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U.S. envoy says he was told Trump wanted Ukraine aid to be contingent on probe of Bidens, 2016 election

The explosive, closed-door testimony from acting ambassador William B. Taylor Jr. undermined the repeated statements of the president and the depositions of other administration officials, with the potential to reset the House impeachment probe of Trump.
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Analysis

Key takeaways from Taylor’s opening statement

There was a quid pro quo, the acting ambassador to Ukraine testified Tuesday.

Trump compares inquiry to ‘lynching’

Democrats and several Republicans condemned the use of the term.
Taylor’s testimony called ‘damning’; firestorm continues over Trump’s lynching tweet
Justice Dept. pushes back on House lawsuit seeking Trump’s tax records
Some Democrats described Clinton’s impeachment as a ‘lynch mob’

Parliament denies support for fast-tracked Brexit deal

Lawmakers voted to support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s deal in principle, but then, more importantly, rejected his timetable — a yes/no result that creates further confusion over what happens next.

Russia, Turkey agree to remove Kurdish fighters along Syrian border as U.S. withdraws troops

Russia gave its blessing to a Turkish-led operation against Kurds who had allied with the United States against the Islamic State — cementing Russia’s role as Syria’s central power broker at a moment when U.S. influence in the region is dissipating.
Hampshire College third-year student Elías Alejo, 20, left, talks with fourth-year student Emery Powell. (Sarah Crosby for The Post)
Hampshire College third-year student Elías Alejo, 20, left, talks with fourth-year student Emery Powell. (Sarah Crosby for The Post)
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