House Judiciary Committee approves rules for impeachment hearings
Thursday, 12 September 2019 Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to approve guidelines for possible impeachment hearings against President Trump. CBS News' Nancy Cordes and Yahoo News' Hunter Walker join CBSN with more on the latest developments.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a bid by President Donald Trump's administration to avoid disclosing to the House Judiciary Committee grand jury materials related to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report documenting Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, but justices likely won't rule on the case until after the Nov. 3 election. Colette Luke has more.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House of Representative won’t impeach AAttorney General Bill Barr. According to Business Insider, Barr is set to testify before the House in July. Two Department of Justice whistleblowers testified before the House Judiciary Committee. They said Barr has been involved in improper political interference. Pelosi said: "Anyone who saw that testimony will know that Barr is a mess and a disgrace to the Department of Justice."
(CNN) Attorney General William Barr is set to testify before the House Judiciary Committee in late July, a Department of Justice spokesperson has announced. "The Attorney General has accepted an invitation to appear before the House Judiciary Committee for a general oversight hearing on July 28th," Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec tweeted Wednesday.
Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital, the first time the US president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading coronavirus.
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[NFA] President Donald Trump, who has avoided wearing a mask in public even as the coronavirus pandemic spread, donned one Saturday at a military medical facility outside Washington. Fred Katayama reports.
Business Insider reports that Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has been the center of bizarre vaccination conspiracy theories. In a call with reporters Wednesday Gates said it's "almost hard to deny" the conspiracy theories surrounding him and vaccines "because it's so stupid." Misinformation has been circulating claiming that Gates is behind a plot to use vaccines to implant microchips in people. A Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows that 28% of Americans wrongly believe this.
A survey by Yahoo News and YouGov, shed light on a baseless conspiracy theory. The survey showed that 44 percent of Republicans think Bill Gates wants to abuse COVID-19 vaccinations. These Republicans think Gates wants to implant location-tracking microchips into people through the vaccines. President Donald Trump said he’s “very confident” a coronavirus vaccine will be done by the end of 2020. According to Business Insider, experts predict a vaccine will take 12 to 18 months to develop.
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