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The former secretary of state quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, a congressional aide confirmed to CNN
The former secretary of state quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview about his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide confirmed to CNN.

Tillerson says Trump was 'pretty undisciplined'
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson opened up about his working relationship with Donald Trump during an event in Houston.

House panel issues subpoenas for Hicks and Donaldson
The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday issued subpoenas to former White House officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson for documents and testimony, setting the stage for another clash with the White House over former officials appearing before Congress.

Lawmaker: Donaldson's notes akin to the Watergate tapes
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, discusses with CNN's Wolf Blitzer the subpoenas issued to former White House officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, saying Donaldson's extensive notes could be "one of the most important things" in the Mueller report.

Justice Dept. makes offer to House committee over Mueller report
The Justice Department is trying to stave off an "enforcement action" against Attorney General William Barr this week, making a rare offer to have the House Intelligence Committee review materials from special counsel Robert Mueller's report if House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff agrees to back down.

Nadler is feeling the heat on impeachment
Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on investigations and ignore the growing chorus for what would become a bitterly divisive process.

Constituents react to Amash's call for impeachment
Voters in Rep. Justin Amash's (R-Mich.) district respond after the congressman tweeted out that President Trump has engaged in "impeachable conduct."

Opinion: Trump's argument to block McGahn testimony is nuts
On Monday, President Donald Trump launched a long-shot effort to prevent the public from hearing live testimony from former White House Counsel Don McGahn -- the man who, perhaps more than any other, can bring to life Trump's most flagrant alleged acts of obstruction of justice.

Trump on defense after court ruling
The judicial branch just delivered a sharp jab to the chin of President Donald Trump, in a foreboding omen for his strategy for thwarting investigations that threaten his presidency.

Trump attorneys appeal ruling ordering accounting firm to hand over records
President Donald Trump's attorneys are appealing a ruling by a federal judge ordering an accounting firm to comply with a congressional subpoena, acting fast on the one-week window until the firm turns over Trump's personal, business and charity financial records and communications to House Democrats.

Washington Post: IRS draft memo says it must turn over tax returns if Congress asks unless executive privilege invoked
A draft confidential memo from the Internal Revenue Service last fall determined that tax returns must be surrendered to Congress unless the president opts to invoke executive privilege, The Washington Post reported.

Beto O'Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience
Beto O'Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he'll hold his first one staged for national television.

O'Rourke: Rural America isn't looking for a handout
Two things were unavoidable as I visited Sargent Farm outside of Pacific Junction in southwest Iowa earlier this month. The first was the smell and sight of rotting soybeans, which were spilling out of busted bins and scattered across the land as far as the eye could see. The second was that the fields had all but turned into lakes.

Ocasio-Cortez responds to Pelosi's impeachment approach
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own party to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeaching President Donald Trump.

Judge orders release of Cohen search warrants
Special counsel Robert Mueller's search warrants in his investigation of Michael Cohen will be made public with redactions on Wednesday, a federal judge ordered Tuesday.

Cooper draws stark comparison between Trump and Nixon
CNN's Anderson Cooper looks at Democrats' argument for impeaching President Donald Trump.

Analysis: What's Robert Mueller afraid of?
The news Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller's team isn't sure whether he should testify in front of Congress about his nearly two-year long investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 election is a very big deal.

Flood rescues underway in Oklahoma
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Images of severe weather in the Midwest
Oklahoma and Texas were battered by baseball-size hail, thunderstorms and 14 tornadoes that pounded homes and businesses.

Dallas police seek help in murders of two transgender women
Dallas police are investigating whether the killing of two transgender woman and the assault of third over the past seven months are related, authorities said Tuesday.