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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff announced his panel will take public testimony starting Nov. 13 with acting Ukraine Ambassador William Taylor.
Lawyers for President Trump say they plan to appeal to the Supreme Court, potentially setting up an election-year decision about disclosing the president’s finances.
In a Tuesday morning tweet, the president lashed out at the process underway in the House that may lead to an impeachment vote.
President Trump’s attorney wrote in a lengthy letter that the House impeachment inquiry is “invalid,” charging that it violates the Constitution. Speaker Pelosi and constitutional scholars disagree.
Whistleblowing dates back to the nation’s earliest days. It’s been a risky and controversial exercise ever since.
O’Brien has been working in the State Department as the administration’s hostage negotiator. He’ll replace former Ambassador John Bolton, who parted company with Trump.
The campaign finance agency will be temporarily shuttered over lack of a quorum. A former FEC chair says there’s a “real possibility” the agency is effectively closed through the 2020 election.
The assertion came as the House Judiciary Committee debated whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress.
Democratic congressional leaders called the White House meeting “very constructive,” but the big question remains unanswered. The parties will reconvene in a few weeks to discuss funding options.
A number of government agencies work closely with the industries they are charged with regulating. The issue surfaced after Boeing’s 737 Max planes had to be grounded by the FAA.