5 things to know on CTVNews.ca for Tuesday January 21, 2020: Coronavirus, Trump impeachment, pipeline protests

TORONTO — As new information emerges about a coronavirus that has infected hundreds and been linked to at least six deaths in China, Canada’s chief public health officer is advising caution. Here’s what else you need to know to start your day. 1. Coronavirus explained: China has confirmed more than 200 cases of a new […]

Russian hackers target Ukrainian company central to Trump’s impeachment

Russian hackers were able to get into a server belonging to Burisma, the Ukrainian company at the center of President Trump’s impeachment, security experts told The New York Times. The security firm Area 1 first detected the hacking on New Year’s Eve, and told the Times Russian efforts began in early November, when the impeachment […]

Trump’s impeachment rage, Bloomberg on coal

WASHINGTON (AP) — As near-certain impeachment closes in on him, President Donald Trump raged at his accusers, the Democrats. In the process, he offered a highly selective account of the testimony of a damning witness and misrepresented the facts of a phone call at the heart of the constitutional showdown. Trump also branded Democrats crazy […]

Trump impeachment news live: 12-hour debate delays vote as president breaks own record for most tweets in a day

House committee supports articles of impeachment, full House set to impeach Donald Trump   The House of Representatives is set to begin the process of removing a president from office for the fourth time in US history, as the House Judiciary Committee voted on party lines to send articles of impeachment to Congress.   Donald […]

U.S. House panel to cast impeachment vote on Trump on Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House committee is scheduled to vote on charges against President Donald Trump on Friday, setting up a likely showdown by the full House of Representatives next week that could make Trump the third president in U.S. history to be impeached. The House Judiciary Committee had been expected to cast its […]

Judiciary Committee poised to approve articles of impeachment

Democrats have framed the committee vote as an urgent and necessary decision to protect the integrity of the 2020 election from a president exhibiting autocratic tendencies and trying to warp the institutions of government to his own personal benefit. Republicans, though, say Democrats’ case is based on a thin record of evidence, as well as […]

Judiciary Committee Trump impeachment hearing: Live updates

The House Judiciary Committee on Monday is hearing testimony from Democratic lawyers laying out their case for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, setting off a busy two weeks on Capitol Hill expected to end with a House floor vote on the charges ahead of Christmas. As they prepare to release articles of impeachment against Trump as […]

How to Fix Impeachment – POLITICO

Moreover, the House committees can be stonewalled by the executive (although few would have anticipated, I think, the total, run-out-the-clock tactics of the current administration). Basketball fans will recognize this as a form of “stall ball.” What I propose is a kind of “shot clock” remedy that can augment the House investigatory process in light […]

Joe Biden Refuses to Voluntarily Testify at Impeachment Proceedings

Joe Biden ruled out the possibility that he would voluntarily testify in the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying to do so would “divert” away from the issue at hand. “No, I’m not going to let them take their eye off the ball,” the former vice president told reporters when asked about the possibility […]

Impeachment inquiry: contentious hearing concludes after eight hours – live

Law professor said Trump’s actions toward Ukraine meet constitutional definition of bribery, adding credibility to Democrats’ use of term Help us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 12.34am GMT William Barr’s hand-picked prosecutor wasn’t able to provide evidence that to support right-wing suspicions that the FBI’s Russia investigation was a setup, […]