‘Unconstitutional, illegitimate & secretive’: White House pens lengthy letter on why it won’t cooperate with ‘impeachment inquiry’

A showdown between the White House and Democrats is in full swing with the former penning a letter declaring it would not cooperate with an “illegitimate” and “unconstitutional” impeachment inquiry conducted in secret. The letter, published on Tuesday evening, condemned the impeachment initiative in the harshest terms yet, arguing it[…]

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Pelosi announces IMPEACHMENT inquiry over Ukraine call, Trump says it will help him win elections

President Donald Trump has called a looming impeachment inquiry against him a “positive,” saying it will help him “win the election.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the investigation shortly afterwards. Speaking to reporters at the UN General Assembly in New York, Trump said that impeachment would be “a positive for[…]

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Subcommittee to discuss procedures related to impeachment

A draft impeachment procedure drawn up in April 2016 and a comparative study about impeachment proceedings in seven other countries will be among the documents MPs will work through on Wednesday when the National Assembly’s subcommittee on the review of rules meets to deliberate on a draft procedure to remove the[…]

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Concourt to deliver judgment on Zuma impeachment

The EFF and other parties brought the case in a bid to seek impeachment proceedings against President Jacob Zuma. The Constitutional Court is set to deliver judgment in the so- called Zuma impeachment case. The EFF and other parties brought the case in a bid to seek impeachment proceedings against[…]

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Judgment reserved in Zuma impeachment case

Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in an application brought by the Economic Freedom Front and other opposition parties trying to have President Jacob Zuma impeached. The Democratic Alliance, Economic Freedom Front, Congress of the People and the United Democratic Movement want the court to order National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete[…]

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ConCourt expected to hear application for Zuma’s impeachment

The Constitutional Court will on Tuesday hear an application by opposition parties for Parliament to institute impeachment proceedings against President Jacob Zuma. The Constitutional Court in a statement said the application was brought by the EFF, the UDM and Cope against National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Zuma for various[…]

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Brazil Senate votes to impeach Dilma Rousseff

Senators in Brazil have voted to indict suspended President Dilma Rousseff on charges of breaking budget laws. At least 59 senators voted in favour of proceeding with the impeachment of Brazil’s first woman president early on Wednesday, with 21 senators voting against and zero absentees. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman, reporting[…]

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