Trump appointee Mina Chang resigns after questions over résumé | US news

Mina Chang, a Trump appointee whose allegedly embellished résumé and fake Time magazine cover were revealed last week, has resigned. Politico obtained a letter sent by Chang, deputy assistant secretary in the Bureau of Conflict and Stability Operations at the state department, to the secretary of state, Mike Pompeo. appeal “Resigning is the only acceptable […]

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Alexander Vindman: ‘heroic’ witness who Trump will struggle to dismiss | US news

When Lt Col Alexander Vindman first spoke privately to Congress last month, Donald Trump baselessly attacked him as a “Never Trumper” and questioned what business Vindman had listening in on presidential phone calls. But when Vindman returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to testify in public, nationally televised impeachment hearings, Trump might find the decorated […]

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House investigating whether Trump lied to Robert Mueller in written answers | US news

The House of Representatives’ top lawyer told a federal court on Monday that the House is investigating whether Donald Trump lied to the special counsel Robert Mueller, and the attorney urged the judges to order the release of still-secret material from Mueller’s investigation. The president provided Mueller with written answers to some of the special […]

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A Warning review: Anonymous Trump book fails to make a name for itself | US news

A Warning fails to live up to the hype. Its author, “a senior official in the Trump administration”, offers few new revelations about the tempest-in-chief. Three years into Donald Trump’s presidency, the public is well aware he is neither stable nor a genius. Unlike Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury, A Warning does not entertain. Unlike […]

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Trump impeachment inquiry: highlights from day two – video | US news

The second day of impeachment hearings featured compelling testimony from Marie Yovanovitch, the former US ambassador to Ukraine who was sacked by Trump. Yovanovitch evidence drew links between corrupt elements in Ukraine and the Trump administration’s push to force her from her post. She said she was ‘shocked and devastated’ by Trump’s personal attacks on […]

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Roger Stone to Michael Cohen: the men in Trump’s orbit implicated in crimes | US news

Roger Stone, Donald Trump’s longtime adviser, was convicted on Friday of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The verdict makes Stone only the latest among a growing list of people once in the president’s inner circle who have been convicted on federal charges. Below is a list of others in […]

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Yovanovitch delivers powerful riposte to Trump as he smears her – again | US news

She sat ramrod straight with hands folded, soft-voiced yet resolute, vulnerable yet steely. At the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, he was irate, impulsive and menacing as always. Only one of them was unimpeachable. Marie Yovanovitch, an immigrant and a career diplomat, delivered on Friday the profound riposte to Donald Trump that many […]

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Marie Yovanovitch calls Trump’s disparaging tweet ‘intimidating’ – video | US news

Adam Schiff, the Democratic chairman of the House intelligence committee, read out a tweet by Donald Trump disparaging Marie Yovanovitch as the former US ambassador to Ukraine testified to the president’s impeachment hearing. When Schiff asked whether she thought the tweet was intended to intimidate her, Yovanovitch replied: ‘I can’t speak to what the president is trying […]

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Our fight against the Dakota Access pipeline is far from over | Opinion

In 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s peaceful and principled opposition to a new crude oil pipeline crossing our ancestral homelands and our water source captured the world’s attention. Although the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) has been operating for more than two years, the Tribe’s defense of water and earth hasn’t faded from memory and […]

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Nancy Pelosi says Trump’s actions toward Ukraine amount to ‘bribery’ | US news

House Democrats are refining part of their impeachment case against the president to a simple allegation: bribery. The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, on Thursday brushed aside the Latin phrase “quid pro quo” that Democrats have been using to describe Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine. As the impeachment hearings go public, they’re going for a more […]

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