Donald Trump impeachment hearings
Amid a gag order from the White House, impeachment hearings begin at the United States House Committee on the Judiciary.
Sources: The Independent
Sources: The Independent
The United States announces a formal diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The White House says that no official delegation will be sent to the Games due to concerns regarding China's human rights record.
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee releases its 658-page report on its inquiry of the impeachment of President Donald Trump, claiming he committed obstruction of Congress and abuse of power.
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee begins its hearings into the impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Donald Trump.
Following a phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the White House says that Turkish Armed Forces will launch an incursion into Syrian Democratic Forces-held northern Syria, and that United States Armed Forces will be withdrawing from the region to avoid clashing with its NATO ally.
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler issues a subpoena to the Justice Department for, by May 1, the full, unredacted version of the Mueller report, and for the underlying grand jury evidence and testimony. Attorney General William Barr's offer to allow committee members a chance to view a less-redacted version of the report does not meet the committee's needs and was not accepted.
CNN files a lawsuit against the Trump administration, claiming its revocation of White House correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass on November 7 violated their First and Fifth Amendment rights.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders receives widespread condemnation after tweeting an allegedly altered video from a press conference the day before. The video, which was allegedly doctored by the far-right conspiracy website InfoWars, is claimed to falsely depict CNN's White House correspondent Jim Acosta physically assaulting an intern.
U.S. President Donald Trump meets in the White House State Dining Room with parents and friends of young people killed in school shootings to discuss what needs to be done. Suggestions for the president included a number of items to make schools safer, and for Trump to "put politics aside" and back gun control measures.
U.S. President Barack Obama, the White House Office of Management and Budget, issues a partial shutdown of government agencies after the House and Senate fail to come to an agreement on a spending bill to keep government operations running.
President Barack Obama meets with the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House, during which Netanyahu emphasizes that Israel would not make a full withdraw to the pre-1967 borders as Obama requested yesterday, because these borders are "not defensible".