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Most important moments from the Marie Yovanovitch impeachment hearing

Most important moments from the Marie Yovanovitch impeachment hearing

Former Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch is the star witness of the second day of the House’s public impeachment inquiry, examining, among other things, whether and why President Donald Trump and his senior aides (and allies) pushed the longtime diplomat out to make it easier to implement their own version of policy toward the country. Below,…MORE

Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work after stomach bug

Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work after stomach bug

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to work Friday morning after missing a day of oral arguments this week due to a stomach bug. Ginsburg, 86, is participating in the justices’ regularly scheduled, closed-door conference, where they are expected to take an initial vote on a case concerning the future of the Obama-era Deferred…MORE

Trump associate Roger Stone found guilty of lies that protected Trump

Trump associate Roger Stone found guilty of lies that protected Trump

Longtime Trump associate Roger Stone was found guilty on Friday of lying to Congress and other charges in a case that has shed new light on President Donald Trump’s anticipation of the release of stolen Democratic emails in 2016 by WikiLeaks. Stone, a political operative, was found guilty of all seven counts brought by the…MORE

New Trump-Zelensky call transcript raises new questions

New Trump-Zelensky call transcript raises new questions

The White House hopes to show that there was nothing untoward in the US-Ukraine relationship by releasing a rough transcript of President Donald Trump’s first call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. But nobody had accused Trump of doing anything wrong in that initial, congratulatory call. And the transcript raises a few questions that deserve further…MORE

Timeline of events between Trump’s two Ukraine phone calls

Timeline of events between Trump’s two Ukraine phone calls

The White House on Friday released its transcript of President Donald Trump’s April 21 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky congratulating him on his election. Here’s a timeline of key events between that first call between the two and their July 25 call, during which Trump pressured Zelensky to open investigations that could damage…MORE

Bloomberg plans to spend $100 million on anti-Trump ads in key states

Bloomberg plans to spend $100 million on anti-Trump ads in key states

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $100 million on an anti-Donald Trump ad blitz in key 2020 battleground states. A Bloomberg spokesperson told CNN the digital campaign will target Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin starting Friday and will run through the end of the primary season. The ads will not feature Bloomberg.…MORE

READ: Marie Yovanovitch’s opening remarks at public impeachment hearing

READ: Marie Yovanovitch’s opening remarks at public impeachment hearing

As prepared for delivery: Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Nunes, and other Members of the Committee: Thank you for the opportunity to start with this statement, to reintroduce myself to the Committee and to highlight parts of my biography and experience. My Background I come before you as an American citizen, who has devoted the majority…MORE

READ: Devin Nunes’ opening remarks at second public impeachment hearing

READ: Devin Nunes’ opening remarks at second public impeachment hearing

As prepared for delivery: It’s unfortunate that today, and for most of next week, we will continue engaging in the Democrats’ day-long TV spectacles instead of solving the problems we were all sent to Washington to address. We now have a major trade agreement with Canada and Mexico ready for approval—a deal that would create…MORE

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