"They have been holding out for this mystical Mueller report for two years. We have been [the most] transparent president and administration in the history of our country, by far", he said before taking aim once again at special counsel Robert Mueller and his team. He said not only are there no "High Crimes and Misdemeanors", one of the bases for impeachment outlined in the Constitution, "there are no Crimes by me at all".
The GOP held onto the Senate but lost the House election.
Senator Bernie Sanders, independent of Vermont, was among those at the town hall calling for Democrats to steer clear of impeachment and instead focus on "issues that concern ordinary Americans". "You look at, you know, what Russian Federation did, buying some Facebook ads, to try to sow dissent. and it's a bad thing, but I think the investigations and all the speculation that happened for the past two years has had a much harsher impact on democracy than a couple Facebook ads".
Meanwhile, House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler subpoenaed Mr McGahn after Mr Mueller's report revealed he refused Mr Trump's request to curb the investigation. She left the office in 2003 after a report showed that her comments made a week after the 9/11 attacks in 2001 that the air near Ground Zero was safe to breathe and the water safe to drink was not accurate because the EPA had no data to justify the claim.
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After making it to the final after rallying from a set down in the first round, Fognini said he had "nothing to lose". Open after trailing by two sets, must be doing something right. "We are talking about a Masters 1000", he added.
"Isn't it awesome that the people who were closest to me, by far, and knew the campaign better than anyone, were never even called to testify before Mueller". As law professor Steve Vladeck wrote on NBCNews.com Tuesday, "The House certainly can impeach the president - or any other government officer - for non-criminal misconduct".
The Constitution gives the U.S. House wide latitude to impeach the president, and some powerful Democrats have called for starting that process now, which Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other party leaders have rejected. But she remained cautious, saying "whether it's articles of impeachment or investigations, it's the same obtaining of facts". In 1993, the nation's top court ruled 9-0 in a case involving an impeached USA judge that the judiciary has no role in the impeachment process.
House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of SC spoke to NPR's All Things Considered after the call with his Democratic colleagues. "You don't put impeachment on the table as the only item on the table and say you're going to get there no matter what, which is what happened in '99", she advised. But he cautioned that it's important not to "rush to something without going through the proper process".
Ms. Nielsen grew so frustrated with White House reluctance to convene top-level officials to come up with a governmentwide strategy that she twice pulled together her own meetings of cabinet secretaries and agency heads.