Democrats to continue probes of Trump amid no consensus on impeachment

U.S. House Democrats are divided over whether to proceed directly to impeach President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, but they can still hold Trump accountable without impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday.

Posted on 22 April 2019 | 7:47 pm

On staff following orders, Trump says: 'Nobody disobeys me'

President Donald Trump dismissed questions from reporters on Monday about his staff's reluctance to carry out his orders and the chances of impeachment proceedings in the U.S. Congress, days after the Mueller report highlighted both issues.

Posted on 22 April 2019 | 7:40 pm

Factbox: Big Democratic field taking shape for 2020 U.S. presidential race

The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is lining up to seek the party's 2020 presidential nomination - and it is expected to keep growing.

Posted on 22 April 2019 | 6:12 pm

Trump sues to block Congress subpoena for his financial records

President Donald Trump on Monday filed suit to keep U.S. lawmakers from obtaining his financial records, the first salvo in what promises to be an escalating legal battle with Democrats in Congress.

Posted on 22 April 2019 | 6:08 pm

House panel chair subpoenas ex-White House counsel McGahn on Mueller inquiry

U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel in its investigation of possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump.

Posted on 22 April 2019 | 6:00 pm

Elizabeth Warren proposes canceling billions in student loan debt

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 2020 presidential election, wants to cancel billions of dollars in student loan debt and make college cheaper for students going forward.

Posted on 22 April 2019 | 4:24 pm

Congressman Moulton enters Democratic 2020 presidential race

U.S. Representative Seth Moulton entered the 2020 Democratic presidential race on Monday as a long-shot contender in a contest that now includes almost 20 candidates.

Posted on 22 April 2019 | 2:53 pm

Top Democrat on U.S. House Oversight Committee says Trump lawsuit has no legal basis

Elijah Cummings, chairman of the U.S. House Oversight Committee, criticized as "baseless" a lawsuit filed on Monday by President Donald Trump to try to block subpoenas from the committee seeking years worth of financial documents from the president.

Posted on 22 April 2019 | 1:08 pm

Companies warn Trump: Census citizenship question could be costly

(This April 17 story corrects the tenth paragraph to show DeVere Kutscher is no longer executive director of the Census Business Coalition.)

Posted on 22 April 2019 | 8:06 am

Top Democrats leave open option of Trump impeachment after Mueller report

Top congressional Democrats left the door open on Sunday to the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump, but said they would first need to complete their own investigations into whether he obstructed justice in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.

Posted on 21 April 2019 | 8:09 pm

Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump's continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel's report, which detailed Trump's efforts to thwart the investigation into Russian efforts to help him win the White House.

Posted on 21 April 2019 | 2:54 am

Republican Romney says he is 'sickened' by Trump's behavior during Russia probe

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on Friday he was "sickened" by the dishonesty of U.S. President Donald Trump and people around him as portrayed in a report on Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 election.

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 6:27 pm

Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report: Reuters/Ipsos poll

The number of Americans who approve of President Donald Trump dropped by 3 percentage points to the lowest level of the year following the release of a special counsel report detailing Russian interference in the last U.S. presidential election, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll.

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 5:42 pm

Mueller report strengthens resolves on both sides of political spectrum

After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O'Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448-page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality.

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 5:35 pm

Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr's proposal to limit Mueller report access

Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barr's proposal to allow them access to a less-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report.

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 4:50 pm