A US diplomat who is a key witness in the impeachment inquiry into the US president said on Wednesday Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani efforts to push Ukrainian president for investigations into Trump’s political rivals “were a quid pro quo for arranging a White House visit” for the Ukrainian leader.
US President Donald Trump has expressed strong desire for hosting Volodymyr Zelensky at the White House, amid a whirlwind of impeachment proceedings that started over his controversial phone call with the Ukraine president earlier this year.
A judge on Friday refused to release an associate of US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, from house arrest while he awaits trial on charges of illegally funneling money to a pro-Trump election committee and other politicians.
A US diplomat has told Congress that President Donald Trump directed administration officials to work with his attorney, Rudy Giuliani, on Ukraine matters, including seeking a probe of a Ukrainian company with ties to Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
A number of US diplomats have been called to Capitol Hill for closed-door testimony this week as Democrats build their impeachment case against President Donald Trump, while the White House considers ways to slow down the process.
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, to protest a government peace plan that would grant broader autonomy to self-proclaimed, pro-Russia territories in the country’s east.
US President Donald Trump openly called on China as well as Ukraine to investigate his potential 2020 election rival Joe Biden, taunting Democrats seeking his impeachment for inviting foreign election interference.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has confirmed that he was on a call between US President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart, in which Trump allegedly sought help to smear Joe Biden, the former vice president and current front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
The “undemocratic” Democrats in the US Congress are helping US President Donald Trump reelection chances by pursuing his impeachment over the Ukraine controversy, which has been one of the most shameful chapters in US history, according to an author and political commentator in Chicago.
Nearly half of Americans believe US President Donald Trump should be impeached, a figure that increased by 8 percentage points during the past week as more people learned about allegations that Trump pressured Ukraine’s president to find damaging information about his top Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a new poll.
US President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded his Ukrainian counterpart to work with his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and the US attorney general to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript summarizing the call released Wednesday.