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Giuliani associates pressed past president of Ukraine to announce Biden investigation in exchange for state visit

November 9, 2019
Josh Dawsey, Matt Zapotosky | The Washington Post
Two associates of Rudolph W. Giuliani pressed the then-president of Ukraine in February to announce investigations into former vice president Joe Biden’s son and purported Ukrainian interference in the 2016 election in exchange for a state visit, and a lawyer for one of the associates said Friday that they were doing so because Giuliani — acting on President Trump’s behalf — asked them to.
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Bolton’s lawyer says he may be ready to share new ‘relevant meetings and conversations’ on Ukraine

November 9, 2019
Hallie Jackson | NBC News
The news comes as President Trump’s former National Security Adviser’s deputy, Fiona Hill, now says she’s “living her worst nightmare” because of the shadow campaign waged by Rudy Giuliani and his push to trade military aid to Ukraine for political help.
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Senate Republicans consider including Bidens in Trump impeachment trial

November 6, 2019
Rachael Bade, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Senate Republicans are privately debating whether they should use an impeachment trial of President Trump to scrutinize former vice president Joe Biden and his son Hunter as some Trump allies push to call them as witnesses while others dismiss the suggestion as a risky political ploy.
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Giuliani Associate Lev Parnas is willing to comply with House Impeachment Inquiry, his attorney says

November 5, 2019
Rosalind Helderman, Josh Dawsey, Deanna Paul, Tom Hamburger | The Washington Post
An attorney for Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudolph W. Giuliani who was charged last month with campaign finance violations, said Monday that his client is willing to comply with the House impeachment inquiry — and challenged the notion that President Trump does not know Parnas.
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Ex-Ukraine Ambassador Testified She Felt Threatened by Trump

November 5, 2019
Michael Schmidt, Nicholas Fandos | The New York Times
The former United States ambassador to Ukraine told impeachment investigators last month that she felt “threatened” by President Trump after it emerged that he told the Ukrainian president she would “go through some things,” adding that she still feared retaliation.
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Whistleblower Offers to Answer GOP Questions

November 4, 2019
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
The government whistleblower who triggered the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump is now offering to answer questions from Republicans lawmakers. Mr. Trump repeated Sunday that the person's name should be revealed.
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Before his claims of corruption, Trump tried to build a resort in Ukraine

November 4, 2019
Anita Kumar | POLITICO
In 2006, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump traveled to Ukraine to meet with government officials about building a multimillion dollar hotel and golf course in the country. Two years later, Trump Jr. was back to meet with developers. The Trumps were looking to erect luxury resorts across the former Soviet republics, and Ukraine seemed like a promising location. But doing so meant navigating a landscape that had long struggled with corruption.
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Vindman’s Identical Twin May Be Called to Testify in Impeachment Inquiry

November 1, 2019
Vivian Salama | The Wall Street Journal
The identical twin brother of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a National Security Council official who shared before House committees this week his concerns about President Trump’s July phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart, may also be called to testify.
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House investigators seek Bolton’s testimony in impeachment inquiry

October 31, 2019
Karoun Demirjian, Rachael Bade, Elise Viebeck | The Washington Post
Democratic investigators have requested testimony from former national security adviser John Bolton in their expanding impeachment probe of President Trump, reaching into the upper echelons of the White House as they prepared to move ahead Thursday with a pivotal vote setting out the next stages of the inquiry.
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