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AP FACT CHECK: GOP presses empty Ukraine meddling theory

Nov. 13, 2019 5:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans pressed the discredited theory that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 U.S. election in defending President Donald Trump in Wednesday’s impeachment hearings. A look at some of the remarks in the House Intelligence Committee proceeding: ___ REP. DEVIN NUNES, top...

Takeaways from 1st day of House public impeachment hearings

Nov. 13, 2019 4:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wednesday’s start of public impeachment hearings in Congress marked the first time that the American public could watch and listen to the witnesses whose testimony is at the core of the Democrats’ investigation. In several hours of testimony, punctuated by occasional...

New testimony against Trump as impeachment goes public

Nov. 13, 2019 4:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top American diplomat revealed new evidence Wednesday of President Donald Trump’s efforts to press Ukraine to investigate political rivals as House investigators launched public impeachment hearings for just the fourth time in the nation’s history. William Taylor, the...

The Latest: Panel tables motion to subpoena whistleblower

Nov. 13, 2019 4:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump (all times local): 4:10 p.m. A motion to issue a congressional subpoena to compel the whistleblower whose complaint led to the House impeachment inquiry to appear behind closed doors has been put off. House intelligence...

Americans tune in as first public impeachment hearing opens

Nov. 13, 2019 4:07 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Cattle rancher Jeffery Gatzke in South Dakota was listening in as he worked on his tractor in his workshop. The first public hearings on impeaching President Donald Trump are political show, he thinks, but he wanted to follow along anyway. Tech manager Adam Cutler arranged to work from his...

Why Ukraine matters, and not only to Trump and his rivals

Nov. 13, 2019 4:07 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is playing a starring role in the historic U.S. impeachment hearings — and Ukrainians themselves wish the whole thing would just go away. The lively, if troubled, young democracy seems destined to be tangled up in other people’s problems. With four EU countries on...

Trump impeachment inquiry spurs shadow disinformation war

Nov. 13, 2019 3:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The online spin and dissembling began even before Wednesday’s impeachment hearing got underway. Moments before House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff could welcome witnesses to the first public hearing of the impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to...

As impeachment hearings open, Trump downplays the moment

Nov. 13, 2019 2:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Professing disinterest, President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was “too busy” doing the people’s business to watch the impeachment hearings that imperil his presidency. But even as Trump tried to suggest he was above the fray, the president tweeted two dozen times...

Watchdog report on Russia probe nears public release

Nov. 13, 2019 12:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's watchdog is nearing the release of its report on the early stages of the FBI's Russia investigation, a document likely to revive debate about a politically charged probe that shadowed President Donald Trump's administration from the outset. The inspector general...

Diplomat Taylor reveals that staffer overheard Trump on call discuss ‘the investigations’ in Ukraine

Nov. 13, 2019 11:10 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Diplomat Taylor reveals that staffer overheard Trump on call discuss ‘the investigations’ in Ukraine.