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State Dept official details White House meeting, shuffling of Ukraine portfolio in closed-door deposition

(WASHINGTON) -- A senior State Department official told lawmakers Tuesday that acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney organized a White House meeting at which Energy Secretary Rick Perry, US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland and U.S. envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker were put in charge of…... Read More

Kellyanne Conway's husband donates $5,600 to Trump GOP challenger Joe Walsh

(WASHINGTON) -- George Conway, an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump and husband of presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway, has donated the maximum amount allowed to the presidential campaign of Republican challenger Joe Walsh.Conway gave $5,600 to the former congressman's campaign on Aug. 30, just days after he announced his candidacy,…... Read More

American pastor once detained in Turkey offers Senate prayer a year after his release

(WASHINGTON) -- A year after Andrew Brunson was released from a two-year stint in a Turkish prison -- he'd been accused of spying and aiding terrorists -- the American pastor visited the Senate floor and shared his appreciation for being freed with some of those who helped him."I'm standing here…... Read More

Pence set to head delegation to Turkey for ceasefire talks, but unclear who he'll meet there

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. delegation President Donald Trump is sending to try to negotiate a ceasefire and settlement between Turkey and U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces will depart in the next 24 hours, a senior administration official said Tuesday.  The trip was welcomed by the top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell, but…... Read More

Pence, Giuliani defy demands by Congress for documents

(WASHINGTON) --  Declaring the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry illegitimate, Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday refused to hand over documents on Ukraine. The Defense Department and White House's Office of Management and Budget also declined to comply with the investigation, defying congressional subpoenas,…... Read More

Giuliani digs into debunked Ukraine conspiracy theory after report Bolton called him a 'hand grenade'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani pushed back Tuesday against reports that Trump’s then-national security adviser John Bolton once referred to him as a “hand grenade,” insisting that others at the White House didn’t have the “evidence” he did of “Ukrainian collusion.”Giuliani’s statement provided to reporters suggests…... Read More

Exclusive: 'I'm here': Hunter Biden hits back at Trump taunt in exclusive ABC News interview

(LOS ANGELES) -- As President Donald Trump continues to fill his Twitter feed and campaign speeches with attacks on Hunter Biden over his foreign business deals, the former vice president’s son defended the ethical implications of his private ventures in an interview with ABC News, but conceded taking a misstep…... Read More

Democrats seek to question Trump budget chief in Ukraine impeachment probe

(WASHINGTON) --  House Democrats are seeking to interview White House budget director Russell Vought on Oct. 25, according to a copy of the letter to the Office of Management and Budget​ obtained by ABC News, the latest sign that they are increasingly focused on the withholding of nearly $400 million…... Read More

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over its actions in northeastern Syria

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump issued an executive order authorizing, "the imposition of sanctions against current and former officials of the Government of Turkey and any persons contributing to Turkey’s destabilizing actions in northeast Syria."  "The president has been very clear, these sanctions are very, very strong," Treasury Secretary Steven…... Read More

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she’ll join Democratic debate after threatening to boycott

(WASHINGTON) -- After Rep. Tulsi Gabbard threatening to boycott Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Ohio, she now says she will be on the stage with her fellow competitors. "Thank you so much for your support. I just want to let you know that I will be attending the debate. Aloha,”…... Read More

Trump administration warns of tariff hike if US, China trade deal is not finalized

(WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned of a coming tariff hike if China does not finalize the specifics of a newly negotiated partial trade deal announced by President Donald Trump last week. The tariffs on 15% of $160 billion worth of Chinese goods impacting consumer electronics-- cellphones, laptops, toys--would…... Read More