House Democrats told they're too focused on impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have heard a sobering assessment as they gathered privately to discuss campaign strategy: They're seen as too focused on impeachment of President Donald Trump and vot...

Trump the unreliable partner confounds both foes and allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's abrupt decision against military strikes may have prevented open military conflict with Iran, but it also showed him anew to be an unpredictable, unreliable,...

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds

WASHINGTON (AP) — The decisions being made over whether or not to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political. And Democra...

To impeach or not? Pelosi balances competing calls

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi still isn't ready to impeach President Donald Trump. Even after special counsel Robert Mueller essentially called on Congress to pick up ...

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration's ...

Pelosi: 'Nothing is off the table' to enforce subpoenas

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says "nothing is off the table" in pushing the White House to comply with subpoenas for information, including fining administration officials through what...

GOP scrambles to ease blow from Trump's trade war

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's allies on Capitol Hill are scrambling to soften the blow from his trade war with China amid mounting anxiety from farm-state lawmakers that the protracted ba...

Dems set hearing for ex-White House lawyer over Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary panel has set a May 21 hearing for testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn, a key figure in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. But it's ...

Self-impeach? Talk shifts toward Trump defiance of Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has introduced a new concept into the debate over President Donald Trump's actions: "self-impeaching." As Trump all but goads Democrats i...

Fines, jail time? Dems digging in as Trump resists oversight

WASHINGTON (AP) — They're talking about jailing people at the Capitol. Imposing steep fines. All sorts of extraordinary, if long-shot measures to force the White House to comply with...

'It is over:' Republicans close ranks at Barr hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Lindsey Graham, the Republican chairman of the Judiciary Committee, set the tone for his party as he opened an extraordinary hearing with Attorney General William Barr. ...

Impeach or investigate? Democrats see no reason to choose

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are careful not to rush to impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in the aftermath of Robert Mueller's report. But as Congress resumes Monday, its ove...

Mueller drops obstruction dilemma on Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller's findings about President Donald Trump. While the special counsel declined to pros...

Mueller drops obstruction dilemma on Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller's findings about President Donald Trump. The special counsel declined to prosecute ...

AP Interview: Pelosi called Trump to discuss infrastructure

WASHINGTON (AP) — One day last week, amid spiraling fallout over special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dialed up the president and requested a meeting. ...