House judiciary panel to consider procedures for future hearings in first step towards possible impeachment of TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.49pm BST Also today, Trump is expected to attend the House Republican retreat in Baltimore, Maryland, a city he described as a, “disgusting… rodent infested mess,” in July. There is no public agenda for the meeting, which is being held behind closed doors, the Baltimore Sun reported. Before speaking to House Republicans tomorrow evening, Trump will raise money at a fundraiser in Baltimore – a city he derided this summer as a “rat and rodent infested mess” where “no human being in the world would want to live.” 2.01pm BST Judiciary committee chairman Jerry Nadler has also announced that the panel will hold a hearing on September 17 with Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager.Nadler said Trump “asked Lewandowski twice to deliver a message to former attorney general Jeff Sessions to limit the Mueller investigation, making Lewandowski a critical witness to presidential obstruction of justice.” Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2019/sep/12/trump-news-today-live-house-impeachment-democrats-debate-2020-latest-updates
Author : Jessica Glenza (now) and Joanna Walters (earlier) in New York
Publish date : 2019-09-12 13:49:27
Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.
- UNITED KINGDOM
- UNITED STATES