A senior diplomat, in a closed hearing, challenged Trump’s characterizations with a detailed rendering of events over many weeks.
The campaign so far has brought questions about who has what it will take to win a general election against the president.
The top candidates are still at the top, and others still struggle, but perceptions have shifted.
His actions have had a destructive impact on Kurdish allies, generating some of the harshest criticism of his presidency.
With tweets, speeches and exchanges with reporters, the president has amped up his combativeness in the face of the impeachment inquiry.
Nearly half of Americans say the House should recommend that Trump be removed from office.
The collective silence, or assent, by most GOP elected officials highlights the degree to which they are scared of the president and his most fervent supporters.
After the speaker moved toward impeachment, the White House released the memorandum of the president’s call and he lashed out at his accusers.
The Ukraine story highlights the degree to which traditional checks and balances have been weakened under this president.
The selection of the RNC chairman, a favorite of GOP congressional leaders and recommended by House Speaker Paul Ryan, puts a party insider and establishment figure in a key White House post.