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Washington pulled apart by partisan divide over 'facts'

Dec 14, 2019 - 9:12 PM

The acrimonious impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump put the spotlight on the stark partisan split in the US capital over where the truth lies

ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT. The recorded votes of the House Judiciary Committee's two articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump are displayed in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill December 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

House panel approves Trump charges, sets up impeachment vote

Dec 13, 2019 - 11:22 PM

Democrats and Republicans in the House Judiciary Committee vote along strict party lines, 23 to 17

IMPEACHMENT DEBATE. Chairman and Democratic Representative Jerry Nadlertakes part in the House Judiciary Committee's vote on House Resolution 755, Articles of Impeachment Against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on December 13, 2019. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump impeachment debate opens with fiery partisan battle

Dec 12, 2019 - 1:25 PM

Lawmakers in the televised hearing appear focused on speaking to voters, whose sentiment will be crucial if, as expected, US President Donald Trump goes on trial in the US Senate in January

DEBATE. The U.S. House Judiciary Committee meets during the markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill on December 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images/AFP

Obstruction, abuse of power charges unveiled in Trump impeachment

Dec 10, 2019 - 10:21 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The charges, if approved by the House of Representatives in a vote expected next week, would make Trump only the third US president to be impeached and placed on trial in the Senate

IMPEACHMENT CHARGES. House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, (C) (D-NY), flanked by the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (L), House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (R) (D-CA), House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel (2nd R) (D-NY), House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (2nd L) (D-CA), and House Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (3rd R) (D-NY), announces articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump during a press conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, December 10, 2019. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

2 impeachment articles expected against Trump – reports

Dec 10, 2019 - 1:22 PM

US media reports say the two articles of impeachment will focus on abuse of power and obstruction of Congress,a ccording to 3 officials familiar with the matter

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable on empowering families with education choice at the White House on December 9, 2019 in Washington,DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump impeachment drive enters crucial week in divided Congress

Dec 09, 2019 - 2:27 PM

Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler will convene his committee at 9:00 am Monday (1400 GMT; 10 pm, Manila time), to hear evidence from both Democratic and Republican lawyers from the intelligence and judiciary committees

DONALD TRUMP. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump gives the thumbs-up as he makes his way to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on May 4, 2017. File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

White House rejects participation in 'baseless' impeachment probe

Dec 07, 2019 - 10:58 AM

'As you know, your impeachment inquiry is completely baseless and has violated basic principles of due process and fundamental fairness,' White House chief lawyer Pat Cipollone writes to House Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump speaks during a round table discussion on business and red tape reduction in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on December 6, 2019. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump likely to face at least 3 articles of impeachment

Dec 06, 2019 - 10:43 AM

At a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, 3 constitutional scholars called as witnesses by the Democrats outlined the possible articles of impeachment which Trump could face

US President Donald Trump looks on during a rally at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida to officially launch his 2020 campaign on June 18, 2019. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP)

Trump says 'will win' impeachment fight

Dec 06, 2019 - 7:27 AM

'The good thing is that the Republicans have NEVER been more united. We will win!', US President Donald Trump tweets

DEFIANT. File photo of US President Donald Trump. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Top U.S. Democrat tells House to draft Trump impeachment articles

Dec 05, 2019 - 10:48 PM

(UPDATED) US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump 'has engaged in abuse of power, undermined our national security and jeopardized the integrity of our elections'

ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT. US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks about the impeachment inquiry of US President Donald Trump at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on December 5, 2019. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump committed impeachable crimes, 3 scholars tell Congress

Dec 05, 2019 - 7:24 AM

But a fourth expert strongly dissents, saying there was 'woefully inadequate' evidence that Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors necessary for removal

(L-R)Prof. Noah Feldman, Prof. Pamela S. Karlan Prof. Michael Gerhardt, and Prof. Jonathan Turley take the oath during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the impeachment of US President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, December 4, 2019. The next phase of impeachment begins December 4, 2019 in the US Congress as lawmakers weigh charges against Donald Trump, after the high-stakes inquiry into the president detailed "overwhelming" evidence of abuse of power and obstruction. Four constitutional scholars will testify before the House Judiciary Committee in the first of a series of hearings to establish the gravity of Trump's alleged crimes.  Brendan Smialowski / AFP

Trump on trial: the road to impeachment

Dec 04, 2019 - 8:22 AM

Here are the next steps of the process of impeaching US President Donald Trump:

DAMAGING. This photo of a computer screen shows a copy of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Report of The Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report on December 3, 2019 in Washington,DC.  Photo by Eric Baradat/AFP

Lawmakers to consider drawing up Trump impeachment articles

Dec 04, 2019 - 7:32 AM

(UPDATED) The House Intelligence Committee report published Tuesday accuses US President Donald Trump of subverting national security as he pressured Ukraine for dirt on a Democratic election rival

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 03: The House Intelligence Committee's Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report was released December 03, 2019 in Washington, DC. The report says the committee's investigation 'uncovered a months-long effort by President Trump to use the powers of his office to solicit foreign interference on his behalf in the 2020 election.' (Photo Illustration by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) CHIP SOMODEVILLA / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

U.S. House panel to meet on Trump impeachment charges

Dec 02, 2019 - 10:32 AM

(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump is facing allegations in the House of Representatives investigation that he illegally sought help from Ukraine to obtain dirt on his domestic political rivals, including possible 2020 challenger Joe Biden

US President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on February 5, 2019. (Photo by Doug Mills / POOL / AFP)

Envoy key in Trump impeachment accused of sexual misconduct

Nov 28, 2019 - 10:57 AM

Gordon Sondland, the US envoy to the European Union, denies the allegations, with his lawyer alleging that the accusers are trying to taint his credibility in the inquiry

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 17: U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland arrives at a closed session before the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees October 17, 2019 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Sondland testified on Capitol Hill to testify to the committees for the ongoing impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Impeachment cloud darkens Trump's Florida Thanksgiving break

Nov 26, 2019 - 10:44 PM

Politics watchers are interested in the perilous legal challenges facing Trump and his entourage as Democrats ready to prepare articles of impeachment soon after the Thanksgiving break

DONALD TRUMP. In this file photo taken on October 11, 2019 US President Donald Trump speaks to the press at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Democratic head of Trump impeachment inquiry: His conduct worse than Nixon's

Nov 22, 2019 - 2:48 PM

'What we've seen here is far more serious than a third-rate burglary of the Democratic headquarters,' says House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff

IMPEACHABLE: File photo of US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Representative Adam Schiff. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Gordon Sondland's testimony in Trump impeachment inquiry: key quotes

Nov 21, 2019 - 8:26 AM

Here are some of the key quotes from the opening statement of Washington's EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 20: Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, testifies before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 20, 2019 in Washington, DC. The committee heard testimony during the fourth day of open hearings in the impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump, whom House Democrats say held back U.S. military aid for Ukraine while demanding it investigate his political rivals. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP CHIP SOMODEVILLA / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Top diplomat says he followed Trump's orders in Ukraine 'quid pro quo'

Nov 20, 2019 - 10:43 PM

(UPDATED) US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland says he believed President Donald Trump was pressing Ukraine to investigate his potential 2020 rival Joe Biden

GORDON SONDLAND. US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland takes the oath ahead of his House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington,DC on November 20, 2019. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Trump emissary Sondland takes hot seat in impeachment hearings

Nov 20, 2019 - 3:21 PM

Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union, is seen as a central conveyor of Trump's demands that Ukraine investigate potential 2020 rival Joe Biden in exchange for unfreezing US aid to the country

GORDON SONDLAND. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland arrives for a closed session before the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees October 28, 2019 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. File photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. officials tell impeachment probe of concerns over Trump-Ukraine call

Nov 20, 2019 - 2:14 AM

'It is improper for the president of the United States to demand a foreign government investigate a US citizen and a political opponent,' says Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, one of the witnesses

DAY 3. National Security Council Ukraine expert Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman testifies during the House Intelligence Committee hearing, into President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to tie US aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on November 19, 2019. Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Pressure mounts in 2nd week of Trump impeachment hearings

Nov 19, 2019 - 12:25 PM

The US president's suggestion that he might himself testify in the investigation which threatens his presidency has no impact on the House Intelligence Committee's plans to interview 9 witnesses this week

(FILES) In this file photo US President Donald Trump pauses while speaking at the Economic Club of New York at the New York Hilton Midtown November 12, 2019, in New York, New York. President Donald Trump faces more potentially damning testimony in the Ukraine scandal as a critical week of public impeachment hearings opens Tuesday in the House of Representatives. Brendan Smialowski / AFP

Trump says will 'strongly consider' testifying in impeachment probe

Nov 18, 2019 - 11:10 PM

But it is unclear what kind of testimony US President Donald Trump has in mind

IMPEACHMENT PROBE. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto (not shown) in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 2, 2019. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump aide curbed access to Ukraine call, fearing fallout

Nov 17, 2019 - 2:23 PM

White House's Ukraine expert Timothy Morrison says, however, the summary of the July 25 call had been placed on a highly classified system due to a 'mistake' by White House staff

TESTIMONY. Tim Morrison, the top Russia and Europe adviser on President Donald Trump's National Security Council, arrives to review his testimony in the impeachment inquiry at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on November 6, 2019. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Key moments from Day Two of Trump impeachment hearing

Nov 16, 2019 - 8:41 AM

(UPDATED) Former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before US Congress about intimidation from Trump and the 'smear campaign' against her

Former US Ambassador to the Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill on November 15, 2019 in Washington DC. - Public impeachment hearings resume Friday with the testimony of former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, who says she was ousted because the Trump administration believed she would not go along with plans to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democrat Joe Biden, a potential Trump White House rival in 2020. (Photo by Saul LOEB / AFP)

Ousted U.S. envoy testifies at Trump impeachment hearing

Nov 15, 2019 - 10:43 PM

Earlier witnesses in the inquiry said US envoy Marie Yovanovitch was removed after a smear campaign involving Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Yovanovitch will now tell her side of the story.

DAY 2. Former US Ambassador to the Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill on November 15, 2019 in Washington DC. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

5 key moments in Trump impeachment hearing, Day 1

Nov 14, 2019 - 7:58 AM

Witnesses in Day 1 of the impeachment inquiry against US President Donald Trump are Washington's top envoy to Kiev William Taylor, and deputy assistant secretary of state George Kent

Top US diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor testifies during the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on November 13, 2019, at the first public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie US aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. Donald Trump faces the most perilous challenge of his three-year presidency as public hearings convened as part of the impeachment probe against him open under the glare of television cameras on Wednesday. Olivier Douliery / AFP

Pressure builds as Trump impeachment probe hears new claims

Nov 14, 2019 - 12:37 AM

(UPDATED) President Donald Trump dismisses the probe in the Democratic-led House of Representatives as a 'witch hunt' and says he is 'too busy' to watch the first public hearings

WITNESSES. Ukrainian Ambassador William Taylor(R) and Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent (L) testify during the first public hearings held by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, November 13, 2019. Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

LIVE: Open hearing on Trump impeachment inquiry

Nov 13, 2019 - 5:18 PM

Watch on Rappler! US House lawmakers hold a public hearing with US charge d'affaires in Kiev Bill Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent.

OPEN HEARING. US President Donald Trump looks on as the US attorney general delivers remarks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on July 11, 2019. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Fireworks expected as televised Trump impeachment hearings open

Nov 13, 2019 - 2:49 PM

The investigation threatens to make Donald Trump only the third US president to be impeached, after Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1998

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump makes a major announcement October 27, 2019 the White House in Washington, DC. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Trump faces perilous test as impeachment hearings open

Nov 11, 2019 - 1:05 PM

The hearings begin on November 13, with the first witnesses two officials who have already provided evidence against Trump in private testimony: Bill Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent

US CAPITOL. In this file photo taken on November 01, 2019 The sun shines over the US Capitol Building on an autumn afternoon in Washington DC. File photo by Eric Baradat/AFP

Pence aide testifies in Trump impeachment inquiry

Nov 07, 2019 - 11:57 PM

A veteran diplomat who advises Vice President Mike Pence on Europe and Russia, Jennifer Williams will be the first person from the vice president's office to testify

IMPEACHMENT PROBE. Jennifer Williams, (L), Foreign Service Officer at the State Department is escorted to a closed-door deposition, on November 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

Impeachment: Trump's son tweets name of alleged whistleblower

Nov 07, 2019 - 8:38 AM

Amid calls by the US president to expose the whistleblower, Donald Trump Jr. tweets the name of a CIA analyst which has circulated online for weeks

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - MARCH 28: Donald Trump Jr. talks to the press before the arrival of his father President Donald Trump during a rally at the Van Andel Arena on March 28, 2019 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Rapids was the final city Trump visited during his 2016 campaign. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP  SCOTT OLSON / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

A year before 2020 election, a divided and 'angry' America

Nov 03, 2019 - 1:58 PM

The building political clash – fueled by the House's impeachment inquiry into Trump – appears to virtually guarantee another year of sharp division in a nation long weary of such drama

'TRUMP 2020.' A torn sign lies on the ground after a 'Keep America Great' campaign rally for President Donald Trump at BancorpSouth Arena on November 1, 2019 in Tupelo, Mississippi. Photo by Brandon Dill/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. House formalizes Trump impeachment process in landmark vote

Oct 31, 2019 - 11:38 PM

The chamber votes along party lines, 232 to 196, to pass a resolution that lays out rules for the next stages of the impeachment process

AFTER VOTING. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi gavels the close of a vote by the US House of Representatives on a resolution formalizing the impeachment inquiry centered on US President Donald Trump October 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Win McNamee/Pool/AFP

Trump rallies Republicans as impeachment probe goes public

Oct 31, 2019 - 11:11 PM

'If we don't hold this president accountable, we could be ceding our ability to hold any president accountable,' says Jim McGovern, chariman of the House Rules Committee

IMPEACHMENT PROBE. The US Capitol is seen in Washington, DC on January 22, 2018. File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

House to formalize Trump impeachment investigation

Oct 31, 2019 - 2:25 PM

Democrats lay out a formal roadmap for President Donald Trump's impeachment while accumulating more evidence to support charges he improperly pushed Ukraine to boost his own 2020 electoral prospects

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto (not shown) in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 2, 2019. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

New impeachment witness shakes White House

Oct 30, 2019 - 12:05 AM

National Security Council Ukraine expert Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman is the first witness to have personally listened in on the July 25 phone call at the core of the impeachment inquiry

WITNESS. Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, Director for European Affairs at the National Security Council, arrives at a closed session before the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees October 29, 2019 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. House to hold first formal impeachment process vote

Oct 29, 2019 - 1:29 PM

The effort to hold a formal vote appears aimed in part at pushing back against Republican criticism the investigation was not providing Donald Trump with due process

TRUMP. In this file photo taken on October 3, 2019 US President Donald Trump leaves after signing an executive order regarding Medicare at Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center in The Villages, Florida. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Impeachment horror plunges U.S. into early Halloween

Oct 25, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Washington DC, a city renowned for elegant, neo-classical buildings and buttoned-down bureaucrats, has become the set for a political slasher movie

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 24: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC), speaks after introducing a resolution condemning House Impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, at the U.S. Capitol on October 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP MARK WILSON / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Republicans storm secure impeachment deposition, delay testimony

Oct 24, 2019 - 1:54 PM

Over 20 lawmakers barge into a secure US Capitol meeting room, delaying the testimony of a Pentagon official who is the latest witness in an investigation against President Donald Trump

STORMING IN. About two dozen House Republicans enter a sensitive compartmented information facility (SCIF) where a closed session before the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees takes place at the U.S. Capitol on October 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. diplomat: Trump pushed for Ukraine probe of firm linked to Biden son

Oct 17, 2019 - 10:30 PM

US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland tells Congress that in May, President Donald Trump ordered diplomats to involve his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani in discussions about Ukraine policy

PROBE. US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland arrives at a closed session before the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees October 17. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Ukraine 'won't interfere' in Trump impeachment probe – Zelensky

Oct 17, 2019 - 12:16 AM

'As the president of Ukraine, I won't interfere with events in other countries, unlike some others [who] may try [to],' says President Volodymyr Zelensky

ZELENSKY. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky listens during a joint press conference with the president of Latvia after talks at the Riga Castle in Riga, Latvia, on October 16, 2019. Photo by Gints Ivuskans/AFP

Trump's lawyer dismisses impeachment subpoena

Oct 16, 2019 - 9:41 AM

Rudy Giuliani declares the inquiry 'illegitimate' and 'unconstitutional,' risking being declared in contempt of the Congress as he refused to turn over documents demanded by 3 Democrat-led committees

WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA/USA – OCTOBER 10, 2016: Rudy Giuliani speaks during a rally for Donald Trump on Oct. 10, 2016, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Hunter Biden admits error in judgment but insists no wrongdoing

Oct 15, 2019 - 9:50 PM

'Did I make a mistake? Maybe in the grand scheme of things. But did I make a mistake based on some ethical lapse? Absolutely not,' says Hunter Biden

HUNTER BIDEN. In this file photo, Hunter Biden attends the T&C Philanthropy Summit with screening of 'Generosity Of Eye' at Lincoln Center with Town & Country on May 28, 2014 in New York City. File photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Town & Country/AFP

Capitol Hill girds for impeachment row, as Trump ex-aide testifies

Oct 15, 2019 - 12:46 PM

Trump's former top Russia advisor Fiona Hill appears before congressional investigators despite the White House declaration that it would not cooperate with the probe

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 14: Fiona Hill (C), former Special Assistant to U.S. President Donald Trump and Senior Director for European and Russian Affairs on the United States National Security Council, leaves Capitol Hill on October 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. Hill testifed Monday in connection with the House impeachment inquiry of President Trump. Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images/AFP Alex Wroblewski / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Trump demands whistleblower testify, as ex-aide talks to Congress

Oct 14, 2019 - 11:53 PM

US President Donald Trump faces a new setback with his former top Russia advisor, Fiona Hill, sitting for a closed-door deposition before Capitol Hill lawmakers

PROBE. Fiona Hill, former Special Assistant to US President Donald Trump and Senior Director for European and Russian Affairs on the United States National Security Council, arrives on Capitol Hill on October 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. Hill is expected to testify in connection with the House impeachment inquiry of President Trump. Photo by Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. ex-envoy in Congress to testify in impeachment probe

Oct 11, 2019 - 11:58 PM

Lawmakers are looking into whether Marie Yovanovitch was removed by Trump because she failed to go along with a bid to get Ukraine to open an investigation into former vice president Biden and his son Hunter

TRUMP IMPEACHMENT PROBE. Former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch arrives at the US Capitol October 11, in Washington, DC. Yovanovitch is invited to testify behind closed doors to the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees as part of the ongoing impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

House subpoenas Giuliani Ukraine associates in impeachment inquiry

Oct 11, 2019 - 12:01 PM

Lev Parnas, a Ukrainian-born American, and Igor Fruman, a Belarus-born US citizen, are arrested at Dulles Airport in Virginia on Wednesday evening, October 9, as they sought to board an international flight with one-way tickets

BOOKED. These booking photos courtesy of the Alexandria Sheriff's Office in Virginia and released on October 10, 2019, show Lev Parnas (left) and Igor Fruman. Handout Alexandria Sheriff's Office/AFP

Ukraine's Zelensky denies Trump tried to 'blackmail' him

Oct 10, 2019 - 5:56 PM

The sole aim of the phone call, says Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, was to plan a meeting with Donald Trump

'NO BLACKMAIL.' In this file photo taken on March 6, Ukrainian comic actor, showman, and then presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky takes part in the shooting of the television series 'Servant of the People' where he plays the role of the President of Ukraine in Kiev. File photo by Sergei Supinsky/AFP