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Nov 14, 2019

U.S. House Speaker seeks to pass trade deal with Mexico, Canada this year
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said a breakthrough in talks with the Trump administration on the trade pact with Mexico and Canada could be imminent and that she wanted to pass the deal by the end of the year.

Reuters Politics
Nov 14, 2019

Trump impeachment inquiry moves ahead, with pivotal witness looming
The Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump moved forward on Thursday with preparations for the appearance of another central figure - former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch - in the investigation's second public hearing.

Reuters Politics
Nov 14, 2019

Pelosi says Trump has admitted to bribery
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that Republican President Donald Trump has admitted to actions that amount to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democratic-led impeachment inquiry.

Reuters Politics
Nov 14, 2019

Democratic presidential field swells as Massachusetts' Patrick jumps in
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Thursday said he was seeking the Democratic party's 2020 presidential nomination despite an already crowded field in an effort to bring a divided country - and splintering political party - together.

Reuters Politics
Nov 14, 2019

Trump energy pick to face questions on coal, nuclear power
President Donald Trump's pick to run the Energy Department, Dan Brouillette, will face questions at his U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday on issues including the future of coal and nuclear power.

Reuters Politics
Nov 14, 2019

Massachusetts ex-Governor Patrick enters crowded Democratic presidential race
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will seek the Democratic nomination for president, entering a crowded field of candidates vying to run against Republican Donald Trump in 2020, he said in a campaign video released on Thursday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 14, 2019

Trump impeachment inquiry moves ahead after start of televised hearings
The Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump moves ahead on Thursday after an opening day of public testimony that linked Trump to a pressure campaign to force Ukraine to conduct investigations that would benefit him politically.

Reuters Politics
Nov 14, 2019

U.S. envoy Sondland did not link Biden probe to aid: Ukraine minister
Ukraine's Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Thursday that U.S. ambassador Gordon Sondland did not explicitly link military aid to Kiev with opening an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Interfax Ukraine reported.

Reuters Politics
Nov 14, 2019

Impeachment witnesses can expect abuse, death threats, say survivors of past political scandals
John Dean entered the witness protection program. Valerie Plame feared for her children.

Reuters Politics
Nov 14, 2019

Democrat Joe Biden proposes $1.3 trillion U.S. infrastructure plan
Democrat Joe Biden would invest $1.3 trillion over a decade on electric car charging stations, high-speed railroads, clean-energy research and other public infrastructure if he is elected U.S. president next year, his campaign said on Thursday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Warren lashes out at Goldman over Apple Card bias claims: Bloomberg
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren questioned Goldman Sachs's response to allegations of bias in how the bank evaluates applicants for Apple Inc's credit card, suggesting it should pull down the algorithm if it cannot be explained, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Love him or hate him, voters say impeachment hearings will not change their views on Trump
As the first televised hearing of the impeachment probe unfolded on Wednesday on the screen in his home in Flint, Michigan, Quincy Murphy said there was no chance the proceedings would alter his view that President Donald Trump is unfit to hold the office.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Consequential, but dull: Trump impeachment hearings begin without a bang
Democratic lawmakers tried their hand at reality television with mixed results on Wednesday as they presented arguments to the American public for the impeachment of a former star of the genre, Donald Trump.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Three key takeaways from the Trump impeachment hearing
The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, testifying in the first televised hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, linked the president on Wednesday more directly to a pressure campaign on Ukraine for investigations of Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden and his son that would benefit him politically.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Roger Stone trial closes with dueling versions of motives in 2016 Trump campaign
Prosecutors delivered closing arguments in the trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Roger Stone on Wednesday, saying the Republican operative lied to Congress about his efforts to keep abreast of when WikiLeaks might dump damaging emails on Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election campaign because he knew it would make Trump look bad.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Trump plans to release on Thursday transcript of April Ukraine call
U.S. President Donald Trump said that on Thursday he would deliver on his promise to release the transcript of an April call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick joining race for White House: reports
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has told supporters he will join the Democratic race and run for president, media outlets including the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Whistleblower never met or talked with Schiff: source
The whistleblower who prompted an impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump never met or spoke with congressman Adam Schiff, the Democrat leading impeachment hearings in Congress, a source familiar with the whistleblower's contacts said.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

U.S. House panel defeats motion to compel whistleblower testimony in impeachment probe
U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence committee Democrats defeated a Republican bid on Wednesday to issue a subpoena to compel testimony in the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump from the whistleblower whose complaint sparked the probe.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Trump impeachment hearings focus on Ukraine pressure campaign in first day
The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, in the first public hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, on Wednesday linked the president more directly to a pressure campaign on Ukraine to conduct investigations that would benefit him politically.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

'Remember our constitutional duty': Reaction to Trump impeachment hearing
Below are reactions to the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee impeachment hearing on Wednesday into allegations about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Who's a star witness? Diplomat, Republican spar at Trump impeachment hearing
A U.S. diplomat testifying in a congressional impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump rejected Republicans' efforts to label him a "star witness" for Democrats, adding that he was not pushing for a particular outcome.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

'You're their star witness': Quotes from the Trump impeachment hearing
Below are quotations from the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee impeachment hearing on Wednesday into allegations about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Jury hears closing arguments in trial of Trump adviser Roger Stone
Prosecutors delivered their closing argument in the criminal trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Roger Stone on Wednesday, saying the Republican political operative repeatedly lied to congressional investigators in order to keep the president from looking bad.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Trump prioritized Biden investigation over Ukraine aid, witness tells impeachment probe
Senior Democratic and Republican lawmakers presented dueling narratives on Wednesday as a U.S. congressional impeachment inquiry that threatens Donald Trump's tumultuous presidency entered a crucial new phase with the first televised public hearing.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

'Ultimate judge will be the American people': Quotes, reaction to Trump impeachment hearing
Below are quotations from the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee impeachment hearing into allegations about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine and noteworthy outside reaction.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Top Senate Republican says quick move to dismiss impeachment charges would likely fail
A top Senate Republican, John Cornyn, said on Wednesday that should the U.S. House of Representatives vote to impeach President Donald Trump, he doubts a motion in the Senate to immediately dismiss the charges would succeed.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Trump cared more about 'investigations' than Ukraine, impeachment witness says
A witness testified at Wednesday's first public impeachment hearing that President Donald Trump seemed to care more about his own political interests than about Ukraine's welfare as the U.S. leader assessed ties with that country.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

'Two channels of U.S. policymaking': Quotes, reaction to Trump impeachment hearing
Below are quotations from the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee impeachment hearing into allegations about Trump's dealings with Ukraine and noteworthy outside reaction.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

'Future of the presidency' at stake as Trump impeachment hearings kick off
Senior Democratic and Republican lawmakers presented dueling narratives on Wednesday as a U.S. congressional impeachment inquiry that threatens Donald Trump's tumultuous presidency entered a crucial new phase with the first public hearing.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

'Low-rent Ukrainian sequel:' Quotes and reaction to Trump impeachment hearing
Wednesday marked a new and unparalleled chapter in Donald Trump's tumultuous presidency, as a Democratic-led impeachment probe in the U.S. Congress went public with televised hearings into allegations about Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Quotes and reaction to the Trump impeachment hearing
Wednesday marked a new and unparalleled chapter in Donald Trump's tumultuous presidency, as a Democratic-led impeachment probe in the U.S. Congress went public with televised hearings into allegations about Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Democrats, Republicans spar in opening of public Trump impeachment hearings
Senior Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers presented dueling narratives on Wednesday as a congressional impeachment inquiry that threatens Donald Trump's tumultuous presidency entered a crucial new phase with the first public hearing.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Witnesses arrive as Trump impeachment probe goes public in political drama
The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will reach a critical juncture on Wednesday when lawmakers launch their first televised public hearings, marking a new phase that could determine the fate of his tumultuous presidency.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Trump impeachment probe goes public as political drama mounts
The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will reach a critical juncture on Wednesday when lawmakers launch their first televised public hearings, marking a new, high-stakes phase of a tumultuous presidency.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Touting membership cards, Trump steps up anti-impeachment Facebook ads
President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is ramping up a Facebook ad campaign against efforts to impeach him, buying more ads on the topic in recent weeks than all the Democratic White House candidates combined.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Factbox: Public impeachment hearings shine light on secretive House Intelligence committee
The start of public impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump will shine a spotlight as never before on 22 members of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, a panel that typically operates behind closed doors.

Reuters Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Factbox: What Wednesday's impeachment witnesses have told House inquiry so far
The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine and a senior State Department official testify Wednesday at the first public hearing in the House of Representatives' impeachment probe into President Donald Trump.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Republicans, Democrats draw battle lines over Trump impeachment inquiry hearings
Republicans and Democrats in Congress set battle lines on Tuesday ahead of televised hearings on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, drawing a vow from the Democrat leading the probe to thwart "sham investigations" into presidential hopeful Joe Biden's family.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

U.S. House panel to hold impeachment hearings next week
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee will hold public hearings on three days next week in its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, the panel's chairman, Representative Adam Schiff, said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings' wife announces bid for his Baltimore seat
The wife of the late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, who played a key role in House Democrats' impeachment inquiry until his death last month, formally launched a bid on Tuesday for his congressional seat in Baltimore.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

U.S. senators draft NBA's Kanter to push bill against Turkey's Erdogan
Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter, a vocal critic of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, teamed up with two Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday as they introduced a bill to condemn the alleged violation of human rights in Turkey.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Advice for impeachment witnesses: don't let lawmakers get under your skin
As televised hearings on whether to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump begin this week, witnesses are preparing for a grilling by lawmakers keen to score political points in front of ranks of TV cameras, watched by a public tuning in that may not know the whole story.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Democrats vow to insulate impeachment inquiry from 'sham investigations'
The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will not be allowed to become a venue for "sham investigations" into Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son, the head of a congressional committee leading the probe said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Seventeen Democrats, three Republicans vie for U.S. presidential nominations
The handful of Republicans who have mounted long-shot bids to oust President Donald Trump as their party's presidential nominee next year grew smaller on Tuesday, when former U.S. Representative Mark Sanford ended his campaign.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Trump campaign wanted updates on 2016 WikiLeaks releases on Clinton: ex-aide testifies
President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign was keen to keep abreast of the release of emails potentially damaging to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, reaching all the way to Trump, the Republican's former deputy campaign chairman testified in court on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Buttigieg rises in Iowa to lead Democratic White House pack: poll
Pete Buttigieg has pulled to the top of the pack of Democratic presidential candidates in Iowa for the first time after drawing increased support from nearly every demographic group, according to a Monmouth University poll released on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Ukraine is 'victim' in Trump impeachment fight, Ukrainian-Americans say
Regardless of how the House of Representatives' impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump end, some Ukrainian-Americans believe their ancestral homeland has already become a unwitting victim of tumultuous U.S. politics.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Democrats vow to insulate impeachment probe from 'sham investigations'
The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will not be allowed to become a venue for "sham investigations" into Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son, the head of a congressional committee leading the probe said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Former Republican Congressman Mark Sanford drops bid to challenge Trump
Former U.S. Representative Mark Sanford of South Carolina has abandoned his long-shot bid to challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination in 2020, a campaign spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Michael Bloomberg, weighing presidential bid, appears in Arkansas to enter ballot
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former New York City mayor, added his name to the Democratic primary ballot in Arkansas on Tuesday as he continued to publicly toy with running for president.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Trump was keen to be up to date on 2016 WikiLeaks releases on Clinton: ex-aide testifies
The 2016 Trump election campaign was keen to keep abreast of the release of emails potentially damaging to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, reaching all the way to Trump, the Republican's former deputy campaign chairman testified in court on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

'Sham' investigation of Bidens will not dominate impeachment hearings: House Democrat
The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will not be allowed to become a venue for "sham investigations" into Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son, the head of a congressional committee leading the probe said on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

In reversal, Mulvaney says he won't sue over impeachment probe subpoena
White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Tuesday said in a court filing that he would not bring a lawsuit challenging a subpoena for his testimony in the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, adding that at the direction of the president he would not cooperate with the investigation.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Schiff: Impeachment hearings no place for conspiracy or targeting whistleblower
The head of the U.S. House panel leading the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday warned fellow lawmakers ahead of public hearings, saying the televised questioning would not serve as a venue to air conspiracy theories or out a whistleblower.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Pivotal witness Gates testifies at trial of longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone
The criminal trial of President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone resumed on Tuesday with another important prosecution witness: Trump's former deputy campaign chairman, Rick Gates.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Warren proposes 'corporate perjury' law related to industry-funded research
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday proposed a new "corporate perjury" law that she would pursue if elected to the White House, inspired by Exxon Mobil Corp's failure to share accurate climate change research with government regulators.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

As impeachment probe starts new phase, Trump promises another transcript
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dangled a new line of defense a day before Congress' impeachment inquiry into his dealings with Ukraine goes public, promising to release details about another call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Explainer: What to expect from the televised Trump impeachment hearings this week
U.S. Democrats launch the public phase of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump this week, with open, televised hearings set for Wednesday and Friday in the House of Representatives.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Factbox: What rules will the House use in televised impeachment hearings?
When millions of Americans watch the first televised hearing in the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday, they will see a different procedure than is ordinarily used for congressional committee hearings.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

As impeachment probe starts new phase, Trump promises to release transcript
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday could take some control of the impeachment inquiry into his dealings with Ukraine if he follows through on a promise to release a transcript of an April call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Reuters Politics
Nov 12, 2019

As longtime Trump adviser Stone's trial resumes, pivotal witness looms
The criminal trial of President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone is set to resume with testimony expected as soon as Tuesday from another important prosecution witness - Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

U.S. Republicans say inquiry has not established 'impeachable offense'
Congressional Republicans said on Monday that weeks of closed-door impeachment testimony have not established that U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine to investigate his political rivals for his own benefit or that he has committed an impeachable offense.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Vindman should not fear retaliation over Ukraine testimony -Pentagon's Esper
U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman should not fear retaliation over his testimony to the U.S. Congress in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

White House's Mulvaney to sue over House impeachment subpoenas
White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Monday withdrew his request to join a lawsuit seeking a court ruling on whether witnesses must testify in the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, saying he would bring his own case, according to a court document.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Factbox: U.S. diplomats take starring role in Trump impeachment hearings
The U.S. officials who will testify this week at public hearings in the House of Representatives' impeachment probe into President Donald Trump include the current top diplomat in Ukraine, the previous ambassador there and a diplomat who has spent much of his career fighting corruption in Ukraine and elsewhere.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

White House's Mulvaney withdraws request to intervene in impeachment probe lawsuit
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Monday withdrew his request to join a lawsuit seeking a court ruling on whether witnesses must testify in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, according to a court document.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Vindman should not fear retaliation over Ukraine testimony: Pentagon's Esper
U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman should not fear retaliation over his testimony to the U.S. Congress in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

U.S. House panel release impeachment depositions of current, former diplomats
The U.S. House of Representatives committees conducting the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Monday released transcripts from closed-door depositions with State Department Ukraine specialist Catherine Croft and Christopher Anderson, a former specialist on Ukraine at the State Department.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Democrats release new batch of testimony from Trump impeachment inquiry
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Monday released a transcript of a Pentagon official's testimony as Trump continued to seethe over the investigation.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

U.S. House panels release Pentagon official's impeachment deposition
The U.S. House of Representatives committees conducting the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Monday released transcripts from a closed-door deposition with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Vindman shouldn't fear retaliation over Ukraine testimony: Pentagon's Esper
U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman should not fear retaliation over his testimony to the U.S. Congress in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Defense Secretary Mark Esper told a small group of reporters on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Trump fumes over impeachment probe as public hearings approach
President Donald Trump seethed on Monday as Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives prepared to enter a crucial new phase - the first public hearings - in their impeachment inquiry centered on his request that Ukraine investigate political rival Joe Biden.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Vindman shouldn't fear retaliation over Ukraine testimony -Pentagon's Esper
U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman should not fear retaliation over his testimony to Congress in its impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, Defense Secretary Mark Esper told a small group of reporters on Monday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Former U.S. top diplomat Rice concerned by shadow diplomacy on Ukraine
Condoleezza Rice, a secretary of state under Republican President George W. Bush, said on Monday reports of an unofficial U.S. policy being carried out in Ukraine were "deeply troubling."

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

U.S. judge dismisses NY attorney general as defendant in Trump tax returns case
A federal judge on Monday dismissed New York's attorney general and state tax commissioner as defendants in U.S. President Donald Trump's lawsuit seeking to block a House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Top Democratic 2020 contenders promise to strengthen veterans' services
Top U.S. Democratic White House contenders said on Monday they would improve benefits and healthcare for military veterans if elected, putting a priority on upgraded medical facilities, stronger suicide prevention programs and better care for military spouses and children.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Trump fumes over impeachment probe with public hearings days away
President Donald Trump seethed on Monday as Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives prepared to enter a crucial new phase - the first public hearings - in their impeachment inquiry centered on his request that Ukraine investigate political rival Joe Biden.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

New York's Peter King becomes 20th Republican to announce retirement from U.S. House
Prominent U.S. Representative Peter King on Monday said he will not seek re-election next year and will retire from Congress after his current term expires, marking the 20th House Republican to announce plans to leave.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

New York's Rep. King becomes 20th U.S. Republican to exit Congress
Prominent U.S. Representative Peter King on Monday said he will not seek re-election next year and will retire from Congress after his current term expires, marking the 20th House Republican to announce plans to leave Congress.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

As Trump fumes, public impeachment hearings set to grab spotlight
This week will mark a new and unparalleled chapter in Donald Trump's tumultuous presidency, as the Democratic-led impeachment probe goes public with televised hearings into allegations about Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Ukraine expects U.S. military aid to keep flowing despite Trump impeachment battle
Ukraine expects the United States to maintain or even increase military aid to Kiev next year despite the issue being part of a political battle in Washington over the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Defence Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk told Reuters.

Reuters Politics
Nov 11, 2019

Bernie Sanders vows to strengthen services for U.S. veterans if elected president
U.S. Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders promised on Monday to boost healthcare services for military veterans if he is elected, putting a priority on upgrading facilities and hiring more doctors and nurses for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Reuters Politics
Nov 10, 2019

Amazon's $1.5 million political gambit backfires in Seattle City Council election
Seattle voters, in a rebuke to heavy corporate campaign spending by Amazon.com, have kept progressives firmly in control of their city council, reviving chances for a tax on big businesses that the tech giant helped fend off last year.

Reuters Politics
Nov 10, 2019

For U.S. diplomats, public impeachment hearings could be catharsis and maybe a circus
On the first day of November, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent an internal email to thousands of State Department staff that began: "As champions of American diplomacy, we are in the truth-telling business."

Reuters Politics
Nov 09, 2019

Republicans want Hunter Biden, whistleblower to testify in open hearings
Republicans on Saturday asked that former Vice President Joe Biden's son and the whistleblower whose complaint triggered the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump be called to testify in public hearings that begin next week.

Reuters Politics
Nov 09, 2019

Trump says will probably release second Ukraine transcript on Tuesday
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the White House would probably release a transcript of a second call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

Bannon delivers damaging testimony in trial of longtime Trump adviser Stone
President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign CEO Steve Bannon delivered potentially damaging testimony on Friday against Roger Stone, describing communicating with Trump's longtime adviser about WikiLeaks despite Stone's denials and saying he believed Stone "had a relationship" with the website's founder.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

Factbox: The Trump impeachment inquiry: What we've learned so far
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives began an inquiry on Sept. 24 to determine whether President Donald Trump abused his office for political gain when he asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in a July phone call to investigate political rival Joe Biden, a former vice president.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

Factbox: How Bloomberg could wall off his billions if he became president
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday said he is considering entering the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination, raising questions about how he would disentangle himself from his business.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

Bloomberg faces big challenges if he leaps into 2020 White House race
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has the money and name recognition to shake up the Democratic presidential race, but he will face huge hurdles to the nomination if he makes the leap to become a formal candidate.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

White House official says he heard U.S. envoy push for investigation of Bidens
An official on the White House's National Security Council said he heard the U.S. ambassador to the European Union press Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden and his son, according to a transcript released on Friday by Democrats leading the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

Spy, law enforcement agencies step up U.S. election security measures
U.S. spy and law enforcement agencies on Friday said they had strengthened procedures for informing Congress, state and local governments, private business and the public about foreign interference in U.S. elections.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

Ex-white house adviser Bannon testifies in trial of former Trump aide Stone
The U.S. government on Friday called one-time White house adviser Steve Bannon to the stand in its trial of President Donald Trump's former aide, Roger Stone.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

In trial of Trump adviser Stone, comedian says he did not take dog threat seriously
Comedian Randy Credico testified on Friday he did not believe that President Donald Trump's adviser Roger Stone truly intended to harm Credico's dog when he threatened to do so, which could undercut the government's witness-tampering case against Stone.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

White House official says he heard U.S. envoy press Ukrainians to probe Bidens
An official at the White House's national security council said he heard the U.S. ambassador to the European Union press Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden and his son, according to a transcript released on Friday by Democrats leading the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

Republicans tap close Trump ally to serve on impeachment panel
Republican Representative Jim Jordan, one of U.S. President Donald Trump's fiercest defenders in Congress, has been assigned to serve on the House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee, which is leading the impeachment inquiry into the president, the top House Republican said on Friday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

Vindman says 'no ambiguity' that U.S. ambassador asked Ukraine to investigate Biden
A U.S. national-security adviser told lawmakers leading an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump there was "no ambiguity" that a U.S. ambassador told Ukrainian officials to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, according to testimony released on Friday.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

Trump says unconcerned by 'hoax' impeachment bid as hearings come into public view
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was unconcerned about the impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives and the release of witness testimony but did not want to support the Democratic-led probe by letting his top aide testify.

Reuters Politics
Nov 08, 2019

U.S. House panels release two more impeachment depositions
The U.S. House committees conducting the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Friday released transcripts from closed-door depositions with former White House adviser Fiona Hill and current White House adviser Alexander Vindman.

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