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President Donald Trump.
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November 26, 2019 - 9:29 pm
The House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, Democrats announced Tuesday, scheduling a hearing for next week as they push closer to a possible vote on actual charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” Read more here.
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Then-White House counsel Don McGahn listens as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 27, 2018..
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November 26, 2019 - 6:35 am
A federal judge has ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn to appear before Congress in a setback to President Donald Trump's effort to keep his top aides from testifying. Read more here.
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 U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer speaks at a news conference as he pays his first visit to Bath Iron Works, a shipbuilding facility in Bath, Maine.
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November 25, 2019 - 6:29 am
By Robert Burns, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper has fired the Navy's top official, ending a stunning clash between President Donald Trump and top military leadership over the fate of a SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq. Esper said on Sunday that he had...
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File photo of Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher leaving a military court on Naval Base San Diego.
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November 24, 2019 - 11:15 am
The Navy has been notified that the White House will not intervene to stop a disciplinary proceeding that could cost a SEAL his position in the elite unit, a senior Navy official said Sunday.
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David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill.
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November 21, 2019 - 6:11 pm
The final testimony of an extraordinary week of impeachment hearings came from a former White House national security adviser who wrote the book on Vladimir Putin — literally — and a political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine who overheard a pivotal conversation between President Donald...
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Former White House national security aide Fiona Hill, and David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, are sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019.
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November 21, 2019 - 10:03 am
Key impeachment witnesses said Thursday it was clear that President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was pursuing political investigations of Democrats in Ukraine, in testimony undercutting Trump’s argument that he only wanted to root out Ukrainian corruption. Read more.
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National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill.
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AP News
November 19, 2019 - 10:26 am
One top national security aide who listened to President Donald Trump’s July call with Ukraine’s president called it “improper.” Another said it was “unusual.” The two testified Tuesday at House impeachment hearings as the inquiry reached deeper into the White House. Read the latest here.
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Jennifer Williams, right, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, and National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, stand to take a break.
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AP News
November 19, 2019 - 8:02 am
The third day of impeachment hearings was the longest yet, bringing to the forefront four witnesses in two separate hearings. All were steeped in national security and foreign affairs. Read the latest here.
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A man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago.
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November 18, 2019 - 4:50 pm
When President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One to fly to a Kentucky campaign rally two weeks ago, a plan was in place for him to give final approval to a plan to ban most flavored e-cigarettes. By the time Trump landed back at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington a few hours later, the plan was...
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Trump impeachment hearing
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November 15, 2019 - 8:36 am
An estimated 13.8 million people watched live coverage of diplomats William Taylor and George Kent on the first day of the House’s public impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump. Read more here.
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