A month and a half after his second inauguration, Lincoln, the Republican, was dead at the hand of an assassin and Johnson, his Democratic vice president, was in charge.
Amash, who left the Republican Party earlier this year, says that he was prepared to vote on three articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump
The measures, charging abuse of power and obstruction of Congress by the president, now go to the full House for passage.
The House Judiciary Committee will hear from lawyers for both Democrats and Republicans on findings from the Intelligence Committee's investigation into Trump.
The president used the visit to the must-win state of Florida — the first rally in a swing state in months — to defend himself on several fronts.
While some officials have declined to testify, the House Intelligence Committee chairman says, 'we are not willing to go the months and months and months of rope-a-dope in the courts.'
Asked what he would say to Graham, who in the past had expressed his admiration for his long-time Senate colleague, Biden said: 'I say Lindsey, I just -- I'm just embarrassed by what you're doing, for you. I mean, my Lord.'
U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland testifies at a morning hearing. Top Pentagon official Laura Cooper and Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale testify at an afternoon hearing.
According to Morrison's deposition, Sondland said the President told him that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky 'must announce the opening of the investigations' into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden.
His attorneys told a federal judge Tuesday morning he's planning to obey the White House and Justice Department's direction for him not to testify.
A longtime business associate of Hunter Biden's, Devon Archer, is also on the list of requested witnesses that GOP Rep. Devin Nunes sent to Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff.
Bolton's lawyer made the disclosure in a letter explaining why the former national security adviser says he needs a court order to be able to testify.
The president continued his campaign efforts for off-cycle candidates with a Louisiana rally Wednesday night, a day after a tough loss for his favored gubernatorial candidate in Kentucky.
Sondland provided additional testimony to House impeachment investigators this week that updates his deposition from last month.
The House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees sent Mulvaney a letter Tuesday requesting he appear for a closed-door deposition as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and Ukraine.
This comes as pressure grows on Democrats to conduct the inquiry with a more open process, including holding public hearings with key witnesses in the Ukraine case.
Republicans' escalating strategies to counter the House investigation comes days after Trump called on his party to 'get tougher and fight.'
Umpire Rob Drake tweeted late Tuesday that he planned to buy an AR-15 rifle 'because if you impeach MY PRESIDENT this way, YOU WILL HAVE ANOTHER CIVAL WAR!!! #MAGA2020,' according to a copy of the tweet obtained by ESPN.
Laura Cooper was expected to face questions about the Trump administration's decision to temporarily withhold military assistance to Ukraine over the summer.
The speaker and activist spoke about how the impeachment inquiry against President Trump has brought comparisons to President Clinton's impeachment.
'Donald Trump has violated his oath of office, betrayed this nation and committed impeachable acts,' Biden said, adding, 'He should be impeached.'
The latest White House move, announced in a defiant letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, came just hours after the administration blocked the testimony of the U.S. ambassador to the E.U., Gordon Sondland.
Despite Trump's accusations of corruption, there has been no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of the former vice president or his son.