The president expressed an openness to receiving opposition research on his political opponents from foreign adversaries in an ABC News interview this week.
The June 19 testimony will be held behind closed doors, according to Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, but a transcript will be made public afterward.
"That's all you got?" House Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Pramila Jayapal said in response to continued attacks by President Donald Trump and Republicans.
Thus far, the House Intelligence chairman said the FBI has only provided him a "generic statement of process" to his questions about the counterintelligence probe that originated before the Russia investigation.
Proponents say a cost of living increase is long overdue, and that it would combat corruption, allow for better legislative staffers and for them to be paid more.
As he did some decades ago, former Nixon White House counsel John Dean found himself at the center of fierce criticism during testimony on Capitol Hill.
The Judiciary Committee says it's reached a long sought-after deal with the Justice Department to begin receiving underlying evidence from the Mueller report.
Some ethics experts believe Chao should be impeached for reportedly using her official capacity to help secure millions of dollars in federal money for McConnell's home state.
The hearing comes as House Democrats are trying to highlight key portions of the Mueller report to the public.
The lawmakers are skeptical of why the financial institution failed to report suspicious banking activity associated with accounts of the president and his son-in-law to federal authorities.
A House Democrat has threatened to force Senate Republicans, many of whom oppose the tariffs and have noted the potential economic impact they would have, to vote on whether to rebuff the president and attempt to block him.
"It's time for every lawmaker in Congress to go on the record about whether they believe Trump's criminal conduct is acceptable," said Sean Eldridge, Stand Up America's founder and president.
With top officials from the U.S. and Mexico meeting in an attempt to avoid the tariffs, some Senate Republicans believe a deal will be reached and economic heartache avoided.
Despite the criticism, the freshman lawmaker spearheading the Green New Deal did say some of the presidential candidates had promising proposals that caught her eye.
"This is from the same president of the United States, when all of the intelligence agencies and the Mueller report have clearly said that Russia made an assault on our elections, he won't defend our country from that happening in the future," the House Speaker said.
"This will help us to continue to get the information out in front of the people about what exactly has happened," Representative Pramila Jayapal told Newsweek.
A public testimony before Congress, Democrats argue, would better educate the American people about the cases of potential obstruction that may have gotten lost in the 448-page report and in which Mueller said he could neither exonerate nor charge the president over.
The public hearings will play a crucial role in Democrats' ability to highlight what they believe was wrongdoing by Trump. Some Democrats will likely use the opportunity to make their case why the House should open an impeachment inquiry, a move that a growing number of party members have called for since the Mueller report's release.
Kirsten Gillibrand said she considers the NRA the "worst organization in this country." But the presidential candidate once felt very differently about the gun advocacy group.
Presidential candidate John Delaney and freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are in a war of words over Medicare for All.
The trade deal requires approval of Congress, meaning Trump still needs to win over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the measure can pass—something tariffs with Mexico won’t help. Now, even Republicans are expressing doubts.
The nation’s top law enforcement official and his DOJ legal team determined the president did not violate the law, going a step further in an interview to say that much of Mueller’s legal analysis “did not reflect the views of the department.”
Representative John Rose's objection followed two previous efforts by Republicans to delay the vote until after Congress returns from Memorial Day recess.
In addition to the false claims, the president contradicted himself after publicly acknowledging—for the first time—in a tweet that “Russia help[ed] me to get elected.”
Not only did those who already support impeachment proceedings view Mueller’s statement as a call to action, more Democrats piled on, saying it was now time to initiate the significant measure of an impeachment inquiry.
“Mr. Mueller told us a lot of what we need to hear today,” the chairman said when prompted whether he would subpoena the special counsel.
“As I said forth in the report after that investigation, if we had had confidence that the President clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so,” Mueller said during brief remarks at the Justice Department.
“The Special Counsel's Office is part of the Department of Justice and by regulation, it was bound by that department policy,” Mueller told reporters at the Justice Department.
GOP Congressman Thomas Massie says he objected in order to "stop legislative malpractice."
The growing number of calls for impeachment from activist groups could put the Democratic Party in a more politically difficult situation, with leadership concerned that such a divisive process could place Democrats in swing districts in peril come 2020.