The star witness in Democrats’ impeachment effort is given preferential treatment behind closed doors, but is cross-examined by the press
Democrat Congressman Jim Himes said Sunday that the House Intelligence Committee will hold open hearings on impeachment eventually. Himes argued the pace of the investigation makes it difficult to give an exact timetable for when those hearings will be opened to the public.
Democrats on Capitol Hill are expressing interest in having Mulvaney testify as part of their impeachment inquiry. This comes as several other officials from the White House, Pentagon and State Department have also been asked to testify in the coming days. One America’s Marty Golingan has more.
The Energy Department is saying it is currently unable to comply with a document request from lawmakers. Assistant Energy Secretary Melissa Burnison made the rejection Friday in a letter to three committees involved in the impeachment effort.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry reportedly notified President Trump of his impending resignation on Thursday. Two administrative officials confirmed that the secretary informed President Trump in writing while en route to Texas on Air Force One.
House GOP lawmakers are standing firm in their opposition to Democrats’ impeachment inquiry against the president. One America’s John Hines caught up with a number of representatives on Capitol Hill to get their input on the issue.
More leaks from the closed-door impeachment depositions are made public as reports say a State Department official filed a complaint about Rudy Giuliani.
At the heart of Democrat cries to impeach President Trump is the issue of his conduct with foreign leaders citing second hand information from anonymous leakers as evidence. One America’s Chanel Rion spoke with a former White House official who provided a first hand account of the president’s conduct with foreign leaders.
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham is planning to reach out to Rudy Giuliani about having him testify before the committee. The senator said he is going write a letter to Giuliani asking him to appear before the panel. He also said the committee will consider whether to subpoena Giuliani and others later.