Tag: Senate Committee on the Judiciary

What to Watch For at a Senate Hearing on the F.B.I.’s Russia Inquiry

ImageMichael E. Horowitz, the Justice Department’s inspector general, is testifying before the Senate on Wednesday.Credit…Erin Schaff for The New York Times The Justice Department inspector general, Michael E. Horowitz, will appear on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to discuss his new report, which harshly criticized F.B.I. investigators over serious errors in the Russia investigation but concluded […]

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House Democrats Unveil Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

WASHINGTON — House Democrats announced on Tuesday that they would move ahead this week with two articles of impeachment charging President Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, as they accused him of violating the Constitution by pressuring Ukraine for help in the 2020 election. Speaking from a wood-paneled reception room just off […]

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A Louder, Messier Phase of Impeachment

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher The House Intelligence Committee has released its impeachment report to the Judiciary Committee, signaling the end of one phase of impeachment and the beginning of another. Today, we break down the report and explore why those […]

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Would Republicans Follow Their Garland Rule for the Court in 2020?

WASHINGTON — When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital last weekend after another in a string of health scares, blue America breathed a sigh of relief. Only one more month, many whispered, until the start of a presidential election year when filling a vacancy on the Supreme Court would be off limits […]

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Corey Lewandowski’s Testimony Before Congress: What to Expect

WASHINGTON — Democrats investigating whether to recommend that the House impeach President Trump will take turns on Tuesday publicly questioning one of his most outspoken supporters: Corey Lewandowski. Mr. Trump’s former campaign manager and continued confidant, Mr. Lewandowski was enlisted in an ultimately unsuccessful scheme by the president in the summer of 2017 to significantly […]

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During Kavanaugh Hearings, Senator Alerted F.B.I. to New Allegation

WASHINGTON — As the F.B.I. began looking into allegations of sexual assault against then-Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings last year, a Democratic senator wrote to the director of the F.B.I. saying he had “information relevant” to the inquiry, but the bureau apparently failed to follow up. The letter, sent early […]

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Senator Alerted F.B.I. to New Kavanaugh Allegation

WASHINGTON — As the F.B.I. began looking into allegations of sexual assault against then-Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings last year, a Democratic senator wrote to the director of the F.B.I. saying he had “information relevant” to the inquiry, but the bureau apparently failed to follow up. The letter, sent early […]

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Biden’s First Run for President Was a Calamity. Some Missteps Still Resonate.

Joe Biden was riffing again — an R.F.K. anecdote, a word about “civil wrongs,” a meandering joke about the baseball commissioner — and aides knew enough to worry a little. “When I marched in the civil rights movement, I did not march with a 12-point program,” Mr. Biden thundered, testing his presidential message in February […]

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