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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 08:56 PM CST

GOP-Requested Witness Rejects Trump 'Conspiracy Theories'

GOP-Requested Witness Rejects Trump 'Conspiracy Theories'

Sought by Republicans to testify, the former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine spoke up instead for Democrat Joe Biden in Tuesday's impeachment hearings, rejecting "conspiracy theories" embraced by President Donald...

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 02:57 PM CST

Admitting Fault with Smollett, Foxx Launches Re-Election Bid

Admitting Fault with Smollett, Foxx Launches Re-Election Bid

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx announced her campaign for re-election on Tuesday with a video in which she admitted that with regard to the case of actor Jussie Smollett, she "didn't handle it well."

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 11:48 AM CST

Jordan Presses Vindman on Performance at NSC

Jordan Presses Vindman on Performance at NSC

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman reads portions of his performance review after Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, questioned Vindman about his reputation within the National Security Council.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 11:28 AM CST

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman Declined Offer to Become Ukrainian Defense Minister

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman Declined Offer to Become Ukrainian Defense Minister

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testified before lawmakers on Tuesday that he had turned down repeated offers from Ukraine to work as the country’s Defense Minister, saying that “the whole notion is rather comical.”

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 11:16 AM CST

Vindman Corrects Nunes: 'Ranking Member, It's Lieutenant Colonel '

Vindman Corrects Nunes: 'Ranking Member, It's Lieutenant Colonel '

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman corrects Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., after he mistakenly called the lieutenant colonel “mister” during morning impeachment hearings on Nov. 19, 2019.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 10:50 AM CST

Adam Schiff’s Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing With Vindman, Williams

Adam Schiff’s Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing With Vindman, Williams

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., offers up his opening statement during morning impeachment hearings on Nov. 19, 2019.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 10:40 AM CST

WATCH: Devin Nunes’ Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing With Vindman, Williams

WATCH: Devin Nunes’ Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing With Vindman, Williams

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., offers up his opening statement during morning impeachment hearings on Nov. 19, 2019.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 10:48 AM CST

WATCH: Jennifer Williams’ Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing With Vindman

WATCH: Jennifer Williams’ Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing With Vindman

Jennifer Williams, special advisor to VP Mike Pence, offers up her opening statement during morning impeachment hearings on Nov. 19, 2019.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 10:38 AM CST

WATCH: Alexander Vindman’s Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing With Williams

WATCH: Alexander Vindman’s Opening Statement From Impeachment Hearing With Williams

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman offers up his opening statement during morning impeachment hearings on Nov. 19, 2019.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 11:05 AM CST

Special Adviser to VP Pence Testifies Trump’s Call with Ukraine ‘Unusual’

Special Adviser to VP Pence Testifies Trump’s Call with Ukraine ‘Unusual’

Jennifer Williams, special adviser to Vice President Mike Pence, told the Intelligence Committee she found President Donald Trump’s July 25 call with the Ukrainian president “unusual”...

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