Tierney Sneed

Tierney Sneed is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked for U.S. News and World Report. She grew up in Florida and attended Georgetown University.

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A California Democrat plans on re-introducing Thursdays articles of impeachment against President Trump, just as House Democrats take control of the new Congress, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA), originally rolled out the measure in 2017, which includes allegations that Trump obstructed justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey.

Then, it was up to Republicans, who controlled the House and have largely remained aligned with Trump, whether to take the impeachment articles up. Now the decision rests with Democratic leaders, who have walked a careful line of not ruling out impeachment proceedings entirely but also not encouraging them.

“We have to wait and see what happens with the Mueller report,” Rep. Nancy Pelosi, who likely will be elected House speaker Thursday told NBC News, while referring to the report special counsel Robert Mueller is expected to write as part of his Russia investigation. “We shouldn’t be impeaching for a political reason, and we shouldn’t avoid impeachment for a political reason.”

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North Carolina election officials investigating fraud claims in a U.S. congressional race there will interview on Thursday the Republican House candidate whose unofficial victory has been called into question with the allegations.

The candidate, Mark Harris will meet agency investigators Thursday morning in Raleigh, a lawyer for the North Carolina State Board of Elections told TPM.

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The unknown foreign corporation that has been resisting a subpoena in a grand jury case believed to be related to the special counsel’s Russia investigation filed a sealed briefing with the Supreme Court Wednesday. It was the latest sealed filing in the closely-watched case that has been mostly under wraps since a federal judge in Washington was considering it last year.

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The Republican House candidate whose unofficial victory in a North Carolina race has been called into a question with an ongoing election fraud investigation won’t be seated with the new Congress next week, incoming House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) confirmed to Charlotte’s WSOC-TV Friday.

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