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'There are a lot of countries in the world where one person makes the decision. They're called dictators,' says Representative Steny Hoyer
In his first public comments since being acquitted by the Senate, President Donald Trump says he has been 'put through a terrible ordeal by some very dishonest and corrupt people'
The tension between Trump and his Democratic nemesis was palpable from the outset, as Pelosi extended her hand for a handshake – and the president failed to return the favor
Flexing his solid 53-47 majority, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell makes clear he would summarily block any Democratic attempts to change his rules
(UPDATED) One source working with the president's legal team says impeachment process was 'illegitimate from the start,' adding, 'The president did nothing wrong'
'The Commission believes Chinese authorities may be committing crimes against humanity against the Uighur people and other Turkic Muslims,' says the Congressional-Executive Commission on China
Putin describes the events in the US legislature as 'simply the continuation of a internal political fight' between Democrats and Republicans
The Democratic majority in the House, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is expected to approve two articles of impeachment
Democrats and Republicans in the House Judiciary Committee vote along strict party lines, 23 to 17
Lawmakers in the televised hearing appear focused on speaking to voters, whose sentiment will be crucial if, as expected, US President Donald Trump goes on trial in the US Senate in January
(3rd UPDATE) The charges, if approved by the House of Representatives in a vote expected next week, would make Trump only the third US president to be impeached and placed on trial in the Senate
The legislation adds to tensions between the two superpowers just as they are locked in negotiations to finalize a "phase one" deal to resolve their protracted trade war
The White House says US President Donald Trump is expected to sign the measure
(UPDATED) China shoots back that it would 'have to take strong countermeasures to defend our national sovereignty, security and development interests' if the US carried on making 'wrong decisions'
'It is improper for the president of the United States to demand a foreign government investigate a US citizen and a political opponent,' says Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, one of the witnesses
But it is unclear what kind of testimony US President Donald Trump has in mind
(UPDATED) Former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before US Congress about intimidation from Trump and the 'smear campaign' against her
Earlier witnesses in the inquiry said US envoy Marie Yovanovitch was removed after a smear campaign involving Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Yovanovitch will now tell her side of the story.
The US president's attorneys argue that Trump enjoys immunity both from prosecution and from any acts of investigation
The decision marked the second time an appeals court has denied Donald Trump's attempt to avoid a House subpoena that calls for him to turn over 8 years of accounting documents
A veteran diplomat who advises Vice President Mike Pence on Europe and Russia, Jennifer Williams will be the first person from the vice president's office to testify
The chamber votes along party lines, 232 to 196, to pass a resolution that lays out rules for the next stages of the impeachment process
'If we don't hold this president accountable, we could be ceding our ability to hold any president accountable,' says Jim McGovern, chariman of the House Rules Committee
National Security Council Ukraine expert Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman is the first witness to have personally listened in on the July 25 phone call at the core of the impeachment inquiry
US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland tells Congress that in May, President Donald Trump ordered diplomats to involve his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani in discussions about Ukraine policy
US President Donald Trump faces a new setback with his former top Russia advisor, Fiona Hill, sitting for a closed-door deposition before Capitol Hill lawmakers
The Facebook chief will be the sole witness at the October 23 hearing on 'An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors'
The chairmen of 3 House panels leading the impeachment investigation are seeking information related to President Donald Trump pressing his Ukrainian counterpart to uncover dirt on 2020 US presidential contender Joe Biden
President Donald Trump once again denies that he's done anything wrong in his relations with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, insisting that his only interest is 'looking at corruption'
The world's biggest social network is facing a myriad of regulatory and legal questions surrounding issues like competition, digital privacy, censorship and transparency in political advertising
China's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang calls for the US to 'stop interfering in Hong Kong's affairs in any form'
Any trade agreement needs the green light from US Congress, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi – Trump's political nemesis on Capitol Hill – has made clear she would not play ball if the Irish peace deal were put at risk
(UPDATED) 'The finding indicates that the president was not exculpated from the acts that he allegedly committed,' Robert Mueller tells the House Judiciary Committee
US President Donald Trump's comments come a week after he sparked a firestorm of outrage when he attacked the left-leaning lawmakers with a series of tweets saying they should 'go back' to their countries of origin
The Somali-born Muslim lawmaker came to the United States as a child and eventually won a seat in Congress
Democrats hold a majority in the 435-member House but are outnumbered by Republicans in the Senate, where the resolution is unlikely to be considered
The former US special counsel agrees to testify in public on July 17 about his report into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election
The suit accuses Congress of stepping beyond its law-making mandate into law enforcement, and says the subpoenas violate the privacy rights of Donald Trump and his family
Here are some of the ways the US House of Representatives will likely follow up with more investigation
Michael Cohen believes Donald Trump had advance knowledge of a June 2016 meeting between campaign members, including his son, and Russians peddling 'dirt' on election rival Hillary Clinton
US President Donald Trump's emergency declaration now goes to the Republican-held Senate
Trump tell reporters, the 'State of the Union speech has been cancelled by Nancy Pelosi because she doesn't want to hear the truth' about border security, adding that he is considering an 'alternative' for the speech
'I look forward to having the privilege of being afforded a platform with which to give a full and credible account of the events which have transpired,' Michael Cohen says in a statement
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proposes taxing the ultra-wealthy up to 70 percent
(UPDATED) After a historic opening session of the 116th Congress, lawmakers take aim at a bipartisan priority of ending an embarrassing partial government shutdown
January 3 brings an end to US President Donald Trump's one-party rule in Washington, a massive boost for Democrats who felt deflated after Trump's 2016 victory
One day before Democrats take over the House of Representatives, US President Donald Trump shows no signs of backing away from his insistence that Congress cough up $5.6 billion for his 'beautiful' southern wall
'The president asked every one of his cabinet secretaries to look for funding that can be used to protect our borders,' White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says
The White House appears dug in on Donald Trump's call for Congress to budget $5 billion in 2019 to fund a wall on the US-Mexico border that he insists will check illegal immigration
US President Donald Trump also praises another former advisor, Roger Stone, for refusing to testify against him