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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 04:42 AM PST

A Look at Top Trump Officials Sondland Called 'in the Loop'

A Look at Top Trump Officials Sondland Called 'in the Loop'

Gordon Sondland, the Trump-appointed ambassador to the EU, said he kept high-level Trump administration officials "in the loop" about the president’s push for Ukraine to announce investigations into his...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 at 01:44 PM PST

Divided US House Committee Backs Pot Decriminalization

Divided US House Committee Backs Pot Decriminalization<br /><br />

A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that was alternately described as a momentous turning point in national cannabis...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 at 08:00 PM PST

Ukraine Asked About Aid on Day of Trump Call: Official

Ukraine Asked About Aid on Day of Trump Call: Official

In a blow to GOP defenses of President Donald Trump, a Defense Department official said Wednesday the Ukrainian government asked "what was going on" with U.S. military aid as early as July 25 — the very day that...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 at 08:24 PM PST

Recap: The 5th Democratic Presidential Debate

Recap: The 5th Democratic Presidential Debate

Ten candidates were on stage Wednesday night for the fifth Democratic presidential primary debate, co-hosted by MSNBC and the Washington Post from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 at 09:53 AM PST

'I Don't Know Him Very Well': Trump Responds to Sondland Testimony

'I Don't Know Him Very Well': Trump Responds to Sondland Testimony

President Donald Trump responded to Ambassador Gordon Sondland's testimony during the second week of impeachment hearings, telling reporters he doesn't "know him very well," and claiming that Sondland...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 at 09:37 AM PST

Fact Check: Trump Tries to Distance Himself From Sondland

Fact Check: Trump Tries to Distance Himself From Sondland

President Donald Trump sought to defend against accusations that he pushed Ukraine's president for a political "favor" by making a dubious claim that he had little involvement with the U.S. ambassador testifying...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 at 04:49 PM PST

Takeaways From Impeachment Hearing With Gordon Sondland

Takeaways From Impeachment Hearing With Gordon Sondland

Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump's ambassador to the European Union, was the most anticipated witness in the House impeachment inquiry and his testimony Wednesday showed why. He made repeated references...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 at 09:48 AM PST

Watch, Read Gordon Sondland's Opening Statement at Public Impeachment Hearing

Watch, Read Gordon Sondland's Opening Statement at Public Impeachment Hearing

Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union who took on a central role in events related to President Donald Trump's request that Ukraine's new president investigate a political rival, is...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 at 03:35 AM PST

7 Key Questions Heading Into Wednesday's Democratic Debate

7 Key Questions Heading Into Wednesday's Democratic Debate

New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fight for African American voters is raging. And...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 at 02:10 PM PST

Sondland: Trump Directed Ukraine Quid Pro Quo Via Giuliani

Sondland: Trump Directed Ukraine Quid Pro Quo Via Giuliani

Ambassador Gordon Sondland told House impeachment investigators Wednesday that he worked with Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine at the “express direction” of President Donald Trump and pushed for a political “quid pro...

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