White House budget official says decision to delay aid to Ukraine was highly irregular

Saturday's testimony from Mark Sandy, who is the first employee of the Office of Management and Budget to testify in the House’s probe, appeared to confirm Democrats’ suspicions that the decision to withhold congressionally approved funds for Ukraine was a political one.

Senior national security official feared leaks of Trump’s call to Ukrainian leader could be damaging

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Dozens of senior officials were aware of or involved in President Trump's shadow foreign policy on Ukraine. It is not clear whether any of it would have come to light were it not for a memo from a relatively junior CIA employee.

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The long-awaited study results found that invasive procedures outperformed pills in treating chest pain, but not in preventing cardiac death, heart attacks and heart-related hospitalizations.

Trump administration ousts top homelessness official

The unexpected move comes as the White House plans a sweeping crackdown aimed at homelessness in California.
Avera eCare employees sit at virtual emergency room workstations at a telemedicine center in Sioux Falls, S.D. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Avera eCare employees sit at virtual emergency room workstations at a telemedicine center in Sioux Falls, S.D. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Dr. Kelly Rhone surveys a large map that notes the client hospitals that use the virtual ER services offered by Avera eCare. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
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