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      Newsdeck: ‘Couldn’t believe what I was hearing’: White House aides testify in impeachment probe
      Nov20

      Newsdeck: ‘Couldn’t believe what I was hearing’: White House aides testify in impeachment probe

      WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Senior U.S. officials told impeachment investigators in Congress on Tuesday they were concerned by President Donald Trump’s effort to get Ukraine to investigate a political rival, with one White House official calling it a “shock.” …read more Source:: Daily...

      Newsdeck: Pelosi says Trump has admitted to bribery as impeachment probe intensifies
      Nov15

      Newsdeck: Pelosi says Trump has admitted to bribery as impeachment probe intensifies

      WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) – House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday President Donald Trump already has admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democratic-led inquiry, accusing him of an impeachable offense under the U.S. Constitution. …read more Source:: Daily...

      Business Maverick: Wednesday 5 November: Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day
      Nov06

      Business Maverick: Wednesday 5 November: Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

      China pressures “Tariff Man” Trump, a U.S. administration envoy says there was quid pro quo in the Ukraine drama, and the Australian outback may have the answer to the renewable energy industry’s biggest challenge. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about today. …read more Source:: Daily...

      Newsdeck: Trump impeachment effort passes first test in divided U.S. Congress
      Oct31

      Newsdeck: Trump impeachment effort passes first test in divided U.S. Congress

      WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) – A deeply divided U.S. House of Representatives took a major step in the effort to impeach President Donald Trump on Thursday when lawmakers approved rules for the next, more public, stage in the Democratic-led inquiry into Trump’s attempt to have Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival....

      Newsdeck: U.S. diplomat testifies Trump tied Ukraine aid to politically motivated probes
      Oct23

      Newsdeck: U.S. diplomat testifies Trump tied Ukraine aid to politically motivated probes

      WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (Reuters) – The top American diplomat in Ukraine testified on Tuesday that President Donald Trump made the release of U.S. security aid to Ukraine contingent on Kiev publicly declaring it would carry out politically motivated investigations that he demanded. …read more Source:: Daily...

      Newsdeck: Democrats alarmed about possible U.S withdrawal from Open Skies treaty
      Oct09

      Newsdeck: Democrats alarmed about possible U.S withdrawal from Open Skies treaty

      WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Four senior Democratic lawmakers said on Tuesday they believed the Trump administration may withdraw from a treaty that allows unarmed surveillance flights over U.S., Russian and other territory, warning it would be a gift to Russia and undermine confidence in the U.S. commitment to Ukraine. …read more...

      Newsdeck: U.S. diplomat at center of Trump-Ukraine affair to meet with House committee staff
      Oct03

      Newsdeck: U.S. diplomat at center of Trump-Ukraine affair to meet with House committee staff

      WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – A longtime U.S. diplomat who served as President Donald Trump’s special envoy for Ukraine will tell his story to congressional committee staff on Thursday as part of a Democratic-led impeachment probe of the Republican president. …read more Source:: Daily...

      Newsdeck: Temperamental Trump blows his top over impeachment inquiry
      Oct03

      Newsdeck: Temperamental Trump blows his top over impeachment inquiry

      Easily rankled when Democrats accuse him of wrongdoing, Trump boiled over on Wednesday at the impeachment inquiry they are pursuing over his July 25 phone call to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. …read more Source:: Daily...

      Newsdeck: Trump’s Attack on Whistle-Blower in Private Meeting Was Caught on Video
      Sep27

      Newsdeck: Trump’s Attack on Whistle-Blower in Private Meeting Was Caught on Video

      President Donald Trump used a closed-door gathering with U.S. diplomats in New York to attack Democratic rival Joe Biden and disparage a whistle-blower complaint over his controversial call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy now at the heart of an impeachment inquiry. …read more Source:: Daily...

      BUSINESS MAVERICK: 27 September: Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day
      Sep27

      BUSINESS MAVERICK: 27 September: Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

      A whistle-blower claims Trump’s team sought to conceal his Ukraine call. Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam explains why the government won’t meet protesters’ demands. Japan’s biggest bank cuts jobs across Asia Pacific. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about today. …read more Source:: Daily...