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LIVE: Open hearing on Trump impeachment inquiry

Nov 13, 2019 - 5:18 PM

Watch on Rappler! US House lawmakers hold a public hearing with US charge d'affaires in Kiev Bill Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent.

OPEN HEARING. US President Donald Trump looks on as the US attorney general delivers remarks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on July 11, 2019. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

U.S. lawmakers 'deeply troubled' by human rights abuses in PH

Jul 31, 2019 - 9:32 AM

Several members of the US House of Representatives call out the Duterte administration's drug war, crackdown on press freedom, and attacks on rights groups

US LAWMAKERS. In this photo, the US Capitol where lawmakers hold office is shown on the morning of June 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. File photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to relay concern over drug war killings to Duterte

Nov 09, 2017 - 12:54 PM

Congressmen Randy Hultgren and James McGovern, co-chairs of the United States Congress' Human Rights Commission, says human rights violations should not be the consequences of the Philippines' war on drugs

Former US speaker pleads not guilty to abuse cover-up

Jun 10, 2015 - 4:32 AM

Former US House speaker Dennis Hastert once second in line to the presidency pleads not guilty to lying to the FBI in an attempt to cover up alleged past misdeeds

‘NOT GUILTY.’ Former Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert (3-R) arrives with his attorneys for his first court appearance at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 09 June 2015. Photo by Tannen Maury / EPA