Bart Jansen, USA TODAY

Bart Jansen

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Recent articles by Bart:

How Elijah Cummings' unexpected death could affect the impeachment inquiry

New York Democrat Carolyn Maloney takes over as chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee and will play a key role in the impeachment inquiry. → Read More

House Republicans complain about limited access to closed-door House impeachment investigation sessions

A half-dozen House Republicans complained Wednesday about limited access to depositions and transcripts in the Trump impeachment investigation. → Read More

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, defies subpoena in impeachment inquiry

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, defied a congressional subpoena Tuesday in the impeachment inquiry dealing with Ukraine. → Read More

What's ahead this week in the impeachment inquiry? A deadline for Rudy Giuliani, more Capitol Hill meetings

Rudy Giuliani, Trump's personal lawyer, has been subpoenaed for documents due Tuesday. The Pentagon and budget office also face deadlines. → Read More

Donald Trump called her 'bad news.' Now, the ousted Ukraine ambassador is a key impeachment witness

Marie Yovanovitch, former ambassador to Ukraine, spent hours on Capitol Hill giving a deposition for the impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump. → Read More

Two Giuliani associates involved in Trump-Ukraine controversy arrested on campaign finance charges

Business partners Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman helped Rudy Giuliani meet a Ukrainian prosecutor as Trump's lawyer sought an investigation into Joe Biden. → Read More

Trump impeachment investigation: Here is what will happen this week

What's happening this week with the House impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump? Subpoenas, depositions, a court hearing and rallies. → 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

House Democrats will launch an impeachment inquiry. Here's what we know so far

Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump over allegations he pushed Ukraine's president to damage a political rival. → Read More

Tipping point? House Democrats debate whether to pursue Trump impeachment over Ukraine allegations

House Democrats will meet Tuesday to debate whether to pursue impeachment of President Trump over Ukraine allegations → Read More

What's going on with Biden and Ukraine? And how does it involve the Trump-Congress whistleblower fight?

President Trump and Congress clash over possible misconduct in Ukraine, at the same time as a whistle-blower complaint over national security. → Read More

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski proves to be an uncooperative witness for House Democrats in hearing

Corey Lewandowski testified to a House panel as Democrats resume what they called an impeachment investigation. → Read More

Federal prosecutors recommend that Andrew McCabe, former FBI second-in-command, face criminal charge

Federal prosecutors recommended that the former FBI deputy director be charged. He faced scrutiny over a 2016 leak about Hillary Clinton. → Read More

Computer-assisted fraud: Hundreds arrested in worldwide crackdown against scam romances, lotteries

The Justice Department announced hundreds of arrests in a crackdown on 'cyber-enabled' scams involving fake romances or lotteries → Read More

Impeach Trump? House Democrats face delicate choice as lawmakers, but not public, push for action

A majority of House Democrats favor starting an impeachment inquiry. A majority of Americans oppose it. Now they face a delicate political question. → Read More

House Democrats investigating Vice President Mike Pence's stay at Trump resort in Ireland

House committees have launched investigations into Vice President Mike Pence's stay at Trump's Ireland resort as they also step up a probe of other Trump properties. → Read More

Trump administration diverts $3.6 billion for border wall from 127 military construction projects

The Trump administration diverted $3.6 billion from military construction projects to build more wall along the southern border → Read More

DOJ declines prosecution of ex-FBI Director James Comey for leaked Trump memos, found he violated policy

The Department of Justice declined prosecution of ex-FBI Dir. James Comey for leaked Trump memos, but the inspector general found he violated policy. → Read More