That's obstruction of justice, and it lines up perfectly with the code section and with the cases that have defined it. Secondly, he fired Comey, and then said that his reason, or that the effect, was to curtail or thwart the investigation to the general Russia matter.
Trump Jr has said he received no information about Clinton at the meeting.
Trump Jnr admitted he, his brother-in-law Jared Kushner and Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort met with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in 2016 amid promises of incriminating information about Mrs Clinton.
Democratic leaders have distanced themselves from the efforts to impeach Trump, believing it serves only to energise the president's supporters.
Sherman's article lists a number of reasons for why Trump's actions "warrants impeachment and trial and removal from office". Mr. Speaker, I rise today with a heavy heart.
What does this mean for the markets? One charged Clinton with lying under oath and the other for obstruction of justice. This would include the obstruction of justice that Trump is being accused of.
So where is the Democratic Party right now? Mr. Speaker this offense has occurred before our very eyes.
It took him about four years to release the Starr report.
"The Russians role here, the role of their intelligence service certainly, would be to disrupt the smooth functioning of the United States government on every level".
As the emails reverberated across the political world, Mr Trump Jr defended his actions in an interview with Fox News. Even if the GOP-led House were to pass impeachment articles, the Senate would then vote to acquit or convict.
Mr. Speaker, we cannot allow this to go unchecked. But that's not the way the game is played.
As is always true, investors are reluctant to react too significantly to possible risk events until they become probable.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) backed Capuano at the time, saying Democrats should focus on issues like healthcare repeal. Those elections determine who sets the lines of power using available technology to draw districts house by house.
What is an article of impeachment? .
"I think the odds against Trump getting impeached are overwhelming".
"Introducing Articles of Impeachment will have two possible outcomes".
The president tweets about Fake News. "Articles of Impeachment will not pass the House in the near future". Will it do anything to actually push Trump out of office?
Sherman drew ire from fellow House Democrats last month when he began circulating a draft article of impeachment and suggested he might force a floor vote on it. The president says offensive things on Twitter.
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"T$3 he Constitution does not provide for the removal of a President for impulsive, ignorant incompetence", Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) said in a statement on his website Wednesday.
Pence is an experienced politician and this would see a more familiar administration come into play, providing greater stability.
Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk.
It's not clear that Mueller will find himself so far afield.
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