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.
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.
Laura Cooper told impeachment investigators that she was confident the Ukrainians knew the U.S. aid was frozen before that information became public.
Mulvaney intends to pursue a separate case after a deputy to former Trump national security adviser Bolton opposed his move to join the suit.
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.
Asking the Ukrainian president to investigate the Bidens is exactly the kind of misconduct the framers of the Constitution had in mind in introducing a check on presidential misuse of power.
Testimony in the House impeachment inquiry shows aides struggling to please the president as they fret about his fits of rage and do their best to anticipate his ever-shifting impulses.
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.
Televised hearings offer investigators a third bite of the media apple after details about the testimony from witnesses and the release of transcripts.
Whistleblower confidentiality is a core element in a system that encourages government employees to report waste, fraud and abuse through a process that protects them.
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney skipped a scheduled deposition on Capitol Hill in an impeachment inquiry that will include public hearings starting next week.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman described Trump’s call with Ukraine’s president, and former White House Russia expert Fiona Hill said Rudy Giuliani tried to “appropriate presidential power,” according to transcripts released Friday.
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We learned that current and former officials told investigators in October that there was a quid pro quo.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump. Here’s what you need to know about what impeachment is and how it works.
The 44-year-old national security official raised alarms after hearing Trump’s July 25 call with the leader of Ukraine, and now he is a central figure in the impeachment inquiry.
Compiled exclusively from testimony offered during the House impeachment inquiry.
The attorney for Bolton and his deputy, Charles Kupperman, said they will not participate in the House impeachment inquiry until the specific dispute is resolved over whether they are legally permitted to testify.
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White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is now implicated in the quid pro quo.