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White House Admits It Held Aid To Ukraine For Personal Political Reasons

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has a message for those concerned that President Donald Trump held up military aid to Ukraine until it moved to investigate a conspiracy involving the 2016 U.S election — “Get over it.” Speaking with reporters Thursday at the White House, Mulvaney acknowledged Trump held up Ukraine aid […]

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State Department Blocks Ambassador From Testifying

Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, was directed by the State Department not to appear Tuesday for a scheduled interview with House committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Sondland, a Trump political appointee, has emerged as a central player in Trump’s bid to persuade Ukraine’s new government to commit […]

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As Evidence Mounts, White House Says It Will Not Cooperate

The White House outlined in a defiant eight-page letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Democrats on Tuesday why it will not participate in their “illegitimate and unconstitutional” impeachment inquiry, charging that the proceedings have run roughshod over congressional norms and the president’s due-process rights. Trump administration officials called the letter, which was written […]

Explosive Text Messages May Spell Big Trouble For President Trump

Text messages provided by the former special envoy to Ukraine show administration officials indicating that a meeting between the Ukrainian leader and President Trump was contingent on investigations requested by the U.S. Following Kurt Volker’s nearly 10-hour deposition behind closed doors on Thursday, a trio of House committees released a batch of text messages submitted […]

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Dems Impeachment Questions Begin To Ensnare VP Pence

House committees conducting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump want Vice President Mike Pence to turn over any documents he might have about the president’s attempts to get Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and the 2016 U.S. election. “Recently, public reports have raised questions about any role you may have played […]


Trump Says Schiff Helped Write Whistle Blower’s Complaint

A spokesman for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., acknowledged Wednesday that the whistleblower alleging misconduct in the White House had reached out to Schiff’s panel before filing a complaint — prompting President Trump, in an extraordinary afternoon news conference at the White House, to accuse Schiff directly of helping write the document. “It […]