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Politics Nov 17Aide recounts actions tying Trump to delay in Ukraine funds
Gordon Sondland, President Trump’s emissary to the European Union, said vital U.S. military assistance to Ukraine might be freed up if the country’s top prosecutor “would go to the mike and announce that he was opening the Burisma investigation,” a…
Politics Nov 16Impeachment testimony comes from White House budget official
After a week of dramatic public hearings, investigators heard late Friday in closed session from State Department official David Holmes, who delivered a firsthand account that puts the president at the forefront of events.
Nation Nov 13Justice Dept. rolls out new program to combat gun violence
The push, known as Project Guardian, was unveiled at a news conference in Memphis, Tennessee, alongside officials from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Politics Nov 12Stone sought to ‘debrief’ Kushner on DNC email hack, Rick Gates testifies
Rick Gates, who was Donald Trump's deputy campaign chairman, received a text message from Roger Stone on June 15, 2016, asking for Kushner's contact information, so Stone could "debrief" Kushner on developments about the hacked emails.
Politics Nov 08Steve Bannon says Roger Stone was Trump campaign’s link to WikiLeaks
"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court. "But Roger would be considered if we needed an access point."…
Politics Oct 25WATCH: Trump expects ‘really bad things’ from investigation into Russia probe
President Trump declared anew on Friday that the now-concluded special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was a "hoax" designed to discredit his presidency.
Nation Oct 24Justice Department has opened criminal investigation into Russia probe
The revelation comes as Trump is already facing scrutiny about a potential abuse of power, including a House impeachment inquiry.
Politics Oct 23WATCH: Republicans disrupt closed-door impeachment deposition
The GOP maneuver delayed a deposition with Laura Cooper, a senior Defense Department official who oversees Ukraine policy, until midafternoon. The interview began roughly five hours behind schedule, after a security check by Capitol officials.
Politics Sep 30Trump sought Australia’s help on Russia probe origins
Justice spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said Trump made the calls on Barr's behalf.
Politics Sep 27White House attorneys directed Ukraine call transcript to be sealed
A senior administration official acknowledged that the rough transcript of Trump's July 25 phone conversation with Ukraine's president was moved to a highly classified system.