House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff suggested on Sunday that former national security advisor John Bolton may soon testify before his panel -- and that a fresh new round of impeachment proceedings may result from the memoir.
House Democrats told the Supreme Court on Monday that they are in the midst of an "ongoing Presidential impeachment investigation" as part of their "weighty constitutional responsibility" -- and, the Democrats argued, grand-jury material from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s now-completed Russia probe must be turned over as a result.
Despite their dire warnings that President Trump's foreign policy endangered the United States and assured that the 2020 elections would be riddled with foreign election interference, House Democrats have now essentially dropped their investigative efforts into the Trump administration's Ukraine dealings.
The Senate overwhelmingly acquitted President Trump on both articles of impeachment against him Wednesday afternoon following a brief trial, in a historic rejection of Democrats' claims that the president's Ukraine dealings and handling of congressional subpoenas merited his immediate removal from office.
Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a key swing vote in President Trump's impeachment trial, announced she would vote to acquit on both articles of impeachment -- noting that Democrats' "abuse of power" charge "did not even attempt" to allege that Trump had committed a crime, and instead constituted a "difficult-to-define, non-criminal act."
Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, speaking on the Senate floor about the impeachment efforts Monday, urged his colleagues to formally censure President Trump -- saying that while the president's dealings with both Ukraine and Congress were "simply wrong," he is "struggling" over whether to vote to convict and remove him from office and potentially "tear the country apart."
In an exclusive interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity during the Super Bowl LIV pregame show, President Trump said the State of the Union would go ahead as scheduled on Tuesday -- just a day before the Senate is set to acquit him after a months-long impeachment process.
The Senate impeachment trial question-and-answer phase wrapped up Thursday night, setting up a pivotal vote Friday on whether or not to subpoena additional witnesses and documents, or to hold a final vote on whether to impeach or acquit President Trump -- and all indications are that the final roll call on the witness question will come down to the wire.
Chief Justice Roberts is attempting to block Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul from posing a question during the Senate impeachment trial which names the whistleblower at the center of the episode, Fox News is told -- and Paul may try to force the issue during the question-and-answer session Thursday.
Former National Security Advisor John Bolton has a distinct "lack of credibility" and is prone to "conspiracy theories." Those assertions weren't made this week by Republican lawmakers seeking to prevent the lawmaker from testifying in President Trump's Senate impeachment trial. Instead, they were made in recent years by Democratic impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff -- who is now saying Bolton must urgently testify in the trial as an important and believable witness.