Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is in DC to meet with Trump administration officials. Andrew Weiss of the Carnegie Endowment for Peace says the optics of the visit, which comes on the heels of Ukraine-Russia peace talks, "could not be worse."
Lawmakers in the US House of Representatives announced formal charges against President Donald Trump Tuesday that accuse him of abusing power and obstructing Congress, moving toward a momentous vote on whether to impeach the president.
The House Judiciary Committee is formally hearing evidence of alleged wrongdoing against President Donald Trump Monday, as it moves toward a likely vote on whether to approve formal impeachment charges.
The impeachment inquiry has put American support for Ukraine into question. But the US is still very active in supporting training missions for Ukraine's military as it fights a hot war against Russian aggression in Eastern Ukraine.
Applicants are experiencing more vetting, a proposed spike in the application fee and prolonged processing times — waits that could keep thousands of would-be US citizens from voting in the 2020 general election.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House of Representatives will proceed with articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump. The Judiciary panel could vote as early as next Thursday to recommend impeachment charges to the full House.