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Pelosi, Trump exchange 'meltdown' barbs over meeting on U.S. policy in Syria

17 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democratic leaders cut short a meeting with Republican President Donald Trump after he had a "meltdown" over a House of Representatives vote condemning his Syria withdrawal and showed no signs of having a plan to deal with a crisis there. | Video

Impeachment probe on Trump hears from ex-aide to secretary of state

17 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON A former adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who abruptly resigned last week spoke on Wednesday to an impeachment inquiry into allegations President Donald Trump pursued political interests in his dealings with Ukraine. | Video

Republican Gowdy, who pushed Obama on Benghazi, joins Trump impeachment defense

10 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Former U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy stepped into a familiar role on Wednesday when President Donald Trump tapped him to join his outside legal team to help battle a Democratic-led impeachment inquiry: conservative battering ram.

Republican Gowdy, who pushed Obama on Benghazi, joins Trump impeachment defense

10 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Former U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy stepped into a familiar role on Wednesday when President Donald Trump tapped him to join his outside legal team to help battle a Democratic-led impeachment inquiry: conservative battering ram.

Trump and U.S. Democrats jockey for position in deepening impeachment battle

09 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives was set on Wednesday to step up its impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump over his dealings with Ukraine, as the White House declared it would not cooperate with the probe.

White House says it will refuse to cooperate with impeachment inquiry

09 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The White House said on Tuesday it would refuse to cooperate with an "illegitimate, unconstitutional" congressional impeachment inquiry, setting Republican President Donald Trump on a collision course with the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives. | Video

New York congressman resigns ahead of insider trading plea

01 Oct 2019

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Chris Collins, a Republican U.S. congressman from New York state, resigned on Monday ahead of his expected guilty plea in a criminal insider trading case. | Video

Intelligence panel members, including one Republican, say whistleblower complaint disturbing

26 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Democrats and one Republican on U.S. congressional intelligence panels said on Wednesday after viewing a whistleblower complaint concerning President Donald Trump that the allegations were credible and troubling. | Video

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump

23 Sep 2019

Some of U.S. President Donald Trump's critics in the House of Representatives are calling for an impeachment investigation following a whistleblower complaint that has roiled Washington.

U.S. says it will help El Salvador handle more asylum seekers

21 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border by strengthening El Salvador's capacity to provide for asylum seekers, but did not detail any concrete actions. | Video

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