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Diplomats pushed Ukraine to investigate, dangled Trump visit

Oct. 4, 2019 12:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. diplomats encouraged Ukraine's newly elected president to conduct an investigation linked to Joe Biden's family in return for a high-profile visit with President Donald Trump. It soon escalated into what one diplomat feared was a "crazy" swap that risked vital U.S. military aid....

Who could be impeachment managers? An early look

Oct. 3, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — They aren’t in charge right now. But within months, if not earlier, the House Judiciary Committee is likely to be at the forefront of President Donald Trump’s impeachment. It’s a moment many on the panel have been waiting for. Several members of the Judiciary panel...

Schiff becomes face of Democratic drive to impeach Trump

Sep. 28, 2019 12:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With impeachment officially under way at last, Rep. Adam Schiff launched into a dramatic reading of "the essence" of President Donald Trump's conversation with the president of Ukraine. "I'm going to say this only seven times, so you better listen good," said the House intelligence...

Whistleblower accuses White House of Ukraine call cover-up

Sep. 26, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials took extraordinary steps to "lock down" information about President Donald Trump's summertime phone call with the president of Ukraine, even moving the transcript to a secret computer system, a whistleblower alleges in a politically explosive complaint that accuses...

Democrats call whistleblower complaint 'deeply disturbing'

Sep. 26, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats who reviewed a secret whistleblower complaint involving President Donald Trump Wednesday called it "deeply disturbing" and said it gives them new leads to pursue as they consider impeachment. The complaint from an intelligence community whistleblower, the document at the center...

Lewandowski, House Democrats spar at 1st impeachment hearing

Sep. 18, 2019 9:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first impeachment hearing held by House Democrats quickly turned hostile as their sole witness, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, stonewalled many of their questions and declared they were "focusing on petty and personal politics." Lewandowski, a devoted friend and...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ends once-promising presidential bid

Aug. 28, 2019 9:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand dropped out of the presidential race Wednesday, abruptly ending a campaign that once looked poised to ride strong #MeToo credentials to formidability but instead collapsed amid surprisingly low polling and major fundraising struggles. "I know this isn't the...

Jay Inslee launches bid for 3rd term as Washington governor

Aug. 22, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced his bid for a third term as governor Thursday, saying that while it was an honor to run for president, he wants to continue his work leading the state. "We told the Washington story around the United States," he told reporters in Seattle following a news...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces run for 3rd term

Aug. 22, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who has ended his climate change-focused 2020 presidential bid, announced Thursday that he'll seek a third term as governor. Inslee sent the email detailing his plans hours before he was to appear at a news conference at Planned Parenthood in Seattle...