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Trump Defends Giuliani Amid Deepening Ukraine Criminal Probe

The president said on Twitter that Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former New York City mayor and one-time federal prosecutor, was the target of a “witch hunt.”...

Trump Defends Giuliani Amid Deepening Ukraine Criminal Probe

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Trump defends Rudy Giuliani after report of federal probe for Ukraine dealings Investigators in Manhattan after examining Giuliani's efforts to undermine the American ambassador to Ukraine, Marie L. Yovanovitch, and if he broke laws in place to prevent foreign influence on the government....
23:51, 2019-10-12

Trump defends Giuliani in tweet after report of federal probe U.S. President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday as a "legendary crime buster" and "wonderful lawyer" after a media report that prosecutors are investigating whether the former New York mayor broke lobbying laws in his dealings in Ukraine....
20:00, 2019-10-12

House committees launch probe of Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine Three U.S. House of Representatives committees said on Monday they had begun "a wide-ranging investigation" into reports that President Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and possibly others pressured Ukraine's government to assist Trump's re-election campaign....
02:00, 2019-09-10

Trump defends Giuliani amid reports of federal investigation The president’s support for the embattled attorney comes just a day after he seemed to put distance between himself and the former mayor when asked if Giuliani still worked for him....
12:51, 2019-10-13

Three House panels probe Trump, Giuliani pressure on Ukraine to hurt Biden's campaign The investigation comes weeks after Giuliani reportedly urged Ukraine to probe if Biden's efforts affected his son's involvement with a company there....
04:34, 2019-09-10

Trump whistleblower complaint: focus shifts to Ukraine amid Giuliani claims Rumours over Trump’s reported promise to foreign leader mounts as his personal lawyer appears to admit to pressing Ukraine to investigate Joe BidenSpeculation in Washington was at fever pitch on Thursday over reports Donald Trump’s promise to a foreign leader so troubled a US intelligence official t...
08:17, 2019-09-20

Giuliani says he may sue Democrats over Ukraine probe ​Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, said he’s thinking about suing House Democrats over their investigation into Trump following his phone call with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky. “We are carefully considering our legal options to seek redress against Congress ...
22:00, 2019-10-02

Rudy Giuliani faces subpoena in Ukraine probe Democrats have issued a subpoena to Donald Trump's personal lawyer for documents related to the Ukraine scandal. The news came amid reports that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also took part in the phone call....
23:51, 2019-09-30

‘You’re Good-Looking!’ Ukraine’s President Charms Tom Cruise Amid Trump Impeachment Probe (KYIV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s leader isn’t just trying to charm U.S. President Donald Trump — he’s set his sights now on Tom Cruise, too. Mission impossible? Maybe not — Cruise is studying possible Ukrainian locations for an upcoming film, according to Ukrainian Pre...
02:00, 2019-10-02

Rudy Giuliani flip-flops on Ukraine probe on live TV ​WASHINGTON – During a whirlwind interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, President Trump’s ​personal ​lawyer Rudy Giuliani said he wouldn’t cooperate with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff. Twenty-five seconds later, Giuliani changed his tune. “I said I will consider it,” t...
19:17, 2019-09-29

U.S. Senate panel chairman says to probe Ukraine, invites Giuliani The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday opened the door to a Senate investigation into unproven allegations regarding Ukraine raised by President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, inviting the attorney to testify....
01:00, 2019-10-09

Rudy Giuliani flip-flops on Ukraine probe during TV interview ​WASHINGTON – During a whirlwind interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, President Trump’s ​personal ​lawyer Rudy Giuliani said he wouldn’t cooperate with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff. Twenty-five seconds later, Giuliani changed his tune. “I said I will consider it,” t...
21:17, 2019-09-29

Trump says he doesn't know if Rudy Giuliani is still his lawyer amid reports that Giuliani is under federal investigation Reuters President Donald Trump said on Friday that he doesn't know if former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is still his personal attorney. "I haven't spoken to Rudy," Trump told reporters. "He has been my attorney." Giuliani, however, replied, "yes," when The Washington Post asked him if he was stil...
12:17, 2019-10-12

House subpoenas Rudy Giuliani for Ukraine documents in impeachment probe House Democrats subpoenaed President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani for documents related to their investigation into Trump's efforts to have Ukraine investigate former Vice President Joe Biden....
09:17, 2019-10-01

Pompeo defends administration amid Ukraine controversy: ‘It is our duty to investigate’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday defended the Trump administration over its dealings with Ukraine amid an escalating impeachment inquiry into the matter from House Democrats -- telling reporters that governments have a “duty” to investigate possible interference in the 2016 election, and a...
20:00, 2019-10-05

UPDATE 2-Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken prices....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Donald Trump Defends Rudy Giuliani, Reportedly Under Investigation US President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, who is reportedly under federal investigation over his dealings with Ukraine on the president's behalf....
23:51, 2019-10-12

Judge authorizes US government to intervene in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin in Chicago granted the government's intervention request after the Department of Justice said it had launched a criminal probe related to price-fixing allegations, which the poultry processors have denied....
02:00, 2019-06-28

How Trump and Giuliani pressured Ukraine to investigate the president’s rivals New revelations about the president’s efforts to influence Ukraine are fueling questions about whether Trump used his office to try to force a foreign country to take actions to damage his political opponents....
05:34, 2019-09-21

Giuliani leads Trump counter-attack over Ukraine and impeachment Presidential ally floats refusal to testify to House committeeLawyer sought dirt on Joe Biden to help Trump 2020 campaignRudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s personal lawyer who is deeply implicated in the unfolding impeachment scandal around the US president’s attempts to solicit the help of Ukraine in hi...
17:17, 2019-09-29

Ukraine furore confirms Giuliani as Trump's most off-kilter advocate The man once called America’s mayor has become the loosest of cannons, embroiling his boss in an election-meddling furoreTrump claims nothing wrong in Ukraine call On Thursday night, Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and troubleshooter-in-chief, went on CNN to defend his boss against the...
01:00, 2019-09-22

Rudy Giuliani can't say '100%' that Trump didn't threaten to cut off Ukraine aid over Biden Trump's call with the foreign leader is reportedly the subject of a whistleblower's complaint that has spurred new accusations of wrongdoing from Democrats....
18:17, 2019-09-23

Giuliani says Trump did not pay for his globetrotting push for Biden probe Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, says he met Ukrainian officials in Madrid, Paris and Warsaw this year as he pushed an investigation into one of Trump's main political rivals in the 2020 presidential election, former Vice President Joe Biden....
06:17, 2019-09-30

Giuliani says Trump did not pay for his travel as he pressed for a probe into Biden Giuliani has emerged as a central figure in a scandal that has now engulfed Trump and left him facing an impeachment inquiry into whether he misused his office for his own political gains....
03:51, 2019-09-30

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani subpoenaed to produce Ukraine documents Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has been subpoenaed, forcing him to produce documents in a ramping up of the impeachment investigation into the US president....
01:51, 2019-10-01

‘I did what I did on my own’: Giuliani insists no Trump connection to Ukraine dealings investigated by House Rudy Giuliani said he has "no idea" what President Trump told the new Ukrainian president in a phone call that could be the subject of a damning Intelligence Community whistleblower complaint....
06:17, 2019-09-20

Ukraine’s Former President Says He Discussed Investments With Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani (KYIV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s former president said Wednesday he discussed investments with President Donald Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, in 2017, but that he never discussed Ukrainian companies with any U.S. official. Like many Ukrainians, former President Petro Poroshenko is tr...
21:34, 2019-10-02

Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader as Giuliani Pushed for Biden Inquiry Mr. Trump has been prodding the Ukrainian government to investigate Mr. Biden and his family, but the new whistle-blower complaint has drastically raised the stakes....
23:34, 2019-09-20

U.S. Democrats subpoena Trump lawyer Giuliani in impeachment probe U.S. House of Representatives Democrats investigating whether to impeach President Donald Trump on Monday issued a subpoena to his lawyer Rudy Giuliani, seeking documents related to dealings with Ukraine by Oct. 15....
10:51, 2019-10-01

Giuliani wasn’t the only Trump lawyer pushing Ukraine to investigate Biden: report ​WASHINGTON – Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani wasn’t the only attorney of President Trump who was trying to ​get Ukrainian officials to probe Joe Biden, according to a new report. Fox News reported Sunday that D.C. lawyers Joe DeGenovia and Victoria Toensing, a married couple, were al...
19:17, 2019-09-29

| House subpoenas Trump lawyer Giuliani for docs in impeachment probe House Democratic leaders have slapped Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani with a subpoena to turn over Ukraine-related documents as part of an accelerating formal presidential impeachment probe....
08:17, 2019-10-01

State Department OKs possible $39 million Javelin missile sale to Ukraine amid impeachment probe Ukraine's president brought up the missiles in the July 25 phone call with President Donald Trump that led Democrats to kick off an impeachment inquiry....
02:34, 2019-10-04

Trump Ally Lindsey Graham Invites Rudy Giuliani to Testify Before Senate Panel About Ukraine (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is inviting President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, to testify about corruption in Ukraine. The committee is led by Lindsey Graham. The South Carolina Republican is a top ally of Trump. Giuliani has also serve...
17:51, 2019-10-08

House Democrats subpoena Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani in impeachment probe In a letter to Giuliani, the heads of three House committees asked for information related to efforts to get Ukraine to investigate the Biden family....
15:00, 2019-10-01

Rudy Giuliani Said He Would Need President Trump’s Approval to Assist Congress’ Impeachment Probe WASHINGTON — Under fire for peddling a debunked conspiracy theory, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday he would cooperate with the House’s impeachment inquiry only if Trump gave him permission. “If he decides that he wants me to testify, of cour...
08:51, 2019-09-30

UK Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Leaked Cabled On Trump British police said Friday it had launched a "criminal investigation" into the leak of British diplomatic cables critical of US President Donald Trump that led to the resignation of the UK ambassador......
03:34, 2019-07-13

Foreign-born Trump donors tied to Giuliani's Ukraine efforts arrested on campaign finance charges The two men are alleged to have given $325,000 to a pro-Trump super PAC to "obtain access to exclusive political events and gain influence with politicians."...
19:17, 2019-10-10

Trump Sues Manhattan Prosecutor Over Tax Returns Linked To Criminal Probe Donald Trump sued Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday, seeking to void a subpoena for eight years of tax returns related to a criminal probe into the U.S. president and his family......
04:51, 2019-09-20

Trump sues Manhattan prosecutor over tax returns, says immune from criminal probe Donald Trump sued Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday, seeking to void a subpoena for eight years of tax returns related to a criminal probe into the U.S. president and his family business....
13:00, 2019-09-20

Manhattan DA won't get Trump tax returns — for now — as judge delays subpoena in criminal probe Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.'s office is investigating how the Trump Organization — President Donald Trump's company — recorded a hush money payment made to porn star Stormy Daniels....
18:34, 2019-09-25

Live updates: Graham invites Giuliani to testify on Ukraine corruption; Democrats condemn Trump for blocking key deposition U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland was ordered not to testify as a newly released Washington Post-Schar School poll finds public opinion has shifted quickly against the president....
17:17, 2019-10-08

Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani subpoenaed as impeachment probe is ramped up Donald Trump's lawyer has been subpoenaed by the House Intelligence Committee for documents to form part of its impeachment inquiry into the president....
02:17, 2019-10-01

Pompeo Defends Trump’s Ukraine Conspiracy Theory In Athens, the American secretary of state dismissed the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry and the political drama that it has sparked as a “silly gotcha game.”...
02:34, 2019-10-06

Trump defending longtime friend Rudy Giuliani amid federal investigation Trump is standing by his man. The president launched an impassioned defense of longtime pal Rudy Giuliani on Saturday after a report claimed the former mayor was being investigated by federal prosecutors in Manhattan. “So now they are after the legendary ‘crime buster’ and greatest Mayor in the hist...
09:34, 2019-10-13

Trump backs 'legendary' Giuliani amid reports of investigation into possible lobbying violations President Trump on Saturday gave his backing to Rudy Giulini, his personal attorney, after reports that the former New York City mayor is being investigated by federal prosecutors for possibly lobbying violations....
19:00, 2019-10-12

Trump renews claim that he is immune from criminal investigation in effort to block Manhattan DA probe The Justice Department filed a brief in support of the president, though it stopped short of endorsing his precedent-breaking assertion that he has absolute immunity....
21:00, 2019-10-12

Ukraine foreign minister defends Trump's call with Zelenskiy: 'I think there was no pressure' A top Ukrainian official on Saturday defended President Trump's July phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, during which Trump reportedly urged authorities in Kiev to investigate dealings in the Eastern European county by the son of former Vice President Joe Biden....
07:34, 2019-09-22

Factbox: The criminal charges against Giuliani's associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two foreign-born businessmen associated with U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, were arrested on federal charges they conspired to funnel foreign money to U.S. political candidates, prosecutors said on Thursday....
02:17, 2019-10-11

Giuliani reportedly met with a former Ukrainian diplomat amid push to gather information on Trump's political opponents J Pat Carter/AP President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with a controversial former Ukrainian diplomat in an effort to gather information on Trump's political opponents. The Washington Post reported that Giuliani confirmed but wouldn't elaborate on details about the newly revea...
22:34, 2019-05-25

Pompeo says appropriate for Trump to ask Ukraine to probe corruption U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it was "wholly appropriate" for President Donald Trump to ask Ukraine's leader to investigate corruption in his country....
09:51, 2019-10-10

Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine to Probe Biden's Son President Trump in a July phone call repeatedly pressured the president of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden’s son, urging Volodymyr Zelensky about eight times to work with Rudy Giuliani on a probe that could hamper Mr. Trump’s potential 2020 opponent....
10:34, 2019-09-21

Trump wants to meet ‘whistleblower’ at the center of Ukraine probe President Trump said on Sunday that he wants to meet the “accuser” behind allegations made against him in a recently-revealed whistleblower complaint. “Like every American, I deserve to meet my accuser,” Trump tweeted. “[E]specially when this accuser, the so-called R...
09:51, 2019-09-30

Trump tells Democrats to cut the ‘BULLSHIT’ with Ukraine probe ​President Trump on Wednesday used profanity to lash out at Democrats investigating his call with the leader of Ukraine as part of an impeachment inquiry in the House. “The Do Nothing Democrats should be focused on building up our Country, not wasting everyone’s time and energy on BULLSHIT, wh...
19:00, 2019-10-02

Former Ukraine envoy scheduled to testify in Trump impeachment probe The White House's promise to stonewall a congressional impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump will get an early test on Friday, when the former ambassador to Ukraine is scheduled to testify to House of Representatives investigators....
08:51, 2019-10-11

Trump, Scrutinized Over Interaction With Ukraine, Still Calls for Biden Probe President Trump pressed on with calls for an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden after The Wall Street Journal reported that Mr. Trump repeatedly pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to undertake such a probe....
03:00, 2019-09-22

| Trump slams claims he pressured Ukraine to probe Joe Biden's son The whistle-blower's complaint has triggered a tense showdown between the US Congress, whose Democratic leaders are demanding the review of the complaint, and the executive branch which has barred them from doing so....
17:00, 2019-09-21

Zelenskiy ready to open probe into any Ukraine meddling in Trump election Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he would be ready to jointly open an investigation into any possible Ukrainian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and into Burisma gas company, which had a son of Vice President Joe Biden on its board....
14:51, 2019-10-10

New Texts Show US Diplomat Pushing Ukraine On Probe For Trump Meeting Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky was told he should open an investigation sought by Donald Trump if he wanted an invitation to visit Washington, according to text messages published Thursday....
18:00, 2019-10-04

Schiff: Impeachment is on the table if Trump pressured Ukraine to probe Biden ​WASHINGTON – House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff came the closest he ever has to endorsing President Trump’s impeachment during an interview Sunday. ​The California Democrat told CNN’s Jake Tapper he believed that impeachment should be a “remedy of last resort, not first resort....
23:34, 2019-09-22

Trump reportedly pressured Ukraine president to probe Hunter Biden President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden’s son during a July phone call in which he urged him eight times to work with his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, on a probe, a new report said Friday. “He told him that he should work with [Mr....
02:00, 2019-09-21

Trump blames ‘corrupt journalists,’ Democrats over probe into Ukraine call President Trump said a transcript released Wednesday shows “there is no pressure whatsoever” in his call with the president of Ukraine before reiterating his criticism of Democrats and the “fake news” media. Speaking shortly after the White House released the five-page transcript of his ...
18:34, 2019-09-25

| Biden to back impeachment unless Trump cooperates in Ukraine probe: campaign Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will support impeaching President Donald Trump unless he cooperates with congressional investigations into the Ukraine and other scandals, Biden's campaign says....
12:34, 2019-09-25

Ex-Ukraine envoy removed by Trump arrives to testify in impeachment probe The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who Donald Trump has called "bad news" arrived on Capitol Hill to testify on Friday in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into the president, while another U.S. envoy agreed to testify next week even as the White House sought to stonewall the inves...
19:17, 2019-10-11

Trump defends decision to withdraw troops from Syria amid GOP criticism President Trump vigorously defended on Monday his decision to withdraw United States troops from northern Syria ahead of a planned invasion of the region by Turkey, even as his Republican allies in both the Senate and House vehemently criticized the move....
07:00, 2019-10-08

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing efforts. Trump defended the agreemen...
14:51, 2019-06-10

Amid Criticism, Trump Defends Mexico Deal Avoiding Tariffs STERLING, Va. (AP) — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing efforts. Trump defended the agreement...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Trump Defends China Stance Amid Worries About Economic Impact President Trump defended his negotiating stance with China as he rejected fresh comments from a Republican senator in a battleground state urging restraint in the trade war....
02:17, 2019-08-30

Pelosi privately urges narrow Trump impeachment probe focused on Ukraine Democrats are split on whether to include existing allegations of obstruction of justice, self-enrichment and more or to focus exclusively on Trump’s request that Ukraine probe Biden....
23:17, 2019-09-25

"Mafia-Style" Call Shows Trump Asked Ukraine To Probe Rival Facing an impeachment probe in Congress, President Donald Trump was forced Wednesday to release a call transcript showing he had urged his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate rival Joe Biden -- in......
03:51, 2019-09-26

Trump envoy met with Ukraine president's ex-rival year before call in impeachment probe In 2018, Trump's envoy to Ukraine, Kurt Volker, met with Yulia Tymoshenko, a former prime minister who ran for president against Volodymir Zelensky....
12:51, 2019-09-28

Trump's reported urging Ukraine on Biden probe 'a staggering abuse of power' The revelation by The Wall Street Journal was related to a whistleblower complaint about Trump. The US president said it was "dumb" to think he would say something innappropriate in phone calls with foreign leaders....
08:00, 2019-09-21

Kurt Volker: Diplomat never 'fully on the Trump train' set to appear as first witness in Ukraine probe Former US Special Envoy for Ukraine Kurt Volker appears Thursday before three congressional committees -- the first official to testify on explosive whistleblower charges that President Donald Trump tried to pressure Ukraine to investigate his Democratic rival Joe Biden, an effort the White House th...
17:34, 2019-10-03

Two U.S. diplomats drafted statement committing Ukraine to probe Trump political rivals: NYT Two U.S. diplomats drafted a statement in August for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that would have committed his country to investigate President Donald Trump's political rivals, the New York Times reported on Thursday....
02:00, 2019-10-04

| Trump had Ukraine envoy ousted over 'false claims', she tells probe: NY Times The former US ambassador to Ukraine has reportedly told impeachment investigators that President Donald Trump had sought her removal for months, and that she was eventually pushed out on "false claims" by questionable actors....
13:51, 2019-10-12

Trump's reported urging of Ukraine on Biden probe 'a staggering abuse of power' The revelation by The Wall Street Journal was related to a whistleblower complaint about Trump. The US president said it was "dumb" to think he would say something inappropriate in phone calls with foreign leaders....
18:00, 2019-09-21

| UPDATE | Transcript shows Trump asked Ukraine to probe rival Biden The summary of US President Donald Trump's phone call that shows he discussed his political rival Joe Biden with Ukraine's president is "deeply troubling", Republican Senator Mitt Romney says....
20:00, 2019-09-25

No Defense officials were on Ukraine call at center of Trump impeachment probe, Pentagon says The Pentagon said Thursday that there were no Defense Department officials listening to President Donald Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky....
21:34, 2019-10-03

House Dems respond to Trump-Ukraine allegations with more impeachment probe calls In all, more than a dozen Democrats, including some in House leadership, have recently added their names to those calling for impeachment proceedings, more than at almost any other moment of Trump's presidency....
08:17, 2019-09-24

Pelosi, top Democrats favor quick, narrow Trump impeachment probe focused on Ukraine Democrats are split on whether to include existing allegations of obstruction of justice, self-enrichment and more or to focus exclusively on Trump’s request that Ukraine probe Biden....
23:51, 2019-09-25

House Dems release trove of texts, emails related to Trump-Ukraine probe The top US diplomat in Ukraine complained in a Sept. 9 text, “I think it’s crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign,” according to a trove of communications released late Thursday by the three Democratic leaders of the House impeachment inquiry. The ...
11:34, 2019-10-04

Ukraine's Zelenskiy says has never met or spoken to Giuliani Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday he had never met or spoken to U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, whose meetings with Ukrainian officials are now part of an impeachment inquiry in Washington....
09:00, 2019-10-02

Trump’s allies defend him amid Ukraine-Biden scandal WASHINGTON – President Trump’s top Congressional allies forcefully — and sometimes colorfully — defended the president on the Sunday shows this week. “Salem witch trials had more due process than this,” remarked Sen. Lindsey Graham on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “How do you know ...
00:17, 2019-09-30

Impeachment probe latest: Donald Trump publicly calls for China and Ukraine to investigate Bidens Donald Trump has publicly called on China and Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden and his son as the president launched another attack on the impeachment proceedings against him....
00:34, 2019-10-04

Trump defends 'excellent' labor secretary amid scrutiny over Epstein plea deal – live Donald Trump ignores calls for Alexander Acosta to resign over role in securing a lenient 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey EpsteinSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.02pm BST It’s been quite a heavy day, so here’s a small dose of fun:Public Policy Polling, a Democratic pollin...
21:17, 2019-07-09

Giuliani says Pompeo was aware of his Ukraine outreach Rudy Giuliani on Sunday said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was aware of his efforts to pressure Ukraine’s government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, a claim furthering allegations of the State Department’s involvement in the campaign....
05:51, 2019-09-30

Ukraine to review legal cases amid Trump claims over Bidens General prosecutor distances audit from US president’s call for investigation into Biden tiesUkraine’s highest prosecutor has said he is holding a broad review of investigations closed under his predecessors, including more than a dozen linked to the Ukrainian energy company where Joe Biden’s son se...
22:51, 2019-10-04

Ukraine call transcript shows Trump sought Biden probe, asked about DNC server – but made no mention of US aid The White House on Wednesday released a transcript of President Trump’s July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky showing him seeking a review of Biden family dealings in the country – but the document does not show Trump explicitly leveraging military aid as part of a quid-pro-quo...
16:34, 2019-09-25

Volker Gives New Details on Giuliani’s Role in Ukraine Policy During private testimony, Kurt D. Volker, the special envoy, said Rudolph W. Giuliani rejected a generic anticorruption statement Ukraine planned to release....
21:00, 2019-10-04

Former US Ambassador to Ukraine ‘targeted’ by Rudy Giuliani’s associates Marie Yovanovitch, identified by federal prosecutors as an alleged target of Rudy Giuliani’s Soviet-born associates, is a Princeton-educated career diplomat. A Canadian immigrant, Yovanovitch rose to be an American ambassador, earning an appointment to Kiev under President Barack Obama in 2016. But ...
08:17, 2019-10-11

Former Ukraine envoy meets with lawmakers over Giuliani involvement The former US envoy to Ukraine told lawmakers during his closed-door testimony Thursday how Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal attorney, pressed for a probe into the Ukrainian gas company that hired Joe Biden’s son but knew of no quid pro quo, according to a copy of his statement. Kurt Volker...
14:34, 2019-10-05

Amid Diplomatic Strain, House Opens Inquiry Into Trump’s Dealings With Ukraine President Trump has signaled displeasure with the American ally. His lawyer has been pressing the government in Kiev to investigate his political foes....
04:00, 2019-09-10

Ukraine envoy Kurt Volker resigns amid Donald Trump controversy Kurt Volker, the U.S. special envoy for Ukraine, resigned Tuesday, the same day multiple House committees scheduled to depose him on President Donald Trump's phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky....
12:17, 2019-09-28

Amid Impeachment Outcry, Trump Says He’ll Release Transcript of His Call With Ukraine’s President (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he has directed the release on Wednesday of the “unredacted” transcript of his July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Trump has acknowledged that he discussed former Vice President Joe Biden in the call. Trump tweets...
07:34, 2019-09-25

AOC demands Trump’s impeachment amid probe into his Scottish resort Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has issued a fresh call to impeach President Trump amid reports of a House investigation into a military stop at his Scottish golf club. “The President is corrupt and must be impeached,” the freshman Democrat posted on Twitter Friday. The tweet was a response to news th...
03:00, 2019-09-08

Trump administration announces weapons deal with Ukraine amid swirl of impeachment inquiry The timing of the decision draws fresh attention to American military assistance that has been at the center of the Trump-Ukraine scandal.        ...
22:34, 2019-10-03

Trump slams media as 'crooked as hell' amid Ukraine phone call controversy President Trump did not mince words on Monday when voicing his feelings toward the media’s coverage of reports that the president pressured Ukraine's leader to help investigate political rival Joe Biden....
03:34, 2019-09-24

Giuliani meets with former diplomat as he continues to press Ukraine inquiries President Trump’s personal lawyer has been seeking to sow doubts about the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
06:34, 2019-05-25

Ukraine Role Focuses New Attention on Giuliani’s Foreign Work A Ukrainian-Russian developer says he hired the former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani to lobby. Mr. Giuliani says he never lobbied the U.S. government....
03:51, 2019-07-01

Giuliani said he 'wouldn't cooperate' with Adam Schiff in the Ukraine investigation SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, said Sunday that he wouldn't cooperate with an investigation by House Intelligence Committee chair Adam Schiff into Trump's contact with the Ukrainian president. Giuliani sparred with host George Stephanopoulos on A...
03:51, 2019-09-30

Dems meet with envoy who connected Giuliani with Ukraine officials The State Department's former special envoy to Ukraine met Thursday with congressional investigators to discuss the budding scandal over whether President Donald Trump and his allies improperly pressured Ukrainian officials to investigate a political rival, Joe Biden. The meeting with Kurt Volker,...
20:34, 2019-10-03

House Democrats Subpoena Rudy Giuliani for Ukraine Documents (WASHINGTON) — House Democrats subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, for documents on Monday as they ramped up investigations of the president’s dealings with Ukraine. The House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight and Reform panels announced the subpoen...
06:51, 2019-10-01

Giuliani consulted on Ukraine with imprisoned Paul Manafort via a lawyer The president’s attorney is promoting a narrative that the real story of 2016 is not Russian interference to elect Trump, but Ukrainian efforts to support Hillary Clinton. ...
13:34, 2019-10-03

Lawmakers meet with envoy who connected Giuliani with Ukraine officials The State Department's former special envoy to Ukraine met Thursday with congressional investigators to discuss the budding scandal over whether President Donald Trump and his allies improperly pressured Ukrainian officials to investigate a political rival, Joe Biden. The meeting with Kurt Volker,...
01:34, 2019-10-04

Rudy Giuliani's quest for dirt on Biden via Ukraine – a timeline A public claim by Trump’s personal lawyer that the former vice-president had acted improperly set off a troubling chain of eventsRudy Giuliani alleges on Fox News that former vice-president Joe Biden was involved while in office in irregular activity in Ukraine. The lawyer claims Biden pressed for t...
01:00, 2019-09-22

House panels launch investigation into Giuliani's dealings with Ukraine A trio of House committees on Monday announced a new investigation into President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, over his interactions with Ukrainian officials and whether the Trump administration’s withholding of foreign aid from Ukraine had any underlying political motives.The le...
21:34, 2019-09-09

Giuliani plays down role in proposed Ukraine statement on corruption Rudy Giuliani, a central figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, on Saturday played down his role in a proposed statement negotiated between U.S. diplomats and Ukrainian officials this summer about fighting corruption in the eastern European country.  ...
02:00, 2019-10-06

First criminal charges in US related to Ukraine The first criminal charges related to the Ukraine controversy were filed in NYC Thursday against two businessmen tied to efforts by President Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, to prod Ukraine to investigate former V.P. Biden and his son. (Oct. 10)        ...
05:17, 2019-10-11

American support for impeaching Trump rises to 45% amid Ukraine matter: Reuters/Ipsos poll The number of Americans who believe President Donald Trump should be impeached rose by 8 percentage points over the past week as more people learned about allegations that Trump pressured Ukraine to smear his top Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Mon...
10:51, 2019-10-01

Former Ukraine Envoy Says Rudy Giuliani Was 'Warned' About 'Unreliable' Biden Claims Former Ukraine envoy Kurt Volker abruptly resigned last weekend after Rudy Giuliani threw him under the bus in the snowballing whistleblower scandal. On Thursday, Volker appears to have gotten his revenge....
06:34, 2019-10-04

Giuliani said Mike Pompeo knew he pushed Ukraine to investigate Biden Siavosh Hosseini/NurPhoto via Getty Images, Alexander Shcherbak\TASS via Getty Images Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, said Sunday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was aware of his efforts to persuade Ukrainian authorities to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden....
03:51, 2019-09-30

Rudy Giuliani under investigation by Manhattan feds for his dealings in Ukraine: report Rudy Giuliani is the subject of a federal probe into whether he broke lobbying laws in his dealings with Ukraine, according to a new report. Investigators are scrutinizing Giuliani’s efforts to undermine the work of the former US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, one source familiar wi...
08:17, 2019-10-12

Trump publicly asks China to probe Biden, even amid impeachment inquiry President Donald Trump on Thursday again invited foreign interference in a U.S. presidential election by publicly calling on China to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, the kind of request that has already triggered an impeachment inquiry in Congress....
06:00, 2019-10-04

House subpoenas Giuliani associates in impeachment probe The chairmen of the House committees leading impeachment proceedings on Thursday subpoenaed documents and called for testimony from a pair of Soviet-born associates of Rudy Giuliani who were busted the night before on campaign finance charges. The businessmen, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, are suspect...
01:17, 2019-10-11

Giuliani accuses Ukraine of laundering $3M to Hunter Biden, asks how Obama could let that happen Rudy Giuliani channeled President Trump Monday with a wee-hours Twitter blitz aimed at turning the Ukraine story currently roiling Washington into a big problem for Democrats....
17:17, 2019-09-23

Rudy Giuliani: Ukraine sources detail attempt to construct case against Biden Source: prosecutor may have fed Trump ally altered informationRobert Reich: Trump can do more damage than NixonIn the explosive whistleblower complaint released this week, in which an intelligence official sounds the alarm over Donald Trump’s effort to solicit the help of Ukraine in his bid for re-e...
11:17, 2019-09-29

Two Giuliani associates linked to Ukraine investigations indicted on campaign finance charges Two associates of Rudy Giuliani who have been linked to his investigations in Ukraine have been indicted for campaign finance violations, according to court documents released Thursday....
20:17, 2019-10-10

Rudy, Russians and Weed: The Giuliani/Ukraine Corruption Indictments Explained via The Wire Have you seen that TV show about the cops who were investigating a drug operation? You know the one I’m talking about. There was money laundering, corrupt politicians, street-level crime and a mysterious foreign drug dealer?...
11:17, 2019-10-11

Giuliani associates tied to Ukraine efforts are subpoenaed in House impeachment inquiry Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were ordered by the leaders of three House panels to provide documents and appear to testify in the Trump impeachment probe....
19:51, 2019-10-10

Giuliani associates tied to Ukraine efforts subpoenaed in House impeachment inquiry Those businessmen, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, were ordered by the leaders of three House committees to provide documents and appear to testify as part of the impeachment probe into Trump....
19:17, 2019-10-10

2 Giuliani Associates Tied to Ukraine Scandal Arrested on Campaign Finance Charges Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of President Trump’s personal lawyer, were also part of the pressure campaign on Ukraine to investigate Democrats....
16:51, 2019-10-10

Secretary of State Pompeo said he approves of Giuliani's push for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that he supports Rudy Guiliani's push for the Ukrainian government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Pompeo was pressed on CBS' "Face the Nation" on if it was "appropriate" for Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, to be pushin...
05:00, 2019-09-23

Businessmen with links to Giuliani’s Ukraine efforts charged with campaign finance violations Two Florida businessmen who donated to a pro-Trump fundraising committee — and are accused of aiding Rudy Giuliani’s efforts to spur a Ukraine investigation into the Bidens — have been arrested on charges of violating campaign finance laws. Soviet-born businessmen Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman ar...
18:17, 2019-10-10

Nancy Pelosi says Donald Trump is 'not above the law' after he snubs Ukraine probe Nancy Pelosi has blasted Donald Trump's refusal to co-operate with an impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine, saying he is "not above the law" and will be "held accountable"....
22:34, 2019-10-09

House will subpoena White House for Ukraine documents in Trump impeachment probe The head of a leading House committee on Wednesday said he plans to issue a subpoena to the White House for documents related to Ukraine as part of an ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....
18:34, 2019-10-02

Rudy's Consulting With a Convicted Criminal About His Ukraine Woes Now Just because former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort is a convicted felon serving years behind bars for committing a host of crimes does not mean he’s missing out on all the excitement happening in Washington D.C. these days. According to a new report in the Washington Post, he’s been directly inv...
06:34, 2019-10-04

‘Not going to take a fall': Kurt Volker, former Ukraine envoy, poised to dispute Giuliani in congressional testimony Kurt Volker, the former special representative for Ukraine negotiations, will dispute Rudy Giuliani’s account of back channel meetings with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, sources told the Washington Examiner....
21:00, 2019-10-03

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Rudy Giuliani violated foreign lobbying laws in Ukraine AP Federal prosecutors from the Southern District of New York are investigating whether Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and the former mayor of New York, broke laws governing foreign lobbying related to his work in Ukraine, The New York Times reported Friday night. Two sourc...
12:17, 2019-10-12

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Pompeo misses deadline to turn over State Dept. docs on Ukraine, Giuliani in impeachment inquiry Secretary of State Mike Pompeo missed Friday’s deadline to comply with a subpoena issued by three Democrat-led House committees last week to hand over documents related to the department’s dealings with Ukraine and President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, Fox News has confirmed....
14:34, 2019-10-05

Ukraine to review criminal cases against owner of gas company linked to Biden’s son Trump had pressed for such a review in a phone call with Ukraine's new leader, a "favour" that now has led the U.S. Congress to begin an impeachment inquiry....
20:34, 2019-10-04

FDA launches criminal probe into vaping health crisis The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday launched a criminal investigation into the nationwide epidemic of vaping-related illnesses after the number of cases recorded in the US jumped to more than 500. The agency’s tobacco director, Mitch Zeller, said the agency is not interested in ...
21:51, 2019-09-20

Federal Prosecutors Conducting Criminal Probe of Juul Federal prosecutors in California are conducting a criminal probe into e-cigarette maker Juul Labs, according to people familiar with the matter, escalating law-enforcement scrutiny of the startup....
14:51, 2019-09-24

Factbox: Highlights from criminal complaint in widening UAW corruption probe A senior United Auto Workers (UAW) official was arrested on Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union leaders to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in a mushrooming corruption scandal....
05:17, 2019-09-13

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
22:17, 2019-07-12

Vape brand Juul is reportedly at the center of a criminal probe E-cigarette maker Juul is in trouble again. According to The Wall Street Journal, people familiar with the matter say that the company is the subject of a criminal investigation by federal prosecutors in California. It's not yet been revealed what th......
18:17, 2019-09-24

Andrew McCabe blasts DOJ criminal probe, vows not to take deal Former FBI deputy director and CNN contributor Andrew McCabe slammed the Department of Justice's ongoing criminal probe into his conduct in officeand insisted that he would not take a plea deal if he is prosecuted. ...
10:51, 2019-09-18

California federal prosecutors conducting criminal probe into Juul: WSJ Federal prosecutors in California are conducting a criminal probe into e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
00:51, 2019-09-24

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder - Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
02:34, 2019-07-13

Police to face criminal probe on “lapses” over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses” to prevent and minimize the Easter Day suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people...
19:17, 2019-06-20

Apple's data shows a deepening dependence on China as Trump's tariffs loom Tapping factories in Brazil and India has not lessened Apple Inc's dependence on China, the company's supply chain data shows, raising the stakes for the iPhone maker as U.S. President Donald Trump wages a trade war and promises more tariffs....
13:00, 2019-08-29

Another of Brazil president's sons facing civil, criminal probe: prosecutors Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son Carlos is under investigation by the Rio de Janeiro state prosecutor's office, it said on Wednesday, making him the second of the far-right leader's sons to be probed by state investigators....
04:00, 2019-09-12

'In desperate need of facts.' FDA launches criminal probe as vaping illnesses jump to 530 The FDA is investigating the recent spike in vaping-related illnesses as the number of confirmed cases jumps to 530, CDC says        ...
01:17, 2019-09-20

FDA opens criminal probe of vaping deaths as health officials search for cause The FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations opened a probe "shortly after" people started falling ill, Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, told reporters on a call Thursday....
22:34, 2019-09-19

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-11

Texas police officers who led black man down a street by rope will not face criminal probe Two Texas police officers who led a handcuffed black man down a street by a rope will not face a criminal probe by the state's law enforcement agency, according to officials....
11:00, 2019-08-19

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a criminal probe into the unparalleled challenge to its authority....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time to investigate....
00:34, 2019-06-14

Hungary launches criminal probe after tourist boat sinks, killing at least 7 people There are 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube river in the Budapest, the Hungarian capital late on Wednesday, police said on Thursday....
15:17, 2019-05-30

Mike Pompeo defends State's work in Ukraine Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US State Department did not engage in improper activity with Ukraine, and is focused on trying to help Kyiv combat corruption. Pompeo made the remarks Thursday on the sidelines of the UN general assembly. (Sept. 26)        ...
06:00, 2019-09-27

Family of Irish teen found dead in Malaysia won't seek criminal probe: lawyer The family of an Irish girl whose naked body was found near a Malaysian jungle stream will not demand a criminal investigation into the incident, their lawyer said on Wednesday, leaving it up to the police to decide the next course of action....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Florida governor orders criminal probe into handling of prior Jeffrey Epstein sex case Gov. Ron DeSantis directed the state law enforcement department to launch an inquiry into "other irregularities" surrounding an earlier state probe and plea agreement with Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
12:51, 2019-08-07

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs executives in 1MDB corruption probe Malaysia filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group Inc over the multi-billion dollar corruption probe at state fund 1MDB, the attorney general said on Friday....
15:17, 2019-08-09

Federal criminal probe tied to 'microcap fraud' case may include former Riot Blockchain CEO Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a group of "microcap fraudsters," according to court documents. The investigation is parallel to an SEC civil case against the alleged "fraudsters," and more details are currently unknown....
00:51, 2019-05-23

Federal prosecutors in California reportedly open criminal probe of vaping company Juul The probe by the U.S. attorney's office of the Northern District of California is in its early stages, the Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
23:17, 2019-09-23

Esper not on Trump's Ukraine phone call, but Pentagon will preserve documents on Ukraine aid freeze Defense Secretary Mark Esper did not take part in a July phone call between President Trump and the president of Ukraine, the Pentagon confirmed on Thursday, but, a spokesman said, the department will be preserving documentation related to a freeze on military aid to the country....
11:00, 2019-10-04

Ukraine lawmaker says new probe won't involve Biden or his son A prominent Ukrainian lawmaker has said a new investigation of a Ukrainian firm at the heart of a growing US political scandal would not involve Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden or his son....
21:17, 2019-09-26

Republican senators press DOJ to probe Clinton and Ukraine As President Donald Trump's presidency is threatened by an impeachment inquiry, the Republican chairmen of two Senate committees, Ron Johnson and Chuck Grassley, are asking Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate any ties between Ukraine and Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign.In a letter to Barr rele...
18:00, 2019-09-30

The House Pulls Mike Pompeo Into Its Ukraine Probe Just days after announcing the start of a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s pressuring of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to interfere in the 2020 elections by investigating former Vice President Joe Biden, congressional Democrats are already hitting the ground running....
03:51, 2019-09-28

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
01:17, 2019-05-30

Johnson & Johnson’s stock tumbles after reports of criminal probe Johnson & Johnson’s stock plunged 4.2% on a Friday report that the Justice Department is conducting a criminal investigation into whether the pharma giant misled the public about cancer risks of its talcum powder. J&J disclosed in February securities filings that it had received subpoenas from the D...
11:34, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-ArcelorMittal's Ukraine mill says it will lose $1 mln due to environmental probe ArcelorMittal's Ukrainian steel mill will lose $1 million this month after a key piece of steelmaking equipment was seized following a security service investigation, the plant's acting head Oleksandr Ivanov said on Tuesday....
19:51, 2019-07-23

Senate Democrat demands Pompeo's 'immediate' recusal over Ukraine probe A top Senate Democrat is demanding that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo "immediately" recuse himself from all matters pertaining to Ukraine as House Democrats pursue an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump over his communications with the Ukrainian leader. In a letter to Pompeo dated We...
21:00, 2019-10-02

Nagy defends Bears' kicker search amid backlash Bears coach Matt Nagy defended how his team has conducted its search for a kicker after several of those who auditioned for the team criticized the process to Sports Illustrated....
01:51, 2019-08-22

US aid to Ukraine was contingent on 2016 election probe, GOP senator says US diplomat told him A Republican U.S. senator claimed Friday that President Trump in August blocked him from reassuring Ukraine that military aid would be coming to the country from the U.S....
14:34, 2019-10-05

Raiders’ Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown amid retirement threat Antonio Brown’s first training camp with the Raiders has been chaotic, and it apparently might be his last if he doesn’t get what he wants, but his head coach is sticking up for him. Jon Gruden defended Brown Saturday after an ESPN report said Brown could quit the NFL if he’s not a...
22:34, 2019-08-11

Original ‘Little Mermaid’ defends Halle Bailey as Ariel amid backlash The original Ariel agrees Halle Bailey is fit for life under the sea. Jodi Benson — who voiced Ariel in the 1989 hit “The Little Mermaid” — publicly applauded Disney for casting the black singer in the live-action rendition of the film after racist and hateful comments erupted on Twitter...
23:17, 2019-07-09

Joe Biden accuses Trump of deepening racial divide in US as he says racism is 'white man's problem' Joe Biden has lashed out at Donald Trump as he said described racism in the US as an institutional "white man's problem visited on people of colour"....
10:00, 2019-08-28

Pompeo: Former U.S. Vice President Biden should be investigated if he corruptly meddled in Ukraine probe of son U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday said that President Donald Trump's Democratic political rival Joe Biden should be investigated if evidence shows he improperly intervened to protect his son from an investigation in Ukraine....
17:17, 2019-09-22

Embattled Alex Acosta defends Epstein deal amid calls for his resignation The episode reignited this week when federal prosecutors in New York brought a new round of child sex-trafficking charges against the wealthy hedge fund manager....
16:51, 2019-07-11

Donald Glover Defends Halle Bailey Amid The Little Mermaid Casting Backlash Donald Glover is rallying behind Halle Bailey amid criticism over her casting in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot. Last week, debates were sparked online after......
07:00, 2019-07-11

Amid criticism, Colombia defends assertions that Venezuela's Maduro supports rebels Colombia on Monday publicly defended a dossier it says proves Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supports guerrilla groups and drug traffickers but removed the armed forces' head of intelligence after widespread criticism of the report....
05:17, 2019-10-01

‘I Believe Him.’ Scarlett Johansson Defends Woody Allen Amid Sexual Assault Allegations (NEW YORK) — Scarlett Johansson says that she’s standing by Woody Allen because, “I believe him.” Much of Hollywood has distanced itself from the filmmaker since the MeToo movement prompted a re-examination of child sexual abuse allegations from his now-grown daughter, Dylan....
08:34, 2019-09-05

Pompeo defends deal with Mexico amid criticism, calls it 'diplomacy at its finest' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Monday that President Trump’s assertion that the U.S.’s recent deal with Mexico regarding immigration and the border was a success....
23:51, 2019-06-10

Amid Anti-Hindi Uproar, BJP's Tejasvi Surya Defends "Misunderstood" Plan The new Modi government's National Education Policy 2019 Draft has alarmed leaders from southern states, particularly Tamil Nadu, who believe it makes the learning of Hindi mandatory, something the......
15:51, 2019-06-02

Ex-Ukraine prosecutor said he was told to back off probe of Biden-linked firm, files show The fired prosecutor at the center of the Ukraine controversy said during a private interview with President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani earlier this year that he was told to back off an investigation into a natural gas firm that was linked to Joe Biden’s son, according to details of tha...
02:51, 2019-10-03

Ukraine leader calls on anti-graft bodies to probe subsidies to poultry producer Ukraine's President called on Thursday for anti-corruption bodies to investigate how the country's leading agriculture company MHP SE received substantial subsidies from the state budget....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Ex-Ukraine prosecutor claims he was told to back off Biden-linked firm probe: report Ukraine’s former top prosecutor told Rudy Giuliani earlier this year that he was indeed asked to back off any probe of a natural gas company linked to Joe Biden’s son, according to a copy of Giuliani’s notes obtained by Fox News. During the pair’s Jan. 23, 2019, phone call, s...
07:00, 2019-10-03

Trump says he does not know the two associates of Giuliani U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he does not know the two associates of his personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani who were arrested, even if they are in a picture with him....
23:51, 2019-10-10

Carl Beech: Criminal probe into police's bungled sex abuse inquiry is 'improper', Met boss says Cressida Dick today rebuffed calls for officers involved in the bungled investigation into alleged VIP child sex abuse to face a criminal probe over allegations that they misled a judge in obtaining search warrants....
11:51, 2019-08-31

Facebook crypto chief defends Libra project amid claims the company has too much power The need to reiterate these points after only two weeks suggests Facebook will have an uphill battle getting people to trust the company with their finances....
19:17, 2019-07-03

Elton John defends Prince Harry, Meghan Markle amid private jet controversy The singer came to their defence after they were called hypocritical for accepting jet travel to stay at his home in Nice, France, despite their devotion to eco-causes....
05:34, 2019-08-20

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 years ago with the financier Jeffrey Epstein, who a...
06:34, 2019-07-11

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
18:17, 2019-06-10

Rep. John Lewis defends Joe Biden amid controversy on working with segregationists, says remarks not offensive Congressman John Lewis has joined the ranks of Democrats defending Joe Biden after the 2020 hopeful touted his past success in working with racist, segregationist senators....
21:51, 2019-06-21

The big picture: national pride flourishes amid war in Ukraine Mark Neville captures a moment full of symbolism on the fringes of the conflict in DonbassOver the past three years, London-based photographer Mark Neville has been travelling around Ukraine to work on several wide-ranging projects: one about holidaymakers in Odessa, another about people at worship,...
19:01, 2019-05-21

It’s Not ‘the Ukraine’ (and Other Things Ukrainian-Americans Want You to Know Amid the Scandal) Ukraine might be at the center of a political furor, but that’s seen as a chance for a community that feels its homeland has long been overlooked and misunderstood....
18:34, 2019-09-30

Nigel Farage: Police probe finds no criminal offence made by Brexit Party leader's 'take the knife' vow A police probe into a vow made by Nigel Farage to "take the knife" to civil servants in Whitehall after Brexit has found his comments did not constitute a criminal offence....
21:17, 2019-09-28

Dutch probe to charge 4 suspects with murder in 2014 shootdown of Malaysian Flight MH17 over Ukraine After a five-year probe, Dutch-led investigators charged four suspects with murder in the shootdown of Malaysian flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.        ...
15:34, 2019-06-19

Dutch probe to charge 4 suspects with murder in 2014 shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine After a five-year probe, Dutch-led investigators charged four suspects with murder in the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-20

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Elizabeth Warren pulls even with Biden amid Ukraine controversy Sen. Elizabeth Warren topped former Vice President Joe Biden in five of seven national polls released this month — putting them neck-and-neck after months of Biden leading the pack for the Democratic presidential nomination. The Massachusetts lawmaker even edged out Biden by 0.2 percentage points — ...
08:17, 2019-10-11

U.S. ex-ambassador to Ukraine meets with lawmakers amid impeachment inquiry Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch arrived on Capitol Hill on Friday for a scheduled appearance before House lawmakers, as House Democrats continue their impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump....
19:17, 2019-10-11

U.S. special envoy to Ukraine resigns amid impeachment inquiry The U.S. special envoy for Ukraine, Kurt Volker, resigned Friday amid a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump and his dealings with the Ukraine government, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s personal lawyer, said Thursday that Volker had...
20:17, 2019-09-28

Ukraine summit in Paris delayed amid continued bickering A new Normandy-format meeting to end the war in eastern Ukraine has proven difficult to put together. Breakthroughs leading to peace have been elusive as negotiations have devolved into a political tug-of-war....
00:00, 2019-09-22

Giuliani contradicts himself but says he'll testify if directed by Trump President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani appeared to contradict himself Sunday over whether he would cooperate with a House impeachment probe over the whistleblower complaint, but ultimately said he would if directed by Trump....
21:51, 2019-09-29

Democrats subpoena Giuliani as Trump lashes out The House Intelligence Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, as part of House Democrats’ rapidly intensifying impeachment inquiry. The committees demanded details about Giuliani’s interactions with Trump administration officials stemming...
03:51, 2019-10-01

Trump says he hopes his lawyer Giuliani does not get indicted Trump's comment came hours after two of Giuliani's clients, along with two other men, were charged with conspiring to violate campaign finance laws....
02:17, 2019-10-11

Amid Bipartisan Outcry, White House Agrees to Release Ukraine Aid Two lawmakers said the administration would release $250 million, which is intended partly to train and equip Ukrainian forces defending against Russian incursion....
03:51, 2019-09-13

Ukraine's Zelensky talks movies with Tom Cruise amid political storm Volodymyr Zelensky may have been swept into the center of a major political storm in Washington, but the Ukrainian President still made some time to meet Hollywood A-lister Tom Cruise this week....
04:51, 2019-10-03

Reminiscing Over His Pageant Days, President Trump Highlighted a Time Miss Ukraine Won the Miss Universe Title. Except a Miss Ukraine Never Has (WASHINGTON) — And the crown goes to … not Miss Ukraine. President Donald Trump was recalling his days as the owner of the Miss Universe pageant Wednesday as he and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy made remarks before their private meeting. “It’s a great thing,” ...
02:00, 2019-09-27

Giuliani Revels in Another Cable Dust-up Defending Trump Mr. Giuliani’s unconstrained television appearances have long raised concerns with the rest of Mr. Trump’s legal team, as well as White House officials....
04:34, 2019-09-21

Nicole Malliotakis cozies up to Trump, Giuliani in the Hamptons Nicole Malliotakis, the GOP assemblywoman and former mayoral candidate who has said she regretted her 2016 vote for President Trump, showed up at his posh Hamptons fundraiser anyway — an apparent attempt to mend fences with his fans in her native Staten Island. “Ran into America’s Mayor at President...
20:00, 2019-08-10

Giuliani says Comey tried to ‘frame’ Trump by leaking memos ​President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani accused James Comey of trying to “frame” Trump after the Justice Department’s internal watchdog said the former FBI director violated agency policy in his handling of sensitive memos. “In a case involving the President of t...
21:51, 2019-09-01

Trump tells reporters he doesn’t know if Giuliani is still his attorney Following the president’s comment as he was leaving for a campaign rally in Louisiana, Giuliani said he is still representing Trump as his personal lawyer....
21:00, 2019-10-12

As Trump continues to back Giuliani, some advisors wish he would stop On Saturday, Trump deployed in Giuliani’s defense the same two-word phrase — “Witch Hunt!” — he repeatedly used to attack the legitimacy of the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and now the House impeachment inquiry against him....
06:00, 2019-10-13

Rudy Giuliani does about face after saying he’ll leave Team Trump Rudy Giuliani suggested Thursday that he would leave Team Trump after finishing “cleanup” from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe — only to reverse course later in the day. Giuliani told the Washington Examiner he’d been “pretty busy” juggling his own projects while working for free for T...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Watch live: Iran's Rouhani, Ukraine's Zelensky to speak at U.N. amid U.S. tensions A number of world leaders are set to speak at the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday -- including presidents Hassan Rouhani of Iran and Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine....
15:00, 2019-09-25

Kurt Volker resigns as US special envoy to Ukraine amid whistleblower complaint The US special envoy to Ukraine resigned from his post Friday, a day after his name surfaced in the White House whistleblower complaint as a liaison between President Trump and the government of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, a report said. Kurt Volker met with Secretary of State Mike Pompe...
15:51, 2019-09-28

Cash-advance app Earnin changes its tune amid NYS probe A cash-advance app backed by rapper Nas has been scrambling to escape regulatory heat over concerns that it has been doing illegal payday lending in the Big Apple, The Post has learned. Earnin, a Silicon Valley startup whose investors also include venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, quietly di...
14:17, 2019-09-03

Cash-advance app Earnin changes its tune amid NY probe A cash-advance app backed by rapper Nas has been scrambling to escape regulatory heat over concerns that it has been doing illegal payday lending in the Big Apple, The Post has learned. Earnin, a Silicon Valley startup whose investors also include venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, quietly di...
22:51, 2019-09-03

Giuliani leads battle against intensifying Trump impeachment inquiry Presidential ally floats refusal to testify to House committeeLawyer sought dirt on Joe Biden to help Trump 2020 campaignDonald Trump’s army of surrogates, led by his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, went into battle on Sunday as the beleaguered president sought to fight back against a rapidly intensi...
20:17, 2019-09-29

Trump calls Giuliani a ‘great guy’ as feds investigate former mayor “He may seem a little rough around the edges sometimes, but he is also a great guy and wonderful lawyer,” Trump tweeted Saturday, blaming the “Deep State” for his personal lawyer’s legal woes....
09:34, 2019-10-13

There's a glaring loophole in Trump's and Giuliani's allegations of corruption against Joe Biden Drew Angerer/Getty President Donald Trump and his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, are aggressively defending their calls for Ukraine to investigate former vice president Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, for corruption. Biden pushed in 2016 for Ukraine to fire its top prosecutor, Viktor Shokin, who led an inve...
12:51, 2019-09-24

House Dems to Trump Lawyer Giuliani: Give It Up, Rudy! Rudy Giuliani never seems to be one who’s at a loss for words, and now House Democrats are demanding he tell all by sharing key documents with lawmakers as part of its impeachment probe....
06:17, 2019-10-01

Giuliani's unusual role key to exposing internal Trump documents Rudy Giuliani's wide-ranging work for U.S. President Donald Trump could make it tougher for him to claim Ukraine-related documents demanded by Congress as part of its impeachment inquiry are confidential and protected under lawyer-client privilege, experts said....
03:17, 2019-10-03

Buses exit Moscow jail amid expectations of Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap Two buses with tinted windows and a police escort left a Moscow jail on Saturday morning carrying an undisclosed number of people as a major prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine appeared to begin, a Reuters witness and state TV said....
10:00, 2019-09-07

YouTube Weighs Major Changes to Kids' Content Amid FTC Probe YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
23:34, 2019-06-19

Officers put on leave amid probe of recorded violent arrest Three police officers in a New Jersey town have been placed on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate a violent arrest that was caught on video....
18:17, 2019-05-21

CBS radio host Dan Taylor exits amid misconduct probe Dan Taylor, a longtime host at CBS Radio, has abruptly left the company amid a broadening investigation by New York Attorney General Letitia James into the legacy brands of the CBS media empire, The Post has learned. The New York AG’s office is investigating CBS Radio for workplace misconduct, inclu...
20:34, 2019-07-09

72 officers off streets amid probe into social media posts PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police Commissioner Richard Ross says 72 Philadelphia police officers have been placed on administrative duty amid an initial investigation into a national group’s accusation of officers in several states posting racist and anti-Muslim comments on social media. Ross said he...
02:34, 2019-06-20

Giuliani associates charged with funneling foreign cash to pro-Trump group Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have helped President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden were arrested in a scheme to illegally funnel Russian money to a pro-Trump election committee and other U.S. political candidates, prosecutors said on Thu...
23:51, 2019-10-10

Trump's former Russia aide is set to give revealing testimony on Giuliani, Sondland Fiona Hill plans to say Rudy Giuliani and E.U. ambassador Gordon Sondland circumvented the National Security Council and the normal White House process to pursue a shadow policy on Ukraine, a person familiar with her expected testimony told NBC News....
16:34, 2019-10-12

Giuliani associates charged with illegally funneling cash to pro-Trump group Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have helped President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden were arrested in a scheme to illegally funnel money to a pro-Trump election committee and other U.S. political candidates, prosecutors said on Thursday....
02:17, 2019-10-11

President Trump Urged Rex Tillerson to Help Drop DOJ Charges for Giuliani Client President Donald Trump pressed then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to help persuade the Justice Department to drop a criminal case against an Iranian-Turkish gold trader who was a client of Rudy Giuliani, according to three people familiar with the 2017 meeting in the Oval Office. Tillerson refuse...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Trump calls Rudy Giuliani a 'great guy' as impeachment pressure mounts President had appeared to distance himself a day earlierOpinion: Rudy Giuliani is Trump’s real secretary of stateDonald Trump came to the defence of Rudy Giuliani on Saturday, only a day after he said he didn’t know if the former New York mayor was still his personal attorney and it was reported tha...
23:51, 2019-10-12

Rudy Giuliani Goes Off the Rails in Disastrous CNN Interview About His Shady Dealings for Trump Folks, I do not say this lightly because there is so much evidence of it already happening, but America’s former mayor Rudy Giuliani has absolutely lost it. By “it” I mean any grasp of how to appear in public life and on television....
15:17, 2019-09-20

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four months of 2019....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Canada Goose pulled claims about its treatment of animals amid probe Canada Goose has quietly stepped away from bold guarantees about the “ethical” treatment of animals it uses for its pricey outerwear, The Post has learned. The Toronto-based coat company — which for more than a year has faced a probe by the Federal Trade Commission over allegations of false advertis...
19:51, 2019-08-01

Platini arrested amid probe into award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar "Former UEFA president Michel Platini was arrested on Tuesday morning amid an investigation into the controversial decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup."...
12:17, 2019-06-18

Shares in Moody's India unit fall after CEO placed on leave amid probe Shares in ICRA Ltd, the Indian unit of Moody's Investors Service, fell on Tuesday after the credit rating agency sent its chief executive officer on leave because of a probe into a ratings decision it took last year....
15:51, 2019-07-02

Exclusive: Two JPMorgan metals executives put on leave amid U.S. probe - source Two JPMorgan Chase & Co employees, including a top metals trading executive, have been placed on leave in response to a U.S. criminal investigation into the bank’s metals trading practices, according to a source familiar with the matter....
23:51, 2019-09-12

Moody's India Unit Sends CEO On Leave Amid Whistleblower Probe ICRA's board has decided to place Chief Executive Officer Naresh Takkar on leave and appointed Group Chief Financial Officer Vipul Agarwal as interim chief operating officer, the company said in an......
15:17, 2019-07-02

'Conned': Road to Trump impeachment may have begun with Giuliani getting played by Ukrainian prosecutor President Trump faces impeachment because personal attorney Rudy Giuliani was manipulated by a disreputable official who hoped to avoid being fired by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, according to regional analysts and anti-corruption activists....
06:51, 2019-10-01

Rudy Giuliani: Biden aides say TV news must stop booking Trump lawyer Anita Dunn and Kate Bedingfield write to news executives Ukraine sources detail attempt to construct case against BidenSenior aides to Joe Biden, who is the target of Donald Trump’s efforts to dig up dirt in Ukraine that could help his re-election bid next year, have written to TV news channels aski...
22:51, 2019-09-30

‘I Will Be the Hero’: Giuliani Goes Off on the ‘Morons’ Giving Him the Side-Eye for His Role in Trump’s Impeachment Woes Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s ever vociferous mouthpiece, is apparently feeling most unappreciated for all he did on behalf of his boss to put him in danger of being impeached dig up dirt on one of his rivals for the Oval Office, and says history will prove him right, damnit!...
03:34, 2019-09-27

Rudy Giuliani is Donald Trump’s real secretary of state | Lloyd Green Giuliani wanted to be tapped as America’s top diplomat, and it looks like he got more than he bargained for: congressional scrutiny and the media’s glareFrom the looks of things, Rudy Giuliani has been the real secretary of state from Day One of the Trump administration. From Ukraine to Turkey to Ir...
18:00, 2019-10-12

Deutsche Bank is first to settle bond-rigging lawsuit, amid federal probe Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , becoming the first of 16 financial services companies to settle litigation by investors....
23:51, 2019-09-12

Love Island may face probe amid fears over mental health of its stars Love Island could be subjected to an Ofcom investigation after a second women's charity raised fears about the treatment and mental health of one of the contestants....
16:51, 2019-06-18

Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán placed on leave amid domestic violence probe Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán has been sidelined amid a domestic violence investigation, the team announced on Thursday. “We fully support all measures being undertaken by the Commissioner’s Office pursuant to the Policy on Domestic Violence,” read a statement released by the team...
00:34, 2019-09-20

Domingo Germán emerges from luxury apartment amid domestic violence probe Yankees star pitcher Domingo Germán emerged from his luxury Yonkers apartment building Friday — the same day he was shelved by the Bombers for the rest of the season amid domestic violence allegations. The Dominican-born righty, 27, was spotted greeting an unidentified woman outside the buildi...
19:34, 2019-09-21

'Leave him alone': Meghan McCain defends Nick Jonas amid backlash for magazine cover Nick Jonas' fans are burnin' up with anger over an accessory on his latest magazine cover: A cigar. But "View" co-host Meghan McCain isn't having it.        ...
04:34, 2019-09-12

Giuliani suggests ‘withholding judgement’ on Epstein conspiracy theories two days after Trump promotes one In a tweet, the president’s personal lawyer said is “best to wait for some key facts like the findings of the autopsy” of the politically connected financier....
22:17, 2019-08-12

Two business associates of Trump’s personal attorney Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance charges Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, who routed a large donation to a pro-Trump super PAC, are accused of taking part in a scheme to funnel foreign money to candidates for federal and state office....
20:17, 2019-10-10

Opiate tycoons stashed $1 billion in Swiss banks amid probe: Court files The Sackler family, which owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, is believed to have transferred about $1 billion (€900 million) to themselves, including to their Swiss bank accounts, court papers showed....
02:34, 2019-09-14

UPDATE 2-Deutsche Bank is first to settle bond-rigging lawsuit, amid federal probe Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , becoming the first of 16 financial services companies to settle litigation by investors....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Rudy Giuliani: New video of Trump accuser whose case was dismissed shows 'people feel empowered to say anything they want' Video of an encounter between President Trump and a former campaign staffer that was subject of a now-dismissed lawsuit shows people feel emboldened to lodge claims, according to Rudy Giuliani....
05:51, 2019-07-12

Saturday Night Live Returns With Trump Seeking Impeachment Advice From Rudy Giuliani, Kim Jong Un and More Who gives President Donald Trump advice when he’s worried about being impeached? According to the first cold open from Saturday Night Live’s 45th season last night, everyone from Rudy Giuliani to Kim Jong Un. SNL used the season premier’s first sketch to trot out its extensive cast...
19:51, 2019-09-29

BMW, Toyota, Everyone Is Deepening Ties with China There’s a mid-engine Corvette out in the world now, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the auto industry has stopped working. There’s a lot of development in China and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, July 19, 2019....
02:51, 2019-07-20

Germans split over deepening ties with the EU A major poll shows a majority of voters feel Germany should strengthen EU ties, but a growing bloc wants more autonomy. Many also say fighting climate change must be a priority — but they don't want to pay for it....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Exclusive photos: Domingo Germán emerges from luxury apartment amid domestic violence probe Yankees star pitcher Domingo Germán emerged from his luxury Yonkers apartment building Friday — the same day he was shelved by the Bombers for the rest of the season amid domestic violence allegations. The Dominican-born righty, 27, was spotted greeting an unidentified woman outside the buildi...
05:34, 2019-09-21

James Comey, Loretta Lynch 'turning on each other' amid probe of Russia investigation's origins: Huckabee Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Democrats are “turning on each other” amid the Attorney General Bill Barr’s investigation into the potential misconduct by the FBI over spying on the Trump campaign....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
14:00, 2019-08-14

Criminologist: Trump acts like a criminal when denying climate change While much of the world now recognizes the need for immediate action, there are still those who question the scientific consensus on climate change and deter efforts to tackle it. As might be expected, they have the attention of US President Donald Trump and his Republican administration. The Heartl...
23:00, 2019-07-31

‘A zombie party’: the deepening crisis of conservatism The traditional right is clinging on to power – but its ideas are dead in the water.By Andy BeckettConservatism is the dominant politics of the modern world. Even when rightwing parties are not in power, conservative ideas and policies set the shape of society and the economy. Ever since the transfo...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Lead prosecutor removed from Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's case demoted to desk job amid JAG probe The former lead prosecutor in the the court-martial of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher has been demoted to a desk job as the service conducts a probe of the Judge Advocate General's Corps after its loss in the case that made national headlines....
02:00, 2019-08-09

Trump tax returns fight: Lawyers say he has absolute immunity from criminal investigations Trump tax returns: Presidential lawyers say his tax returns should be shielded from prosecutors because presidents have immunity from criminal probes        ...
00:51, 2019-10-12

Mueller stopped short of calling Trump a criminal, but did we need him to? | Richard Wolffe The denial from Mueller’s office that the special counsel drew up an indictment on three counts obstruction of justice is problematic and entirely predictableDid Donald Trump repeatedly break the law by trying to block multiple investigations into his mysteriously intimate relationship with Russia?T...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Trump's envoy for Ukraine resigns as scrutiny of his role in Trump-Zelensky scandal grows Kurt Volker was named in a whistleblower complaint released this week amid a growing controversy over Trump and contacts with the Ukrainian government.        ...
05:17, 2019-09-28

House Democrats subpoena Perry, Giuliani associates; Trump to hold first campaign rally since impeachment inquiry launch As the latest developments played out, the president lashed out at Fox News for its new poll showing 51 percent of voters want him removed from office....
14:17, 2019-10-11

Trump's envoy for Ukraine reportedly resigns as scrutiny of his role in Trump-Zelensky scandal grows Kurt Volker was named in a whistleblower complaint released this week amid a growing controversy over Trump and contacts with the Ukrainian government.        ...
02:17, 2019-09-28

Election results reveal UK's deepening polarisation over Brexit Nearly three years after the UK voted by a narrow majority to leave the EU, the Brexit Party - formed just six weeks ago - topped the polls in the UK's elections to the European Parliament, providing a further signal of Britain's deepening polarisation over the issue of Brexit....
09:17, 2019-05-27

Nvidia to work with Arm chips, deepening push into supercomputers Nvidia Corp on Monday said it will make its chips work with processors from Arm Holdings Inc to build supercomputers, deepening Nvidia's push into systems that are used for modeling both climate change predictions and nuclear weapons....
09:51, 2019-06-17

'Borderline criminal negligence': Democrat unloads on Trump's climate comments in Europe Rep. Paul Tonko said that President Trump committed “borderline criminal negligence" in dismissing climate change science during his visit to Europe this week....
16:00, 2019-06-06

Bannon described Trump Organization as 'criminal enterprise', Michael Wolff claims in new book Former White House adviser says financial investigations will take down president in sequel to Fire and FuryThe former White House adviser Steve Bannon has described the Trump Organization as a criminal entity and predicted that investigations into the president’s finances will lead to his political...
09:51, 2019-05-29

Live updates: House Democrats subpoena Giuliani associates; Trump to hold first campaign rally since launch of impeachment inquiry As the latest developments played out, the president lashed out at Fox News for its new poll showing 51 percent of voters want him removed from office....
20:17, 2019-10-10

Watch Friday's Jobs Report for Signs of a Deepening Slowdown The August employment report to be released Friday will provide the latest view of the economy’s health during a month of global economic turbulence and heightened Wall Street jitters....
13:34, 2019-09-05

Two nights, two very different Democratic debates, and a deepening liberal-centrist split If you were a Democrat, and you believed, as many Democrats do, that the nation faces an existential crisis in the form of President Trump, would you want to watch a Democratic debate which opened with ten of your party's presidential candidates stuck in an endless discussion of healthcare arcana?...
17:34, 2019-08-01

Live updates: House Democrats subpoena Perry, Giuliani associates; Trump to hold first campaign rally since impeachment inquiry launch As the latest developments played out, the president lashed out at Fox News for its new poll showing 51 percent of voters want him removed from office....
23:51, 2019-10-10

China Gifts Military Warship To Sri Lanka In sign Of Deepening Cooperation China gifted a warship to Sri Lanka, in the latest sign of its deepening military cooperation with the strategically located island nation in the Indian Ocean....
04:00, 2019-07-17

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Austrian Chancellor Calls for Top Minister’s Ouster, Deepening Government Chaos Austria’s chancellor called for the dismissal of his interior minister, a member of the Freedom Party, leading the far-right party’s other ministers to quit the government....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Mexican former minister detained, deepening president's anti-graft quest A judge ordered a former Mexican Cabinet minister to be detained pending a trial over suspected losses to taxpayers, her lawyer said on Tuesday, opening a new front in President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's campaign to eradicate corruption....
03:51, 2019-08-14

U.S. Officials Attend Opening at Controversial Jerusalem Dig, Deepening Palestinian Animosity JERUSALEM — American officials looked on Sunday as Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House’s mediation efforts. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended the e...
00:51, 2019-07-01

Cathay Chairman Slosar resigns weeks after CEO left, deepening reshuffle Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways shook up its top ranks further as Chairman John Slosar resigned on Wednesday, less than three weeks after mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny led to the shock departure of its chief executive....
16:17, 2019-09-04

Trade war fears are deepening. It's having a mixed effect on the stock market Asian stocks fell while European markets opened higher Tuesday after China let its currency sink further and halted purchases of U.S. farm goods.        ...
15:17, 2019-08-06

Opinion: Redskins' deepening angst, dysfunction all comes back to Daniel Snyder Washington is 0-3 and looking at a lost year under Jay Gruden, whose tenure could be in jeopardy. But the problems run much deeper.       ...
00:51, 2019-09-28

Trump slams 'nervous Nancy' Pelosi for accusing him of 'criminal cover-up': It's a 'fascist,' disgraceful statement President Trump called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Friday on "Fox & Friends" after she again accused him of a "criminal cover-up" and claimed he "does not know right from wrong."...
16:17, 2019-06-14

Mark Levin rails against Nancy Pelosi for declaring Trump a criminal: Democrats 'totally out of control' Fox News host Mark Levin called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats for acting in an "unconstitutional" fashion toward President Trump. ...
16:17, 2019-06-14

Trump targets John Legend, Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after MSNBC criminal justice series President Trump targeted John Legend and Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after a criminal justice series aired on MSNBC. The couple was quick to respond.        ...
06:00, 2019-09-10

'This ought to be criminal': Senators demand answers from Trump's Navy nominee on the $13B aircraft carrier that still isn't ready to deploy The Navy's newest aircraft carrier was delivered two years late and $2.5 billion over budget and still has fundamental flaws preventing it from being deployed. Senators grilled President Trump's nominee for Navy chief at his confirmation hearing to find out why....
22:00, 2019-07-31

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen helping NY prosecutors in Trump Organization records probe President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has first-hand knowledge of hush money payoffs to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, two women who claim they had sex with Trump years before he entered the White House....
23:51, 2019-09-12

Biden seeks to bar Giuliani from TV news, after Trump lawyer alleges possible Biden corruption Joe Biden's presidential campaign requested in a letter on Sunday that major news networks not invite President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani anymore, after Giuliani spent the morning on a series of talk shows aggressively highlighting what he called Biden's apparently corrupt dealings in ...
05:51, 2019-09-30

Trump defends pulling US troops out of Syria President Trump on Monday defended his administration’s decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria, declaring that the US will fight “WHERE IT IS TO OUR BENEFIT.” ​In a series of five tweets, the president said the US was supposed to be in Syria for just 30 days, but &#...
19:34, 2019-10-07

Joe Biden defends Obamacare, attacks Trump Joe Biden is defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Trump but also some Democrats who want to replace the current system with a fully government-run model. Biden, in Iowa, also blasted President Trump's character. (July 16)        ...
11:00, 2019-07-16

Trump defends call with Ukrainian president President Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not say anything wrong during a telephone call with his Ukrainian counterpart in which, according to reports, he pressed for an investigation of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his son....
17:17, 2019-09-22

Ben Carson defends Trump over ‘go back’ tweets ​WASHINGTON – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson ​on ​Sunday defended President Trump against accusations of racism. “He is not racist at all,” Carson told Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.” “He lived in New York. Jesse Jackson gave him an award for the incredible things that he had...
22:17, 2019-07-21

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
02:00, 2019-06-15

Trump slams ‘boring’ John Legend, ‘filthy mouthed’ Chrissy Teigen for not crediting his criminal justice reform President Trump lashed out over an MSNBC town hall event on criminal justice reform that didn't discuss the White House's efforts that passed earlier this year....
17:00, 2019-09-09

MI5 probe into London Bridge attacker was 'suspended amid unprecedented threat level', inquest hears A counter-terrorism probe into London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt was suspended during the most alarming period MI5 has faced in nearly 30 years, an inquest has heard...
22:51, 2019-06-12

Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that things are going well with China, insisting U.S. consumers are not paying for import taxes he has imposed on goods from that country although economists say Americans are footing the bill....
16:51, 2019-08-03

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
20:00, 2019-05-21

U.K. Defends Ambassador Over Alleged Memos Critical of Trump The U.K. Foreign Office defended its ambassador to the U.S. after a British newspaper published what it said were leaked diplomatic cables to London critical of President Trump....
19:01, 2019-07-07

GOP senator defends Trump on Syria: ‘I’m not sure the president had a lot of choices’ Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s decision to allow the Turkish invasion of northern Syria that has resulted in the slaughter of Kurdish fighters — casting the Middle Eastern military conflict as an inevitable quagmire between two U.S. allies for which there is n...
21:00, 2019-10-13

Trump’s UN Envoy Nominee Defends Climate Record WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations is defending her record on climate change, saying it is a “real risk to our planet” that must be addressed. Kelly Knight Craft tells the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesda...
18:17, 2019-06-19

DOJ defends Mnuchin’s refusal to hand over Trump’s tax returns The Justice Department released an opinion Friday defending Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s refusal to comply with a House Democratic subpoena for six years of President Trump’s personal and business tax returns....
03:17, 2019-06-15

'I was kidding, being sarcastic': Trump defends comment that he is 'the chosen one' President Trump tweeted in defense of his comment that he is 'the chosen one' during a Wednesday press conference while discussing the trade arrangements with China....
00:17, 2019-08-25

Trump defends his Syria pullout against Republican criticism U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected criticism from fellow Republicans over his decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria, and dismissed worries that captured Islamic State fighters might escape in the chaos of a Turkish attack....
04:17, 2019-10-10

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
23:17, 2019-05-26

Trump defends Rudy, rips CNN’s Cuomo as ‘Fredo’ President Trump on Monday defended his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani over his appearance last week on Chris Cuomo’s CNN show in which he first denied that he’d mentioned Joe Biden’s son to Ukrainian officials only to admit seconds later that he had. The former mayor was on the air to shoot down repo...
01:17, 2019-09-24

Trump administration defends Ice raids and says timing was 'unfortunate' Acting head of homeland security admits raids in Mississippi were badly timed after El Paso attacks targeting Mexicans Trump administration officials are defending last week’s mass immigration raids in Mississippi, including emotional footage of a girl pleading with authorities to let her father go....
06:34, 2019-08-13

Trump defends Alabama forecast using old Dorian map with disclaimer In a Wednesday afternoon tweet, President Trump shared a week-old hurricane graphic showing the various model runs for Dorian before it had even slammed into the Bahamas....
09:34, 2019-09-05

Stephen Miller defends Trump’s attacks on Dem ‘Squad’ ​WASHINGTON – Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace confronted senior White House advis​e​r Stephen Miller on President Trump’s long record of “playing the race card” – and the conversation got heated. “I’ve never called any of his tweets racist,” Wallace said on “Fox News Sunday.” “But the...
19:17, 2019-07-21

'I am the Chosen One,' Trump proclaims as he defends trade war with China The president's remark followed a string of criticisms aimed at his predecessors, whom he claimed had ignored China's alleged malpractice on trade....
23:17, 2019-08-21

Trump defends his creditworthiness after report says Deutsche Bank ignored red flags A series of tweets Monday marked the latest chapter in Trump's decadeslong effort to refute published reports that his previous financial problems have rendered him an undesirable client for some of Wall Street's biggest banks....
15:51, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his decision to stage an historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone that separates the North and South, insisting that ...
12:34, 2019-06-30

Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be ‘very little compared to what it is worth’ The president took to Twitter to respond to growing concerns about an a “Salute to America” that will include displays of military hardware and flyovers by an array of jets, including Air Force One....
18:17, 2019-07-03

Cummings defends Baltimore, invites Trump on tour of city House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., invited President Trump to visit his district amid an ongoing controversy in which the president denounced conditions in Baltimore....
22:51, 2019-08-07

Pelosi fiercely defends impeachment inquiry as Trump blows up Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff on Wednesday fiercely pushed back on President Donald Trump’s attacks on Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, as Trump profanely lashed out at the pair in the middle of their news conference.Despite Democrats’ insistence that Trump would...
21:00, 2019-10-02

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the United States, and said on Sunday more details would soon be released....
20:51, 2019-06-09

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
20:34, 2019-05-31

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
23:17, 2019-06-14

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Rand Paul claims win over 'war caucus,' defends Trump on Syria Rand Paul is declaring victory over the “war caucus” after President Donald Trump decided to shift troops out of northeastern Syria. The Kentucky Republican has been pushing Trump to take a less interventionist foreign policy approach for nearly three years, much to the chagrin and discomfort of mo...
08:00, 2019-10-09

Trump defends his Syria move, says Kurds ‘didn’t help us with Normandy’ President Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to pull US troops out of northeast Syria, saying he was tired of “forever wars” and of having to meet grieving parents of slain service members. Asked about his decision, which left America’s Kurdish allies in the fight against ISIS to defend themse...
00:00, 2019-10-10

‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutinyThe Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, amid reports that key provisions in the deal, forged under the threat of trade tariffs, were mostly ol...
21:17, 2019-06-09

Former White House press secretary defends Trump tweets Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is defending President Donald Trump’s use of Twitter to get his message out and says the U.S. hopes that unrest in Hong Kong can be handled ‘both internally and peacefully’...
13:17, 2019-10-08

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
02:00, 2019-06-12

Trump defends Syria decision by saying Kurds 'didn't help us with Normandy' President says he learned Kurds didn’t help from a ‘powerful article’ as Turkey launches offensive into north-eastern SyriaDonald Trump defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and enable a Turkish offensive against US-backed Kurdish fighters in the region by noting the Kurds didn’t fi...
14:17, 2019-10-10

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. Condemnation of his comments “doesn’t concern me be...
21:51, 2019-07-15

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’Vice-President Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the rainbow pride flag on their flagpoles during LBGTQ pride month. Related: T...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Trump defends nationalism, American sovereignty in rousing UN speech President Trump delivered a rousing defense of nationalism and American sovereignty to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday — while also trying to rally an international response to Iran’s aggression. In a 37-minute address, Trump implored the world’s leaders to put their own nations first, stressing ...
05:17, 2019-09-25

Ex-Trump Aide Dodges Questions, Defends Him At Impeachment Hearing Donald Trump's ex-campaign director Cory Lewandowski offered a fierce defense of his former boss Monday in a contentious congressional hearing, the first under new Democratic guidelines governing a......
06:17, 2019-09-18

Trump defends bid to host G7 at his Miami resort: 'I don't care about money' US president responded to accusations of seeking to profit off the presidency by planning to host the 2020 summit at his resortDefending himself against accusations of seeking to profit off the presidency by planning to host a G7 summit next year at one of his resorts, Donald Trump on Monday estimat...
09:00, 2019-08-27

Pelosi defends Baltimore, her childhood home, against Trump's attacks U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended Baltimore, the city where she grew up, against repeated verbal attacks by President Donald Trump, and she charged that the president's own son-in-law was a "slumlord" there....
00:17, 2019-08-02

Jared Kushner defends not telling FBI about Trump Tower meeting ​Top White House adviser Jared Kushner lashed out at people playing “Monday morning quarterback” who criticized him for not reporting to the FBI a meeting he had with a Kremlin-connected lawyer at Trump Tower in 2016. “Let me put you in my shoes at that time. OK, I’m running ...
20:51, 2019-06-03

What's going on with Trump and Biden and Ukraine As of Friday, it is not exactly clear what led to a mysterious whistleblower complaint filed against President Donald Trump that has taken Washington by storm, but it is clear that the US President wants to use Ukraine against former Vice President Joe Biden....
02:00, 2019-09-24

The GOP theory that Ukraine ‘set up’ Trump Republicans are pushing three story lines that purport to show that Ukraine targeted Trump in the 2016 election to help Hillary Clinton. Here's a guide to the claims....
09:51, 2019-10-08

What Happens Next with Trump, Ukraine and Impeachment For two and a half years, Donald Trump has pursued an unorthodox “my nation first/my interests first” approach to governing the US with relatively minimal political blowback. But with formal impeachment inquiries launched against him this week, he now enters the most dangerous phase of h...
00:17, 2019-09-28

Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the U.S. economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-election - that he has made the economy great again....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Katie Pavlich defends Trump for defending himself, calls out MSNBC's Scarborough Is there a double standard for President Trump in his war of words with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich says there is and criticized Democrats and the media for favoring Pelosi and defended the president for defending himself....
03:34, 2019-05-25

Jeremy Hunt defends Donald Trump's attack on Sadiq Khan Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment of tweet quoting Katie Hopkins Today’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the far-right commentator Katie Hopkins in an attack on the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, as Downing Street declin...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over his declaration that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “perfectly good English word.” Barr continued to defend his comment, made during testimony last m...
17:34, 2019-05-31

In campaign stop with evangelical Christians, Trump defends his actions on Syria U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his decision to withdraw troops from northeastern Syria, telling conservative Christian activists that the United States should prioritize protecting its own borders....
12:51, 2019-10-13

Trump’s Top Intelligence Official Defends Handling of ‘Unprecedented’ Whistleblower Complaint The nation’s highest-ranking intelligence official defended his handling of a “unique and unprecedented” whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday morning, in the middle of a fierce showdown between Congress and ...
02:00, 2019-09-27

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified in attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’t decided whether to pardon accused US war criminals. Asked about an edited video he shared on Twitt...
23:34, 2019-05-24

Trump Calls Whistle-Blower ‘Partisan’ and Defends Conduct With Other Leaders Mr. Trump acknowledged that he does not know the identity of a whistle-blower from the intelligence community whose secretive complaint has seized attention in Washington....
20:00, 2019-09-20

McCarthy defends military stopvers at Trump's Scottish resort: 'It's just like any other hotel' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday defended military expenditures at President Donald Trump’s properties, arguing that hotels owned by the president are “just like any other hotel.” “The president's resorts are hotels that he owns. People are traveling. It's just like any other hotel. I...
19:00, 2019-09-10

President Trump Defends Himself Against Whistleblower Allegation Over Conversation With a Foreign Leader (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump repeatedly defended himself Friday against an intelligence whistleblower’s potentially explosive complaint, including an allegation of wrongdoing in a reported private conversation Trump had with a foreign leader. The complaint, which the administrat...
19:34, 2019-09-20

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
20:51, 2019-09-18

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new tariffs on Mexico as stock markets worldwide were rattled by fears of an escalation in trade tensions.“Mexico has taken advantage of the United States fo...
18:17, 2019-05-31

NOAA chief defends Alabama office after Trump Dorian tweet The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday defended a regional National Weather Service (NWS) office in Alabama that told residents the state was not at risk from Hurricane Dorian and said no one will lose their jobs....
10:00, 2019-09-11

McCarthy defends military stopovers at Trump's Scottish resort: 'It's just like any other hotel' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday defended military expenditures at President Donald Trump’s properties, arguing that hotels owned by the president are “just like any other hotel.” “The president's resorts are hotels that he owns. People are traveling. It's just like any other hotel. I...
19:34, 2019-09-10

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, defies Democrats at impeachment hearing President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with Democrats during pugnacious testimony to a U.S. congressional panel mulling whether to impeach the p...
01:51, 2019-09-18

Gen. Keane defends Trump negotiating with Taliban: 'Truth is we always negotiated with terrorists' Retired General Jack Keane criticized the conditions included in President Trump's proposed deal with the Taliban but told "America's News HQ" on Saturday that he didn't think there was anything wrong with negotiating with the terrorist group....
21:51, 2019-08-03

UPDATE 3-Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
17:17, 2019-06-11

Ukraine president on Trump: 'Nobody pushed me' President Donald Trump insists he placed "no pressure" on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. During a meeting in New York Wednesday, Zelenskiy added, "Nobody pushed me." (Sept. 25)        ...
08:51, 2019-09-26

Trump Said His Ukraine Envoy Would ‘Go Through Some Things.’ She Has Already. Marie Yovanovitch was forced out as ambassador after Trump allies called her disloyal. Others say she fell victim to the president’s efforts to hurt Joe Biden....
14:00, 2019-09-27

Trump Said Ukraine Envoy Would ‘Go Through Some Things.’ She Has Already. Marie Yovanovitch was forced out as ambassador after Trump allies called her disloyal. Others say she fell victim to the president’s efforts to hurt Joe Biden....
22:34, 2019-09-27

Who are Donald Trump's friends in Ukraine? The US president said during his controversial phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart that he has "many Ukrainian friends." DW takes a look at who Donald Trump could have meant....
02:51, 2019-10-03

Trump: Ukraine call a "witchhunt" President Donald Trump is defending his decision to withhold $250 million in aid to Ukraine at the same time he was asking the country's leader to investigate the son of political rival Joe Biden. (Sept. 24)        ...
23:51, 2019-09-24

Rep. Sean Maloney defends Adam Schiff’s handling of Trump impeachment inquiry US Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney defended fellow Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff in the face of blistering attacks from President Trump over the House’s impeachment effort. “I think the chairman has behaved ethically and professionally at every stage,” Maloney told The Post on Friday evening of the ​H...
23:34, 2019-10-06

SoulCycle, Equinox Investor Defends High-Price Trump Fundraiser After Backlash Stephen Ross, the owner of the Miami Dolphins and an investor in Equinox gyms and SoulCycle, defended his decision to hold a Donald Trump fundraiser, saying he likes to “engage directly and support the things I deeply care about.” After reports of a planned Trump luncheon at Ross’s...
12:17, 2019-08-08

Trump defends cabinet member Acosta embroiled in Epstein sex-abuse case U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, but said he, too, would look into it....
00:00, 2019-07-10

Trump Defends ‘America First’ Policy in U.N. Speech, Says the Future Belongs to ‘Patriots’ Over ‘Globalists’ In his third-ever address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump spoke in support of his administration’s “America First” policies, arguing that the future belongs to “patriots” over “globalists.” Speaking before the U.N.’s 193-...
21:17, 2019-09-24

Trump defends decision to abandon Kurdish allies, pull U.S. troops from Syria Trump declared U.S. troops would step aside for an expected Turkish attack on the Kurds, who have fought alongside Americans for years, but he then threatened to destroy the Turks’ economy if they went too far....
20:51, 2019-10-08

Trump signs order strengthening Buy American Act, defends tweets targeting progressives President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to increase the government's use of American-made products during his annual Made in America showcase....
00:51, 2019-07-16

'Sharpiegate': meteorologists upset as weather agency defends Trump's Alabama claim National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration changes its stance on president’s description of hurricane’s pathA federal agency has reversed course on the question of whether Donald Trump tweeted stale information about Hurricane Dorian potentially hitting Alabama, upsetting meteorologists around ...
07:34, 2019-09-08

Pence Aide Defends Vice President's Stay at Trump Property in Ireland A senior aide to Mike Pence defended the vice president’s decision to spend two nights at President Trump’s golf resort on an official visit to Ireland, as critics question whether he is using public dollars to benefit the president....
18:51, 2019-09-03

Trump defends call with Ukrainian president, calling it ‘perfectly fine and routine’ The president, in a series of tweets, makes no mention of whether he brought up Biden during the conversation. Instead, he blames the news media for its coverage of the story....
17:34, 2019-09-21

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Authority to Set Its Own Auto-Emissions Rules The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
19:51, 2019-09-18

Trump Defends Call Transcript as Impeachment Inquiry Opens: Live Updates The White House released a transcript that showed President Trump urged Ukraine’s leader to contact Attorney General William Barr about opening an inquiry tied to Joseph R. Biden Jr. Two intelligence officials referred Mr. Trump’s activity to the Justice Dept. for a possible criminal inquiry. It dec...
17:34, 2019-09-25

Trump may block $250 million in aid to Ukraine: officials The White House is reviewing whether $250 million in military assistance should be sent to Ukraine in keeping with President Donald Trump's view that U.S. foreign aid must be justified, two senior administration officials said on Thursday....
20:17, 2019-08-29

Trump's ‘transcript’ of Ukraine call unlikely to be verbatim Details from a phone call made by Donald Trump that has led the U.S. House of Representatives to launch a formal impeachment inquiry against the president isn't likely to come from a recording or be verbatim, former White House and national security officials say....
03:51, 2019-09-25

Examining Trump’s Claims About Democrats and Ukraine Over the past week, the president has accused Democratic lawmakers of lying and hypocrisy on dealings with Ukraine. Here are the facts behind his claims....
01:51, 2019-10-01

Trump: Ukraine and China should investigate Bidens Ensnarled in an impeachment probe over his request for Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, President Donald Trump is now calling on another nation to do the same: China. There is no evidence of any wrongdoing by the Bidens. (Oct. 3)        ...
18:34, 2019-10-03

Trump and Ukraine: timeline of events in the controversy U.S. President Donald Trump's interactions with Ukraine have prompted an extraordinary whistleblower complaint that the Republican used his powers to pressure a foreign leader to investigate one of his chief Democratic rivals....
20:51, 2019-09-26

Pelosi says Trump asking for Ukraine election-related help 'is not right' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday it would be wrong if President Donald Trump asked Ukraine to launch an investigation into a political opponent, even if he did not tie the request to the release of millions of dollar in U.S. aid....
01:17, 2019-09-25

Trump on Ukraine: 'I fully support transparency' President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the diplomacy he conducted this week is being overshadowed by a conversation in which he urged Ukraine's president to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. (Sept. 25)        ...
08:51, 2019-09-26

What is the Trump-Ukraine scandal about and how is Joe Biden involved? What you need to know about the whistleblower’s complaint that the White House is refusing to release to CongressRecently, a whistleblower from the US intelligence community voiced urgent concern about a matter involving the president. Related: Trump goes on offensive over Biden and Ukraine as Schif...
02:17, 2019-09-23

Ex-ambassador to Ukraine said Trump wanted her gone ‘on next plane’ Former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch appeared before lawmakers Friday — where she denied allegations she tried to thwart a corruption probe but said she was told the president wanted her gone. Speaking to House impeachment investigators behind closed doors, Yovanovitch said in her openi...
08:17, 2019-10-12

Trump just inched toward spilling the beans on Ukraine "It's very important to talk about corruption. If you don't talk about corruption, why would you give money to a country that you think is corrupt?" Trump said....
18:17, 2019-09-23

How Ukraine got caught up in Trump's impeachment battle Ukraine is the unwitting participant in a political battle in Washington between President Donald Trump and the Democrats ahead of the 2020 election....
20:51, 2019-09-26

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson just did Trump no favors on Ukraine Johnson said he was told that military aid to Ukraine was being withheld to force the country to launch investigations but that Trump denied it. The first part of that is the important part....
01:51, 2019-10-05

We appear to have found the ‘quo’ in Trump’s alleged quid pro quo with Ukraine Plenty of people have focused on military aid. But it increasingly seems any alleged arrangement focused on Ukraine’s long-sought meeting with Trump....
01:51, 2019-10-05

Trump says he will continue to withhold money for Ukraine U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday on arrival at the United Nations that he would continue to withhold money for Ukraine that he ordered frozen....
22:17, 2019-09-24

Trump administration reinstates military aid for Ukraine President Donald Trump's administration has released $250 million in military aid for Ukraine, U.S. senators said on Thursday, after lawmakers from both parties expressed concern that the White House had held up money approved by Congress....
21:17, 2019-09-12

Second whistleblower comes forward in Trump-Ukraine scandal A second whistleblower has come forward with information about President Donald Trump’s call with the president of Ukraine, according to attorneys representing that whistleblower and the intelligence official whose earlier complaint set off a series of events culminating in an impeachment inquiry. T...
19:34, 2019-10-06

Ukraine's president on Trump call: 'Nobody pushed me' Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told reporters he was not pressured by President Trump to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden or his son....
23:17, 2019-09-25

Second whistleblower comes forward over Trump-Ukraine call A second whistleblower has come forward claiming to have first-hand knowledge of the phone call that triggered an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump....
23:00, 2019-10-06

Trump says he did not ask Ukraine to investigate Biden in exchange for aid Donald Trump's call with Ukranian president Zelensky is reportedly the subject of a whistleblower's complaint that has sparked a disclosure fight between government branches....
19:17, 2019-09-24

Trump’s Ukraine Mess Feels a Little Too Familiar The unfolding drama ties two key threads of the Trump era: foreign interference in US elections and the president's distrust of his own intel agencies....
19:17, 2019-09-24

Trump Allies Accused of More Corruption in Ukraine Despite the president’s best tweets, the reporting about the intersection between Donald Trump, his allies, and Ukraine persists. On Sunday night, the Associated Press reported that a “circle of businessmen and Republican donors” used “connections to Giuliani and Trump while trying to install new ma...
07:34, 2019-10-07

Ukraine’s President Says Call With Trump Was ‘Normal’ President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, unwillingly entangled in an impeachment inquiry in the United States, said, “I don’t want to be involved in the democratic elections of U.S.A.”...
21:17, 2019-09-25

Pompeo confirms he was on Trump Ukraine call US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has confirmed that he was on the telephone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian president that is the subject of an impeachment inquiry. "I was on the phone call," Pompeo told reporters in Rome. (Oct. 2)        ...
19:00, 2019-10-02

Ukraine president says there was ‘no blackmail’ in call with Trump In an all-day “media marathon” held in a Kyiv food court, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy played down suggestions that Trump pressured him in exchange for U.S. military aid to help Ukraine battle Russian-backed separatists....
08:17, 2019-10-11

Trump’s other Ukraine problem: New concern about his business Zelensky’s comments mark the first known example of an interaction Democrats and government ethics experts warned about when Trump took office: that foreign leaders would try to influence Trump by spending money at his properties and telling him about it....
17:00, 2019-09-26

Here are all the documents that lay out the allegations in the Trump-Ukraine scandal Reuters There are several key documents surrounding the rapidly escalating Ukraine scandal that's threatening Donald Trump's presidency. The documents include a declassified whistleblower complaint, a memo on Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukraine's president, a summary of the call from the Ukrai...
17:00, 2019-09-26

Trump Said to Have Frozen Aid to Ukraine Before Call With Its Leader The revelation came as leading congressional Democrats demanded that the administration turn over documentation about the matter and calls for impeachment grew....
17:17, 2019-09-24

Trump jousts with reporters over Ukraine call President Donald Trump is denying that he told the president of Ukraine that his country would only get U.S. aid if they investigated the son of Democratic rival Joe Biden. Trump said emphatically: "I didn't do it." (Sept. 23)        ...
06:00, 2019-09-24

Trump says he wants Ukraine, China to investigate Bidens U.S President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wanted Ukraine and China to investigate political rival and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his son, openly advocating an action that triggered a Democratic impeachment inquiry in Congress....
18:00, 2019-10-03

Trump envoy to Ukraine Volker resigns: CNN U.S. President Donald Trump's special representative for Ukraine, Kurt Volker, resigned on Friday, CNN reported, after being named in a whistleblower complaint relating to a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukraine's president....
01:51, 2019-09-28

Ukraine's president says there was no blackmail in Trump call Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has said there was no blackmail involved during a telephone call with President Trump that has set in motion an impeachment inquiry....
15:51, 2019-10-10

Trump says he's not taking talk of impeachment over Ukraine seriously U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday shrugged off talk about impeachment over reports that he had asked his Ukrainian counterpart to launch an investigation that could damage Democratic political rival Joe Biden....
21:51, 2019-09-23

Trump rips Biden as a ‘disgrace’ over Ukraine President Trump made an unscheduled visit at the United Nations Climate Action Summit on Monday after being expected to skip the event. Trump took a seat in the auditorium as Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India took the stage while the president leaned forward intently to listen. There remain deep...
01:17, 2019-09-24

Donald Trump targets John Legend, Chrissy Teigen after Legend appears on MSNBC criminal justice series President Donald Trump called out John Legend and wife, Chrissy Teigen, after Legend spoke on criminal justice with Lester Holt on MSNBC Sunday night.        ...
16:00, 2019-09-09

'It is not a witch-hunt': Mueller defends Trump-Russia inquiry findings – video highlights The former US special counsel Robert Mueller insisted on Wednesday that Donald Trump was not exonerated by his report into Russian interference in the 2016 US election and denied his investigation was a 'witch-hunt'. Mueller said the US president could be charged after he leaves office, but offered ...
23:17, 2019-07-24

‘Stupid Endless Wars.’ In Angry Tweets, Trump Defends Pulling U.S. Troops From Syria (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday over sharp bipartisan criticism of his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, saying he is focused on the “BIG PICTURE” that does not include American involvement in “stupid endless wars” in ...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Coast Guard rear admiral defends Trump from storm of backlash after Alabama forecast A rear admiral in the Coast Guard who briefed President Trump on Hurricane Dorian is defending the commander in chief amid backlash for his claims that the storm might hit Alabama....
17:00, 2019-09-06

Bill Maher likens Trump event to 'Klan rally,' defends Biden against Booker Comedian Bill Maher took aim Friday night at President Trump's 2020 re-election campaign kickoff event, which was held in Orlando, Fla., earlier in the week....
10:34, 2019-06-22

Top envoys to Ukraine drafted statement that would have committed Ukraine to pursuing investigations Following the July call at the center of a whistleblower complaint against President Trump, two top U.S. diplomats drafted a statement to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that would have committed the country to looking into Trump’s political rivals....
11:00, 2019-10-04

Trump says he's going to release the transcript of his call with the president of Ukraine Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump said he will release a full transcript of a July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. "You will see it was a very friendly and totally appropriate call," Trump tweeted. "No pressure and, unlike Joe Biden and his son, NO quid pro...
23:51, 2019-09-24

Ukraine’s President Makes No Mention of Trump in U.N. Speech President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, unwillingly entangled in an impeachment inquiry in the United States, did not mention President Trump or American aid in his U.N. speech....
17:00, 2019-09-25

'A lot of it started with Ukraine': Why the Trump-Zelensky call isn't just about Joe Biden For Trump, this isn’t just about Joe Biden. It’s also about Russia, Robert Mueller and Paul Manafort, his onetime campaign manager who is now in prison.        ...
04:00, 2019-09-27

Ukraine Leader Thrust Into U.S. Politics Following Trump Call Ukraine’s new leader, a former comedian who never held office before, is now in the middle of a partisan battle in the U.S., one of his country’s most important backers....
23:51, 2019-09-24

Impeachment may be 'only remedy' for Trump’s Ukraine call, Schiff says If an investigation shows that U.S. President Donald Trump pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, then impeachment would be the only option, U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday....
18:17, 2019-09-22

Trump dumps Ukraine call on Rick Perry President Trump told Republicans that Energy Secretary Rick Perry encouraged him to have the phone call with Ukraine's president that flung his presidency into chaos....
06:00, 2019-10-06

Trump-Ukraine impeachment scandal: timeline of key events A sequence of events that began with Russia annexing Ukraine picked up pace when Nancy Pelosi announced a formal inquiryNancy Pelosi, the House of Representatives speaker and the most powerful Democrat in Congress, announced an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump on 24 September, setting off a ...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Pro-Trump super PAC files FEC complaint against DNC over Ukraine outreach The Democratic National Committee has been hit with a Federal Election Commission complaint that accuses a former DNC contractor of acting improperly to gather information on Paul Manafort and Donald Trump in the 2016 election, according to a copy of the complaint given to Fox News....
05:51, 2019-10-01

Joe Biden Is in the Headlines Over Trump’s Ukraine Call. He’s Trying to Leverage That Joe Biden is doing something of a balancing act these days as he races for campaign cash ahead of a crucial deadline. In the former Vice President’s telling, President Donald Trump is turning to foreign leaders in Ukraine to dig up or even manufacture dirt against Biden because he represents t...
08:51, 2019-09-28

Second Trump-Ukraine whistleblower complaint being considered: report A second U.S. intelligence official is considering filing a formal whistleblower complaint about President Trump's dealings with the government of Ukraine, according to a report....
14:34, 2019-10-05

Ukraine, EU oppose Trump's suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7 Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating peace in eastern Ukraine....
19:51, 2019-08-22

| Ukraine probes ex-prosecutor named in Trump scandal Ukraine has opened a probe into possible abuse of power by Yuriy Lutsenko, the former prosecutor who figures in the whistleblower complaint against US President Donald Trump....
05:34, 2019-10-02

President Trump Says He Had ‘Routine’ Call With Ukraine Leader (WASHINGTON) –– President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, now at the center of an e...
18:00, 2019-09-21

‘Ice in his veins’: McConnell steers GOP through Trump's Ukraine scandal In the face of an earthshaking political storm, Mitch McConnell seems unmoved.The Senate majority leader has kept a sphinx-like pose during all manner of President Donald Trump controversies. But with an impeachment cloud settling over Washington, McConnell is revealing even less than usual.The GOP ...
11:17, 2019-09-26

Ukraine Saw ‘No Connection’ Between U.S. Aid and Trump Request on Biden, Official Says When President Donald Trump asked his counterpart in Ukraine to help investigate Trump’s political opponents, the Ukrainian President and his team did not see the request as linked to the release of U.S. military aid, a senior Ukrainian official tells TIME on Wednesday. “I’m tellin...
02:00, 2019-09-27

Trump’s former Ukraine envoy reveals damaging texts Even as President Donald Trump ignited a huge controversy over China and the 2020 election on Thursday, House members were clashing over the closed-door testimony of the former special envoy to Ukraine and Trump’s alleged efforts to pressure officials in that country for dirt on Joe Biden and his so...
09:00, 2019-10-05

Here's the Whistleblower Complaint at the Heart of Trump's Ukraine Scandal On Thursday morning, the House Intelligence Committee released a redacted version of the whistleblower complaint at the heart of the scandal over the president’s efforts to push Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, which has prompted the offici...
00:00, 2019-09-27

Trump's Ukraine envoy 'resigns' after whistleblower complaint Donald Trump's Ukraine envoy has resigned after being named in a whistleblower complaint which sparked an impeachment inquiry into the president, US media reports....
01:51, 2019-09-28

Trump continues to rip Romney for condemning Ukraine call President Trump continued on Sunday to rip into Sen. Mitt Romney for criticizing the president for urging foreign leaders to investigate Joe Biden a day after he called the Utah Republican a “pompous ass.” “The Democrats are lucky that they don’t have any Mitt Romney types. They ma...
19:34, 2019-10-06

Trump says he supports transparency for Ukraine call whistleblower President Trump on Wednesday said he backed transparency in terms of the whistleblower who raised alarm about his call with Ukraine’s president — but also demanded the same for Joe Biden and his son Hunter. “I have spoken with [House Minority] Leader Kevin McCarthy and the Republicans [and] I’ve inf...
01:17, 2019-09-26

Fact check: What Trump has been getting wrong on Biden and Ukraine President Donald Trump is facing intense criticism over a July phone call during which, according to a person familiar with the matter, he pressed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a leading candidate to face him in the 2020 presidentia...
23:51, 2019-09-24

Trump says Obama 'hiding' from questions about Bidens and Ukraine: 'I think he knows all about it' Former President Barack Obama has been hiding from questions about former Vice President Joe Biden, his son Hunter and Hunter's work for a gas company in Ukraine, President Trump insisted Saturday night....
00:00, 2019-10-14

Trump Says He Discussed Biden in Call With Ukraine's President President Trump confirmed that he discussed Joe Biden with Ukraine’s president during a July call, a conversation that has prompted Democrats to accuse the president of wrongfully pressuring a foreign leader to investigate a political opponent....
07:34, 2019-09-23

Whistleblower on Trump-Ukraine contacts is a CIA officer: sources The whistleblower who said U.S. President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden is a CIA officer and at one point was assigned to work at the White House, two sources familiar with the probe into his complaint confirmed on Thursday....
02:00, 2019-09-27

Rick Perry says he did push Ukraine talks on Trump Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said on Monday that he would not resign after reports alleging that US President Donald Trump told House Republicans that it was Perry who teed up a July call with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. (Oct. 7)        ...
00:34, 2019-10-08

Whistle-Blower Complaint Is Said to Involve Trump and Ukraine The complaint, from a member of the intelligence community, remained opaque but involved at least one of the president’s communications with a foreign leader....
20:00, 2019-09-20

Trump Envoys Pushed Ukraine to Commit to Investigations Two American diplomats drafted a statement for Ukraine’s new leader that would have committed him publicly to the inquiries Mr. Trump has been seeking into political rivals....
05:34, 2019-10-04

Joe Biden responds to release of Trump’s Ukraine transcript Joe Biden said Wednesday that President Trump “abused his power to come after my family” when he repeatedly asked the Ukrainian president to investigate the former vice president and his son Hunter. The 2020 Democratic candidate issued a statement in response to the release of a summary ...
21:51, 2019-09-25

Looks Like Trump's Enormous Pressure on Ukraine Is Starting to Work After private and now extremely public prodding from President Donald Trump to investigate former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son, it appears that Ukraine is taking steps to, uh, do just that....
15:51, 2019-10-04

Whistleblower In Trump Ukraine Scandal A CIA Officer: Report The whistleblower whose complaint has shaken the foundations of Donald Trump's presidency is a male officer of the Central Intelligence Agency who was seconded to the White House, the New York Times......
03:34, 2019-09-27