In Franken’s wake, three senators call on President Trump to resign

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and two of his Democratic colleagues have suggested that President Donald Trump should consider resigning, after a run of sexual harassment scandals that has driven out some members of Congress. Sen. Al Franken "felt it proper for him to resign," Sanders said in an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday morning, referring to the Democrat from Minnesota.

58 Members Of Congress Vote To Impeach Donald J. Trump

Today, fifty-eight Members of Congress voted in support of articles of impeachment against President Trump in a floor vote led by Congressman Al Green . "Today's vote shows that momentum is building for the call for an impeachment investigation of President Trump," says John Bonifaz, the Co-Founder and President of Free Speech For People.

Dem Rep. Al Green says he’ll force vote to impeach Trump

A liberal Democrat is putting the House on track for a likely vote Wednesday on impeaching President Donald Trump, an effort that's certain to lose and has drawn opposition even from many in his own party. "Friends, whether we like it or not, we now have a bigot in the White House who incites hatred and hostility," Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, wrote in a letter to colleagues Tuesday explaining his proposal.

Congressman Al Green addresses past ‘romantic encounter’

Congressman Al Green speaks to media during a press conference in which he called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump at the Houston Congressional District Office Monday, May 15, 2017, in Houston. less Congressman Al Green speaks to media during a press conference in which he called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump at the Houston Congressional District Office Monday, May 15, 2017, in Houston.

Maxine Waters’ Call At Women’s Convention For Trump Impeachment Not Far Fetched

Rep. Maxine Waters , a California Democrat, led approximate 4,000 attendees at the Women's Convention in Detroit on Saturday with the rallying cry: "Impeach 45!" The Huffington Post reported. "Donald Trump is the most dishonorable and despicable human being to ever serve in the office of the president," Waters said, urging the women to take leadership roles in the resistance movement.

Pledge to impeach Trump, a key donor demands of Democrats

One of the Democratic Party's most prominent financial backers is demanding that lawmakers and candidates on the left support removing President Trump from office, putting pressure on Democrats to make Trump's ouster a defining issue in the 2018 midterm elections. Tom Steyer, a billionaire California investor who spent more than $91 million supporting Democrats in the 2016 elections, issued the demand to his party in a letter on Wednesday.

House Dem offers resolution to impeach President Trump

A House Democrat offered a resolution Wednesday to impeach President Trump but let it die before action was taken, saying he would force a vote later. The move by Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, edged his party toward a confrontation craved by some of its most liberal supporters but opposed by many others - including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi - who consider it ill-advised and premature.

.com | House passes $7.9bn Harvey aid bill

The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed $7.9 billion in Hurricane Harvey disaster relief as warring Republicans and Democrats united behind help for victims of that storm, as an ever more powerful new hurricane bore down on Florida. The 419-3 vote sent the aid package - likely the first of several - to the Senate in hopes of sending the bill to President Donald Trump before dwindling federal disaster reserves run out at the end of this week.

House overwhelmingly passes $7.9 billion Harvey aid bill

The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed $7.9 billion in Hurricane Harvey disaster relief as warring Republicans and Democrats united behind help for victims of that storm as an ever more powerful new hurricane bore down on Florida. The 419-3 vote sent the aid package - likely the first of several - to the Senate in hopes of sending the bill to President Donald Trump before dwindling federal disaster reserves run out at the end of this week.

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HIGHLANDS, Texas - As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether HarveyA s floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away. Long a center of the nationA s petrochemical industry, the Houston metro area has more than a dozen Superfund sites, designated by the Environmental Protection Agency as being among AmericaA s most intensely contaminated places.

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HIGHLANDS, Texas - As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether HarveyA s floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away. Long a center of the nationA s petrochemical industry, the Houston metro area has more than a dozen Superfund sites, designated by the Environmental Protection Agency as being among AmericaA s most intensely contaminated places.

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HIGHLANDS, Texas - As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether HarveyA s floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away. Long a center of the nationA s petrochemical industry, the Houston metro area has more than a dozen Superfund sites, designated by the Environmental Protection Agency as being among AmericaA s most intensely contaminated places.

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HIGHLANDS, Texas - As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether HarveyA s floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away. Long a center of the nationA s petrochemical industry, the Houston metro area has more than a dozen Superfund sites, designated by the Environmental Protection Agency as being among AmericaA s most intensely contaminated places.

Exploiting Hurricane Harvey: Fiscal hawks fear big spenders will capitalize on Harvey relief bill

A $100 steak knife, a $600 filing cabinet, $300,000 in sports equipment and an $88,000 tactical combat vehicle may have nothing to do with Hurricane Katrina, but those items were paid for as part of a multibillion-dollar spending bill that Congress quickly passed after the 2005 storm, which has prompted lawmakers to become skeptical of disaster-relief bills. Twelve years later, with Hurricane Harvey still dumping water on flood-ravaged Houston, some are already worried that the next relief bill will pose the same problem: millions of dollars spent on wasteful or unrelated projects.

Lawmakers consider boosting security after Virginia attack

Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, met last week with House Speaker Paul Ryan to express concern about security for members. The meeting, along with a letter to leadership, came after Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, started receiving death threats after calling for President Trump's impeachment on the House floor.

Don’t Slow Down on Impeachment

The three previous presidential impeachment inquiries rested on less evidence of obstruction of justice than is already publicly known about Trump. The real reason Democratic leaders don't want to seek an impeachment now is they know there's zero chance that Republicans, who now control both houses of Congress, would support such a move.

Congressman starts impeachment process against President Trump

Rep. AL Green, a Texas Democrat, said he's readying articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the first official step to remove a sitting president. Green took to the House floor last month to call for the impeachment to of President Trump for what he said was obstruction of justice in connection to the firing of FBI chief James Comey, who was investigating ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

In this Monday, May 15, 2017 photo, Congressman Al Green speaks to media during a press conference in which he called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump at the Houston Congressional District Office in Houston. The black Texas congressman said Saturday, May 20, that he's been threatened with lynching by callers infuriated over him seeking impeachment of President Trump.

Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

In this Monday, May 15, 2017 photo, Congressman Al Green speaks to media during a press conference in which he called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump at the Houston Congressional District Office in Houston. The black Texas congressman said Saturday, May 20, that he's been threatened with lynching by callers infuriated over him seeking impeachment of President Trump.

Rep. Al Green Ready to Call for Impeachment of Trump on Floor or Congress

Rep. Al Green believes that Tuesday's James Comey memo is the last straw, tweeting that he plans to call for the impeachment of President Trump on the floor of Congress Wednesday morning. In the memo, reported on by The New York Times , the former FBI director claims that Trump asked him to stop investigating former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

This day in history

Birthdays: Director Stanley Donen is 93. Former Republican senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell of Colorado is 84. Actor Lyle Waggoner is 82. Actor Paul Sorvino is 78. Soundtrack composer Bill Conti is 75. Jefferson Airplane bass guitarist Jack Casady is 73. Actor Tony Dow is 72. Singer Al Green is 71. Actor Ron Perlman is 67. Bandleader/rock drummer Max Weinberg is 66. Bluegrass singer-guitarist Sam Bush is 65. Democratic Senator Bob Casey Jr. of Pennsylvania is 57. Garry Kasparov, chess grandmaster and Russian political activist, is 54. Actor Ricky Schroder is 47. Actor Bokeem Woodbine is 44. In 1613, Pocahontas, daughter of Chief Powhatan, was captured by English Captain Samuel Argall in the Virginia Colony.

Trump’s birther flip meets with skepticism from many blacks

In this July 8, 2016 file photo, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-N.C., center, accompanied by, from left, Rep. Joyce Beatty , D-Ohio, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Butterfield, Rep. Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., and Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Black voters reacted skeptically on Friday to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's public admission that he now believes the nation's first black president was indeed born in the United States.