(Jabin Botsford)
(Jabin Botsford)
A dispute erupts between Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and White House Counsel Pat Cipollone over how to counter House Democrats’ impeachment push.
The Defense and State departments certified that Kyiv had taken “substantial actions” to tackle corruption, and the Europeans spend more on Ukraine than the United States does.
Laura Cooper and Catherine Croft told lawmakers they are confident the Ukrainians knew U.S. aid had been frozen well before that information was disclosed publicly.
Trump and his allies have long been suspicious of the permanent bureaucracy. This week’s hearings will highlight the rift between political appointees and career employees.
Mulvaney intends to pursue a separate case after a deputy to former Trump national security adviser Bolton opposed his move to join the suit.
One of the officials, Laura Cooper, told House impeachment investigators last month that the Pentagon sought clarification from the Trump administration about the holdup of aid to Ukraine.
The public phase of the House impeachment inquiry will test the unity of the GOP, which has so far backed the party leader.
His decision immediately put his Long Island seat near the top of Democratic target lists at a time when suburban voters continue to trend away from Republicans.
Shouts of “lock him up!” and signs reading “ImpeachIMPEACH” and “Dump Trump” greeted the president during his remarks at a Veterans Day parade in New York City.
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Former national security adviser John Bolton views the acting White House chief of staff as a key participant in the administration’s effort to pressure Ukraine.
  • Analysis
Televised hearings offer investigators a third bite of the media apple after details about the testimony from witnesses and the release of transcripts.
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