The House Judiciary Committee resumes impeachment hearings Wednesday after Democratic lawmakers spelled out why they believe President Trump violated his oath of office. The report concluded the president put pressure on Ukraine to investigate political rivals, threatening U.S. national security. Nancy Cordes reports.
The House Judiciary Committee takes over the impeachment inquiry after a 300-page intelligence report claims President Trump put national security in danger by abusing his powers for political gain. Also, Sen. Kamala Harris suspends her 2020 campaign, saying she ran out of money. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
President Donald Trump abused powers of his office and endangered US national security by soliciting the interference of a foreign government to benefit his re-election in 2020, the Opposition Democrats have alleged and said there was "overwhelming evidence" to impeach him. According to the House Intelligence Committee leading the impeachment inquiry against Trump, the Republican president placed personal political interests "above the national interests of the United States" by trying to "solicit foreign interference" from Ukraine to help his 2020 re-election bid. "The evidence is clear that President Trump used the power of his office to pressure Ukraine into announcing investigations into his political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, and a debunked conspiracy theory that it was Ukraine, not Russia, that interfered in the 2016 election," said chairs of the three House Committees after the release of a damning report on Tuesday. Released by the House Permanent Select ...
The House Intelligence Committee released a sweeping impeachment report Tuesday that asserts President Donald Trump misused his office to pressure Ukraine into opening investigations that he believed would help his reelection bid.