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Trump can't keep stalling. Congress CAN compel testimony.

Constitution and look for the words “oversight” and “investigation” in Article I, which defines the powers of Congress, you will not find them.But never was the power of Congress to conduct these investigations successfully challenged as being, somehow, illegitimate.

Going home to the heart of Ohio's Trump country

His sweeping success across Ohio's Appalachian region — he won 30 of the state's 32 such counties — played a big part in sending him to the White House.The reason I'm working is because of what Trump's done.

Trump impeachment, Kurds in Syria, Republican weakness: Top columns

For your weekend reading, we've started in-case-you-missed-it compilations of some of the week's top USA TODAY Opinion pieces.But it is on impeachment that congressional Republicans have most dramatically abandoned their oaths of office.

Harsh Donald Trump policies push Americans to embrace immigration

Then, as president, Trump tried to implement a Muslim travel ban and repeatedly sought to get funding for a border wall to protect from the Central American caravans.Bush supported and signed the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and the Immigration Act of 1990.

Donald Trump downplays ties to Kurds; 'they didn't help' with Normandy

owed the Kurds a huge debt for their help containing ISIS, Trump said they were fighting for their land in an age-old conflict.had "spent tremendous amounts of money helping the Kurds" with ammunition, money and aid.

Where are Bolton and Mattis? Time for ex-Trump officials to speak out

John Kelly, his former chief of staff; former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, his former secretary of State; retired Marine Corps Gen.McMaster and former ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton, both former national security advisers to Trump.

Trump impeachment should cover Ukraine and Russia, they're same scandal

Nothing illustrates this like the Ukraine case.There is a temptation among some Democrats in Congress to narrow the focus of the impeachment inquiry to the Ukraine case because it seems so “open and shut.

Turkey, Trump, Alex Trebek, pope, NBA's China crisis: Monday's news

What everyone’s talking about




"Joker" ignited an uproar for featuring a song by convicted pedophile Gary Glitter.Unpacking the NBA’s China crisis



Buckle up as I try to explain this, because I'm not a Sports Person.

Donald Trump sticks to Syria, Turkey strategy despite GOP backlash

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WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump defended a plan to move U.troops out of Northern Syria despite a backlash Monday from GOP lawmakers who say the move would leave Kurdish allies in the region in grave danger from a Turkish invasion.

In impeachment inquiry of President Trump, Democrats are abusing power

They are doing it because they know they can’t remove President Trump otherwise.Now Democrats are accusing President Trump of orchestrating a quid pro quo to pressure the Ukrainian government.

On Donald Trump, Ukraine evidence piles up of his dirty Biden campaign

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When Donald Trump was revealed to have urged Ukraine's president in a phone call to mount a politically motivated investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden, Washington gasped.JIM JORDAN: Democrats trying to impeach President Trump are misusing authority



On top of all of that, last week Trump publicly asked China to investigate the Bidens as well.

Kurt Volker, Trump's ex-envoy for Ukraine

He played a central role in connecting Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, with Ukrainian officials – a step critics say is highly inappropriate.”



Democrats slammed Volker's text message as evidence of "highly illegal coordination" between the Trump campaign and the State Department.

Trump likely to rank last among presidents, makes Nixon look good

Because of this mixed legacy, Nixon ranks as the 28th best president (or the 16th worst, depending on how you look at it) in a 2017 C-SPAN survey of historians.For starters, let's compare his actions with all the Nixon accomplishments mentioned above.

Democrats subpoena Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani

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Published 7:28 PM EDT Sep 30, 2019

























WASHINGTON – House Democrats on Monday subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, for a raft of documents related to his dealings with Ukrainian officials, the latest step in a fast-moving impeachment inquiry.In a letter to Giuliani, three House committee chairmen said a "growing public record" indicates that Trump, Giuliani and others appear to have "pressed the Ukrainian government to pursue two politically-motivated investigations.

Donald Trump asked Australian PM to help AG Barr review Mueller probe

At Attorney General Barr’s request, the president has contacted other countries to ask them to introduce the attorney general and Mr.”



It was not immediately clear how many countries Trump has contacted on Barr's behalf.

Trump, impeachment inquiry, Giuliani subpoena, Biden: Monday's news

A fast-moving impeachment inquiry hands Trump's lawyer a subpoena.The whistleblower remains anonymous: Trump said Monday he is trying to learn the person's identity.

Trump criticized for trying to ID Ukraine whistleblower

More: Whistleblower says Trump used 'the power of his office' to solicit foreign help to discredit Joe Biden



More: What's going on with Trump and Ukraine?And how does it involve Biden and a whistleblower complaint?

Robert De Niro drops F-bomb on CNN, slamming Donald Trump and Fox News

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Robert De Niro raised eyebrows Sunday morning, repeating a choice expletive twice in a live interview with CNN that ended up broadcasting two F-bombs without being censored.While discussing his outspoken, blunt disdain for President Donald Trump, De Niro, 76, told Brian Stelter on CNN's "Reliable Sources" that he believed Democrats have "no choice" but to impeach the president.

GOP blasts impeachment inquiry as baseless, partisan attack on Trump

, echoed the sentiments of congressional Republicans who dismissed the inquiry as a partisan and baseless effort to undo Trump's victory three years ago simply because Democrats are unhappy with his policies.12 from an unnamed official in the intelligence community who called attention to Trump's contacts with a foreign government.

Donald Trump calls impeachment inquiry witch hunt garbage, harassment

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NEW YORK – President Donald Trump dismissed House Democrats' decision to launch an impeachment inquiry Tuesday as "witch hunt garbage.Without using the word "impeachment" in the three paragraph statement, Grisham described the "attacks" as "partisan and pathetic.