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  • POLITICO: GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert publicly identifies person purported to be whistleblower
    Posted in Articles on December 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert publicly identifies person purported to be whistleblower BY KYLE CHENEY and JOHN BRESNAHAN - 12/11/2019 Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) on Wednesday night publicly named a person that some Republicans and allies of President Donald Trump claim is the alleged whistleblower who first brought the Trump-Ukraine scandal to light. Gohmert identified the person, who POLITICO is not naming, during remarks at a Judiciary Committee meeting on articles of impeachment against Trump. Gohm... Read more

  • Roll Call: Study shows growing ocean damage as protection bills languish
    Posted in Articles on December 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Climate Change and the Environment, Oversight of the Administration

    Study shows growing ocean damage as protection bills languish BY ELVINA NAWAGUNA - 12/11/2019 As lawmakers push legislation to protect the nation’s coastal waters, scientists are placing much of the blame for degrading ocean conditions on emissions from large energy companies including Exxon Mobil Corp., which was cleared Tuesday in a long-running climate court case. A study published Wednesday in the scientific journal Environmental Research Letters found that carbon emissions from the largest ... Read more

  • Beyer Will Vote Yes On Both Articles Of Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today issued the following statement regarding articles of impeachment against President Donald John Trump: “For nearly three months, I have listened to accounts of the President’s abuses of power. I read testimony, watched hearings, and weighed the growing mountain of evidence indicating historic presidential misconduct. I received messages from thousands of constituents, most of whom expressed the opinion that President Trump should be impeached. “The names and details in... Read more

  • Beyer Statement On Articles Of Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    Rep. Don Beyer today released the following statement after the House Judiciary Committee introduced articles of impeachment against President Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress: “I encourage all Americans to read the articles of impeachment against President Trump for themselves. “For weeks House investigators carefully followed the facts in an inquiry examining the President’s misconduct towards our ally Ukraine. Those facts exposed a clear pattern in which the President abus... Read more

  • AJC: Heading for NATO summit, Trump slams impeachment effort
    Posted in Articles on December 3, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    Heading for NATO summit, Trump slams impeachment effort BY JAMIE DUPREE - 12/2/2019 With Democrats in Congress returning from a Thanksgiving break ready to continue their push on a historic impeachment investigation, President Donald Trump on Monday once more blasted the work of House Democrats, saying impeachment undermines him during his foreign travel. "For them to be doing this, and saying this, and putting an impeachment on the table," the President told reporters as he left the White House... Read more

  • POLITICO: Dems see one last chance to boost public support for impeachment
    Posted in Articles on December 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    Dems see one last chance to boost public support for impeachment BY HEATHER CAYGLE, SARAH FERRIS & KYLE CHENEY - 11/27/2019 House Democrats have one final shot to drive up public support for impeachment, with a slate of hearings in the House Judiciary Committee beginning next week. But even Democratic lawmakers acknowledge public sentiment might be impossible to move in the weeks before an anticipated historic House vote on impeaching President Donald Trump. “I think people have made up their mi... Read more

  • MSNBC: Rep. Beyer on John Bolton: "we would love to hear from him"
    Posted in Articles on November 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    Rep. Beyer on John Bolton: "we would love to hear from him" MSNBC - 11/22/2019 As the marathon of public impeachment hearings comes to a close, lawmakers have returned to their home districts to hear from their constituents. Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) joins Ali Velshi to discuss what his constituents took away from the hearings. Click here to watch the full interview Read more

  • 100+ Democrats Demand Stephen Miller’s Immediate Firing
    Posted in Press Releases on November 21, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ), Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Bill Foster (D-IL), and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) today led a group of 107 Members of Congress in demanding that the White House fire Senior Advisor to the President Stephen Miller. Their letter quoted from emails Miller wrote, which were recently published by the Southern Poverty Law Center. They connected the white nationalist sentiments exp... Read more

  • The Hill: More than 100 Democrats sign letter calling for Stephen Miller to resign
    Posted in Articles on November 21, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    More than 100 Democrats sign letter calling for Stephen Miller to resign BY BRETT SAMUELS - 11/21/2019 More than 100 Democratic lawmakers on Thursday signed on to a letter calling for President Trump to fire senior adviser Stephen Miller as a civil rights group details hundreds of controversial emails he sent prior to his time in the administration. "Given Mr. Miller’s role in shaping immigration policy for your administration, his documented dedication to extremist, anti-immigrant ideology and ... Read more

  • Reuters: Democrats dubious as Trump dangles impeachment testimony offer
    Posted in Articles on November 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    Democrats dubious as Trump dangles impeachment testimony offer BY PATRICIA ZENGERLE & SUSAN CORNWELL - 11/18/2019 Democrats responded skeptically on Monday to President Donald Trump's declaration that he might be willing to testify in his impeachment inquiry and also said they were examining the truthfulness of his testimony in the Russia 2016 election interference probe. Trump said on Twitter that he would "strongly consider" House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's suggestion that he te... Read more