US envoy Sondland worked with Giuliani on Ukraine corruption statement, Volker testified: sources

17 October 2019 @ 12:01 pm As U.S. envoy to the European Union Gordon Sondland prepares to testify Thursday in House Democrats' impeachment inquiry, sources with first-hand knowledge confirmed to Fox News that former U.S. envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker testified that he consulted with Sondland on a draft statement that was to be issued by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky. Read More

RNC raises record-setting $27.3 million in September, amid impeachment push

17 October 2019 @ 12:00 pm The Republican National Committee raised a record-setting $27.3 million in September and had a $59.2 million cash on hand last month amid the impeachment push against President Trump -- which has fueled GOP campaign contributions heading into the 2020 election. Read More

Elijah Cummings remembered by politicians, activists, celebrities

17 October 2019 @ 11:30 am As day broke Thursday, those involved in U.S. politics, and those who've interacted with rep. Elijah Cummings over the years started sharing their shock at the news that the longtime congressman from Baltimore had died overnight. Read More

Presidential pardons less of an obstacle for NY state prosecutors under new law: report

17 October 2019 @ 9:41 am So you’ve committed a crime but received a pardon from the president of the United States. That might no longer help you in New York state. Read More

Elijah Cummings dead at 68

17 October 2019 @ 9:22 am Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md., died early Thursday due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges. As chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, he was one of the most powerful Democrats in Washington, and played a key role in the House Democrats' ongoing efforts to impeach Trump. Read More

Buttigieg tweeted support for Medicare-for-all in resurfaced tweet despite attacking Warren at debate

17 October 2019 @ 9:03 am South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg attacked Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare for All plan at Tuesday night’s Democratic debate, saying that his Medicare "for All Who Want It” plan is “just better."  Read More

‘Squad’ members not ‘all in’ on Sanders endorsement -- at least not yet

17 October 2019 @ 7:16 am One day after reports emerged that the group of far-left House Democrats planned to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for president, it seemed only one of them – Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. – was officially aboard the Bernie Bus. Read More

Rick Perry says Trump directed him to Giuliani about allege Ukraine corruption

17 October 2019 @ 6:52 am Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose name has been mentioned in connection with President Trump’s Ukraine dealings, said in an interview published late Wednesday that the president told him to seek out Rudy Giuliani earlier this year to look into possible Ukrainian corruption. Read More

Pelosi uses image in Trump tweet as Twitter cover photo

17 October 2019 @ 5:05 am Just hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said they stormed out of a meeting Wednesday with President Trump on Syria, the California Democrat updated her Twitter cover photo with a picture of her tense exchange with Trump. Read More

Cory Booker’s ‘Robert Bork’ reference draws social media ridicule

17 October 2019 @ 4:16 am Twitter users were laughing – maybe even in their sleep -- at a comment Cory Booker made during Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Ohio. Read More

Explainer: Democrats Warren and Sanders want wealth tax; economists explain how it works

17 October 2019 @ 11:05 am From 1982 to 2018 the share of U.S. wealth held by the 400 richest Americans is estimated to have grown from 1% to around 3.5%, or probably around $3 trillion.
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Elijah Cummings, head of U.S. House oversight panel probing Trump, has died

17 October 2019 @ 10:49 am U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of a leading congressional committee investigating U.S. President Donald Trump, has died at age 68, his office said on Thursday.
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When it comes to U.S. national security, what's candidate Warren's plan?

17 October 2019 @ 10:19 am Elizabeth Warren has jumped to the front of the race to take on Donald Trump in 2020 by promising far-reaching domestic reforms that highlight the Democratic senator's wide differences with the Republican president.
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U.S. Democrat congressman Elijah Cummings has died: office

17 October 2019 @ 10:17 am U.S. Democrat Congressman Elijah Cummings has died aged 68, his office confirmed on Twitter early Thursday.
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U.S. Ambassador to the EU Sondland to testify in impeachment probe as tension mounts

17 October 2019 @ 10:15 am U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland will testify on Thursday before the congressional committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, amid growing tension between Democrats and the White House about the probe.
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Moderate Democratic candidates' strategy shifts from taking down Biden to attacking Warren

17 October 2019 @ 10:15 am For long-shot moderates trying to compete for the Democratic presidential nomination, this week’s debate in Ohio marked a significant shift in strategy.
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One person is missing in the Democrats' impeachment inquiry: the whistleblower

17 October 2019 @ 6:34 am Democratic lawmakers leading an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump have heard days of testimony from a parade of senior government officials. But they have yet to hear from the whistleblower who sparked the probe - and may never do.
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Factbox: All the president's men - Supporting actors in Trump's Ukraine scandal

17 October 2019 @ 2:49 am President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating a top rival in the 2020 U.S. presidential election prompted Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats in the House of Representatives to move ahead with an impeachment inquiry, threatening his presidency.
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U.S. House Intelligence chairman says impeachment transcripts to be public

17 October 2019 @ 1:58 am U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said on Wednesday the committee will make public transcripts of interviews conducted with witnesses in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump.
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Ride-hailing companies Uber, Lyft won't testify before Congress

17 October 2019 @ 1:38 am Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc declined to appear on Wednesday at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on issues relating to the ride-hailing industry, a congressional committee said.
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