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White House and Democrats Clash Over Rules for Impeachment

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Constitution gives the House "the sole power of impeachment" — but it confers that authority without an instruction manual. Now comes the battle royal over exactly what it means. "You have designed and implemented your inquiry in a ...
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Democrats Subpoena White House in Impeachment Inquiry

WASHINGTON — The impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump widened on Friday into a constitutional battle between the executive branch and Congress, as Democrats subpoenaed White House officials and the president signaled his administration would n...
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Judge Blocks Trump Rules for Detained Migrant Kids

LOS ANGELES — A U.S. judge on Friday blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely. “Defendants will...
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Whistleblower: White House Tried to ‘Lock Down’ Call Details

WASHINGTON — The whistleblower complaint at the center of Congress' impeachment inquiry alleges that President Donald Trump abused the power of his office to "solicit interference from a foreign country" in next year's U.S. election. The White House then tried...

Tlaib Declines to Visit West Bank, Citing Israeli Conditions

JERUSALEM — Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate her. Israel barr...