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Costa Talks Trump, Impeachment, and the Dem Contenders

As Washington Post reporter Robert Costa sees it, members of Congress — Democrats and Republicans alike — are on the same mission during their recess. With House Speaker Nancy Pelosi advancing an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, every member...
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Self-Impeach? Talk Shifts Toward Trump’s Defiance of Congress

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has introduced a new concept into the debate over President Donald Trump’s actions: “self-impeaching." “The president is self-impeaching. He’s putting out the case against himself. Obstruction, obstruction, obstructi...
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Trump Will Sign Bill, Then Declare Border Emergency

WASHINGTON — Congress steamed toward lopsided approval of a border security compromise Thursday night that would avert a second painful government shutdown but ignite a major new confrontation — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers ...