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Do Republicans believe President Trump’s conversation with Ukraine’s leader warrants an impeachment inquiry? Judy Woodruff gets two perspectives from former Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Chris Buskirk of American Greatness on the potential political ramifications.
While Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday pushed back on demands by House Democrats for testimony and documents related to the Ukraine investigation, Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley defended the whistleblower who filed a complaint about President Trump’s actions. Lisa…
It was an explosive day on Capitol Hill, as a redacted version of the whistleblower letter was released publicly, and the acting director of national intelligence testified before the House Intelligence Committee about his handling of it. Lisa Desjardins reports…
Amid a political swirl over his interactions with the Ukrainian president, President Trump is denying the July phone call between the two leaders included anything improper. But behind the scenes, Trump is “lashing out” in frustration that details of that…
According to the Justice Department, the original whistleblower account of President Trump’s actions on Ukraine raised the possibility of a criminal act by Trump, related to campaign finance. But federal prosecutors reportedly decided that they could not identify a campaign…
By PBS NewsHour
Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., says the memo summarizing the conversation between President Trump and the president of Ukraine is "absolutely devastating" and "underscores the need for the [impeachment] inquiry the House began yesterday." Murphy, who this month met with Ukraine's…
How does the White House capture a conversation between a president and another foreign leader? And who gets to review that material afterward? For more context on the phone conversation between President Trump and Zelensky, Judy Woodruff talks to Larry…
Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., said that the news that the House is going to move forward with an impeachment inquiry into President Trump's actions "is nothing new." Harris said that "the American people need to see the transcripts," but also…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Lisa Desjardins
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced an official impeachment inquiry -- but what exactly ramped up Democrats’ political momentum toward impeachment? And what's next for President Trump and Republicans? Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins join William Brangham for a…
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