The billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer said he will spend $30 million on the 2018 midterms to elect Democrats, with a goal of removing the president.
House Democrats will choose between Representatives Jerrold Nadler and Zoe Lofgren to lead the Judiciary Committee. They have impeachment on their minds.
President Trump’s tweet that he knew his former national security adviser had lied to the F.B.I. is seen by some as evidence that he obstructed justice. But his lawyer says a president cannot violate such laws.
Articles of impeachment against President Trump reached the House floor on Wednesday. They weren’t the first and will not be the last.
Citing grounds for a charge of obstruction of justice, Representative Brad Sherman introduced a proposed article of impeachment. But his efforts have virtually no chance of succeeding.
Though James B. Comey’s written statement removed a measure of drama from the proceedings, there appears to be bipartisan consensus that he will find a way to make more news on Thursday.