Nancy Pelosi says she was authorising the drafting of articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump “sadly but with confidence and humility.”
Robert Mueller faced questions on his 448-page report detailing contacts between US President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia at a time when Moscow was interfering in the election with hacking, and obstruction of justice.
Democratic leaders in Congress argue that impeaching President Donald J. Trump is a political mistake as the 2020 election nears.
Coalition returns to power in a stunning result, after opinion polls and odds-makers tipped the opposition Labor Party to win. The outcome ranks as Australia's biggest election upset since 1993, when Labor prime minister Keating returned to power.
Democrats will try to hold the US Attorney General William Barr in contempt over special counsel Robert Mueller's report. He is being accused of spinning the results of the investigation to President Donald Trump's benefit.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will vote on a resolution against anti-Semitism, anti-Islamophobia and other forms of hate after Jewish groups expressed concern over comments made by freshman Democrat Ilhan Omar.
Winning control of the House in November allows Democrats to open an investigative assault on the White House in the same way that - contrary to Trump's claim - Republicans laid siege to former president Barack Obama.
"I am sorry to inform you that your trip to Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan has been postponed. We will reschedule this seven-day excursion when the Shutdown is over," Trump told Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi in a letter.
Democratic leaders reflect their persistent concern that acting too quickly to press probe of President Donald Trump's ties with Russia or his personal tax records may be perceived as overreach and cause a backlash in next election cycle.
Democrats backed by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi pass legislation that would end a 13-day partial government shutdown, ignoring President Trump's demand for $5 billion for a border wall with Mexico.
President Donal Trump congratulated Nancy Pelosi on becoming Speaker of the House but insisted the new Congress to fund a wall on the Mexican border, a demand that has led to a shutdown of the US government that has lasted nearly two weeks.
Nancy Pelosi, the first woman speaker from 2007 to 2011, has steered the House Democrats for the last 16 years. Now, she is again on the path to the top job of speaker. But it won't be easy.
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