Impeachments

FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump delivers a speech to scouts as Secretary of Energy Rick Perry uses his phone at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit in Glen Jean, W.Va. Long after more flamboyant Cabinet colleagues fell out of Trump’s favor amid ethics scandals, low-profile Perry, the folksy former Texas governor, survived in part by steering clear of controversy as energy secretary. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
October 19, 2019 - 5:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long after more flamboyant colleagues flamed out of President Donald Trump's favor amid ethics scandals, low-profile and folksy Rick Perry survived in the Cabinet in part by steering clear of controversy. Until now. The former Texas governor said Thursday he was quitting as energy...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., second from left, poses during a ceremonial swearing-in with Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington. said out loud Friday, Oct. 19, what others in his party are not, namely that White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney acknowledged a “quid pro quo” was at work when Trump held up U.S. aid to Ukraine in exchange for Kyiv’s investigation of Democrats and the 2016 elections. Mulvaney later claimed his comments had been misconstrued, but Rooney says he and other Republicans heard them clearly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
October 19, 2019 - 5:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Rep. Francis Rooney, one of the few Republicans openly weighing whether to impeach President Donald Trump, said Saturday he will not run for reelection. Asked if he needed or hoped for a third term in 2020, he told Fox News, "I don't really think I do and I don't think I...
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In this Oct. 15, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks in the spin room following a Democratic presidential primary debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. The Democratic presidential candidates are not talking much about impeachment as they campaign. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
October 18, 2019 - 10:49 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — In the liberal strongholds of Des Moines' west side and the Iowa State University campus in Ames, not once was South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg asked by voters recently about the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. It's not that the investigation into the president's...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event where he congratulated astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch as they conduct the first all-female spacewalk, from the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 18, 2019 - 10:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The shifting White House explanation for President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine drew alarm Friday from Republicans as the impeachment inquiry brought a new test of their alliance. Trump, in remarks at the White House, stood by his acting chief of...
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, of Calif., speaks to the media as he returns to a closed door meeting where Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, testifies as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 18, 2019 - 10:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — There is no Archibald Cox or Ken Starr to be found in President Donald Trump's impeachment. So it's up to Adam Schiff to build the case. While those independent prosecutors launched the investigations of Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton, there is no comparative figure in...
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FILE - In a Dec. 13, 2018, file photo, then-Ohio Gov. John Kasich sits for an interview with The Associated Press in Columbus. Kasich, who ran against President Donald Trump in the 2016 Republican primary, says he supports impeachment. Kasich said Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, on CNN that the final straw was when acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney acknowledged that Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 18, 2019 - 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who ran against President Donald Trump in the 2016 Republican primary, said Friday that he supports impeaching the president — but isn't ready to call for his removal from office. Kasich said he decided to back impeachment after hearing acting White...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., second from left, poses during a ceremonial swearing-in with Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington. said out loud Friday, Oct. 19, what others in his party are not, namely that White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney acknowledged a “quid pro quo” was at work when Trump held up U.S. aid to Ukraine in exchange for Kyiv’s investigation of Democrats and the 2016 elections. Mulvaney later claimed his comments had been misconstrued, but Rooney says he and other Republicans heard them clearly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
October 18, 2019 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gave an atta-boy to Republican Rep. Francis Rooney last year on the congressman's home turf in swing state Florida. "I love it when he defends me," the president said then. He might feel differently now. The second-term Republican said out loud Friday what...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event where he congratulated astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch as they conduct the first all-female spacewalk, from the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 18, 2019 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The shifting White House explanations for President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine are drawing alarm from Republicans. Republican Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida tells reporters that he and others are concerned about remarks from the acting White...
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White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney announces that the G7 will be held at Trump National Doral, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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October 18, 2019 - 3:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House acknowledged that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, a shifting new explanation about events at the heart of...
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White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney announces that the G7 will be held at Trump National Doral, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 17, 2019 - 8:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the impeachment investigation (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney says his comments about the Trump administration's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine have been misconstrued. Mulvaney...
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