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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

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

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

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

Trump lashes out at rising impeachment storm

Oct 03, 2019 - 11:34 AM

The US president resorts to coarse language in his broadsides against the investigation and his adversaries conducting it

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. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a 'coup'

Oct 02, 2019 - 2:03 PM

'As I learn more and more each day, I am coming to the conclusion that what is taking place is not an impeachment, it is a COUP,' Trump tweets

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Romania's President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on August 20, 2019. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump calls Democratic impeachment inquiry a 'joke'

Sep 26, 2019 - 7:31 AM

(UPDATED) Donald Trump denies claims he abused his office by repeatedly urging President Volodymyr Zelensky to probe his rival Joe Biden

JOKE. File photo of US President Donald Trump.