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Former White House counsel Don McGahn did not attend his House hearing. The hearing happened anyway.

The House Judiciary Committee gaveled in Tuesday to an empty witness chair for the second time this month after former White House counsel Don McGahn did not appear after he was subpoenaed.

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:37:23 GMT
Analysis: Trump on defense now that Democrats score court win

The judicial branch just delivered a sharp jab to the chin of President Donald Trump, in a foreboding omen for his strategy for thwarting investigations that threaten his presidency.

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:48:29 GMT
Key Democrats up the pressure on Pelosi for impeachment but she stands by go-slow approach

House Democrats engaged in a series of lengthy debates Monday behind closed doors over whether to begin a formal impeachment inquiry to respond to President Donald Trump's rejection of their subpoenas, even as Speaker Nancy Pelosi made clear that she is pursuing a deliberative approach.

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:45:00 GMT
The Point: How long can Nancy Pelosi hold off impeachment?

Nancy Pelosi has made clear -- over and over again -- that she opposes the Democratic-controlled House trying to impeach President Donald Trump right now.

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:43:14 GMT
Trump attorneys appeal ruling ordering accounting firm to hand over records to Congress

President Donald Trump's attorneys are appealing a ruling by a federal judge ordering an accounting firm to turn over his financial records from before he was President to the Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee.

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:34:19 GMT
Where the abortion debate stands now

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:34:19 GMT
The Point: Trump's Pennsylvania rally: The 40 most eye-popping lines

President Donald Trump continued his tour of 2020 swing states on Monday night, stopping in Mountoursville, Pennsylvania, to rally his faithful in advance of his fight for a second term next November.

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:35:39 GMT
Trump is expected to tap Ken Cuccinelli for top DHS role on immigration

Ken Cuccinelli is expected to take a top job at the Department of Homeland Security, but he is not likely to become the new "immigration czar," a senior administration official said.

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:32:03 GMT
Rep. Jackie Speier says women are 'being depicted as chattel' in abortion debate

California Rep. Jackie Speier said Tuesday that women are being portrayed as property in states that have passed legislation restricting abortions and argued that government should be excluded from womens' health decisions.

Tue, 21 May 2019 14:34:59 GMT
US intercepts Russian bombers, fighter jets off the coast of Alaska

US F-22 stealth jets intercepted four Russian bombers and two Russian Su-35 fighter jets off the coast of Alaska on Monday, according to a statement from North American Aerospace Defense Command.

Tue, 21 May 2019 15:18:36 GMT
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