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Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 09:42 AM CST

Amb. Yovanovitch on Trump Comments: 'Sounded Like a Threat'

Amb. Yovanovitch on Trump Comments: 'Sounded Like a Threat'

Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch says she felt President Donald Trump's comments on a phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy "sounded like a threat."

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 09:24 AM CST

WATCH: Devin Nunes’ Opening Statement During Impeachment Hearing With Marie Yovanovitch

WATCH: Devin Nunes’ Opening Statement During Impeachment Hearing With Marie Yovanovitch

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, delivers his opening statement during the second open hearing of the impeachment inquiry. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine...

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 10:02 AM CST

2nd Open Impeachment Hearing: Here Are the Opening Statements

2nd Open Impeachment Hearing: Here Are the Opening Statements

Here are opening statements from the second public impeachment hearing on Nov. 15, which featured the testimony of former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., chairman of...

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 09:11 AM CST

Amb. Yovanovitch: Former VP Biden 'Never Discussed Burisma WIth Me'

Amb. Yovanovitch: Former VP Biden 'Never Discussed Burisma WIth Me'

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch discusses her relationship with former Vice President Joe Biden and testies she never met his son Hunter Biden. She also discusses her limited meetings with...

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 09:22 AM CST

Yovanovich Amazed Corrupt Ukraine Officials Found 'Americans Willing to Partner With Them'

Yovanovich Amazed Corrupt Ukraine Officials Found 'Americans Willing to Partner With Them'

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovich discusses her surprise to see that corrupt Ukrainian officials found Americans to work with them to oust her as ambassador.

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 09:00 AM CST

WATCH: Adam Schiff’s Opening Statement During Impeachment Hearing With Marie Yovanovitch

WATCH: Adam Schiff’s Opening Statement During Impeachment Hearing With Marie Yovanovitch

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., delivers his opening statement during the second open hearing of the impeachment inquiry. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch...

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 11:58 AM CST

READ: WH Notes of Trump's 1st Call With Ukraine President

READ: WH Notes of Trump's 1st Call With Ukraine President

President Donald Trump on Friday released a summary memo of his April congratulatory call with Ukraine’s president-elect, the latest salvo in the White House effort to blunt Democratic allegations that Trump...

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 07:18 AM CST

For Obama and Patrick, a Long Friendship and Political Bond

For Obama and Patrick, a Long Friendship and Political Bond

Deval Patrick was in need of a pep talk. He was staring down reelection as Massachusetts governor in 2010, in the midst of a sluggish economic recovery that would ultimately contribute to sweeping Democratic...

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 06:54 AM CST

Lawmakers OK Lobbyist Disclosure Over GOP Complaints

Lawmakers OK Lobbyist Disclosure Over GOP Complaints

A federal bribery charge against an Illinois state legislator has led to questions about whether lawmakers should be allowed to lobby other units of government.

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 06:43 AM CST

'Young Turks' Host Runs for Katie Hill's Former Seat

'Young Turks' Host Runs for Katie Hill's Former Seat

Online news show host Cenk Uygur Thursday announced his candidacy for the Santa Clarita Valley congressional seat formerly held by Katie Hill.

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