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Everyone was in the loop’ about Ukraine pressure campaign

11 November, 2019 10:16 am 10:16 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A US diplomat said on Wednesday that “everyone was in the loop” about a Trump administration effort to get Ukraine to carry out investigations that might ultimately benefit US President Donald Trump, including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Testifying before the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry, US Ambassador to … Read More

Top White House Ukraine expert says Trump request for Biden probe was impro...

11 November, 2019 10:19 pm 10:19 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A White House official testified in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday that a phone call the president made to ask Ukraine to investigate his political rivals was improper, and denounced attacks on witnesses in the investigation. Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, the White House National Security Council’s top … Read More

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Trump says he might be willing to testify in impeachment inquiry

11 November, 2019 11:35 pm 11:35 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump on Monday indicated publicly for the first time that he might be willing to testify in the impeachment inquiry over his efforts to pressure Ukraine “even though I did nothing wrong.” Lawmakers in the Democratic-led impeachment process in the US House of Representatives have not formally called Trump … Read More

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Trump has admitted to bribery as impeachment probe intensifies: Pelosi

11 November, 2019 8:21 am 8:21 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday President Donald Trump already has admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democratic-led inquiry, accusing him of an impeachable offense under the US Constitution. “The bribe is to grant or withhold military assistance in return for a public … Read More

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Trump, Erdogan fail to resolve conflicts in ‘wonderful’ meeting

11 November, 2019 8:41 am 8:41 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defence system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as “wonderful.” After the much anticipated meeting at the White House to … Read More

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‘Future of the presidency’ at stake as Trump impeachment hearin...

11 November, 2019 11:18 pm 11:18 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Democratic and Republican lawmakers presented dueling narratives on Wednesday as a US congressional impeachment inquiry that threatens Donald Trump’s tumultuous presidency entered a crucial new phase with the first televised public hearing. The drama unfolded in a hearing of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee in which two career US diplomats … Read More

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Trump must pay $2 million for misusing namesake charity – NY judge

11 November, 2019 8:57 am 8:57 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York state judge ordered US President Donald Trump to pay $2 million for misusing his namesake charitable foundation, resulting in funds being used to advance his 2016 presidential campaign. Justice Saliann Scarpulla, of the state Supreme Court in Manhattan, directed the payment to eight non-profits, in connection with a … Read More

Erdogan says US not fulfilling Syria deal ahead of Trump talks

11 November, 2019 11:10 am 11:10 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday the United States was not fulfilling its pledge to remove a Kurdish militia from a Syrian border region and he will raise the issue when he meets President Donald Trump next week. A month ago, Turkey launched a cross-border offensive with Syrian rebels against Kurdish … Read More

Senior State Department official appears before Trump impeachment probe

11 November, 2019 9:45 pm 9:45 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top US State Department official on Wednesday appeared before the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, the first witness to show up this week after a string of administration officials refused to meet with investigators. David Hale, who was appointed by Trump as under secretary for political affairs, met behind closed … Read More

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Nine Americans killed in Mexican ambush, Trump urges joint war on drug cart...

11 November, 2019 8:34 am 8:34 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Gunmen killed nine women and children in the bloodiest attack on Americans in Mexico for years, prompting US President Donald Trump to offer to help the neighbouring country wipe out drug cartels believed to be behind the ambush. The nine people killed in Monday’s daytime attack at the border of Chihuahua … Read More

Trump, accounting firm, hand over, eight years, tax returns, court rules

Trump’s accounting firm must hand over eight years of tax returns, co...

11 November, 2019 11:17 pm 11:17 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s longtime accounting firm must hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors, a US appeals court ruled Monday in the latest setback for Trump in his tenacious efforts to keep his finances secret. The ruling by a unanimous three-judge panel of the New York-based … Read More

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Whistleblower offers Republicans testimony as Trump pushes for unmasking

11 November, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US official whose whistleblower complaint led to the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump offered to communicate directly with Republicans on the intelligence committee leading the inquiry, his lawyers said. The action was in response to Republican efforts, led by Trump, to unmask the whistleblower, a member of the US intelligence … Read More

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Trump views mixed martial arts fight at New York’s Madison Square Gar...

11 November, 2019 8:51 am 8:51 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump presided over a bruising Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) showdown on Saturday in his first visit to New York City after declaring his exodus from the Big Apple and as an impeachment inquiry looms over his presidency. Days after being booed at a World Series game in Washington, … Read More

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Apple asks US to waive tariffs on Chinese-made watches, iPhone parts, AirPo...

11 November, 2019 8:37 am 8:37 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Apple Inc asked the Trump administration to waive tariffs on Chinese-made Apple Watches, iPhone components and other consumer products, according to company filings with the US Trade Representative’s Office. The company on Thursday sought tariff exclusions from 11 products, including HomePod speakers, iMac computers, parts for use in repairing iPhones, iPhone smart … Read More

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Trump impeachment effort passes first test of support in US Congress

10 October, 2019 9:37 pm 9:37 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US House of Representatives took a major step in the impeachment effort against US President Donald Trump on Thursday when lawmakers approved rules for the next stage of the Democratic-led inquiry into the president’s attempt to have Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival. The Democratic-controlled House voted by 232 to 196 … Read More