Author: Manu Raju and Jeremy Herb, CNN

House Dems avoided adding Mueller findings to impeachment

House Democrats engaged in a vigorous behind-the-scenes debate about whether to charge President Donald Trump with obstruction of justice as part of an article of impeachment, but ultimately decided that doing so would become a more difficult message to sell and could cost votes on the floor, multiple Democratic sources involved in the discussions tell CNN.

Morrison testifies he was concerned Ukraine call transcript would leak

A top National Security Council official testified Thursday that he was told President Donald Trump wanted a top Ukrainian official to announce an investigation that would help the President politically before US security aid to Ukraine would be released, corroborating a key part of US diplomat Bill Taylor's testimony that's central to the Democrats' impeachment inquiry, according to sources familiar with the testimony.