It is unclear on what legal basis the president would justify such a request, which he mentioned in a morning tweet. The Constitution delegates impeachment proceedings to Congress, not the courts.

(Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post)

The rising Democratic presidential candidate faces early challenges with some black voters in the key primary state.

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We've ranked them by how likely they are to succeed.

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The Republican congressman from Iowa is not alone in thinking that his immigration views are Christlike.


How the Trump White House shot itself in the foot on Don McGahn

The White House is seeking to block his testimony by asserting executive privilege. Except it already effectively waived that privilege -- twice.

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We can learn, for example, how solid the support for Sanders is.

Attorney General William Barr instructed the department official not to testify before the House Oversight Committee, according to a letter to the panel.

“Now Mueller, I assume, for $35 million, checked my taxes, checked my financials — which are great, by the way,” Trump told reporters Wednesday.

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As interest in Pete Buttigieg grows, so do questions about his actions and policies toward black Americans.

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For years, party-switching generally went mostly in the GOP's direction. That hasn't been the case under Trump -- and many who have left the party blame him.

'We believe this brief exchange was a misunderstanding,' a U.S. military spokeswoman said.

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Trump's greatest ally in his fight over Democratic investigations may be the calendar.

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Low apprehensions were good until high apprehensions were good.

The request from Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) renews a request that Democrats have made for nearly three years.

A new study shows how the president's tariffs have hurt American consumers.

On Twitter, the president cited an accusation made two years ago by a former CIA official and blogger with a history of false claims.

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But other advocates are skeptical the new hires can shake the company up from the inside.

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Rep. Norma Torres (D-Calif.) says the Mueller report convinced her that House Democrats should begin impeachment proceedings right away, regardless of the political consequences.

The inspector general is looking into possible ethics violations.

But this is just the start of legal battles.

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