Nov 9, 2019

Trump denies report that he discussed relaunching "The Apprentice"

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Nadler: "We cannot wait for the election to address the present crisis"

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In his opening statement of the House Judiciary Committee's first impeachment hearing on Wednesday, Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) warned that President Trump has "welcomed foreign interference" in two elections and has engaged in "unprecedented" obstruction.

Between the lines: So far, the impeachment inquiry has been tightly focused on Trump's dealings with Ukraine. Nadler made clear in his opening statement that the Judiciary Committee is broadening its scope to include the findings from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, specifically instances of potential obstruction of justice.

Go deeperArrowDec 4, 2019

Top Dem: Ethics probe likely on claim Nunes met with Ukrainian official

Rep. Devin Nunes speaks during the impeachment inquiry hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday. Photo: Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), a ranking Intelligence Committee member, is "likely" to face an ethics investigation over allegations he discussed former Vice President Joe Biden with an ex-Ukrainian official, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) told MSNBC Saturday.

Why it matters: CNN alleged in a report late Friday that Nunes met with former Ukrainian prosecutor general Viktor Shokin, who's at the center of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Nunes told Breitbart he plans to sue CNN for the "demonstrably false" report.

Go deeperArrowNov 24, 2019

Read Adam Schiff's opening statement in the first impeachment hearing

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House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) gave a lengthy statement to open the House impeachment inquiry's first public hearing.

Why it matters: The speech gives insight into the case that Democrats plan to make for Trump's impeachment. And while the inquiry is still technically in its investigation stage, Schiff stated: "The facts in the present inquiry are not seriously contested."

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