impeachment

Impeachment Hearings
Getty Images
WBEN Newsroom
November 21, 2019 - 8:59 am
Loudonville, NY (WBEN) - As the political storm of impeachment hearings continues to swirl, Siena College Research Institute is out with a new poll of New York State residents that has encouraging findings for President Donald Trump and the Republicans. WATCH/LISTEN -Impeachment LIVE: Intense Week...
Read More
Career Foreign Service officer George Kent and top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, right, are sworn in to testify during the first public impeachment hearing of the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Wednesday Nov. 13, 2019, in Washington. (Joshua Roberts/Pool via AP)
Mike Baggerman
November 18, 2019 - 9:00 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WBEN) - Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will not tip his hand on how impeachment proceedings will play out in the Senate should it even get there. WATCH/LISTEN - Impeachment Public Hearings Continue As the House of Representatives continues with impeachment hearings on...
Read More
Rep. Tom Reed
Tom Puckett
November 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Congressman Tom Reed believes there is not enough evidence that rises to the level of high crime or misdemanor that would justify the impeachment of President Trump. He says that's if you give the benefit of the doubt to what's been said in the impeachment inquiry. "I've seen...
Read More
White House.gov
WBEN Newsroom
October 31, 2019 - 6:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP/WBEN) - On Thursday, the house voted to lay out ground rules for the impeachment inquiry as it enters its public phase - but what comes next? "Inquiry begins this process of what I think will eventually lead to an article of impeachment or articles of impeachment," said political...
Read More
AP Photo
Brendan Keany
October 29, 2019 - 3:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats have released text of a resolution that authorizes the next phase of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. The eight-page resolution released Tuesday calls for open hearings and requires the House Intelligence Committee to submit a report outlining its...
Read More
AP Photo
(WBEN) - A new poll shows growing support for the impeachment inquiry amongst New Yorkers. The poll, released Tuesday morning by Siena Research, registered New Yorker voters support impeaching and removing President Trump 55-38 percent. Impeachment and removal is supported by 79 percent of...
Read More
Washington (WBEN/AP) - White House officials sought to "lock down" records of a phone call in which President Donald Trump urged his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to a secret whistleblower complaint made public Thursday. (complete complaint abve) The...
Read More
USA Today Images
Tom Puckett
September 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, yielding to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander in chief. Dems take up...
Read More
Tom Puckett
September 24, 2019 - 6:23 pm
Washington, DC (WBEN/AP) President Donald Trump is reacting swiftly to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement that the Democratic-controlled House is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. Trump notes that Pelosi's announcement comes as he meets Tuesday with world leaders at the United...
Read More
Brendan Keany
August 02, 2019 - 3:41 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Last week, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Capitol Hill. Since then, there has been in an increase in the number of Democrats within the House of Representatives who are in favor of moving forward with an impeachment inquiry. Breaking: A majority of House...
Read More

Pages