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Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress

6:46am BST

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency.

U.S. House panel to cut recess short to consider gun measures

16 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control legislation in response to back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

House panel subpoenas ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski

16 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to testify in public as part of its investigation of the Trump presidency.

U.S. Senate Democrats ask Trump to shift wall money to gun measures

14 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON Two senior Senate Democrats on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to withdraw his $5 billion (£4.1 billion) request for border wall funding and use the money on initiatives to combat gun violence in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.

U.S. Democrats pressure Senate Republicans for gun control action

13 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Democrats sought to gain the upper hand in the gun debate with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Tuesday by demanding quick action on background checks and suggesting that money for Trump's border wall could go instead to fighting domestic terrorism. | Video

House panel ponders ending break early to pursue gun legislation

13 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON Members of the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee could end their August recess a week early to move forward on legislation to curb gun violence after shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead, aides said on Monday.

Democrats sue to compel ex-White House counsel McGahn's testimony in Trump-Russia probe

07 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

U.S. House Democrats seek Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh's records

06 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel's chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's service in the White House under former President George W. Bush.

Rising calls for impeachment may not alter U.S. House Democrats' course

01 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON Mounting support among Democrats in Congress for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump seems unlikely to change House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's caution on moving ahead with the politically risky move, Democrats said on Thursday.

Trump says Congress should give 'notice' before requesting state tax return

30 Jul 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on Tuesday urged a judge to require a House of Representative panel to notify them "at least 14 days before" it makes a request for his New York state tax returns.

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