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Senate committee hearing explodes as GOP chairman accuses Democrat of spreading Russian misinformation


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Republicans Call on Pelosi to Remove Swalwell from House Intel Committee


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Chuck Schumer had to tell Dianne Feinstein that she should step down as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee twice because she forgot the first conversation they had, new report alleges


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Chaffetz: Eric Swalwell should be thrown off intelligence committee after being linked to Chinese spy


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As Biden passes ‘safe harbor’ milestone, Republicans on inaugural committee refuse to say he won


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Republican leaders reportedly block Inaugural Committee vote to acknowledge Biden’s win


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Feinstein says she’s stepping down as top Democrat on Senate Judiciary Committee


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Climate crisis could justify asylum claims: UN committee

Climate crisis could justify asylum claims: UN committeeGovernments that send refugees back to countries severely affected by climate change could be in breach of their human rights obligations, a UN committee said on Monday. The independent experts on the Human Rights Committee issued a non-binding but closely watched ruling in a case brought by Ioane Teitiota from the Pacific island nation of Kiribati. Several Pacific island nations including Kiribati are seen as among the most vulnerable in the world to climate change as they are just a few metres above sea level.



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Judiciary Committee says more impeachment charges possible

Judiciary Committee says more impeachment charges possibleHouse Judiciary Committee lawyers on Monday told a federal appeals court that the panel might consider recommending "new articles of impeachment" against President Trump if former White House counsel Don McGahn testifies and provides fresh evidence, The Washington Post reports.Democrats who lead the committee have been fighting in court to enforce a subpoena for McGahn to provide testimony. They say he has information "central" to parts of their impeachment investigation.The inquiry is ongoing even though the Democratic-led House approved two articles of impeachment accusing Trump of abusing his power to pressure Ukraine into investigating Democrats and obstruction of Congress. The Democrats' filing came after Justice Department lawyers told the court the House's approval of two articles of impeachment left no justification for enforcing McGahn's subpoena quickly.More stories from theweek.com How a 'legislative terrorist' conquered the Republican Party The West was profoundly wrong about Modi 19 references and callbacks you may have missed in The Rise of Skywalker



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House committee raises prospect of more impeachment articles

House committee raises prospect of more impeachment articlesThe House Judiciary Committee held open the possibility Monday of recommending additional articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump as it pressed anew for the testimony of former White House counsel Don McGahn. The committee wants a federal appeals court to order McGahn to testify as it examines potential obstruction of justice by the president during special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The committee says McGahn’s testimony could also be useful for any Senate impeachment trial.



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