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      Ukrainian-Americans say Ukraine is ‘victim’ in Trump impeachment probe
      Nov12

      Ukrainian-Americans say Ukraine is ‘victim’ in Trump impeachment probe

      New York – Regardless of how the House of Representatives’ impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump end, some Ukrainian-Americans believe their ancestral homeland has already become a unwitting victim of tumultuous U.S. politics. “I think Ukraine is kind of a victim in this case because I believe they were pushed to do...

      Republicans shrug off growing evidence, stand with Trump against impeachment
      Nov12

      Republicans shrug off growing evidence, stand with Trump against impeachment

      WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans are sticking with their party leader in the face of thousands of pages of evidence showing President Donald Trump leveraged foreign policy for political favours, raising the possibility that not a single House Republican will vote for his impeachment. As they prepare to hold the first open impeachment...

      Trump fumes over impeachment probe with public hearings days away
      Nov11

      Trump fumes over impeachment probe with public hearings days away

      Washington – President Donald Trump seethed on Monday as Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives prepared to enter a crucial new phase – the first public hearings – in their impeachment inquiry centered on his request that Ukraine investigate political rival Joe Biden. On Wednesday and Friday, U.S. diplomats William...

      What to expect from the televised Trump impeachment hearings next week
      Nov10

      What to expect from the televised Trump impeachment hearings next week

      Washington – U.S. Democrats launch the public phase of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump next week, with open, televised hearings set for Wednesday and Friday in the House of Representatives. Since launching their inquiry on September 24 into allegations that Trump abused his office for personal political gain, lawmakers...

      Trump impeachment probe to enter high-stakes phase with public hearings next week
      Nov06

      Trump impeachment probe to enter high-stakes phase with public hearings next week

      WASHINGTON – Impeachment proceedings against U.S. President Donald Trump for pressuring Ukraine to investigate a political rival will reach a critical stage next week when a Democratic-led congressional committee holds its first public hearings on the issue. In a move that raises the stakes ahead of a presidential election year, Democrats...

      ‘Straight up lied’: prosecutors blast ex-Trump adviser Roger Stone in trial
      Nov06

      ‘Straight up lied’: prosecutors blast ex-Trump adviser Roger Stone in trial

      WASHINGTON – The prosecution in the trial of Roger Stone on Wednesday painted President Donald Trump’s longtime adviser as a liar in a criminal case stemming from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe that detailed Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. After a 12-member jury was selected, opening statements began...

      Democrats ask White House acting chief of staff to testify in impeachment probe
      Nov05

      Democrats ask White House acting chief of staff to testify in impeachment probe

      WASHINGTON – Congressional Democrats on Tuesday requested that White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney testify in the impeachment probe of Donald Trump, as they prepared to release testimony by two of the “three amigos” who helped run Ukraine policy for the Republican president. The U.S. House of Representatives...

      US diplomat was urged to tweet support for Trump, impeachment inquiry hears
      Nov05

      US diplomat was urged to tweet support for Trump, impeachment inquiry hears

      Washington – Two U.S. diplomats told lawmakers the State Department was being used for domestic political purposes under President Donald Trump and warned that would hurt American interests, according to transcripts released on Monday in Congress’ impeachment investigation. The transcripts were the first released from the closed-door...

      Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over
      Nov04

      Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over

      President Donald Trump’s tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators by his personal accountant, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Monday. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is certain to be further appealed; lawyers for the president promised to do so and the three-judge appeals panel predicted...

      Trump loyalists refuse to appear before impeachment inquiry
      Nov04

      Trump loyalists refuse to appear before impeachment inquiry

      Washington – US lawmakers leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump have scheduled another crucial round of testimony this week, but several key White House witnesses plan to defy them and some other administration officials could follow suit. Refusals by Trump loyalists to appear before Democratic-led committees could set...