Latest Impeachments News

Top White House aides call Trump call ‘improper,’ ‘unusual’

Nov. 19, 2019 10:05 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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...

The Latest: Vindman told Ukraine to steer clear of requests

Nov. 19, 2019 10:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the public impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine (all times local): 10 a.m. A White House aide says that he told Ukrainian officials to stay out of U.S. politics. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman is testifying publicly Tuesday before a...

About that call: What to watch at Trump impeachment hearings

Nov. 19, 2019 9:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — They heard the July 25 phone call for themselves. And now, Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and adviser Jennifer Williams are telling Americans and the world about its content and their concerns as the lead witnesses in perhaps the most consequential week of the impeachment hearings...

10 Things to Know for Today

Nov. 19, 2019 6:12 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHITE HOUSE OFFICIALS KICK OFF CRITICAL IMPEACHMENT WEEK Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and Jennifer Williams both say they had concerns as they heard President Trump speak with the newly elected Ukraine...

House Dems set to choose leader of powerful Oversight panel

Nov. 19, 2019 12:44 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As impeachment hearings resume on Capitol Hill, House Democrats are preparing to choose who will lead the powerful Oversight and Reform Committee — a key role in the ongoing impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Three veteran lawmakers, including Rep. Carolyn Maloney of...

The Latest: State Department’s Holmes to testify publicly

Nov. 18, 2019 11:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment inquiry (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A State Department official who overheard a phone call between President Donald Trump and diplomat Gordon Sondland over the summer will testify publicly in Thursday’s impeachment...

Trump’s weekend hospital visit draws a skeptical reaction

Nov. 18, 2019 10:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lack of notice. Past failures to level with the American people. A tough week for the White House as public impeachment hearings got under way. Add it all up, and President Donald Trump’s unscheduled weekend visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center raised suspicions...

Diplomat says of Trump Ukraine call: ‘I remember it vividly’

Nov. 18, 2019 9:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The phone call State Department official David Holmes overheard between President Donald Trump and Ambassador Gordon Sondland lasted just two minutes. But it won’t be easily forgotten. “I’ve never seen anything like this,” Holmes told Trump impeachment...

Pence aide’s testimony renews focus on VP’s Ukraine role

Nov. 18, 2019 7:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — He knew nothing about the Ukrainian backchannel, his aides say. He was unaware of a pull-aside meeting in Ukraine set up by a member of his own delegation, they insist. And he was in the dark about a months-long campaign to push Ukraine’s leader to investigate President Donald...

Time and again, envoy’s Ukraine tale differs from others

Nov. 18, 2019 7:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The witnesses who have testified publicly and privately in the House impeachment inquiry so far have generally told a consistent tale. Then there’s Gordon Sondland. The U.S. ambassador to the European Union has said he cannot recall many of the episodes involving him that other...