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Trump to Face Limits of His Power in Impeachment Hearings

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By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — For three years, Donald Trump has unapologetically defied the conventions of the American presidency. On Wednesday, he comes face to face with the limits of his power, confronting an impeachment process enshrined in the Constitution that will play out in public and help shape how the […]

By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — For three years, Donald Trump has unapologetically defied the conventions of the American presidency. On Wednesday, he comes face to face with the limits of his power, confronting an impeachment process enshrined in the Constitution that will play out in public...

Dems, GOP Argue Over Whistleblower ID at Impeachment Hearing

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans at the start of the first public hearing of Donald Trump’s impeachment investigation immediately pushed Democrats to hear from the anonymous whistleblower who sparked the inquiry. GOP Rep. Michael Conaway of Texas asked that the panel issue a subpoena for the still-unknown […]

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans at the start of the first public hearing of Donald Trump’s impeachment investigation immediately pushed Democrats to hear from the anonymous whistleblower who sparked the inquiry. GOP Rep. Michael Conaway of Texas asked that the panel issue...

Ryan Endorses Biden as Most Likely to Beat Trump

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, this morning threw his support behind Joe Biden in the former vice president’s quest to win the Democratic Party’s nomination for president. Ryan said the former vice president has the best chance of defeating Donald Trump in 2020. The congressman dropped out of his party’s presidential […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, this morning threw his support behind Joe Biden in the former vice president’s quest to win the Democratic Party's nomination for president. Ryan said the former vice president has the best chance of defeating Donald Trump in 2020. The congressman dropped...

Trump Faces Limits of His Power in Impeachment Hearings

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By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — For three years, Donald Trump has unapologetically defied the conventions of the American presidency. On Wednesday, he comes face to face with the limits of his power, confronting an impeachment process enshrined in the Constitution that will play out in public and help shape how the president […]

By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — For three years, Donald Trump has unapologetically defied the conventions of the American presidency. On Wednesday, he comes face to face with the limits of his power, confronting an impeachment process enshrined in the Constitution that will play out in public and...

Meet the Witnesses: Diplomats Start off Impeachment Hearings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Diplomats and career government officials, they’re little known outside professional circles, but they’re about to become household names testifying in the House impeachment inquiry . The witnesses will tell House investigators — and Americans tuning into the live public hearings — what they know about President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine, including […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Diplomats and career government officials, they're little known outside professional circles, but they're about to become household names testifying in the House impeachment inquiry . The witnesses will tell House investigators — and Americans tuning into the live public hearings — what they know about President Donald...

Write-in Mayor Winner in East Liverpool Begins Transition

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — Write-in mayoral candidate Greg Bricker was, to say the least, skeptical when his learned from incumbent Mayor Ryan Stovall that he had won the race in last week’s general election. Monitoring incomplete results on the Columbiana County Board of Elections website, Bricker answered his phone to find Stovall on the other […]

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio -- Write-in mayoral candidate Greg Bricker was, to say the least, skeptical when his learned from incumbent Mayor Ryan Stovall that he had won the race in last week’s general election. Monitoring incomplete results on the Columbiana County Board of Elections website, Bricker answered his phone to...

Impeachment Aside, Federal Budget Remains a Pressing Matter

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment hearings for President Donald Trump come at the very time that Capitol Hill usually tends to its mound of unfinished business. The hearings and the possibility of impeachment and a trial create yet another layer of complications for senior lawmakers pressing for an agreement on $1.4 trillion […]

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment hearings for President Donald Trump come at the very time that Capitol Hill usually tends to its mound of unfinished business. The hearings and the possibility of impeachment and a trial create yet another layer of complications for senior lawmakers pressing for...

Witness: Ukrainians Asked About Holdup of Aid

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By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The view among the national security officials was unanimous: Military aid to Ukraine should not be stopped. But President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff thought otherwise. As the aid was being blocked this summer, Ukraine officials began quietly asking the State Department about […]

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The view among the national security officials was unanimous: Military aid to Ukraine should not be stopped. But President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff thought otherwise. As the aid was being blocked this summer, Ukraine officials began quietly...

What’s Coming in Impeachment: The Inquiry Goes Public

WASHINGTON (AP) — For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine whether President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden’s family and the 2016 U.S. presidential election all while the […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine whether President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden's family and the 2016 U.S....

After Push from Perry, Backers Got Huge Gas Deal in Ukraine

By DESMOND BUTLER, MICHAEL BIESECKER, STEPHEN BRAUN and RICHARD LARDNER Associated PressKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed one of the men as an adviser to the country’s new president. Perry’s efforts […]

By DESMOND BUTLER, MICHAEL BIESECKER, STEPHEN BRAUN and RICHARD LARDNER Associated PressKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed one of the men as an adviser to the...