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Democrats set to move 'swiftly' to impeach Trump, likely by end of month

Democrats set to move 'swiftly' to impeach Trump, likely by end of monthDemocrats said they will hold at least one more impeachment hearing in the House Judiciary Committee after Wednesday’s panel of legal witnesses. But it appeared likely there will be only two more hearings, and then a vote to send articles of impeachment to the full House.



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House Democrats face question: Impeach Pence, or make him president?

House Democrats face question: Impeach Pence, or make him president?If the House approves impeachment, and if the Senate votes to remove Trump, Pence would become president. Would he make a better president?



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Republican leadership memo suggests Senate can't block trial if House votes to impeach

Republican leadership memo suggests Senate can't block trial if House votes to impeachRepublican leadership clarified that the Senate must take action if the lower chamber approves articles of impeachment against President Trump.



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Ken Starr's warning to Democrats pushing to impeach President Trump

Ken Starr's warning to Democrats pushing to impeach President TrumpDemocratic presidential candidates, lawmakers ramp up calls for impeachment; reaction from former Whitewater independent counsel Ken Starr.



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AP Analysis: It doesn't take a crime to impeach a president

AP Analysis: It doesn't take a crime to impeach a presidentIf House Democrats press ahead with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, their case will rest in large part on the claim that he sought a foreign government’s help, with hundreds of millions of dollars in aid in the balance, to dig up dirt on a political opponent to boost his reelection campaign. The Constitution’s standard of “high crimes and misdemeanors” for impeachment is vague and open-ended to encompass abuses of power even if they aren’t, strictly speaking, illegal, legal scholars say. The controversy centers on a summertime phone call in which Trump asked the president of Ukraine to help investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a transcript the White House provided on Wednesday.



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What would it take to impeach Donald Trump? Here's how the constitutional process works

What would it take to impeach Donald Trump? Here's how the constitutional process worksCongressional Democrats are moving closer to opening a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Here's how the constitutional process works.



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AOC says bigger scandal than Trump's 'lawbreaking behavior' is Dem's refusal to impeach

AOC says bigger scandal than Trump's 'lawbreaking behavior' is Dem's refusal to impeachOcasio-Cortez added further fuel to the impeachment fire by saying the bigger scandal was Democrats' refusal to impeach President Trump.



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Rep. Greg Steube says it would be difficult for moderate Democrats to vote to impeach President Trump

Rep. Greg Steube says it would be difficult for moderate Democrats to vote to impeach President TrumpFlorida Republican Rep. Greg Steube says the impeachment push will not end until the Democrats aren't in control of the chamber anymore.



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Robert Mueller's testimony fails to galvanize nation to impeach Donald Trump

Robert Mueller's testimony fails to galvanize nation to impeach Donald TrumpRobert Mueller's terse answers on Donald Trump and Russian interference leave Democrats no closer to a guidepost on where to go from here: Our view



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Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach TrumpOne, President Richard Nixon, resigned before he could be removed. Two, presidents Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton, were impeached by the House, but not convicted by the Senate. Since he took office in January 2017, Trump has been under investigation.



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