Impeachments

FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdresser. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, he believes there's enough evidence to bring a criminal charge and pursue impeachment of Gov. Eric Greitens for allegedly using a charity donor list for political purposes. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 6:30 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Accused of sexual and political misconduct, Republican Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top lawmakers in his own party while instead banking on steady support from the voters who backed his populist campaign against "corrupt insiders" and "...
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FILE--In this April 2, 2018, file photo, Tom Steyer, is interviewed in New York. California billionaire Steyer is endorsing California state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)
April 18, 2018 - 6:01 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California billionaire Tom Steyer endorsed state Sen. Kevin de Leon on Wednesday in his uphill challenge to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Steyer's backing could bring an influx of cash de Leon badly needs to increase his name recognition. But right now he has no "concrete...
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In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018, image from video provided by KTHV-TV, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen lies on a cot outside the Arkansas governor's mansion in Little Rock during a death penalty protest. The protests marked one year since Arkansas conducted a series of executions. Griffen protested in a similar fashion last year and the state Supreme Court responded by declaring him ineligible to hear death penalty cases. Griffen has since filed a lawsuit against the state's justices, saying they are violating his religious freedom rights. (KTHV/TEGNA Inc. via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 3:16 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge who's been prohibited from hearing execution-related cases lay down on a cot in front of the governor's mansion during an anti-death penalty vigil, re-enacting the demonstration that prompted his disqualification last year. Pulaski County Circuit Judge...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdresser. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, he believes there's enough evidence to bring a criminal charge and pursue impeachment of Gov. Eric Greitens for allegedly using a charity donor list for political purposes. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
April 17, 2018 - 10:07 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's top Republican legislative leaders abandoned fellow GOP Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday, calling on him to resign instead of continuing to fight allegations that he illegally took advantage of both a charity he founded and a woman with whom he had an affair...
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In this Jan. 10, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate in Jefferson City, Mo. Facing mounting calls to resign following sexual misconduct allegations, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appears to be taking a cue from President Donald Trump as he fights for his political survival amid a #MeToo movement that has felled dozens of other prominent politicians and public figures. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 17, 2018 - 4:06 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers considering whether to impeach Republican Gov. Eric Greitens may first have to wrestle with an unprecedented question: Does it matter that the alleged actions occurred before he was in office? There is no definitive answer to that question because only...
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In this image released by ABC News, correspondent George Stephanopoulos, left, appears with former FBI director James Comey for a taped interview that will air during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018 on the ABC Television Network. Comey's book, "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership," will be released on Tuesday. (Ralph Alswang/ABC via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 10:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his scathing appraisal of the man who fired him as FBI chief, James Comey cited "some evidence of obstruction of justice" in President Donald Trump's actions and speculated that Russians might have dirt on the president. Trump struck back, branding Comey a criminal. Their war...
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In this image released by ABC News, former FBI director James Comey appears at an interview with George Stephanopoulos that will air during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018 on the ABC Television Network. Comey's book, "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership," will be released on Tuesday. (Ralph Alswang/ABC via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 12:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it's possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump, that there is "some evidence of obstruction of justice" in the president's actions and that Trump is "morally unfit" for office. Comey's comments in...
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference about allegations related to his extramarital affair with his hairdresser, in Jefferson City, Mo., Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Greitens initiated a physically aggressive unwanted sexual encounter with his hairdresser and threatened to distribute a partially nude photo of her if she spoke about it, according to testimony from the woman released Wednesday by a House investigatory committee. (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP)
April 14, 2018 - 10:37 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The scandal that could trigger impeachment proceedings against the Missouri governor has ensnared a St. Louis woman who testified about an affair with Eric Greitens, though she never went to police or sought an investigation. The woman's account was made public this week in a report...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017, file photo, former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates speaks at Harvard Law School Class Day 2017 at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. Yates says she’s just as concerned President Donald Trump might fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as special counsel Robert Mueller. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
April 13, 2018 - 7:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sally Yates, the former acting U.S. attorney general, said Friday that she is just as concerned President Donald Trump might fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as she is that he might move against Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading a Justice Department probe into...
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In this Jan. 10, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate in Jefferson City, Mo. Facing mounting calls to resign following sexual misconduct allegations, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appears to be taking a cue from President Donald Trump as he fights for his political survival amid a #MeToo movement that has felled dozens of other prominent politicians and public figures. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 13, 2018 - 12:13 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Facing mounting calls to resign following sexual misconduct allegations, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appears to be taking a cue from President Donald Trump as he fights for his political survival amid a #MeToo movement that has felled dozens of other prominent politicians...
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