Feds Seek Light Sentence for Mueller Witness Rick Gates

The Justice Department is asking for a lenient sentence for Rick Gates, ahead of the star witness from the Mueller investigation appearing in federal court next week to find out how his guilty plea and testimony in three criminal trials will impact his punishment.  

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Ex-National Security Official Fights Bid to Toss Testimony Case

In a legal battle to determine if senior White House advisers are immune from testifying to Congress, John Bolton’s former deputy is arguing his case in D.C. federal court is not moot despite House Democrats pulling his impeachment subpoena. 

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House Minority Witness Backflips on Burisma and Backs Biden

Former Ambassador Kurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, backfired as a witness called by the Republican minority of the intelligence committee during remarks extolling former vice president Joe Biden and reversing his earlier testimony on the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.

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US Diplomat Says He’s ‘Never Seen Anything Like’ Phone Call Between Trump and EU Ambassador

Impeachment inquiry witness David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Ukraine who overheard a phone call between President Donald Trump and U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland, said during a closed-door deposition last week that he had “never seen anything” like it, according to a transcript released Monday night. 

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State Department Aide Added to Public Impeachment Hearings

Kicking off its second week of public hearings in the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, the House Intelligence Committee on Monday added to its witness list a State Department official whose private testimony last week Democrats called “damning.” 

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Impeachment Committees Release Insights From Nat-Sec Officials

New transcripts released Friday from impeachment investigators allege that Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House Chief of Staff, signed off on making a White House visit for Ukraine’s president conditional on the country opening investigations into former Vice President Joe Biden, his son and the 2016 presidential election.

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