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The Impeachment Process, and More from CRS

06.17.19 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

Noteworthy new publications from the Congressional Research Service include the following.

The Impeachment Process in the House of Representatives, June 14, 2019

National Security Implications of Fifth Generation (5G) Mobile Technologies, CRS In Focus, June 12, 2019

U.S. Overseas Diplomatic Presence: Background and Issues for Congress, June 6, 2019

Maintaining Electric Reliability with Wind and Solar Sources: Background and Issues for Congress, June 10, 2019

Central American Migration: Root Causes and U.S. Policy, CRS In Focus, updated June 13, 2019

Extradition of U.S. Citizens, CRS Legal Sidebar, June 13, 2019

Regulating Big Tech: Legal Implications, CRS Legal Sidebar, June 11, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions about the Julian Assange Charges, CRS Legal Sidebar, updated June 7, 2019

Emergency Arms Sales to the Middle East: Context and Legislative History, CRS Memorandum, June 7, 2019

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