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- Senate report faults slow FBI response to Chinese 'brain gain' scheme
- Gordon Sondland, key figure in Trump impeachment inquiry, set to testify this week
- PHOTOS: Hong Kong police storm university held by protesters
Police breached a Hong Kong university campus held by protesters early Monday after an all-night siege that included firing repeated barrages of tear gas and water cannons. Anti-government protesters have barricaded themselves inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University for days.
- The real danger of impeachment for Trump and Dem candidates: It's the calendar
- Meet the Republican who wants to cancel college debt
A. Wayne Johnson wants to be appointed the next U.S. senator from Georgia, after spending two years in the Department of Education, where he worked on higher education financing. That experience left him so rattled that he now wants to forgive college loans altogether.
- Trump floats idea of testifying in impeachment inquiry
- PHOTOS: Deadly shooting at California football party
- Pelosi: Trump's 'insecurity as an impostor' drives his Twitter attacks
- Trump hosts White House screening of 'Joker'
- Trump disputes North Korea: Joe Biden 'somewhat better' than a 'rabid dog'
President Trump came to the defense of his potential 2020 rival Joe Biden on Sunday, disputing a characterization of the former vice president as a “rabid dog” who “must be beaten to death with a stick.”
- On an upswing, the Pete Buttigieg show rolls through New Hampshire
Pete Buttigieg traveled more than 100 miles through the Granite State on a bus emblazoned with his name and packed with over a dozen journalists. It’s a spectacle that hasn’t been seen in recent presidential races, but it’s part of a freewheeling strategy has helped bring Buttigieg from relative obscurity to the top of the Democratic primary field.
- Possible pay-to-play scheme for Trump ambassador post uncovered
- Rep. Justin Amash turned on Trump. Will his Michigan district follow him — or turn on him?
If you want to understand how impeachment is being seen by actual Americans, there may be no better place to go than Grand Rapids, Mich. In part that’s because the area around Grand Rapids, comprising Michigan’s Third Congressional District, is one of only about two dozen districts in the nation to vote for Barack Obama and for Donald Trump.
- NATO ally expels undercover Russian spy
- Can Pete Buttigieg win the presidency?
- PHOTOS: 10 bronze statues of inspirational women in NYC by Statues for Equality"
- Trump impeachment narrative gathers steam as diplomats fill in details
The first week of public testimony in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump shed new light on the administration’s efforts to procure a Ukrainian investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden.
- House Democrat warns Trump could be reelected despite impeachment inquiry
- Stefanik embraces spotlight at impeachment hearings
The second day of the impeachment inquiry’s public hearings, on Friday, began the same way as the first: with an attempt by Rep. Elise Stefanik, a New York Republican, to interrupt proceedings with a procedural objection.
- Yovanovitch tells damning story of political interference in Ukraine
On Friday, Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, described being removed from her post because she was seen as standing in the way of political concessions President Trump wanted to allegedly wrest from the new administration in Kyiv.
- Trump impeachment hearings: 3 key takeaways from Yovanovitch's testimony
- After Roger Stone conviction, star witness against him feels 'horrible'
- White House budget official who could prove key impeachment witness to testify Saturday
The highest-ranking civil servant at the White House budget office is expected to appear before the congressional impeachment panel on Saturday, providing testimony that could potentially shed light on how Trump administration officials withheld aid from Ukraine in an alleged effort to influence the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
- Amid attacks from Trump, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine testifies to influence from 'foreign corrupt interests'
A former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine testified Friday, amid real-time attacks by President Trump himself, that she was the victim of a dishonest smear campaign in which one of the president’s personal lawyers worked with corrupt Ukrainian officials to remove her from her position earlier this year.
- Trump tweet attacks former ambassador during her impeachment testimony
- Trump releases earlier call, showing Ukraine president was eager to meet
- Key Democrat: House needs to 'keep this simple' in crafting impeachment articles
Rep. Tom Malinowski, along with a growing number of Democrats, has concluded that any move to expand the scope of impeachment will only backfire and undercut efforts to win over independent voters and perhaps even a few Republicans whose support is essential for the final vote to have any claim of bipartisanship.
- Full coverage: Trump impeachment hearings — Yovanovitch testifies amid president's attacks
Public hearings in the House Democrats’ ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Trump continued Friday, with Marie Yovanovitch, the ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testifying in an open session.
- Trump: Impeachment 'has been very hard on my family'
- As Supreme Court weighs DACA, Trump pushes fiction about 'hardened criminals'
As the Supreme Court considers whether it is legal for the Trump administration to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, the president and his allies have begun spinning a familiar — and false — narrative about the program’s nearly 700,000 beneficiaries.
- 3 things to watch for in Friday's Trump impeachment hearing
- Deval Patrick wants the Buttigieg vote — and African-Americans too
- Pelosi ups the ante on impeachment, accuses Trump of 'bribery'
In her first press conference since public impeachment hearings began, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday scolded reporters who used Republican talking points about the whistleblower whose complaint about President Trump triggered the probe.
- PHOTOS: California high school shooting
- Poll finds new high in support for legalized pot
- 'You embarrassed yourself': Kellyanne Conway blasts CNN's Wolf Blitzer for playing George Conway clip
On CNN Thursday, Kellyanne Conway, special counselor to President Trump, was asked to respond to the assessment given by her husband, George, that testimony in the first public impeachment hearings was damning for her boss.
- Trump says he hasn't watched 'one minute' of impeachment hearings
WASHINGTON — President Trump defiantly declared that he did not watch the impeachment hearings that took place on Capitol Hill on Wednesday when he appeared shortly after the proceedings at a press conference alongside Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Trump also denied he participated in a phone call that was described in the hearings. Is that what you’re talking about?” Trump asked, adding, “I hear it’s a joke.
- 'Only for the oil': Amid tensions over Syria, Trump says he's a 'big fan' of Turkey's Erdogan
- Impeachment Explained: 5 key takeaways from the 1st day of hearings
- Trump impeachment hearing, Day 1: The battle lines are drawn
During the first day of open impeachment hearings, Democrats repeatedly cast what President Trump called his “perfect phone call” with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky — and other actions by Trump and his associates, in particular his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani — as a blatant instance of corruption.
- Trump impeachment hearings: 5 key takeaways from the first day
- Taylor: Trump seeking investigation of Biden was 'wrong'
- PHOTOS: Layered portraits of Hong Kong's masked protesters
A 24-year-old protester who identified herself as Kathy, poses for a portrait as a projector displays a photograph, previously taken during the unrest, over her at a protest in Hong Kong. An attempt last month to impose a city-wide mask ban only further inflamed the demonstrators, who now cover up in defiance. In smashing, spray-painting and shining lasers on surveillance cameras across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory, the demonstrators say they are fighting back against an omniscient state security apparatus that already envelops mainland China.
- Sorry, Hillary: Democrats don't need a savior
With the Iowa caucuses fast approaching, Hillary Clinton is just the latest in the colorful cast of characters who seem to have surveyed the sprawling Democratic field, sensed something lacking and decided that “something” might be them.
- Taylor adds detail on Trump pressing Ukraine about Biden
Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor told the House impeachment inquiry Wednesday that President Trump was more interested in procuring a Ukrainian investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden than he was in the country itself.
- First public impeachment hearing showcases new details about Trump's push for Ukraine to investigate Bidens
Impeachment proceedings against President Trump entered a public phase Wednesday morning, giving the nation its first look at the previously unknown men and women who will testify that the president abused his office.
- Immigration officer blows whistle on 'morally objectionable' Trump asylum policy
A new anonymous whistleblower has accused the Trump administration of requiring U.S. asylum officers to enforce an illegal and immoral policy “clearly designed to further this administration's racist agenda of keeping Hispanic and Latino populations from entering the United States.”
- What is quid pro quo and does it matter?
Much of the talk about the impeachment inquiry against President Trump has centered around whether there was a quid pro quo in his dealings with Ukraine. What's the meaning of this old Latin phrase and how important is it in the case against the president?
- Full coverage: Trump impeachment hearings
The first day of public hearings in the House Democrats’ ongoing impeachment inquiry concluded Wednesday with Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, offering new information about President Trump’s requests for Ukraine to investigate his political rivals.
- Rep. Connolly says Democrats already have 'smoking gun' to impeach Trump
A Democratic lawmaker who attended most of the closed-door depositions over the past month said that while public hearings will be instructive for Americans, President Trump has already given Congress all the evidence it needs to impeach him.