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Recent articles by Bart:

House sends impeachment of President Trump to Senate for trial, names 7 'managers' to prosecute case

House sends impeachment articles against President Trump to the Senate for trial and names 7 'managers' who will prosecute case → Read More

Nancy Pelosi isn't accepting Facebook's friend request, slams company for 'shameful' behavior

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's not so friendly remarks ratcheted up already fraught tensions between Facebook and the Democratic leadership. → Read More

Senate to open impeachment trial against President Trump; arguments begin in earnest Tuesday. Here's what to expect.

The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump begins at noon Thursday. But arguments begin in earnest on Tuesday. → Read More

Russians hacked Ukraine company Burisma at heart of Trump impeachment, cybersecurity firm says

Area 1 Security reported that members of Russian military intelligence launched a campaign to steal email credentials from workers at Burisma Holdings. → Read More

New impeachment evidence: Lev Parnas, associate of Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, pressed for Ukraine investigation into Joe Biden

Lev Parnas, an associate of Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, provided evidence showing his involvement in pressing Ukraine to investigate Biden. → Read More

Trump impeachment focus to shift to Senate as House prepares to send articles

The House is set to vote to send articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, where a trial is expected to begin Tuesday. → Read More

Pelosi says she'll send Senate articles of impeachment against Trump 'soon'

“No, I’m not holding them indefinitely," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday. "I’ll send them over when I’m ready. That will probably be soon." → Read More

Senate Democrats grow impatient waiting for Pelosi to send articles for Trump impeachment trial

Senate Democrats are increasingly urging the House to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, so the trial can begin → Read More

House panel urges federal appeals court to compel former White House aide Don McGahn to testify

The House Judiciary Committee urged a federal appeals court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify, despite Trump's impeachment → Read More

House Judiciary Committee approves both Trump impeachment articles: latest updates

The House Judiciary Committee Friday morning voted along party lines to approve two impeachment articles. → Read More

Senate impeachment trial for Trump to begin Jan. 21, McConnell says

The Senate impeachment trial of President Trump will begin Tuesday, Jan. 21, according to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. → Read More

Nadler says Trump threatens 'integrity' of 2020 election, must be impeached

Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., said Congress must act or lawmakers will be responsible if Trump continues his alleged misconduct. → Read More

'No choice but to act': House Speaker Pelosi asks chairman to pursue articles of impeachment against President Trump

Pelosi's statement came shortly after Trump invited House Democrats to impeach him quickly so the country could “get back to business." → Read More

Live updates: House impeachment inquiry into President Trump moves to feistier setting at Judiciary Committee

The House impeachment inquiry could become combative as the Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing into whether to recommend removal of Trump. → Read More

Impeachment hearing: Sondland, key witness on Trump dealings with Ukraine, to testify

According to a previous witness, Sondland assured Trump that Zelensky would do “anything you ask him to” about investigations. → Read More

House to make first vote of formal Trump impeachment inquiry, resolution sets rules for public hearings

The House is set to vote on rules for public hearings in the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump. → Read More

What we know about the whistleblower in the Trump Ukraine scandal and an 'urgent' complaint

Here's what we know about a whistleblower whose "urgent" complaint about national security was given to Congress Wednesday. → Read More

Why did Joseph Maguire resist handing over the whistleblower report? Intel chief to testify in Congress

Lawmakers will ask Joseph Maguire, director of national intelligence, why he delayed giving Congress a whistleblower complaint on Trump and Ukraine. → Read More

A diagram of events in impeachment inquiry of President Trump

The Trump administration released the transcript of his call with Ukrainian President Zelensky after Democrats announced an impeachment investigation. → Read More

A diagram of events in impeachment inquiry of President Trump

The Trump administration released the transcript of his call with Ukrainian President Zelensky after Democrats announced an impeachment investigation. → Read More