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Sondland: Trump Directed Ukraine Quid Pro Quo Via Giuliani

Sondland: Trump Directed Ukraine Quid Pro Quo Via Giuliani

Ambassador Gordon Sondland told House impeachment investigators Wednesday that he worked with Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine at the “express direction” of President Donald Trump and pushed for a political “quid pro...

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 09:22 PM CST

Takeaways From Marathon Day of Impeachment Testimony

Takeaways From Marathon Day of Impeachment Testimony

Over a jampacked, nearly 12-hour stretch on Tuesday, four key figures at the center of the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry testified publicly before the House Intelligence Committee. First, Lt. Col....

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 08:51 PM CST

Key Moments From Impeachment Hearings

Key Moments From Impeachment Hearings

Here are the key moments from Tuesday’s public impeachment hearings, which included testimony from NSC staffer Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, former U.S. diplomats Kurt Volker and Tim Morrison,...

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 07:05 PM CST

Ruling Backs Asylum Seekers at Border Prior to Policy Shift

Ruling Backs Asylum Seekers at Border Prior to Policy Shift

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a partial ban on asylum does not apply to anyone who appeared at an official U.S. border crossing before the policy was announced in July, a decision that may affect thousands...

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 05:22 PM CST

Fact Check: Trump Stretches in Assailing Witnesses

Fact Check: Trump Stretches in Assailing Witnesses

President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused witnesses at the House impeachment hearings of spreading word-of-mouth information about matters they have no knowledge of themselves. But the testimony of Lt. Col...

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 05:06 PM CST

Illinois Approves 8 More Recreational Cannabis Dispensaries

Illinois Approves 8 More Recreational Cannabis Dispensaries

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has announced that eight more adult-use cannabis licenses have been issued to dispensaries in the state, bringing the total number of approved...

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 04:57 PM CST

WATCH: Kurt Volker’s Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing

WATCH: Kurt Volker’s Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing

Kurt Volker, the former Ukraine special envoy, makes his opening statement during an impeachment hearing on Nov. 19, 2019.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 04:55 PM CST

Volker Defends Biden from Giuliani’s 'Conspiracy Theory'

Volker Defends Biden from Giuliani’s 'Conspiracy Theory'

Former special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker testified before a House committee Tuesday he had defended former Vice President Joe Biden against allegations of corruption during a July meeting with Rudy Giuliani.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 03:22 PM CST

WATCH: Nunes’ Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing With Volker, Morrison

WATCH: Nunes’ Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing With Volker, Morrison

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., makes his opening statement during an impeachment hearing on Nov. 19, 2019.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 03:16 PM CST

WATCH: Tim Morrison’s Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing

WATCH: Tim Morrison’s Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing

Tim Morrison, the former NSC official in charge of overseeing Russia and Europe policy, makes his opening statement during an impeachment hearing on Nov. 19, 2019.

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