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  • Donald Trump Nov 20, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump Tries to Distance Himself From Sondland

    President Donald Trump sought to defend against accusations that he pushed Ukraine’s president for a political “favor” by making a dubious claim that he had little involvement with the U.S. ambassador testifying in House impeachment hearings. Trump distanced himself Wednesday from Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union who had direct conversations with the president and other top...

  • Donald Trump Nov 20, 2019

    ‘I Don’t Know Him Very Well’: Trump Responds to Sondland Testimony

    President Donald Trump responded to Ambassador Gordon Sondland’s testimony during the second week of impeachment hearings, telling reporters he doesn’t “know him very well,” and claiming that Sondland was a late supporter of his.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Nov 18, 2019

    Criminal Charges Expected This Week Against Epstein Guards

    Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein when he took his own life are expected to face criminal charges this week for falsifying prison records, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The federal charges could come as soon as Tuesday and are the first in connection with Epstein’s death. The wealthy financier died at the...

  • Donald Trump Oct 30, 2019

    Trump Pick for Russia Envoy Grilled by Senators on Ukraine

    The No. 2 official at the State Department faced off Wednesday with senators demanding to know why he didn’t know more about the Trump administration’s backchannel diplomacy with Ukraine and the dismissal of the former U.S. ambassador to Kyiv, issues now at the heart of the impeachment inquiry into the president. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, President Donald Trump’s...

  • Donald Trump Oct 30, 2019

    Trump Pick for Russia Envoy Grilled by Senators on Ukraine

    The No. 2 official at the State Department faced off Wednesday with senators demanding to know why he didn’t know more about the Trump administration’s backchannel diplomacy with Ukraine and the dismissal of the former U.S. ambassador to Kyiv, issues now at the heart of the impeachment inquiry into the president. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, President Donald Trump’s...

  • Donald Trump Oct 30, 2019

    Trump Pick for Russia Envoy Grilled by Senators on Ukraine

    The No. 2 official at the State Department faced off Wednesday with senators demanding to know why he didn’t know more about the Trump administration’s backchannel diplomacy with Ukraine and the dismissal of the former U.S. ambassador to Kyiv, issues now at the heart of the impeachment inquiry into the president. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, President Donald Trump’s...

  • Donald Trump Oct 30, 2019

    Trump Pick for Russian Envoy Grilled Over Ukraine

    The second-highest-ranking State Dept. official faces off with senators demanding to know why he didn’t know more about the Trump administration’s backchannel diplomacy with Ukraine and the dismissal of the former U.S. ambassador to Kyiv.

  • Attorney Oct 16, 2019

    British Family Decries Treatment by US After Border Crossing

    Seven members of an extended British family who made an unauthorized crossing into the United States from Canada are being held in federal custody at a Pennsylvania detention center nearly two weeks after their arrest, their lawyer said Tuesday.

  • Donald Trump Oct 10, 2019

    Giuliani’s Associates Aimed for Business Deal in Ukraine; Boasted of Trump Ties

    When it came to their dealings in Ukraine over the last year, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman wore two hats, NBC News reports. The Florida businessmen were helping President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani set up meetings with high level Ukrainian officials, according to documents obtained by the State Department inspector general. Giuliani has acknowledged that he lobbied those...

  • Donald Trump Oct 5, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump’s Fact-Challenged Week Over Impeachment

    Facing an impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook to defend himself: attacking his investigators , blasting the inquiry as illegal and deriding the process as all-but-rigged. Many facts are getting lost in the process. He repeatedly lambasted Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, the House Intelligence Committee chairman who is leading the impeachment review, as guilty of...

  • Donald Trump Oct 3, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump’s Inaccurate Claims About ‘Perfect’ Call

    President Donald Trump’s request that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, has triggered an impeachment inquiry. Since then, the president has made a series of inaccurate claims about his phone call with Zelensky, which he calls “perfect.”

  • Donald Trump Oct 2, 2019

    Fiery Standoff: Trump Sees Hoax, Dems See Stonewall

    Agitated and angry, President Donald Trump squared off against House Democrats on Wednesday, packing his increasingly aggressive impeachment defense with name-calling and expletives. Quietly but just as resolutely, lawmakers expanded their inquiry, promising a broad new subpoena for documents and witnesses. Democratic leaders put the White House on notice that the wide-ranging subpoena would be coming for information about Trump’s...

  • Donald Trump Oct 2, 2019

    Whistleblower Spoke to Schiff Aides Before Filing Complaint

    The whistleblower who raised concerns about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine spoke to staffers on the House Intelligence Committee before filing a formal complaint, giving Democrats advance warning of the accusations of wrongdoing that triggered their impeachment inquiry. The whistleblower, a member of the intelligence community, contacted the committee for guidance on how to report “possible wrongdoing,” according to...

  • Associated Press Oct 1, 2019

    Pompeo Acknowledges He Was on Trump Call at Center of Impeachment Probe

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo publicly acknowledged for the first time Wednesday he was on the July 25 phone call in which President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine’s president to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. “I was on the phone call,” Pompeo said at a joint news conference in Rome with his Italian counterpart, a disclosure that puts a spotlight...

  • Associated Press Sep 30, 2019

    House Democrats Subpoena Giuliani in Trump Impeachment Probe

    At one end of Pennsylvania Avenue, the president raged about treason. At the other, the methodical march toward impeachment proceeded apace. Democrats on Monday subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer who was at the heart of Trump’s efforts to get Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden’s family. That was after one of Trump’s staunchest defenders, Senate Majority Leader...

  • Associated Press Oct 1, 2019

    Trump Warns Of ‘Civil War-Like Fracture,’ Accuses Schiff Of Treason

    Facing increasing pressure as impeachment momentum builds, President Trump lashes out at those leading the process. NBC’s Alice Barr reports.

  • Donald Trump Sep 29, 2019

    What’s Next as House Committees Launch Impeachment Probes

    House Democrats are planning a rapid start to their push for House Democrats are planning a rapid start to their push for impeachment of President Donald Trump, with hearings and depositions starting this week. Democratic leaders have instructed committees to move quickly — and not to lose momentum — after revelations that Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate...

  • Donald Trump Sep 28, 2019

    White House Official: Notes on Sensitive Calls Filed in Classified Computer System

    At the White House, a senior administration official confirmed Friday a key detail from the unidentified CIA whistleblower who has accused Trump of abusing the power of his office. Trump, for his part, insisted anew that his actions and words have been “perfect” and the whistleblower’s complaint might well be the work of “a partisan operative.” The White House acknowledged...

  • Donald Trump Sep 27, 2019

    How the White House and DOJ Learned About the Whistleblower

    The White House and the Justice Department learned about an intelligence official’s concerns about President Donald Trump around the same time the individual filed a whistleblower complaint that is now at the center of an impeachment inquiry, according to a U.S. official and another person familiar with the matter.

  • Donald Trump Sep 26, 2019

    Read the Redacted Whistleblower’s Complaint That Involves President Trump and the Intelligence Community Inspector General’s Letter About the Complaint

    Here is a redacted version of a secret whistleblower’s complaint involving President Donald Trump and a letter by the Intelligence Community Inspector General about the complaint. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released the declassified complaint and IG’s letter Thursday ahead of Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire’s testimony before Congress. “The Committee this morning will be releasing...

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