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Melania Trump says impeachment witness who brought up her son Barron in testimony should be 'ashamed'

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Pamela Karlan, a professor of public interest law at Stanford Law School, testified in a congressional hearing Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee, where she discussed the constitutional power of the president.
When asked by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee to compare kings' conduct with Trump's, Karlan made a point to say that the president does not have the power to "do anything he wants" like a king does.
"The Constitution says there can be no titles of nobility, so while the president can name his son Barron, he can't make him a baron," Karlan said during the hearing.
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The biggest takeaways from the House Judiciary Committee's first public impeachment hearing

The biggest takeaways from the House Judiciary Committee's first public impeachment hearing

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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The House Judiciary Committee launched its first public impeachment hearing on Wednesday into President Donald Trump .
Three legal experts gave powerful testimony that Trump abused his office and should be impeached.
The GOP's witness contradicted his own previous testimony .
The judiciary committee houses a number of firebrand Republicans known for their scorched earth style of attacks, and Wednesday's hearing quickly devolved into theatrics and partisan mud-slinging.
Scroll down to read the key takeaways from the committee's hearing.
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Rep. Matt Gaetz suggested impeaching Obama during Wednesday's Trump impeachment inquiry hearing

Rep. Matt Gaetz suggested impeaching Obama during Wednesday's Trump impeachment inquiry hearing

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Rep. Matt Gaetz suggested impeaching President Barack Obama while speaking in a House Judiciary Committee hearing in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
After questioning Democratic-invited legal expert Pamela Karlan on Democratic campaign donations, Gaetz referenced a 2013 incident in which the National Security Agency monitored calls of world leaders .
The White House said at the time that Obama had no knowledge of the wire tapping .
Gaetz said if "wire tapping political opponents is a political offense... a different president...
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