House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler and other Committee chairmen Monday evening after a 9-hour impeachment hearing.
According to the Washington Post, the Judiciary Committee will likely vote on two articles of impeachment later this week.
According to sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity to WaPo, one article of impeachment will be on ‘abuse of power’ and the other on ‘obstruction of Congress.’
The Financial Times reports that to boost the use of products from domestic technology vendors, Beijing has ordered all public institutions and government offices to remove any foreign-made computer equipment and software over the next three years. This move could have a negative effect on companies such as HP, Dell, and Microsoft which all produce software and hardware used throughout China.
The move is part of a larger effort to increase China’s reliance on domestic technologies and could add to worries of “decoupling” between U.S. business and Chinese supply chains. Washington banned U.S. firms from doing business with Chinese telecom firm Huawei earlier this year and is now investigating ways to supports its European rivals. It was recently proposed by the United States that technology sales into the U.S. from “foreign adversaries” would be investigated for national security threats.
WASHINGTON — The FBI mishandled parts of its application to monitor a Trump campaign aide as it was probing possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, but the overall investigation was justified, according to a long-awaited report by the Justice Department’s watchdog that rebuts the president’s depiction of a politically biased plot against him.
The report by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz concluded that the FBI and the Justice Department launched their investigation into the 2016 campaign not for political reasons, but because of evidence the Russian government was using cutouts to reach out to the Trump campaign as part of its efforts to influence the election.
He just doesn't care. pic.twitter.com/BMryupJU5V— Jeremy Corbyn (@jeremycorbyn) December 9, 2019
Boris Johnson has been accused of being “heartless” after refusing to look at a photo of a child sleeping on a hospital floor because of a lack of beds.
The Prime Minister was asked about the incident at Leeds General Infirmary, but rather than look at the image of the four-year-old in hospital with suspected pneumonia, he took the phone from the ITV reporter and put it in his pocket.
“We are voting for Donald Trump … Americans are sick of your impeachment scam.”— ABC News (@ABC) December 9, 2019
A protestor is removed from the room after he interrupts House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler as the committee’s second impeachment hearing begins.
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The House Judiciary committee’s second impeachment hearing got off to an interesting start when a conservative protestor interrupted Chairman Jerry Nadler. The protested, who has been identified as Owen Shroyer, host of “War Room” on the right-wing network InfoWars, began yelling as Nadler made his opening statements. “The members of the democratic party are committing treason!” The man yelled, “You can kick me out but you’re the ones committing treason!
Pyongyang responds to tweets on denuclearization The Guardian view on North Korea: a brewing nuclear crisis North Korea insulted Donald Trump again on Monday, calling him a “heedless and erratic old man” after he tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un wouldn’t want to abandon a special relationship between the two leaders and affect the US presidential election by resuming hostile acts .