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- Watch Veronica Escobar Make the Case for Impeaching TrumpWhile the House Judiciary Committee debated the articles of impeachment drawn up against President Donald Trump, Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-Texas) used a simple analogy to make the case that the president had committed a crime. “If a community suffers a natural disaster, and the governor of the state has aid that will help that community, but calls the mayor of your community and says, ‘I want you to do me a favor, though,’ and conditions giving the aid to the community on the police chief smearing his political opponent, has there been a crime?” Escobar said this morning. “The answer is yes. And that governor would go to jail.” The governor would go to jail, Escobar said, even if he released the aid after he got caught. Escobar also pointed out that this hypothetical governor also would have committed a crime if he defied subpoenas and tried to cover up his wrongdoing.… ..... Read More.2 hours ago
- U.S. House panel battles over impeachment articles against TrumpU.S. lawmakers moved closer on Thursday to impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, as members of a House of Representatives committee debated formal charges that are likely to be sent to the full House for a final vote next week. ..... Read More.2 hours ago
- Booker says he won’t make stage at next week’s Democratic primary debatePresidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker acknowledged Thursday he won’t qualify for next week’s Democratic nomination debate. ..... Read More.2 hours ago
- Photos: Portraits of the 2020 Democratic candidates2020 Presidential candidates have their photos snapped when meeting with the Register's editorial board. ..... Read More.3 hours ago
- CNN Polls: Close race in California’s Democratic primary while Biden tops in TexasLikely Democratic primary voters in California are about evenly split among the top three candidates -- Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren -- in the race for the Democratic nomination, while Texas Democrats tend to favor Biden, the nationwide frontrunner, according to new CNN polls conducted by SSRS in two of the largest early states to cast ballots next year. ..... Read More.3 hours ago
- Pelosi says U.S. House to consider impeachment next weekU.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the House would act next week to wrap up its impeachment inquiry, following up on whatever decision is taken on articles of impeachment by the House Judiciary Committee this week. ..... Read More.3 hours ago