Public hearings in Trump impeachment inquiry to begin next week

House Intel Committee Chair Adam Schiff says three State Department officials will be the first to testify publicly. House Democrats leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump‘s dealings with Ukraine will begin public hearings next week, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday. The hearings will mark a new, and potentially significant, phase of the impeachment inquiry, which Democrats launched in September. While a House panel has been hearing testimonies in closed-door sessions from several officials in recent weeks, this will be the first time the entirety of…

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Major US ’roundup’ of undocumented migrants may begin on Sunday

Immigrants say their communities have been ‘in constant fear’ over expected sweep targeting families in major US cities. The Trump administration is moving forward with a nationwide immigration enforcement operation this weekend targeting migrant families, despite loud opposition from Democrats and questions over whether it’s the best use of resources. The operation had been postponed by United States President Donald Trump late last month and would target people with final deportation orders, including families whose immigration cases were fast-tracked by judges in 10 major cities, including Chicago, Los Angeles, New…

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