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(Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump shifts into higher gear this week with a parade of officials facing questioning by lawmakers over Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. Jennifer Williams, a special adviser to Vice President Mike Pence for European and Russian affairs and Alexander Vindman, director for European Affairs
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(Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump shifts into higher gear this week when a parade of officials will face questioning by lawmakers over Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol dome is seen from the entrance to the House Intelligence Committee’s Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF)
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump declared “a star is born” after Republican Representative Elise Stefanik strongly defended him during last week’s impeachment hearings in Congress. But someone else also got a boost from Stefanik’s new fame: her Democratic election opponent. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) questions former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch as she
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House hopeful Deval Patrick said on Sunday he would not disavow a super PAC in support of his nascent candidacy, breaking with some leading Democrats who have ruled out accepting financial backing from outside groups. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick smiles after filing
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg admitted he was wrong to support the “stop and frisk” police practice that ensnared disproportionate numbers of blacks and Latinos, apologizing to a largely African-American church on Sunday as he weighs a presidential bid. FILE PHOTO: Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former New
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart at the center of Congress’ impeachment investigation was “inappropriate,” a foreign policy aide to Vice President Mike Pence told lawmakers, according to a transcript released on Saturday. Jennifer Williams, who was listening to the call on July 25, testified that
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(Reuters) – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat seeking a second term, faces an election run-off on Saturday against Eddie Rispone, a Republican who has tightly aligned himself with President Donald Trump. FILE PHOTO: Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards speaks during a welcoming ceremony for Spain’s King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia at
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress, an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation. Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch is sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee
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U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on honesty and transparency in healthcare prices inside the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner NEW YORK (Reuters) – The televised impeachment hearings that began this week in the U.S. House of Representatives do not appear to have changed many minds
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland attends the EU-U.S. High-Level Forum on small modular reactors at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Thursday that U.S. ambassador Gordon Sondland did not explicitly link military aid to Kiev
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Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at a SEA/SEIU Local 1984 Member Town Hall in Concord, New Hampshire, U.S., November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren questioned Goldman Sachs’s response to allegations of bias in how the bank evaluates applicants for Apple Inc’s credit card,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has told supporters he will join the Democratic race and run for president, media outlets including the New York Times reported on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick stands to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during the 364th Commencement Exercises at Harvard University
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will reach a critical juncture on Wednesday when lawmakers launch their first televised public hearings, marking a new, high-stakes phase of a tumultuous presidency. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Veterans Day Parade and Wreath Laying ceremony in Manhattan, New
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democrats launch the public phase of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump this week, with open, televised hearings set for Wednesday and Friday in the House of Representatives. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures while exiting a Veterans Day Parade and Wreath Laying ceremony in Manhattan, New York City,
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KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine expects the United States to maintain or even increase military aid to Kiev next year despite the issue being part of a political battle in Washington over the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Defence Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk told Reuters. Ukrainian Defence Minister Andriy Zahorodnyuk speaks during an interview with Reuters in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republicans said Friday they are moving Representative Jim Jordan, one of President Donald Trump’s most tenacious defenders, onto the congressional committee that will hold public hearings next week on Trump’s possible impeachment. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) speaks to members of the news media during the ongoing impeachment inquiry
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democrats launch the public phase of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump next week, with open, televised hearings set for Wednesday and Friday in the House of Representatives. The committee room in the Longworth House Office Building where the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald
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