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Deposition transcripts drive another day in the impeachment inquiry. Here’s the latest.

Deposition transcripts drive another day in the impeachment inquiry. Here’s the latest.

The House committees running the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump released more deposition transcripts Monday, driving another busy day in the investigation. Here’s the latest: Concerns at the Pentagon — Newly unsealed closed-door testimony sheds light on how the White House acted directly and unilaterally over the summer to hold aid that Congress had…MORE

Widow of Elijah Cummings to run for his seat in Congress

Widow of Elijah Cummings to run for his seat in Congress

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, widow of US Rep. Elijah Cummings, announced Monday that she will run in the special election for her late husband’s former seat in Congress. “We fought alongside of each other for a very long time, and now I’m looking to continue to fight. He would want me to continue to fight and…MORE

The case for and against impeaching President Donald Trump

The case for and against impeaching President Donald Trump

Thousands of pages of transcripts are piling up, and top minds from both political parties are preparing their best strategy as the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump moves into a new phase Wednesday with the first public hearings. A clearer picture of Trump’s dealings with Ukraine has finally emerged after weeks of testimony from…MORE

Jimmy Carter admitted to hospital for procedure to relieve pressure on his brain

Jimmy Carter admitted to hospital for procedure to relieve pressure on his brain

Former President Jimmy Carter was admitted Monday night to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta ahead of a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, the Carter Center announced in a statement posted to Twitter. The pressure was caused by bleeding from his recent falls, the center said. Carter, 95, will undergo the procedure Tuesday morning.…MORE

Judge shuts out public from Mick Mulvaney hearing on House impeachment subpoena

Judge shuts out public from Mick Mulvaney hearing on House impeachment subpoena

The public couldn’t listen to a public court hearing Monday night over acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney’s House impeachment subpoena, a federal judge in Washington said. Court security told three reporters from CNN, Bloomberg and The Washington Post to leave the DC federal courthouse minutes before the 5 p.m. ET start time…MORE