• William Barr July 29, 2020 8:38 am

    Key Moments From AG Barr's Appearance Before Congress

    Attorney General William Barr and Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday presented starkly different views of nightly protests in Portland, Oregon, with Barr insisting that federal agents were there to protect the federal courthouse from rioters, and Democrats countering that their deployment in the Democratic-run city was meant to escalate violence and help President Donald Trump’s re-election.

  • William Barr July 28, 2020 1:19 pm

    Rep. Ted Deutch Spars with AG Barr Over Roger Stone Sentencing

    Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., spars with U.S. Attorney General William Barr over the reasons Barr intervened in the sentencing for the ally of President Donal Trump.

  • William Barr July 28, 2020 11:54 am

    Rep. Nadler Lists Barr Decisions That Left Him ‘Deeply Concerned'

    Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., recounts six decisions made by U.S. Attorney General William Barr that he says left him “deeply concerned.” He accused Barr of “aiding and abetting” Trump’s “worst failings.”

  • Trump Impeachment December 13, 2019 12:26 am

    Judiciary Panel Presses Toward Historic Vote

    The House Judiciary Committee has debated into the evening, moving deliberately toward a historic vote to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Though split sharply along party lines, the panel is expected to send the charges to the full House for it to take pre-Christmas action next week.

  • Donald Trump December 9, 2019 7:38 pm

    Impeachment Witness: Trump Poses Election ‘Danger'

    President Donald Trump’s efforts to “cheat to win an election” are a threat to national security, the top Democratic investigator testified Monday as the House Judiciary Committee pushes ahead with articles of impeachment. In an acrimonious daylong hearing, Democrats outlined their case against the president, saying Trump’s push to have Ukraine investigate rival Joe Biden while withholding U.S. military...

  • impeachment December 6, 2019 11:56 am

    WATCH: Doug Collins' Opening Statement at House Judiciary Impeachment Hearing

    House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collin, R-Ga., delivers his opening statement during Wednesday’s public impeachment hearing.

  • impeachment December 6, 2019 11:57 am

    WATCH: Jerry Nadler's Opening Statement at House Judiciary Impeachment Hearing

    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., delivers his opening statement during Wednesday’s public impeachment hearing. 

  • Boris Johnson December 4, 2019 12:17 pm

    Trump Calls Canadian PM ‘Two-Faced' After NATO Open Mic Moment

    While NATO leaders professed unity on Wednesday at a summit near London, a spat rippled under the surface after several were caught in an unguarded exchange on camera apparently gossiping about U.S. President Donald Trump’s behavior....

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    Trump branded Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “two-faced” after the remarks captured during a reception in London at Buckingham Palace....

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    Trudeau was seen standing in a...

  • Donald Trump December 3, 2019 4:56 pm

    Congress Pushes Ahead on Trump Impeachment With Nation Split

    The House is plunging into a landmark impeachment week, with Democrats who once hoped to sway Republicans now facing the prospect of an ever-hardening partisan split over the question of removing President Donald Trump from office. Lawmakers were getting their first look at the House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment report Monday night behind closed doors, and Chairman Adam Schiff said...

  • Chairman November 27, 2019 7:43 am

    House Judiciary Committee Sets Dec. 4 Impeachment Hearing

    The House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, Democrats announced Tuesday, scheduling a hearing for next week as they push closer to a possible vote on actual charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” The Judiciary panel scheduled the hearing as the separate Intelligence Committee released two last transcripts from its depositions, including...

  • Senate November 20, 2019 4:45 pm

    Divided US House Committee Backs Pot Decriminalization

    A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that was alternately described as a momentous turning point in national cannabis policy or a hollow political gesture. The House Judiciary Committee approved the proposal 24-10 after more than two hours of debate. It would reverse a longstanding federal prohibition...

  • Senate November 20, 2019 4:45 pm

    Divided US House Committee Backs Pot Decriminalization

    A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that was alternately described as a momentous turning point in national cannabis policy or a hollow political gesture. The House Judiciary Committee approved the proposal 24-10 after more than two hours of debate. It would reverse a longstanding federal prohibition...

  • Donald Trump October 28, 2019 12:08 pm

    Justice Dept. Appeals Order on Mueller Grand Jury Testimony

    The Justice Department on Monday appealed a judge’s order directing the department to provide the House with secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The department also asked Chief U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell to put her own order on hold until a federal appeals court has an opportunity to weigh in. Howell on Friday directed...

  • NBC News October 24, 2019 6:14 pm

    Graham Unveils Measure Slamming Impeachment Inquiry as Trump Praises GOP Efforts to Fight Back

    Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Thursday introduced a resolution backed by more than 40 GOP senators excoriating House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, accusing Democrats of violating due process for interviewing key witnesses behind closed doors. Graham, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, introduced the five-page resolution that includes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., as a co-sponsor on Thursday afternoon, NBC...

  • Donald Trump September 17, 2019 6:12 pm

    Ex-Trump Aide Spars With Lawmakers in Impeachment Hearing

    Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski refused to answer many questions about his campaign work during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.

  • New York September 12, 2019 11:32 am

    House Judiciary Passes Resolution on Rules for Impeachment Investigation Hearings

    Reps Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., and Doug Collins, R-Ga., offer up statements at Thursday’s House Judiciary Committee Hearing. The committee passed a resolution that sets up the rules for future impeachment investigations hearings. The resolution passed along party lines, 24-17.

  • Donald Trump August 28, 2019 5:33 pm

    House Panel to Investigate Trump's Plan to Host G-7 Summit at His Doral Resort

    The House Judiciary Committee announced on Wednesday plans to investigate President Donald Trump’s proposal to hold the 2020 G-7 meeting at his Trump National Doral Miami Golf Resort, NBC News reported.. “The President’s personal financial interests are clearly shaping decisions about official U.S. government activities, and this is precisely the type of risk that the Constitution’s Emoluments Clauses were intended...

  • Congress August 25, 2019 7:50 am

    Jeffrey Epstein Was Taken Off Suicide Watch by High-Level Psychologist

    Jeffrey Epstein, the multimillionaire financier who died by suicide while in federal jail on sex-trafficking charges, had been taken off suicide watch by a doctoral-level psychologist, the Justice Department said in a letter to Congress. Epstein, 66, died Aug. 10 in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan, NBC News reports. His death was ruled a suicide by...

  • JUDGE August 21, 2019 10:03 pm

    Wayne Chapman's Release Sparks Renewed Push for Tougher Laws

    After a convicted sex offender was released from custody this month, prosecutors are urging the state to change the law that allowed him to get out. Wayne Chapman, 71, was able to go free after he was acquitted of lewdness charges in Middlesex Superior Court. The verdict allowed him to leave prison after 40 years because of a decision from...

  • JUDGE October 21, 2021 10:40 am

    Push for Stronger Laws After Chapman Case

    Convicted child rapist Wayne Chapman is a free man, but his case is raising concerns.

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