phil scott

Vermont GOP governor backs Trump impeachment inquiry

Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday said he supports an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, making him the first GOP governor to do so and marking a notable departure from the largely party-line Republican response to a mounting Ukraine controversy.

Vermont lawmakers approve gun control measures

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he will sign sweeping gun control measures that include a ban on bump stocks, limits on the size of magazines, the expansion of background checks on buyers and the raising of the purchase age.