Wednesday marked the first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, and the five-and-a-half-hour testimony revealed new findings. It also saw a partisan divide in how lawmakers viewed Trump’s conduct. CNS-TV’s Max Marcilla recaps the start of the public impeachment process.
February 8th is the deadline for President Trump’s administration to provide a report on what happened to slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and how the U.S. will respond. On Thursday the Committee to Protect Journalists and other organizations gathered in front of the White House to demand that President Trump hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the murder of Khashoggi.
On the same day that the U.S. Senate rejected two bills that would end the government shutdown, Maryland Senator Ben Cardin again criticized President Trump’s proposal for a wall along the Mexican border. Cardin also said delaying the President’s State of the Union address was the right thing to do because it would not be appropriate to talk about the state of the union while the government is still shut down.
They called it the “People’s March On Washington” and the weekend before President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address thousands gathered in the nation’s capital and called for a better tomorrow. The march, organized by the grassroots organization, “People Demand Action,” kicked off at the Lincoln Memorial and followed a path down the National Mall that included a stop in front of the White House. Organizers say this is just the beginning of their efforts to mobilize in advance of the 2018 elections.
Attorneys for Maryland and the District of Columbia told a U.S. District Court judge on Thursday that President Donald Trump has violated the provisions in the Constitution prohibiting officials, once in office, to personally profit from business with foreign governments and other states.
Maryland’s junior senator may be taking on a new job but Chris Van Hollen is a Capitol Hill veteran. Van Hollen says despite what he calls a polarized start of this session of Congress, he’s hoping things will settle down so that the work in the Senate can move forward.
WASHINGTON — Protesters from Prince George’s County-based CASA joined with others in a demonstration across the street from the White House Wednesday. The groups were voicing their opposition to President Trump’s executive order cutting funding to cities promising sanctuary to undocumented…