jurors

Sunday  20:20,   15 december 2019
washingtonpost

A top House Democrat accused leading Senate Republicans of a “violation” of their oath to “do impartial justice” in the upcoming Senate trial.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said last week that he was working in “total coordination”... >>>

The D.N.C. Chairman Knows No One Is Happy. Neither Is He.

Sunday  19:50,   15 december 2019
nytimes

WASHINGTON — Some Democrats say the party’s presidential debate stage is too big. Some say it is too small. Some say it is too white. Nothing the Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez does is just right. “I’ve had days where I’ve gotten... >>>

Comey: 'Real sloppiness' in Russia probe but no misconduct

Sunday  19:41,   15 december 2019
msn

Former FBI Director James Comey acknowledged Sunday that a Justice Department inspector general report identified “real sloppiness" in the surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide and said he was wrong to have been “overconfident" about how the... >>>

Fox News Poll: Trump job approval ticks up, views on impeachment steady

Sunday  19:25,   15 december 2019
foxnews

Weeks of congressional hearings and debate have failed to move the electorate on impeachment, according to the latest Fox News Poll. At the same time, approval of President Trump’s job performance has climbed three points.... >>>

CBS News poll: Americans remain divided on impeachment

Sunday  19:25,   15 december 2019
cbsnews

Public hearings have done little to sway public opinion with few people changing their mind.If the president is impeached and the matter heads to the Senate, the public splits on what it thinks should happen: 42% think he should be convicted and... >>>

Schiff: I'd impeach Obama if he did the same as Trump

Sunday  17:51,   15 december 2019
nbcnews

If Obama had done what the current president is accused of, the House Intelligence Committee chairman told ABC's "This Week," then "every one of these Republicans would be voting to impeach him."Schiff made the comments in an interview with... >>>

Top Democrats make case for Republicans to endorse Trump impeachment

Sunday  17:51,   15 december 2019
reuters

Top Democrats make case for Republicans to endorse Trump impeachmentWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives made a last-minute pitch to Republicans on Sunday for why they should put partisanship aside and vote to... >>>

Congress faces high-stakes week with impeachment, trade and funding votes ahead

Sunday  16:35,   15 december 2019
cnbc

The votes in Congress on impeachment, USMCA and government funding set up one of the most dramatic weeks of Donald Trump's presidency.A flurry of activity will take place in the House, which plans to vote on whether to impeach President Donald... >>>