Month: September 2019

House Judiciary passes procedures for impeachment investigation

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday passed new procedures for their investigation of President Trump, even as the party struggles to clearly characterize the committee’s work. The vote is a significant step, marking the first time th…

Pakistani President asks India to lift curbs in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD (AP) – Pakistan’s president has called on India to immediately lift all restrictions on people in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, ignoring opposition calls for Prime Minister Imran Khan to step down over his alleged bad governance. …

The Latest: Joshua Wong defends meeting with German official

HONG KONG (AP) – The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 9 p.m. Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong is defending the decision of Germany’s foreign minister to meet with him while he was in Berlin trying to raise European support…

Judiciary approves new investigative powers with eyes on impeachment

The House Judiciary Committee voted along party-lines Thursday to broaden the panel’s powers to investigate President Trump as Democrats seek to build their case for impeachment – and clean up their oversight messag…

Democratic lawmaker quits University of Minnesota post

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Democratic legislator has resigned from a paid fellowship at the University of Minnesota amid questions over how he got the post, and the former Democratic lawmaker who hired him has been reassigned. Rep. Jamie Long, a freshman…

House Dems move on Trump impeachment, as Republicans mock ‘giant Instagram filter’ hiding disarray

House Judiciary Democrats on Thursday took a big step in their Trump impeachment push as they set the ground rules for a formal committee inquiry — but Republicans laughed it off as a “giant Instagram filter” to hide how divided Democrats truly are on…

Marianne Williamson caught on hot mic criticizing Dems: ‘Conservatives are nicer to me’

Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson was caught on a hot mic last week blasting Democrats and questioning why Republican media is nicer to her “than the lefties are.”  In Wednesday’s edition of Sinclair’s “America This Week,” host Eric Bolli…