Tag: hearing

U.S. House Judiciary panel invites Trump to Dec. 4 impeachment hearing

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Tuesday invited President Donald Trump to its first impeachment hearing, scheduled for Dec. 4, starting the next phase in a process that could lead to formal charges against the president. The hearing, scheduled for 10 a.m. EST (1500 GMT), will have legal experts as witnesses.…

Kamala Harris, polling at 3 percent, hearing calls for campaign manager's resignation

Sen. Kamala Harris, whose campaign cut staff in a dramatic restructuring last month, is now polling at just 3 percent, tying her with Michael Bloomberg for fifth place among the Democratic Party’s presidential nominees — according to a poll released Friday — even though Bloomberg hasn’t even formally announced his 2020 candidacy. And now Harris may be facing another…

Families of victims testify at hearing for convicted killer Ugo Fredette

ST-JEROME, QUE.— Friends and relatives of Ugo Fredette’s two victims addressed the court Tuesday to explain how the murders of Veronique Barbe and Yvon Lacasse changed everything for them. A jury last month found Fredette, 44, guilty of two counts of first-degree murder. One by one, those close to the victims — linked by the…

Republican lawmakers storm hearing room, disrupt Trump impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry devolved into chaos on Wednesday as Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting Democratic efforts to impeach him over dealings with Ukraine, stormed into a high-security hearing room and delayed testimony by a witness. The more than two dozen Republican lawmakers,…