Key witnesses impugn Trump in first impeachment public hearing

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.

Maryland voters maintain high approval of Hogan

Despite being in a largely Democratic state, Republican Governor Larry Hogan continues to get an overwhelming approval by Marylanders, according to the latest Gonzales Poll.

White House protest calls on Trump administration to issue report, apply sanctions for the murder of Washington Post journalist

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.

U.S. Senate votes down two bills to end record shutdown

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.

Protesters rally at the March on DC for a Better Tomorrow

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.

Justice Department calls for dismissal of MD-DC emoluments lawsuit against President Trump

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.

Area women join in protesting Trump executive order

The Women’s March on Washington came just a day after Donald Trump was sworn into office. Two days after that he signed an executive order that critics say could impact women and their health care around the world. On Wednesday, they marched to the White House to make their voices heard.

Maryland’s newest U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen hopes to keep moving forward

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.

CASA joins protest at White House opposing executive order on immigration

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…

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