What to Know in Washington


What to know in Washington

What to Know in Washington gives you a head start on the day with reporting on the most important stories from Capitol Hill and the White House. From K Street to the White House to the Capitol to the Supreme Court, What to Know in Washington is your daily dose of need-to-know information.

What to Know in Washington: Impeachment Tests McConnell-Trump.

President Donald Trump’s showman instincts will be running up against Mitch McConnell’s cautious management of the Senate as the two men with the most important relationship in Washington negotiate the terms of a high-stakes, election-year impeachment trial.

What to Know in Washington: Judiciary Heads Toward Impeachment

The House Judiciary Committee is set to finish debating articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump today with a likely party-line vote to send the resolution to the floor of the House.

What to Know in Washington: Pelosi Balances Impeachment, USMCA

While impeachment is a political blow for Trump, getting USMCA approved by Congress is a clear victory. He now goes into his re-election able to tout fulfillment of a central campaign promise — replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement, which he’s derided as a disaster for U.S. workers.

What to Know in Washington: Democrats Plan Impeachment Articles

House Democrats plan to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump today — one on abuse of power and the other involving obstruction of Congress, according to four people familiar with the proceedings.

What to Know in Washington: Impeachment Closing Arguments Begin

House investigators give their closing summations today in the Democrats’ case against President Donald Trump as they continue debating how far to go in drafting articles of impeachment later this week.

What to Know in Washington: Nadler Calls Conduct ‘Impeachable’

House Democrats yesterday hinted they’re moving toward bringing articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power, bribery and obstruction, dismissing Republican objections that their entire inquiry is flawed.

What to Know in Washington: Inquiry Moves to Judiciary Committee

The impeachment of President Donald Trump moves to one of the most polarized committees in Congress where Republicans known for their combativeness will pose a test of Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler’s ability to keep the proceedings under control.

What to Know in Washington: Reports to Judiciary Panel This Week

The House Judiciary Committee plans a hearing tomorrow to discuss the constitutional grounds for impeachment as the next step of the inquiry into President Donald Trump.

What to Know in Washington: Trump Impeachment Response Uncertain

The House this week begins the solemn task of deciding whether to bring impeachment articles against President Donald Trump, faced with a sharply divided American public, a compressed timetable and doubts about how and if the White House will participate.

What to Know in Washington: Budget Official Questioned Aid Hold

A White House budget official said he warned his superiors that a hold on security assistance for Ukraine could be illegal, and he waited months for an explanation for the delay he described as unusual, according to transcripts released yesterday.

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