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US immigration system 'needs a reboot, but bigger detention spaces could help, Border Patrol official says

Added: 20.05.2019 16:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

A recent request from the White House for Congress to supply an additional $1.4 billion in funding to deal with the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is aimed at creating a “deterrent” that would hopefully impede the flow of migrants crossing over, a Border Patrol official says.

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Michigan congressman calling for Congress to impeach Trump

Added: 20.05.2019 0:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Michigan Congressman Justin Amash is asking Congress to move against President Trump. He's accusing the president of obstructing justice and wants him impeached. There's also a chorus of Democrats demanding the same. Weijia Jiang reports.

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Republican calls for Congress to impeach Trump

Added: 20.05.2019 0:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Michigan Congressman Justin Amash is asking Congress to move against President Trump. He's accusing the president of obstructing justice and wants him impeached. There's also a chorus of Democrats demanding the same. Weijia Jiang reports.

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Rep. Justin Amash becomes the first Republican in Congress to call Trump’s conduct impeachable

Added: 19.05.2019 16:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Amash read the whole Mueller Report and concluded AG Bill Barr misled the public. Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash thinks President Donald Trump’s conduct in office is impeachable, that Attorney General Bill Barr knowingly misled the public about the conclusions in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, and that his Republican colleagues in Congress are turning a blind eye to it all. “Contrary to Barr’s portrayal, Mueller’s report reveals that President Trump engaged in specific actions and a pattern of behavior that meet the threshold for impeachment,” Amash tweeted in a lengthy thread Saturday, becoming the first and only congressional Republican to acknowledge that the FBI...

Auto imports and national security: Will Congress stop tariffs?

Added: 18.05.2019 19:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

Republicans on Capitol Hill at first breathed a sigh of relief this week when they learned President Donald Trump was planning to delay a decision on tariffs for foreign cars and auto parts by six months.

The Law Is Clear: Congress Should Get Trump Tax Returns

Added: 18.05.2019 14:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal's requests for the tax returns of President Trump and his related businesses appear to be well within Congress's authority. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's refusal to comply with his lawful requests is unwarranted and not based on the law, write Michael Zeldin and David Axelrod

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel

Added: 18.05.2019 5:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents.

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin defies House subpoena for Trump's tax returns

Added: 18.05.2019 3:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he would not meet a congressional demand for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle with Congress over the records.

Fight for redacted Mueller report material escalates

Added: 17.05.2019 17:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

The fight between Democrats in Congress and the White House is intensifying as lawmakers seek the redacted material from the Mueller report. A federal judge has also ordered new documents released in the case of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. CBSN legal contributor Keir Dougall joined CBSN to discuss the latest.

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