Resignation Won’t Divert House Subpoena of Rick Perry

Facing scrutiny about his role in Ukraine dealings that have driven a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, Energy Secretary Rick Perry will resign his office. Before that can happen, the clock for Perry to answer a House subpoena runs down Friday.

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Democrats Walk Out of Acrimonious White House Meeting

Washing his hands of Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the United States has no stake in defending the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as America’s partners against IS extremists. Hours later, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats walked out of a meeting at the White House, accusing him of having a “meltdown,” calling her a “third-grade politician” and having no plan to deal with a revived Islamic State group.

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Key Ambassador Turns on Trump in Impeachment Inquiry

The White House is set to lose an ally Thursday as U.S. ambassador Gordon Sondland testifies before a congressional impeachment inquiry that he opposed President Donald Trump’s plan to use personal attorney Rudy Giuliani as his foreign-policy conduit in Ukraine.

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Former WH Aide: John Bolton Called Giuliani a ‘Hand Grenade’

National security adviser John Bolton was so alarmed by Rudy Giuliani’s back-channel activities in Ukraine that he described President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer as a “hand grenade who is going to blow everybody up,” according to a former White House aide.

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Ex-National Security Council Figure Opens Up in Impeachment Probe

A former member of President Donald Trump’s national-security team is testifying before the committees marshaling the House’s impeachment inquiry on Monday, beginning a whirlwind week of subpoena deadlines and testimony from people at the center of the probe.

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Ambassador to Testify No Quid Pro Quo Assurance Was Trump’s

A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what President Donald Trump told him, according to a person familiar with his upcoming testimony in the impeachment probe.

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Former Envoy to Ukraine Says Trump Forced Her Out

Speaking during a deposition in Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine told House investigators Friday that she was forced out of her position in May after President Donald Trump pressured State Department officials to remove her.

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