Ukraine

Sondland is a no-show at Intel hearing, Schiff and Jordan respond

Reps. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks with the media after Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, was blocked from appearing for a closed-door deposition in the in the Capitol Visitor Center on Tuesday (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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Pelosi: ‘This is a cover-up’

“The facts will determine the timeline” of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Watch: Intelligence director testifies on whistleblower complaint
Full video of opening statements from the hearing

The Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, and Ranking Member Rep. Devin Nunes at the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

‘There is no rush to judgment’: Pelosi says no deadline for impeachment inquiry conclusion
That Trump thinks releasing transcript proves his innocence ‘only goes to further show he doesn’t understand right or wrong,’ speaker says

“The facts will determine the timeline” of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday that she’s not set a time frame for six investigating committees to reach a conclusion on whether the House should move forward with articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

“No, the facts will determine the timeline,” the California Democrats said when asked if she had set a deadline to conclude the impeachment inquiry she announced Tuesday. 

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Democrats focusing impeachment inquiry on Trump pressuring Ukraine
With pivot from obstruction and corruption, Intelligence Committee steps into impeachment case spotlight

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., conducts a news conference in the Capitol regarding the transcript of a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President  Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. (Tom William/CQ Roll Call)

House Democrats are focusing their impeachment inquiry on President Donald Trump pressuring Ukraine to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden, shifting the investigatory spotlight from the Judiciary Committee to the Intelligence Committee and providing a singular focus on which they can make the case for impeachment to the public.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Tuesday announcement that she has directed the six House committees investigating Trump to proceed under the “umbrella” of an “official impeachment inquiry” led to some confusion about what had changed, given that the Judiciary Committee had been conducting an impeachment investigation for months.

Ukraine Caucus Democrats call for release of full Zelenskiy transcript, reiterate support for Kiev

Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, speaks during a press conference to discuss the implications of President Donald Trump's recent phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on the Capitol on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

‘Full steam ahead’ — Democrats react following Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry announcement

Reporters crowd around Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., as he leaves the House Democrats’ caucus meeting in the Capitol on impeachment of President Trump on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Watch: McCarthy's full response to Pelosi's impeachment decision